Dominique R. Shelton Joins Firm’s Litigation Department
Los Angeles, January 24, 2007 – LAWFUEL – US Legal News Network – Kaye Scholer LLP announced today that highly respected lawyer, Dominique R. Shelton, joins the firm’s Los Angeles Office. Shelton was most recently a partner in the Los Angeles office of Folger, Levin & Kahn LLP.
Shelton focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation with particular experience in the areas of unfair competition, intellectual property, antitrust and general commercial litigation.
“We are delighted to welcome Dominique to Kaye Scholer,” said Los Angeles office managing partner Michael Fernhoff. “She is a top quality litigator and her specific expertise in complex litigation, including antitrust, copyright, trademark, and trade dress is a great addition to the firm’s already leading litigation department.”
In addition to her various professional affiliations, Shelton is an active member of the community, currently serving as the 2005-2006 President of Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (WLALA), the oldest and one of the largest local women’s bar associations in the country. She is a Life Member of both Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (BWL) and California Women Lawyers Association (CWL), having served as a past-member of both organizations’ Board of Directors. In addition, Shelton participated in the National Urban League’s Black Executive Exchange Program “BEEP” wherein she mentored students attending historically black colleges in Mississippi, Atlanta and Los Angeles.
Shelton received her B.A. from Brown University and her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center where she was notes editor of the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics.
About Kaye Scholer
Kaye Scholer refers to Kaye Scholer LLP and its affiliates, with offices in New York, Chicago, Frankfurt, London, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Washington, D.C., and West Palm Beach. Founded in New York City in 1917, Kaye Scholer now includes some 500 attorneys and represents public and private companies, governmental entities, financial institutions, and other organizations in matters around the world. Additional information is available on the firm’s website: www.kayescholer.com.