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

Top Product Liability Trial Attorney Kimberly Branscome Joins Paul Weiss in Los Angeles, Boosting Litigation Department

LOS ANGELES – Kimberly Branscome, an esteemed attorney specializing in product liability and mass torts, has joined the Los Angeles litigation department at Paul Weiss as a partner. Branscome brings with her a wealth of experience in handling complex litigation cases concerning product liability, professional liability, environmental and toxic torts, and securities matters. Having previously served as the co-head of Dechert’s product liability and mass tort practice, Branscome has represented major corporations in highly publicized tort cases. Notably, she played a crucial role in Johnson & Johnson’s product liability litigation, which revolved around allegations of … Read more

Renowned IP Trial Lawyer Timothy Carroll Joins Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Boosting Federal Court and International Expertise

San Francisco, CA – Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, a prominent law firm, welcomed Timothy Carroll as a partner and lead intellectual property trial attorney on Wednesday. Carroll, previously with Venable LLP, brings a wealth of experience in federal court and U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) proceedings. Carroll’s addition to the team further strengthens Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP’s capabilities in handling complex IP litigation cases. With his expertise, the firm is well-positioned to navigate the intricate legal landscape surrounding intellectual property disputes. Having built a stellar reputation for himself, Carroll is regarded as one … Read more

New Jersey on the Verge of Overhauling Outdated Liquor License Laws, Boosting Craft Brewing Industry

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is poised to make significant changes to its liquor license laws, ending a long-standing standoff between Governor Phil Murphy and top state lawmakers. The deal, if approved, will ease restrictions on craft breweries and modernize the state’s decades-old regulations. Lawmakers are set to introduce a compromise bill by Thursday, with the aim of securing approval from both houses of the state Legislature on Monday, the final day of the ongoing lame-duck legislative session. Anonymous sources familiar with the negotiations disclosed this information to NJ Advance Media. The highlight of … Read more