Firm and Provider News

  • Monday, April 24, 2017
    FTI Consulting, Inc. today announced the Company’s Technology segment will provide e-discovery and information governance managed services within a client’s Microsoft Office 365 tenant. For organizations on Office 365, FTI Technology’s expert e-discovery professionals can access the company’s data via the cloud and use Office 365...
  • Monday, April 24, 2017
    Nine McCarter & English attorneys, resident in five of the firm’s offices and six of its practice groups, have been elevated to partnership. Attorneys from the Boston, Newark, East Brunswick, Wilmington and Washington, D.C. offices have become partners. The new partners practice in intellectual property, environment and energy, bankruptcy and...
  • Thursday, April 20, 2017
      Largest gathering of legal operations professionals to focus on artificial intelligence, data security, knowledge management and the future of legal operations
  • Monday, April 17, 2017
    iDiscovery Solutions (iDS), an award-winning legal technology consulting and expert services firm, announced today that Managing Consultant Arnold Garcia will co-present “Mobile Device Collection and Preservation” for the San Diego ESI Forum. The 60-minute, complimentary MCLE from will take place live on Thursday, April 20, at 12:00 p.m. PST at...
  • Tuesday, April 11, 2017
    Walking into Sills Cummis & Gross' lobby these days you will find an amazing display... the "Empire State Chair," a life size chair made completely out of LEGOS, one of a collection of the "Chairs of Inclusion" (lead artist - Stephen W.
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    Weil Complex Commercial Litigation partner Yehudah Buchweitz was recently honored by Fordham Law School with its 2017 Rising Star Award in the area of Private Practice. Started in 2012, Fordham’s Rising Star Awards recognize the extraordinary achievements of distinguished alumni who have graduated within the past 15 years – including...
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    Adé Heyliger, a Corporate partner in Weil’s Washington, D.C. office, has been selected for the 2017 Fellows Program of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), a national organization of the legal profession’s top general counsels and managing partners. Launched in March 2011, the Fellows Program is a comprehensive legal talent...
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    Pro Bono Institute (PBI) has selected the legal department of Exelon Corporation as the recipient of its 2017 Laurie D. Zelon Pro Bono Award for its pro bono efforts and leadership within the legal community to increase pro bono legal services and improve access to justice. The award was presented at PBI’s Annual Conference Reception at the...
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    Akin Gump announced that Kevin E. Cadwell has joined the firm as a partner in its intellectual property (IP) practice in Houston. Mr. Cadwell, who handles complex commercial litigation matters with a focus on intellectual property litigation, comes to Akin Gump from Reed Smith, where he was a partner.
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    Marathon Petroleum Corp. and MPLX LP, a master limited partnership, have closed a transaction in which Marathon Petroleum contributed certain terminal, pipeline and storage assets to MPLX for total consideration of $2.015 billion. Akin Gump advised the conflicts committee of MPLX’s board of directors in the transaction.
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    Timothy J. Kelly and Jessica Hiney, experienced intellectual property attorneys with a focus on trademark and copyright portfolio management and enforcement – both with significant domestic and international experience – have joined McCarter & English, where they will bolster the firm’s already-robust intellectual property practice....
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN) announced leadership changes in the firm’s Economic Consulting segment and Europe, Middle East & Africa (“EMEA”) region, effective immediately.
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    Harold Hancock, who served as tax counsel for the House Ways and Means Committee for the past six years, has joined McGuireWoods as a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office. He will provide strategic guidance on federal tax policy matters to clients across industries. Hancock also is a senior adviser with McGuireWoods Consulting, the firm...
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    FRONTEO USA, Inc. (“FRONTEO USA”), a leading provider of global eDiscovery, managed review solutions and big data analysis services utilizing artificial intelligence (“AI”) technology, announced changes to the U.S. leadership. After successfully leading Evolve Discovery until its acquisition in July 2015 and through the integration...
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    A unique guide for trial lawyers, Images with Impact: Design and Use of Winning Trial Visuals has just been published by the American Bar Association. Praised as a "groundbreaking book," "essential reading for every trial lawyer," and a "must for the trial lawyer's library," the 300+ page book is packed with...
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    The global law firm Jones Day has announced that Christine Van Gallebaert has joined the Firm's Banking & Finance Practice as a partner in its Paris Office. Associates David Aumain and Bassem Caradec are accompanying Ms. Van Gallebaert to Jones Day. Ms. Van Gallebaert has extensive experience serving the Paris...
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    The global law firm Jones Day has announced that Erwan Le Douce-Bercot has joined the Firm's Real Estate Practice as a partner in its Paris Office and will lead the real estate team in France. Mr. Le Douce-Bercot will be joined at Jones Day by associates Flavia Poujade, Solène Maulard, and Alix Pallier.
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    The global law firm Jones Day has announced that Richard Nugent has joined the Firm's Tax Practice as a partner, and will be based in its New York Office.  A transactional lawyer with deep experience in the tax implications of public and private mergers, acquisitions, and spin-offs, Mr. Nugent also counsels debtors, creditors,...
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    The global law firm Jones Day has announced that transactions lawyer Josh Berick is joining the Firm as a partner in its Private Equity Practice. Mr. Berick will be based in Jones Day's New York Office. An experienced advisor to investors and private equity funds in a range of domestic and cross-border transactions, Mr. Berick has counseled...
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    The global law firm Jones Day has announced that Laura Bader has joined the Firm's Chicago Office as a partner in its Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice.
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    Constellis, a leading provider of operational support and risk management services, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Centerra Group, LLC and its subsidiaries from an affiliate of Alvarez & Marsal Capital. The acquisition of Centerra, a leading global government and critical infrastructure services company, will significantly enhance...
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    Akin Gump has joined more than 150 other law firms from across the United States as a signatory to a letter to the director of the Office of Management and Budget calling for the continued funding of the Legal Services Corporation (LSC). The letter, which is signed by the leaders of the respective firms, comes amid reports that the Trump administration is...
  • Thursday, March 9, 2017
    Daniel A. Goldfried has joined McGuireWoods’ nationally recognized Government Investigations and White Collar Litigation Department as a partner in New York, bringing a decade of experience managing high-profile investigations for Bank of America and its legacy entities. His practice focuses on securities compliance and enforcement matters.
  • Monday, March 6, 2017
    M&A attorneys, Stephen C. Gierasch and Meera R. Modi joined McNees Wallace & Nurick. Over the last several years at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, they have built what many in the Central Pennsylvania business and legal communities regard as one of the pre-eminent M&A legal practices. In addition to working with businesses, investors...
  • Monday, March 6, 2017
    Twenty-four Directors at AlixPartners have been promoted to managing directors of the firm. Apratim Sarkar (Boston) has more than 20 years of consulting and industry experience, with a particular focus on procurement transformation, strategic sourcing, product design and value engineering, and operational cost improvement in the retail and consumer packaged...