Announcements

  • Thursday, November 15, 2018
      On November 15, 2018, Steve Stodghill will be honored with The Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) Larry Schoenbrun Award. This award is presented annually by the North Texas/Oklahoma Regional Office of ADL to a legal professional for outstanding leadership, exemplary contributions to the legal community, and a commitment to the ideals of the...
  • Monday, November 12, 2018
      The Human Trafficking Legal Center's board of directors recently named McGuireWoods “Litigation Firm of the Year” for its pro bono work securing the largest known single-plaintiff trafficking award in U.S. history. The firm was honored during the center’s second annual On My Side Awards reception in Washington, D.C.   A...
  • Thursday, November 15, 2018
      McGuireWoods elected 17 new partners effective Jan. 1, 2019. The new class spans eight of the firm’s offices and a dozen litigation and corporate practice areas. “We are proud to welcome these talented and accomplished lawyers into the partnership,” said J. Tracy Walker IV, McGuireWoods’ managing partner....
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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;...
  • 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, October 26, 2018
      Lana A. Olson of Birmingham, Alabama was elected Secretary-Treasurer of DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar at the organization’s annual meeting in San Francisco. Established in 1960, DRI is the largest organization in the country to exclusively represent defense bar attorneys. As secretary-treasurer, Olson is a member of DRI’s Executive...
  • Monday, October 29, 2018
      McGuireWoods’ Carter Arey and Angela Zimmern received the 2018 Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award, a lifetime achievement honor presented by the Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy, the Council for Children’s Rights and Legal Aid of North Carolina. The two senior counsel received the honor Oct. 23 during the...
  • Thursday, October 4, 2018
    Barnes & Thornburg LLP has added Ryan J. Barncastle as a partner in the Corporate Department in Los Angeles. Previously, Barncastle was a partner at Raines Feldman LLP.  Barncastle represents sophisticated businesses, real estate companies, family offices, entrepreneurs and investors in complex transactional matters. His corporate practice...
  • Friday, October 12, 2018
      McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC announced Brian Jackson has been elected Chair of the firm and Donna Kreiser and Mark Van Blargan as Members of the Management Committee, effective November 1, 2018. Brian Jackson will succeed David Kleppinger who has held the position of Chair for the past 12 years. Brian has been a member of the firmwide...
  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018
      EisnerAmper LLP announced that Rod Smith has joined the firm as a partner in the Assurance and Technology Control Services practice within the Audit group. He will specialize in A&A, IT audits, public companies, SOC reports, reporting standards and internal controls.   Rod has more than 25 years of experience in professional services,...
  • Thursday, October 11, 2018
    Technology Concepts & Design, Inc. (TCDI) announced a new initiative designed to provide jobs for military spouses who are licensed attorneys, Juris Doctor degree holders and other legal professionals. The Military Spouse Managed Review program (MSMR) will connect qualified legal professionals across the United States with ongoing contract and full...
  • Thursday, October 4, 2018
      EisnerAmper LLP announced that it has admitted several new partners—accounting and finance professionals who have years of experience successfully serving clients, the firm and the accounting profession.   EisnerAmper's new partners are:   Katie Brandtjen Katie is in the Financial Services Group at the San Francisco, CA, office....
  • Thursday, October 11, 2018
    Rebecca Brophy has joined McGuireWoods’ highly ranked mergers and acquisitions practice as a partner in Raleigh, North Carolina, further expanding the firm’s transactional capabilities nationwide and in the fast-growing Research Triangle region.   Brophy represents public and private companies, private equity funds and venture capital...
  • Wednesday, October 24, 2018
      Akin Gump announced the addition of a four-partner financial restructuring and global debt finance team. Thomas F. O’Connor, Renée M. Dailey, Christopher E. Lawrence and Chester L. (“Chip”) Fisher all joined Akin Gump from Morgan Lewis. Mr. O’Connor will reside in Akin Gump’s London office, while Ms. Dailey...
  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018
    FTI Consulting, Inc. announced the appointment of John-Henry Eversgerd and Fiona Hansen as Senior Managing Directors within the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment, enhancing the firm’s disputes and valuation strength in Australia. Mr. Eversgerd will be based in Sydney, and Ms. Hansen will be based in Melbourne...
  • Monday, October 1, 2018
    The Accord Project has announced the addition of several global law firms and organizations as new members and collaborators, including Clifford Chance. The Accord Project is a community initiative to develop an industry-led specification and open source technology and for smart legal contracts based off industry-driven requirements for transactional legal...
  • Thursday, October 4, 2018
    Jones Day announced that Patrick Belville has joined its Detroit Office as a partner in the Firm's M&A Practice. Mr. Belville rejoins the Firm, having spent the past four years as Vice President and Associate General Counsel, M&A, of Cardinal Health Inc., a global Fortune 20 healthcare company and longtime Jones Day client. Tim Melton,...
  • Monday, October 1, 2018
    Anthony R. Caruso, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Sports, Media, and Entertainment (SME) Law Practice Group, will be a panelist for the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Sports Law Society’s “Free Speech and Sports.” The panel will discuss protest speech invoking the First Amendment’s values and...
  • Thursday, October 18, 2018
      FTI Consulting, Inc. announced the appointment of five Senior Managing Directors in the Middle East, the United Kingdom and India. The addition of Paul Walker, Amit Jaju, Andrew Pimlott, Muthmainur Rahman and Brian Stuart further enhances the firm’s international forensic technology and data & analytics capabilities to...
  • Monday, October 1, 2018
    Kristyl M. Berckes, an Associate of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., has been appointed to the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) Appellate Practice Committee for the 2018-2019 term.  The committee is essential to advancing the interests of the NJSBA, the legal profession, and the general public.  Members address all issues affecting...
  • Wednesday, October 24, 2018
      FTI Consulting, Inc. announced the expansion of its Forensic Accounting & Advisory Services practice within the firm’s Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment with the addition of Robert Baker and Christopher Brown as Senior Managing Directors and Peter Kyviakidis as a Managing...
  • Monday, September 24, 2018
    Myron Rabij, a 25-year cross-border transactional lawyer most closely associated with M&A and energy deals in eastern and central Europe, has joined McCarter & English as a partner.   Rabij is a member of McCarter’s Corporate, Securities and Business Transactions Practice Group. He also will regularly collaborate with the firm’s...

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