Firm and Provider News

  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    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...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    WolfBlock has announced that seven of its attorneys have been elected as partners of the firm effective February 1. Newly elected partners Jennifer Biderman, Jennifer Blum Feldman, Elizabeth Grzywacz, Aliza Karetnick and Joshua Weinberger are resident in the firm's Philadelphia office; Christian Beltz is resident in the firm's New York office; and Mayeti...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that it has formed a Climate Change practice to help clients with the legal and economic impact of global warming. The team will be spearheaded by former New York Gov. George E. Pataki and John P. Cahill, former Commissioner of the New York Department of Environmental Conservation, both of whom joined Chadbourne in...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Holland & Knight LLP has announced that John S. Irving has joined Holland & Knight's Washington, DC office as a senior counsel in the firm's Litigation Section. Mr. Irving is a former federal prosecutor with significant trial and investigative experience. He focuses his practice on white collar defense, civil and criminal environmental matters,...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that 21 of its members have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers In America 2008 edition. Almost one-third of the members of Norris McLaughlin appear in this year's edition of Best Lawyers. The firm is ranked sixth among over 250 firms in New Jersey that participated. The firm ranks in...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, has announced that three individuals have been promoted from Manager to Senior Manager. Christine G. Pronek, CPA/MST, is a senior manager in the Trust and Estate Group at Amper, Politziner & Mattia, specializing in estate planning and estate and trust taxation. Ms. Pronek...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Stradley Ronon partner Danielle Banks has been appointed co-chair of the Women in the Profession Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association. The Committee focuses its efforts on issues related to the careers and advancement of women in the practice of law in the Philadelphia area including monitoring existing conditions and trends, conducting special...
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    Ms. Kittay, a former Assistant U.S. Attorney, is an experienced litigator with more than two decades of service in the U.S. Attorney's Office in Washington, DC and the U.S. Department of Justice's Criminal Division. She has tried hundreds of cases in state and federal court, including more than 20 trials in U.S. District Court, and has argued many appeals...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Eric Korb, managing partner and COO of Lawyer Links, LLC (LLNX), was a featured speaker and Technology Trends panelist at the annual Western Regional Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals (SCSGP) Conference held recently in Huntington Beach, CA.
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Haymarket Media Group, a global media company, has selected Corporation Service Companyto manage its entire domain name portfolio. CSCwill help Haymarket manage and secure its Web presence as well as protect its brands from infringement on the Internet. In addition to strategic brand protection advice, CSC also provides digital services to Haymarket...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    West km, the management application from Thomson West that lets legal professionals capture and maximize their expertise and intellectual assets, now offers newproductivity capabilities in the newly released West km 4.0 platform. West km 4.0 features a new technology platform plus enhanced search and classification functionality, giving users a...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    FiosInc. has announced that Dennis Kiker, Esq. has joined as a director in Fios Consulting.
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    The National Arbitration Forum announces the release of the 2007 ADR Law & Policy Year in Review. The review names and summarizes what it considers the most significant arbitration and mediation cases of 2007. Cases included in the Year in Review are:
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    UHY International has been named one of the first full members of the Forum of Firms after reporting it has implemented a globally coordinated quality assurance program, committed to the use of International Standards on Auditing (ISAs), and met other specific ethics requirements, the Forum announced today.
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Recommind, a leading provider of enterprise search, automatic categorization and eDiscovery systems for law firms and enterprises, and iCONECT Development, LLC, a leader in litigation support and collaboration software, have announced a strategic alliance that will combine Recommind's Axcelerate eDiscovery application with iCONECT's nXT and eXT Web-based...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    John H. Estey, chief of staff to Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell from 2003 to 2007 and later senior adviser to the governor, left government service on February 15 to join Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP as a partner, leading a new Government Relations & Regulatory Affairs Practice that will serve as a strategic partner to business clients...
  • Friday, February 1, 2008
    The Texas-based law firm of McKool Smith, P.C., has announced the opening of a new office in New York, and the addition of veteran intellectual property trial attorney Robert A. Cote to lead the office.
  • Friday, February 1, 2008
    Gibbons P.C. has appointed Luis J. Diaz to the role of chief diversity officer. While Gibbons has been honored for its commitment to diversity and inclusion by various publications including Multi-Cultural Law and Working Mother, the firm is creating this new role to enhance its existing diversity program and to help make a meaningful and lasting impact on...
  • Friday, February 1, 2008
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that Jeremy I. Silberman and Padraig P. Flanagan have been named members of the firm. Mr. Silberman practices in the firm's Litigation Group,representing clients in a wide range of matters, including franchise and distributorship terminations, construction claims, and equipment lease claims.