Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, November 29, 2016
    Kurt W. Meyers, who led criminal trials and managed complex investigations as a federal prosecutor in the Western District of North Carolina, has joined McGuireWoods’ Government Investigations and White Collar Litigation Department as a partner in Charlotte.  
  • Sunday, November 27, 2016
    FRONTEO USA, Inc. (“FRONTEO USA”), a wholly-owned direct subsidiary of FRONTEO, Inc. (“FRONTEO”) (formerly known as UBIC, Inc.) (NASDAQ:FTEO) (TSE:2158)), a leading provider of global eDiscovery, managed review solutions and big data analysis services utilizing artificial intelligence technology, today announced the acquisition of...
  • Monday, November 21, 2016
    Fish & Richardson announced today that Kristin McKinney, a national leader in law firm professional development, diversity and inclusion, and women's initiatives, has joined the firm in the newly-created role of Chief Professional Development Officer.  McKinney will be based in the Twin Cities office and will have broad...
  • Saturday, November 19, 2016
    Akin Gump announced today two significant additions to its public law and policy practice in Washington, D.C.: Hunter Bates, who previously served as legal counsel and chief of staff to current Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and Justin J. McCarthy, who formerly served in the George W. Bush administration as Special Assistant to the...
  • Wednesday, November 16, 2016
    McGuireWoods on Monday announced its largest class of new partners, elevating 18 associates to partnership in the firm effective Jan. 1, 2017. The new partners span 11 U.S. offices and a dozen litigation and corporate practice areas, illustrating the firm’s depth and strength.
  • Monday, November 14, 2016
    Lawyers Alliance for New York proudly announces that two leading law firms – Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP and Dentons US LLP – are recipients of the 2016 Cornerstone Awards.  These awards, the highest business law pro bono honor in New York, recognize outstanding pro bono legal services to nonprofit organizations that are improving...
  • Wednesday, November 9, 2016
    iDiscovery Solutions, Inc. (iDS), an award-winning legal technology expert services and consulting firm, announced today that CEO Dan Regard and Director Brandon Leatha will co-present “Behind the Curtain: What is Hidden in Social Media?”  The 90-minute CLE webinar from the Clear Law Institute will take place Tuesday, November 15, at 1:00 p...
  • Wednesday, November 9, 2016
    iDiscovery Solutions, Inc. (iDS), is pleased to announce the addition of Matthew L. Smith to its growing staff of highly experienced professionals. Mr. Smith comes on board as Director of Sales & Business Development based at their Washington, D.C. headquarters.  iDS is an award-winning, legal technology and information governance (IG) consulting...
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2016
    The attorneys and staff at Gallivan White & Boyd, P.A. would like to congratulate Columbia shareholder John E. Cuttino for his election as President of DRI–The Voice of the Defense Bar (DRI). DRI is the leading organization for lawyers and in-house counsel who defend businesses and individuals in civil litigation. DRI is committed to improving the...
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2016
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, through the work of attorney Richard Brent Somach, is among the 2016 Lehigh Valley Award Land Development Project Winners who worked on The NB Center for American Automotive Heritage in the City of Allentown.  This award promotes excellence in design and planning for land development projects. 
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2016
    Fish & Richardson announced today that it has signed on as a supporter of the American Bar Association (ABA) Resolution 113 “Promoting Diversity in the Legal Profession.”  The Resolution urges law firms and all other legal services providers to expand and create opportunities at all levels of responsibility for diverse...
  • Friday, October 21, 2016
    Pro Bono Institute (PBI) announced today that it will present White & Case LLP with its 2016 John H. Pickering Award at the 2016 PBI Annual Dinner on November 3 in New York. White & Case is receiving the award for its expansive global pro bono program that demonstrates an institutionalized approach to performing pro bono and a reach beyond...
