October 4, 2022

Volume XII, Number 277

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:

Jenny A Austin, Tax attorney, Morgan Lewis, Chicago, Illinois
Jenny advises US taxpayers with respect to international tax implications of offshore operations, and handles matters involving transfer pricing, including cross-border transfer pricing of...
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Meredith Auten, White Collar Investigations, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Corporate Attorney
As part of her comprehensive white collar litigation practice, trial lawyer Meredith S. Auten concentrates on Civil False Claims Act (CFCA) and qui tam actions involving a range of...
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John V. Ayanian, Securities Lawyer, Morgan Lewis
John V. Ayanian advises clients on broker-dealer and securities markets regulation. He counsels US and foreign financial institutions and markets on all aspects of their US securities...
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Jonathan S. Ayre, Morgan Lewis, M&A Attorney, Joint Ventures Lawyer, Finance,
Jonathan Ayre concentrates his practice on corporate transactions, primarily deals involving the global energy industry. Jonathan has experience in domestic and international M&A, joint...
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Christopher J. Betti Ph.D., Morgan Lewis,Intellectual Property Attorney
A registered patent lawyer, Christopher J. Betti, Ph.D., concentrates his practice on biotechnology and pharmaceutical patent matters with an emphasis on patent litigation and product life-...
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Joseph Bias, Morgan Lewis, Litigation attorney
A litigator, Joseph Bias serves clients whose most vital interests are often at stake. He handles all phases of litigation from initiation through trial and appeals. Clients in the banking...
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Elizabeth Bierman, Regulatory and compliance lawyer, Morgan Lewis
M. Elizabeth Bierman represents US and international companies in US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and state regulatory matters that impact the development, manufacturing, and...
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Craig Bitman, Benefits and compensation lawyer, Morgan Lewis
Craig A. Bitman provides clients with a range of knowledge and skills in all aspects of employee benefits and executive compensation law. He not only serves as deputy practice leader, but...
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Robert J. Bittman is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. Mr. Bittman focuses his practice on areas that affect multinational corporations in a globalized economy, including...
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Steve W. Black, Morgan Lewis, Energy Lawyer, Environment Partner
Steve W. Black provides strategic advice and counsel to clients facing a variety of legal and policy issues related to energy and the environment. Steve has a broad-based practice that...
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Summer Blackburn, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Employee Benefits Attorney
Summer M. Blackburn has more than 14 years of experience in employee benefits, with experience in plan establishment including design, drafting, implementation, administration, and...
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Stephanie "Tess" Blair, E-discovery and information governance attorney, Morgan Lewis
Tess Blair and her team offer full-cycle electronic discovery and information governance services to organizations across the globe. Tess is the founder and leader of Morgan Lewis’s eData...
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Russel Blau, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Telecommunications Attorney, Litigation Attorney
Russell Blau practices telecommunications law and related fields, including litigation, regulatory, transactional, and legislative. His clients include telecommunications carriers, Internet...
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Jeremy P. Blumenfeld, Morgan Lewis, Employee benefits litigation attorney
Jeremy P. Blumenfeld represents defendants on a range of employee benefit litigation matters, including numerous Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) class actions. Co-chair of...
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David C. Boch, Morgan Lewis, Securities Attorney
David C. Boch regularly advises clients on all aspects of compliance with federal, state, and SRO regulations applicable to investment companies, investment advisers, broker-dealers, and...
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Jeffrey Bodle, Morgan Lewis, Venture Capital lawyer, Business Lawyer
Jeffrey P. Bodle counsels emerging businesses and other innovative high-growth companies at every stage of their business lifecycle—including in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), angel...
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Jeanie Cogill, Morgan Lewis, Executive Compensation Lawyer, Employee Benefits Attorney
Jeanie Cogill practices in the executive compensation, pension plan investments, and employee benefits areas of law. She advises public and private companies on all aspects of executive...
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Charles Cohen, labor and employment attorney, Morgan Lewis
A former member of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Charles I. Cohen focuses his practice on representing private sector senior management in complex labor and employment law...
