Firm and Provider News

  • Monday, October 1, 2007
    McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP has announced that Cynthia D. Gillespie, former senior aide to Governor Mitt Romney, has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Washington, DC office. Ms. Gillespie served as Counselor to the Governor as well as Chief of Legislative and Intergovernmental Relations where she directed federal affairs, public policy,...
  • Monday, October 1, 2007
    Within a day of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) publishing its final rule changes in respect to continuation practices, the USPTO and its Director, Jon Dudas, have been sued in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia by Tafas, an independent inventor. Tafas, represented by the law firm of Kelley Drye & Warren...
  • Monday, October 1, 2007
    Document Technologies, Inc. (DTI), the nation's largest independent provider of legal support services and document outsourcing, has announced the addition of industry veteran Jim Brown to the company's senior management team. Mr. Brown is serving as senior vice president of DTI's Discovery Solutions Group, which supports law firms and corporate legal...
  • Monday, October 1, 2007
    Nine months after opening its Beijing office, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has announced a significant expansion of its practice there with the addition of six attorneys, bringing the total number of full-time resident attorneys and senior advisors to 11.
  • Monday, October 1, 2007
    Corporate lawyers are calling in reinforcements to tackle rising caseloads, a new survey suggests. Nearly half (45 percent) of attorneys polled said their legal departments have increased their use of outside counsel in the last 12 months, while only 12 percent said levels have decreased. Other responses indicated that 39 percent experienced no change and...
  • Monday, October 1, 2007
    Eisner LLP, accountants and advisors, announces the promotion of four accountants to partnership in the firm. They are Jay Bakst, CPA; John P. Fodera, CPA; Michael R. McMurtry, CPA, and Andrea Will, CPA, CA.
  • Monday, October 1, 2007
    Peter D. Hutcheon, a member of the Somerville law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has been selected for inclusion in both Marquis' Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the World for 2008. A resident of Clayton, Gloucester County, New Jersey, Mr. Hutcheon practices in the areas of commercial transactions, securities, and banking and finance...
  • Monday, October 1, 2007
    The firm of EpsteinBecker & Green, P.C. has scheduled its 26th Annual Client Briefing: Thee21st Century Workplace: High Stakes, Hi-Tech and High Priority Employment LawIssues for Thursday, October 25. The program willtake place from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Millennium Broadway Hotel, 145 West 44th Street, New York City.
  • Monday, October 1, 2007
    Lee A. Rosengard, a partner in Stradley Ronon's Philadelphia office, was recently appointed to the post of general counsel, a new position created to assist the firm's management committee on legal matters. As general counsel, Mr. Rosengard will continue to be the primary ethics and conflicts partner, educate attorneys regarding responsibilities to clients...
  • Monday, October 1, 2007
    Aspen Publishers has announced the publication of Whose Monet? An Introduction to the American Legal System by John A. Humbach. Providing an accessible orientation to the American legal system, Whose Monet? presents readers with the basic concepts of civil litigation by focusing on a lengthy dispute over the ownership of a painting. Aspen Publishers is...
  • Monday, October 1, 2007
    The New York Department of State and Thomson West, a Thomson business, have entered into an eight-year contract to serve as the official publisher of the New York Codes, Rules and Regulations (NYCRR) and the New York State Register. As the official publisher, West is the exclusive official source for NYCRR in print, CD-ROM and online via Westlaw ....
  • Monday, October 1, 2007
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, has announced that David Anderson has joined the firm as a Manager in the firm's Litigation and Valuation Group. Mr. Anderson is an accredited business appraiser with the American Society of Appraisers. An author and lecturer, Mr. Anderson is the recipient of awards for...
  • Monday, October 1, 2007
    Ben Bedi has joined the Palo Alto, CA office of K&L Gates as a partner in its intellectual property litigation practice. Mr. Bedi comes to the firm from Dechert LLP. Mr. Bedi's practice focuses on patent litigation and the strategic development of intellectual property assets. His litigation experience includes cases in U.S. District Courts both inside...
  • Monday, October 1, 2007
    The National Arbitration Forum recently issued decisions on the rights to Univision.tv; Webkinzz.com, Web-kniz.com and Weblinz.com; and ChocolateKiss.com. The following three decisions were made in accordance with the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) by independent...
  • Monday, October 1, 2007
    Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that four attorneys have joined the firm's Advertising and Promotions Practice Group in the New York office. Rose Meade Hart and Pam Benjamin join as senior counsel and Drew Weinstein and John Um join as associates. The laterals join a group of nearly 50 attorneys who practice in the firm's Advertising and Promotions and...
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Emilie R. Ninan, a partner in the Delaware office of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, has been elected chair of the Commercial Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association (DSBA). She will serve a one-year term which began July 1. The Commercial Law Section and its committees (including Uniform Commercial Code, Banking and Statutory...
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    ONSITE3 has announced the appointment of Robert C. Ballou as its chief executive officer. Mr. Ballou replaces Mark Hawn, who will continue serving the company as its chairman of the board of directors. Mr. Ballou will also serve on the corporate board of directors.
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Edward A. Hogan, a member of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has been selected for inclusion in the International Who's Who of Environmental Lawyers 2007 (3rd Edition).
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Nixon Peabody LLP has announced the expansion of its energy practice with the addition of Peter Swartz and Matthew Moses as partners in the firm's Rochester, NY office. Mr. Swartz and Mr. Moses have a wealth of transactional experience representing a significant number of energy clients .
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Cozen O'Connor has announced the final phase of its restructuring and succession plan, naming Thomas A. (Tad) Decker as president and chief executive officer of the newly reorganized firm. The appointment was effective August 9. This transition marks the first time the role of CEO will be held by someone other than firm founders Stephen A. Cozen or...
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Andrea Ascher has joined the firm as a partner in its New York office. She brings significant experience in domestic and cross-border real estate finance and is a national leader in construction lending.
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Lowenstein Sandler once again leads New Jersey with the most top ranked practices and attorneys, according to the 2007 Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business. The firm's Corporate, Litigation, and Environmental practices maintained top standing over all other firms in the state, a ranking that has held true since the Guide's inception...
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Kadijah Tavia Bell has joined the New Jersey office of Patton Boggs LLP as regional marketing and communications manager. Ms. Bell's responsibilities will include all marketing initiatives for both the New Jersey and New York offices of Patton Boggs. She previously was with Gibbons P.C.
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Corporation Service Company(CSC), a privately held company and provider of legal and financial services to corporations and law firms, has announced that it has been named as a "Best in the Business" company as reported by The News Journal, a leading general circulation newspaper in Wilmington, DE. The Company Corporation , a subsidiary of CSC , was also...
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Working Mother magazine has named Gibbons P.C. to its first-ever list of the Best Law Firms for Women. Gibbons is the only New Jersey-headquartered firm to appear on this list, which includes the top 50 firms nationwide. "We are proud to be included on this prestigious list, and applaud the efforts of so many Gibbons people that led to the firm's...