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Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP

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Managing Partner: Martin T Fletcher
Number of partners: 104
Number of other lawyers: 79

Firm Overview:
With over 180 attorneys, Whiteford, Taylor & Preston provides a comprehensive range of sophisticated, cost-effective business law and litigation services to clients ranging from innovative start-ups to middle market companies to global enterprises. Our growing Mid-Atlantic footprint includes seventeen offices in Delaware, D.C., Kentucky, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia. Clients come to Whiteford, Taylor & Preston for representation and guidance on a wide range of issues critical to achieving their business goals. Community oriented and culturally diverse, the firm receives exemplary rankings in both US and foreign publications that research lawyers and law.

Main Areas of Practice: 

Bankruptcy & Business Reorganization:
The firm’s bankruptcy group is well recognized for cases that are national in stature. The firm represents debtors and debtors in possession, creditors and creditors’ committees, lenders and trustees in all types of debt restructuring and bankruptcy reorganization proceedings, including out-of-court workouts. The firm has worked in industries as diverse as real estate development, retail and wholesale, mining and metals, transportation, healthcare, manufacturing, telecommunications, agribusiness and a host of other industries. The members of the group include a former Justice Department litigator, Chapter 7 and 11 trustees, career Chapter 11 specialists and a former in-house counsel of a financial institution.

Contact: Paul M. Nussbaum, Todd M. Brooks

Business & Corporate:
The firm serves clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to start-up enterprises on financial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and public offerings. It represents sellers/targets, purchasers, VC/PE and other equity investors, and brokers, advisors and other intermediaries in all types of M&A transactions, including equity and asset acquisitions, product line/divisional divestitures, tender offers, leveraged buy-outs, proxy/ control contests, joint ventures and strategic alliances. The firm also advises companies and organizations of all sizes on tax, employment and real estate matters.

Contacts: Frank S. Jones, Jr., Edward U. Lee III, Edward J. O’Connell III

Litigation:
Over 100 lawyers strong, the firm’s litigation department practices before a wide range of tribunals, including all state and federal trial and appellate courts in the region as well as a wide variety of courts across the nation, administrative agencies and alternative dispute resolution forums. One of its strengths is substantial ‘in-court’ trial experience. The firm’s extensive trial experience greatly enhances its ability to evaluate a case, develop it in a manner that will appeal to a judge and/ or jury and, if appropriate, ultimately go to trial with the confidence and skill that only comes with actual trial experience.

Contacts: Daniel A. Griffith, Kevin G. Hroblak, Jennifer S. Jackman

Labor & Employment:
The firm helps its clients create a practical platform on which to base labor and employee relations decisions. The team includes attorneys formerly with the Department of Labor and the National Labor Relations Board, along with those whose careers have been devoted to representing and counseling management in labor relations issues. Clients represent virtually every area of business and industry.

Contact: Steven E. Bers, Jennifer S. Jackman

Real Estate & Land Use:
The firm’s lawyers have extensive experience in virtually all types and variations of complex commercial real estate matters, including commercial and residential development, commercial leasing, complex easement agreements, sales agreements, condominium development, construction contracts, environmental, real estate finance and zoning and land use.

Contacts: Joseph J. Mezzanotte, Kimberly J. Min

Intellectual Property & Technology:
The firm’s intellectual property and technology group handles a full range of technology and intellectual property matters for its clients. Including domestic and foreign patents, trademark and copyright applications and related opinion matters, domestic and international technology and content licenses, research and development agreements, technology transfer agreements, strategic alliances, joint ventures and other innovative ‘partnering’ agreements and a wide range of cybersecurity, software, computer and internet law matters, including web site audits, e-commerce issues, domain names, database protection matters, ASPs, open source and other innovative distribution models.

Contacts: Gregory M. Stone, Steven E. Tiller

International Work:
The international group at WTP helps companies, governments and industry associations meet the legal and economic challenges of globalization in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and South America. The team focuses on strategic business services (international business advice, finance, transactions and investment, technology and intellectual property, trade policy and government relations, compliance and ethics, crisis management and public affairs), dispute resolution, regulatory guidance and development assistance.

Contact: Enayat Qasimi (Washington, DC)

Offices:  

Toll Free: 1-800-987-8705

District of Columbia - Washington

Delaware - Bethany Beach, Rehoboth Beach, Wilmington

Kentucky - Lexington

Maryland - Baltimore, Columbia, Ocean City, Rockville, Towson

New York - New York City, Tarrytown

Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh

Virginia - Falls Church, Richmond, Roanoke, Virginia Beach

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Labor & Employment
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Bankruptcy/Restructuring
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Corporate/M&A
Band 3
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Band 2
Insurance
Band 3
Intellectual Property
Band 1

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Delaware

Bankruptcy/Restructuring


Stephen B Gerald
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District of Columbia

Environment


Trent Zivkovich
Band 6
Maryland

Bankruptcy/Restructuring


Kevin G Hroblak
Band 2
Martin T Fletcher
Eminent Practitioners
Paul M Nussbaum
Band 1

Construction


Robert Carney
Band 2

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7 Saint Paul Street

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