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William Colgin Jr., Corporate tax lawyer, Morgan Lewis
William F. Colgin Jr. primarily represents corporate taxpayers in complex civil tax controversies and tax litigation. Bill litigates in the US Tax Court, federal district courts, state...
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Kathleen Collins is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice. Ms. Collins represents a number of local, regional and national financial institutions in legislative,...
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Colm Connolly, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Wilmington, Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney
A former United States Attorney, Colm F. Connolly helps companies and individuals faced with complex legal issues across a wide spectrum of subject matters. A fellow of the American College...
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Jennifer Connolly, Immigration attorney, Morgan Lewis
Jennifer Connolly is a member of the firm’s immigration and global mobility team. Jennifer advises businesses of all sizes from a variety of sectors on the full range of UK immigration...
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Bryan Connor, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Boston, Litigation Attorney
Bryan M. Connor advises clients on general litigation matters. Bryan previously worked as an Assistant District Attorney in Manhattan for four years, where he tried numerous jury trials to...
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Timothy Cooke, Morgan Lewis, Commercial Arbitration Attorney, alternative dispute resolution Lawyer
Timothy Cooke advises clients in all areas of alternative dispute resolution, with a focus on international commercial arbitration. Timothy has advised clients in a broad array of...
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J. Gordon Cooney, Morgan Lewis, Litigation Lawyer
J. Gordon Cooney Jr. has experience with a broad variety of commercial and civil litigation, with a particular focus on defending class actions in state and federal court. As leader of...
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Lea Anne Copenhefer, Morgan Lewis, Board Director Representation Attorney, Registered Funds Lawyer
Lea Anne Copenhefer’s practice focuses primarily on the representation of registered funds and their advisers and independent directors. Clients include the Transamerica Funds, Legg Mason...
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Franco Corrado, Litigation lawyer, Morgan Lewis
Franco A. Corrado represents clients facing a broad range of lawsuits, with a particular focus on complex business disputes and class action defense. His clients span across multiple...
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John Cosgriff, Healthcare attorney, Morgan Lewis
John Cosgriff represents health care and life science clients in government investigations and litigation matters, and provides regulatory and compliance guidance to providers, including...
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Susan F. DiCicco, Securities Litigator, Morgan Lewis Law firm
Susan F. DiCicco litigates securities and complex commercial cases, principally representing financial institutions in cases throughout the country. She focuses on complex financial...
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Jennifer M. Dienes, Morgan Lewis, Patent attorney, Litigation attorney
Jennifer Dienes concentrates on patent prosecution and litigation. Building on her background in biochemistry and molecular biology, she prosecutes patent applications involving the...
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Kirstin D. Dietel, Morgan Lewis, False Claims Act Matters Lawyer, Government Accountability Attorney
Kirstin Dietel represents companies in litigation, investigations, and counseling matters, with a focus on False Claims Act (FCA) litigation and internal investigations. She represents...
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Nicole Diller, ERISA Attorney, Morgan Lewis Law Firm
Nicole Diller guides clients through ERISA and other employee benefit litigation. She also offers fiduciary counseling and consults on the legal aspects of benefits and plan administration...
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Sheri A. Dillon, Morgan Lewis, Tax attorney
Sheri A. Dillon focuses on federal tax controversy matters, guiding clients through IRS examinations and appeals, the administrative claims process, and litigation. Sheri also counsels...
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Daniel Dixon, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Tax Attorney
Daniel Dixon focuses his practice on providing the highest quality State and Local Tax (SALT) counsel and advocacy to Fortune 500 companies and beyond. Often this counsel and advocacy...
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Christopher Dlutowski, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, New York, Private Investment Attorney
Christopher J. Dlutowski counsels private investment funds—including US domestic and offshore hedge funds, private equity funds, and funds-of-funds—and investment management firms on...
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Dmitry Dmitriev, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Moscow, Labor and Employment Attorney
Dmitry Dmitriev counsels clients on hiring and terminating employees, secondment arrangements, and personnel mobility issues. His diverse practice also involves structuring employment...
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Cindy L. Dole, Morgan Lewis, Technology IP Lawyer, Finance matters Attorney
Cindy L. Dole collaborates with clients at the intersection of technology, intellectual property (IP), and finance. In her technology-based transactional practice, she advises on matters...
