Announcements

  • Monday, July 16, 2018
    Fragomen announces the election of eight new partners and the promotion of one of counsel. Sarah Anstey, partner (New York, NY) – Sarah practices exclusively in the area of corporate immigration law representing a diverse portfolio of clients. Sarah has significant experience advising corporate clients on pre-transaction and post-transaction...
  • Friday, July 27, 2018
    Burns & Levinson partner Joseph Maraia has been named co-chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property practice.   Maraia, who is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, will serve as co-chair of the Intellectual Property group with current co-chair Deborah Peckham. The group includes attorneys with expertise in life...
  • Tuesday, July 31, 2018
    Akin Gump is pleased to welcome a five-partner national class action litigation team: Seamus C. Duffy, Michael W. McTigue Jr., Meredith C. Slawe, Kathryn E. Deal and Michael J. Stortz have joined Akin Gump from Drinker Biddle & Reath, where they practiced together for more than a decade. Mr. Stortz will be resident in the firm’s San Francisco...
  • Friday, July 27, 2018
    Brake Parts Inc (BPI) has named Edward J. West as its vice president, general counsel and secretary. “We welcome Ed West to Brake Parts Inc and are pleased to have him on board as our vice president, general counsel and secretary. As his background shows, he brings more than legal expertise to his new position,” said Overbeeke. “Ed will...
  • Monday, July 23, 2018
    Citing its longstanding ties and deep commitment to Newark, McCarter & English has established a pro bono fellowship to assist Newark residents with their legal issues. The law firm, which established its headquarters in Newark in 1865 and has the largest of its nine offices there, is seeking applicants for the fellowship, which will be a full-time, one...
  • Monday, July 23, 2018
    Inez Markovich, who chaired the banking, lending and debt restructuring practices at her last two law firms, has joined McCarter & English as a partner in Philadelphia, where she is the third new partner to arrive in two months. Markovich is a member of the firm’s Bankruptcy & Restructuring practice group. Markovich is equally comfortable...
  • Tuesday, July 31, 2018
    Akin Gump lawyers and staff from offices across the firm participated in the firm’s inaugural community service day – “Akin Gump in Action” – this month. The initiative, which took place throughout the week of June 11, was held in partnership with the education nonprofit City Year. “Akin Gump in Action” aims to...
  • Thursday, June 21, 2018
    Nine McCarter & English attorneys, resident in six of the firm’s offices and seven of its practice groups, have been elevated to partnership. Attorneys from the Boston, Hartford, Newark, New York City, Wilmington and Washington, D.C. offices have become partners. The new partners practice in intellectual property, corporate, real estate,...
  • Monday, June 11, 2018
    EisnerAmper announced that David Sumner has joined the firm as a Director in the Financial Advisory Services Group. He will specialize in forensic investigations, third-party compliance and risk assessments, claims management and design of internal investigation processes. David, who holds the CPA and CFF designations, has more than 20 years of...
  • Monday, June 11, 2018
    EisnerAmper announced that Chip Niculae has joined the firm as a director in the International Tax Services Group, specializing in international taxation and cross-border transactions. Chip has more than 13 years of experience in inbound and outbound tax structuring, cross-border transactions, M&A, entity formation, global reorganizations, debt...
  • Friday, June 15, 2018
    McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC announced the addition of its Esports practice group. The group, chaired by McNees attorney Langdon Ramsburg, will be supported by 10 other practice groups within the firm. Esports, or competitive video gaming, is the result of a successful video gaming industry and involves professional gamers and oftentimes spectators. As...
  • Monday, June 11, 2018
    Christi Davis, an accomplished corporate lawyer who provided strategic guidance to leaders at one of the nation’s largest financial institutions, has joined McGuireWoods’ securities practice in Pittsburgh. Davis comes to the firm from The PNC Financial Group, Inc., where she was managing chief counsel and corporate secretary. She advised PNC...
  • Monday, June 11, 2018
    David Silvia, a former engineer who designed nuclear submarines before becoming an intellectual property lawyer, has joined McCarter & English as a partner, bringing his diverse IP practice to the firm and will be resident in the firm’s Stamford office. Silvia counsels clients nationally in prosecuting, defending and challenging patents, and...
  • Thursday, June 21, 2018
    Akin Gump announced that Jocelyn D. Tau has joined the firm as a tax partner in its Houston office. Ms. Tau has extensive experience working on matters pertaining to the taxation of master limited partnerships (MLPs), private equity transactions and structures, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations and capital market transactions, particularly...
  • Monday, June 11, 2018
    Sills Cummis & Gross announces Valerie A. Hamilton's installment as President of the Bankruptcy Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA).  Ms. Hamilton has been an officer of the NJSBA since 2014 and has served in various capacities, including most recently serving as the Bankruptcy Law Section’s Chair-Elect. In...
  • Friday, June 8, 2018
    The Association of Corporate Counsel announced it is promoting one of its own to become the organization’s new chief legal officer. Susanna McDonald, who has spent the majority of her legal career working for the ACC, began her role as the vice president and chief legal officer on June 1. McDonald takes over for Amar Sarwal who left the...
  • Friday, June 1, 2018
    DATE: THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2018 TIME: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM VENUE: MORTON'S STEAKHOUSE, 1050 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, PRIVATE DINING ROOM D, WASHINGTON, DC   Following the trend of recent years, 2018 is predicted to bring more cyber-attacks than ever. Brace yourself for imaginative variations of established scams, new forms of online theft, threats against...
  • Tuesday, May 29, 2018
    Jones Day announces that Dean Bachus has joined the Firm's Chicago Office as a partner in its Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice. Mr. Bachus focuses his practice on executive compensation and benefits matters, including tax planning and structuring compensation and benefit arrangements in domestic and international...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • Thursday, May 3, 2018
    Alexander Horn has joined McGuireWoods’ private equity industry team as a partner in Raleigh as the firm’s corporate practice continues growing in North Carolina’s vibrant Research Triangle region and enhances its highly ranked deal capabilities nationwide. Horn advises publicly traded business development companies (BDCs),...
  • Thursday, May 17, 2018
    Kristofor T. Henning, a commercial litigator with significant law firm and in-house litigation experience, has joined McCarter & English as a partner in the firm’s Center City office. Henning most recently was a vice president for litigation with Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Co., where he managed a team of in-house litigators. At McCarter, he will...
  • Tuesday, May 29, 2018
    Clifford Chance announced the latest developments in its Best Delivery strategy, the firm's drive to create the greatest value for clients through service delivery. The firm is expanding its Best Delivery infrastructure and capability across its network, embedding it more deeply into the firm's business. As a result, Clifford Chance will have Best...

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