SEATTLE, December 24, 2008 – Garvey Schubert Barer is pleased to announce that Richard Siefert has joined the firm as an owner in the Seattle office and Scott DuBoff has joined as an owner in the Washington, D.C., office.
Richard C. Siefert practices in the area of antitrust and litigation with a focus in intellectual property, commercial and class action matters. For more than three decades he has represented both private and public companies in a wide array of industries including fishing, financial services, software, pharmaceuticals, technology and manufacturing. Mr. Siefert has appeared in courts throughout the United States and has taken evidence abroad pursuant to treaties and protocols with foreign governments in Europe and Asia. He has been named by his peers as a Super Lawyer for the past eight years.
Scott M. DuBoff’s practice focuses on environmental, energy and solid and hazardous waste matters. He represents corporations and local government clients before federal and state administrative agencies and trial and appellate courts and Congress. More specifically, his practice encompasses air quality, waste-to-energy, surface and groundwater protection, Superfund [CERCLA (Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act)], resource recovery, and environmental planning matters on behalf of industrial (such as utilities and oil production and refining companies) and local government agencies.
“We are extremely pleased to have Dick and Scott join our firm,” said Garvey Schubert Barer’s Chief Operating Officer, Erle Cohen. “Dick’s national reputation is a great asset and will enhance and add depth to Garvey Schubert Barer's litigation practice. Scott is a terrific addition to the firm and his focus in environmental law positions the firm well as we enter a new era of alternative energy,” Mr. Cohen said.