Bernstein Joins Chapman Associates as MD, Healthcare M&A

Theodore W. Bernstein joined Chapman Assocates as a managing director of Mergers & Acquisitions.

Linklaters Hires Donahue, Expands Capital Markets Capabilities

Doug Donahue is joining Linklater’s New York Capital Markets practice as a Structured Finance and Derivatives partner. He joins from Mayer Brown along with counsel William Liu and associate Raha Brown.

McDonald Hopkins Law Firm Names Agay Managing Member in Chicago

David A. Agay has been named the new managing member of McDonald Hopkin’s Chicago office. Agay is an accomplished corporate restructuring attorney who previously served as the office’s assistant managing member.

Federal Judge Okays Lawsuit Over Wells Fargo Fake Accounts

A federal judge ruled that a shareholder lawsuit will be necessary against Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan and other executives of the company in connection with a fake account opening scandal.

Trostle Joins Thompson & Knight as Restructuring Partner

Patrick J. Trostle joined Thompson & Knight as a partner in its New York office in the Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice Group.

Creditors’ Rights Specialist Gold Joins Michael Best

Jonathan L. Gold joined Michael Best’s Washington, D.C. office as a partner in the Litigation Practice Group. He will focus his practice on complex financial restructuring matters and creditors’ rights litigation.

Seltzer Joins Moritt Hock & Hamroff Garden City Office

Steven P. Seltzer joined Moritt Hock & Hamroff as counsel. He will concentrate his practice in all aspects of complex commercial litigation and cybersecurity matters.

Michael Best Expands Corporate/Transactional Group

Michael Best expanded its Salt Lake City office with the addition of a team of attorneys from the law firm Kruse Landa Maycock & Ricks. The new team will join as partners in the Corporate & Transactional Practice Group, alongside Betsy Voter who joined as senior counsel.

Teckler Joins Blank Rome Finance Group

Martin Teckler joined Blank Rome as a partner in the Finance group in the Washington, D.C. office. He joins the firm from Kelley Drye & Warren.

Huntington Bancshares Names Litsey General Counsel

Huntington Bancshares named Jana Litsey general counsel, following the retirement of Richard Cheap at the end of the year after 19 years in the position.