Foley Hoag Announces Promotions to Counsel

January 13, 2017

Foley Hoag LLP has announced associates Christopher Feudo, Christopher Hart and Ivan Urzhumov have been promoted to Counsel, effective January 1, 2017.

These attorneys strengthen many of Foley Hoag’s notable practices, including labor and employment; cybersecurity incident response; data privacy and security; and international litigation and arbitration.

"We are pleased to promote Chris, Chris and Ivan in recognition of their client service and professional accomplishments," said Foley Hoag co-managing partner Kenneth Leonetti. “We look forward to their continued contributions and successes.”

  • Christopher Feudo. Feudo is a resident in the firm’s Boston office and focuses on representing and advising employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. He defends clients against discrimination and harassment claims, and represents clients in union, wage and hour and contractual disputes. Feudo also provides counsel with regards to personnel matters. He has advised clients in a wide range of industries, including financial services, energy, retail, hospitality, food services, technology and insurance.
  • Christopher Hart. Hart is a resident in the firm’s Boston office and focuses his practice on civil commercial and business litigation, data privacy and cybersecurity, and representation of foreign sovereigns in U.S. courts and international tribunals. He is also a member of Foley Hoag’s Cybersecurity Incident Response Team, working with federal and state law enforcement on cybersecurity issues, drafting breach response policies and handling litigation stemming from data breaches.
  • Ivan Urzhumov. Urzhumov is a member of Foley Hoag's International Litigation & Arbitration department and is a resident of the firm’s Paris office. His practice encompasses international litigation, including enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards, multi-jurisdictional fraud investigation, asset recovery, cross-border insolvency, and obtaining freezing and other interim measures in support of foreign proceedings.

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