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Five Attorneys Join Shutts & Bowen

Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce the addition of five new attorneys to the firm. These new hires bring a diverse range of legal experience to support our more than 30 practice areas. With approximately 260 attorneys throughout the state of Florida, Shutts & Bowen is proud of hiring attorneys that exemplify the firm’s century of leadership and service.

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HOWARD & HOWARD EXPANDS ROYAL OAK OFFICE

Royal Oak, Michigan, May 9, 2013:  Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Brian A. Kreucher has joined the firm.  He will practice out of the firm’s Royal Oak Office.

For the last 23 years, Mr. Kreucher has helped employers minimize the legal risks involved in employment decisions while maintaining business goals.  He helps many clients “prevent fires” by functioning as an extension of their human resources and in-house legal team.  Mr. Kreucher also assists clients in navigating the “alphabet soup” of employment laws (ADA, ADAAA, ADEA, COBRA, EEOC, ERISA, FLSA, FMLA, GINA, NLRA, OSHA, TITLE VII, USERRA, WARN, ELCRA, PDCRA, etc.), restrictive employment covenants, sales commissions laws, internal investigations and employee performance issues.  When litigation arises, he aggressively defends employers in court and administrative proceedings across the country.  Mr. Kreucher takes a practical approach to every case, always mindful of the client’s business needs, the budgetary pressures on in-house counsel to control litigation costs, and the precedent the litigation may set. Mr. Kreucher also routinely represents employers when confronted with state civil rights charges, unfair labor practice proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, EEOC investigations and discrimination charges, labor arbitrations and commercial and general litigation matters. More…

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EIGHT ATTORNEYS JOIN LEWIS RICE

The St. Louis office of Lewis, Rice & Fingersh, L.C. is pleased to announce that attorneys John B. Greenberg, Michael A. Fisher, R. John Klevorn, III, H. Kent Munson, and Jeffrey H. Pass have joined the firm as members.  In addition, Emily K. Bardon, Charla M. Claypool and Nora S. Coggin will be joining the firm as associates.  All attorneys were formerly associated with The Stolar Partnership LLP. More…

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McDonald Hopkins Adds Seventh Attorney in Miami

Miami, Florida (March 13, 2013) – Marc I. Goldsand has joined the Miami office of McDonald Hopkins as an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department.

Goldsand counsels clients regarding a wide array of business matters, complex commercial litigation, receiverships, and business restructuring. He has experience representing individuals, entities and court-appointed fiduciaries in numerous complex commercial matters, including receiverships over commercial real properties and operating businesses. Goldsand’s receivership practice includes vigorous client representation with respect to distressed asset preservation, management and maximization.

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Nick Ayling joins Clark Wilson

Clark Wilson LLP is pleased to welcome Nick Ayling as an Associate in our Corporate Finance & Securities Group. Nick received his Bachelor Honours Specialization in Health Sciences (BHSc) from the University of Western Ontario in 2008 and obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of British Columbia in 2011 with a concentration in business law. Prior to joining us, Nick completed his articles and practised with a Vancouver law firm. He was called to the Bar of British Columbia in May 2012.

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South Florida Business Journal reports on Senator Miguel Diaz de la Portilla joining Arnstein & Lehr

Arnstein & Lehr Attorney Miguel Diaz de la Portilla

Miguel Diaz de la Portilla

In its January 8 edition, the South Florida Business Journal reports state Senator Miguel Diaz de la Portilla‘s move to Arnstein & Lehr from Becker & Poliakoff. In the article, Senator Diaz de la Portilla states, “It’s an opportunity to grow my practice exponentially, and work on national matters with a broader platform” He continues, “The depth of relationships Arnstein Lehr has with the business world is significant, particularly in areas I want to focus, primarily development and city building.” To read the article in full, please click here.

Senator Diaz de la Portilla is located in Arnstein & Lehr’s Miami office.

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New partners at TARK GRUNTE SUTKIENE and new management of the firm’s Baltic operations

From September 2012, there are four new partners in the Riga office of TARK GRUNTE SUTKIENE, and Mr Magnus Pousette, an internationally recognised lawyer, is in charge of the firm’s Baltic operations.

The new partners Ms Andra Rubene, Ms Inese Hazenfusa, Ms Agnese Hartpenga and Ms Linda Štrause have joined the current partners, founders of the Riga office Mr Ivars Grunte and Mr Gundars Cers. Ms Rubene is a renowned expert in M&A and competition law. Ms Hazenfusa is a skilled professional in in banking and finance law. Ms Hartpenga is a specialist in energy law and litigation, while Ms Štrause is a recognised expert in the field of public procurement and has advised a number of large infrastructure projects.  All new partners have been with the firm for more than 12 years. The law firm TARK GRUNTE SUTKIENE has now a total of 19 partners.

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HOWARD & HOWARD EXPANDS ROYAL OAK OFFICE

Royal Oak, Michigan, September 12, 2012:  Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Brandon J. Wilson has joined the firm.  He will practice out of the firm’s Royal Oak Office.

Mr. Wilson concentrates his practice on commercial and bank-related litigation.  He has experience litigating securities and trade secrets, as well as shareholder and contract disputes.  Mr. Wilson represents banks and financial institutions in litigation involving bankruptcy, foreclosure and receivership.  He also has considerable experience in representing receivers, trustees and assignees in state and federal court, in recovery of fraudulent transfers, non-dischargeability of debts, and administration and liquidation of real and personal property. In addition, Mr. Wilson has experience in representing marine lenders, and marinas in maritime disputes and co-authored an Amicus Curiae brief on behalf of the National Marine Bankers Association in a case before the United States Supreme Court, Lozman v. City of Riviera BeachMore…

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HOWARD & HOWARD EXPANDS PEORIA OFFICE

Royal Oak, Michigan, September 11, 2012:  Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Thomas W. O’Neal has joined the firm.  He will practice out of the firm’s Peoria, Illinois Office.

Mr. O’Neal concentrates his practice in commercial litigation and transactional matters and related creditor/debtor relations matters, with an emphasis on agricultural issues.  In addition, he provides service to community district hospitals and similar healthcare entities on a variety of healthcare compliance and corporate governance matters.  More…

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HOWARD & HOWARD WELCOMES MICHAEL M. BELL

Royal Oak, Michigan, August 22, 2012:  Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Michael M. Bell has joined the firm.  He will practice out of the firm’s Royal Oak Office while still advising clients in Southwest Michigan and Indiana.

Mr. Bell concentrates his practice in the areas of finance, real estate development, agriculture and strategic corporate planning. His experience in structuring unique and complex financial transactions has served him well in his representation of credit unions. Mr. Bell represents financial institutions on mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, loan documentation and review, workout and foreclosure services, contract review and negotiation, property acquisition and highly sensitive employment and personnel issues. He additionally advises credit unions regarding all regulatory matters including NCUA and State regulators and provides strategic and legal advice in the area of CUSOs.  As an example, Mr. Bell completed the first ever purchase of a Bank by a Credit Union.  He also regularly speaks to the Credit Union industry. More…

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