May 26, 2020

Faegre Drinker


2018 Go To Thought Leader Award

Faegre Drinker is a firm designed for clients, providing exceptional transactional, regulatory and litigation services to organizations ranging from emerging enterprises to multinational companies. With more than 1,300 attorneys, consultants and professionals in 22 locations across the United States, in the United Kingdom and in China, Faegre Drinker is one of the nation’s top 50 law firms. Faegre Drinker Consulting and The District Policy Group, the firm’s advisory and advocacy divisions based in Washington, D.C., provide federal public policy, lobbying and government relations services to key sectors of the economy. Additional ancillary businesses include Tritura, a technology services company that helps organizations generate value from their information, and Innovative Health Strategies, which helps hospitals save money and improve quality of services through competitively sourcing purchased services, information technology acquisition, dialysis and group purchasing arrangements.

Contributing authors from Faegre Drinker:

Matthew Amodeo Partner Albany Healthcare hospital-physician affiliation transactions, accountable care arrangements, managed care contracting
Partner
Matthew Amodeo focuses his practice on hospital-physician affiliation transactions, accountable care arrangements, managed care contracting, and related federal and state regulatory issues...
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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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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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Carita Austin labor & Employment Litigation Attorney Faegre Drinker Law Firm Indianapolis
Associate
Using six years of experience as a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) field attorney, Carita Austin collaborates with employers to help them comply with state and federal employment and...
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Emily A. Bayton IP Lawyer Faegre Drinker Law Firm
Partner
Emily helps clients protect and strengthen their intellectual property assets in the United States and internationally through comprehensive brand and marketing strategies. She has almost...
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Rhiannon C. Beckendorf Labor & Employment Attorney Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath Minneapolis, MN
Associate
Rhiannon Beckendorf’s legal knowledge and business judgment allow her to serve a variety of clients and anticipate their labor and employment needs. Her perspective as former in-house...
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Tricia Beckman Health Care Attorney Faegre Drinker
Director
Tricia Beckmann helps clients throughout the health care industry navigate state and federal regulatory issues. She is a practical, results-oriented advisor on public policy who has worked...
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Abraham M. Benson Real Estate & Construction Attorney Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath Indianapolis, IN
Associate
Abraham Benson has a talent for cutting through legal minutiae to provide straightforward legal counsel that empowers clients and helps them reduce their property tax liability. He has...
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Pascal Benyamini, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Los Angeles, Labor and Employment Attorney
Partner
Pascal Benyamini defends employers in state and federal courts as well as government proceedings in all aspects of employment law including wage and hour, wrongful termination, retaliation...
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Eric Berman, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Chicago, Healthcare Law Attorney
Associate
Eric M. Berman represents pharmaceutical and device manufacturers, hospitals and health systems, and physician groups on a wide variety of health care related matters. Eric provides counsel...
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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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Carolyn Bethea Corporate Attorney Drinker Biddle Law Firm
Associate
Carolyn M. Bethea advises clients at both the administrative and appellate level on a wide variety of customs and international trade matters, particularly involving antidumping and...
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Catherine H. Betts Employment-Based Immigration Attorney Faegre Drinker Washington, D.C.
Associate
Catherine Betts counsels corporate clients worldwide on employment-based immigration needs and strategies. She prepares and files employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant petitions for...
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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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Beth Carlson Immigration Lawyer Faegre Drinker
Counsel
Beth Carlson moves corporate talent across borders. She has counseled U.S. and international companies on business immigration issues for 20 years and is a recognized leader for her...
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James Carpenter, Drinker Biddle, Patent lawyer
Senior Attornery
James R. Carpenter has over 10 years of patent experience and his practice focuses on all aspects of patent counseling and patent prosecution in relation to a wide variety of computer,...
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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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Amie Peele Carter Privacy and Intellectual Property Attorney Faegre Drinker Law Firm Indianapolis
Partner
Amie Peele Carter is a privacy and intellectual property lawyer. She is passionate about helping clients create, protect and leverage value, specifically where the worlds of privacy,...
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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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Julia E. Cassidy Healthcare Attorney Drinker Biddle Law Firm
Associate
Julia E. Cassidy counsels physicians, physician group practices, hospitals, and health care systems in all aspects of health care corporate, regulatory and transactional matters. She...
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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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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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Daniel H. Dorson Labor and Employment Attorney Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath New York, NY
Associate
Daniel Dorson represents and advises employers on labor and employment issues with an emphasis on union relations and organizing. Past Experience While in law school, Daniel worked as a law...
