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Gordon Woodward Named Managing Partner of Schnader’s Washington, D.C. Office

On March 1, 2015 by Schnader in Aviation

Washington, D.C.-Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP is pleased to announce that Gordon S. Woodward has been named managing partner of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He succeeds Jonathan M. Stern, who held the role since November 2013, and will continue to practice in the D.C. office.

“We are pleased that Gordon has accepted the role of managing partner and look forward to seeing the office grow under his guidance,” said firm Chairman David Smith. “I would like to thank Jon for his leadership, insight and hard work as managing partner of the D.C. office.”

Mr. Woodward intends to work with his colleagues in the D.C. office to expand certain of the office’s existing practice areas, including appellate, alternative dispute resolution, aviation, construction, and insurance. He will also seek to add complementary practices and pursue high level talent, maintaining Schnader’s tradition of interoffice collaboration among the firm’s New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, San Francisco, and Delaware offices. “I appreciate being asked to undertake this responsibility and I’m excited about what we can achieve in continuing to grow the D.C. office,” Woodward said.

Mr. Woodward’s practice concentrates on litigation matters including construction, insurance, real estate, product liability, and general commercial disputes. Mr. Woodward is also a member of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee and maintains an active pro bono practice focusing on civil rights and access to justice.

About Schnader Harrison Segal and Lewis LLP 
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP is a law firm of approximately 160 attorneys with offices in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, New York, California, Washington, D.C., New Jersey and Delaware. Schnader serves local, national and international clients ranging from large corporations to start-ups and entrepreneurs to individual clients in more than 40 areas of the law. In addition to the firm’s traditional strengths in complex litigation, commercial transactions and wealth management, the firm has significant experience and depth in business reorganization, insurance,  international commerce, financial services, intellectual property, labor and employment laws, construction law, real estate development, corporate governance, appellate services, technology-based companies, media and communications, environmental, energy, higher education, nonprofit, government relations and regulatory affairs, aviation, securities and shareholder litigation.