January 6, 2015 - Lowenstein Sandler LLP has elected Ashley R. Essick and Anthony W. Raymundo to the partnership, effective January 1. The new partners are both members of the firm's Tech Group, reflecting the growth of the start-up and patent practices, and the strength of the firm's strategic plan. Both were previously counsel to the firm. Raymundo is located in Palo Alto, while Essick practices in the New York office.

"It is truly gratifying to recognize Lowenstein Sandler colleagues as new partners," said Gary M. Wingens, Lowenstein Sandler Chairman and Managing Partner. "We pride ourselves on our passion for helping clients achieve their business goals. These talented lawyers have shown the necessary drive, entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to problem solve at a sophisticated level, and share our commitment to the communities where we live and work."

Essick is a patent attorney who focuses her practice on intellectual property protection and patent prosecution in computer architecture, software, virtualization, networking, communications, content sharing platforms, and business methods. Raymundo is a venture lawyer who specializes in representing venture funds, start-ups and growth companies in formations, financings, company sales and other corporate activities.

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