Announcements

  • 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
    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....
  • 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
    Anderson Kill is pleased to announce that Dona S. Kahn, a veteran employment law litigator, has returned to the firm in an of counsel capacity. Ms. Kahn will practice in the firm's New York office as member of the Employment and Labor Law Group. Ms. Kahn has tried more than 30 employment jury trials in courts nationwide, including numerous cases before...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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, 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 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
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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
    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,”...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Thursday, December 28, 2017
    McNees Wallace & Nurick, LLC member Donna L. Kreiser recently received the 6th Annual Leading Woman Award from Ladies First, the Mid-Atlantic Women’s Public Finance Forum, during its Annual Meeting held November 2nd in Philadelphia, Pa. The Leading Woman Award was presented to her for lifetime achievement in public finance and for promoting the...
  • Thursday, December 28, 2017
    Fish & Richardson today announced that Brian M. Gaff has joined the firm’s Boston office as a principal in its Litigation Group, where he will continue to focus his practice on complex patent litigation. Previously, Mr. Gaff was a partner at McDermott Will & Emery.    Over the past 18 years, Mr. Gaff has handled a broad range of high...
  • Thursday, December 28, 2017
    Fish & Richardson announced that Kristine McKinney, the firm’s Chief Professional Development Officer, has received the 2018 Diversity Leader Award from Profiles in Diversity Journal. The award recognizes the individuals and companies that “view challenges and opportunities through the lens of diversity and inclusion, as a means to achieving...
  • Thursday, December 28, 2017
    Pro Bono Partnership (the Partnership) is pleased to announce it was awarded a $15,000, two-year grant from The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven. 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 Greater New Haven area....
  • Thursday, December 28, 2017
    McNees Wallace & Nurick, LLC welcomes Stephen C. Sobotta as its new Director of Information Technology.  Steve will provide leadership for the continued development of an innovative, agile, and secure information technology environment throughout the firm. Steve brings executive-level management experience and strong skills in strategic leadership...

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