December 5, 2019

Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP


2018 Go To Thought Leader AwardWomble Bond Dickinson is a transatlantic law firm with more than 1,000 lawyers based in 27 UK and US office locations. The firm provides core legal services including: Commercial, Corporate, Employment, Pensions, Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Finance, Banking, Restructuring, Insolvency, IP, Technology and Data, Private Wealth, Projects, Construction and Infrastructure, Real Estate and Regulatory Law.

Womble Bond Dickinson has a particular focus on eleven key sectors: Energy & Natural Resources, Financial Institutions, Healthcare, Insurance, Manufacturing, Real Estate, Retail & Consumer, Transport & Infrastructure, Pharmaceuticals Biotechnology & Life Sciences, Communications & Technology and Private Wealth.

The firm’s UK offices are in Aberdeen, Bristol, Edinburgh, Leeds, London, Newcastle, Plymouth and Southampton. The US offices are in Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charleston, Charlotte, Charlottesville, Columbia, Greensboro, Greenville, Houston, Los Angeles, Orange County, Silicon Valley, Raleigh, Research Triangle Park, Tysons, Washington, D.C., Wilmington, Winston-Salem.

Through the firm’s association with Lex Mundi, the world’s largest association of independent law firms, Womble Bond Dickinson also can offer clients access to quality-tested local counsel in more than 120 countries.

“Womble Bond Dickinson", the “law firm” or the "firm" refers to the network of member firms of Womble Bond Dickinson (International) Limited, consisting of Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP and Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP. Each of Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP and Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP is a separate legal entity operating as an independent law firm. Womble Bond Dickinson (International) Limited does not practise law. Please see www.womblebonddickinson.com/legal-notices for further details.

Contributing authors from Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP:

Nadia Adams, Womble Dickinson Law Firm, Los Angeles, Litigation Law Attorney
Attorney
Nadia Darkazalli Adams is a skilled trial lawyer and business litigator who drives outstanding results for the firm’s clients in state and federal civil litigation. A former prosecutor,...
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Abhijit P. Adisesh Associate Womble Bond Dickinson Patents - Electrical Engineering and Software IP, Technology and Data
Associate
Abhijit P. (Jay) Adisesh’s practice encompasses patent prosecution, technology licensing, intellectual property litigation and counseling. He has drafted patents from across multiple...
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J. Marshall Allen, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Healthcare Attorney
Partner
Marshall Allen has practiced in the area of health care and administrative law for more than twenty years. He has represented a wide variety of health care and other professional providers...
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Patrick Allen, employee benefits attorney, Womble Carlyle law firm, HIPAA legal counsel, COBRA lawyer, department of labor law
Partner
Patrick provides legal guidance in the design, documentation and administration of qualified and nonqualified retirement plans and welfare benefit plans. In addition, Patrick assists...
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Amanda Norris Ames, Antitrust Litigation, Womble Carlyle, mortgage lending legal counsel, complex civil law, foreclosure lawyer, electronic discovery attorney
Associate
Amanda is a trial attorney in Washington, D.C. and Charlottesville, Virginia, where she focuses her practice on antitrust law, financial services litigation, and complex civil litigation....
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Lela Ames Commercial Real Estate Lawyer Womble Dickinson
Partner
Recognized as a Rising Star by Washington DC Super Lawyers, Lela has a proven track record of successfully and zealously representing her clients. Lela is a versatile and trial-tested...
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Associate
Puja Amin practices business litigation with a focus in commercial and finance defense. Puja is part of a nationally-recognized team with broad experience defending some of the nation’s...
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Partner
Scott is a business-focused attorney who delivers practical solutions for his clients. Scott listens to his clients’ goals and starts with those in mind. A strategic thinker, he regularly...
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Joshua Anderson Attorney California Womble Bond Dickinson
Associate
Josh is a commercial litigation attorney whose practice includes representing clients in the areas of consumer finance, with an emphasis on Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) cases...
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Lauren Anderson, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Patent Attorney
Patent Attorney
Lauren Anderson is a patent attorney with particular experience guiding tech industry clients. Lauren helps clients prepare and prosecute both domestic and foreign patents in such sectors...
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Brenton R. Babcock Partner Irvine IP, Technology and Data
Partner
Brent Babcock represents high-technology clients in every aspect of intellectual property disputes, focusing on federal district court litigation throughout the country, trials and post-...
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Janice Baldwin, Womble Bond Dickinson, Corporate and Securities practice group, corporate law, SEC, tax, retirement plans, health care plans, Winston Salem, North Carolina,
Partner
A partner in the firm’s Corporate and Securities practice group, Jan has more than 32 years of experience helping clients navigate the myriad of technical tax and ERISA rules governing...
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Angie Bamboulis, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, United Kingdom, Banking and Finance Attorney
Solicitor
Angie is a solicitor in the banking and financial services team; where she assists with providing finance and regulatory advice to a wide range of client. Prior to qualifying and during her...
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Andrew Barber, Partner, Womble
Partner
Andrew is a partner that leads the financial services team in Womble Bond Dickinson's banking and financial services team. He specialises in financial services regulation with a the largest...
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Partner
Ginny Barnhart has more than 30 years of experience in litigating complex commercial and class action cases in federal and state courts and in arbitration forums across the nation. She has...
