Associate Liaison Committee

Cahill's Associate Liaison Committee (ALC) addresses the collective concerns and evolving preferences of our associate community. Comprised of both associates and partners, the ALC discusses a variety of associate concerns and proposes solutions, often aimed at work/life balance. Examples of initiatives by the ALC include:

  • Introduction of a new training program for incoming and established associates
  • Adoption of a Flex-time Policy
  • Restructuring of associates' reviews
  • Introduction of Mentor Partners for guidance and support
  • Provision of annual technology stipends for home office expenses
  • Creation of the associate lounge
  • Introduction of discounted health club membership options

The following partners serve on the Associate Liaison Committee:

  • Jonathan J. Frankel, Partner
    Jonathan J. Frankel's practice is focused on corporate finance and capital markets transactions as well as general corporate and securities advice.
  • John Papachristos, Partner
    John Papachristos represents investment banks, institutional investment funds and corporations in public and private capital markets transactions, leveraged bank financings, mezzanine financings, merger and acquisition transactions and general corporate matters.
  • Luis R. Penalver, Partner
    Luis R. Penalver represents leading investment banks, private equity fund clients and corporations in debt and equity securities transactions, bank financings, mergers and acquisitions and out-of-court debt restructurings.
  • Tammy L. Roy, Partner
    Tammy L. Roy has litigated a broad range of commercial disputes, including securities, insurance, and employment matters, in state and federal courts throughout the country and in arbitration.
  • Jonathan D. Thier, Partner
    Jonathan D. Thier's practice is extremely varied, with a long track record of success in commercial litigation, consumer class actions and contract and partnership disputes.
  • S. Penny Windle, Partner
    Penny Windle advises global corporations, leading banks, boards of directors, special committees and directors and officers of publicly-held companies in high stakes commercial litigation and government investigations, with particular emphasis on complex securities, insurance and reinsurance matters.
  • Corey Wright, Partner
    Corey Wright's practice is principally focused on capital market transactions including both the high-yield bond and bank sides of financings and refinancings, debt and equity offerings and out-of-court debt restructurings, including debt exchange and debt tender offers.