August 20, 2018

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Phone: (215) 988-2700

With 620 lawyers in 12 offices nationwide, we provide clients with unparalleled service in matters ranging from billion-dollar deals to complex class actions, across a broad spectrum of industries.

Our priorities are knowing our clients' business and providing the value they need so that we can be an integral part of their success. Clients choose us for our sophisticated yet efficient approach to handling their most important business transactions, litigation and government affairs efforts.

Our 160-plus year history is marked by service to the public and the bar and innovating for our clients. Today, we combine a comprehensive range of traditional legal practices with significant national roles in such practices as class action defense, corporate and securities, government relations, health care, intellectual property, insurance, investment management, private equity, bankruptcy, energy, environmental, education and communications. We also remain committed to our long tradition of handling pro bono work and taking on unpopular causes.

Contributing authors from Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP:

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Reed Abrahamson is an attorney at Drinker Biddle, who assists clients with identifying and addressing data privacy and security risks in business operations. He has helped companies design...
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Heather B. Abrigo, Attorney,  Los Angeles, DOL
Counsel
Heather B. Abrigo has extensive experience in all aspects of employee benefits and especially in working alongside plan committees to fulfill their fiduciary duties. Her clients come to her...
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Kathleen O'Connor Adams, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Chicago, Labor and Employment Benefits Attorney
Counsel
Kathleen O’Connor Adams advises taxable and tax-exempt entities on a broad range of employee benefits issues, including issues related to tax-qualified retirement plans (such as 401(k)...
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Matthew J. Adler, attorney, Drinker Bilddle, San Francisco, healthcare, telecommunications
Associate
Matthew J. Adler represents clients across a broad range of industries, including health care, retail and telecommunications. He focuses his practice on complex commercial disputes, multi-...
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Alison Agnew, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Washington DC, Litigation Law Attorney
Associate
Alison M. Agnew advises clients facing litigation across a range of industries. As a summer associate at Drinker Biddle, she worked on various litigation, regulatory, intellectual property...
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Daniel H. Aiken, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Lawyer, Philadelphia, Labor & Employment
Partner
Daniel H. Aiken represents employers in a broad array of employment-related matters, with an emphasis on litigating claims involving the enforcement of non-compete agreements and wage and...
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Julie Scott Allen, Senior Vice President, District Policy Group, Drinker Biddle
Senior Vice President, District Policy Group
Julie Scott Allen has over 20 years’ experience in government relations, including advocating at the federal and state level and promoting legislative, regulatory and business agendas for...
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Lynne Anne Anderson, Drinker Biddle, Lawyer, Employment Litigation
Partner
Lynne Anne Anderson is a practiced jury and bench trial lawyer who handles a wide range of employment litigation, including whistleblower cases, restrictive covenant disputes and wage and...
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Bradley Andreozzi, Litigation Attorney, Complex, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Chicago
Partner
Bradley J. Andreozzi represents clients in complex high-stakes civil litigation, including class action trials and appeals. Brad has represented clients in virtually every federal appellate...
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Victoria Andrews, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Legal Research Attorney, Philadelphia
Associate
Victoria L. Andrews assists attorneys with various stages of legal proceedings and trial preparation, including legal research, writing motions, and other legal memorandums. While in law...
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Elizabeth Babson, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Philadelphia, Corporate and Securities Law Attorney
Associate
Elizabeth K. Babson represents public and private clients in a variety of corporate and securities matters, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, venture investing, corporate...
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Katie Bailey Garayoa, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Philadelphia, Complex Litigation Attorney
Associate
Katie B. Garayoa represents individual and corporate clients in a variety of complex litigation matters, including financial and securities litigation, fraudulent misrepresentation claims,...
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Marshall Baker, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Los Angeles, Complex Litigation Attorney
Associate
Marshall L. Baker represents clients doing business across a wide-range of industries, including energy, insurance, pharmaceutical, retail, technology and telecommunications. He focuses his...
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Peter Baldwin, Securities lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Peter W. Baldwin, a former federal prosecutor, defends clients facing white-collar criminal and internal investigations, securities enforcement actions, cybersecurity issues, and other...
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James Barker, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Washington DC, Healthcare Law Attorney
Partner
James A. Barker, Jr. counsels clients on health care information technology and the business and legal issues of a health information company. He represents hospitals and other health care...
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Zoha Barhershli, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, San Francisco, Pharmaceutical Law Attorney
Associate
Zoha Barkeshli represents major pharmaceutical and medical device companies in strict liability, negligence, failure to warn, and wrongful death cases involving prescription and over-the-...
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Jason Baron, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Washington DC, Litigation Attorney
Of Counsel
Jason R. Baron is an internationally recognized speaker and author on the preservation of electronic documents. Jason previously served as Director of Litigation for the U.S. National...
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Bonnie Barsamian, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, New York, Corporate and Finance Law Attorney
Partner
Bonnie A. Barsamian is a seasoned legal and business advisor with more than 25 years of experience advising public and private companies, investment banks, financial sponsors, executive...
