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June 27, 2022

At Stroock, we always keep an eye on the future of the firm. That means creating a workplace culture focused on cultivating the best and brightest legal leaders of the future — and ensuring that our associates are engaged in crafting creative, efficient legal solutions across a wide range of practices. 

Our bench has grown from coast-to-coast over the past year, with early-career attorneys continuing to be drawn to Stroock's unique, associate-approved work environment at all four offices.

Read on to meet our most recent lateral associate hires.

 

bolutito-adewunmi

Bolutito Adewunmi

Litigation

Miami

Bolutito Adewunmi is a Law Clerk in the firm’s Litigation Group, where she assists in all aspects of Financial Services Litigation Regulatory and Enforcement matters

 

 

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Sharon Aguirre

Government Affairs & Regulatory Support

New York

Sharon Aguirre is an Associate in the firm’s Government Affairs & Regulatory Support practice, where she assists primarily with matters related to Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and ERISA. She also has experience working with matters relating to compliance, benefit claims and fiduciary issues, contribution enforcement, service provider agreements and qualified domestic relations orders, benefit litigation and prescription drug class action litigation.

 

 

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Kara Altman

Tax

Washington, D.C.

Kara Altman is an associate in the firm’s Tax practice. She advises funds, large banks, and private clients on fund formation and operation, strategic acquisitions, structured notes, and tax-efficient structuring. Additionally, Kara drafts and negotiates provisions related to hedge and private equity fund formations, partnership interest acquisitions, partnership recapitalizations and contributions, sale documents, investment agreements, LLC agreements, side letters and indemnities.

 

 

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Andrew Astuno

National Security/CFIUS/Compliance

Washington, D.C.

Andrew Astuno is an associate with the firm’s National Security / CFIUS / Compliance practice.  His CFIUS work draws on his experience with the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Investment Security and the World Bank. As a former Policy Advisor at Treasury, Andrew was responsible for reviewing Joint Voluntary Notices and Declarations before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS); evaluating proposed transactions for national security concerns; and collaborating with agencies across CFIUS during the evaluation, investigation, and mitigation phases of reviews.

 

 

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Sarah Bouskila

Litigation

New York

Sarah M. Bouskila is an associate in the firm’s Financial Services Litigation, Regulation and Enforcement Group, where she focuses her practice on contract disputes, business torts, labor law, real estate and the enforcement of judgments. Sarah previously served as a law clerk for the Hon. Jessica R. Mayer in the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey.

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Stephen A. Brown

Real Estate

New York

Stephen Brown is a member of the Real Estate Practice Group. He represents clients in a broad range of real estate matters, including acquisitions and dispositions, and commercial leasing.

Spencer-caldwell

 

Spencer R. Caldwell-McMillan

Corporate

New York

Spencer Caldwell-McMillan represents issuers in debt and equity offerings, other financing, and related transactions. He advises companies on general corporate governance matters, SEC compliance, Exchange Act reporting requirements and NYSE/NASDAQ rules.

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Alexandra J. Cho

Intellectual Property

New York

Alexa Cho is an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property practice, where she assists with a wide range of IP litigation matters with a focus on the pharmaceuticals and biotechnology sectors.

 

 

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Naadia M. Chowdhury

Real Estate

New York

Naadia Chowdhury is an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group, where she primarily assists financial institutions and private equity funds in a broad range of transactions, as well as real estate owners and developers involved in nationwide acquisition, sales and borrower-side financing. Naadia also assists clients in a wide variety of real estate matters, including commercial and industrial lease agreements, complex corporate asset purchases, acquisitions, dispositions, sales agreements, joint ventures, and other commercial transactions.

 

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Siddhant Das

Real Estate

Washington, D.C.

Sid Das is an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group, where he assists primarily with new leases, expansions, contractions, subleases, assignments and all lease-related documentation for both landlords and tenants across a wide range of industry sectors. Sid also assists clients in a broad range of real estate matters, including acquisitions, dispositions, sales agreements, joint ventures and other commercial transactions.

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Caen Dennis

Intellectual Property

New York

Caen Dennis is an Associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property practice, where she assists with a variety of matters while focusing her practice on issues related to trademarks and compliance. 

