Firm and Provider News

  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    The firm of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP has recently welcomed three attorneys to the firm, all resident in the Philadelphia office. Janet E. Reed, Ph.D., has joined the firm as a partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group, focusing her practice on patents related to biotechnological inventions in medicine, agriculture and environmental...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. has announced the formation of EBG Advisors, Inc., an affiliated company offering vertically integrated strategy and public policy consulting services specifically designed for the health care and life sciences industries. EBG Advisors becomes the leading affiliate of a major national law firm to offer consulting...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Jerome J. Shestack, of the law firm of WolfBlock, has been selected to receive the 2006 American Bar Association Medal. The ABA Medal is the highest recognition the association confers, and honors individuals who have rendered exceptionally distinguished service to the cause of American jurisprudence.
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Lowenstein Sandler PC has announced that John J. D. McFerrin-Clancy has joined the firm as a member of the Litigation Practice Group in the New York office. Mr. McFerrin-Clancy specializes in commercial and securities litigation, including antitrust and employment. His practice also extends to corporate investigations and white collar defense matters...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP advised a consortium led by Brookfield Asset Management Inc., which includes Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation and another institutional investor, in its agreement to acquire 92 percent of the shares of HQI Transelec Chile S.A. (Transelec), the largest electricity...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Joel R. Burcat, chair of Saul Ewing's Environmental Department and resident in the firm's Harrisburg, Pennsylvania office, has again co-edited the newest edition of his book titled Pennsylvania Environmental Law and Practice. This updated, fourth edition was published and released on May 19 by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Gibbons, Del Deo, Dolan, Griffinger & Vecchione, P.C. has announced that Robert Needle has joined the firm as counsel to the Business & Commercial Litigation Department and a member of the Insurance Practice Team in the Philadelphia office. Mr. Needle has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry. Mr. Needle has served in...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Scott A. Zuber, partner in Pitney Hardin llp's Bankruptcy/Creditors' Rights Group has been named a Legislative Coordinator for the Bankruptcy Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) for 2006-2008. The NJSBA Bankruptcy Law Section provides education on creditor-debtor issues, including bankruptcies and insolvency proceedings and provides...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Fully 60 percent of multinational companies say they believe fraud is more likely to occur in their emerging market operations than their developed market ones, according to a recent survey of the world's largest companies by global professional services firm Ernst & Young. However, a majority of these companies admit that their controls and...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced that 59 of its attorneys were named to the Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers directory. 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 &...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced that partners Thomas C. Meriam and Bruce J. Rader are joining its Private Equity Practice in New York, further enhancing the firm's private equity platform. They join Goodwin Procter from Chadbourne & Parke in New York. A national leader in the sector for more than 40 years, Goodwin Procter was the sixth most...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    The 2006 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business has ranked Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP a leader in seven practice areas, while recognizing 17 individual attorneys in their fields. Young Conaway ranked first in Delaware for its Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Employment, Real Estate and Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Cozen O'Connor is further expanding its labor and employment practice group with four attorneys joining the Philadelphia office from Klett Rooney Lieber & Schorling. Mark J. Foley, Raymond A. Kresge, Andrew J. Rolfes, and George A. Voegele Jr. have high profile national practices, representing pharmaceutical, technology, real estate and other...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    The Palo Alto, CA office of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG) recently welcomed Deborah J. Ludewig as a partner in its corporate practice. She comes to the firm from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP. Ms. Ludewig's practice focuses on corporate law as it relates to the technology sector. She counsels emerging companies,...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP has announced that 63 of its lawyers were named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers. Each year only five percent of all PA lawyers receive the Super Lawyer title by Law and Politics magazine.
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Stradley Ronon Managing Partner Jeffrey A. Lutsky was recently elected a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and its Eastern Pennsylvania chapter by the organization's National Board of Directors. Founded in 1958, the ABOTA is a national association of more than 6,000 trial lawyers and judges dedicated to the preservation and...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Twenty-one Stradley Ronon attorneys were recently named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers for 2006. These attorneys are among the top five percent of lawyers in Pennsylvania, as chosen by their peers and a nominating committee review. In addition, Stradley Ronon partner Bennett G. Picker, who specializes in alternative dispute resolution, was chosen among the...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Kramer Levin announced that Philip R. Weingold has joined the firm as a partner in the Tax Department. Mr. Weingold's practice includes the representation of corporations, partner-ships, limited liability companies, joint ventures and individuals with respect totax matters. Mr. Weingold served as attorney adviser to the Hon. Theodore Tannenwald...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    DataCert, Inc. has announced that David Easterby has been appointed vice president of product engineering. As DataCert's vice president of product engineering, Mr. Easterby will be responsible for all software product engineering processes, including design, implementation, quality assurance, deployment and support.
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP has announce that Howard H. Shafferman and R. Thomas Hoffmann have been appointed co-heads of the firm's Energy and Project Finance Group. Ballard's Energy and Project Finance Group includes 32 lawyers and has a strong national and international reputation for its innovative work. The group represents project...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Kramer Levin announced that Philip R. Weingold has joined the firm as a partner in the Tax Department. Mr. Weingold's practice includes the representation of corporations, partner-ships, limited liability companies, joint ventures and individuals with respect totax matters. Mr. Weingold served as attorney adviser to the Hon. Theodore Tannenwald...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    DataCert, Inc. has announced that David Easterby has been appointed vice president of product engineering. As DataCert's vice president of product engineering, Mr. Easterby will be responsible for all software product engineering processes, including design, implementation, quality assurance, deployment and support.
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    The hiring outlook for law firms and corporate legal departments remains positive, a new survey shows. Fifty-five percent of attorneys surveyed plan to add personnel in the coming year. Only 1 percent of respondents anticipate reductions in personnel. These results reflect little change from a similar poll conducted in 2005. Corporate governance,...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Furthering its commitment to providing exclusive sources aimed at customer success, LexisNexis U.S. has announced the June launch of Legal Industry Monitor , a daily electronic newsletter that will deliver a variety of news and information focused on the law firm and legal industry.It will include headlines from a variety of sources including Mealey's...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Holland & Knight LLP has been named among the nation's leading law firms in 19 practice areas, earning top rankings in multiple markets and a No. 1 ranking in the nation for its shipping and aviation transportation, Native American law and wealth management practices. In addition, 74 Holland & Knight attorneys have been recognized among the nation'...