October 19, 2019

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP


2018 Go To Thought Leader AwardWith 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:

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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Jared A. Angle Drinker Biddle Law Firm
International Trade Analyst
Jared A. Angle brings a wealth of experience in international trade policy and compliance issues, including antidumping/countervailing duty investigations, Department of Commerce...
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Joseph Argentina Jr, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Philadelphia and Wilmington, Bankruptcy Law Attorney
Associate
Joseph N. Argentina represents creditors, creditor committees, and debtors in myriad creditor-debtor contexts, including general collection matters, foreclosures, bankruptcy reorganizations...
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Katherine Armstrong, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Washington DC, Data Privacy Attorney
Counsel
Katherine E. Armstrong is counsel in the firm’s Government & Regulatory Affairs Practice Group where she focuses her practice on data privacy issues, including law enforcement...
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Vijayasri G. Aryama Associate Drinker Biddle Law Firm
Associate
Vijayasri G. (“Sri”) Aryama assists clients with various aspects of legal proceedings and trial preparation, including legal research and the drafting of motions and other legal memoranda....
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Bruce Ashton, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Los Angeles, Employment Benefits Attorney
Partner
Bruce L. Ashton has more than 35 years of experience handling employee benefits matters. His practice concentrates on representing plan service providers (including RIAs, independent record...
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Andrea Best, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Regulatory Compliance Attorney, London
Partner
Andrea T. Best advises clients on insurance regulatory compliance throughout the U.S. and works with insurers, reinsurers, intermediaries, brokers, trade associations and others in the...
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Carrie Beyer, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Chicago, Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney
Partner
Carrie A. Beyer litigates a broad range of intellectual property cases in federal trial and appellate courts throughout the country, with a particular focus on litigation of complex and...
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Peter A. Blenkinsop DC Healthcare, Pharma, LifeSciences, Enterprise Blockchain ,Privacy, Security, Clinical Research,Government and Reg Affairs
Partner
Peter A. Blenkinsop advises clients on data privacy, research compliance, and e-health. He co-chairs the firm’s Information Privacy, Security & Governance practice. Peter represents...
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John M. Bloor, Drinker Biddle, Attorney, Insurance, Commercial Disputes
Associate
John M. Bloor represents clients in a variety of insurance and commercial disputes. John represents clients at the trial and appellate levels in state and federal courts nationwide and has...
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Nate Bolin, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Washington DC, Litigation Law Attorney
Partner
Nate Bolin has significant experience advising clients in compliance, transactional, litigation, policy and regulatory matters involving U.S. export controls, U.S. International Traffic in...
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Bennett B. Borden, Drinker Biddle, Commercial Litigation Attorney
Partner
Bennett B. Borden is the firm’s chief data scientist and responsible for the firm’s data analytics strategy. Harnessing the power of data is essential for helping clients drive value in...
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Jillian L. Bosmann, Corporate attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Jillian L. Bosmann represents investment companies and business development companies and their boards of directors. She also advises investment advisers on regulatory, compliance and...
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Iman Boundaoui, Attorney, Chicago, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Iman Boundaoui is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. Iman has experience assisting attorneys with various client matters and drafting motions and other legal memorandums...
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Jennifer R. Breur, Attorney, Drinker Biddle, Healthcare Lawyer
Partner
Jennifer R. Breuer represents health care providers and suppliers in transactional, compliance and regulatory matters, with a focus on Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute compliance for...
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Daniel E. Brewer, Attorney, Drinker Biddle, Philadelphia, Commercial Litigation
Associate
Daniel E. Brewer has experience in a variety of complex commercial matters, including consumer class actions, complex business disputes, products liability, shareholder derivative actions...
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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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Daniel Carroll, Litigation lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Daniel B. Carroll represents clients in a wide range of litigation with a primary focus on pharmaceutical products liability defense. His experience in products liability litigation...
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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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Christina Chapin, Drinker Biddle, Trial Lawyer
Associate
Christina R. Chapin assists clients with various aspects of trial preparation, including legal research and the drafting of motions and other legal memoranda. As a summer associate at...
