BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- McGlinchey Stafford PLLC announced today the firm's expansion into Alabama with the opening of an office in Birmingham. This office is the firm's thirteenth nationwide, and represents the continued, significant expansion of the firm's service offerings to corporate clients across the Southeast and nationally. Serving McGlinchey Stafford's clients from the new office is an initial team of four seasoned attorneys experienced in commercial litigation, commercial real estate matters, and financial services litigation: Christopher ("Chris") Bottcher, who heads the new office; Virginia Shipp Boliek; T. Dylan Reeves; and Daniel J. Pasky. McGlinchey Stafford's 200 attorneys are now resident in offices in Alabama, California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, Ohio, Texas, and Washington, DC.
"Opening an office in Birmingham represents the next phase of our strategic growth plan that allows us to provide local support for longstanding, key clients in Alabama, as well to strategically broaden our reach in this region," said Rudy Aguilar, Managing Member of McGlinchey Stafford. "There is exceptional opportunity for our firm in Alabama. We are excited to become a part of the Birmingham business community, and look forward to serving regional businesses and our national clients from our Alabama location," Aguilar added.
"We are incredibly excited to open a Birmingham office with a firm that has McGlinchey Stafford's strong commitment to client service and entrepreneurial spirit," said Chris Bottcher, new Birmingham office head. "Virginia, Dylan, Daniel, and I look forward to growing our business and expanding the firm's presence in Alabama," Bottcher added.
McGlinchey Stafford attorneys in Birmingham will focus initially on representing clients in the areas of financial services compliance and litigation, commercial real estate, business matters, and commercial and corporate litigation, mirroring the firm's existing capabilities in its other offices. The Birmingham team, whose backgrounds are described below, will work closely with McGlinchey Stafford's national practice group attorneys in other offices to provide clients with a full range of comprehensive legal counsel while delivering exceptional service:
Chris Bottcher, Of Counsel. Bottcher is an experienced litigator who represents clients in a wide range of civil, commercial, and financial services litigation, as well as in business and consumer fraud claims. He will practice within the firm's Commercial Litigation team. Bottcher received his J.D., magna cum laude, from the Cumberland School of Law in 1996. He is also a 1991 graduate of the University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Commerce, where he received his undergraduate degree in Commerce and Business Administration (Finance Major).
Virginia Shipp Boliek, Of Counsel. Boliek, a seasoned commercial real estate attorney with more than 25 years of experience in commercial real estate transactions and commercial real estate financing, will practice within the firm's Real Estate section. For most of her career, she has focused her practice primarily on representing lenders, with a client base including both banks and insurance companies. She also represents buyers, sellers, developers, landlords, and tenants. Boliek received her J.D. from the University of Alabama in 1986. She was selected to Order of the Coif, served as a member of the Alabama Law Review, and was a Hugo Black Scholar.
T. Dylan Reeves, Associate. Reeves joins the firm's Commercial Litigation section. He has represented companies in business, corporate, and commercial litigation, products liability, medical malpractice, shareholder disputes, toxic torts, class actions, and multidistrict litigation. Reeves received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Alabama Law School in 2009. During law school, he served on the Managing Board of the Alabama Law Review. He received his B.A. in Political Science from Samford University in 2006.
Daniel J. Pasky, Associate. Pasky is in the firm's Commercial Litigation section, and works from the firm's Birmingham and Jacksonville, Fla. offices. Pasky primarily represents financial institutions in matters involving consumer litigation, bankruptcy, and creditors' rights. His practice also includes real estate litigation involving title disputes, fraud claims, and contested foreclosures. He earned his J.D. from the Florida Coastal School of Law in 2008 and his B.A. in Political Science from Auburn University in 2005. Pasky is licensed to practice in both Alabama and Florida.
In the last five years, in addition to Birmingham, McGlinchey Stafford has opened five new offices nationwide, including locations in Jacksonville and Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Irvine, Calif.; Washington, DC; and New York City.
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