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Thomas Barton, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Philadelphia, Labor and Employment Litigation Attorney
Partner
Tom Barton is a partner and co-chair of the firm's national Labor & Employment Practice Group. For the last 25 years, Tom has represented employers in all aspects of labor and...
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Theodore Becker, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Chicago, Labor and Employment Law Attorney
Partner
Theodore M. Becker has a national practice in trial and appeals courts. He argues appeals before the United States Supreme Court, United States Circuit Courts of Appeals, and state...
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Darren Cahr, Intellectual Property Attorney, Drinker Biddle, Chicago
Partner
Darren S. Cahr counsels clients and litigates disputes relating to intellectual property and marketing practices. He provides critical advice and representation in connection with...
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Mary Devlin Capizzi,Corporate Attorney, Drinker Biddle,
Partner
Mary Devlin Capizzi counsels individual corporations and consortia clients (comprised of industry, government and academia representatives) on a range of compliance matters involving...
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William L. Carr, Corporate and Litigation Attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
William L. Carr is a member of the Governance and Corporate Law Disputes Team within the firm’s Litigation Group. William focuses his practice on securities litigation and accountants’...
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Timothy R. Casey, Drinker Biddle, Corporate Attorney, Chicago
Partner
Timothy R. Casey represents debtors, creditors’ committees, indenture trustees, receivers, assignees for the benefit of creditors, individual secured and unsecured creditors and bankruptcy...
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E. Paul Cauley, Products Liability Attorney, Drinker Biddle Law Firm
Partner
E. Paul Cauley Jr. represents companies in the automotive, consumer goods and industrial equipment industries, as well as many other businesses in a variety of high-exposure class action,...
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Russell J. Chibe, Pharmaceutical Attorney, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Russell J. Chibe works on state and federal complex litigation matters at both the trial and appellate phases and has significant experience with multidistrict litigation on behalf of major...
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William H. Clark, Jr. Corporate and Securities Attorney, Drinker Biddle
Of Counsel
William H. Clark, Jr. advises clients on matters of corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, general business law, and government affairs. Bill has significant experience drafting...
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Richard Coe, Antitrust, Securities, M&A Attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Richard E. Coe represents clients in complex disputes involving antitrust, mergers and acquisitions, securities and corporate governance issues. He routinely handles class action cases and...
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Nick Colic, Patent Attorney, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Nick Colic counsels clients in various industries on patent law in the mechanical and electrical technologies, including prosecution of patent applications before the U.S. Patent and...
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Daniel Collins, White Collar Defense, Trial Attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Daniel J. Collins represents companies, boards of directors, and senior executives in responding to government and regulatory inquiries, conducting internal investigations, and handling...
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John D'Andrea, Healthcare Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
John J. D’Andrea counsels hospitals, health systems, physician groups, ancillary service providers, specialty pharmacy providers and managed care organizations on a broad range of health...
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Michael Daly, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Philadelphia, Litigation and Retail Attorney
Partner
Michael P. Daly defends class actions and other complex litigation matters, handles appeals in state and federal courts across the country, and counsels clients on maximizing the...
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Thomas M. Dawson, Insurance, Attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Thomas M. Dawson* represents U.S. and non-U.S. insurers on regulatory, licensing and corporate matters. He is co-chair of the firm's Insurance Regulatory and Transactional Team within the...
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Jennifer Dean Intellectual Property Lawyer Drinker Biddle
Partner
Jennifer L. Dean assists clients with trademark clearance, registration and enforcement, with a focus on brand selection and management and litigation before the Trademark Trial and Appeal...
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Tore DeBella, IP Attorney Drinker Biddle
Associate
Tore Thomas DeBella advises clients on legal issues involved in branding, marketing, and privacy as they relate to consumer promotions, advertising, social media use and/or abuse, website...
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Lawrence J. Del Rossi, Labor and Employment Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Lawrence J. Del Rossi defends and counsels clients on a variety of civil complex business disputes and on a full spectrum of employment matters. A significant area of Larry’s practice...
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Carrie DeLange, Drinker Biddle, Regulations Attorney
Associate
Carrie E. DeLange focuses her practice on internal investigations and complex litigation. Carrie has represented clients in response to investigations by the Department of Justice, the...
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Aggeliki Delimaris, SEC Attorney, Drinker Biddle Law Firm
Associate
Aggeliki Delimaris represents public and private clients in a variety of corporate and securities matters, including corporate governance, public capital raising transactions, public...
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David Denious, Corporate Finance Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
David S. Denious advises clients on leveraged acquisitions and dispositions and corporate finance transactions. Dave represents a wide variety of private equity firms, family offices and...
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Karen A. Denys , Drinker Biddle, Construction & Real Estate Attorney
Counsel
Karen A. Denys is counsel in the firm's Commercial Litigation Practice Group. Karen's practice focuses on construction contract drafting and litigation, real estate and land use litigation...
