Bradley Welcomes Five New Associates

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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Josh Dhyani, Brendan W. Hogan, Andrew J. Narod, Arielle R. Pankowski, and Amy Magdanz Rose have joined the firm’s Washington, D.C. office as associates.

“We are excited to welcome each of these new attorneys to the firm, as they truly exemplify the talent, innovation and determination for which Bradley is known,” said Bradley Chairman of the Board and Managing Partner Beau Grenier. “Josh, Brendan, Andrew, Arielle and Amy have much to offer clients and their colleagues. They will be tremendous assets to our flourishing D.C. office.”

Mr. Dhyani is an associate in Bradley’s Litigation practice group. Before joining Bradley, he clerked for the Honorable Lynne A. Battaglia on the Maryland Court of Appeals. He earned his J.D. (cum laude) and his B.A. from the University of Maryland. During law school, Mr. Dhyani served as articles editor of the Maryland Law Review, participated in moot court, and received numerous CALI awards. He has published articles for the Albany Journal of Science and Technology and the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law’s Annual Colloquium.

Mr. Hogan focuses his practice in the areas of policyholder insurance coverage and construction. He has handled insurance matters involving a range of property and casualty policies, including auto (uninsured and underinsured motorists coverage), commercial general liability (bodily injury, property damage and personal injury), directors and officers, employment practices liability, errors and omissions and professional liability, property (contingent business interruption), and title insurance. He provides clients with insights and strategies to obtain and maintain insurance coverage drawn from his prior experience representing and advising insurance companies and defending insureds under a variety of policies and claims. In addition to his policyholder coverage practice, he has represented clients in construction litigation, with matters such as construction defects, construction trust statutes, and insurance issues. He earned his J.D. (magna cum laude) from the University of Maryland Law School and his B.A. from Loyola University.

Mr. Narod represents financial services institutions in civil litigation and compliance matters across the country as part of his litigation and financial services practice. He has experience with a range of issues facing financial institutions and mortgage servicers, including lender liability lawsuits and representation of clients in consumer fraud litigation. Mr. Narod routinely defends his clients in claims arising under state and federal regulations, including the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) and TRID, the Telephone Collection Practices Act (TCPA), as well as claims regarding unfair and deceptive trade practices and fraud. He has advised automobile lenders in an array of regulatory and compliance matters, and handled related class-action lawsuits arising under state and federal regulations. He also assists financial services clients facing investigations and enforcement actions by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and other regulators. He earned his J.D. (cum laude) from American University Washington College of Law and his B.S. from the University of Maryland.

Ms. Pankowski focuses her practice primarily on government contracts and construction law. She has represented government contractors in a variety of industries in all aspects of the government-contracting process, including negotiation, award, performance, and termination. She concentrates on the litigation of contract claims for construction clients, including owners, general contractors and subcontractors on private and public projects. In addition, Ms. Pankowski has considerable experience in commercial litigation. Before joining Bradley, she worked at a large law firm in New York City handling complex corporate litigation and business, finance, and restructuring matters. She earned her J.D. (magna cum laude) from Boston College Law School and her B.A. (magna cum laude) from Colgate University.

Ms. Rose represents clients in the areas of banking, regulation, and consumer financial services. She handles a range of licensing matters for a variety of financial institutions, including mortgage companies, collection agencies, and money transmitters. She also assists clients in achieving licensing goals and helping maintain licenses in approved active status in the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS) on a daily basis. Ms. Rose helps her clients to assess their licensing compliance needs by researching relevant statutes and regulations. She earned her J.D. (cum laude) from American University Washington College of Law and her B.A. (magna cum laude) from Valparaiso University.

Contact: Vivian Hood