Announcements

  • Monday, December 17, 2018
      Bloomberg Law and Lawyers Alliance for New York announced an agreement that provides Lawyers Alliance complimentary access to Bloomberg Law — an integrated online solution that incorporates practice tools, legal research and legal intelligence. Lawyers Alliance, the leading provider of business and transactional legal services for...
  • Tuesday, December 4, 2018
      The British Government announced the recipients of the 2019 Marshall Scholarships, the largest class in the scholarship program’s 65-year history. 48 outstanding undergraduate students from across the United States were selected, marking the third straight year in which the number of awards has grown and a 50 percent increase in scholarships...
  • Thursday, December 13, 2018
      McGuireWoods was named the most innovative firm in the business of law and ranked third overall in Financial Times’ 2018 North America Innovative Lawyers report. In addition, FT recognized the firm seven times in the following categories: Strategy and Changing Behaviors; Rule of Law and Access to Justice; Collaboration...
  • Thursday, December 27, 2018
      Barbara L. Hollenbach, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., has been elected Chair of the Board of Trustees of Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites for 2019. Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites brings history to life by educating the public about Bethlehem’s rich heritage; by preserving historic sites; and by collecting,...
  • Thursday, December 13, 2018
      QDiscovery has been selected as one among the elite group of companies that are recognized as the Top 10 Digital Forensics Solutions Providers 2018 by Enterprise Security Magazine. A distinguished panel of experts, professionals and technology leaders including board members of Enterprise Security Magazine has chosen and included QDiscovery in...
  • Thursday, December 13, 2018
      McGuireWoods’ fintech team earned a nationwide ranking in Chambers and Partners’ 2018 Fintech Guide, underscoring the firm’s growing position as counsel to many of the top emerging financial technology companies. Chambers lauded McGuireWoods’ strength “across transactional matters, venture capital investments and a...
  • Tuesday, December 4, 2018
      EisnerAmper managing director Deborah Friedland was acknowledged by the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) for “Mid-Sized Transaction of the Year.” She led a transaction team that worked on the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center, an Illinois-based hotel. The Chapter 11 reorganization plan included the successful restructuring...
  • Tuesday, December 18, 2018
        Jones Day has announced that the following 46 lawyers have been named to the Firm's partnership, effective January 1, 2019. "The promotion of these new partners reflects Jones Day's ongoing commitment to developing and advancing lawyers throughout the world who have achieved the highest levels of professional accomplishment...
  • Monday, December 17, 2018
      Courtney C. Shytle has joined McGuireWoods as a partner in the firm’s national products, environmental and mass torts litigation practice, bringing more than two decades of experience representing leading automakers and consumer goods manufacturers in high-profile cases. As trial counsel to some of America’s largest carmakers, she...
  • Tuesday, December 18, 2018
      Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announced that Joseph Pari has joined the Firm as a partner and Co-Chair of Weil’s global Tax Department, and is based in the Firm’s Washington, D.C., and New York offices. Mr. Pari joins Weil from KPMG LLP, where he was the National Principal-in-Charge of Washington National Tax. His practice...
  • Tuesday, December 18, 2018
      Akin Gump is pleased to announce the election of 11 new partners, effective January 1, 2019. The 11 individuals (and their respective office locations) are Aimee M. Adler (New York), Stephen M. Boone Jr. (Houston), Anne E. Borkovic (Washington, D.C.), Jesse M. Brush (New York), Christopher Erik Centrich...
  • Monday, December 24, 2018
      AbbVie, a research-based biopharmaceutical company, announced a new Executive Leadership Team structure designed to streamline its organizational structure and support its long-term growth strategy. Effective immediately, the new Team will consist of the following individuals, all of whom report to AbbVie Chairman and Chief Executive...
  • Friday, December 7, 2018
      EisnerAmper LLP is pleased to announce that approximately 90 Staff I’s recently attended several days of training and orientation at the firm’s Metro Park facility in Iselin, NJ. This group of nearly 90 new staff came together from EisnerAmper’s offices across the U.S. and represented the largest start class in the firm’s...
