JAMES S. CARR
Chair
With 30 years of experience, I understand my clients’ businesses and commercial objectives, and they appreciate that I find a way to accomplish their goals while protecting their interests in bankruptcy cases.
LEWIS ROSE
Managing Partner
I am totally focused on our clients—their goals, vision, business practices, marketing, profitability and ultimately, the result they need to win in the marketplace.
ROBERT D. BICKFORD JR.
Executive Committee
After decades of practice, I have experienced many commercial real estate cycles and have developed an eye for understanding the often multidimensional business objectives of my clients, as well as the ability to navigate them through practically every type of transaction imaginable.
JONATHAN K. COOPERMAN
Executive Committee
I’m a litigator, trial attorney and problem-solver for businesses involved in high-stakes disputes.
BARBARA E. HOEY
Executive Committee
I am focused on delivering strategic legal counsel that addresses each client’s complex employment problems while they successfully manage their businesses.
WILLIAM J. JACKSON
Executive Committee
Even when facing catastrophic events or the most complex of large-scale litigation, clients appreciate my steady hand, seasoned judgement, and commitment to achieving remarkable results.
JAMES J. KIRK
Executive Committee
I enjoy the challenge of fitting together the “pieces” of the “transaction puzzle" and in forging a path to “yes” that achieves the client’s desired outcome.
LAURI A. MAZZUCHETTI
Executive Committee
Clients appreciate my unbiased assessment of their realistic chances for success, clear communication regarding their options for resolution and budget, and fierce advocacy on their behalfs.
MICHAEL J. O'CONNOR
Executive Committee
My approach to problem-solving is often as unique as my clients themselves. Whether a challenge requires careful negotiation to preserve a business relationship or aggressive advocacy—I remain focused on each client’s legal and financial objectives.
PAUL C. ROSENTHAL
Executive Committee
Clients depend on me to design the right strategy to prevail where law, politics, economics and public relations converge.
JOHN E. VILLAFRANCO
Executive Committee
I challenge and defend advertising and marketing practices so my clients can promote their brands and strengthen their market position.
KATHLEEN W. CANNON
Office Managing Partner
For decades, I have worked with U.S. industries and workers that have been harmed by unfairly traded imports. I am committed to continuously learning the intricacies of metals, agricultural and chemical products companies in order to help them remain competitive in a global economy.
RICHARD S. CHARGAR
Office Managing Partner
I take a practical, business-oriented approach to helping my clients navigate through the legal issues involved in designing and administering employee benefit plans and executive compensation arrangements.
DAVID E. FINK
Office Managing Partner
There is no problem that is unsolvable or cannot be made better—so my absolute commitment to finding the best possible approach to resolution is both aggressive and unwavering.
PAUL A. KEENAN
Office Managing Partner
Clients appreciate the synergy I create among deal participants. Dedicated to serving as a catalyst for closing even the most challenging financing transactions, I never lose sight of my client’s ultimate goal of getting the deal done.
HENRY T. KELLY
Office Managing Partner
I am focused on providing clients with legal counsel and guidance that is grounded in realistic solutions, perspectives, and positions that reflect an alignment between the law and their commercial objectives.
ROBERT I. STEINER
Office Managing Partner
I am a trial lawyer. I enjoy the challenge of dispute resolution and focus on winning. I consider a “win” to be a cost-effective result to a client’s legal problem, achieved either inside or outside of the courtroom.
THOMAS CARTY
Executive Director
After more than three decades of service to Kelley Drye, I believe I have established a high degree of trust and credibility not only with the firm’s partners, but also with all levels of the staff who serve them.
JUDITH FLOURNOY
Chief Information Officer
I thrive under the constant state of change that IT management demands, where total connectivity and rapid evolution are the requirements for sustainable profitability and a competitive edge.
SCOTT GUTTERMAN
Chief Financial Officer
In addition to directing the financial and accounting functions of the firm, I help the partners to run their business by identifying how operations can be improved, and by developing long- and short-term strategies that focus on improving profitability.
MOLLY A. McENENY
Chief Human Resources Officer
I focus on the people agenda by advising management and partners on sound HR practices and the thoughtful management of human capital. On any given day, I am an observer, investigator, historian, negotiator, counselor, listener or coach.