Firm and Provider News

  • Saturday, November 1, 2008
    Peter Wilson, Jr., who was until recently an associate in Day Pitney LLP's Institutional Financial and Commercial Lending practice, has been named director of Diversity & Legal Recruiting. In this new position, Mr. Wilson will work closely with the Executive and Recruiting committees to ensure that the firm continues to attract top legal talent and...
  • Saturday, November 1, 2008
    King & Spalding announced that it represented United International Bank B.S.C.(c), a Shari'ah-compliant investment bank headquartered in Bahrain, in connection with the Shari'ah-compliant financing and structuring of UIB's acquisition of UK-based BWA Water Additives. The transaction was completed on September 29. UIB raised funding for the...
  • Saturday, November 1, 2008
    The national intellectual property and commercial litigation law firm of McKool Smith is joining the New York Regional Office of the Anti-Defamation League and several other prominent law firms as part of a new initiative aimed at increasing diversity awareness in New York schools.
  • Saturday, November 1, 2008
    In a move that continues to expand its national Health Law Practice Group, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP welcomed prominent New Jersey health lawyers George H. Kendall and Audrey A. Hale as partners. In addition, Kristy M. Hlavenka joins the firm as an associate working with both lawyers.Mr. Kendall and Ms. Hale previously were partners, and Ms. Hlavenka...
  • Saturday, November 1, 2008
    Kevin J. Bruno, a founding partner of Robertson, Freilich, Bruno & Cohen, LLC, has been selected as Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation, Environmental Litigation Committee. Previously, he was Chair and Co-Chair of the 2007 and 2008 Annual Meeting of the Environmental, Mass Torts and Products Liability Litigation Committees,...
  • Saturday, November 1, 2008
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, has recently announced that Jay Lindenberg was promoted to a Director in the firm's Bankruptcy and Restructuring practice. Mr. Lindenberg has had more than 25 years of public accounting experience with the last 16 years concentrated in the areas of bankruptcy, turnaround, and...
  • Saturday, November 1, 2008
    TRC's Energy Services division, a 2008 Energy Star Partner of the Year, is expanding its award-winning energy efficiency programs with NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) and the New Jersey Office of Clean Energywith contract awards totaling $2.5 million.
  • Saturday, November 1, 2008
    For the second year in a row, Delaware Supreme Court Chief Justice Myron T. Steele, Court of Chancery Chancellor William B. Chandler III and Vice Chancellor Leo E. Strine, Jr., have been named to the 100 most influential individuals and institutions that are shaping boardrooms in America by Directorship, a leading magazine for public company board...
  • Saturday, November 1, 2008
    According to Hildebrandt International, leading consultants to the legal industry, law firm merger activity is keeping pace with last year. There were 13 completed law firm mergers and acquisitions involving U.S. law firms in the third quarter, bringing the total for the year to 49. This compares to 47 mergers completed in the first three quarters of 2007...
  • Saturday, November 1, 2008
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced that Maneck N. Mulla has been appointed special India counsel to the firm. Mr. Mulla is resident at Wakhariya & Wakhariya, the firm's affiliate based in Mumbai. He has extensive experience in the laws of India, including with respect to real estate, corporate and commercial transactions, IPOs and commercial...
  • Saturday, November 1, 2008
    DataCert, Inc., the leading provider of legal and IP spend and matter management solutions, has announced that DHL has chosen DataCert's Advanced Invoice Management System (AIMS) to help the worldwide express delivery and logistics company simplify the legal invoice payment process and control its legal expenses.
  • Saturday, November 1, 2008
    Alan Kessler, partner in WolfBlock's Litigation Practice Group and a member of the firm's Executive Committee, has been elected to the board of diectors for the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.The GPCC is an advocate for the region's business community, representing members in 11 counties across Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. He also...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Lowenstein Sandler has received top honors in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2008).The firm's Corporate, Litigation, and Environmental practices maintained their tier-one standing for another consecutive year and Lowenstein Sandler's Bankruptcy/Restructuring Practice earned tier-one ranking for the first time. The firm's Corporate...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Rolf Zaiss has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as a partner in the ERISA practice in New York. Mr. Zaiss' practice focuses on the employee benefits and executive compensation-related aspects of mergers & acquisitions transactions. A veteran of hundreds of public and private mergers, leveraged buyouts and asset deals, Mr. Zaiss also...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP is among this year's ten most highly regarded international law firms for major India-related work, selected by the editors of the India Business Law Journal.
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Stradley Ronon chairman and chairman of the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation William R. Sasso hosted U.S. Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi for a discussion of her book Know Your Power: A Message to America's Daughters at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Pelosi is the first woman to lead a major party in Congress as well as the first female Speaker of the...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Joel R. Burcat, a partner and co-chair of the Environmental Department at Saul Ewing LLP and Terry R. Bossert, a Partner and Chair of the Environmental Regulation and Litigation Group at Post & Schell P.C., are co-editors of the fifth edition of Pennsylvania Environmental Law and Practice, published by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. Additional Saul...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Sean J. Bellew has joined Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP as of counsel in the Litigation Department and the Commercial Litigation Practice Group and David A. Felice has joined as an associate in the Litigation Department.
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Chadbourne & Parke has bolstered its Dubai office by transferring two partners from its London office and hiring a new international partner. The moves expand Chadbourne's project finance, insurance and arbitration capabilities in the Middle East, a region of increasing importance to the firm. Chadbourne has to date serviced its Gulf projects practice...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Tamara "Tami" Carmichael has joined Loeb & Loeb LLP in the firm's New York office as a partner in the Intellectual Property Litigation Group and will work closely with the firm's rapidly expanding Emerging Media and Advertising and Promotions Practice Groups. Ms. Carmichael regularly provides counsel to and litigates on behalf of clients in the...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    In a move that bolsters its Islamic finance and investment funds, private equity, energy and infrastructure transactions capabilities, King & Spalding, is adding three counsel and three associates in the firm's Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Riyadh offices, bringing the number of King & Spalding lawyers and paralegals in the Middle East to 24 and solidifying...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    In its highly selective ranking of the most distinguished individuals in Corporate Governance, Directorship Magazine has named three Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP attorneys, Holly J. Gregory, Ira M. Millstein and E. Norman Veasey, to its roster of the 100 influentials with greatest impact on boardrooms and the governance field overall. In addition, Ira...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    On Tuesday, October 28, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP will host a program designed to address the many questions and issues surrounding the PERM recruitment regulations. The seminar will take place at the Kramer Levin offices, 1177 Avenue of the Americas, Concourse Level One, New York, New York, beginning at noon with registration and adjourning...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Proskauer Rose LLP has planned a webinar for Thursday,October 30 from 1 to 2 pm EST titled Employee Free Choice Act: Are You aTarget? The program has been approved for I.0 credit hour for Areas ofProfessional Practice. The speakers are partners at Proskauer Rose LLP – Peter D.Conrad, Marvin M. Goldstein, and Lawrence Z. Lorber.  They will be joined by...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Proskauer Rose LLP has planned a webinar for Thursday,October 30 from 1 to 2 pm EST titled Employee Free Choice Act: Are You aTarget? The program has been approved for I.0 credit hour for Areas ofProfessional Practice. The speakers are partners at Proskauer Rose LLP – Peter D.Conrad, Marvin M. Goldstein, and Lawrence Z. Lorber.  They will be joined by...