Announcements

  • 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...
  • 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
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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
    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 New York...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Wednesday, August 8, 2018
    EisnerAmper LLP, a premier accounting and business advisory services firm, announced the opening of a new downtown office in West Palm Beach, Florida. The office is conveniently located (at 515 North Flagler Drive, Suite P-300) so as to best service clients in the financial services, life science and technology, real estate, professional...
  • 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 has announced that Antonio "Tony" Dias will serve as the Partner-in-Charge of the Firm's Miami Office. With nearly 30 years of experience in representing corporate America, Mr. Dias co-leads Jones Day's global Financial Institutions Litigation & Regulation Practice, which handles complex traditional and...
  • 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...
  • Friday, August 10, 2018
    Robert Castle and Jamie Welton, two experienced commercial litigators, have joined Barnes & Thornburg as partners in the firm’s Litigation Department. The two litigators primarily focus on complex disputes, particularly in the areas of healthcare, finance, and media, among other industries. Castle and Welton bring years of experience representing...
  • 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...
  • Friday, August 10, 2018
    Meghaan Madriz, an accomplished employment litigator with deep experience representing employers in wage-and-hour matters, has joined McGuireWoods as a partner in the firm’s Houston office. She is certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in labor and employment law.   Madriz represents employers of all sizes in courts across the...
  • Monday, August 27, 2018
    David L. Elkind, a leading policyholder's attorney who has successfully represented corporate policyholders in complex insurance coverage disputes for nearly three decades, has returned to Anderson Kill. He will practice in the firm's Washington, D.C. office.    Mr. Elkind has recovered more than $1.3 billion for corporate policyholders in...
  • Friday, August 10, 2018
    Clifford Chance announced that Victor Levy has joined its Private Funds group as a Corporate partner in New York. Levy started his career at Clifford Chance, where he focused on private funds and structured credit vehicles, and was with the Firm for nearly nine years. He rejoins from DLA Piper, where he was made partner in 2015. Levy has extensive...
  • Friday, August 10, 2018
    The law firm of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. announced the launch of its multi-disciplinary Cannabis Law Practice Group. As the legalization of medical and recreational marijuana continues to grow by leaps and bounds, the group was formed to meet the legal needs of employers, health care professionals, entrepreneurs, suppliers,...
  • Friday, August 10, 2018
    The American Arbitration Association® (AAA®) has introduced an alternative fee arrangement (AFA) option on eligible cases offering to help resolve B2B disputes through arbitration. The AAA's AFA program for parties pursuing arbitration is the first of its kind to be offered by a national provider of alternative dispute...
  • Friday, August 10, 2018
    John N. Vanarthos, a Member of the law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has been elected Chairman of the firm, following four years on the firm’s Management Committee. He succeeds Matthew R. Sorrentino, who recently left the firm to serve as Chief Legal Officer of Lehigh Valley Health Network, one of the firm’s largest and...
  • Friday, August 10, 2018
    The American College of Environmental Lawyers recently announced the election of 24 new Fellows and two Honorary Fellows.  Included in this group of attorneys from throughout the nation is Edward A. Hogan, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., and Co-Chair of its Environmental Law Group.   ACOEL President, John C. Cruden...
  • Monday, August 27, 2018
    Pro Bono Partnership (the Partnership) is pleased to announce it was awarded a $10,000 grant from Fairfield County’s Community Foundation. These funds will support the Partnership’s mission to strengthen and empower nonprofits and communities by providing free legal services to nonprofit organizations in the Fairfield County, CT region. ...
  • Friday, August 10, 2018
    Stacy L. Cook has rejoined Barnes & Thornburg LLP as a partner in the firm’s Healthcare Department and the Data Security and Privacy Practice Group after spending two years in-house with the Indiana State Medical Association. Cook concentrates her practice on regulatory and transactional issues, including fraud and abuse laws, billing and...
  • Friday, July 27, 2018
    McGuireWoods has appointed Mary Nash Rusher as managing partner of the firm’s Raleigh, N.C., office.    Rusher succeeds partner Mark Anderson, who led the Raleigh office for 10 years. Under Anderson’s leadership, the office grew from seven lawyers in 2008 to 42 today in the thriving Research Triangle region.  ...

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