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Jennifer G. Chawla, Drinker Biddle, Litigation attorney
Associate
Jennifer G. Chawla represents a wide range of clients in civil litigations at both the trial and appellate level. Jennifer’s experience includes a variety of complex commercial and business...
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Harry S. Cherken, Jr., Corporate lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Harry S. Cherken, Jr. represents publicly traded and closely held corporations, partnerships, investors and developers, particularly in the acquisition, construction, development, financing...
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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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Elizabeth C. Christen, Product liability lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Elizabeth Christen focuses her practice on product liability, mass tort, commercial and professional negligence matters, concentrating on the defense of pharmaceutical, medical device and...
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Josephine Cicchetti Partner Drinker Biddle DC Corporate and Securities, Insurance, Privacy and Cybersecurity, Emerging Securities
Partner
Josephine Cicchetti is a corporate and securities lawyer who works extensively within the insurance industry. In addition, for the past several years, Jo’s focus has included emerging...
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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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Joshua B. Deringer, Investment Management, Attorney, Drinker Biddle, Law firm
Partner
Joshua B. Deringer counsels a wide range of national and international financial service companies involved in all aspects of the investment management industry, including registered...
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Brian DeVirgilio, Drinker Biddle, Tax Lawyer
Associate
Brian DeVirgilio represents clients in a variety of tax matters, focusing on tax aspects of business transactions. Brian represents public companies and closely held businesses in various...
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Elizabeth A. Diffley, Corporate, Securities Attorney, Drinker Biddle, Law Firm
Partner
Elizabeth A. Diffley is an accomplished and pragmatic advisor to public and private clients on corporate and securities matters, including corporate governance, capital raising transactions...
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Francis DiGiovanni, Patent Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Frank DiGiovanni represents clients in a variety of areas, principally patent litigation, trademark and copyright litigation, and litigation of unfair competition and trade secret cases in...
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Jordan DiPinto, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Philadelphia, Securities and Litigation Law Attorney
Associate
Jordan DiPinto represents a range of clients involved in litigation. He assists at various stages of legal proceedings and trial preparation, including legal research, writing motions, and...
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The District Policy Group is a team of lobbyists and public policy specialists who have advanced client interests before the legislative and executive branches of government at the federal...
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Kenneth Dort, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Intellectual Property and Data Security Attorney, Chicago
Partner
Kenneth K. Dort counsels clients on information technology and intellectual property law issues—specifically, software development and licensing, systems development and integration, data...
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With 650 lawyers in 11 offices nationwide, we provide clients with unparalleled service in matters ranging from billion-dollar deals to complex class actions, across a broad spectrum of...
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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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Michelle Francois Government Contracts Attorney
Associate
Michelle Y. Francois assists clients with government contracts matters such as bid protests, claims and procurement research, and federal litigation. Michelle has significant experience...
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Janet Fries, Drinker Biddle, Entertainment Attorney, Contract Lawyer
Of Counsel
Janet Fries has represented numerous authors, artists, collectors, estates, art organizations, musicians, producers and Internet companies in connection with issues involving contract...
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Jack Frost, Products Liability Attorney, Drinker Biddle
Counsel
Jack N. Frost, Jr. is an experienced litigator and trial attorney focusing on products, toxic tort and mass tort litigation, as well as estate/trust and business disputes across the country...
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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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Sandra Dawn Grannum, Finance, Securities Lawyer, Drinker Biddle Law Firm
Partner
Sandra Dawn Grannum concentrates her practice on securities, broker/dealer arbitration, litigation, mediation and regulatory defense. Sandy has tried complex multimillion-dollar...
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Thomas Gray, Tax Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Thomas Gray advises clients on the tax aspects of corporate and partnership transactions including mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, restructuring, spin-offs and equity and debt...
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Kellilyn Greco, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Investment Management Attorney
Associate
Kellilyn Greco counsels clients in the investment management industry, including investment companies and investment advisers. She has prepared registration statements and has handled other...
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Ariel Greenstein, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Securities Transactions Attorney
Associate
Ariel Greenstein concentrates her practice on securities transactions, ongoing compliance under U.S. securities laws, corporate governance and general corporate representations. Ariel has...
