Announcements

  • Monday, December 4, 2017
    McGuireWoods’ Board of Partners has elected Jonathan P. Harmon to succeed Richard Cullen as McGuireWoods’ chairman. In addition, the board appointed J. Tracy Walker IV to follow Thomas E. Cabaniss as the firm’s managing partner. Harmon and Walker assumed their new duties today, the culmination of a long-...
  • Monday, December 4, 2017
    Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leader in Technology and IT Services, announced that it plans to expand its headquarters location in Ramsey, New Jersey. The expansion of the company’s corporate campus is helped in part by Grow NJ tax credits of up to $29 million approved by the New Jersey Economic Development...
  • Tuesday, December 5, 2017
    McGuireWoods has appointed Hamid Namazie, a highly regarded banking and finance lawyer, as office managing partner in charge of the firm’s downtown Los Angeles office.   Namazie assumed his duties on Dec. 4, succeeding nationally prominent litigator Gregory Evans. Evans founded McGuireWoods’ downtown Los Angeles office when his...
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    James P. DeAngelo of McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC, was awarded Jeffrey A. Ernico Award for his pro bono work from the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA). DeAngelo received the award at the September 27 annual fall membership meeting of the Dauphin County Bar Association. The Ernico Award celebrates the pro bono accomplishments of Harrisburg attorney...
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    In October, Fragomen sent a contingent of fifteen professionals—13 attorneys (seven of whom are partners) and two paralegals—to provide pro bono legal services for a full week at the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas. This facility serves as a detention center for immigrant families (women and children), mostly...
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    On October 12, 2017 Pro Bono Partnership (the Partnership) celebrated at its 20th Anniversary Gala with more than 600 supporters – including volunteer lawyers, law firm and corporate executives, and clients – at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. The evening focused on the organization’s 20 years of providing free legal...
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    FTI Consulting, Inc. announced the appointment of new global leadership for the firm’s Forensic & Litigation Consulting and Strategic Communications segments, effective January 1, 2018. Paul Ficca, who previously served as Global Leader of the Construction Solutions practice within the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment, has been named...
  • Monday, November 27, 2017
    Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions named Scott Fuller of Applied Materials and Tariq Abdullah of Walmart as the honorees of its first ever Legal Innovator Awards. The awards, which recognize forward-thinking individuals within corporate legal and claims departments who have transformed and enhanced their organizations’ legal operations, were...
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    Fish & Richardson announced that Jayme Partridge has joined the firm’s Houston office as a principal in its Litigation Group, where she will continue to focus her practice on complex intellectual property litigation. Previously, Partridge was a partner at Patterson + Sheridan. She also spent two years as in-house litigation counsel for...
  • Monday, November 27, 2017
    QDiscovery, a leader in eDiscovery and digital forensic solutions and services, announced that the company’s QMobile Insight solution has been awarded Relativity’s 2017 Innovation Award in the category of Best Innovation: Community Choice. QMobile Insight offers a new approach to easily integrate mobile data into Relativity, allowing...
  • Thursday, November 30, 2017
    The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles (The Foundation) announced that it has hired Ellen R.Z. Rosen as general counsel. Rosen succeeds Susan C. Mattisinko, who held the position since 2012 and is now the executive director of a private family foundation.   Foundation President and Chief Executive Officer Marvin I. Schotland stated: “We...
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    Sills Cummis & Gross is pleased to announce that Steven M. Gellerstein, Lucas F. Hammonds and Vincent R. Lodato were named Of Counsel to the Firm. Steven M. Gellerstein practices in the areas of commercial real estate and business law. His commercial real estate practice covers the acquisition, sale and financing of real property. He has extensive...
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    Toshiba Corporation’s Board of Directors, as announced on September 20, has approved the sale of all shares of Toshiba Memory Corporation (TMC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba, to K.K. Pangea, a special purpose acquisition company formed and controlled by a Bain Capital Private Equity, LP-led consortium. Akin Gump advised Kingston Technology, a...
  • Monday, November 27, 2017
    AlixPartners, the global consulting firm, announced the appointment of Richard Lee as a managing director in the firm’s Financial Advisory Services practice.  He will work from the firm’s Dallas office.   Richard has deep experience in valuations, forensic-accounting investigations, economic-damages analysis and other financial...
  • Tuesday, November 28, 2017
    AlixPartners, the global consulting firm, announced the appointment of John Riley as a managing director in the firm’s Financial Advisory Services practice. He will work from AlixPartners’ Washington, D.C. office.   With more than 30 years of experience in his field, John is a leading expert in advising public companies on complex...
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    On September 18, 2017, following a two-year review, Weil obtained FTC approval for Walgreens Boots Alliance’s acquisition of almost 2,000 Rite Aid stores. The original deal was to acquire all of Rite Aid for slightly more than $17 billion. After some creative deal-making and an incredible amount of advocacy, the FTC approved a deal that permitted...
  • Monday, November 27, 2017
    Bridgewater-based law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., led a charitable initiative this year to support active duty military and veterans. The firm hosted fundraisers and collection drives throughout the year to benefit multiple charities including Pets for Patriots, Your Grateful Nation, United War Veterans Council, Operation Gratitude, and...
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) announced Evan Wolfson as the honoree of the 2017 Paula L. Ettelbrick Award, which celebrates unparalleled achievement by an individual or an organization in advancing lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender attorneys. The award is named for the late Paula L. Ettelbrick, whose work of organizations like...
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    Fragomen, the world’s leading provider of immigration services worldwide and a member of both the Am Law 100 and the Am Law Global 100, is pleased to announce the addition of Steven Huang as a Partner in the firm’s Mainland China practice. Mr. Huang is based in the firm’s Shanghai office, and brings extensive experience providing inbound...
  • Wednesday, October 18, 2017
    Burns & Levinson announced today that Peter McLaughlin, a highly respected cybersecurity and data privacy attorney, has joined the firm as a partner in its rapidly expanding Intellectual Property (IP) Group. McLaughlin has nearly 20 years of experience advising U.S. and international clients on their handling of corporate and personal...
  • Wednesday, October 18, 2017
    Debo Adesina has joined McGuireWoods’ private equity industry team as senior counsel in Dallas, bringing a broad range of experience providing strategic guidance to private equity clients as a deal lawyer and adviser. Adesina advises private equity funds and their portfolio companies on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and...
  • Monday, October 9, 2017
    Jones Day has announced that Sarah Levine and Karl Remón Thompson, both former senior officials at the United States Department of Justice, and Dean Griffith, formerly of the Federal Aviation Administration, have joined the global law firm in Washington. Sarah Levine Ms. Levine is joining Jones Day as a partner in the Firm's ...
  • Monday, October 9, 2017
    Jones Day has announced that Benjamin Mizer and Shirlethia Franklin, both formerly of the U.S. Department of Justice, have joined the global law firm in Washington, D.C. Mr. Mizer joins the Issues & Appeals Practice as a partner, while Ms. Franklin joins the Firm as of counsel in its Business & Tort Litigation...
  • Wednesday, October 18, 2017
    Fragomen, the world’s leading provider of immigration services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Caitlin Miner-Le Grand as the firm’s latest “Fragomen Fellow” effective September 25, 2017. The Fragomen Fellowship, established more than a decade ago, is a two-year rotating position the firm’s New York office...
  • Monday, August 28, 2017
    Fish & Richardson announced on Wednesday, August 16th, that the firm has launched a partnership with Milk Stork to provide a breast milk delivery service for nursing mothers employed by the firm who are traveling on business. Through Milk Stork, mothers have access to no-fuss, refrigerated, express shipping or easy toting of breast milk home to baby....

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