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  • April 18, 2017 Lewis Brisbois Expands Corporate Capabilities With Hire of John Heber

    Lewis Brisbois is pleased to welcome John Heber to its Fort Lauderdale office as a partner in the Corporate and Tax Practices. Heber has extensive experience advising on all aspects of executive compensation and employee benefits, including equity compensation, long-term incentive plans, and tax-qualified retirement plans.

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  • March 08, 2017 Lewis Brisbois Hosts Reception for Congressional Candidate

     Lewis Brisbois is proud to support its former attorney, Robert Ahn, in his campaign to fill an empty slot in Congress created when Rep. Xavier Becerra left to become Attorney General of California. The firm will hold a reception in support of Ahn on Thursday, March 9, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at its Los Angeles office

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  • February 22, 2017 Lewis Brisbois Expands Miami Office

    Lewis Brisbois is pleased to announce the expansion of its most recent office in Miami with the hire of Partner Seth Alhadeff and Associates Noel Johnson, Stefanie Phillips, Brian Goldenberg, and Ravika Rameshwar. Miami marks the 41st city where Lewis Brisbois has opened an office, which launched in December with the hire of Todd Ehrenreich.

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  • February 14, 2017 Lewis Brisbois Continues New Orleans Growth With 2 New Hires

    Lewis Brisbois is pleased to welcome Jacqueline Griffith and Meredith Mayberry as partners in its New Orleans office. Griffith has more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare arena, while Mayberry focuses her practice on litigation.

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  • February 10, 2017 Lewis Brisbois Expands California Presence With 2 New Hires

    Lewis Brisbois is pleased to welcome Christopher J. Bakes and Gary K. Brucker Jr. as partners in its Sacramento and San Diego offices, respectively. Bakes is a member of Lewis Brisbois’ General Liability Practice, and Brucker is a member of Lewis Brisbois’ Commercial Litigation Practice.

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  • January 20, 2017 Lewis Brisbois Welcomes Insurance Duo to New Orleans

    Lewis Brisbois is pleased to welcome James W. Hailey III and Shannon Burr to its New Orleans office as partners in the Insurance Coverage Practice. Hailey has more than two decades of experience helping insurance and corporate clients detect, deter, and defeat fraud in construction, premises, transportation, and general litigation matters, while Burr focuses her practice on litigation with an emphasis on defending complex insurance coverage analysis and litigation.

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  • January 20, 2017 Lewis Brisbois Welcomes Veronica Arechederra Hall to Las Vegas

    Lewis Brisbois is pleased to welcome Veronica Arechederra Hall to its Las Vegas office as a partner in the Employment & Labor Practice. Hall is an experienced trial lawyer who focuses her practice on representing employers in the full spectrum of employment litigation, including both state and federal claims and individual and class action suits.

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  • January 13, 2017 Lewis Brisbois Welcomes Angeline Ioannou to Connecticut Office

    Lewis Brisbois is pleased to welcome Angeline N. Ioannou to its Hartford, Connecticut, office as co-managing partner and a member of the firm’s Healthcare Practice. Ioannou has been practicing for 20 years, devoting more than 15 years litigating healthcare matters, focusing on defending professional malpractice claims against nursing homes, physicians, and nurses.

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  • January 10, 2017 Lewis Brisbois Expands Immigration Practice With Hire of 5-Lawyer San Francisco Team

    Lewis Brisbois is pleased to announce a significant expansion of its Immigration Practice on the West Coast with the addition of the 13-person, San Francisco-based Meyer Law Group. Partners Brandon Meyer and William Taylor, Associates Paul Chen, Monica Bathija, and Sarah Ayres, along with eight support professionals, bring with them a dedicated practice serving corporations and foreign national employees in a full range of advisory and employment-based immigration matters.

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  • January 10, 2017 Former U.S. Attorney Don DeGabrielle Joins Lewis Brisbois

    Donald J. DeGabrielle, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Texas, has joined Lewis Brisbois as a partner in its Houston office, where he will co-chair the firm’s national White Collar Criminal Defense and Government Investigations Practice. DeGabrielle brings great insight and a deep bench of experience representing companies and individuals in high-stakes government investigations and white collar criminal defense matters nationwide. 

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  • January 04, 2017 Lewis Brisbois Welcomes Kellie Christianson to Orange County Office

    Lewis Brisbois is pleased to welcome Kellie Christianson to its Orange County office as a partner in its Employment and Labor Practice. Christianson focuses her practice on representing car dealerships and small businesses in all aspects of employment and business litigation.

