Firm and Provider News

  • Friday, December 1, 2006
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Paul Salvatore and Lawrence R. Sandak, partners in the firm's Labor and Employment Law Department, were inducted into the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers as Fellows. The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers is a non-profit professional association that honors leading lawyers in the practice of labor and...
  • Friday, December 1, 2006
    Eisner LLP has announced the admission of Lawrence S. Zeif to partnership in the firm. Mr. Zeif brings to the firm expertise in the tax aspects of hedge funds, private equity funds, and registered broker-dealers. He regularly advises on issues such as the proper tax structure of new investments, taxation of proposed securities transactions, year-end...
  • Friday, December 1, 2006
    Bernard W. McCarthy, recently retired as pro bono partner at Chadbourne & Parke LLP, was the honoree on October 19 at Raising the Bar, an event to benefit the Legal Services Center at The Door, a New York City youth development agency. The reception recognized Mr. McCarthy for his many years of service at the helm of Chadbourne's pro bono program, and...
  • Friday, December 1, 2006
    Saul Ewing LLP has announced that attorneys from the law firm formerly known as Schmeltzer Aptaker & Shepard (SAS) have joined Saul Ewing's Washington, DC office, effective October 1. The combination has strengthened and increased Saul Ewing's presence in the nation's capital, as well as multiple practice areas, particularly the Firm's Labor and...
  • Friday, December 1, 2006
    The Somerville, NJ law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A.is pleased to announce that member Peter D. Hutcheon hasbeen selected for inclusion in the 15th edition of Marquis' Who's Who in American Law for 2007-2008. Who's Who in American Law provides biographies of more than 25,000 leading attorneys and other legal professionals such as judges,...
  • Friday, December 1, 2006
    Anthony F. Vitiello, chairman of the Taxation and Estate Planning Group at Connell Foley LLP, has been named by the editors of Worth magazine for the second year in a row, in its list of the nation's Top 100 Attorneys. The list is featured in the December issue and is the culmination of a year of extensive research by Worth's editorial staff.
  • Friday, December 1, 2006
    With more than 100 companies currently under investigation by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, the SEC has intensified its scrutiny of executive compensation practices. Companies can better understand and comply with the SEC's requirements for what public companies must disclose by utilizing the Executive Compensation Disclosure...
  • Friday, December 1, 2006
    From the halls of the Philadelphia High School for Girls to Yale University and Harvard Law School, Raheemah F. Abdulaleem, associate in Ballard Spahr's Labor, Employment & Immigration Group has been steadfastly committed to promoting the understanding and acceptance of diversity.She progressed further along this path with her recent participation in...
  • Friday, December 1, 2006
    SPi's Legal division was recently listed as one of the top e-discovery vendor choices of the 200 highest-grossing national law firmsin the 11th Annual AmLaw Tech Survey. Of firms answering the question, 'What e-discovery vendors does the firm use?' 11 percent included SPi in their response. SPi's ranking in the Tech Survey is their first appearance in this...
  • Friday, December 1, 2006
    The American Bar Association (ABA) Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession will award Goodwin Procter's Paul Lee with its prestigious Spirit of Excellence Award, which celebrates the accomplishments of lawyers who work to promote a more racially and ethnically diverse legal profession.
  • Friday, December 1, 2006
    OnSite E-Discovery last month sponsored the 2006 Mississippi Technology Super Session. The one-day legal technology conference is for Mississippi attorneys affected by Hurricane Katrina.
  • Friday, December 1, 2006
    Claire M. DeMatteis, director of Stradley Ronon's Wilmington, DE office, recently received the Women Leadership Award from the Delaware State Bar Association. Ms. DeMatteis was selected for this award as a member of the Delaware Bar whose character, strength, personality, achievement and activities in matters affecting women lawyers has served as an...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in late July adopted the most significant reforms to executive compensation in the past 14 years. CCH is now publishing Executive Compensation and Related-Party Disclosure: SEC Rules and Explanation, a comprehensive book providing the latest practical guidance to help securities compliance officers and other...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    King & Spalding LLP has announced the expansion in New York City of its intellectual property practice with the arrival of partner Kenneth H. Sonnenfeld, an authority on biotechnology, pharmaceutical and chemical patent prosecution, counseling and diligence. Mr. Sonnenfeld brings to the firm's New York office the new capability of patent...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    Kirkpatrick's New York office recently welcomed Sandy K. Feldman to its M&A practice. Mr. Feldman focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other business relationships and related financings. He also has experience representing purchases of distressed companies, including acquisitions of assets in Chapter 11 bankruptcy...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    Goodwin Procter LLP recently announced the addition of two directors to its professional staff: Marijane Benner Browne as director of lateral partner recruiting and Anne Stemlar as director of information resources. Ms. Benner Browne will oversee all aspects of the firm's lateral partner recruitment. She joins Goodwin Procter from Bingham McCutchen,...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    The international law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that Frank S. Vellucci, Robin Mizrahi, Ayse Yksel, Igor Muszynski and Konstantin O. Konstantinov have been named LLP partners in the firm. Mr. Vellucci, a member of the Corporate group in New York City, has extensive experience with corporate partnering in the life sciences field....
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    Akerman Senterfitt continues to grow in Tampa with the additions of L. Joseph Shaheen Jr., shareholder; Mitchell Robiner, of counsel, and Chaila Restall, associate, to the firm's Litigation practice. The three new attorneys join Akerman Senterfitt from Gardner Shaheen Tamargo.
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    Douglas R. Burnett, a partner with Holland & Knight LLP, has been appointed co-chair of the Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee of the New York County Lawyers' Association. Mr. Burnett practices primarily in the areas of telecommunications (submarine cables) and international and maritime law litigation. He has argued before the U.S. Supreme Court...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    Michael Garrett recently joined the firm of Nixon Peabody LLP with the newly created title of general counsel in residence.
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    David H. Eisenstat, a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP and the chair of its national health industry practice, has been named one of 10 Outstanding Hospital Lawyers of 2006 by Nightingale's Healthcare News.
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Timothy L. Porter, a veteran attorney with extensive experience in all types of labor and employment matters and government relations, has joined the firm as a senior labor and employment counsel. He was previously chief counsel for labor, employment and environment and vice president-law at AT&T, where he worked...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    The Thomson Corporation has announced that it has acquired LiveNote Technologies, a leading provider of transcript and evidence management software to litigators and court reporters. LiveNote, based in San Francisco, will be aligned with Thomson West, and is seen as a powerful complement to West's suite of litigation solutions. Terms of the...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    CT and Serengeti have announced the successful integration of CT's service of process system with Serengeti's matter management system for greater automation, easier collaboration and more efficiency in responding to and managing litigation.
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    What would cause attorneys to jump ship? According to a new survey, a bigger title and more money are the chief enticements. Twenty-six percent of attorneys polled said they would leave their current positions for opportunities to advance professionally. Twenty-one percent said a pay increase would be their primary motivation.