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Sheldon Eisenberg, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Los Angeles, Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property Attorney
Partner
Sheldon Eisenberg handles complex litigation matters for clients, including class actions and entertainment industry, commercial litigation, and intellectual property matters. He is the...
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Drinker Biddle’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation team helps clients throughout the United States achieve their business and human resources objectives in this extensively...
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Marita Erbeck, Business Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Marita S. Erbeck effectively assists her clients ‎in a diverse range of business and legal issues. For nearly 15 years, Marita has represented clients in complex reorganization and...
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William Essing, Product Liability and Tort Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
William V. Essig is a trial lawyer focused on defending pharmaceutical and medical device companies in mass tort and products liability litigations in federal and state courts across the...
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Matthew Fedor, Commercial Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Matthew J. Fedor defends clients in consumer class actions and complex commercial disputes. Matt also conducts internal investigations, and counsels clients on sales and marketing practices...
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Yuliya Feldman, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Insurance Attorney
Associate
Yuliya Feldman assists clients with a wide range of insurance regulatory and transactional matters. She also assists with general corporate matters. While in law school, Yuliya worked for...
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Nicholas S. Feltham, attorney, Drinker Biddle, Philadelphia, criminal and civil litigation
attorney
Nicholas S. Feltham represents clients in both white collar criminal matters and complex civil litigation. Nick’s white collar experience includes representing witnesses, subjects, and...
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Richard P Ferrin, International Trade Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Counsel
Richard P. Ferrin advises clients about international trade regulations, particularly antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings at both the administrative and appellate levels. He...
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John Finston, Insurance Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
John F. Finston is a former General Counsel and Deputy Insurance Commissioner for the State of California who advises clients on insurance-related financial transactions, with a focus on...
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Theresa Fitzgerald, Drinker Biddle, insurance lawyer
Counsel
Theresa M. Fitzgerald has advised clients on a wide spectrum of insurance regulatory issues for more than 25 years. Her experience includes providing guidance to life, property/casualty,...
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Laura Fix, Drinker Biddle, Transactions Attorney
Associate
Laura B. Fix advises private and public companies, private equity funds and their portfolio companies on a wide variety of transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, minority...
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Mark Foley, Labor and Employment Law, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Mark J. Foley represents management in employment and labor matters and is often called upon by clients to act as lead trial and appellate counsel in state and federal courts. Mark has...
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Gregory Fosheim Drinker Biddle, Healthcare Lawyer
Associate
Gregory E. Fosheim represents health care providers, regional for-profit and nonprofit hospitals and clinics, community hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and physician practice groups...
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Andrew Foster, Environmental Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Andrew P. Foster represents clients in complex civil lawsuits and business disputes. He has extensive commercial litigation experience involving disputes in environmental (contaminated...
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Jeffrey Ganiban, Healthcare Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Jeffrey T. Ganiban represents hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, health maintenance organizations and integrated delivery networks in technology, information system and...
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Karen E. Gelula, Retirement Plans Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Counsel
Karen E. Gelula counsels public and private companies across industry sectors such as manufacturing, financial services, public utilities, energy, and health services, among others, on all...
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Vincent Gentile, Commercial Litigation Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Vincent E. Gentile litigates a broad range of civil and commercial matters from trial through appeal. He has represented major corporate clients in complex, multiparty cases and individuals...
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Mona Ghude, Employment and Compensation Attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Mona Ghude assists both publicly-held and private employers with broad-based employee benefit, equity compensation and deferred compensation matters. She is vice-chair of the Employee...
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Levi Giovanetto, Drinker Biddle, Securities Lawyer
Associate
Levi J. Giovanetto represents corporate and individual clients facing government inquiries, conducting internal investigations and handling complex commercial litigation. Prior to joining...
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Anthony Glosson, Drinker Biddle, Privacy & Communications Lawyer
Associate
Anthony D. Glosson assists clients with a range of privacy, communications, and regulatory compliance matters. He is the author of several publications in the field of technology law, and...
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Kristin Going, Drinker Biddle, Bankruptcy Litigation Attorney
Partner
Kristin K. Going has helped creditors maximize their recoveries in bankruptcies, federal and state court litigation, and out-of-court negotiations for more than 20 years. She is nationally...
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Kate Gold, Labor and Employment Attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Kate S. Gold defends clients in employment and other business disputes in state and federal courts, arbitrations, and before agencies. She is Co-Chair of the Labor and Employment Group's...
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Jason P. Gosselin, Commercial Litigation Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Jason P. Gosselin is a veteran litigator and trial attorney whose national practice involves a wide range of civil litigation, including insurance coverage, commercial disputes, and...
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Stephanie Gournis, labor and employment lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Stephanie Dodge Gournis is engaged exclusively in the representation of management in all aspects of traditional labor and employment matters. She regularly represents employers in...
