Reed Smith: 24 new partners & 19 new Counsel Worldwide
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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:
Associate Jennifer L. Ilkka, U.S. Commercial Litigation
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
Counsel Brent R. Gary, U.S. Commercial Litigation
Associate Katherine J. Seikaly, Global Regulatory Enforcement
Associate Sean P. Delaney, Real Estate
Associate Jason E. Hazlewood, U.S. Commercial Litigation
Associate Kathryn S. Nordick, Financial Industry Group - Financial Services
Associate Kenneth M. Siegel, Corporate & Securities
Associate Nicholas J. Valvanis, Financial Industry Group - Financial Services
Associate Stacy L. Haney, Global Regulatory Enforcement
Counsel Lilit Asadourian, Insurance Recovery
Associate Katie C. Pawlitz, Life Sciences & Health Industry Group
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
Associate Min Li, Litigation
Counsel John J. Tan, Global Regulatory Enforcement
Counsel Tania S. De Swart, EME Corporate
The firm’s newly promoted counsel and their practices or industry groups are:
Adam P. Beckerink, State Tax
Susan O. Berry, Financial Industry Group - Financial Services
Peter J. Stuhldreher, Labor & Employment
Anne M. Grignon, Appellate
Greg Chase, Shipping
Rachel K. Marcoccia, Global Regulatory Enforcement
Meredith D. Pikser, Intellectual Property
Michael C. Falk, U.S. Commercial Litigation
Richard L. Etter, Labor & Employment
Jeffrey G. Wilhelm, Real Estate
Sara K. Kornbluh, U.S. Commercial Litigation
Edward A. Mullen, Global Regulatory Enforcement
Kevin M. Madagan, Life Sciences & Health Industry Group
Christina Nikiforaki, Global Regulatory Enforcement
Thomas Webley, Commercial Disputes EME
Joanna T. Williams, Financial Industry Group - Financial Services Regulatory
Emmanuelle Faivre, Shipping
Brice Mathieu, Financial Industry Group - Commercial Restructuring & Bankruptcy
Amy Zhiyue Yin, Corporate & Securities
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