Announcements

  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    Jones Day announced that Ate van IJlzinga Veenstra and Quirine Eenhorst, two lawyers with deep experience in fund structuring, are joining the global law firm in Amsterdam as partners in the Firm's Private Equity Practice. Mr. Van IJlzinga Veenstra and Ms. Eenhorst are joined by their fund structuring and fund services team consisting of...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP added three lateral partners in the United States: Capital Markets partner Michael Hickey, Restructuring partner Ryan Preston Dahl, and Private Equity partner Matthew Stewart. Mr. Hickey joined Weil’s New York office from Goldman Sachs, where he was a Managing Director, Associate General Counsel and Head of the Leveraged...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    Jones Day announced that state lawyer Javier Moya has joined the Firm's Madrid Office as Of Counsel in its global Government Regulation Practice. Mr. Moya has deep experience advising public and private companies in their interactions and relations with numerous governmental administrative entities. His work on behalf of clients...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    EisnerAmper LLP announced that Jeffrey Buchakjian, a partner and forensic accounting specialist in the firm’s Financial Advisory Services Group, was appointed Chair of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) Credential Committee. In this position, Buchakjian will use his expertise from...
  • Monday, March 5, 2018
    Clifford Chance announced that David DiBari and Connie Heng have joined the Firm's global leadership team and that Chris Davies has been reappointed as the global head of the Firm's Tax, Pensions and Employment ("TPE") practice for a second term.   David is the regional practice area leader for Litigation & Dispute Resolution in...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    AccessData Group, a leading provider of integrated digital forensics and e-discovery software, today announced the appointment of Rafik Hajem as Vice President of Sales for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.   Hajem is a highly regarded veteran of the digital forensics and e-discovery software industries. For nearly five years, he has...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    Akin Gump announced that W. Robert Shearer has joined the firm as a partner in its energy practice in Houston. Mr. Shearer focuses on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and capital markets transactions for energy, oil field services, manufacturing and technology clients. Among his recent transactions, Mr. Shearer represented...
  • Monday, March 12, 2018
    McGlinchey Stafford PLLC announced Brian S. McGrath has been selected to participate in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s (LCLD) 2018 Fellows Program, which aims to identify, train and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession.   McGrath is a Member in McGlinchey Stafford’s New York City office...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    Akin Gump announced that Mark A. Aitken II, the former director of government relations at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), has joined the firm as a senior policy advisor in its communications practice. At Akin Gump, Mr. Aitken will advise clients on regulatory and policy matters pertaining to autonomous vehicles. Mr....
  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018
    Akin Gump announced that Julian Nichol will be joining the firm in London as a partner in its global project finance practice. Mr. Nichol, who focuses on project finance and transactional energy and natural resources matters, comes to Akin Gump from Bracewell in London, where he headed the EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) power group and co-headed...
  • Thursday, March 22, 2018
      CLICK HERE TO REGISTER    This conference will cover major developments impacting the insurance loss environment and is a must-attend event for any professional or business person concerned with his/her company's insurance investment. REGISTRATION: 8:30 am - 9:00 am CONFERENCE: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm  NETWORKING LUNCHEON:...
  • Friday, March 16, 2018
    Kurt M. Denk has joined the City Bar Justice Center as Pro Bono Counsel. Denk comes to CBJC from Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, where he practiced general civil and complex commercial litigation and maintained an active pro bono docket on behalf of diverse clients and causes. He received a 2017 Jeremy G. Epstein Award from the City Bar Justice...
  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018
    McGuireWoods deputy managing partner Joanne Katsantonis will be honored as an MCCA Rainmaker by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, the premier diversity and inclusion organization for the legal profession.  Katsantonis is a global rainmaker who serves as lead counsel to companies in multibillion-dollar mergers and...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    Anderson Kill is pleased to announce that Dona S. Kahn, a veteran employment law litigator, has returned to the firm in an of counsel capacity. Ms. Kahn will practice in the firm's New York office as member of the Employment and Labor Law Group. Ms. Kahn has tried more than 30 employment jury trials in courts nationwide, including numerous cases before...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    New Jersey Supreme Court Chief Justice Stuart Rabner announced the formation of the Working Group on Ethical Issues Involving Metadata in Electronic Documents, a new Supreme Court Committee to examine ethical issues regarding metadata. Chief Justice Rabner named McCarter’s Sheri Pastor to serve on the group as one of its original members. Among other...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    Jones Day announced that former Assistant United States Attorney James Kitchen is joining the Firm's Investigations & White Collar Defense Practice as of counsel. Mr. Kitchen will be based in the Firm's Pittsburgh Office. While serving as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, Mr. Kitchen was named...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    DiscoverReady®, a leading information intelligence solution provider specializing in legal, compliance and governance, announced the expansion of its global footprint and Data Liaison Services to help multinational corporations and law firms better meet growing regulatory obligations in data privacy, information governance and legal discovery....
  • Friday, February 16, 2018
    The Pro Bono Partnership (the Partnership) Board of Directors announced that it has appointed Nancy Eberhardt, Esq. as the organization’s Executive Director. Eberhardt started her tenure at the Partnership in 2003 as a staff attorney, and served as the New Jersey Program Director since 2005. “Nancy brings a wealth of knowledge and talent to...
  • Wednesday, February 28, 2018
    Eastern Bank announced that Kathleen C. Henry, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, and Steven L. Antonakes, Director of Enterprise Risk Management, have been promoted to Executive Vice President and appointed to its Management Committee.   “Although relatively recent additions to our management team, both Kathy and Steve have had a...
  • Friday, February 16, 2018
    Clifford Chance announced that Hugo Triaca has joined the Firm's Capital Markets and Latin America practices as a partner in New York. Triaca joins from Skadden, where he represented companies and investment banks in a variety of public and private corporate finance transactions in the United States and Latin America. Triaca's experience includes...
  • Thursday, February 22, 2018
    Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation and Peapack-Gladstone Bank announce the appointment of Todd M. Poland as Executive Vice President, General Counsel at Peapack-Gladstone Bank. Working out of the Bank’s Headquarters in Bedminster, New Jersey, Mr. Poland is responsible for overseeing all legal affairs of the Company in addition to...
  • Wednesday, January 3, 2018
    McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC Attorney Shawn K. Leppo will succeed Bruce Wolstoncroft as Co-Chair of the Intellectual Property Group effective January 1, 2018 joining Michael Doctrow in that role.   “As we transition to our next generation of firm leaders, Shawn’s intense dedication and extensive experience will enhance our Client service...
  • Wednesday, January 10, 2018
    Joseph J. Reilly, an accomplished regulatory and enforcement lawyer and principal author of the definitive guide to navigating the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s mortgage origination rules, has joined McGuireWoods’ financial services litigation practice in Washington.   Reilly represents clients in regulatory and enforcement...
  • Thursday, January 11, 2018
    William C. Seligman has joined McGuireWoods’ global real estate practice as senior counsel in the firm’s Century City office, bringing more than 25 years of experience representing lenders and investors in all aspects of the commercial real estate process. His arrival continues the firm’s recent expansion of its real estate finance...
  • Wednesday, January 10, 2018
    Fragomen, the world’s leading provider of immigration services worldwide and a member of both the Am Law 100 and the Am Law Global 100, announces the retirement of three Partners from the Firm.   Patrick Quane has been with the Firm, based in New York, for more than 40 years. He became a Partner in 1977. Patrick conceived and headed up a...

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