Firm and Provider News

  • Saturday, November 1, 2008
    Alan Kessler, partner in WolfBlock's Litigation Practice Group and a member of the firm's Executive Committee, has been elected to the board of diectors for the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.The GPCC is an advocate for the region's business community, representing members in 11 counties across Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. He also...
  • Saturday, November 1, 2008
    DataCert, Inc., the leading provider of legal and IP spend and matter management solutions, has announced that DHL has chosen DataCert's Advanced Invoice Management System (AIMS) to help the worldwide express delivery and logistics company simplify the legal invoice payment process and control its legal expenses.
  • Saturday, November 1, 2008
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced that Maneck N. Mulla has been appointed special India counsel to the firm. Mr. Mulla is resident at Wakhariya & Wakhariya, the firm's affiliate based in Mumbai. He has extensive experience in the laws of India, including with respect to real estate, corporate and commercial transactions, IPOs and commercial...
  • Saturday, November 1, 2008
    According to Hildebrandt International, leading consultants to the legal industry, law firm merger activity is keeping pace with last year. There were 13 completed law firm mergers and acquisitions involving U.S. law firms in the third quarter, bringing the total for the year to 49. This compares to 47 mergers completed in the first three quarters of 2007...
  • Saturday, November 1, 2008
    For the second year in a row, Delaware Supreme Court Chief Justice Myron T. Steele, Court of Chancery Chancellor William B. Chandler III and Vice Chancellor Leo E. Strine, Jr., have been named to the 100 most influential individuals and institutions that are shaping boardrooms in America by Directorship, a leading magazine for public company board...
  • Saturday, November 1, 2008
    TRC's Energy Services division, a 2008 Energy Star Partner of the Year, is expanding its award-winning energy efficiency programs with NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) and the New Jersey Office of Clean Energywith contract awards totaling $2.5 million.
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Judge Jack L. Lintner has joined Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A as a Member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insurance Coverage and Appellate Advocacy Groups. Judge Lintner served for 20 years in the New Jersey State Judiciary. He was appointed to the Appellate Division in 1999. He was a Presiding Judge of the Appellate Division from 2006...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Drinker Biddle recently published the first of a series of newsletters on health law. Named The Pulse, Drinker Biddle's new health care regulatory email newsletter will appear every two weeks. It will provide the reader with a summary of recent significant federal and state regulatory developments affecting the health care industry and provide links...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to congratulate its 78 attorneys selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers®2008, which will be published in the October 2008 issue of Texas Monthly. The list reflects only the top five percent of lawyers in Texas. In addition to being named to Texas Super Lawyers 2008, five Thompson & Knight attorneys...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    The Annual Meeting of the Association of Corporate Counsel will take place in Seattle at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center from Sunday, October 19 to Wednesday, October 22.
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Richard A. Simpson has joined Wiley Rein as a partner in its Insurance Practice.Mr. Simpson, a leading practitioner in the professional liability field, advises insurers in major matters arising under legal malpractice policies and serves as litigation counsel when coverage disputes arise under legal malpractice policies. He also regularly defends law...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    WolfBlock attorney Jerome Shestack will be honored at the 120th anniversary celebration of The Jewish Publication Society for his long service as a trustee and as president of the board from 1972 to 1975. The celebration will be held on October 30 at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts Hamilton Garden in Philadelphia. Mr. Shestack, a member of...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Proskauer Rose LLP announced its continued expansion with the impending opening of its 12th and 13th offices, first in Hong Kong and later in Beijing. In the past year, the firm opened in London and São Paulo, while substantially expanding its presence in Paris. Earlier this year, Proskauer also opened in Chicago, its eighth office in the U.S. Former...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Day Pitney recently announced that Cynthia K. Courtney has joined the firm's Hartford office as Electronic Discovery Counsel, providing guidance to the Commercial Litigation, Labor and Employment and Intellectual Property Departments. With more than 20 years of litigation experience in corporate and private practice settings, Ms. Courtney will counsel...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Michael K. S. Chan has recently joined the Hong Kong office of K & L Gates LLP as a partner in the firm's corporate, mergers and acquisitions and securities practice. He joins K&L Gates from Jones Day. A Hong Kong native, Mr. Chan advises clients on a variety of transactional and corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, venture...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Scott Murray and Anjana Patel, Members of the Firm and Co-Chairs of the Firm's Diversity Committee, were interviewed about diversity in the legal profession and more specifically at Sills Cummis & Gross. According to Mr. Murray, "Diversity is absolutely a core value of [Sills Cummis & Gross]." Mr. Murray also stated "This is an international world...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Joel R. Burcat, a partner and co-chair of the Environmental Department at Saul Ewing LLP and Terry R. Bossert, a Partner and Chair of the Environmental Regulation and Litigation Group at Post & Schell P.C., are co-editors of the fifth edition of Pennsylvania Environmental Law and Practice, published by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. Additional Saul...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Stradley Ronon chairman and chairman of the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation William R. Sasso hosted U.S. Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi for a discussion of her book Know Your Power: A Message to America's Daughters at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Pelosi is the first woman to lead a major party in Congress as well as the first female Speaker of the...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP is among this year's ten most highly regarded international law firms for major India-related work, selected by the editors of the India Business Law Journal.
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Proskauer Rose LLP has planned a webinar for Thursday,October 30 from 1 to 2 pm EST titled Employee Free Choice Act: Are You aTarget? The program has been approved for I.0 credit hour for Areas ofProfessional Practice. The speakers are partners at Proskauer Rose LLP – Peter D.Conrad, Marvin M. Goldstein, and Lawrence Z. Lorber.  They will be joined by...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Proskauer Rose LLP has planned a webinar for Thursday,October 30 from 1 to 2 pm EST titled Employee Free Choice Act: Are You aTarget? The program has been approved for I.0 credit hour for Areas ofProfessional Practice. The speakers are partners at Proskauer Rose LLP – Peter D.Conrad, Marvin M. Goldstein, and Lawrence Z. Lorber.  They will be joined by...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    TRC's Energy Services division, a 2008 Energy Star Partner of the Year, is expanding its award winning energy efficiency programs with NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) and the New Jersey Office of Clean Energywith contract awards totaling $2.5 million.
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    On Tuesday, October 28, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP will host a program designed to address the many questions and issues surrounding the PERM recruitment regulations. The seminar will take place at the Kramer Levin offices, 1177 Avenue of the Americas, Concourse Level One, New York, New York, beginning at noon with registration and adjourning...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    In its highly selective ranking of the most distinguished individuals in Corporate Governance, Directorship Magazine has named three Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP attorneys, Holly J. Gregory, Ira M. Millstein and E. Norman Veasey, to its roster of the 100 influentials with greatest impact on boardrooms and the governance field overall. In addition, Ira...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    In a move that bolsters its Islamic finance and investment funds, private equity, energy and infrastructure transactions capabilities, King & Spalding, is adding three counsel and three associates in the firm's Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Riyadh offices, bringing the number of King & Spalding lawyers and paralegals in the Middle East to 24 and solidifying...