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Rodrigo Dominguez Sotomayor, Business and Finance Attorney, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Mexico City
Rodrigo Dominguez Sotomayor is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice. Mr. Dominguez's practice consists primarily in domestic and cross border mergers and acquisitions,...
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Sean Donahue, Capital markets lawyer, Morgan Lewis
Sean M. Donahue counsels public companies across the United States on activist defense matters. As a member of the firm’s market-leading shareholder activism defense practice, he advises...
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Rod Donnelly, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Corporate and tax lawyer
Rod Donnelly focuses his practice on the tax aspects of complex international corporate transactions. Representing large multinational corporations, his experience includes transfer pricing...
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Karon Fowler, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney
Karon N. Fowler represents clients in litigation involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Karon served as a judicial intern for Judge...
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Sandra Franco represents clients in litigation matters involving environmental and natural resources compliance, rulemaking and enforcement. She has extensive experience litigating matters...
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Steven Frantz, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Nuclear Regulation Attorney
An industry leader in the certification and licensing of new nuclear power plants, Steven P. Frantz represents clients in matters involving the regulation and licensing of facilities by...
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Carol R. Freeman, employment, labor issues lawyer, Morgan Lewis law firm
Employers turn to Carol R. Freeman for advice in connection with all aspects of labor and employment issues and related administrative claims and litigation. As part of her practice, she...
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David Freese, Morgan Lewis, Securities Attorney
 The investment management world is complex and highly regulated, and David W. Freese works closely with mutual funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), closed-end funds, private funds, and...
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Lauren Amy Friedberg, Morgan Lewis, Private Funds Lawyer, Registered Investment Advisers Attorney
Lauren A. Friedberg focuses her practice on counseling investment advisers, registered investment companies and private funds in a wide range of regulatory, corporate and transactional...
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Ross Friedman, Labor and employment lawyer, Morgan Lewis
Ross H. Friedman counsels employers across a range of labor and employment issues and advises clients on issues related to business organizations and corporate transactions. With litigation...
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Jonathan Fritts, Morgan Lewis, labor and employment attorney, litigation attorney
Jonathan C. Fritts represents clients in collective bargaining, arbitration, and litigation related to the National Labor Relations Act and the Railway Labor Act. Jonathan’s clients include...
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Heather E. Fuentes, Antitrust Attorney, Morgan Lewis Law Firm
Heather E. Fuentes is an associate in Morgan Lewis's Antitrust Practice. Attorneys in this practice handle the most complex antitrust issues that affect clients in all industries and...
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Tomoka Fuminaga, Regulatory Attorney, Morgan Lewis
With a focus on Japanese financial regulatory and fund matters, Tomoko Fuminaga counsels clients on structuring investment funds and registering them in Japan. She also counsels on...
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Matthew Furlong, Financial Attorney, Morgan Lewis
Matthew F. Furlong advises banks, finance companies, hedge funds, and borrowers with a range of finance and business matters. He handles US and international debt financings, debt...
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Paul Gordon, Tax lawyer, Morgan Lewis
Paul A. Gordon provides transactional planning advice on US federal tax issues to a range of business entities and industries, with an emphasis on energy transactions. He concentrates on...
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John V. Gorman, Morgan Lewis, Intellectual Property Litigation Lawyer, Complex Commercial Disputes Attorney
John V. Gorman works with a diverse group of clients, from global corporations to nonprofits, facing complex commercial disputes and intellectual property litigation. Representing...
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Michael Gorman, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Washington DC, Labor and employment attorney
Michael Gorman advises multiemployer benefit funds, public and private companies, tax-exempt organizations, and governmental employers on the design, governance, operation, and compliance...
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Kelly M. Gorton, Environmental Litigation, Toxic Tort Lawyer,
Kelly M. Gorton 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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James Alan Gouwar, Morgan Lewis,Finance attorney
James (Jim) Alan Gouwar concentrates his practice on the tax aspects of structured finance transactions such as the tax treatment of CDOs (cash and synthetic), asset and mortgage...
