Stephen Amdur, leader of Pillsbury's Private Equity team, has extensive experience in high-profile, multi-billion dollar mergers and acquisitions. He is recognized by The Legal 500 U.S. as a "Next-Generation Lawyer” and by Law360 as a "Rising Star" in the area of Mergers & Acquisitions.
Marc Axelbaum, a Pillsbury Litigation partner, leads the firm’s Northern California Corporate Investigations & White Collar Defense practice.
The leader of Pillsbury’s Data Privacy & Cybersecurity practice in Europe and global Marketing Law team, Rafi has been highly ranked by Chambers and Legal 500 for 20+ years for e-commerce, data and marketing law (including as Tier 1 and Hall of Fame). Rafi is Chair of the Ad Law Group. He is also listed in Who’s Who Data.
Margaret is an associate in the firm’s Emerging Growth & Venture Capital practice located in the Carmel Valley office.
Brian Beckerman focuses his practice on commercial litigation in the aviation and aerospace industries, representing major companies and suppliers in contract disputes and representing financial institutions in aviation finance matters.
Ari Berman focuses his practice on commercial litigation, with an emphasis on lawsuits involving federal securities laws.
Callie Bjurstrom, a Pillsbury Intellectual Property partner and board member, is recognized by the Daily Journal as a top litigator delivering big wins.
Lee Brand is a commercial litigator with experience representing technology companies and financial institutions in antitrust and securities matters.
Allen Briskin advises health care providers and payers, and the businesses that serve them, in an variety of legal, regulatory and business concerns, with particular emphasis upon privacy and data security, health care payment, and licensure issues.
Tamara Bruno advises and represents companies and institutional policyholders in complex insurance matters in all industries, including energy, technology, hospitality and manufacturing.
Daniel Budofsky is the leader of the Derivatives & Structured Products group and deputy leader of the firm wide Financial Services Industry Group. He advises financial institutions, corporations, investment funds and asset managers on financial products and regulation in domestic and international transactions.
Barry Burgdorf maintains a multifaceted practice handling corporate, intellectual property, litigation matters in higher education, biomedical, and health care.
James Campbell leads the Corporate practice of the London office and acts for clients ranging from startups to Fortune 50 companies and governments on a broad range of issues.
Andrew Caplan practices at the rapidly evolving intersection of financial services and technology, representing a large range of clients—from FinTech start-ups to Fortune 100 companies—on sophisticated regulatory matters and technology transactions.
Leo Crowley, leader of the firm's Insolvency & Restructuring practice, is known as an accomplished counselor and advocate in high-profile engagements in insolvency, commercial litigation and health care.
Jay Dealy’s experience includes litigating a variety of commercial contract and tort actions on behalf of large corporations and financial institutions, as well as representing clients in white-collar matters and conducting internal investigations.
Pillsbury Litigation partner and Firm Chair David Dekker is recognized as one of the leading construction lawyers in the U.S., and was identified by BTI as among the “most valuable” practitioners to corporate counsel worldwide, in any practice area.
David concentrates his practice on the formation, administration and litigation of government contracts, grants and cooperative agreements at the federal level.
Mario Dottori, Pillsbury’s Global Sourcing & Technology Transactions practice leader in Washington, DC, has extensive experience providing strategic advice and counsel in large-scale, complex transactions.
Emily has an in-depth understanding of the laws regulating campaign finance, lobbying, ethics, pay-to-play and conflicts of interest nationwide.
Brian Finch, a Pillsbury Public Policy partner with extensive regulatory and government affairs advocacy experience, is a recognized authority on global security and cybersecurity threats.
Nancy Fischer leads the law firm’s Public Practices and Public Policy teams and is recognized as an authority on international trade law.
Will Fork represents electric utilities and companies on international energy transaction, export control, nuclear liability and domestic regulatory issues.
With more than 25 years’ experience, Pillsbury Litigation partner and trial lawyer Maria Galeno handles white collar criminal and regulatory enforcement matters and conducts internal investigations.
