The international law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that Hal M. Stewart has joined the firm as chief operating officer, based in the New York office.
Mr. Stewart joins Chadbourne from Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker LLP, where he had been chief executive officer. Earlier in his career, he held executive and management positions at public accounting firms, including serving as firmwide controller for a Big 8 accounting firm.He had also been corporate controller of an international footwear manufacturer.
Mr. Stewart will supervise all non-legal personnel and use his expertise in technology and law firm management to help Chadbourne provide the best services to its clients. In his capacity as COO, he will also serve as an ex-officio member of the Management Committee.