Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    WinScribe, the market innovator in digital dictation, transcription, and workflow management solutions announced that Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens and Cannada, PLLC has deployed WinScribe in an effort to boost support staff efficiency and allow the firm to do more with less.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Duff & Phelps Corporation, a financial advisory and investment banking firm, announced that World Finance magazine has named Duff & Phelps the "Best Transfer Pricing Team" in the United States for 2009. The award was determined by a World Finance readership polling process during which over 40,000 industry decision-makers were invited to cast their...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    American International Group (AIG) has named Anastasia D. Kelly vice chair, reporting to AIG chair and CEO Edward J. Liddy. Ms. Kelly, who currently serves as executive vice president, general counsel and senior regulatory and compliance officer for the carrier, will take on the additional responsibilities of communications, corporate affairs and human...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    James G. Murphy has joined Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP as counsel in the Labor and Employment Practice Group.Murphy will be the first lawyer in the firm's New York office to focus his practice on employment litigation.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    WolfBlock partner Harvey C. Johnson was selected as the recipient of the 2009 Martin Luther King, Jr. Champion of Social Justice Award by The Black Law Students' Association of Rutgers University School of Law in Camden, New Jersey. In celebration of the life and spirit of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Black Law Students Association honors...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Seattle Member Gabe Galanda was featured in a video depicting the noteworthy accomplishments of local minorities who best exemplify Martin Luther King, Jr.'s vision of being judged by "the content of their character" at King County's annual Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration. The video, one of the centerpieces of the 22nd annual King County event honoring...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    The Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia (HBA-DC) has named Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as the recipient of its 2008 Leadership in Diversity Award.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has formally opened its Dubai office, the firm's first in the Middle East.Weil Gotshal veteran Joseph Tortorici is Managing Partner of the Dubai office and Middle East operations. Tortorici first joined Weil Gotshal's Corporate Department in 1987. Prior to relocating to Dubai, he was based in Europe and was instrumental...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    King & Spalding has announced that it has significantly expanded its intellectual property practice with the addition of three new partners. The group brings with it in-depth capabilities related to patent licensing, technology transfer and patent and technology portfolio strategy analysis as well as experience in patent litigation and U.S....
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. has announced that Paula A. Tuffin, a member of the firm, has been honored as one of New Jersey's Best 50 Women in Business in 2009 by NJBIZ . The Best 50 Women in Business awards program recognizes New Jersey's most dynamic women business leaders who have been making headlines in their fields. Ms. Tuffin is a member of...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Thompson & Knight LLP has announced the continued expansion of its México City office, Thompson & Knight Abogados, with the addition of Associate Jessica Yuritzi Espíndola Ayala. She joins the firm's Labor and Employment Practice Group thereby strengthening the firm's Global Labor and Employment Practice. Ms. Espíndola focuses her practice on...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    RSM McGladrey has formed a Life Sciences Practice. The group, which focuses on providing services to life sciences companies in New York and New Jersey, is led by managing directors John Lanza and Patricia Baldowski.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, is pleased to recognize partner Norman M. Powell and associate Andrew A. Lundgren for their extraordinary efforts to bring pro bono legal service to the community and the bar. The attorneys are the 2008 recipients of the H. James Conaway Jr. and William F. Taylor Pro Bono Awards.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Davis & Gilbert LLP has announced that Brian R. Gallagher has joined the firm as a tax partner. Mr. Gallagher's diverse practice focuses on a wide range of domestic and international tax issues arising in the areas of mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, and corporate restructurings, as well as transactions involving investment, operating, and...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Titled Strategies to Minimize Damage from Madoff and OtherRecent Investment Scandals, the law firm of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus,P.A. has planed this program to be held in its offices at 721 Route 202-206, Bridgewater, NJ,starting at 8 a.m. with registration and breakfast and concluding at 10:30 a.m.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus will present FiduciaryOversight: Timely Topics for Employee Benefit Plan Sponsors on Thursday, March19 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at its offices, 721 Route 202-206, Bridgewater, NJ. Charles A.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    The Honorable Al Gore, former U.S. Vice President, discussed the importance of governance and the sustainability of financial investments in the current economy during, "A Conversation on the Economy." The forum - held in Philadelphia - served as an educational event for the city's leaders and was organized by Pennsylvania State Treasurer Robin Weissman...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Wiley Rein LLP has announced that Tyrone Brown, a former FCC commissioner and respected lawyer, businessman and entrepreneur, has rejoined the firm's preeminent Communications Practice. His business and legal experience also includes the founding of a cable television system, serving as regulatory counsel for a wireless company, and serving as director and...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Liquid Discovery Manager and Liquid Litigation Manager provide enhanced solutions for discovery and case management. The newest releases from Liquid Litigation Management, Inc. (LLM), feature near-duplicate technology, optimized document management functionality and comprehensive and speedy search options.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has announced the launch of a distressed real estate asset services practice to help clients control the risks and take advantage of the opportunities presented by the unparalleled disruptions in the real estate markets and the rapidly evolving federal regulatory and legislative environment.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Pro bono work by America's lawyers is on the increase, with nearly three-fourths of lawyers providing free legal services to disadvantaged individuals or to the organizations that serve them. That's one of the significant findings of a new study done by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Brian M. Pinheiro, partner in the Philadelphia office of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, has been named to lead the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group. Mr. Pinheiro, previously vice chair of the group, will lead a team of attorneys that is based in Ballard's Philadelphia office and serves a range of business clients, from...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Since the announcement of the Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities scandal, Lowenstein Sandler has counseled Madoff investors on a number of emerging issues and is monitoring developments closely.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Proskauer Rose LLP announced the continuation of its Asian expansion with the firm's move into office space in the heart of Hong Kong's central business district.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Schirrmeister Diaz-Arrastia Brem recently served as a platinum corporate sponsor of the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and their 25th Annual Triunfando Awards Gala which honored Hispanic business owners and corporate executives for their leadership and service to the community. The firm also honored the Mexican American Bar Association of Texas...