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Glaser, Weil, Fink, Howard, Avchen & Shapiro, LLP

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Managing Partner: Peter M. Weil
Senior Partners: Patricia L. Glaser, Barry E. Fink, Roger H. Howard, Terry D. Avchen, Robert Shapiro, Daniel G. Jordan, George J. Wall
Number of partners: 46
Number of lawyers: 89
Languages: Afrikaans, Armenian, English, Farsi, French, Hebrew, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Glaser Weil, based in Los Angeles, is one of the country’s premier full-service law firms. The firm represents clients’ interests with an unprecedented level of dedication and commitment.

Main Areas of Practice:
Construction:

3 partners, 3 associates based in Los Angeles, CA
Contact: Peter C. Sheridan
Tel: 310 282 6243
Email: [email protected]

Corporate:
14 partners, 3 of counsel, and 6 associates based in Los Angeles and Newport Beach, CA
Sub Practices:
■ Mergers & Acquisitions
■ Securities
■ Limited Liability Partnerships/Corporate Transactions
■ Fund Formation
■ Loan Documentation
Contact: Roger H. Howard
Tel: 310 556 7822
Email: [email protected]

Employment:
4 partners, 1 of counsel, and 1 associate based in Los Angeles, CA
Contact: Patricia L. Glaser
Tel: 310 282 6217
Email: [email protected]

Entertainment:
2 partners, 1 of counsel based in Los Angeles, CA
Contact: Barbara M. Rubin
Tel: 310 556 7840
Email: [email protected]

Environmental & Energy:
5 partners, 1 associate based in Los Angeles, CA
Sub Practices:
■ Environmental and Energy Litigation
■ Transactional
■ Regulatory
Contact: Terry D. Avchen
Tel: 310 282 6259
Email: [email protected]

Government & Regulatory:
6 partners, 3 associates based in Los Angeles, CA
Contacts: Thomas S. Levyn and Timothy B. McOsker
Tel: 310 282 6214, 310 556-7870
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Insurance:
4 partners, 1 of counsel, and 2 associates based in Los Angeles, CA
Contact: Steven A. Freeman
Tel: 310 282 6228
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
1 partner, 1 of counsel, and 3 associates based in Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA
Sub Practices:
■ Patent Litigation
■ US PTO Proceedings Before PTAB
■ US ITC Section 337 Litigation
■ Trademark & Trade Dress Litigation
■ US PTO Proceedings Before TTAB
■ Copyright & Idea Theft Litigation
■ Trade Secret & Unfair Competition Litigation
■ Life Sciences
■ Appellate Practice
Contact: Lawrence M. Hadley
Tel: 310 282 6235
Email: [email protected]

Litigation:
19 partners, 6 of counsel, 18 associates based in Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA
Sub Practices:
■ Arbitration
■ Business Litigation
■ Class Action Litigation
■ Defamation & First Amendment Law Litigation
■ Entertainment Litigation
■ General Commercial Litigation & Contract Disputes
■ Intellectual Property Litigation
■ Products Liability Litigation
■ Securities Litigation
Contact: Patricia L. Glaser
Tel: 310 282 6217
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:
17 partners, 3 of counsel, 4 associates based in Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA
Sub Practices:
■ Acquisitions & Sales
■ Leasing
■ Secured Lending/Finance Transactions
■ Land Use & Entitlements
■ Retail, Industrial & Commercial
■ Mixed Use Development
Contacts: Roger H. Howard and Daniel G. Jordan
Tel: 310 556 7822, 310 282 6270
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Tax:
4 partners, 1 associate based in Los Angeles and Newport Beach, CA
Sub Practices:
■ Federal, State & Local Tax Strategies & Planning
■ Tax Litigation & Appeals
■ Charitable & Exempt Organizations
Contacts: Barry E. Fink and Joseph K. Fletcher, III
Tel: 310 282 6229, 310 556 7825
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Trusts & Estates:

4 partners, 1 of counsel, and 3 associates based in Los Angeles and Newport Beach, CA
Sub Practices:
■ Estate Planning
■ Trust Administration/Probate
■ Trust and Probate Litigation
Contact: Barry E. Fink
Tel: 310 282 6229
Email: [email protected]