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Sean Graber, Securities lawyer, Morgan Lewis
Sean Graber advises companies in the securities industry on investment management matters. Investment advisers, mutual funds, closed-end funds, private investment companies, registered...
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Nicholas Greenwood, Commercial litigation lawyer, Morgan Lewis
A dispute resolution lawyer equally at home doing commercial litigation or arbitration, Nick Greenwood represents clients in a range of business disputes, at trial, and in arbitration. Nick...
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Amy Greer, Securities lawyer, Morgan Lewis
Amy J. Greer focuses her practice on securities enforcement and litigation matters. A former regional trial counsel for the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Philadelphia office...
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Carly Grey, Labor and employment lawyer, Morgan Lewis
Carly E. Grey counsels employers on employee benefit and executive compensation matters. She advises on qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, health and welfare plans, and executive...
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Linda Griggs, Securities attorney, Morgan Lewis
Linda L. Griggs’s practice focuses on securities regulation and corporate law matters. She draws on her experience as a former chief counsel to the chief accountant of the US Securities and...
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Jennifer Grissom, Labor, Employment, Attorney, Morgan Lewis Law Firm
Jennifer Grissom is an associate in Morgan Lewis's Labor and Employment Practice. Attorneys in this practice regularly advise clients on virtually every type of labor and employment issue,...
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Charles Groppe, Morgan Lewis, Employee benefits lawyer
Charles P. Groppe’s practice focuses on collectively bargained employee benefits plans. He advises employers who contribute to multiemployer pension and welfare plans on withdrawal...
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Matthew H. Hawes, Morgan Lewis, Labor and employment lawyer
Matthew H. Hawes helps clients navigate every aspect of employee benefits, executive compensation, and equity compensation; including the drafting and design of qualified pension and profit...
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John Hayashi, labor and employment lawyer, Morgan Lewis
John D. Hayashi guides employers through California’s intricate state labor and employment laws and compliance requirements. He primarily defends employers in complex wage and hour class...
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Peter Hays, Morgan Lewis, joint ventures attorney, hydrocarbons transactions lawyer, project development legal counsel, natural gas industry law
Peter Hays is a transactional oil and gas lawyer. He represents clients in all types of upstream, midstream, and downstream hydrocarbons transactions, including acquisitions and...
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August Heckman III, Morgan Lewis, Litigation Attorney
August W. Heckman III has a diverse practice handling wage and hour class and collective action matters, restrictive covenant and trade secrets litigation, employee benefits litigation, and...
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Brian Hector, Employment relations attorney, Morgan Lewis
Brian D. Hector counsels clients on Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and employee benefits issues, including employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), qualified benefits plans...
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Cailin Heilig, labor and employment lawyer, Morgan Lewis
Cailin Heilig counsels employers in a variety of industries on a range of labor and employment issues, including wage and hour compliance and disability and leave processes, and regularly...
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Shira M. Helstrom, Morgan Lewis, Tax regulation lawyer, Corporate Governance Attorney
Shira M. Helstrom helps tax-exempt organizations navigate the complex state and federal tax rules and regulations applicable to them. She advises nonprofit organizations on tax compliance,...
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John Hemmer, Morgan Lewis, Intellectual property lawyer
John L. Hemmer is a patent lawyer who focuses on implementing intellectual property (IP) programs for clients involving mechanical and life science technologies. Clients turn to John for...
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Robert Jon Hendricks, Labor attorney, Morgan Lewis
Robert Jon Hendricks represents employers and managers in the travel, hospitality, food service, entertainment, and retail industries in cases brought under California and US federal law...
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Brian Herman, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, New York, Finance Litigation Attorney
With a focus on financial institutions, Brian A. Herman counsels clients in civil and class action litigation in US state and federal court. He represents banks, broker-dealers, hedge funds...
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Kelly S. Herman, International Trade Attorney, Morgan Lewis Law Firm
Kelly S. Herman is of counsel in Morgan Lewis's International Trade and Economic Sanctions Practice. Ms. Herman’s practice focuses on international trade and customs laws, cross-border...
