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COST Presents Inaugural “Excellence in State Taxation” Award to Paul Frankel

The COST Board and Staff are pleased to announce and present the inaugural COST/Paul Frankel Excellence in State Taxation Award to none other than Paul Frankel himself. Mr. Frankel has a long and storied history with COST and the SALT Profession, having served with distinction on the COST Board for sixteen...

Sutherland Represented Patriot Capital Funding in Merger with Prospect Capital

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP advised Patriot Capital Funding, Inc., in connection with its merger with Prospect Capital Corporation. The transaction represents the largest acquisition of a business development company by another, unaffiliated business development company, to date. Pursuant to...

Lucas Rachuba Elevated to Ropes & Gray Partnership

Lucas Rachuba joined Ropes & Gray in 1999, practicing in the Tax & Benefits Department. Lucas focuses on the taxation of unregistered pooled investment funds such as hedge funds, private equity funds (venture and LBO), and real estate funds. His clients include both fund managers/sponsors and...

McDermott Will & Emery LLP Announces 2010 Partner Promotions

McDermott Will & Emery LLP is pleased to announce that the following lawyers have been promoted to partner effective January 1, 2010: Ira B. Mirsky ( Washington, D.C.) focuses on tax controversy matters related to employee compensation, fringe and welfare benefits, and deferred compensation arrangements...

Kendall Jones Joins Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Washington, D.C. (December 17, 2009) – Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP announces that Kendall Jones has joined the firm as Of Counsel in the Tax Practice Group, based in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office. Mr. Jones, who recently retired from KPMG, will advise clients on tax controversy...

Nancy S. Gerrie Named Partner-in-Charge of Chicago Office of McDermott Will & Emery

CHICAGO (December 21, 2009) — McDermott Will & Emery LLP today announced that, effective January 1, 2010, Nancy S. Gerrie has been named partner-in-charge of the Firm’s Chicago office where she will oversee operations. Ms. Gerrie succeeds Quentin “George” Heisler who has served...

Sutherland Announces Four New Tax Practice Partners

Atlanta and Washington, D.C. (January 5, 2010) – Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP announces the election of four new partners from the Firm's Tax Practice Group effective January 1, 2010. “Each of these attorneys has made significant contributions to our clients and to the firm,”...

Colleen Laduzinski Named Jones Day Partner

Washington, DC - The global law firm Jones Day announced that Colleen E. Laduzinski has been named to the Firm's partnership, effective January 1, 2010. Colleen Laduszinski practices in the area of federal income tax, including bankruptcy tax, general corporate tax, taxation of consolidated groups...

State & Local Tax Lawyer Rejoins McDermott's New York Office

NEW YORK (January 5, 2009) — McDermott Will & Emery LLP is pleased to announce that Margaret C. Wilson has rejoined the Firm as a partner in the New York office. Ms. Wilson concentrates her practice on state and local tax matters. “It gives me great pleasure to announce that Margaret...

Carin Carithers Elevated to Partner at Hogan & Hartson LLP

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 5, 2010 – Hogan & Hartson LLP has elevated Carin Carithers to the partnership, and five associates to counsel, effective January 1, 2010. Carin Carithers’ practice focuses on the employee benefits aspects of mergers and acquisitions and the design and implementation...

Jayne T. Fitzgerald Elevated to Partnership at Akin Gump

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has promoted Jayne T. Fitzgerald to the partnership effective January 1, 2010. Ms. Fitzgerald is senior policy counsel in the firm’s policy practice. She represents clients on tax, trade, pension and health matters before Congress and federal agencies. She...

Richard Hartnig Joins Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Atlanta (January 19, 2010) – Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is pleased to announce that Richard A. Hartnig has joined the firm as Of Counsel in the Tax Practice Group, based in the Atlanta office. Mr. Hartnig, who recently retired from PricewaterhouseCoopers, will advise clients regarding...

Two New Partners Added to Reed Smith's State Tax Group

New York-Based Partners McLoughlin & Young Join Firm’s Deep Bench (January 28, 2010, New York) – The State Tax practice at Reed Smith LLP extended its nationwide reach today, adding two partners in the firm’s New York office. With the addition of Michael McLoughlin and Aaron...

Law Firms Make Fortune’s list of 100 Best Companies to Work For

Fortune has issued its annual list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For . Congratulations to law firms Bingham McCutcheon, Arnold & Porter, Perkins Coie, and Baker Donelson, which placed 12 th , 65 th , 75 th , and 77 th in the list, respectively. The rankings are based on, among other factors,...