Attorney Distel Joins McDonald Hopkins

Attorney Craig Distel joined the West Palm Beach, FL office of McDonald Hopkins as an associate in the litigation department.

Ropes & Gray Names Top M&A Attorney Chair

Global law firm Ropes & Gray appointed Julie H. Jones the first woman chair in the firm’s 152-year history.

Simpson Thacher Elects 11 New Partners for 2018

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett elected 11 attorneys as partners of the firm effective January 1, 2018.

Grant Thornton Taps Eaton to Lead Supply Chain Management

Grant Thornton named Jonathan Eaton the firm’s national supply chain management practice leader.

Wetmore Named Major, Lindsey & Africa Managing Director

Legal recruiting firm Major, Lindsey & Africa hired 30-year industry veteran Keith C. Wetmore as a managing director in its San Francisco, CA office.

GCG Appoints Jones Senior Director of Client Relations

GCG appointed Thomas M. Jones to the position of senior director of client relations and development.

Otterbourg Promotes Maduike to Of Counsel for Specialty Finance

Law firm Otterbourg promoted Nneoma A. Maduike to of counsel in the firm’s banking and specialty finance group.

Proskauer Adds Bell to Global Finance Group

International law firm Proskauer added Christopher O. Bell as a partner in the firm’s Finance Group in the New York office.

Caplow Joins Dilworth Paxson Bankruptcy Team

Dilworth Paxson added Yonit A. Caplow as an associate in the firm’s Bankruptcy and Insolvency department.

Wood Joins Sidley M&A Team in London

Sidley Austin hired James Wood as a partner in its London office M&A practice.