WILMINGTON, Del.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Halloran Farkas + Kittila LLP today announced the addition of two partners, William E. Green, Jr. and James Hodge, to its Business, Real Estate, and Arbitration Services and Litigation Practices.
“HFK’s continued success in attracting top practitioners testifies to our strength as a firm. Our clients benefit so much from our deep bench of attorneys. Equally important to us is our cohesive spirit, making HFK a truly excellent place to practice law,” said Ted Kittila, HFK’s Managing Partner.
HFK is a great group of attorneys with a strong breadth of complimentary experience. I’m delighted to be elected Partner and I look forward to growing my practice here in the years ahead,” said William E. Green, Jr., newly appointed partner of HFK and litigator of complex corporate and commercial matters in our Delaware Office.
“HFK is a great group of attorneys with a strong breadth of complimentary experience. I’m delighted to be elected Partner and I look forward to growing my practice here in the years ahead,” said William E. Green, Jr., newly appointed partner of HFK and litigator of complex corporate and commercial matters in our Delaware Office.
William E. Green, Jr. joined the Delaware Office as Counsel with a concentration in complex corporate and commercial matters, with a particular focus on litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery related to mergers and acquisitions, director and officer liability, stockholder suits, and business valuation matters involving Delaware corporations and limited liability companies, and securities regulatory investigations and enforcement matters.
Prior to joining HFK, Mr. Green served for nearly a decade in the Investor Protection Unit of the Fraud and Consumer Protection Division of the Delaware Department of Justice where he represented the State of Delaware in administering and enforcing securities laws in administrative, civil, and criminal proceedings. Before that, he practiced commercial litigation focused on the internal governance of Delaware business entities at the Delaware firms Potter Anderson & Corroon, and Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnel. We are thrilled and honored to promote Mr. Green as Partner to the firm.
James Hodge joined the Jackson Office with extensive experience in selected small to mid-market companies, trusts, families and individuals in the formation, operation and management of their businesses, with an emphasis on their complex business and real estate transactions. He also arbitrates and mediates with the American Arbitration Association.
“I have known, liked and respected Mike Halloran for years, going back to our days practicing in San Francisco. I could not be happier that he has introduced me to and invited me to be a part of the highly qualified and truly likable group of lawyers at HFK,” says Mr. Hodge.
In 2004, Mr. Hodge began private practice as James. B. Hodge, Attorney at Law, in Jackson, Wyoming. Before opening his own firm, from 1981-2004 Mr. Hodge served many roles with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, LLP, an international law firm headquartered in Los Angeles, including Equity Partner Resident, Managing Partner, Firm Business Development Coordinator and Member of Professional Personal Committee and Corporate and Real Estate Departments in its San Francisco office. Prior to that, Mr. Hodge was Founder and Managing Partner of Hodge, Buchannan, Falik & Dupree, and its predecessors from 1974-1981. Mr. Hodge began his law career with Morrison & Foerster, LLP, in San Francisco as an Associate in the Business Department from 1971-1974.
“Jake and Bill add real value to our capability to render a broad range of legal services for business. I have known both of them for several years and look forward to working with them as partners of our firm,” said Mike Halloran, a founding partner of HFK and former General Counsel of Bank of America and Counselor to the Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.