Kristin M. Bohm

Kristin Bohm is our exclusively recommended Litigation expert in California on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Kristin directly using the contact details listed above.

Kristin practices in the area of litigation. Ms. Bohm has extensive experience in employment and labour law, representing Fortune 500 employers, self-insured employers, and insurance companies on all employment related issues including: coverage disputes, personal injury, wrongful termination, retaliation, workers’ compensation, discrimination, FEHA, Cal OSHA, wage and hour, social security disability, Labour Code section 132(a) claims, civil subrogation, corporate employment contracts, labour disputes, serious and wilful misconduct, and products liability litigation. Ms. Bohm brings this experience to her practice of liability and risk in the sports, recreation and outdoor activity areas, representing equipment manufacturers, retailers, venues and trade groups while developing the doctrine of primary assumption of risk. She also counsels ski resorts and well known brands of snow water and outdoor gear on risk management and avoidance in addition to insurance issues.

Kristin Bohm is a 2007 graduate of the University of California, Davis School of Law, where she was managing editor of the Journal of International Law and Policy and a senior staff editor for the Business Law Journal, and a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is fluent in Spanish. She is also an avid skier, snowboarder, and marathon runner.

Firm Overview:

Duane Morris LLP, a law firm with more than 800 attorneys in offices across the United States and internationally, is asked by a broad array of clients to provide innovative solutions to today’s legal and business challenges.

Evolving from a partnership of prominent lawyers in Philadelphia a century ago, Duane Morris’ modern organisation stretches from the United States to Europe and across Asia. Throughout this global expansion, Duane Morris has remained committed to preserving its collegial, collaborative culture that has attracted many talented attorneys. The firm’s leadership, and outside observers like the Harvard Business School, believe this culture is truly unique among large law firms, and helps account for the firm continuing to prosper throughout changing economic and industry conditions.

Meredith Craven

Meredith Craven is our exclusively recommended International Arbitration expert in Texas on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Meredith directly using the contact details listed above.

Meredith is an associate in the International Arbitration Practice Group in Houston. She represents international corporations, state entities and foreign sovereigns in commercial and investor-state arbitration proceedings in a wide range of industries, including energy, oil and gas, and other commodities. She has represented clients in international arbitrations brought under the UNCITRAL, ICSID, ICC, AAA/ICDR, and HKIAC rules. Meredith has also represented private and state-owned companies in enforcement and set-aside actions in New York courts.

Meredith is active in pro bono matters and is involved in the Firm’s representation of impoverished debtors suing the City of Ferguson, Missouri.

Meredith Craven currently serves as a Regional Representative for the International Chamber of Commerce Young Arbitrators Forum.

Firm Overview:

Supporting our clients around the globe

White & Case is a truly global law firm, uniquely positioned to help our clients achieve their ambitions in today’s G20 world.

As a pioneering international law firm, our cross-border experience and diverse team of local, US and English-qualified lawyers consistently deliver results for our clients.

In both established and emerging markets, our lawyers are integral, long-standing members of the community, giving our clients insights into the local business environment alongside our experience in multiple jurisdictions.

We work with some of the world’s most respected and well-established banks and businesses, as well as start-up visionaries, governments and state-owned entities.

Elena A. Baca

Elena Baca is our exclusively recommended Real Estate Law expert in Illinois on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Elena directly using the contact details listed above.

Elena is an associate in the Global M&A Practice Group and a member of the Real Estate Industry Group, based in the Chicago office.

Elena’s practice focuses on acquisitions, dispositions, financings and office and retail leasing.

Elena Baca is listed in “The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch” for Real Estate Law by Best Lawyers (2021).

Firm Overview:

Supporting our clients around the globe

White & Case is a truly global law firm, uniquely positioned to help our clients achieve their ambitions in today’s G20 world.

As a pioneering international law firm, our cross-border experience and diverse team of local, US and English-qualified lawyers consistently deliver results for our clients.

In both established and emerging markets, our lawyers are integral, long-standing members of the community, giving our clients insights into the local business environment alongside our experience in multiple jurisdictions.

We work with some of the world’s most respected and well-established banks and businesses, as well as start-up visionaries, governments and state-owned entities.

Yanbing Chu

Yanbing Chu is our exclusively recommended White-Collar Crime Law expert in Massachusetts on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Yanbing directly using the contact details listed above.

Yanbing is an associate in the global White Collar Practice and is based in the Boston office.

Firm Overview:

Supporting our clients around the globe

White & Case is a truly global law firm, uniquely positioned to help our clients achieve their ambitions in today’s G20 world.