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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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Molly E. Flynn Partner Philadelphia pre-trial activities, written discovery, fact and expert depositions,motion practice
Partner
Molly E. Flynn focuses her practice on the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device companies in complex litigation, including actions brought by state attorneys general, personal...
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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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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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William S. Foster, Jr. Patent Attorney Drinker Biddle Law Firm
Partner
William S. Foster, Jr. is a registered patent attorney who provides patent counseling and related prosecution and litigation services. He has worked with a range of technologies in the...
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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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Ryan Funk Labor Lawyer Faegre Drinker Law Firm
Associate
Ryan Funk represents and advises management on labor and employment issues in both union and non-union settings. He brings to the table eight years of experience as a field examiner and...
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Heather Giordanella Commercial Attorney Faegre Drinker Philadelphia
Counsel
Heather Giordanella helps clients resolve business, product liability and consumer protection disputes so that they can carry on their mission-focused work. With more than 20 years of...
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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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Sophie H. Gotlieb Litigation Attorney Faegre Drinker Law Firm
Associate
Sophie Gotlieb assists clients with various aspects of legal proceedings and trial preparation, including legal research and the drafting of motions and other legal memoranda. Sophie served...
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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 Attorney Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath New York, NY
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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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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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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Caroline Henry Associate Corporate Group Mergers & Acquisitions
Associate
Caroline Henry* represents public and private clients in a variety of corporate and securities matters. Her experience includes public company reporting and compliance, mergers and...
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Ever M. Hess Litigation Attorney Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath Florham Park, NJ
Associate
Ever Hess assists clients with various aspects of legal proceedings and trial preparation, including legal research and the drafting of motions and other legal memoranda. Ever clerked for...
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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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Kimberly A. Jones Partner Chicago  ERISA-related matters
Partner
Kimberly Jones advocates for clients in a broad range of ERISA-related matters in federal courts throughout the country. She is co-leader of the firm’s ERISA litigation team, and a member...
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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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James F. Jorden Securities Litigation Drinker Biddle Law Firm
Partner
James F. Jorden represents many of the country’s largest financial institutions in securities, corporate, and pension litigation. He is experienced in national class action litigation,...
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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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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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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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Emily A. Kile-Maxwell Associate Indianapolis
Associate
Emily Kile-Maxwell litigates complex commercial, ERISA, and trade secrets disputes through all phases of litigation, including on appeal. In her ERISA litigation practice, Emily represents...
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Sarah R. Kilibarda Employment-Based Immigration Lawyer Faegre Drinker Minneapolis, MN
Counsel
Sarah Kilibarda has focused on solving immigration and global mobility (IGM) challenges throughout her 20-year career — first as an AmeriCorps volunteer, working with low-income immigrants...
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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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Susan W. Kline Labor & Employment Litigation Attorney Faegre Drinker Law Firm Indianapolis
Partner
A former human resources function leader and employment litigator with trial experience, Susan Kline is dedicated to helping employers take practical, effective and balanced action in HR...
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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Natalie Farmer Kraft associate Chicago Enterprise Blockchain Smart Contracts and Distributed Ledger Technology Corporate & Securities
Associate
Natalie J. Farmer advises private and public companies, private equity funds and portfolio companies on a wide variety of transactions. She focuses on corporate mergers and acquisitions,...
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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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Brian LeFort IP Lawyer Faegre Drinker
Partner
Brian Lefort practices intellectual property law and is admitted as both a U.S. patent attorney and English solicitor, thereby providing clients a unique trans-Atlantic perspective and...
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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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Daniel L. Lewallen Regulatory & Transactional Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath Indianapolis, IN
Associate
Danny Lewallen helps clients navigate complex transactions and regulations in an ever-changing insurance regulatory landscape. Danny is heavily engaged with the insurance group's government...
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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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Stacie L. Linguist Commercial Litigation & Government Contracts Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath Minneapolis, MN
