Perkins Coie LLP added Diana Z. Bowman as senior counsel to the firm’s construction and real estate litigation practices.
Bowman represents owners and design professionals from both public and private entities in a wide range of litigation and transactional matters.
Her practice focuses on contract drafting, negotiations, claim avoidance strategies and navigation of alternative dispute resolutions along with disputes involving commercial, residential, infrastructure and energy-related construction projects.
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP added Regina A. Pearson as counsel.
Pearson provides transactional, regulatory, litigation and operational counsel to clients in the planning, development and management of major construction projects.
She has experience advising on energy projects in the liquefied natural gas, petrochemical, power and renewable energy sectors.
Steptoe & Johnson LLP associate Julie C. Michalski was named a recipient of a Burton Award for distinguished law school writing. An awards ceremony honoring the authors will take place on June 8 at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.
Michalski is being recognized for her article in the Michigan Technology Law Review (Fall 2019) titled, “Microgrids for Micro-Communities: Reducing the Energy Burden in Rural Areas.”
In the article, Michalski explains how states across the country can increase rural residents’ access to affordable energy by considering Alaska’s policies as a prototype.
She counsels clients in navigating through complex commercial litigation and disputes.