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.

Leading Municipal Restructuring Attorney Mark Kaufman - Co-Chair of McKenna’s Municipal Reform Practice - Relocates to San Francisco

Kaufman recognized for helping City of Harrisburg, PA reorganize from brink of bankruptcy; will lead McKenna’s municipal distressed and insolvency practice on West Coast

SAN FRANCISCO (August 27, 2014) - With many California cities continuing to show signs of fiscal distress, McKenna Long & Aldridge has relocated litigation partner Mark Kaufman, co-chair of the firms’ Municipal Reform & Innovation practice, to its San Francisco office from the Atlanta office. His practice focuses on advising financially distressed cities and towns – as well as tax-exempt bondholders, bond insurers and other public finance stakeholders – on issues and strategies stemming from fiscally challenged municipal credits.

One of the country’s leading municipal restructuring lawyers, Mr. Kaufman was recently honored by the Turnaround Atlas Awards as winner of the Out-of-Court Restructuring of the Year Award for Middle Markets. He was also selected as Mid-Market Restructuring Lawyer of the Year and listed as one of the top 100 restructuring and turnaround professionals in the world

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