International litigation firm Boies Schiller Flexner has elected six new partners in the firm’s New York City, Washington D.C., London, and Oakland offices, effective January 1, 2018.
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Leigh Nathanson has developed a broad practice in complex commercial litigation with a focus on antitrust, market manipulation, class actions, and multidistrict litigations. She has represented financial institutions, corporations, and individuals as both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal court as well as in regulatory and civil investigations. Nathanson advises clients at both the trial and appellate levels.
Amanda Devereux focuses on complex commercial litigation and white collar defense. She represents clients in federal and state courts across the country, at both the trial and appellate levels. She has also represented the firm’s clients in criminal and civil investigations by government agencies. She has represented clients in the finance, gaming, energy, technology, and beverage alcohol industries on a broad range of subjects including antitrust, securities, and tort law, as well as contractual disputes.
Jessica Phillips focuses on complex litigation, including contractual disputes, business torts, and constitutional law. She practices at both the trial and appellate levels. Previously, she clerked on the United States Supreme Court and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Nicholas Widnell focuses on antitrust litigation and counseling, and on representing clients before the antitrust enforcement agencies in connection with government investigations and merger reviews. He worked at the FTC for nine years before joining the firm, serving during that time as a Deputy Assistant Director of the Bureau of Competition. He previously clerked on the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Will Hooker has extensive experience in the energy, oil and gas, and mining sectors and has acted in dozens of arbitrations under all major institutional rules and in jurisdictions all over the world. In addition to international commercial and investment arbitration, Hooker also advises clients on public international law, electoral and public law matters.
Maxwell Pritt tries high-stakes cases for plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state court. He has secured significant victories for his clients in antitrust, unfair competition, class action, contract, securities, civil rights, and other disputes. Max clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona. He serves as a commissioner on the Judicial Nominees Evaluation Commission of the California State Bar, and as Vice Chair of the Bay Area Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society