Chadbourne Launches Nanotechnologies Practice

Sunday, June 1, 2008 - 01:00

Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that it has launched a nanotechnologies practice, with a transdisciplinary approach bringing together the expertise of long-established Chadbourne practices. The strategy reflects the needs of clients developing or directly interested in nanotechnology-based products and services in multiple sectors of the global economy.

Nanotechnology, the science of manipulating and engineering matter at the atomic and molecular level, offers vast opportunities in such fields as pharmaceuticals, medical devices, cosmetics, energy, manufacturing, electronics, communications and transportation.

To address this opportunity, Chadbourne's nanotechnologies practice will harness the Firm's expertise in several of its core practice areas, including energy, insurance, private equity, intellectual property, litigation and products liability.

David L. Wallace, whose practice is concentrated on products liability counseling and defense, will head the nanotechnologies practice group. He will be joined by counsel John P. Cahill and partner Jonathan M .A. Melmed, whose practice focuses on international private equity, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions and initial public offerings, with extensive experience in the life sciences, biotech and renewable energy sectors.