September 29, 2022

Volume XII, Number 272

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

With 30 offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia, Morgan Lewis provides comprehensive transactional, litigation, labor and employment, regulatory, and intellectual property legal services to clients of all sizes—from global Fortune 100 companies to just-conceived startups—across all major industries. The firm’s service philosophy is grounded in a disciplined approach to advancing our clients’ interests as effectively and efficiently as possible.

In every representation, Morgan Lewis attorneys are committed to knowing and fully understanding each client’s specific business, industry environment, and legal concerns, with a focus on both immediate and long-term goals. Our regulatory and industry-focused practices such as Antitrust, Energy, Life Sciences, and Securities help clients craft and execute strategies to address legal, government, and policy challenges in today’s rapidly changing economic and regulatory environment.

Our international team of attorneys, patent agents, employee benefits advisors, regulatory scientists, and other specialists—nearly 3,000 professionals total—serves clients from locations in Beijing, Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Dallas, Frankfurt, Harrisburg, Houston, Irvine, London, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Palo Alto, Paris, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Princeton, San Francisco, Tokyo, Washington, D.C., and Wilmington.

If a client has a question, we’ll immediately find the person in our global network with the answer. If there’s a shift in the legal landscape, we’re on top of it, and our clients will be too. We focus on both immediate and long-term goals with our clients, harnessing our resources from strategic hubs of commerce, law, and government across North America and in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Founded in 1873, we stand on the shoulders of more than 140 years of achievement, but we never rest on our reputation.

Recent Firm Recognition:

  • 300+ partners recognized, Chambers, all publications (2017)
  • Client Service 30, BTI Client Service A-Team (2002–2018)
  • Recommended by Legal Decision Makers More Than 10 Years in a Row, BTI Most Recommended Law Firms (2017)
  • Most Prestigious Firms, Vault Guide to Top 100 Law Firms (2014–2017)
  • Top 10, US Law Firm Brand Index, Acritas (2013–2017)
  • Top 20, Global Elite Law Firm Brand Index, Acritas (2015, 2018)
  • Most Recognized by General Counsel, BTI Client Brand Elite (2011–2017)
  • Top 3, Law Firms with the Best Collaboration, BTI Consulting Group (2017)
  • Top 8, Law Firms with the Best Associates, BTI Consulting Group (2017)

Contributing authors from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP:

Yvette Allen Immigration Lawyer Morgan Lewis
Yvette Allen is a member of the firm’s immigration and global mobility team. Yvette advises businesses of all sizes from a variety of sectors on the full range of UK immigration permissions...
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Adam Allgood, Morgan Lewis, Intellectual Property Lawyer
Adam A. Allgood focuses his practice on complex commercial and intellectual property disputes. His start-to-finish litigation experience extends from prelitigation counseling through appeal...
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Rochelle Alpert, Morgan Lewis, Intellectual Property Lawyer
A frequent lecturer and writer on intellectual property issues, Rochelle D. Alpert helps clients protect their trademarks, copyrights, and rights of publicity. She also advises on and...
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Christopher Amandes, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Houston, Environmental Law Attorney
Christopher B. Amandes focuses his practice on environmental law, with an emphasis on environmental issues in transactions, regulatory compliance counseling, enforcement defense, and...
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Andy Anderson, Employee Benefits Attorney, Morgan Lewis
Andy R. Anderson is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice. Leader of Morgan Lewis’s health and welfare task force, Andy R. Anderson is often...
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Sarah Andrews, Morgan Lewis, Financial Attorney
Sarah Andrews focuses on knowledge management and practice innovation, collaborating with team members across Morgan Lewis’s global network to ensure they take full advantage of our...
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Nathan Andrisani, Government Matters Attorney, Morgan Lewis
Nathan J. Andrisani defends organizations and individuals facing government investigations and related litigation. He represents clients in a variety of white collar criminal matters, False...
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Morgan Lewis’s Antitrust Practice is one of the largest and most diversified in the world. Our Antitrust Practice is distinguished by its substantial scope and depth, our base of knowledge...
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Christopher Archer, Corporate Transactions Attorney, Morgan Lewis
Christopher C. Archer focuses his practice on outsourcing, strategic technology, and commercial transactions. He regularly assists clients with global outsourcing deals that span a wide...
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Sheila A. Armstrong, Morgan Lewis, Contract Negotiation Lawyer, Compliance Audits Attorney
With a focus on government contracts, Sheila Armstrong represents a variety of companies in all aspects of government contracting including counseling, contract negotiation, and litigation...
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Sarah Ash, Employment law attorney, Morgan Lewis
Sarah Ash counsels clients on employment law, including human resources matters such as employment contracts, internal grievance and disciplinary matters, dismissals, discrimination,...
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Casey August, Tax Lawyer, Morgan Lewis
Casey S. August’s practice focuses on US federal tax planning and implementation matters. Representing clients across industries, he advises on structuring and documentation issues for...
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John Battenfield, Morgan Lewis, Labor and employment lawyer
John S. Battenfeld defends employers in a variety of employment-related cases, with an emphasis on wage and hour class and collective actions. He also represents clients before state and US...
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Paul Beausang, Corporate tax lawyer, Morgan Lewis
Paul Beausang advises clients on a broad range of cross-border corporate tax and structured transaction tax matters, issues, with a particular focus on structured finance and real estate...
