Warrington Parker Partner, White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance, Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution
San Francisco; Silicon Valley
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San Francisco; Silicon Valley
San Francisco; Silicon Valley
Warrington S. Parker is a partner in Orrick's San Francisco office, and a member of the White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance Group.
Warrington's practice involves the representation of clients in both civil and criminal matters. These matters typically include government involvement or claimed violations of state and federal regulations or statutes. Thus, Warrington has represented clients in False Claims Act matters, claims brought by the Federal Trade Commission, employment discrimination cases involving a federal research facility, allegations of fraud and breach of contract brought against a client by a state, and allegations that a school board inappropriately spent bond monies in violation of California law.
Warrington has conducted criminal and civil investigations, both nationally and internationally, including FCPA and financial irregularity investigations in China, Japan and India. Warrington has handled and managed state and federal civil cases from the filing of complaints to discovery and trial. Since joining Orrick in 2008, Warrington has tried multiple civil and criminal cases.
From 1992 to 1996, Warrington was Assistant United States Attorney for the United States Attorney's Office, Central District of California, Criminal Division in Los Angeles.
Before joining Orrick, Warrington was a shareholder at Heller Ehrman.
Jillian Kaltner is a member of the Employment Litigation team in the Silicon Valley office. Jillian's practice includes discrimination and wage and hour cases.
Before joining Orrick, Jillian clerked at the San Francisco Superior Court, where she honed her skills and passion for civil litigation.
Jillian graduated Magna Cum Laude and Order of the Coif from UC Hastings College of the Law. During law school, Jillian won multiple awards for both brief writing and oral advocacy with the school's nationally-ranked Moot Court program. Jillian also served as the Executive Editor of the Hastings Women's Law Journal.
Scott M. Porter, special counsel located in the San Francisco office, is a member of the Corporate Group. Scott coordinates knowledge management projects and materials for the group.
Scott was an associate at the firm from 1998 until 2006 and has experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities law and general corporate matters.
Prior to joining Orrick, he was an associate at Pillsbury Madison & Sutro LLP from 1997 to 1998.
Robert is a member of our Cyber, Privacy & Data Innovation practice at Orrick’s Düsseldorf office in Germany.
During his studies Robert already specialized in the field of IT law. After having graduated, he worked as a research assistant at the University of Münster, where he conducted research in the field of IT and data protection law as well as on medical apps as medical devices. He was also involved in a research project on IT security in critical infrastructures.
Robert advises both national and international clients on all questions regarding IT and data protection law. For our clients he prepares, among other things, privacy policies or data processing agreements and advises on data protection compliance.
Wheeling, W.V. (GOIC)
Wheeling, W.V. (GOIC)
Erin Carter Tison has unique experience in private practice, government, and serving in an in-house role, which allows her to bring a variety of perspectives to the when advising clients on various litigation issues.
Erin has experience with all aspects of litigation, from filing the complaint up to serving as first chair at trial and everything in between. In addition to trial work, she has substantial experience taking and defending both fact and expert depositions, drafting and arguing complex dispositive briefing, managing the preservation, collection, analysis, and production of paper and electronic documents, conducting custodian interviews, and briefing complex and technical discovery and privilege issues. Recently, Erin served an extended secondment with The Dow Chemical Company as a case Manager in Dow's Asbestos, Products Liability & Insurance Litigation Group. In this capacity, she managed the asbestos and premises litigation dockets for Union Carbide and Dow throughout the western and northeastern United States. This involved overseeing hundreds of ongoing product liability cases, including advising the litigation management team on case evaluation, resolution, and business strategies, as well as directing outside counsel and trial counsel teams.
Prior to joining Orrick, Erin served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia in Wheeling, WV. At the United States Attorney's Office, Erin focused on both defensive and affirmative civil matters on behalf of the United States, its agencies, and employees. In this role, Erin practiced in a variety of areas of the law, including but not limited to, constitutional claims, torts, statutory and administrative claims, environmental matters, tax and bankruptcy matters, FOIA litigation, and fraud. While at the United States Attorney's Office, Erin served as the e-discovery office coordinator for the District, and was the chair of the diversity committee. Prior to her government service, Erin was a member of the Trial Practice group at Duane Morris LLP, where she focused on commercial litigation and corporate internal investigations.
Max is a member of Orrick's Supreme Court & Appellate practice group.
Before joining Orrick, Max was an Associate Deputy Solicitor General at the California Department of Justice. There, he authored or co-authored dozens of appellate briefs—many of them in the U.S. Supreme Court and the California Supreme Court—and argued two cases in the California courts of appeal. He was the principal author of a Ninth Circuit brief filed on behalf of California and four other States in a case challenging federal regulations affecting the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive mandate.
Max also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Susan Y. Illston of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California and the Honorable John T. Noonan, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Before law school, Max worked at a New York investment bank, and as a legislative aide to a California State Senator.
