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January 2021: Quinn Emanuel Congratulates Eleven New Partners

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Kimberly E. Carson
Kimberly is based in the firm’s New York office. She is a litigator with experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of complex commercial disputes. Her experience includes litigating cases involving breach of contract, business torts, fraud, securities, trade secrets, employment law, corporate raids, and mergers and acquisitions. Kimberly has an active trial practice, and has appeared and argued in a variety of forums, including in state and federal courts and in arbitrations.

Lindsay Cooper
Lindsay is based in the firm’s San Francisco office. She joined the firm in 2012. Her practice focuses on complex, high-stakes intellectual property and antitrust litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Lindsay worked as a clerk for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of California. While there, she worked on a number of cases in the Economic Crimes division, including several large-scale trade secret theft and financial fraud investigations.

Jomaire A. Crawford
Jomaire is based in the firm’s New York office. She joined the firm in 2012. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation in state and federal court where she represents clients in a wide range of high-stakes cases, including contract disputes, securities actions, business-related torts, professional responsibility, and white collar defense and investigations.

David M. Elihu
David is based in the firm’s Los Angeles office. He joined the firm in 2011. David has experience with a broad range of complex commercial litigation, and has an emphasis on high-stakes patent, antitrust, and other technical disputes. David has a law degree from Harvard, where he was the Co-President of the Harvard Journal on Legislation, and two engineering degrees from MIT. David has used his technical background to work on cases involving technologies such as chemicals, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, flat panel displays, wireless and cellular communications, Internet-based transactions, and computer architecture and software.

Dawn Yamane Hewett
Dawn is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Dawn is a multi-lingual arbitration and litigation advocate with over a decade of experience successfully representing clients in complex investment treaty and commercial arbitrations, multijurisdiction litigations, and high-stakes government investigations. She represents and advises sovereign governments, state-owned enterprises, and private parties with disputes from all around the world, including Latin America, Asia, Europe, and Africa. She has particularly deep experience in investor-state arbitrations, including those administered by the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and under other international arbitration rules.

Marc L. Kaplan
Marc is based in the firm’s Chicago office. His practice focuses on high-stakes patent litigation and licensing. He has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering and master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Michigan. He has applied his technical training to patent litigation matters involving radio receiver architectures, automotive, secure digital communications, backup and recovery software, virtual machines, computer networking, computer architecture, semiconductor layout and design, mobile user experience, and 3G and 4G wireless telecommunications including standards compliance.

Iman Lordgooei
Iman is based in the firm’s San Francisco office. He joined the firm in 2013. He practices intellectual property law with a focus on patent litigation and has also handled matters involving unfair competition and trade secret misappropriation. He has a degree in Electrical Engineering and has applied his technical training to patent litigation matters involving such technologies as enterprise software, microprocessor design, semiconductor fabrication, Internet infrastructure, telecommunications, computer networking, signal processing and satellite positioning. He has also represented clients in the medical device industry.

Alexander J. Merton
Alexander (“AJ”) is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. AJ’s practice focuses on white collar/ government investigations, tax controversies/ tax allocation agreement disputes, and complex commercial litigation. AJ’s notable representations include representing companies, high-level executives, and individuals in domestic and cross-border criminal investigations; representing clients in multi-billion and multi-million dollar tax disputes against the IRS/ DOJ and private companies; representing clients in parallel criminal and civil enforcement proceedings; defending a celebrity in several highly-publicized defamation actions brought throughout the United States; and representing companies seeking to redress damages arising from RICO allegations, theft of trade secrets, breaches of fiduciary duties, and fraud.

Victor Noskov
Victor is based in the firm’s New York office. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on bankruptcy and restructuring. Victor advises a wide range of clients, including investment funds, bankruptcy trustees, companies, individuals, and creditor groups in and outside of Chapter 11, with key representations related to the following Chapter 11 bankruptcies: LATAM Airlines (S.D.N.Y.); McDermott International (S.D. Tex.); Ditech Holding Corporation (S.D.N.Y.); Toys “R” Us (E.D. Va.); iHeartMedia (S.D. Tex.); GenOn (S.D. Tex.); Berry Petroleum Co. (S.D. Tex.); Petters Company (D. Minn.); and Lyondell Basell (S.D.N.Y.). In August 2020, Victor also received a 2021 Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch recognition for Litigation - Bankruptcy.

Gregory Pantlin
Gregory is based in the firm’s London office. He specialises in complex multi-jurisdictional commercial dispute resolution and international arbitration, across a broad spectrum of sectors. Additionally, he has experience of regulatory and competition law matters. Gregory has experience of arbitrations under the LCIA, ICC and SCC Rules. He also has experience of High Court, cross border and multi-jurisdictional litigation.

Elizabeth Wilson
Elizabeth is based in the firm’s London office. She specialises in engineering and construction disputes arising out of complex high value major projects around the world. She has spent over 12 years acting for owners, contractors and designers in projects spanning across the oil & gas, power, infrastructure, mining, IT and defence sectors. Elizabeth has been recognised by Chambers UK 2016 as “Elizabeth is a first-class senior associate; unflappable, efficient and very sharp.” Elizabeth has regularly conducted litigation in the UK Courts (in particular the Technology and Construction Court in London) and Australia; and arbitrations both ad hoc and governed by various major international rules.