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Maslon Elects Three New Partners

May 1, 2009

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, (May 1, 2009) -- The law firm of Maslon Edelman Borman & Brand, LLP, is pleased to announce that Catherine Ahlin-Halverson, Martin Fallon and Jessica Pecoraro have been elected as partners of the firm.

Catherine Ahlin-Halverson is a member of Maslon's Litigation and Labor & Employment Groups. She represents business entities and individuals in complex and class action litigation, and has successfully represented clients in multiple state and federal jurisdictions, including in courts in Minnesota, California, Tennessee, and Illinois. In addition, Catherine has experience with and expertise in complex discovery issues, including electronic discovery. Catherine is a 2000 graduate of Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. She graduated cum laude from Smith College in 1996 with a B.A. in music.

Martin Fallon is a member of Maslon's Litigation Group. He has experience in the areas of commercial litigation, contract disputes, trade secret and real estate litigation. He represents businesses and individuals in complex commercial disputes in federal and state courts and in arbitration hearings. Prior to joining Maslon, Marty was a law clerk for the Honorable David S. Doty, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, and worked as an associate in litigation for four years with another major Minneapolis law firm. He is a 2000 summa cum laude graduate of William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, MN, has a master's degree in European History from the University of Minnesota, and earned his bachelor's degree, cum laude, in government from St. John's University, Collegeville, MN.

Jessica Pecoraro is a member of Maslon's Labor & Employment Group. She works with employers to obtain solutions in various types of employment disputes. Jessica counsels employers in numerous aspects of employment law including discrimination, harassment, wage and hour law compliance, military leave laws, personnel policy development and review, employment agreements, drug testing, and discipline and discharge issues. Jessica also advises employers with regard to labor issues concerning union organizing campaigns, unfair labor practice charge responses and labor strikes. Jessica graduated cum laude from the University of New Hampshire and earned her J.D. from the University of Maine. She regularly drafts articles to assist employers in complying with employment and labor law standards. Jessica has also been a contributing editor to The Developing Labor Law, a nationally renowned labor law treatise, for the past five years.


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