Our People

Our global offices allow us to bring together the right team of U.S. litigators, English barristers and solicitors (including King's Counsel), Hong Kong solicitors, and offshore lawyers equipped to handle the unique issues inherent in complex cross-border disputes and investigations. Our team of lawyers includes former U.S. federal and state prosecutors, English and offshore judges, and arbitrators. 

Our team of legal analysts work closely with the lawyers and, under their supervision, provide research and analysis for every stage of a matter. In addition, the lawyers are supported by an executive team of technology, e-discovery, case management, and public relations professionals to provide clients with practical business solutions that complement the legal strategy. 

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  • Lucca Sobral

    Litigation Assistant

    Lucca Sobral, under the supervision of the firm's lawyers, provides support on matters involving government enforcement defense, commercial disputes, and international judgment enforcement. His recent matters include the investigation of fraud and corruption.

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    São Paulo
    Av. Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek 1600 Conjunto 112, Itaim Bibi
    São Paulo-SP, 04543-000
    Brazil

    tel. +55 (11) 3230 5170
  • Sean Song

    Lawyer

    Zhiang (Sean) Song focuses his practice on complex cross-border dispute resolution in Greater China and across the Asia Pacific region. In particular, Mr. Song advises clients on international judgment and award enforcement, asset recovery, as well as joint venture and partnership disputes. 

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    Shanghai
    43rd Floor
    HKRI Centre One, HKRI Taikoo Hui
    288 Shimen Yi Road
    Shanghai, 200041
    People's Republic of China (PRC)

    tel. +86 21 3210 2172
  • Kelly Spatola

    Lawyer

    Kelly Spatola represents clients facing high-value commercial disputes, concentrating on the financial services industry. She also counsels institutional and private clients in contentious white-collar criminal and regulatory defense matters.

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 212 488 1291
  • Andrew Stafford KC

    Lawyer

    Andrew Stafford KC is an English barrister and King's Counsel who represents corporations and ultra-high-net-worth individuals in complex, high-value disputes spanning multiple jurisdictions.

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    London
    Tower 42
    25 Old Broad Street
    London, EC2N 1HQ

    tel. +44 (0) 20 3301 5709
  • George Stamatopoulos

    Lawyer

    George Stamatopoulos is an experienced litigator and trial lawyer who serves as counsel in high-stakes, complex litigation. He has litigated cases through trial and/or successful settlement in areas that include patents, trade secrets, financial products and services, and government enforcement actions

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 646 658 4972
  • Darryl G. Stein

    Lawyer

    Darryl Stein helps monetize judgments and arbitration awards throughout the world. By using his experience in a variety of jurisdictions, he helps companies and individuals find solutions to complex commercial and financial situations arising from litigations, arbitrations and investigations, with a focus on cross-border matters involving financial products and insolvency. 

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 212 488 1243
  • Alex Stevens

    Director, Global Marketing & Communications

    As the firm’s Leader of Global Communications, Alex Stevens is responsible for generating demand for Kobre & Kim’s products and advancing the firm’s brand, reputational and commercial strategies across all of its markets around the world. He oversees the firm’s content, internal/external communications and digital marketing strategies, and drives strategic initiatives in line with overall commercial objectives.

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 646 448 6283
  • Nicholas Surmacz

    Lawyer

    Nicholas Surmacz is an experienced trial lawyer and investigator who has served as lead counsel in numerous high-profile, cross-border matters involving fraud, bribery and other misconduct.

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    London
    Tower 42
    25 Old Broad Street
    London, EC2N 1HQ

    tel. +44 (0) 20 3301 6576
  • Jack Swanson

    Analyst

    Jack Swanson, under the supervision of the firm's lawyers, provides support on matters involving government enforcement defense. His recent matters include assisting in the defense of an individual facing fraud charges in proceedings brought by the U.S. Department of Justice.

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    Washington DC
    WASHINGTON DC
    1919 M Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20036

    tel. +1 202 664 1902
  • Robert M. Swenson

    Of Counsel

    Robert M. Swenson is an experienced litigator with substantial experience representing clients in a wide range of complex commercial and business disputes, government investigations and restructurings. He routinely litigates matters involving U.S. securities and antitrust laws, the Exchange Act, the Investment Company Act, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract. 

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    New York
    800 Third Avenue
    New York, New York 10022

    tel. +1 651-247-2522