Leadership

Kevin K. Ross-Andino

MANAGING PARTNER

Our managing partner and senior trial lawyer, Kevin represents a wide range of clients (foreign and domestic, businesses and individuals).  As our lead litigator Kevin devises and implements solutions to a wide array of legal challenges and disputes.  As our managing partner, he focuses his energies on controlling overhead and saving our client’s money.

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Michelle L.D. Hanlon

LEAD PARTNER, BUSINESS COUNSELING, AVIATION AND SPACE

With more than 20 years of experience, Michelle is a natural leader of our business counseling practice.  Passionate about aviation, space technologies and entrepreneurship in general, she works with start-ups to commercialize their ideas and products, organize business operations, obtain funding, build value, and develop and leverage acquisition opportunities.

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Beatriz M. Carta

OF COUNSEL, COMPLEX AND ENVIRONMENTAL LITIGATION

Beatriz M. Carta, partner, is both a litigator and a counselor. Ms. Carta has extensive experience in representing companies litigating toxic tort and environmental cases throughout the continental United States and its territories. She has represented clients in toxic tort litigation involving alleged injury to natural resources, and to human health resulting from contamination to the environment when every day compounds such as gasoline and dry cleaning solvent and other toxic chemicals enter the environment.

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Nicole S. Bartner

LEAD PARTNER, PRO BONO PROJECTS

Nicole brings a healthy dose of reality to our legal practice.  She recognizes the crippling effect litigation can have on a small business and will work incessantly to promote swift – and fair – resolution of legal disputes.  That said, Nicole is tenacious in her pursuit of justice and will not concede anything simply for the sake of compromise.

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John M. Bartley

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

The best way to keep costs down is to work with one of the best CPA’s in the state.  John keeps a discerning eye on our finances and helps us both prioritize and acquire our essentials – like NetDocuments, our advanced suite of document collaboration services.  John is also a keen forensic accountant and always available to assist our clients.

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Katina M. Penland-Ross

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES AND FIRM ADMINISTRATION

As her title suggests, Katina is vital to the smooth and efficient functioning of our firm.  She oversees Human Resources and Accounting functions and manages both Vendor Relations and technology integration. Katina is adept at driving efficiencies and containing costs – savings that we are delighted to be able to pass on to our clients.

Learn more about Katina here.