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VOL. 124 | NO. 137 | Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Fogerty Joins Jackson Lewis In Of Counsel Role

By Taylor Shoptaw

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Whitney King Fogerty
Miles Mason
Dean Botting
Cody Harrell
Joey Hagan
Mike Parker

Whitney King Fogerty has joined Jackson Lewis LLP as of counsel.

Fogerty was previously a shareholder at Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC, where she specialized in labor and employment litigation. She has practiced law for 10 years and has been named among Chambers USA’s Leading Lawyers for Business the past two years.

She represents clients in a variety of industries in federal and state courts, as well as in proceedings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, U.S. Department of Labor, the National Labor Relations Board and various state agencies.

Fogerty received her undergraduate degree from Rhodes College and graduated cum laude from Tulane University School of Law.

Miles Mason has become an instructor on the panel teaching the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts’ Forensic Accounting Academy. Mason practices family law and chairs the Crone & Mason PLC Family Law Practice. The Forensic Accounting Academy is a five-day program presented seven times a year across the country. It teaches forensic accounting techniques and methodologies.

Harrah’s Casino Tunica has hired four sales managers focused on promoting and selling 65,000 square feet of meeting and convention space. Dean Botting will service East Tennessee and Georgia. Cody Harrell will service Mississippi and Alabama. Nick Johnson will service West Tennessee, Nashville and Kentucky, and Debra Simmons will service Arkansas and Texas.

Joey Hagan has been elected to the board of directors for the Kiwanis Club of Memphis. Hagan is a principal at Architecture Inc. Hagan also has served on the board of directors for Memphis Heritage Inc., where he works with the Advocacy Committee, which monitors, reports and plans action responses for endangered historic sites in Shelby County.

Mike Parker has joined Crye-Leike Realtors’ Downtown office. Parker previously was an associate at the Henry Turley Co. He specializes in all types of residential real estate sales and leasing with a focus on homes and condominiums in Downtown and Midtown Memphis.

Renee Stanfield has been promoted to assistant branch manager at BankTennessee’s Downtown Memphis office. Stanfield has worked at BankTennessee for almost 10 years in operational roles and most recently as a customer service representative.

The RISE Foundation has named its 2009-2010 board of directors. They are Jay Healy, chair; Beverly Robertson, vice chair; Marianne Parrs, treasurer/chair of finance committee; Charles F. Schadt Jr., secretary; Scott Cromie, chair of new markets; David Waddell, chair of board development; Marsh Campbell, chair of initiatives; and Mark Sutton, chair of development. Also serving on the board are Dennie Carey, Scott L. Cleveland, Lisa M. Cook, Robert Fogelman II, Steve Fracchia, Hugh Fraser, Anika Graham, Willie Gregory, David Mendelson, Ann Morgan, Tom Patronis, Martha L. Perine-Beard, Joelle Rogin, Herman Strickland, LaTanya Thigpen and Rev. George Yandell.

The Memphis Bar Association Access to Justice Committee took second place in the Large Group Volunteers of the Year Category at the recent Spirit of Giving Awards Luncheon. The award recognizes “a group of volunteers that has provided an outstanding service to the community.” The MBA Access to Justice Committee was recognized for its Saturday Legal Clinics. It is chaired by attorney Lisa LaVigne Kelly and co-chaired by attorney David M. Cook.

Three faculty members from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have received special recognition for the University of Tennessee Alumni Association. Elizabeth Bowman, a professor of health informatics and information management in the College of Allied Health Sciences, and Andrew S. Pierce, an assistant professor specializing in emergency medicine in the College of Medicine, received the UT Alumni Association Outstanding Teacher Award. Carolyn Graff, associate professor and director of the Primary/Public Health Department in the College of Nursing, received a UTAA Public Service Award.

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