Eckert Seamans Elevates Three Senior Counsel to Members

June 27, 2023

National law firm Eckert Seamans has promoted three senior counsel attorneys to members (partners). The new members include Nicholas W. Maiorano (White Plains), David P. Skand (Princeton), and Elizabeth Wilson (Philadelphia).

“We are pleased to welcome Nicholas, David, and Elizabeth to our member ranks,” said Scott D. Cessar, Chief Executive Officer of Eckert Seamans. “They have demonstrated great success in their time with the firm, and we look forward to them stepping into their new roles as members.”

Nicholas Maiorano is based in the firm’s White Plains office, where he concentrates his practice on the defense of mass torts, product liability, and A.I. litigation matters. He represents clients in the state and federal courts of New York and New Jersey and has served as first and second chair on several trials. Maiorano has experience handling complex litigation matters from pre-suit evaluation, through discovery, depositions, motion practice, oral arguments, trials, and appeals.

David Skand is based in the firm’s Princeton office, where he handles complex matters in state, federal, and U.S. bankruptcy courts, as well as New Jersey’s Office of Administrative Law. He also represents creditors on matters, including collecting debts owed to major casinos, prosecuting foreclosures, handling replevins, and successfully litigating competing lien claims. Skand previously served as a deputy attorney general with the New Jersey Attorney General’s office, where he represented the State Treasury Department, among other state agencies.

Elizabeth Wilson is based in the firm’s Philadelphia office, where she focuses her practice on cybersecurity, data protection, and privacy. She has extensive experience advising on data privacy and banking secrecy laws affecting financial institutions in North America, South America, and the Caribbean. Wilson also has experience identifying legally compliant and practical solutions on data and privacy matters surrounding new business ventures, regulatory and investigations requests, HR data inquiries, storage of personal information on cloud platforms, and utilization of AI, among other matters.

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