Firm and Provider News

  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Thomas D. Paradise recently was appointed general counsel of Fox Rothschild LLP. Mr. Paradise becomes one of the first full-time general counsel to be appointed to a major law firm in the region, according to the 2005 Altman Weil Flash Survey on Law Firm General Counsel.
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Multi Cultural Lawmagazine awarded its highest accolades to the law firm Epstein Becker and Green, P.C. (EBG) in their 2005 Edition, praising the firm for going beyond tradition to build an atmosphere of equal opportunity, respect, and tolerance. "At EBG, diversity is of the highest priority," said Ken Standard, chair of the firm's Diversity Committee...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Donna Miller, R.N., B.S.N. has been named chief operating officer of Houston-based Medical Research Consultants (MRC), a leader in mass tort and medical litigation support, medical record retrieval and document management. Doreen Wise, R.N., Ed.D., owner and chief executive officer of MRC, made the announcement.Ms. Miller's management and operations...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Legal professionals turn to American Law Reports (ALR ) for definitive legal analysis and comprehensive expertise. Thomson West has announced the release of two new ALR series as well as the exclusive addition of these series and the first ALR series to Westlaw .
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Cozen O'Connor member Jeffrey Nash, center, receives the Pro-Beneficio-Dato Distinguished Public Service Award at Camden County (NJ) College's 37th annual commencement ceremony. Each year CCC presents the award to exemplary individuals who have demonstrated the highest levels of service benefiting both the college and the community. Pictured with CCC board...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Suzanne S. Mayes, a partner in the Public Finance Department in the Philadelphia office, hosted the first annual Saul Ewing LLP-sponsored Mid-Atlantic Women's Public Finance Forum at The Ritz Carlton Hotel in Philadelphia on May 19. The half-day conference was well-attended by prominent women in the public finance industry. "The attendees benefited...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Holland & Knight LLP recently announced that 58 of the firm's attorneys have been selected for the third edition of Chambers USA - America's Leading Business Lawyers 2005-2006.The firm also received the No. 1 ranking in Florida in Chambers USA for the following four practice areas: Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking & Finance,...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Eisner LLP, an accounting and consulting firm, has named Lawrence Goodman as general counsel to thefirm. Mr. Goodman brings to the firm his more than 40 years of experience, including an extensive history advising both accounting and law firms regarding internal agreements and governance. He also provides the firm with in-depth expertise in legal matters...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    The firm of Gibbons, Del Deo, Dolan, Griffinger & Vecchione, P.C. has announced that three attorneys have become directors of the firm and one attorney has become counsel to the firm. The new directors include:
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Represented by Newark's Saiber Schlesinger Satz & Goldstein, LLC, Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. has obtained New Jersey regulatory approval of its $9.3 billion acquisition of Caesar's Entertainment, Inc. to become the world's largest gaming company. On May 24, the New Jersey Casino Control Commission formally approved the merger. Harrah's will now own...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    An overwhelming majority of attorneys have no ambition of starting their own practice, a new survey shows. Ninety-three percent of lawyers polled said they would not establish a law firm even if they had the necessary capital. This is a steady increase from similar surveys conducted in 2002 and 1997, when 84 percent and 78 percent of lawyers, respectively...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    A pair of analytical treatises, one focusing on homeland security and one on employee benefits issues, are currently available from LexisNexis Matthew Bender. Matthew Bender rates the Homeland Security Deskbook as THE analytical book on homeland security. This comprehensive guide discusses and analyzes real problems that arise in the post-9/11 world and...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    LiveNote, Inc., maker of the LiveNote SRª and LiveNote Webª transcript management software products, has announced that it has acquired the litigation technology division of RealLegal, LLC, creator of the E-Transcriptª format - widely recognized as an industry standard for electronic transcript delivery.
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Pitney Hardin attorney Jeffrey S. Mandel recently received the Young Lawyer of the Year Award from the Young Lawyer's Division of the New Jersey State Bar Association at the organization's annual meeting in Atlantic City. The Young Lawyer of the Year designation is presented to a young lawyer whose personal and professional achievement merit special...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region recently announced the first nonprofit grantees of The Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP Greater DC Community Foundation - DC SCORES and Higher Achievement Program (HAP). DC SCORES and Higher Achievement will each receive a grant of $40,000 to support their work in youth development and academic...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Grant Aldonas has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as a partner in the international trade practice in Washington, DC. Immediately prior to joining Akin Gump, Mr. Aldonas served in the Bush administration as the Commerce Department's undersecretary for international trade. As head of the department's International Trade Administration, he...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Sixteen WolfBlock partners have ben named in New Jersey Monthlymagazine's 2005 New Jersey Super Lawyers. WolfBlock's New Jersey Super Lawyers include: Barry Bendes, Frank DiGiacomo, Burton Eichler, John Fanburg, Stuart Gladstone, Charles Gormally, Joseph Gorrell, William Greenbaum, James Greenberg, Alan Hammer, Hersh Kozlov, Gregory Lomax, Stuart Pachman...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    The firm of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP has announced that nine attorneys have been elected as partners of the firm. The new partners include: Jonathan H. Canter, Real Estate; Pamela M. Capps, Tax; Christopher A. Colvin, Intellectual Property; Ronald S. Greenberg, Litigation; Timothy P. Harkness, Litigation and White Collar Defense; Kerri Ann...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Todd J. Peterson has joined the national law firm Nixon Peabody LLP as a partner on the Private Equity Team of the Business Practice Group. He will be located in the New York office. Mr. Peterson was recently recognized as one of the World's Leading Private Equity Lawyersin the April 2005 issue of Euromoney Magazine . Previously, he was a partner with...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner LLP has announced that the firm earned four practice group rankings and nine attorney rankings in the national and New York State listings of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business . The 2005-2006 listing is the third annual edition of the Chambers USA Guide. The following practices are ranked in...
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    Cozen O'Connor has announced the opening of its newest international office - located in Toronto, Canada, at One Queen St. East, Suite 2000. All eight lawyers of Poss & Halfnight, Barristers & Solicitors, a Toronto insurance litigation boutique, are forming Cozen O'Connor's Toronto office, further expanding the firm's general litigation practice.
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    Winston & Strawn LLP recently announced that well-known corporate attorney Steven V. Napolitano, along with fellow partners Richard E. Ginsberg and Margaret E. Lomenzo, joined the firm as partners. Napolitano will serve as co-chair of Winston & Strawn's private equity practice.
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    Patrick C. Dunican Jr., managing director of the Newark, NJ-based firm of Gibbons, Del Deo, Dolan, Griffinger & Vecchione, P.C., recently announced the opening of a Philadelphia office and the naming of veteran Philadelphia lawyer David W. Marston and Gibbons director Timothy S. Susanin to lead the effort. The firm's new office is located at One Logan...
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    John J. Koeppel, an attorney inthe Buffalo office of NixonPeabody LLP, has been appointedChair of the Corporation Law Committee of the Bar Association of Erie County. Mr. Koeppel is an attorney in the Business Practice Group of Nixon Peabody, and is assigned to the Private Equity Team and the Mergers and Acquisitions Team. He advises clients on...
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Christopher Wolf, a partner in the firm's Washington, DC office, has been named a recipient of the prestigious Burton Award for Legal Achievement. He was given the award in recognition of his article, Regulating Hate Speech Qua Speech Is Not The Solution To The Epidemic Of Hate On The Internet, which appeared in two...