Announcements

  • Friday, June 15, 2018
    McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC announced the addition of its Esports practice group. The group, chaired by McNees attorney Langdon Ramsburg, will be supported by 10 other practice groups within the firm. Esports, or competitive video gaming, is the result of a successful video gaming industry and involves professional gamers and oftentimes spectators. As...
  • 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...
  • Monday, June 11, 2018
    David Silvia, a former engineer who designed nuclear submarines before becoming an intellectual property lawyer, has joined McCarter & English as a partner, bringing his diverse IP practice to the firm and will be resident in the firm’s Stamford office. Silvia counsels clients nationally in prosecuting, defending and challenging patents, and...
  • Friday, June 1, 2018
    DATE: THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2018 TIME: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM VENUE: MORTON'S STEAKHOUSE, 1050 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, PRIVATE DINING ROOM D, WASHINGTON, DC   Following the trend of recent years, 2018 is predicted to bring more cyber-attacks than ever. Brace yourself for imaginative variations of established scams, new forms of online theft, threats against...
  • Monday, June 11, 2018
    Christi Davis, an accomplished corporate lawyer who provided strategic guidance to leaders at one of the nation’s largest financial institutions, has joined McGuireWoods’ securities practice in Pittsburgh. Davis comes to the firm from The PNC Financial Group, Inc., where she was managing chief counsel and corporate secretary. She advised PNC...
  • 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 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
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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
    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...
  • 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
    Lisa Carnoy joins AlixPartners as its Chief Financial Officer. In this role, she will serve on the firm’s Management Committee. A seasoned financial executive, Lisa joins AlixPartners after 23 years of leadership experience at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, most recently as the Division Executive for the Northeast at U.S. Trust, the private bank...
  • Tuesday, May 29, 2018
    Technology Concepts & Design, Inc. (TCDI), a pioneer in legal technology, has announced David Mattera as its new Senior Director of Litigation Services, based in New York City. David brings 22 years of experience and sales expertise to TCDI and will be focused on the company’s expansion into new markets and supporting its growing customer base in...
  • 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 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
    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...
  • 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 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
    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 3, 2018
    Alexander Horn has joined McGuireWoods’ private equity industry team as a partner in Raleigh as the firm’s corporate practice continues growing in North Carolina’s vibrant Research Triangle region and enhances its highly ranked deal capabilities nationwide. Horn advises publicly traded business development companies (BDCs),...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Friday, May 25, 2018
    McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC attorney Paul Morcom is the new Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Tax Law Section. Paul, a member of the McNees Sales and Local Tax Practice Group, will serve a two-year term.  The Pennsylvania Bar Association is a volunteer association and is made up of lawyers and law students in Pennsylvania. As a...

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