Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, November 19, 2013
    Wiley Rein has announce dthat John B. (Jay) Watkins has joined the firm as a partner in its Corporate Practice. At Wiley Rein, he will advise clients on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, and financing and capital formation transactions for private equity and other investment funds and for public and private companies.
  • Monday, November 18, 2013
    Wiley Rein chairman Richard E. Wiley and Insurance Appellate Group chair Laura A. Foggan were named to Lawdragon’s list of the “500 Leading Lawyers in America” in its annual magazine released in October.  Lawdragon’s “500 Leading Lawyers in America” were chosen from a combination of factors, including votes and...
  • Thursday, November 14, 2013
    Recommind, the leader in unstructured data management, analysis and governance technology, has released the findings of independent research into policies adopted for information governance (IG) in the United States and United Kingdom. The surveys were designed to discover what companies currently have in place to govern their growing data reserves and...
  • Thursday, November 14, 2013
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. has been ranked in the 2014 "Best Law Firms" list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® regionally in 59 practice areas, including 20 Metropolitan Tier 1 Rankings. Firms included in the 2014 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with...
  • Thursday, November 14, 2013
    Law360 has recognized ten Weil partners as 2013 MVPs in their respective practice areas and industries – the most of any law firm this year. The Weil partners recognized are Michael Aiello (Mergers & Acquisitions); Michael Bond (Real Estate) Daniel Dokos (Banking); Keith Flaum (Technology); Matthew Gilroy (Healthcare); Stephen Karotkin (...
  • Wednesday, November 13, 2013
    Akin Gump has announced that six of its attorneys have been selected to receive a 2013 MVP award from Law360.  The awards, now in their third year, recognize “the elite law firm partners whose exemplary work on critical litigation, mammoth deals and first-of-their-kind global matters earned them a spot on this year's list.” The...
  • Tuesday, November 12, 2013
    DTI, the nation’s largest private independent provider of e-discovery, legal process outsourcing and facilities management services, has announced that it now employs 30 Relativity Certified Administrators (RCAs). DTI is a heavy user of the Relativity e-discovery platform, and the firm’s extensive in-house expertise represents a...
  • Tuesday, November 12, 2013
    Proskauer has announced that it represented Grifols, together with Grifols’ general counsel Osborne Clarke SLP, in its $1.675 billion agreement to acquire the transfusion diagnostics unit of Novartis. The assets acquired include diagnostic products and technology for transfusion medicine and immunology, a manufacturing plant in the U.S., and...
  • Tuesday, November 12, 2013
    King & Spalding successfully represented Johnson Research and Development Co., Inc., in a licensing dispute against Hasbro Inc. over the Nerf line of toy guns. Hasbro has been ordered to pay Johnson Research, the licensor of the line, $72.9 million in royalties. Johnson Research filed a claim against Hasbro in February, charging that the toymaker...
  • Tuesday, November 12, 2013
  • Thursday, November 7, 2013
    The Honorable Jack L. Lintner (retired), a member of the New Jersey-based law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., received the 2013 Trial Attorneys of New Jersey Professional Lawyer of the Year Award from the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law.  The award is to honor attorneys whose character, competence, and commitment to the...
  • Friday, November 1, 2013
    Gibbons P.C. and Patrick C. Dunican Jr., the firm’s chairman and managing director, were honored by the Women’s Association of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) with the 2013 Vagelos Award for Corporate Commitment to the Arts at the 18th Annual Spotlight Gala on Saturday, October 5, 2013, at the NJPAC.
  • Friday, November 1, 2013
    Marcum LLP won three 2013 Edge Awards at the annual luncheon of LEA Global: Leading Edge Alliance in San Francisco.  Marcum took top honors for Outstanding Marketing Initiative, New Frontiers Innovation and Outstanding Community Service.
  • Friday, November 1, 2013
    Phillips Lytle LLP  has earned a prestigious National First-Tier Ranking for its Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants Practice for a second year in a row on the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2014 “Best Law Firms” list. Phillips Lytle also received 28 Metropolitan First-Tier rankings across 24 practice areas in its...
  • Monday, October 28, 2013
  • Monday, October 21, 2013
    On October 16, Wiley Rein Chairman Richard E. Wiley was honored by the Library of American Broadcasting, which named him one of its 2013 Giants of Broadcasting.  In a special ceremony at New York City’s Gotham Hall, Mr. Wiley joined 10 honorees in celebration of their “distinguished leadership or performance in television and radio...
  • Monday, October 21, 2013
    On October 16, Wiley Rein Chairman Richard E. Wiley was honored by the Library of American Broadcasting, which named him one of its 2013 Giants of Broadcasting.  In a special ceremony at New York City’s Gotham Hall, Mr. Wiley joined 10 honorees in celebration of their “distinguished leadership or performance in television and radio...
  • Monday, October 21, 2013
    Mitratech, the industry leader in enterprise legal management solutions, has announced the availability of significant enhancements in its e-Billing application used to control, manage and reduce legal spend for corporate legal departments. The latest innovations on the proven TeamConnect platform include enhancements that increase collaboration with...
  • Friday, October 18, 2013
    Weil’s Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Funds, Private Equity, and Business Finance & Restructuring groups were each ranked Tier 1 in IFLR1000’s 2014 rankings. The firm also earned rankings in the Bank Lending, Debt and Equity, High-Yield, Structured Finance and Securitisation, Financial Services Regulatory, and Hedge Funds...
  • Friday, October 18, 2013
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has announced that Marc Epstein has joined the firm as a partner in the real estate practice in the firm’s Fort Worth office. He comes to Akin Gump from Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP, along with Sean Bryan and Randall Quick, who both join as senior counsel. Mr. Epstein boasts nearly 30 years of experience...
  • Friday, October 18, 2013
    Proskauer has announced that top-ranked private equity/buyouts lawyer Steven M. Peck has joined the firm’s Corporate Department and Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups. Mr. Peck’s diverse transactional experience includes representing private equity sponsors, multi-national corporations, and other market participants in their...
  • Friday, October 18, 2013
    Jones Day ranked #1 globally in M&A league tables for the first nine months of 2013, maintaining a position it has held for 52 consecutive quarters. Jones Day led all law firms for number of announced deals and completed deals worldwide in Q3 2013 M&A rankings released by Thomson Reuters. The firm received credit from Thomson for 275 announced...
  • Friday, October 18, 2013
    Marcum LLP has announced that Edward J. Reitmeyer has joined the firm as a Partner in its Philadelphia Tax & Business Services Department. A real estate tax expert, Mr. Reitmeyer will co-lead Marcum’s Real Estate Services Practice group in Pennsylvania.
  • Friday, October 18, 2013
    King & Spalding has successfully represented Pandora Media Inc. in a significant licensing dispute with the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP).  U.S. District Judge Denise Cote of the Southern District of New York granted summary judgment in favor of the internet radio service provider, rejecting efforts to narrow...
  • Friday, October 18, 2013
    This month, ZyLAB is proud to celebrate 30 years of successful innovation and exceeding customer requirements in increasingly complex and technologically challenging industries.  In September 1983 ZyLAB was incorporated in Chicago, Illinois to realize the founder’s vision of a much needed market for an easy to use and powerful full-...