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  • Sullivan & Cromwell’s Payne counsels underwriters on Alibaba IPO

    It’s the buzziest IPO of the year so far, and Sarah P. Payne is part of it—Alibaba’s proposed public offering. The Sullivan & Cromwell partner is one of the attorneys advising the underwriters on the U.S. IPO of the Chinese company.

  • Goddard promoted to GC at Park U

    Park University in Parkville, Mo., has promoted Courtney E. Goddard to vice president and general counsel. She replaces Roger W. Hershey, who has been named vice president for entrepreneurial ventures.

  • Ralston named EVP, GC and secretary at Weatherford International

    Weatherford International plc has named Dianne B. Ralston executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. With this appointment, Weatherford will merge the company’s legal and compliance departments under Ralston.

  • Delgado named chief of staff and deputy GC at ALPFA

    Latino professional organization ALPFA has named Leni Delgado chief of staff/deputy general counsel. Delgado has more than a decade of experience, including working at O'Melveny & Myers and Hughes Hubbard & Reed, representing Fortune 500 companies in diverse areas including corporate, general commercial litigation, employment contracts and policies, intellectual property,...

  • Torgerson serves up TGI Fridays sale

    The estimated sale value, including debt, was $800 million

  • Goodwin’s Dumont advises Dropcam in $555 million sale

    Kristen Dumont, a partner in Goodwin Procter’s Business Litigation Group and a member of the firm’s Technology Company and Labor & Employment Practices, helped advise Dropcam in its $555 million sale to Nest Labs. According to the firm, terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

  • Starzak to be nominated for Army GC post

    President Barack Obama has announced his intention to nominate Alissa M. Starzak as general counsel of the Army, Department of Defense. Starzak is currently deputy general counsel (legislation) at the Department of Defense, a position she has held since 2011. Previously, she served as counsel and a professional staff member...

  • Rising Star: Theresa Trzaskoma, Brune & Richard

    Theresa Trzaskoma didn’t have a lifelong plan to become a lawyer. But as someone who is willing to take professional risks and who likes to win, she eventually became a successful litigator at Brune & Richard, where she represents clients in a wide variety of civil and white-collar criminal matters.

  • Essandoh elected to College of Law Practice Management

    Ballard Spahr Chief Diversity Officer Virginia G. Essandoh has been named a fellow of the College of Law Practice Management, a nonprofit organization for legal professionals. She will be inducted in October.

  • Kochman named president of New Jersey Women Lawyers Association

    Randi Kochman, chair of the employment law department at Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, has been named president of the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association.

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