Wheeling, W.V. (GOIC)
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Wheeling, W.V. (GOIC)
Wheeling, W.V. (GOIC)
Joe's work focuses primarily on energy and infrastructure-related projects.
His work includes project finance, project development, mergers and acquisitions, and other miscellaneous investor arrangements in all phases of the development, financing, construction and operation of such energy and infrastructure projects.
Bob Loeb is a partner in Orrick's Supreme Court and Appellate Litigation practice, specializing in high stakes and complex cases. He has briefed hundreds of cases and has personally argued more than 185 appeals, including cases in the U.S. Supreme Court, every federal circuit and numerous state courts.
His breadth and depth of appellate experience and track record of success in high-stakes matters are why clients, including top financial institutions and tech and energy companies, trust Bob with their most important cases.
In April 2019, Bob argued to the U.S. Supreme Court in Food Marketing Inst. v. Argus Leader Media, regarding Exemption 4 of the Freedom of Information Act, which permits the government to withhold “confidential” private-sector “commercial or financial information” within the government’s possession. In January 2019, Bob argued and won a billion-dollar case for a leading financial institution in New York’s highest court. In 2018, he argued to the U.S. Supreme Court in Byrd v. US, regarding the application of the Fourth Amendment to rental cars, and won a 9-0 victory. In July 2018, Bob also won a Second Circuit appeal on an important, multi-million-dollar case regarding email phishing. Bob is also a leader on fintech issues, regularly advising fintech lending platforms, banks, and investors.
Before joining Orrick, Bob served as one of the leaders of an elite appellate group at the Department of Justice. There, in addition to major national security, commercial, and administrative law, Bob supervised bankruptcy appeals. At Orrick, Bob has continued to handle big ticket bankruptcy matters, such as a billion-dollar dispute over whether DHL’s claim was discharged by United’s bankruptcy, appeals from the City of Stockton bankruptcy confirmation, and a Ninth Circuit matter involving the interplay of the Takings Clause and bankruptcy law.
Bob’s recent work includes matters for Johnson & Johnson, Credit Suisse, Microsoft, Gannett, Eni, Lending Club, Deloitte, EY, Medidata, Intel, Renco, and the City of Stockton.
Paul Loisel is a banking and finance lawyer in Orrick in Paris.
He focuses on infrastructure finance (concessions and PPP), renewable energy (wind, solar, hydro), real estate financing and restructuring. He advises both the lenders and the sponsors in connection with complex financing operations, mainly in France and in Africa.
Paul joined Orrick in 2017, after six years at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP in Paris. He was also seconded in the BNP Paribas corporate acquisition team for four months and in the Herbert Smith Freehills London office for seven months in the Energy and Infrastructure finance team.
Pina is a member of the Energy & Infrastructure Group. She is an expert in administrative law, focusing on public procurement, planning and urban development law, project financing and utilities. She also has significant experience in renewable energy.
She advises sponsors and banks in acquisition transactions and project financings for the construction and implementation of renewable energy projects.
Pina lectures at conferences and seminars on energy and project finance and is a qualified Italian lawyer.
Donna Long is an associate in Orrick's Intellectual Property Group. She focuses her practice on patent litigation covering a broad range of technologies including internet and mobile applications, wireless communications, electronic security, and industrial design.
Donna's patent litigation experience includes motion practice, depositions, and working with experts. She also has worked on patent prosecution, inter partes reviews, copyright and trademark disputes, and antitrust litigation.
Donna also devotes her time to various pro bono matters. She has defended depositions of clients in Section 1983 civil rights and employment discrimination cases. During law school, Donna worked at the Juelsgaard Intellectual Property and Innovation Clinic, where she represented a recycling nonprofit in the rulemaking process for exemptions from the Digital Millennium Copyright Act relating to circumvention of digital locks.
Susan Long, a senior associate in the New York office, is a member of the Energy and Infrastructure Group.
Susan's practice focuses on representing lending institutions and sponsors in complex project finance transactions in the U.S. energy and infrastructure sector, including various participants in the renewable energy sector and public private partnerships.
Emanuela Longo, a senior associate in the Milan office, is a member of the European Corporate Group. Emanuela's practice focuses mainly in M&A and private equity, as well as on corporate law and commercial contracts.
In these areas, she represents primary enterprises, merchant banks and private equity funds both in domestic and in cross border transaction.
Before joining the firm in 2009, she had an 11 years experience in the M&A department of the law firm Vita Samory, Fabbrini e Associati in Milan.
