K.C. Groves, managing director of Ireland Stapleton Pryor & Pascoe, PC, has been named chairman of SCG Legal.

SCG Legal, formerly known as State Capital Group, is a global law firm network of 150 independent law firms with more than 11,500 attorneys located in 450 offices around the world. With local and regional experts around the globe, member firms capitalize on the strength and effectiveness of SCG Legal’s network to help their clients throughout the world solve today’s toughest legal challenges. Member firms of SCG Legal practice independently and not in a relationship for the joint practice of law.

Groves, a commercial litigator, has been an active member of SCG Legal since 2003, and a director with the group since 2008. In his practice, Groves represents companies and individuals in a wide variety of complex commercial cases, including intellectual property disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, commercial real estate disputes, and contract disputes.