Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP has elected Price Gardner as its managing partner.
He will succeed J. Shepherd Russell III, who had served as managing partner since 2012. Russell is returning to full-time practice in the firm’s Public Finance Practice Group.
Gardner joined Friday Eldredge & Clark in 1989. He has served on the firm’s management committee since 2005 and as vice-chairman since 2012.
Also, Gardner will continue his practice in the areas of corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, taxation and real estate transactions.
In addition, William Griffin was elected vice-chairman. Alexandra Ifrah, Ryan Bowman, Jamie Jones, Joseph McKay, Marshall Ney and Robert Smith were elected as new members of the firm’s management committee.