 

 

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Adrian A. Diaz

Tax

New York

Adrian A. Diaz is an associate in the firm’s Real Estate and New York Real Estate Tax Certiorari Groups, where he focuses on real estate tax assessment appeals and other tax certiorari related matters in New York City. Adrian’s experience includes assisting with assessment issues for various types of commercial properties, condominium and cooperative properties, tax projections and Real Property Income & Expense (RPIE) filing requirements. 

 

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Adrian J. Diaz

Real Estate

Miami

Adrian J. Diaz is an associate in the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group, where he assists with commercial real estate acquisitions, mortgage and mezzanine financing transactions, joint ventures and a variety of other real estate matters.

 

 

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Zachary Fayne

Real Estate

Washington, D.C.

Zachary Fayne is an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group, where he assists primarily with  new leases, expansions, contractions, subleases, assignments and all lease-related documentation for both landlords and tenants across a wide range of industry sectors. Zachary also assists clients in a broad range of real estate matters, including acquisitions, dispositions, sales agreements, joint ventures and other commercial transactions.

 

 

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Daniel Fishbein

Litigation

New York

Daniel Fishbein practices in the Financial Services Litigation, Regulation and Enforcement and White Collar & Internal Investigations groups. He represents corporations and individuals in criminal proceedings, enforcement actions and internal investigations. Daniel brings the breadth of his white collar defense experience to his matters and applies his vantage point to representing financial service providers and fintech companies that have come under increased scrutiny by state and federal regulators.

 

barbara-hayes

Barbara A. Hayes

Real Estate

New York

Barbara Hayes is an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group, where she assists clients in all phases of acquisition, disposition, development and financing transactions. Barbara also assists clients in a broad range of real estate matters, including acquisitions, dispositions, sales agreements, joint ventures and other commercial transactions.

 

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Courtney Hunt

Real Estate

Washington, D.C.

Courtney Hunt is an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group, where she assists with new leases, expansions, contractions, subleases, assignments and all lease-related documentation. Courtney also assists clients in a broad range of real estate matters, including acquisitions, dispositions, sales agreements, joint ventures and other commercial transactions.

 

 

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Nami R. Kang

Litigation

Los Angeles

Nami Kang’s practice focuses on commercial and business litigation. She represents businesses and individuals in a wide array of litigation matters including conflicts over trust management, bankruptcy matters, title defense, and claims arising from breach of contract, negligence and fraud.  Ms. Kang represents clients in both federal and state courts, and experienced in all aspects of litigation.

 

 

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Nicole Lloret

Litigation

New York

Nicole Lloret focuses on white collar criminal defense and litigation relating to internal and government investigations. She also has experience defending individuals charged with cybercrimes, as well as advising clients on technology-related matters, including software licensing agreements and developing data privacy policies. Nicole has experience in defending clients charged under the Federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

 

 

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Gabriel G. Mandler

Litigation

Miami

Gabriel Mandler represents entities and individuals in a broad range of matters, including commercial and complex litigation, real estate, intellectual property and general business transactions. He has experience representing a wide range of businesses from international corporations to entrepreneurial startups, both in state and federal courts. Gabriel works to find innovative yet efficient legal solutions for his clients.

 

 

 

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Mario O. Marin

Litigation

Miami

Mario Marin litigates commercial disputes in both state and federal courts. He represents clients in all aspects of complex commercial litigation and arbitration involving securities and investment-related fraud, antitrust claims, contractual and real estate disputes, business torts, and False Claims Act and qui tam actions. In addition to his commercial litigation practice, Mario manages all aspects of the administration of the receivership estate along with coordinating matters concerning the estate with Federal agencies and the District Court.  Mario also focuses on ERISA litigation, representing employers, insurers, and employee benefit plans defending against life, health, and disability benefits claims.

 

 

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Peter W. Marshall

Real Estate

Los Angeles

Peter Marshall is an associate in the Los Angeles office where he practices in the firm's Real Estate Department. Peter’s practice includes a broad range of real estate transactions including acquisitions and dispositions, sale-leasebacks, 1031 exchanges, leasing, construction and development, financing, and joint ventures. He represents institutional and non-institutional landlords, tenants, buyers, sellers, brokers, owners, contractors, borrowers, lenders, and REITs among others.

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Lauren McCabe

Litigation

New York

Lauren McCabe focuses her practice on general commercial litigation, class actions, e-discovery, cybersecurity, anti-trust, government investigations, trade secrets, and securities litigation.