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Richard Haggerty, Litigation Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Richard M. Haggerty represents clients in a wide variety of industries before state and federal courts across the United States, as well as in international arbitration. He handles complex...
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Yodi Hailemariam, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Washington DC, Cybersecurity Law Attorney
Associate
Yodi S. Hailemariam focuses her practice on U.S. and cross-border information governance, data privacy, cybersecurity, electronic discovery, legal analytics and the Internet of Things. Yodi...
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Neil Haimm, Mergers & acquisitions lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Neil K. Haimm assists private equity firms and public and private companies with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic transactions, as well as venture and growth...
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Stephen Hamilton, Tax Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Stephen D. D. Hamilton assists clients with the tax aspects of major business transactions. He focuses on helping clients avoid tax pitfalls and finding creative and practical structural...
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Mary P. Hansen, White Collar Criminal Defense Attorney, Drinker Biddle Law Firm
Partner
Mary Hansen is a partner on the firm’s White Collar Criminal Defense & Corporate Investigations team, where she focuses her practice on defending clients in regulatory investigations as...
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William Hanssen, Pharmaceuticals attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
William A. Hanssen defends clients in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. His practice includes pharmaceutical and medical device product liability, and consumer class actions....
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Taylor Harrison, Tax attorney, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Taylor Romigh Harrison handles a variety of tax matters for clients, specifically working with nonprofit organizations on corporate governance and tax exemption issues. She regularly...
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Parimah Hassouri, Financial lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Parimah Hassouri advises U.S. and international insurers on a wide range of insurance regulatory and corporate matters. She has represented clients operating in the life, property and...
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Gerald Hathaway, Labor and Employment Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Gerald T. Hathaway represents domestic and international corporations of all sizes, including Fortune 500 and Global Fortune 500 companies, in major labor and employment matters. His...
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The Health Care Practice Group has represented the health care industry for more than 90 years, and we currently maintain one of the largest national practices in the representation of...
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Marsha Indych, Litigation Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Counsel
Marsha J. Indych assists her clients with complex business disputes, including contract claims, breaches of fiduciary duty, and business torts. Marsha has experience litigating...
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The Drinker Biddle insurance practice represents the leaders of the insurance industry, including property and casualty and life, health and accident families of companies, as well as...
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The Intellectual Property Litigation Practice at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP recognizes that a successful IP enforcement strategy can make an important contribution to a company's bottom...
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The Investment Management Practice Group of Drinker Biddle brings a comprehensive array of proficiencies to the high-stakes and evolving investment management industry. The group’s seasoned...
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Cindy Irani, Regulations attorney, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Cindy Irani counsels clients in a variety of industries including education, financial services, health care and telecommunications and is experienced in education law, political law and...
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Patrick Jackson, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Bankruptcy Attorney
Associate
Patrick A. Jackson represents companies during pre-bankruptcy contingency planning, as chapter 11 debtors in possession, and in related litigation in federal and state courts. He also...
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Veena Jain, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Chicago, Corporate and Finance Law Attorney
Counsel
Veena K. Jain counsels clients in the investment management industry, including money market funds, exchange-traded funds, multi-manager funds and fund of funds, as well as their advisers...
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Vik Jaitly, Employment litigation lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Vik C. Jaitly represents employers in disputes in federal and state courts and administrative tribunals with respect to a variety of employment and labor related issues, including:...
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Todd Johnston, Business and financial Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Of Counsel
Todd D. Johnston counsels health care and life science clients on business, transactional and financing matters. He represents clinical research organizations, hospitals, continuing care...
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James Jones, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Appellate Litigation Attorney
Associate
James C. Jones focuses on appellate litigation, environmental litigation relating to soil and groundwater contamination, and construction litigation involving claims for breach of contract...
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Sandra Jones, Litigation Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Sandra K. Jones represents insurance companies in general litigation, policy disputes, interpleader matters, claims issues, coverage matters, and claims administration. She is also an...
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Joseph Andrew, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Florham Park, Corporate Law Litigation Attorney
Partner
Andrew B. Joseph is an experienced litigator who has tried multiple cases to verdict. He focuses on complex business disputes, consumer class action litigation, securities litigation and...
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Yael Kalman, Tax attorney, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Yael I. Kalman focuses her practice on a range of employee benefits matters, including qualified retirement plans and health and welfare plans. She has experience counseling clients on...
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Luke Karamyali, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Chicago, International Trade Law Attorney
Associate
Luke J. Karamyalil assists his clients in all aspects of international trade laws and regulations, including import and export compliance. He also assists clients in ensuring their internal...
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Andrew Kassner, Drinker Biddle, Restructuring Lawyer
Chairman & CEO
Andrew C. Kassner is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the firm, responsible for overseeing the firm’s management, strategic direction and commitment to client service. Andy was...
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David N. Kay, Corporate Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
David N. Kay counsels and represents clients on international corporate transactions. He advises foreign companies and financial institutions on their operations in the U.S., from start-ups...
