Washington, D.C., January 13, 2014 – Miller & Chevalier Chartered announced today that it has elected two new Members. John C. Eustice practices in the area of complex civil litigation and Garrett A. Fenton focuses on employee benefits, healthcare and tax matters.
“We are pleased to welcome John and Garrett to the firm’s Membership,” said Anthony F. Shelley, Chair of Miller & Chevalier. “Both of them have made significant contributions to the success of the firm in their practices, supporting our continued strategic growth and focus on areas that are critical to Miller & Chevalier’s global client base.”
John C. Eustice practices in the area of complex civil litigation, with particular emphasis on fiduciary disputes, non-profit corporation counseling and litigation, partnership controversies and employment discrimination matters. He has extensive experience in complex discovery, including all aspects of electronic and cross-border discovery, and he is a contributing member of and panelist for The Sedona Conference®, an e-discovery think tank. In the course of his practice, Eustice has successfully advocated for his clients on these matters before both state and federal courts. Eustice holds a J.D., cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a B.A., summa cum laude, from Duke University.
"John's successful efforts on behalf of our clients make him a welcome Member of our Litigation Department," said Mark Rochon, Chair of the firm's Litigation Department. "He will add substantially to our cross-border civil litigation practice with his particular strength in complex electronic and other discovery issues."
Garrett A. Fenton focuses his practice in the areas of employee benefits, healthcare, tax and executive compensation, concentrating on health and welfare benefits and healthcare reform implementation (ACA). He has extensive experience assisting large employers and health insurers on a wide range of topics, including matters related to ACA, ERISA and various applicable laws. He is a frequent author and speaker on a variety of topics in his practice area, with particular emphasis on the legal issues arising from the implementation of ACA. Fenton holds an LL.M. (Taxation), from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, a J.D., magna cum laude, from Southwestern University School of Law and a B.A. from the University of Washington.
"Garrett has been for many years a key player in our employee benefits and healthcare practice," said Fred Oliphant, Chair of the firm's Employee Benefits Department. "His encyclopedic knowledge of the new health reform laws makes him an important resource for our clients. We are delighted to welcome him into Membership in the firm."
About Miller & Chevalier
Founded in 1920, Miller & Chevalier is a Washington, D.C. law firm with a global perspective and leading practices in Tax, Employee Benefits (including ERISA), International Law and Business, White Collar and Internal Investigations, Complex Litigation and Government Affairs. In an era of big law, Miller & Chevalier is a top-ranked firm sharply focused on targeted areas that interact with the federal government. Over the past three years, the firm’s lawyers have represented nearly 40 percent of the Fortune 100 and one-third of the Global 50. Based in Washington, D.C., a significant number of firm lawyers have held senior positions in the U.S. government and have written many of the regulations they currently help clients navigate. For more information on the firm, visit www.millerchevalier.com.