Firm and Provider News

  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Forthright, a global provider of transaction processing and resolution solutions, has announced its formal entrance into the marketplace as an independent company. Spun off from the National Arbitration Forum in late 2007, Forthright is the nation's premier provider of transaction processing and claims administration services in the dispute resolution...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Eversheds LLP and Tyco International Ltd announced on May 19 that they have further expanded their ground-breaking multi-jurisdiction engagement. In this next phase, innovative new mutual-profit arrangements will be applied to the management of the company's most complex and highest-priority matters.
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    The Legal Times has named Wiley Rein LLP Copyright Practice Chair, Bruce G. Joseph, one of the capital region's ten "Leading Intellectual Property Lawyers" in the areas of copyright and trademark law. A profile of Mr. Joseph in the paper highlights an impressive career that includes his central participation in legislative and inter-industry policy debates...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    William R. Sasso was appointed vice-chair of the Pennsylvania Board of Law Examiners. The Board emphasizes the importance of professional responsibility and character in the legal profession, and evaluates the likelihood of an aspiring lawyer's ability to uphold, and commit to, the standards of the profession. It is empowered by the Supreme Court of...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has recently welcomed four new attorneys. Bryan Blaney joined the firm as a member of the Litigation and Criminal/White Collar Groups; Jill Lebowitz as senior counsel with the Estate Planning & Administration and Taxation Groups; Brian C. Anscomb as an associate with the Intellectual Property Law Group, and Oren M....
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, CPAs, one of the area's largest regional accounting firms, has announced that it is combining with Goldenberg Rosenthal LLP, a Top 100 firm. The combination creates, nationally, a Top 25 firm with 84 partners, 600 total employees and annual revenues of $113 million. The name of the combined firm will be Amper, Politziner...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Holland & Knight will partner with Fordham Graduate Business School to establish and sponsor the Fordham Institute for Family & Private Enterprise. The new Institute is the first university-based center devoted to assisting family-owned businesses located in the New York City area achieve their business goals through educational seminars,...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Goodwin Procter has announced that Michael D. Maline and Martin C. Glass will join as partner and counsel, respectively, in the firm's 200-lawyer New York office.Both are corporate attorneys focused on equity and debt capital markets transactions, as well as generally counseling on securities law matters.
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named TRC's (NYSE: TRR) Energy Services division as a 2008 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for outstanding energy management and reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. TRC's accomplishments were recognized at an awards ceremony in Washington, DC on April 1, 2008.
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Individuals, small business owners and corporate attorneys seeking to hire legal counsel use resources from Martindale-Hubbell®more than its leading competitor, according to 2007 monthly data by comScore Media Metrix, the industry standard for Internet audience measurement data.
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Thomson Litigation Consulting (TLC), an industry leading provider of Electronic Discovery and Risk Management services, announced the recent formation of the Corporate and Law Firm Advisory Board. The 18 member Advisory Board consists of preeminent AmLaw 250 and Fortune 500 thought leaders whose expertise reflects a cross-section of legal industry sectors...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP litigation partner Robert S. Friedman and bankruptcy partner Eric R. Wilson have been selected as winners of the 2008 Burton Awards for Legal Achievement, considered one of the highest literary honors in law. Mr. Friedman and Mr. Wilson will receive the award for their article "The Legal Fallout from the Subprime Crisis"...
  • Thursday, May 1, 2008
    Edward R. Levin and Gary L. Lieber, partners in Saul Ewing's Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Practice Group, have been recognized as Washington, DC Super Lawyers by Law & Politics magazine. The Super Lawyers list honors the top five percent of the lawyers in Washington, DC based on surveys with lawyers throughout the DC area and...
  • Thursday, May 1, 2008
    David T. Harmon and Charles A. Bruder, co-chairs of the Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits Group, have co-authored "Perspectives for Management and Executives on Structuring and Negotiating the Package: It's Not Just About the Dollars," a chapter of a book titled Inside the Minds: Employee Benefits and...
  • Thursday, May 1, 2008
    Goodwin Procter announced today that Kenneth J. Parsigian, a partner in the firm's Litigation Department, received the Boston University Law 2008 Pro Bono Alumni Award.Parsigian was honored for his dedication to pro bono work and for his success in obtaining freedom for Kenneth Richey, a Scotsman who spent the past two decades on death row.
  • Thursday, May 1, 2008
    King & Spalding has announced the continued expansion of its Middle East practice with the addition of a partner and two counsel to its offices in Riyadh and Dubai. The addition of these three senior practitioners to the firm's Middle East team brings the total number of King & Spalding lawyers on the ground in its Riyadh and Dubai offices to 18,...
  • Thursday, May 1, 2008
    Holland & Knight LLP has announced that Charles Welch Tiedemann, a real estate partner in the firm's Washington, DC, office, has been elected to its Directors Committee for a three-year term. The Directors Committee, made up of 24 Holland & Knight partners located in offices throughout the country, is the policy-making body of the firm. The...
  • Thursday, May 1, 2008
    In a major, legal victory in an action, Tafas v. USPTO and Dudas,brought by plaintiffs, independent inventor Dr. Triantafyllos Tafas and Glaxo Smithkline Beecham (GSK), the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia on April 1, 2008 ruled that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") new claims and continuations rules are invalid.
  • Thursday, May 1, 2008
    Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP will be honored for its commitment to pro bono work by the Northside Center for Child Development.Founded in 1946 by Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark, the first and second African-Americans to receive doctorates in psychology from Columbia University, the Northside Center provides a full range of hands-on services to...
  • Thursday, May 1, 2008
    Chadbourne & Parke has launched a Green Initiative that focuses on recycling and reductions in energy and resource consumption. The Firm has been certified as a "Leader" in the ABA-EPA Law Office Climate Challenge, a joint project of the American Bar Association and the Environmental Protection Agency.The Climate Challenge Program encourages law...
  • Thursday, May 1, 2008
    The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP has announced that John H. Martin has been inducted as a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL). Mr. Martin is a partner in the Trial Practice Group of Thompson & Knight's Dallas office. He is widely recognized for his legal work and public speaking on the subjects of catastrophic...
  • Thursday, May 1, 2008
    The Final Report in the bankruptcy proceedings of subprime loan specialist New Century Financial Corp, filed by Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP (K&L Gates) partner and court-approved Examiner Michael J. Missal on February 29, 2008, was unsealed by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Concluding an eight-...
  • Thursday, May 1, 2008
    Stradley Ronon Managing Partner Jeff Lutsky was appointed to the board of directors for the Philadelphia and Vicinity YMCA. He will participate in a number of activities aimed at advancing the mission of the YMCA to improve the community and its families. As Stradley Ronon's managing partner, Mr. Lutsky manages more than 180 attorneys in seven offices...
  • Thursday, May 1, 2008
    Cozen O'Connor has announced that Scott W. Reid has been named the chair of the firm's diversity committee. In this position, Mr. Reid will direct Cozen's initiatives aimed at the retention and recruitment of lawyers with a wide range of backgrounds and experiences as a part of the firm's ongoing commitment to foster diversity. Mr. Reid joined the firm...
  • Thursday, May 1, 2008
    Litigators know an expert witness can make a trial or break it. The role of experts in a case is critical to influencing judges, juries and trial outcomes. Now litigators have a new resource for using expert witnesses to take ultimate advantage of new rules, procedures and strategies for handling experts in civil trials - Thomson West's Expert Witnesses in...