Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has elected three new partners and promoted four to special counsel, effective July 1, 2016.
“This impressive group of new partners and special counsel have demonstrated the skills and contributions that embody the best of Kelley Drye and its unique culture,” said Lew Rose
, firm managing partner. “We congratulate our exceptional roster of rising talent who will advance our firm into the future, and thank them for enhancing our dynamic firm and outstanding client service.”
In addition to the new special counsel, James F. Jacobus
, Andrew H. Lee
, and Kristi L. Wolff
were newly elected partner to the firm.
The new special counsel and their practice groups are:
Victoria E. Anderson
, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
Victoria focuses her practice on employee benefits and executive compensation. She has experience with the legal compliance issues that both large and small companies face with respect to their retirement and medical plans and non-qualified deferred compensation arrangements. Victoria also regularly advises on employee benefits considerations in corporate transactions, HIPAA compliance, executive compensation considerations for non-profit entities, and church plans. In 2014 and 2015, she was selected as one of New York Metro’s Super Lawyers
– Rising Stars. She is a member of the New York State Bar.
Jennifer A. Bedoya
, Real Estate
Jennifer focuses her practice on commercial real estate transactions throughout the United States, including permanent financings, leasing, acquisitions, dispositions and related corporate matters. She has experience with transactions involving different types of commercial real estate assets, including office developments, retail property, hotels and apartment complexes. Jennifer is a member of the Connecticut and New York State Bars.
Jeffrey J. Hunter
, Government Relations and Public Policy
Jeff focuses on federal and state campaign finance, lobbying disclosure, and ethics rule compliance; PAC creation, operation, and reporting; formal complaint and informal agency review response at the federal and state levels; and Federal Communications Commission political broadcasting regulatory compliance. He brings years of national campaign and public advocacy organization staff experience to his practice, augmenting legal analysis with a deep understanding of campaign and advocacy organizations’ operational needs. In 2013, 2015 and 2016, Jeff was recognized by Super Lawyers
as a Washington D.C. Rising Star. He is a member of the District of Columbia, Virginia and New York State Bars.
Grace W. Kim
, International Trade
Grace focuses her practice on international trade and customs matters. She represents domestic industries in trade remedy proceedings, particularly antidumping and countervailing duty investigations, administrative and five-year reviews and appellate litigations. Grace regularly appears before the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. International Trade Commission and the U.S. Court of International Trade. She is a member of the District of Columbia and Maryland State Bars.