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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION: Wedbush Settles Failure to Supervise Charge

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Mar 18, 2019

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that Wedbush Securities Inc. will pay a $250,000 penalty and has agreed to be censured to settle its failure to supervise charge in a pending administrative proceeding.

NELSON MULLINS: Higher Education Attorney Daniel Cohen joins Nelson Mullins in Atlanta

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Jan 9, 2019

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough announced today that Dan Cohen has joined the Firm as a partner in the Atlanta office.

HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP: Chalon Clark Named 2019 Minority Business Leader in Dallas

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Jan 2, 2019

The Minority Business Leader Award program, now in its twelfth year, honors men and women throughout Dallas-Fort Worth for exceptional business and community leadership.

U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK: District Court Enters Permanent Injunctions Shutting Down International Mail Fraud Scheme and Approving Civil Penalty of Over $700,000

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Dec 26, 2018

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York has permanently barred 10 individuals and businesses from operating an alleged multi-million dollar international mail-fraud scheme.

MAYER BROWN: 11 Mayer Brown lawyers named to Washingtonian’s Top Lawyers list

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Dec 3, 2018

Mayer Brown announced that 11 partners from six practice areas have been recognized by Washingtonian as the “Top Lawyers” in the Washington DC area.

BRADLEY ARANT BOULT CUMMINGS: Kyle Doiron Selected to Serve on Construction Leadership Council for the Associated General Contractors of Tennessee

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 9, 2018

Bradley attorney Kyle Doiron has been selected to serve on the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) for the Associated General Contractors of Tennessee.

POLSINELLI PC: John Acierno Joins Polsinelli’s Real Estate Finance Practice

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 6, 2018

Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli has added John Acierno, an experienced real estate finance attorney known for his counsel to lenders and borrowers in real estate finance transactions across the country.

LIEFF CABRASER HEIMANN & BERNSTEIN LLP: Kathleen Konopka Joins Lieff Cabraser’s New York Office as Of Counsel

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Sep 30, 2018

New York attorney Kathleen Konopka has joined the New York City office of national plaintiffs’ firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP as Of Counsel.

U.S. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: Mariscos Altata To Pay $220,000 To Settle EEOC Sexual And Age-Based Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Sep 23, 2018

Phoenix restaurant Francisco Fine Foods LLC, doing business as Mariscos Altata, agreed to pay $220,000 and furnish other relief to settle an employment discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.

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