Announcements

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    Amy Morrissey Turk has rejoined McGuireWoods as a partner in the firm’s Labor & Employment Department after 11 years at Dollar Tree Inc., a Fortune 150 discount variety retailer.   Turk returns to the firm’s Norfolk office, where she practiced before joining Dollar Tree’s legal department in 2007. As assistant...
  • 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...
  • 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 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 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...
  • Tuesday, May 29, 2018
    Jones Day continues to expand its Global Disputes Practice in Europe with the arrival of litigation and arbitration lawyer Elie Kleiman to the Firm's Paris Office. Mr. Kleiman, who has worked extensively during recent years on international arbitration matters, joins Jones Day as a partner in the Global Disputes Practice. Recognized as...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Wednesday, May 23, 2018
    Donald J. Schneider joins AlixPartners as its Chief People Officer, a new position at the firm. In this role, Don will lead AlixPartners’ global people functions, including recruitment, compensation, and talent management and development. He will be based in the New York office, serve on the firm’s Management Committee, and will report to...
  • Monday, April 16, 2018
    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that Jon Arena has been named vice president and chief counsel of HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding division. He will succeed Jim Gildea, who retired on April 1.   Arena will be a key member of the law department’s leadership team, reporting directly to Kellye Walker, executive vice president and chief...
  • Monday, April 30, 2018
    Eric Huang, a transactional attorney and litigator with an international focus, has joined Anderson Kill's Corporate and Securities Group as an attorney. He will practice in the firm's New York headquarters.   Mr. Huang, who comes to Anderson Kill from a firm based in Charlotte, N.C., has experience working in law firms in China as well as in...
  • Friday, April 6, 2018
    Jones Day announced that Justin Huff has joined the Firm’s Washington Office as of counsel in its Government Regulation Practice. Mr. Huff arrives from the United States Department of the Treasury, Office of Investment Security, where he most recently served as a deputy director. In this capacity he assisted in the coordination of the...
  • Friday, April 6, 2018
    McGuireWoods partner Charles D. “Skip” Fox IV is the new president of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), the nation’s premier association of trust and estate lawyers – the third McGuireWoods lawyer to hold the post in the past 15 years. Fox began his one-year term on March 11 at the annual...
  • Friday, April 6, 2018
    California Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. has appointed Jones Day partner Truc Do as a judge in the San Diego County Superior Court. "We are tremendously proud of Truc for this well-deserved honor," said Chris Lovrien, Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day's California Region. "She has experience as both a prosecutor and a defense...
  • Monday, April 30, 2018
    McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC attorney Bob Weishaar will speak at the Industrial Energy Consumers of America’s biannual meeting being held May 1-2, 2018 at the Le Meridien Arlington in Arlington, Virginia.   Bob will speak on May 1 about developments within the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), which is an independent agency that...
  • Friday, April 6, 2018
    McGuireWoods expanded its formidable energy regulatory and enforcement capabilities with the addition of John P. Perkins III, who joined the firm in Washington, D.C., after serving as a top litigator at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Perkins was a lead trial lawyer and acting branch chief in FERC’s Office of Administrative...
  • Monday, April 23, 2018
    Technology Concepts & Design, Inc. (TCDI), a pioneer in legal technology, announced the release of CVLynx, the newest iteration of its trusted ClarVergence® application that will redefine how legal teams handle document review and complex case management. CVLynx is a significant upgrade to the company’s well-known CV6 application, adding...
  • Friday, April 6, 2018
    McCarter & English announced the following changes in leadership: Cynthia Keliher and Simone Wilson-Brito will serve as co-chairs of the Real Estate Practice Group Amy Haberman will lead the Labor & Employment Practice Group Moy Ogilvie will serve as the Hartford Office Managing Partner “Cynthia, Simone, Amy and Moy...
  • Friday, April 6, 2018
    Jones Day announced that Frank Bayuk has joined the Firm’s Atlanta Office as a partner in its Business & Tort Litigation Practice. An experienced trial lawyer, Mr. Bayuk defends U.S. and multinational companies in high-exposure product liability and mass tort lawsuits. His experience covers class action and multi-district litigation...
  • Friday, April 6, 2018
    Jones Day announced that M&A lawyer Ton Schutte will join the Firm as a partner in its Amsterdam Office.   Mr. Schutte’s practice includes M&A advisory, private equity matters, and general corporate law. He has extensive experience in negotiating, structuring, and closing cross-border transactions for Dutch...
  • Friday, April 20, 2018
    EisnerAmper LLP partners Charles Weinstein, CEO; Nicholas Tsafos, Financial Services Industry Growth Leader and Chairman of the Board of EisnerAmper Global; and Peter Cogan, Co-Chair of the firm’s Financial Services Industry Practice; joined their host Saw Meng Tee, Managing Partner of EisnerAmper Singapore, to celebrate the...
  • Friday, April 20, 2018
        CLICK HERE TO REGISTER   For years, courts have provided guidance on the definitions of sexual harassment and sexually hostile work environment, and on the defenses available to employers. We will provide an overview of what constitutes sexual harassment according to legislation, EEOC guidelines and case law.   In the current surge...

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