The law firm of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to welcome two more attorneys, David Siegel and Krista Halpin, to its Time Square, New York City office. Siegel joins the firm as Senior Counsel to the Intellectual Property Practice Group, while Halpin joins the Real Estate & Finance Practice Group and Cooperative (“Co-op”) and Condominium Law Industry Group as an Associate.
“We are very enthusiastic about the opportunities that David and Krista will bring to the firm. These exceptional attorneys will add significant expertise to our existing practices and allow us to expand these practice areas in our New York City office. We look forward to providing enhanced services to our clients as a result of their joining the firm,” said Andrew N. Parfomak, Administrative Partner for the firm’s New York office.
About David Siegel
David H. Siegel concentrates his practice on all aspects of intellectual property strategy, maintenance, and enforcement. He represents clients in patent, trademark, and copyright prosecution, transactions, and litigation.
Siegel has significant experience in intellectual property licensing and brand protection. He advises clients on global patent and trademark protection, clearance, options, and alternatives. Siegel has represented inventors, businesses, and start-ups in patent-related matters such as the drafting, filing, and prosecution of patent applications and non-disclosure and development agreements.
Prior to joining Norris McLaughlin, Siegel was the in-house intellectual property counsel for a leading multinational costume designer, manufacturer, and distributor. He earned his J.D. in 2005 from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and his B.A., in 2002 from Columbia College.
About Krista Halpin
Krista Halpin focuses her practice on complex commercial real estate transactions and major projects for private, public, governmental, and high-profile individuals. She handles cooperative (“co-op”) and condominium real estate, finance, and corporate matters, issues, agreements and transactions, contract negotiations, and development.
Additionally, Halpin is experienced in general real estate law and finance; commercial transactions; lease and license agreements; corporate law; the formation of corporate entities; governing documents and general agreements; municipal and regulatory matters; project management entitlements, agreements, and easements; tax benefits and conditions; and tax payer agreement plans and negotiations. She manages legal risk and resolves situations with potentially adverse financial repercussions, resulting in favorable outcomes.
Halpin earned her J.D. in 2001 from Brooklyn Law School, where she was Associate Managing Editor of the Brooklyn Journal of International Law and received the “CALI Excellence for the Future Award” in American Legal History. She earned her B.A. in 1996 from Villanova University.