Firm and Provider News

  • Monday, March 1, 2004
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the addition of Emanuel C. Grillo to its New York office. He has joined the firm's Insolvency & Business Reorganization Practice as partner. Mr. Grillo has broad-based experience representing secured and unsecured creditors, debtors and court-appointed trustees, as well as both sellers and purchasers in distressed...
  • Monday, March 1, 2004
    The firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP has announced that Gary B. Wilcox, deputy chief counsel (technical) for the Internal Revenue Service, rejoined the firm as a partner in the tax practice last month. He has offices in Philadelphia and Washington, DC and will work with clients in those cities, as well as in other offices in the U.S. and abroad.***
  • Monday, March 1, 2004
    Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. recently became one of the first major international law firms to implement LexisNexis Total Search, a web browser-based application that expands the boundaries of the LexisNexis Total Research System. The move, which will boost the firm's knowledge management capabilities, reflects Squire Sanders' tradition of using...
  • Monday, March 1, 2004
    Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. has announced that the firm has formally approved the opening of a Miami, FL office, which will be managed by nationally-known employment attorney Michael W. Casey III, who joined Epstein Becker in October as a member.
  • Monday, March 1, 2004
    New York's highest court, the Court of Appeals, has issued a unanimous decision in favor of Cozen O'Connor client National Colonial Insurance Company in Liquidation (NCIC), directing that a trust fund on deposit in New York be transferred to NCIC's liquidator in Kansas, NCIC's domiciliary state. The decision is significant for its reaffirmation of a...
  • Monday, March 1, 2004
    Pitney Hardin has announced that Yukio Kashiba was named Of Counsel, and Ronald E. Brown, Marc D. Crowley, Helen A. Nau, ThomasC. Regan, and David A. Sussman, were named counsel of the firm. Mr. Kashiba, a member of the Intellectual Property and Technology Practice Group in the New York office, focuses his practice on patent validity, infringement and...
  • Monday, March 1, 2004
    The Boston Bar Association (BBA) this month is offering a CLE seminar titled Intellectual Property at the Border: Strategic Use of ITC Proceedings. The program is scheduled for March 18 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Boston Bar Conference Center, 16 Beacon Street, Boston. Seminar participants will learn how to stop infringing imports at the border by using...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    With thousands of cases pending against pharmaceutical manufacturers of cold/cough medicines containing PPA (phenylpropanolamine), McCarter & English, LLP and Kaye Scholer LLP recently succeeded in refuting a plaintiff's claim that the PPA contained in Switzerland-based Novartis Consumer Health, Inc.'s Tavist-D caused her hemorrhagic stroke. This was...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that 12 attorneys have become partners with the firm. The new partners include: Sharlyn C. Heslam in the Dallas office, Sylvia Mayer Baker in the Houston office, Ian Hamilton in the London office, Douglas E. Lumish in the Silicon Valley office, Karel Drevinek and Petr Severa in the Prague office,...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Seven neutrals previously with ADR Associates, LLC have formally joined the panel of JAMS, The Resolution Experts. JAMS and ADR Associates, LLC combined their companies January 1 to offer expert dispute resolution services nationally.
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Bryan Cave LLP has announced the election of 17 new partners, including three in the New York office. The new partners are located in offices around the world - from New York to London and St. Louis to Santa Monica - reflecting the firm's international scope. The new partners in the New York office are: • James R. DeVita, a trial lawyer who...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Winston & Strawn has announced the election of its largest partner class in the firm's 150-year history. Thirty-five attorneys across five offices were promoted to partner. "We're very pleased that there were so many deserving partner candidates, and that the firm was in a position to give these attorneys the recognition they earned and deserved,"...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Lowenstein Sandler PC has announced that five attorneys have become members of the firm effective January 1. They include:...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The international trade and customs law firm Barnes Richardson & Colburn has launched its new web site (www.barnesrichardson.com) as a free service to the global trade community. Importers, exporters and others seeking information, news and analysis relating to global trade regulation have, since 1997, looked to the Barnes Richardson site as a...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Sills Cummis Radin Tischman Epstein & Gross P.A. hasannounced that the firm's name has been changed to Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C., effective January 1.Michael B. Tischman, one of its founding partners, has been named Senior Counsel to the firm. With offices in New Jersey, New York and San Francisco, the firm, founded in 1971, has grown to...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C. has announced that Edwin W. Weinberg has joined its Real Estate Practice Group as a member of the firm and will be resident in the New York Office. Mr. Weinberg started his career at Skadden Arps in New York City and most recently was a partner in his own New York City practice. He has focused on sophisticated...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Andrew J. Stamelman, a partner at Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti LLP, was honored with the 2003 Endowment Achievement Award by the United Jewish Communities of MetroWest New Jersey.The award was presented at the meeting of the General Assembly in Israel. As a leader with the Jewish Community Foundation (JCF) of MetroWest New Jersey for a...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Grotta, Glassman & Hoffman, P.A. (GG&H), a national labor and employment law firm exclusively representing management, has announced the elevation of three attorneys to principal status: Tedd Kochman, Keith McMurdy and Glenn Smith. All three principals are resident in GG&H's Roseland, NJ office, but also spend substantial time in Manhattan.
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The firm of Goodwin Procter LLP has announced that Arthur Greenberg has been promoted to chief operating officer of the firm. Mr. Greenberg joined the firm in 1996 as executive director. In his expanded role, Mr. Greenberg will be responsible for overseeing business, financial and administrative operations of Goodwin Procter firmwide. He will continue to...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The firm of Cozen O'Connor is continuing to expand its national commercial litigation practice group. Five litigators from Hill, Betts & Nash recently joined the firm and are now practicing in Cozen O'Connor's New York office, bringing the national practice group to nearly 90 attorneys. Peter J. McHugh, Geoffrey D. Ferrer and John F. Keating join...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Panelists at a New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association seminar produced recently by Budd Larner included, from left, Joseph J. Schiavone, Budd Larner; Mark S. Laska, Great Eastern Ecology, Inc.; Kathleen Marchetti, Budd Larner, and Geoffrey J. Alexander, CNA Insurance Companies. They discussed the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's new...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    It's the start of a new year and professionals everywhere are re-evaluating their goals. In the legal industry, some attorneys may be experiencing a mid-career crisis says Sheron Hedley-Smith, executive director of The Affiliates, a leading staffing firm specializing in the placement of attorneys, paralegals and other highly skilled professionals.
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The firm 20/20 Speech, the equity venture between NXT plc and QinetiQ, has announced that it will adopt Aurix aligner technology. With this integration, RealLegal will expand its comprehensive product range to include video-to-text synchronization software. RealLegal, a leading provider to the U.S. legal community of litigation and practice management...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The Somerville, NJ law firm of Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that Christina Hildebrand, Jeralyn L. Lawrence and Scott M. Baach have been named partners of the firm. Ms. Hildebrand advises clients on all aspects of U.S. and international patent and trademark matters, including obtaining, defending, asserting and maintaining...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    With thousands of cases pending against pharmaceutical manufacturers of cold/cough medicines containing PPA (phenylpropanolamine), McCarter & English, LLP and Kaye Scholer LLP recently succeeded in refuting a plaintiff's claim that the PPA contained in Switzerland-based Novartis Consumer Health, Inc.'s Tavist-D caused her hemorrhagic stroke. This was...