Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Edward A. Kwalwasser, former group executive vice president for regulation at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), has joined the firm as senior regulatory counsel.
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP has announced that Christopher S. Augustine has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate Department. Mr. Augustine joins the firm from the Corporate and Securities Practice Group at Jenkins & Gilchrist Parker Chapin LLP, where he was a shareholder. Mr. Augustine is being joined by associate David J. Levine...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Paul Williams, of counsel in Bryan Cave's New York office, was honored by Sen. Hillary Clinton at her Fifth Annual African-American Heritage Celebration, Sunday last month at the Harlem Children's Zone. The event paid tribute to distinguished members of the community and honored African-American culture and achievement in New York.
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Winston & Strawn LLP announced that a team of leading attorneys in the field of international arbitration recently joined its Washington, DC office. The team, which has extensive experience in Latin America, includes partner Paolo Di Rosa, counsel Gaela Gehring Flores and associates Tomás Leonard and Manuel Garcia. The team followed partner Ronald...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP, has named Jeffrey A. Lutsky managing partner. He will be responsible for managing more than 140 attorneys in six offices. He will also oversee strategic growth initiatives for the firm, while continuing his litigation practice. He replaces Jane Landes Foster, who served in the position for the past six years. At...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Wiley Rein & Fielding (WRF) has announced that Edward P. Faberman, a partner of the Chicago/Washington, DC law firm of Ungaretti & Harris and the executive director of the Air Carrier Association of America, has joined the firm as a partner in its Aerospace & Aviation and Government Affairs Practice Groups.
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Davis & Gilbert LLP, a leading advertising, marketing and communications law firm, has announced the appointment of Robert H. Cohen, Ashima A. Dayal, Daniel A. Feinstein and James L. Johnston as partners and Brooke Erdos Singer as counsel effective January 1. Mr. Cohen concentrates his practice in labor and employment law and is involved with...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Arent Fox PLLC has announced that U.S. Representative Chris John (D-LA) has joined the firm's government relations practice as senior government relations advisor. Mr. John, a four-term congressman, led efforts in the House to combat the erosion and marsh destruction affecting Louisiana's coastline, worked to make the state a part of the "digital economy...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    WolfBlock recently announced that Lani A. Adler has joined the firm as a partner in the New York City office. Ms. Adler joins the Business Litigation Practice Group from Becker, Glynn, Melamed & Muffly in New York. She counsels an extensive array of foreign and domestic clients and is experienced in handling a variety of litigation and arbitration...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Bryan Cave LLP has elected 16 new partners effective January 1. The new partners are located in offices from St. Louis, Phoenix, New York City, Kansas City, Santa Monica, Irvine and Chicago. The new partners are:
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    The Somerville, NJ-based law firm of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that members of another Somerville firm, Schacter, Trombodore, Offen & Stanton, P.A., have joined the firm effective January 1. Richard J. Schacter, Stephen M. Offen, Michael J. Stanton, Timothy P. McKeown and Jerry S. D'Aniello have joined Norris McLaughlin as...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Grotta, Glassman & Hoffman, P.C. (GG&H), a national labor and employment law firm exclusively representing management, has announced the elevation of associate Russell J. McEwan to principal status. Mr. McEwan is resident in GG&H's Roseland, NJ office, but also spends substantial time in the firm's Manhattan office. Mr. McEwan is licensed in...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the addition of Anthony R.G. Nolan to the firm's Business Law Department. He joins the firm as partner in its New York office. In his new position at Goodwin Procter, Mr. Nolan brings 10 years of experience in public and private securitization and structured finance, warehouse facilities, asset-backed commercial paper...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, a leading client development company for the legal profession, has announced the launch of law firm diversity profiles on martindale.com, a new online marketing offering that helps law firms improve their business development outreach to prospective clients and enhance their recruiting efforts for fresh legal talent.
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti LLP has announced that Arthur R. Sypek Jr. has joined the firm's government affairs office in Trenton.Mr. Sypek, who joins the firm as counsel, is the Mercer County (NJ) Counsel, was counsel to the successful election campaign of Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes and previously served as counsel to the...
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    U.S. law firm Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP (K&L) and English firm Nicholson Graham & Jones (NGJ) announced that, effective January 1, they have combined forces to become Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG). The firm comprises 950 lawyers practicing in 10 U.S. offices and London.
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Powell A. Moore, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs, joined McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP's Washington, DC office in the firm's national Government Affairs practice as Managing Director of Federal Government Relations on February 1.
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    The firm of Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C. has announced the continued expansion and relocation of its New York City offices to 30 Rockefeller Plaza. Attorneys there may be reached by phone at (212) 643-7000 or by fax at 212-643-6550.
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Wiley Rein & Fielding (WRF) has announced the election of five new partners and two of counsel to the firm, effective January 1. Joining the partnership are Scott E. Bain, Martha E. Heller, Eric W. Leonard, Mark A. Pacella and Sandra Tvarian Stevens. James D. Phipps and Kathryn Comerford Todd are the firm's newest of counsel.
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Thomson Elite, part of the Thomson Corporation and a worldwide provider of business software to professional service firms, has announced the availability of EliteWebView 5.0 WebView, part of the Elite Financial and Practice Management system, is increasingly used by professional service firms that require convenient and user-friendly Internet access to...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    When you think of words to describe a law firm's culture, what comes to mind? Formal? Competitive? Not so, say attorneys. When surveyed recently about their work environment, the top adjectives used were "team oriented" (76 percent), "family friendly" (36 percent) and "casual" (30 percent).
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Holland & Knight LLP has announced that retired U.S. Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-CO) will join the firm's Government Section as a senior policy advisor working out of its Washington, DC office. A champion for Native Americans for nearly two decades on Capitol Hill, Mr. Campbell will also serve as a member of the firm's Indian Law Practice Group.
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Mike Wilens has been appointed president and CEO of the newly created Thomsen Legal & Regulatory North American Legal organization. In this role, Mr. Wilens will oversee growth and integration opportunities for the Thomsen portfolio of legal information, law practice software and marketing businesses including Thomsen West, Thomsen Elite and Thomsen...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has announced that 16 of the firm's lawyers have been elected to the partnership: in Austin, Michael J. Biles; in Dallas, Keith M. Aurzada, Joseph L. Motes III and Scott T. Williams; in Houston, Gregory V. Brown and Carlos A. Soléé III; in Los Angeles, Gregory W. Knopp; in New York, Wendy Friedman Dulman, Christopher M...