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Neil Herman, Morgan Lewis, Bankruptcy Attorney
Neil E. Herman has more than 25 years’ experience representing parties—debtors, financial institutions, Official Creditors’ Committees, trustees, creditors, landlords, real estate...
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Daniel Kleinman, Morgan Lewis, Labor and employment lawyer
Daniel R. Kleinman advises businesses on the fiduciary responsibilities provisions (Title I) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). He also counsels these clients on...
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Kenneth Kliebard, Litigation attorney, Morgan Lewis
Co-leader of the firm’s financial services litigation practice, Kenneth M. Kliebard focuses on complex commercial disputes and defending class actions and financial services litigation in...
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Barbara Klippert, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, labor and employment attorney
Barbara D. Klippert principally advises underwriters, sponsors, investment managers and investors relating to financial transactions with respect to Employee Retirement Income Security Act...
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Jeffery Kmoch, Labor Attorney, Morgan Lewis Law Firm
Jeffrey J. Kmoch is an associate in Morgan Lewis's Labor and Employment Practice. Mr. Kmoch represents and counsels management in a wide range of labor and employment issues, with a primary...
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John Kober, Morgan Lewis, Healthcare attorney
Frequently recognized for his work representing companies, boards of directors, and private equity groups involved in the sale or purchase of companies owned in whole or in part by employee...
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Kenneth Komorski, Environmental and energy attorney, Morgan Lewis
With more than 25 years of experience practicing environmental, oil and gas and energy law, and a previous career as an environmental engineer and manager, Kenneth S. Komoroski has advised...
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Kenneth Kong, Morgan Lewis, Litigation Attorney
Kenneth Kong prides himself on being a problem-solver and providing cost-effective solutions to the client. He regularly advises clients in a wide variety of contentious matters with a...
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Gerald Konkel, Healthcare litigation attorney, Morgan Lewis
Gerald P. Konkel represents and counsels corporate policyholders in preserving and recovering insurance assets for toxic tort, medical device litigation, business interruption loss, food...
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Christian Kozlowski, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Washington DC, Internal Investigation Attorney
CChristian J. Kozlowski represents clients on national security matters, including on issues concerning compliance with United States export controls, investigations relating to export...
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Eric Kraeutler, Litigation attorney, Morgan Lewis
Eric Kraeutler has decades of experience representing clients in complex, high-stakes litigation—including trials, appeals, and government investigations. As a member of the firm’s...
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Marla J. Kreindler, Morgan Lewis, Employee Benefits Plan Lawyer, Labor matters Attorney, Chicago
Marla J. Kreindler advises clients on managing and investing employee benefit plan assets and tax-qualified retirement plans in addition to the establishment of and investment in private...
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Amy Natterson Kroll, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Financial Services Attorney
Amy Natterson Kroll counsels US and non-US financial institutions on US regulatory requirements and best practices related to broker and dealer activities. Clients seek Amy’s advice on,...
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Sa "Sally" Liao, securities lawyer, Morgan Lewis
Sally Liao’s practice focuses on corporate and securities matters. She advises clients on public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities, public company periodic...
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Todd Liao, Morgan Lewis, China, Antitrust Lawyer,Intellectual property attorney
Todd Liao works with clients on a wide range of financial transactions and legal issues involving China. He frequently works with multinational corporations on cross-border mergers and...
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Robert J. Lichtenstein, Morgan Lewis, Labor Benefits Attorney, ERISA Advisor
Robert J. Lichtenstein counsels publicly and privately held enterprises in human resources, executive compensation, and employee benefits issues. Bob handles complex matters involving...
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Legal, Business, Matthew Liebenson, Intellectual Property Attorney, Morgan Lewis
Matthew Liebenson advises clients on technology, intellectual property and commercial matters. He focuses his practice on strategic commercial transactions and outsourcing agreements,...
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K. Lesli Ligorner, Morgan Lewis, China,labor and employment attorney
K. Lesli Ligorner serves clients on a wide range of labor and employment matters involving hiring and termination, establishment and enforcement of company policies, the Foreign Corrupt...
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Thomas Linthorst, Morgan Lewis, labor and employment attorney
Thomas A. Linthorst represents employers in preventing and defending against wage and hour class and collective actions, whistleblower claims, and wrongful termination, sexual harassment,...
