Faegre Baker Daniels Announces Firmwide Leadership Positions for 2014-15

February 13, 2014 // Franchising.com // Faegre Baker Daniels - Faegre Baker Daniels LLP has announced its firmwide leadership positions for 2014-15, including the addition of Scott Kosnoff and Jack Sperber to the firm's management board, effective March 1. Additionally, Gina Kastel was named leader of the health care and FDA group and Pat Cross leader of the health and life sciences industry team, effective Feb. 1.

Faegre Baker Daniels is led by a 15-member management board, responsible for strategic direction and policy of the firm.

Management board members are:

  • Andrew G. Humphrey, Chair
  • Thomas C. Froehle Jr., Vice Chair
  • David W. Barrett
  • Terri L. Combs
  • David J.F. Gross
  • Scott M. Kosnoff
  • George D. Martin
  • Richard E. Michaels
  • Michael J. Nader
  • Kathlyn E. Noecker
  • Andrea Roberts Pierson
  • Andrew Z. Soshnick
  • Jack Sperber
  • Linda S. Svitak
  • James L. Volling

Leaders of the firm's 16 practice groups and four industry teams guide the priorities and operations of their groups as they seek to provide high-quality, effective service to clients.

Faegre Baker Daniels' practice group leaders are:

  • Benefits and executive compensation – Maureen M. Maly
  • Business litigation – David K. Herzog
  • Client technology solutions – Deanna E. Blomquist
  • Construction and real estate litigation – Mark A. Voigtmann
  • Corporate – Chris E. Hofstad
  • Exempt organization – P. Lowell Haines
  • Finance and restructuring – Jerome A. Miranowski
  • Government advocacy and consulting – David R. Zook
  • Health care and FDA – Gina M. Kastel
  • Insurance – Charles T. Richardson
  • Intellectual property – Natalie Hanlon-Leh
  • Labor and employment – Scott W. Wright
  • Product liability and environmental – J. Joseph Tanner
  • Real estate – Diane B. Davies
  • Tax advocacy – Francina A. Dlouhy
  • Wealth management – David J. Shannon

Industry team leaders are:

  • Energy and natural resources – James R. Spaanstra
  • Financial services – Michael B. Fisco
  • Food and agriculture – Kim J Walker
  • Health and life sciences – Patrick S. Cross

Leaders of the firm's 13 offices oversee location-specific operations work, guide the firm's local community initiatives and serve as representatives of the firm in the community.

Faegre Baker Daniels' office leaders are:

  • Beijing – Bing Wang
  • Boulder – John R. Marcil
  • Chicago – Richard E. Michaels
  • Denver – Heather Perkins
  • Des Moines – Michael A. Giudicessi
  • Fort Wayne – Abigail M. Butler
  • Indianapolis – J. Murray Clark
  • London – Paul H. Finlan
  • Minneapolis – Steven C. Kennedy
  • Shanghai – John V. Grobowski
  • Silicon Valley – Calvin L. Litsey
  • South Bend – Richard L. Hill
  • Washington, D.C. – David R. Zook

Administrative and operational department leaders are:

  • Chief client development officer — Melanie S. Green
  • Chief financial officer — Laurie Ann Schrader
  • Chief information and knowledge management officer — D. Brad Frederiksen
  • Chief strategy officer — Steven R. Petrie
  • Chief talent officer — Ann Rainhart

SOURCE Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

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