San Francisco, CA, June 30, 2004 – LAWFUEL – Darren S. Weingard has joined Reed
Smith LLP as Of Counsel in the Market Trial Practice Group in the firm’s
San Francisco office, effective immediately.
The 1990 graduate of the Northwestern University School of Law has been
a Senior Attorney in the Commercial Litigation Department of Sprint
Communications Company L.P. for the past eight and one-half years,
supervising commercial litigation matters for several Sprint business
units, and coordinating nationwide litigation under the federal
Telecommunications Act of 1996 for Sprint PCS site development. Mr.
Weingard has also practiced in Sprint’s State External Affairs
Department, litigating administrative actions before various state
regulatory commissions and related appeals.
Mr. Weingard’s experience includes complex commercial litigation,
special expertise in unfair competition, antitrust law, deceptive trade
practices, and telecommunications law. Mr. Weingard was formerly a
judicial law clerk to the Honorable Harry D. Leinenweber of the United
States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Reed Smith LLP, a leading global law firm with nearly 1,000 lawyers
located in 16 U.S. and two U.K. cities, represents Fortune 100 as well
as mid-market and emerging companies. Clients include technology
companies and entrepreneurs, financial services firms, life sciences
companies and health care providers and insurers, communications
companies, manufacturers, universities, non-profit organizations, real
estate developers, and municipalities throughout the United States and
in 40 countries. For more information, visit www.reedsmith.com