Promotions, hirings, achievers and firm information

Promotions, hirings, achievers and firm information

This is a have a look at promotions, hirings, movers and newsmakers within the Memphis space enterprise scene:

Promotions, hirings, achievers and firm information

Edward “Ed” D. Lanquist Jr. and Scott M. Douglass have joined Baker Donelson‘s Mental Property Group as shareholders within the Nashville and Memphis places of work, respectively. Lanquist focuses his follow on patent, trademark and copyright litigation, in addition to mental property counseling, trademark prosecution and expertise regulation. With greater than three many years of mental property regulation expertise, he has prosecuted greater than 150 patent functions and 1,400 trademark registration functions. Lanquist is energetic within the Nashville authorized group. He at the moment serves as vp of the Tennessee Bar Affiliation and would be the TBA’s president-elect in 2023 and president in 2024. Lanquist earned his juris physician from the College of Tennessee. Douglass concentrates his follow in logos, copyrights and information privateness. He litigates trademark, commerce costume and copyright claims in federal courts. Douglass graduated from Wake Forest College College of Legislation. He’s a member of the Licensing Executives Society, American Mental Property Legislation Affiliation, Copyright Society of the South and Worldwide Trademark Affiliation.


ALCO Administration introduced the promotion of regional property supervisor Amy Greer to vp of property administration. Greer succeeds Sondra Wimbs, who retired after 30 years on the firm. Beforehand, she was ALCO’s group supervisor on the Metropolitan and Greenlaw Place Residences in Memphis and later as a senior group supervisor and the corporate’s truthful housing and 504 coordinator. Greer has been with ALCO for 16 years and has earned skilled designations as Licensed Property Supervisor, Public Housing Specialist, Licensed House Supervisor, Licensed Skilled of Occupancy and Specialist in Housing Credit score Administration. In her new position she’ll lead ALCO’s staff of regional property managers and oversee the day-to-day operations of its inexpensive residence communities.


A2H, a Memphis area-based full-service planning and design agency of engineers, architects, panorama architects, inside designers and land surveyors, added 4 new hires regionally to the staff.

  • Charles “Chooch” Pickard, senior architect, brings greater than 25 years of expertise to the agency, the place he’ll proceed to leverage his broad experience as a preservation architect and concrete designer. He was most not too long ago a principal at Arch Inc.
  • William Key, structural engineer, has 5 years of expertise in structural design, having labored on a variety of venture varieties together with industrial, healthcare, civic and academic amenities. As well as, he has 10 years of area expertise within the building business.
  • Bryan Putt, structural designer, has a give attention to foundations, flood management and building part area companies. An Arkansas State College graduate, he’s at the moment enrolled in graduate-level architectural examine at Lawrence Technical College.
  • Grettio Rivas, structural designer, has broad expertise in industrial and industrial buildings with a particular give attention to basis design.

Neel-Schaffer employed Jeremy Department to function a water assets engineer within the agency’s Chattanooga workplace. He has greater than 10 years of water assets engineering expertise, together with six with the Albuquerque, New Mexico, District of the U.S. Military Corps of Engineers. With Neel-Schaffer he’ll work on varied evaluation and drainage examine/design tasks for purchasers throughout a nine-state footprint. He’s a Registered Skilled Engineer and a Licensed Floodplain Supervisor. He holds a Bachelor of Science diploma in Civil Engineering from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Expertise.


The College of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys College of Legislation not too long ago welcomed a number of new college members.

  • Jennifer Brobst has joined as an Assistant Professor of Legislation. She joins the regulation faculty from Southern Illinois College College of Legislation, the place served as an Affiliate Professor of Legislation, cross-appointed within the SIU College of Drugs Division of Medical Humanities. Brobst teaches Torts, Skilled Duty and Well being Legislation programs. She acquired her B.A. diploma from the College of Cape City, Republic of South Africa with honors in Social Anthropology and Archaeology, J.D. diploma from College of San Diego College of Legislation, and LL.M. (by thesis in worldwide comparative regulation) from Victoria College of Wellington Legislation College, New Zealand.
  • Sonya Garza has joined Memphis Legislation as an Assistant Professor of Legislation and teaches Contracts, Household Legislation and Race & the Legislation. Previous to becoming a member of the college, Garza served as an Assistant Professor of Legislation on the Dwayne O. Andreas College of Legislation at Barry College. Whereas at Barry, she served as the college advisor for the Baby and Household Legislation Journal, in addition to the Hispanic Legislation College students Affiliation and the Household Legislation Certificates Program. Garza earned her J.D. at Stanford Legislation College, the place she was a Be aware Editor on the Stanford Legislation Evaluation.
  • Regina Hillman joins the regulation faculty as an Assistant Professor of Legislation after serving as a Medical Assistant Professor of Legislation since 2017. Whereas on the regulation faculty, she oversaw the regulation faculty’s Authorized Strategies program and taught Skilled Duty. Her educating pursuits additionally embrace Gender & the Legislation/LGBTQ+ Rights, and Superior Authorized Writing. Previous to being a school member on the College of Memphis College of Legislation, Hillman taught Authorized Course of I & II as an adjunct professor on the College of Tennessee School of Legislation and undergraduate and graduate degree lessons on Enterprise Legislation & Ethics and Employment/Labor Legislation at Tusculum School. Hillman acquired her J.D. summa cum laude from the College of Tennessee School of Legislation.

Compiled by Daniel Ginsburg

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