Choate Announces Three New Partners

Choate Press Release

 | December 31, 2008

Choate is pleased to announce the following lawyers have been elected partners:




Kristin T. Abati will continue to focus her wealth management practice on preparing sophisticated estate plans for individual clients and families that minimize federal and state estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes, including advising clients on all aspects of trust administration and managing gifting programs.  She received her JD from University of Virginia School of Law in 2001 and her AB, magna cum laude, from Dartmouth College in 1998.




Jean-Paul Jaillet will continue to focus his litigation practice on complex commercial and financial litigation, including business-to-business litigation, civil fraud and significant contractual disputes, and on creditors’ rights and bankruptcy, including adversary proceedings, receiverships, state-court collection actions and out-of-court workouts.  He received his JD from the University of Virginia Law School in 2000 and his BA, magna cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame in 1997.




Charles E. Lyon, D.Phil. will continue to focus his IP practice on non-infringement and invalidity opinions, landscape reviews, due diligence and patent portfolio creation for clients in all areas of the life sciences space, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and medical devices.  He received his JD from Boston College Law School in 2006; his D.Phil. in chemistry from Oxford University in 1999; and his MA and BA in natural sciences, first class honors, from Cambridge University in 1996.



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