Firm and Provider News

  • Thursday, June 21, 2012
    The 2012 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business recognized 163 Jones Day lawyers, of whom 36 received rankings in either the “Band 1” or “Star” categories. In addition, 77 national and state level Jones Day practices received rankings from Chambers USA, including 17 in “Band 1.” Highlights...
  • Thursday, June 21, 2012
      Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has been named to The National Law Journal’s Appellate Hot List for the fifth-straight year. The list highlights law firms that are “turning in the most exemplary, cutting-edge advocacy” before the U.S. Supreme Court and other federal and state appellate courts across...
  • Tuesday, June 19, 2012
      Chambers and Legal 500, the leading international authorities on the best lawyers around the globe, have listed Caplin & Drysdale and its attorneys among the best law firms and lawyers in the United States. Caplin & Drysdale appears in the prestigious guides as a top regional, national, and international player with 20 attorneys...
  • Friday, June 15, 2012
      Gibbons P.C. continues its strategic expansion in key markets, industries, and service areas with the addition of three experienced, highly regarded attorneys. William M. Moran, Suzanne L'Hernault, and Peter Flägel have recently joined the firm as directors, Mr. Moran in the Business & Commercial Litigation Department, resident in...
  • Thursday, June 14, 2012
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. maintains its high rankings in the newly released 2012 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, published by Chambers & Partners. On the national level, the firm’s Retail Practice is highlighted along with eight practices in New Jersey. Twenty-one firm attorneys are featured in New...
  • Thursday, June 14, 2012
    Proskauer has once again earned leading recognition in the 2012 rankings of Chambers USA, the prestigious directory of leading U.S. business lawyers. The firm achieved Band One rankings for eight practices and Band One, Star Individual and Senior Statesmen ratings for 24 individual lawyers. In all, Chambers USA recognized Proskauer with...
  • Thursday, June 14, 2012
      Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced that Daniel P. Raglan has joined as a partner in the corporate department of the firm’s New York office. 
  • Tuesday, June 12, 2012
    The 2012 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business recognizes 32 Wiley Rein attorneys across 15 practice areas of law.  In the area of Telecommunications, no firm received more individual rankings, reflecting the depth of talent and outstanding experience for which the firm is known.  Five groups are ranked in the...
  • Thursday, June 7, 2012
    Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen and Loewy, LLP has announced that Lawrence D. Bastone has joined the firm as an Of Counsel attorney based in Boston, MA, where he will continue to provide his clients with customized strategic immigration services and advice.
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  • Monday, June 4, 2012
    IAALS, the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System at the University of Denver, has announced that its executive director, Rebecca Love Kourlis, has been named the recipient of the prestigious 2012 John Marshall Award, presented by the American Bar Association Justice Center. Ms. Kourlis will formally accept the award in Chicago in...
  • Monday, June 4, 2012
    Thompson & Knight LLP managing partner Emily A. Parker has been appointed to the Best Lawyers® Advisory Board, an invitation-only group of international leaders from the world’s leading law firms and general counsel of Fortune 500 and Fortune’s Global 500 companies.
  • Friday, May 18, 2012
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has enhanced its technology practice with the addition of two leading lawyers principally serving the technology and consumer electronics industries.  Paul C. Lin and Kevin G. McBride are joining the Los Angeles office of the firm as partners in the corporate and IP litigation practices, respectively.  Both...
  • Friday, May 18, 2012
      Jones Day has announced that four attorneys have joined its Business Restructuring & Reorganization  (BRR) practice. in California. The group were all formerly practicing at Dewey & LeBoeuf. 
  • Thursday, May 17, 2012
      Wiley Rein has been included in MultiCultural Law magazine's “Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity” 2012 listing. The firm was also ranked in the magazine's “Top 50 Law Firms for Partners” and “Top 100 Law Firms for Women.”
  • Thursday, May 17, 2012
      Richard E. Honen, a partner with Phillips Lytle LLP, one of the region’s best known law firms, moderated a panel at the 2012 Venture Forum. The Center for Economic Growth’s SmartStart Upstate New York Technology Group (UNYTECH) and Bright Buffalo Niagara’s Bright Forum partnered to host this year’s joint event. The two-...
  • Thursday, May 17, 2012
      Thomas L. Hanley, former co-chair of SNR Denton’s securities and public companies practice group, and Erin Troy Clinton, a senior attorney experienced in corporate and transactional matters and nonprofit transactions, have joined Stradley Ronon’s Washington office.
  • Friday, May 11, 2012
    Michael S. Kosmas has joined Kelley Drye & Warren LLP as a special counsel, working in the Washington, DC office. Mr. Kosmas will be a part of the firm'’s DC business group, working across several practice areas including global hospitality and leisure, regional real estate, and national/local government affairs.
  • Thursday, May 10, 2012
    Thomson Reuters has announced the launch of a next generation solution to facilitate the filing of financial disclosures with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in alignment with the SEC’s XBRL mandate. Thomson Reuters Disclosure Solutions will enable companies that file financial disclosures with the SEC to more accurately prepare,...
  • Thursday, May 10, 2012
    It is with great sadness that Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP reports that Robert S. Gerber, a partner who had been with the firm since 1989, passed away May 11 from unknown causes.  He was 49.    Mr. Gerber was a member of Sheppard Mullin's Intellectual Property practice group and based in the firm's Del Mar office....
  • Tuesday, May 8, 2012
    ZyLAB has disclosed that its investigative software helped the Special Court for Sierra Leone to prove its case against former Liberian president Charles Taylor, who was accused of using “blood diamonds” to arm and fund rebel troops in the neighboring war-torn country of Sierra Leone as part of his strategy to seize the country’s diamond...
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    Alan F. Kornstein has joined McCarter & English, LLP’s Newark office as a partner in the Tax & Employee Benefits Group. He will focus on tax planning and tax disputes involving complex commercial and personal transactions.  “Alan is a great addition to our office and tax group,” said Michael A. Guariglia , the firm’s...