WASHINGTON, D.C., November 14, 2007 – LAWFUEL – The US Law Firm Newswire – Winston & Strawn attorney Ryan Spiegel was elected as one of five members of the Gaithersburg (Maryland) City Council on November 6, 2007, with 58 percent of the vote in an election that saw an unprecedented voter turnout for the city. Spiegel was endorsed by several elected officials at the state, county, and municipal levels, as well as the major local newspaper and the local chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police. He was sworn in to a four-year term on November 7, 2007.
Spiegel is a litigation associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Winston & Strawn who focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation and white collar defense work.
Gaithersburg is located in north suburban Washington, D.C., and has approximately 60,000 residents and a $50 million budget.
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