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Davis Malm Welcomes Allison Ahern Fillo

Davis Malm is happy to announce that Allison Ahern Fillo has joined the firm. Allison will continue to advise businesses and individuals seeking U.S. immigration and naturalization benefits. Her practice will enhance Davis Malm’s robust business capabilities by counseling clients on day-to-day immigration issues regarding employment and compliance, as well as immigration concerns arising in corporate transactions. Allison also assists clients in obtaining all categories of nonimmigrant visas and U.S. lawful permanent residence.

We are excited to expand our service capabilities with Allison’s addition and look forward to working with her. Learn more about Allison.

Learn more about our immigration practice. 

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Gaming Attorney Jennifer Carleton Brings In-House Counsel Experience to Boyd School of Law Course

ROYAL OAK, Mich./LAS VEGAS, NV, October 20, 2020 – Howard & Howard attorney Jennifer Carleton is sharing her significant experience in gaming and Native American/Indian Gaming Law as an adjunct professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Boyd School of Law. Carleton is teaching an online course this semester entitled “Special Topics: Indian Gaming Law.”

The class, offered for the first time at Boyd School of Law, will explore numerous legal issues involved in the operation of tribal gaming facilities in the U.S. It also examines the background and history of tribal gaming in North America; the provisions and application of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA); and the powers of the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC). In addition, the course will address some of the major issues currently impacting the Indian gaming industry, including the COVID-19 pandemic, the growth of online gaming, and the addition of sports betting.

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Pollock Honored by OSBF as 2020 recipient of The Ramey Award for Distinguished Community Service

McDonald Hopkins is proud to congratulate McDonald Hopkins Senior Of Counsel R. Jeffrey Pollock on being named the 2020 recipient of The Ramey Award for Distinguished Community Service by the Ohio State Bar Foundation.

The award is given each year to an Ohio attorney whose career has been exemplified by dedication to public and community service, integrity, honor, courtesy, and professionalism. Read more…

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Marc Carmel quoted in Law360 article, ‘Burford’s NYSE Launch Presages Securitized Case Financing’

McDonald Hopkins Litigation Finance Co-Chair Marc Carmel was quoted in Law360’s October 16 article entitled “Burford’s NYSE Launch Presages ‘Securitized’ Case Financing.”

The article by Law360’s Andrew Strickler includes some great insight into litigation finance.

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HOMS News Issue 1 2020

In this our 50th year in business we have successfully faced a variety of challenges with our clients, not least the Covid-19 pandemic and the threat posed by a hard Brexit.  I must acknowledge the continued support of you, our valued clients, the resilience of our dedicated staff in adjusting to changed working conditions and the ongoing commitment of our team to excellence in the delivery of legal services.

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BGF Multi-million investment in Croom Precision Medical

Congratulations to BGF, Ireland’s largest growth capital investor, on closing their multi-million euro investment in Croom Precision Medical on 7th October 2020. BGF in Ireland is supported by the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) and the main Irish banks. This is their third investment completed in an Irish business since June of this year and the sixth investment completed in less than two years. BGF only takes minority positions in the businesses in which it invests, and it aims to support and facilitate the growth plans of existing owners.

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LexUpdate-October 8, 2020

Delighted to announce the publication by LexisNexis of the 3rd edition of ‘Lissack and Horlick on Bribery and Corruption’. LexCounsel’s Seema Jhingan, Co-founder Partner and Dhruv Manchanda, Principal Associate, have co-authored the “Anti-bribery Laws of India” chapter in the LexisNexis Publication. LexCounsel frequently advises on anti-bribery and anti-corruption issues especially in the corporate governance and defence areas.

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Connolly Gallagher Welcomes New Partner Shaun Michael Kelly

Wilmington, DE (October 5, 2020) – Connolly Gallagher is pleased to announce that Shaun Michael Kelly has re-joined the firm as a partner in Connolly Gallagher’s Delaware Business, Commercial, and Corporate Litigation group.  He joins us from the Delaware Department of Justice where he most recently served as the Director of Consumer Protection and previously worked as a Deputy Attorney General in the Fraud and Consumer Protection Division’s Consumer Protection Unit (“CPU”).  Shaun began his career as an associate at a prestigious Delaware law firm, and he worked previously as an attorney in Connolly Gallagher’s Delaware Business, Commercial, and Corporate Litigation group.  Both at Connolly Gallagher and elsewhere, Shaun has advised large and mid-size business clients in a variety corporate and commercial litigation matters.  Shaun has litigated a variety of disputes in Delaware’s Court of Chancery, including disputes related to books and records, business divorce, reformation, breach of fiduciary duty, and corporate control.  Shaun has also litigated a number of disputes in the Delaware Superior Court’s Complex Commercial Litigation Division (“CCLD”), including complex contractual disputes.

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Connolly Gallagher Welcomes New Partner Shaun Michael Kelly

Connolly Gallagher Welcomes New Partner Shaun Michael Kelly

Connolly Gallagher is pleased to announce that Shaun Michael Kelly has re-joined the firm as a partner in the Delaware Business, Commercial, and Corporate Litigation group. He joins us from the Delaware Department of Justice where he most recently served as the Director of Consumer Protection and previously worked as a Deputy Attorney General in the Fraud and Consumer Protection Division’s Consumer Protection Unit (“CPU”). Shaun began his career as an associate at a prestigious Delaware law firm, and he worked previously as an attorney in Connolly Gallagher’s Delaware Business, Commercial, and Corporate Litigation group. Both at Connolly Gallagher and elsewhere, Shaun has advised large and mid-size business clients in a variety corporate and commercial litigation matters. Shaun has litigated a variety of disputes in Delaware’s Court of Chancery, including disputes related to books and records, business divorce, reformation, breach of fiduciary duty, and corporate control. Shaun has also litigated a number of disputes in the Delaware Superior Court’s Complex Commercial Litigation Division (“CCLD”), including complex contractual disputes.

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Justice Ginsberg’s Multi-Generational Impact

I knew Justice Ginsburg had been seriously ill, so I shouldn’t have been surprised when I heard the news of her passing. But it was still a big shock, and tears started falling. I thought to myself, “I don’t even personally know her—why am I crying?” It was because of all that she represented. She was truly inspirational. She had a tough life—losing her mother at a young age and trying to get her foot in the door and succeed in a male-dominated profession, not to mention numerous serious health issues. Yet she persevered, and she became a “first” in so many ways, even in death—being the first woman and first Jewish American to lie in state at the U.S. Capitol.

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