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Five attorneys from Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP have been selected to the 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers list. No more than five percent of the lawyers in Ohio are selected by Super Lawyers. CPM, a Columbus based regional law firm, is proud to announce the following five attorneys who have achieved this prestigious peer recognition:

Alan S. Acker Estate Planning & Probate, Tax: Consumer

Robert B. Barnett Estate Planning & Probate, Closely Held Business

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Coblentz Family Wealth partners James Mitchell, Philip Feldman, and Jaime Mannon are again listed as Leading Lawyers in the Private Wealth Law category of the 2019 Chambers HNW (High Net Worth) guide for Northern California, published by Chambers & Partners.

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In an exclusive interview with Lawyers Weekly, Piper Alderman's Managing Partner, Tony Britten-Jones talks about the growth of the firm over the last 18 months, including the recent round of 27 promotions across their Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney offices. Tony also highlights the success the firm has had with recent lateral partner appointments since early 2018 including Martin Lovell, Joanne Hardwick, Sarah Johnson, Andrea Beatty, Kathryn Walker, Judd Last, Martin del Gallego, Warren Denny, Margot King and Cheryl Weston.

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Piper Alderman Partner, Michael Bacina, has been recognised at the Australian Blockchain Industry Awards as ‘2019 Blockchain Policy Maker or Influencer of the Year’. As the Blockchain sector continues to grow and flourish, Michael continues to be one of Australia’s leading legal experts in blockchain technology. Award winners also included Piper Alderman client, Independent Reserve, for ‘Digital Currency Exchange of the Year’.

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Woolworths has reached an agreement with its joint venture partner, Bruce Mathieson Group, to merge the Endeavour Drinks business (which includes the Dan Murphy’s, BWS and Cellarmasters businesses) with the drinks and hospitality business run by ALH group (which operates over 300 licensed venues and more than 550 retail liquor outlets across Australia). 

Read more: Piper Alderman Advises on $10 Billion Merger to Create Australia’s Largest Integrated Drinks and...