January 17, 2018

CHICAGO (January 17, 2018) – Loeb & Loeb LLP announced today that trial lawyer Jason P. Stiehl has joined the Chicago office as a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department.

Stiehl brings significant experience in multi-district class action defense and complex commercial disputes involving trade secrets and restrictive covenants, unfair competition, corporate espionage, contract and intellectual property claims.
Stiehl has represented clients in numerous nationwide class action matters, including multi-district cases involving claims of consumer fraud and alleged violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the Electronic Funds Transfer Act (EFTA) and state and federal antitrust laws. He has obtained and defended preliminary and permanent injunctions in several jurisdictions. At the appellate level, he has briefed and argued matters before several federal circuit courts as well as the Illinois Supreme Court. Stiehl works with clients in a wide range of industry sectors, including pharmaceutical and medical equipment, banking, manufacturing, advertising, real estate, technology, transportation and automotive, among others.

Loeb & Loeb’s Litigation Department Chair Daniel G. Murphy said: “Jason is a smart and resourceful advisor and litigator with extensive trial experience. His background defending consumer class actions and helping clients enforce their rights with respect to restrictive covenants, trade secrets and other IP will deepen our bench of litigation talent in the Midwest and enhance our offering to clients nationwide.”

“Chicago is an important hub for our diverse litigation platform, among other key practice areas, and we are pleased to continue our steady growth in the market with the addition of an outstanding lawyer like Jason,” added Loeb & Loeb Chairman Michael D. Beck.

“I was attracted to Loeb by its strong culture of collaboration and the great synergy that exists between the firm’s different practice areas,” said Stiehl. “I’m excited to introduce my clients to Loeb’s integrated service offerings and look forward to working closely with a wonderful group of new colleagues in Chicago and throughout firm.”

Prior to joining Loeb & Loeb, Stiehl was a partner at Akerman LLP. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Trinity University and a J.D. from the Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech.

About Loeb & Loeb LLP
Loeb & Loeb is a multiservice law firm with approximately 350 attorneys focusing on select practice areas, rather than endeavoring to be all things to all clients. The firm is recognized as a leading law firm in the areas of advertising and marketing; capital markets and corporate; litigation; media and entertainment; intellectual property; real estate; technology; tax exempt organizations and private client services. Loeb & Loeb has offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Nashville, Washington, DC, Beijing and Hong Kong.


Health Care Attorney Bonnie Galt Sinclair Joins Foley in Los Angeles

Foley & Lardner LLP announced today that Bonnie Galt Sinclair has joined the firm’s Health Care practice as of counsel in the Los Angeles office.

Sinclair has nearly 30 years of experience as a corporate health care lawyer. With a background as both in-house and outside counsel, her practice focuses on various sectors of health law, including board governance and support; corporate compliance and governance; corporate transaction structuring and general contracting; hospital operations involving HIPAA compliance, media relations, marketing and fundraising; and licensure, accreditation and other regulatory issues. She also handles issues related to insurance and risk management, and she has experience overseeing health care litigation and responding to governmental investigations and inquiries.

In addition, Sinclair is a licensed registered nurse and public health nurse. She previously worked as an emergency department nurse, a mobile intensive care nurse and a cardiac intensive care nurse, where she held national certifications in critical care nursing, emergency nursing and advanced cardiac life support. Sinclair also holds an Associate in Risk Management credential issued by the Insurance Institute of America.

“Bonnie’s skill set will add significant depth to our expanding health care practice,” said Larry Vernaglia, chair of Foley’s Health Care practice. “She has an impressive in-house background as associate legal counsel and as a risk manager for a major health system, and as outside counsel for a variety of industry leaders. Pairing this with her experience as a registered nurse gives her an incredibly unique perspective in helping to solve some of our clients’ toughest issues.”

Sinclair’s health care practice also focuses on legal matters involving medical staff governance, peer review, credentialing and disciplinary issues; academic affairs; bioethics and human subjects research; mental health issues; and human resources and personnel issues. She represents an array of health care entities, including hospitals and health systems, community health centers, sleep specialists, diagnostic groups, physicians, medical office practices and pharmacies.

“We’re looking forward to having Bonnie join our growing Los Angeles office,” said Jeff Atkin, managing partner of Foley’s Los Angeles office. “Her strong health care network here and nationally will be instrumental in enhancing our presence in the California health care market, and more importantly, make a significant impact in our clients’ lives.”

Prior to joining Foley, Sinclair was counsel for Seyfarth Shaw LLP.




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