Managing Partners

Name and TitlePhoneOfficeE-mailV-card
Walker IV, J. Henry
Chair
+1 404.815.6050 Atlanta E-Mail vCard
Spaeth, Susan M.
Managing Firm Partner
+1 650.324.6335 Silicon Valley E-Mail vCard

Department Chairs

Name and TitlePhoneOfficeE-mailV-card
Hudson, Stephen E.
Litigation Department Chair
+1 404.815.6356 Atlanta E-Mail vCard
Kadaba, Vaibhav P.
Intellectual Property Department Chair
+1 404.532.6959 Atlanta E-Mail vCard
Veal, Rex R.
Corporate, Finance & Real Estate Department Chair
+1 404.815.6240 Atlanta E-Mail vCard

Department Operating Officers

Name and TitlePhoneOfficeE-mailV-card
Garibaldi, Teresa E.
Litigation Department Operating Officer
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Mitchell, Kathy R.
Intellectual Property Department Operating Officer
+1 404.815.6117 Atlanta E-Mail vCard
Rahm IV, Alexander
Corporate, Finance & Real Estate Department Operating Officer
+1 404.815.6075 Atlanta E-Mail vCard

Team Leaders

Name and TitlePhoneOfficeE-mailV-card
Avram, Randall D.
Labor & Employment Team Lead
+1 919.420.1812
+1 336.607.7492
Raleigh
Winston-Salem
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Biafore, Thomas J.
Real Estate Finance and Capital Markets Team Lead
+1 404.815.6250 Atlanta E-Mail vCard
Boyle, Peter M.
Government Enforcement & Investigations Team Co-Lead
+1 202.508.5831 Washington D.C. E-Mail vCard
Brewster, William H.
Trademark & Copyright Team Co-Lead
+1 404.815.6549 Atlanta E-Mail vCard
Lierly, Julie A.
Insurance Recovery Team Co-Lead
+1 404.815.6341 Atlanta E-Mail vCard
Calkins, Charles W.
Health, Life Sciences & Chemistry Team Co-Lead
+1 336.607.7315 Winston-Salem E-Mail vCard
Cannon, Craig D.
E-Discovery Team Lead
+1 336.607.7441 Winston-Salem E-Mail vCard
Charnes, Adam H.
Complex Commercial Litigation
+1 214.922.7106
+1 336.607.7382
Dallas
Winston-Salem
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Cicchillo Jr., Richard
General Corporate, M&A and Securities Team Lead
+1 404.815.6111 Atlanta E-Mail vCard
Colbert, Lois W.
Employee Benefits Team Co-Lead
+1 704.338.5045
+1 919.420.1722
Charlotte
Raleigh
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Doyle, Kristin J.
Mechanical & Medical Devices Team Co-Lead
+1 404.815.6389 Atlanta E-Mail vCard
Hinsch Ph.D., Matthew E.
Health, Life Sciences & Chemistry Team Co-Lead
+1 415.273.7554 San Francisco E-Mail vCard
Gustavsson, Johan
Nordic Real Estate Team Co-Lead
+46 (0)8 505 646 19 Stockholm E-Mail vCard
Hafer, Randall F.
Construction & Infrastructure Team Lead
+1 404.815.6289 Atlanta E-Mail vCard
Harmala, Robert C.
Government Relations
+1 202.508.5845 Washington D.C. E-Mail vCard
Haughey, Paul C.
Electronics & Software Team Co-Lead
+1 415.273.4787 San Francisco E-Mail vCard
Holmes, Brenda O.
Electronics & Software Team Co-Lead
+1 404.685.6799 Atlanta E-Mail vCard
Kaslow, Aaron M.
Financial Institutions Team Lead
+1 202.508.5825 Washington D.C. E-Mail vCard
Kusha, Babak
Mechanical & Medical Devices Team Co-Lead
+1 415.273.7512 San Francisco E-Mail vCard
Largent Ph.D., Craig C.
Electronics & Software Team Co-Lead
+1 650.463.7618 Silicon Valley E-Mail vCard
Malutta, Anthony J.
Trademark & Copyright Team Co-Lead
+1 415.273.7507 San Francisco E-Mail vCard
Marrah, Scott L.
Government Enforcement & Investigations Team Co-Lead
+1 404.815.6609
+1 212.775.8745
Atlanta
New York
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Mayberry, J. David
Trademark & Copyright Team Co-Lead
+1 202.508.5870
+1 212.775.8830
Washington D.C.
New York
E-Mail vCard
McConnell, Alan H.
Environmental Team Co-Lead
+1 919.420.1798 Raleigh E-Mail vCard
Meyers, Todd C.
Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Team Lead
+1 404.815.6482
+1 212.775.8766
Atlanta
New York
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Moore, Steven D.
Patent Litigation Team Co-Lead
+1 415.273.4741
+1 336.607.7431
San Francisco
Winston-Salem
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Munson, Catherine F.
Native American Affairs Team Co-Lead
+1 202.824.1435 Washington D.C. E-Mail vCard
Smith, Rob Roy E.
Native American Affairs Team Co-Lead
+1 206.224.2868 Seattle E-Mail vCard
Robertson, B. Ford
Real Estate Team Lead
+1 919.420.1772
+1 704.338.5112
Raleigh
Charlotte
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Steinberg, James
Global Sourcing & Technology Team Lead
+1 214.922.7144 Dallas E-Mail vCard
Stockwell, Mitchell G.
Patent Litigation Team Co-Lead
+1 404.815.6214 Atlanta E-Mail vCard
Rajala, Thomas
Nordic Real Estate Team Lead
+46 (0)8 505 646 13 Stockholm E-Mail vCard
Wincek, Mark D.
Employee Benefits Team Lead
+1 202.508.5801 Washington D.C. E-Mail vCard

