Firm and Provider News

  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Fully 60 percent of multinational companies say they believe fraud is more likely to occur in their emerging market operations than their developed market ones, according to a recent survey of the world's largest companies by global professional services firm Ernst & Young. However, a majority of these companies admit that their controls and...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced that 59 of its attorneys were named to the Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers directory. The recently published guide highlights the work of the nation's leading practitioners across a variety of legal disciplines. Goodwin Procter as a firm was ranked number one within the categories of Banking &...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. has announced the formation of EBG Advisors, Inc., an affiliated company offering vertically integrated strategy and public policy consulting services specifically designed for the health care and life sciences industries. EBG Advisors becomes the leading affiliate of a major national law firm to offer consulting...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    The firm of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP has recently welcomed three attorneys to the firm, all resident in the Philadelphia office. Janet E. Reed, Ph.D., has joined the firm as a partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group, focusing her practice on patents related to biotechnological inventions in medicine, agriculture and environmental...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    New York Justice Betty Weinberg Ellerin (ret.), a pioneer for women in the judiciary who has presided over the settlement of more than 2,500 cases has joined JAMS, The Resolution Experts. Justice Ellerin, who retired from the New York Appellate Division last December after more than 20 years and currently is senior counsel at Alston & Bird, will be...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Three attorneys at the law firm of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. have formed an immigration crisis team to assist individuals with matters involving Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) inspections or raids. Immigration attorney Michael Ligorano, Labor & Employment attorney Patrick Collins, and Theodore Margolis, who practices in the area...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced its recognition in the new edition of Chambers USA, an annual directory of America's leading business lawyers. Forty-one Proskauer attorneys and 24 practice areas were included in this years edition of Chambers USA, widely acknowledged as one of the world's top arbiters of legal achievement. These rankings reflect a 30...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C. is pleased to announce the arrival of three new attorneys to the Newark Office. Leslie Gladstone Restaino, formerly a partner with Thelen Reid & Priest LLP in Florham Park, NJ, has joined the firm as a member of the Intellectual Property and Life Sciences Practice Group.
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Thomas Sykes Schaufelberger, a highly regarded attorney in the area of insurance law, has joined Saul Ewing as a partner in the Litigation Department. Paul A. Fitzsimmons, who has practiced with Mr. Schaufelberger, has joined the Litigation Department as special counsel. Both attorneys are members of the firm's Insurance Practice Group and will...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that Michelle La Mar has been named a co-chair of the firm's Employment and Labor Team, which acts as outside counsel to businesses and private entitieswith respect to their ongoing employment and labor law obligations. Ms. La Mar has practiced in the area of labor and employment law for nearly 15 years. She will lead...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Eisner LLP, a middle-market accounting and business advisory services firm, has announced that Jim Connors has been promoted to partner in the firm's not-for-profit practice group, as the firm continues its rapid growth.
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Akerman Senterfitt has been selected as the exclusive Florida law firm for Lex Mundi, a leading association of independent law firms. Members are chosen for the breadth and depth of their legal expertise, their reputations in their jurisdictions, and the quality of their client service.
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced that partners Thomas C. Meriam and Bruce J. Rader are joining its Private Equity Practice in New York, further enhancing the firm's private equity platform. They join Goodwin Procter from Chadbourne & Parke in New York. A national leader in the sector for more than 40 years, Goodwin Procter was the sixth most...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    The 2006 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business has ranked Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP a leader in seven practice areas, while recognizing 17 individual attorneys in their fields. Young Conaway ranked first in Delaware for its Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Employment, Real Estate and Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    The hiring outlook for law firms and corporate legal departments remains positive, a new survey shows. Fifty-five percent of attorneys surveyed plan to add personnel in the coming year. Only 1 percent of respondents anticipate reductions in personnel. These results reflect little change from a similar poll conducted in 2005. Corporate governance,...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Furthering its commitment to providing exclusive sources aimed at customer success, LexisNexis U.S. has announced the June launch of Legal Industry Monitor , a daily electronic newsletter that will deliver a variety of news and information focused on the law firm and legal industry.It will include headlines from a variety of sources including Mealey's...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Holland & Knight LLP has been named among the nation's leading law firms in 19 practice areas, earning top rankings in multiple markets and a No. 1 ranking in the nation for its shipping and aviation transportation, Native American law and wealth management practices. In addition, 74 Holland & Knight attorneys have been recognized among the nation'...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Guidance Software recently hosted a discussion and dinner for corporate executives The company's product EnCase is used widely by Fortune 500 companies as a means of bringing together all the ingredients required for information management systems to meet e-discovery and litigation readiness requirements. Prior to the dinner, guests heard Patrick Burke...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    SPi's Legal Division, an Austin, TX-based leading provider of electronic discovery, document coding and litigation support services to law firms, corporate legal departments and government agencies, announced that its new Hybrid Coding service was showcased at LegalTech West Coast June 5 and 6 in Los Angeles. Hybrid Coding incorporates the strongest...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Two Step Software, Inc. has teamed up with a leading expert from Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P to present the essential ingredients of developing a client focused disaster recovery and business continuity strategy in a webinar titled Safeguarding Your Clients' Minute Books: Is There a Gap in Your Plan? The 60-minute live, online presentation...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    The NJ Casino Control Commission (CCC) on June 21 granted the petition of Microsoft which sought the waiver of the submission of disclosure forms on behalf of Bill Gates, Microsoft's chairman, and Steve Ballmer, Microsoft's chief executive officer. The basis for the waiver was the fact that both Mr. Gates and Mr. Ballmer previously received top secret...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP has announce that Howard H. Shafferman and R. Thomas Hoffmann have been appointed co-heads of the firm's Energy and Project Finance Group. Ballard's Energy and Project Finance Group includes 32 lawyers and has a strong national and international reputation for its innovative work. The group represents project...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    DataCert, Inc. has announced that David Easterby has been appointed vice president of product engineering. As DataCert's vice president of product engineering, Mr. Easterby will be responsible for all software product engineering processes, including design, implementation, quality assurance, deployment and support.
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Kramer Levin announced that Philip R. Weingold has joined the firm as a partner in the Tax Department. Mr. Weingold's practice includes the representation of corporations, partner-ships, limited liability companies, joint ventures and individuals with respect totax matters. Mr. Weingold served as attorney adviser to the Hon. Theodore Tannenwald...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Cozen O'Connor is further expanding its labor and employment practice group with four attorneys joining the Philadelphia office from Klett Rooney Lieber & Schorling. Mark J. Foley, Raymond A. Kresge, Andrew J. Rolfes, and George A. Voegele Jr. have high profile national practices, representing pharmaceutical, technology, real estate and other...