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Law firm Boodle Hatfield (London, England) has today announced the promotion of Mark Lindley to Partner. The promotion takes effect from 1 May 2017.

Mark is a key part of Boodle Hatfield’s highly regarded Contentious Trusts and Estates team, advising some of the world’s wealthiest individuals and families, trusts and their beneficiaries, charities, and advisers.

Read more: Boodle Hatfield promotes Mark Lindley to Partner

Gaming law attorney Anthony “Tony” Cabot of Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP earned Star Individual ranking in the new edition of Chambers Global, which identifies and ranks law firms and lawyers in more than 180 jurisdictions throughout the world.

Read more: Lewis & Roca attorney earns international recognition for gaming law

On April 20, 2017, Randall D. Crocker, President and CEO of von Briesen & Roper, s.c., (Wisconsin, USA) announced the launch of vonBriesenOneSource, a multidisciplinary in-house team of dedicated non-lawyer professionals who provide finance and technology advisory services in partnership with the mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, business, corporate, banking, commercial finance, real estate, technology, bankruptcy and business restructuring teams at von Briesen.

vonBriesenOneSource is a single-source service team driving finance, technology and valuation services in a coordinated, client centered, attorney-client privileged model serving clients in transactions, mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, tax planning, technology security, ESOPs and other complex and significant matters: it is a client’s one stop solution when buying, selling or refinancing a business.

Read more: Announcing vonBriesenOneSource

On March 27th (2017), Unicomer Group Co. Ltd. closed a private placement of senior notes in international markets for US$350 million. These instruments, with a maturity set for 2024 and at a 7.875% rate, were issued in compliance with Regulation 144A/Regulation S of the U.S. Securities Act and were guaranteed by Unicomer subsidiaries throughout the Western Hemisphere. Hunte & Co. Partner Laura S. Arthur was selected to provide legal counsel for the British Virgin Islands. 

Read more: Unicomer Group debuts in international markets with US$350 million bond offering and Hunte & Co....

Schnader is pleased to announce that Keith E. Whitson has been appointed managing partner of the firm’s Pittsburgh office.

Mr. Whitson previously served as chair of the Product Liability Practice Group for many years. His practice focuses on general commercial litigation, product liability, toxic torts, insurance coverage and appellate advocacy. He also is an approved mediator and early neutral evaluator with the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and serves in a variety of ADR roles. 

Read more: Keith Whitson Appointed Managing Partner of Schnader's Pittsburgh Office