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Reed Smith: 24 new partners & 19 new Counsel Worldwide

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Reed Smith: 24 new partners & 19 new Counsel Worldwide

Reed Smith announced the election of 24 new partners, effective January 1. Fourteen of the new partners practice in Reed Smith’s U.S. offices; seven in the firm’s London office; and one new partner is in each of the firm’s offices in Abu Dhabi, Shanghai and Hong Kong.

Reed Smith also announced the promotion of 19 of its associates to counsel. Thirteen of the new counsel practice in Reed Smith’s U.S. offices; two in its London office; two others in its Paris office; and, one new counsel in each of its offices in Shanghai and Athens.

“We are delighted to welcome these diverse and very capable individuals as our newest partners and counsel,” said Sandy Thomas, Reed Smith’s Global Managing Partner. “They have demonstrated a commitment to the profession, this firm and their clients that is commendable. This is an important career step for each of them and an important milestone for Reed Smith as well. We expect great things from this group in the years ahead.”

Reed Smith’s new partners for 2015, their former positions, and the practice or industry groups to which they belong, are:

UNITED STATES

Chicago

  • Associate Jennifer L. Ilkka, U.S. Commercial Litigation

New York

  • Associate Kelly B. D’Auria, Life Sciences & Health Industry Group
  • Associate Evan K. Farber, U.S. Commercial Litigation
  • Counsel C. Neil Gray, Financial Industry Group - Litigation Financial Services

Northern Virginia

  • Counsel Brent R. Gary, U.S. Commercial Litigation
  • Associate Katherine J. Seikaly, Global Regulatory Enforcement

Philadelphia

  • Associate Sean P. Delaney, Real Estate

Pittsburgh

  • Associate Jason E. Hazlewood, U.S. Commercial Litigation
  • Associate Kathryn S. Nordick, Financial Industry Group - Financial Services
  • Associate Kenneth M. Siegel, Corporate & Securities

Princeton

  • Associate Nicholas J. Valvanis, Financial Industry Group - Financial Services

Richmond

  • Associate Stacy L. Haney, Global Regulatory Enforcement

San Francisco

  • Counsel Lilit Asadourian, Insurance Recovery

Washington, D.C.

  • Associate Katie C. Pawlitz, Life Sciences & Health Industry Group

EUROPE

London

  • Associate Iain R. Balkwill, Financial Industry Group - Financial Services
  • Counsel Chloe J. Carswell, Commercial Disputes EME
  • Associate James Cross, EME Corporate
  • Associate Shareena D. Edmonds, Energy & Natural Resources
  • Associate James B. Fisher, Financial Industry Group - Financial Services
  • Associate Brigid A. North, Real Estate
  • Associate Nicholas M. Williams, Financial Industry Group - Financial Services

ASIA

Hong Kong

  • Associate Min Li, Litigation

Shanghai

  • Counsel John J. Tan, Global Regulatory Enforcement

MIDDLE EAST

Abu Dhabi

  • Counsel Tania S. De Swart, EME Corporate

The firm’s newly promoted counsel and their practices or industry groups are:

UNITED STATES

Chicago

  • Adam P. Beckerink, State Tax

Houston

  • Susan O. Berry, Financial Industry Group - Financial Services
  • Peter J. Stuhldreher, Labor & Employment

Los Angeles

  • Anne M. Grignon, Appellate

New York

  • Greg Chase, Shipping
  • Rachel K. Marcoccia, Global Regulatory Enforcement
  • Meredith D. Pikser, Intellectual Property

Philadelphia

  • Michael C. Falk, U.S. Commercial Litigation

Pittsburgh

  • Richard L. Etter, Labor & Employment
  • Jeffrey G. Wilhelm, Real Estate

Princeton

  • Sara K. Kornbluh, U.S. Commercial Litigation

Richmond

  • Edward A. Mullen, Global Regulatory Enforcement

Washington, D.C.

  • Kevin M. Madagan, Life Sciences & Health Industry Group

EUROPE

Athens

  • Christina Nikiforaki, Global Regulatory Enforcement

London

  • Thomas Webley, Commercial Disputes EME
  • Joanna T. Williams, Financial Industry Group - Financial Services Regulatory

Paris

  • Emmanuelle Faivre, Shipping
  • Brice Mathieu, Financial Industry Group - Commercial Restructuring & Bankruptcy

ASIA

Shanghai

  • Amy Zhiyue Yin, Corporate & Securities

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