Co-Managing Partner, Phoenix office
With 21-plus years of experience, Steve represents national and regional businesses and insurance carriers, governmental entities and officers, and individual claimants in complex litigation matters. He served in the Arizona House of Representatives and was majority leader from 2005-2007.
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Partner, Philadelphia office
Litigation, aviation, and products liability attorney involved in high-profile trials including defense of death claims from Pan Am Flight 103; U.S. Navy experimental V-22 Osprey Tilt Rotor Aircraft; 1996 ValuJet accident; 1996 TWA 800 accident; and 2006 Brazilian Midair Collision.
Partner, Seattle office
Sarah represents clients on individual life, health and disability benefits under ERISA, and on employment law issues including hiring, review and termination procedures, background checks, noncompetition agreements, discrimination, harassment and retaliation, wage-and-hour law, and the FMLA.
Partner, San Francisco office
Marcie represents private and public entities in employment matters and defends employers against discrimination, retaliation, and harassment claims. She counsels employers and litigates cases through trial involving the ADA, wage-and-hour, family medical leave laws, and an array of employment matters.
Managing Partner, D.C., MD, VA offices
O’Kelly represents clients in employment law matters related to transactions and disputes and counsels startups and emerging growth companies through implementation of employment policies, contract review and legal compliance. He focuses on corporate diversity counseling and risk mitigation.
Managing Partner, Philadelphia office
Bill, co-chair of the Insurance Group, has extensive experience in complex contract litigation, multiparty insurance coverage litigation with a focus on asbestos and other toxic torts, life sciences and medical risk coverages, and advertising injury and extra-contractual claims.
Managing Partner, Dallas office
Bob has 23 years’ experience as a litigator representing Fortune 500 companies, national and international insurers, start-ups and nonprofits. He is a member of the firm’s Professional Liability, Employment, Commercial Litigation, Tort & Product Liability, and Health Care Practice Groups.
Co-Managing Partner, Austin office
Leslie represents clients in statewide and national litigation focusing on drug and medical device and tort and product liability matters. She also handles appeals and has argued many cases in state and federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court.
Partner, Dallas office
Andrew has more than 15 years’ experience representing clients in commercial and business litigation, including matters related to construction. His practice also includes product liability, trade secrets, premises liability, negligence, fraud, torts, personal injury and contract disputes.
Partner, San Diego office
Member of the Steering Committee for the Environmental/Toxic Tort Practice Group, Diversity Committee chair for the San Diego office. Handles complex environmental, toxic tort and product liability claims. Experienced in matters involving contamination of soil and groundwater, as well as occupational exposures to chemicals.
Partner, Denver office
Byeongsook represents clients in complex business disputes, including contract, intellectual property, director and officer, real estate and post-acquisition/merger disputes. He has helped his clients win significant monetary judgments and settlements, while helping others defeat claims that sought significant monetary judgments.
Managing Partner, Rapid City office
As a registered patent attorney and member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group, Susan’s practice focuses on litigation, licensing and transfer, biotechnology patent prosecution, and trademark and copyright prosecution. She is licensed to practice in South Dakota, California, and Colorado.
Managing Partner, Pittsburgh office
Manoj, co-chair of the Contract Disputes Practice Group, is a first-chair litigator of commercial cases for national and regional corporations involving breach of contract claims, creditors’ rights, class actions, antitrust, declaratory judgments, product liability and construction.
Managing Partner, Portland office
Chris specializes in defending businesses and individuals in a wide variety of claims involving employment law, professional liability, commercial disputes, and construction law matters. He has significant trial and arbitration experience in numerous civil and administrative proceedings.
Partner, Orange County office
Patricia’s litigation practice focuses on products liability, complex/mass tort litigation, food contamination, and business/employment matters. Her industry experience covers manufacturing and business, including operations, processes, safety and human resources, and she has served as national and local counsel for corporations.
Managing Partner, New Jersey office
Ron, co-chair of the Franchise Group, has extensive experience in all aspects of franchise litigation. Ron also represents clients in complex commercial and business litigation, intellectual property, trade secrets, director and officer and lender liability disputes.