Founded in 1893, Alston & Bird is a leading national law firm and has offices in Atlanta, Beijing, Brussels, Charlotte, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Raleigh, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D.C. The firm's attorneys provide a full range of services to domestic and international clients conducting business around the world. Counseling clients from what was initially a local context quickly expanded to regional, then national levels, and now spans a global economic environment. Alston & Bird has overlaid its broad range of legal skills and business knowledge with a commitment to innovation and technology.
Duane Morris LLP, a law firm with more than 800 attorneys in offices across the United States and internationally, is asked by a broad array of clients to provide innovative solutions to today's legal and business challenges.
Evolving from a partnership of prominent lawyers in Philadelphia a century ago, Duane Morris now stretches from the U.S. to Europe and the Middle East, and across Asia. Throughout this global expansion, Duane Morris has remained committed to preserving its collegial, collaborative culture that has attracted so many talented attorneys. The firm's leadership, and outside observers like Harvard Business School, believe this culture is truly unique among large law firms, and helps the firm and its clients continue to prosper throughout changing economic and industry conditions.
Steve Penaro is counsel in the New York office and a member of Alston & Bird’s Litigation & Trial Practice Group. He focuses his practice on general commercial litigation.
Steve has represented plaintiffs and defendants in a broad range of complex commercial disputes, including litigation involving breach of contract, right of first refusal claims, securities law, and agency and fiduciary relationships. Steve has represented clients in a wide array of industries, including the health care industry, where he has experience litigating a variety of issues unique to that space. His experience spans federal and state practices and appeals. Before joining Alston & Bird, Steve was a voluntary law clerk to the Honorable Richard J. Sullivan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Tracy L. McCreight is a partner in the Austin office of Duane Morris LLP’s Trial practice group. She practices in all aspects of complex commercial litigation and construction litigation, including contract, real estate, general business and partnership disputes, including pre-litigation dispute resolution. In her construction practice, Ms. McCreight focuses on representing owners in construction defect matters and contract disputes.
Ms. McCreight attended the University of Texas School of Law and received her B.A. from the University of Maryland at College Park.