Career Announcements Archive
American Express has named Tim Heine to the post of interim general counsel while the company searches for a successor to Louise Parent, who is retiring after leading the department for 20 years.
George Wolff, most recently the Oregon State Bar's referral and information services manager, has been tapped by the New York City Bar to head the Legal Referral Service, replacing the current executive director, Allen Charne.
Eleanor Alter, a partner at Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman, will step down from the board of trustees of the Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection. Former Court of Appeals chief clerk Stuart Cohen has been selected to take her seat.
Ronald Richter, commissioner of New York City's Administration for Children's Services, has been nominated to serve a second stint as a Family Court judge, one of four judicial nominations that will be subject to public comment at a hearing this month.
Simpson Thacher has elevated six to partner, Greenberg Traurig and Thompson Hine have each added a partner, and William Harrington will serve as U.S. Trustee for New York, Connecticut and Vermont.
The Committee on Character and Fitness for the Appellate Division, First Department, is scheduled to interview candidates on Tuesday, Dec. 3.
Sullivan & Cromwell has elected seven partners, while Littler Mendelson, Greenberg Traurig and Winston & Strawn are among the firms announcing new additions.
Jeffrey Alberts, a former Southern District Assistant U.S. Attorney, joined as chair of the firm's white-collar defense and investigations practice.
The number appears to exceed the hires by other firms from a class of 39 clerks, four for each sitting justice and one each for the three retired justices.
The Committee on Character and Fitness for the Appellate Division, First Department, is scheduled to interview candidates on Tuesday, Nov. 12.
Growing a New York team of former prosecutors, Bracewell & Giuliani has hired Glen Kopp, who served the past five and a half years as an assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District.
Five firms announce new additions, while four have announced promotions.
Herzfeld & Rubin has opened a five-attorney office in Yangon, Myanmar, among other announcements.
The New York City Bar Association has nominated Debra Raskin, a labor and employment lawyer and one of three vice presidents of the bar group, to serve as its next president. If elected, she would succeed Carey Dunne in May.
Ten firms announce new additions, among other news.
Kasowitz Benson and White & Case announce promotions, while Morgan Lewis and Norton Rose have each added a partner.
Several firms announce new additions, including Davis Polk, Sills Cummis, FoxRothschild, Reed Smith, and more.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has appointed Chad Johnson to head the office's Investor Protection Bureau, which enforces state securities law and investigates misconduct in financial services.
After three decades at the London office of Bird & Bird, Trevor Cook, a well known attorney in Europe who focuses on life sciences patents, is relocating.
Richard Hans, who leads DLA Piper's litigation department in New York, has been appointed co-managing partner of the Manhattan office, the firm's largest U.S. branch. Hans, 51, joins Heidi Levine, also co-managing partner of the 250-attorney office.