Tandem Announces New Team Members

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tandem LLC, a boutique law and business advisory firm that provides full-service corporate representation and business advice to fast-growing entrepreneurial companies, today announced that Rebecca S. Brown and Lauren D. Laitin have joined the firm, practicing from its Washington, D.C headquarters. Both join Tandem from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.

At Tandem, Ms. Brown will focus primarily on corporate and tax law, while Ms. Laitin will counsel clients on both tax controversy and general litigation matters. In addition to serving clients on these issues, both attorneys will also assume the role of outside general counsel for select growth companies, providing full legal support in close collaboration with the client's management team to ensure alignment with the company's business strategy and growth plans.

"We are delighted to welcome Lauren and Rebecca to Tandem. They bring expertise that entrepreneurs are looking for," remarked Mike McDevitt, CEO of Tandem Legal Group. "We are certain that they will help our clients expand their businesses with confidence. At Tandem, we have built a culture that combines top tier legal talent, a passion for growth companies and a spirit of innovation to ensure that both our clients and our team succeed. We are proud to have the right team in place to offer young, fast-growing entrepreneurial companies this access to top legal talent who are motivated and excited by their clients' success."

"I look forward to applying my corporate and transactional tax experience to helping growing businesses succeed," commented Ms. Brown. "I'm excited to do that side by side with the talented and creative team of attorneys and business advisors at Tandem."

While at Skadden, Ms. Brown represented clients on a wide range of domestic and international tax matters, with particular emphasis on tax issues related to mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, cross border tax planning and corporate restructurings. Ms. Brown received her B.A from Tufts University, her J.D. from University of Virginia School of Law, and her LL.M. from New York University School of Law.

"I am thrilled to be joining Tandem, where I can help shape a new, dynamic outlet for legal and business endeavors. My goal is to support companies so they can focus on growing their businesses, while we resolve the wide range of legal issues that they face," commented Ms. Laitin.

Prior to joining Tandem, Ms. Laitin focused on large corporate clients with tax controversy and tax litigation matters, representing clients in various stages of the administrative process with the Internal Revenue Service, including audit, appeals, and settlement procedures. She also participated in complex tax litigation matters before the United States Tax Court and United States District Courts. Before Skadden, Lauren spent several years working for the federal government as an intelligence analyst. She received a B.A. from Columbia University, a Master in Public Administration from George Washington University, and her J.D. from American University's Washington School of Law.

About Tandem LLC

Tandem LLC (http://tndm.com/) is a boutique law and business advisory firm that has created a new and unique solution to drive and accelerate client growth. Tandem's team of experienced attorneys and business experts partner with innovative, high-growth, entrepreneurial companies to provide legal and business advisory services to fuel business strategy execution and growth.

CONTACT: Media Contact: Tandem LLC Elizabeth Hyland Elizabeth.Hyland@icrinc.com 646-277-1252Source:Tandem Legal Group