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26 August 2016

Gould & Ratner is pleased to announce that Vanessa R. Tiradentes recently joined Gould & Ratner LLP as an associate in its Commercial Litigation group.    Tiradentes, previously with Bayard, P.A., in Wilmington, Del., handles a broad range of commercial litigation matters in both federal and state courts, including cases involving allegations of breach of fiduciary duty, business divorces, contract disputes and indemnification claims, among other commercial matters.“With the addition of Vanessa, our litigation team offers clients greater depth and experience in handling complex business disputes, both in Chicago and in the very active Delaware courts,” said David N. Michael, chair of Gould & Ratner’s Commercial Litigation practice.[caption id="attachment_3790" align="alignleft" width="150"] Vanessa Tiradentes[/caption]Admitted to practice in four states, Vanessa spent several years representing clients in Delaware’s state and federal courts, at both the trial and appellate levels. She has been involved in matters involving corporate, commercial, intellectual property and other business-related issues. In 2016, she was recognized as a Delaware Rising Star in business litigation by SuperLawyers magazine.Vanessa has been an active member of several bar associations, including serving as co-chair of the American Bar Association Business Law Section’s Diversity Clerkship Program. She has also been Deputy General Counsel and an affiliate representative of the Hispanic National Bar Association and President of the Delaware Hispanic Bar Association.Vanessa earned her J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law, where she was managing editor of production for the Journal of International Business and Law. She received her B.A., cum laude, in Latin American Studies from Harvard University.

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