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Adam Beckerink, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Tax attorney, Chicago
Adam Beckerink represents clients, including multinational corporations and high net-worth individuals, in tax disputes, controversies, and litigation with revenue authorities throughout...
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Ann Begley, Regulatory and compliance lawyer, Morgan Lewis
Ann M. Begley advises clients on a range of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) legal and regulatory issues relating to drug, cosmetic, dietary supplement, food, and medical device...
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Akshay Belani, Financial attorney, Morgan Lewis
Akshay N. Belani focuses his practice on the application of derivatives in trading, structured products, and capital markets. Akshay represents hedge funds, banks, institutional investors,...
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Alan Beloff, Corporate finance attorney, Morgan Lewis
Alan W. Beloff focuses his practice on complex debt financings, restructurings, and workouts, and has more than 35 years in the field. Alan’s practice includes the representation of banks;...
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Jürgen Beninca is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Antitrust Practice. His practice focuses on the representation of companies in European and German cartel and merger control proceedings. In...
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Katrina L. Berishaj advises clients on the design, governance, operation, and compliance of qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, welfare benefit plans, and executive and equity...
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Jacqueline Berman, Morgan Lewis, Regulatory Compliance Lawyer
Jacqueline R. Berman advises companies on US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory, compliance, and enforcement issues, as well as clinical trials and FDA-regulated product...
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Jessica Bernake, Attorney,Morgan Lewis Law Firm
Jessica R. Bernanke is a senior attorney in Morgan Lewis's Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice. Ms. Bernanke focuses her practice on the management and administration of...
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Glen S. Bernstein, Electric Utility Regulation Attorney, Morgan Lewis Law Firm
Glen S. Bernstein is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Energy Practice. Mr. Bernstein represents clients in all aspects of electric utility regulation and deregulation, with an emphasis on...
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Paul Bessette, Morgan Lewis, Utilities and Energy Attorney
Paul M. Bessette counsels nuclear utilities, reactor designers, and other nuclear service providers in licensing, regulatory, adjudicatory, and litigation matters. He has litigated more...
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Lucas S. Chang is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice and the Managing Partner and chief representative of the firm's Beijing office. As the senior partner of Morgan...
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Ellie F. Chapman, Morgan Lewis, Environmental Attorney
Ellie Chapman's practice focuses on privacy, securities, environmental, and complex business matters. She has experience representing clients in many phases of litigation including class...
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Matthew J. Chapman is an associate in Morgan Lewis's Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice. Mr. Chapman's practice involves all aspects of employee benefits and executive...
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Lyric Chen, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Philadelphia, Securities and Litigation Attorney
Lyric Chen defends clients in federal securities actions, business and shareholder disputes, and other complex commercial litigation. Lyric also has experience representing multinational...
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Stella Chen, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Beijing, direct foreign investments attorney, joint ventures lawyer
Stella Chen advises multinational corporations, investment banks, private equity funds, and other financial institutions on a broad range of corporate transactions. Her work includes...
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Stephen Cheong, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Singapore, Insurance Law Attorney
Stephen Cheong represents clients in the full spectrum of non-marine insurance and reinsurance-related matters, advising on contentious and non-contentious policy-related issues including...
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Daniel Chia, Morgan Lewis, Commercial Litigation Lawyer
Daniel Chia is a corporate and commercial litigator who acts for clients in complex, cross-border, and multi-disciplinary high value disputes. He is sought for his expertise – both as legal...
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Ezra Church, Litigation Lawyer, Morgan Lewis
Ezra D. Church focuses his practice on class action lawsuits and complex commercial and product-related litigation, with particular emphasis on the unique issues facing retail, ecommerce,...
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Giovanna M. Cinelli, Morgan Lewis, International Trade Attorney, National Security, Economic Sanctions
Giovanna M. Cinelli is co-lead of the International Trade, National Security and Economic Sanctions practice. As a practitioner for more than 25 years, she counsels clients in the defense...
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Anthony Cipriano, Tax lawyer, Morgan Lewis
Anthony D. Cipriano counsels clients, particularly multinational high-tech companies, on tax considerations associated with domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint...
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Michael F. Clayton is the leader of Morgan Lewis's international Trademark and Copyright Practice, resident in the Washington, D.C. office. Morgan Lewis is consistently ranked among the top...
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Michele Coffey, Securities Lawyer, Morgan Lewis
The general counsel of Morgan Lewis, Michele A. Coffey focuses her practice on representing financial institutions and their employees in investigations and enforcement actions by the US...
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Taylor C. Day, Morgan Lewis, Commercial litigation lawyer
Taylor C. Day advises clients in complex commercial and consumer class action litigation in both US federal and state courts, and many different economic sectors. He advises clients in...
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Heather B. Deixler is an associate in Morgan Lewis's FDA and Healthcare Practice. Ms. Deixler focuses her practice on healthcare regulatory compliance and corporate transactions. She...
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Ronald Del Sesto, Morgan Lewis, Regulatory Attorney
Ron Del Sesto represents technology companies on a broad range of issues including corporate, financial, regulatory, and cybersecurity. Ron also advises financial institutions, private...
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William Delany, Labor and employment lawyer, Morgan Lewis
William J. Delany guides clients through ERISA and other labor and employment related litigation. He defends clients against ERISA class actions and complex employment discrimination...
