PHILADELPHIA, PA – Kleinbard, a Philadelphia-based law firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Aylin Daldal, Ashleigh Taylor and Samantha Zimmer as Associates. Daldal and Taylor join the Firm’s Business and Finance Department and Zimmer joins the Litigation Department.

“We’re very excited to welcome Aylin, Ashleigh and Samantha to the firm during a period of very significant growth,” said Michael Frattone, Managing Partner at Kleinbard. “The firm has been strategically expanding to fit the evolving needs of clients and we’re confident they will be tremendous additions to our high-caliber roster of attorneys.”

Prior to joining Kleinbard, Daldal was a M&A and Securities Associate with Schulte, Roth & Zabel LLP in New York. She also previously served as a Law Clerk at Drinker, Biddle & Reath LLP and a Judicial Intern in Eastern District of Pennsylvania Court. She earned her B.A. from University of Pennsylvania and her J.D. from University of Michigan Law School.

Ashleigh Taylor previously served as a Private Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Associate with Sidley Austin LLP in Boston and a Corporate Associate with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York. She was also a Judicial Intern to Judge Mary F. Walrath in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. She earned her B.A. from University of Pennsylvania and her J.D. from University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.

Prior to her current role at Kleinbard, Zimmer served as a Judicial Law Clerk to Judge Renée Cohn Jubelirer on the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court and while in law school, she interned for Justice David Wecht on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. She earned her B.A. from Pennsylvania State University and her J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law.

The announcement comes on the heels of several years of expansion for Kleinbard. Over the last three years, the firm has welcomed 14 new attorneys and moved into a new office at Three Logan Square. Most recently, Kleinbard announced the addition of William Hussey and Franca Tavella as Partner and Associate in the Business and Finance Department.

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Founded in 1939, Kleinbard is a respected Philadelphia-based law firm that provides sophisticated legal representation. Offering a range of legal services including business and finance, real estate, labor and employment, government relations, political law, intellectual property, litigation, trusts and estates, and taxation, Kleinbard works with companies looking for greater agility, intimate knowledge of their business, and exceptional client service. Kleinbard attorneys take a collaborative and relationship-first approach, functioning as both counselor and trusted adviser for closely-held businesses, public companies, financial institutions, governmental and quasi-governmental agencies, schools and universities, nonprofits, and individuals. For more information, please visit