Bailey Glasser Announces New Leadership For Consumer Litigation and Corporate Practice Groups


Bailey & Glasser, LLP has appointed two longstanding firm partners to lead its national Corporate and Consumer Litigation practice groups. Jonathan S. Deem is the new Practice Group Leader of Bailey Glasser’s Corporate Group, and Patricia Mulvoy Kipnis our new Consumer Litigation Practice Group Leader.

Nicholas Johnson, Practice Area Leader of Bailey Glasser’s Corporate, Commercial Litigation, and Criminal Practice Area, stated: “Jonathan’s dedication to taking care of his clients and providing strategic corporate legal services across industries and on deals worth many millions of dollars, combined with his relentless work ethic and calm, amiable leadership, reflect that he is the right person to helm our Corporate Practice Area.”

Added Jonathan Marshall, Practice Area Leader of the firm’s Contingency Practice Area:  “I’ve worked alongside Trish Kipnis for many years and she is a litigator who passionately protects her clients. Her leading the Consumer Litigation group ensures that the thousands of people we help across the country, as well as our referring counsel, get exceptional service and our lawyers receive dedicated support and leadership to enable them to provide top-notch legal representation."

More About Jonathan Deem and Trish Kipnis

Jonathan S. Deem is a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, where he leads the nationwide corporate team that handles mergers and acquisitions, financial services, corporate finance, tax, and entrepreneurial transactions including venture capital. The group also represents a diverse range of clients, including individuals, public and private companies, government agencies, high-net-worth family offices, and financial institutions across diverse industries such as energy, industrial manufacturing, technology, telecommunications, automotive, healthcare, cannabis, communications, and many others.

The Corporate Group’s dedication to its clients is reflected in its recent appointment as outside general counsel to the West Virginia Investment Management Board (WVIMB), assisting the fund  with private equity and alternative portfolio investments totaling more than $900 million. Mr. Deem leads that engagement.

Among numerous recognitions, Jonathan has been recognized by Chambers USA since 2019, with one client stating that “Jonathan is the best I have ever worked with.” The Corporate Practice Group and lawyers on the team are also recognized by Chambers USA as well as U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Lawyers” and “Best Law Firm in America.

For more information about Jonathan Deem, please visit here.  

Patricia Mulvoy Kipnis is a partner in the firm’s New Jersey and Philadelphia offices where she leads the consumer litigation practice group.  Ms. Kipnis is one of the firm’s leaders in challenging “Pay-to-Pay” and other “junk fees” imposed on consumers by mortgage servicers and other debt collectors through class action litigation in state and federal courts nationwide.

Bailey Glasser’s consumer litigators handle individual and class cases across the country involving violations of state and federal laws in the areas of debt collection, consumer finance, illegal repossessions and foreclosures, predatory mortgage loans, and illegal loan servicing. Our lawsuits include suing companies for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, various state laws, and others.

Our consumer litigation team continues to win major impactful cases, including lawsuits against Uber, Quicken, DISH Network, numerous mortgage servicers, and other major corporations. We are now also acting to protect consumers against companies like Facebook and others whose privacy rights are protected by the Video Privacy Protection Act, and banks that took advantage of consumers under the federal COVID-relief Paycheck Protection Program.

Bailey Glasser’s consumer litigators are recognized by industry leaders for their experience, including in Chambers USA, U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Lawyers” and “Best Law Firm in America,” Lawdragon’s Top 500 Plaintiff Financial Lawyers, and more.

In addition to Ms. Kipnis’ extensive history and leadership in the class action and consumer protection fields, she is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, and formerly taught at the Rutgers School of Law – Camden.

For more information about Ms. Kipnis, please visit here.

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