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Laura della Vedova, Morgan Lewis, environmental litigation Attorney, insurance recovery matters Lawyer
Laura della Vedova is part of a litigation team that represents clients in a wide range of issues, including environmental litigation, insurance recovery matters, and complex commercial...
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Anastasia Dergacheva, Morgan Lewis, Technology Attorney
Anastasia Dergacheva counsels major Russian and international companies across multiple industries, including telecommunications, media and entertainment, and technology. Anastasia’s...
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Timothy B. DeSieno, Morgan Lewis, Investments Attorney
Tim DeSieno advises institutional investors in protecting and restructuring their investments globally in cases of economic, political, financial, or other stress. Tim’s work includes...
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Marynell Devaughn, Securities attorney, Morgan Lewis
Marynell DeVaughn represents US and international clients in national security and international trade law matters, such as counseling clients on the Export Administration Regulations (EAR...
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M. Luisa DiLauro, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, New York, Trade Law Attorney
M. Luisa Di Lauro represents clients in mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures. She works on premerger notification under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act, international merger control, merger...
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Tinos Diamantatos, Complex Civil Litigator, Morgan Lewis, trial attorney
A seasoned trial lawyer and former federal prosecutor, Tinos Diamantatos represents organizations and individuals in litigation, government and internal investigations, and securities...
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Teri Diaz, litigation lawyer, Morgan Lewis
Teri J. Diaz focuses her practice on civil litigation and white collar issues. In her litigation work, she represents corporate clients involved in complex commercial, insurance recovery,...
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Mark Dichter, Labor and employment lawyer, Morgan Lewis
For more than 40 years, Mark S. Dichter has counseled and represented in litigation major multinational employers on a full spectrum of employment law issues. These include complex...
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Jeremy Esterkin, Morgan Lewis, Environmental Litigation Lawyer, Los Angeles
Jeremy Esterkin represents clients in a variety of environmental litigation and regulatory compliance matters. Jeremy’s experience includes litigation and pre-litigation counseling in...
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Anne Marie Estevez, labor and employment lawyer, Morgan Lewis
Anne Marie Estevez defends clients in complex, class, and collective action employment, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), public accessibility, and consumer class action cases in US...
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Paul Evans, Morgan Lewis, labor and employment lawyer
Paul C. Evans represents employers at the US state, federal, and appellate level in employment discrimination class actions, wage and hour cases, multiplaintiff and complex litigation, and...
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J. Clayton Everett Jr., Morgan Lewis, antitrust litigation attorney
J. Clayton “Clay” Everett, Jr. counsels clients on a range of antitrust issues. These include civil and criminal antitrust litigation, as well as merger and nonmerger investigations by the...
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Tracy Evlogidis is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Labour and Employment Practice. Tracy regularly advises companies and individuals on a full range of UK immigration issues, from visiting the...
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John Ferreira, Labor and compensation attorney, Morgan Lewis
John G. Ferreira represents clients in equity and executive compensation and every facet of employee benefits. He advises global public companies, private equity firms, large financial...
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Rachel Fertig, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Washington DC, Intellectual Property Attorney
Bringing government and private-industry perspective to the firm’s intellectual property practice, Rachel E. Fertig assists media, technology, and retail companies with copyright protection...
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Fred Fielding, Litigation attorney, Morgan Lewis
An internationally known litigator, mediator, counselor, and strategic adviser, Fred F. Fielding has served three US presidents. Fred is a skilled negotiator, and is known for his handling...
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Tamar Finn, telecommunications attorney, Morgan Lewis
Tamar Finn has over 15 years of experience representing clients on telecommunications, enhanced services and Internet regulatory issues before the courts, Federal Communications Commission...
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Mark Fiore Environment Attorney Morgan Lewis Law Firm
Mark Fiore represents clients in a variety of complex commercial and environmental matters, including consumer class action litigation, corporate disputes, and regulatory and enforcement...
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Debra L. Fischer, Morgan Lewis, labor and employment attorney
Debra Fischer has practiced employment law and unfair competition/trade secret litigation for 25 years, successfully trying cases in both California state and federal courts as well as in...
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Mark Fitterman, Morgan Lewis, Securities Attorney
A former associate director at the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mark D. Fitterman advises clients on federal and state broker-dealer regulations and compliance. He also...
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Barbara A. Fitzgerald, Morgan Lewis, labor and employment attorney
Barbara A. Fitzgerald represents employers in all areas of employment law. Her practice emphasizes litigation, primarily the defense of claims for wrongful termination, workplace harassment...
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Laura E. Flores, Morgan Lewis, Investment, Mutual Funds Lawyer, SEC Investigations Attorney
Laura E. Flores’ practice focuses on the regulation of investment companies and investment advisers. Laura regularly represents exchange-traded funds (ETFs), mutual funds, and variable...
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Nicholaus E. Floyd, Morgan Lewis, Intellectual Property Lawyer, Patent Attorney
Nick Floyd counsels clients on litigation and intellectual property issues. He works with others at Morgan Lewis to help businesses address investigations, lawsuits, and disputes, including...
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Ehsun Forghany, Morgan Lewis, Patent litigation lawyer
Ehsun Forghany represents clients in litigation involving patents, trade secrets, and related intellectual property matters in federal and state courts throughout the United States. He...
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Ryan Fournier advises clients on matters relating to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), US Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB)....