As a pioneering international law firm, our cross-border experience and diverse team of local, US and English-qualified lawyers consistently deliver results for our clients.

In both established and emerging markets, our lawyers are integral, long-standing members of the community, giving our clients insights into the local business environment alongside our experience in multiple jurisdictions.

We work with some of the world’s most respected and well-established banks and businesses, as well as start-up visionaries, governments and state-owned entities.

Eleanor deGolian Kasper

Eleanor Kasper is our exclusively recommended ADR expert in Colorado on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Eleanor directly using the contact details listed above.

Eleanor delivers practical solutions to her clients. She has hands-on experience navigating a range of legal challenges, from risk analysis to litigation to alternative dispute resolution. Before joining Hogan Lovells, Eleanor clerked for two federal judges and worked for an international law firm in Atlanta, Georgia, where she gained exposure to a diverse client base with varied legal needs.

Focusing on the construction and engineering sector, Eleanor combines legal know-how with an understanding of key industry mechanics. She represents clients involved in construction and design-related disputes, including conflicts over defects, change orders, and complex contract provisions. Eleanor’s construction experience is broad, spanning ice cream facility deformities, nuclear power plant design flaws, and disputes over mountain-resort construction projects.

Eleanor also has a wealth of experience advising clients on various labour and employment-related issues in a variety of industries, including transportation, education, and hospitality. She walks employers through delicate legal situations, conducting internal investigations and providing compliance advice, and also leads clients through litigation and dispute resolution processes. She regularly represents clients in connection with state and federal employment laws, such as the Fair Labour Standards Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, and Equal Employment Opportunity Act, in both class action and single-plaintiff lawsuits.

In addition, Eleanor Kasper has tremendous heart for her community. In Atlanta, Eleanor served on the Board of Directors of The African SOUP, an organisation dedicated to educational reform in Uganda, and taught classes to students at the Atlanta Centre for Self Sufficiency (ACSS). Currently, Eleanor is a member of the Junior League of Colorado Springs, through which she volunteers at local events supporting youth emerging from the foster care system.

Firm Overview:

Clients seeking value-added counsel and representation in a range of industries turn to Hogan Lovells in Colorado Springs. We serve local, national, and international clients in the construction, energy, finance, health, hotel and hospitality, insurance, manufacturing, semiconductor, software, real estate, and technology sectors. We help clients identify, protect, and maximise the value of their intellectual property.

We represent clients in real estate transactions throughout the Rocky Mountain region. Clients turn to us for a wide range of matters in federal and state courts, as well as at arbitrations, state and local regulatory proceedings, mediations, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. With more than 25 years of serving the Colorado Springs community, our lawyers leverage established local relationships and work collaboratively with more than 45 Hogan Lovells offices worldwide. Chambers USA consistently ranks Hogan Lovells as a top Colorado firm.

Thomas Hunt

Thomas Hunt is our exclusively recommended Mediation expert in Virginia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Thomas directly using the contact details listed above.

With a focus on complex commercial litigation, Thomas works with clients to find the most efficient and effective solutions to clients’ disputes so they can get back to the business of their business. Thomas advises clients in the full spectrum of dispute resolution options, from litigation to arbitration and mediation.

While in law school, Thomas served as the Executive Editor of the George Mason Law Review, in addition to serving on the Moot Court Board and the Jessup Moot Court Team. Thomas also was selected to participate in the Mason Law Supreme Court Clinic, where he drafted amicus curiae briefs for the United States Supreme Court, and assisted in the preparation of oral arguments representing the state of North Dakota in Birchfield v. North Dakota. Before joining Hogan Lovells, Thomas served in the chambers of the Honourable Judge Susan G. Braden of the United States Court of Federal Claims.

Prior to law school, Thomas Hunt served 13 years in the United States Air Force as a combat fighter pilot in the F-15C, operating out of Japan, the United Kingdom, and locations in Southwest Asia. Thomas is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and also has a M.S. in political science.

Firm Overview:

Hogan Lovells in Northern Virginia has 35 years of proven success in solving complex and demanding legal problems for our clients. Our industry focused teams understand the business and regulatory complexities in the aerospace and defence, automotive, health care, hospitality, telecom, satellite, and technology sectors. Diverse practice areas include antitrust, corporate, labour and employment, litigation, and government contracts.

Our corporate group is recognised worldwide for mergers and acquisitions for emerging, middle-market, and Fortune 500 companies as well as private equity and venture capital transactions.

Our litigation team works on some of the most complex and highest profile matters in the nation and is well-known for success in Virginia-based litigation. Our intellectual property lawyers handle patent, license, trademark, social media, and infringement issues for some of the world’s most prestigious companies.