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Barry Gross, Corporate Investments Attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Barry Gross, a former federal prosecutor, is a partner in the firm’s White Collar Crime and Corporate Investigation Practice Group. He is regularly engaged to represent individuals and...
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Jeanna Gunville, Healthcare Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Jeanna Palmer Gunville focuses on corporate healthcare transactional work and regulatory matters. Her experience includes representation of various types of healthcare providers including...
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Nicholas Guzman, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Chicago, Trade Law Attorney
Associate
Nicolas Guzman assists his clients in all aspects of international trade laws and regulations. Nick has experience helping clients with a variety of import issues, including import tariff...
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Deanna J. Hayes Litigation Attorney Drinker Biddle
Associate
Deanna J. Hayes assists in various stages of legal proceedings and trial preparation, including conducting research, writing motions, and drafting other memoranda. Before joining the firm,...
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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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The Lobbying & Advocacy team is composed of lawyers and government relations professionals who have extensive experience advancing client interests before the legislative and executive...
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Kelley Hearne, healthcare lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Kelley Taylor Hearne focuses her practice on strategic transactions for clients in the health care industry such as hospitals, health systems, physician groups and specialty care providers...
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Douglass Heffner, International trade lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Douglas J. Heffner litigates customs and international trade matters including antidumping duty, countervailing duty and safeguard cases. He represents foreign companies in Canada, Europe,...
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Jamie L. Helman Securities lawyer Drinker Biddle
Senior Attorney
Jamie L. Helman concentrates her practice on securities, broker-dealer arbitration, litigation, mediation, employment matters, and regulatory defense. She has experience first-chairing...
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Alicia Hickok, Litigation lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
D. Alicia Hickok regularly works across practice groups, because appellate strategies are not limited to litigation. In doing so, she draws often on her pre-law economic antitrust research...
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David Higer, Intellectual property lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
David W. Higer is an experienced trial lawyer with a national federal court practice focusing on all areas of intellectual property law, including related commercial disputes, across a wide...
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Laurie Holmes, Employment lawyer, Drinker Biddle  Law Firm, Chicago, IL
Partner
Laurie A. Holmes advises clients in the areas of employment litigation and counseling, or as she likes to call it, “soap opera law.” She prides herself on giving down-to-earth and legally...
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Ingrid Bente Hopkinson, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Insurance and Annuity Attorney
Associate
Ingrid Bente Hopkinson represents insurance and annuity companies as the owners or issuers of annuities in cases where factoring companies purchase structured settlement annuity payment...
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Jason Ketelsen, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Philadelphia, Trial Preparation Attorney
Associate
Jason T. Ketelsen assists clients with various stages of legal proceedings and trial preparation by conducting legal research and drafting memoranda, motions, settlements, and briefs. Jason...
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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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Christine Kong, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Tax and Labor and Employment Attorney
Partner
Christine M. Kong is a partner in the firm’s Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice Group.  Chris’s practice focuses on three areas of employee benefits for public and...
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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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Daniel Krane, Transactional Attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Daniel W. Krane represents insurance, financial services and health care clients with corporate, transactional and regulatory matters. Dan's insurance practice focuses on corporate,...
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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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Joanne Lewers, Antitrust lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Joanne C. Lewers is a litigation partner and member of the Antitrust Practice Group. In addition to advising on antitrust matters, she works on consumer protection and other complex cases....
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Maria Lewis, Litigation lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Counsel
Maria L. H. Lewis is a litigator who has handled numerous employment and commercial litigation lawsuits. She also counsels her clients on issues in the workplace, including discrimination...
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Drinker Biddle's Life Sciences Group is built from our interdisciplinary practice groups, and compromised of attorneys who have experience, knowledge, and insights about navigating the fast...
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Gordon K. Lin, Ph.D., Patent Agent, Drinker Biddle Law Firm
Patent Agent
Gordon K. Lin supports the full patent cycle, from preparing and prosecuting patent applications for new technologies to assisting in patent litigation proceedings. His background in...