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Ranlet Bell, Tax lawyer, Estates Attorney, Womble Carlyle, officer liability legal counsel, community foundations law
Of Counsel
Ran is a member of the Tax, Trusts and Estates Practice Group and focuses her practice on tax-exempt organizations and the tax aspects of charitable giving. She regularly works with clients...
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Steven Bell, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Chief Client Development Officer
Chief Sales & Marketing Officer
A pioneer of professional services sales with more than 25 years of experience in the field, Steve Bell was the co-founder of the Sales Department at Price Waterhouse, the founder of Sales...
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Caressa D. Bennet Partner Womble DC Regulatory, IP Technology Data
Partner
Having launched several startups, including her own successful boutique communications and technology law firm prior to joining Womble Bond Dickinson, Carri Bennet uses her entrepreneurial...
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Michael Bennet Communications Attorney
Partner
Michael Bennet has been advocating for and advising companies across the communications spectrum for over 30 years. Michael began his career in the pre-divestiture world as a broadcast...
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Raymond Bennett, business litigation attorney, Womble Carlyle, pharmaceuticals legal counsel, deceptive trade practices lawyer, intellectual property law
Partner
Ray Bennett counsels clients in complex business litigation, particularly cases involving technology and intellectual property disputes. He has represented clients in litigation involving...
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Richard Caira, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Information Technology Attorney
Partner
Richard was in-house counsel for a large software company for a number of years, where he negotiated enterprise-wide license and services agreements with Fortune 100 customers in retail,...
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Gary Campbell, Government contract lawyer, Womble Bond Dickinson
Partner
As a veteran government contracts lawyer, Gary has spent his entire career representing government contractors, both in private practice and as in-house counsel to a Fortune 100 aerospace...
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Associate
Alysja is an experienced corporate and securities attorney, who strategically advises corporate clients in complex business transactions, including private equity and venture capital...
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Partner
Companies rely on David Carter to guide them in Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) compliance matters and to defend them against allegations of TCPA violations. He has represented...
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Michael Cashin, Womble Dickinson Law Firm, Winston Salem, Tax Law Attorney
Partner
Clients call on Mike for his depth of experience in complex tax matters. For more than a decade, he has focused on tax planning and structuring for both publicly and privately held entities...
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Michael S. Cashman, Womble Carlyle, appellate practice attorney, international arbitrations lawyer
Mike Cashman is an experienced business litigator who represents national and international clients in legal matters in the southeast United States.  While representations are wide-ranging...
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Tara Cho CIPP/US CIPP/E Data Security Attorney Womble Bond
Partner
Tara focuses her practice on privacy and data security issues across multiple industries such as technology, retail, e-commerce, and life sciences, with an emphasis on compliance risks and...
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Theodore Claypoole, Intellectual Property Attorney, Womble Carlyle, private sector lawyer, data breach legal counsel, software development law
Senior Partner
As a Partner of the Firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group, Ted leads the firm’s IP Transaction Team, as well as data breach incident response teams in the public and private sectors....
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Brent O.E. Clinkscale, Womble Carlyle, complex business matters attorney, class actions litigation lawyer,
Brent Clinkscale has nearly 30 years of experience as an advocate in both trials and arbitrations and has tried numerous cases in both federal and state courts.  Brent’s concentration is in...
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Stephen Clinton, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Silicon Valley, Securities Law Attorney
Steve Clinton concentrates on corporate and securities law.  Steve represents a broad range of companies from privately held startup companies to publicly traded corporations.  He has...
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Bradford De Vore Toxic Torts Lawyer Womble
Partner
Toxic torts and high-stakes environmental litigation involve complex legal and technical issues, and multi-million-dollar liability exposure. Such cases can create media concerns and...
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James "Jamie" A. Dean, Womble Carlyle, Insurance Coverage Attorney, Paralympic Games, Lawyer
Partner
Jamie joined the firm’s Business Litigation practice group in 2009. Since that time, Jamie’s practice has included a range of litigation areas, including consumer finance, insurance...
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Partner
Kean DeCarlo is a leader in the mechanical, software, database solution, and medical technology sectors and actively advises clients on all aspects of patent, trademark, trade dress,...
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An unwavering commitment to helping you conquer the TCPA. Over the years, we have seen many creative marketing companies get bogged down by fear of the TCPA. We have also witnessed...
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Jessica L. Dickerson, Womble Bond Dickinson, finance lawyer
Associate
Jessica Dickerson primarily focuses her practice on public company representation, including capital markets transactions, securities regulatory and compliance advice, corporate governance...
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Ian Dickinson Employment Attorney Womble Bond Dickinson
Associate
Ian guides clients in employment and commercial litigation matters through all phases of a dispute, from pre-litigation settlement discussions to appeals. His specific experience includes...
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Sandra Donaldson, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Trial Consultant
Ph D
Sandy enjoys a rather unique position in the trial consulting industry.  Holding a degree in Social Psychology, Sandy created Womble Carlyle’s in-house Trial Consulting services in the late...
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Michael Dow Public and Private Finance Lawyer Womble
Partner
Mike concentrates his practice on public and project finance. He represents lenders, investors, underwriters, issuers, borrowers, and other participants in taxable and tax-exempt...
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Michael Dowden Regulatory Lawyer Womble
Legal Director
Malcolm Dowden is a commercial and regulatory lawyer with Womble Bond Dickinson (UK).  He has extensive experience of contractual regulatory and legislative drafting in the UK and other...
