DLA Piper partners Joseph G. Finnerty III and John Hamill named to Irish Legal 100 2021
DLA Piper is pleased to announce that partners Joseph Finnerty and John Hamill have been named to the 2021 edition of the Irish Legal 100, an annual list established by the Irish Voice newspaper to recognize accomplished and distinguished lawyers of Irish descent in the US.
Finnerty, formerly the chair of the New York Litigation group and vice chair of the US Litigation practice, concentrates his commercial litigation practice on business litigation, as well as counseling and dispute resolution for leading insurance companies worldwide. He focuses on representing M&A transaction liability insurers in disputes arising under representations and warranties insurance and litigation risk insurance, including managing, quantifying and resolving pre-dispute insurance claims for alleged losses arising out of M&A transactions. He also regularly litigates non-insurance M&A, fiduciary duty, fraud and securities law claims for public and private companies and their management.
Hamill also serves as US co-chair of DLA Piper’s Business and Commercial Litigation group. His practice has covered trial and appellate courts and arbitral forums across the nation. He has handled a wide range of disputes and complex litigation, including in the areas of antitrust, healthcare, telecommunications, insurance, sports, professional responsibility and energy, as well as a range of class actions and other general business litigation. He regularly counsels clients in a wide variety of antitrust, RICO and unfair competition matters, and he has tried multiple civil rights cases for pro bono clients.