Lewis Rice Names New Practice Group Leaders

Lewis Rice is pleased to announce new leaders for nine of its practice groups. Practice Group Leaders at Lewis Rice implement practice management and development plans that support the firm’s key commitment to continue to deliver the highest quality legal services.

“The strategic plans these experienced attorneys build and execute enable Lewis Rice to operate more efficiently, provide better service to our clients, and continue to be the law firm of choice for our clients and top legal talent,” said Firm Chairman Richard B. Walsh Jr.

The new practice group leaders include:

 Aaron L. Pawlitz leading Corporate Strategies

The Corporate Strategies practice group guides business leaders and investors through regulatory, contractual and deal-making landscapes so they can achieve their objectives, pursue opportunities and navigate emerging challenges.

Billee Elliott McAuliffe leading Cybersecurity & Data Privacy

The Cybersecurity and Data Privacy practice group helps companies mitigate risk by advising on compliance and best practices for data management and incident preparedness and providing critical legal counsel after cyber incidents.

Sarah E. Mullen and Brad A. Wachler leading Education & Sports Advisory

The Education and Sports Advisory and Consulting attorneys represent colleges and universities as well as primary, secondary and vocational schools in all aspects of their operations, enabling them to avoid risk, implement best practices, and stay true to their missions.

Lindsay S. C. Brinton and Meghan S. Largent leading Federal Takings & Rails to Trails

Landowners across the United States whose property has been taken by the federal government turn to the experienced Federal Takings and Rails to Trails attorneys to get the compensation they are owed.

Michael P. Davidson and H. Jill McFarland leading Health Care

Lewis Rice’s health care attorneys help health care professionals achieve their unique business and legal objectives in one of the most highly regulated industries in the United States.

Kathleen Markowski Petrillo and Michael J. Hickey leading Intellectual Property

The Intellectual Property attorneys ensure companies, educational institutions and individuals protect ownership rights over their invented or created materials, handling any intellectual property application, transfer or dispute involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.

Alfred J. Ludwig and Andrea M. Patton leading Mergers & Acquisitions

Buyers and sellers in many industries seek Lewis Rice’s mergers & acquisitions attorneys for expert counsel on all types of transactions, from multibillion-dollar public deals to small asset purchases.

Marisa L. Byram and Apollo Carey leading Real Estate

These attorneys handle a variety of work, including leasing, development, acquisition and sales, financing transactions, tax credits and economic development incentives, joint ventures, real estate taxation, loan workouts and restructuring, and real estate litigation.

Robert J. Will leading Trust & Estate Litigation

The Trust and Estate Litigation attorneys combine their experience and knowledge in the litigation, trust and estate, and real estate practice areas to guide clients through all aspects of trust and estate litigation.