Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Elects 23 New Partners

By a vote of the partnership, international law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner has elected 23 new lawyers to partnership in the firm, effective 1 January, 2019. This brings the number of partners firmwide to 576. The new partners are:

Shannon Barks, Kansas City
Shannon Barks represents clients with planning for wealth preservation and preparation of estate planning documents, charitable planning, implementation of tax reduction strategies, and administration of complex estates and trusts.

William Brodsky, New York
Will Brodsky concentrates his practice in the real estate and corporate areas, primarily assisting real estate opportunity funds, developers and operators in structuring, negotiating and documenting complex joint venture transactions. Will’s practice also includes negotiating and documenting real estate finance transactions representing borrowers and lenders.

Alexandra Clough, London
Alexandra Clough specialises in construction and engineering claims and disputes around the globe across a wide range of industry sectors including oil and gas, power, transport and commercial property. She has experience in complex litigation, arbitration and adjudication, as well as alternative dispute resolution techniques such as mediation.

Louisa Cobbe, London
Louisa Cobbe has experience with a range of corporate transactions, with a particular focus on the structuring, establishment and operation of real estate funds and joint ventures in the United Kingdom and offshore jurisdictions.

Amanda Colvin, St. Louis
Amanda Colvin practices primarily in the areas of labour and employment law and class action defense, and is experienced in all stages of litigation, including responsive pleadings, discovery, dispositive motions, arbitration and trial preparation.

Michael Cooley, Dallas
Michael Cooley specialises in the representation of corporate debtors and other major constituents in complex bankruptcy cases and bankruptcy-related litigation. He also has an active pro bono practice representing Central American women and children seeking asylum in the United States.

Timothy Davis, Kansas City
Tim Davis practices in commercial litigation and labor and employment law. His litigation experience includes all aspects of the litigation process, including case strategy, depositions, dispositive motions and trial.

Faisal Delawalla, Chicago
Faisal Delawalla concentrates his practice in business and transactions matters, including acquisitions and dispositions, commercial agreements and general corporate matters.

Angelia Duncan, Atlanta
Angelia Duncan’s practice focuses on business disputes, employment matters and unfair competition. She also litigates and advises on matters involving real estate and construction disputes.

Jonathan Fetterly, San Francisco
Jon Fetterly is a litigator who represents clients in disputes covering a wide range of industries. His practice focuses on banking and financial institutions litigation, and First Amendment and media litigation.

Thomas Lee, San Francisco
Tom Lee focuses his practice in the areas of environmental compliance and commercial litigation, counseling clients in permitting, acquisitions and enforcement actions across the full spectrum of California and federal environmental regulations.

Jessica Maziarz, Phoenix
Jessica Maziarz is a litigator with extensive experience in complex commercial, antitrust and class action litigation.

Tiffany McKenzie, Atlanta
Tiffany McKenzie focuses her practice in estate planning and administration, family wealth transfer tax planning, succession planning and fiduciary litigation.

Matthew Minder, St. Louis
Matt Minder’s practice encompasses all aspects of the adoption, prosecution, exploitation, enforcement and litigation of trademarks and copyrights.

Tatiana Parshak, Moscow
Tatiana Parshak has worked on a broad range of finance and capital markets transactions including general secured and unsecured banking, real estate finance, asset finance, acquisition finance, project finance, syndications, securitizations, debt and equity capital markets transactions, as well as derivatives-related matters.

Laura Perlov, Denver
Laura Perlov focuses her practice in white collar defense and investigations and advises clients in high-profile crisis situations where litigation is a possible result. She regularly represents corporations and executives in internal and government investigations, as well as against private allegations of wrongdoing.

Courtney J. Peterson, New York
Courtney J. Peterson practices in the state and federal courts of New York and New Jersey and handles litigation involving complex business transactions, commercial contract disputes, commercial landlord-tenant disputes, securities, employment disputes, and fiduciary duties of trustees and executors.

Rebecca Quayle, London
Rebecca Quayle advises a range of clients on asset finance transactions. She specialises in the aviation sector with particular experience in cross-border leasing, manufacturer leasing, secured lending, export credit transactions, residual value insurance, and portfolio sales and acquisitions.

Hazel Shakur Quinn, Abu Dhabi
Hazel Shakur Quinn advises developers, investors, sovereign wealth funds and corporate occupiers in relation to a broad spectrum of high-value, complex real estate investments and flagship development projects in the Middle East.

Joseph Robertson, St. Louis
Joseph Robertson has experience in negotiating real estate transactions, including securitized and unsecuritized financing, sale-leaseback transactions, leasing and acquisitions, hotel and casino development projects, and other real estate aspects of corporate and financial transactions.

Stefani Rothermel, St. Louis
Stefani Rothermel’s practice focuses on complex product liability and commercial litigation matters, including appeals. She represents pharmaceutical, medical device, consumer product, aviation and biochemical manufacturers in state and federal courts around the country. She also has experience in intellectual property enforcement and litigation.

Alfred Shaumyan, Los Angeles
Alfred Shaumyan represents a broad array of companies in complex litigation involving contract claims, business torts, real estate transactions, reverse mortgages, consumer remedies, product liability and insurance coverage.

Jason Werner, Denver
Jason Werner focuses his practice in assisting clients with private equity matters, complex entity formations, structuring, acquisitions and dispositions. His experience includes both buy-side and sell-side M&A, private equity and general corporate counseling.

About Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
With over 1,400 lawyers in 32 offices across North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP is a fully integrated global law firm that provides clients with connected legal advice, wherever and whenever they need it. The firm is known for its relationship-driven, collaborative culture, diverse legal experience and industry-shaping innovation and offers clients one of the most active M&A, real estate, financial services, litigation and corporate risk practices in the world.

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