Workflows: Jackson Lewis Announces Leadership Transition

Kevin Lauri and William Anthony will become co-chairs of labor and employment law firm Jackson Lewis when Vincent Cino, who has led the firm since 2012, steps down at the end of the year.

Lauri is the managing principal of the firm’s New York City office. Anthony, a principal in the firm’s Albany, N.Y., office, previously managed the firm’s office in Hartford, Conn. Anthony founded the firm’s class actions and complex litigation practice group and launched its diversity committee, according to the firm.

Lauri and Anthony will serve a four-year term with the option of being elected to one extra term, the firm said in an email to Bloomberg Law.

During his tenure as chair of the 850-lawyer firm, Cino formalized practice groups, started an attorney training program, and enhanced the firm’s administrative team, Lauri and Anthony told Bloomberg Law in an email. “He led Jackson Lewis’ charge into technology and ensured we were early adopters of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Vinny turned us into a modern firm in every way,” they said.

Lauri and Anthony said they plan to “continue the firm’s focus on looking for new and innovative ways of delivering services to our clients.”

Cino will return to his litigation practice and serve as an arbitrator and mediator, he told Bloomberg Law in an email.

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Employment lawyer Beth Langley joined Brooks Pierce in Greensboro, N.C., as a partner.

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney added Ivan D. Smith as a shareholder and Maureen M. Stampp as a counsel in its labor and employment section in New York.

Burr & Forman in Atlanta welcomed Christine Tenley as a partner and Nina Maja Bergmar as an associate in its labor and employment practice group.

Worklaw firm Constangy, Brooks, Smith and Prophete added seven attorneys: partner Kathleen Barrow in Austin, Texas; partners Tom Scroggins and Brooke Nixon in Birmingham, Ala.; senior counsel Dana Nelson in Atlanta; senior counsel Anthony Sbardellati and associate Matthew Gurnick in Los Angeles; and associate Gerard Clodomir in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Jacqueline Rau joined Dinsmore & Shohl in Columbus, Ohio, as an associate in the labor group.

In Memoriam: Brian Bulger, a labor and employment counsel at Cozen O’Connor in Chicago, died June 24 after a short battle with cancer, the firm announced June 25. Bulger, 67, was a co-founder of Meckler Bulger & Tilson, a Chicago firm that combined with Cozen O’Connor in 2015.

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