Kelley Drye Announces New Partners

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New York, NY—Kelley Drye & Warren LLP is pleased to announce the election of four new partners and the promotion of seven attorneys to special counsel. Levi M. Downing, Donnelly L. McDowell, Anne-Marie Mitchell, and Bezalel A. Stern will begin their tenure as partners effective July 1, 2021.

The newly elected Kelley Drye partners serve clients in the following areas:

Levi Downing (New York – Litigation): Downing’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation matters, including trademark, trade dress, copyright, false advertising, unfair competition, defamation, breach of contract, fraud and employment related matters.

Donnelly McDowell (Washington, D.C. – Advertising): McDowell’s practice focuses on all aspects of advertising and consumer protection law with specialized concentrations in consumer finance, food and drug law, and direct sales and network marketing compliance.

Anne-Marie Mitchell (New York – Litigation): Mitchell serves as counsel in a variety of commercial litigation matters in federal and state courts, including breach of contract, financial services, false advertising, environmental and mass torts, copyright and trademark infringement matters, and contested matters in bankruptcy litigation.

Bezalel Stern (Washington, D.C. – Litigation): Stern is a seasoned litigator, specializing in commercial litigation, class action defense, and advertising litigation and arbitration.

Diana Hamar, Jason P. Katz, Meaghan J. McLoughlin, Sandra M. Rodriguez, Lana Rowenko, James B. Saylor, and Scott M. Wise were promoted to special counsel.


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