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Steven Dunlevie, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Banking Regulations Attorney
Partner
Steve Dunlevie chairs Womble Carlyle’s Financial Institutions Team. Steve’s practice is divided among bank regulatory matters, mergers and acquisitions involving banks and other financial...
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Arthur Ebbs, Womble Dickinson Law Firm, Atlanta, Finance and Real Estate Law Attorney
Of Counsel
Ebbs assists clients with high stakes disputes and important negotiations. Arthur is particularly well known for his work successfully and efficiently defending financial services business...
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Ryan D. Ellard Charleston SC Litigation Attorney Womble Bond Dickinson Law Firm
Associate
Ryan Ellard is an experienced business litigation attorney who guides clients through commercial litigation, including construction disputes. His practice includes litigating construction...
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Morris Ellison, Commercial Real Estate, Transactions, Womble Carlyle Law Firm
Partner
Morris Ellison's practice includes commercial real estate transactions, economic development commercial litigation and counseling startup and mature knowledge based companies.  He...
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Members of Womble Carlyle's Environmental, Energy & Toxic Tort Litigation Practice Group engage in a variety of toxic tort and environmental litigation, ranging from acting as local...
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Chad Ewing, Womble Carlyle, business fraud attorney, negligent misrepresentation lawyer,
Partner
Chad is an attorney in our business litigation group with more than ten years of experience representing clients in state and federal courts, including all North Carolina federal district...
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Taylor Ey, Intellectual property attorney, Womble Carlyle, Law Firm
Associate
Taylor is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in Womble Carlyle’s Research Triangle Park Office. Education J.D. | 2016 | Wake Forest University School of Law | cum...
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Stephanie Few, Womble Dickinson Law Firm, Charleston, Corporate Attorney
Partner
Investigate South Carolina’s largest economic development deals of the past 20 years, and chances are Stephanie Few played a role in making them happen. One of the biggest assets she brings...
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With over 90 finance lawyers across the US and UK, we provide commercially focused advice and support in relation to all aspects of transactional, regulatory and advisory finance work and...
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Flanagan, portrait
Partner
Shawn’s practice includes Business, Taxation, Estate Planning and Probate administration, for individuals, corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies. His experience...
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Rebecca Fleishman, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Raleigh, Education and Employment Attorney
Rebecca Fleishman practices in the areas of education and employment law, representing and advising institutions of higher education, public charter schools, and corporations in litigation...
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Alissa Fleming, Womble Dickinson Law Firm, Charleston, Health Care Law Attorney
Of Counsel
Alissa possesses first-hand knowledge of the healthcare industry as an attorney and registered nurse.  Her legal practice and medical background enable her to advise and represent national...
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Newton B. Fowler, Transactional Corporate and Securities Attorney, Womble Carlyle, Law Firm
With over 25 years experience representing companies and investors in a wide range of transactional, corporate and securities matters, Newt’s background and experience, both as a lawyer and...
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Elie Foy Estate Planning Attorney
Of Counsel
Elie Foy is a board-certified specialist in estate planning and probate law with extensive experience working with clients to effectively transfer wealth, whether during life or upon death...
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Aaron Frank Land Planner Womble Bond Dickinson
Land Planner
Aaron Frank is a land planner in the firm’s real estate practice group’s land use team. Prior to joining Womble Bond Dickinson, Aaron worked for the Town of Chapel Hill as their Senior...
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Design and brand protection are frequent topics of debate in the home furnishings industry. For furniture companies and designers who introduce innovative stylings, intellectual property is...
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Richard S. Garabedian, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Banking Attorney
Of Counsel
Richard Garabedian brings over 30 years’ experience representing banks, savings institutions, credit unions and holding companies on a nationwide basis. He has also served as counsel at two...
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John Garziglia, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Radio and Television Attorney
Partner
John F. Garziglia is a Partner in the Washington, DC office of Womble Carlyle. In the 1980’s, John served at the Federal Communications Commission as an attorney in the FCC's AM Branch and...
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Robert A Gaumont, Womble Carlyle, Class Action Litigation Attorney, Competition Claims Lawyer
Attorney
Bob Gaumont’s primary areas of practice are business, commercial and white collar litigation, with a focus on disputes concerning shareholders, securities, corporate governance issues,...
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Partner
Mike Gencarella provides counseling in all aspects of Intellectual Property protection with an emphasis on patent prosecution. With 10+ years of industry experience and 15+ years of legal...
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Ryan D Gilsenan, Womble Carlyle, maritime attorney, Charter Parties Negotiations
Associate
Ryan Gilsenan is an admiralty and maritime attorney who represents owners and insurers of commercial ships in performing causation and damage analyses of collisions and machinery failure....
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Jill Girardeau, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Healthcare Law Attorney
Jill's practice focuses on representing health care providers and others in the health care industry in a wide range of regulatory issues. Her regulatory experience includes assisting...
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Ethan Goemann Employment Lawyer Womble Bond Dickinson
Associate
Ethan Goemann guides clients in labor and employment disputes as well as general business litigation matters. His practice includes representing employers in employment discrimination...
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Of Counsel
Rebecca has a diverse communications law practice, guiding clients in media law, Internet, telecom, cable, broadcast and privacy/data protection matters. She counsels communications...
