Recent Moves
Peter Solmssen Peter Y. Solmssen
American International Group Inc. announced that former Morgan Lewis international and corporate partner Peter Y. Solmssen will join AIG as Executive Vice President and General Counsel on October 18, 2016. Peter will oversee the global legal, compliance, regulatory, and government affairs functions. He will also serve as a member of AIGs executive leadership team and participate in all strategic and policy decisions affecting the company’s operations.
Irvin Shapell
Former Morgan Lewis associate Irvin Shapell has been appointed as a Member of the US Holocaust Memorial Council. Irvin is currently a partner at Cassidy, Cogan, Shapell & Voegelin LC and is a member of several boards, including the Board of Trustees of the Beth Israel Congregation, the Board of Directors of Shapell Investment Properties, Inc., and the Board of Directors of the National Down Syndrome Congress.
Paul Bonney Paul R. Bonney
Former Morgan Lewis associate Paul R. Bonney joined Pepco Holdings LLC as Senior Vice President of Legal & Regulatory Strategy.
Mitch Carroll Mitch Carroll
Former Morgan Lewis lawyer Mitch Carroll is now Vice President and General Counsel at National Grid.
Katherine Milgram Katherine Milgram
In September, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced the appointment of former Morgan Lewis lawyer Katherine C. Milgram as the new Chief of the Attorney General’s Investor Protection Bureau, a part of the Division of Economic Justice. In that role, Katherine is charged with enforcing the Martin Act, New York’s securities law, and overseeing the Bureau that has been the driving force behind critical financial industry reforms on behalf of investors.
James Potter James Potter
Progrexion—a leading provider of credit report repair services for consumers in the United States—announced the recent appointment of former Morgan Lewis lawyer James Potter as Chief Legal Officer. In this new role, James will oversee the efforts of the Progrexion legal and compliance teams.
Sofia Rosala Sofia A. Rosala
Former Morgan Lewis lawyer Sofia A. Rosala was named General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Copeland Capital Management.
Jason M. Cohen Jason M. Cohen
Great American Insurance Group promoted former Bingham McCutchen lawyer Jason M. Cohen to divisional president of Strategic Comp. Jason joined Great American in 2006 as divisional vice president and claims counsel and most recently served as divisional executive vice president of operations for Strategic Comp.
Francis Sarena Francis Sarena
Former Bingham McCutchen associate Francis Sarena was promoted to Chief Strategy Officer at Five Prime Therapeutics Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on discovering and developing innovative immuno-oncology protein therapeutics. Francis has served in positions of increasing responsibility at Five Prime, most recently as Executive Vice President and General Counsel.
Glen S. Bernstein
Former Morgan Lewis lawyer Glen Bernstein has joined Entergy, an integrated energy company engaged in electric power production and retail distribution operations, as in-house counsel.   Return to newsletter >
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