Windels Marx Promotes 2 to Partner, 3 to Special Counsel



Monday, March 9, 2020

Windels Marx announced that two lawyers have been promoted to Partner:

In addition, three lawyers have been promoted to Special Counsel: 

The promotions raise the partner ranks to 68 and total lawyers to 148.


John T. Conboy (Partner, New York) - Jack represents various financial institutions and real estate operators in connection with acquisitions, sales, financing and refinancing of commercial properties. He is currently representing several lenders on loans secured by real estate in various regions of the United States. He recently represented several real estate funds in the acquisition and disposition of multifamily and office properties across the country, as well as both a prominent Chinese real estate developer in connection with a condominium inventory loan for a property located in Times Square and a prominent United States bank in the acquisition of land in New Jersey for the development of a data center. 


David Mehl (Partner, New York) - David represents both individuals and closely held businesses in matters pertaining to business transactions, tax planning, tax litigation and tax residency disputes. His practice also incorporates estate planning, including the restructuring of the ownership of family companies and structuring agreements that balance the interests of managerial and non-managerial partners/shareholders. 


Sandy L. Galcio, Jr. (Special Counsel, New Brunswick) - Sandy concentrates his practice on commercial, insurance and land use litigation and appeals. In his real estate practice, Sandy represents clients in connection with real estate tax matters, redevelopment, affordable housing and land use applications before state, county and local boards and commissions. He also represents municipal clients and litigates environmental matters. 


Alan D. Lawn (Special Counsel, New York) - Alan focuses his practice on bankruptcy litigation and business reorganizations and liquidations. He has experience representing debtors, DIP lenders, secured creditors, and creditors' committees in connection with major chapter 11 cases. He currently represents the SIPA and chapter 7 trustees overseeing the consolidated liquidation and asset recovery proceedings of the estates of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC and Bernard L. Madoff. As of 2019, he is the co-author of Recent Developments and Noteworthy Decisions Regarding Sections 501 and 502 of the Bankruptcy Code, Norton Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law (West 2019, updated annually). 


Hua Howard Wang (Special Counsel, Madison) - Howard focuses on patent litigation and opinion work related to pharmaceutical, medical device and chemical fields. Prior to joining Windels Marx in 2019, he practiced patent law at the law firm of Budd Larner. Since 2005, he has represented clients in multiple complex patent litigations, particularly Hatch-Waxman (ANDA) litigations, and obtained favorable judgments or settlements for the clients. In these litigations, Howard has handled patent disputes involving a broad range of pharmaceutical subject matters, including drug compound, composition, formulation (oral, injectable and other dosage forms), polymorph, impurity, pharmacokinetics, administration and method of use.