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Joshua Lindauer, Investment attorney, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Joshua M. Lindauer counsels a variety of clients in the investment management industry, including investment advisers and investment companies. He has advised on the formation, governance,...
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Our nationally recognized Litigation practices comprise more than 300 attorneys nationwide. We are trusted to serve as lead national litigation counsel to prominent global companies in...
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Gloria Liu,Investment attorney, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Gloria Y. Liu counsels clients in the investment management industry, including investment companies and investment advisers. She has prepared registration statements and has handled...
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Jessica Loesing, Insurance lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Jessica E. Loesing represents clients in life insurance disputes, particularly in matters relating to the secondary market for life insurance, insurance fraud, and policy lapses. While in...
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Stephen Long, Litigation lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Stephen R. Long is a trial lawyer with extensive experience in the litigation, trial, arbitration and mediation of complex commercial cases, employment disputes and the defense of...
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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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Elizabeth Leigh McLachlan, Drinker Biddle, Unclaimed Property Lawyer, viatical settlements attorney
Associate
Elizabeth Leigh McLachlan represents the Delaware Secretary of State in administering the State of Delaware’s Voluntary Disclosure Agreement Program, which was created in 2012 as an...
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Matthew Meltzer Lawyer Drinker Biddle Philadelphia
Associate
Matthew J. Meltzer is an attorney who works with businesses on federal, state and local tax matters. He regularly assists both buyers and sellers in planning for the tax aspects of...
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Melissa Merk, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Products Liability Lawyer
Partner
Melissa A. Merk (formerly Melissa A. Graff) represents pharmaceutical and medical device companies in complex civil litigation with an emphasis on products liability defense. Melissa has...
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Mercedes Meyer, Pharmaceutical and IP Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Mercedes K. Meyer, Ph.D. collaborates with her life sciences clients from start-up to Fortune 500 companies on their patent portfolio strategy and manages an extensive biotechnology and...
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Lucas Michelen, corporate lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Lucas B. Michelen represents a variety of corporate clients involved in complex commercial litigation. Lucas has experience representing clients in litigation related to business tort and...
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James Millar, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring Attorney
Partner
James H. Millar has more than 20 years of experience in bankruptcy law and corporate restructuring. He represents bondholders in Chapter 11 cases, counsels industry players in cross-border...
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Sarah Millar, Transactional attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Sarah Bassler Millar counsels public, private and nonprofit companies and organizations on managing and administering health and welfare benefits, retirement plans and non-qualified plans....
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Alexa Miller, Labor and employment attorney, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Alexa E. Miller represents clients in a variety of employment-related disputes including discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, wage and hour compliance, disability management...
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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 Porter Litigation lawyer Drinker Biddle
Partner
Andrew C. Porter is a trial lawyer who takes a high-energy approach to all of his cases and defends his clients aggressively. Andrew is a member of Drinker Biddle’s White Collar Defense and...
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Jeremiah Posedel, Privacy & Data Security lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Jeremiah Posedel assists clients in two distinct but overlapping domains: (i) information technology transactions and (ii) information privacy and security. First, Jeremiah advises on and...
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Antonio Pozos, Litigation lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Antonio M. Pozos represents clients in criminal litigation, internal investigations, government investigations, and related civil proceedings, with a particular emphasis on the health care...
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Lisa Presser, Estate planning lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Lisa S. Presser works with clients to develop estate plans to meet their personal and financial goals. Lisa is a managing partner of the firm. She is also the chair of the firm’s Trusts and...
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With a proven track record addressing privacy and security issues for companies in a wide variety of industries, Drinker Biddle’s Privacy & Data Security Team helps clients leverage the...
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Drinker Biddle’s Private Client Group offers services in key areas covering a broad range of needs for our clients.  Our lawyers handle matters involving fiduciaries and fiduciary...
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John Przypyszny, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Public Education Attorney
Partner
John R. Przypyszny counsels institutions of higher education, education companies as well as accrediting agencies on the broad range of legal issues and education law related issues that...
