Announcements

  • Friday, December 22, 2017
    Akin Gump announced that Courtney S. York has joined the firm as a partner in its corporate practice in Dallas. Ms. York, previously a partner at Baker Botts, is a seasoned M&A practitioner with a strong industry focus in the telecommunications, media and technology (TMT) industries.   “Courtney is a truly talented transactional lawyer. Given...
  • Tuesday, December 5, 2017
    McGuireWoods has appointed Hamid Namazie, a highly regarded banking and finance lawyer, as office managing partner in charge of the firm’s downtown Los Angeles office.   Namazie assumed his duties on Dec. 4, succeeding nationally prominent litigator Gregory Evans. Evans founded McGuireWoods’ downtown Los Angeles office when his...
  • Thursday, December 28, 2017
    Member attorney Jennifer E. Will has been named co-chair of the Labor & Employment practice group at McNees Wallace & Nurick, the firm announced on Nov. 1. Will succeeds Brian Jackson as co-chair of the Labor & Employment Group, joining attorney Eric Athey in the role. “Jennifer has exceptional experience and is focused on providing top...
  • Thursday, December 28, 2017
    Sills Cummis & Gross is pleased to announce the addition of Debbie Kramer Gregg to the Firm. Ms. Gregg joins the Sills Cummis & Gross Real Estate Department after serving as General Counsel for multi-state real estate developers for 25 years, which gives her a unique understanding of the business as well as legal issues inherent in real estate...
  • Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    Thomas Lansen, a highly regarded real estate finance lawyer who assists clients in closing loans that are sold on the secondary market, has joined McGuireWoods’ global real estate practice as a partner in New York.     Institutional lenders seek out Lansen to close real estate loans that are pooled and sold as commercial mortgage-backed...
  • Thursday, December 28, 2017
    McNees Wallace & Nurick, LLC member Donna L. Kreiser recently received the 6th Annual Leading Woman Award from Ladies First, the Mid-Atlantic Women’s Public Finance Forum, during its Annual Meeting held November 2nd in Philadelphia, Pa. The Leading Woman Award was presented to her for lifetime achievement in public finance and for promoting the...
  • Thursday, December 28, 2017
    Fish & Richardson announced that Kristine McKinney, the firm’s Chief Professional Development Officer, has received the 2018 Diversity Leader Award from Profiles in Diversity Journal. The award recognizes the individuals and companies that “view challenges and opportunities through the lens of diversity and inclusion, as a means to achieving...
  • Thursday, December 28, 2017
    McNees Wallace & Nurick, LLC welcomes Stephen C. Sobotta as its new Director of Information Technology.  Steve will provide leadership for the continued development of an innovative, agile, and secure information technology environment throughout the firm. Steve brings executive-level management experience and strong skills in strategic leadership...
  • Friday, December 22, 2017
    FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN) today announced the appointment of Peter Glanville as a Senior Managing Director and Graham Davies as a Managing Director in the Company’s Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment in Hong Kong, enhancing its risk, investigations and disputes offerings in Asia.   “Peter and Graham add unparalleled strength...
  • Thursday, December 28, 2017
    Fish & Richardson today announced that Brian M. Gaff has joined the firm’s Boston office as a principal in its Litigation Group, where he will continue to focus his practice on complex patent litigation. Previously, Mr. Gaff was a partner at McDermott Will & Emery.    Over the past 18 years, Mr. Gaff has handled a broad range of high...
  • Monday, December 4, 2017
    McGuireWoods’ Board of Partners has elected Jonathan P. Harmon to succeed Richard Cullen as McGuireWoods’ chairman. In addition, the board appointed J. Tracy Walker IV to follow Thomas E. Cabaniss as the firm’s managing partner. Harmon and Walker assumed their new duties today, the culmination of a long-...
  • Thursday, December 28, 2017
    McGuireWoods has selected 21 lawyers for partnership effective Jan. 1, 2018 — its largest-ever class of new partners. The 2018 class spans nine of the firm’s U.S. offices and McGuireWoods London, and includes lawyers in 13 litigation and corporate practice areas. “This class of new partners reflects the tremendous depth of...
