Fort Lauderdale, FL – January 28, 2019 – Greenspoon Marder is pleased to announce the promotion of Dana Somerstein from associate to partner and Kathleen Cerniglia Hipps from of counsel to partner of the firm.
“Dana and Kathleen have incredible work ethic, drive, talent and passion for their business. We are proud to call them partners,” said co-managing director,
Michael Marder. “Dana and Kathleen’s promotion to partner is a direct result of their hard work and dedication to their practice, clients and the firm. We are proud to have them as part of the Greenspoon Marder team,” said co-managing director, Gerald Greenspoon.
Ms. Somerstein is a member of the firm’s
Real Estate and Banking & Finance practice groups. Ms. Somerstein represents clients in a wide range of real estate transactions, including counseling developers and lenders on the acquisition, sale, financing and leasing of both commercial and residential properties. She was selected as a nominee for South Florida Business & Wealth’s “Up & Comer” Awards in 2016 and 2017. Ms. Somerstein received her J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2013.
Ms. Hipps is a member of the firm’s
Litigation practice group. She handles matters involving commercial and business litigation, intellectual property, entertainment, construction, securities, insurance dedicated funds, labor and employment, and general corporate work. Ms. Hipps has been recognized by Los Angeles magazine as a “Top Women Attorney in South California” in 2018 and by Super Lawyers magazine as a “Southern California Rising Star” in 2017 and 2018. She received her J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law in 2008.
About Greenspoon Marder
Greenspoon Marder is a national full-service business law firm with 240 attorneys and 26 locations across the United States. We are ranked amongst
American Lawyer’s Am Law 200, as one of the top law firms in the U.S. since 2015. Since our inception in 1981, our firm has been committed to providing excellent client service through our cross-disciplinary, client-team approach. Our mission is to understand the challenges that our clients face, build collaborative relationships, and craft creative solutions designed and executed with long-term strategic goals in mind. We serve Fortune 500, middle-market public and private companies, start-ups, emerging businesses, individuals and entrepreneurs nationwide.
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