January 03, 2022

Venable Elects 35 Attorneys to Firm Partnership

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Washington, DC (January 3, 2022) – Venable LLP announced today that it has elected 35 attorneys to the firm partnership. The new partners, from Venable's Baltimore, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Tysons, and Washington, DC offices, are emerging leaders from a broad cross section of the firm's practice groups, including Advertising and Marketing, Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights, Commercial Litigation, Corporate, Estate Planning, Environmental, Intellectual Property, and Labor and Employment.

Stu Ingis, chairman of Venable, said, "The new partners were elected based on their exceptional legal abilities, contributions to the firm, commitment to client service, and demonstration of the firm’s values. Their promotion to the partnership recognizes both their accomplishments to date and the confidence of the partnership in their future contributions to the firm.”

The following attorneys joined Venable's partnership effective January 1, 2022.

Baltimore Office

Heather Deans Foley – Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights

Diana M. Krevor – Environmental

JaMar S. Mancano – Commercial Litigation

Daniel R.H. Mendelsohn – Corporate

Heather L. Mitchell – Commercial Litigation

Michael F. Sheehan – Corporate

Gabriel M. Steele – Corporate

Christopher Vaughn – Corporate

Los Angeles Office

Jennifer L. Cappelletty – Corporate

Witt W. Chang – Commercial Litigation

Nicholas A. Jacobus – Transactional Tax

Ken D. Kronstadt – Commercial Litigation

New York Office

Josh Calabro – Intellectual Property Litigation

Konstantina (Tina) A. Calabro – Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights

Shannon K. Clark – Intellectual Property Litigation

Zachary L. Garrett – Intellectual Property Litigation

Whitney Meier Howard – Intellectual Property Litigation

Andrew P. MacArthur – Intellectual Property Litigation

Adam G. Possidente – Commercial Litigation

Kristen S. Ruisi – Trademark Prosecution and Counseling

Jonathan M. Sharret – Intellectual Property Litigation

Benjamin E. Stockman – Labor and Employment

Xochitl S. Strohbehn – Commercial Litigation

Thomas J. Welling, Jr. – Commercial Litigation

San Francisco Office

Rebecca M. (Becca) Chappell – Transactional Tax

Emily A. Foehr – Estate Planning

William A. Hector – Intellectual Property Litigation

Maryam Naghavi – Corporate

Steven E. Swaney – Commercial Litigation

Tysons Office

Taylor S. Chapman – Commercial Litigation

Washington, DC Office

Paul Feinstein – Antitrust

Mary M. Gardner – Advertising and Marketing

Benjamin E. Horowitz – Commercial Litigation

Shahin O. Rothermel – Advertising and Marketing

Daniel G. Straga – Corporate


Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, DC that serves as primary counsel to a worldwide clientele of large and mid-sized organizations, nonprofits, high-net-worth entrepreneurs, and other individuals. With more than 850 professionals across the country, including in California, Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, New York, Virginia, and Washington, DC, the firm strategically advances its clients' objectives in the United States and around the globe. Venable advises clients on a broad range of business and regulatory law, legislative affairs, complex litigation, and the full range of intellectual property disciplines. For more information, please visit https://www.venable.com/.