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January 24, 2019

Four Law Clerks Named Associates After Admission to New York State Bar

January 24, 2019—Barclay Damon announces Charlie Barth, Dena DeFazio, Kaleigh Morrison, and Ivan Zajicek have been admitted to the New York State Bar. The former law clerks are now associates at the firm.

Barth is a member of the Corporate Practice Area, where he primarily engages in matters involving mergers and acquisitions, corporate and partnership formations, business start-ups, and general corporate and business law. He graduated magna cum laude from the University at Buffalo School of Law and served as a US District Court for the Western District of New York judicial extern to Judge William Skretny. He is based in the firm's Buffalo office.

DeFazio is a member of the Health Care & Human Services and Health Care Controversies Practice Areas, where she focuses on both regulatory and compliance issues as well as health care-related litigation and administrative proceedings. She graduated summa cum laude from Albany Law School and interned in its Government Law Center and its Clinic & Justice Center's Health Law Clinic. She is based in the firm's Albany office.

Morrison is a member of the Branding, Trademarks & Copyrights Practice Area, where she primarily focuses on identifying, searching, and preparing applications for both domestic and international trademark protection. She graduated cum laude from New York Law School and served as a Ladas & Parry, LLP trademark intern; an Epstein Drangel, LLP litigation group legal intern; and a CBS Sports and Shutterstock, Inc. legal intern. She is based in the firm's Syracuse office.

Zajicek is a member of the Regulatory and Environmental Practice Areas, where he advises on the effects of regulatory and environmental requirements imposed on the firm's energy clients. He graduated magna cum laude from Vermont Law School and served as an Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP summer associate, a US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit judicial extern to Judge Peter Hall, and a NYS Attorney General Environmental Protection Bureau legal intern. He is based in the firm's Syracuse office.

Barclay Damon attorneys team across offices and practices to provide customized, targeted solutions grounded in industry knowledge and a deep understanding of our clients' businesses. With nearly 300 attorneys, Barclay Damon is a leading regional law firm that operates from a strategic platform of offices located in the Northeastern United States and Toronto.

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