Announcements

  • Monday, June 11, 2018
    Christi Davis, an accomplished corporate lawyer who provided strategic guidance to leaders at one of the nation’s largest financial institutions, has joined McGuireWoods’ securities practice in Pittsburgh. Davis comes to the firm from The PNC Financial Group, Inc., where she was managing chief counsel and corporate secretary. She advised PNC...
  • Monday, June 11, 2018
    Sills Cummis & Gross announces Valerie A. Hamilton's installment as President of the Bankruptcy Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA).  Ms. Hamilton has been an officer of the NJSBA since 2014 and has served in various capacities, including most recently serving as the Bankruptcy Law Section’s Chair-Elect. In...
  • Friday, June 1, 2018
    DATE: THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2018 TIME: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM VENUE: MORTON'S STEAKHOUSE, 1050 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, PRIVATE DINING ROOM D, WASHINGTON, DC   Following the trend of recent years, 2018 is predicted to bring more cyber-attacks than ever. Brace yourself for imaginative variations of established scams, new forms of online theft, threats against...
  • Monday, June 11, 2018
    EisnerAmper announced that David Sumner has joined the firm as a Director in the Financial Advisory Services Group. He will specialize in forensic investigations, third-party compliance and risk assessments, claims management and design of internal investigation processes. David, who holds the CPA and CFF designations, has more than 20 years of...
  • Friday, June 8, 2018
    The Association of Corporate Counsel announced it is promoting one of its own to become the organization’s new chief legal officer. Susanna McDonald, who has spent the majority of her legal career working for the ACC, began her role as the vice president and chief legal officer on June 1. McDonald takes over for Amar Sarwal who left the...
  • Friday, June 15, 2018
    McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC announced the addition of its Esports practice group. The group, chaired by McNees attorney Langdon Ramsburg, will be supported by 10 other practice groups within the firm. Esports, or competitive video gaming, is the result of a successful video gaming industry and involves professional gamers and oftentimes spectators. As...
  • Thursday, June 21, 2018
    Akin Gump announced that Jocelyn D. Tau has joined the firm as a tax partner in its Houston office. Ms. Tau has extensive experience working on matters pertaining to the taxation of master limited partnerships (MLPs), private equity transactions and structures, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations and capital market transactions, particularly...
  • Monday, June 11, 2018
    David Silvia, a former engineer who designed nuclear submarines before becoming an intellectual property lawyer, has joined McCarter & English as a partner, bringing his diverse IP practice to the firm and will be resident in the firm’s Stamford office. Silvia counsels clients nationally in prosecuting, defending and challenging patents, and...
  • Monday, June 11, 2018
    EisnerAmper announced that Chip Niculae has joined the firm as a director in the International Tax Services Group, specializing in international taxation and cross-border transactions. Chip has more than 13 years of experience in inbound and outbound tax structuring, cross-border transactions, M&A, entity formation, global reorganizations, debt...
  • Tuesday, May 29, 2018
    Jones Day announced that Kaarli H. Eichhorn has joined the Firm's Antitrust & Competition Law Practice as a partner and will be based in its Brussels Office. Mr. Eichhorn arrives at Jones Day from General Electric ("GE"), where he was Global Executive Counsel – Competition Law & Policy for ten years. He...
  • Thursday, May 24, 2018
      CLICK HERE TO REGISTER   Founders shed plenty of blood, sweat, and tears starting a business. Once that company hits a revenue threshold of about $250M, having an effective board becomes a key asset to ensuring long-term success. We are increasingly seeing clear links between good governance and robust financial performance over the medium to...
  • Friday, May 25, 2018
    McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC attorney Paul Morcom is the new Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Tax Law Section. Paul, a member of the McNees Sales and Local Tax Practice Group, will serve a two-year term.  The Pennsylvania Bar Association is a volunteer association and is made up of lawyers and law students in Pennsylvania. As a...
