Firm and Provider News

  • Monday, January 16, 2012
    Derek J. Hardesty, 41, a partner and the director of strategic projects at King & Spalding, has been appointed chief operating officer, King & Spalding announced today. He replaces Patrick C. Glisson, who retired at the end of 2011 after 12 years as the firm’s COO. In his new role, Mr. Hardesty will oversee the non-legal operations of...
  • Monday, January 16, 2012
    Stradley Ronon attorneys Kevin R. Casey and Bennett G. Picker were named Best Lawyers’ 2012 Philadelphia “Lawyers of the Year” in patent law and arbitration, respectively. The 2012 Best Lawyers in America is based on an exhaustive peer-review of legal abilities of other lawyers in their...
  • Monday, January 16, 2012
    Ivan Presant and Joseph Cosentino have joined Clifford Chance as M&A partners in New York.  The two were previously partners at Dewey & LeBoeuf, where they represented clients on a wide variety of acquisitions, dispositions and other mergers and acquisitions-related activity.
  • Monday, January 16, 2012
  • Monday, January 16, 2012
    Liquid Litigation Management, Inc.’s team of developers is proud to release a new iPad app as a companion to Liquid Lit Manager™, which adapts to the way attorneys create and utilize outlines for deposition and hearings. With all available documents and spreadsheets in one place, it makes legal work more efficient and keeps legal staff...
  • Thursday, January 12, 2012
    Paul McCurdy has been elected chair of Kelley Drye, succeeding John M. Callagy, who has served in that role since 1992.  Mr. Callagy was the firm's first chair.
  • Wednesday, January 11, 2012
    James F. Ritter has joined the Washington, DC office of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP in the firm's Corporate practice group.  Mr. Ritter was previously a partner with Latham & Watkins in Washington, DC. 
  • Friday, January 6, 2012
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has promoted seven of the firm’s lawyers to the partnership. Matthew C. Bate (Geneva), Jeremy R. Berry (Washington, D.C.), Estela Díaz (New York), Joseph K. Friedman (Los Angeles), Harry Keegan (London), Eric J. Klein (Dallas) and Tamer A. Soliman (Abu Dhabi).  
  • Friday, January 6, 2012
  • Friday, January 6, 2012
    Proskauer announced the expansion of its Antitrust Group with the addition of Helene D. Jaffe as a Partner in New York City and co-head of the practice.
  • Wednesday, January 4, 2012
    Inside Public Accounting’s 2011 annual report has once again ranked Marks Paneth & Shron among the Top 50 Accounting Firms in the nation. MP&S came in at 31, a move up from 34 in 2010. MP&S has a long history of providing our clients with attentive and responsive service, which leads to increased satisfaction and retention of clients,...
  • Wednesday, January 4, 2012
    Brian Crowell and Angela N. Velez join the firm’s investment management practice group. Christina Maria Kaba and Christine M. McDevitt join the firm’s business practice group. James C. Jones, Francis S. Monterosso and John Vassalotti join the litigation practice group.
  • Wednesday, January 4, 2012
      Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen and Loewy, LLP, has announced that it has been named “Law Firm of the Year” in the practice of Immigration Law by Best Lawyers. This marks the first time the publication has conferred this award in the field of Immigration Law. Nineteen attorneys and nine individual offices were also recognized for...
  • Wednesday, January 4, 2012
    More than 25 attorneys from Weil, Gotshal & Manges’ New York office were among the recipients of The Legal Aid Society’s 2011 Pro Bono Publico Awards for “delivering life-changing legal assistance to our City’s most vulnerable residents.” The awards were presented by Chief Judge of the State of New York and Chief Judge of...
  • Thursday, December 22, 2011
    Richard E. Wiley was honored as one of Washington, DC’s 30 “Superstar” lawyers, and 17 Wiley Rein attorneys were named “Best Lawyers” by Washingtonian magazine in its 2011 guide to the capital area’s “very best legal talent.”
  • Tuesday, December 13, 2011
    Patrick C. Dunican Jr., chairman and managing director of Gibbons P.C., has been appointed a trustee for the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey (AFBNJ), the preeminent bar association for attorneys who practice before the federal courts in the District of New Jersey. Mr. Dunican’s term began with the AFBNJ Board of Trustees meeting in...
  • Monday, December 12, 2011
    On December 6, 2011, at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP was honored by the National Legal Aid & Defender Association with the organization’s Beacon of Justice Award. This year’s award acknowledges “law firms that have innovative public-private partnerships that protect equal justice for all...
  • Monday, December 12, 2011
  • Wednesday, December 7, 2011
    Global law firm Proskauer has announced that it has expanded its global capabilities and Asia practice with the opening of an office in Beijing. The new office, the firm’s 13th, and second in Asia, will be located at Room 1569 on the 15th Floor of China World Tower 3, No. 1 Jianguomenwai Avenue, in the Chaoyang District of Beijing.
  • Wednesday, December 7, 2011
  • Tuesday, December 6, 2011
  • Tuesday, December 6, 2011
    More than 300 guests gathered at global law firm Jones Day’s Washington office during the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank to hear central bankers, government officials, economists, and executives discuss the global debt crisis and its implications for the world economy.
  • Thursday, December 1, 2011
    Paul R. Garcia has joined Kelley Drye & Warren LLP as a partner in the intellectual property practice group, working in the Chicago office. Mr. Garcia will also practice from the firm's Stamford office once his application to that state's bar is approved. Mr. Garcia comes from the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he was a...
  • Thursday, December 1, 2011
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. has announced that Anthony L. Scialabba, who focuses on employee benefit law, and Iván A. Méndez, Jr., who focuses on employment and labor law, recently joined the firm. 
  • Wednesday, November 30, 2011
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has named eleven new partners and six new counsel effective January 1, 2012. These appointments span eight offices and four countries. “These new partners and counsel are a true reflection of the global nature of our firm today,” said Weil’s Executive Partner Barry Wolf. “I want to...