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Kirstin Gibbs, Morgan Lewis, Energy and Compliance Attorney
Kirstin Gibbs focuses her practice on Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) compliance and enforcement issues involving natural gas companies, as well as all aspects of interstate oil...
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Steven E.H. Gibbs, Environmental Litigation Attorney, Morgan Lewis, law firm
Steven E.H. Gibbs is an associate in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. Mr. Gibbs focuses his practice on litigation, with an emphasis on environmental matters and counseling under a broad...
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Merri Jo Gillette, Litigation Attorney, Morgan Lewis, Law Firm
Merri Jo Gillette is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. Ms. Gillette's practice focuses on representing financial institutions, public companies, and their officers and...
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John Gisleson, Energy and environmental lawyer, Morgan Lewis
With a particular focus on energy, environmental, construction, and financial matters, John K. Gisleson represents clients across a range of business litigation issues. He has tried cases...
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David Glazer, Healthcare lawyer, Morgan Lewis
David G. Glazer advises and represents life sciences, healthcare, and technology companies in matters throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. Working closely with clients to...
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Elizabeth S. Goldberg, Morgan Lewis, Labor and employment lawyer
Elizabeth S. Goldberg advises clients on ERISA matters with a focus on fiduciary responsibility provisions, prohibited transaction rules and exemptions, and the management of employee...
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Julie Goldemberg, Patent lawyer, Morgan Lewis
Julie S. Goldemberg represents clients in patent, trademark, trade secret, and other intellectual property matters. Building on her background in electrical engineering, she has experience...
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Richard Goldman, Investments attorney, Morgan Lewis
Richard A. Goldman represents US and international hedge funds and funds of funds, advising them on a broad range of issues, including fund formation, product structuring, strategic and...
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Carrie Gonell, Labor and employment lawyer, Morgan Lewis
Carrie A. Gonell represents employers in an array of industries in a full spectrum of employment and labor matters, focusing on complex litigation. She represents clients in unpaid overtime...
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Alexandra Good, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Pittsburgh, Corporate Law Attorney
Alexandra (Ali) Good focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, securities, and general corporate matters. Ali represents clients that include public and...
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Lindsay M. Goodman, Morgan Lewis, Healthcare attorney
Lindsay M. Goodman has experience with many aspects of the firm’s comprehensive employee benefits practice. She handles a wide range of projects, including health and welfare plan issues,...
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Jacqueline Gorbey, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Philadelphia, Litigation Attorney
Jacqueline C. Gorbey represents corporate and individual clients in a variety of high-stakes litigation—including class actions and complex commercial and product-related disputes—in state...
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Thomas S. Harman, Morgan Lewis, Investment Funds regulation lawyer, Financial Compliance Attorney
Thomas S. Harman represents investment advisers (both publicly and privately held), mutual funds, closed-end funds business development companies, and private investment funds. In so doing...
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Christina Harper, Morgan Lewis, tax controversy lawyer, litigation attorney
Christina K. Harper counsels clients through all aspects of tax controversy and civil tax litigation. Christina routinely assists US multinational companies with high-dollar federal and...
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Jacob Harper, healthcare attorney, Morgan Lewis
Jacob Harper advises stakeholders across the healthcare industry, including hospitals, health systems, large physician group practices, practice management companies, hospices, chain...
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Ivan Harris, securities attorney, Morgan Lewis
With a background in senior positions at the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and as in-house counsel at a financial services firm, Ivan Harris brings insights to securities...
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Jillian Harris, Litigation attorney, Morgan Lewis
Jillian Harris’s practice focuses on securities-related investigations and litigation, as well as complex commercial litigation. She represents clients in proceedings brought by the US...
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Susan Feigin Harris Healthcare Lawyer Morgan Lewis
Susan Feigin Harris assists a diverse group of healthcare clients on a variety of federal and state regulatory issues, including reimbursement issues and disputes including Medicare,...
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Jenny Harrison, Litigation attorney, Morgan Lewis law firm
Jenny Harrison is an associate Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. The lawyers in our Litigation Practice provide services in a wide range of areas including business and corporate...
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Joy Crutcher Harrison Investment Adviser Lawyer Morgan Lewis
Joy Crutcher Harrison counsels investment advisers and private fund managers on regulatory matters. Her undergraduate degree in international relations and Spanish is helpful as she advises...
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John F. Hartigan, securities Attorney, corporate finance, Morgan Lewis, Law Firm
John F. Hartigan counsels clients on a range of matters, including securities law issues, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity deals, corporate finance, US Securities and...
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Doug Hastings, Environmental law Attorney Washington DC, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Clean Water Act, National Environmental Policy Act law, NEPA
Doug Hastings focuses his practice on environmental, land use, and natural resources law. Doug’s experience includes litigation involving the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, National...
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Jonathan A. Havens is an associate in Morgan Lewis's FDA and Healthcare Practice. His practice focuses on FDA and healthcare regulatory, compliance, and enforcement issues. In this capacity...
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C.Erik Hawes, litigation lawyer, Morgan Lewis
C. Erik Hawes serves intellectual property clients in litigation and pre-litigation counseling, patent prosecution, management of patent and trademark portfolios, trade secrets and...
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Lewis Jones, Business, Finance, Energy Attorney, Morgan Lewis Law Firm
Lewis Jones is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice. Lewis concentrates his practice on the development and financing of international energy and infrastructure...