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  • December 23, 2016 Lewis Brisbois Opens Miami Office With Hire of Todd Ehrenreich

    Lewis Brisbois is pleased to announce the expansion of its presence in the Southeast with the opening of a new office in Miami, Florida, led by Partner Todd Ehrenreich. Miami marks the 41st city where Lewis Brisbois has opened an office, enabling the firm to deepen relationships with existing clients in a new geography and opening opportunities to serve new companies.

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  • December 05, 2016 Lewis Brisbois Expands Mid-Atlantic Presence With Two New Partners

    Lewis Brisbois is pleased to welcome Scott Krause and Ashley Marucci as partners in its Baltimore Office. Krause’s practice focuses on defending healthcare professionals and the defense of legal malpractice, employment, and directors and officers claims, while Marucci focuses on legal malpractice, medical negligence, personal injury, and employment claims.

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  • December 01, 2016 Lewis Brisbois Hires Sean Hoar to Helm Cyber Practice

    Lewis Brisbois is pleased to welcome Sean Hoar as the new chair of its Data Privacy and Network Security Practice. A veteran security and privacy attorney, Hoar comes to Lewis Brisbois with 20 years of experience managing digital crises and containing information security incidents.

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  • November 02, 2016 Lewis Brisbois Bolsters Healthcare Practice With New Partner Heath Fox

    Lewis Brisbois is pleased to welcome Heath Fox to its Seattle office as a partner in the Healthcare Practice. Dedicated to serving the people in the healthcare profession who work hard to help others, Fox focuses his civil litigation practice on the defense of claims against hospitals, physicians, nurses, long-term care facilities, and other healthcare professionals.

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  • October 10, 2016 Lewis Brisbois Expands Workers’ Compensation Practice to Sacramento With 3 Hires

    Lewis Brisbois is pleased to welcome Partners Ryan Frazier, Angela Trueblood, and Associate Chie Walker to its Workers’ Compensation Practice. The trio will extend the practice’s presence to Lewis Brisbois’ Sacramento office, which hasn’t had a workers’ compensation presence in its 20-year history, and enable Lewis Brisbois to better serve its clients throughout California.

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  • September 01, 2016 Lewis Brisbois Strengthens West Coast Maritime Practice With 2 Hires

    Lewis Brisbois is pleased to welcome David Russo as a partner and Matthew Johnston as an associate to its San Francisco office in the growing Admiralty, Maritime & Energy Litigation Practice. The addition of Russo and Johnston ramps up Lewis Brisbois’ West Coast maritime presence, which the firm has developed in response to client need. 

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  • August 22, 2016 Lewis Brisbois Welcomes Father-Son Pair to Business Services Practice

    Lewis Brisbois is pleased to welcome father-son duo John and Taylor Vernon to its nationwide Business Services Practice. John will join Lewis Brisbois’ Dallas office as a partner, while Taylor will be an associate in Los Angeles.

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  • August 01, 2016 Lewis Brisbois Expands West Coast Admiralty Practice

    Lewis Brisbois is pleased to welcome Lynn L. Krieger to its San Francisco office as a partner in the Admiralty, Maritime & Energy Litigation Practice. Krieger will help expand the practice’s presence on the West Coast, where she will apply her expertise defending clients in maritime personal injury and cargo matters.

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  • June 06, 2016 Lewis Brisbois Welcomes Six-Lawyer Labor & Employment Team In Houston, Texas

    Lewis Brisbois announces the addition of a new six-lawyer employment and labor team in Houston, Texas. Led by seasoned Texas trial lawyer William “Bill” S. Helfand, who joins Lewis Brisbois as a partner, the group also includes Partners Norman R. Giles and Charles T. Jeremiah and Associates Earl H. Walker, Andrew del Junco, and Avniel J. Adler. 

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  • May 05, 2016 Lewis Brisbois Expands Its National Aviation Practice With The Addition Of A Seven-Lawyer Team In Newark, New Jersey

    Newark, NJ (May 2, 2016) – Lewis Brisbois is pleased to announce the addition of a seven-lawyer team to its Newark, New Jersey, office. Led by Partner Peter B. Van Deventer, who also chairs Lewis Brisbois’ nationwide Aviation Practice, the members of the Newark team, formerly of LeClairRyan, focus their practice on the defense of aviation clients across the nation in all areas of aviation law and litigation. Clients include leading domestic and international commercial airlines; aviation product manufacturers; owners and operators of private aircraft entities; and insurers. 

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  • May 03, 2016 Lewis Brisbois Welcomes Two New Partners To Our Los Angeles Office

    Lewis Brisbois is pleased to welcome Kara A. Pape and David M. Frishman as partners in our Los Angeles, CA, office.

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