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W. Clark Goodman, Womble Bond Dickinson, Litigation lawyer
Partner
Clark Goodman is an experienced litigation and dispute resolution attorney who partners with clients to tackle “the challenge of problems.” He never forgets that his clients’ highest...
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The Womble Carlyle Solutions team operates at the intersection of politics and law, providing clients with a broad range of government relations, political law compliance and political...
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Christopher M. Hall, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, patent agent
Patent Agent
Chris Hall counsels clients in preparing and prosecuting patents in the electrical, telecommunications, computer software, and mechanical arts.  Specifically, Chris has handled patents for...
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David B. Hamilton, Antitrust Litigation Lawyer, Womble Carlyle, Baltimore, Trade Secrets Attorney
Managing Partner
David Hamilton is the Managing Partner of the Baltimore office of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP. David helped establish the office in 2007 expanding Womble Carlyle’s footprint...
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Randall Hanson, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Corporate and Business Attorney
Partner
Randy advises businesses and their owners on U.S. and cross-border corporate and commercial transactions from offices in Washington, D.C. and North Carolina.  Typical clients are emerging...
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Debbie Harden, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Business Litigation Attorney
Partner
Debbie has more than 30 years of experience as a business litigator and trusted legal advisor.  In addition to counseling on corporate, governance and fiduciary matters, Debbie has a broad-...
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Todd W. Harris Partner Womble Bond Dickinson Corporate, Technology and Data,IP Tech,IP Licensing and Transactions
Partner
A Technology Transactions Partner and Adjunct Professor for Georgetown University Law Center in Washington DC, Todd Harris advises technology companies around the globe in connection with...
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Matthew Harris, Attorney, Womble
Attorney
Matthew is a solicitor who specialises in Commercial Law. He undertakes a broad range of commercial work, with a particular focus on matters relating to information technology, e-commerce,...
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Todd Harris Technology Lawyer Womble Bond Dickinson
Partner
A Technology Transactions Partner and Adjunct Professor for Georgetown University Law Center in Washington DC, Todd Harris advises technology companies around the globe in connection with...
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John Hawk Attorney Womble Bond Litigator
Partner
John Hawk is a skilled litigator with over a decade of experience serving the complex and diverse litigation needs of Fortune 500 companies and smaller lenders. He focuses his practice on...
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Nicholas B. Hawkins Associate WBD Maryland Corporate Services Intellectual Property Litigation, Trademark and Brand Management
Associate
Nicholas works with start-ups and emerging companies, helping them establish their businesses, brands and trademarks. Having recently worked for one of the world’s largest sports companies...
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Jeffrey S. Hay, Corporate lawyer, Womble Carlyle, Law Firm
Partner
Jeffrey Hay serves as a member of the Firm’s Management Committee, is the Office Managing Partner of the Charlotte Office and is the Leader of the Firm’s Global Business Group.  He also...
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Lawyers in our Intellectual Property Group have many years of experience in all aspects of intellectual property law, representing international, national, regional and local concerns. The...
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Deborah Israel Commercial Disputes Lawyer Womble Dickinson
Partner
Debbie Israel's clients buy confidence. Because of her more than 20 years of litigation experience representing industry leaders in future-defining matters, Debbie has earned the trust of...
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Rebecca E Jacobs. Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Communications Regulation Attorney, Internet Compliance Lawyer
Associate
Rebecca Jacobs has a comprehensive communications law practice, guiding clients in media law, Internet, telecom, cable and privacy/data protection matters. She counsels communications...
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Roseyna Jahangir attorney Womble London
Attorney
Roseyna is a member of the financial services team. She works with clients ranging from banks and insurers to new entrants to the markets and companies for whom financial services are non-...
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Beth Tyler Jones, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Employment and Education Law Attorney
Partner
Beth practices primarily in the areas of employment and education law. She concentrates her practice on providing effective counseling and compliance assistance to enable her clients to...
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Christopher W. Jones, Regulatory Disputes attorney, Womble Carlyle, Business Torts Lawyer
Partner
Chris is a trial lawyer with a diverse litigation practice, serving clients in complex civil and regulatory disputes. Chris has been lead counsel in hundreds of cases for businesses ranging...
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Jane Jeffries Jones, Tax Lawyer, Womble Bond Dickinson Law Firm
Partner
Jane Jeffries Jones has represented over 200 companies in executive compensation and corporate matters during her more than 25 years practicing law. She is a partner in the firm’s Corporate...
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Whitney Kamerzel, Womble Dickinson Law Firm, Charlotte, Corporate and Litigation Law Attorney
Associate
Whitney Kamerzel is an associate in the firm’s Business Litigation practice group in the Charlotte office.  Her practice involves a variety of dispute resolution and general civil...
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James Kearney, Government Contracting Attorney, Womble Carlyle Law FIrm
Partner
Mr. Kearney represents clients in matters involving government contracting, cross-border regulatory compliance, internal investigations, and enforcement proceedings. His practice focuses on...
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Sarah Keefe, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Boston, Intellectual Property Law Attorney
Sarah, the Chair of Womble Carlyle’s Trademarks, Copyrights and Transactions Practice Group, has more than 25 years experience in developing, clearing, registering and protecting trademarks...
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Laura A. Kees, Womble, Trademarks Lawyer, copyright portfolio management attorney
Laura Kees is a trademark and copyright attorney in Womble Carlyle’s Atlanta office where she concentrates her practice on trademark and copyright portfolio management, counseling clients...
