Schulman Bhattacharya, LLC is proud to announce the hiring of two new associate attorneys who will be resident in the Firm’s Washington-area headquarters office. Jonathan A. Barnes comes to the Firm from Carr Maloney, where he was a successful commercial litigator handling construction, employment, professional liability, insurance coverage, and products liability cases. Prior to that, Mr. Barnes worked for two other leading law firms in the Washington-area, was a prosecutor in Montgomery County, Maryland, and law clerk to Hon. Richard E. Jordan in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland. Jessica J. Bustamante recently passed the Maryland Bar, graduated law school with distinction, and comes to the Firm after serving as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable William S. Colwell and the Honorable Stephen R. Henley, Administrative Law Judges in the U.S. Department of Labor. Ms. Bustamante’s prior experience also includes working for an environmental engineering, construction, and general contracting firm on regulatory compliance issues.
Jeremy W. Schulman, Managing Member of Schulman Bhattacharya, stated: “We are very pleased to be joined by Jonathan Barnes and Jessica Bustamante, who add to the Firm’s world-class commercial litigation capabilities. We attribute the Firm’s success and rapid growth to our commitment to excellence, our creative approach to problem solving, and unyielding loyalty to our clients and serving their best interests. Jonathan and Jessica share our unique client service philosophy and will make valuable contributions to meeting the needs of our expanding roster of clients.”
Schulman Bhattacharya, LLC is an international law firm based in the Washington, D.C. area focused on resolving the most complex and challenging commercial disputes facing its clients— through litigation, arbitration, mediation, and informal negotiation. The Firm has vast experience representing clients in nearly every industry sector. The Firm represents companies of all sizes, locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally, and it represents individuals with valuable commercial and personal interests to protect.