DLA Piper Adds Four Partners to New York Office
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Summary: The law firm of DLA Piper has announced that four partners have joined the firm’s office in New York as members of the firm’s employment practice. 

It was announced by DLA Piper  today that Eric Wallach, Brian Kaplan, Joseph Piesco and Daniel Turinsky have joined the firm in the New York office as members of the Employment practice as partners, according to a release from the firm.


The partners have experience handling client issues involving negotiation, consulting, drafting employment agreements, drafting severance agreements, litigation prevention, counseling, anti-harassment training, internal compliance audits and arbitration.

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Their clients include corporate boards, employers, and special committees involved in internal investigations surrounding misconduct. Their clients are found in the banking, apparel, investment management, retail, entertainment, marketing, advertising, media, industrial and manufacturing sectors.

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“Eric and his team are the perfect complement to our employment capabilities across the firm,” said Michael Sheehan, US chair and global co-chair of DLA Piper’s Employment practice. “Their collective experience will be a tremendous asset to our clients, including those who turn to us for litigation, regulatory and transactional matters.”

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Richard Hans, the co-managing partner of the firm’s office in New York and chair of the firm’s litigation practice in New York, said, “The addition of this group presents a strategic opportunity to expand our national employment practice with a significant presence in New York. Their wide range of experience will be valuable to our clients here in the US and globally.”

The partners come from Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP.

“We are excited to join DLA Piper’s distinguished group and look forward to playing an important role in growing its New York employment presence as a key component of the firm’s broad US and global platforms,” Wallach said. Wallach will work as the chair of the firm’s employment practice in New York.

Both Wallach Kaplan earned their law degrees from Harvard Law School.

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Piesco earned his law degree from Villanova University School of Law.

Turinsky earned his law degree from The George Washington University School of Law.

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