Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    John F. Sopko, a veteran of decades of congressional investigations and most recently the chief counsel for oversight and investigations at the House Energy and Commerce Committee, has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as a partner in Washington, D.C. Mr. Sopko will focus on congressional and federal investigations as a senior member of the...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Day Pitney LLP has announced that partner Stanley Twardy, Jr., a former Connecticut U.S. Attorney from 1985 to 1991, has been selected to a seven-member advisory board by U.S. Senators Christopher Dodd, (D-CT) and Joseph Lieberman, (I-CT), to help select the state's new U.S. Attorney and U.S. Marshal.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    WinScribe, the market innovator in digital dictation, transcription, and workflow management solutions announced that Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens and Cannada, PLLC has deployed WinScribe in an effort to boost support staff efficiency and allow the firm to do more with less.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Greg Shelton, Of Counsel in the Seattle office of Williams Kastner, is the author of an article published in the February 2009 edition of the IADC Committee Newsletter. The article, "Made in China: Consumer Product Lawsuits Imported to the United States," details the recent recalls by the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) of several Chinese...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Thompson & Knight LLP, through its affiliated office Tauil & Chequer Advogados, has announced the expansion of its Rio de Janeiro office with Senior Counsel Sandoval Amui and Associates Claudia Barros and Marienne Melo rejoining the Firm.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Stroz Friedberg, Inc., the leading global consulting firm for managing digital risk and uncovering digital evidence, has opened its newest U.S. office at 101 Montgomery Street in downtown San Francisco. Leading the firm's San Francisco operations is David E. Garrett, who joined Stroz Friedberg as a Managing Director. Mr. Garrett will supervise a specially...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    TRC Companies, Inc. creates and implements sophisticated and innovative solutions to the challenges facing America's environmental, energy, infrastructure, and real estate markets. It has announced the recent completion of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) prepared for the U.S. Minerals Management Service (MMS) for the first proposed offshore...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. has announced that Paula A. Tuffin, a member of the firm, has been honored as one of New Jersey's Best 50 Women in Business in 2009 by NJBIZ . The Best 50 Women in Business awards program recognizes New Jersey's most dynamic women business leaders who have been making headlines in their fields. Ms. Tuffin is a member of...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    King & Spalding has announced that it has significantly expanded its intellectual property practice with the addition of three new partners. The group brings with it in-depth capabilities related to patent licensing, technology transfer and patent and technology portfolio strategy analysis as well as experience in patent litigation and U.S....
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has formally opened its Dubai office, the firm's first in the Middle East.Weil Gotshal veteran Joseph Tortorici is Managing Partner of the Dubai office and Middle East operations. Tortorici first joined Weil Gotshal's Corporate Department in 1987. Prior to relocating to Dubai, he was based in Europe and was instrumental...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    The Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia (HBA-DC) has named Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as the recipient of its 2008 Leadership in Diversity Award.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Seattle Member Gabe Galanda was featured in a video depicting the noteworthy accomplishments of local minorities who best exemplify Martin Luther King, Jr.'s vision of being judged by "the content of their character" at King County's annual Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration. The video, one of the centerpieces of the 22nd annual King County event honoring...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Thompson & Knight LLP has announced the continued expansion of its México City office, Thompson & Knight Abogados, with the addition of Associate Jessica Yuritzi Espíndola Ayala. She joins the firm's Labor and Employment Practice Group thereby strengthening the firm's Global Labor and Employment Practice. Ms. Espíndola focuses her practice on...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, is pleased to recognize partner Norman M. Powell and associate Andrew A. Lundgren for their extraordinary efforts to bring pro bono legal service to the community and the bar. The attorneys are the 2008 recipients of the H. James Conaway Jr. and William F. Taylor Pro Bono Awards.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    RSM McGladrey has formed a Life Sciences Practice. The group, which focuses on providing services to life sciences companies in New York and New Jersey, is led by managing directors John Lanza and Patricia Baldowski.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Steven B. Epstein, co-founder of Epstein Becker & Green and one of the pioneers of U.S. health care law, has been honored with Columbia University Law School's "Medal of Excellence." The award ceremony took place in February at the Columbia Law School Alumni Association's annual winter luncheon held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Leader & Berkon announced the appointment of Alyssa Young and Joshua Leader as its new DuPont PLF account managers. In this role, they will interface with the other DuPont Preferred Law Firms (PLFs), Preferred Service Providers (PSPs) and with the DuPont attorneys who work with these firms. Josh Leader is a member of DuPont's Tort Practice Group...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, has announced that Greg Kubikowski CPA has joined the firm as an Audit Partner. Mr. Kubikowski has many years of public accounting experience. During his 23 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mr. Kubikowski worked with large, multi-national clients as well as many small and mid...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Goodwin Procter recently announced a major expansion of its Financial Services Group with the addition of two nationally recognized attorneys, Robert M. Kurucza, who also serves as co-chair of the firm's Financial Services Group, and Marco E. Adelfio. Both are resident in Washington, D.C. The addition of Messrs. Kurucza and Adelfio will enable Goodwin...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Daticon EED (www.daticon-eed.com), a leading international provider of e-discovery services, recently announced the availability of an enhanced Early Case Assessment (ECA) service that integrates sophisticated concept search technology with its industry-leading Discovery Partner integrated processing, analytics, review and production platform. The new...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    WolfBlock partner Harvey C. Johnson was selected as the recipient of the 2009 Martin Luther King, Jr. Champion of Social Justice Award by The Black Law Students' Association of Rutgers University School of Law in Camden, New Jersey. In celebration of the life and spirit of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Black Law Students Association honors...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    James G. Murphy has joined Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP as counsel in the Labor and Employment Practice Group.Murphy will be the first lawyer in the firm's New York office to focus his practice on employment litigation.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Titled Strategies to Minimize Damage from Madoff and OtherRecent Investment Scandals, the law firm of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus,P.A. has planed this program to be held in its offices at 721 Route 202-206, Bridgewater, NJ,starting at 8 a.m. with registration and breakfast and concluding at 10:30 a.m.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus will present FiduciaryOversight: Timely Topics for Employee Benefit Plan Sponsors on Thursday, March19 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at its offices, 721 Route 202-206, Bridgewater, NJ. Charles A.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    The Honorable Al Gore, former U.S. Vice President, discussed the importance of governance and the sustainability of financial investments in the current economy during, "A Conversation on the Economy." The forum - held in Philadelphia - served as an educational event for the city's leaders and was organized by Pennsylvania State Treasurer Robin Weissman...