Martha F. Bauer, Jennifer Carleton, Jason R. Dunn, Kate C. Lowenhar-Fisher, William E. Moschella and Kathryn R. Rothman have been elected shareholders in the law firm of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck.
Bauer is a member of the firm’s litigation group where her practice concentrates primarily on intellectual property and includes commercial and complex litigation, environmental, antitrust and telecommunications disputes. Bauer has been involved in significant representations of a wide variety of commercial clients from small entrepreneurs to major corporations in Colorado, California, Nevada and a number of other states.
Carleton, a member of Brownstein’s gaming law group, counsels gaming clients on corporate and regulatory matters. As a resource on Indian law issues, she frequently writes and speaks throughout the country on this topic. Recently, she handled the development of a 200 Megawatt solar project on tribal land, as well as the development of a cement plan and limestone quarry on tribal land.
As an attorney in Brownstein’s natural resources, land use, and state and local legislation and policy groups, Dunn’s practice focuses on administrative, regulatory, land use and election law. Additionally, he represents clients before the Colorado General Assembly and state and local agencies. He has extensive experience with the state's administrative and rulemaking process by drafting state and local legislation and appearing before regulatory and legislative bodies. Prior to joining Brownstein, he served as deputy attorney general and assistant solicitor general for the state of Colorado.
As an associate in Brownstein’s gaming law and corporate and business groups, Lowenhar-Fisher’s practice focuses on gaming and liquor licensing, mergers and acquisitions, general corporate work and contract preparation. She also represents individuals and businesses before regulatory agencies including the Nevada Gaming Control Board, the Nevada Gaming Commission, the Clark County Liquor and Gaming Licensing Board, and the Las Vegas City Council. She played an integral role in providing counsel in the acquisition of Treasure Island Resort. Lowenhar-Fisher recently received the Myrna Williams Children’s Pro Bono Award from the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada for her work giving a voice to Clark County children who have been abused and wrongly represented in court by lawyers.
Moschella is a member of the firm’s government relations, congressional oversight and investigations, white collar, homeland security and financial services groups. Prior to joining the firm, Moschella served as principal associate deputy attorney general for the Department of Justice. In his role, he was the principal legal and policy advisor to the deputy attorney general and provided advice on a range of issues including the department's role in the committee on foreign investment in the U.S., law enforcement and national security matters, and the general administration of the department. Prior to that, he served as assistant attorney general of the Office of Legislative Affairs until September 2006. Before that, Moschella served as the chief legislative counsel and parliamentarian to the House of the Judiciary, general counsel of the House Committee on Rules, and counsel to the House Committee on Government Reform. While at the Judiciary Committee, he served a key role in the passage of the USA PATRIOT Act and worked on numerous other important bills, including historic bankruptcy and class action litigation reform.
Rothman, a member of the firm’s litigation group, focuses on complex commercial ligation in federal and state courts. Throughout her career, she has been involved in several significant cases, including the prosecution of business tort and mortgage fraud claims on behalf of a federally-insured financial institution victimized by a massive mortgage fraud scheme, the prosecution of patent infringement claims and the defense of fraud and conspiracy claims against a Fortune 500 investment bank.