Litigators join medical malpractice and health care practice at New York and the practice of transport in California
NEW YORK, October 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — National law firm Wilson Elser today announced that three side partners joined the firm in October: Riki Gosh in the practice of medical malpractice and health care and Asir Fiola and Celeena Pompeo in the practice of transportation.
“Growing our firm through the acquisition of great leaders helps attract and retain the next generation of lawyers who will work with them and learn from them,” said Wilson Elser, managing partner, R. Douglas Noah Jr. “Riki, Asir and Celeena not only fulfill this role, but also bring new levels of potential for the future to two of our practices with an impressive history of growth.”
Ghosh joins the firm in New York of Ekblom & Partners. He represents physicians, health care providers and medical centers in a variety of complex matters and has over a decade of litigation experience. Having worked in a white-collar criminal defense firm and as a public defender, Ghosh has litigated extensively at the state and federal levels.
He earned his JD degree in 2010 from University of Washington from St. Louis School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in economics in 2006 from the University of Texas at Austin.
Ghosh is the third partner to join At Wilson Elser Medical malpractice and health care practice this year. In September, Tim Sheehan and Joe Swart came aboard DeCorato Sheehan Merolesi & Federico LLP.
Fiola and Pompeo join Wilson Elser of Selman Breitman LLP located at Orange County, California. They bring litigation and arbitration experience that will further strengthen the litigation and litigation capabilities of At Wilson Elser Convenient transportation.
Both will serve customers from Los Angeles new satellite location of the office in Orange County, California. The Los Angeles The office is one of the company’s oldest, established in 1979. Together, the two locations allow Wilson Elser lawyers to better serve the legal needs of more clients in the region.
Fiola will focus her practice on legal issues in the areas of trucking, transportation and general liability, as well as product liability and toxic torts. With nearly 20 years of litigation experience, he has represented insurance and private clients in all areas of civil litigation, including cases arising from automobile accidents, construction accidents, construction defects , subrogation claims, breach of contract and premises liability.
Fiola received her JD degree in 2002 from Pepperdine University Law School, malibuand a BA in 1997 from University of California, Los Angeles.
Pompeo will handle legal matters in the areas of trucking and transportation, as well as general liability, product liability and toxic tort cases. She has represented insurers, corporations and small business owners in the defense of personal injury lawsuits, including cases arising from catastrophic injuries. Pompeo has nearly 10 years of experience in multiparty trucking and transportation cases, as well as extensive arbitration and trial experience as a second president.
Pompeo graduated JD in 2013 from Whittier Law School with magna cum laude honors and a BA in 2005 from California State University, Fullerton.
About Wilson Elser
Wilson Elser is the leading defense litigation firm in United States. At any given time, our more than 900 attorneys are engaged in some 100,000 defense and coverage cases, with many clients defending in various local, state and federal courts. Indeed, over more than four decades, our litigation, coverage and trial attorneys have earned a reputation for taking on and triumphing in the toughest and most technical cases, frequently “parachuting” to take on handle unresolved issues from other law firms. Our success also stems from meeting our clients’ conditions and rigorously adhering to their guidelines. We are ranked 105th in the Am Law 200 and 57th in the National Law Review‘s NLJ 500. For more information, visit www.wilsonelser.com
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