Bradley Welcomes Nine Senior Attorneys and Associates

Firm News

Bradley is pleased to announce that five senior attorneys and four associates have joined the firm between January and March of 2024. This group is part of the 26 new attorneys who have joined the firm in the first quarter of the year.

“We have experienced terrific growth in many of our markets since January, and we are happy to have added these talented new attorneys to Bradley,” said Bradley Chairman of the Board and Managing Partner Jonathan M. Skeeters. “Our firm continues to be focused on strategic expansion that supports our clients’ needs in core practice areas across our footprint.”

The nine new attorneys, noted by market, include:


Turner J. Collins, Associate - Litigation, joined the firm from Cravath, Swaine & Moore. Mr. Collins received his J.D. and LL.M. from Duke University School of Law and his B.A., magna cum laude, from Birmingham-Southern College.

Chris Burkhalter, Senior Attorney - Litigation, joined the firm from Vinson & Elkins. Mr. Burkhalter received his J.D. from Harvard Law School, an M.Ed. from Auburn University, and his B.S., magna cum laude, from Troy University.

Kristen H. Strickland, Associate - Intellectual Property, joined the firm from Dority & Manning. Ms. Strickland received her J.D., cum laude, from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law, a B.S., summa cum laude, from St. Joseph’s University, and a B.A. from Hofstra University.


Evangeline O. Lalangas, Senior Attorney - Healthcare, joined the firm from Gray Reed. Ms. Lalangas received her J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law, her M.P.H. from Saint Louis University and her B.A. from George Washington University. She is board certified in Health Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is the co-founder of Texas Health Lawyers, where she served as president in 2016.

Leanne K. Thoreson, Senior Attorney - Labor & Employment, joined the firm from Baker Botts. Ms. Thoreson received her J.D., with honors, from University of Texas School of Law and her B.S., summa cum laude, from University of Missouri – Columbia.

Danby Kim, Senior Attorney - Corporate & Securities, joined the firm from Morgan Lewis. Mr. Kim received his J.D. from University of Pennsylvania Law School, a Certificate in Management from The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania, and his B.A., cum laude, from the University of Southern California.


Joshua A. Lesser, Senior Attorney - Banking & Financial Services, joined the firm from Adams & Reese. Mr. Lesser earned his J.D., cum laude, from Tulane University Law School and his B.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles.

Nathan C. Wagner, Associate - Construction, joined the firm from Pullin Fowler Flanagan Brown & Poe. Mr. Wagner earned his J.D. from the West Virginia College of Law (Order of the Barristers), and his B.A., summa cum laude, from West Virginia University.

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Timothy Willman, Associate - Litigation, joined the firm from Offit Kurman. Mr. Willman earned his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and his B.A. from University of Connecticut.