Firm and Provider News

  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Proskauer Rose LLP announced its continued expansion with the impending opening of its 12th and 13th offices, first in Hong Kong and later in Beijing. In the past year, the firm opened in London and São Paulo, while substantially expanding its presence in Paris. Earlier this year, Proskauer also opened in Chicago, its eighth office in the U.S. Former...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Day Pitney recently announced that Cynthia K. Courtney has joined the firm's Hartford office as Electronic Discovery Counsel, providing guidance to the Commercial Litigation, Labor and Employment and Intellectual Property Departments. With more than 20 years of litigation experience in corporate and private practice settings, Ms. Courtney will counsel...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Michael K. S. Chan has recently joined the Hong Kong office of K & L Gates LLP as a partner in the firm's corporate, mergers and acquisitions and securities practice. He joins K&L Gates from Jones Day. A Hong Kong native, Mr. Chan advises clients on a variety of transactional and corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, venture...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Scott Murray and Anjana Patel, Members of the Firm and Co-Chairs of the Firm's Diversity Committee, were interviewed about diversity in the legal profession and more specifically at Sills Cummis & Gross. According to Mr. Murray, "Diversity is absolutely a core value of [Sills Cummis & Gross]." Mr. Murray also stated "This is an international world...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Joel R. Burcat, a partner and co-chair of the Environmental Department at Saul Ewing LLP and Terry R. Bossert, a Partner and Chair of the Environmental Regulation and Litigation Group at Post & Schell P.C., are co-editors of the fifth edition of Pennsylvania Environmental Law and Practice, published by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. Additional Saul...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Stradley Ronon chairman and chairman of the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation William R. Sasso hosted U.S. Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi for a discussion of her book Know Your Power: A Message to America's Daughters at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Pelosi is the first woman to lead a major party in Congress as well as the first female Speaker of the...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP is among this year's ten most highly regarded international law firms for major India-related work, selected by the editors of the India Business Law Journal.
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Proskauer Rose LLP has planned a webinar for Thursday,October 30 from 1 to 2 pm EST titled Employee Free Choice Act: Are You aTarget? The program has been approved for I.0 credit hour for Areas ofProfessional Practice. The speakers are partners at Proskauer Rose LLP – Peter D.Conrad, Marvin M. Goldstein, and Lawrence Z. Lorber.  They will be joined by...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Proskauer Rose LLP has planned a webinar for Thursday,October 30 from 1 to 2 pm EST titled Employee Free Choice Act: Are You aTarget? The program has been approved for I.0 credit hour for Areas ofProfessional Practice. The speakers are partners at Proskauer Rose LLP – Peter D.Conrad, Marvin M. Goldstein, and Lawrence Z. Lorber.  They will be joined by...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    TRC's Energy Services division, a 2008 Energy Star Partner of the Year, is expanding its award winning energy efficiency programs with NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) and the New Jersey Office of Clean Energywith contract awards totaling $2.5 million.
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    On Tuesday, October 28, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP will host a program designed to address the many questions and issues surrounding the PERM recruitment regulations. The seminar will take place at the Kramer Levin offices, 1177 Avenue of the Americas, Concourse Level One, New York, New York, beginning at noon with registration and adjourning...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    In its highly selective ranking of the most distinguished individuals in Corporate Governance, Directorship Magazine has named three Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP attorneys, Holly J. Gregory, Ira M. Millstein and E. Norman Veasey, to its roster of the 100 influentials with greatest impact on boardrooms and the governance field overall. In addition, Ira...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    In a move that bolsters its Islamic finance and investment funds, private equity, energy and infrastructure transactions capabilities, King & Spalding, is adding three counsel and three associates in the firm's Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Riyadh offices, bringing the number of King & Spalding lawyers and paralegals in the Middle East to 24 and solidifying...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Tamara "Tami" Carmichael has joined Loeb & Loeb LLP in the firm's New York office as a partner in the Intellectual Property Litigation Group and will work closely with the firm's rapidly expanding Emerging Media and Advertising and Promotions Practice Groups. Ms. Carmichael regularly provides counsel to and litigates on behalf of clients in the...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Chadbourne & Parke has bolstered its Dubai office by transferring two partners from its London office and hiring a new international partner. The moves expand Chadbourne's project finance, insurance and arbitration capabilities in the Middle East, a region of increasing importance to the firm. Chadbourne has to date serviced its Gulf projects practice...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Sean J. Bellew has joined Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP as of counsel in the Litigation Department and the Commercial Litigation Practice Group and David A. Felice has joined as an associate in the Litigation Department.
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Lowenstein Sandler has received top honors in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2008).The firm's Corporate, Litigation, and Environmental practices maintained their tier-one standing for another consecutive year and Lowenstein Sandler's Bankruptcy/Restructuring Practice earned tier-one ranking for the first time. The firm's Corporate...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Rolf Zaiss has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as a partner in the ERISA practice in New York. Mr. Zaiss' practice focuses on the employee benefits and executive compensation-related aspects of mergers & acquisitions transactions. A veteran of hundreds of public and private mergers, leveraged buyouts and asset deals, Mr. Zaiss also...
  • Monday, September 1, 2008
  • Monday, September 1, 2008
    The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., recently completed its acquisition of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP client The Philadelphia Stock Exchange, Inc. (PHLX) for an aggregate purchase price of $695 million.PHLX is the third largest options market in the U.S. and the nation's oldest stock exchange, having been founded in 1790.The deal was handled by a...
  • Monday, September 1, 2008
    In the recently approved merger of the nation's two satellite radio companies, Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio, Wiley Rein played a significant role, assisting Sirius to obtain approval of the $3.5 billion deal. The deal, which had to clear a host of regulatory hurdles, took more than a year to complete. The new company will operate as Sirius...
  • Monday, September 1, 2008
    Jones Day announced that three veteran attorneys have joined the firm this week as partners in its California offices. Arthur S. Beeman and Pamela K. Fulmer have joined Jones Day's San Francisco Office as partners in the Intellectual Property Practice, coming to the firm from DLA Piper, and Jonn Beeson has joined Jones Day's Irvine Office as a partner in...
  • Monday, September 1, 2008
    Stradley Ronon attorneys Andrew K. Stutzman and Jeanne Rentezelas presented The Subprime Lending Market and Related Litigation Challenges at the recent Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Legal Division Symposium. They discussed how to evaluate litigation risk in open and closed banks; strategize for dealing with subprime litigation cases; and prepare...
  • Monday, September 1, 2008
    By a 6-0 vote, the U.S. International Trade Commission ("ITC") recently announced its affirmative decision on the petition filed by U.S. producers of laminated woven polypropylene sacks against dumped and subsidized imports of these products from China. Laminated woven sacks are typically used to package pet foods, bird seeds, and similar products sold at...
  • Monday, September 1, 2008
    A team of four attorneys has been hired by Chadbourne & Parke LLP to strengthen its practices in infrastructure, public-private partnerships (PPP), M&A and real estate in Poland. Michael Kurzynski, Jacek Kosinski, Adriana Bronikowska and Krzysztof Lyszyk are joining Chadbourne's Warsaw office from Wierzbowski Eversheds. Mr. Kurzynski will be...