Kimberly Loocke is a senior associate in the San Francisco office and a member of the Tax Group. Kimberly focuses her practice on the tax aspects of corporate and real estate transactions, sales and use taxation, as well as tax controversy and operational matters.
Kimberly holds a Certified Public Accountant license and worked as a senior tax associate for Deloitte Tax, LLP prior to law school.
Daniel Lopez is a senior associate in the San Francisco office and a member of the Corporate Business Unit and Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Group.
Daniel advises public
and private companies, financial advisors and private investment funds in a
wide array of strategic transactions, including debt and equity investments, acquisitions and dispositions.
He also counsels boards, investors and other key stakeholders on fiduciary duty, securities law and corporate
Washington, D.C.; New York
Washington, D.C.; New York
Jonathan is an accomplished trial attorney who represents individuals and businesses in government enforcement actions, congressional inquiries, internal investigations and with compliance advice.
Jonathan has specialized expertise in white collar matters with extensive experience in Bank Secrecy Act, FCPA, and financial fraud investigations. Jonathan is regularly called upon to lead representations in high profile and high stakes settings and has the rare distinction of successfully first chairing both an Enron case and an FCPA case at trial.
Jonathan comes to Orrick after having spent over 11 years at the Department of Justice serving in a number of capacities including as an inaugural Deputy Chief of DOJ's Money Laundering & Bank Integrity Unit, a Senior Trial Attorney in DOJ's Criminal Fraud Section, an attorney adviser in the Office of Legislative Affairs and as an Assistant United States Attorney in Miami, Florida.
Jonathan has a deep understanding of how the Department of Justice operates internally and externally, in particular with other federal agencies such as the SEC, Treasury/FinCEN and the State Department, as well as with state and international law enforcement.
As a result of
Jonathan’s wide range of government and private practice experience, Jonathan
brings a unique and well-rounded perspective with which to assist clients. He is regularly asked to speak at national
conferences on anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, personal liability, and
responding to DOJ investigations.
Jonathan graduated from Georgetown University Law Center and received his undergraduate degree from UCLA. Jonathan is currently an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center where he teaches a class on Federal Criminal Trial Strategy.
Jeffrey J. Lorek brings a decade of military officer leadership skills to Orrick, combining them with a former JAG prosecutor's courtroom finesse and years of labor and employment litigation experience to win clients' battles. His "anytime, anywhere" approach to problem-solving helps Orrick's clients overcome the toughest challenges in employment law.
Mr. Lorek is Special Counsel in Orrick’s Employment Law and Litigation practice group. A trial lawyer with broad experience in the areas of employment and traditional labor law, Mr. Lorek has practiced before state and federal courts, the EEOC, and other administrative tribunals. Mr. Lorek advises and represents clients with respect to employment contract and compensation disputes, trade secrets, employee mobility and restrictive covenants , employment discrimination, reasonable accommodations, workplace harassment and hostile work environment, whistleblower matters, military affairs and national security matters, and traditional labor-management relations. He has published several articles on related matters.
Prior to joining Orrick, Mr. Lorek served at Headquarters U.S. Air Force as the Chief, Employment Litigation-East Branch, where he led an eight-member team in defending the Air Force worldwide in hundreds of employment litigation matters, including discrimination suits, whistleblower protection cases and employee disciplinary actions. He also previously served as Deputy Chief of the Air Force’s Labor Relations Branch where he oversaw a team of traditional labor attorneys handling the defense of all unfair labor practice (ULP) charges against the Agency, collective bargaining issues, and grievances and arbitrations nationwide. Mr. Lorek wrote the Air Force's guide to security-clearance related disciplinary actions, often advising the Air Force General Counsel's office as a security clearance subject-matter expert.
Mr. Lorek served as an active duty Air Force JAG for ten years, during which time he tried 25 criminal bench and jury trials and eight administrative discharge board hearings. He has substantial trial experience prosecuting sexual assaults and aggravated assaults, child pornography offenses, larcenies and financial crimes. Mr. Lorek is a decorated veteran of foreign wars, having deployed three times in support of combat operations, including tours to Afghanistan and Qatar as a fiscal law attorney with Headquarters, U.S. Forces Afghanistan, as the Deputy Staff Judge Advocate in support of refueling operations during the Libyan war, and as the Chief of Administrative Law for Joint Task Force Guantanamo. He also continues to serve as a Deputy Staff Judge Advocate in the Maryland Air National Guard.
From 2004-2009, Mr. Lorek practiced law in private firms in the areas of bank and lender liability, employment litigation, commercial litigation, products liability and toxic torts.