Announcements

  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions has earned a Silver Stevie Award for Customer Service Department of the Year – Computer Software. Hundreds of companies entered the category in the 2018 American Business Awards competition. The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world’s top honors for customer service, contact...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    EisnerAmper LLP announced that Michael Imber has joined the firm’s Financial Advisory Services Group. Michael is a restructuring specialist with more than 25 years of experience counseling clients through commercial Chapter 11 bankruptcies and municipal Chapter 9 bankruptcies as well as workouts, receiverships and municipal consulting assignments....
  • 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
    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...
  • 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, 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
    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
    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
    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....
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    AlixPartners has announced the following promotions to Managing Director: Patrick Anglin (DIG, New York) Joshua Knauff (EI, Chicago) Shawn Ashworth (EI, New York) Takashi Kumagai (EI, Tokyo) Parmesh Bhaskaran (EI, Chicago) Kevin Montague (FAS, Chicago) Dan Coen (TRS, London) Kalyan Mukherjee (EI, New York) Maximilian Coqui (EI,...
  • 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
    Sills Cummis & Gross welcomes renowned litigators James E. Tyrrell, Jr., George R. Talarico, Elissa J. Glasband, Eric S. Westenberger and Patrick C. Gilmartin. Jim Tyrrell stated, “While the team’s litigation is national in scope, we chose Sills Cummis & Gross because of the Firm’s roots in New Jersey and New York. A...
  • 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 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
    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...
  • 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, 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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 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
    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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