Announcements

  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    Amy Morrissey Turk has rejoined McGuireWoods as a partner in the firm’s Labor & Employment Department after 11 years at Dollar Tree Inc., a Fortune 150 discount variety retailer.   Turk returns to the firm’s Norfolk office, where she practiced before joining Dollar Tree’s legal department in 2007. As assistant...
  • Tuesday, May 8, 2018
    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER   If terms like blockchain, Bitcoin, Ethereum, ICOs, utility tokens, transaction blocks, consensus, smart contracts, hashing, mining, and forks mean nothing to you, beware! These terms are the building blocks of a technological revolution in the making. And the revolution is taking place closer to lawyers than it seems....
  • Thursday, May 17, 2018
    The Voice of the Defense Bar has awarded $10,000 scholarships to Jeffery Edward Carr at Cleveland Marshall School of Law and Subeida Peralta at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law as part of its annual Law Student Diversity Scholarship Program. The scholarships are open to rising (2016–17) second- and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian...
  • Thursday, May 10, 2018
    EisnerAmper announced that Gerard O’Beirne, partner and CPA, has been named the leader of the firm’s International Tax Services Group, specializing in international taxation, advisory and compliance services, publicly traded and closely held businesses, and high-net-worth individuals. Gerard has more than 25 years of experience with both...
  • Friday, May 25, 2018
    McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC attorney Paul Morcom is the new Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Tax Law Section. Paul, a member of the McNees Sales and Local Tax Practice Group, will serve a two-year term.  The Pennsylvania Bar Association is a volunteer association and is made up of lawyers and law students in Pennsylvania. As a...
  • Tuesday, May 29, 2018
    Jones Day announced that Kaarli H. Eichhorn has joined the Firm's Antitrust & Competition Law Practice as a partner and will be based in its Brussels Office. Mr. Eichhorn arrives at Jones Day from General Electric ("GE"), where he was Global Executive Counsel – Competition Law & Policy for ten years. He...
  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    The New York City Bar Association has announced the results of its annual election to fill its leadership positions:   Roger Juan Maldonado has been elected the 68th President of the City Bar. He is a partner at the law firm of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, and was most recently Chair of the City Bar’s Task Force on Puerto Rico. He has...
  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    Akin Gump announced that Brendan M. Dunn, formerly policy advisor and counsel to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), will join Akin Gump as a partner in its public law and policy practice. Mr. Dunn, who served as chief advisor to Majority Leader McConnell and the Senate GOP leadership on tax, trade, financial services and pension matters before...
  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    The New York City Bar Association will present its 2018 Diversity & Inclusion Champion Awards at its Diversity and Inclusion Celebration Dinner on June 27th to Sheila Kearney Davidson, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and General Counsel, New York Life Insurance Company; John Mbiti, Director & Counsel, Credit...
  • Tuesday, May 29, 2018
    Jones Day continues to expand its Global Disputes Practice in Europe with the arrival of litigation and arbitration lawyer Elie Kleiman to the Firm's Paris Office. Mr. Kleiman, who has worked extensively during recent years on international arbitration matters, joins Jones Day as a partner in the Global Disputes Practice. Recognized as...
  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    Akin Gump announced that Christopher S. Spicer has been named head of its entertainment and media practice. Mr. Spicer is resident in the firm’s Los Angeles office and succeeds partner P. John Burke in the role as head of the practice. With a practice focused on media and entertainment finance, Mr. Spicer represents financial...
  • Tuesday, May 29, 2018
    Technology Concepts & Design, Inc. (TCDI), a pioneer in legal technology, has announced David Mattera as its new Senior Director of Litigation Services, based in New York City. David brings 22 years of experience and sales expertise to TCDI and will be focused on the company’s expansion into new markets and supporting its growing customer base in...
  • Wednesday, May 23, 2018
    Donald J. Schneider joins AlixPartners as its Chief People Officer, a new position at the firm. In this role, Don will lead AlixPartners’ global people functions, including recruitment, compensation, and talent management and development. He will be based in the New York office, serve on the firm’s Management Committee, and will report to...
