Thursday, December 13, 2012
Sommers Schwartz is pleased to announce the expansion of its Complex Litigation Group.
Tiffany R. Ellis has joined the Group as an Associate Attorney. Throughout her career. Ms. Ellis has worked as a reporter, communications director and press secretary, political staffer, fundraiser, and in a variety of other roles. Immediately prior to law school, she was the Chief of Staff at the former New Jersey Office of the Child Advocate that worked towards systemic reform in New Jersey’s youth care systems. She is a 2011 graduate of Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, and holds an L.L.M. in Intellectual Property.
Earlier, Lance Young joined the firm and practice as a shareholder. Mr. Young represents investors, employees, consumers, and other injured parties in class actions involving violations of federal and state securities laws, antitrust laws, and consumer protection laws. You can learn more about his background here.
Paraprofessionals Holly McIntyre and Veronica Stewart also recently joined the firm to support Sommers Schwartz’s Mass Torts and Complex Litigation groups. Combined, they have more than 30 years of experience in the area of complex civil litigation.
“We continue to add to our ranks of top-rate lawyers and staff, and are delighted to have such talent on our team,” says Jason Thompson, Chair of Sommers Schwartz’s Complex Civil Litigation practice, who, along with other attorneys in his group, are regularly appointed as lead class counsel in federal and state courts across the country.
“As the firm continues to focus on contingency fee litigation, we’re taking on – and winning – important cases, protecting the rights of consumers, municipalities, business owners, and individuals.”