Sheppard Mullin Washington DC Growth Spurs Office Move; Partner Ken Rechtoris Brings Trial Expertise To Chicago Office

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 16:19

The Washington, DC office of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP has moved, after eleven years at its previous address.  Sheppard Mullin is the anchor tenant at its new location: 2099 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, DC 20006. The new office enhances the firm’s ability to serve client needs and allows the firm to continue to grow. 

Sheppard Mullin has three floors of the building, in addition to the ground floor and access to the roof. The ground floor will include a separate reception area, dedicated elevators, large conference rooms and a multi-purpose room for meetings and other events. 

Sheppard Mullin’s Washington, DC office opened in 2003 with five attorneys and has grown to 60 attorneys today. The office handles a mix of transactional, litigation and regulatory matters in a range of practice areas that includes Corporate; Government Contracts, Investigations and International Trade; Intellectual Property; Business Trial; Real Estate; Labor and Employment; Life Sciences and FDA; and Communications.

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Kenneth E. Rechtoris has joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP in the firm’s Chicago office as a partner in the Business Trial practice group. Mr. Rechtoris joins from K&L Gates. 

Mr. Rechtoris has tried numerous jury and bench trials to conclusion in state and federal courts throughout the country.  He has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial litigation, including complex contractual disputes, securities fraud, securities and consumer credit class actions, shareholder derivative actions, multi-district litigation, real estate disputes, partnership disputes, commercial tort cases, insurance coverage disputes and restrictive covenant litigation. His litigation experience includes the representation of mutual funds and fund trustees, numerous Fortune 500 companies in securities, professional liability and commercial disputes, various large financial institutions in putative class actions, large insurance brokers, and Cook County in employment and governmental litigation. He also regularly handles appellate matters.