Van Hilderbrand, Jr. and Six Associates Join Miles & Stockbridge


Date: 04 / 20 / 17

Type: Press Release

Miles & Stockbridge P.C. is pleased to announce that Van P. Hilderbrand, Jr. has joined the firm as counsel in our Products Liability and Mass Torts Practice Group in Washington, D.C.

Hilderbrand focuses his practice on environmental law, including regulatory compliance issues, environmental litigation, and advising on the environmental aspects of business and real estate transactions.

Most recently an associate with Sullivan & Worcester LLP in Washington, D.C., he worked earlier in his career as a financial analyst and corporate auditor in General Electric's energy products and service business. An honors graduate of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Hilderbrand earned his bachelor's degree with honors from Clemson University.

Two associates have also joined the firm's Corporate and Securities Practice Group.

Christopher S. Denny

Christopher S. Denny joined as an associate in Rockville, where he is part of the Government Contracts Group. He most recently worked as corporate counsel for Clark Construction Group in Bethesda. Denny earned his J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 2013. During law school, he served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Robert Young Jr. of the Michigan Supreme Court. He earned a bachelor of arts from Michigan State University in East Lansing in 2008.

Vivian Duker

Vivian Duker joined as an associate in Baltimore. Most recently she worked as a legal consultant in Accra, Ghana. She previously served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Robert M. Bell of the Court of Appeals of Maryland. A 2011 graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law, she earned a bachelor of arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2008.

Following their admission to the Maryland bar, four employees of the firm became associates in our Baltimore office:

Caitlin D. McAtee

Caitlin D. McAtee is an associate in the Real Estate and Transaction Finance Practice Group. Before joining Miles & Stockbridge, she worked with another law firm in Baltimore. A 2016 graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law, she earned her bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College in 2010.

Sarah C. Miller

Sarah C. Miller is an associate in the Corporate and Securities Practice Group and the Government Contracts practice within it. A 2016 graduate of the University of VIrginia School of Law, she earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia with highest distinction in 2013. Miller worked as a summer associate at the firm in 2014 and 2015.

Lindsay C. Sfekas

Lindsay C. Sfekas is an associate in the Labor, Employment, Benefits & Immigration Practice Group. An honors graduate of William & Mary Law School in 2016, she earned her bachelor’s degree magna cum laude from Bucknell University in 2011. She worked as a summer associate at the firm in 2015.

Nicole K. Whitecar

Nicole K. Whitecar is an associate in the Labor, Employment, Benefits & Immigration Practice Group. Before joining Miles & Stockbridge, Whitecar was a math teacher and manager of teacher leadership development for Teach for America. A 2016 graduate of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, she earned her bachelor’s degree magna cum laude from Washington and Lee University in 2007.

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