McGuireWoods Adds Complex Commercial Litigator in Los Angeles

August 2, 2010

McGuireWoods LLP, a full-service top 100 law firm, announced today that Brooks Gresham has joined the firm’s Los Angeles office as a partner with the Complex Commercial Litigation Group.

Gresham has extensive experience in class action, real property, construction, intellectual property and employment-related disputes involving Fortune 500 companies in the wireless, commercial and residential real estate, entertainment and other industries.

Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Gresham served as of counsel to Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP. He has represented defense contractors, telecommunications companies, media companies, banks, insurers, real estate developers, contractors and property owners in all phases of arbitration and mediation, litigation and trial.

“We look forward to having Brooks join the team,” said Leonard Marsico, chair of the firm’s Complex Commercial Litigation Group. “As various business markets continue to pick up, this is an exciting time to be expanding our practice group with such a talented lawyer.”

“Brooks’ depth of experience in multiple industries adds great value to our firm,” said Melissa Glassman, member of the firm’s Executive Committee and former chair of the Complex Commercial Litigation Group. “Not only is he an outstanding litigator, but he further expands the practice group’s client reach on the West Coast.”

Gresham earned a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School in 1991, where he was a member of the St. Thomas More Law Honor Society and a recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award. He is also a recipient of the California State Bar Wiley M. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Service, the Orange County Bar Association Access to Justice Award, and the Los Angeles County Superior Court Award for Outstanding Service as Judge Pro Tem. Gresham is a former floor delegate of the Conference of Delegates of the California Bar Associations, and a volunteer arbitrator at the Los Angeles Superior Court Arbitrator Panel.