Announcements

  • Thursday, December 13, 2018
      McGuireWoods’ fintech team earned a nationwide ranking in Chambers and Partners’ 2018 Fintech Guide, underscoring the firm’s growing position as counsel to many of the top emerging financial technology companies. Chambers lauded McGuireWoods’ strength “across transactional matters, venture capital investments and a...
  • Monday, December 31, 2018
      Platinum Equity announced the hiring of Kris Agarwal as the firm’s General Counsel. Mr. Agarwal recently joined the firm and oversees Platinum Equity’s legal department, legal support for Platinum Equity’s fund and investor relations, and legal affairs for the firm’s portfolio companies. Mr. Agarwal succeeds Eva Kalawski, who...
  • Monday, December 17, 2018
      Courtney C. Shytle has joined McGuireWoods as a partner in the firm’s national products, environmental and mass torts litigation practice, bringing more than two decades of experience representing leading automakers and consumer goods manufacturers in high-profile cases. As trial counsel to some of America’s largest carmakers, she...
  • Tuesday, December 18, 2018
      Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announced that Joseph Pari has joined the Firm as a partner and Co-Chair of Weil’s global Tax Department, and is based in the Firm’s Washington, D.C., and New York offices. Mr. Pari joins Weil from KPMG LLP, where he was the National Principal-in-Charge of Washington National Tax. His practice...
  • Friday, December 7, 2018
      EisnerAmper LLP is pleased to announce that approximately 90 Staff I’s recently attended several days of training and orientation at the firm’s Metro Park facility in Iselin, NJ. This group of nearly 90 new staff came together from EisnerAmper’s offices across the U.S. and represented the largest start class in the firm’s...
  • Monday, December 24, 2018
      AbbVie, a research-based biopharmaceutical company, announced a new Executive Leadership Team structure designed to streamline its organizational structure and support its long-term growth strategy. Effective immediately, the new Team will consist of the following individuals, all of whom report to AbbVie Chairman and Chief Executive...
  • Tuesday, December 4, 2018
      EisnerAmper managing director Deborah Friedland was acknowledged by the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) for “Mid-Sized Transaction of the Year.” She led a transaction team that worked on the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center, an Illinois-based hotel. The Chapter 11 reorganization plan included the successful restructuring...
  • Monday, November 26, 2018
      The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) officially announces that having recently concluded its membership elections for terms beginning in July 2019, Emily R. Florio will serve a one-year term as the organization’s vice president/president elect and Cornell H. Winston as its treasurer. Emily Janoski-Haehlen and Jason Sowards were...
  • Friday, November 30, 2018
      FTI Consulting, Inc. announced the appointment of David Williamsas a Managing Director in the Global Risk & Investigations Practice (“GRIP”) within the firm’s Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment. Based in New York, Mr. Williams has 25 years of financial investigative and litigation...
  • Thursday, November 15, 2018
      Winston & Strawn partner receives ADL Schoenbrun Jurisprudence Award, Obelisk Juror’s Award on back-to-back days Prominent Texas litigator Steve Stodghill, partner in the Dallas office of Winston & Strawn, was honored with two prestigious awards this month. On November 15 he was presented with the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL)...
  • Tuesday, November 20, 2018
      The new partners and counsel are based in the firm's Frankfurt, London, New York and Silicon Valley offices. Partners James Bromley, Private Funds (London) Jessica Falk, Complex Commercial Litigation (New York) Ludger Kempf, Tax (Frankfurt) Cassie Kimmelman, Private Funds (New York) Shawn Kodes, Structured Finance (New York) Justin Lee, Banking...
  • Monday, November 12, 2018
      EisnerAmper announced that it has launched a Qualified Opportunity Funds (QOF) full-service offering for investors, real estate developers and fund sponsors. As part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, QOFs provide significant tax and economic benefits for investors in targeted communities (zones) in...