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Drew Cleary Jordan, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Litigation Lawyer
Drew Cleary Jordan is part of a team of litigation lawyers who provide services in a wide range of areas including business and corporate disputes, corporate investigations and criminal...
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Beth Joseph, labor and employment lawyer, Morgan Lewis
Beth S. Joseph litigates Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)-related cases across the United States, emphasizing Title II and III matters. She counsels and conducts training for clients...
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Matthew P. Joseph, Morgan Lewis, Finance Attorney
Matthew Joseph focuses primarily on structured finance transactions. He regularly represents issuers and underwriters in public offerings and private placements of asset-backed securities,...
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Roger P. Joseph, Morgan Lewis, Investment Manager Lawyer, Funds Compliance Attorney
Roger Joseph’s practice encompasses both publicly offered and private investment funds, and includes representation of funds, sponsors and independent directors. He is known for advising...
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Howard A. Kenny, Securities Lawyer, Morgan Lewis
Howard A. Kenny focuses on public and private securities offerings, securities regulation, corporate governance, and various business transactions. He counsels clients in a wide variety of...
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Ayman A. Khaleq, Morgan Lewis, cross-border structured finance lawyer, debt capital markets attorney
Ayman A. Khaleq, managing partner of Morgan Lewis's Dubai office, advises clients on cross-border structured finance, debt capital markets, and private placement transactions, and on the...
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Laura M. Kibbe, eData Attorney, Morgan lewis, law firm
Laura M. Kibbe is of counsel in Morgan Lewis's eData Practice. eData is an innovative practice founded by Morgan Lewis to address the impact of electronic data on business and legal...
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Mathew Kidwell, Morgan Lewis, Petroleum Sector Lawyer, Utilities Attorney
Mathew Kidwell brings more than 20 years of experience in the petroleum sector to his practice, which includes deepwater developments and enhanced oil recovery, pipelines, liquefied natural...
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Bryan Killian, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Washington DC, litigation attorney
Bryan Killian is a trial and appellate litigator who focuses on complex and high-value matters throughout the United States. He has argued in almost every federal court of appeals....
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Callie M. Kim, Morgan Lewis, employee benefits lawyer, executive compensation attorney
Callie M. Kim focuses on employee benefits and executive compensation for public and private companies. Callie helps companies design and implement compensation plans to attract, motivate,...
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Nicholas Kim, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Intellectual Property and Patent Attorney
A registered patent attorney and former patent examiner, Nicholas J. Kim’s legal practice focuses on intellectual property. Leveraging more than a decade of experience in patent law, he...
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Su Jin Kim, Morgan Lewis, Litigation and regulation attorney
Su Jin Kim litigates disputes regarding consumer fraud, tax fraud, breach of contract, and environmental matters, particularly Superfund sites under US federal and state laws. Su Jin has...
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James T. Kimble, Morgan Lewis, labor and employment attorney
James Kimble advises clients on multiemployer pension, training, and welfare benefit plans, including defined benefit plans, money purchase plans, profit-sharing plans, and 401(k) plans...
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William D. Kissinger, Morgan Lewis, Energy Contracts Attorney, International Economic Policy Lawyer
Since 2003, William (Bill) D. Kissinger has focused his practice on energy matters in California and nationally along with related environmental issues. He developed this practice after...
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A. Benjamin Klaber, Intellectual property attorney, Morgan Lewis
A. Benjamin Klaber practices on a Morgan Lewis team that counsels clients on technology, outsourcing, and commercial transactions, intellectual property matters, mergers and acquisitions,...
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Jennifer Klass, Morgan Lewis, Financial services attorney
Jennifer L. Klass is a regulatory counseling lawyer with a broad background in investment management regulation. She advises clients on a wide range of investment advisory matters,...
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Roland C. Lechner is the director of global immigration in Morgan Lewis's Labor and Employment Practice. Mr. Lechner focuses his focuses his practice on business immigration law,...
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Stanley Lechner, Morgan Lewis, labor and employment attorney
With more than 20 years of experience representing corporations, associations, and multiemployer pension and health funds in labor and employment relations and litigation, Stanley F....
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Suet-Fern Lee, Corporate finance attorney, Morgan Lewis Law Firm
Suet-Fern Lee advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt capital markets, and corporate finance. She routinely leads some of the largest corporate transactions in...
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W. John Lee, Labor and Employment Law, Morgan Lewis Law Firm
W. John Lee focuses his practice on complex employment litigation, representing employers in class and collective actions across the United States involving allegations of race and gender...
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Matthew C. Lee Ph.D., Morgan Lewis, Technology Commercialization Lawyer
Matt has a PhD in Computational Biochemistry and a MS degree in Technology Commercialization. He works with clients in a wide range of technologies including software development, cloud...
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Stefan P. Lefebvre, Morgan Lewis, private equity transactions attorney, venture capital financings lawyer
Stefan P. Lefebvre advises public and private companies on a broad range of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, venture capital financings,...
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Marc D. Leone, employee benefits attorney, Morgan Lewis, law firm
Marc D. Leone is an associate in Morgan Lewis’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice. Mr. Leone’s practice focuses on all aspects of the firm’s employee benefits practice,...
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Timothy Levin, Morgan Lewis, financial services attorney
With a focus on investment advisers and other financial services firms, Timothy W. Levin counsels clients on the design, development, and management of pooled investment vehicles and...
