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  • Lyrissa Lidsky: Woman of the Year

    Lyrissa Lidsky: Woman of the Year

    Missouri Lawyers Media has chosen Lyrissa B. Lidsky of the University of Missouri School of Law as its 2020 Woman of the Year. 

    Dean Lidsky, who joined the university in July 2017, is the first woman to be named dean of the law school. Dean Lidsky leads this ...

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  • James Sandman Heads ABA Coronavirus Task Force

    James Sandman Heads ABA Coronavirus Task Force

    In response to the growing legal needs of ordinary Americans arising from the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the ABA has created a nationwide task force of volunteer lawyers and judges from across the legal profession. 

    The task force will include up to 20 representatives from ...

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  • Melinda Davis Lux Joins United Community Bank

    Melinda Davis Lux Joins United Community Bank

    United Community Bank has announced that Melinda Davis Lux will join the company as its executive vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary. Ms. Davis Lux will oversee the company’s legal and governance matters. 

    “Melinda is a proven leader with deep legal expertise,” said Lynn Harton ...

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  • Elizabeth Stong Receives ABF Fellows Outstanding State Chair Award

    Elizabeth Stong Receives ABF Fellows Outstanding State Chair Award

    Elizabeth S. Stong of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York is the recipient of the 2020 Outstanding State Chair Award from the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation. Judge Stong was presented with the award (along with co-recipient Kenneth G. Standard) at ...

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  • Insurance Issues Arising from Coronavirus

    Insurance Issues Arising from Coronavirus

    In response to concerns arising from the spread of Covid-19 Laura A. Foggan of Crowell & Moring and Lorelie S. Masters of Hunton Andrews Kurth have teamed up with ALI CLE to offer the course Insurance Issues Arising from Coronavirus: Business Interruption and Other Possible Claims.” Ms. Foggan ...

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