Announcements

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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
    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
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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
    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
    Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions has partnered with the Center for Child Rights and Development (CCRD) in Kammavarpalayam, India, to help open the CCRD’s Children’s Activity Center. The Children’s Activity Center, located 90 kilometers away from Chennai city, is part of ELM Solutions’ ongoing commitment to positively...
  • 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.  ...
  • Tuesday, July 31, 2018
    Akin Gump is pleased to welcome a five-partner national class action litigation team: Seamus C. Duffy, Michael W. McTigue Jr., Meredith C. Slawe, Kathryn E. Deal and Michael J. Stortz have joined Akin Gump from Drinker Biddle & Reath, where they practiced together for more than a decade. Mr. Stortz will be resident in the firm’s San Francisco...
  • Monday, July 16, 2018
    Fragomen announces the election of eight new partners and the promotion of one of counsel. Sarah Anstey, partner (New York, NY) – Sarah practices exclusively in the area of corporate immigration law representing a diverse portfolio of clients. Sarah has significant experience advising corporate clients on pre-transaction and post-transaction...
  • Monday, July 16, 2018
    With nearly two decades representing public and privately held companies, Richard N. Hudock has joined McCarter & English as a partner in the Corporate, Securities & Business Transactions group.   Hudock focuses his practice on corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity, and general commercial...
  • Monday, July 23, 2018
    Inez Markovich, who chaired the banking, lending and debt restructuring practices at her last two law firms, has joined McCarter & English as a partner in Philadelphia, where she is the third new partner to arrive in two months. Markovich is a member of the firm’s Bankruptcy & Restructuring practice group. Markovich is equally comfortable...
  • Tuesday, July 31, 2018
    Akin Gump lawyers and staff from offices across the firm participated in the firm’s inaugural community service day – “Akin Gump in Action” – this month. The initiative, which took place throughout the week of June 11, was held in partnership with the education nonprofit City Year. “Akin Gump in Action” aims to...
  • Friday, July 27, 2018
    McGuireWoods has appointed Christopher Greene, an accomplished leveraged finance lawyer, as managing partner of the firm’s Atlanta office.    Greene represents agents, lenders and borrowers across industries in syndicated and bilateral finance transactions, including working capital lines of credit and leveraged buyouts, with a focus on...
  • Monday, July 23, 2018
    Citing its longstanding ties and deep commitment to Newark, McCarter & English has established a pro bono fellowship to assist Newark residents with their legal issues. The law firm, which established its headquarters in Newark in 1865 and has the largest of its nine offices there, is seeking applicants for the fellowship, which will be a full-time, one...
  • Tuesday, July 10, 2018
    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER   McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC has partnered with the Whitaker Center and Harrisburg University to host an Esports Seminar on Friday, September 7, 2018 at the Whitaker Center in Harrisburg. The seminar, scheduled to run from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., will cover all things esports, including its legitimacy, its role in higher...
  • Friday, July 27, 2018
    Burns & Levinson partner Joseph Maraia has been named co-chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property practice.   Maraia, who is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, will serve as co-chair of the Intellectual Property group with current co-chair Deborah Peckham. The group includes attorneys with expertise in life...
  • Friday, July 27, 2018
    Brake Parts Inc (BPI) has named Edward J. West as its vice president, general counsel and secretary. “We welcome Ed West to Brake Parts Inc and are pleased to have him on board as our vice president, general counsel and secretary. As his background shows, he brings more than legal expertise to his new position,” said Overbeeke. “Ed will...
  • 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...
  • Thursday, June 21, 2018
    Nine McCarter & English attorneys, resident in six of the firm’s offices and seven of its practice groups, have been elevated to partnership. Attorneys from the Boston, Hartford, Newark, New York City, Wilmington and Washington, D.C. offices have become partners. The new partners practice in intellectual property, corporate, real estate,...
  • 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...

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