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Randall Levine, Morgan Lewine Law Firm, Washington DC, Litigation Attorney
Randall (“Randy”) Levine counsels in state and federal appeals, complex multidistrict and class action litigation, constitutional and civil rights cases, and environmental litigation. He...
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Steve Levitan, Morgan Lewis, Corporate securities attorney
Steve Levitan has extensive experience in structuring highly complex securitization transactions backed by collateral encompassing a broad range of asset types, including: student loans,...
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David Levy, Intellectual property attorney, Morgan Lewis
David Levy focuses his practice on high-stakes commercial and intellectual property disputes. He also counsels clients on litigation avoidance and crisis management. With more than two...
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Hilary Lewis, Morganlewis, FDA lawyer, consumer product attorney, medical device
Hilary L. Lewis counsels clients on US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and state regulatory compliance issues...
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Lauren Marzullo, Employment attorney, Morgan Lewis
Lauren E. Marzullo represents employers in diverse matters, including wage and hour class and collective actions, discrimination claims, and retaliation claims. Her work also includes...
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Michael Masling, Morgan Lewis,Litigation attorney, Corporate and Merger Law Attorney
Michael Masling is part of a global team that advises clients in mergers and other filings; obtains clearance from national and international competition authorities; defends clients in...
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William Jackson "Jack" Matney, Jr., Intellectual Property Litigator, Patent Litigation Lawyer, Morgan Lewis, Law firm
Jackson "Jack" Matney, Jr. is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Intellectual Property Practice. Mr. Matney focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation, prosecution, and counseling,...
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John Matthews, Energy attorney, Morgan Lewis
John E. Matthews assists clients seeking regulatory approvals from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for first-of-its-kind commercial transactions involving nuclear power plants. He...
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Timothy P. Matthews, Morgan Lewis, energy and litigation attorney
With a background in the nuclear power industry, Timothy P. Matthews represents and counsels electric utilities, nuclear industry suppliers, and other licensees before the Nuclear...
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Levi McAllister, energy attorney, Morgan Lewis
Levi McAllister advises clients subject to regulatory oversight in the natural gas, crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and electric power sectors of the energy industry. Levi’s practice...
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Christopher McAullife, Morgan Lewis, Environmental attorney
Christopher J. McAuliffe counsels clients on obtaining environmental approvals for new development, climate change laws, and compliance with water pollution control and air pollution...
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Duke McCall III, Environmental law attorney, Morgan Lewis
Duke McCall’s practice focuses on environmental law and complex litigation. He represents clients in contribution actions, enforcement proceedings, citizen suits, toxic tort litigation, and...
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Vivian S. McCardell, Morgan Lewis, Retirement Benefits Attorney, IRA Lawyer
Vivian S. McCardell counsels clients on individual retirement accounts and annuities (IRAs) and similar products offered by financial institutions and broker-dealers, as well as qualified...
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Paul McCoy, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, New York, financial services attorney
Paul C. McCoy represents and counsels clients in the development of, and investment in, private investment funds and myriad customized private capital formation structures in all asset...
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Kathleen McDermott, Healthcare attorney, Morgan Lewis
Katie McDermott defends healthcare and life sciences clients throughout the United States in government investigations and litigation matters relating to criminal, civil, and administrative...
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John McGahren, Litigation attorney, Morgan Lewis
John McGahren is the Princeton litigation practice leader and deputy chair of the firm’s global environmental practice. John counsels clients on litigation, enforcement, and transactional...
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Jessica M. Pelliciotta, Morgan Lewis, technology lawyer
Jessica M. Pelliciotta is part of our outsourcing and strategic commercial transactions team of lawyers, handling critical commercial transactions that enable our clients to run their...
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Bela Pelman, Morgan Lewis, Corporate attorney
Bela Pelman counsels clients on corporate law, regulatory compliance, and corporate governance, as well as employment law, immigration, Russian data privacy law, and mobility issues. She...
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Eleanor Pelta, Morgan Lewis, Immigration Lawyer
A recognized leader in immigration and nationality law, Eleanor Pelta counsels clients on legal and strategic issues arising from the international movement of key personnel, from the...
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Eric Pennesi, Morgan Lewis, Technology attorney
Eric J. Pennesi focuses his practice on technology, outsourcing, and commercial transactions. As part of his practice, Eric drafts and negotiates a broad range of agreements in matters...
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Vito Petretti, Morgan Lewis, Technology Lawyer
Vito Petretti’s practice focus is technology and outsourcing matters. Clients regularly turn to him to draft and negotiate domestic and international outsourcing service agreements for a...
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Michael Philipp, Morgan Lewis, Securities Attorney
Michael M. Philipp counsels financial services clients in futures and securities transactions. He also advises them in derivatives regulation, legislation, compliance, and enforcement...
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Peter Phleger, Morgan Lewis, Investment Law Attorney
Peter M. Phleger advises sponsors and institutional investors, including corporate strategic investors, on private investment fund formation, including venture and private equity funds,...
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Karen Pieslak Pohlmann, Securities Attorney, Morgan Lewis
Karen Pieslak Pohlmann has nearly 25 years of experience defending class actions asserting violations of the federal securities law, derivative suits, claims arising from mergers and...
