Featured Members

Manuel Cordovez


WALA volunteer attorney Manuel Cordovez is the founder of Creativity IP PLLC, a Virginia-based intellectual property law firm for creative professionals and businesses.Cordovez has more than twelve years of experience in all areas of intellectual property law, including the...

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In Memory of G. Hamilton “Ham” Loeb


It is with deep sorrow that we announce that G. Hamilton “Ham” Loeb, co-founder of the Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts, died July 30, 2018, of a brain tumor, at the age of 67. Ham was a partner in the litigation practice...

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Hardeep Grover


Hardeep Grover is an attorney with Tresquire Legal Services, a solo practice where he works with creative entrepreneurs in the food, beverage, art, and entertainment spaces, helping clients navigate legal hurdles on their path to business growth. Hardeep began his...

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Karl W. Means


Karl W. Means is an attorney with Miles & Stockbridge in Tysons Corner, Virginia, advising clients on a range of intellectual property-related issues, including working with clients to protect and license copyrighted works covering a wide variety of subjects, including...

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Janet Fries


Janet Fries is of counsel at the law firm of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP and has been on the WALA Board of Directors since 2004. She has represented numerous authors, artists, collectors, estates, art organizations, musicians, producers and internet companies...

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