SCG Member News Roundup: June 2024

June 28, 2024

In the Spotlight

AGM Abogados (Spain) announced the launch of their new ESG – Regulatory Compliance and Sustainability practice area. The new practice is is led by Marta Salvador Mateo, lawyer in the Immigration area, and Héctor Déniz Guedes, Head of the Penal and Compliance area.

Fraser Trebilcock (US: Michigan) The firm’s growth continues with Grand Rapids office relocation. New office address: 300 Ottawa NW Suite 810.

Hall & Wilcox (Australia: Melbourne) announced the firm’s Corporate and Commercial team assisted the National Football League (NFL) with its recently announced arrangements to establish an NFL Academy on the Gold Coast, Queensland. The new arrangements involve the NFL partnering with A B Paterson College on the Gold Coast to establish and operate an American football development program servicing the APAC region. The NFL Academy will operate from a new purpose-built facility at A B Paterson College’s Gold Coast campus and offer student athletes aged 12-18 the opportunity to combine their school education with a life skills program and intensive training in American football under the guidance of professional coaches and educators. The Hall & Wilcox team was led by Martin Ross and Mark Lebbon.

In the News

Adler Pollock & Sheehan (US: Rhode Island) announced 18 attorneys were recognized in Rhode Island Monthly’s annual Professional Excellence in the Law awards: Nicole BenjaminRichard BerettaRobert BrooksMichael ChittickSusan Leach DeBlasioWilliam DolanErin HockensmithDaniel HolmanderKristin MatskoElizabeth NoonanLeslie ParkerDavid RiedelPatricia RochaJohn RussellAlan ShoerRobert StolzmanJohn Tarantino, and Kathryn Windsor. The firm and 14 attorneys have been recognized in the 2024 Chambers and Partners USA rankings. The firm is recognized in Litigation: General Commercial, Corporate/Commercial, Labor & Employment, Real Estate, and Intellectual Property.

AGM Abogados (Spain) announced María Eugenia Blasco Rodellar, Partner of the Immigration and International Mobility practice, has been appointed as the Co-Director of the AGM Abogados offices in Madrid. She will hold the position with the current office Director, Julio Rocafull Rodríguez. The firm also announced the addition of Vanesa Alarcón Caparrós in the new Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) area of the firm.

CNPLaw (Singapore) announced they have been ranked in Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2024 rankings for the seventh consecutive year. They have received recognition in multiple categories, including: Commercial and Transactions, Construction, Family and Matrimonial, International Arbitration – Domestic Firms, Insolvency, and Private Client. Subramanian Pillai who heads the Construction, Engineering & Infrastructure Projects Practice Group was recommended as a Litigation Star for Singapore in the practice area of Construction. 

Field Law (Canada: Alberta, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon) announced they have welcomed Alanna McCallion to their Calgary team. Alanna’s practice focuses on securities law. The firm also announced they have welcomed Michael Sharp to their Edmonton team as counsel. Michael practices in intellectual property (IP) and is dedicated to helping clients protect and commercialize their innovations. 

Fraser Trebilcock (US: Michigan) announced Robert Burgee has been recognized by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as a ‘Michigan Go To Lawyer’ in 2024 for business transactions. Robert serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Business & Tax Department and Chair of the firm’s Employee Benefits Department.

Larkin Hoffman (US: Minnesota) announced the firm has launched a new ancillary service, Larkin Hoffman Public Affairs (LHPA), which will bring together the firm’s growing capabilities in government relations and public affairs, including association management, grassroots coordination and strategic communications.

McBrayer (US: Kentucky) announced the addition of Mari-Elise Paul. Her practice falls heavily in the area of intellectual property, from trademark and copyright clearance and prosecution to enforcement and litigation, but she also handles contract and license negotiation and enforcement and management of supply chain and energy transactions.

Rifkin Weiner Livingston (US: Maryland) announced Partners Alan RifkinArnold Weiner, and Celeste Bruce have been recognized in the 2024 Chambers and Partners USA rankings. Additionally, the firm’s Government Relations and Lobbying practice group was also ranked.

Robinson+Cole (US: Connecticut) announced partner Patrick Trostle has been appointed Honorary Consul to the Republic of Finland for the State of Connecticut. In this new role, Honorary Consul Trostle will serve as a liaison promoting and facilitating commercial and diplomatic relations between Finland and companies located in Connecticut. The firm also announced lawyer Ileana Polanco Cavazos was named to the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) First 100 Plus Class of 2024 during the organization’s 13th Annual Breakfast & Awards Ceremony on May 10, 2024, at the Hartford Marriott Downtown in Hartford, Connecticut. Additionally, the firm and 24 attorneys have been recognized in the 2024 Chambers and Partners USA rankings. The firm is recognized in Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Construction, Corporate/M&A, Environment, Healthcare, Insurance, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial, and Real Estate.

Starn O’Toole Marcus & Fisher (US: Hawaii) announced that 21 firm attorneys have been selected to the 2024 Hawaii Super Lawyer and Rising Star lists. Firm Directors Andrew LautenbachSharon LovejoyDuane FisherNorman Cheng and Trevor Brown are selected to the 2024 Hawaii Super Lawyers Top 25 list. Mr. Lautenbach, Ms. Lovejoy and Mr. Brown are selected for Business Litigation and Mr. Fisher and Mr. Cheng are selected for Real Estate Law. Firm Directors Douglas ChinChristina Ohira and Lindsay Orman are selected to the 2024 Hawaii Super Lawyers list.  Mr. Chin is selected for Business Litigation and Ms. Ohira and Ms. Orman are selected for Real Estate Law. The firm also announced that the firm and 13 attorneys have been recognized in the 2024 Chambers and Partners USA rankings. The firm is recognized in Litigation: General Commercial, Corporate/Commercial, Real Estate, and Real Estate: Land Use & Zoning.

Turner Padget (South Carolina) announced Shareholder Mark Goddard from the Business and Commercial Litigation team was included in South Carolina Lawyer’s Weekly 2024 Commercial & Consumer Litigation Power List. This Power List recognizes attorneys based on a variety of criteria, including leadership, how well-versed they are in relevant case law, statutes, and regulations, have a record of success in cases and transactions, have the respect of other lawyers and clients, and are leaders in the community. Shareholder Nickisha Woodward received the South Carolina Lawyers Weekly 2024 Influential Women of Law award. SCLW Influential Women of Law awards spotlight the important role women leaders play in the Carolinas’ legal community.  Honorees are selected for their leadership, business acumen, mentoring and community involvement and their contribution to the legal field.

Wiley (US: Washington, DC) announced Matt Lapin has joined the firm as special counsel in the International Trade Practice and National Security Practice. Lapin brings over 20 years of experience in trade compliance matters including supply chain risk, export controls, economic sanctions, customs law, foreign investment, and anti-corruption.

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