Partner D. Todd Mathews Named a “Super Lawyer”

BG partner Todd Mathews has been named a 2024 Super Lawyer. Todd dedicates his career to fighting for people injured by defective products like asbestos, hernia mesh, 3M’s combat earplugs, as well as on behalf of survivors of sexual abuse. We thank everyone who took part in Todd receiving this recognition. For more about Todd and his work, please visit here.

In addition to this accolade, Todd is a member of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100, an invitation-only organization composed of premier trial lawyers from each state or region, and is a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in America. In 2024 he was also recognized by Best Lawyers in America in three categories: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Action – Plaintiffs, Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, and Product Liability Law – Plaintiffs.

Litigator Elliott McGraw Elevated to Partner

Bailey Glasser is pleased to announce that Washington, D.C. litigator Elliott McGraw has been elevated to partner effective January 2024.

“Congratulations to Elliott on her much-deserved promotion to partner at Bailey Glasser,” said Cary Joshi, Commercial & Environmental Litigation Practice Group Leader. “Elliott’s tenacity and strategic skills as a litigator are exceptionally valuable to our clients as she handles some of our most complicated matters.”

Elliott is a member of the Commercial & Environmental Litigation Practice Group, where she focuses her practice on complex commercial disputes in state and federal courts across the country and represents institutional investors and asset managers, as both plaintiffs and defendants, in contract and tort-based claims arising from financial fraud, accounting malpractice, and corporate malfeasance. Elliott has an extensive privacy and data protection background and was named a Best Lawyers Ones to Watch in Privacy and Data Security Law in Washington, D.C. in 2024.

Elliott commented: “I love practicing law with Bailey Glasser and I’m very excited about the additional opportunities to contribute to this world class group of litigators and our fantastic clients as a partner.”

Bailey Glasser’s Commercial & Environmental Litigation practice has a proven track record of successfully handling national high-stakes litigation in state and federal courts and before arbitrators and mediators across the country. We represent businesses in many industries and of all sizes from Fortune 500 companies to family offices, individuals, governmental entities, government servants, and even other law firms call upon us to lead bet-the-company litigation and parachute into cases and appeals when our deep experience and resources are necessary.

Elliott is a vital team member in some of our most complex matters. Notably, she was a member of the Bailey Glasser team that served as co-lead trial counsel representing the Official Committee of Talc Plaintiffs in its high-profile challenge against Johnson & Johnson’s “Texas Two Step” bankruptcy ploy to offset the liability of 38,000 lawsuits related to the company’s alleged cancer-causing baby powder. She has also contributed her time to litigating cases on behalf of women athletes in Title IX sex discrimination cases against universities across the country. Elliott’s experience also includes advising organizational and individual clients navigating government or internal investigations and has represented clients in front of Congressional committees, including the 2019 Impeachment Inquiry into then-President Donald Trump.

To learn more about Elliott’s experience please visit this link.

Federal Law Clerk Joins Morgantown, WV Office

Bailey & Glasser, LLP welcomes lawyer Gabrielle Marcum to our Morgantown, WV office. Gabrielle has joined our national Commercial & Environmental Litigation Practice Group, where she will represent a diverse range of business interests and industries – from solo entrepreneurs to multi-national corporations – in state and federal courts nationwide.

Gabrielle brings valuable courtroom and legal writing experience, having completed two prestigious federal court clerkships in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia.

As a West Virginia University College of Law graduate, Gabrielle was an Executive Editor of the WVU Law Review and President of the Women’s Leadership Council. She was also a student clinician in the Child and Family Advocacy Clinic, providing vital legal services to children and families of limited income in custody matters, education advocacy, and accessing healthcare resources.

Gabrielle returns to Bailey Glasser after previously serving as a summer associate at the firm in 2019 and we are excited to welcome her back to our Morgantown office.

Learn more about Gabrielle Marcum here.

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Partner Arthur Bryant Featured on the Legal Las Vegas Podcast

Bailey Glasser partner and Title IX team leader Arthur Bryant sat down with the Legal Las Vegas Podcast to discuss his impactful 43-year career in constitutional law, consumer protection, toxic torts, civil rights, class actions, and mass torts.

Arthur is the former Chairman and Executive Director of Public Justice, a national public interest law firm created by trial lawyers and supported by thousands of the top plaintiffs’ lawyers nationwide. While at Bailey Glasser, Arthur has continued his involvement in cutting-edge impact litigation, including his precedent-setting Title IX work, advocacy for those injured by Roundup products, and battles for those harmed by scam ads on Meta’s platforms.

You can enjoy the full podcast episode here.
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Bailey Glasser Named to “Best Law Firms in America” List

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s Best Law Firms process, where we’ve been recognized in four National and 23 Metropolitan rankings. Our National rankings recognize our work in Litigation-ERISA, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Plaintiffs, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, and Securities/Capital Markets Law.