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Justin Kay, class action lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Justin O. Kay focuses on defending complex civil matters in federal court, state court, and before federal agencies. He is a regular contributor to the TCPA blog, a defense-oriented...
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Thomas Keefe, Investments Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Thomas J. Keefe counsels clients in the investment management industry, including investment companies and investment advisers. He has prepared registration statements and has handled other...
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George H Kendall, Healthcare Attorney, Drinker Biddle, New Jersey
Partner
George H. Kendall represents clients in the health care industry including hospitals and hospital systems, home health agencies, physician groups, pharmaceutical, medical device and medical...
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Alan King, Employment litigation lawyer, Chicago, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Alan S. King represents clients in the area of employment litigation and counseling. He has successfully litigated cases and advised clients on a broad range of employment matters,...
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Steven Kortanek, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Business Restructuring and Bankruptcy Attorney
Partner
Steven K. Kortanek provides creative and efficient solutions to clients in the business restructuring and bankruptcy arena, with a blend of negotiation and trial skills well-suited to help...
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Isabelle Kountz, Litigation lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Isabelle E. Kountz focuses her practice on matters related to complex commercial litigation, insurance litigation, and government investigations. Isabelle has represented clients in federal...
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Drinker Biddle’s Labor and Employment Practice provides businesses with a full range of employment-related legal services. Our clients include a broad range of foreign and domestic...
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Mita Lakhia, Intellectual property lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Mita K. Lakhia handles a variety of matters across the spectrum of intellectual property litigation and counseling. Mita’s practice focuses on trademarks, advertising, and data security and...
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Charles Lange, Corporate and finance attorney, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Charles D. Lange assists clients in a variety of general corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, securities, and corporate finance. While in law school, Charles served as an...
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JR Lanis, Securities Attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
JR Lanis assists clients with public securities offerings and reporting, private equity and venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, and fund formation and representation. He...
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Alan Lazarus, Appellate attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Alan J. Lazarus is an experienced trial and appellate attorney with a focus on products liability, consumer protection, toxic substances and environmental litigation. He also has experience...
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Marc Leaf, Corporate lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Marc A. Leaf is Regional Partner in Charge of the New York office of Drinker Biddle, and a trusted counselor and adviser to senior government officials, corporate leaders, and independent...
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Phillipe Lebel, employment lawyer, San Francisco, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Philippe A. Lebel represents employers in all aspects of employment litigation, including wage and hour, wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistle-blower, trade...
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Charles Leeper, White crime defense lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Charles S. Leeper represents clients in white collar criminal investigations and prosecutions, congressional inquiries and related civil proceedings. He formerly served as the head of the...
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David Levin, employment lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
David R. Levin has more than 35 years of experience assisting clients with ERISA issues. David has an extensive background not only in counseling, but also litigating pension and welfare...
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Howard J. Levine, Drinker Biddle, Employment Benefits Lawyer
Partner
Howard J. Levine counsels clients on a wide range of employee benefits and executive compensation and tax matters. He currently serves as co-chair of the firm's ESOP Transactions Team and...
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Michael Maimone, Corporate lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Michael J. Maimone is an experienced corporate lawyer and litigator who counsels clients on a broad range of matters. His practice includes hostile acquisitions, going-private transactions...
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Robert Mancuso, Insurance lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Robert J. Mancuso represents and counsels clients on a variety of life insurance and annuities matters and property and casualty insurance issues. Bob has significant experience handling...
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Amy Marcos, litigation lawyer, Drinker Biddle, Washington D.C.
Associate
Amy Ramsey Marcos assists clients with identifying their business, litigation, and regulatory obligations to optimize information governance practices. She has broad experience in several...
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Matthew Silver, Investment attorney, Drinker Biddle
Counsel
Matthew R. Silver works closely with investment management clients on broker-dealer and investment adviser regulation as well as private fund managers. He has experience counseling his...
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Emily Maus, Dinker Biddle Law Firm, Energy Law Attorney
Associate
Emily J. Maus assists in clean energy project development, including the structure and development of microgrids and on-site generation. She has experience in a variety of energy...
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Dianne McCarthy, investments attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Diana E. McCarthy focuses on representations of registered investment companies, including exchange-traded funds, and their independent boards of directors, investment advisers and other...
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Daniel McCarty, Drinker Biddle, insurance lawyer
Associate
Daniel P. McCarty advises U.S. and international insurers on a wide range of insurance regulatory and corporate matters. He has policymaking and regulatory experience on issues including...
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Benjamin D. McCulloch, Investments attorney, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Benjamin D. McCulloch represents U.S. registered funds, their investment advisers and their boards of directors/trustees regarding issues related to the Investment Company Act of 1940,...
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Brendan P. McHugh, Drinker Biddle, Litigation, commercial lawyer
Associate
Brendan P. McHugh represents clients in civil litigation in federal and state court and in arbitrations involving commercial matters. He also counsels clients on potential litigation....
