December 11, 2018

30 Associates Join Faegre Baker Daniels in Seven Practices

Thirty new lawyers have joined Faegre Baker Daniels as associates in seven practices across seven of the firm’s U.S. locations.

Associates are joining the firm’s locations in Chicago, Denver, Des Moines, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Los Angeles and Minneapolis.

The additions include seven new members of the product liability group; five new real estate members; five new corporate members; six new business litigation members; one new insurance member; one new finance and restructuring member; one new wealth management member; three new intellectual property members; and one new labor and employment member.

FaegreBD’s new associate lawyers are:

Chicago

Tess Godhardt practices with the firm’s product liability group. She received her law degree from The John Marshall Law School in 2018, where she graduated magna cum laude. She earned her undergraduate degree from North Central College in 2015.

Kevin Major practices with the firm’s real estate group. He received his law degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2018, where he graduated magna cum laude. He earned his undergraduate degree from DePaul University in 2014, where he graduated summa cum laude.

Jessica Parsons practices with the firm’s corporate group. She received her law degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2018, where she graduated magna cum laude. She earned her undergraduate degree from Miami University in 2015, where she graduated cum laude.

Luis Quinones Fernandes practices with the firm’s business litigation group. He received his law degree from Northwestern University School of Law in 2018 and his undergraduate degree from St. John’s University in New York in 2015, where he graduated cum laude.

Denver

Andrew Ball practices with the firm’s business litigation group. He received his law degree from University of Colorado Law School in 2017 and his undergraduate degree from Colorado College in 2012.

Kirstyn Jacobs practices with the firm’s corporate group. She received her law degree from University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2018 and her undergraduate degree from University of Colorado at Colorado Springs in 2015, where she graduated summa cum laude with highest distinction.

Des Moines

Robert Gallup practices with the firm’s product liability group. He received his law degree from University of Minnesota Law School in 2017, where he graduated magna cum laude. He earned his master’s degree from University of Chicago Divinity School in 2011 and his undergraduate degree from Concordia College at Moorhead in 2009, where he graduated magna cum laude.

Fort Wayne

Zena Braish practices with the firm’s real estate group. She received her law degree from Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 2018, where the graduated magna cum laude. She earned her undergraduate degree from Indiana University, Fort Wayne in 2015, where she graduated with highest distinction.

Indianapolis

Benjamin Broadhead practices with the firm’s product liability group. He earned his law degree from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2018, where he graduated cum laude. He earned his undergraduate degree from University of Evansville in 2015, where he graduated summa cum laude. 

Andrew Dettmer practices with the firm’s business litigation group. He received his law degree from Northwestern University School of Law in 2018 and his undergraduate degree from Wabash College in 2015, where he graduated summa cum laude.

Robert Dillon practices with the firm’s wealth management group. He received his law degree from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2018 and his undergraduate degree from DePauw University in 2015.

Emily Dodane practices with the firm’s product liability group. She received her law degree from University of North Carolina School of Law in 2018 and her undergraduate degree from Butler University in 2010, where she graduated with honors.

Alyssa Eckerley practices with the firm’s intellectual property group. She received her law degree from Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 2018, where she graduated cum laude. She earned her undergraduate degree from Indiana University in 2014.

Kendall Griffin practices with the firm’s intellectual property group. He received his law degree from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2018 and his undergraduate degree from Wright State University in 2015, where he graduated cum laude.

Emily Kile-Maxwell practices with the firm’s business litigation group. She received her law degree from Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 2017, where she graduated magna cum laude. She earned her undergraduate degree from Butler University in 2014, where she graduated summa cum laude.

Jenna Lawson practices with the firm’s product liability group. She received her law degree from Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 2018 and her undergraduate degree from Berea College in 2014, where she graduated cum laude.

Zachary Mahone practices with the firm’s real estate group. He received his law degree from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2018, where he graduated summa cum laude. He earned his undergraduate degree from Wabash College in 2015, where he graduated magna cum laude.

Cara Weingartner practices with the firm’s corporate group. She received her law degree from Notre Dame Law School in 2018, where she graduated magna cum laude. She earned her undergraduate degree from Indiana University Kelley School of Business in 2015, where she graduated with highest distinction and honors in Business.

Los Angeles

Rita Mansuryan practices with the firm’s product liability group. She received her law degree from UCLA School of Law in 2018. She earned her master’s degree from University of Oxford in 2015 and her undergraduate degree from UCLA in 2014, where she graduated summa cum laude.

Minneapolis

Evan Bonnstetter practices with the firm’s insurance group. He received his law degree from Michigan State University College of Law in 2018, where he graduated summa cum laude. He earned his undergraduate degree from University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2013.

Rachel Cardwell practices with the firm’s business litigation group. She received her law degree from University of Minnesota Law School in 2018, where she graduated cum laude. She earned both her master’s and undergraduate degrees from The University of Texas at Arlington in 2015 and 2013.

Isabelle Chammas practices with the firm’s product liability group. She received her law degree from University of North Carolina School of Law in 2018 and her undergraduate degree from University of Virginia in 2011, where she graduated with distinction.

Bethany Davidson practices with the firm’s finance and restructuring group. She received her law degree from University of Minnesota Law School in 2018, where she graduated cum laude. She earned her undergraduate degree from Gustavus Adolphus College in 2015, where she graduated summa cum laude.
 
Jesse Goldfarb practices with the firm’s real estate group. He received his law degree from University of Minnesota Law School in 2018, where he graduated cum laude. He earned his undergraduate degree from Kenyon College in 2013, where he graduated magna cum laude.

Sara Lewenstein practices with the firm’s labor and employment group. She earned her law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2018 and her undergraduate degree from Wellesley College in 2015, where she graduated magna cum laude.

Andrea Savageau practices with the firm’s intellectual property group. She received her law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2017, where she graduated magna cum laude. She earned her undergraduate degree from University of Minnesota in 2008.

Miranda Slaght practices with the firm’s real estate group. She received her law degree from University of Minnesota Law School in 2018, where she graduated cum laude. She earned her undergraduate degree from University of Minnesota in 2015, where she graduated cum laude.

Adam Smith practices with the firm’s corporate group. He received his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 2018 and his undergraduate degree from Patrick Henry College in 2013, where he graduated with high honors.

Kareem Tawfic practices with the firm’s corporate group. He received his law degree from University of Minnesota Law School in 2018 and his M.B.A. from University of Minnesota in 2017. He earned his undergraduate degree from Hamline University in 2014, where he graduated magna cum laude.


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