Legal Roundup

FOX ROTHSCHILD: Fox Rothschild To Merge With Smith Moore Leatherwood

By Fox Rothschild LLP | Sep 21, 2018

In what will be its largest combination, Fox Rothschild LLP will merge with Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP, effective November 1.

PECKAR & ABRAMSON: David C. Bennett joins Peckar & Abramson's New Jersey Office

By Peckar and Abramson, A Professional Corporation | Sep 21, 2018

Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that Construction Litigation attorney David C. Bennett has joined the firm’s New Jersey office as a Senior Associate.

POLSINELLI PC: Polsinelli continues growth of Employment Department with addition of Shareholder Connie Bertram in DC Office

By Polsinelli PC | Sep 21, 2018

With a continuing emphasis on its expanding national Labor & Employment practice, Polsinelli announced today that Connie Bertram joined the firm as a Shareholder in the DC office.

U.S. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: B.F. Saul Companies, Hospitality Group to Pay $210,000 To Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit

By U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission | Sep 21, 2018

The B.F. Saul group of real estate companies will pay $210,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to resolve a federal disability discrimination lawsuit involving the discharge of a female employee with breast cancer, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced.

DYKEMA GOSSETT PLLC: Brian R. Balow Joins Dykema’s Bloomfield Hills Office

By Dykema Gossett, PLLC | Sep 21, 2018

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Brian R. Balow to its Corporate Finance Practice Group as a Senior Counsel in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office.

BAKER & HOSTETLER: BakerHostetler Adds Veteran Litigator in New York

By Baker and Hostetler | Sep 21, 2018

Joseph N. Sacca, a long-time commercial and securities litigator with a top tier roster of clients and trial experience, joined BakerHostetler’s Litigation Group as a partner in the firm’s New York office.

WILENTZ GOLDMAN & SPITZER: Padraic F. X. Dugan Joins Wilentz’s Family Law Team

By New Jersey Supreme Court | Sep 21, 2018

Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. is pleased to announce that Padraic F. X. Dugan has joined the firm as an associate on the Family Law team.

MORGAN LEWIS: Morgan Lewis Partner Joins US Trademark and Trial Appeals Board

By Morgan Lewis | Sep 21, 2018

The TTAB is an administrative tribunal within the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) that hears and decides trial-level adversary proceedings regarding trademarks.

JONES DAY: Lisa Ledbetter elected Chancellor of the Exchequer Club of Washington, D.C.

By Jones Day | Sep 21, 2018

Lisa M. Ledbetter, a partner in Jones Day's Washington Office, has been elected Chancellor of the Exchequer Club of Washington, D.C.

NELSON MULLINS: Two Atlanta Attorneys Named to the Logan E. Bleckley Inn of Court

By Nelson Mullins | Sep 21, 2018

Atlanta partner Nekia Hackworth Jones has been named a master by the Logan E. Bleckley Inn of Court, which is affiliated with Georgia State University’s College of Law.

JONES DAY: Jones Day welcomes M&A partner Patrick Belville to the Detroit Office

By Jones Day | Sep 13, 2018

The global law firm Jones Day announced that Patrick Belville has joined its Detroit Office as a partner in the Firm's M&A Practice.

MASSACHUSETTS ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE: Insurance Company Refunding More Than $2.4 Million to Massachusetts Homeowners Over Improper Charges

By Massachusetts Attorney General's Office | Sep 13, 2018

Attorney General Maura Healey announced that QBE Insurance (QBE) will pay more than $2.4 million in refunds to more than 2,100 Massachusetts homeowners who were improperly charged for property insurance.

BUTLER SNOW: Scott M. McLeod Joins Butler Snow’s Memphis Office

By Bradley Arant Boult Cummings | Sep 13, 2018

Butler Snow is pleased to announce Scott M. McLeod has joined the firm’s Memphis office. He will practice with the firm’s finance, real estate and restructuring group.

STATE OF VERMONT OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General T.J. Donovan Kicks Off 2nd Annual Lawyers Fighting Hunger Food Drive

By Vermont Office of the Attorney General | Sep 13, 2018

Attorney General T.J. Donovan announced the start of the 2nd Annual “Lawyers Fighting Hunger Food Drive,” a collaboration between the Office of the Attorney General, the Vermont Bar Association, and the Vermont Foodbank.

NEW YORK ATTORNEY GENERAL: A.G. Underwood Announces $1.65 Million Joint State-Federal Settlement With Centers Plan For Healthy Living Over False Medicaid Billing

By New York Attorney General | Sep 13, 2018

Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood announced today a joint state-federal settlement with Centers Plan for Healthy Living LLC (“Centers Plan”) over allegations that its managed long-term care plan (“Centers Plan MLTCP”) submitted fraudulent requests to New York’s Medicaid program for monthly premiums, violating the state and federal False Claims Acts.

MASSACHUSETTS ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE: Partners, Massachusetts Eye and Ear to Pay $175,000 to Settle Allegations of Deceptive Billing Practices

By Massachusetts Attorney General's Office | Sep 13, 2018

Partners HealthCare System Inc. and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary will pay $175,000 to settle allegations that they violated Massachusetts’ consumer protection law by failing to adequately disclose to patients billing information for certain health care services, Attorney General Maura Healey announced.

HUSCH BLACKWELL: Wisconsin Law Journal Names Eisenmann and Vercauteren to 2018 ‘Up and Coming' List

By Husch Blackwell LLP | Sep 13, 2018

Erik Eisenmann and Jeff Vercauteren represent Husch Blackwell on a list recognizing the rising stars of Wisconsin’s legal community.

DYKEMA GOSSETT PLLC: 65 Dykema Attorneys Named to Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

By Dykema Gossett LLC | Sep 13, 2018

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that 46 of its attorneys from the firm’s five Michigan offices—and from multiple practice areas—were named to the 2018 Super Lawyers list by Michigan Super Lawyers Magazine.

SCHIFF HARDIN LLP: 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Recognized Three Schiff Attorneys

By Schiff Hardin LLP | Sep 13, 2018

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that three attorneys have been named to the 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

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