Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, May 8, 2012
  • Friday, May 4, 2012
    Alan F. Kornstein has joined McCarter & English, LLP’s Newark office as a partner in the Tax & Employee Benefits Group. He will focus on tax planning and tax disputes involving complex commercial and personal transactions.  “Alan is a great addition to our office and tax group,” said Michael A. Guariglia , the firm’s...
  • Friday, May 4, 2012
    The Honorable John J. Gibbons, director of the John J. Gibbons Fellowship in Public Interest & Constitutional Law at Gibbons P.C., was awarded the Alan V. and Amy Lowenstein Social Justice Award at the Annual New Jersey Institute of Social Justice Awards Gala. The program was produced by the New Jersey Institute of Social Justice and took place on...
  • Monday, April 23, 2012
    Akin Gump attorneys David H. Quigley and Daniel P. Sinaiko have been honored by Law360 as among its “2012 Rising Stars,” which recognizes attorneys under the age of 40 with accomplishments in major litigation or transactions.
  • Friday, April 20, 2012
    Mary Jo Herrscher recently joined Phillips Lytle LLP as an associate in the firm’s Buffalo office. Ms. Herrscher concentrates her practice in chemical exposure and toxic tort defense (including asbestos and lead), products liability, and premises liability. Her insurance defense litigation background also includes matters involving professional...
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  • Thursday, April 19, 2012
    Wiley Rein Government Contracts partner Daniel P. Graham has been named a "Rising Star" by Law360, as a result of having  built a career "representing contractors launching and defending challenges over government work worth millions."  The honor goes to attorneys under the age of 40 whose accomplishments "belie their...
  • Monday, April 16, 2012
      Kenneth D. Sulzer has joined Proskauer’s  Los Angeles office as a partner in its Labor & Employment Law Department and co-head of its California Labor & Employment Law Group and its national Class/Collective Action Group. Mr. Sulzer was formerly a partner and chair of the California Labor and Employment Practice at Seyfarth...
  • Monday, April 16, 2012
      A group of internationally renowned immigration law professionals  – including Daryl Buffenstein, from the Atlanta office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP (BAL) and Bo Cooper of BAL's Washington, DC office – has joined Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP. In...
  • Monday, April 16, 2012
    Whitney S. Baron recently joined Sills Cummis & Gross  as an associate in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group.  She has a wide range of experience representing clients in out-of-court workouts and in bankruptcy.
  • Monday, April 16, 2012
    For the eighth year in a row, MultiCultural Law has named Gibbons P.C. one of the “Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity.” In 2012, the firm ranked 89th on this list.
  • Friday, April 13, 2012
    The global oil and gas industry is increasingly turning to arbitration in resolving a wide range of legal disputes, and the law firm of Thompson & Knight continues to bolster its expertise in this dynamic area of the energy market. “Our firm’s knowledge of the oil and gas business has proven invaluable in supporting clients through the...
  • Friday, April 13, 2012
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that Garland T. Stephens has rejoined the firm as partner in its Patent Litigation practice in Houston. Mr. Stephens is widely known for his top-notch trial work on patent and trade secret cases in the technology sector. “"Garland is an excellent trial lawyer. His skills, experience, and client base...
  • Friday, April 13, 2012
      Intellectual property attorney Harry K. Ahn has joined the New York office of McCarter & English LLP as a partner. Mr. Ahn focuses his practice on patent prosecution, trademarks and licensing.  “We are so pleased to welcome Harry to the firm and to the growing IP practice in New York,” said Mary Jane Augustine, the managing...
  • Monday, April 9, 2012
  • Monday, April 9, 2012
    Jones Day has announced the arrival of a team of five corporate lawyers in its new office in Düsseldorf. Ulrich Brauer from Simmons & Simmons, Kerstin Mast from Bird & Bird, Ralf Recknagel from GSK, and associates Norman Kulpa and Zhaoxia Chen, both from Simmons & Simmons, will join Jones Day's Mergers & Acquisitions Practice in D...
  • Monday, April 2, 2012
    A revolutionary and new-to-market solution from VeDISCOVERY LLC gives control of the litigation hold process to corporate legal decision makers who need to identify and collect electronic stored information (ESI) while reducing collection costs a minimum of 50 percent. VeHOLD with VeAGENT™ automates the litigation hold process. VeHOLD is a...
  • Monday, April 2, 2012
    Law firm McCarter & English LLP has announced that it has been awarded LEED® Gold and Silver Certifications established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute for its renovation of the firm’s Newark office. LEED is the nation’s preeminent building ratings system for the design,...
  • Friday, March 30, 2012
    Epiq Systems, Inc. has announced that Jennifer Meyerowitz, vice president and senior consultant, is one of the third annual “40 Under 40” M&A Advisor winners. The M&A Advisor Recognition Awards aim to distinguish and promote emerging business leaders in the turnaround industries. Meyerowitz will be honored with fellow winners and...
  • Tuesday, March 27, 2012
    For the second consecutive year, Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business has included Wiley Rein's International Trade and PrivacyPractices in its worldwide rankings.
  • Saturday, March 24, 2012
    Anderson Kill & Olick, P.C. today announced that Michael A. Lacher, a veteran international corporate and trial lawyer, has joined the firm as a shareholder in the firm's Litigation Group and International Business Department. Joining Mr. Lacher in his move to Anderson Kill are all three attorneys who have practiced with him at Lacher &...
  • Saturday, March 24, 2012
    The International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR Institute), a nonprofit think tank and alliance of global corporations, law firms, scholars and public institutions dedicated to the principles of conflict prevention and alternative dispute resolution (ADR), has announced four new additions to its elite board of directors. The...
  • Thursday, March 22, 2012
    Kelley Drye has been retained as counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors of The Fuller Brush Company, Inc.  Founded in 1906, Fuller Brush’s legion of door-to-door salesmen and the “Fuller Brush Man,” celebrated in movies, cartoons and songs, made the company an iconic brand. Its business grew to a full collection of...
  • Thursday, March 22, 2012
  • Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Phillips Lytle LLP has received the 2012 AT&T Legal Department Diversity and Inclusion Award for the medium sized firm category. The national award, which recognizes Phillips Lytle’s commitment to diversity and inclusion in the legal profession, was accepted by David J. McNamara, the firm’s managing partner, and Douglas W. Dimitroff,...