Ulmer & Berne LLP is pleased to announce the election of three partners to the firm, effective January 1, 2020. This class of new partners includes attorneys with backgrounds in diverse legal disciplines and who reflect Ulmer’s commitment to providing sophisticated advice and counsel.
“We are happy to welcome Kristin, Lola, and Chris to Ulmer’s partnership and appreciate their contributions to the firm’s continued growth,” said Scott P. Kadish, Managing Partner. “These are three highly talented individuals who demonstrate their leadership and commitment to this firm and its clients every day, and we feel fortunate to have them as our partners.”
Kristin W. Boose is a real estate attorney in Ulmer’s Cleveland office who focuses her practice on assisting lenders, borrowers, and developers in financing matters. She represents clients in all facets of commercial real estate and commercial lending, including traditional mortgage lending, HUD-insured mortgage lending transactions, Fannie Mae multifamily, and asset-based and cash flow credit facilities. She also represents developers in transactions utilizing new markets, low income, and historic tax credit transactions. Honored for her skill, Boose has been named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Real Estate Law for the last three years. She received her undergraduate degree with honors from Baldwin-Wallace University, her Master of Business Administration from Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management, and her law degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law.
Dolores (Lola) Garcia-Prignitz is a business litigator in Ulmer’s Cleveland office who represents clients in complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts. Her practice focuses on commercial matters, contract disputes, and business torts, and she has represented clients in a variety of industries, including health care, finance, and telecommunications. She is involved in all aspects of litigation and has experience with arbitrations and internal investigations. She also has meaningful experience with government contracting and antitrust matters, including civil litigation, compliance work, and state, federal, and international civil and criminal investigations. She previously worked as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, Civil Division. Recognized for her talent, Garcia-Prignitz has been named to the Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, and currently serves as Treasurer of the Norman S. Minor Bar Association. She received her undergraduate degree from Grinnell College and her law degree from Harvard Law School.
Christopher A. Singh is an intellectual property attorney in Ulmer’s Cincinnati office who focuses his practice on patent prosecution and IP litigation. He counsels clients ranging from early startup companies to Fortune 50 companies on protecting their intellectual property. Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Singh regularly prepares and prosecutes patent applications in the electrical, mechanical, and computer science arts. He also represents clients in patent infringement cases and in post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the USPTO. He received his undergraduate degree with honors from Purdue University and his law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law.