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Andrew Lipman, Telecommunications attorney, Morgan Lewis
Andrew D. Lipman practices in most aspects of communications law and related fields, including regulatory, transactional, litigation, legislative, and land use. Andy’s clients in the...
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Our 400 litigators—one of the nation’s most diverse and trial-ready teams—are here to help you to meet your business and litigation needs. Clients increasingly choose Morgan Lewis to handle...
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Nicola Liu, Morgan Lewis, tax attorney
Nicola Y. Liu is part of our team of tax lawyers providing companies, partnerships, and tax-exempt clients of all sizes with an integrated approach to tax advice. With a broad range of...
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Marc Liverant, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Real Estate Attorney
Marc A. Liverant advises real estate developers, owners, operators, investors, lenders and other end-users in the acquisition, development, financing, leasing, and disposition of...
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Kim Seng Lo, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Singapore, Corporate Finance and Labor Law Attorney
Kim Seng Lo advises corporate finance clients in a broad range of capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, corporate, and commercial matters. He has spent two decades practicing all...
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Christine M. Lombardo, Morgan Lewis, Investment Lawyer, Finance Attorney
Christine M. Lombardo advises investment managers and broker-dealers on financial regulatory matters. She concentrates her practice on securities regulations for hedge funds, private equity...
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Randall McGeorge, Labor Attorney, Morgan Lewis Law Firm
Randall C. McGeorge counsels clients on executive compensation and employee benefits concerns, including the design and implementation of qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, equity...
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Brooke McGlinn, energy attorney, Morgan Lewis
With a practice focus on the energy industry, Brooke E. McGlinn represents electric power, natural gas, and water utilities in court and regulatory proceedings. She counsels developers and...
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Jayne McGlynn, corporate finance attorney, Morgan Lewis
Jayne McGlynn’s finance and business experience encompasses a number of corporate matters, including international public and private acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, joint ventures...
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John McGrane, Morgan Lewis, Energy attorney
John D. McGrane brings more than 35 years of experience to advising electric utilities and other participants in the electric power industry on electric regulation and transactions. John...
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Margaret A. McGreal, Morgan Lewis, Patent attorney
Margaret A. McGreal focuses her practice on patent, trademark, trade secret, antitrust, and Hatch-Waxman Act litigation. Maggie has experience in every stage of the litigation process with...
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Kathryn T. McGuigan, Litigation attorney, Morgan Lewis
Kathryn T. McGuigan provides advice and counsel and litigation defense to companies in all aspects of employment law. She represents employers in US state and federal trial and appellate...
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W. John McGuire, Morgan Lewis, Investment Regulation Lawyer,
John McGuire counsels clients on investment company and investment adviser regulatory issues and related issues affecting broker-dealers and transfer agents. He also assists clients with...
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Bill McKee, Morgan Lewis, tax attorney
Bill McKee’s practice encompasses all areas of federal taxation, with special emphasis on partnership taxation. Bill served as tax legislative counsel at the US Treasury Department from...
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Paulo McKeeby, Morgan Lewis, labor and employment attorney
Paulo B. McKeeby has experience in all areas of employment law, including litigation involving Title VII, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the...
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Sean McMahan, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Washington DC, Labor and Employment Litigation Attorney
Sean K. McMahan guides clients through complex employee benefit litigation. With an emphasis on representing corporate clients, plan sponsors, and fiduciaries in Employee Retirement Income...
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David McManus, labor and employment attorney, Morgan Lewis
David A. McManus counsels employers in an array of industries in labor and employment matters, and regularly represents employers in litigation and in arbitration relating to both union and...
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Laura Hughes McNally, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Philadelphia, Securities Law Attorney
Laura McNally defends clients in class and individual actions brought under federal securities law, challenges to mergers and acquisitions, derivative suits, and appraisals. She also...
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Thomas Poindexter, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Nuclear Energy Attorney
Thomas C. Poindexter represents nuclear energy clients in licensing, regulatory, and adjudicatory matters before the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the US Department of Energy (DOE...
