Firm and Provider News

  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in partnership with the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants and the American Immigration Lawyers Association, held a private reception in March, hosted by Holland & Knight LLP, to announce a new pro bono opportunity with the National Center for Refugee and Immigrant Children.
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Eisner LLP, an accounting, tax and advisory services firm, has announced that Walter J. Pagano has joined the firm as a partner and Deborah L. Kovalik has joined as a director. Mr. Pagano brings more than 30 years of forensic accounting experience to his role as a partner in Eisner's legal support services group. He formerly served as director,...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Former U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G. Thompson has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as a partner and will become the independent chair of the Deloitte Center for Health Care Management and Transformation, the two firms have announced. As a partner at Akin Gump and as a senior advisor and independent chairman...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG) has announced that the following lawyers have been elected to join the law firm's partnership, effective March 1. Gail Howie Conenello and David S. Kwon have been named partners in the Newark, NJ office. Ms. Conenello concentrates her practice on matters relating to the environment and natural...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    In a strategic move to strengthen Winston & Strawn LLP's litigation capabilities, the firm has announced the formation of an Appellate and Critical Motions practice group.
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Torys, a Toronto-based law firm, has celebrated the fifth anniversary of its United States office at 737 Park Avenue, New York City.Tory's New York office has become well-known for the quality and creativity of its representation and for its proactive, hands-on partnership with a tradition of cooperation across practices.
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP has announced that it is expanding its Denver office with the addition of eight new attorneys and substantially expanding their client services there. The Denver office will include 17 attorneys and add a corporate transactional, real estate finance and state and local public policy practice. The firm also will expand its...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Nixon Peabody LLP was ranked second by Dow Jones & Company's Private Equity Analyst among leading law firms nationally for the number of private equity or venture capital funds they have negotiated and closed for general partners and limited partners in 2004. The firm moved up four positions from last year's rating with 169 funds closed, up from 103 in...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Stradley Ronon partner Bennett G. Picker has been selected as a member of the mediation panel of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR). A division of the American Arbitration Association, the ICDR is a leader in resolving international and cross-border disputes. The ICDR mediation panel is comprised of specialists in international...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    International Law Firms (ILF), a business law firm referral network, recently announced that it has chosen attorney Howard G. Slavit, managing partner of Saul Ewing LLP's Washington Office, as its new chairman.
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Goodwin Procter LLP last month announced the addition of 24 partners to its Boston office - nineteen from Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault and five from McDermott, Will & Emery. Subsequent to the arrival of the first 24 new partners, nine other attorneys from Testa Hurwitz agreed to join Goodwin Procter. The majority of the partners joining the firm...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Cozen O'Connor attorneys Arthur J. Abramowitz, Neal D. Colton, Henry A. Gladstone, H. Robert Fiebach, Mark A. Gallant and William J. Winning were recently selected for inclusion inThe Best Lawyers in America 2005-2006. The Best Lawyers list, published by Woodward/White, Inc., is compiled through an exhaustive peer-review survey in which thousands of...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    WolfBlock has announced that seven of its attorneys have been elected as partners in the firm. Four of the seven, Charles Hart, Michael Rosenberg, Adam Silverman and William Wright, are resident in the Philadelphia office. Brooks Clarke and Dov Goldman are resident in the New York office and Susan Dromsky-Reed is in the firm's Roseland, New Jersey office...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has added two new partners to its Global Projects Practice. Scott J. Arrington has joined as a partner in the global projects practice in Houston. Gavin B. Watson has joined the Global Projects Practice as a partner in London. Mr. Arrington focuses on international infrastructure development projects in the oil...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Practising Law Institute (PLI), a leading provider of continuing legal education, and American Management Association (AMA), a leading membership-based management education and development organization, have announced a new partnership to bring AMA's management and business training to the legal community. Under the new partnership, PLI privileged members...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP (Vorys) announced that nine attorneys have been named partners as of January 1. Joining the Vorys partnership in the Columbus office are Craig R. Auge, Sheila Nolan Gartland, Mary L. Garceau, Kimberly W. Herlihy, Melinda R. McAfee, Joseph R. Miller and Scott J. Ziance. In the Cincinnati office, William D.G. Baldwin...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Fox Rothschild LLP, a full-service law firm with offices in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, has announced that it is the new professional home of the attorneys from Geron & Associates, P.C., a New York City-based law firm. The New York lawyers will join Fox Rothschild's financial services practice group to provide specialized bankruptcy,...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the addition of Annemarie Hassett to the firm's Intellectual Property and Litigation practices. She joins the firm as a partner in its New York Office.
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Despite long hours at the office, many attorneys continue to burn the midnight oil once they leave, according to a new survey. Attorneys polled said they give themselves homework assignments an average of nine days per month, or more than twice a week.
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Christopher S. Porrino, member of the Roseland, NJ-based law firm Lowenstein Sandler PC, was named recently to serve on the New Jersey Supreme Court's Committee on Model Civil Jury Charges.Mr. Porrino will serve the committee through August 31, 2006.
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Torys LLP, a firm with offices in Toronto and New York City, has announced that Bernays T. (Buzz) Barclay and Andrew D. Schifrin have joined the firm as partners. Mr. Barclay has worked extensively in the United States and Canada, and has advised developer and financial advisers on project structuring and development in North America and around the world...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    G. Joseph Votava Jr., a partner at Nixon Peabody LLP, will expand the firm's Private Clients Practice in its Washington, DC Office.
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    James H. Laskey, a member of the Somerville, NJ-based firm of Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has been appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court to the position of trustee for the New Jersey Lawyers Fund for Client Protection.
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham's (K&LNG) Boston office has welcomed partners Michael H. Brodowski, David J. Byer, Deborah J. Peckham, Thomas A. Turano and Christine C. Vito to its intellectual property practice group and Mark D. Pomfret to its labor and employment group. These six new partners come to K&LNG from the firm of Testa,...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Westlaw has again received top honors in the Law Technology News Awards, presented at a ceremony in New York City on January 31. Readers of Law Technology News - legal professionals and technologists in law firms across the country - selected Westlaw as Best Practice Tool.