Dykema Attorney Honored by United Way

Detroit – April 24, 2015 — Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Gina Torielli has received United Way of Washtenaw County’s Volunteer of the Year award. She was honored during the United Way of Washtenaw County’s 2015 Annual Meeting & Volunteer Luncheon on Tuesday, April 21st at the Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Volunteer of the Year award is given to an altruist who has made a significant difference in the community through his or her involvement with the United … [Read more...]

O’Melveny Welcomes Partner Pamela Miller

NEW YORK ─ APRIL 23, 2015 ─ O’Melveny & Myers LLP is pleased to announce that top financial services litigator Pamela Miller has joined the firm’s New York office as a partner. Miller comes to O’Melveny from the New York office of Arnold & Porter LLP, where she has represented financial institutions in complex, high-stakes disputes. With nearly 20 years’ experience, Miller guides banks and insurance companies through a variety of legal challenges, including Ponzi scheme litigation and investigations, … [Read more...]

Cozen O’Connor, Meckler Bulger to Combine

Chicago - April 23, 2015 - Cozen O’Connor and Chicago-based Meckler Bulger Tilson (MBT) are pleased to announce their respective partners have agreed to a combination of 60 attorneys from MBT with Cozen O'Connor.  Upon completion of the transaction, together with Cozen O'Connor’s existing attorneys in Chicago, the firm will have 60 attorneys in Chicago and 15 attorneys in San Francisco. MBT’s strengths in labor and employment, complex insurance coverage, commercial litigation, and white collar defense … [Read more...]

Tarter Krinsky Continues Expansion, Adds Four

NEW YORK—April 20, 2015 —New York law firm Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP is pleased to announce the addition of partners Alex Spizz and Perry L. Cohen, and Counsel Arthur Goldstein and Paul Richard Karan. The attorneys were formerly with Spizz Cohen & Serchuk, P.C. 
“Alex, Perry, Arthur and Paul are talented attorneys with long-standing relationships with the firm,” said Tarter Krinsky & Drogin Managing Partner Alan M. Tarter. “Their addition will add greater depth to our bankruptcy, real estate and … [Read more...]

Withers Bergman Welcomes Five New Partners

Greenwich, Conn. – April 20, 2015 – In a watershed moment for the development of its corporate and IP law capabilities in the U.S., international law firm Withersworldwide (operating as Withers Bergman LLP in the U.S.) announced today that five new highly experienced partners along with six other professionals have joined its Greenwich, Connecticut office.  Formerly with Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, the group are considered leaders in their respective fields, and bring extensive capabilities to our corporate finance, … [Read more...]

Complex Commercial Litigator Joins Sidley Austin

Sidley Austin LLP announced today that Nancy Chung has joined the firm in its New York office as a partner in the Litigation practice, concentrating on complex commercial litigation. Prior to joining Sidley, Ms. Chung was a partner in the New York office of another prominent global law firm. Ms. Chung represents multinational corporations, private equity funds, hedge funds, and major financial institutions in a wide range of complex commercial, securities, and bankruptcy litigation, international arbitrations, and white collar defense and … [Read more...]

Thornton Named Managing Partner of Adams and Reese

(April 22, 2015) Nashville, TN - The law firm of Adams and Reese is proud to announce that governmental relations and legislative counsel, Guilford F. “Gif” Thornton, Jr., a partner in the firm’s Nashville office, has been elected Managing Partner. Thornton, who has previously served as Chairman of the firm’s Executive Committee and held numerous management roles, joined the firm in 2005 when then Nashville’s Stokes Bartholomew merged with larger regional firm, Adams and Reese. Thornton succeeds Charles P. Adams, … [Read more...]

Cozen O’Connor Adds Health Care Attorney

Miami, April 21, 2015—Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Marc H. Auerbach has joined the firm as a member of the Health Care Practice, resident in the Miami office. He joins Cozen O’Connor from McDonald Hopkins, where he was a partner. Previously, Auerbach was a partner in the Miami office of K&L Gates for more than 15 years. Auerbach advises a range of health care organizations including physician groups, HMOs, hospitals, academic medical centers, diagnostic facilities and medical device manufacturers. His … [Read more...]

Aldous Law Firm Changes Name to Aldous \ Walker

DALLAS – The Dallas-based Aldous Law Firm is adding partner Brent Walker to the firm’s name and will continue representing clients as Aldous \ Walker in a variety of civil litigation matters. Mr. Walker has been with the firm for six years. During that time, he has played a pivotal role in every courtroom victory and significant settlement negotiated by the firm, including the multimillion-dollar sexual abuse verdict against the Episcopal School of Dallas that earned international headlines. “For the past six years, Brent … [Read more...]

Natalie Nathanson Joins Jackson Lewis

CHICAGO, IL (April 15, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Natalie M. Nathanson has joined the firm’s Chicago office as Shareholder.  Ms. Nathanson, who was previously Senior Counsel at Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc., brings to Jackson Lewis over a decade of in-house and large firm experience in the field of employee benefits and executive compensation. “Natalie’s arrival immediately strengthens our employee benefits … [Read more...]