Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has added 23 new associates to the firm across 10 offices. Here are their Kentucky hires:
• Megan E. Niespodziany joined the Lexington office and will practice out of the Litigation Department, focusing her practice on commercial litigation. Niespodziany previously served as a summer associate at Reinhardt & Associates, PLC, drafting motions for summary judgment and conducting research regarding insurance defense and criminal law. Niespodziany earned her J.D. from University of Kentucky College of Law.
• James L. Bobbitt joined the Louisville office and will practice out of the Litigation Department. Bobbitt earned his J.D. from Washington University School of Law, where he was the staff editor for the Washington University Law Review and a pro bono committee member on the Public Service Advisory Board. Bobbitt joined Dinsmore from Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP, where he served as a summer associate, drafting documents for Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings.
• G. Luke Burton joined the Louisville office and will practice out of the Litigation Department. Burton previously served as a federal judicial law clerk for the Honorable Julia Gibbons in Memphis, Tennessee and Honorable David L. Bunning in Covington, Kentucky. Burton earned his J.D. from University of California, Berkeley School of Law.
• Paige N. Johnson joined the Louisville office and will practice out of the Litigation Department, focusing her practice on tort litigation. Previously, Johnson was with The Poppe Law Firm as a law clerk, where she assisted in trial preparation and research. Johnson earned her J.D. from University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law.