|By Marketwired .||
|April 1, 2014 03:24 PM EDT||
NEWARK, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 04/01/14 -- Sedgwick LLP announces 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.
"We are excited to welcome an extremely talented attorney like Bob," said Curtis Parvin, chair of Sedgwick's Commercial Division. "Bob and Aurora's addition will bolster our commercial practice and complement our client offerings from coast-to-coast."
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. Towey received his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law, cum laude, (1984) and B.A. from Drew University, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa.
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. Parrilla received her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law (2006) and her B.A. from New York University (2003).
Sedgwick LLP provides trial, appellate, litigation management, counseling, risk management and transactional legal services to the world's leading companies. With more than 370 lawyers in offices in Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Newark, Orange County (California), San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C., and an affiliated office in Bermuda, Sedgwick's collective experience spans the globe and virtually every industry. For more information about Sedgwick, its lawyers and services, visit http://www.sedgwicklaw.com/.
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