Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    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...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the addition of 24 partners to its Boston office. Nineteen of the partners join the firm from Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, and five of the partners join from McDermott, Will & Emery. The majority of the partners joining the firm specialize in serving clients in the technology industry, with 10 of the new partners...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Forrest David Milder has joined Nixon Peabody LLP as a partner in the firm's Syndication Practice Group. He will be located in the firm's Boston office. Mr. Milder has more than 25 years of experience in affordable housing, tax credits and other tax-related fields, including partnerships and LLCs; tax-exempt organizations; business formation, operation,...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Howard Shapiro, long recognized as one of the "deans"of the ERISA litigation bar, and a team of senior attorneys have joined the firm, further expanding Proskauer's national employee benefits and ERISA litigation practice. The New Orleans-based group created Proskauer's second new office last year, following Boston,...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced that Harry Davidow, who has served for nearly 10 years as AT&T's chief counsel for the Northeast Region of the United States, has joined the firm's New York office as a partner in the Telecommunications Practice Group. This expansion will allow Kelley Drye to provide clients with regional telecommunications...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Winston & Strawn LLP has announced that Gregory S. Shatan has joined the New York office as a partner in the intellectual property practice. Mr. Shatan focuses his practice on transactional and counseling matters involving trademarks, copyrights, technology, the Internet and media law. He joins the firm from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP where he...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    The international law firm Coudert Brothers LLP has announced the appointment of New York corporate partner Barry Metzger to the Advisory Board of the Hills Program on Governance at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). The Hills Program is an initiative of Roderick M. Hills, who served as chairman of the Securities and Exchange...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    The firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP recently announced that it has named 12 new partners and two new counsel to the firm. The new partners include, in Boston, Andrew M. Troop; in Dallas, Gayle E. Rosenstein; in Frankfurt, Germany, Britta Grauke; in New York, Morgan Bale, Vernon S. Broderick, Boris Dolgonos and Adam C. Hemlock; in London, Dominic T...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Roberts & Holland, the nation's largest tax boutique law firm, recently announced the introduction of a bi-monthly series in The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel called "Tax Insights by Roberts & Holland." The first article in the series will appear in the March 2005 issue. Designed to focus on critical elements of tax law, each essay will provide...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Eric W. Smith has joined the Labor and Employment practice of the international law firm of Bryan Cave LLP.
  • Saturday, January 1, 2005
  • Saturday, January 1, 2005
  • Saturday, January 1, 2005
    Coudert Brothers LLP has completed the successful representation of client Nielsen Media Research in its groundbreaking contract negotiations with NBC Universal. Inc. On November 17. the two companies signed a seven-year landmark contract for Nielsen's audience measurement services covering all of NBC Universal's national and local television businesses...
  • Saturday, January 1, 2005
    Common Good. the bipartisan legal reform coalition. has announced the recipients of its second annual Gatekeeper Awards. The awards highlight the appropriate role of judges in determining who can sue for what. The Awards honor judges whose decisions restore public confidence that reasonable actions will be supported by the courts. even when they result...
  • Saturday, January 1, 2005
    Arent Fox PLLC has announced the election of Stephen M. Bellotti. Michael S. Cryan. Christopher J. Giaimo. and Christopher J. Grigorian as partners and Keith R. Marino. Jeffrey Rummel and Ernest A. Tuckett III as counsel. Mr. Bellotti specializes in the areas of business transactions and real estate. He represents both individuals and corporate entities...
  • Saturday, January 1, 2005
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the addition of Robin J.H. Maxwell to the firm's Financial Services Practice. Ms. Maxwell joins the firm as partner in its New York office.