 

 

 

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Saloni Patel

Real Estate

New York

Saloni Patel is an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group, where she assists financial institutions and private equity funds in a broad range of sophisticated transactions, including securitized and portfolio mortgage lending, mezzanine financing, lease-based financing and construction and permanent financing. Saloni also assists clients in a broad range of real estate matters, including commercial and residential leases, acquisitions, dispositions, sales agreements, joint ventures and other transactions.

 

 

 

 

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Heather Purdy

Real Estate

Washington, D.C.

Heather Purdy is an associate in Stroock’s real estate group and a member of the firm’s hospitality and leisure practice. Her practice focuses on transaction structuring, financing, acquisition and development activities in the hospitality and lodging industry, with a special focus on the drafting and negotiating of hotel management agreements and related documents. Heather represents hospitality owners, operators and developers in the selling, buying, developing, financing and managing of hotels and resorts. She also assists clients in matters ranging from the raising of capital to the formation of joint ventures. In addition, Heather is well versed in other areas of real estate, including in the retail, multi-family, industrial and office property categories.

 

 

 

 

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Tamara Rozina

Litigation

New York

Tamara Rozina is an associate in the firm’s Litigation practice. She manages defense in complex litigations, arbitrations, and government investigations for individuals and institutions within the financial industry, including investment advisors, broker dealers, banks, and cryptocurrency companies. Tamara formulates strategy, develops defenses, and manages discovery for allegations relating to commercial litigation, federal securities laws, insider trading, class actions, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and contract law. Additionally, she advises and represents clients in investigations and proceedings conducted by government and regulatory authorities including the Securities & Exchange Commission, Department of Justice, and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

 

 

 

 

vaibhav-sharma

Vaibhav M. Sharma

Intellectual Property

New York

Vaibhav Sharma focuses his practice on intellectual property and technology matters. He works with clients involving software, consumer electronics and mechanical devices in fields such as semiconductors, computer image processing, digital content protection systems, consumer electronics, autonomous vehicles, machine learning and cloud computing. Vaibhav also has experience in inter partes review proceedings and in prosecutions involving technologies for automotive parts, software and networking systems. Prior to starting a career in law, he was involved in physics research utilizing ultra-low temperature technologies to examine supersolids, finite-element-method simulations of mechanical cantilevers and the development of quantum sensors.

 

 

 

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Caitlin Sikes

Litigation

New York

Caitlin represents individuals and entities in white collar criminal defense and regulatory matters. She has handled matters involving federal criminal investigations, securities laws violations, government enforcement actions and investment advisor regulations. Caitlin previously worked as a felony assistant at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, New York. During her three years at the District Attorney’s Office, Caitlin investigated and prosecuted a wide array of cases, focusing on fraud and financial crimes.

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Adam P. Stillman

Litigation

Los Angeles

Adam focuses his practice on fraud, breach of contract and other commercial litigation and banking matters. Adam also defends financial institutions in class action litigation and has worked on probate matters.

 

 

 

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David D. Switzler

Litigation

Miami

David Switzler focuses his practice on commercial and business litigation, and has experience handling health care and insurance litigation matters. He handles all aspects of civil litigation including responding to complaints, discovery, drafting motions, communicating with clients, in-house and opposing counsel, negotiating settlements and stipulations and handling depositions, pretrial conferences, mediations, calendar calls, dispositive hearings and bench trials. David served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Hon. James Lawrence King in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida from 2013–2015 and 2017–2018.

 

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Wei (Tavy) Wu

Real Estate

New York

Tavy Wu is an Associate in the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group. He focuses his work on transactional matters, including commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions of apartment buildings, office buildings, retail spaces and mixed-use real estate projects. Tavy has experience in both equity investments in and debt financings of various real assets.

 

 

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Jacques Zelnik

Corporate

New York

Jacques Zelnik is an associate in the firm’s Corporate practice. He practices in the debt finance subgroup, where he represents banks, private equity and hedge funds, and other financial institutions and public companies in a variety of transactions across many industries. Jacques has experience handling transactions at all levels of the capital structure, including both lender-side and borrower-side representation.

June 27, 2022

At Stroock, we always keep an eye on the future of the firm. That means creating a workplace culture focused on cultivating the best and brightest legal leaders of the future — and ensuring that our associates are engaged in crafting creative, efficient legal solutions across a wide range of practices. 

