Announcements

  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Thursday, September 27, 2018
    UnitedLex announced the appointment of Nicholas (Nick) Hinton as chief financial officer (CFO). Hinton joins UnitedLex from Cunningham Lindsey, a global claims, management, and risk solutions firm that was recently acquired as part of a major private equity transaction, where he served for four years as CFO. In this role, he managed a global...
  • Friday, September 7, 2018
    Burns & Levinson announced that partner Ann Hetherwick (“Hether”) Cahill was appointed Co-Chair of the Boston Bar Association’s Fiduciary Litigation Committee of the Trusts & Estates Section. Her two-year term began on September 1, 2018.   As a partner in the firm’s Private Client Group, Cahill represents trust...
  • Friday, September 7, 2018
      Clifford Chance announced the hire of legal technology entrepreneur Jeroen Plink as CEO of Clifford Chance Applied Solutions, the home to the firm's expanding range of digital products which combine the firm's legal expertise with technology to solve complex, large-scale client challenges. Jeroen will be based in Clifford Chance's...
  • Friday, September 21, 2018
    For the fourth consecutive year, Fragomen, a global firm dedicated exclusively to immigration services, is sending several contingents of attorneys to provide pro bono services to immigrant families at detention centers in Texas.   With detention and asylum issues at the southern border gripping the national immigration debate, and decisions...
  • Monday, September 24, 2018
    McGuireWoods has bolstered its significant regulatory and compliance capabilities with the arrival of Dave Franchina, one of North Carolina’s top-ranked environmental lawyers. Franchina, a Charlotte partner, brings more than three decades of experience advising clients on project development, environmental litigation and dispute resolution,...
  • 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...
  • Friday, September 7, 2018
    Pro Bono Institute (PBI) announced today that it will present Covington & Burling with its John H. Pickering Award at its 2018 Annual Dinner on October 4 in New York. Covington, a founding member of PBI's Law Firm Pro Bono Project and a charter signatory to the Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge® initiative, is receiving this award in recognition...
  • Friday, September 21, 2018
    FTI Consulting, Inc. announced the addition of Brent Bersin and Kaarle Rautio in the Dispute Advisory Services practice within the firm’s Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment.   The appointments will enhance the firm’s expertise in the energy sector and a variety of other industries, including...
  • Tuesday, September 18, 2018
    Norris McLaughlin, P.A. welcomes Ellen M. Harris to its Real Estate & Finance Practice Group. Harris, who joins the firm after 12 years as Chief Legal Officer at Newark Housing Authority, has a strong background in municipal and federal law, contract negotiations, arbitration, mediation, transactional real estate, and eminent domain...
  • Friday, September 7, 2018
    Accomplished deal lawyer Stuart Rasley has joined McGuireWoods as a partner in Dallas, continuing the strategic expansion of the firm’s highly ranked private equity industry team.  Rasley advises public and private companies, investors and financial institutions in M&A, private equity and securities transactions, and other corporate...
  • Wednesday, August 15, 2018
    Already commemorating its 10th anniversary, iDS recently received news worthy of further celebration. The Chambers and Partners USA 2018 guide recognized iDiscovery Solutions with two Band 1 rankings. Chambers and Partners named iDS as one of the top eDiscovery litigation support firms in the United States, and named Dan Regard as one of the field...
  • Thursday, August 2, 2018
      Noted finance attorney Thomas Draper has joined Foley Hoag LLP as a partner in the Business Department and Co-Chair of the Debt Finance Practice. He is resident in the firm’s Boston office.   Draper represents companies and private equity sponsors in a range of acquisition financing transactions, including asset-based credits and large...
  • Monday, August 27, 2018
    Jones Day continues to expand in Europe's key financial centers with the arrival of Lee Federman and Ewen Scott, who will both join the Firm's Banking, Finance & Securities Practice in its London Office. The arrivals of Messrs. Federman and Scott follow that of Ben Fox, who recently joined Jones Day's Banking, Finance...

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