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23 March 2017

Procopio (USA-San Diego) announced recently the promotions of six attorneys to Partner: Kendra J. Hall, Greta A. Proctor, Diane M. Racicot, Matthew D. Short, Eric D. Swenson and David M. Zachry.  Each of these attorneys has performed consistently and tirelessly with impressive diligence and work ethic, and has demonstrated time and again their commitment to the well-being of the firm and its clients.

  • Kendra J. Hall is a Certified Specialist in Appellate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal[caption id="attachment_4237" align="alignleft" width="150"] Kendra Hall[/caption]Specialization and has served as lead counsel in well over 130 civil appeal and writ proceedings involving a wide range of subject areas.


  • Greta A. Proctor primarily represents charter schools and those in the education sector, and also[caption id="attachment_4238" align="alignleft" width="150"] Greta Proctor[/caption]regularly counsels hospitals, other nonprofits and public agencies.

  • Diane M. Racicot counsels health care providers and health plans with their corporate compliance[caption id="attachment_4239" align="alignleft" width="150"] Diane Racicot[/caption]programs, HIPAA, governance responsibilities, internal audits and corrective actions, responses to government audits and investigations and False Claims Act cases.


  • Matthew D. Short represents companies in their formation and organization, financings, mergers and acquisitions, partnerships and limited liability companies and other general corporate and securities[caption id="attachment_4240" align="alignleft" width="150"] Matthew Short[/caption]law matters, in addition to co-leading the Beer, Wine and Spirits practice group.

  • Eric D. Swenson is a tax attorney who represents clients in tax cases, including audits, appeals, and[caption id="attachment_4241" align="alignleft" width="150"] Eric Swenson[/caption]litigation, as well as advising clients in the area of mergers and acquisitions and other business transactions, both domestic and international.

  • David M. Zachry is a Certified Specialist in Family Law.  He represents clients involved in divorce[caption id="attachment_4242" align="alignleft" width="150"] David Zachry[/caption]proceedings as well as pre-marital planning such as the preparation and negotiation of prenuptial agreements and post-marital agreements.

    “Kendra, Greta, Diane, Matt, Eric and David have demonstrated unwavering integrity in the legal profession and proven themselves to be exceptional practitioners in their respective fields,” said Tom Turner, Managing Partner. “We are all extremely proud to call them ‘Partner,’ and extend to each of them a warm welcome in this new role.”

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