The international law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that Joseph A. Calvaruso, Walter G. Hanchuck and Kenneth S. Weitzman have joined the firm as partners in the intellectual property practice, effective april 13.The are resident in the firm's New York office.
Mr. Calvaruso is an internationally known IP litigator and is featured in Best Lawyers in America.He has more than 25 years of experience in virtually all aspects of intellectual property.
Mr. Hanchuk has more than 15 years of experience in all aspects of intellectual property law. He has been actively involved in all phases of patent litigation in federal courts. He also has extensive licensing and transactional experience.
Mr. Weitzman has more than 13 years of experience representing clients in nearly all aspects of intellectual property law. He specializes in patent infringement litigation in federal courts across the country, both at the trial level and on appeal.
Continuing an ongoing expansion of its insurance and reinsurance practice group, Chadbourne & Parke has announced that John J. Sarchio has returned to the firm as a partner and co-head of the group, resident in the firm's New York office.
Mr. Sarchio concentrates on insurance industry mergers and financings; reinsurance transactions; self-insurance and captives, and insurance regulatory matters. He also advises on insurance company demutualizations and bank-insurer affiliations, and has represented a variety of financial services industry clients in domestic and offshore insurance securitization transactions. Mr. Sarchio also has advised major accounting firms in a wide range of matters relating to their professional liability insurance programs, and has counseled numerous industrial and financial services companies on matters relating to their directors' and officers' liability insurance programs.