Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C. Welcomes New Director, Karla Palmer

August 12, 2010

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C. is pleased to announce that Karla L. Palmer will join the Firm as a Director on Monday. Karla brings significant experience in civil and administrative litigation matters. At Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, she will focus on a wide range of litigation, investigation, and enforcement matters.

“Karla’s extensive litigation and courtroom experience is an excellent complement to our growing litigation practice, ” said A. Wes Siegner, Jr., Managing Director.

Karla is a member of the Virginia and District of Columbia Bars. She is admitted to practice before the U. S. Court of Federal Claims, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

Prior to joining the Firm, Karla was a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP, where she was the head of the Washington, D.C. Trial Department and co-head of National Recruiting. She has represented clients in federal, state, and administrative courts.

Karla  is a 1992 graduate of the University of Richmond School of Law. While in law school, she was associate editor of The University of Richmond Law Review, a member of the McNeill Law Honor Society, and a legal writing teaching assistant. Upon graduation from law school, Karla clerked for the Honorable Claude M. Hilton, formerly Chief Judge of the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

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