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Kaitlin McKenzie-Fiumara, tax lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Counsel
Kaitlin A. McKenzie-Fiumara consults with clients on state and local taxes, and escheat/unclaimed property issues. She assists clients across many industries with respect to audits, appeals...
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Joan M. Neri, Counsel, Drinker Biddle, Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation
Counsel
Her practice focuses on all aspects of employee benefits counseling.  Joan represents plan service providers (including registered investment advisers, third party administrators, and...
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K.Elise Norcini, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Corporate and Tax Attorney
Associate
K. Elise Norcini provides representation to a variety of corporate, institutional and tax-exempt clients regarding employee benefits and executive compensation issues. Elise is a...
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Sumaya Noush, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, HealthCare Attorney
Associate
Sumaya Noush counsels health care clients on strategic and operational matters including transactions, corporate governance, and regulatory compliance. She helps her clients navigate the...
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Monica Novak, Employment lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Monica A. Novak assists clients with a range of employee benefits matters, including health and welfare benefits, tax-qualified retirement plans and nonqualified plans. She routinely...
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Timothy O'Driscoll, Insurance litigation lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Timothy J. O’Driscoll counsels clients on a broad range of insurance litigation and regulatory matters. Tim’s insurance litigation experience includes coverage and extra-contractual...
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Nancy O'Hara, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Philadelphia, Investment Law Attorney
Counsel
Nancy P. O’Hara provides counseling to investment companies, fund boards and their independent trustees, investment advisers and broker-dealers. Her clients trust her advice on day-to-day...
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Cristin Obsiniti, Labor and employment lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Cristin M. Obsitnik concentrates her practice in employee benefits law and executive compensation matters, with a particular focus on employee stock ownership plans. Cristin counsels...
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Neil Olderman, Healthcare attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Neil S. Olderman counsels and advises health care providers, medical device manufacturers, health care technology companies, and service providers in the health care industry. He focuses...
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Elizabeth Olson, Drinker, employment lawyer
Associate
Elizabeth “Betsy” A. Olson advises plan sponsors on the design and operation of qualified retirement plans and health and welfare plans to ensure compliance with ERISA and the Internal...
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Cheryl D. Orr, Partner, Drinker Biddle, Labor and Employment Practice
Partner
Cheryl D. Orr is a partner and chair of the national Labor & Employment Practice Group.  She concentrates her practice on defending employers against FLSA collective actions and state...
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Dana B. Pashkoff, Washington DC, Partner, information technology, telecommunications, homeland security, aerospace/defense industries, government contractors, risk management counseling
Partner
Dana B. Pashkoff provides legal counsel to government contractors in the information technology, telecommunications, homeland security, and aerospace/defense industries. Dana has litigated...
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Ilisa Paul, District Policy Group President, Drinker Biddle, Government Attorney
President, District Policy Group
Ilisa Halpern Paul has more than 20 years of experience in government relations, advocacy, and policymaking in for-profit, non-profit, academic, federally-funded, and government settings....
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Christopher Petillo, Drinker Biddle, Litigation lawyer
Associate
Christopher F. Petillo assists clients with issues facing insurers in litigation concerning high-face value life insurance, privacy issues facing long-term care insurers, general liability...
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Kelly Petrocelli, Labor and employment lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Senior Attorney
Kelly A. Petrocelli has more than 10 years of experience assisting mid-market to Fortune 500 companies to manage and resolve employment disputes, including those involving compliance with...
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Sarah Pheasant, Education and Compliance Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Sarah L. Pheasant advises clients on various aspects of education law and regulatory compliance, including issues pertaining to the Higher Education Act, Title IV federal student aid...
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Laura Phillips, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Washington DC, Communications Law Attorney
Partner
Laura H. Phillips is a partner in and chair of the firm's Government & Regulatory Affairs Practice Group and a member of the Telecommunications & Mass Media Team.  She has over 25...
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Mark Phillips, healthcare lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Counsel
Mark W. Phillips counsels and advises health care industry clients on complex contract negotiations and strategic affiliations. With more than 15 years’ experience in the health care...
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Christian Piccolo, Commercial Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Christian E. Piccolo represents clients in a variety of complex commercial matters involving alleged false claims act violations, consumer protection claims, contract disputes, and products...
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Brian Pickard, Environmental compliance lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Brian C. Pickard represents a variety of clients in complex federal and state environmental disputes and provides broad environmental regulatory compliance counseling. He also handles...
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Clay Pierce, Litigation lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Clay J. Pierce handles high-stakes litigation and arbitration matters in jurisdictions throughout the United States. He represents a broad array of clients – from Fortune 100 companies in...
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Andrew Raby, Investment manager attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Andrew C. Raby represents and advises alternative investment managers. His clients include sponsors of hedge funds, commodity pools, funds of hedge funds, private equity funds, real estate...
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Thatcher Rahmeier, Patent lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Thatcher A. Rahmeier represents domestic and foreign clients in a variety of matters including patent litigation, patent prosecution, counseling and opinions, trademark and copyright...
