Firm and Provider News

  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    How has the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 affected corporate financing? What constitutes a contribution? What are political action committee formation requirements, contribution limits, reporting and record-keeping requirements and tax issues? The answers to these and other questions can be found in the new Election Law Primer for Corporations ,...
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP attorney Valentino F. DiGiorgio III recently was elected treasurer and finance chairman of the Chester County (PA) Republican Party. Mr. DiGiorgio is a member of the firm's Government and Public Affairs Practice Group.
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    Alka Bahal has joined the firm of Grotta, Glassman and Hoffman, p.c. (GG&H) as a principal and serves as chair of the firm's Corporate Immigration Practice Group.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that the Hon. E. Norman Veasey, former chief justice of Delaware, has joined the firm as a senior partner. Judge Veasey will serve as a strategic adviser to the firm's roster of prominent global clients on a wide range of issues across the firm's core competencies of mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Stephen J. Cabot, a leading labor relations attorney, has joined the firm of Saul Ewing LLP as co-chair of the firm's Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Practice Group. He comes to Saul Ewing with more than 30 years of labor law experience, helping clients, including many Fortune 500 companies, some union and some non-union.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Cozen O'Connor has announced the opening of the firm's 21st office, in Houston, Texas, at 1 Houston Center, 1221 McKinney St., Suite 2900. The firm also maintains another Texas office in Dallas, with 25 attorneys.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Forty-one WolfBlock partners have been named in Philadelphia magazine's "2004 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers." The June edition of the magazine features a variety of categories into which the lawyers were voted. Six of WolfBlock's attorneys were listed in the Top 100 Philadelphia Super Lawyers.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The firm of Proskauer Rose LLP has expanded to Boston. The opening of the new office, the firm's seventh, has been spearheaded by Steven M. Bauer, partner, Joseph A. Capraro Jr., partner, and Daniel J. Bernstein, senior counsel. Also joining the Boston office recently as a partner was Mark W. Batten, a prominent labor and employment attorney. Mr. Batten...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Stephen M. Sorett has joined McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP as a partner in the original and largest national government contracts practice in the country. He will be based in the firm's Washington, DC office. Mr. Sorett has extensive experience in numerous areas of government contracting, including privatization and outsourcing, project finance,...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    FindLaw has announced its Corporate Counsel Center has quickly grown to become the preferred source for online legal news and information among the nation's top in-house corporate counselors, according to a recent study. The FindLaw Corporate Counsel Center caters to the specific needs of in-house lawyers, offering cost-effective tools such as industry...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Roderick A. McLeod, a seasoned litigator who has tried and arbitrated a wide range of commercial disputes around the world, has joined the international law firm Jones Day as a partner in its fast-growing San Francisco office.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C., counsel to New Jersey and New York's premier hospital systems, is gearing up to better serve its expanding list of health care clients. The firm has announced the growth of its New York Offices at 399 Park Avenue with the expansion of its Health Care and Labor & Employment Groups and the arrival of an experienced...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Holland & Knight Partner Jorge L. Hernandez-Toraño has been named chairman of the Miami Business Forum, a 30-year-old organization of civic and corporate leaders dedicated to promoting social welfare and enhancing civic life in Miami Dade County. He assumes the chairmanship from Joe Lacher, president of BellSouth Florida, who chaired the Forum for 28...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Alexander D. Lynch has joined the firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP as a capital markets partner in the Corporate Practice in the firm's New York office. Prior to joining Weil Gotshal, he was the managing partner and co-founder of the New York office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Two attorneys have recently joined the firm of Nelson Levine de Luca & Horst, LLC. Timothy W. Stalker joined Nelson Levine as partner, heading up the Reinsurance Practice in the firm's Recovery Group. Arnold Braun has joined Nelson Levine in the Reinsurance Practice group where he will continue his practice of reinsurance litigation and insurance...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced that F. Dennis Saylor, a partner of the firm, was confirmed by the United States Senate to be a United States district judge for the District of Massachusetts. Mr. Saylor fills the vacancy created by the retirement of U.S. District Court Judge Robert E. Keeton.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Matthew S. Dunn, an attorney with the New York office of Bryan Cave LLP, has been elected chairman of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) New York Chapter. Mr. Dunn will be AILA's senior immigration lawyer in New York, running the chapter working with immigration, state department and labor department officials.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    McCarter & English, LLP, a regional law firm, has named Kenneth R. Levonaitis as its first chief information officer. Mr. Levonaitis formerly held a similar position at New York's Pennie & Edmonds LLP, a large intellectual property law firm which dissolved recently.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Peter B. Ajalat has joined the firm of Grotta, Glassman & Hoffman, P.A. (GG&H) in the position of Of Counsel. Mr. Ajalat's practice focuses on all aspects of traditional labor law, which includes all manner of counseling and advice, administrative proceedings and litigation arising within that context.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP (Vorys), headquartered in Columbus, OH, has been ranked as one of the top law firms in the world in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions for the first quarter of 2004. The firm ranks 23rd among U.S. and international law firms including top firms in New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, London and Frankfurt.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The firm of Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti LLP has announced the election of two attorneys as partners and the naming of four others as counsel. The new partners are:...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Richard M. Strassberg, a partner at Goodwin Procter LLP, and Sarah E. Walters, a former associate at Goodwin Procter, have been selected to receive the prestigious Burton Award for Legal Achievement, which honors excellence in legal writing.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Herbert Smith has advised Harbin Brewery Group Limited in relation to an unprecedented takeover battle for a listed company with its business in the People's Republic of China. Harbin is China's fourth largest beer maker and is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. On May 4, SABMiller plc launched a hostile bid for Harbin. Anheuser-Busch, a leading U.S...
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    Two four-color ads that promote Saul Ewing's ability to think ahead earned top awards at the 2004 Philly Gold ceremony, a creative competition open to all companies in the Greater Philadelphia region. Another top award also was presented to Deardorff Associates in the "Mixed-Media" category, which covered the entire campaign, combining Saul Ewing ads,...