  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    Akin Gump announced that Christopher S. Spicer has been named head of its entertainment and media practice. Mr. Spicer is resident in the firm’s Los Angeles office and succeeds partner P. John Burke in the role as head of the practice. With a practice focused on media and entertainment finance, Mr. Spicer represents financial...
  • Thursday, May 17, 2018
    The Voice of the Defense Bar has awarded $10,000 scholarships to Jeffery Edward Carr at Cleveland Marshall School of Law and Subeida Peralta at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law as part of its annual Law Student Diversity Scholarship Program. The scholarships are open to rising (2016–17) second- and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian...
  • Thursday, May 17, 2018
    Kristofor T. Henning, a commercial litigator with significant law firm and in-house litigation experience, has joined McCarter & English as a partner in the firm’s Center City office. Henning most recently was a vice president for litigation with Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Co., where he managed a team of in-house litigators. At McCarter, he will...
  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    The New York City Bar Association has announced the results of its annual election to fill its leadership positions:   Roger Juan Maldonado has been elected the 68th President of the City Bar. He is a partner at the law firm of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, and was most recently Chair of the City Bar’s Task Force on Puerto Rico. He has...
  • Thursday, May 17, 2018
    McGuireWoods’ strategic expansion of its highly ranked private equity industry team continues with Greg Hawver bringing his deep experience in domestic and cross-border M&A deals to the firm’s Chicago office. Hawver represents public and private clients in corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions,...
  • Tuesday, May 29, 2018
    Jones Day announced that Michael Lishman will join its new Melbourne Office on August 1, 2018 as a partner in the Firm's M&A Practice. Mr. Lishman joins the Firm from Gresham Partners Limited, a leading Australian investment bank, where he was a Managing Director in its Perth office. Mr. Lishman has acted on many of Western Australia...
  • Tuesday, May 29, 2018
    Jones Day announces that Dean Bachus has joined the Firm's Chicago Office as a partner in its Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice. Mr. Bachus focuses his practice on executive compensation and benefits matters, including tax planning and structuring compensation and benefit arrangements in domestic and international...
  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    Pro Bono Partnership (the Partnership) announced the promotion of Christine Michelle Duffy to New Jersey Program Director. Christine has been with the Partnership for 11 years as Senior Staff Attorney in the New Jersey office. In this new capacity, Christine will continue to provide direct legal services to nonprofits, recruit and support the work of...
  • Thursday, May 3, 2018
    Alexander Horn has joined McGuireWoods’ private equity industry team as a partner in Raleigh as the firm’s corporate practice continues growing in North Carolina’s vibrant Research Triangle region and enhances its highly ranked deal capabilities nationwide. Horn advises publicly traded business development companies (BDCs),...
  • Tuesday, May 8, 2018
    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER   If terms like blockchain, Bitcoin, Ethereum, ICOs, utility tokens, transaction blocks, consensus, smart contracts, hashing, mining, and forks mean nothing to you, beware! These terms are the building blocks of a technological revolution in the making. And the revolution is taking place closer to lawyers than it seems....
  • Thursday, May 10, 2018
    EisnerAmper announced that Gerard O’Beirne, partner and CPA, has been named the leader of the firm’s International Tax Services Group, specializing in international taxation, advisory and compliance services, publicly traded and closely held businesses, and high-net-worth individuals. Gerard has more than 25 years of experience with both...
  • Thursday, May 3, 2018
    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER   As if the cyber perils of past years were not enough bad news, 2018 is off to an ominous start. There was big news this month that Yahoo paid an $80 million settlement to resolve securities class action litigation after all sorts of questions were raised concerning the handling of the corporate disclosures of the attack. More...
  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    Akin Gump announced that Brendan M. Dunn, formerly policy advisor and counsel to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), will join Akin Gump as a partner in its public law and policy practice. Mr. Dunn, who served as chief advisor to Majority Leader McConnell and the Senate GOP leadership on tax, trade, financial services and pension matters before...

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