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Spotlight on 2014 Hires

Wright, Constable & Skeen is happy to introduce the most recent hires of this past year. The newest members of the firm include James K. Archibald, Stephen H. Kaufman and Anthony J. Kovacevich Jr.

James K. Archibald will work as of counsel to the firm, bringing with him a wealth of experience in the areas of intellectual property and complex litigation, as well as the unique perspective of working both as in-house and outside counsel. Mr. Archibald will also continue to serve as in-house Chief Litigation Counsel for the manufacturing company Wm T. Burnett & Co. and its sporting goods and apparel subsidiary STX, LLC.

Mr. Archibald stated that he joined Wright, Constable & Skeen for the collegial atmosphere and the firm’s support of both his community involvement outside of work and his position at Wm. T. Burnett. At Wright, Constable & Skeen, he will continue his focus on intellectual property, products liability, toxic torts, commercial disputes and class actions.

Stephen H. Kaufman is a cum laude graduate of Cornell University Law School and he has been practicing law for almost 30 years.  Mr. Kaufman will continue his practice which focuses on representing individuals and businesses in a variety of industries with specific emphasis on the business and litigation needs of healthcare professionals, life insurers and the hospitality industry. 

“I am excited to join Wright, Constable & Skeen because they provide a close-knit environment offering full support for my practice” said Mr. Kaufman. Mr. Kaufman has extensive experience with business transactions, leasing, real estate purchases, contracts, employment issues and commercial disputes.

Anthony J. Kovacevich Jr. has joined Wright, Constable & Skeen as an associate and will practice in the firm’s expanding business practice group. He is a cum laude graduate of the University of Maryland Baltimore County and was awarded a juris doctor degree by the University of Baltimore. With WCS he will assist clients in a variety of contractual matters and other business transactions.

“The firm is extremely pleased to have added such a talented young lawyer as Tony,” said managing partner, Fred Kobb.

The WCS partnership is thrilled with the aforementioned growth of the firm and looking forward to expanding our practice areas this year. We expect to only increase the level of services and exceptional client satisfaction we bring to our existing and potential new clients at Wright, Constable & Skeen.  We look forward to working with you in the future.