Duane Morris Adds Cherry Hill Partner Lori A. Mills
Lori A. Mills has joined Duane Morris’ Cherry Hill office as a partner in the firm’s energy, environment and resources practice group. Mills enhances the firm’s environmental law capabilities in New Jersey and throughout the U.S. Prior to joining Duane Morris, Mills was a partner at Drinker Biddle & Reath in Princeton. Mills handles complex, multiparty environmental litigation, and also advises clients on the environmental implications of real estate and corporate transactions. She has extensive experience in environmental compliance and enforcement actions; soil, groundwater and sediment contamination matters; industrial site remediation; Superfund compliance and cost recovery; private party cost recovery contribution and allocation proceedings; land purchase and brownfields development; and natural resource damages. She is a 1988 graduate, with honors, of Rutgers University Law School and a 1985 magna cum laude graduate of Temple University.
Laddey Clark Names Jansyn Practice Group LeaderLaddey, Clark & Ryan in Sparta has appointed Jessica A. Jansyn the new leader of the commercial litigation practice group. Managing partner Thomas Ryan commented, “Jessica is positioned to utilize her incredible talents to take this practice area to new heights, ensuring quality and consistency to our existing clients, and every new client. Jessica is widely and deeply respected by all of us at Laddey, Clark, as well as by our clients, having joined the LCR Team in 2011.” Jansyn will be overseeing the management of the commercial litigation practice at Laddey, Clark, as well as the strategic planning and business development in this practice area. Prior to joining Laddy Clark, Jansyn was a litigation associate with the New York City law firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton. She has been a member of the litigation team at Laddy Clark for six years, focusing on commercial, employment and estate litigation in both the state and federal courts, as well as appellate courts. She has played an integral role in the growth of the firm’s employment and labor practice and the commercial litigation practice. She is a magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, graduate of Seton Hall University School of Law, where she was a distinguished member of the Seton Hall Law Review. She is also a summa cum laude graduate of Centenary College, having earned degrees in mathematics and English.
Goldberg Segalla Welcomes Maralee Sanders
Goldberg Segalla adds associate Maralee Sanders to the firm’s workers’ compensation practice group in Princeton. She was previously with Dreifuss Bonacci & Parker in Florham Park. Sanders represents New Jersey-based employers, insurers, and third-party administrators facing a wide variety of workers’ compensation claims. She defends and counsels clients through every stage of the claims process from inception through trial or settlement, and is experienced in resolving Medicare issues. Before entering private practice, Sanders served as a judicial law clerk for U.S. Magistrate Judge Douglas E. Arpert in the District of New Jersey. Sanders graduated from Union Institute and University before earning her J.D. at New York Law School, where she was a Greenberg Scholar, an Elmer Rice Scholar, a Social Entrepreneurship Research Fellow, an Impact Center for Public Interest Law Affiliate, and editor of the Global Human Rights Bulletin. She also served with the Social Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic and volunteered with the Right to Counsel Project.
McElroy Deutsch Welcomes John P. Schneider
McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter announced that John P. Schneider has joined the bankruptcy group as an associate in the firm’s Newark office. Schneider received his J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law and his B.S. from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He has spent the last year clerking for the U.S. Bankruptcy Judge John K. Sherwood in the District of New Jersey. Prior to his clerkship, he was an associate with a Philadelphia-based firm, handling a broad range of litigation in both New Jersey state and federal court.
Jackson Lewis Welcomes Mary Costigan
Jackson Lewis brought on Mary T. Costigan, who has joined the firm’s Morristown office as an associate in the privacy, e-communication and data security practice group. Costigan holds a certified information privacy professional designation (U.S.) from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Costigan began working for Jackson Lewis as an extern from Pace University Law School’s New Directions for Attorneys Program, with an emphasis on privacy. Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, she worked with KPMG International as a global privacy manager, advising internal stakeholders and project teams on global data protection and privacy matters, with a concentration on software applications. She started her career as a litigation associate in private practice, and later became a senior litigator and adviser within the Massachusetts Department of Revenue in its Boston and New York City offices. Her return to legal work in the privacy area demonstrates her continued interest in cybersecurity and privacy issues, and the underscores the surge in demand for expertise in this evolving area.