PITTSBURGH – July 6, 2016 – Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney announces it has named Jennifer R. Minter, shareholder, as new co-chair of the firm’s corporate section, effective July 1, 2016. Minter assumes the leadership position alongside Jeremiah G. Garvey, shareholder, who has served as section co-chair since 2013.

Minter succeeds Thomas G. Buchanan, executive vice president, who co-chaired the section for more than a decade. Buchanan will turn his focus to firm-wide projects and initiatives, and continue to serve his clients as a member of the corporate section.

“Jen has demonstrated tremendous leadership abilities and keen insights that resonate with clients and colleagues alike and make her a perfect fit for this role,” noted Joseph A. Dougherty, Buchanan’s CEO. “With Jen and Jeremy at the helm, I am confident they will guide the corporate section to further successes and growth, building upon the excellent foundation that has been built over the years.”

“As co-chair of the firm’s securities and SEC practice group, Jen has a proven record of outstanding client service. She has great judgment as a trusted advisor. She is a pragmatic, solution focused thinker and I look forward to her leadership as the firm continues to build a platform and talent base that drives solutions for our clients,” said Garvey.

Minter, who has been with Buchanan for 16 years, focuses her practice on a range of corporate finance matters, with an emphasis on federal and state securities law compliance, advising companies on corporate governance and board matters, securities transactions for private and public companies, private capital financings and ongoing representation of emerging growth companies.

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is nationally recognized by U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers 2015-16 in the areas of corporate law, securities/capital law markets law, mergers and acquisitions law, securities regulation and venture capital law. The firm was also named as Go-To Law Firm for America’s Fortune 500 companies by Corporate Counsel and as Go-To Law Firm by American Lawyer Media in the categories of corporate transactions and securities.

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