Four New Partners, Six Of Counsel, One Special Counsel Elected
(November 27, 2007, Washington, D.C. and Phoenix, AZ) – LAWFUEL – The Law Firm Newswire – Steptoe & Johnson LLP, a leading international law firm, has announced the promotion of 11 attorneys in its Washington, D.C. and Phoenix offices, effective January 1, 2008.
The firm’s new partners in Washington, D.C., include Thomas M. Contois, a member of the Litigation Department and formerly of counsel; Jonathan C. Drimmer, a member of the Litigation and Appeals Departments and formerly of counsel; and, Aaron P. Nocjar, a member of the Tax Group and formerly an associate.
New of counsel in Steptoe’s D.C. office are Sean C. Griffin, a member of the Litigation Department and formerly special counsel; Andrew D. Irwin a member of the Litigation and International Departments and formerly special counsel; and Seth A. Watkins a member of the Intellectual Property Group and formerly special counsel.
In Washington, D.C., Brooke Gaede, a member of Steptoe’s Regulatory and Industry Affairs Group and formerly an associate, was named special counsel.
In Phoenix, Kevin G. Hunter, a member of the Securities and Finance Department, and formerly of counsel, is a new partner.
New of counsel in Phoenix include Randal T. Evans, a member of the Tax Group and formerly an associate; Alan M. Bayless Feldman, a member of the Employment Law and Labor Relations Group and formerly an associate; and Thomas M. Stanek, a member of the Litigation Department and formerly an associate.
About Steptoe & Johnson LLP
With more than 450 attorneys, Steptoe & Johnson LLP provides counsel and representation in a wide range of legal fields. In more than 60 years of practice, the firm has gained a national and international reputation for vigorous representation of clients before governmental agencies, successful advocacy in litigation and arbitration, and creative and practical advice in guiding business transactions. The firm has offices in Washington, New York, Chicago, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Century City, London and Brussels