Jean-Paule Castagno is partner in Orrick's Milan office and Head of The Italian White Collar Criminal Defense team.
Jean-Paule has more than 15 years of proven experience in criminal litigation, in the management of all phases of crisis management, such as internal investigations -including those of a cross-border nature – the court defence, in the context of criminal proceedings and the sanction proceedings before the Supervisory Authorities, in the interests of both natural persons and legal persons according to the D. Legislative Decree no. 231/2001), Jean-Paule advises clients in high-profile criminal proceedings with specific reference to anti-money laundering, financial crimes, false accounting, bankruptcy offenses, tax crimes, corruption and bribery in both the public and private sector, environmental crimes, occupational health and safety offenses, intellectual property crimes, data protection and privacy crimes/cybercrime, and vicarious liability of corporate entities.
She has been involved in the preparation and update of a large number of systems and controls pursuant to Law No. 231/2001 and she is a member and chairwoman of the surveillance committees of many Italian and foreign companies.
Jean-Paule received her JD from Università Statale di Milano in 2002, her PhD in Criminal Procedural Law from Università degli Studi Milano Bicocca in 2010 and completed the Broadening Business Perspectives Program at Insead in 2018. She began her career with Avv. Alleva in 2002 and joined Avv. Ripamonti in 2007, both Italian Criminal Law boutiques. From 2012 to 2019 Jean-Paule worked at Clifford Chance. She is ranked #2 in White-Collar Crime and #3 in Compliance by Chambers Europe - 2019 and as “Next Generation Lawyer” in Compliance by Legal500 - 2019. Jean-Paule is a member of Unione Camera Penali – Osservatorio Europa and the European Criminal Bar Association.
Craig Johnston is an English-qualified Real Estate managing associate in Orrick's London office, with a particular expertise in renewable energy transactions.
Craig counsels developers and investors on the real estate aspects of the acquisition, development, refinancing and sale of renewable energy projects in England and Wales, and negotiates commercial leases for landlords and occupiers across the whole real estate spectrum.
Craig has worked on more than 100 solar energy projects, ranging from 5MW to 30MW projects.
Anne brings a unique blend of corporate trial and appellate litigation and military prosecutorial experience to provide nuanced solutions to her clients' complex legal problems.
For nearly a decade before joining Orrick, Anne served as an officer in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corp. Her military experiences include prosecuting dozens of criminal cases--including rape and murder--at Fort Bragg, North Carolina and Fort Benning, Georgia, advising the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General and other senior Army leaders on military justice, and advising the commander of the Army's only active-duty information warfare brigade. Among other distinctions, Anne was awarded the Bronze Star for her service in Afghanistan with the 82d Airborne Division and is a graduate of the U.S. Army Airborne School.
Before joining the Army, Anne practiced in San Francisco, first with the litigation group at Pillsbury Winthrop and later with Jones Day's issues and appeals practice . Her representative cases in private practice include successfully defending an oil-and-gas company against claims brought under the Alien Tort Statue and customary international law, securing a complete defense verdict at trial on alter ego and agency liability allegations against an insurance company, and successfully defending on appeal summary judgments based on professional responsibility violations and statute of limitations grounds.
Simon is a versatile commercial real estate lawyer, with over 15 years of experience in matters across different sectors. His experience ranges from traditional property transactions to energy and infrastructure projects, corporate real estate and financing
He regularly counsels clients on a broad range of real estate matters, including the acquisition and disposal of investment property across asset classes; advice to corporate occupiers on lettings and office moves; real estate development; and the property aspects of corporate and financing transactions.
Simon also has extensive experience in the energy sector, where he has advised on the acquisition, sale, development and financing of a variety of projects. He has particular expertise in renewable energy, with significant experience in offshore and onshore wind, solar and biomass. He is a member of the Orrick team that specialises in the disposal of offshore transmission assets as part of the OFTO tender process run by Ofgem.
Jacobus "Jack" Machalow is a Partner in the Real Estate Group.
He has significant experience structuring development deals, negotiating joint ventures for both capital partners and developers and operators, organizing private real estate investment funds and negotiating and closing acquisitions, dispositions and equity and debt financing transactions. He also regularly represents pension fund advisors, private investors, private equity funds, fund managers and developers in mergers and fund investments.
Prior to joining Orrick, Jack was an Associate in the real estate group of Greenberg Traurig, LLP, in Chicago.
John Wang is a member of the Public Finance Department and chair of the higher education financing group. John's practice includes serving as bond counsel, disclosure counsel, underwriter's counsel and borrower’s counsel on a wide variety of transactions. John was recently recognized as one of California's top 50 development lawyers by The Daily Journal.
John has significant experience with advising issuers, developers and underwriters on financings for higher education, utilities (including water, wastewater and energy facilities), solid waste disposal facilities (including waste-to-energy facilities) and 501(c)(3) corporations. He has experience advising clients in such financings in several states and territories, including California, Hawaii, Guam, Nevada and Texas.