Porter Wright's Litigation Chair, Jim Curphey, has been named Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Columbus Chamber. The Columbus Chamber of commerce serves "over 1300 small to medium sized businesses in the Central Ohio Region through our four distinct pillars of service and intentional event programming."
Naples attorney Marve Ann Alaimo was interviewed for the CNBC article, "New broker rules aim to curb elder fraud," published online on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2018.
From CNBC, Sarah O'Brien reporting: "'A lot of times advisors haven't had the ability to stop a suspicious transaction,' said Marve Ann Alaimo, a partner with law firm Porter Wright Morris & Arthur in Naples, Florida. 'This, at least, lets them protect their clients and put it on hold until they can verify if it's a valid transaction,' Alaimo said."
Porter Wright attorney Hugh McKay, partner-in-charge of the firm's Cleveland office, has been added to the Board of Trustees for The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland. Hugh has been involved with the organization for many years, which serves to "secure justice and resolve fundamental problems for those who are low income and vulnerable by providing high quality legal services and working for systemic solutions."