Associate
Stacie Linguist represents clients in commercial litigation and government contracts matters. Stacie helps clients resolve business disputes, obtain government contracts and respond to...
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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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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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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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Asley Pezzner,Partner, Drinker Biddle, Wilmington, Due Diligence, Intellectual Property, IP Litigation, Patents
Partner
Ashley Pezzner has decades of experience in intellectual property. He has worked in patent prosecution, patent interferences and counseling (opining as to infringement issues and validity...
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Waldemar J. Pflepsen, Jr. Class Action Litigation Lawyer Drinker Biddle Law Firm
Partner
Wally Pflepsen represents financial services companies, insurers, and managed care companies in complex and class action litigation nationally regarding their life, pension, health, and...
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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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Kristin Jones Pierre Labor & Employment Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath Minneapolis, MN
Partner
Kristin Jones Pierre advises management nationwide on complex workplace matters, including identifying long-term strategies and best practices to reduce employment-related legal risks while...
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Gary Rom Health Care Lawyer Faegre Drinker
Associate
Gary Rom goes beyond rule-based counsel to help health care clients develop creative, compliant solutions to launch and promote drugs and medical devices and their corresponding support...
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Diego J. Rosado Associate Florham Park Drinker Biddle Healthcare Real Estate Litigation
Associate
Diego J. Rosado represents a wide range of clients in various civil litigations and arbitrations, before both trial and appellate courts. Diego’s practice focuses particularly on complex...
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Mark P. Rosenfeld Employee Benefits Attorney Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath Minneapolis, MN
Associate
An employee benefits lawyer, Mark Rosenfeld counsels employers, plan sponsors and administrators on the design, administration and governance of retirement plans (such as 401(k) plans) and...
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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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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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Adam Schlosser, Drinker Biddle, Intellectual property lawyer
Associate
Adam Schlosser counsels clients on a multitude of intellectual property issues, including assessing validity and infringement of utility and design patents, forming right-to-use opinions,...
(202) 230-5125
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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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Ben V. Seessel represents life insurers, annuity issuers, and other financial services companies in class actions and other complex cases in federal and state courts across the country. He...
860-509-8925
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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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Amanda Semaan Labor & Employment Litigation Attorney Faegre Drinker Law Firm
Associate
Amanda Semaan is a litigator who has a wide range of experience helping corporate clients resolve complex disputes. She primarily represents employers defending wage-and-hour,...
310 500 2129
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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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Abe Jentry Shanehsaz Trademark Lawyer Faegre Drinker
Associate
Abe Shanehsaz advises clients on all aspects of U.S. and international trademark, copyright, social media, internet and technology, and e-commerce matters. He advises companies ranging from...
317 237 1029
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Nicole A. Truso Labor & Employment Attorney Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath Minneapolis, MN
Partner
Nicole Truso counsels employers on a wide range of employment issues and advises clients in complex transactions. Nicole seeks to identify best practices and manage employment-related...
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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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Erin M. Turner Counsel general liability, professional liability and D&O
Counsel
Erin Turner helps insurance companies weather complex coverage litigation and disputes involving general liability, professional liability and D&O insurance policies. She protects them...
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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 Wedland, Drinker Biddle, Financial lawyer
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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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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Counsel
Jason G. Weiss is an attorney and award-winning law enforcement and cybersecurity professional who served with distinction for over two decades at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He is...
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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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Luke Westerman Product Liability Attorney Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath Minneapolis, MN
Associate
Luke Westerman advises clients at all levels of the food and agribusiness industry on compliance with the latest legislative and regulatory developments. He also devises comprehensive...
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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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Mary Will Ethics and Compliance Faegre Drinker Law Firm
Partner
Mary Will is professional responsibility counsel to Faegre Baker Daniels. In that capacity, she advises Faegre Baker Daniels and its lawyers regarding conflicts of interest, ethics and...
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Chris Williams Litigation Attorney Drinker Biddle
Associate
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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