Member News


Galindo, Arias & Lopez (Panama) is pleased to announce that Edgar Herrera has been appointed partner of the firm. His outstanding professional career and high ethical standards contribute to the enhancement of GALA’s team.

Edgar has been part of GALA since 2004, providing expert advice to numerous companies in Domestic and International Taxation Law.

Read more: Edgar Herrera appointed partner at Galindo, Arias & Lopez


In early February, the election of the Chamber of Advocates of RA took place and 1164 advocates participated in the election of Bar of Council. As a result of the voting “Concern Dialog” Managing Partner Sedrak Asatryan was elected as a member of the Bar of Council RA Chamber of Advocates with 505 votes. The authorizations of the elected members came in force from March 14, 2017.

Read more: Sedrak Asatryan elected for the member of the Bar of Council of the RA Chamber of Advocates


Canadian Lawyer ranked Fillmore Riley LLP as one of the top 5 Manitoba law firms.

In the March 2017 edition of the magazine, journalist Mallory Hendry described the recent merger shakeup of what constitutes a regional firm in the Prairies. Glen Peters, the Managing Partner of Fillmore Riley, said despite the challenges it might pose, it also creates some significant opportunities, calling the aftermath of the merger an exciting time for everybody.

Read more: Canadian Lawyer magazine recognizes Fillmore Riley LLP as a top Manitoba firm


The Republic of Estonia has designated Pirkka-Marja Põldvere, a partner/atorney-at-law of LEADELL Pilv, to serve on the Panel of Arbitrators maintained by ICSID (The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes). Attorney-at-law Ilmar-Erik Aavakivi has been designated to serve on the Panel of Conciliators maintained by ICSID. Both attorneys-at-law have been designated to serve on these panels for six years.

Read more: Attorneys-at-law of LEADELL Pilv Law Office have been designated to serve on the Panel of...


Randall D. Crocker, President and CEO of von Briesen & Roper, s.c., announced today that Stacy C. Gerber Ward has joined the firm as a Shareholder. Gerber Ward served as an Assistant United States Attorney for more than fourteen years and was most recently the Deputy Chief of the Civil Division for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, where she represented the Government in significant civil enforcement matters.

Read more: Stacy C. Gerber Ward joins von Briesen & Roper, s.c.