VOL. 124 | NO. 172 | Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Dress Newest Pathologist At Pathology Group of the MidSouth
By Taylor Shoptaw
Donna K. Fisher
Thomas L. Henderson
Dr. Matthew A. Dress
Dr. Matthew A. Dress has joined Pathology Group of the MidSouth PC as its newest pathologist.
Before joining Pathology Group of the MidSouth, Dress served as the chief resident in anatomic and clinical pathology at the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Tennessee. He then completed a fellowship in hematopathology at the University of Rochester Medical Center-Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, N.Y.
Lawrence M. Brown has been elected to serve on The American Pharmacists Association’s Board of Trustees. Brown is an associate professor at the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy. He has been a member of APhA since 1996.
Eleven attorneys from the Memphis office of Bass, Berry & Sims PLC have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2010. They are John S. Golwen, John A. Good, Christopher G. Lazarini, Peter R. Pettit, Stephen W. Ragland, Scott B. Shanker, John C. Speer, Richard R. Spore III, John A. Stemmler, Shepherd D. Tate and David A. Thornton.
Seven attorneys from Adams and Reese LLP have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2010. They are Cannon F. Allen Sr., Donna L. Boyce, Brian S. Faughnan, James B. McLaren Jr., Lucian T. Pera, Henry C. Shelton III and Joseph B. Walker.
Richard Carter has been chosen president of the Alumni Chapter of the University of Memphis’ Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. Carter is director and shareholder of the law firm Martin, Tate, Morrow and Marston PC. Four new alumni board members also have been named. They are James Dickey of The Marston Group; Mitch Moskovitz of Shea, King and Moskovitz; Todd Presnell of Miller & Martin PLLC in Nashville; and John Winters of Kramer Rayson LLP in Knoxville.
Five attorneys from Burch, Porter & Johnson PLLC have been identified as outstanding practitioners in their fields in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2009. They are W.J. Michael Cody, Jef Feibelman, C. Thomas Cates, W. Rowlett Scott and LeeAnne Marshall Cox.
Pope Benedict XVI has honored six local priests as monsignors. They are Victor Ciaramitaro, J. Edwin Ceary, Albert Kirk, Thomas Kirk, Valentine Handwerker and John McArthur.
Holly Baker has been promoted to director of marketing, advertising and public relations at Lenny’s Sub Shops. Before joining the marketing department, Baker was the franchise development representative for Lenny’s. Prior to her time at Lenny’s, Baker was an account executive at WREG-TV News Channel 3. Baker received her bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Alabama.
Bill Collins has joined Shoemaker Financial as a recruiting specialist. He will focus on recruiting new and experienced financial advisers to the firm.
The Great American Home Store has launched its newly redesigned Web site, www.greatamericanhomestore.com. The Great American Home Store hired SPEAK! Creative to enhance the site’s visual appeal and functionality. The new site now features additional communication functions and spotlights its furniture via custom integration with the company’s inventory system.
Four attorneys from the Memphis office of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC have been featured in the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Donna K. Fisher, Thomas L. Henderson, Charles V. Holmes and Frederick J. Lewis were renamed to the list as top lawyers in the area of labor and employment law.
Tim Verner, vice president of Fisher & Arnold Inc., has been elected president of the Consulting Engineers of Memphis, a chapter of the American Council of Engineering Cos. of Tennessee. Serving with Verner are Harvey Matheny, president-elect; Robert McIvor, secretary; David Bradford, treasurer; and Stacey Morris, immediate past president. Also serving on the board are Kermit Clinton, Chuck Hodges, Heather Kraus, John Perry, Stephen Shearer and Jim Speakman.