Hirschler is pleased to announce the elevation of Richmond-based attorneys Alexandra (Allie) K. Casagrande and Jaime B. Wisegarver to partner, effective January 1, 2020. They join more than 50 partners across the firm's three offices in Richmond, Fredericksburg and Tysons.
“Allie and Jaime have demonstrated excellence in their respective legal practices and in their commitment client service,” said Courtney Paulk, president of Hirschler. “Their leadership, talent and vision provide a strong foundation for the firm’s future.”
Casagrande’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, as well as leveraged finance and capital markets transactions, including acquisition financing, recapitalizations and corporate diligence. She routinely advises private equity groups in both buy-side and sell-side transactions, founders in the sale of their family businesses, banks and borrowers in financing transactions, and a wide array of business owners in day-to-day corporate decision making. Casagrande has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Virginia Super Lawyers every year between 2016 and 2019.
Prior to joining the firm, she worked as a corporate associate at Proskauer Rose in New York City. Casagrande earned her undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University and law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
Wisegarver handles a variety of civil litigation matters, with an emphasis on cases arising out of real property disputes, including land use, zoning, tax assessment, and construction. She also routinely assists clients with complex business and employment matters, such as wage and hour law, restrictive covenants, and employment policies and agreements. Wisegarver was named a Rising Star by Virginia Super Lawyers in 2018 and 2019, and she was named among the “Legal Elite” by Virginia Business Magazine in 2018.
Prior to joining the firm, she served as a law clerk for the Honorable Frederick P. Stamp, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia. Wisegarver earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and law degree from the University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law.
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