Armstrong Teasdale Adds Attorneys in London, Philadelphia and Salt Lake City
Armstrong Teasdale announces the addition of Partner Noor Kadhim in London; Ryan Aloysius Smith in Philadelphia; and Katherine Bravo and Trinity Jordan in Salt Lake City. They join a roster of more than 340 attorneys at Armstrong Teasdale throughout the U.S. and U.K.
Kadhim is a partner and solicitor advocate of the English Courts, with over 13 years of experience in international dispute resolution. Her areas of focus are commercial and investment arbitration, art and cultural heritage law, and international law and policy. Having worked for international law firms in London, Paris, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, Kadhim is well versed in international law and cross-border disputes, notably in French and Arab-speaking regions of the world. In addition, Kadhim has in-house experience at the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris where she worked as deputy counsel on the Eastern Mediterranean team, and at a global litigation fund.
Smith counsels clients on a variety of criminal and civil matters. A skilled legal writer, he has served as the primary author on a variety of motions, briefs and petitions, including successful suppression motions, motions to dismiss, habeas corpus petitions, bail motions, evidentiary motions and motions for return of property. Smith also has experience drafting and editing petitions for relief under the Post-Conviction Relief Act, and has represented clients at preliminary arraignments, bail hearings, preliminary hearings and juvenile detention hearings.
Bravo has experience advising clients on state, federal and international privacy and data security laws. Her broad-based privacy and technology practice encompasses privacy compliance, litigation and incident response. Bravo regularly advises clients on matters involving Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act, and sector-specific federal laws. She has in-depth knowledge of state privacy laws covering biometric information including the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act. Her practice additionally includes advising clients on the EU General Data Protection Regulation and other industry-agnostic laws including the California Consumer Privacy Act and California Privacy Rights Act.
Jordan is an experienced trial lawyer focusing his practice in the areas of federal criminal defense, entertainment law, nonprofit and corporate litigation. A former Assistant United States Attorney in Miami, Florida, he was assigned to the major crimes unit and has led investigations with every major federal investigative unit. Most notably, Jordan led the U.S. Department of State’s largest domestic investigation and federal indictment in 2017‐2018, which generated significant media attention and continues to be featured by major international broadcast networks. In the entertainment industry, he has worked with several independent movie producers, writers and artists. He has also represented corporations and individuals in government investigations.