  • Friday, October 21, 2016
    Seyfarth Shaw LLP announced today that Dean Fanelli, Ph.D. and Thomas Haag, Ph.D., co-founders of top intellectual property boutique Fanelli Haag PLLC, have joined Seyfarth as partners in the Litigation department in Washington, D.C. In addition to Dean and Thomas, the Fanelli Haag team of lawyers and patent agents that has joined Seyfarth includes King Lit...
  • Friday, October 21, 2016
    Seyfarth Shaw LLP announced today the arrival of partner Andrew Hough to the firm’s Corporate department in Atlanta. Hough joins Seyfarth from Ballard Spahr LLP where he was a partner in their Atlanta office. While there, he was a member of the business and finance, mergers and acquisitions/private equity, transactional finance, securities, life...
  • Friday, October 21, 2016
    Seyfarth Shaw LLP announced today the arrival of partner Thomas Galli to the real estate practice in Washington, D.C. Galli joins from Greenberg Traurig LLP where he was a shareholder in the real estate, sports facilities and public private partnership practice groups.
  • Friday, October 21, 2016
      Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP has added four partners to its Corporate practice group: Richard A. Friedman, Jeffrey J. Fessler, Andrea Cataneo and Stephen A. Cohen. The group joins Sheppard Mullin’s New York office from Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP’s New York office.
  • Friday, October 21, 2016
    Fish & Richardson today announced that it has launched a new "Daubert Digest" online resource that provides a single source for decisions under Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, 509 U.S.
  • Friday, October 21, 2016
    Pro Bono Partnership, a nationally recognized provider of free business and transactional legal services to nonprofits, has announced that Lauran Susan D’Alessio has been elected to its Board of Directors. Ms. D’Alessio is Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, Corporate Transactions at Merck & Co., Inc., where she leads the group...
  • Friday, October 21, 2016
    Akin Gump is pleased to announce that, for the third consecutive year, it has been named one of the top energy law firms in Latin America by Latinvex, a provider of news and analysis on the continent’s business, as well as ranked among the top international law firms in Latin America, more generally. Akin Gump was again ranked in fourth place for its...
  • Friday, October 21, 2016
    Akin Gump represented JPMorgan Chase as sole underwriter in the public offering of 40,357,500 shares of common stock of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation that closed today. Total net proceeds of the offering to Anadarko were approximately $2.16 billion. Net proceeds from the offering are expected to be used to fund Anadarko’s previously announced...
  • Friday, October 21, 2016
    Tata Power’s wholly owned subsidiary Tata Power International Pte Limited and ICICI Venture have announced the creation of a platform company, named Resurgent Power Ventures Pte Ltd, to facilitate investment in power projects in India in the coming two to three years. The projects are in advanced stages and near operational readiness or operating.
  • Friday, October 21, 2016
    Pro Bono Partnership announced that it raised nearly $1.4 million to provide free business legal assistance to hundreds of nonprofit organizations in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut through its Gala held on Wednesday, October 18, at Cipriani 42nd Street in Manhattan. 
  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016
    National accounting, tax and advisory firm, EisnerAmper LLP announced that its newly re-designed website – www.eisneramper.com – has been launched. Reflecting the reality of a dramatically growing firm; and recognizing the requirements of the age of mobility, EisnerAmper’s new website is the next evolution of its online...
  • Wednesday, October 12, 2016
    On October 5th, the law firm of Sills Cummis & Gross celebrated its 45th Anniversary and the upcoming election of the 45th  President hosting a client event featuring a lavish cocktail reception and a presentation by guest speakers and noted political pundits, David Axelrod and Michael Murphy.  The event took place at the New Jersey Performing...
  • Wednesday, October 12, 2016
    Corporate Pro Bono (CPBO) announced today that it has selected Entergy Corporation, a signatory to the CPBO Challenge® initiative, the Louisiana Civil Justice Center (LCJC), and the Orleans Parish Civil District Court to receive the 2016 CPBO Pro Bono Partner Award. The awardees were selected for their creation of the Self Help Resource Center (...