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Professional Services

Company Overview of Sedgwick LLP

Company Overview

Sedgwick LLP provides legal advisory services. The firm’s focus areas include antitrust, bankruptcy, business and commercial litigation, intellectual property, mass tort, reinsurance, surety, and estate planning. It caters to aviation, automotive, construction, environmental, healthcare, real estate, transportation, and media and entertainment industries. The firm was formerly known as Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold LLP and changed its name to Sedgwick LLP in March, 2011. Sedgwick LLP was founded in 1933 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California with additional offices in Austin and Dallas, Texas; Chicago, Illinois; Irvine and Los Angeles, California; Newark, New Jersey; New York C...

333 Bush Street

30th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94104-2806

United States

Founded in 1933

Phone:

415-781-7900

Fax:

415-781-2635

Key Executives for Sedgwick LLP

Chair and Partner
Acting Chief Financial Officer
Partner and General Counsel
Partner
Age: 73
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Sedgwick LLP Key Developments

Sedgwick Appoints DiAnna Thimjon as Chief Information Officer

Sedgwick reported that DiAnna Thimjon has joined the firm as its chief information officer. She will lead the firm's international Information Technology operations from its Kansas City office. An executive with more than 20 years of leadership experience, Thimjon excels at aligning people, processes and technology with organizational vision. Thimjon joins Sedgwick after having served as vice president and enterprise project officer at American Century Investments.

Kathryn Richter Joins Sedgwick LLP as Partner in San Francisco Office

Sedgwick LLP announced that Kathryn Richter has joined the firm as a partner in its San Francisco office. Richter focuses her practice on leveraging her litigation and alternative dispute resolution experience to counsel clients on domestic and international matters that cover every facet of real estate, engineering and construction litigation; environmental and energy engagements; and manufacturing and product liability matters. She also is experienced in the representation of debtors, secured and unsecured creditors and Chapter 11 Trustees in complex bankruptcy cases involving these issues. As a litigator with significant experience in California state and federal courts, as well as bankruptcy courts throughout California, Richter has a diverse history of engagements in complex litigation matters across numerous industries and disciplines. She serves as Outside General Counsel to a global, public corporation and has represented municipalities and special districts in matters involving site failures, environmental contamination and water rights and contamination. Prior to Sedgwick, Richter was a partner at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP.

Sedgwick LLP Appoints Susan Egeland as Partner in its Dallas Office

Sedgwick LLP announced that Susan Egeland has joined the firm as a partner in its Dallas office. Bringing extensive experience defending corporate clients in product liability and business litigation, Egeland has managed cases from inception through successful resolution by dismissal, settlement or trial. Her litigation experience stretches across numerous industries, including the defense of product manufacturers, corporations, banks, financing institutions, premises owners and individuals in product liability and business litigation. In addition to her product liability and business litigation, Egeland has defended clients in employment disputes, large commercial cases, construction liens and several cases related to fire casualty and property loss. Prior to Sedgwick, Egeland was a partner with Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP.

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