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Kimberly Rubel, Securities lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Kimberly K. Rubel advises clients on securities and capital raising transactions, as well as a wide range of public company, board and committee matters. She is a firm managing partner and...
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William Rucker, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, International Trade and Customs Specialist
Partner
William R. “Randy” Rucker assists clients with all aspects of U.S. Customs law, including the classification and valuation of merchandise, country of origin and marking determinations,...
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Frances Ryan, Financial Investments lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Senior Attorney
Frances V. Ryan manages mutual funds in all day-to-day areas. She gives advice regarding complex issues arising under the Investment Company Act of 1940, other federal securities laws, and...
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Rachel Ryan, Healthcare lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Rachel Ryan counsels health care systems, hospitals, physicians and physician practices on regulatory, compliance and transactional matters. She assists her clients in developing the proper...
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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...
215-988-3313
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Gregg Settembrino, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Florham Park, Labor and Employment Law Attorney
Associate
Gregg Settembrino represents clients in a wide variety of labor and employment-related disputes concerning issues such as discrimination, harassment, retaliation and breach of contract. He...
973-549-7024
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Anand Raj Shah, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Cybersecurity Attorney
Associate
Anand Raj Shah counsels clients on issues relating to cybersecurity, information governance, privacy, eDiscovery and data analytics. He assists clients in proactively evaluating and...
202-230-5190
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David Shechtman, tax lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Of Counsel
David Shechtman assists clients with a wide range of federal, state and local tax matters, including tax aspects of mergers, acquisitions and recapitalizations; S corporations and...
215-988-1167
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Partner
Kristin Ann Shepard focuses on the defense of insurance companies and other financial institution clients in high-stakes litigation in state and federal trial and appellate courts. She has...
202-230-5232
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Jessie Shields trial lawyer Drinker Biddle
Associate
Jessie D. Shields assists clients with various stages of legal proceedings and trial preparation by conducting legal research and drafting legal memoranda, discovery requests and responses...
(215) 988-2589
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Brianna Silverstein, Patent Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Brianna Forbes Silverstein participates in all areas of patent litigation, including pre-filing investigation, drafting initial pleadings, drafting and responding to written discovery,...
202-230-5136
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Mollie Sitkowski, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Chicago, Trade Law Attorney
Associate
Mollie D. Sitkowski assists clients in ensuring their internal processes meet Customs' "reasonable care" standard. She assists clients with various aspects of trade law, including valuation...
312-569-1502
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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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James Twaddell, Government Relations Attorney, Drinker Biddle
Senior Vice President, District Policy Group
Jim Twaddell is a government relations director with the firm’s Lobbying & Advocacy team and senior vice president with the District Policy Group. Jim has a broad range of government...
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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
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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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Chris Williams Litigation Attorney Drinker Biddle
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Christopher R. Williams handles litigation and counseling matters on behalf of employers in the construction, mining, education, health care, hospitality, nonprofit and retail sectors. He...
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David Williams, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Chicago, Investment Law Attorney
Partner
David L. Williams represents and counsels a variety of clients in the investment management industry. He prepares registration and proxy statements and handles various securities filings...
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Sara Hansen Wilson, Drinker Biddle, Commercial Real Estate Financing Lawyer, Lease Acquisitions Attorney
Partner
Sara Hansen Wilson advises her clients on matters involving leasing, acquisitions and dispositions and financing commercial real estate properties. She provides practical, goal-oriented...
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Jesse Witten, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Washington DC, Healthcare and Litigation Attorney
Partner
Jesse A. Witten defends health care providers, pharmaceutical manufactures and other clients in the health industry against fraud and abuse matters in government investigations and...
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Kate M. Wittlake Associate San Francisco Litigation products Liability Mass Tort
Associate
Kate M. Wittlake has experience with a broad range of complex commercial litigation issues and health care law. Prior to joining the firm, Kate was an associate practicing health care and...
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Nicole Wixted, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Philadelphia, Insurance and Litigation Law Attorney
Associate
Nicole C. Wixted represents clients in litigation matters in state and federal trial courts nationwide. Nicole advises and represents life insurers, property & casualty insurers, and...
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