Firm and Provider News

  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Paul W. Butler has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as a partner in the firm's white collar criminal defense practice in Washington, DC. In addition to representing clients in Department of Justice and other criminal and civil investigations and litigation, Mr. Butler will counsel clients on national security and Department of Defense-related...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    TyMetrix recently announced the release of TyMetrix 360º version 1.3, the newest upgrade to TyMetrix's integrated suite of powerful web-based tools. This new release features a refined invoicing tool for greater reporting and enhanced matter grouping capabilities designed to automate business processes for increased management efficiencies in corporate law...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young LLP partner Bennett G. Picker recently received the American Arbitration Association's (AAA) Outstanding Director Award. Mr. Picker, chair of Stradley Ronon's alternative dispute resolution practice group, was selected from more than 80 board members, including 40 who are corporate counsel.
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Colorado, which has a successful statewide electronic filing initiative, has signed a three-year contract extension for the use of LexisNexis File & Serve, the e-filing system from LexisNexis U.S., a leading provider of legal, news and business information services, the company announced recently.
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP Wilmington, DE, Office Director Claire M. DeMatteis received the Girls Incorporated of Delaware Strong Smart & Bold award at a luncheon held at the DuPont Country Club recently. Ms. DeMatteis was honored for being a role model for girls and young women in the workplace. Girls Incorporated of Delaware advocates...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Corporation Service Company(CSC) has announced that it has executed a stock purchase agreement to acquire 100 percent of the stock of Diligenz, Inc., headquartered in Mukilteo, WA. Closing is subject to regulatory approval.
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Understanding insurance issues can mean the difference between collecting a judgment, negotiating a favorable settlement or securing an uncollectible judgment. This area of the law will be the focus this month of a seminar titled Understanding and Analyzing Insurance Policies to be presented by Massachusetts CLE. The program will take place on...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG) Washington partner Charles R. Mills and San Francisco associate Dylan B. Carp have been named Lawyers of the Year by Compliance Reporter's Achievement in Regulatory Compliance Awards (ARC) program.
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced that 53 of its partners were named to the Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyersdirectory. The recently published guide highlights the work of the nation's leading practitioners across a variety of legal disciplines. Goodwin Procter as a firm was ranked number one within the categories of Banking & Finance...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Seyfarth Shaw LLP announced recently that Peter J. Korda and Tracey A. Leitman have joined the firm's New York office as partners in the Real Estate Practice. Mr. Korda comes from Mezz Cap (a commercial real estate finance company) where he was a managing director and chief legal counsel. Ms. Leitman most recently served as senior vice president at Mezz...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    The international law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP is strengthening its insurance and reinsurance practice with the appointment of five partners from Denton Wilde Sapte. The five partners joining Chadbourne & Parke are Adrian Mecz, Christopher Cardona, Michelle George, John Barlow and Mark Pring. The partners will be joined by four associates and...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    William K. Slate II, president and CEO of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) has announced that 12 legal and business professionals were elected to the Association's Board of Directors at its recent annual meeting in Dublin, Ireland. The newly elected members of the Board are as follows:
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Saiber Schlesinger Satz & Goldstein welcomed four summer associates last month (from left):Jane Jhun, J.D. candidate, May 2006, Rutgers University Law School-Newark; Amy K, Smith, J.D. candidate, May 2006, Rutgers University Law School-Newark; Matthew Catania, J.D./M.B.A. candidate, May 2006, Seton Hall University School of Law, and Jed Goldstein, J.D....
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    The Somerville, NJ-based law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that 17 members of the firm have been included in the 2005 edition of Super Lawyers. The list of 2005 Super Lawyers is based upon surveys of more than 35,000 lawyers throughout the state of New Jersey. The goal of Super Lawyers was to select the top 5 percent in over 60...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Thomas D. Paradise recently was appointed general counsel of Fox Rothschild LLP. Mr. Paradise becomes one of the first full-time general counsel to be appointed to a major law firm in the region, according to the 2005 Altman Weil Flash Survey on Law Firm General Counsel.
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Multi Cultural Lawmagazine awarded its highest accolades to the law firm Epstein Becker and Green, P.C. (EBG) in their 2005 Edition, praising the firm for going beyond tradition to build an atmosphere of equal opportunity, respect, and tolerance. "At EBG, diversity is of the highest priority," said Ken Standard, chair of the firm's Diversity Committee...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Donna Miller, R.N., B.S.N. has been named chief operating officer of Houston-based Medical Research Consultants (MRC), a leader in mass tort and medical litigation support, medical record retrieval and document management. Doreen Wise, R.N., Ed.D., owner and chief executive officer of MRC, made the announcement.Ms. Miller's management and operations...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Legal professionals turn to American Law Reports (ALR ) for definitive legal analysis and comprehensive expertise. Thomson West has announced the release of two new ALR series as well as the exclusive addition of these series and the first ALR series to Westlaw .
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Cozen O'Connor member Jeffrey Nash, center, receives the Pro-Beneficio-Dato Distinguished Public Service Award at Camden County (NJ) College's 37th annual commencement ceremony. Each year CCC presents the award to exemplary individuals who have demonstrated the highest levels of service benefiting both the college and the community. Pictured with CCC board...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Suzanne S. Mayes, a partner in the Public Finance Department in the Philadelphia office, hosted the first annual Saul Ewing LLP-sponsored Mid-Atlantic Women's Public Finance Forum at The Ritz Carlton Hotel in Philadelphia on May 19. The half-day conference was well-attended by prominent women in the public finance industry. "The attendees benefited...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Holland & Knight LLP recently announced that 58 of the firm's attorneys have been selected for the third edition of Chambers USA - America's Leading Business Lawyers 2005-2006.The firm also received the No. 1 ranking in Florida in Chambers USA for the following four practice areas: Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking & Finance,...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Eisner LLP, an accounting and consulting firm, has named Lawrence Goodman as general counsel to thefirm. Mr. Goodman brings to the firm his more than 40 years of experience, including an extensive history advising both accounting and law firms regarding internal agreements and governance. He also provides the firm with in-depth expertise in legal matters...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    The firm of Gibbons, Del Deo, Dolan, Griffinger & Vecchione, P.C. has announced that three attorneys have become directors of the firm and one attorney has become counsel to the firm. The new directors include:
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Represented by Newark's Saiber Schlesinger Satz & Goldstein, LLC, Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. has obtained New Jersey regulatory approval of its $9.3 billion acquisition of Caesar's Entertainment, Inc. to become the world's largest gaming company. On May 24, the New Jersey Casino Control Commission formally approved the merger. Harrah's will now own...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    An overwhelming majority of attorneys have no ambition of starting their own practice, a new survey shows. Ninety-three percent of lawyers polled said they would not establish a law firm even if they had the necessary capital. This is a steady increase from similar surveys conducted in 2002 and 1997, when 84 percent and 78 percent of lawyers, respectively...