Firm and Provider News

  • 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."...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    The law firm, formerly known as Winstead Sechrest & Minick P.C., has officially changed its name to Winstead PC. and has named Denis Braham as the firm's new chairman and CEO.
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    The law firm of Jorden Burt LLP has announced that Enrique D. Arana, Marvin C. (Chip) Lunde, III and Shaunda Patterson-Strachan have been elected partners of the firm. Mr. Arana, resident in the Miami office, focuses his practice on major litigation. Mr. Lunde, resident in the Washington, DC office, focuses his practice on investment company and...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Fourteen attorneys from Proskauer Rose LLP have been named to Southern California Super Lawyers 2007, a guide to the top attorneys in the area. The Proskauer attorneys named span eight different practice areas. Southern California attorneys are selected for the list based on nominations by their peers and independent research by the editors of Law...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Legal 500, a law firm referral guide, includes Loeb & Loeb LLP in their inaugural U.S. edition among its list of "top tier" mergers and acquisitions (M&A) practices at U.S.-based law firms. Legal 500 U.S. 2007 Edition results were based on deals and interviews from 2006. The M&A list is included in Volume 1, the Corporate & Finance Edition...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    LexisNexis U.S. has announced new matter handling features to LexisNexisCounselLink, which complements its best-in-class e-billing capabilities. LexisNexis CounselLink is a hosted web-based application that does not require additional software, or hardware, or in-house maintenance. With these new enhancements, users can now: • Manage...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Lawyer Links, LLC has announced that two law firms, Day Pitney LLP and Pepper Hamilton LLP, have signed on to utilize the company's time-saving online resource, the Advantage. The industry's only topic-oriented research tool, the Advantage - Corporate Collection, provides corporate advisors with instant access to essential legal precedent, practice and...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP (K&L Gates) recently welcomed Timothy L. Pierce as a partner in the firm's construction litigation practice. Mr. Pierce comes to K&L Gates from Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner LLP.
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    King & Spalding has named Lovita Tandy chair of the firm's diversity committee. Ms. Tandy will be responsible for continuing to improve and implement the firm's diversity strategies and training, working with minority and female attorneys on specific development and advancement plans, and working with practice group leaders to ensure execution of...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Effective February 1, Wiley Rein & Fielding LLP became Wiley Rein LLP. The change coincides with the departure of name partner Fred Fielding, who has left the firm to serve once again as Counsel to the President. Wiley Rein's Managing Partner Richard E. Wiley commented: "While our name has changed, it is business as usual in all other ways. We...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Connell Foley has announced that Brad Shalit, an associate with the firm for seven years, has been named as Partner. Mr. Shalit focuses his practice area in taxation and corporate law including tax planning for individuals, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and estates and trusts, with a particular emphasis on estate planning and asset protection...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Fios Inc. has unveiled new, strategic consulting services that lower the costs and risks associated with electronic discovery response. Fios' new Review Management Services help clients assess and identify gaps in existing or proposed review strategies, identify opportunities for process improvement, and implement recommendations to eliminate errors and...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP has announced that Dean T. Fournaris will join Benjamin A. Levin as co-partner in charge of the firm's Franchise and Distribution Group. Mr. Fournaris is a partner in the Litigation Department.His practice focuses on commercial litigation and business transactions with emphasis on franchising, licensing,...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Eisner LLP has announced that Jeffrey M. Bacsik has joined the firm as an audit partner.
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    John F. Stoviak, partner in Saul Ewing's Litigation and Environmental departments, has been appointed to the firm's Executive Committee. The six-attorney committee serves as the firm's managing body. Mr. Stoviak is the outgoing chair of the Litigation Department and a former two-term managing partner of Saul Ewing. He concentrates his practice in...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that 19 of its members have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2007 edition. More than one-third of the firm's members appear in this year's edition of Best Lawyers, positioning Norris McLaughlin among the highest percentage of major firms in New Jersey to receive this honor...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    DataCert, Inc. has announced that it is planning to open an office in France. The office, based in Paris and managed by Jerome Raguin, DataCert's regional sales manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), is located at 27 avenue de l'Opera, 75001 Paris, France. DataCert initially launched its expansion into the European market with the opening...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    ONSITE3 and Iron Mountain Incorporated have announced a new partnership to provide businesses with a streamlined process of collection and review of relevant hard copy and electronically-stored information (ESI) for litigation purposes.
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Holland & Knight has announced that the firm will increase salaries for new and existing associates in all of its offices throughout the country, retroactive to January 1. Salary increases for new first-year associates in larger markets will be as much as $20,000. Current associates in all offices will also receive salary increases. The move...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Nixon Peabody LLP has announced it is bringing in a new group of business attorneys from Silicon Valley Law Group to help initiate its new office in Silicon Valley. The addition of a Silicon Valley location boosts the network of offices Nixon Peabody has in California to three markets - Los Angeles, San Francisco and Silicon Valley.