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Alex Polonsky, Energy and environmental attorney, Morgan Lewis
Alex Polonsky concentrates his energy and environmental practice on matters ranging from nuclear industry licensing, litigation, and investigations, to radiation toxic tort and Superfund...
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Anita Polott, Morgan Lewis, Intellectual property lawyer
Anita B. Polott is the co-head of the intellectual property (IP) Practice in the Washington, DC, office with a focus on trademarks, copyrights, and unfair competition. Anita works with...
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Anna M. Pomykala, New York, Morgan Lewis, employee benefits lawyer
Anna M. Pomykala works with a team of employee benefits lawyers to assist clients in finding creative solutions to their employee benefit–related business challenges. Our clients include...
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Zaitun Poonja, Morgan Lewis, life sciences attorney
A member of Morgan Lewis’s cross-practice global workforce team, Zaitun Poonja counsels in all areas of executive compensation for startups, emerging growth companies, and public companies...
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Michael Puma, employment litigation attorney, Morgan Lewis
Michael J. Puma focuses on complex labor and employment litigation, particularly wage and hour class and collective actions, and noncompete and trade secrets litigation throughout the...
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Our firmwide Retail Industry Group brings together our significant and accumulated industry knowledge across many practice areas in order to meet the evolving issues that challenge the...
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Sarah G. Reznek, Morgan Lewis, advertising issues lawyer, political strategies attorney
Sarah Reznek advises companies on regulatory investigations, including multistate and multi-agency inquiries, consumer protection and advertising issues, and political and legislative...
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Jonathan Rich, Morgan Lewis, antitrust attorney
Jonathan M. Rich represents clients before antitrust enforcement agencies, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Jonathan has represented clients in a host of industries,...
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Michael Richman, Employment attorney, Morgan Lewis
Michael B. Richman counsels clients on the fiduciary responsibility rules under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), including the ERISA prohibited transaction rules. He...
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Sarah Riddell, Morgan Lewis, regulatory attorney
Leveraging her experience as a lawyer at the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Sarah V. Riddell advises domestic and foreign exchanges, derivatives clearing organizations,...
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Lauren E. Ridley, Morgan Lewis, Work Benefits Attorney, Profit Sharing Plan Law
As part of a team of lawyers that help clients with often complex employee benefit–related business issues, Lauren E. Ridley concentrates her practice on health and welfare plans, qualified...
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Melinda Riechert, Morgan Lewis, Litigation attorney
Melinda Riechert has experience litigating and arbitrating both class actions and single-plaintiff cases. Melinda defends clients in wage and hour, whistleblower, wrongful termination,...
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John F. Ring is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Labor and Employment Practice. He is also the office practice group leader for the Labor and Employment Practice and the hiring partner for the...
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J. Warren Rissier, Morgan Lewis, Lawyer, litigation attorney
J. Warren Rissier counsels on defense of class actions and other complex commercial litigation, with emphasis on consumer actions, securities, professional liability, and real estate...
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Esther Ro, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Litigation Attorney
Esther K. Ro represents clients in complex business, corporate, and class action disputes, in both US federal and state courts. She drafts and argues motions, takes and defends witness...
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Celia Roady, Morgan Lewis, tax lawyer
Celia Roady counsels tax-exempt organizations on tax and governance issues. Charities, foundations, colleges and universities, museums, and other nonprofits are among her clients. She...
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Amber N. Roberts, Morgan Lewis, employment attorney
Amber N. Roberts advises clients on the governance, operation, and compliance of qualified and nonqualified retirement plans and executive and equity compensation arrangements. She also...
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Karl Schweitzer, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Litigation Attorney
Associate
Karl A. Schweitzer is part of a team that works with clients to manage all types of litigation and investigations. He represents clients in the healthcare, publishing, financial services,...
215-963-5454
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Morgan Lewis securities litigators provide our clients with a range of knowledge and experience that few firms can match. In a time of increased corporate scrutiny, this makes an important...
215-963-5572
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Matthew Sepp, Litigation lawyer, Morgan Lewis, Energy Lawyer
Senior Attorney
Matthew H. Sepp represents clients in a wide range of complex commercial litigation matters, with an emphasis on disputes in the energy and construction industries. His experience includes...