  • Thursday, December 20, 2018
      Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati announced that Allison J. Bender has joined the firm's privacy and cybersecurity practice as Of Counsel in the Washington, D.C., office. From 2006 to 2015, Bender was an attorney at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in the Office of the General Counsel, where she advised on...
  • Friday, December 28, 2018
      Barnes & Thornburg has added new ethics, healthcare, intellectual property and litigation attorneys to its Atlanta, Chicago, Fort Wayne and Indianapolis offices. Andrew J. Erickson is a staff attorney in our Chicago office who leverages knowledge gained from working in the medical field, along with his legal background, to bring added...
  • Monday, December 31, 2018
      Platinum Equity announced the hiring of Kris Agarwal as the firm’s General Counsel. Mr. Agarwal recently joined the firm and oversees Platinum Equity’s legal department, legal support for Platinum Equity’s fund and investor relations, and legal affairs for the firm’s portfolio companies. Mr. Agarwal succeeds Eva Kalawski, who...
  • Monday, November 19, 2018
      Zapproved LLC announced the addition of David P. Smith ​as Chief Technology Officer ​and Chief Information Security Officer, Tom Pickett as Chief Financial Officer, and Susy Dunn ​​as Chief People Officer. The executives join Zapproved’s rapidly scaling organization to assist in driving the company’s product and infrastructure...
  • Friday, November 9, 2018
      Lawyers Alliance for New York 2018 Cornerstone Award Winners (Back row, left to right) Junaid H. Chida of Institutional Honoree O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Chirag K. Dedania, Latham & Watkins LLP; Richard Horowitz, Dechert LLP; Irah Donner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP; Marc Kushner, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP; Grace Ang, UBS;...
  • Thursday, November 15, 2018
      Winston & Strawn partner receives ADL Schoenbrun Jurisprudence Award, Obelisk Juror’s Award on back-to-back days Prominent Texas litigator Steve Stodghill, partner in the Dallas office of Winston & Strawn, was honored with two prestigious awards this month. On November 15 he was presented with the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL)...
  • Wednesday, November 21, 2018
      Little League® International officially announced the promotion of Karl Eckweiler, Little League Chief Legal Counsel, to Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer. The promotion comes as part of an overall change to the executive leadership structure of Little League International, making Mr. Eckweiler one of five chief...
  • Friday, November 30, 2018
      FTI Consulting, Inc. announced the appointment of David Williamsas a Managing Director in the Global Risk & Investigations Practice (“GRIP”) within the firm’s Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment. Based in New York, Mr. Williams has 25 years of financial investigative and litigation...
  • Tuesday, November 20, 2018
      The new partners and counsel are based in the firm's Frankfurt, London, New York and Silicon Valley offices. Partners James Bromley, Private Funds (London) Jessica Falk, Complex Commercial Litigation (New York) Ludger Kempf, Tax (Frankfurt) Cassie Kimmelman, Private Funds (New York) Shawn Kodes, Structured Finance (New York) Justin Lee, Banking...
  • Friday, November 30, 2018
      Gilbert Dickey, a recent law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, has joined McGuireWoods’ nationally recognized appellate practice in Washington, D.C. He is one of seven former Supreme Court law clerks in the firm’s litigation practices. Dickey clerked for Thomas during the court’s 2017-2018 term. Before that, he...
  • Monday, November 19, 2018
      On October 17, 2018, Pro Bono Partnership (the Partnership) celebrated its 21st Anniversary Gala at a sold-out event at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City, raising more than $1.8 million for its programs. Thanks to the generous contributions of Gala honorees and more than 700 supporters including volunteer lawyers, law firm and corporate...
  • Monday, November 12, 2018
      EisnerAmper announced that it has launched a Qualified Opportunity Funds (QOF) full-service offering for investors, real estate developers and fund sponsors. As part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, QOFs provide significant tax and economic benefits for investors in targeted communities (zones) in...

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