Veteran Litigator Fletcher Joins Blank Rome in Pittsburgh

Andrew K. Fletcher joined Blank Rome as a partner in the Commercial Litigation group in the Pittsburgh office.

McDonald Hopkins Adds Ayar to Detroit Office

Alexander A. Ayar joined the Detroit office of McDonald Hopkins as a member of the Litigation Department.

Cardonick Joins Sidley in Chicago

Andrew Cardonick joined Sidley Austin’s Chicago office as a partner in the Global Finance practice.

Jericho Joins McDonald Hopkins Detroit Office

Business restructuring attorney Ashley J. Jericho joined the Detroit office of McDonald Hopkins, a business advisory and advocacy law firm.

Cahill Elects Creed, Clement to Partnership

Cahill Gordon & Reindel elected Ann K. Creed and Christopher W. Clement to the partnership.

Nine Banks Accused of Rigging Canadian Rate Benchmark

Reuters reported that nine banks, including Royal Bank of Canada, Bank of Montreal and the National Bank of Canada, are being sued in the U.S. for conspiring to rig a Canadian rate benchmark.

Richards Kibbe Promotes Devlin to Partner, Ludwig to Counsel

Richards Kibbe & Orbe named Paul J. Devlin a partner in the firm and promoted Victor Ludwig to counsel.

SunTrust Names Fitzsimmons General Counsel

SunTrust Banks named Ellen M. Fitzsimmons general counsel and corporate executive vice president. She succeeds Raymond D. Fortin, who is retiring after a 40-year career.

Jenner & Block Elects 13 New Partners for 2018

Jenner & Block elected 13 lawyers across offices to the partnership, effective January 1, 2018.

A/R Recovery Expert Launches Commercial Collection Firm

Paul Rome, an expert in the recovery of accounts receivable, formed the firm Paul Rome and Associates (PRAL) to specialize in commercial collections and maximize account recoveries for clients.