With the new year comes new partners at the Washington offices of several law firms: Reed Smith, Patton Boggs, Baker & Hostetler and the intellectual property firm Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox.
Reed Smith announced that Gregory Jacobs and Michael Lowell are now partners in the firm's global regulatory enforcement group. Jacobs serves as outside general counsel to several trade associations and other nonprofit or tax exempt organizations, and works on government contract and international trade issues. Lowell represents clients in a wide range of industries on issues relating to import and export controls, economic sanctions, and related trade and national security laws and regulations.
Patton Boggs announced that Carey Nuttall and Nigel Wilkinson are now partners. Nuttall practices in the firm’s food and drug and regulatory groups, and advises clients issues related to the sale of products such as prescription and over-the-counter drugs, dietary supplements, foods, medical devices, cosmetics and tobacco. Wilkinson is a member of the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution and employment law groups, and represents clients in all phases of commercial litigation, arbitration and mediation.
Baker & Hostetler announced that Paul Levine is now a partner at the firm, where he is a member of the litigation group. He specializes in international arbitration and litigation, government contracts and commercial litigation, as well as complex tax matters, tort cases and environmental actions.
Sterne Kessler announced that Jason Eisenberg, Kenley Hoover and Deborah Sterling are now partners. Eisenberg, a member of the firm’s electronics group, provides strategic counsel worldwide for electrical, mechanical, and optical technologies, including complex international prosecution, complex reissue prosecution, reexamination, and patent office litigation.
Hoover, a member in the firm’s biotechnology/chemical group, focuses on the strategic evaluation, creation, protection, and leveraging of intellectual property assets, and specializes in corporate intellectual property. Sterling, also a member in the biotechnology/chemical group, focuses on patent procurement, exploitation and enforcement in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.