General Counsel Elects Aikins to Management Committee

Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from General Counsel Associates LLP

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- General Counsel Associates
 LLP (GCA) announced today that its partners had elected Douglas B. Aikins to
 the firm's management committee.  The committee supervises the day-to-day
 operations of GCA.
     Aikins joined General Counsel as a partner in 1995 from Gray Cary Ware
 & Freidenrich, in Palo Alto, where he had been a partner since 1990. Before
 that he worked in the City Attorneys' offices in Sunnyvale and Cupertino and
 was an associate with the firm of Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison.
     "This is a nice compliment from my partners," said Aikins.  "GCA is a
 unique law firm, one which values the personal as well as the professional
 credentials each of us brings to the firm."
     Aikins serves as the third member of GCA's management committee.  The
 other two are partner Riaz A. Karamali and Director of Administration Kathleen
 Hartley.
     "Doug has superior skills in teamwork and consensus building that are
 valuable given the diversity of the firm," said Karamali.  "Our partners are
 all equals, and democracy rules.  The firm's economic model minimizes
 traditional law firm overhead expenses and allows us to provide our clients
 with great service at reasonable prices."
     Aikins' practice is focused on California land use law and its
 subspecialties of state and environmental regulations, wetlands, endangered
 species, and local regulatory and zoning compliance.  Aikins received a BA and
 MA from the University of Oklahoma and received his JD from the School of Law
 at the University of San Francisco in 1977.
     General Counsel Associates LLP is a law firm based in Mountain View,
 California.  It was founded in 1988 to provide clients with highly experienced
 attorneys offering a broad array of cost-effective legal services to high
 technology companies, venture capitalists and other corporate and individual
 clients.  The firm's areas of practice include Corporate and Business Law,
 Litigation and Real Estate.  For more information about GCA, visit the firm's
 website at www.gcounsel.com.
 
 

SOURCE General Counsel Associates LLP
    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- General Counsel Associates
 LLP (GCA) announced today that its partners had elected Douglas B. Aikins to
 the firm's management committee.  The committee supervises the day-to-day
 operations of GCA.
     Aikins joined General Counsel as a partner in 1995 from Gray Cary Ware
 & Freidenrich, in Palo Alto, where he had been a partner since 1990. Before
 that he worked in the City Attorneys' offices in Sunnyvale and Cupertino and
 was an associate with the firm of Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison.
     "This is a nice compliment from my partners," said Aikins.  "GCA is a
 unique law firm, one which values the personal as well as the professional
 credentials each of us brings to the firm."
     Aikins serves as the third member of GCA's management committee.  The
 other two are partner Riaz A. Karamali and Director of Administration Kathleen
 Hartley.
     "Doug has superior skills in teamwork and consensus building that are
 valuable given the diversity of the firm," said Karamali.  "Our partners are
 all equals, and democracy rules.  The firm's economic model minimizes
 traditional law firm overhead expenses and allows us to provide our clients
 with great service at reasonable prices."
     Aikins' practice is focused on California land use law and its
 subspecialties of state and environmental regulations, wetlands, endangered
 species, and local regulatory and zoning compliance.  Aikins received a BA and
 MA from the University of Oklahoma and received his JD from the School of Law
 at the University of San Francisco in 1977.
     General Counsel Associates LLP is a law firm based in Mountain View,
 California.  It was founded in 1988 to provide clients with highly experienced
 attorneys offering a broad array of cost-effective legal services to high
 technology companies, venture capitalists and other corporate and individual
 clients.  The firm's areas of practice include Corporate and Business Law,
 Litigation and Real Estate.  For more information about GCA, visit the firm's
 website at www.gcounsel.com.
 
 SOURCE  General Counsel Associates LLP