Alston & Bird Named a Top U.S. Corporate Law Firm by Forbes; “Most Recommended” in Antitrust
Alston & Bird has been named to the inaugural Forbes survey of “America’s Top Trusted Corporate Law Firms” as one of the country’s “most recommended” firms in antitrust and competition law.
Press ReleaseOctober 15, 2019
BancorpSouth Bank to Acquire Texas First Bancshares
Alston & Bird client BancorpSouth Bank has signed a definitive agreement to merge with Texas First Bancshares, Inc., the parent company of Texas First State Bank.
Press ReleaseOctober 14, 2019
Alston & Bird Recognized Again as a Top Adoption-Friendly Workplace
Alston & Bird has been ranked among America’s top companies with the best adoption assistance programs, marking 13 years in a row that the firm has been recognized nationally as a leader in employee adoption benefits.
Press ReleaseOctober 11, 2019
Alston & Bird’s Duncan Douglass, Mary Gill, and Nola Vanhoy Honored as “Georgia Trailblazers” by the Daily Report
Alston & Bird’s Duncan Douglass, Mary Gill, and Nola Vanhoy have been honored as “Georgia Trailblazers” by the Daily Report in its inaugural list of individuals it describes as true agents of change “who made significant marks on the practice, policy, and technological advancement of their practice.”
Press ReleaseOctober 10, 2019
Alston & Bird Adds Veteran Tax Partner Richard Slowinski in Washington, D.C.
Alston & Bird has expanded its federal and international tax capabilities with the addition of veteran tax attorney Richard Slowinski as a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Slowinski joins from Baker McKenzie, where he practiced for more than 25 years and served in key leadership roles, including chair of the Washington Office Tax Practice and member of the firm’s North American Transfer Pricing Steering Committee.
Press ReleaseOctober 8, 2019
Alston & Bird Continues San Francisco Growth with Addition of Senior Litigator Jim McCabe as Counsel; Announces Relocation of Atlanta Antitrust Partner Valarie Williams
Alston & Bird continues its Bay Area growth with the addition of senior litigator Jim McCabe as counsel. McCabe joins from Morrison & Foerster LLP, where he practiced for more than 30 years, most recently as senior of counsel.
Press ReleaseOctober 4, 2019
Lauren Giles Named an Emory University “40 Under Forty” Honoree
Alston & Bird’s Lauren Giles, partner in the firm’s Financial Services & Products Group and co-leader of the Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technology Team, has been named to Emory University Alumni Association’s “40 Under Forty” class of 2019.
Press ReleaseOctober 1, 2019
Alston & Bird Recognized Again for Pro Bono Leadership in Dallas
For the second year in a row, the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program (DVAP) has honored Alston & Bird with its annual “Gold Award for Pro Bono Service” for Dallas law firms with fewer than 50 lawyers.
Press ReleaseOctober 1, 2019
Four Alston & Bird Attorneys Named to The National Black Lawyers’ “Top 40 Under 40”
Four Alston & Bird attorneys – James Alexander, Marcus Sandifer, Elliot Watts, and Jamila Williams – have been named by The National Black Lawyers to its 2019 class of the “Top 40 Under 40.”
Press ReleaseSeptember 20, 2019
Jeffrey Dintzer Named a 2019 “Top 100 Lawyer” by the Daily Journal
“Top 100 Lawyers 2019,” an exclusive supplement to the Daily Journal’s Los Angeles and San Francisco publications, notes that Dintzer has been “right in the middle” of much of California’s recent environmental litigation.
Press ReleaseSeptember 18, 2019
Alston & Bird Opens London Office; Adds 7 New Attorneys, Including 3 Partners, in Finance and Payments
In a strategic decision to expand its European practice, Alston & Bird has opened a London office on the strength of its growing finance and payments practices. The office supports the firm’s finance and payments industry clients doing business in the UK and across Europe, as well as local investors and clients transacting business in the United States.
Press ReleaseAugust 16, 2019
Alston & Bird Earns Broad Recognition in 2020 Best Lawyers
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