December 22, 2022

New York, NY, December 22, 2022 --- Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP announced today that it has elected 18 new partners, effective January 1, 2023.

“We are proud to welcome this talented group of lawyers to our partnership,” said Firm Chairman Thomas Cerabino. “They embody our commitment to exceptional client service and further strengthen our Asset Management, Corporate & Financial Services, Finance, Litigation and Real Estate platforms.”

Firm Chairman Matthew Feldman commented: “We congratulate all members of our new partner class on this significant achievement and look forward to their continued success at the Firm.”

The new partners are: 

Benjamin B. Allensworth: Asset Management (Washington, D.C.) 
Margo A. Bailey: Corporate & Financial Services (Washington, D.C.) 
Charlotta Chung: Finance (New York) 
Philip F. DiSanto: Litigation (New York) 
Andrew English: Litigation (Washington, D.C.)  
James Fitzmaurice: Litigation (New York)  
Meryl Governski: Litigation (Washington, D.C.) 
Samuel Hall: Litigation (Washington, D.C.)  
Sean Hanle: Litigation (Los Angeles) 
Aaron J. Hersh: Litigation (Chicago) 
David Jansen: Corporate & Financial Services (Frankfurt)
Hugh J. McLaughlin: Corporate & Financial Services (New York) 
Vanessa C. Richardson: Litigation (New York) 
Aaron T. Savella: Corporate & Financial Services (Houston) 
Skyler J. Silvertrust: Litigation (Chicago) 
Justin J. Sommerkamp: Corporate & Financial Services (New York)
Allie R. Strauss: Real Estate (New York)  
Jordan C. Wall: Litigation (New York) 


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