Firm and Provider News

  • 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...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Wiley Rein LLP has announced that Tyrone Brown, a former FCC commissioner and respected lawyer, businessman and entrepreneur, has rejoined the firm's preeminent Communications Practice. His business and legal experience also includes the founding of a cable television system, serving as regulatory counsel for a wireless company, and serving as director and...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Liquid Discovery Manager and Liquid Litigation Manager provide enhanced solutions for discovery and case management. The newest releases from Liquid Litigation Management, Inc. (LLM), feature near-duplicate technology, optimized document management functionality and comprehensive and speedy search options.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has announced the launch of a distressed real estate asset services practice to help clients control the risks and take advantage of the opportunities presented by the unparalleled disruptions in the real estate markets and the rapidly evolving federal regulatory and legislative environment.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Pro bono work by America's lawyers is on the increase, with nearly three-fourths of lawyers providing free legal services to disadvantaged individuals or to the organizations that serve them. That's one of the significant findings of a new study done by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Brian M. Pinheiro, partner in the Philadelphia office of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, has been named to lead the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group. Mr. Pinheiro, previously vice chair of the group, will lead a team of attorneys that is based in Ballard's Philadelphia office and serves a range of business clients, from...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Since the announcement of the Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities scandal, Lowenstein Sandler has counseled Madoff investors on a number of emerging issues and is monitoring developments closely.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    American International Group (AIG) has named Anastasia D. Kelly vice chair, reporting to AIG chair and CEO Edward J. Liddy. Ms. Kelly, who currently serves as executive vice president, general counsel and senior regulatory and compliance officer for the carrier, will take on the additional responsibilities of communications, corporate affairs and human...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Duff & Phelps Corporation, a financial advisory and investment banking firm, announced that World Finance magazine has named Duff & Phelps the "Best Transfer Pricing Team" in the United States for 2009. The award was determined by a World Finance readership polling process during which over 40,000 industry decision-makers were invited to cast their...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Jones Day's defense victory for Chevron Corporation in a highly publicized human rights case has been recognized as California's top defense verdict for 2008 by a leading legal publication, The Daily Journal. The December verdict, which capped a decade of litigation, exonerated Chevron Corporation and two of its U.S. subsidiaries against charges by...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Davis & Gilbert LLP has announced that Brian R. Gallagher has joined the firm as a tax partner. Mr. Gallagher's diverse practice focuses on a wide range of domestic and international tax issues arising in the areas of mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, and corporate restructurings, as well as transactions involving investment, operating, and...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Schirrmeister Diaz-Arrastia Brem recently served as a platinum corporate sponsor of the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and their 25th Annual Triunfando Awards Gala which honored Hispanic business owners and corporate executives for their leadership and service to the community. The firm also honored the Mexican American Bar Association of Texas...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Proskauer Rose LLP announced the continuation of its Asian expansion with the firm's move into office space in the heart of Hong Kong's central business district.
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. has announced the expansion of its New York office with the addition of the lawyers of Silverberg Stonehill Goldsmith & Haber, P.C. Steven E. Gross, chairman of Sills Cummis, stated, "Silverberg complements our practice areas with a broad-based general civil practice and noted expertise in corporate and commercial...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    In November 2008, two hundred volunteers, clients, and supporters gathered at Pfizer Conference Center in New York City to help Lawyers Alliance honor 2008 Cornerstone Awardees. This impressive group of two law firms, one accounting firm, and nine individual attorneys showcased the outstanding pro bono legal work so essential to nonprofit organizations...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    King & Spalding has expanded its Middle East property practice with the deployment of two senior lawyers to its Abu Dhabi office. The move brings to 27 the number of King & Spalding lawyers and legal assistants in the Middle East, strengthening the firm's position as one of the largest U.S. law firms in the region. Partner W. Clay Gibson and...