Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP Elects Six Attorneys to Partnership
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP announced today that it has elected six attorneys to the firm’s partnership, effective January 1, 2018. The new partners are:
Michael C. Barnes, a member of the Business and Finance Department in the Philadelphia, Pa. office. Mr. Barnes advises clients on finance matters of states, municipalities, industrial development authorities, school districts and nonprofit entities. He is an integral member of the Firm’s nationally-ranked Public Finance Practice.
Karilynn Bayus, a member of the Business and Finance Department and Health Care Practice in the Philadelphia, Pa. office. Ms. Bayus represents and counsels physician groups, physicians, hospitals, universities, ancillary service providers, medical device manufacturers, ambulatory surgical centers and other health care-related businesses in transactional, regulatory and administrative matters. She has particular experience in issues related to HIPAA and various health care fraud and abuse statutes.
Lucian Murley, a member of the Bankruptcy Department in the Wilmington, Del. office. Mr. Murley represents debtors, official committees, and other bankruptcy estate-fiduciaries in major bankruptcy and restructuring cases in Delaware. In addition, he regularly advises financially healthy businesses that find themselves creditors in Chapter 11 cases or defendants in bankruptcy-related litigation.
Sean T. O’Neill, a member of the Litigation Department in the Philadelphia, Pa. office. Mr. O’Neill concentrates his practice on real estate and commercial litigation matters in Pennsylvania and New Jersey state and federal courts, with a particular focus on insurance litigation and the oil and gas industry.
Amy L. Piccola, a member of the Litigation Department in the Philadelphia, Pa. office. Ms. Piccola represents clients facing complex commercial litigation, particularly for the insurance and higher education industries. Her work for insurers and reinsurers includes matters related to bad faith, failure to pay and breach of contract. She also provides counsel to higher education institutions during investigations, particularly those involving the Clery Act and Title IX.
Indira K. Sharma, a member of the Litigation Department in the Baltimore, Md. office. Ms. Sharma concentrates her practice on commercial litigation in state and federal courts with an emphasis on real estate litigation and contract disputes. She also represents clients in a broad range of other litigation disputes involving class actions, commercial leases, estates, environmental issues and non-compete agreements. In addition to her strong work as a lawyer, Ms. Sharma is Chair of the Firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee.
“Each of our new partners demonstrates excellence, a superior dedication to client service and a deep loyalty to the firm and its culture,” said Managing Partner Barry F. Levin. “Individually and collectively, these lawyers are an essential part of the future of Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr. We welcome them to the Firm’s partnership and look forward to their continued success.”