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  • Phillips leads Trilantic team in forming Ward Energy Partners

    Vinson & Elkins partner Caroline Blitzer Phillips led the team that advised Trilantic Capital Partners in partnering with Ward Petroleum Corp., to form a new oil and gas exploration and production company, Ward Energy Partners. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed

  • ABA nominates Brown as first woman of color president

    Paulette Brown, a labor and employment law partner and chief diversity officer with the Morristown, N.J., office of Edwards Wildman Palmer, has been nominated to serve as the American Bar Association’s president-elect for 2014-15. She will become the first woman of color and third African-American to serve as ABA president...

  • Wilkinson and Walsh of Paul Weiss notch summary judgment win for Pfizer

    Paul Weiss litigation partners Beth Wilkinson and Alexandra Walsh were part of a team that recently achieved a victory for Pfizer Inc. when a federal court granted the company’s motion for summary judgment. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ruling in In Re Pfizer Inc....

  • U.S. Attorney Haag announces FedEx indictment

    FedEx Corp., FedEx Express, Inc. and FedEx Corporate Services, Inc. have been indicted by a San Francisco federal grand jury with conspiracies to traffic controlled substances and misbranded prescription drugs, according to U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California Melinda Haag.

  • Yang promoted to GC at RealD

    Vivian Yang has been promoted toexecutive vice president and general counsel at RealD Inc.

  • Sampson-Arokium named Kaye Scholer D&I director

    Satra Sampson-Arokium has joined Kaye Scholer as director of diversity and inclusion

  • 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,...

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