The Center for Justice and Accountability has appointed Kathy Roberts as its new legal director. Roberts, who has been with CJA since 2009, focuses on investigating and litigating cases on behalf of survivors of torture and other human rights abuses. She received her J.D. from UC-Berkeley School of Law in 2004.
ADR Services Inc. has added Daniel Winters to its panel of neutrals. Winters, most recently with Winters & Krug, will serve as a special master, discovery referee, mediator and arbitrator of construction, insurance, professional liability, and personal injury matters. He is a 1969 graduate of University of Illinois College of Law.
Greenberg Traurig has elevated Sarah Barrows to of counsel. Barrows, a member of the litigation practice, focuses on patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret and false advertising matters. She is a 2004 graduate of Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
Zhaoyang "Paul" Li has joined DLA Piper's intellectual property and technology practice and patent prosecution group as a partner. Previously at Squire Sanders, Li focuses on complex IP matters, particularly those involving Chinese companies, including patent prosecution, patent infringement assessment opinions, patent right licensing agreements, patentability and IP counseling and due diligence. He graduated from Vanderbilt Law School.
Novak Druce Connolly Bove & Quigg has promoted Margaux Aviguetero and Alper Ertas to counsel.
A member of the firm's post-grant/re-examination group and litigation practice group, Aviguetero focuses on inter partes and ex parte re-examinations of patents as well as multiparty patent litigation. She graduated from Golden Gate University School of Law in 2006.
Alper will continue to concentrate on patent litigation before the U.S. district courts and the International Trade Commission and post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. He earned his J.D from University of Houston Law Center in 2008.
James Krieg and Allison Lane Cooper have joined Duane Morris' trial practice group as partners. Krieg and Cooper, formerly of Krieg, Keller, Sloan, Roman & Holland, focus on commercial litigation with an emphasis on professional liability defense, fiduciary liability, legal ethics and commercial disputes. Krieg is a 1976 graduate of Boston University School of Law. Cooper graduated in 1990 from the University of Florida College of Law.
Greenberg Traurig has elevated Karen Rosenthal to of counsel in East Palo Alto. Rosenthal focuses on general commercial litigation and has experience in the areas of complex business, employment, commercial landlord/tenant, real estate and intellectual property litigation. She received her J.D. from UC-Berkeley School of Law in 2000.
Gray Duffy in Encino has added David Fisher as a partner. Fisher, who previously served as the principal of David S. Fisher APC, focuses on complex real estate and business litigation and transactions. He is a 1986 graduate of Pepperdine University School of Law.
David Walsh, a consumer class action litigator, has joined Morrison & Foerster's Los Angeles office as a partner. Most recently with Paul Hastings, Walsh focuses on class action and other complex business, commercial, real estate and environmental litigation matters. He graduated from University of Southern California Law School in 1985.
Los Angeles' Ezra Brutzkus Gubner has added Michele Seltzer and Glenn Fuller as partners.
Previously with Lurie & Associates, Seltzer's practice areas include business and real estate litigation, elder law, insurance litigation and product liability. She earned her J.D. from Loyola Law School in 2000.
Most recently with Kulik Gottesman & Siegel, Fuller's experience includes all aspects of corporate and real estate transactions including acquisition and disposition of businesses and assets and tax issues. He is a 1992 graduate of Loyola Law School.
Philip Schroeder has joined Buchalter Nemer's Irvine office as a shareholder. Previously with Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis, Schroeder focuses on corporate and securities work and intellectual property matters including licensing agreements, trademark prosecution and nondisclosure agreements. He graduated from Loyola Law School in 2003.
Novak Druce Connolly Bove & Quigg has promoted Jürg Domenig to partner in its San Francisco office. Domenig focuses on complex patent prosecution and all aspects of patent development. He graduated from Franklin Pierce Law Center (now known as University of New Hampshire School of Law) in 2007.
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