Firm and Provider News

  • Thursday, November 10, 2011
    Thomson West says the latest release of West km, Version 3.0, allows firms to stretch the boundaries of how a knowledge management system can help leverage internal experience and previous work product to better serve clients. West km 3.0 features a new search engine that shortens processing times, increases system capacity and makes generating relevant...
  • Thursday, November 10, 2011
    As court reporter and litigator needs evolve and technology advances, so does LiveNote, the realtime transcription and transcript and evidence management tool by Thomson West.LiveNote Version 10, coming this summer, gives litigators an even greater advantage in the courtroom, thanks to several new features. New features of LiveNote Version 10 include:
  • Wednesday, November 9, 2011
      Proskauer has announced the expansion of its Finance Group and global Corporate Department with the addition of partner Andrew Bettwy and senior counsel Glen K. Lim.
  • Thursday, November 3, 2011
    Clifford Chance has announced that David Raskin, Christopher J. Morvillo, and Edward C. O’Callaghan are joining the firm as Litigation partners in New York.  Having previously served together as federal prosecutors in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, Messrs. Raskin, Morvillo and O’Callaghan...
  • Thursday, November 3, 2011
    Over the past several decades, the civil justice process has become alarmingly expensive, politicized and time consuming, with fewer jury trials and more drawn-out cases that polarize and penalize parties seeking to resolve disputes. The court system often does not meet the needs of the American people, resulting in a rift between citizens and their legal...
  • Saturday, October 22, 2011
    Goodwin Procter has grabbed the top spot on PrivateRaise’s PIPE (Private Investment in Public Equity) Placement Agent League Table through the end of the third quarter of 2011. Advising on 29 deals with an aggregate value of more than $680 million in 2011, the firm jumped three spots from its 2010 ranking.   The firm also placed in the Top 25...
  • Saturday, October 22, 2011
    Four lawyers with Phillips Lytle LLP have been named to the Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year 2012 list. Two partners with  the firm’s Buffalo office, Robert M. Greene and Morgan G. Graham, were cited for excellence in their practice areas. Best Lawyers cited Mr. Greene for his practice in Health Care Law and Mr. Graham for his...
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  • Friday, October 21, 2011
    Leading patent litigation attorney Stephen Shahida has joined Weil Gotshal as a partner in its Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Shahida joins Weil from McDermott Will & Emery LLP, where he was the local head of IP litigation in their Washington, D.C. office.
  • Friday, October 21, 2011
    Gibbons P.C. attorneys Thomas J. Cafferty, Anthony P. Callaghan, Phillip J. Duffy and Patrick C. Dunican Jr. have been named to the Irish Legal 100, a nationwide network of some of the most distinguished and accomplished men and women of Irish heritage in the legal profession.
  • Thursday, October 20, 2011
    Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP has hired Nagendra “Nick” Setty, an intellectual property litigator with 20 years of experience.
  • Thursday, October 20, 2011
    Jones Day ranked #1 globally in M&A league tables for the third quarter of 2011, maintaining a position it has held for 44 consecutive quarters. Jones Day led all law firms for number of completed deals worldwide in the Q3 2011 M&A rankings released this month by Thomson Reuters. The firm received credit from Thomson for 314 completed deals...
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2011
    Wiley Rein attorney Keith S. Watson will be honored for his commitment to pro bono work in Africa at the International Senior Lawyers Project (ISLP) 10th Anniversary Celebration on December 1, 2011, in New York City.
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2011
    Lowenstein Sandler litigator and member of the firm Miguel Alexander Pozo  has been named 2011 Professional Lawyer of the Year by the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law. The award recognizes lawyers from bar associations who set positive examples for others in the legal profession by their conduct, competence and demeanor. 
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2011
    Edward G. Kehoe, a partner with King & Spalding, is the recipient of the 2011 Distinguished Alumnus Award for Excellence in International Law from St. John’s University School of Law. The award honors a graduate who has a distinguished legal career and has contributed greatly to the practice of international law. Kehoe received a Juris Doctor...
  • Wednesday, October 12, 2011
    Despite current uncertainty, Asia Pacific M&A advisers are predicting relatively positive prospects for the region's acquisition markets in the year ahead. Most respondents to this year's Clifford Chance/Finance Asia M&A Survey expect an increase in the levels of intra-Asia Pacific and Asia Pacific outbound acquisitions – 66...
  • Tuesday, October 11, 2011
  • Monday, October 10, 2011
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. has announced that Jeffrey L. Wasserman has been named a member of the firm, and Jeffrey Meltzer and Robin Countee Pistorius have been named of counsel to the firm, effective October 1, 2011.  
  • Monday, October 10, 2011
    Proskauer has announced the expansion of its Bankruptcy & Restructuring Group and global Corporate Department with the addition of Geoffrey T. Raicht as a partner in the New York office.
  • Monday, October 10, 2011
    Brian Antweil has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP’s Houston office as a partner in its litigation and alternative dispute resolution practice. Previously, Mr. Antweil was a partner in the Houston office of a mid-sized, international law firm where he led the firm's Business Litigation South Practice Group. A seasoned trial lawyer...
  • Monday, October 10, 2011
    Epiq Systems, Inc. has announced the expansion of its Expert and Professional Services Group to include legal consulting services. The expanded services include expert witness testimony, evidence management, case strategy development and case and project management, vendor management, technology review and selection, litigation readiness consulting...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has announced that it has expanded its project finance and renewable energy capabilities with the addition of partners Thomas B. Trimble and Jeremy R. Schwer, who have re-joined the firm's Washington, D.C., office from Hunton & Williams LLP, where both were partners. Mr. Trimble was co-head of the renewable...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Jones Day is pleased has announced the arrival in its Paris office of Hervé Castelnau as a partner in the Firm's Mergers & Acquisitions Practice. Mr. Castelnau joins Jones Day from Norton Rose's Paris office, along with counsel Thibaut Kazemi and Silvain Fock-Yee, and associate Alice Nepa. The team will work on all aspects of Corporate/M&A, with...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced that Raj R. Mahale has joined the firm as a partner in the India practice group. He is resident in the Stamford, Connecticut office.