Firm and Provider News

  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Cozen O'Connor has announced that 17 of its associates have been named members of the firm. "We are extremely proud to welcome these highly qualified attorneys into membership in the firm," said Patrick J. O'Connor, president of Cozen O'Connor. "Their individual and combined contributions reflect the talent and strength of our firm."
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    The firm of Winston & Strawn has announced recent accomplishments of a number of its women partners. Liisa M. Thomas was featured in a Crain's Chicago Business profile titled She Stops Them from Crossing the (On)Line. In the profile, Ms. Thomas discusses her work on "hot" issues such as text messaging and the Children's Online Privacy Act.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    DataCert, Inc. has announced that it now offers matter management capabilities with its acquisition of Corprasoft, Inc., a Dallas-based provider of matter management solutions. The acquisition will combine two products to law departments (legal spend management and matter management) and broaden DataCert's existing product capabilities of legal and...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    The National Arbitration Forum recently welcomed new Director of Marketing Aimee Egan and Senior Business Development Executive Mike Bjellos. In her role as director of marketing, Ms. Egan will plan and execute all marketing and communications initiatives. She succeeds Curtis Brown, former director of marketing. Ms. Egan comes from Thomson West where she...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Herbert S. Riband Jr., a retired Saul Ewing LLP personal wealth, estates and trusts attorney, was recently honored by the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts by having a scholarship fund named for him and his wife. The Herb & Leah Riband Scholarship Fund was established to recognize Mr. Riband for his 30 years of service to the Academy, and his most...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Professionals now have a comprehensive new resource to guide them through the complex world of buying and selling with Solicitations, Bids, Proposals and Source Selection: Building a Winning Contract, published by CCH as part of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. "This is a one-of-a-kind book that offers both breadth and depth of practical guidance," said...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    ONSITE3 has announced that its Consulting Practice Group is targeting legal and regulatory compliance with an expanded range of offerings in the discovery and technology arenas. ONSITE3's Consulting Practice Group is geared to provide immediate assistance or advice on recommended best practices and solutions, such as creative solutions to problems that...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP has announced that it has opened a New York office. The office, which is located in Midtown Manhattan, will provide clients and co-counsel with convenient access to the lawyers in Young Conaway's national practice areas and increase the firm's ability to serve as a resource to other law firms.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Nixon Peabody LLP has named Paul Schrier as managing partner of its San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices. Mr. Schrier is a 20-year veteran of Nixon Peabody, with a practice focusing on secured lending involving real estate and other asset-based financings, real estate acquisitions and dispositions of commercial, retail, industrial, and hotel properties...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Law firms and corporate legal departments will be adding to their teams in the year ahead, a new survey shows. Litigation, corporate governance and intellectual property were identified as the areas of law expected to experience the most growth. The survey was developed by Robert Half Legal, a leading staffing service specializing in attorneys, paralegals...
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the addition of Adrienne A. Scerbak as a partner in the firm's Business Law practice in New York. Ms. Scerbak brings to the firm expertise in ERISA and employee benefits and compensation matters.
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    The Somerville, NJ law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that 18 of its members have been selected for inclusion in New Jersey Super Lawyers 2007. New Jersey Super Lawyers are selected based on a peer-review survey mailed to more than 32,000 attorneys throughout the state, a blue-ribbon panel review process, and independent research...
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Corporation Service Company (CSC), a privately-held company and leading provider of legal and financial services to corporations and law firms, has announced that it has acquired NameProtect, a privately-held leader of digital brand management solutions for the Global 2000.
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    James R. Case, a former judge of both Clearwater, FL (winter) and Whitefish, MT (summer), recently joined the National Arbitration Forum's national panel of independent and neutral arbitrators and mediators.
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Mark E. Raymond has joined Holland & Knight as a partner in the firm's West Palm Beach office. Mr. Raymond brings more than 20 years of experience in public finance and commercial lending, further strengthening Holland & Knight's state and national public finance practice.
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP (K&L Gates) recently welcomed W. David Shenk to its intellectual property and patent litigation practice. Mr. Shenk comes to the firm from Christensen O'Connor Johnson Kindness.
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that two of its attorneys have been elected to the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Executive Committee. Claire P. Gutekunst, a partner in Proskauer's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department, was elected a vice president, and Peter J.W. Sherwin, partner and chair of the firm's International Arbitration Practice,...
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    More than 35 attorneys representing over 20 law firms in the tri-state area attended a diversity program, Pathways to Partnership for Associates of Color, hosted by Gibbons and the New Jersey State Bar Association's Minorities in the Profession Section (MIPS).
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced that Siobhan McCleary has joined the firm as Partner in the Corporate Department, specializing in the area of private equity.Ms. McCleary will practice in the firm's New York office.
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Hoffmann & Baron, LLP has announced the relocation of its New Jersey office to 6 Campus Drive, Parsippany, NJ effective March 26. Now in its 23rd year as a full-service intellectual property (IP) law firm, Hoffmann & Baron specializes in the procurement of patent, trademark, and copyright rights, and prosecution, counseling, licensing, and...
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, has announced that the following individuals have been promoted from supervisor to manager.
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    The Swedish Government has announced the intention to privatize several State-owned companies. ( See, Article, "Opportunities In Sweden &Norway For U.S. Strategic Buyers: Part I - Sweden," by Constance R. Barnhart, previous page). U.S. and other foreign companies are invited to bid in the coming privatizations, and many have started actively preparing...
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Akerman Senterfitt LLP continues to expand its New York office with the addition of Howard J. Finkelstein, who joins the firm's national Corporate practice as a shareholder.
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that Thomas A. Guida has joined the firm's Intellectual Property and Entertainment Groups as a partner. Mr. Guida, who will reside in the New York office, formerly practiced law at Baker & Hostetler LLP in New York.
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    On April 11, Holland & Knight hosted New York Times bestselling author and child advocate Ishmael Beah for a presentation and booksigning in its New York office. In his heartrending, courageously honest autobiography A Long Way Gone, Mr. Beah recounts how his idyllic childhood was obliterated when civil war broke out in Sierra Leone, and bands of...