Firm and Provider News

  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    Margaret Gallagher Thompson, chair of Cozen O'Connor's trusts and estate planning practice group, was recently elected as a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), a professional association of approximately 2,700 lawyers and law professors from the United States and abroad. ACTEC Fellows are selected on the basis of...
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    Regina M. Pisa, chairman and managing partner, Goodwin Procter LLP, is one of five women who will be honored this month by the Colonel Daniel Marr Boys and Girls Club of Dorchester, MA with a New England Women's Leadership Award (NEWLA). Ms. Pisa will receive the NEWLA Pioneer Award. The presentation will take place at a reception on Thursday, May 13 from...
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    Reston, VA-based Cricket Technologies, a digital forensics and electronic discovery company that provides technology tools and services to manage complex litigation documents for law firms and corporate legal departments, has added three offices nationwide and three new regional sales managers. The new offices are located in Richmond, VA, managed by Peter...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP has announced the addition of Frederick R. Anderson as a partner and Geraldine Edens as Of Counsel in the firm's Environmental practice. Mr. Anderson is a nationally prominent environmental law and public policy practitioner and a former dean of the American University Law School. He and Ms. Edens will join the firm's...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    The American Bar Association's Section of International Law and Practice will present a panel session entitled "Leadership Forum - Challenges For Law Firms In A Changing International Market" at its Spring Meeting in New York.The session is to take place on Friday, April 16, 2004, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. at the Plaza Hotel, 59th Street and Fifth Avenue,...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    The international law firm of Herbert Smith has announced that it has promoted 13 lawyers to its partnership.
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    Robert L. Haig, partner with Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, has joined the National Center for State Courts' Lawyers Committee, which involves prominent practicing attorneys in the National Center's work and programs.
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    The American Arbitration Association (AAA) has announced the adoption of a Revised Code of Ethics for Arbitration in Commercial Disputes, effective March 1. The provisions of the Revised Code are subject to any contrary principles that may be found in governing law or applicable arbitration rules and also deter an agreement of parties to an arbitration to...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Three attorneys, Barbara H. Gallo, Daniel H. Sherman IV and Kerry F. Nelson, have joined the Environmental Practice Group at EpsteinBecker & Green, PC.
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Lexis Nexis Martindale-Hubbell has announced that it has entered into a multimedia marketing agreement with the tax services firm H&R Block, in which Martindale-Hubbell's lawyers .com website will be promoted to more than 15 million H&R Block clients through the company's 9,000 tax offices nationwide.
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced that Allison V. Friend will join the firm in the newly created position of chief human resources officer. In this role, Ms. Friend will work closely with firm management to create a best-in-class organizational support structure, leveraging the skills of the firm's administrative directors and bringing new resources to...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Ray Thek, a prominent dealmaker, has joined the firm of Lowenstein Sandler, PC as a director, effective March 1. Mr. Thek's hiring gives Lowenstein Sandler another powerful corporate attorney who specializes in technology and life sciences deals. He joins directors Peter H. Ehrenberg, chair of the firm's 60-lawyer Corporate Department, and Edward M....
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    The firm of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP was cited in 13 categories in a recent survey conducted by The BTI Consulting Group, Inc. of Boston, a market research and management consulting firm. The survey, The Survey of Client Service Performance for Law Firms, was based on interviews with nearly 200 corporate counsel at Fortune 1000 companies.
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that New York Lawyers for the Public Interest has selected Richard J. Davis, a partner of the firm, as the recipient of the 2004 Law & Society Award for his distinguished service to the legal profession and community. The award annually honors an attorney who best combines outstanding legal skills with a long...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    The firm of Pitney, Hardin, Kipp & Szuch llp has signed a new lease totaling 46,339 square feet at Times Square Tower for its New York City office. The firm's new office is located on the south side of 42nd Street between Broadway and Seventh Avenue. Pitney Hardin will relocate from its current New York location at 685 Third Avenue, between 43rd and...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Holland & Knight LLP has announced that Neal N. Beaton, an attorney practicing in the areas of corporate and commercial transactions, intellectual property, international trade and business immigration law, has been named Practice Group Leader for the Business Law Practice Group in New York City. In addition to his new responsibilities, Mr. Beaton...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Jerome J. Shestack, a partner at WolfBlock and co-chair of the firm's Business Litigation Practice Group, has been appointed chairman of the American Bar Association's (ABA) Center for Human Rights by ABA President Dennis Archer. The Center for Human Rights coordinates many human rights activities, including sending observers to human rights trials, rule...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    The firm of Grotta, Glassman & Hoffman, P.A. has strengthened its New York presence by adding three principals from Rains & Pogrebin, P.C., a 56-year-old labor and employment law firm based on Long Island, which is dissolving. The three new principals are Bertrand B. Pogrebin, a founder of Rains & Pogrebin, Bruce Millman, managing partner,...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Bruce I. Goldstein, managing partner of Saiber Schlesinger Satz & Goldstein, Newark, NJ, announced recently that Ruth D. Kirshner has been promoted to Counsel. Ms. Kirshner's practice is focused on insurance and reinsurance coverage litigation, legal malpractice defense and complex commercial litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Kirshner was Law...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Weil Gotshal advised privately-held Interactive Search Holdings, Inc. in its agreement, announced last month, to be acquired by Ask Jeeves, Inc. The deal was led by Weil Gotshal's Silicon Valley office, in collaboration with the firm's New York and Washington, D.C. offices. "The synergy between the firm's Mergers & Acquisitions practice groups in New...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    The firm of McCarter & English, LLP has named Kimberly S. Penner as partner in the New York office and Debra M. Perry as partner in the Newark, NJ office. The naming of Ms. Penner and Ms. Perry is a reflection of the firm's growth strategy along the Northeast corridor and its increased activity in the life sciences industry.
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Integrity Interactive Corporation has announced that it has signed an agreement with Deere & Company to roll out Integrity Interactive's ethics and compliance training courses as part of Deere's enterprise-wide compliance and ethics program. The comprehensive online program will assist Deere & Company in its continuing efforts to raise employee...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Recently the New Jersey Appellate Division handed down a landmark decision reversing an administrative law judge (ALJ) decision that the commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) had approved. The firm of Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. represented the appellant.
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Keith R. Dutill and Kevin R. Boyle have been elected to three-year terms on the Board of Directors at Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP. Mr. Dutill, a partner since 1994, is the managing partner of the firm's Malvern, PA office. Mr. Boyle is chairman of the firm's Business Department, a group of more than 50 attorneys who assist clients in the...