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Weil Releases "Letters to My Younger Self" in Celebration of Women's History Month

In celebration of Women’s History Month, three accomplished Weil alumnae leaders — Danielle Do, Sharlyn Heslam and Brandy Treadway — reflect on their careers and share pieces of advice that might have guided their "younger selves" earlier in their professional and personal lives.

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Aaron Lindstrom, Former Michigan Solicitor General Joins Barnes & Thornburg

Aaron Lindstrom, the former solicitor general for the state of Michigan, has joined Barnes & Thornburg in Grand Rapids.

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Former U.S. Senator Joins Akin Gump as Partner

Akin Gump announced that former U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-IN) will join the firm as a partner in its public law and policy practice in Washington, D.C.

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Facebook's Michele Schochet to Speak at Women in CyberSecurity Conference

Five well-respected women are set to speak at the Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) conference, March 28 to 30, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. One of those keynotes is Michele Schochet, the director of security at Facebook.

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McGuireWoods Serves as Legal Adviser to Summit Park in Recapitalization of Exacta Land Surveyors

McGuireWoods served as legal adviser to Charlotte private equity firm Summit Park in its recapitalization of Exacta Land Surveyors LLC, a leading provider of land surveys and field management services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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NACD Names Honorees of the 2019 NACD Directorship 100

The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the authority on boardroom practices representing more than 20,000 corporate board members, today announced the honorees of the 2019 NACD Directorship 100™, an annual recognition of the leading corporate directors, corporate governance experts, policymakers, and influencers who significantly impact boardroom practices and performance.

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Year-End Data Demonstrates Expertise of AAA-ICDR®

The American Arbitration Association-International Centre for Dispute Resolution® (AAA-ICDR) provided conflict management and dispute resolution services for 8,983 B2B cases involving $15.6 billion in total claims in 2018.

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Tiernan Brady Joins Clifford Chance as Global Head of Inclusion

Clifford Chance has appointed Tiernan Brady as its first Global Head of Inclusion. His role at Clifford Chance will focus on tackling the full spectrum of inclusion and diversity issues and, in the U.S., involves advancing the important work of our active diversity subcommittees supporting women, veterans and the LGBT+, Black and Latino and Asian and Pacific Islander communities. 

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EisnerAmper Anticipates Rapid Expansion of Hemp and Cannabis Industry

With the signing of recent legislation, including the U.S. 2018 Farm Bill and the 2018 Canadian Cannabis Act, EisnerAmper anticipates the rapid expansion of the hemp and cannabis industry at the federal, state and international levels.

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AALL Partners with Thomson Reuters to Add Fellowship to George A. Strait Scholarship

The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) announces it has added a fellowship to its 29-year-old George A. Strait Minority Scholarship. Established by AALL in partnership with Thomson Reuters, the endowed scholarship honors the memory of long-time AALL member and distinguished law librarian George A. Strait.

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