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Zuckerman Spaeder Contributors
Sara L. Alpert represents individual and institutional clients in criminal and civil litigation, and government investigations. She has significant experience defending corporate executives and their companies against allegations of fraud, in diverse fields and industries such as health care, home-building, mortgage-lending, international business, international trade, and finance. She also has represented clients in matters involving intellectual property protection and litigation. A former in-house general counsel, Ms. Alpert understands the balance between business and legal needs.
Graeme W. Bush is the chairman of the Zuckerman Spaeder LLP Executive Committee and Partnership Board. He maintains an active practice focused on complex civil litigation and white collar criminal investigations and prosecutions.
John J. Connolly represents individuals and business entities in civil litigation and appellate matters. He has represented plaintiffs and defendants in business torts, insurance coverage disputes, securities and consumer class actions, employment disputes, and a variety of common law contract and tort actions in federal and state courts. He focuses in particular on representing lawyers and law firms in legal malpractice claims, disciplinary proceedings, and ethical disputes.
Rachel F. Cotton practices in the areas of complex civil litigation and white collar criminal defense. Prior to joining Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, Ms. Cotton clerked for the Hon. Diana Gribbon Motz of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the Hon. Henry H. Kennedy Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. She previously was an associate at Covington & Burling LLP.
Adam L. Fotiades has experience representing clients involved in consumer class action litigation, business disputes, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforcement actions, legal malpractice litigation, and Chapter 11 proceedings.
Paul Hynes focuses his practice on civil and criminal tax matters. He represents clients before the civil examination and criminal investigations divisions of the IRS, and in litigation before the federal district courts, the federal appellate courts, and the U.S. Tax Court. In addition, Mr. Hynes has experience representing clients in a variety of other matters, including complex civil litigation, white collar criminal defense matters, congressional investigations, and legal ethics matters. Mr. Hynes also is the co-author of the Fifth Amendment treatise The Privilege of Silence: Fifth Amendment Protections against Self-Incrimination (2nd Ed. 2014).
Jason Knott, a partner in Zuckerman Spaeder’s Washington office, represents individuals and companies in civil litigation, white-collar criminal matters, and government investigations. Some of his favorite cases have been “Suits by Suits.”
Ashley S. O’Neill is the Director of Legal Resources in Zuckerman Spaeder’s Washington, DC office. Ashley manages the firm’s staff attorneys and paralegals with a focus on e-discovery matters. She works with firm leadership in directing the business strategy of the firm.
Steven Salky primarily represents companies and individuals in white collar criminal cases, regulatory agency investigations, and civil litigation. He has extensive experience representing executives of financial services companies in securities fraud investigations and parallel class action cases.
Ellen D. Marcus, a trial lawyer based in Alexandria, Virginia, is a co-founder of Suits by Suits and a guest contributing editor. Ellen’s clients include company executives and other high-level employees. On behalf of these and other clients, Ellen has brought to a successful resolution cases involving trade secrets, allegations of contract interference and fiduciary duty violations, and disputes over severance, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements. In addition, Ellen frequently advises companies and executives on employment and separation agreements and assists in their negotiation and drafting.