Arnold & Porter Announces the Election of Four New Partners

March 3, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 3, 2014 -- Arnold & Porter LLP announced that it has elected four new partners to the firm.

Rosa Evergreen is a member of the firm’s Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring group in Washington, D.C.  Ms. Evergreen has experience in all aspects of bankruptcy, including complex Chapter 11 cases, asset dispositions and bankruptcy litigation, as well as out of court restructurings and receivership cases.  She also handles commercial litigation matters and maintains an active pro bono practice.  Ms. Evergreen has been involved in a number of large bankruptcies, and has acted on behalf of corporate debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, bondholders, trade vendors and suppliers, private equity funds, investors and asset purchasers, and individuals and businesses involved in bankruptcy court litigation.  Ms. Evergreen is currently serving as a research fellow for the American Bankruptcy Institute Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11, and has lectured at a number of bankruptcy-related continuing legal education programs.  She obtained her J.D., where she was elected to the Order of the Coif, and an MBA from William & Mary.  She received a B.A., magna cum laude, from Georgetown University.

Robert Hallman is in the firm's Business Litigation group and is resident in San Francisco.  His practice focuses on antitrust and intellectual property matters, and recent work includes litigation in the flash memory and videogame industries, trademark matters in the technology sector, and intellectual property counseling and transactional work for a wide variety of organizations.  He has an active pro bono practice, serving California prisoners and parolees, as well as Bay Area non-profit organizations.  Mr. Hallman serves on the firm’s Recruiting Committee, and is a contributor to various publications, including the ABA’s Intellectual Property and Antitrust Handbook, and Lanham Act Claims and Defenses (California Practice Guide).  He obtained his J.D. from Stanford Law School, after obtaining an M.A. from New York University, and a B.A. from McMaster University in Canada.

Matthew Keiser, a member of the firm’s Labor and Employment practice, is resident in Washington, D.C.  He concentrates his practice in employment law counseling, employment litigation and employment-related aspects of corporate transactions.  Mr. Keiser counsels clients from start-ups to FORTUNE 100 companies in every aspect of employment law, including the latest developments regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Title VII, the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act.  These clients include government contractors, private equity firms, professional sports organizations, biotechnology companies, financial institutions, real estate developers, securities firms, and high-level executives.  Mr. Keiser has a national practice and is well-versed in the nuances of state employment laws throughout the country.  Mr. Keiser obtained his J.D., cum laude, from The George Washington University Law School, and received a B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania.

C. Scott Lent, a member of the firm’s Antitrust and Litigation practice groups resident in New York, has extensive experience in antitrust, transactional, investigational, litigation, and advisory matters across a wide range of industries, including media and entertainment, telecommunications, building materials and healthcare.  With regard to transactions, Mr. Lent has managed all aspects of antitrust-related issues in connection with obtaining regulatory approval.  He represents clients before many government and regulatory agencies such as the Federal Trade Commission, Department of Justice and State Attorneys General on matters relating to mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures, among others.  Mr. Lent also represents a number of clients in complex litigation as well as civil and criminal investigations, including for alleged price-fixing, monopolization, and other restraints of trade, and in class actions.  Additionally, he maintains a sports law practice and has advised numerous sports leagues and teams.  Mr. Lent obtained his J.D. from the New York University School of Law, and a B.S. from Union College.


Arnold & Porter LLP is an international law firm of nearly 800 lawyers with offices in Brussels, Denver, Houston, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D. C.  The firm, founded in 1946, maintains more than 26 practice areas spanning a broad spectrum of the law, with a primary focus on litigation, transactional matters, and regulatory issues.

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