Our bench has grown from coast-to-coast over the past year, with early-career attorneys continuing to be drawn to Stroock's unique, associate-approved work environment at all four offices.

Read on to meet our most recent lateral associate hires.

 

bolutito-adewunmi

Bolutito Adewunmi

Litigation

Miami

Bolutito Adewunmi is a Law Clerk in the firm’s Litigation Group, where she assists in all aspects of Financial Services Litigation Regulatory and Enforcement matters

 

 

sharon-aguirre

Sharon Aguirre

Government Affairs & Regulatory Support

New York

Sharon Aguirre is an Associate in the firm’s Government Affairs & Regulatory Support practice, where she assists primarily with matters related to Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and ERISA. She also has experience working with matters relating to compliance, benefit claims and fiduciary issues, contribution enforcement, service provider agreements and qualified domestic relations orders, benefit litigation and prescription drug class action litigation.

 

 

kara-altman

Kara Altman

Tax

Washington, D.C.

Kara Altman is an associate in the firm’s Tax practice. She advises funds, large banks, and private clients on fund formation and operation, strategic acquisitions, structured notes, and tax-efficient structuring. Additionally, Kara drafts and negotiates provisions related to hedge and private equity fund formations, partnership interest acquisitions, partnership recapitalizations and contributions, sale documents, investment agreements, LLC agreements, side letters and indemnities.

 

 

andrew-astuno

Andrew Astuno

National Security/CFIUS/Compliance

Washington, D.C.

Andrew Astuno is an associate with the firm’s National Security / CFIUS / Compliance practice.  His CFIUS work draws on his experience with the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Investment Security and the World Bank. As a former Policy Advisor at Treasury, Andrew was responsible for reviewing Joint Voluntary Notices and Declarations before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS); evaluating proposed transactions for national security concerns; and collaborating with agencies across CFIUS during the evaluation, investigation, and mitigation phases of reviews.

 

 

sarah-bouskila

 

 

Sarah Bouskila

Litigation

New York

Sarah M. Bouskila is an associate in the firm’s Financial Services Litigation, Regulation and Enforcement Group, where she focuses her practice on contract disputes, business torts, labor law, real estate and the enforcement of judgments. Sarah previously served as a law clerk for the Hon. Jessica R. Mayer in the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey.

stephen-brown

 

Stephen A. Brown

Real Estate

New York

Stephen Brown is a member of the Real Estate Practice Group. He represents clients in a broad range of real estate matters, including acquisitions and dispositions, and commercial leasing.

Spencer-caldwell

 

Spencer R. Caldwell-McMillan

Corporate

New York

Spencer Caldwell-McMillan represents issuers in debt and equity offerings, other financing, and related transactions. He advises companies on general corporate governance matters, SEC compliance, Exchange Act reporting requirements and NYSE/NASDAQ rules.

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Alexandra J. Cho

Intellectual Property

New York

Alexa Cho is an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property practice, where she assists with a wide range of IP litigation matters with a focus on the pharmaceuticals and biotechnology sectors.

 

 

naadia-chowdhury

Naadia M. Chowdhury

Real Estate

New York

Naadia Chowdhury is an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group, where she primarily assists financial institutions and private equity funds in a broad range of transactions, as well as real estate owners and developers involved in nationwide acquisition, sales and borrower-side financing. Naadia also assists clients in a wide variety of real estate matters, including commercial and industrial lease agreements, complex corporate asset purchases, acquisitions, dispositions, sales agreements, joint ventures, and other commercial transactions.

 

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Siddhant Das

Real Estate

Washington, D.C.

Sid Das is an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group, where he assists primarily with new leases, expansions, contractions, subleases, assignments and all lease-related documentation for both landlords and tenants across a wide range of industry sectors. Sid also assists clients in a broad range of real estate matters, including acquisitions, dispositions, sales agreements, joint ventures and other commercial transactions.

caen-dennis

Caen Dennis

Intellectual Property

New York

Caen Dennis is an Associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property practice, where she assists with a variety of matters while focusing her practice on issues related to trademarks and compliance. 

 

 

adrian-a-diaz

Adrian A. Diaz

Tax

New York

Adrian A. Diaz is an associate in the firm’s Real Estate and New York Real Estate Tax Certiorari Groups, where he focuses on real estate tax assessment appeals and other tax certiorari related matters in New York City. Adrian’s experience includes assisting with assessment issues for various types of commercial properties, condominium and cooperative properties, tax projections and Real Property Income & Expense (RPIE) filing requirements. 

