Legal Roundup

POLSINELLI PC: Polsinelli Denver Office Managing Partner Jennifer Evans Named Colorado Law Week 2018 Lawyer of the Year

By | Jan 2, 2019

Jennifer Evans, Denver office managing partner and shareholder at Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli, was selected by Law Week Colorado as a 2018 Lawyer of the Year.

DLA PIPER: DLA Piper advises BuildingConnected in $275 million sale to Autodesk

By DLA Piper | Jan 2, 2019

DLA Piper represented BuildingConnected, a construction software provider, in its sale to software company Autodesk for US$275 million.

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

By | 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.

INDIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE: AG Hill announces $68 million settlement with UBS for artificially manipulating interest rates

By Indiana Attorney General's Office | Dec 28, 2018

Attorney General Curtis Hill announced a $68 million, 40-state settlement with UBS for fraudulent conduct involving the manipulation of LIBOR (the London Interbank Offered Rate).

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 | 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.

U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF IOWA: Owner of Northeast Iowa Organic Grain Brokerage Pleads Guilty to Fraudulent Sales Totaling Nearly $140 Million

By | Dec 26, 2018

A Missouri man who fraudulently sold tens of millions of dollars’ worth of non-organic grain as though it was organic pled guilty in federal court in Cedar Rapids.

IOWA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Miller announces $68 million multistate settlement with UBS for manipulating interest rates

By Iowa Attorney General | Dec 26, 2018

Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced a $68 million, 40-state settlement with UBS for fraudulent conduct involving the manipulation of LIBOR (the London Interbank Offered Rate).

CALIFORNIA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Becerra Announces $68 Million Multistate Settlement with UBS for Manipulating Key Interest Rate

By California Attorney General | Dec 26, 2018

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced a $68 million multistate settlement with UBS for fraudulent conduct involving manipulation of the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR).

FOLEY & LARDNER LLP: Pirozzolo-Mellowes Named to the Board of The Medical College of Wisconsin

By Foley & Lardner LLP | Dec 26, 2018

Partner Jan Pirozzolo-Mellowes was named to the Board of Trustees of The Medical College of Wisconsin.

MCDERMOT WILL EMERY: McDermott Wins $600 Million Victory in New York Federal Court

By | Dec 26, 2018

McDermott Will & Emery’s Litigation and SALT teams have successfully challenged New York’s Opioid Stewardship Act and saved the pharmaceutical industry $600 million.

HOLLAND & KNIGHT LLP: Mitchell Geller and Laura Güemes Honored as Pro Bono Attorneys of the Year by KIND-New York

By Holland & Knight | Dec 26, 2018

Holland & Knight Partner Mitchell Geller and Associate Laura Güemes were named 2018 Pro Bono Attorneys of the Year by Kids In Need of Defense (KIND)'s New York office.

EPSTEIN BECKER & GREEN: Epstein Becker Green’s Employment Law This Week® Video Series Recognized by the National Law Review’s 2018 “Go-To Thought Leadership Awards”

By | Dec 26, 2018

Epstein Becker Green’s (EBG) video series Employment Law This Week® and its host, George Carroll Whipple, III, have been recognized in the National Law Review’s 2018 “Go-To Thought Leadership Awards” in the Employment Law category.

EPSTEIN BECKER & GREEN: Epstein Becker Green Announces 2019 Leadership Appointments

By | Dec 26, 2018

Epstein Becker Green’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that James Flynn has been named the firm’s next Managing Director, effective January 1, 2019.

JACKSON LEWIS: Susan M. Zoeller Joins Jackson Lewis in Indianapolis

By Jackson Lewis LLP | Dec 26, 2018

Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Susan M. Zoeller has joined the firm’s Indianapolis office as a Principal.

GREENBERG & TRAURIG: Greenberg Traurig Continues to Expand Private Equity and Tax Practices, Adds Niya Tang

By | Dec 26, 2018

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP once again strategically grows its Private Equity and Tax practices with the addition of Niya Tang in its New York office, as a shareholder.

GREENBERG & TRAURIG: Greenberg Traurig’s Philip Sellinger Presents AJC New Jersey Judge Learned Hand Award

By | Dec 26, 2018

Philip R. Sellinger, co-managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s New Jersey office and former co-chair of the firm’s Global Litigation Practice.

GREENBERG & TRAURIG: 70+ Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized on the IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate 2019 Rankings

By | Dec 26, 2018

More than 70 attorneys at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP have been included in International Finance Law Review’s IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate 2019 rankings.

GREENBERG & TRAURIG: Greenberg Traurig Continues Strategic Growth of Real Estate Practice, Adds New Team in Phoenix

By | Dec 26, 2018

Continuing the strategic expansion of its award-winning Real Estate Practice, global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has added Shareholder Stan Johnson, as well as Associate attorneys Andrew Yocopis and Roger Bond Choquette in the firm’s Phoenix office.

WILSON ELSER MOSKOWITZ EDELMAN & DICKER: Levasseur Reappointed to RIMS Chapter Board of Directors

By Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman and Dicker LLP | Dec 26, 2018

Guy J. Levasseur (Partner-New York) has been reappointed to the Board of Directors of the Fairfield (CT) / Westchester (NY) Chapter of RIMS, the Risk Management Society.

TENNESSEE SUPREME COURT: Judges, Legislators honored at Recovery Court Conference

By Tennessee Supreme Court | Dec 21, 2018

Two judges who have been leaders in the struggle to rescue lives and communities affected by substance abuse were among the honorees at the Tennessee Association of Recovery Court Professionals’ 14th Annual Recovery Court Conference, held recently in Murfreesboro.

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