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Tom Kierner Lawyer Womble Bond Dickinson Atlanta Fintech IP Data Privacy Payment Systems
Associate
Tom Kierner is a transactional attorney with a background in payment systems and financial regulations.  He is a member of the firm’s FinTech and IP Transaction teams in Atlanta. Tom...
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Andrew Kimble Womble UK IP, Technology and Data, Regulatory, IP Tech Privacy and Cybersecurity
Partner
Andrew is a partner specialising in all aspects of data protection and privacy work including data protection audits, data security incidents, cross-border data transfers, outsourcing...
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Partner
Jimmy Kirkland brings a strong technical background and regulatory experience to his legal practice as a Member in the Environmental Practice Group of Womble Carlyle’s Atlanta office. Prior...
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Elizabeth Klingensmith litigation attorney WBD
Partner
Liz strategically partners with clients throughout the dispute resolution process as a counselor, trusted advisor and advocate from pre-litigation risk assessment all the way through trial...
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Matthew Koehl, Womble Dickinson, Government contract lawyer
Partner
Matt is a veteran government contracts lawyer with more than 20 years of private law firm and senior in-house law department experience. He represents commercial and defense contractors...
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Christopher Kreiner, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Product Liability and Personal Injury Attorney
Partner
Chris Kreiner is a trial lawyer who has spent his career defending clients in product liability and personal injury litigation. He has worked for more than a decade on cases throughout the...
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The firm's Labor and Employment group has an established record representing employers in the mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States and throughout the country. The Labor and...
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Kristin Lamb, Associate, Houston, WBD, IP Law, Patent Law
Associate
Large companies, startups, universities, and solo inventors look to Kristin Lamb to assist in establishing, defending, and monetizing valuable intellectual property.  Kristin focuses on...
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Katherine Thompson Lange, Labor Employment Attorney, Womble Carlyle, ERISA Litigation Lawyer
Senior Counsel
Kathy’s practice has focused almost exclusively in the area of ERISA employee benefit plan litigation for over fifteen years. She has represented plans, plan administrators and plan...
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Betsy Cook Lanzen, Trade Secrets attorney, Womble Carlyle, Unfair Competition Lawyer
Partner
Betsy has more than a decade of experience litigating complex business matters involving misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair and deceptive trade practices, unfair competition, fraud,...
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Dirk Lasater, consumer finance litigator, contract dispute attorney, Womble Carlyle
Attorney
Dirk provides active, engaged representation to banks and other financial institutions in commercial and consumer finance litigation at both the state and federal levels.  Dirk has...
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G Thomas Lee, Raleigh, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Finance and Tax Attorney
Tom joined Womble Carlyle in May, 2002 as head of its Public Finance Group. Tom has acted as bond counsel on hundreds of taxable and tax-exempt bond issues by the State of North Carolina,...
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Christopher L. Limbacher  Houston Womble IP, Technology and Data
Associate
Chris Limbacher is a tech-focused patent attorney who represents clients in cases involving computer technologies and electrical engineering issues.  In addition to his legal experience, he...
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Najla Long Health Care Attorney
Associate
Najla Long guides hospitals, health systems and other healthcare providers in antitrust and competition issues. She has particular experience advising public and private companies in merger...
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Neil Long Estate planning lawyer Womble Bond Dickinson
Partner
Neil is an experienced private client lawyer, with a particular specialism in trust and estate disputes. He advises individuals, families, charities and trustees about the validity of Wills...
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Janet Lowder, corporate, securities attorney, Womble Carlyle, Executive Compensation lawyer
Associate
Janet Lowder guides corporate clients in securities matters. Her experience includes: Initial, follow-on, and secondary equity offerings Debt offerings Offerings under Rule 144A and Reg. D...
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Meredith J. McKee, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Business Litigation Attorney
Partner
As a partner in the firm’s Business Litigation group, Meredith represents corporations and individuals in North Carolina’s state and federal courts.  Although Meredith handles a wide...
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Jenny McKellar, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Raleigh, Healthcare Law Attorney
Jenny focuses her practice on advising and representing hospitals and other healthcare clients in a number of business, local government, nonprofit, regulatory and compliance matters,...
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Peter McLaughlin Privacy & Data Attorney Womble Bond
Partner
Peter McLaughlin is a Privacy & Data Security attorney who advises clients with respect to a broad range of technology transactions, privacy and security issues. While maintaining a...
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Brian Meltzer Womble Corporate Law Attorney
Attorney
Brian practices in the area of corporate law with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital financing, and general corporate governance. He has experience...
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Ernesto Mendieta Telecom Attorney
Associate
Ernesto Mendieta is an experienced bilingual attorney with a history of helping international clients resolve complex matters.   Ernesto began his career in Mexico as an associate at one of...
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Michael Nullet, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Patent Law Attorney
Associate
Michael Nullet is a registered patent attorney and focuses his practice on intellectual property and patent-related disputes for clients in a wide range of industries. He advises and...
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Shane Micheil, Womble Bond Dickinson Law Firm, Orange County, Finance and Communications Litigation Attorney
Associate
Shane focuses his practice on commercial and financial services litigation.  He is part of a nationally-recognized team with broad experience defending financial institutions in cases...
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Stephen Middlebrook Lawyer Womble Bond Dickinson
Of Counsel
Steve advises start-up and established companies on a wide array of legal and business issues arising from the intersection of technological innovation and financial services. He has over...