 

adrian-j-diaz

Adrian J. Diaz

Real Estate

Miami

Adrian J. Diaz is an associate in the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group, where he assists with commercial real estate acquisitions, mortgage and mezzanine financing transactions, joint ventures and a variety of other real estate matters.

 

 

zachary-fayne

Zachary Fayne

Real Estate

Washington, D.C.

Zachary Fayne is an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group, where he assists primarily with  new leases, expansions, contractions, subleases, assignments and all lease-related documentation for both landlords and tenants across a wide range of industry sectors. Zachary also assists clients in a broad range of real estate matters, including acquisitions, dispositions, sales agreements, joint ventures and other commercial transactions.

 

 

daniel-fishbein

Daniel Fishbein

Litigation

New York

Daniel Fishbein practices in the Financial Services Litigation, Regulation and Enforcement and White Collar & Internal Investigations groups. He represents corporations and individuals in criminal proceedings, enforcement actions and internal investigations. Daniel brings the breadth of his white collar defense experience to his matters and applies his vantage point to representing financial service providers and fintech companies that have come under increased scrutiny by state and federal regulators.

 

barbara-hayes

Barbara A. Hayes

Real Estate

New York

Barbara Hayes is an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group, where she assists clients in all phases of acquisition, disposition, development and financing transactions. Barbara also assists clients in a broad range of real estate matters, including acquisitions, dispositions, sales agreements, joint ventures and other commercial transactions.

 

courtney-hunt

Courtney Hunt

Real Estate

Washington, D.C.

Courtney Hunt is an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group, where she assists with new leases, expansions, contractions, subleases, assignments and all lease-related documentation. Courtney also assists clients in a broad range of real estate matters, including acquisitions, dispositions, sales agreements, joint ventures and other commercial transactions.

 

 

nami-kang

Nami R. Kang

Litigation

Los Angeles

Nami Kang’s practice focuses on commercial and business litigation. She represents businesses and individuals in a wide array of litigation matters including conflicts over trust management, bankruptcy matters, title defense, and claims arising from breach of contract, negligence and fraud.  Ms. Kang represents clients in both federal and state courts, and experienced in all aspects of litigation.

 

 

nicole-lloret

Nicole Lloret

Litigation

New York

Nicole Lloret focuses on white collar criminal defense and litigation relating to internal and government investigations. She also has experience defending individuals charged with cybercrimes, as well as advising clients on technology-related matters, including software licensing agreements and developing data privacy policies. Nicole has experience in defending clients charged under the Federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

 

 

gabriel-mandler

Gabriel G. Mandler

Litigation

Miami

Gabriel Mandler represents entities and individuals in a broad range of matters, including commercial and complex litigation, real estate, intellectual property and general business transactions. He has experience representing a wide range of businesses from international corporations to entrepreneurial startups, both in state and federal courts. Gabriel works to find innovative yet efficient legal solutions for his clients.

 

 

 

mario-marin

Mario O. Marin

Litigation

Miami

Mario Marin litigates commercial disputes in both state and federal courts. He represents clients in all aspects of complex commercial litigation and arbitration involving securities and investment-related fraud, antitrust claims, contractual and real estate disputes, business torts, and False Claims Act and qui tam actions. In addition to his commercial litigation practice, Mario manages all aspects of the administration of the receivership estate along with coordinating matters concerning the estate with Federal agencies and the District Court.  Mario also focuses on ERISA litigation, representing employers, insurers, and employee benefit plans defending against life, health, and disability benefits claims.

 

 

peter-marshall

Peter W. Marshall

Real Estate

Los Angeles

Peter Marshall is an associate in the Los Angeles office where he practices in the firm's Real Estate Department. Peter’s practice includes a broad range of real estate transactions including acquisitions and dispositions, sale-leasebacks, 1031 exchanges, leasing, construction and development, financing, and joint ventures. He represents institutional and non-institutional landlords, tenants, buyers, sellers, brokers, owners, contractors, borrowers, lenders, and REITs among others.

lauren-mccabe

Lauren McCabe

Litigation

New York

Lauren McCabe focuses her practice on general commercial litigation, class actions, e-discovery, cybersecurity, anti-trust, government investigations, trade secrets, and securities litigation.

