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Lesley Stahl to be Guest Speaker at Corporate Ediscovery Hero Awards

Zapproved's fourth annual Corporate Ediscovery Hero Awards, featuring guest speaker Lesley Stahl, honor in-house legal professionals who contribute excellence and leadership in advancing ediscovery processes and practices.

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Corporate Ediscovery Hero Awards

Zapproved is thrilled to recognize Ken Withers as the recipient of the 2020 Hon. Shira Scheindlin Lifetime Achievement Award! Ken has left an indelible mark on the eDiscovery landscape through his extensive work with the Sedona Conference and the Federal Judicial Center in Washington D.C.

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Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC elects new partners

Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC elects Brian P. Kappel, R. Ashby Pate and Christopher C. Yearout as partners, effective January 1.

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EDRM announces LDM Global as newest partner

Setting the global standards for e-discovery, the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) announces that LDM Global is its newest Bedrock-level partner. LDM Global is a global consultancy that delivers world-class e-discovery, forensics, analytics and document review solutions for legal professionals around the world.

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Tom Scampion joins AlixPartners as new Managing Director

AlixPartners announces that Tom Scampion has joined as a Managing Director. Tom joins the firm’s EMEA Investigations & Compliance Services team. He will be based in AlixPartners’ London office, and together with Guenter Degitz, Managing Director in AlixPartners’ Munich office, will colead the firm’s Financial Crime business in EMEA.

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David Reidy of McGuireWoods joins PayActiv Inc. as chief legal officer

David Reidy, co-leader of McGuireWoods’ fintech group and a founding partner of the firm’s San Francisco office, has become chief legal officer of PayActiv Inc., a financial technology platform that provides workers with on-demand access to earned but unpaid wages. Reidy and McGuireWoods have represented the company since 2018.

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Weil advises Eli Lilly in its $1.1B acquisition of Dermira

Weil is advising Eli Lilly and Company in its pending $1.1 billion acquisition of Dermira, Inc., a developer of new therapies for chronic skin conditions. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2020 subject to customary closing conditions.

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Wolters Kluwer to launch the Global Privacy Law Review

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. announces that it will launch a timely new resource, the Global Privacy Law Review (GPLR), next month. The new journal will focus on high quality peer-reviewed articles, opinions, case notes, and literature review on all aspects of privacy, data protection and cybersecurity topics around the world.

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McNees Attorneys Nicole Stezar Kaylor, Steve Matzura, Matthew Pritchard, Andrew Rusniak and Brad Walker Elected into Membership

McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC has elected Nicole Stezar Kaylor, Steve Matzura, Matthew Pritchard, Andrew Rusniak and Brad Walker as new Members of the firm, effective January 1, 2020.

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