As US law firm Sedgwick prepares to shut its doors, a group of ex-lawyers has launched an office for litigation boutique Tanenbaum Keale. The east coast law firm has appointed the former managing partner of Sedgwick’s Seattle office to run the operation. Chris Marks, who specialises in product liability, will be assisted by two associates from Sedgwicks. and overseeing a seven-menber team in the West Coast office.
‘We have had the pleasure and honour of working with Chris and his colleagues on matters for common clients for years,’ chair Michael Tanenbaum said. ‘They are exceptional litigators and, as importantly for us, share our goal of providing outstanding and innovative service to our clients. Adding preeminent lawyers licensed in Washington, Oregon and California to the firm allows us to enhance the scope and depth of the services we provide our clients..’
Tanenbaum Keale represents leading national and international corporations in matters ranging from product liability and catastrophic injury to environmental and toxic tort litigation. Tanenbaum Keale provides these services from a platform that integrates decades of litigation management, resolution, trial and appellate experience with cutting edge technological tools that provide unique opportunities for collaboration and partnerships with clients. Together with its litigation technology subsidiary Xerdict Group LLC, Tanenbaum Keale has offices in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Washington.