Rimon Law Builds on 2023 Record Attorney Growth Rate by Adding 5 Attorneys

Rimon law is pleased to announce the arrival of attorneys Aurelia Mitchell Durant, Christine Gregorak, Tara Humma, Christine Wilson and Gregory Tolchinsky. The attorneys based in New Jersey, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Orlando and San Diego bring depth to the firm’s intellectual property, investment management, real estate, employment and litigation practices.

Rimon achieved unprecedented growth in 2023 and is continuing with continued growth in 2024. Managing Partner, Juan Zúñiga commented: “Rimon is at an exciting point in our evolution.  We continue to add top quality lawyers to our firm and we expect to continue to a landing place for premier practices that are for alternative ways to practice.  We have a special culture and our model allows us to offer our attorneys (and their clients) benefits that simply are not available at other firms.  I am particularly pleased that we continue to include more women into the firm as demonstrated by four of the lawyers joining us today.”

“We have had a big year so far and we have much more in the pipeline from a hiring perspective. We are very excited to welcome this outstanding group of attorneys to Rimon,” said Rimon Hiring Partner, Ed Wisneski.

Aurelia Mitchell Durant joins Rimon as a Partner in Rimon’s Intellectual Property practice in Princeton, New Jersey.  In the intellectual property space, she has represented business owners, creatives, and innovators in the protection of their valuable intellectual property assets.  She has protected, recovered, and safeguarded intellectual property assets by assisting in the development of brand protection strategies adaptable to today’s global marketplace. Those strategies include copyright and trademark in addition to licensing and intellectual property litigation. In overseeing brand protection initiatives, she provides consultation in technology matters including artificial intelligence.

Aurelia has been instrumental in restructuring not-for-profit sector corporate boards, focusing on compliance and governance. She is a professional speaker, workshop leader and panelist on brand protection, artificial intelligence and diversity in the law topics.  Additionally, she has served as an adjunct professor of business law and intellectual property and has served as a mentor to diverse law students.

“Rimon offers a distinctive value proposition by delivering a comprehensive suite of services tailored to the evolving demands of today’s marketplace,” said Aurelia on her move. “My decision to join Rimon stems from my dedication to innovative brand protection strategies that foster business growth, development, and scalability. In my view, it is Rimon’s technological prowess and entrepreneurial spirit that create an environment conducive to elevating legal services. I am honored to contribute to Rimon’s global network, leveraging their dynamic platform to drive client success.”

Christine Gregorak joins Rimon as a Real Estate Partner in San Francisco.  Christine’s practice encompasses all aspects of real estate and business transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, development, financing, joint ventures, entity formation and related corporate work, land use and development matters, title issues, home owner association representation, environmental matters, workouts and restructurings, construction matters, and renewable energy development. Christine is a recognized leader in the real estate legal industry and has served as the Co-Chair of the California Bar Association and California Lawyers Association Real Property Law Section Executive Committee.

On her move, Christine said: “I joined Rimon to provide my clients with efficient, comprehensive legal services.  I’m looking forward to working with Rimon’s team of seasoned expert attorneys.”

Tara Humma joins Rimon in the firm’s Litigation and Employment practices.  Tara defends clients in all phases of employment litigation, from initial pleadings, discovery, and motion practice to trial preparation and appeals. Her litigation experience includes cases brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) (including accessibility cases), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), breach of contract cases related to employment contracts and restrictive covenants and various other state and federal employment laws. She represents employers in hearings before administrative agencies, arbitrators, and hearing officers appointed under contractual grievance procedures.

Tara commented on her move: “I am excited to be joining Rimon where I can provide legal services of the best quality to clients in an innovative, flexible and efficient manner. I am also happy to be working with the extremely talented lawyers at Rimon. Business clients, now more than ever, are looking for lawyers that are willing to break free from tradition in order to achieve individualized goals in the most effective and efficient way possible. Rimon provides the environment to do just that.”

Christine Wilson is of Counsel in the firm’s investment management practice. Based in Orlando, she represents sponsors and investors in forming, investing in, and operating private funds. Her practice focuses on representing sponsors of leading venture capital, private equity, crypto, real estate, energy and other private funds in their global fundraising activities, investments, operations and exits. She has experience structuring internal sponsor arrangements, including general partner and management company vehicles, team compensation and succession planning, as well as co-investment arrangements for her sponsor clients. In addition to her sophisticated sponsor-side practice, she represents institutional and high-net worth investors in their private investment activities.

“I am very excited to join Rimon’s investment fund team”, said Christine on her move. “Rimon has highly skilled and experienced lawyers in a variety of practices across the globe and provides a great platform to grow my practice. I am excited to contribute my skills and expertise to further Rimon’s mission and to provide my clients with high-quality legal services while maintaining excellent value.”

Gregory Tolchinsky joins Rimon as a patent attorney in San Diego. Gregory specializes in multiple high-tech fields including 5G, Artificial Intelligence, cybersecurity, cryptocurrency, augmented/virtual reality, medical devices, etc.  Prior to joining Rimon, Gregory was a patent examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office in the computer networking technology center (TC2400).  He also detailed for Administrative Patent Judges at The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) where he assisted the judges with adjudicating AIA trials and ex parte appeals.

On his move to Rimon, Gregory said: “I decided to move to Rimon because I wanted to join a firm with a strong IP team, at the forefront of innovation, representing clients all over the world.”

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About Rimon PC

Rimon, P.C. has 50 offices across five continents. The firm is widely known as being at the vanguard of legal innovation.

The firm has been repeatedly recognized by the Financial Times (FT) as one of North America’s most innovative law firms. The firm’s Founding Partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal and have spoken on innovations in the practice of law at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools.

Rimon and its lawyers routinely receive numerous awards for excellence, including from Chambers, Legal 500 and Best Lawyers.

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