• 02/03/2016

    Hill Wallack LLP Expands Practice by Adding Two Attorneys to the Firm

    News Release

    Princeton, NJ February 3, 2016 --- Two new lawyers recently joined Hill Wallack LLP: John J. Simkanich and Evan M. Goldman.

    John J. Simkanich is of Counsel in the Yardley, Pa office of the firm, where he is the attorney in charge of the firm's Intellectual Property practice group.

    John advises clients on issues involving:  the protection, ownership, licensing, and infringement of patents, trademarks, service marks, copyrights, and trade secrets. Among his clients are national corporations, family-owned businesses, start-ups, and individuals.

    He is admitted to practice before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the United States Supreme Ct., and the United States Patent and Trademark Office. John received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University and his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University. He earned his J.D. from George Washington University, majoring in Intellectual Property.

    Evan M. Goldman
    is Counsel in the Princeton, NJ office of Hill Wallack LLP, where he is a member of the Franchise Law and Creditors' Rights/Bankruptcy practice groups. 

    Evan represents both franchisees and franchisors throughout the United States. In his practice, he has litigated extensively in state and federal courts, as well as before the American Arbitration Association ("AAA"). Evan has a breadth of experience representing franchisor and franchisee clients in all categories of disputes, including termination issues, trademark infringement disputes, enforcement of non-competition agreements, breach of contract, employment matters and fraud claims.

    He earned his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School and his B.A. from the University of Michigan. Mr. Goldman is admitted to practice in New Jersey, the District of Columbia, the United States District Courts for the District of New Jersey, Eastern Districts of Michigan and Wisconsin, District of Nebraska and Southern District of Indiana, as well as the United States Courts of Appeal for the Second, Third and Eleventh circuits.

    About Hill Wallack LLP

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