Firm and Provider News

  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Emilie R. Ninan, a partner in the Delaware office of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, has been elected chair of the Commercial Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association (DSBA). She will serve a one-year term which began July 1. The Commercial Law Section and its committees (including Uniform Commercial Code, Banking and Statutory...
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    ONSITE3 has announced the appointment of Robert C. Ballou as its chief executive officer. Mr. Ballou replaces Mark Hawn, who will continue serving the company as its chairman of the board of directors. Mr. Ballou will also serve on the corporate board of directors.
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Edward A. Hogan, a member of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has been selected for inclusion in the International Who's Who of Environmental Lawyers 2007 (3rd Edition).
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Nixon Peabody LLP has announced the expansion of its energy practice with the addition of Peter Swartz and Matthew Moses as partners in the firm's Rochester, NY office. Mr. Swartz and Mr. Moses have a wealth of transactional experience representing a significant number of energy clients .
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Cozen O'Connor has announced the final phase of its restructuring and succession plan, naming Thomas A. (Tad) Decker as president and chief executive officer of the newly reorganized firm. The appointment was effective August 9. This transition marks the first time the role of CEO will be held by someone other than firm founders Stephen A. Cozen or...
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Andrea Ascher has joined the firm as a partner in its New York office. She brings significant experience in domestic and cross-border real estate finance and is a national leader in construction lending.
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Lowenstein Sandler once again leads New Jersey with the most top ranked practices and attorneys, according to the 2007 Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business. The firm's Corporate, Litigation, and Environmental practices maintained top standing over all other firms in the state, a ranking that has held true since the Guide's inception...
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Kadijah Tavia Bell has joined the New Jersey office of Patton Boggs LLP as regional marketing and communications manager. Ms. Bell's responsibilities will include all marketing initiatives for both the New Jersey and New York offices of Patton Boggs. She previously was with Gibbons P.C.
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    PROXY Governance, a leading proxy advisory firm, has announced that Jim Melican, chairman of PROXY Governance, was included as one of the top Corporate Governance Watch Dogs in the inaugural list in Directorship’s September 2007 cover story. Directorship 100 was compiled by editors based on input from a reader poll and a panel of 12 corporate governance...
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Working Mother magazine has named Gibbons P.C. to its first-ever list of the Best Law Firms for Women. Gibbons is the only New Jersey-headquartered firm to appear on this list, which includes the top 50 firms nationwide. "We are proud to be included on this prestigious list, and applaud the efforts of so many Gibbons people that led to the firm's...
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Fios, Inc. is planning its fall series of free, hour-long webcasts beginning at 1 p.m. Eastern time/10 a.m. Pacific time. The schedule includes: • Wednesday, September 12, Electronic Discovery Beyond Email - Identifying Other Sources of EDI, with Allen Gurney, Fios, Inc., as speaker; • Tuesday, September 18, Privilege Under the Amended...
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that six associates have been named to the firm partnership. Kevin Eisenberg, Jeffrey Fried and Laura Maines Vasey of the New York office and David Grossman, Loretta Thompson and Lawrence Venick of the Los Angeles office have all been promoted to partner. Mr. Eisenberg represents a wide array of national senior...
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Andrea Ascher has joined the firm as a partner in its New York office. She brings significant experience in domestic and cross-border real estate finance and is a national leader in construction lending.
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Lowenstein Sandler once again leads New Jersey with the most top ranked practices and attorneys, according to the 2007 Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business. The firm's Corporate, Litigation, and Environmental practices maintained top standing over all other firms in the state, a ranking that has held true since the Guide's inception...
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Holland & Knight LLP has announced that Dianne Smith has joined the firm's Washington, DC office as a partner in the Public Policy & Regulation group and Telecommunications team. Ms. Smith, a former communications executive and in-house counsel, provides legislative and regulatory counsel to clients in the telecommunications industry. She has...
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Eisner LLP, a diversified accounting, tax and advisory services firm, has named Sidney Schwartz as a partner in the firm. Mr. Schwartz is a tax partner in Eisner's financial services practice. He brings to the firm and its clients his expertise in tax issues relating to hedge funds, private equity funds, broker-dealers, and wealthy executives. He regularly...
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP has ranked first in Delaware and 11th in the country when compared to other firms its size, according to the 2007 American Lawyer Midlevel Associates survey. "The firm is pleased that Young Conaway is continually recognized as a great place to practice law," said firm chairman James L. Patton Jr.
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    The CCH Commodities & Derivatives Law Integrated Library combines the expert resources of Aspen Publishers and CCH to provide a convenient, all-inclusive online resource that will help users navigate the complex legal issues that arise in this highly regulated area of the law and minimize risk for their clients. Aspen Publishers and CCH are part of the...
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    The international law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that Edouard S. Markson has joined the firm as tax partner in the New York office. Mr. Markson most recently served as a director in the Tax Advisory group at Credit Suisse in New York. In this role, he was tax counsel for the Investment Banking, Alternative Investments and Global...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    The international law firm Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced that Michael E. Rigney has joined the firm as partner in the Litigation Department. Mr. Rigney will practice in the firm's Chicago office. Mr. Rigney's practice focuses on most aspects of general civil litigation, including commercial disputes, property contamination claims, general...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Day Pitney LLP has announced that it has been ranked in Chambers & Partners' Chambers USA 2007 as the number one law firm at the state level in seven practice areas: bankruptcy/ restructuring; employee benefits & executive compensation; environment; labor and employment; litigation: general commercial; real estate, and real estate: zoning/land use.
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Prominent New Jersey lobbyist Andrew Weber has joined Stradley Ronon's Cherry Hill, NJ office as of counsel in the firm's government and public affairs practice group. With more than 25 years of experience in local, state and federal government, including representing clients before numerous government agencies, and assisting cities and municipalities with...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Geoffrey E. Secol has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as a partner in the tax practice in New York. Mr. Secol will help lead an interdisciplinary corporate services group for the tax, investment funds and real estate practices in the firm's New York office.
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    LawyerLinks, L.L.C. has announced the launch of the Public Company ChannelSM . The Public Company Channel is the latest channel to be added to AdvantageSM , LawyerLinks' online source that helps in-house corporate counsel involved in compliance, filings, and finance conduct comprehensive legal research more expediently and thoroughly. According to...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    The international law firm Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced that Michael E. Rigney has joined the firm as partner in the Litigation Department. Mr. Rigney will practice in the firm's Chicago office. Mr. Rigney's practice focuses on most aspects of general civil litigation, including commercial disputes, property contamination claims, general...