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Michael Pillion, Morgan Lewis, Litigation Attorney
Michael L. Pillion brings more than 30 years of experience navigating high-stakes transactions to his technology, outsourcing, and commercial transactions practice. He has a diverse client...
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Jason S. Pinney, Morgan Lewis, Securities Litigation Lawyer, FINRA Attorney
Jason Pinney focuses his practice on securities litigation and enforcement. Jason represents broker-dealers, investment advisers, hedge funds, private equity firms, board members, and...
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Jessica Piper, Morgan Lewis, Aerospace Industry Lawyer, international arbitration disputes attorney
Jessica Piper advises on litigation and international arbitration disputes. She has advised on litigation matters before the Commercial Court, and has experience in arbitrations in the...
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Kaitlyn L. Piper is an associate in Morgan Lewis's Investment Management Practice. The lawyers in our Investment Management Practice focus on regulatory issues affecting broker-dealers,...
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Swati V. Rawani is an associate in Morgan Lewis’s Antitrust Practice. Ms. Rawani's practice spans a wide range of antitrust matters. She has represented clients before the Federal Trade...
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Andrew Ray, Corporate attorney, Morgan lewis law firm
Andrew Ray is the leader of the firm’s interdisciplinary corporate practice in Washington, DC, where he  represents public and private companies, financial sponsors, and management teams in...
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Jason C. Ray, Morgan Lewis, employee benefits lawyer
Jason C. Ray advises employers on the design, implementation, and regulatory compliance of tax-qualified and nonqualified retirement plans. In addition to counseling clients on all aspects...
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Stefanie Ray, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Employee Benefits Attorney
Stefanie Ray assists clients in complying with the requirements of the Internal Revenue Code, ERISA, and other employee benefits laws. Stefanie prepares plan documents, amendments, summary...
Eva Rayle, Antitrust Attorney, Morgan Lewis Law Firm
Eva Rayle is of counsel in Morgan Lewis's Antitrust Practice. Ms. Rayle focuses her practice on international criminal antitrust and follow-on civil litigation, as well as European and...
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Paul B. Raymond, Morgan Lewis, Investments attorney
Paul B. Raymond’s practice focuses on the representation of mutual funds, closed-end funds, collective investment trusts, employees' securities companies, investment advisers and fund...
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Glen Rectenwald, Morgan Lewis, Technology Attorney
Glen W. Rectenwald focuses his practice on technology, outsourcing, and commercial transactions. He regularly assists a broad range of clients with development, licensing, and distribution...
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Steven Reed, Litigation lawyer, Morgan Lewis
Steve Reed is a seasoned litigator at the trial and appellate levels with a national practice representing clients in high-stakes class actions and other commercial litigation in a wide...
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Patrick Rehfield, Morgan Lewis, Tax attorney
Patrick Rehfield focuses on matters related to executive compensation, payroll tax, and employee fringe benefits. He advises private and public companies on designing and implementing...
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Alexander Reid, Tax attorney, Morgan Lewis
Alexander L. Reid advises tax-exempt organizations in planning, structuring, and transactional matters. He also represents taxpayers under audit, and helps organizations improve their...
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Susan Resley, Morgan Lewis, securities lawyer
Leading Morgan Lewis’s Securities Enforcement Practice, Susan D. Resley advises individuals and organizations in securities-related investigations and litigation. Her clients include...
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Nicholas Restauri, Morgan Lewis, Telecommunications attorney
Nicholas A. Restauri concentrates his practice on representing clients as both plaintiff and defendant in complex patent litigation cases across the United States. Nick also represents both...
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Kenneth I. Schacter, Morgan Lewis, litigation attorney
Partner
Kenneth I. Schacter is an experienced trial lawyer who handles a broad range of civil and white collar criminal matters. His practice emphasizes securities litigation; complex criminal,...
212-309-6865
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Georgette Schaefer, Morgan Lewis, Financial services lawyer
Partner
Georgette A. Schaefer advises organizations on private fund investments including private equity, venture, hedge, mezzanine, distressed debt, real estate, and infrastructure funds, as well...
212-309-6607
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Daniel Schaeffer, Morgan Lewis, Employment Attorney
Associate
Daniel Schaeffer advises clients in their efforts to hire, transfer, and retain foreign talent. His work facilitates temporary and permanent immigration options in fields such as scientific...
202-739-5735
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Andrew Schaffran, Morgan Lewis, Financial services lawyer
Partner
Andrew J. Schaffran counsels securities firms, insurance companies, hedge funds, and other financial services companies concerning all aspects of employment law, and defends them in class...
212-309-6380
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Michael D. Schlemmer, Morgan Lewis, Employment lawyer
Partner
Michael D. Schlemmer counsels businesses on all aspects of their employment law needs. Michael also defends clients in US federal and state courts and arbitration on class, collective,...
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Kevin R. Schock advises and assists clients with their litigation needs as they relate to business and corporate disputes, corporate investigations and criminal defense, class actions,...
215-963-5070
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Nicholas Schretzman, Morgan Lewis, Litigation attorney
Associate
When companies and individuals face complex commercial litigation, need guidance with insurance recovery, or have been accused of crimes, Nicholas Schretzman assists them through every step...
212-309-6257
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Stephanie Schuster, Morgan Lewis, litigation attorney
Associate
Stephanie Schuster focuses on complex appellate, class action, and regulatory matters across a range of legal subject matters. She has litigated high-profile and high-value issues in the...
