Firm and Provider News

  • Friday, October 18, 2013
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has announced that Marc Epstein has joined the firm as a partner in the real estate practice in the firm’s Fort Worth office. He comes to Akin Gump from Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP, along with Sean Bryan and Randall Quick, who both join as senior counsel. Mr. Epstein boasts nearly 30 years of experience...
  • Friday, October 18, 2013
    Weil’s Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Funds, Private Equity, and Business Finance & Restructuring groups were each ranked Tier 1 in IFLR1000’s 2014 rankings. The firm also earned rankings in the Bank Lending, Debt and Equity, High-Yield, Structured Finance and Securitisation, Financial Services Regulatory, and Hedge Funds...
  • Friday, October 18, 2013
    Proskauer has announced that top-ranked private equity/buyouts lawyer Steven M. Peck has joined the firm’s Corporate Department and Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups. Mr. Peck’s diverse transactional experience includes representing private equity sponsors, multi-national corporations, and other market participants in their...
  • Thursday, October 17, 2013
    On the heels of several notable – and sometimes abrupt – CEO exits in 2013, the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) has released a Blue Ribbon Commission report on talent development at the NACD Board Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. 
  • Tuesday, October 8, 2013
    David L. Cook and David E. Weiss have been named members of Sills Cummis & Gross P.C., and Peter M. Flannery and Clint Kakstys have been named of counsel to the firm. David Cook (Litigation Practice Group – Newark) represents corporations and banks in litigation in state and federal courts throughout the United States. He also has substantial...
  • Monday, September 30, 2013
    Complete Discovery Source (CDS/CDS Legal) has released the all new edition of its proprietary e-discovery software platform, Nytrix CIY, which adds major review and processing capabilities. Version 4 is the culmination of more than three years of continuous development and is already being used by clients. CIY™ stands for Control it Yourself...
  • Monday, September 30, 2013
  • Wednesday, September 25, 2013
    UBIC, Inc. has launched a new business aimed towards investigation and regulatory authorities, consisting of the next-generation forensic software, Lit i View Xaminer™ (Xaminer) for gathering and analyzing electronic data in criminal investigations, and will commence full-scale provision of the software to the police and other government agencies...
  • Friday, September 20, 2013
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  • Friday, September 20, 2013
    The IRTS Foundation has recognized Wiley Rein Chairman Richard E. Wiley as one of three media pacesetters “who inspire us to make a difference through mentoring.” This year’s other two honorees were Alan Cohen, president and CEO of media agency OMD USA, and Donald Graham, chairman and CEO of the Washington Post Company. There will be a...
  • Friday, September 20, 2013
    Jones Day has successfully defended Texas Keystone Inc., a U.S. oil and gas company based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, against Excalibur Ventures' ("Excalibur") $1.6 billion claim for an interest in various petroleum fields in Iraqi Kurdistan. The 57-day trial was the longest and one of the most complex held in London’s Commercial...
  • Friday, September 13, 2013
    Evidence Exchange, a national leader in e-discovery services to law firms and corporate law departments, has announced that it is has deepened its partnership with Equivio through a new enterprise license agreement. Based on this expanded agreement, Evidence Exchange will offer clients Equivio Zoom, an e-discovery platform for predictive coding and...
  • Friday, September 13, 2013
    Vernon S. Broderick, a Litigation partner in the New York office of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to be a United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York.  Mr. Broderick was nominated to the bench by President Obama in April 2013.
  • Wednesday, September 11, 2013
  • Wednesday, September 11, 2013
    Phillips Lytle LLP has relocated its Manhattan office to The New York Times Building, at 620 Eighth Avenue, in New York City. The firm, which was previously located at 437 Madison Avenue in 18,000 square feet of space, is now housed on the 23rd Floor of the Times Building, in 30,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art offices in the gleaming, 52-story...
  • Monday, September 9, 2013
  • Thursday, September 5, 2013
    For organizations, social media channels such as blogs, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter bring both business opportunities and risks. ZyLAB, leading provider of eDiscovery and information risk management solutions, has published a whitepaper that illustrates how organizations can deal with the issue of managing, preserving and – if needed...
  • Wednesday, September 4, 2013
    Anderson Kill has announced that four partners and one associate from Deeb Blum Murphy Frishberg & Markovich, P.C. are joining the firm's Philadelphia office, effective October 1. 
  • Tuesday, August 20, 2013
    Recommind has released a powerful new analytics and visualization product called Hypergraph for discovering patterns and relationships in unstructured information flows. Unlike legacy visualization tools, Hypergraph provides big data scalability and fully integrated read/write capability so that users can take action from within the visual...
  • Friday, August 16, 2013
  • Friday, August 16, 2013
    Phillips Lytle LLP, one of the region’'s best-known law firms, has announced that it leads all other Buffalo area law firms for the number of attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America 2014 list. Forty-six of its Buffalo attorneys were named to the annual list which includes attorneys from five Phillips Lytle offices. The list was compiled...
  • Thursday, August 15, 2013
    The global law firm Jones Day has announced that Donna Healy has joined the firm's Banking & Finance Practice. Formerly of counsel with the Banking & Debt Capital Markets and Structured Finance groups at Orrick, she will be based in Jones Day's Hong Kong office.
  • Thursday, August 15, 2013
    Using its enhanced visual search technology, ZyLAB, a leading provider of eDiscovery and information management solutions, has located an additional set of more than 60 previously undetected items in the EDRM Enron PST Data Set that contain explicit content, privacy, health and financial information. Responding to the invitation of EDRM, the leading...
  • Thursday, August 15, 2013
    King & Spalding advised GE in its announced technology partnership with First Solar to advance thin-film solar cells and modules. First Solar has acquired GE's global cadmium telluride (CdTe) solar intellectual property portfolio. GE received 1.75 million shares of First Solar common stock as part of this transaction and has agreed...
  • Tuesday, August 13, 2013
    UBIC, Inc. (TSE: 2158; NASDAQ: UBIC), a provider of strategic international litigation support and forensic solutions, rang the Closing Bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City on August 5, celebrating UBIC’s listing on the NASDAQ Global Market. The event was followed by a joint press conference. UBIC was welcomed to the NASDAQ MarketSite by...