Announcements

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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
    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 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...
  • 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, March 5, 2018
    Clifford Chance announced that David DiBari and Connie Heng have joined the Firm's global leadership team and that Chris Davies has been reappointed as the global head of the Firm's Tax, Pensions and Employment ("TPE") practice for a second term.   David is the regional practice area leader for Litigation & Dispute Resolution in...
  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018
    Akin Gump announced that Julian Nichol will be joining the firm in London as a partner in its global project finance practice. Mr. Nichol, who focuses on project finance and transactional energy and natural resources matters, comes to Akin Gump from Bracewell in London, where he headed the EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) power group and co-headed...
  • 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
    Akin Gump announced that W. Robert Shearer has joined the firm as a partner in its energy practice in Houston. Mr. Shearer focuses on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and capital markets transactions for energy, oil field services, manufacturing and technology clients. Among his recent transactions, Mr. Shearer represented...
  • Monday, March 12, 2018
    McGlinchey Stafford PLLC announced Brian S. McGrath has been selected to participate in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s (LCLD) 2018 Fellows Program, which aims to identify, train and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession.   McGrath is a Member in McGlinchey Stafford’s New York City office...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP added three lateral partners in the United States: Capital Markets partner Michael Hickey, Restructuring partner Ryan Preston Dahl, and Private Equity partner Matthew Stewart. Mr. Hickey joined Weil’s New York office from Goldman Sachs, where he was a Managing Director, Associate General Counsel and Head of the Leveraged...
  • 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
    New Jersey Supreme Court Chief Justice Stuart Rabner announced the formation of the Working Group on Ethical Issues Involving Metadata in Electronic Documents, a new Supreme Court Committee to examine ethical issues regarding metadata. Chief Justice Rabner named McCarter’s Sheri Pastor to serve on the group as one of its original members. Among other...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    Jones Day announced that former Assistant United States Attorney James Kitchen is joining the Firm's Investigations & White Collar Defense Practice as of counsel. Mr. Kitchen will be based in the Firm's Pittsburgh Office. While serving as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, Mr. Kitchen was named...
  • 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...
  • Friday, March 16, 2018
    Kurt M. Denk has joined the City Bar Justice Center as Pro Bono Counsel. Denk comes to CBJC from Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, where he practiced general civil and complex commercial litigation and maintained an active pro bono docket on behalf of diverse clients and causes. He received a 2017 Jeremy G. Epstein Award from the City Bar Justice...
  • Thursday, March 22, 2018
      CLICK HERE TO REGISTER    This conference will cover major developments impacting the insurance loss environment and is a must-attend event for any professional or business person concerned with his/her company's insurance investment. REGISTRATION: 8:30 am - 9:00 am CONFERENCE: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm  NETWORKING LUNCHEON:...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    AlixPartners has announced the following promotions to Managing Director: Patrick Anglin (DIG, New York) Joshua Knauff (EI, Chicago) Shawn Ashworth (EI, New York) Takashi Kumagai (EI, Tokyo) Parmesh Bhaskaran (EI, Chicago) Kevin Montague (FAS, Chicago) Dan Coen (TRS, London) Kalyan Mukherjee (EI, New York) Maximilian Coqui (EI,...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    Morrison & Foerster announced that Susan Gault-Brown has joined the firm’s Financial Services Group as a partner in its Washington, D.C. office. Ms. Gault-Brown comes to Morrison & Foerster from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, and was also a senior counsel in the Division of Investment Management's...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    Jones Day announced that Ate van IJlzinga Veenstra and Quirine Eenhorst, two lawyers with deep experience in fund structuring, are joining the global law firm in Amsterdam as partners in the Firm's Private Equity Practice. Mr. Van IJlzinga Veenstra and Ms. Eenhorst are joined by their fund structuring and fund services team consisting of...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    Jones Day announced that state lawyer Javier Moya has joined the Firm's Madrid Office as Of Counsel in its global Government Regulation Practice. Mr. Moya has deep experience advising public and private companies in their interactions and relations with numerous governmental administrative entities. His work on behalf of clients...

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