Yankwitt LLP Elevates Partner Alicia Tallbe to Deputy Chair of Litigation
White Plains, NY (June 13, 2022) – Yankwitt LLP, Westchester County’s go-to law firm for high-stakes, bet-the-company litigation, has elevated Partner Alicia Tallbe to deputy chair of litigation.
In this newly established role, Tallbe supervises and mentors many of the firm’s attorneys and assists with managing the firm’s growing litigation practice. She joins Russell Yankwitt, managing partner and chair of litigation, and Dina Hamerman, executive director, in firm leadership.
“Alicia has been a tremendous asset to Yankwitt LLP,” shared Russell Yankwitt, the managing partner. “She joined with an incredible skill set from her experience as a federal law clerk and with leading New York City law firms and has developed into an outstanding litigator and firm leader. Not a day passes when Alicia is not demonstrating her boundless capabilities as a litigator and trusted colleague.”
Tallbe represents small and mid-size businesses and high-net-worth individuals in all areas of commercial litigation, including complex contract disputes, corporate dissolution proceedings and business divorces, shareholder derivative actions, employment disputes, premises liability, insurance coverage matters, governmental investigations, and others.
Prior to joining Yankwitt LLP, Tallbe spent two years clerking for the Hon. Kenneth Karas and the Hon. Cathy Seibel in the Southern District of New York White Plains courthouse. Tallbe also worked for global law firm Shearman & Sterling and national law firm Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler, where she successfully regularly represented foreign and domestic companies in bet-the-company litigation.
Tallbe graduated summa cum laude from St. John’s University School of Law, where she was valedictorian of the class of 2006.
“At Yankwitt LLP, among our firm leadership are two attorneys – Alicia and Dina – who were promoted while working on part-time schedules. This opportunity, which is almost unheard of in a small, suburban firm, is one way we attract top talent to best serve our clients,” added Yankwitt.
About Yankwitt LLP
Founded in 2009, Yankwitt LLP is Westchester County’s go-to law firm for high-stakes and bet-the-company litigation. With one of the most experienced litigation teams in the county, Yankwitt LLP represents businesses and high-net-worth individuals across a broad range of matters. The firm also routinely handles complex cases in Westchester on behalf of national law firms and often serves as trial counsel for local law ﬁrms.