Firm and Provider News

  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Wiley Rein LLP has announced that Tyrone Brown, a former FCC commissioner and respected lawyer, businessman and entrepreneur, has rejoined the firm's preeminent Communications Practice. His business and legal experience also includes the founding of a cable television system, serving as regulatory counsel for a wireless company, and serving as director and...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Liquid Discovery Manager and Liquid Litigation Manager provide enhanced solutions for discovery and case management. The newest releases from Liquid Litigation Management, Inc. (LLM), feature near-duplicate technology, optimized document management functionality and comprehensive and speedy search options.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has announced the launch of a distressed real estate asset services practice to help clients control the risks and take advantage of the opportunities presented by the unparalleled disruptions in the real estate markets and the rapidly evolving federal regulatory and legislative environment.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Pro bono work by America's lawyers is on the increase, with nearly three-fourths of lawyers providing free legal services to disadvantaged individuals or to the organizations that serve them. That's one of the significant findings of a new study done by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Brian M. Pinheiro, partner in the Philadelphia office of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, has been named to lead the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group. Mr. Pinheiro, previously vice chair of the group, will lead a team of attorneys that is based in Ballard's Philadelphia office and serves a range of business clients, from...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Since the announcement of the Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities scandal, Lowenstein Sandler has counseled Madoff investors on a number of emerging issues and is monitoring developments closely.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    American International Group (AIG) has named Anastasia D. Kelly vice chair, reporting to AIG chair and CEO Edward J. Liddy. Ms. Kelly, who currently serves as executive vice president, general counsel and senior regulatory and compliance officer for the carrier, will take on the additional responsibilities of communications, corporate affairs and human...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Duff & Phelps Corporation, a financial advisory and investment banking firm, announced that World Finance magazine has named Duff & Phelps the "Best Transfer Pricing Team" in the United States for 2009. The award was determined by a World Finance readership polling process during which over 40,000 industry decision-makers were invited to cast their...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Jones Day's defense victory for Chevron Corporation in a highly publicized human rights case has been recognized as California's top defense verdict for 2008 by a leading legal publication, The Daily Journal. The December verdict, which capped a decade of litigation, exonerated Chevron Corporation and two of its U.S. subsidiaries against charges by...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Davis & Gilbert LLP has announced that Brian R. Gallagher has joined the firm as a tax partner. Mr. Gallagher's diverse practice focuses on a wide range of domestic and international tax issues arising in the areas of mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, and corporate restructurings, as well as transactions involving investment, operating, and...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Schirrmeister Diaz-Arrastia Brem recently served as a platinum corporate sponsor of the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and their 25th Annual Triunfando Awards Gala which honored Hispanic business owners and corporate executives for their leadership and service to the community. The firm also honored the Mexican American Bar Association of Texas...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Proskauer Rose LLP announced the continuation of its Asian expansion with the firm's move into office space in the heart of Hong Kong's central business district.
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. has announced the expansion of its New York office with the addition of the lawyers of Silverberg Stonehill Goldsmith & Haber, P.C. Steven E. Gross, chairman of Sills Cummis, stated, "Silverberg complements our practice areas with a broad-based general civil practice and noted expertise in corporate and commercial...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    In November 2008, two hundred volunteers, clients, and supporters gathered at Pfizer Conference Center in New York City to help Lawyers Alliance honor 2008 Cornerstone Awardees. This impressive group of two law firms, one accounting firm, and nine individual attorneys showcased the outstanding pro bono legal work so essential to nonprofit organizations...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    King & Spalding has expanded its Middle East property practice with the deployment of two senior lawyers to its Abu Dhabi office. The move brings to 27 the number of King & Spalding lawyers and legal assistants in the Middle East, strengthening the firm's position as one of the largest U.S. law firms in the region. Partner W. Clay Gibson and...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has announced the launch of a distressed real estate asset services practice to help clients control the risks and take advantage of the opportunities presented by the unparalleled disruptions in the real estate markets and the rapidly evolving federal regulatory and legislative environment.
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Liquid Discovery Manager and Liquid Litigation Manager provide enhanced solutions for discovery and case management. The newest releases from Liquid Litigation Management, Inc. (LLM), feature near-duplicate technology, optimized document management functionality and comprehensive and speedy search options.
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Eisner LLP, an accounting and business advisory services firm, has announced that Peter W. Testaverde, Jr. Nancy M. Grimaldi, Fredric S. Burak and Cindy Shen have joined the firm as partners in the Financial Services Industry practice group.
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    TRC Companies, Inc., has announced that it has signed a Master Services Agreement with Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) to provide engineering, procurement and construction services associated with construction and upgrade of its substation and transmission systems in Northern and Central California. Under the three-year agreement, TRC expects to...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Elizabeth A. Alquist, a partner in Day Pitney's Hartford office, was recently awarded the 2008 Volunteer of the Year award for her service with the Connecticut Technology Council.Beth Alquist, co-chair of the Intellectual Property Department, is a trial attorney who represents a broad range of business clients in patent, trade secret, noncompetition,...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    M. Norman Goldberger, Matthew A. White, and Laura E. Krabill, formerly of Hangley Aronchick Segal & Pudlin, have joined the Litigation Department of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP as partners, along with Robyn D. Levitan as of counsel, in the Philadelphia office, Ballard Spahr Chairman Arthur Makadon announced recently.
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Catalyst announced that Baxter International Inc., CH2M HILL, Gibbons P.C., and KPMG LLP are the recipients of the 2009 Catalyst Award, the annual award that honors exceptional initiatives from companies and firms that support and advance women in business. Of particular note, this year's Award-winning initiatives - the first pan-Asia Pacific initiative,...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Dr. Anamah Tan, a noted international women's rights advocate, scored a significant success when a jury returned a verdict in her favor after a week-long trial in federal court in Manhattan. Dr. Tan was represented by lawyers from the Labor and Employment Law Department of Proskauer Rose LLP. The case, Zeballos v. Tan, was brought by a woman who worked...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    In recent public decisions issued by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), Goodwin Procter LLP achieved a significant litigation victory for its client Pass & Seymour (P&S), a leading supplier of electrical wiring devices. In a 172-page initial determination, the ITC noted numerous violations of P&S's patents by the importation and...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Stroz Friedberg, the leading technical consulting and services firm specializing in digital forensics, electronic discovery, data breach and online fraud incident response, and commercial investigations, has acquired Data Genetics International, Ltd. (DGI), the U.K.'s largest independent digital forensics technology company.DGI brings special expertise in...