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L.A. firm displaces DLA Piper in Am Law 100

Since its inception in 1985, American Lawyer's Am Law 100 rankings of the nation's 100 top-grossing law firms have been dominated by three firms: Baker & McKenzie, DLA Piper and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. In an unprecedented shift, DLA Piper has been displaced in the 2015 rankings, released Monday and available at www.americanlawyer.com. The new kid on the block: Los Angeles-based Latham & Watkins, thanks to an increase in revenue of more than 14 percent, to $2.6 billion, the most revenue ever accrued by a single Am Law 100 law firm. Average revenue per lawyer at the 100 top-grossing firms? $871,958, up 3.7 percent.

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Howard Smith | WALKER & DUNLOP

Walker and Dunlop

Real estate finance company Walker & Dunlop, Inc. has announced the promotion of its executive vice president and chief operating officer, Howard Smith, to president, effective April 27. Smith has been with the company for 34 years. As president, he ...

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Tony Shiflett | CERTAPRO PAINTERS

Shiflett, Tony CERTAPRO PAINTERS

For more than three decades, Tony Shiflett worked in finance and accounting, most recently as the vice president of finance for a direct marketing company. That all changed last month when he opened CertaPro Painters of Columbia on Centre Park ...

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Christine Madigan | ENTERPRISE HOMES

Madigan, Christine ENTERPRISE HOMES

Enterprise Homes has promoted Christine Madigan to executive vice president of development. Madigan joined Enterprise Homes in 2001 and has been responsible for all aspects of rental and for-sale communities serving seniors and families in the Mid-Atlantic region. In addition ...

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Jen Swanson | ANTI-ANIMAL ABUSE COMMISSION

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Jen Swanson, executive director of Baltimore Humane Society, has been appointed to the Mayor’s Anti-Animal Abuse Advisory Commission. Swanson has led the shelter, which is based in Reisterstown, since 2011, and began attending commission meetings in July 2014. A resident ...

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Ned Howe | ENTERPRISE HOMES

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Enterprise Homes has promoted Edwin “Ned” Howe, III to vice president. Howe began his career at Enterprise Homes in 2007 after working as vice president of land development for the Maryland division of Beazer Homes Corp., a national homebuilder. Howe ...

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STATE OF MARYLAND v. DOMONIC FAULKNER

On April 2, 2013, Domonic Faulkner, appellee, was indicted for first-degree murder and related charges arising out of the murder of David Womack on March 4, 2013. On October 4, 2013, appellee filed a motion to suppress statements that he ...

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Marvin Kemp | DESIGN COLLECTIVE

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Marvin Kemp, AIA, CSI, CDT, Senior Associate for Design Collective, Inc. has been elected by the Middle Atlantic region members of the Construction Specifications Institute as the region’s Institute Director. CSI is a national association dedicated to improving the documentation, ...

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