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Schnader Welcomes New Partner in San Francisco

On March 31, 2009 by Schnader in Litigation

March 31, 2009 – San Francisco, CA: Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP is pleased to welcome Kathryn N. Richter as a partner, resident in the Firm’s San Francisco office. Ms. Richter will be a member of the Litigation Services Department.

“We are delighted to welcome Kathryn to Schnader,” said Leo Murphy, Managing Partner of Schnader’s San Francisco office. “Her background in state, federal, and bankruptcy litigation, as well as her extensive experience in mediation and alternative dispute resolution, both as an advocate and as mediator and private judge at the request of the Courts, will be a valuable complement to our existing practice, and will allow us to continue the positive growth we have been experiencing in this office and firm-wide.”

From 1995 through the present, Ms. Richter was the founder and principal of Richter Search Firm, Inc., an executive search firm that placed high-level executives across a variety of disciplines with organizations ranging from large, publically-traded firms to smaller, private for-profit and non-profit ventures. Prior to that, she was the founder and Managing Partner of Richter, Senn & Palumbo, a four office regional law firm specializing in commercial, real estate, and construction litigation. Ms. Richter began her career as an associate with Gibbons, Stoddard & Lepper, and was a partner with Bronson, Bronson & McKinnon, where her practice focused on commercial, real estate, and construction litigation. She received her J.D. in 1981 from the University of San Francisco School of Law, and received her B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1977, where she graduated with Honors and Distinction.

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP is a law firm of 200 attorneys with offices in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, New York, California, Washington, DC, 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, wealth management, and family law, the firm has significant experience and depth in intellectual property, international commerce and labor laws, financial services, construction law, real estate development, corporate governance, appellate services, technology-based companies, media and communications, government relations and regulatory affairs, aviation issues, business reorganization, and securities and shareholder litigation. For more information visit or contact Caroline Brobeil Nassan, Public Relations Manager for the firm (see contact information above).


CONTACT: Caroline Brobeil Nassan

Public Relations Manager

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP