Craig Holden, a partner at Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP in Los Angeles, has become the 90th president of the California State Bar. The California State Bar is the largest lawyer regulatory body in the world with a $150 million annual budget. Holden is the co-chair of Lewis Brisbois’ Commercial Litigation Practice. His leadership roles, outside of the bar, include serving on the Rand Corporation’s SoCal 50 Leadership Council, immediate past chairman of the Courts Committee for the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, and the board of directors of the California Minority Counsel Program.
Tamika Tremaglio, a Principal in Deloitte’s Financial Advisory Services office in Washington, D.C., has been named to Essence’s inaugural Money & Power list. As a forensic accountant, “she combines her accounting knowledge and investigative skills to identify white-collar crimes and corruption, and leads internal, external and international investigations of suspected improper and fraudulent behavior.”
The Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice at Harvard University is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a gala event at the Howard Theatre in Washington, DC on Thursday, October 9th. The evening will consist of a reception, dinner, video presentation, entertainment by smooth jazz and R&B artist Vivian Male, and an awards ceremony for several individuals — including Attorney General Eric Holder, Mary Frances Berry, Alan Haymon, Antonia Hernández, and the late John Payton — who have exemplified the courage and commitment to equal opportunity of Charles Hamilton Houston. For complete details, and to purchase tickets, click here.
An interview with Ernest Tuckett, General Counsel of DuPont Canada, is featured in the fall edition of Advantage Magazine in an article titled “A Fulfilled Potential.” Please click here to read the full article. Also, on Sept. 27 The Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (FACL) presented Tuckett with its 2014 Corporate Diversity and Leadership Award. The FACL Awards recognize talented individuals who have demonstrated excellence in their field while maintaining a strong commitment to community service.
Joseph Q. McCoy has been named the Managing Partner of Bryan Cave’s Chicago office. He represents banks in lending transactions, guides corporate real estate transactions and represents airport concession operators. His clients include BMO Harris Bank, Fifth Third Bank, General Electric Capital Real Estate, McDonald’s Corp. and Sears Holdings Corp.