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2014-08-13 12:26:59

CHICAGO, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- McGuireWoods LLP has been selected as one of the 2014 "50 Best Law Firms for Women" by Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers. This is the sixth time the firm has been named in the survey, now in its seventh year. The award recognizes law firms with family-friendly policies and business development initiatives that retain and advance women into leadership positions. The results are based on multiple criteria, including policies...

2014-02-26 12:22:13

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James Y. Kerr II, co-chairman of McGuireWoods' energy industry team, is departing the firm to become general counsel, chief compliance officer and executive vice president of Southern Company, one of the nation's largest electric utilities. Kerr, a partner in the Raleigh office of McGuireWoods LLP and a senior adviser at McGuireWoods Consulting LLC since 2008, will begin his new duties at the Atlanta headquarters of Southern...

2014-02-26 12:22:11

ATLANTA, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company Chairman, President and CEO Thomas A. Fanning today announced that James Y. Kerr II has been named general counsel, chief compliance officer and executive vice president of Southern Company, effective March 8. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140226/CL72586 http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO Kerr is a partner at McGuireWoods LLP and a senior advisor at McGuireWoods Consulting LLC, where he also...

2014-02-12 12:32:36

CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former presidential advisor David Gergen, along with Russell Sullivan, former staff director for the Senate Finance Committee and a pivotal figure in drafting the nation's health reform law, are featured speakers for the 11(th) Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Private Equity and Finance Conference on Feb. 25-26 presented by McGuireWoods LLP and McGladrey LLP. Gergen, who held advisory positions in the Nixon, Ford, Reagan and...

2014-01-02 16:20:18

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent Environmental Protection Agency ruling that sewage sludge gasification technology patented by MaxWest Environmental Systems Inc., is not an incinerator heralds a major victory not only for clean air and water but also for taxpayers in municipalities looking for a sustainable alternative to costly incineration. The EPA, in a letter dated Dec. 19, determined that federal emissions guidelines and compliance rules for sewage...

2013-05-20 23:22:23

Stephanie Karn, formerly a partner at McGuireWoods, has joined Goodman Allen & Filetti as a principal, effective immediately. Glen Allen, Virginia (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 Goodman Allen & Filetti is pleased to welcome Employment and Securities attorney Stephanie Karn, formerly a partner at McGuireWoods. Stephanie will oversee and expand the firm´s current employment practice and broaden the firm´s existing corporate securities offerings. A distinguished attorney and seasoned...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'