October 11, 2016

Venable Welcomes 38 Attorneys to Fall Associate Class

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Washington, DC (October 11, 2016) – Venable LLP is pleased to announce the addition of 38 new attorneys as part of its fall associate class. The new associates will join the firm’s Baltimore, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Towson, Tysons Corner, and Washington, DC, offices. The class represents a broad cross section of the firm’s divisions, including Business, Government, Intellectual Property, and Litigation.

The new group includes one attorney in the Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Group, seven in the Commercial Litigation Group, eight in the Corporate Group, one in the Environmental Group, five in the IP Litigation and Transactions Group, three in the Labor & Employment Group, two in the Products Liability & Mass Torts Group, three in the Real Estate Group, seven in the Regulatory Group, and one in the Tax & Wealth Planning Group.

“We’re very excited to welcome such a strong and talented group of new associates from some of the country’s most prestigious law schools,” said Sharon A. Kroupa, Venable's Managing Director of Professional Development and Recruiting. “Not only has this group shown outstanding legal intelligence, but they demonstrate a high level of character and commitment that will be a true asset to Venable’s clients and the future of our firm. We look forward to watching these associates grow their practices and expect great success in their careers.”

The full list of Venable’s fall associate class and their practice groups is below.

Lauren Agresti – Products Liability & Mass Torts
Marlon Amprey – Corporate
Grant Barnhard – Real Estate
Meredith Boram – Commercial Litigation
Kelly Johnson – Commercial Litigation
HC Jones – Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights
Molly Merritts – Corporate
Leland Shelton – Products Liability & Mass Torts

Los Angeles
Louis Marshall – Corporate
Crystal Vine – Corporate

New York
Sandy Schlesinger – Labor & Employment
Maria Sinatra – IP Litigation
Blair Springer – Corporate
Tiffany Williams – Commercial Litigation

San Francisco
Juan Aragon – Commercial Litigation
India Powell – Corporate

Susan Schipper – Commercial Litigation

Tysons Corner
Daniel J. O’Brien – Real Estate
Chris Williams – Labor & Employment

Washington, DC
Jordan Bailey – Regulatory
Jonathan Beek – Tax & Wealth Planning
Connor Crews – Corporate
Neha Dhindsa – Regulatory
Manmeet Dhindsa – Regulatory
Allison Laubach – IP Transactions
Emma Marshak – IP Litigation
Justin Nemeroff – Commercial Litigation
Becca Newman – Corporate
Renato Perez – Regulatory
Kyle Robisch – Environmental
Taylor Sachs – IP Litigation
Liza Sneitzer – IP Litigation
Brenna Spinner – Commercial Litigation
Lauren Stocks-Smith – Labor & Employment
Doug Szabo – Real Estate
Jennifer Talbert – Regulatory
Jengeih Tamba – Regulatory
Brian Tengel – Regulatory


Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, DC, with offices in California, Delaware, Maryland, New York, and Virginia. The firm has more than 600 attorneys who serve domestic and international clients in all areas of corporate and business law, complex litigation, intellectual property, regulatory matters, and government affairs.