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Pressly M Millen, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Complex Commercial Litigation Attorney, Antitrust Business matters Lawyer
Partner
Press is a trial attorney who has litigated a wide variety of antitrust and other complex business cases, including class actions, in federal and state courts throughout the United States....
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Sandra Louise Weikel Miller Womble Bond Dickinson Healthcare lawyer
Partner
Sandy has helped clients through the heavily regulated and often confusing health law and healthcare litigation landscape for 25 years, and, before practicing law, she worked for more than...
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Pascal F. Naples Appellate Litigation Lawyer Womble Bond Dickinson Law Firm
Associate
Pat Naples is a trial and appellate litigator who assists Fortune 500 companies and individual clients in complex civil and criminal matters in federal and state courts. Pat frequently...
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John Nelson TCPA Attorney Womble Bond Dickinson Law Firm
Associate
John focuses his practice on guiding clients through sophisticated and complex telecom and Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) litigation disputes. His practice includes representing...
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Mark Newberg, Director of Impact Strategies, Womble Carlyle Law Firm
Director of Impact Strategies
Mark Newberg is Director of Impact Strategies for Womble Carlyle, where he is helping launch an Impact Economy practice and develop an integrated Impact Team that is dedicated to supporting...
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Susan Nikdel, Womble, litigation attorney
Associate
Susan represents clients in commercial and financial services litigation, particularly Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) cases. She is part of a team that has handled more than 600...
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Jennifer Nusbaum, Womble Dickinson Law Firm, North Carolina, Labor and Employment Litigation Attorney
Associate
Building on her experience as both a litigator and transactional attorney, Jennifer Nusbaum is a member of the Labor and Employment Practice Group and the Education and School Law Team....
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Orla M. O'Hannaidh, Womble Carlyle, Intellectual Property Attorney, Technology Commercialization Lawyer
Associate
Orla O’Hannaidh is an associate in Womble Carlyle’s Intellectual Property Practice Group and a member of the firm’s IP Transactions Team. Her practice focuses on drafting and reviewing a...
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Allen O'Rourke, Womble Carlyle, Cybercrime Prosecution Lawyer, Breach Investigations Attorney
Drawing upon years of experience prosecuting cybercrime, Allen comes to the aid of clients affected by data breaches and cyber-attacks. He works with clients’ legal and information security...
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Tiffani Otey, trademark protection lawyer, Womble Carlyle, Infringement Litigation Attorney
Associate
Tiffani is an associate in the Intellectual Property practice group. She practices on the firm’s Trademark Team, focusing the majority of her work on trademark-related matters. Specifically...
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Mark J Palchick, Wombe Carlyle, Communications Attorney, E-Rate Funding Lawyer
Partner
Mr. Palchick has been an attorney in the communications field since 1975. He is experienced in matters relating to international copyright, negotiations for the renewal of cable television...
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David M. Palko Attorney Womble Bond Dickinson  Appellate Litigation Dispute Resolution and Litigation
Associate
David Palko is an associate in the firm’s Business Litigation practice group. Prior to joining Womble Bond Dickinson, David completed two federal appellate clerkships, where he had the...
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Dominic Dhil Panakal Womble Atlanta
Associate
Dominic is a member of the firm’s IP Transactions, FinTech, and Privacy and Cybersecurity practices. Dominic advises clients on international and domestic data privacy laws.  He also...
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Laramie Paras, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Greenville, Healthcare Law Attorney
Laramie is a member of the Healthcare Practice Group and her work focuses on regulatory and compliance issues including HIPAA Privacy and Security and the Federal fraud and abuse laws. She...
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Whitney Passmore, Womble Carlyle, defense strategy attorney, post trial proceedings lawyer
Associate
Whitney Passmore defends companies in complex mass tort and product liability cases.  She has been involved in all phases of litigation including development of defense strategy, discovery...
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Karthika Perumal PhD Intellectual Property Attorney Womble Bond Dickinson Law Firm
Partner
Karthika’s practice involves all aspects of technology law with an emphasis on the protection, acquisition, and monetization of intellectual property. She advises clients on patent and...
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Aaron Pohlmann, Womble, ERISA Claims Attorney, disability insurance litigation lawyer
Aaron Pohlmann focuses his practice in the areas of ERISA, employee benefits, employment, and life, health, and disability insurance litigation. Since completing a federal judicial...
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Womble Carlyle's political law practice guides clients through the complex and fast-changing law that governs political activity at the federal, state, and local levels. We represent...
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Mark N. Poovey, Womble Carlyle, Franchise lawyer, Antitrust Attorney, Litigation
Partner
Mark chairs the Firm’s Antitrust, Regulatory and Government Affairs Practice Group. Mark is a commercial litigator with special experience in antitrust, franchise law and trade regulation....
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Brent F. Powell, Womble Carlyle, Dispute Resolution Lawyer, International Arbitration Attorney
Partner
Brent Powell practices in the Business Litigation group, with a focus on complex commercial litigation. Mr. Powell has experience in virtually all forms of dispute resolution, including...
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Diana Quarry, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Real Estate Attorney
Associate
Diana Quarry is an experienced real estate attorney who has represented financial institutions, developers and borrowers in real estate acquisitions, sales, development and financings.  She...