412-560-7432
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Clifford Sethness, Employment lawyer, Morgan Lewis
Partner
Clifford D. “Seth” Sethness does not just litigate employment law cases; he tries them.  Seth represents West Coast shipping, automobile, hospital, hotel and retail industry clients in wage...
213-612-1080
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Brian Shaffer, Trial litigation lawyer, Morgan Lewis
Partner
Brian W. Shaffer is a commercial litigator and trial lawyer with 20 years’ experience handling high-profile and complex business disputes of all types. His clients include leading companies...
215-963-5103
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Omar Shah, Morgan Lewis, Antitrust Lawyer
Partner
Omar Shah represents clients in complex global cartel and anticorruption investigations and civil proceedings for damages for breach of antitrust laws, as well in merger control procedures...
44-20-3201-5561
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Kathleen H. Shannon, Morgan Lewis, Government Investigations Lawyer, Trading Disclosures Attorney
Associate
Kathleen H. Shannon represents clients in litigation, regulation, and enforcement matters. Kathleen has experience in government investigations and examinations, as well as internal...
202-373-6526
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Matthew Sharbaugh, Morgan Lewis, Employment litigation lawyer
Associate
Matthew J. Sharbaugh represents employers in a broad range of complex employment litigation matters. He defends companies in discrimination and wrongful termination claims, ERISA and...
202.739.5623
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Peter Sharp, Litigation lawyer, Morgan Lewis
Partner
Peter Sharp maintains a broad litigation practice that spans the oil and gas, financial services, insurance, aviation, and engineering sectors. He has held roles in insolvency and...
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Samuel Shaulson, Morgan Lewis, Litigation attorney
Partner
Sam S. Shaulson represents financial services, pharmaceutical, entertainment, retail, and other clients in Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), wage and hour class and collective litigation,...
212-309-6718
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Albert Shay, Morgan Lewis, Healthcare attorney
Partner
Albert W. Shay focuses his practice on counseling healthcare companies of all types on regulatory, fraud and abuse, Stark law, Medicare reimbursement, and transactional matters. Al devotes...
202-739-5291
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Timothy Shea, Morgan Lewis, Litigation Attorney
Principal, Of Counsel
Timothy J. Shea counsels clients on the impact of state and federal law enforcement actions on business, advising corporate clients about how to manage the risks of state government action...
617-951-8806
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Elizabeth Stroyd Windsor, labor, employment, attorney, Morgan Lewis, law firm
Elizabeth Stroyd Windsor is an associate in Morgan Lewis's Labor and Employment Practice. Ms. Windsor represents employers in both complex- and single-plaintiff labor and employment cases,...
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Maura K. Winston, Tax Attorney, Morgan Lewis Law Firm
Maura K. Winston is an associate in Morgan Lewis's Tax Practice. Ms. Winston focuses her practice on tax controversy and tax litigation, including representing clients before the U.S. Tax...
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Bringing in-house experience to his practice, Ed Winters focuses on the formation, governance, and distribution of registered investment companies, Undertakings for Collective Investment in...
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Jane Wise, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Trademark and Copyright Attorney
Jane Wise focuses her practice on counseling and enforcement of matters related to trademark, false advertising, unfair competition, and copyright litigation. Jane advises clients on...
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Maxine M. Woelfling is of counsel in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. Ms. Woelfling focuses her practice in the area of environmental law. Her practice involves regulatory counseling,...
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Thomas Wotring, Morgan Lewis Law Firm, Litigation attorney
Thomas K. Wotring’s primary area of expertise is advising and representing multiemployer pension and health benefit plans and their Boards of Trustees in all areas of plan administration,...
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Iain Wright, Morgan Lewis, mergers and acquisitions attorney
With a focus on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and capital markets, Iain Wright counsels clients on a range of corporate finance issues. He handles public and private M&A...
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Timothy Wright, Litigation Associate, Morgan Lewis law firm
  Tim Wright is an associate in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. Tim has a wide range of general commercial litigation, arbitration, and mediation experience Prior to joining Morgan...
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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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