Firm and Provider News

  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    Six lawyers from Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG) have been named among The New York Area's Best Lawyers by New York Magazine. The listing names the top 1,371 lawyers in the New York Metro area, covering 51 practice areas, and is featured in a special section of the magazine published in cooperation with The Best Lawyers in...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    Spencer D. Phillips and Gina M. Sickinger have joined the Rochester office of the national law firm Nixon Peabody LLP. Mr. Phillips is a member of the firm's Labor and Employment Practice Group. Previously, he was an attorney for the Empire Justice Center where he litigated numerous matters involving the American Disabilities Act, the New York State...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    Connell Foley partner Karen Painter Randall was chosen by New Jersey Law Journal for recognition in its special magazine, Women and Minorities in the Legal Profession . This annual issue features high-achieving women and minority lawyers at New Jersey law firms, at corporate legal departments and in government.
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    Richard C. Goldberg has joined the boutique Manhattan law firm of John E. Osborn P.C., which concentrates in complex construction, environmental and real estate related litigation and transactional matters. Prior to his joining John E. Osborn P.C., Mr. Goldberg practiced for 14 years at LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, LLP. Prior to LeBoeuf, Mr.Goldberg...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The Somerville, NJ law firmNorris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A.has announced that fifteen of its members have been named as TheNew York Area's Best Lawyers forthe New York, New Jersey and Connecticut Area, and were listed as such in New York magazine in its August 1 issue.
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    Stradley Ronon partner and American Bar Association Fidelity and Surety Law Committee Chair Samuel J. Arena Jr., recently accepted an award on his committee's behalf at the ABA's Annual Meeting in Chicago. The committee was honored by the ABA for its exceptional effort and effectiveness in promoting and achieving greater participation and involvement of...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    Susan E. Brown, who was the first woman named a partner at Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease, last month received a Ralph Davenport Mershon Alumni Award from the Ohio State University Alumni Association, Inc. at its annual recognition banquet. The Ralph Davenport Mershon Award is presented to alumni who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and service to...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    Cozen O'Connor recently announced the opening of its Santa Fe, N.M., office, located at 125 Lincoln Avenue, Suite 400. The Santa Fe office opening is a strategic response to the litigation needs of the firm's southwestern client base and is the firm's 24th office worldwide. Harvey Fruman, a 15-year veteran of Cozen O'Connor, will return to the New Mexico...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    Gibbons, Del Deo, Dolan, Griffinger & Vecchione, P.C. has announced that Brian M. Nelson has joined the firm in the Trenton Office. With an extensive political and policy background, Mr. Nelson will help guide the firm's clients through increasingly complex legislative and regulatory processes at all levels of government.
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    One of Canada's leading corporate lawyers, with more than 30 years experience in selling, acquiring and financing businesses, Michel Brunet, a partner with Fraser Milner Casgrain, has assumed the role of firm chair.
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    "People in the workplace do not forfeit their right to be free of governmental interference simply because they go to work," according to Jed L. Marcus, a partner in the national labor and employment firm Grotta Glassman & Hoffman, P.C. in the Roseland, NJ office, writing in his article. The NJLAD, Speech Codes and New Jersey Assault on the First...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    Michael S. Greco, a partner in the Boston office of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG), recently was sworn in as the 129th president of the American Bar Association (ABA) at the close of the ABA Annual Meeting, held in Chicago.
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    Jeffrey H. Teitel, formerly of Deloitte & Touche LLP in New York, has joined Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC (DRM) as a director and owner in the Environmental Law Group.
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    At Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP's fourth annual Diversity Networking Reception, professionals and students of diverse backgrounds came together to interact and network with their peers. Held at the Rainbow Room at Rockefeller Center in New York City on August 9, the reception featured two prominent civil rights lawyers, the Hon. Robert...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    Holland & Knight has announced that John Mussman has joined the Banking & Finance Group, as a partner in the firm's Chicago office. "We're pleased to welcome John to the group, his strength in banking, corporate and regulatory law will be a great addition to our burgeoning financial services practice nationwide and in Chicago," said Al Avila,...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    Robert Grossman, Chairman of Arent Fox's Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Group, has been appointed vice chair of the International Secured Transactions and Insolvency Committee of the American Bar Association Section of International Law. Mr. Grossman will work with a division chair to continue ABA International's preeminence in international law...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP recently advised private equity firms JP Morgan Partners, Providence Equity Partners, Quadrangle Capital Partners, and Thomas H. Lee Partners in the merger of two Spanish cable companies, Ono SA and Auna Tlc. Those firms are providing Ono with 1 billion of equity financing to partially finance the acquisition by Ono of Auna...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    David P. Zambito, an attorney in the Business Department of Saul Ewing LLP in the Harrisburg office, has been selected as one of Central Pennsylvania's Forty Under 40 by the Central Penn Business Journal . This award honors outstanding business professionals, under the age of 40, who have made extraordinary contributions to their community and within their...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    Theresa Borzelli has become of counsel in the law firm of Grotta, Glassman & Hoffman, P.C. Based in the Roseland, NJ office, she provides advice and counsel to employers throughout the country.
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    Mitratech, a leading provider of software solutions for corporate legal departments to manage risk and ensure compliance, has announced TeamConnect Legal Suite. TeamConnect Legal Suite is a comprehensive set of software solutions tailored to the business needs of Fortune 500 companies' corporate legal departments and staff counsel offices. This software...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    Connell Foley LLP has announced that John W. Bissell, Chief Judge, United States District Court, District of New Jersey, will join the firm on December 1. Appointed by President Ronald Reagan to the District Court in 1982, Judge Bissell was scheduled to retire on September 1 after serving 27 years on both state and federal courts in New Jersey. For the...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    In a move to strengthen and grow the American Arbitration Association's (AAA) mediation service offerings, William K. Slate II, AAA's president and CEO, recently announced the appointment of 20-year AAA veteran Neil Carmichael to the newly-created position of vice president, U.S. and international mediation services.
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    Proskauer Partner Steven C. Krane is the new chair of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Special Committee on Student Loan Assistance for the Public Interest, which was created during his tenure as president of the NYSBA from 2001 to 2002. Although he is general commercial litigator, he also maintains a practice concentration in legal ethics and...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    Fox Rothschild LLP recently welcomed Anthony R. Caruso as a partner in the Corporate Department, resident in the firm's Princeton office. Caruso concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate law, real estate and land use and development, as well as sports and entertainment related transactions. He has significant experience in complex business and...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    Goodwin Procter LLP recently announced the addition of Agnes Bundy Scanlon to the firm's Financial Services Practice. She joins the firm as counsel in the Boston office. Ms. Scanlon focuses her practice on advising clients on a broad range of consumer regulatory issues, with an emphasis on compliance management, privacy and the Community Reinvestment Act...