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Company Overview of Sedgwick LLP

Company Overview

Sedgwick LLP provides legal advisory services. The firm’s focus areas include antitrust, bankruptcy, business and commercial litigation, intellectual property, mass tort, reinsurance, surety, and estate planning. It caters to aviation, automotive, construction, environmental, healthcare, real estate, transportation, and media and entertainment industries. The firm was formerly known as Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold LLP and changed its name to Sedgwick LLP in March, 2011. Sedgwick LLP was founded in 1933 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California with additional offices in Austin and Dallas, Texas; Chicago, Illinois; Irvine and Los Angeles, California; Newark, New Jersey; New York C...

333 Bush Street

30th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94104-2806

United States

Founded in 1933

Phone:

415-781-7900

Fax:

415-781-2635

Key Executives for Sedgwick LLP

Chairman and Partner
Acting Chief Financial Officer
Partner and General Counsel
Partner
Age: 71
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Sedgwick LLP Key Developments

Sedgwick LLP Announces Addition of Two Partners

Sedgwick LLP announced the additions of partner Robert D. Towey and associate Aurora F. Parrilla to its Commercial Litigation Practice. Joining from Lowenstein Sandler LLP, Towey and Parrilla will work out of the firm's Newark, N.J. office. Towey brings nearly 30 years of experience advising clients in the manufacturing and service provider industries on matters including consumer fraud class actions, contract disputes, public contract bidding protests, Telephone Consumer Protection Act cases, creditors' rights disputes, toxic tort actions, product liability cases and franchisee/distributor disputes He has handled matters in all phases of litigation, at both the trial and appellate levels, and tried several jury and non-jury cases. An active member of the food, beverage and manufactured goods industrial communities, Towey is a member of, and frequent committee speaker at, the New Jersey Food Counsel and involved in the Grocery Manufacturers Association. He is a member of the board of directors for Habitat for Humanity Newark and previously participated in a military legal assistance program coordinated in part by the New Jersey State Bar Association. Parrilla focuses her practice on complex commercial and business litigation in state, federal and appellate courts and alternative dispute resolution tribunals. She has represented clients in a variety of matters including breach of contract, fraud, consumer fraud, toxic torts, public contract bidding protests, employment discrimination, antitrust and intellectual property cases. Active in the community, she is also a volunteer with Habitat for Humanity Newark.

Sedgwick LLP Selects Kansas City, Mo., for the Shared Services Center

Sedgwick LLP has selected Kansas City, Mo., for the firm's Shared Services Center, creating 100 information technology, human resources, marketing and financial services jobs. The firm is evaluating multiple office properties in downtown Kansas City.

Sedgwick LLP Announces Addition of David Murphy to Insurance Practice as Partner in its London Office

Sedgwick LLP announced the addition of David Murphy to its Insurance Practice as a partner in its London office. Joining from DLA Piper, Murphy focuses on complex insurance and reinsurance claims, including property, energy, engineering /construction, mining, BBB, financial lines claims, and treaty disputes. Murphy previously worked in the insurance departments of Eversheds and Barlow Lyde & Gilbert.

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