Chadbourne & Parke LLP announced today that it has elected four attorneys to the partnership, effective September 1, 2003. The newly elected partners are Todd E. Alexander, Philip J. Goodman, Joy L. Langford and Phoebe A. Wilkinson.
The election of these four partners continues the growth of Chadbourne’s partnership. In 2003, the Firm has also welcomed three lateral partners – white collar defense partner Abbe David Lowell in Washington, DC, corporate partner David Levin in London, and corporate and Latin America partner Talbert I. Navia in New York. In addition, Chadbourne has welcomed four lateral counsel and promoted six associates to counsel this year.
About the New Partners
Todd E. Alexander, age 33, Washington, DC office, Project Finance: Mr. Alexander’s practice includes representing both developers and lenders participating in U.S. and international project financings. He has participated in the limited recourse financing of power projects in various countries, including the United States, Brazil, Chile, Vietnam, Bangladesh, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Honduras and the Philippines. He has also represented both the sellers and purchasers of ownership interests in several international power projects. Mr. Alexander received his B.S., with highest honors, from the University of Illinois and his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he was a member of The American Criminal Law Review.
Philip J. Goodman, age 42, Washington, DC office, Reinsurance/Insurance: Mr. Goodman practices in the areas of reinsurance arbitration and litigation, as well as international commercial arbitration. He has represented both domestic and international insurers and reinsurers in arbitration and litigation, and his experience includes both property/casualty and life reinsurance matters. Mr. Goodman received his B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy. After his service as a Naval officer, he received an M.B.A. from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was an associate editor of the Law Review.
Joy L. Langford, age 34, Washington, DC office, Reinsurance/Insurance: Ms. Langford concentrates her practice on insurance and reinsurance litigation and arbitration. She represents companies on both ceded and assumed reinsurance business. Her practice also includes strategic counseling on a wide range of issues involving insurance and reinsurance, including complex allocation issues, captive company issues, compliance with the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, reinsurance accounting and auditing issues, surety issues, and evaluation of insurance and reinsurance business practices. Ms. Langford received her B.A., with highest honors and special distinction, from Mississippi College and her J.D., cum laude, from the Georgetown University Law Center, where she was a member of the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal.
Phoebe A. Wilkinson, age 37, New York office, Litigation: Ms. Wilkinson’s practice focuses on complex products liability and general commercial litigation. She is currently a member of the trial team serving as co-national counsel for a pharmaceutical manufacturer in more than 275 high profile product liability cases pending in state and federal courts in 29 states. In the commercial litigation arena, Ms. Wilkinson has handled numerous matters, including those involving restrictive covenants, environmental indemnification disputes arising out of mergers and acquisitions, and patent and intellectual property contract matters. Ms. Wilkinson received her B.A. from Brown University and her J.D. from the Brooklyn Law School, where she was a member of the Journal of International Law.