Buchalter Elevates Nine Attorneys to Shareholder

December, 2021 - Los Angeles, California

LOS ANGELES, Calif., December 09, 2021 – Buchalter is pleased to announce the promotions of nine attorneys to Shareholder.

“We are delighted to share the news of this well-deserved recognition for Anne Marie, Trina, Brian, Jeff, David, Michael, Josiah, Roger, and Nikole. All are outstanding representations of Buchalter and dedicated members of the Firm - their impressive expertise will continue to add value to both our clients and the Firm,” said Adam Bass, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Anne Marie Ellis, a Shareholder in Orange County, focuses her practice on product liability defense, personal injury litigation, commercial litigation, premises liability, regulatory compliance, and client counseling.

Katharine (“Trina”) H. Falace, Shareholder in the Firm’s Napa Valley office, is a business litigator with extensive trial experience. She regularly handles lawsuits in the areas of business, real estate and land use representing multiple wineries and vineyard managers.

Brian T. Harvey, member of the Insolvency Practice group in Los Angeles, has extensive experience with matters involving insolvency, creditors’ rights, finance, real estate, receiverships, and commercial litigation.

Jeffery Judd is a seasoned litigator in San Francisco who has focused his practice on disputes involving trade secrets, corporate ownership and governance, real estate, and general commercial and finance issues.

David E. Mark in Los Angeles focuses his practice on all aspects of commercial litigation, with particular emphasis on complex commercial litigation, creditor’s rights litigation, real estate litigation, and intellectual property litigation.

Michael Muse-Fisher represents public and private companies in a variety of state, federal and administrative cases involving contract disputes, commercial litigation, real estate disputes, licensing and intellectual property matters, eminent domain/inverse condemnation, government tort liability, breach of fiduciary duty, as well as land-related torts. He is based in the Firm’s Sacramento office.

Josiah Reid, Shareholder in the Firm’s Arizona office, concentrates his practice primarily in the areas of commercial real estate finance, acquisition, development, leasing, joint ventures, and related corporate work.

In the Firm’s Orange County office, Roger L. Scott’s specialty in labor and employment law has led him to develop expertise in various areas of litigation that frequently intersect with employment disputes.

Nikole Zoumberakis’ practice covers a wide range of corporate, partnership and general securities matters, including mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings and private equity transactions, with a focus on fund formation and investment advisor representation. She is a member of the Corporate Practice group in Los Angeles.

“We are so proud of our new Shareholders and how their careers have developed. All are very fine lawyers and in keeping with Buchalter tradition, we look forward to continue having them at the Firm for years to come,” added Bass.