 

 

 

saloni-patel

Saloni Patel

Real Estate

New York

Saloni Patel is an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group, where she assists financial institutions and private equity funds in a broad range of sophisticated transactions, including securitized and portfolio mortgage lending, mezzanine financing, lease-based financing and construction and permanent financing. Saloni also assists clients in a broad range of real estate matters, including commercial and residential leases, acquisitions, dispositions, sales agreements, joint ventures and other transactions.

 

 

 

 

heather-purdy

Heather Purdy

Real Estate

Washington, D.C.

Heather Purdy is an associate in Stroock’s real estate group and a member of the firm’s hospitality and leisure practice. Her practice focuses on transaction structuring, financing, acquisition and development activities in the hospitality and lodging industry, with a special focus on the drafting and negotiating of hotel management agreements and related documents. Heather represents hospitality owners, operators and developers in the selling, buying, developing, financing and managing of hotels and resorts. She also assists clients in matters ranging from the raising of capital to the formation of joint ventures. In addition, Heather is well versed in other areas of real estate, including in the retail, multi-family, industrial and office property categories.

 

 

 

 

tamara-rozina

Tamara Rozina

Litigation

New York

Tamara Rozina is an associate in the firm’s Litigation practice. She manages defense in complex litigations, arbitrations, and government investigations for individuals and institutions within the financial industry, including investment advisors, broker dealers, banks, and cryptocurrency companies. Tamara formulates strategy, develops defenses, and manages discovery for allegations relating to commercial litigation, federal securities laws, insider trading, class actions, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and contract law. Additionally, she advises and represents clients in investigations and proceedings conducted by government and regulatory authorities including the Securities & Exchange Commission, Department of Justice, and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

 

 

 

 

vaibhav-sharma

Vaibhav M. Sharma

Intellectual Property

New York

Vaibhav Sharma focuses his practice on intellectual property and technology matters. He works with clients involving software, consumer electronics and mechanical devices in fields such as semiconductors, computer image processing, digital content protection systems, consumer electronics, autonomous vehicles, machine learning and cloud computing. Vaibhav also has experience in inter partes review proceedings and in prosecutions involving technologies for automotive parts, software and networking systems. Prior to starting a career in law, he was involved in physics research utilizing ultra-low temperature technologies to examine supersolids, finite-element-method simulations of mechanical cantilevers and the development of quantum sensors.

 

 

 

caitlin-sikes

Caitlin Sikes

Litigation

New York

Caitlin represents individuals and entities in white collar criminal defense and regulatory matters. She has handled matters involving federal criminal investigations, securities laws violations, government enforcement actions and investment advisor regulations. Caitlin previously worked as a felony assistant at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, New York. During her three years at the District Attorney’s Office, Caitlin investigated and prosecuted a wide array of cases, focusing on fraud and financial crimes.

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Adam P. Stillman

Litigation

Los Angeles

Adam focuses his practice on fraud, breach of contract and other commercial litigation and banking matters. Adam also defends financial institutions in class action litigation and has worked on probate matters.

 

 

 

david-switzler

David D. Switzler

Litigation

Miami

David Switzler focuses his practice on commercial and business litigation, and has experience handling health care and insurance litigation matters. He handles all aspects of civil litigation including responding to complaints, discovery, drafting motions, communicating with clients, in-house and opposing counsel, negotiating settlements and stipulations and handling depositions, pretrial conferences, mediations, calendar calls, dispositive hearings and bench trials. David served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Hon. James Lawrence King in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida from 2013–2015 and 2017–2018.

 

tavy-wu

Wei (Tavy) Wu

Real Estate

New York

Tavy Wu is an Associate in the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group. He focuses his work on transactional matters, including commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions of apartment buildings, office buildings, retail spaces and mixed-use real estate projects. Tavy has experience in both equity investments in and debt financings of various real assets.

 

 

jacques-zelnik

Jacques Zelnik

Corporate

New York

Jacques Zelnik is an associate in the firm’s Corporate practice. He practices in the debt finance subgroup, where he represents banks, private equity and hedge funds, and other financial institutions and public companies in a variety of transactions across many industries. Jacques has experience handling transactions at all levels of the capital structure, including both lender-side and borrower-side representation.