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Newman Joins Dykema in Los Angeles

November 19, 2010

LOS ANGELES—Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Brian H. Newman to the firm's Litigation Department as Of Counsel in the Los Angeles office. Prior to joining Dykema, Newman was Senior Counsel in the Litigation practice of Buchalter Nemer PC.

Newman’s arrival comes on the heels of two other recent additions to the Los Angeles office, including Ronald Greenberg from Berkes Crane Robinson & Seal LLP and Christopher Stevens from Calfee Halter & Griswold LLP.

"Brian is a talented lawyer with a wealth of knowledge and experience in complex, high-stakes litigation matters that will further strengthen our national litigation practice," said Rex Schlaybaugh, Dykema's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We are very pleased to welcome Brian to Dykema and are confident that he will be an invaluable resource for our clients as we continue to grow rapidly our presence in Los Angeles."

Newman focuses his practice on complex litigation involving financial institutions and companies in the apparel industry. He has particular experience related to the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Truth in Lending Act, and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. He is also active in the area of intellectual property litigation, having worked on cases involving the alleged infringement of copyright and trademark rights.

Prior to joining Buchalter, Newman was a litigation associate at the global law firm Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

Newman is a member of the State Bar of California's Intellectual Property Section and the Members’ Attorney Program of ACA International (Association of Credit and Collection Professionals).

He received a J.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles and a B.A. from the University of California at Berkley.

With more than 160 attorneys actively engaged in all aspects of business, commercial and product liability litigation, Dykema has one of the most experienced, sophisticated and successful litigation and trial practices in the nation. Representing a diverse client base in nearly every substantive area of the law, through trial and appeal, highly experienced litigators practice in state and federal courts throughout the country. Dykema also represents clients in administrative proceedings, arbitration tribunals and other alternative dispute resolution forums. For more information on Dykema’s Litigation Department, please visit: http://www.dykema.com/litigation.