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Keats Quintalty, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Patent Strategies Attorney
Partner
Keats Quinalty’s practice focuses on developing and implementing comprehensive patent strategies for medium and large corporations. He has over 16 years of experience working with patents...
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Emma Radmore, Womble Dickinson Law Firm, United Kingdom, Finance Law Attorney
Legal Director
Emma joined the firm in August 2016. She has over 20 years' experience of specialising in financial services regulation. Emma advises UK and international clients on compliance with all...
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William Ragland, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney
Partner
Bill Ragland is among the firm’s most experienced lead litigators and trial lawyers, concentrating his practice on intellectual property litigation and complex business litigation. Bill’s...
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Richard Rainey, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Litigation Attorney
Partner
Richard has extensive experience successfully litigating employment disputes on behalf of employers in the courtroom and before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment...
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Susan Ramos  North Carolina WBD Immigration Attorney Consular processing Humanitarian Relief  Workplace Compliance Spanish Speaking
Senior Counsel
Susan is an immigration lawyer with over fifteen years of experience assisting individuals, families, and employers in connection with assessing available U.S. immigration options. Her...
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Ripley Rand, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Criminal Defense Attorney
Partner
Ripley Rand brings more than twenty years of federal and state courtroom experience to Womble Carlyle’s White Collar Criminal Defense Team. His practice focuses on white collar criminal...
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Claire Rauscher, Attorney, White Collar Crime
Claire Rauscher brings more than 25 years of courtroom experience to Womble Carlyle’s White Collar Criminal Defense team. Claire focuses her practice on complex white collar litigation, and...
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Womble Carlyle's Real Estate Practice Group consists of more than 40 attorneys in offices located throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States. Our attorneys provide advice...
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Jonathan Reich, Complex Commercial and Business Litigator, Womble Carlyle Law firm
Attorney
Jonathan Reid Reich is a young litigator with a broad range of experience.  He has represented clients in all stages of litigation; including trial by jury and appeals. He was counsel of...
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Kimberly Burke Richmond, Corporate Securities Attorney, Womble Carlyle, private investment funds lawyer, mergers acquisitions legal counsel
Associate
Kim is an attorney in Womble Carlyle’s Corporate and Securities Practice Group.  Her practice focuses on assisting clients with a variety of transactional matters, including the formation...
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Elizabeth LeVan Riley, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Raleigh, Higher Education Attorney
Liz Riley has been with Womble Carlyle since 1986. She concentrates her practice in school and higher education law. Her practice evolved as a business litigator with a passion for working...
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Gemma Saluta, Product Liability Litigator, Womble Carlyle Law Firm
Attorney
Gemma Saluta defends manufacturers, sellers, distributors and other businesses in product liability litigation. Gemma’s clients range from small family-owned businesses to global...
336-721-3576
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Jesse Schaefer, Business Litigation Attorney, Womble Carlyle, Landlord Issues Lawyer
Associate
Jesse is an attorney in the Business Litigation practice group of Womble Carlyle’s Raleigh office. He represents clients in all manner of business controversies, including: contract...
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Emily Scheible is an Associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in Womble Carlyle’s Atlanta office, where she focuses on trademark law and general intellectual property matters....
404.879.2488
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Cory Schug Patent Attorney Womble Bond Dickinson Greensboro
Associate
Cory is an experienced patent attorney with more than a decade of practical experience in engineering and consumer electronics.  He utilizes his experience to effectively communicate with...
336.574.8051
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Tania Seanpanah consumer financial litigation and employment law attorney Womble Bond Dicksonson Orange County
Associate
Tania focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation including consumer financial litigation and employment law.  She has represented employers in lawsuits involving workplace...
657-266-1074
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Dana Severance, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Intellectual Property Attorney
Partner
Dana Severance is a Partner in Womble Carlyle’s Intellectual Property Practice Group in the firm’s Wilmington, Delaware office. Dana focuses her practice on patent litigation before U.S....
302-252-4329
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Stephen Shaw, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Intellectual Property Attorney
Associate
Stephen Shaw is an experienced copyright, trademark and patent attorney who helps clients resolve intellectual property disputes and protect their trademarks, copyrights and patents....
336-574-8052
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Mark Shelly, Of Counsel, Houston, WBD, IP Law, Patent Law
Of Counsel
Leveraging his broad technical and legal background, Dr. Mark Shelley assists clients in identifying and strategically protecting their intellectual property and technology-based assets,...
346.998.7816
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Hayden J. Silver III, patent litigation attorney, Womble Carlyle, Copyright Infringement Lawyer,
Partner
Jay Silver has more than 20 years of litigation experience helping clients resolve commercial litigation and intellectual property disputes. Jay has represented clients in federal and state...
919-755-2188
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Robert Silverman, Womble Dickinson Law Firm, Washington DC, Communication Law Attorney
Senior Counsel
Bob Silverman provides guidance to telecommunications carriers and technology companies seeking to navigate through complex regulatory, commercial and compliance structures established by...
202-857-4532
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Jeffrey Tarkenton Commercial Bankruptcy Attorney Womble Bond Dickinson
Partner
Creditors, landlords, trustees and those with equity interests in commercial bankruptcy cases, fraudulent conveyance litigation and preference lawsuits rely on Jeff’s seasoned legal counsel...
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Helen Tavroges, partner
Partner
Helen is a Partner and Notary Public. She is also head of the Private Capital Team within the Private Wealth department. Helen handles all aspects of private client work, with particular...
