Mark Davidson, member in the Seattle office of Williams Kastner, has been appointed to a three-year term as co-chair of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation Business Torts Committee. The committee is the third largest of the Litigation Section's 40 committees, with over 2,400 members. As co-chair, Mr. Davidson will oversee the committee's efforts to provide litigators with the latest developments and updates in business torts law. During his three-year term, Mr. Davidson will also serve as a member of the Section's leadership.
Mr. Davidson's practice concentrates on litigation and arbitration of business disputes, emphasizing real estate and securities matters and international commercial disputes. Prior to joining Williams Kastner, Mr. Davidson was a U.S. Department of Justice attorney specializing in bank and securities fraud.
Paul Battaglia has joined Williams Kastner's office as of counsel. He will focus his practice on matters related to real estate, leasing, and collections. Mr. Battaglia has 18 years of experience representing lenders, creditors, property owners, property managers, and businesses in litigation and work-outs.