Announcements

  • 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 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 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
    The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) recognized 12 law department and law department/law firm collaborations, including companies based in Israel and Germany, as 2018 ACC Value Champions. Their strategic approaches increased client satisfaction, enhanced the value of legal service spending, reduced turnaround times and costs, and improved...
  • 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
    The New York City Bar Association will present its 2018 Diversity & Inclusion Champion Awards at its Diversity and Inclusion Celebration Dinner on June 27th to Sheila Kearney Davidson, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and General Counsel, New York Life Insurance Company; John Mbiti, Director & Counsel, Credit...
  • 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
    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 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
    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 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 3, 2018
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. is pleased to welcome Karen E. Phillips as Senior Counsel in the executive compensation and employee benefits group. Ms. Phillips represents clients in connection with employee benefits and compensation-related aspects of corporate transactions, financing arrangements and public offerings, including...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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
    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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...

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