Firm and Provider News

  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman William H. Donaldson has joined the firm as chief corporate advisor, providing more than 40 years of business and government management experience to the Duff & Phelps team. He is also currently a member of U.S. President Barack Obama's Economic Recovery Advisory Board. In his role as...
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP announced that Darryl W. Jackson, former assistant secretary of commerce for export enforcement at the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has joined the firm as partner.
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Thomson Reuters recently announced a major expansion of its global Westlaw Business platform, including the launch of the new Securities-UK Centre. The platform offers a first-of-its-kind business research and workflow tool geared to support business and transactional lawyers around the world.
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    The 2009 edition of Washington DC Super Lawyers has recognized Wiley Rein Managing Partner Richard E. Wiley as one of the capital area's "Top 100" lawyers, and Insurance Partner Laura A. Foggan as one of the area's "Top 50 Women Lawyers."
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Day Pitney LLP recently announced that 33 of the firm's attorneys in New Jersey have been recognized by Super Lawyers as being leaders in their respective practices. Separate recognition was accorded to partners Deirdre Moore, Mary Lou Parker, and Elizabeth Sher who earned inclusion on the Top 50 Female Super Lawyers in New Jersey.
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    To better address the needs of clients in the burgeoning area of infrastructure, Proskauer Rose LLP has announced the formation of an interdisciplinary group of lawyers to address the public, private, financial and legal aspects of new projects around the world. The firm's Infrastructure Group brings together lawyers from its U.S., Latin America, European...
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Mitratech, the market-leading provider of Collaborative Accountability Applications for businesses and their trusted partners, recently announced a sharp increase in sales for its legal and compliance management solutions. As C-level executives seek to balance corporate responsibility and ethics with growth and profitability, Mitratech has witnessed a 15...
  • Thursday, April 9, 2009
    NorrisMcLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. will be presenting a breakfast seminar entitled The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”): Government Regulatory Oversightand Criminal Law Enforcement In The “Bailout” Economy on Thursday, April 30, from 8:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    In a final decision issued by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), Goodwin Procter LLP achieved a major litigation victory for its client Pass & Seymour/Legrand (P&S), a leading supplier of electrical wiring devices. The ITC ruled that multiple China-based manufacturers and their U.S. distributors had infringed P&S patents and ordered...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Proskauer Rose LLP announced that Joshua W. Thompson, a leading corporate lawyer and former General Counsel and Secretary of Jefferies Finance, has joined the firm as a partner in New York. Mr. Thompson focuses on leveraged finance with a particular emphasis on acquisition finance and debt transactions for investment banks. As General Counsel at...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Daniel L. Kesten has joined Davis & Gilbert LLP as partner in the Private Client Services Practice. Mr. Kesten concentrates his trusts and estates practice on helping clients preserve and create wealth by mitigating income, estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer taxes. In addition to conventional estate planning approaches involving credit...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    LexisNexis has announced the introduction of Redwood Budgeting from its Redwood Analytics suite of industry-leading business performance analytics software tools for law firms.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Recommind, a leader in search-powered information risk management (IRM) software, announced that it has been named to KMWorld magazine's "100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management" list for the sixth year in a row. "This is a great honor and a wonderful testament to Recommind's ability to keep pace with a fast-changing market," said Robert...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has been named one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey for the third time, ranking among the top 55 companies in the state for 2009. The firm ranked among the top 20 mid-sized companies and first among New Jersey mid-sized law firms in 2007. Norris McLaughlin & Marcus will be honored at the Best Places to Work...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Mitratech, a leading provider of software solutions for organizations to manage matters, risks, and ensure compliance, announced the launch of its Green initiative, encouraging legal organizations to reduce paper waste using Collaborati®Spend Management (CSM). CSM enables legal organizations to operate with greater environmental responsibility by...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    From its humble beginnings as the law office of Orsamus H. Marshall, which opened in 1834 in Buffalo, New York, Phillips Lytle is now recognizing its 175th anniversary. With the Firm's beginnings being traced backed to a 21-year-old solo practitioner, Phillips Lytle now employs more than 425 individuals in seven offices across New York State, including...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Kramer Levin's Harold P. Weinberger, partner and head of firm's Advertising Group, and Barry H. Berke, partner and co-chair of the firm's White Collar Defense and SEC Regulatory practice, have been inducted as Fellows into the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), joining a select group of litigators in one of the nation's premier legal associations....
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Fios Inc., a Socha-Gelbmann Top 5 provider of electronic discovery services, recently unveiled its newest service offering, Fios On Request (FOR). The new, on-demand service is designed to help legal teams quickly and affordably process, analyze, cull and review potentially relevant electronically stored information (ESI) associated with small litigation...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.Robert J. Alter was appointed to the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on the Tax Court in March, 2009.Mr. Alter is also the chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association's Taxation Law Section. He is a member of the firm's Corporate Internal Investigations and Business Crimes Practice Group and resides in the firm's Newark...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Dan S. Brandenburg and Joanne G. Jacobson, partner and special counsel, respectively, have joined Saul Ewing's Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Practice Group. Both attorneys will operate out of the Firm's Washington. D.C. office.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Three new partners have joined Wiley Rein in its Communications, Food & Drug and Product Safety and Aviation Practices. Former Ambassador David A. Gross, the U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, joined the firm in its Communications Practice. A foremost expert on international telecommunications, Ambassador...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Duff & Phelps Corporation, a leading provider of independent financial advisory and investment banking services, announced that it has published the Duff & Phelps Risk Premium Report for 2009. The report is designed to assist finance professionals in making better cost of capital estimates for purposes of business valuation, capital budgeting,...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP partner, Stephen W. Stein, working through the International Senior Lawyers Project and in collaboration with fellow volunteers from Hogan & Hartson LLP, has been assisting the Ministry of Infrastructure of the Government of Rwanda over the last three-and-a-half years in developing projects to increase the power generation...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Jeffrey S. Bucholtz, formerly the Acting Assistant Attorney General and Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, returned to King & Spalding as a partner in its national appellate practice in March.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges is representing AIG in connection with the company's broad, ongoing global divestiture and restructuring program that has been highlighted by several recapitalizations led by the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve. Since early 2008, Weil Gotshal has worked with AIG to develop legal strategies addressing...