Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, January 28, 2014
    Leader & Berkon LLP, based in New York and with an office in Philadelphia, has announced the opening of its Los Angeles office on February 1, 2014. The firm is taking its distinctive combination of business-oriented problem solving and client-service philosophy to the West Coast as it continues to expand its practice. Representing some of the largest...
  • Tuesday, January 28, 2014
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has announced the opening of a new office in Orange County, expanding the firm’s presence in this vital West Coast economic region while launching its fourth office in that state and 20th worldwide.
  • Monday, January 27, 2014
    Marcum LLP, a top national accounting and advisory firm, secured more net new Securities and Exchange Commission clients in the fourth quarter of 2013 than all other national audit firms, including the Big Four. According to Audit Analytics data published today in Accounting Today, Marcum’s SEC practice had a net gain of five new...
  • Saturday, January 25, 2014
    Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP has announced that it has awarded associate Gray Buccigross the firm's 2013 Bob Gerber Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award.  This award honors and recognizes the important community service work done by Sheppard Mullin attorneys. Mr. Buccigross, a 2004 cum laude graduate of Harvard...
  • Friday, January 24, 2014
    Stradley Ronon has announced that Amy C. Fitzsimmons, Alycia M. Vivona and Ranan Z. Well have been elected to the firm’s partnership.
  • Friday, January 24, 2014
    King & Spalding advised Varel International Energy Services, Inc., on its sale to Sandvik AB, a Swedish high-technology engineering group publicly traded on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. The transaction, which is valued at approximately $740 million, was announced earlier today.
  • Thursday, January 23, 2014
    DTI, the nation’s largest private independent provider of facilities management, legal support services and knowledge solutions, announces Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP has signed a three-year agreement for DTI to provide on-site management services to the firm. Per the agreement, DTI is delivering services to five Sutherland offices...
  • Friday, January 17, 2014
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP and Navigant co-hosted the first event in a five-part speaker series called PowerUP – Energy Thought Leaders Quarterly Forum. The first program was held on December 5, 2013 in Chicago, IL on the topic of Commercializing Energy Resources. 
  • Friday, January 17, 2014
    Proskauer has announced that David Chu will join the firm as a partner to lead its Asia litigation practice, resident in Hong Kong.  Mr. Chu is both U.S. and Hong Kong qualified and has a wealth of experience advising on securities-related litigation, regulatory compliance and commercial litigation.  His addition expands the firm's prominent...
  • Friday, January 17, 2014
    Justin Herdman, a former assistant United States attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, has joined Jones Day’s Cleveland office as of counsel in the firm’s Business and Tort Litigation Practice. Mr. Herdman served as deputy chief of the National Security, Human Rights, and Organized Crime Unit, where he was responsible for...
  • Friday, January 17, 2014
  • Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Kenneth R. Meyer, a product liability defense practitioner, has joined McCarter & English as a partner after 28 years at Porzio, Bromberg & Newman. His 28 years at Porzio included 16 years as chair of the product liability and then life sciences practice groups. 
  • Thursday, January 9, 2014
    Gibbons P.C. has announced that two outstanding attorneys have been named firm directors in 2014: Kevin S. Evans, a member of the firm’s Corporate Department in its New York office, and Jason R. Tuvel, who practices in the firm’s Real Property & Environmental Department out of the Newark office.
  • Tuesday, January 7, 2014
    Mitratech, the leader in end-to-end enterprise legal management (ELM) solutions for the corporate legal industry, has announced that it has acquired LT Online Corporation, whose flagship product Lawtrac has been a leading provider of legal management software for mid-sized legal departments for almost 30 years. This strategic acquisition further...
  • Friday, January 3, 2014
    Kiersted has announced that it has achieved ISO/IEC 27001 certification of its information security management system (ISMS) supporting all systems, processes, procedures and technology involved in e-discovery data processing, online document review with Relativity and iConect, consulting, and forensic data collection, and in accordance with the statement...
  • Wednesday, December 18, 2013
  • Wednesday, December 18, 2013
    International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that it has elected nine new partners and nine new counsel, effective January 1, 2014.
  • Tuesday, December 17, 2013
    Anderson Kill has announced formation of the Foreign Investment Recovery Group. In addition to representing clients in a full spectrum of corporate, securities and bankruptcy litigation worldwide, the new practice group will help asset managers and other investors deploy innovative litigation strategies to monetize distressed debt and equity...
  • Tuesday, December 17, 2013
  • Tuesday, December 17, 2013
    Bruce A. Colbath has joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the firm’s Antitrust and Trade Regulation practice group, based in the firm's New York office. Mr. Colbath joins from Weil, Gotshal & Manges.
  • Friday, December 13, 2013
  • Thursday, December 12, 2013
    Stradley Ronon Chairman William R. Sasso has been named by Philadelphia Business Journal readers as one of the “most influential business people in Philadelphia.” Mr. Sasso was the only lawyer in private practice to make the list, which is composed of 23 business leaders in Philadelphia whose contributions to the city were lauded in an online...
  • Thursday, December 12, 2013
    Business Insurance magazine has named Kimberly M. Melvin, a partner in Wiley Rein’s Insurance Practice, to its select list of 2013 “Women to Watch” in the insurance industry. The award spotlights “women leaders doing outstanding work” in risk management, benefits management, commercial insurance, and the legal field. The 25...
  • Wednesday, December 11, 2013
    Akin Gump has announced that Patricia A. Millett, co-head of the firm’s Supreme Court practice and of its national appellate practice, has been confirmed by the United States Senate to serve as a federal appeals court judge for the DC Circuit. Ms. Millett’s confirmation follows her nomination by President Obama in June of this year.
  • Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    Thomas Hawk, a partner at King & Spalding, has been named one of Atlanta’s premier young business leaders by the Atlanta Business Chronicle in its annual “40 Under 40” list published in a supplement to the newspaper’s November 8 edition. Mr. Hawk, a 36-year-old healthcare lawyer in King & Spalding’s Atlanta office,...