202-373-6595
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Scott Schutte, Morgan Lewis, litigation attorney
Partner
Scott Schutte represents companies and individuals in commercial and civil litigation, with an emphasis on the defense of consumer class actions in US state and federal courts. He regularly...
312-324-1773
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Douglas Schwarz, Labor, Employment Attorney, Morgan Lewis Law Firm
Partner
Douglas T. Schwarz is a trusted advisor to and advocate for employers in all aspects of labor and employment law.  He litigates in court, arbitration, and administrative proceedings;...
212.309.6890
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Torsten Schwarze, Morgan Lewis, financial services lawyer
Partner
Torsten Schwarze counsels clients on acquisition finance and real estate finance transactions, restructurings, derivatives, regulatory matters, and capital markets transactions. His clients...
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Monica A. Schwebs, Morgan Lewis, Energy and environmental lawyer
Of Counsel
Monica A. Schwebs has extensive experience in federal and state energy and environmental regulatory matters. She represents a variety of clients including developers, financial institutions...
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Nguyen Trinh, Employee Benefits, Morgan Lewis Law FIrm
Nguyen N. Trinh is involved in all aspects of the firm’s employee benefits practice, with experience in the operation, compliance, merger, and termination of qualified and nonqualified...
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Patrick Trunzo, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Employee Benefits Attorney
Patrick T. Trunzo provides assistance to clients in complying with the legal requirements associated with their qualified retirement and health and welfare programs. Pat assists clients in...
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Pamela C. Tsang, Energy Practice Attorney, Morgan Lewis Law Firm
Pamela C. Tsang is an associate in Morgan Lewis's Energy Practice. Attorneys in this practice counsel clients in the electric, nuclear, oil, gas, and water industries on a broad range of...
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Ekaterina Tsvetkova, Morgan Lewis, Real estate lawyer
Ekaterina Tsvetkova helps clients work through often complex, contract-focused real estate transactions. She guides clients through legal issues related to the construction, sale and...
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Kenneth Turnbull, Morgan Lewis, financial services lawyer
A seasoned trial lawyer, Kenneth J. Turnbull litigates complex, high-profile employment cases including US-wide discrimination class actions, single-plaintiff and multiplaintiff...
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Larry Turner, Morgan Lewis, Litigation attorney
Larry L. Turner focuses on counseling and litigation involving trade secret protection, restrictive covenants and various employment matters involving independent contractor issues as well...
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Jill Weintraub, Morgan Lewis,labor and employment lawyer
Jill L. Weintraub focuses her practice on a variety of employee benefits and executive compensation matters, including the design, implementation and administration of equity and incentive...
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Benjamin D. Weiss, Morgan Lewis, tax attorney
Benjamin Weiss concentrates his practice on United States federal and international tax planning matters. Ben advises a wide range of business entities across various industries on planning...
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Christopher Wells, Morgan Lewis, Insurance attorney
Named one of the most influential people in Asian hedge funds by AsianInvestor magazine, Chris Wells has one of the leading international investment funds and financial regulatory practices...
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Pulina Whitaker, Morgan Lewis, labor and employment lawyer
Pulina Whitaker’s practice encompasses both labor and employment matters as well as data privacy and cybersecurity. She manages employment and data privacy issues in sales and acquisitions...
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Kirsten B. White, Labor & Employment Attorney, Morgan Lewis Law Firm
Kirsten B. White is an associate in the Labor and Employment Practice. Ms. White has spent her legal career in both high-level public sector positions and in private practice, and her...
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Kyle D. Whitehead, Morgan Lewis,securities lawyer
Kyle D. Whitehead is a securities lawyer who advises broker-dealers, investment advisers, and investment companies on regulatory compliance and transactional matters arising under federal...
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Michael Whitlock, Morgan Lewis, internal investigations attorney, white-collar criminal lawyer, False Claims Act legal counsel, FIRREA law, corrupt practices representation
Michael L. Whitlock, a former federal prosecutor, represents clients in antitrust and white-collar litigation, government and internal investigations, and related complex civil litigation....
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William Wilhelm, Morgan Lewis, Communications attorney
Bill Wilhelm advises technology companies on policy, state, and federal regulation and commercial transactions and disputes related to the development and deployment of new communications...
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P Sabin Willett, Morgan Lewis, Bankruptcy lawyer
Sabin Willett tries cases, adversary proceedings and contested matters, and argues appeals, largely in disputes concerning corporate insolvency. Practicing typically in the bankruptcy,...
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Jennifer Mott Williams, Litigation attorney, Morgan Lewis
Jennifer Mott Williams helps clients develop and implement efficient ways to manage increasingly challenging electronic discovery processes. She advises clients on end-to-end discovery...
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Mark Williams, Energy attorney, Morgan Lewis
Mark C. Williams represents clients in the electric power and natural gas industries. For more than 20 years, Mark has advised banks, insurers, pension funds, multinational institutional...
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Paul Williams, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Financial services lawyer
Paul M. Williams advises clients on a range of merger, acquisition, disposition, development, and financing transactions, including cross-border transactions. Specifically, Paul focuses his...
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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP has been selected for a 2018 NLR Go-To Thought Leadership award for their Contract Corner series, a part of their Tech & Sourcing blog. This long-running series analyzes a variety of elements within agreements, providing insight into details and contract provisions of importance to NLR Readers.

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