Kelley Drye Names Three Partners And Two Special Counsel

Monday, August 1, 2011 - 00:00

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced the election of three partners, effective July 1, 2011.

August T. Horvath is a partner and a member of the Antitrust and Advertising and Marketing practice groups. He represents clients in civil and criminal competition matters and false advertising and deceptive practices challenges before the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) Competition and Consumer Protection Bureaus, the Department of Justice Antitrust Division, network advertising clearance services, the National Advertising Division (NAD) of the Council of Better Business Bureaus, and in private litigation in courts across the country. He practices in the firm's New York office.

Andrew E. Minkiewicz is a partner and a member of the Government Relations and Public Policy and Trade Associations practice groups in the Washington, D.C. office. He focuses on representing commercial fishing interests and maritime organizations. Mr. Minkiewicz previously served as senior counsel and staff director of the Subcommittee on Oceans, Fisheries and Coast Guard of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, under Subcommittee Chair Senator Olympia Snowe and under Senator John McCain.

Victoria H. Zerjav is a partner and a member of the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice group in the Stamford office. She advises clients on deferred compensation, supplemental executive retirement plans, incentive plans and equity-based compensation (including securities laws issues) and employment and severance agreements.

In addition, two associates were named special counsel, as of July 1:

Andrew H. Lee is special counsel and a member of the Tax practice group in the New York office. His practice includes counseling on tax issues of mergers and acquisitions, affiliated groups of corporations, debt financing, cross-border transactions and transfer pricing.

Joseph D. Wilson is special counsel and a member of the Litigation practice group in the Washington, D.C. office. His experience involves intellectual property, commercial, and telecommunications litigation.