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Davis & Gilbert LLP Appoints New Partners

NEW YORK, January 3, 2006 — Davis & Gilbert LLP, one of the world's leading advertising, marketing and communications law firms, announces the appointment of Ina B. Scher and Nancy J. Yanks as partners effective January 1, 2006.  

Ina B. Scher, 38, focuses her practice on litigation in both State and Federal court and has experience in general commercial litigation, including securities fraud, white collar criminal matters and other business torts. Prior to joining Davis & Gilbert LLP, she served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney's Office. Ms. Scher is a member of the New York and New Jersey bars. She is a graduate of Boston University School of Law.

Nancy J. Yanks, 33, practices in all aspects of real estate law, including office and retail leasing (representing both landlords and tenants), conveyancing and financing.  She received her law degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University.

About Davis & Gilbert LLP

Since the days when Sen. William Benton (the founder of Benton & Bowles) and his client, a major packaged goods company, asked Davis & Gilbert to structure the deal for the first radio soap opera, Davis & Gilbert has been synonymous with marketing communications and business law. Today the firm serves as counsel to many major corporations, including some of the world's leading brands, four of the largest advertising agency holding companies, independently-owned marketing and communications services companies of all sizes and types, and their owners and executives. The firm holds the preeminent position in this dynamic segment, handling virtually every legal requirement – from intellectual property, corporate governance, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, employment practices and executive benefits and compensation – to new media, real estate, taxation, estate planning and more.