Firm and Provider News

  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Twenty-one Stradley Ronon attorneys were recently named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers for 2006. These attorneys are among the top five percent of lawyers in Pennsylvania, as chosen by their peers and a nominating committee review. In addition, Stradley Ronon partner Bennett G. Picker, who specializes in alternative dispute resolution, was chosen among the...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Kramer Levin announced that Philip R. Weingold has joined the firm as a partner in the Tax Department. Mr. Weingold's practice includes the representation of corporations, partner-ships, limited liability companies, joint ventures and individuals with respect totax matters. Mr. Weingold served as attorney adviser to the Hon. Theodore Tannenwald...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    DataCert, Inc. has announced that David Easterby has been appointed vice president of product engineering. As DataCert's vice president of product engineering, Mr. Easterby will be responsible for all software product engineering processes, including design, implementation, quality assurance, deployment and support.
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP has announce that Howard H. Shafferman and R. Thomas Hoffmann have been appointed co-heads of the firm's Energy and Project Finance Group. Ballard's Energy and Project Finance Group includes 32 lawyers and has a strong national and international reputation for its innovative work. The group represents project...
  • Thursday, June 1, 2006
    On September 11, 2001 when two hijacked airplanes were flown into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, Holland & Knight's New York partner, volunteer firefighter and EMT Glenn J. Winuk ran out of his office at 195 Broadway, across the street from the World Trade Center site, and toward the burning buildings to help. Like so many others, he died...
  • Thursday, June 1, 2006
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced a significant expansion of its entertainment industry practice with the addition of Fred Bernstein, a top industry player with years of experience, to the firm's Corporate Department as a partner. Also joining the firm is Beverly Frank, an attorney with extensive expertise in labor and employment and litigation matters...
  • Thursday, June 1, 2006
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) recently presented Judge William S. Sessions with his official portrait at a reception at FBI headquarters in Washington, DC.Portraits of former Directors are installed in a gallery in the Bureau's building. Currently a partner at Holland & Knight LLP, Judge Sessions was Director of the FBI from 1987 to 1993...
  • Thursday, June 1, 2006
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has announced its merger with New York City law firm Szold & Brandwen, P.C. The merged entity will continue to do business under the name Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. As a result of the merger, Norris McLaughlin now employs more than 100 practicing attorneys. Four members, three associates and two...
  • Thursday, June 1, 2006
    Akerman Senterfitt has announced that Jos A. Fuentes has joined the firm's Government Affairs group as a shareholder in the Washington, DC office. Mr. Fuentes will advise clients on Federal Legislative and Government Affairs as well as litigation strategies. Mr. Fuentes joins from Reed Smith LLP, where he was a partner and the marketing chair of the...
  • Thursday, June 1, 2006
    Cozen O'Connor has announced that 11 of its associates, from seven of the firm's offices, have been named members. They include: Jason L. Beckerman, New York; Stephen R. Bishop, Philadelphia; Adam C. Bonin, Philadelphia; Christopher S. Clemenson, Denver; Michael A. Durr, Charlotte; Peter G. Geis, New York; Jonathan D. Hurwitz, Philadelphia; Mia Meloni,...
  • Thursday, June 1, 2006
    OnSite E-Discovery has announced the launch of SecureDealRoom, a completely web-based secure data room service that allows law firms, bankers and businesses to quickly upload, share and collaborate on documents pertaining to litigation, mergers and acquisitions, investor relations, equity investments, real estate, life sciences and many other forms of high-...
  • Thursday, June 1, 2006
    Nixon Peabody has announced that attorney Linn F. Freedman has received a prestigious Founder's Award from the Rhode Island Department of Health in recognition of her pioneering efforts to create a healthy environment in the state of Rhode Island. At Nixon Peabody, Ms. Freedman focuses on health care law and litigation issues, advising healthcare...
  • Thursday, June 1, 2006
    Lawyers for Children America has named Jason Patrick Kairalla, a litigator in the Miami office of Jorden Burt LLP, as a recipient of the 2006 John Edward Smith Child Advocacy Award 2006. He received the award on May 19 at the 7th Annual John Edward Smith Child Advocacy Award Luncheon at the Four Seasons Hotel in Miami.
  • Thursday, June 1, 2006
    Companies depend on general counsel for answers to help guide their organizations. Thomsen West has begun offering Counsel Monitor, a new strategic intelligence solution that will equip corporate legal departments with critical information to explain the business implications of legal trends.
  • Thursday, June 1, 2006
    Corporation Service Company, a privately-held provider of financial and legal services to corporations and law firms, has announced it has acquired New York-based Register.com's Corporate Services Division from Vector Capital, a privately held equity firm located in San Francisco, CA.
  • Thursday, June 1, 2006
    Barrasso Consulting LLC, a leading provider of business process outsourcing for litigation, received national certification as a Women's Business Enterprise by the Women Presidents Educational Organization, a regional certifying partner of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
  • Thursday, June 1, 2006
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG) partners Peter J. Kalis and Michael DeMarco have been listed by Los Angeles-based Lawdragon Magazine among the 500 Leading Litigators in America. The listing is based on the nominations and evaluations of judges, plaintiffs, defense counsel, in-house lawyers, law firm managers, corporate...
  • Thursday, June 1, 2006
    Seven partners at Saul Ewing LLP have received the honor of being recognized for legal excellence by The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, published by Who's Who Legal. Attorneys in the Philadelphia office named to the prestigious list are Stephen S. Aichele and Frederick D. Strober for real estate; James M. Becker for litigation, and John F...
  • Thursday, June 1, 2006
    Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor LLP, acting as lead counsel, recently filed voluntary chapter 11 petitions in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware on behalf of Smart Papers, LLC and certain of its affiliates. Smart Papers and its affiliate PF Papers, LLC are market leading manufacturers, suppliers, and marketers of...
  • Thursday, June 1, 2006
    Dean T. Fournaris, a partner at Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, has been named one of the best franchise attorneys in the United States and Canada and has received 'Legal Eagle 2006' nomination for the third consecutive year. Mr. Fournaris is one of the 101 lawyers selected for this year's 'Legal Eagle' list published in the April 2006 edition...
  • Thursday, June 1, 2006
    The firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that Scott J. Atlas and Nicholas G. Barzoukas have joined the firm's Litigation/Regulatory Department as partners, resident in the Houston office.
  • Thursday, June 1, 2006
    Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C. has announced that Christopher Viceconte has joined the firm's Newark office in the Litigation Practice group. Mr. Viceconte has extensive experience before the New Jersey and federal trial and appellate courts. His practice focuses on the defense of product manufacturers in design, manufacturing and warning defect...
  • Thursday, June 1, 2006
    With the recent launch of its new brand, SPI Technologies will be known simply as SPi. Supported by greater market recognition of a single brand, and based on its clients' needs for a single, multi-faceted outsourcing service provider, SPi seeks to leverage its multiple competencies and synergies to provide better value to its clients.
  • Thursday, June 1, 2006
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the opening of offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Goodwin Procter's California platform will feature two of its practices - real estate/real estate capital markets and complex litigation - and broaden the reach of its nationally recognized technology, life sciences, private equity and intellectual property practices...
  • Thursday, June 1, 2006
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG) partners Peter J. Kalis and Michael DeMarco have been listed by Los Angeles-based Lawdragon Magazine among the 500 Leading Litigators in America. The listing is based on the nominations and evaluations of judges, plaintiffs, defense counsel, in-house lawyers, law firm managers, corporate...