Firm and Provider News

  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Matthew D. Roazen, the former deputy general counsel and chief international counsel at Alfa Bank in Moscow, has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld in Moscow as a partner in the international corporate transactions practice. A transactional lawyer by training, with an emphasis on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and private equity, Mr...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. member, Bruce I. Goldstein was appointed to the New Jersey Special Supreme Court Committee on Telephonic and Electronic Search Warrants. Mr. Goldstein is a member of the firm's Litigation Practice Group and is a certified civil and criminal trial attorney.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    On May 5, 2009, Chrysler LLC received court approval to proceed with proposed bidding procedures regarding its announced restructuring and strategic alliance with Fiat. Jones Day is acting as Chrysler's restructuring counsel. After a seven-hour hearing, Judge Arthur J. Gonzalez, a federal bankruptcy judge in New York, set May 27 as the date of the...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy partner at Kramer Levin, Philip Bentley, will chair an upcoming conference titled Madoff and Ponzi Scheme Litigation Conference. The seminar will be held on Wednesday, June 8, beginning at noon with registration and lunch, continuing until 5:00 p.m. with a reception. The event will take place at the University of...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Twelve of Stradley Ronon's attorneys were recommended as leaders in their field in the upcoming 2009 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. Also, three Stradley Ronon practice areas were ranked among the top in Pennsylvania. Chambers USA recognized the following individual attorneys who were recommended by clients and peers...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    For the second consecutive year, Weil Gotshal's Prague office has been recognized as the leading international law firm in the Czech Republic by Chambers Europe 2009: Guide to Europe's Leading Lawyers for Business. The award was presented at the Chambers Europe Awards event held in London in late April.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Mark Lutes, a member of the firm in the Health Care and Life Sciences Practice in the Washington, DC office of EpsteinBeckerGreen, has been chosen to receive the Monsignor Geno Baroni Caritas Advocacy Award for 2008. This award - the highest award of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington - is given annually to individuals who have been strong...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Each year, Key Professional Media, Inc. undertakes research to identify each state's "Super Lawyers" - those the publisher considers are among the state's top 5 percent with regard to "peer recognition and professional achievement." Results of the research for the New York metro area announced that 19 Kelley Drye attorneys were named "Super Lawyers" for...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    David Girard-diCarlo, former U.S. ambassador and former chairman of Blank Rome, has joined Cozen O'Connor as a member of the firm's business law department and government relations practice. Prior to his recent appointment by President George W. Bush as U.S.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    TRC Companies Inc.'s Energy Services division, a 2008 Energy Star Partner of the Year, announced two new contract awards, totaling $15 million, for the expansion of its award-winning energy efficiency programs with NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) and the New Jersey Office of Clean Energy.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) has named CPA Global as one of the world's top outsourcing providers in their 2009 Global Outsourcing 100 rankings. Placing 60th overall, CPA Global was the highest ranked pure-play Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) provider on the list, which includes major business process and IT outsourcing...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    For the fourth consecutive year, Lowenstein Sandler has earned an A+ rating from New Jersey Law Journal for its pro bono work. The firm ranks first in New Jersey for the number of pro bono hours per attorney, donating a total of 19,117 hours firmwide in 2008, or more than 78 hours per attorney.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Wiley Rein managing partner and former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Richard E. Wiley has been selected for induction into The Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame, an honor that recognizes his "pivotal role in the development of HDTV, serving as chairman of the FCC's Advisory Committee on Advanced Television Service for nine years...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    A federal appeals court has affirmed the dismissal of a patent-infringement case that could have cost Haynes and Boone, LLP client Electronic Transaction Consultants Corporation (ETC) more than $60 million and jeopardized the vehicle identification system used to electronically collect a significant portion of tolls in the U.S.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Recommind, a leader in search-powered information risk management (IRM) software, released survey results recently showing that corporate data is as inaccessible to employees and risk-laden to enterprises as ever. Even with the global recession forcing enterprises to increase productivity with fewer workers, employees still spend an average of 38 minutes...
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    The 2009 edition of Washington DC Super Lawyers has recognized Wiley Rein Managing Partner Richard E. Wiley as one of the capital area's "Top 100" lawyers, and Insurance Partner Laura A. Foggan as one of the area's "Top 50 Women Lawyers."
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Day Pitney LLP recently announced that 33 of the firm's attorneys in New Jersey have been recognized by Super Lawyers as being leaders in their respective practices. Separate recognition was accorded to partners Deirdre Moore, Mary Lou Parker, and Elizabeth Sher who earned inclusion on the Top 50 Female Super Lawyers in New Jersey.
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    To better address the needs of clients in the burgeoning area of infrastructure, Proskauer Rose LLP has announced the formation of an interdisciplinary group of lawyers to address the public, private, financial and legal aspects of new projects around the world. The firm's Infrastructure Group brings together lawyers from its U.S., Latin America, European...
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    WolfBlock partners voted on March 23 to dissolve the 106-year-old firm citing the affect of the recession on the firm's real estate practice, the difficulty in obtaining credit, and the anticipated departure of key partners and practices. Since then, a large number of WolfBlock's attorneys have moved to other firms. Sixty-six have joined Cozen O'Connor and...
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Thomson Reuters recently announced a major expansion of its global Westlaw Business platform, including the launch of the new Securities-UK Centre. The platform offers a first-of-its-kind business research and workflow tool geared to support business and transactional lawyers around the world.
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Cozen O'Connor has announced that 66 attorneys from WolfBlock have joined the firm. Mark Alderman, former WolfBlock chairman will join the firm as a member of its government relations practice with a particular emphasis on federal public strategies. He will be splitting his time between the firm's New York, Philadelphia and DC offices.
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP announced that Darryl W. Jackson, former assistant secretary of commerce for export enforcement at the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has joined the firm as partner.
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    KPMG LLP has unveiled a client version of its File Preservation Program (FPP) for organizations who use the audit, tax and advisory firm as their preferred e-discovery provider. KPMG, a Socha-Gelbmann-rated top provider of e-discovery services, said the client version will help bring targeted Electronically Stored Information (ESI) preservation and...
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Mitratech, the market-leading provider of Collaborative Accountability Applications for businesses and their trusted partners, recently announced a sharp increase in sales for its legal and compliance management solutions. As C-level executives seek to balance corporate responsibility and ethics with growth and profitability, Mitratech has witnessed a 15...
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Stradley Ronon has added former WolfBlock partners Richard M. Zucker, who served as chair of WolfBlock's financial services department and head of that department's commercial lending practice group, and Gretchen M. Santamour, who was the firm's bankruptcy and creditor's rights practice group chair. Mr. Zucker will join Stradley Ronon's finance &...