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Holmes O’Malley Sexton LLP Successfully closes acquisition deal for Get The Shifts

Get The Shifts, a Clare-based start-up that has developed a platform for temporary staffing has been purchased by the Irish recruitment company, FRS. Hannah Wrixon, founder of Get the Shifts, was represented by Holmes O’Malley Sexton LLP who successfully closed the acquisition deal.

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Marcel-Olivier Nadeau Elected on the Board of Directors of the Bar of Quebec

March 31, 2021 — The Barreau du Québec announced this morning that Marcel-Olivier Nadeau becomes a director of the Bar, and will serve a two-year mandate as representative of the Barreau du Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean. Mr. Nadeau is already bâtonnier of the local Bar.

Andrew Penhale, RSS’s Managing Partner, is pleased with this election. “Members of our firm have always been very much involved in their community; and this includes the legal community. We all stand behind Marcel-Olivier.”

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Brian A. Kreucher of Howard & Howard Selected to 2021 “Michigan’s Go To Employment Law Lawyers” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly

ROYAL OAK, Mich., March 30, 2021 – Attorney Brian A. Kreucher has been named to “Michigan’s Go To Employment Law Lawyers” class of 2021 by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. The award recognizes the top 20 lawyers across the state in a given practice area as nominated by their peers.

A “Michigan Go To Lawyer” is an expert in his or her field, well-versed in the nuances of the case law, statutes and regulations clients will encounter; experienced, with a record of success in many cases and/or transactions; a lawyer to whom other lawyers make referrals because of his or her expertise and accomplishments; a lawyer who can think creatively and identify all options for a client; a lawyer you would name when a friend needs legal help; and a lawyer you might call yourself if you needed legal help in his or her field of expertise.

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Law Scholarship 2021

An ambitious and high achieving Limerick student has been awarded our Holmes O’Malley Sexton LLP Scholarship at the University of Limerick (UL).  

We have awarded the scholarship annually for over two decades. The bursary was endowed to Law and Accounting student Brian Daly from Kilmallock in recognition of his outstanding academic performance.  

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Course aux stages: RSS Hires Its Future Colleagues

March 29, 2021 — The Course aux stages has come to an end. RSS has identified candidates with an exceptional potential, who will participate in the firm’s vitality for the years to come.

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Sharon Druker Designated Lawyer Emeritus

March 26, 2021 — The title of Avocat émérite — Lawyer Emeritus — is one of the most prestigious distinctions that the Bar of Québec can give to its most deserving members. Therefore, RSS is both very happy and exceptionally proud to announce that Sharon G. Druker, Ad. E., is among the members selected by the Bar to receive this title.

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Jeffrey A. Hoover of Howard & Howard Selected as an Association for Corporate Growth-Detroit M&A All Star Advisor of the Year

ROYAL OAK, Mich., March 24, 2021 – Attorney Jeffrey A. Hoover has been selected as an “M&A All Star Advisor of the Year” by the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Detroit. He will be honored at the 6th Annual M&A All Star Awards Program on June 15, 2021.

Each year, ACG Detroit celebrates the men and women who have made incredible strides in the M&A community through its M&A All Star Awards. The awards program is intended to highlight the standout members of Metro Detroit’s M&A community and major milestones achieved in the past year. Winners are selected by a panel of peers who are middle market professionals and ACG Detroit members.

“I am a corporate and mergers and acquisitions attorney who advises clients regarding strategic business transactions.” –Jeffrey A. Hoover

Hoover, who practices out of the firm’s Royal Oak office, concentrates his practice in the areas of business transactions and corporate matters, including mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations of business entities, corporate finance, commercial lending, and real estate.

Hoover was selected by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as one of its “Michigan Go To Business Lawyers” (2020), by Michigan Super Lawyers as one of its “Rising Stars” (2011-2019), and was also recognized by Michigan Leading Lawyers (2017-2020) and dbusiness “Top Lawyers” (2013; 2014; 2020). He was a recipient of the M&A Advisor’s Emerging Leaders Awards in 2019.

Hoover earned his M.B.A. and B.B.A. from Eastern Michigan University and holds a J.D., magna cum laude, from Thomas M. Cooley Law School (now known as Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School).

About Howard & Howard:  

With a history spanning over 15 decades, Howard & Howard is a full-service law firm with a national and international practice, providing legal services to businesses and business owners. More than 160 attorneys practice out of offices in Royal Oak, Michigan; Illinois (Chicago and Peoria); Las Vegas, Nevada; and Beverly Hills, California. For more information, please visit howardandhoward.com.

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European Recognition from Chambers Europe 2021

Chambers Europe 2021, a legal directory of the best lawyers and law firms worldwide, has ranked our Insurance Dispute Resolution services as the amongst the most outstanding in Europe.

What the team is known for: Earns praise for proven capacity to handle diverse claims across EL/PL, motor insurance and financial lines. Defends insurers and self-insured companies or associations in personal injury claims filed by employees or third parties. Noted for its expertise in professional liability cases pertaining to the construction, financial services and legal sectors. Assists with coverage disputes arising under professional indemnity policies. Also has a separate claimant-side practice.

Strengths: “I regularly get a summary of each claim and anything that might have happened in the last week or so,” says one client, further noting: “The lawyers are proactive in trying to get a claim resolved.” “They are commercially minded,” says another source, explaining: “They understand the importance of getting out of a case and getting certainty, but they also understand the importance of bringing our customer along with that decision. They tend to meet our customers face to face more often, which I like.”

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A&K Metaxopoulos Receives Top Rankings by Top Ranked Legal

ILN member firm, A&K Metaxopoulos & Partners, in Athens, Greece has been recently ranked by Top Ranked Legal as Top Ranked (1st) in IP and also ranked in Patents (Top 5), White-Collar Crime (Top 5), Dispute Resolution (Top 10), TMT (Top 10) and Competition/Antitrust (Top 20).

As an aggregate result of these rankings, the firm was among the very few niche full-service practices in Europe to be ranked overall among the 20 Top Ranked Law Firms in its own jurisdiction. Congratulations to A&K Metaxopoulos!

For the full results, please visit this page.

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Our Commercial Litigation Group Welcomes Gabriel Gibeau

March 19, 2021 — RSS’S Commercial Litigation Group is happy to welcome Gabriel Gibeau, who was just called to the Bar after articling with us. “Ever since he came on board, Gabriel has already demonstrated that he has the necessary qualities to succeed as a pleader before the courts”, explains team leader Jean-Pierre Sheppard. “The members of the group appreciate his commitment and his passion.”

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