Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, June 30, 2009
    A significant ruling was recently issued in The Equal Rights Center v. AvalonBay Communities, Inc., a case involving allegations of discrimination against persons with disabilities. Kelley Drye and its co-counsel, The Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Deckert LLP, argued that AvalonBay Communities, Inc., a developer of residential real...
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2009
    Proskauer Rose LLP has again been named one of the top law firms in the United States - with 27 practices noted as being among the best in their fields - in The Legal 500 2009 rankings of the top U.S. corporate and finance law firms. In addition, 79 lawyers were individually recognized. The rankings show a 42 percent increase in the number of Proskauer...
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2009
    King & Spalding recently announced that a transatlantic team of lawyers from its international arbitration practice secured a $133 million award against the Egyptian government in a high-profile, long-running dispute involving the expropriation of a 161-acre resort property on the Red Sea. The award is the largest ever granted to individual claimants...
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2009
    Stradley Ronon Chairman Bill Sasso kicked off the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia's 60th Anniversary event with a toast to guest speaker, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Ms. Rice presented on the importance of democracy, the war on terror and the need for vigilance by the United States. Earlier in the day, she visited students at Bodine...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Ashley C. Parrish, an experienced appellate litigator, has joined the litigation and antitrust practice of King & Spalding as a partner in Washington, D.C. Mr. Parrish will work closely with Neil L. Levy, co-chair of King & Spalding's global energy practice, to serve the needs of the firm's energy industry clients in a wide range of administrative...
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    Forthright, an organization that provides claims administration services in the dispute resolution market, announced the launch of a new informational consumer website aimed at guiding American consumers through the arbitration process.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP has announced that Adam C. Rogoff has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy Department. For more than two decades, Mr. Rogoff has focused his practice on complex transactional, litigation and advisory work relating to restructuring, commercial finance, Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    The Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity presented its 2009 Edwin Archer Randolph Diversity Award to the Connecticut offices of Day Pitney LLP on Wednesday, May 6.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Raymond H. Seitz and Paul B. Zuydhoek, partners with Phillips Lytle LLP, have been named "Lawyers of the Year" by Best Lawyers. Mr. Seitz has been named the Best Lawyers' 2009 Buffalo Banking Lawyer of the Year and Mr. Zuydhoek has been recognized as the Best Lawyers' 2009 Buffalo Bet-the-Company Litigator of the Year.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    The Bridgewater, New Jersey law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. is pleased to announce that 22 of its members have been selected for inclusion in New Jersey Super Lawyers 2009. Only five percent of New Jersey attorneys are given this honor.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, has announced that Andrew Barfuss has joined the firm as a partner in Amper's Risk Advisory Group, which covers risk management, internal control and process improvement. Mr. Barfuss supports clients in the areas of financial reporting, information technology, compliance and...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Goodwin Procter announced that Kenneth J. Parsigian, a partner in the firm's Litigation Department and chair of its Pro Bono Committee, was honored by the American Bar Association with the John Minor Wisdom Public Service and Professionalism Award, which he received on May 1 at a ceremony in Atlanta. Mr. Parsigian was chosen for that honor based on his...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Jeff Carton, named partner at Meiselman, Denlea, Packman, Carton & Eberz P.C., recently has been selected to become a Fellow in The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    In a matter receiving national press attention, New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli has retained Day Pitney to assist the $122 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund ("CRF") in connection with its review of CRF investments with firms under investigation by NY Attorney General Andrew Cuomo and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. member, Bruce I. Goldstein was appointed to the New Jersey Special Supreme Court Committee on Telephonic and Electronic Search Warrants. Mr. Goldstein is a member of the firm's Litigation Practice Group and is a certified civil and criminal trial attorney.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    On May 5, 2009, Chrysler LLC received court approval to proceed with proposed bidding procedures regarding its announced restructuring and strategic alliance with Fiat. Jones Day is acting as Chrysler's restructuring counsel. After a seven-hour hearing, Judge Arthur J. Gonzalez, a federal bankruptcy judge in New York, set May 27 as the date of the...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Twelve of Stradley Ronon's attorneys were recommended as leaders in their field in the upcoming 2009 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. Also, three Stradley Ronon practice areas were ranked among the top in Pennsylvania. Chambers USA recognized the following individual attorneys who were recommended by clients and peers...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy partner at Kramer Levin, Philip Bentley, will chair an upcoming conference titled Madoff and Ponzi Scheme Litigation Conference. The seminar will be held on Wednesday, June 8, beginning at noon with registration and lunch, continuing until 5:00 p.m. with a reception. The event will take place at the University of...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Wiley Rein managing partner and former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Richard E. Wiley has been selected for induction into The Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame, an honor that recognizes his "pivotal role in the development of HDTV, serving as chairman of the FCC's Advisory Committee on Advanced Television Service for nine years...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    For the second consecutive year, Weil Gotshal's Prague office has been recognized as the leading international law firm in the Czech Republic by Chambers Europe 2009: Guide to Europe's Leading Lawyers for Business. The award was presented at the Chambers Europe Awards event held in London in late April.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Mark Lutes, a member of the firm in the Health Care and Life Sciences Practice in the Washington, DC office of EpsteinBeckerGreen, has been chosen to receive the Monsignor Geno Baroni Caritas Advocacy Award for 2008. This award - the highest award of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington - is given annually to individuals who have been strong...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Each year, Key Professional Media, Inc. undertakes research to identify each state's "Super Lawyers" - those the publisher considers are among the state's top 5 percent with regard to "peer recognition and professional achievement." Results of the research for the New York metro area announced that 19 Kelley Drye attorneys were named "Super Lawyers" for...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    David Girard-diCarlo, former U.S. ambassador and former chairman of Blank Rome, has joined Cozen O'Connor as a member of the firm's business law department and government relations practice. Prior to his recent appointment by President George W. Bush as U.S.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    TRC Companies Inc.'s Energy Services division, a 2008 Energy Star Partner of the Year, announced two new contract awards, totaling $15 million, for the expansion of its award-winning energy efficiency programs with NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) and the New Jersey Office of Clean Energy.