  • Thursday, May 24, 2018
      CLICK HERE TO REGISTER   Founders shed plenty of blood, sweat, and tears starting a business. Once that company hits a revenue threshold of about $250M, having an effective board becomes a key asset to ensuring long-term success. We are increasingly seeing clear links between good governance and robust financial performance over the medium to...
  • Friday, April 6, 2018
    McCarter & English announced the following changes in leadership: Cynthia Keliher and Simone Wilson-Brito will serve as co-chairs of the Real Estate Practice Group Amy Haberman will lead the Labor & Employment Practice Group Moy Ogilvie will serve as the Hartford Office Managing Partner “Cynthia, Simone, Amy and Moy...
  • Monday, April 30, 2018
    McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC attorney Bob Weishaar will speak at the Industrial Energy Consumers of America’s biannual meeting being held May 1-2, 2018 at the Le Meridien Arlington in Arlington, Virginia.   Bob will speak on May 1 about developments within the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), which is an independent agency that...
  • Friday, April 6, 2018
    Jones Day announced that Frank Bayuk has joined the Firm’s Atlanta Office as a partner in its Business & Tort Litigation Practice. An experienced trial lawyer, Mr. Bayuk defends U.S. and multinational companies in high-exposure product liability and mass tort lawsuits. His experience covers class action and multi-district litigation...
  • Friday, April 6, 2018
    Jones Day announced that Justin Huff has joined the Firm’s Washington Office as of counsel in its Government Regulation Practice. Mr. Huff arrives from the United States Department of the Treasury, Office of Investment Security, where he most recently served as a deputy director. In this capacity he assisted in the coordination of the...
  • Friday, April 6, 2018
    Jones Day announced that M&A lawyer Ton Schutte will join the Firm as a partner in its Amsterdam Office.   Mr. Schutte’s practice includes M&A advisory, private equity matters, and general corporate law. He has extensive experience in negotiating, structuring, and closing cross-border transactions for Dutch...
  • Friday, April 6, 2018
    California Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. has appointed Jones Day partner Truc Do as a judge in the San Diego County Superior Court. "We are tremendously proud of Truc for this well-deserved honor," said Chris Lovrien, Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day's California Region. "She has experience as both a prosecutor and a defense...
  • Friday, April 6, 2018
    McGuireWoods partner Charles D. “Skip” Fox IV is the new president of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), the nation’s premier association of trust and estate lawyers – the third McGuireWoods lawyer to hold the post in the past 15 years. Fox began his one-year term on March 11 at the annual...
  • Friday, April 20, 2018
    EisnerAmper LLP partners Charles Weinstein, CEO; Nicholas Tsafos, Financial Services Industry Growth Leader and Chairman of the Board of EisnerAmper Global; and Peter Cogan, Co-Chair of the firm’s Financial Services Industry Practice; joined their host Saw Meng Tee, Managing Partner of EisnerAmper Singapore, to celebrate the...
  • Friday, April 20, 2018
        CLICK HERE TO REGISTER   For years, courts have provided guidance on the definitions of sexual harassment and sexually hostile work environment, and on the defenses available to employers. We will provide an overview of what constitutes sexual harassment according to legislation, EEOC guidelines and case law.   In the current surge...
  • Monday, April 16, 2018
    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that Jon Arena has been named vice president and chief counsel of HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding division. He will succeed Jim Gildea, who retired on April 1.   Arena will be a key member of the law department’s leadership team, reporting directly to Kellye Walker, executive vice president and chief...
  • Monday, April 30, 2018
    Eric Huang, a transactional attorney and litigator with an international focus, has joined Anderson Kill's Corporate and Securities Group as an attorney. He will practice in the firm's New York headquarters.   Mr. Huang, who comes to Anderson Kill from a firm based in Charlotte, N.C., has experience working in law firms in China as well as in...

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