Elana Bertram is a partner with Parlatore Law Group and practices in the
fields of patent and trademark prosecution, general corporate law, mergers
and acquisitions, and intellectual property licensing. Recent projects have
included secured transactions and venture capital investments, patent
drafting, and employee incentive compensation. Whether a company is at the
“idea in a garage” stage, pursuing private equity, or ready for
acquisition, her keen understanding of marketing and business strategies and
a deep knowledge of intellectual property add unique value. She has helped
clients monetize their ideas through licensing patents, crowdfunding, private
equity, and grants.
It is our steadfast objective to provide the broadest possible experience as
a legal resource for clients to leverage in the context of strategic problem
solving and decision making. The net result is proactive creativity,
foresight, and leadership, implemented at any level of an organization to
effectively identify and address its legal challenges at the earliest
Elizabeth Candelario is a partner with Parlatore Law Group who focuses on
administrative law issues, aviation, and lobbying compliance. She brings
her significant breadth of experience, knowledge base, and enthusiasm to each
issue she tackles, whether it is providing guidance and advice, regulatory
interpretation, or crafting an argument. Her thorough analysis and focus on
the unique circumstances and legal nuance of each case make Ms. Candelario a
zealous appellate advocate.
Catherine Deist focuses her practice on military members who are facing
court-martial, court-martial appeal, nonjudicial punishment/letters of
reprimand, administrative separation/board of inquiry, or investigation.
Additionally, she represents former military members who are seeking a
discharge upgrade or a correction of military records. As a military spouse
and a former Air Force JAG, Ms. Deist understands firsthand the complex
issues that military members and their families face.
Nicole Gaither is a Partner with Parlatore Law Group and practices in the
fields of copyright and trademark prosecution, in addition to tax law. She
has demonstrated experience in prosecuting domestic trademark and copyright
applications, providing brand protection through trademark monitoring,
reviews of refusals, responses to refusals and assessing potential marks for
use and availability.
Maryam Hadden is a partner with Parlatore Law Group, who brings nearly a
quarter of a century of experience in litigation to work for you. Ms.
Hadden's practice area concentrations are investigations, white collar
litigation, appellate work, and civil litigation. She has a wealth of
courtroom experience with a solid record of success against anyone who
Sarah Ikena is a Partner with Parlatore Law Group and an in-demand attorney,
practicing in criminal defense, with a focus on white collar crime, federal
crime, and violent crime. She has handled hundreds of felony cases, all
with the same focus and intensity. With a passion for the courtroom, Ms.
Ikena is a zealous advocate and a fierce defender of her clients’ rights.
Jonathan J. Klein is a partner with Parlatore Law Group who has nearly 40
years of experience in an unusually broad array of practice areas, including
complex commercial, civil, tax and securities litigation; criminal defense;
appeals in all state and federal courts; corporate law; tax assessment
appeals; administrative law; commercial and residential landlord-tenant law;
labor and employment law; probate litigation; election law; military law; and
zoning law. He brings his significant breadth of experience and knowledge to
each client with whom he works. Whether representing plaintiffs or defendants
in court, preparing or negotiating contracts, or advising on corporate legal
issues, he has a well-earned reputation as a highly skilled, tenacious
litigator and a fierce advocate inside
Toni Quinn O’Neill is a Partner with Parlatore Law Group and a highly
sought-after attorney focusing her practice on criminal defense and military
law. With a passion for the courtroom, she has represented a myriad of
clients, from general officers to newly enlisted recruits, and has litigated
over 120 felony and misdemeanor criminal trials to verdict or dismissal as a
defense attorney with an extraordinarily high acquittal rate.
Founder and Managing Partner
Timothy C. Parlatore is the founder and Managing Partner of Parlatore Law
Group. His practice is focused on white-collar defense, investigations, and
civil litigation. An imposing advocate, both in and out of the courtroom, Mr.
Parlatore has successfully handled a myriad of complex criminal and civil
cases across many jurisdictions. Mr. Parlatore has proved time and again that
he performs best under pressure and in high-profile cases.
Peter Jay Speroni is counsel with the Parlatore Law Group and practices in
the fields of copyrights, copyright infringement litigation, and
trademarks. Mr. Speroni brings over fifteen years of music industry and
entertainment experience to the firm including artist development, music
publishing, media promotions and music consulting. His specialty is
intellectual property licensing, including, complex music publishing,
production, film and soundtracks, record label and artist management
contracts. His passion and creativity help him to provide his clients with
valuable and robust strategies, whatever their entertainment-based business
Kelly Petrusawich Wilson is Counsel with Parlatore Law Group and focuses her
practice on strategic legal and crisis communications, estate planning, and
business transactions. With her expertise in strategic communications, she
also works with our partners on litigation, white collar, and military
defense cases to significantly enhance our capabilities and, in addition to
protecting our clients’ legal rights, also defend their reputations.