Firm and Provider News

  • Monday, May 1, 2006
    Pitney Hardin attorney Jeffrey S. Mandel, who appears regularly as a guest legal commentator on Court TV, CNN, Cablevision, and FOX NEWS Channel, has accepted a teaching position at Rutgers Law School-Newark. Mr. Mandel will teach appellate advocacy, which he has previously taught at Seton Hall School of Law.
  • Monday, May 1, 2006
    David A. Shimkin recently joined Cozen O'Connor's New York downtown office as a member in the firm's insurance department. Prior to joining the firm, Shimkin was with Gordon & Silber, P.C., in New York. Mr. Shimkin practices with the firm's products liability and complex torts group. His practice includes the defense of catastrophic personal injury...
  • Monday, May 1, 2006
    Frederic L. Ballard Jr., a partner in the Tax Group at Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, was recently elected chair of the American College of Tax Counsel. Mr. Ballard works in the firm's Washington, DC office where he specializes in federal income tax matters relating to issuance of state or local government bond issues. The College is a...
  • Monday, May 1, 2006
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that member Daniel R. Guadalupe has been selected for inclusion in the Business Litigation section of New Jersey Super Lawyers 2006. New Jersey Super Lawyers are selected based on a peer-review survey mailed to more than 35,000 attorneys throughout the state, a blue-ribbon panel review process, and...
  • Monday, May 1, 2006
    A new publication from Thomson West titled New York Contract Law, authored by Glen Banks, a partner at Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P., promises to be a key desktop reference tool for practitioners anywhere in the world who are involved in transactions governed by New York law.
  • Monday, May 1, 2006
    Lawyers from the private equity, securities, M&A, finance and growth company practices of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG) are representing Education Management Corporation in its $3.4 billion acquisition by Providence Equity Partners and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners. This represents the first going-private transaction in...
  • Monday, May 1, 2006
    The law firm of John E. Osborn, PC has announced that Jason W. Snell has joined the firm as a litigator. At John E. Osborn, PC, Mr. Snell's practice will concentrate on the representation of large real estate owners, including school districts, libraries, universities and hotels, as well as insurance companies and construction managers.
  • Monday, May 1, 2006
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced new practice chairs within its Intellectual Property Practice Group. The new leaders are Anthony Downs, chair, Intellectual Property Litigation Practice, and Stephen Charkoudian, chair, Intellectual Property Transactions & Strategies Practice.
  • Monday, May 1, 2006
    OnSite E-Discovery, a Virginia-based global e-discovery and forensics firm serving law firms and corporations, and AXS-One Inc., a leading provider of high performance records compliance management software solutions, has announced a strategic partnership that offers a combination of compliance technology and litigation support.
  • Monday, May 1, 2006
    Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that private equity attorney Barry T. Mehlman will join the Corporate Department as partner in the New York office. Mr. Mehlman's practice focuses on the representation of private equity firms in connection with the purchase, management and sale of middle market businesses. Mr. Mehlman joins Loeb & Loeb from Pitney...
  • Monday, May 1, 2006
    Recognizing the need to bolster compliance activities in an era of increasing governmental scrutiny, the nation's largest medical device companies have proactively embraced a code of ethics with nearly universal adoption of standards to combat fraud and abuse of sales and marketing practices, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey released recently...
  • Monday, May 1, 2006
    The Essex County (NJ) Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) recently honored Lowenstein Sandler PC for its long tradition of public interest work and generous donation of more than $1 million in pro bono legal services on the lawsuit of Children's Rights v. State of New Jersey , led by Lowenstein Sandler members Douglas Eakeley and David Harris. Mr....
  • Monday, May 1, 2006
    Recognizing the need to bolster compliance activities in an era of increasing governmental scrutiny, the nation's largest medical device companies have proactively embraced a code of ethics with nearly universal adoption of standards to combat fraud and abuse of sales and marketing practices, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey released recently...
  • Monday, May 1, 2006
    The Essex County (NJ) Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) recently honored Lowenstein Sandler PC for its long tradition of public interest work and generous donation of more than $1 million in pro bono legal services on the lawsuit of Children's Rights v. State of New Jersey , led by Lowenstein Sandler members Douglas Eakeley and David Harris....
  • Monday, May 1, 2006
    Dick Miller, CPA, has joined Eisner LLP, a firm of accountants and advisors, as a principal in the technical services group. Mr. Miller will oversee the application of generally accepted accounting principles, generally accepted auditing standards, and regulation of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to client financial statements. Mr....
  • Monday, May 1, 2006
    Frances Gauthier, an attorney in Stradley Ronon's Wilmington office, was recently named chair of the firm's Diversity Group, a new position aimed at increasing diversity efforts.
  • Monday, May 1, 2006
    Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that private equity attorney Barry T. Mehlman will join the Corporate Department as partner in the New York office. Mr. Mehlman's practice focuses on the representation of private equity firms in connection with the purchase, management and sale of middle market businesses. Mr. Mehlman joins Loeb & Loeb from...
  • Monday, May 1, 2006
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    Peter J. Kalis, chairman and managing partner of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG), has been appointed as Chair of the American Bar Association's (ABA) National Law Day 2006. Law Day commemorates the rule of law and the ways in which our legal system has contributed to American freedoms.
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    Bono, left, is welcomed by Stradley Ronon Chairman and World Affairs Council of Philadelphia Chairman William R. Sasso at a recent World Affairs Council of Philadelphia event, where Bono was the featured speaker. The U2 frontman and political activist spoke to more than 1,200 attendees about his work in Africa, calling for action to help aid the country's...
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    Veteran attorney Vernon Johnson III has joined Nixon Peabody as a litigator in the firm's Business Litigation Practice. He will be based in the firm's Washington, DC office.
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    Proskauer Rose has announced that Ian B. Blumenstein, a leading corporate finance and high-yield debt lawyer, has joined the firm as a partner in the firm's Corporate Finance group. He will be resident in Proskauer's New York and Boston offices.
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, the international law firm, announced today that Nicolas Barzoukas will join its Houston office as a patent litigation partner. Mr. Barzoukas' practice is devoted to intellectual property litigation, including patent, trade secret, and trade dress litigation. He concentrates on patent litigation in the pharmaceutical field....
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    King & Spalding has announced that Catherine O'Neil, who most recently served as an Associate Deputy Attorney General for the U.S. Department of Justice, has joined the firm as a partner in its business litigation practice.
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    Ceasar C. Mitchell, a leading figure in Atlanta's civic community and citywide member of the Atlanta City Council, has joined the law firm of Epstein Becker & Green, P.C (EBG) in the firm's Atlanta office.