  • Friday, December 22, 2017
    Clifford Chance announced that partners Joshua Berman and Glen Donath and counsel Joshua Fitzhugh have joined its Americas Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice. They will be resident in the Firm's Washington, DC office. Berman joins Clifford Chance from the United States Department of Commerce, where he served as Deputy General Counsel and...
  • Friday, December 22, 2017
    FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN) announced that C. Paul Wazzan, Ph.D. has joined the firm’s Dispute Advisory Services practice within its Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment as a Senior Managing Director.   Dr. Wazzan, who will be based in FTI Consulting’s Century City office in Los Angeles, will focus on providing financial,...
  • Wednesday, December 13, 2017
    Emily P. Gordy, who managed enforcement operations at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and served as chief regulatory counsel for the nation’s largest independent broker-dealer, has joined McGuireWoods’ commercial litigation practice as a partner in Washington, D.C.   Gordy counsels broker-dealer and investment adviser clients,...
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    FTI Consulting, Inc. announced the appointment of new global leadership for the firm’s Forensic & Litigation Consulting and Strategic Communications segments, effective January 1, 2018. Paul Ficca, who previously served as Global Leader of the Construction Solutions practice within the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment, has been named...
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    Fish & Richardson announced that Jayme Partridge has joined the firm’s Houston office as a principal in its Litigation Group, where she will continue to focus her practice on complex intellectual property litigation. Previously, Partridge was a partner at Patterson + Sheridan. She also spent two years as in-house litigation counsel for...
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    Sills Cummis & Gross is pleased to announce that Steven M. Gellerstein, Lucas F. Hammonds and Vincent R. Lodato were named Of Counsel to the Firm. Steven M. Gellerstein practices in the areas of commercial real estate and business law. His commercial real estate practice covers the acquisition, sale and financing of real property. He has extensive...
  • Monday, November 27, 2017
    Bridgewater-based law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., led a charitable initiative this year to support active duty military and veterans. The firm hosted fundraisers and collection drives throughout the year to benefit multiple charities including Pets for Patriots, Your Grateful Nation, United War Veterans Council, Operation Gratitude, and...
  • Monday, November 27, 2017
    Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions named Scott Fuller of Applied Materials and Tariq Abdullah of Walmart as the honorees of its first ever Legal Innovator Awards. The awards, which recognize forward-thinking individuals within corporate legal and claims departments who have transformed and enhanced their organizations’ legal operations, were...
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    In October, Fragomen sent a contingent of fifteen professionals—13 attorneys (seven of whom are partners) and two paralegals—to provide pro bono legal services for a full week at the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas. This facility serves as a detention center for immigrant families (women and children), mostly...
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) announced Evan Wolfson as the honoree of the 2017 Paula L. Ettelbrick Award, which celebrates unparalleled achievement by an individual or an organization in advancing lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender attorneys. The award is named for the late Paula L. Ettelbrick, whose work of organizations like...
  • Tuesday, November 28, 2017
    AlixPartners, the global consulting firm, announced the appointment of John Riley as a managing director in the firm’s Financial Advisory Services practice. He will work from AlixPartners’ Washington, D.C. office.   With more than 30 years of experience in his field, John is a leading expert in advising public companies on complex...
  • Monday, November 27, 2017
    QDiscovery, a leader in eDiscovery and digital forensic solutions and services, announced that the company’s QMobile Insight solution has been awarded Relativity’s 2017 Innovation Award in the category of Best Innovation: Community Choice. QMobile Insight offers a new approach to easily integrate mobile data into Relativity, allowing...
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    James P. DeAngelo of McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC, was awarded Jeffrey A. Ernico Award for his pro bono work from the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA). DeAngelo received the award at the September 27 annual fall membership meeting of the Dauphin County Bar Association. The Ernico Award celebrates the pro bono accomplishments of Harrisburg attorney...

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