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CLOC announces new 2021 events calendar for legal industry

The Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC) announces their reimagined 2021 event plan, including several new formats and key dates. The plan includes virtual offerings and allows for in-person events as a possibility later in the year.

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Morae releases white paper on Microsoft Teams usage in the legal industry

Morae Global Corporation has released a new white paper titled: Teams Usage in Legal. The report focuses on deployment strategies and the implications for information governance.

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Tax partner David F. Levy joins Weil in New York

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announces that David F. Levy has joined the firm as a partner in the Firm’s global Tax practice. Dave is based in Weil’s New York office.

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Barnes & Thornburg adds corporate, intellectual property, labor and employment, and litigation attorneys and legal professionals in Chicago, Dallas, New York and South Bend

Barnes & Thornburg adds new corporate, intellectual property, labor and employment, and litigation attorneys and legal professionals to its Chicago, Dallas, New York and South Bend offices.

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Akin Gump represents Kennedy Lewis as Kodak announces new capital sources & debt structure to further strengthen financial position

Eastman Kodak Company announces a series of financial transactions that provide access to new capital, address maturing obligations, and strengthen the Company’s ability to invest in strategic growth opportunities in print, advanced materials and chemicals.

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FTI Consulting appoints healthcare and life sciences expert Jason Shafrin as senior managing director

FTI Consulting, Inc. announces the appointment of Jason Shafrin, Ph.D. as a senior managing director in the Center for Healthcare Economics and Policy within the firm’s Economic Consulting segment.

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Abid Qureshi named partner in charge of Akin Gump’s New York office

Akin Gump announces that financial restructuring partner Abid Qureshi has been named partner in charge of the firm’s New York office.

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Hon. Russell Lloyd (Ret.) joins JAMS in Houston

JAMS announces the addition of Hon. Russell Lloyd (Ret.) to its panel. Judge Lloyd recently joined JAMS after serving on the Texas First Court of Appeals. He brings more than 40 years of legal experience to JAMS, including 16 years on the bench in both trial and appellate courts.

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Cornerstone Research announces the promotions of two senior staff to the role of vice president

Cornerstone Research announces the promotions of two senior staff to the role of vice president: Ashish Pradhan and Allie Schwartz. The firm also advanced four staff to the role of principal: Vikram Kumar, Filipe Lacerda, Daniel Ramsey, and Manuel Vasconcelos.

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Bodhala appoints Jess Hunt and Jeffrey Leventhal to Its board of directors

Bodhala, the machine learning-powered legal spend management platform, announces the appointments of Jess Hunt and Jeffrey Leventhal to its board of directors. Ms. Hunt most recently served as the President and COO of Andela, a software engineering-as-a-service business. Mr. Leventhal is the Managing Partner of S12F venture capital fund and a Partner at Boldstart.vc.b

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