Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    TRC Companies, Inc. creates and implements sophisticated and innovative solutions to the challenges facing America's environmental, energy, infrastructure, and real estate markets. It has announced the recent completion of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) prepared for the U.S. Minerals Management Service (MMS) for the first proposed offshore...
  • 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Steven B. Epstein, co-founder of Epstein Becker & Green and one of the pioneers of U.S. health care law, has been honored with Columbia University Law School's "Medal of Excellence." The award ceremony took place in February at the Columbia Law School Alumni Association's annual winter luncheon held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Leader & Berkon announced the appointment of Alyssa Young and Joshua Leader as its new DuPont PLF account managers. In this role, they will interface with the other DuPont Preferred Law Firms (PLFs), Preferred Service Providers (PSPs) and with the DuPont attorneys who work with these firms. Josh Leader is a member of DuPont's Tort Practice Group...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, has announced that Greg Kubikowski CPA has joined the firm as an Audit Partner. Mr. Kubikowski has many years of public accounting experience. During his 23 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mr. Kubikowski worked with large, multi-national clients as well as many small and mid...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Goodwin Procter recently announced a major expansion of its Financial Services Group with the addition of two nationally recognized attorneys, Robert M. Kurucza, who also serves as co-chair of the firm's Financial Services Group, and Marco E. Adelfio. Both are resident in Washington, D.C. The addition of Messrs. Kurucza and Adelfio will enable Goodwin...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Daticon EED (www.daticon-eed.com), a leading international provider of e-discovery services, recently announced the availability of an enhanced Early Case Assessment (ECA) service that integrates sophisticated concept search technology with its industry-leading Discovery Partner integrated processing, analytics, review and production platform. The new...
  • 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
    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
    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.