Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    The global law firm Jones Day has announced that Laura Bader has joined the Firm's Chicago Office as a partner in its Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice.
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    Constellis, a leading provider of operational support and risk management services, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Centerra Group, LLC and its subsidiaries from an affiliate of Alvarez & Marsal Capital. The acquisition of Centerra, a leading global government and critical infrastructure services company, will significantly enhance...
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    Akin Gump has joined more than 150 other law firms from across the United States as a signatory to a letter to the director of the Office of Management and Budget calling for the continued funding of the Legal Services Corporation (LSC). The letter, which is signed by the leaders of the respective firms, comes amid reports that the Trump administration is...
  • Thursday, March 9, 2017
    Daniel A. Goldfried has joined McGuireWoods’ nationally recognized Government Investigations and White Collar Litigation Department as a partner in New York, bringing a decade of experience managing high-profile investigations for Bank of America and its legacy entities. His practice focuses on securities compliance and enforcement matters.
  • Monday, March 6, 2017
    M&A attorneys, Stephen C. Gierasch and Meera R. Modi joined McNees Wallace & Nurick. Over the last several years at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, they have built what many in the Central Pennsylvania business and legal communities regard as one of the pre-eminent M&A legal practices. In addition to working with businesses, investors...
  • Monday, March 6, 2017
    Twenty-four Directors at AlixPartners have been promoted to managing directors of the firm. Apratim Sarkar (Boston) has more than 20 years of consulting and industry experience, with a particular focus on procurement transformation, strategic sourcing, product design and value engineering, and operational cost improvement in the retail and consumer packaged...
  • Monday, March 6, 2017
    Matt Ellis was appointed executive vice president, secretary and general counsel of WoodmenLife effective March 1, 2017. Ellis previously served as vice president & general counsel. "Matt has continuously proven to be a key leader for our company," said Pat Dees, incoming president & CEO. "Throughout his tenure, he has contributed to...
  • Monday, March 6, 2017
    The National Board of Directors at WoodmenLife has appointed Pat Dees as president & CEO, effective March 2017. In May, he will also become Chairman of the National Board of Directors, effective May 2017. Dees began his WoodmenLife sales career in 1988 in Angleton, Texas. "I’m honored by this opportunity, and looking forward to leading the...
  • Monday, March 6, 2017
    McKool Smith, one of America’s leading trial firms, has announced that Frank Vecella, the former associate general counsel of litigation at Ericsson Inc., has joined the firm as a principal in its Dallas office. "Ericsson is a long-time client and Frank has been a very dear friend of the firm for many years,” said McKool Smith Managing...
  • Monday, March 6, 2017
    McGuireWoods continues to expand and diversify its nationally recognized Financial Services Litigation practice with the addition of Alexandra Villarreal O’Rourke, former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) senior counsel, and Cynthia Guerin, former associate general counsel and senior vice president at Bank of America.
  • Sunday, March 5, 2017
    Marc Siegel is joining Jones Day's San Francisco Office as a partner in its Antitrust & Competition Law practice. Mr. Siegel comes to Jones Day after more than 30 years at the United States Department of Justice, where he served in numerous positions, most recently as senior counsel for criminal enforcement. "Marc is an exceptional lawyer...
  • Sunday, March 5, 2017
    Arthur R. Armstrong, an attorney in Anderson Kill's Philadelphia office, has been named a shareholder. Mr. Armstrong's practice concentrates in insurance recovery and corporate and commercial litigation. He represents private and publicly traded companies against primary and excess insurers to recover losses under property, commercial general...
  • Sunday, March 5, 2017
    Fish & Richardson announced that J. Kevin Gray, a leading intellectual property transactional and patent attorney at the firm, has been named managing principal of its Dallas, Texas office. Gray will also continue his role as national chair of Fish’s Licensing group, which was recently named by Intellectual Asset Management as one of the best...
  • Monday, February 20, 2017
  • Friday, February 10, 2017
    McGuireWoods London has added firepower to its debt finance and derivatives practice with the arrival of partner Jennifer Kafcas, who brings 17 years of experience advising lenders and borrowers in complex structured and cross-border transactions in Europe and the United States. She has specialist knowledge of the bond, leverage finance and derivatives...
  • Tuesday, February 7, 2017
      FRONTEO USA, Inc., a leading provider of global eDiscovery, managed review solutions and big data analysis services utilizing artificial intelligence technology, announced that FRONTEO has been named a RelativityOne Certified Partner by kCura, developers of the eDiscovery software Relativity.   The RelativityOne Certified Partner program...
  • Tuesday, February 7, 2017
      ACC Chief Legal Officers 2017 Survey Tracks Prevalence of Compliance Investigations at Multinational Law Departments, Trends in Outside Counsel Hiring   More than one-in-three chief legal officers (CLOs) and general counsel (GCs) say their companies adjusted plans to enter new markets following geopolitical events in the last year, and nearly...
  • Monday, February 6, 2017
      McGuireWoods continues to expand and diversify its nationally recognized Financial Services Litigation Practice with the addition of Alexandra Villarreal O’Rourke, former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) senior counsel, and Cynthia Guerin, former associate general counsel and senior vice president at Bank of America.   
  • Monday, February 6, 2017
      Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) is pleased to announce that it’s Next Generation (N-Gen) Advisory Board will hold its inaugural meeting in New York City.  The N-Gen Advisory Board will assist MCCA and drive the conversation about diversity and inclusion to inspire the next generation of lawyers.     MCCA welcomed...
  • Tuesday, January 31, 2017
    Law Business Media, an integrated digital and print media and marketing company, announced today that David Hechler, an award-winning former executive editor of ALM’s Corporate Counsel magazine, has joined the company as editor-in-chief of its flagship publication, Metropolitan Corporate Counsel.
  • Monday, January 30, 2017
    Survey Results Show Nascent Demand for Visual Dashboard Capabilities for eDiscovery Management, Business Decision Support 
  • Sunday, January 29, 2017
    Fish & Richardson announced that 10 attorneys have been named principals at the firm.  The new principals in the firm’s Intellectual Property (IP) Litigation Group are: Dr. Mike Gaddis (Dallas); Joseph Herriges (Twin Cities); Dr. Proshanto Mukherji (Boston); Dr. Carsten Schulte (Munich); Andy Schwentker (Washington, D.C.); and Joseph Warden (...
  • Sunday, January 29, 2017
    Anderson Kill is pleased to announce that Vianny M. Pichardo, an attorney practicing in the firm's New York office, has been elected President of the Dominican Bar Association for the term 2017-2018.  She was sworn in on January 17 at the SDNY Ceremonial Courtroom.
  • Sunday, January 29, 2017
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has announced that Andrew D.Linden, Rebecca J. Price, and R. Nicholas Nanovic have been promoted from Associates to Members of the firm, effective January 1, 2017.  
  • Sunday, January 29, 2017
    McNees Wallace & Nurick has elected Julia Coelho, James J. Franklin, Timothy J. Horstmann, Kelley E. Kaufman, and Adam L. Santucci as new members of the law firm, effective January 1, 2017.