Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP has announced the election of Matthew S. Dunn, Dani R. James, Erica D. Klein, Douglas H. Mannal and Robin M. Wilcox as partners, effective June 1, 2010. The newly elected partners represent multiple practice areas including Litigation, Bankruptcy, Immigration, Intellectual Property and White Collar Defense.
Matthew S. Dunn (Immigration) has a national reputation in immigration law, especially in the areas of finance, health care and technology. He is Co-Chair of the New York State Bar Association's Immigration and Nationality Law Committee and a member of the New York City Bar Association's Immigration and Nationality Law Committee.
Dani R. James (Litigation) is an experienced litigator whose practice focuses on white collar criminal defense and complex civil litigation. From 1999 to 2003, Ms. James served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York.
Erica D. Klein (Intellectual Property) specializes in trademark and copyright law, and also focuses her practice on issues relating to e-commerce, internet law, domain names, rights of publicity, and unfair competition.
Douglas H. Mannal (Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy) represents creditors' committees, bank agents, ad hoc bondholder groups, indenture trustees and other parties in all aspects of bankruptcy cases, out-of-court restructurings, debtor-in-possession financings, acquisitions, rights offerings and other distressed situations.
Robin M. Wilcox (Litigation) specializes in white collar criminal defense, as well as complex securities and commercial litigation. She represents individuals and corporations in federal and state criminal cases, regulatory, civil and forfeiture proceedings, grand jury investigations, inquiries by governmental agencies and internal investigations.