Office Managing Partners

Name and TitlePhoneOfficeE-mailV-card
Ahlqvist, Fredrik
Stockholm, Managing Partner
+46 (0)8 505 646 11 Stockholm E-Mail vCard
Akiba, Hitoshi
Tokyo, Managing Partner
+81 (0)3 3507 5609 Tokyo E-Mail vCard
Berlin, Stephen R.
Winston-Salem, Managing Partner
+1 336.607.7304 Winston-Salem E-Mail vCard
Bernard Ph.D., Eugene J.
Denver, Managing Partner
+1 303.571.4000 Denver E-Mail vCard
Colbert, Lois W.
Charlotte, Managing Partner
+1 704.338.5045
+1 919.420.1722
Charlotte
Raleigh
E-Mail vCard
Dial, Audra A.
Atlanta, Managing Partner
+1 404.815.6307 Atlanta E-Mail vCard
Gustavsson, Johan
Stockholm, Managing Partner
+46 (0)8 505 646 19 Stockholm E-Mail vCard
Largent Ph.D., Craig C.
Silicon Valley, Managing Partner
+1 650.463.7618 Silicon Valley E-Mail vCard
McFarland, Larry W.
Los Angeles, Managing Partner
+1 310.777.3750
+1 415.576.0200
Los Angeles
San Francisco
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Munson, Catherine F.
DC, Managing Partner
+1 202.824.1435 Washington D.C. E-Mail vCard
Reed, Kristopher L.
Shanghai, Managing Partner
+1 303.405.8536 Shanghai
Denver
E-Mail vCard
Robertson, B. Ford
Raleigh, Managing Partner
+1 919.420.1772
+1 704.338.5112
Raleigh
Charlotte
E-Mail vCard
Rodine, Karly D.
Dallas, Managing Partner
+1 214.922.7136 Dallas E-Mail vCard
Sentell III, R. Perry
Augusta, Managing Partner
+1 706.823.4260 Augusta E-Mail vCard
Shaffer, William L.
San Diego, Managing Partner
+1 858.350.6104
+1 650.324.6368
San Diego
Silicon Valley
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Sheehy, Maureen A.
San Francisco, Managing Partner
+1 415.273.7571 San Francisco E-Mail vCard
Snyder Ph.D., Joseph R.
Walnut Creek, Managing Partner
+1 925.472.5002 Walnut Creek E-Mail vCard
Whitmer, Frederick L.
New York, Managing Partner
+1 212.775.8773 New York E-Mail vCard
Wylie, Roger D.
Seattle, Managing Partner
+1 206.516.3092 Seattle E-Mail vCard

Chief Administrative Officers

Name and TitlePhoneOfficeE-mailV-card
Colucci, Brian C.
Chief Business Development & Marketing Officer
+1 415.273.4769 San Francisco E-Mail vCard
Dacey, Gary G.
Chief Operating Officer
+1 404.815.6279 Atlanta E-Mail vCard
Mitchell, Kathy R.
Chief Department Operating Officer
+1 404.815.6117 Atlanta E-Mail vCard
Moody, Ramona P.
Chief Human Resources Officer
+1 404.815.6504 Atlanta E-Mail vCard
Murphy, John B.
Chief Financial Officer
+1 404.815.6005 Atlanta E-Mail vCard
Usher, James S.
Chief Information Officer
+1 404.541.6803 Atlanta E-Mail vCard

Experience Highlights

Acquisition for financial services corporation
Represented a financial services corporation in connection with its acquisition of a leading manufacturer and distributor of truck and trailer more
FCPA investigation in South America
Conducted an internal FCPA investigation for a manufacturer relating to conduct in Argentina. The investigation included reviewing materials in more
Strategic acquisition by international construction company
Represented Kajima International Inc. concerning the potential risks associated with the acquisition of another major U.S. general contractor on its more
Special committee Section 16(b) liability investigation
Representation of independent board members investigating whether to pursue claims by a shareholder that certain officers, directors and underwriters more

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