McKenna Adds Three Leading Government Contracts Lawyers, Including Two Former General Counsel, in Los Angeles

Gary Chadick, former General Counsel at global avionics and communications company Rockwell Collins, Inc., and Ariana Sarabia, former Chief Counsel at global construction firm Gilbane Federal, join as partners; Todd Canni, Counsel in McKenna's Washington DC office and former Director, U.S. Air Force Suspension and Debarment Operations, relocates to Los Angeles.

LOS ANGELES, CA (SEPTEMBER 8, 2014) – In a noteworthy boost to the California contingent of its nationally recognized Government Contracts practice, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP has added three highly accomplished lawyers with extensive experience developing and executing ethics, compliance and corporate governance programs, both in-house and on behalf of the federal government. All three will be based in the firm’s Los Angeles office.

Joining McKenna as partners are Gary Chadick and Ariana Sarabia, and relocating to Los Angeles is Counsel Todd J. Canni.

Noted California Appellate Lawyer Jules Zeman Joins McKenna Long as Partner in Los Angeles

Zeman is firm’s third new LA partner in past month; has handled more than 200 appellate matters, often in cases involving product liability, insurance, and business transactions

LOS ANGELES (September 24, 2014) – McKenna Long & Aldridge has made a noteworthy addition to its national appellate and product liability practices with the arrival of prominent California-based trial lawyer Jules Zeman. He is the third new partner to join McKenna's LA office in the past month.

Mr. Zeman was previously head of the Appellate Practice Group in the Los Angeles office of a California-based firm, and was also a member of the firm’s product liability, business litigation, employment and government liability practices.

Mr. Zeman, who brings a strong national appellate and trial practice, has appeared before state and federal courts around the country. He’s managed more than 200 appellate matters in a broad range of civil litigation, often in cases involving product liability, as well as disputed business transactions. His cases have resulted in more than 20 published decisions. Previously, he worked for the predecessor of Big Four accounting firm KPMG.

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