Focusing on continued commitment to our national client base, Lowenstein Sandler LLP has elected two new partners, Michael Hampson and Nicholas Mehler, effective January 1, 2016. Chairman and Managing Partner Gary M. Wingens said that the promotion of Hampson and Mehler reflects the growth and strength of our securities litigation, technology, and life sciences practices, three of Lowenstein's strategic core industries.

"We are delighted to welcome Michael and Nick to the Lowenstein partnership," said Wingens. "Both have demonstrated significant value to our clients and communities through their outstanding legal work and diligent client service. Each of these talented attorneys exemplifies the core values of the firm by bringing entrepreneurial zeal and creative thinking to all of their clients' legal matters and to important pro bono work. We are confident that Michael and Nick will continue to be trusted advisors to our clients in the years to come."

Mike Hampson is a member of the firm's Securities Litigation Group. His core practice focuses on value enhancement for professional investors through securities fraud opt-out litigation, appraisal rights litigation, and creditors' rights litigation. Mike has represented institutional investors, investment funds, hedge funds, and private equity firms in many complex financial and commercial matters before federal and state courts at both the trial and appellate level.

Nick Mehler is a member of the firm's Tech Group and Life Sciences Group. Nick's practice focuses on technology licensing and commercial contracts for pharma, software and other technology-oriented businesses. Nick has broad experience handling a wide variety of transactions for clients ranging from start-up ventures to Fortune 100 companies. He is particularly well versed in development and licensing deals, strategic alliances, pharma product divestitures, IT procurement matters, and manufacturing and distribution agreements. Clients also rely on Nick to provide advice on intellectual property issues for M&A transactions and venture capital investments as well as privacy law matters.

About Lowenstein Sandler

Lowenstein Sandler is a leading national U.S. law firm intensely devoted to our clients' success. We have built a reputation for pursuing every matter with creativity and passion. Our industry knowledge, entrepreneurial drive and proven commitment to our communities deliver a different and better law firm experience to our clients. We focus on building long-standing relationships, working side-by-side with our clients serving as more than lawyers, but as trusted advisors. We approach each case, each client and each other with integrity and respect. And our award winning pro-bono work enables us to connect individuals and communities with unimaginable success. An Am Law 200 firm, we bring deep resources to our cases but our size ensures a personal relationship with senior leadership that brings results. We pride ourselves on being a different kind of law firm – one deeply rooted in the interest of our clients, our communities and our colleagues.