Firm and Provider News

  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Patton Boggs LLP continues to enhance its business law and core litigation capabilities by adding lateral partner hires to the firm's New York office. A business lawyer specializing in corporate governance and regulatory matters, Nick Simeonidis, helped establish the office and was soon joined by Jay Gladis, an international business transactions and...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that four attorneys formerly of the law firm Olshan Grundman Frome Rosenzweig & Wolosky LLP have joined Norris McLaughlin. The attorneys will work out of the Norris McLaughlin headquarters at 721 Route 202-206 in Bridgewater, NJ.
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Kenneth B. Mehlman, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee, will return to Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as a partner, the firm announced recently. Mr. Mehlman will focus on developing solutions for clients facing challenges in the legislative, regulatory, constituency, corporate and public relations arenas at the state, federal...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    George E. Pataki, the former Governor of New York, and his chief of staff, John P. Cahill, have joined the New York law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP as counsel in the firm's New York office. Mr. Pataki and Mr. Cahill plan to concentrate on energy, environmental and corporate matters.
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Lawyer Links, LLC, developers of The Advantage, a comprehensive online legal information resource, has announced the hiring of Michael Heal asvice president of marketing and sales.
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP (K&L Gates) recently welcomed Josefina Fernandez McEvoy as a partner in the firm's bankruptcy and insolvency practice. Ms. McEvoy comes to K&L Gates from Squire, Sanders & Dempsey LLP. Ms. McEvoy advises debtors, creditors, equity holders, investors and municipalities in connection with...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    The National Arbitration Forum reports that their domain name disputes resolutions increased by 21 percent in 2006 compared to 2005. The National Arbitration Forum handled 1,658 Internet trademark disputes in 2006, making it the largest filing year since the inception of their domain name dispute program. Notable disputes involved famous trademarks...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Attorneys Martin S. Lessner and D. Fon Muttamara-Walker have been recognized by their firm, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, for providing exemplary pro bono legal service to the community and the bar. Mr. Lessner, who received the H. James Conaway Jr. Pro Bono Award, is a partner in the firm's Corporate Counseling and Litigation section. Ms...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    The Thomson Corporation has strengthened its position in the insurance compliance and advisory markets, announcing the acquisition of Oden Insurance Services, Inc., a leading provider of insurance compliance and advisory information and workflow tools. Oden will be aligned with Thomson West in the company's Legal segment; terms of the acquisition were not...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    t1As law students prepare for graduation, they may be anxious for prospective employers to "show them the money." While it might be tempting to take the highest paying offer, job seekers should consider more than just salary when determining which law firm or corporation to join, advised Charles Volkert, executive director of Robert Half Legal, a leading...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    J. Kate Stickles, a partner in Saul Ewing LLP's Bankruptcy and Restructuring Department, has been appointed the firm's new marketing partner, effective immediately. In this capacity, Ms. Stickles will oversee the firm's 14-member Marketing Department.
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Akerman Senterfitt, the largest full-service law firm in Florida, has marked 25 years in its Miami office, and announced continued expansion of its office space to more than 125,000 square feet. The firm now occupies eight floors of the 31-story landmark SunTrust building downtown, where it has been located for the past 12 years. The firm recently...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia recently strengthened their commitment to their long-held marketing philosophy by hiring four new marketing professionals, bringing the total department to 10 people. "Our firm has grown tremendously in the past few years through the addition of more services, more specialties and an expanded geographic reach," explains...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    King & Spalding has announced that it has added two new partners to its Houston office: Todd Mattingly, in the intellectual property practice, and Steven D. Rubin, in the corporate practice. The additions bolster the capabilities of the firm's more than 100-lawyer Houston office to serve its clients' increasing needs for intellectual property and...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Proskauer Rose LLP has partnered with Practicing Attorneys for Law Students (PALS) to launch Campaign for PALS, an initiative designed to strategically grow and expand the services of the 22-year-old organization dedicated to mentoring and guiding minority law students and young attorneys in the New York City metropolitan area.
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    ONSITE3 has announced that it has moved its corporate headquarters to Arlington, Virginia. The new location, just miles from the nation's capital, also serves as the company's primary electronic data discovery, computer forensics and document processing center.
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Day Pitney LLP, formed by the January 1 merger of Pitney Hardin LLP and Day, Berry & Howard LLP, with offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Boston, and Washington, DC, last month relocated from its Third Avenue location to its 7 Times Square location in New York City. The new New York office will house more than 40 lawyers practicing in the...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP has announced that David A. Barksdale has joined the firm's Las Vegas office as a partner in its Real Estate Department. Mr. Barksdale, formerly a partner at McDonald Carano Wilson, LLP in Las Vegas, focuses his practice on real estate development, finance and construction, and secured finance. He has...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    The firm of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP has announced that Deborah T. Poritz, former chief justice of the New Jersey State Supreme Court, has joined the firm as of counsel. Chief Justice Poritz will practice as a member of the firm's Litigation Department, concentrating in government and corporate investigations, mediation and arbitration, and...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    WolfBlock has announced that Leslie J. Levinson has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate and Securities practice group and Health Law practice group. He will be resident in the firm's New York office and chair of the New York Corporate and Securities practice group. During his more than 26 years representing public and private companies, Mr....
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Akerman Senterfitt recently welcomed back Michael Francis to the firm's Corporate practice. Mr. Francis was an associate in the firm's Corporate group from 1997 through 2004. Since then he has served as deputy general counsel at Miami-based national homebuilder Lennar Corporation, a NYSE-listed, Fortune 200 company. At Lennar, Mr. Francis headed up the...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that Edward Zaelke and Adam Umanoff have joined the firm's renewable energy practice as partners in the Los Angeles office. Their focus is on wind power and other alternative energy sources, bolstering Chadbourne'spractice in this market.
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia has announced that Peter R. Bible has joined the firm as officer in charge of the firm's New York office. Mr. Bible has a diverse background in both public and private accounting. Prior to joining Amper, he served as chief accounting officer for General Motors Corporation. At GM, he held worldwide responsibility for...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Thomson West has announced that lawyers using West km now have a new level of power, functionality and flexibility when drafting documents using content from multiple sources thanks to the integration of West km with Microsystems D3 (Dynamic Document Drafting). The integration greatly improves lawyer productivity by making it easy to find the best...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Drinker Biddle & Reath litigator Michael W. McTigue, Jr. has been named to BTI's 2007 Client Service All-Star Team. BTI interviewed more than 250 corporate counsel at large and Fortune 1000 companies. This year, the annual survey singled out 113 lawyers whom clients identified, unprompted, as delivering "unsurpassed excellence in client service."...