Firm and Provider News

  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP has announced the opening of its Phoenix office with two former Fennemore Craig partners, Karen McConnell, regarded as one of Phoenix's leading corporate lawyers, and Stephen Savage, the long-standing former chair of Fennemore Craig. Mr. Savage will serve as the managing partner of Ballard's Phoenix office....
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, certified public accountants and consultants, has announced that Edward A. Valaitis has been named the officer-in-charge of Amper Risk Advisors, which encompasses the departments of Internal Audit Services and Technology Risk Services. Mr. Valaitis has more than 20 years of experience in the areas of risk consulting,...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    For the fifth consecutive year, LexisNexishas been named the Favorite Legal Research Tool by members of TechnoLawyer, an online legal technology and practice management forum with more than 11,500 members. This recognition was part of the ninth annual TechnoLawyer @Awards. LexisNexis recognitions include: The lexis.com service - Favorite Legal...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    FTF Technologies Inc. (FTF), a leading provider of document management and storage solutions for the patent industry, under the brand name First to File, has announced that Corporation Service Company (CSC) has acquired a majority ownership interest.The new system will be marketed and sold by CSC and FTF.
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    The firm of Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt LLP has announced that three attorneys have become members of the firm. The new partners include Francis J. Sailer, Laurence M. Friedman and Arthur W. Bodek. The firm, which specializes in customs and international trade, also has announced the opening of an office in Hong Kong at...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Eisner LLP, a middle-market accounting and business advisory services firm, has announced that Lester Marks has joined the firm as a principal. Mr. Marks will provide clients with his considerable expertise in the sports, media and entertainment industries as well as in advising high net worth individuals and families. As one of the most experienced...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    West LegalEdcenter and CelesqAttorneysEd Center, both industry leaders in continuing legal education (CLE), have announced an innovative series of programs designedspecifically for in-house counsel: the Corporate Counsel Town Hall Series.
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Fios® Inc., a provider of electronicdiscovery services, has introduced anew Collection Planning Assessment(CPA) service to help corporationsunderstand their greatest areas of riskand cost when collecting electronicallystored information (ESI) in response todiscovery requests. The new service is an extension ofthe evidence collection services providedby Fios...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    The New York office of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG) recently welcomed Walter P. (Pat) Loughlin to its regulatory and litigation practices.
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Pitney Hardin LLP has announced that Scott W. Goodman, Jeffrey S. Mandel, and Randy K. Rutherford have been named counsel to the firm resident in the Morristown office. Mr. Goodman is a member of the firm's Corporate, Mergers & Acquisi-tions, and Capital Markets practice groups. Mr. Rutherford also is a member of the firm's Corporate, Mergers...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Suzanne S. Mayes, a partner in Saul Ewing's Public Finance Department, has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Bar Association House of Delegates as a voting member. The House of Delegates was established in 1966 and is charged with setting the policy of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Ms. Mayes concentrates her practice in municipal finance and...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Mitratech, a leading provider of software solutions for legal departments to manage matters, risks, and ensure compliance, has announced TeamConnect Collaborative Spend Management as an integral component of the TeamConnect Legal Suite. The enhanced solution combines TeamConnect's award-winning matter management technology with sophisticated electronic...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Richard Rowe, a nationally recognized expert in securities law and a partner in Proskauer Rose's Washington, DC office, has been appointed co-chair of the National Conference of Lawyers and Certified Public Accountants.
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP has ranked first in Delaware and seventh in the country when compared to other firms its size, according to the 2006 American Lawyer Midlevel Associates survey.
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Barrasso Consulting LLC, a leading discovery planning, collection and review firm, has announced the launch of its blog, Litigation Discovery Insight - Speaking From Experience, at www.barrassoconsulting.com/blog. The blog, authored by Barrasso Consulting founder Diane Barrasso, was created to provide the legal and litigation community a catalyst for...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Jeralyn L. Lawrence, a member of the Somerville law firm ofNorris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has been recognized by the New Jersey LawJournal as one of 40 Under 40 accomplished and promising attorneys in NewJersey. The New Jersey Law Journal has included these 40 lawyers in a supplemental magazine of its July 24 issue. The Journal profiles these...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP has announced that Georgia Bullitt has joined the firm as a partner in the Securities Practice and the Investment Management Practice. Ms. Bullitt will focus on securities, derivatives, equity sales and trading, and private wealth management. Her experience includes mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, SEC...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    King & Spalding has announced that Jesse R. Pierce, a litigator with more than 30 years of experience trying complex cases for energy industry clients, has joined the firm as a partner in its Houston litigation group. Pierce has extensive trial and appellate experience in a wide variety of energy litigation matters, ranging from traditional oil and gas...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Holland & Knight LLP has announced that a former partner and associate are rejoining the firm's Chicago office.Francis (Frank) L. Keldermans and Janet Wagner Jelen are both returning to Holland & Knight from the Chicago office of Sinar, Keldermans, Miller & Friedman, LLC. Mr. Keldermans rejoins Holland & Knight as a partner and Ms. Jelen...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Fios Inc. will host a CLE seminar on new federal e-discovery rules for the Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America. The program, titled Zubulake, the Federal Rules, Ethics and Beyond: Perspectives for Corporate Counsel, will take place on Tuesday, October 3 from 8:15 to 11 a.m. at the House of the Association, 42 West 44th...
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Daniel J. Eisner, who has vast expertise in private equity and complex corporate transactions of all types, has joined the firm as a partner and Nigel Austin, whose practice focuses on corporate and private equity transactions, has joined as a senior counsel. Both will be based in the firm's New York office. Mr....
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    The firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP recently obtained a unanimous decision from the Supreme Court in favor of Mid Atlantic Medical Services, a United Health Group company that administers self-funded ERISA welfare plans.
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP has announced that F. Daniel Balmert has been elected to the Executive Council of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA). Mr. Balmert, the managing partner of Vorys's Akron office, has been a member of ADTA since 1995.
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that prominent, corporate attorney Angela M. Santoro Dowd will join the firm as partner in the Corporate Department. Ms. Dowd joins the firm from Golenbock, Eisemen, Assor, Bell & Peskoe, LLP.
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    The executive partner of Holland & Knight's Chicago Office, Steven M. Elrod, recently announced today that Jonathan Furr, the former general counsel to the Illinois State Board of Education, will join Holland & Knight's Chicago Office. Mr. Furr will practice in the Illinois Land Use and Government Group alongside an established team of...