Fiorentino Joins AmeriFactors as SVP

Angela Fiorentino joined AmeriFactors Financial Group as senior vice president/general counsel.

Keller Joins Dorsey & Whitney M&A Team

Troy Keller joined law firm Dorsey & Whitney as of counsel in the Corporate Group in Salt Lake City.

Bakare Joins Foley Gardere Finance Group/Energy Team

Foley Gardere hired Neal A. Bakare as of counsel in the law firm’s Houston office on the Finance Practice Group and Energy Industry Team.

Dunn Joins Dykema Corporate Finance Team

Walter J. Dunn joined Dykema as a member of the law firm’s Corporate Finance practice group in the Dallas office. Dunn is the 14th attorney to join the office in the past 13 months.

Dallas Court Upholds $96.2MM Judgment Following BBVA Fraud Verdict

A Dallas judge entered a $96.2 million judgment against BBVA Compass Bank in a ruling that upholds the verdict against the bank for fraud during loan renewal and modification negotiations with a developer.

Jahangir Joins Blank Rome Restructuring/Bankruptcy Group

Shadi Enos Jahangir joined Blank Rome as a partner in the Finance, Restructuring and Bankruptcy group and Financial Services industry team in the Los Angeles office.

Jensen Joins Sidley as Partner in SF

Jared Jensen joined Sidley Austin as a partner in its global Private Equity practice in San Francisco.

Top-Ranked Team of Restructuring Lawyers to Join O’Melveny

Three highly ranked restructuring lawyers – Nancy A. Mitchell, Maria J. DiConza and Matthew Hinker – will join O’Melveny’s Bankruptcy & Restructuring practice, based in New York.

Stanton Joins Mintz Levin Corporate & Securities Practice

Attorney Scott Stanton joined Mintz Levin in San Diego as a member of the firm’s Corporate & Securities practice from Morrison & Foerster, where he previously served as partner.

Wardrop Joins Sidley as Partner in Hong Kong

Sidley Austin hired Allan Wardrop as a partner in the Global Finance practice in the firm’s Hong Kong office.