Our Metro rankings include recognition for our work in Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Energy Law, Business Organizations, Corporate Law, Litigation-Banking & Finance, Litigation-Bankruptcy, Product Liability-Plaintiffs, Civil Rights, and many more. For a full list of our rankings, please visit here.

For nearly 25 years, our firm has worked tenaciously on behalf of our clients, and we never take your good words for granted. Thank you for recognizing our work for another year.

Bailey & Glasser, LLP Fighting for Maryland Sex Abuse Survivors

This has been a significant week for survivors of sex abuse in the state of Maryland. On Sunday, the new Maryland Child Victims Act of 2023 went into effect, eliminating the statute of limitations for child sexual abuse cases. On the same day, Bailey Glasser and a consortium of 3 other law firms filed six lawsuits against the State of Maryland on behalf of over 50 survivors abused while in Maryland’s juvenile justice system.

We are grateful for the all the public interest in the fight for justice for these survivors. If you’d like to learn more about these lawsuits or our team of attorneys, you can read our press release and other media coverage here.

The Bailey Glasser team includes Sharon F. Iskra leader of the Institutional Abuse & Neglect team, founding partner Brian A. Glasser, Mass Torts Practice Group leader David L. Selby II, and mass torts partner D. Todd Mathews. The other law firms representing the survivors include Walsh Law PLLC; Rhine Law Firm; and DiCello Levitt.

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Bailey Glasser Adds Two New Lawyers to Charleston, West Virginia Office

Bailey & Glasser, LLP has added two new lawyers to our national practice. Daniel O’Hare will practice in the firm’s Bankruptcy practice group, and Lincoln Wolfe will become a member of our Consumer Protection practice group. Both attorneys are joining us after completing prestigious federal court clerkships and will be in our Charleston, West Virginia office.

Dan O’Hare’s practice focuses on assisting clients through bankruptcy and business reorganization, including business restructurings, reorganizations, preferences, and fraudulent transfer actions. Before joining Bailey Glasser, Dan was a term law clerk in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio. Dan is a graduate of West Virginia University College of Law, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif, and an associate editor of the Law Review. Before his legal career, Dan was a college professor teaching religious studies at various colleges and universities. He holds a Ph.D. in Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity from the University of Notre Dame.

Lincoln Wolfe will litigate on behalf of individuals and class members in cases involving debt collection, consumer finance, TCPA violations, and a host of other consumer and employment matters. Prior to joining Bailey Glasser, Lincoln was a judicial law clerk in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He is a graduate of the University of Richmond School of Law, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the University of Richmond Law Review and was a member of the Lewis F. Powell Inn of Court. Lincoln graduated summa cum laude from West Virginia University with a bachelor’s degree in political science and has also worked in public policy development in state and federal government positions.

Read the full announcement and learn more about our new colleagues here.
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42 Bailey Glasser Lawyers Named To The Best Lawyers in America & Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch 2024 Guides

Today we announce that 42 Bailey Glasser lawyers have been recognized across various categories (including one as a “Lawyer of the Year”) in the 30th edition of The Best Lawyers in America® and the fourth edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America®.

“Lawyer of the Year” honors are awarded annually to only one lawyer per practice area in each region with extremely high overall feedback from their peers, making it an exceptional distinction.

For more, follow this link.

Bailey Glasser Announces New Leadership For Consumer Litigation and Corporate Practice Groups

Bailey & Glasser, LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of two longstanding firm partners to lead its national Corporate and Consumer Litigation practice groups. Jonathan S. Deem is the new Practice Group Leader of Bailey Glasser’s Corporate Group, and Patricia Mulvoy Kipnis our new Consumer Litigation Practice Group Leader.

Jonathan Deem is a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, where he leads the nationwide corporate team that handles mergers and acquisitions, financial services, corporate finance, tax, and entrepreneurial transactions, including venture capital. Among numerous recognitions, Chambers USA has recognized Jonathan since 2019, with one client stating that “Jonathan is the best I have ever worked with.” The Corporate Practice Group and lawyers on the team are also recognized by Chambers USA and the U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Lawyers” and “Best Law Firm in America.”

Patricia Kipnis is a partner in the firm’s New Jersey and Philadelphia offices where she leads the Consumer Litigation Practice Group. Ms. Kipnis is one of the firm’s leaders in challenging “Pay-to-Pay” and other “junk fees” imposed on consumers by mortgage servicers and other debt collectors through class action litigation in courts nationwide. The consumer litigation team has won several impactful cases, including lawsuits against major corporations such as Uber, Quicken, DISH Network, and mortgage servicers. Ms. Kipnis is also a Lecturer in Law at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, and formerly taught at the Rutgers School of Law – Camden.

The new practice group leader appointments highlight Bailey Glasser’s emphasis on experienced leadership and collaborative teams. Read the full announcement and learn more about Jonathan Deem and Patricia Kipnis here.
#ConsumerLaw #CorporateLaw #FirmLeadership

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