Jami Wintz McKeon was elected chairwoman of Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, the first woman to hold the position at the firm.
Covington & Burling LLP sought to overturn a judge’s ruling disqualifying the firm from working for Minnesota on a lawsuit alleging 3M Co. polluted state waters.
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP litigator Scott A. Edelman, 49, will take the helm of the firm this week succeeding Mel Immergut, 66, who has led the firm since 1995.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman named securities litigator Chad Johnson as chief of the office’s Investor Protection Bureau. The former head, Marc B. Minor, resigned in August.
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP represented Bayer AG in its agreement to buy Merck & Co.’s consumer unit for $14.2 billion. Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP and Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP acted as legal counsel to Merck.
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