AUSTIN, Texas, May 2, 2023―Sal Subasinghe has joined Duane Morris LLP as a partner in the firm’s Trial Practice Group in its Austin office. Prior to joining Duane Morris, Subasinghe was a partner at Culhane Meadows Haughian & Walsh PLLC.
“Sal adds to the tremendous bench strength of our trial practice and enhances our reputation as a go to firm for high-stakes litigation and arbitration matters,” said Duane Morris Chairman and CEO Matthew A. Taylor.
“This year we have focused our international arbitration capabilities, which reflect the ongoing expansion and investment in our litigation group to serve a global client base,” said Wayne A. Mack, co-chair of Duane Morris’ Trial Practice Group. “Sal’s work on complex dispute resolution and securities litigation truly enhances our reputation as a talented team of innovative attorneys,” added Sharon L. Caffrey, co-chair of Duane Morris’ Trial Practice Group.
“As Austin continues to increase its presence in the global economy, our office is enhanced by Sal’s broad experience in international arbitration and commercial litigation and his work across a diverse industry base,” said Bert Greene, managing partner of the firm’s Austin office. “2023 has been a great year for our team in Austin. Not only are we celebrating five years here, we are accelerating our growth and enhancing our service to our local clients.”
Subasinghe’s practice focuses on high-stakes commercial disputes, securities and shareholder litigation, and government investigations and enforcement actions. He represents clients in international commercial and investment disputes before international arbitral tribunals and courts, and represents corporate directors and officers in bankruptcy adversary proceedings. Additionally, Subasinghe works with board committees on internal investigations and advises companies dealing with material corporate transactions, including fiduciary obligations in mergers and acquisitions.
“I have a growing practice, and the firm’s full-service platform, strong geographic footprint and collaborative culture will benefit both me and my clients,” said Subasinghe.
Subasinghe is a graduate of the University of Houston Law Center (J.D., 2014), where he was associate editor for the Houston Law Review and received the LEX Award for Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Property and Legal Research and Writing, and the Pennsylvania State University (M.S., 2006; B.S., 2005).
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