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Potter Anderson & Corroon Elevates Three Attorneys to Partnership

January 7, 2013

Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP today announced that  Jonathan Choa, Jeffrey Safran and Jennifer Wasson have been named partners at the firm, effective January 1, 2013.

The new partners add depth to many of the firm’s industry leading practices such as Business & Commercial Litigation, Corporate Litigation, Employment & Labor Counseling, Insurance Recovery Litigation & Advice, Intellectual Property Litigation and Intellectual Property Patent Procurement & Trademarks.

"Jennifer, Jonathan and Jeffrey are dedicated attorneys and tremendous assets to our firm,” said Donald J. Wolfe, Jr., chairman of the firm’s Executive Committee.  “They strengthen the firm's key practices, and consistently demonstrate their commitment to client service. We are pleased to welcome them to our partnership." 

Jonathan A. Choa represents clients in complex commercial disputes, focusing primarily on intellectual property litigation and corporate litigation disputes.  Mr. Choa advises clients in federal and state court proceedings and has experience in appellate proceedings, including preparing briefs for actions before the U.S. Supreme Court and the Second Circuit. He received a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law, where he was associate editor of the Fordham Law Review. He obtained a B.A., cum laude, from New York University. 

Jeffrey B. Safran, Ph.D concentrates his practice primarily on the preparation and prosecution of biotechnology and chemical, domestic and foreign patent applications as well as licensing, opinion work and due diligence. He received a J.D. from Temple University Beasley School of Law where he served as Research Editor, Temple Environmental and Technology Law Journal. Dr. Safran also attended the University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, where he received a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, and he was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Delaware.  He obtained a B.S. from East Tennessee State University. 

Jennifer C. Wasson focuses her practice on insurance coverage cases, commercial contract disputes, and employment litigation in state and federal court.  She regularly serves as counsel for policyholders in complex insurance coverage litigation against their insurers, and she routinely represents corporate clients in a broad range of litigation matters. Jennifer received a J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of North Carolina School of Law, where she was a Chancellor’s Scholar. Her honors include being named to the Order of the Coif and serving on the Board of Editors of the North Carolina Law Review.  She earned a B.A., summa cum laude from The College of William & Mary and graduated Phi Beta Kappa.