Bryan Cave Adds Three Attorneys

Bryan Cave Adds Three Attorneys

ST. LOUIS, March 4, 2009 (LAWFUEL) – The international law firm Bryan Cave LLP (www.bryancave.com) announced today that three attorneys have joined the firm. Greg Hummel has joined the firm’s Chicago office as a partner and will practice with the Real Estate and Banking Client Service Group. Marcy Bergman has joined the firm as a partner, and Robert Padway has joined as counsel. Both will practice with the Intellectual Property Client Service Group in the firm’s San Francisco office.

“The addition of Greg Hummel, Marcy Bergman and Robert Padway will further enhance our ability to provide to our clients the service they need,” said Don Lents, chairman of Bryan Cave. “Their experience complements and strengthens our real estate, public finance and intellectual property practices.”

Hummel’s practice is related to real estate development, with a particular focus on public-private partnerships. Throughout his career, Hummel has focused on real estate development and finance, design and construction and tax increment and special district financing. He also regularly advises clients in the acquisition, zoning, leasing and management of residential, office, industrial and retail ventures. He received his J.D. in 1974 from Northwestern University School of Law and his B.A., cum laude, in 1971 from MacMurray College.

Bergman focuses her practice on trademarks, trade dress, copyrights, design patents, trade secrets and unfair competition. She also represents national retailers on a broad range of legal matters. Bergman received her J.D. in 1977 from the University of California-Hastings and her B.A. in 1974 from the State University of New York-Binghamton.

Padway handles intellectual property litigation including trademark and trade dress matters, trade secret and unfair competition cases, domain name disputes and patent infringement cases. He also represents business and financial institutions in civil litigation and commercial disputes. Padway received his J.D. in 1970 from the University of California-Berkeley and his A.B., cum laude, in 1967 from Harvard University.

Bryan Cave LLP (www.bryancave.com) has a diversified international legal practice. The firm represents a wide variety of business, financial, institutional and individual clients, including publicly held multinational corporations, large and mid-sized privately held companies, partnerships and emerging companies. Subsidiaries Bryan Cave International Trade and Bryan Cave Strategies LLC provide trade and customs consultancy and government relations and strategic counsel, respectively. Aided by extensive investments in technology, Bryan Cave’s more than 1,100 lawyers and other consulting professionals in 26 offices across the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe and Asia efficiently serve clients’ needs in the world’s leading business and financial markets.

For more information, contact:
Meghan Clinton, (212) 576-2700 ext. 245
[email protected]

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