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Chittam U. Thakore Ph.D., Womble Carlyle, Intellectual Property Lawyer, pharmaceutical patents Attorney
Associate
Chittam Thakore is an Intellectual Property attorney with a particular background in pharmaceutical patents. Her practice includes counseling clients in ANDA and Hatch-Waxman Act litigation...
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Michael C Thelen, Womble Carlyle, Real Estate Litigation Attorney, Entitlement Negotiations Lawyer
Partner
Mike represents myriad clients – from Fortune 500® companies to smaller, privately-owned organizations – in cross sections of business throughout the many stages of federal and state...
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Theresa Sprain, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Member
Building upon her experience as a product liability litigator handling multi-party, multi-state lawsuits, Theresa is a member of the Labor and Employment Practice Group, concentrating her...
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Matthew F. Tilley Intellectual Property and Litigation Lawyer at Womble Dickinson Law Firm
Of Counsel
Matthew focuses his practice on the trial and appeal of complex cases. His experience covers a wide array of subject matter, including large-scale commercial contracts, intellectual...
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Andrew Tingley wealth management lawyer Womble Bond Dickinson
Partner
Andrew Tingley is a partner with the firm in UK. Specialties: Immigration law, advocacy, EU Law, Brexit. He also focuses on wealth management and public sector legal services.
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Joseph Tirone Energy Lawyer For WOmble
Partner
Joe Tirone’s practice focuses on energy project and infrastructure development, mergers and acquisitions and project finance. Joe is the co-leader of Womble Bond Dickinson’s Energy &...
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Matthew R. Triplett, Womble Carlyle, Mergers and Acquisitions Lawyer, Complex Business Transactions Attorney
Associate
Matt is an associate in Womble Carlyle’s Corporate and Securities Practice Group and a member of the Firm’s Public Company Advisors Team.  He enables companies to successfully evaluate,...
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Mitchell A. Tuchman, Womble Carlyle, intellectual property attorney, Copyright Matters Lawyer
Of Counsel
Before he became an intellectual property attorney, Mitch spent 14 years in the book publishing industry. He has also been a freelance writer for nearly four decades. Consequently a...
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Partner
Bill Warnock concentrates his practice in complex litigation, representing a wide variety of businesses involved in the construction industry, including owners, developers, contractors,...
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John Warren, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Real Estate and Corporate Transactions Attorney
Partner
Johnny is one of South Carolina’s most experienced real estate development and corporate transactions attorneys.  He has represented national and community banks as general counsel and...
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Jill Walters Bankruptcy Lawyer Womble Bond Dickinson
Partner
Jill Walters has more than a decade of experience protecting the financial interests of financial institutions, corporate clients of all sizes, and individuals, and guiding these creditor-...
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Jason Watson Bankruptcy Lawyer Womble Bond Dickinson
Partner
Jason understands all aspects of bankruptcy and insolvency-related issues. He represents secured lenders and special servicers in large scale bankruptcy matters, including pre-bankruptcy...
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Practice Group
In the next 10 years, an estimated $43 trillion will pass from generation to generation.  Industries that provide services in the wealth management area already are heavily regulated, and...
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Kurt Weaver, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Liability and Mass Tort Attorney
Partner
Kurt Weaver is an experienced and tenacious first chair trial lawyer whose national trial practice focuses on protecting company assets and interests involving complex mass tort, class...
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Daryl Webb, Attorney, Womble Bond Dickinson
Associate
Darryl is an associate specialising in commercial contracts and commercial law.  He trained with the firm and now undertakes a broad range of commercial work, with particular expertise in...
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Jacob S Wharton, Womble Carlyle, Intellectual Property Attorney, Home Furnishings industry Lawyer
Partner
Jake devotes his practice primarily to intellectual property dispute resolution, including patent, trademark, and copyright infringement litigation; proceedings before the Trademark Trial...
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Adam P. Wheeler, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Securities Attorney
Partner
Adam Wheeler is an experienced corporate and securities attorney who advises financial institutions and their holding companies, investment banking firms, investment advisors and broker-...
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Brendan H. White Womble Bond Dickinson Atlanta
Associate
Brendan is an associate in the firm’s Atlanta office. As a member of the Business Litigation Practice Group, Brendan’s practice involves complex litigation regarding insurance claims,...
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David Yandle litigator, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Employment Business Litigation Attorney
Partner
David S. Yandle is a trial lawyer with twenty five years of experience who now concentrates his practice in the firm’s employment, insurance, and business litigation groups. Mr. Yandle...
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Constance Young Debt Attorney Womble Bond Dickinson
Partner
Connie’s clients appreciate her practical, common sense approach in assisting secured lenders resolve distressed debt both in and out of court. Connie is licensed to practice across the...
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Daryl Zakov, Womble Dickinson Law Firm, Washington DC, Communications Law Attorney
Senior Counsel
Daryl Zakov represents a diverse group of clients including facilities-based wireless and wireline carriers, equipment manufacturers, cable companies, radio and TV broadcasters, public...
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Benton Zeigler lawyer, Womble Carlyle Law Firm, Cybersecurity and Environmental law Attorney
Partner
Belton Zeigler brings more than 30 years of experience to his South Carolina-based cybersecurity and utility, environmental and energy practice. He has served as General Counsel to a major...
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