Announcements

  • 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...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    Morrison & Foerster announced that Susan Gault-Brown has joined the firm’s Financial Services Group as a partner in its Washington, D.C. office. Ms. Gault-Brown comes to Morrison & Foerster from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, and was also a senior counsel in the Division of Investment Management's...
  • 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
    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
    McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC Attorney Stephanie Carfley recently was elected to the Board of Directors of Hospice and Community Care (formerly Hospice of Lancaster County). Stephanie has previously served on the Board of Directors of Hospice of Lancaster County from 2004 through 2012, serving on the Executive Committee from 2005 through 2012 and as...
  • 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
    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...
  • 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
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Wednesday, January 3, 2018
    McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC Attorney Kandice Kerwin Hull succeeds Jim DeAngelo as the Chair of the Litigation Group effective January 1, 2018, the firm recently announced.    “We are fortunate to have an attorney of Kandice’s experience and dedication to lead the Litigation Practice Group in our rapidly changing industry,”...
  • 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...
  • Friday, January 5, 2018
    Jones Day has announced that the following 39 lawyers have been named to the Firm's partnership: Ryan Andreoli - Financial Institutions, Litigation & Regulation (New York) Anderson Bailey - Business & Tort Litigation (Pittsburgh)   Jeffrey Baltruzak - Business & Tort Litigation (Pittsburgh)   Debra Belott - Business & Tort...
  • Wednesday, January 3, 2018
    McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC Attorney Stephen Gierasch will succeed Brad Gunnison as Co-Chair of the Corporate & Tax Group effective January 1, 2018 and will be collaborating with Tim Finnerty to lead the practice group.   “Steve’s extensive experience in his mergers and acquisitions practice perfectly situates him to further the...
  • 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...
  • Monday, January 8, 2018
    Clifford Chance announced that the former General Counsel of the New York State Department of Financial Services ("DFS") and Chief of the Criminal Division for the Southern District of New York ("SDNY"), Celeste Koeleveld, has joined the Firm as a partner in its Americas Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice. Her arrival...
  • Wednesday, January 3, 2018
    McGuireWoods Consulting announced it has opened a Tallahassee office with the arrival of veteran lobbyists Sean Stafford, Rhett O’Doski and Ryder Rudd. Stafford, O’Doski and Rudd have more than six decades of combined government relations experience in Florida and were formerly with the Advantage Consulting Team, which was founded by Stafford...
  • Thursday, January 4, 2018
    McNees Wallace and Nurick LLC Attorney Jonathan D. Andrews joins Steve Weingarten as co-chair of the firm’s Real Estate Group.   “As we transition to our next generation of Firm leaders, Jon will build upon the long-term success of our Real Estate Practice,” said David M. Kleppinger, Chairman of McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC....
  • 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...
  • Thursday, January 4, 2018
      Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP announced the promotion of 15 lawyers to the partnership.   Peter Altman is in the firm’s litigation practice in Los Angeles. He plays a critical role as a member of the firm’s white collar defense and government investigations practice. Peter brings three years of experience in the Los Angeles...
  • Tuesday, December 26, 2017
    McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC Attorney Alexandra Ableitner has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Pinnacle Health Auxiliary as a board member and parliamentarian. She was recommended by Chris Markley, General Counsel for Pinnacle and appointed to the indefinite term by the Auxiliary President Amy Huck.    Alex’s practice...
  • Friday, December 22, 2017
    Attorney Bradley A. Walker joined McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC on Sept. 1. Since 2009, Walker practiced at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC where he focused on corporate, banking and real estate work, as well as the oil and gas industry.   Walker works with developers, operators and non-operators acquiring, selling, operating and developing oil...
  • 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...

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