Foley Hoag LLP has announced the elevations of Thi Dio, Christopher Feudo, Christina Hioureas, Carol Holahan, Ross Margulies, Yuri Parkhomenko and Shrutih Tewarie to partnership status at the firm, effective January 1, 2021.
"Each of these individuals has demonstrated the firm's core values through their hard work, dedication to client service, innovation and leadership," said Foley Hoag Co-Managing Partner Kenneth Leonetti. "We are particularly pleased that more than half of our new partners are women. We have consistently maintained that a diverse and inclusive partnership - and firm - strengthens our work and culture overall. Congratulations to all our new partners."
- Thi Dio. Dio’s practice focuses on strategic intellectual property counseling and management, and worldwide prosecution of biotechnology-related patent portfolios, for startups, academic institutions and universities, research foundations, and large pharmaceutical companies in a wide range of life sciences technical areas. She also conducts due diligence assessments of patent portfolios in connection with commercial and business transactions and global research collaboration agreements, and provides patentability opinions and freedom-to-operate analyses.
- Christopher Feudo. Feudo focuses on representing and advising employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. He defends clients against discrimination and harassment claims and represents clients in complex union, wage and hour and contractual disputes. Feudo advises clients in a wide range of industries, including the energy, financial services, life sciences, hospitality, technology, and cannabis industries. Feudo serves as Co-Chair of Foley Hoag's COVID-19 Task Force.
- Christina Hioureas. Hioureas is Chair of Foley Hoag’s United Nations practice group. She represents States, private and State-owned entities, and individuals in international commercial and investment arbitration disputes and public international law matters and advises States on matters before the United Nations. Hioureas also serves as arbitrator in commercial arbitration disputes. She has been recognized in publications including Chambers & Partners Global – Public International Law, Chambers USA – Arbitrators and Who’s Who Legal in International Arbitration.
- Carol Holahan. Holahan is a Co-Chair of the firm’s Energy & Climate practice group and advises large, competitive power producers participating in the wholesale electricity markets on regional policy initiatives, environmental regulations, decommissioning and sale of plants, cybersecurity protocols, and matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. She has significant experience in navigating the NEPOOL stakeholder process. Her practice includes traditional fossil fuel and nuclear generating facilities along with renewable resources and emerging technologies such as solar, wind, hydro, biomass and storage.
- Ross Margulies. An experienced healthcare attorney, Margulies helps providers, payers, biopharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, and other innovators navigate federal and state healthcare regulatory matters, including in the Medicare, Medicaid, and 340B programs. Clients looking to succeed in the heavily regulated U.S. healthcare marketplace rely on Margulies for his unique ability to advise on complex legal and regulatory issues and frame them within a broader public policy context.
- Yuri Parkhomenko. Parkhomenko practices public international law and has an extensive experience in representing sovereign States in their disputes with other States or foreign investors. He has acted as counsel before the International Court of Justice and international tribunals in seminal international law cases that resulted in landmark victories in disputes concerning self-determination, human rights, territorial sovereignty, boundary delimitation, protection of environment, public health and cultural heritage.
- Shrutih Tewarie. Tewarie’s practice is focused on cross-border disputes, investigations and compliance. She represents companies and sovereign states in a variety of litigation matters before U.S. courts and in international arbitration. Tewarie also represents companies and senior executives in investigations brought by the Justice, Commerce and Treasury Departments, U.S. Attorney’s Offices, and various government agencies, with a focus on matters involving alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, U.S. trade sanctions and export control regulations.