Excellent law firmannounced today that it has promoted 24 attorneys to serve as consultants, effective April 1, 2021. New attorneys from Venable's Baltimore, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Towson and Washington, D.C. offices. they represent a broad cross-section of the firm's four divisions: commercial, government, intellectual property and litigation.
this projectVenables' president said: "These lawyers have continued to thrive and prosper throughout their careers by providing exceptional legal work and client service, professional development and upholding the firm's values."
The following lawyers were promoted to procurator.
God AurelianoHe focuses on a wide range of corporate law matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, corporate financing, equity investments, securities offerings, business contracts, public finance and general business transactions. She advises start-ups, growth companies and later stages in a range of industries, financial institutions, specialist lenders, banks, investors, entrepreneurs and non-profit organizations and acts as a consultant for municipalities and pipeline issuers and borrowers, bonds Advisor or borrower advisor.
JaMar S. is notHe represents clients in complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts across the country with an emphasis on defending pharmaceutical and medical device companies in product liability cases. He was a member of product liability litigation in various countries and has experience in coordinating overall litigation strategies and day-to-day handling of individual cases.
Daniel R. H. MendelsohnFocuses on a wide range of corporate law matters, including corporate governance, securities transactions, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions, with a particular focus on Maryland corporate law relating to real estate investment trusts, real estate and registered investment companies.
Elizabeth FjarkowskiSteveHe is a member of Venable's tax practice. She advises clients on a range of tax issues relating to transactions, including corporate advisory matters such as mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, as well as tax disputes.
Los Angeles office
theresa clardyHe focuses on domestic and international income tax planning and tax litigation for talent, entertainment executives, high net worth individuals and entrepreneurs, including their businesses. He has extensive experience in trust income tax matters for domestic and foreign trusts and advises US resident and non-US clients on entity election, corporate formation and income characterization.
Emil KarteglerHe represents companies and individuals in shareholder and partnership disputes, professional misconduct and complex business and contractual disputes. He has extensive experience representing clients in state and federal courts from trial to trial and appeal.
New York office
Miguel M. Agostais a litigator with an extensive practice focused on complex commercial disputes. His work includes mortgage-backed securities matters, corporate governance disputes, tort claims and contract litigation in state and federal courts.
Daniel A. ApgarPractice in intellectual property law, specializing in complex patent cases. He has extensive experience representing electronics and software companies in all aspects of litigation.
Gianna E. Cricco-LizzaFocused on patent and trademark litigation in federal court and overseeing intellectual property enforcement efforts for clients in the telecommunications, luxury and consumer goods industries.
zachary garrettPractice intellectual property law with an emphasis on complex patent cases. He has experience in all stages of litigation, including pre-trial investigations, pleadings, claim interpretation, discovery, motion practice and trial.
Sean C McDonaldFocus on due diligence and biopharmaceutical advice on intellectual property. It prides itself on supporting customers in their mission-critical transactions.
dr. Prajakta A. Sonalker,He focuses on complex intellectual property litigation, including patent and trade secret litigation, with an emphasis on biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. He has experience in all stages of litigation, from pre-litigation investigations, through trials and appeals, to Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) proceedings.
Jorge SumarevisHe represents clients in the commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) and collateralized debt obligation (CDO) industries, focusing on high-risk insolvency and complex structured finance litigation.
Juan VazquezHis practice focuses on a broad range of complex commercial and class actions, including civil antitrust litigation, securities and financial products litigation, bankruptcy litigation, and intellectual property disputes.
San Francisco office
Emily's enemyAdvises high net worth individuals and families on all aspects of estate planning and helps preserve wealth through strategies to reduce income, wealth and inheritance taxes, thereby limiting risk to family assets.
Towson, MD office
kristen c careyRepresentation of companies and individuals in civil and arbitration proceedings and other commercial complaints involving mortgage-backed securities and other complex financial instruments, trust management disputes, corporate governance disputes, shareholder and member proceedings, securities fraud, employment and labor disputes and claims for breach of contract
Washington DC office
Team Jean YoonHis practice focuses on financing, acquisitions, dispositions, development and leasing of commercial real estate. She regularly represents commercial developers, institutional lenders, individuals, homeowners, tenants and property owners and operators in a variety of transactions involving office, retail, multi-family, industrial and mixed-use properties.
Mary M GardnerRepresent clients in government investigations and enforcement proceedings, insurance litigation and complex consumer class actions. He also regularly advises corporate clients and their directors and officers on complex insurance coverage issues and related advertising and marketing matters, including telemarketing compliance and proof of claims.
José HicksHe specializes in energy and administrative law with an emphasis on crude oil, oil derivatives, natural gas and electric utility issues. His areas of practice include advising on energy regulatory developments, corporate compliance, energy infrastructure development and administrative regulation, as well as representing clients in litigation before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), state public service commissions and courts.
Benjamin E Horowitzis a litigator representing clients in a variety of civil cases, including partnership disputes, government investigations and enforcement cases, construction defect cases, and various other breach of contract and commercial tort cases.
Leslie A Lee is a registered patent attorney with extensive experience in intellectual property and patent litigation in a variety of technical areas, including mechanical devices, medical devices, semiconductor design and manufacturing, software, telecommunications and automotive technology. He has successfully represented clients in summary trials, trials and appeals in numerous district courts, the US International Trade Commission, the Board of Patent Trial and Appeals, and the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Meredith K McCoyHe provides experienced guidance to corporations, tax-exempt organizations, individuals and political groups in their efforts to influence public policy and the political process. She helps clients comply with a variety of laws that may affect political campaigns, including tax, campaign finance, lobbying, gifts and ethics, and pay-to-play laws.
Shahin O. RothermelAdvises clients on matters related to advertising, marketing, e-commerce, privacy, social media, promotions, sweepstakes and subscription programs. She routinely defends clients in investigations and litigation involving the Federal Trade Commission and other state and federal regulatory agencies, as well as consumer class actions, competitor disputes and government advertising cases.
william weaverHe advises in a number of commercial property matters with an emphasis on the acquisition, disposal, development and letting of commercial, office, residential and industrial properties.
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