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Douglas Raymond, Securities Attorney, Drinker Biddle Law Firm
Partner
Doug Raymond has 30 years’ experience advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings and joint ventures. He focuses on understanding his clients' businesses and...
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Brooke Razor represents public and private employers in a wide variety of employment-related disputes including discrimination cases, harassment, wrongful discharge and FMLA claims. In...
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Fred Reisch, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Los Angeles, Labor and Employment Law Attorney
Partner
Fred Reish represents clients in fiduciary issues, prohibited transactions, tax-qualification and Department of Labor, Securities and Exchange Commission and FINRA examinations of...
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Joseph A. Rillotta, Drinker Biddle, Tax lawyer
Partner
Joseph A. Rillotta assists clients at all stages of various government investigations, with a particular emphasis on tax controversies. He has significant experience in both prosecution and...
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Irene Rizzi, employment litigation lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Irene M. Rizzi represents clients in a variety of employment-related disputes including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and wage and hour compliance. In...
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Jane Ro, Healthcare lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Jane S. Ro represents clients from various sectors of the health care industry in a range of regulatory, corporate and transactional matters, including federal Anti-Kickback and Stark...
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Lee Roach, Litigation lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Lee Roach assists his clients in antitrust, complex commercial litigation, and white collar criminal defense matters. Lee has extensive experience representing clients in federal and state...
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Daniel Rotko, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Insurance Litigator
Associate
Daniel B. Rotko assists his clients in conducting legal research and drafting legal memoranda in various contexts of insurance litigation. During law school, Daniel served as a Judicial...
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Paul H. Saint-Antoine, Litigation lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Paul H. Saint-Antoine is an experienced litigator and best known for his work defending companies sued under the federal and state antitrust laws. He co-chairs the firm's Antitrust team. In...
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Tracey Salmon-Smith Lawyer New Jersey Drinker Biddle
Partner
Tracey Salmon-Smith is a lawyer with Drinker Biddle who assists clients in commercial disputes, employment litigation, securities law, and internal investigations. In the securities space,...
973-549-7038
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Robin Sampson, Antitrust lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Counsel
Robin Sampson provides her clients with antitrust counseling in connection with business transactions. She helps clients evaluate the competitive impact of proposed transactions, counsels...
(215) 988-2561
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Geoffrey Sawyer, Corporate attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Geoffrey A. Sawyer III advises states and large corporations regarding compliance with state unclaimed property laws. Currently, Geoff leads Drinker Biddle’s representation administering...
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Todd Schiltz, Corporate lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Todd C. Schiltz has focused his practice on corporate control, corporate governance, statutory and contractual disputes in the state and federal courts of Delaware for more than 20 years....
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Joseph Schoell, Corporate and commercial litigation lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Joseph C. Schoell has handled a variety of corporate and commercial litigation in state and federal courts, and has advised clients on Delaware corporate and business entity law. He also...
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Jeremy R. Scott, Government relations lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Senior Vice President, District Policy Group
Jeremy R. Scott has a broad range of government relations and lobbying experience in government, health care policy, and in representing and advancing legislative interests of nonprofit,...
202-230-5197
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Joseph Seiler, Securities lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Joseph L. Seiler III has practiced corporate and securities law for more than 35 years. He represents clients in public and private securities offerings and handles financings, mergers and...
212-248-3145
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Dawn Sellstrom, Benefits and healthcare lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Counsel
Dawn E. Sellstrom practices in all areas of employee benefits law with a focus on health and welfare benefits, including health care reform. Dawn advises clients on health and welfare...
312-569-1324
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Stephan A. Serfass, Insurance attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Stephen A. Serfass concentrates his practice on financial services issues, principally related to long term care insurance, life insurance, environmental insurance and debt collection...
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Jonathan Tarnow, Education and Government affairs lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Jonathan D. Tarnow advises clients on a wide range of education law matters involving the U.S. Department of Education, accrediting bodies, state agencies and other government regulators....
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Mark D. Taticchi, Drinker Biddle, white collar investigations lawyer, criminal matters attorney
Associate
Mark D. Taticchi litigates complex commercial and appellate issues at the local, state, and federal levels. He also assists with white collar investigations and defending clients in...
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Shavaun Taylor, Employment lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Shavaun Adams Taylor has experience in single and multi-plaintiff litigation brought under federal and state employment laws against allegations of race, gender, national origin and age...
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Mark Terman, Business and employment law attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Mark E. Terman is a results-driven litigator whose work extends from restrictive covenants, trade secret, fraud and other business torts and employee misconduct; to wrongful termination,...
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Julie L. Tersigni, Product liability attorney, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Julie L. Tersigni represents major pharmaceutical and medical device companies in products liability cases involving prescription and over-the-counter medications, medical devices, and...
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Jonathan H. Todt, Litigation lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Jonathan H. Todt provides representation in a variety of antitrust and civil litigation matters, with a particular focus on representing clients before the federal antitrust agencies. He...