  • Tuesday, November 27, 2018
      On December 3, EisnerAmper will move into its new operating space in the Financial District at One California Street, Suite 1700, San Francisco, CA  94111, overlooking the Embarcadero. The move was prompted by the firm’s continued growth in California, along with the need for state-of-the-art processes and workspaces that...
  • Monday, November 19, 2018
      Zapproved LLC announced the addition of David P. Smith ​as Chief Technology Officer ​and Chief Information Security Officer, Tom Pickett as Chief Financial Officer, and Susy Dunn ​​as Chief People Officer. The executives join Zapproved’s rapidly scaling organization to assist in driving the company’s product and infrastructure...
  • Monday, November 19, 2018
      On October 17, 2018, Pro Bono Partnership (the Partnership) celebrated its 21st Anniversary Gala at a sold-out event at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City, raising more than $1.8 million for its programs. Thanks to the generous contributions of Gala honorees and more than 700 supporters including volunteer lawyers, law firm and corporate...
  • Friday, November 9, 2018
      Lawyers Alliance for New York 2018 Cornerstone Award Winners (Back row, left to right) Junaid H. Chida of Institutional Honoree O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Chirag K. Dedania, Latham & Watkins LLP; Richard Horowitz, Dechert LLP; Irah Donner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP; Marc Kushner, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP; Grace Ang, UBS;...
  • Friday, November 30, 2018
      Gilbert Dickey, a recent law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, has joined McGuireWoods’ nationally recognized appellate practice in Washington, D.C. He is one of seven former Supreme Court law clerks in the firm’s litigation practices. Dickey clerked for Thomas during the court’s 2017-2018 term. Before that, he...
  • Wednesday, November 28, 2018
      FTI Consulting, Inc. announced the expansion of its Forensic Accounting & Advisory Services practice within the firm’s Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment with the addition of two leading broker-dealer professionals. Christopher Chatfield and Anthony Italiano join as Senior Managing...
  • Monday, November 12, 2018
      The Human Trafficking Legal Center's board of directors recently named McGuireWoods “Litigation Firm of the Year” for its pro bono work securing the largest known single-plaintiff trafficking award in U.S. history. The firm was honored during the center’s second annual On My Side Awards reception in Washington, D.C.   A...
  • Wednesday, November 21, 2018
      Little League® International officially announced the promotion of Karl Eckweiler, Little League Chief Legal Counsel, to Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer. The promotion comes as part of an overall change to the executive leadership structure of Little League International, making Mr. Eckweiler one of five chief...
  • Thursday, November 15, 2018
      McGuireWoods elected 17 new partners effective Jan. 1, 2019. The new class spans eight of the firm’s offices and a dozen litigation and corporate practice areas. “We are proud to welcome these talented and accomplished lawyers into the partnership,” said J. Tracy Walker IV, McGuireWoods’ managing partner....
  • Monday, October 1, 2018
    Anthony R. Caruso, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Sports, Media, and Entertainment (SME) Law Practice Group, will be a panelist for the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Sports Law Society’s “Free Speech and Sports.” The panel will discuss protest speech invoking the First Amendment’s values and...
  • Thursday, October 18, 2018
      FTI Consulting, Inc. announced the appointment of five Senior Managing Directors in the Middle East, the United Kingdom and India. The addition of Paul Walker, Amit Jaju, Andrew Pimlott, Muthmainur Rahman and Brian Stuart further enhances the firm’s international forensic technology and data & analytics capabilities to...
  • Thursday, October 11, 2018
    Technology Concepts & Design, Inc. (TCDI) announced a new initiative designed to provide jobs for military spouses who are licensed attorneys, Juris Doctor degree holders and other legal professionals. The Military Spouse Managed Review program (MSMR) will connect qualified legal professionals across the United States with ongoing contract and full...
  • Friday, October 12, 2018
      McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC announced Brian Jackson has been elected Chair of the firm and Donna Kreiser and Mark Van Blargan as Members of the Management Committee, effective November 1, 2018. Brian Jackson will succeed David Kleppinger who has held the position of Chair for the past 12 years. Brian has been a member of the firmwide...

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