Firm and Provider News

  • Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) has announced the recipients of the 2012 Paula L. Ettelbrick Award and the George B. Vashon Innovator Awards. The recipients were honored at MCCA’s Creating Pathways to Diversity Conference on September 10 in New York City.
  • Tuesday, September 18, 2012
      Applied Discovery has announced the launch of its Legal Hold services, which includes a strategic partnership with Zapproved to provide Legal Hold Pro™. The offering will include consulting to help corporations develop a legal hold strategy, assistance with the execution of legal holds, and implementation of Legal Hold Pro.
  • Monday, September 17, 2012
    Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, has launched a new website called Sustainability (http://sustainability.thomsonreuters.com). The site brings together relevant resources from across Thomson Reuters, combined with valuable partner content, into a single space. The website will...
  • Monday, September 17, 2012
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    Thompson & Knight LLP has announced that David M. Bennett has been named to lead the firm’s Corporate Reorganization and Creditors’ Rights Practice Group. Thompson & Knight is ranked among the top firms in the nation for bankruptcy and restructuring matters by such prestigious publications as the U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best...
  • Friday, September 14, 2012
    Richard W. Holtz has joined McCarter & English as a real estate special counsel in the Boston office.  Mr. Holtz is the founder of the Law Office of Richard W. Holtz, a general practice law firm in Westborough.  He previously served as general counsel and secretary of MassDevelopment, a quasi-public authority dedicated to creating and...
  • Friday, September 14, 2012
    For the third year in a row, Best Lawyers has named an attorney from Kelley Drye & Warren LLP the Washington, DC Advertising “Lawyer of the Year.” Partner William C. MacLeod is the recipient of the 2013 honor, which was previously held by partner Gonzalo E. Mon (2012) and partner John E. Villafranco (2011).
  • Thursday, September 13, 2012
    Recommind has announced that it will offer iAxcelerate On-Demand eDiscovery solution on a subscription basis. The new offering, called Axcelerate Unlimited, will provide full access to Recommind’s popular hosted review and analysis platform, including its industry-leading Predictive Coding technology and workflow, for a flat annual subscription...
  • Monday, September 10, 2012
      Phillips Lytle has announced that Eric M. Kraus, a partner from its New York City office, has been named to The Best Lawyers in America ® 2013 list. Mr. Kraus was cited for his practice in the areas of Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants. Overall, 64 Phillips Lytle attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion...
  • Friday, September 7, 2012
     
  • Friday, September 7, 2012
      Proskauer advised Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. in its acquisition and related debt and equity financing of Inergy, L.P.’'s retail propane operations for approximately $1.8 billion. As a result of the acquisition, Suburban, a nationwide distributor of propane, fuel oil and related products and services, as well as a marketer of natural gas...
  • Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Anderson Kill & Olick, PC has announced that Robert D. Chesler, a pioneer of insurance coverage litigation on behalf of policyholders, has joined the firm as a shareholder in the Newark, New Jersey office. He comes to Anderson Kill from Lowenstein Sandler PC.
  • Friday, August 10, 2012
    Wiley Rein hosted its 10th annual Summer Law Day for students from the Thurgood Marshall Academy, a DC public charter high school that focuses on law and government. During Wiley Rein’s decade-long partnership with Thurgood Marshall Academy, approximately 1,000 students have participated in the Law Day program.
  • Wednesday, August 8, 2012
    More women served as general counsel at Fortune 500 companies in 2011 than ever before, according to a new survey by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA). Women now hold the top legal spot at 21 percent of Fortune 500 companies. MCCA’s annual Survey of Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 Women and Minority General Counsel shows 108 women...
  • Wednesday, August 8, 2012
    Andrew J. Green, a real estate attorney, has joined Kelley Drye & Warren LLP as a partner, resident in the New York office. Mr. Green was previously a partner at Rosenman & Colin LLP (now the firm of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP) and at Jones Day. He has extensive experience in real estate law, including securitized, syndicated and...
  • Tuesday, August 7, 2012
      McCarter & English LLP has announced that executive committee member and practice group leader of the firm’s Insurance Coverage group, Sherilyn Pastor, has been appointed policyholder chair of the American Bar Association’s Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee for its Section of Litigation. She will serve in this role for one...
  • Tuesday, August 7, 2012
  • Monday, August 6, 2012
    Proskauer has expanded its biotechnology patent litigation capabilities with the addition of Mary S. Consalvi as a partner in the firm’'s Patent Law Group. Based in New York, Ms. Consalvi is the former president and general counsel of NetBio Systems, Inc., a leading provider of rapid DNA analysis solutions located in Waltham, MA.
  • Friday, August 3, 2012
    Thompson & Knight LLP has ranked among the top 25 law firms in the U.S. in the 2013 list of “The Best Law Firms to Work For” published by Vault. Thompson & Knight is ranked 17th overall and is the only Texas-based law firm listed. The firm also ranked in the following categories: first in "Office Space," ninth in "...
  • Tuesday, July 31, 2012
    IAALS, the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System at the University of Denver, has announced the release of an updated edition of Navigating the Hazards of E-Discovery: A Manual for Judges in State Courts Across the Nation.
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  • Thursday, July 12, 2012
    David J. Freeman has joined Gibbons P.C.’s New York office as a director in the Real Property & Environmental Department. He joins the firm from Paul Hastings. “"David is a highly regarded lawyer who will help us expand the environmental practice in our New York office,”" commented Patrick C. Dunican Jr., chairman and managing...
  • Thursday, July 12, 2012
    King & Spalding served as adviser in a 2012 deal The Banker named as one of the top M&A deals of the year in the Middle East and North Africa region. King & Spalding represented NBK Capital, a leading alternative investments firm, in the successful sale of its 40 percent stake in Hanco, Saudi Arabia's second largest vehicle...