Category: People

Richards, Layton & Finger, the state’s largest law firm, has elected Doneene K. Damon as president. Lisa A. Schmidt will serve as executive vice president, and Paul M. Altman will serve as senior vice president. Damon is the first woman and the first African American to serve as president of the firm. Only a handful of…

United Way of Delaware (UWDE) recently elected eight new members to its board of directors, including Delaware business, academic and cultural leaders and the first representative from Salem County, New Jersey, which is now part of United Way of Delaware’s service area. The board of directors sets policy and provides oversight and guidance for UWDE,…

William B. DeLauder, the president of Delaware State University between 1987 and 2003, died on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. He was 81. Dr. Tony Allen, the current provost of DSU, gave this eulogy for the beloved leader, honoring his achievements building the reputation of the school and making it a more robust institution and center…

Robinson+Cole (R+C) has announced the addition of Jamie L. Edmonson to the firm’s growing Bankruptcy + Reorganizations practice. She joins as partner in the Wilmington office from Venable LLP, where she was partner-in-charge of the office. “The continued growth of our Bankruptcy + Reorganization Practice Group is one of our firm’s key strategic objectives, as…

Bill Clifton, executive chef and co-owner of The Counting House restaurant in Georgetown, faced off with celebrity chef Bobby Flay on The Food Network on May 2, getting to the final round before he lost with his signature dish, corn and crab chowder, in part because The Food Network wanted him to add a corn…