Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has elected Jennifer Bedoya
, Cliff Katz
and Aaron Rosenfeld
to partner and promoted eight attorneys to special counsel, effective July 1, 2017.
“Jen, Cliff and Aaron not only represent the best of Kelley Drye, they also embody the firm’s values, culture and vision for the future,” said Lew Rose
, firm managing partner. “Each of these attorneys has made meaningful contributions to the firm’s clients, practices and community. The advancement of this group enhances the firm’s client service and helps ensure the continued success of the firm. We congratulate our new partners and special counsel.”
The new Kelley Drye partners serve clients within the following areas of focus:
, Real Estate
Jennifer focuses on commercial real estate transactions throughout the United States. She has negotiated and closed transactions involving virtually all types of commercial real estate assets, including office developments, retail properties, industrial projects, hotels and apartment complexes. Jennifer’s experience buying, selling, developing, managing, borrowing, lending and leasing has provided her a broad and deep view of the real estate finance market. She is a member of the Connecticut and New York State Bars.
Cliff Katz, Pharmaceutical Litigation
Cliff represents generic pharmaceutical companies in complex commercial litigation. He has extensive experience with Hatch-Waxman patent litigation, pharmaceutical pricing, federal and state false claims acts, consumer protection laws, class actions, breach of contract claims, fraud cases, and Medicaid and Medicare issues affecting the health care sector. Cliff is a member of the New York and New Jersey State Bars.
, Real Estate/Hospitality/Corporate
Aaron is a transactional attorney who advises clients on commercial real estate deals, including real estate development, hospitality asset transactions, joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions, private equity transactions, commercial lending and general corporate and contractual matters. He represents purchasers, sellers and financing parties in various transactions spanning a wide range of industries and deal structures. Aaron is a member of the District of Columbia Bar.
, Matt Basile
, Melissa Byroade
, Michael Dover
, Joel Hankin
, Beth Johnson
, Dino Koutsoubas
, and Jaclyn Metzinger
were promoted to special counsel.