Harter Secrest & Emery Adds Fashion Industry Attorney to Team

Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, announced that, Claire A.L. Fallone, counsel, has joined the firm’s Corporate practice group and Rochester office.

Fallone has practiced nationally and internationally with particular expertise providing legal counsel in the fashion, lifestyle and entertainment industry. She has negotiated and advised clients on licensing and distribution, marketing and communications, e-commerce and other service agreements, advised clients on a wide variety of intellectual property and information technology matters, and negotiated with major fashion brands and publishers in the U.S., Europe and Asia.

Most recently in private practice, Fallone previously served as senior director, legal at Tommy Hilfiger U.S.A., Inc., and practiced at Mayer Brown in New York and at Allen & Overy in London and Milan. She graduated from the University of Durham in Durham, England before receiving her postgraduate diploma in legal practice from the University of Law in Guildford, England.

Harter Secrest & Emery corporate attorneys counsel public and private companies on a full spectrum of corporate legal needs including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, strategic alliances, securities, entity formation, contract negotiations, corporate finance, and succession planning. Described by Chambers and Partners as “a leading name for major transactions, with a catalogue of high-value, impressive deals in its portfolio,” the group represents entrepreneurs and start-up organizations, to large private and public Fortune 100 companies.

About Harter Secrest & Emery LLP

Harter Secrest & Emery LLP is a full-service business law firm providing legal services to clients ranging from individuals and family-owned businesses to Fortune 100 companies and major regional institutions. With offices in Buffalo, Rochester, Albany, Corning, and New York City, New York, the firm is a recognized leader in litigation, corporate, employee benefits, environmental and land use, health care, higher education, immigration, intellectual property, labor and employment, real estate, and trusts and estates law. Harter Secrest & Emery has 31 U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2018 “Best Law Firms” top tier metropolitan practice group rankings – more Western New York rankings than any other law firm. The firm has been top ranked in Chambers USA for Corporate/M&A, Litigation, Immigration and Real Estate law and 42 attorneys are recognized as The Best Lawyers in America© for 2018. For more information visit www.hselaw.com.

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