Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, has announced that three managers have been promoted to senior manager.
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. and firm member Michael Ligorano were recognized by the Raritan Valley Chapter of Habitat for Humanity (RVHFH). The firm received the 2007 Community Partner Professional Service Award for its significant service to the Habitat for Humanity program, and Mr. Ligorano was acknowledged with a Professional Service Award for...
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Gibbons P.C. announces the addition of five employment law attorneys to the firm's Newark office. The new group, led by Patrick Brady, enhances Gibbons' practice in this area, bringing the total number of attorneys in its Employment Law Department to 25. Joining the firm as directors are Mr. Brady, Clara H. Rho and John M. O'Connor, and as associates...
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    DataCert, Inc., has announced the release of Corporate Legal Desktop®10 (CLD 10), a comprehensive solution that enables in-house lawyers to take control of their legal operations. With CLD 10, corporate legal departments can now manage legal and IP spend while tracking volumes of documents and financial information related to legal matters.
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    The Hon. George Bundy Smith, a partner in the law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP, received the Spirit of Excellence Award from the American Bar Association's Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in February in Los Angeles. After serving for 14 years as an associate judge on the Court of Appeals, New York's highest court, Judge Smith joined...
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    LexisNexis has expanded their Intellectual Property Solutions with a new product called IP DataDirect-Patents, and enhancements to TotalPatent and Patent Optimizer. TotalPatent was named "Best Online Science or Technology Service" finalist in Software & Information Industry Association's 2008 CODiE Awards.
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Holland & Knight has announced that Miami partner Steve Sonberg has been elected Managing Partner of the 1150-lawyer firm. Sonberg was elected during the firm's annual meeting in Orlando, and will begin his five-year term April 15. Mr. Sonberg will replace Howell W. Melton, Jr., who announced in February that he would not seek another term.
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that the firm's Co-Chairs John Frankenheimer and Michael Beck have been reelected for another three year term.
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    The San Francisco office of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP has welcomed partner Remsen Kinne IV to the firm's corporate, mergers & acquisitions and securities practice. Mr. Kinne joins K&L Gates from Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Stradley Ronon attorney Frances Gauthier co-incorporated the Delaware Hispanic Bar Association, the first professional association in Delaware for Hispanic attorneys. The association was formed to promote the social, economic, professional and educational advancement of the Hispanic community in the state. Ms. Gauthier is a founding board member and vice...
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    King & Spalding has announced that it has established an office in Silicon Valley and will open a second California office in San Francisco. The offices will focus initially on the firm's strengths in intellectual property, FDA/healthcare, tort litigation, private equity, real estate capital markets, government and internal investigations, business...
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the addition of partner Robert J. McGahan, former Acting Deputy Chief for Major Frauds for the United States Attorney's Office for the Central District of California. He will practice in the downtown Los Angeles office.
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    The Pro Bono Initiative Committee of Proskauer Rose has named the recipients of its 2008 Pro Bono Golden Gavel Awards. This is the first year the Golden Gavels have been presented by the firm, recognizing lawyers and teams of lawyers who did exceptional pro bono work throughout 2007. Over all, 13 lawyers and two teams comprising an additional 16 lawyers...
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Lynn Axelroth, partner in the Real Estate Department at Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, has been appointed to a three-year term on The American College of Construction Lawyers' (ACCL) Board of Governors.ACCL is one of the premier organizations for U.S. real estate lawyers. It comprises the top 1 percent of lawyers admitted to the construction...
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Aetna has announced that it will delay a proposed policy that would stop covering the costs of using anesthesiologists during colonoscopies. A group of New Jersey doctors led the effort to prevent the policy from becoming enforced. John D. Fanburg, the Health Law Practice Group Chair at WolfBlock in Roseland, represented the physicians that led this effort...
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    The eBillingHub, the market leader in simplifying electronic billing for law firms, has announced a strengthening of its relationship with DataCert to enhance the connectivity between their respective electronic billing products. The automated bill submission capabilities of the eBillingHub, with seamless connectivity capabilities to Data-Cert's...
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Saul Ewing LLP has announced the addition of Karen L. Palestini as a partner in the Business Department and a member of the Health Law Practice Group in its Princeton, NJ office. She is the eighth attorney to join the firm's Princeton office since the beginning of the year.
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Chadbourne & Parke has announced that John Finnegan has joined the firm as a partner in the insurance and reinsurance practice, based in the New York office. Mr. Finnegan joined Chadbourne from the firm of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP in New York, where he had been a partner with a practice emphasizing dispute resolution.
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    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that its privacy law blog (privacylaw. proskauer.com) has been selected for inclusion in the Library of Congress historic collection of Internet materials. Launched in 2007, the blog is authored by lawyers in the firm's international Privacy and Data Security Practice Group and covers recent case law and regulatory activity...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. has announced that Bruce I. Goldstein, chairman of the law firm of Saiber Schlesinger Satz & Goldstein, became a member of the firm, effective February 1, and will continue his focus on complex litigation. Throughout his career as a litigator, Mr. Goldstein's expertise in business litigation, as well as in the defense...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced that Marlene Mitchell Gordon, former vice president, assistant general counsel for Burger King Brands, Inc., has joined the firm as of counsel. Ms. Gordon will practice with the firm's Advertising Law and Intellectual Property & Technology Practice groups.
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Partners of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP (K&L Gates) recently voted to elect 25 lawyers to the firm's partnership, effective March 1. In K&L Gates' Boston office, Gregg Cosimi, John Cushing and Rebecca Radford were named partner. Mr. Cosimi practices in the areas of real estate, finance, and land use planning and zoning....
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Cozen O'Connor announced that David Unkovic joined the firm's public and project finance practice in Philadelphia on Feb. 19. Mr. Unkovic left his position as managing director and chief compliance officer at PFM Asset Management, which manages approximately $30 billion in assets for government and non-profit entities. Prior to joining PFM, Unkovic...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    King & Spalding has announced that Jonathan Martin, a corporate lawyer with significant experience in corporate finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures, notably in the energy sector, and Peter J. Bowring, a cross-border project and acquisition finance specialist with extensive international experience in the gas, oil, power...