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Carol Trevey, Litigation Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
C Carol F. Trevey assists clients in complex commercial litigation matters in a broad range of areas, including business disputes, class actions, and antitrust. Carol has experience across...
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Practice counsels fiduciaries, individuals and foundation clients on all aspects of wealth transfer and estate and business planning. It handles fiduciary litigation, issues related to tax-...
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Nolan Tully, Insurance lawyer,Drinker Biddle
Partner
Nolan B. Tully advises clients in the insurance and financial services industries in litigation, regulatory and compliance matters. He represents insurers with respect to regulatory...
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Helen E. Tuttle, Labor and employment lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Helen E. Tuttle defends clients in employment and business disputes, fostering expeditious, cost-effective and business-focused outcomes. She acts as a trusted advisor to her clients,...
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Andrew Van Houter, Commercial litigation lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Andrew L. Van Houter focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, representing Fortune 100 companies, hedge funds and smaller businesses. Andrew also assists clients in responding...
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Kate Villaneuva, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Litigation Attorney, Philadelphia, PA
Partner
Kate Villanueva represents clients in commercial litigation and class actions at the trial and appellate levels in state and federal courts nationwide. She handles all aspects of civil...
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Erik D. Vogt, Drinker Biddle, Administrative attorney
Associate
Erik D. Vogt is an associate in the firm's Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice Group. His practice focuses on advising public, private, and non-profit companies in the...
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Kenneth Vorassi, Litigation Attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Kenneth M. Vorrasi represents clients in complex litigation in federal and state court, government investigations and before federal antitrust agencies to obtain clearance of mergers,...
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Daniel L. Walbright assists major hospitals and health care systems with issues including federal and state fraud and abuse compliance. His experience includes researching and drafting...
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Joshua Waldbeser, Employment lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Joshua J. Waldbeser counsels plan sponsors and committees with respect to their fiduciary responsibilities under ERISA, as well as design and operational considerations for 401(k) plans,...
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Jaime Walter, Litigation Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Senior Attorney
Jaime D. Walter has litigated cases at the trial and appellate levels and in state and federal courts across the nation. Jaime has represented defendants in single-plaintiff actions, class...
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Justin Watkins, Commercial and business lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Justin J. Watkins advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity investment, divestitures, joint ventures and other strategic transactions, and general...
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Krissa Webb, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Health Care Attorney
Associate
Krissa Webb assists health care systems, hospitals, and life sciences companies on a variety of corporate transactions and regulatory compliance matters, including fraud and abuse risks and...
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Adam S. Weinstock, Drinker Biddle, corporate transaction lawyer
Partner
Adam S. Weinstock represents public and private clients on a wide variety of corporate matters across numerous industries. Adam has substantial experience counseling strategic buyers and...
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Nicholas Wendland Attorney Chicago
Counsel
Nicholas A.J. Wendland represents and advises financial institutions in navigating securities, commodities and exchange regulations. Drawing on his extensive experience at FINRA and the New...
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Margaret R. Wickett, Drinker Biddle, Employee benefits lawyer
Associate
Margaret R. Wickett-Altier assists her clients with a wide range of employee benefit issues from tax-qualified retirement plans to health and welfare matters. She counsels clients on...
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Kenneth Wilbur, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Florham Park, Litigation Attorney
Partner
Kenneth J. Wilbur is a litigator who resolves novel disputes that cross legal disciplines, drawing on a broad range of experience in the areas of constitutional law, mass torts, real estate...
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Zoe Wilhelm, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Los Angeles, Privacy and Litigation Attorney
Associate
Zoë K. Wilhelm has a broad litigation practice, with an emphasis on cases involving privacy-based claims, corporate governance disputes, and consumer class actions. She has substantial...
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Anna Yeung, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, San Francisco, Litigation Attorney
Associate
Anna Yeung litigates cases in state and federal courts across the nation, at both the trial and appellate level. She represents defendants in single-plaintiff actions, multi-state consumer...
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John Yi, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Philadelphia, Communications and Securities Law Attorney
Associate
John S. Yi represents clients in civil and criminal litigations in federal court, as well as investigations and enforcement actions by the United States Department of Justice, the...
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Fatema F. Zanzi, Drinker Biddle, major strategic transactions lawyer, mergers acquisitions attorney
Partner
Fatema Zanzi counsels health care providers and suppliers on how to achieve their business and service goals within a complex regulatory environment. Her broad practice encompasses all...
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Geoffrey Zeller, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Wilmington, Patent and Biotech Law Attorney
Partner
Geoffrey Zelley represents clients in the biotech and chemical fields in patent preparation and prosecution in the United States and abroad. His representation includes counseling and...
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Michael Zogby, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Florham Park, New York, Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney
Partner
Michael C. Zogby has an extensive trial and litigation practice encompassing products liability, medical device, class action, commercial, intellectual property, mass tort, and...
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