Segal McCambridge Appoints Alexander Schaffel as Director of Recruiting & Development, Boosting Firm’s Legal Talent Pool

Jersey City, New Jersey – Segal McCambridge, a law firm based in Jersey City, recently announced the promotion of Alexander Schaffel to the newly created role of Director of Recruiting & Development. With expertise in toxic tort, general liability, and human resources, Schaffel brings a unique skillset to this position. As Director of Recruiting & Development, Schaffel will spearhead the firm’s efforts to attract and retain top-tier legal talent, as well as facilitate professional development within the firm. His responsibilities include overseeing lateral recruiting, evaluating hiring needs, and establishing internship programs in collaboration with prestigious … Read more

Dechert Appoints Douglas Fleming and Jay Bhimani as Co-Chairs of Product Liability and Mass Torts Practice, Enhancing Nationwide Litigation Leadership

New York, NY – Dechert, a global law firm, announced the appointment of Douglas Fleming and Jay Bhimani as co-chairs of their product liability and mass torts practice. This move provides the firm with bi-coastal leadership, with Fleming based in New York and Bhimani in Los Angeles. According to Dechert co-chair Mark Thierfelder, Fleming and Bhimani are well-suited to lead the national team in advising clients on navigating high-stakes litigation. This includes complex product liability and toxic tort cases, consumer class actions, and litigations brought by government plaintiffs. The firm’s product liability and mass torts … Read more

Education Revolution: School Board Takes a Stand and Appoints New Legal Advocate

Franklin, Mississippi – The Franklin County School Board has made a pivotal decision to replace their current lawyer. The board, responsible for overseeing the education system in Franklin County, has opted for a fresh legal perspective. This move could potentially have far-reaching implications for the county’s school-related affairs. The decision to replace the lawyer was announced after a closed-door board meeting held last week. While the exact motivations behind this decision remain undisclosed, it appears that the board intends to pursue a different legal strategy moving forward. With this lawyer replacement, the school board aims … Read more

EDJ XTech Law School Appoints Lara Novis as Chief Operating Officer

Madrid, Spain – EDJ XTech Law School, an educational platform specializing in law and technology, has bolstered its management team with the appointment of Lara Novis as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Novis, a member of the Madrid Bar Association since 2008, brings over 15 years of experience in both the public and private sectors. Throughout her career, Novis has served as a legal advisor in transportation at a law firm and as Captain Auditor of the Military Legal Corps. She holds an impressive academic background, including a Master’s degree in Maritime Law and Business from … Read more