Firm and Provider News

  • 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,...
  • Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Sills Cummis & Gross has announced that the following lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the 2012 edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers, published by Thomson Reuters.
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  • Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) has named the Law Function of Chevron Corporation its 2012 Employer of Choice Award winner for the Western Region. Chevron was selected from law department applicants of corporations across the Western United States for demonstrating a commitment to diversity and creating and maintaining an...
  • Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    For the fourth year in a row, Gibbons P.C. was ranked the #1 lawyer-lobbying firm in New Jersey, according to the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, which has just released its report on 2011 lobbying expenditures in the state. Gibbons also ranked fifth among all multi-client lobbying firms in New Jersey.
  • Wednesday, March 21, 2012
  • Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    King & Spalding has been recognized as one of the top four global law firms serving as arbitration counsel in the latest edition of Global Arbitration Review’s annual GAR 30 survey. The firm moved up three spots in this year’s rankings and was listed as counsel on 54 pending arbitration matters with an aggregate value of more than $66...
  • Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has announced that Stephen D. Davis has joined the firm’s Houston office as a partner in its energy and global transactions practice.  Previously, Mr. Davis was a partner in the Houston office of Vinson & Elkins LLP, where he was a founding member of its worldwide project finance and development...
  • Friday, March 9, 2012
    Thompson & Knight LLP has announced the addition of Michael Blumenthal as a partner and Vivian Arias and Noam Greenberg as associates in the firm’s New York office, where they will serve clients in complex business transactions and restructuring and bankruptcy matters. 
  • Friday, March 9, 2012
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that Washington, DC-based Arif Hyder Ali joins London-based Juliet Blanch as co-head of Weil’s International Arbitration practice. Mr. Ali joins the firm together with partners Alexandre de Gramont, Theodore R. Posner and Samaa A.F. Haridi. “This group of partners helps further position our...
  • Friday, February 24, 2012
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP represented pro bono client FC Harlem in entering into a three-year sponsorship and retail licensing agreement with Umbro Corp., a division of Nike, Inc. which designs, distributes and licenses athletic and casual footwear, apparel and equipment, primarily for the sport of soccer. This agreement possibly makes FC Harlem the...
  • Friday, February 24, 2012
    On its first day of business, VeDISCOVERY LLC has hundreds of customers using its suite of proven e-Discovery applications and a forecast for significant growth in 2012. VeDISCOVERY is no startup. It has been developing and marketing e-Discovery systems for nearly a decade as part of Visual Evidence/eDiscovery LLC, a 25-year-old Cleveland-based litigation...
  • Thursday, February 23, 2012
    Datacert, Inc. has announced the opening of a new office in the Los Angeles area, which will serve the West Coast, where the company already has an established client base. Strong demand for Passport™, Datacert's patent-pending technology platform, from the area's high-tech companies drove Datacert to increase its presence in the...
  • Wednesday, February 22, 2012
    LexisNexis has announced the introduction of CaseMap® 10, a new version of the company’s award-winning fact and issue management software that now features full-text search capabilities and bulk importing of electronic documents into the CaseMap database. The significantly enhanced search capabilities allow CaseMap 10 users to conduct...
  • Tuesday, February 21, 2012
    Partner F. Traynor Beck has been appointed office managing partner of McCarter & English's Philadelphia office, succeeding partner Joel E. Horowitz. The position includes the responsibilities of overseeing the office’s business affairs. Mr. Beck will continue his practice while serving in this new role.
  • Monday, February 20, 2012
      Law360 has recognized Wiley Rein's Government Contracts, Insurance and International Trade Practices as being among the nation's best in 2011.  These "Groups of the Year" honors are based on each practice's notable work and significant litigation matters over the past 12 months. 
  • Monday, February 20, 2012
    David L. Balser, one of the leading trial lawyers in the southeast United States, and Lawrence A. Slovensky, a prominent litigator, have joined the business litigation practice of King & Spalding as partners in the Atlanta, GA office, the firm announced today. Their arrival continues the strategic global expansion of the firm’s litigation...
  • Monday, February 20, 2012
    David E. Bronston and Bruce T. Frankiewich have joined Phillips Lytle LLP as special counsel and partner, respectively, specializing in telecommunications.
  • Friday, February 17, 2012
    The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) honored Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP with its prestigious Thomas L. Sager Award for the Southwest Region on February 15, 2012. The presentation took place at the Houston Museum of Natural Science and was attended by 140 people. Accepting the award on behalf of Weil, Gotshal &...
  • Thursday, February 16, 2012