Firm and Provider News

  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Recommind, a leader in search-powered information risk management (IRM) software, released survey results recently showing that corporate data is as inaccessible to employees and risk-laden to enterprises as ever. Even with the global recession forcing enterprises to increase productivity with fewer workers, employees still spend an average of 38 minutes...
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP received four awards from the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) at the organization's annual awards dinner recently held at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York. Weil Gotshal's four IFLR awards was the most by any single law firm this year and the most ever achieved by Weil Gotshal in any single year. Along with the four...
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Jones Day has announced the commencement of its Jones Day International Legal Fellowship, for the 2008-2009 academic year. This marks the ninth consecutive year that Jones Day will award grants to students to encourage the study of law in China. The 2009 fellowship awards will be given to law students from selected universities in China. Each winner...
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Sills Cummis & Gross has announced that Lynne Anne Anderson, a member and vice chair of the firm's Employment and Labor Practice Group, received the law firm sector award at the New Jersey Women Lawyers' Association's (NJWLA) Second Annual Women's Initiative and Leaders in Law (WILL) Platinum Gala on April 2, 2009. This award recognizes Ms. Anderson's...
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    King & Spalding recently announced that Eric A. Schwartz, one of the top international arbitration lawyers in the world, and his colleague James Castello, a prominent international arbitration practitioner, have joined the firm. Mr. Schwartz, who served as secretary general of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of...
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    William A. Dreier, a Member of the Bridgewater, New Jersey law firm of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., will be the first recipient of the William A. Dreier Award from the Products Liability and Toxic Tort Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA).
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Buyouts Magazine has awarded Goodwin Procter its coveted "Law Firm of the Year" award, which recognizes the most outstanding law firm serving the buyout industry. Goodwin Procter was chosen based on its experience in traditional leveraged buyouts as well as in the expanding growth equity sector, and in reflection of the practice's robust expansion in the...
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) released its latest groundbreaking research report on the professional experiences of attorneys at Top 200 law firms, finding that while there have been commendable improvements to diversity programs in large law firms since its earlier studies done back in 2002 and 2003, "Big Law" has a long way to go...
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    WolfBlock partners voted on March 23 to dissolve the 106-year-old firm citing the affect of the recession on the firm's real estate practice, the difficulty in obtaining credit, and the anticipated departure of key partners and practices. Since then, a large number of WolfBlock's attorneys have moved to other firms. Sixty-six have joined Cozen O'Connor and...
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Forty Lowenstein Sandler attorneys have been named to New Jersey Super Lawyers, a listing of the state's top five percent of leading lawyers in more than 70 practice areas.
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Cozen O'Connor has announced that 66 attorneys from WolfBlock have joined the firm. Mark Alderman, former WolfBlock chairman will join the firm as a member of its government relations practice with a particular emphasis on federal public strategies. He will be splitting his time between the firm's New York, Philadelphia and DC offices.
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Stradley Ronon has added former WolfBlock partners Richard M. Zucker, who served as chair of WolfBlock's financial services department and head of that department's commercial lending practice group, and Gretchen M. Santamour, who was the firm's bankruptcy and creditor's rights practice group chair. Mr. Zucker will join Stradley Ronon's finance &...
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    KPMG LLP has unveiled a client version of its File Preservation Program (FPP) for organizations who use the audit, tax and advisory firm as their preferred e-discovery provider. KPMG, a Socha-Gelbmann-rated top provider of e-discovery services, said the client version will help bring targeted Electronically Stored Information (ESI) preservation and...
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman William H. Donaldson has joined the firm as chief corporate advisor, providing more than 40 years of business and government management experience to the Duff & Phelps team. He is also currently a member of U.S. President Barack Obama's Economic Recovery Advisory Board. In his role as...
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP announced that Darryl W. Jackson, former assistant secretary of commerce for export enforcement at the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has joined the firm as partner.
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Thomson Reuters recently announced a major expansion of its global Westlaw Business platform, including the launch of the new Securities-UK Centre. The platform offers a first-of-its-kind business research and workflow tool geared to support business and transactional lawyers around the world.
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    The 2009 edition of Washington DC Super Lawyers has recognized Wiley Rein Managing Partner Richard E. Wiley as one of the capital area's "Top 100" lawyers, and Insurance Partner Laura A. Foggan as one of the area's "Top 50 Women Lawyers."
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Day Pitney LLP recently announced that 33 of the firm's attorneys in New Jersey have been recognized by Super Lawyers as being leaders in their respective practices. Separate recognition was accorded to partners Deirdre Moore, Mary Lou Parker, and Elizabeth Sher who earned inclusion on the Top 50 Female Super Lawyers in New Jersey.
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    To better address the needs of clients in the burgeoning area of infrastructure, Proskauer Rose LLP has announced the formation of an interdisciplinary group of lawyers to address the public, private, financial and legal aspects of new projects around the world. The firm's Infrastructure Group brings together lawyers from its U.S., Latin America, European...
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Mitratech, the market-leading provider of Collaborative Accountability Applications for businesses and their trusted partners, recently announced a sharp increase in sales for its legal and compliance management solutions. As C-level executives seek to balance corporate responsibility and ethics with growth and profitability, Mitratech has witnessed a 15...
  • Thursday, April 9, 2009
    NorrisMcLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. will be presenting a breakfast seminar entitled The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”): Government Regulatory Oversightand Criminal Law Enforcement In The “Bailout” Economy on Thursday, April 30, from 8:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    In a final decision issued by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), Goodwin Procter LLP achieved a major litigation victory for its client Pass & Seymour/Legrand (P&S), a leading supplier of electrical wiring devices. The ITC ruled that multiple China-based manufacturers and their U.S. distributors had infringed P&S patents and ordered...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Proskauer Rose LLP announced that Joshua W. Thompson, a leading corporate lawyer and former General Counsel and Secretary of Jefferies Finance, has joined the firm as a partner in New York. Mr. Thompson focuses on leveraged finance with a particular emphasis on acquisition finance and debt transactions for investment banks. As General Counsel at...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Daniel L. Kesten has joined Davis & Gilbert LLP as partner in the Private Client Services Practice. Mr. Kesten concentrates his trusts and estates practice on helping clients preserve and create wealth by mitigating income, estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer taxes. In addition to conventional estate planning approaches involving credit...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    LexisNexis has announced the introduction of Redwood Budgeting from its Redwood Analytics suite of industry-leading business performance analytics software tools for law firms.