Aimee Priya Ghosh focuses her practice on global security, cybersecurity and government affairs. Aimee’s clients include leading providers of physical and cybersecurity services and organizations with unique security needs.
Richard Giller focuses his practice on recovering insurance benefits from reluctant insurance companies on behalf of his corporate and individual clients.
Alex Ginsberg counsels clients in all areas of government contract law, including bid protests, contract disputes, enforcement defense, small business issues, cost accounting, compliance efforts, and mergers and acquisitions involving government contractors.
Anna Graves is co-leader of Pillsbury’s Restaurant, Food & Beverage Industry Group and the Marketing, Distribution & Franchising Group. She handles complex M&A transactions, private offerings, joint ventures, start-up structuring and financing, and general corporate matters.
Amanda Halter is managing partner of the firm’s Houston office, a member of the firm’s Environmental & Natural Resources practice section and co-leader of the firm’s Crisis Management focus team. She helps companies resolve environmental liabilities and negotiate compliance conditions, as well as manage financial and reputational losses associated with a crisis.
Caroline Harcourt, a partner in Pillsbury’s Real Estate practice, represents owners, lenders, investors, developers and tenants in all aspects of commercial real estate.
Sheila Harvey, Pillsbury’s Energy Industry Group leader, is an accomplished adviser on environmental and energy policy and regulatory issues and their impact on transactional and litigation matters.
John Heisse, a Pillsbury Litigation partner, was named "Construction Lawyer of the Year" for 2017 by Who's Who Legal.
Proactive rather than reactive litigation strategy. Anticipates hurdles and develops solutions to overcome them. Staunch advocate who perseveres in the face of adversity to reach the client's ultimate goal.
Kim provides general employment counseling and litigation assistance to clients in various industries including: retail, food and beverage, banking, transportation and temporary staffing industries.
Gerry Hinkley, Pillsbury’s Health Care industry team chair, is regularly recognized by Chambers USA and Best Lawyers for health care law-related work.
Pillsbury Real Estate partner Rachel Horsch is repeatedly recognized by The Legal 500 U.S. as an authority on real estate law, land use and zoning.
Jerald Jacobs, Pillsbury’s Nonprofit Organizations practice leader, counsels and advocates for trade associations, professional societies, charities, veterans’ organizations, and scientific and educational societies.
For 35 years at Pillsbury, Rob James has helped clients achieve their goals on complex energy, construction and infrastructure transactions.
Law360’s Insurance MVP Joseph Jean provides real-world advice and has recovered billions in damages for clients who have suffered catastrophic property losses.
John Jensen, Pillsbury’s Government Contracts & Disputes practice co-leader, is noted by Chambers USA and The Legal 500 U.S. as a federal government contracts authority.
Julia Judish serves as a trusted advisor on all facets of the employment relationship and on nonprofit governance. Julia provides critical and strategic counseling to private-sector employers, nonprofit organizations and government contractors.
Pillsbury Global Sourcing partner Joseph Kendall is a leading adviser on outsourcing and technology transactions, with extensive experience representing health care companies in this area.
David Klein, a Pillsbury Litigation partner, is repeatedly recognized in Chambers USA for his skill in resolving insurance coverage disputes through litigation and negotiation.
Clients rely on Laura Latham to deliver efficient strategic support and compliance advice regarding hiring and termination decisions, employment contracts, worker classification, leaves, discipline, internal investigations, layoffs and trade secrets.
Former Texas Congressman Greg Laughlin counsels and assists clients who have problems with Congress or the Executive branch in finding solutions to those problems.
Anne Lefever represents clients in large, complex commercial litigation in both state and federal courts, with a focus on aviation but with experience across many other industries, including financial services, manufacturing and health care.
Cassandra "Cassie" Lentchner utilizes her unique background in financial services regulations and regulatory relationships to strategically analyze and balance risk with business advancement and development.
David M. Lisi represents U.S. and international technology companies with respect to securities litigation and counseling, data security, and complex commercial disputes.
Jenny Liu is a partner in the firm’s Corporate practice and co-leader of the firm's China practice. She splits her time between the San Francisco, Shanghai and Beijing offices.
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