Firm and Provider News

  • Monday, January 1, 2007
    George Bundy Smith, who served for 14 years on New York's highest court, has joined Chadbourne & Parke LLP as a partner in the firm's litigation practice based in the New York City office. 'George Bundy Smith has had a storied career, and we are honored to have such a distinguished jurist join Chadbourne,' said Managing Partner Charles K. O'Neill.'...
  • Monday, January 1, 2007
    Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that trusts and estates attorney and partner Leah Bishop has been selected by Worth editors as one of The 100 Top Attorneys in the magazine's December 2006 issue.
  • Monday, January 1, 2007
    Akerman Senterfitt has announced the election of 25 new shareholders, including 19 internal promotions and six lateral hires. In the Fort Lauderdale, FL office, Ed Guntin was named shareholder in the Intellectual Property practice group and William F. Sullivan, Jr. in the Corporate practice group. In the Jacksonville, FL office, Peter Dame was...
  • Monday, January 1, 2007
    The Hon. Eve Preminger, former surrogate for New York County, has joined Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP as counsel. Ms. Preminger will focus her practice on litigation, appellate advocacy and the representation of individuals and organizations in all aspects of trusts and estates law. She will be a resource to the firm's Individual Clients...
  • Monday, January 1, 2007
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, certified public accountants and consultants, has announced that the following have been promoted to Officers. Kriste Naples-DeAngelo, CPA, MBA, has been named an accounting and auditing officer. She is a senior member of the firm's Pension Services Group. She has more than 20 years of experience in the public accounting...
  • Monday, January 1, 2007
    Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP was ranked first among Delaware firms participating in the 2006 Summer Associate Survey. The survey focused on nine areas relating to the summer associate experience, including the level of work provided, interactions with partners and full-time associates, how accurately the firm portrayed itself in interviews...
  • Monday, January 1, 2007
    The law firm of Jorden Burt LLP has announced that Marilyn A. Sponzo has returned to the firm as of counsel in its Connecticut office. Ms. Sponzo practices primarily in the area of securities and insurance product distribution, including mutual funds, variable annuities and variable life.
  • Monday, January 1, 2007
    Wolters Kluwer Law & Business is offering a comprehensive, one-stop online resource for more than 500 forms required for government contracts. WK Forms for Government Contracting provides instant online access to a collection of forms that can be completed and printed all from one common interface. A subscription to WK Forms for Government...
  • Monday, January 1, 2007
    A former federal prosecutor who handled several high profile cases while serving in the U.S. Attorney's Office, including the prosecution of former New Jersey State Senator John A. Lynch, has joined Gibbons, Del Deo, Dolan, Griffinger & Vecchione P.C.Ricardo Solano Jr. has become the newest addition to the firm's Criminal Defense Department, where he...
  • Monday, January 1, 2007
    Twelve Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP attorneys were recently named 2006 'Pennsylvania Rising Stars' by Philadelphia Magazine and Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Magazine, an annual listing of the top lawyers in Pennsylvania. Sean R. Adam, Christopher S. Connell, Valentino F. DiGiorgio III, Thomas W. Dymek, Leslie Miller Greenspan, Kim R. Jessum,...
  • Monday, January 1, 2007
    The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce has announced that William R. Sasso, chairman of Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young LLP, will receive the 2006 William Penn Award. The William Penn Award is the highest honor bestowed upon a business person in Greater Philadelphia. Awarded annually since 1949, recipients are chosen for their outstanding...
  • Monday, January 1, 2007
    LexisNexis U.S. has announced that Wiley Rein & Fielding LLP has selected LexisNexis Managed Network Services for its disaster recovery and business continuity services. Wiley Rein selected LexisNexis to help ensure the continued success of the firm in the event of a crisis.
  • Monday, January 1, 2007
    RPostUS Inc., the Registered E-mailcompany, has announced that members from more than nine state and regional bar associations in the United States and Puerto Rico use RPost Registered E-mail service to send critical e-mail messages and electronic documents with legal proof of delivery. With RPost services, e-mail users have legally valid evidence of...
  • Monday, January 1, 2007
    Akerman Senterfitt LLP has expanded its Washington, DC office with the additions of Kyle M. Mulhall and Guy D. Singer. Mr. Mulhall joins the firm's Government Affairs practice from Catapult Technology, Ltd., where he served as an executive and chief legal officer of the 300-person firm that provides management, business consulting, and information...
  • Monday, January 1, 2007
    The Practising Law Institute (PLI) has announced the release of the new Securities Litigation: A Practitioner's Guide, which gives attorneys comprehensive, up-to-date legal, procedural, tactical and strategic guidance for securities class action cases.
  • Friday, December 1, 2006
    In a move designed to create significant new opportunities for service to clients, the firms of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP and Gardner Carton & Douglas LLP have announced plans to combine. The combined firm would have more than 650 lawyers in 12 offices nationwide, making it one of the 70 largest law firms in the United States. The combination...
  • Friday, December 1, 2006
    Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross PC has announced the expansion of its New York office with the arrival of Peter A. Antonucci as a member of the firm in the Product Liability Practice Group. Mr. Antonucci focuses his practice on product liability, toxic torts, complex commercial litigation, class actions and crisis and disaster management.
  • Friday, December 1, 2006
    Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP has announced that 15 attorneys have been elected to the firm's Partnership, effective January 1. Eleven of the 15 are from the New York office, three from the Washington, DC office and one from the Frankfurt office.
  • Friday, December 1, 2006
    The partners, counsel, senior counsel, associates and staff of Proskauer Rose LLP mourn the loss of senior partner and former chair of the firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department, Stephen Rackow Kaye.
  • Friday, December 1, 2006
    McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP has announced the expansion of its government and regulatory affairs practice in California by opening an office in Sacramento, the state capital.
  • Friday, December 1, 2006
    The firm of King & Spalding LLP has announced that 12 lawyers have been made partners in the firm, effective January 1. In Atlanta, the new partners are Matthew S. Harman, tort litigation; William B. Shearer III, corporate, and Keith M. Townsend, corporate. In Houston, the new partner is Peter M. Oxman, real estate. In New York, new...
  • Friday, December 1, 2006
    Akerman Senterfitt has reached a new milestone having grown to 500 attorneys and consultants in its 12 offices across the country. The firm's ongoing recruitment and the addition in 2006 of its New York, Los Angeles and Northern Virginia offices contributed to the achievement. The firm is the largest in the state of Florida and employs more than 1,100...
  • Friday, December 1, 2006
    The international law firm Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has taken fourth place among firms with New York offices in The American Lawyer's annual Summer Associates Survey. With a focus on mentoring and high-quality work assignments, Kelley Drye's summer associates ranked the firm's program near the top of the list among more than 170 firms nationwide.
  • 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...