Firm and Provider News

  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that 12 attorneys have been named partners of the firm. The new partners include: S. Scott Parel and Angela C. Zambrano, Dallas; Beatriz Azcuy-Diaz, Miami; Thomas Schmid, Munich; David R. Fertig, Benjamin E. Marks, Salvatore A. Romanello, Soo-Jin Shim and Scott M. Sontag, New York; Kyle C. Krpata, Silicon...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    King & Spalding has announced the election of Robert E. "Bobby" Meadows as managing partner of its Houston office. Mr. Meadows is a trial lawyer with extensive experience handling business disputes and defending oil and gas, construction and engineering and product manufacturing companies in environmental and other complex tort litigation. Mr....
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Winston & Strawn LLP has announced that its executive committee has unanimously approved the selection of Thomas P. Fitzgerald as managing partner of the firm. The executive committee also named Thomas J. Frederick to head its litigation practice globally and Rex L. Sessions to lead the labor and employment practice group. Mr. Fitzgerald will assume...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    The firm of Akerman Senterfitt has assembled a disaster recovery task force to help clients navigate the effects of increasingly active hurricane seasons within Florida, the Gulf region and in international waters. Fifteen practice areas and specialties are represented by the 30 attorneys and consultants comprising the task force. The group will assist...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Nixon Peabody LLP has announced that the following attorneys have been elected to the partnership of the firm: Stephen A. Aschettino, Insurance, Garden City, NY; H. Bryan Brewer III, Business, Washington, DC; Stacie Collier, Labor & Employment, Providence, RI; David A. Feldman, Business Litigation, New York City; Mark M. Foster, Business, San Francisco...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Connell Foley LLP has announced the debut of its Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) Law & Regulation Weblog. The site can be accessed at http://www.connellfoley.com/hselaw/. With a focus on federal, New Jersey and New York laws and regulations, it will cover developments pertaining to health & safety, construction, environment, homeland &...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Gregg A. Ilardi of Pitney Hardin LLP's Litigation Group has been designated as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court, Board of Attorney Certification. The designation Certified Trial Attorney, criminal or civil, is granted by the New Jersey Supreme Court to attorneys who demonstrate a significant level of experience, education...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C. has announced that three attorneys have joined the firm. Sills Cummis recently welcomed back former associate Lori M. Waldron who joins the Corporate Practice Group. Prior to her return to Sills Cummis, she worked at BusinessEdge Solutions. David M. Dugan also has joined the Litigation Practice Group. He previously...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    John P. Lavelle Jr., a partner in the Litigation Department at Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, was recently elected as a sustaining member of the Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc. (PLAC) in recognition of his experience and leadership in product liability litigation.
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    On the heels of being recognized in January as the Top Law Firm for Hispanic Americans by MultiCultural Law magazine, Akerman Senterfitt was presented last month with the Thomas L. Sager Award by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA), along with the MCCA's two corporate honorees, Wal-Mart and Mary Kay, as employers of choice.
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced that Avery Fischer and Adam Kokas have become partners in the firm's Corporate Department, practicing in the New York office.
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Lowenstein Sandler PC recently announced that Mary J. Hildebrand has become a member of the firm in the Tech Group.
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    The London office of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG) recently welcomed Kevin Dean as a partner. He joins the firm from Stephenson Harwood where he was head of mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Dean focuses his practice on international M&A, takeovers and corporate finance. He has particular experience in the fund management,...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Lawyer Links, LLC has announced that McCarter & English, LLP, the largest law firm in New Jersey, has signed on to utilize the company's uniquely thorough and time-saving online corporate law resource, LawyerLinks Advantagesm . The industry's first topic-oriented research tool, LawyerLinks Advantage provides corporate attorneys with instant access to...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Saul Ewing LLP has elected two attorneys to the firm's partnership, and named five attorneys special counsel. The promotions were effective in January. Wayne E. Pinkstone, special counsel in the Labor, Employment, and Employee Benefits Practice Group in the Princeton office, has been named partner. Deborah L. Spranger, special counsel in the Business...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Fish & Richardson P.C. recently was ranked number one in IP Law360's first annual survey of the most frequently hired patent litigation law firms in the U.S. According to the survey, Fish & Richardson "was by far the most in-demand patent litigation firm last year."
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Thomson Elite, part of The Thomson Corporation, earned a prestigious Best in Class honor for its EliteBilling Manager product, awarded by the readers of Law Technology News .
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Syngence LLC, the provider of Synthetix linguistic pattern search technology and Blue Trace EED review software for law firms and corporations, has announced that Image Capture Engineering, Inc. (ICE) users can now create Blue Trace load files for use with Dataflight's Concordance 8 suite of products.
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    As law firms continue to strive for more efficiency and effectiveness across their practices, LexisNexis U.S. ishelping their cause with the introduction of LexisNexisTotal Search v.4.0, the latest version of the company's award-winning information and content management tool. LexisNexis formally introduced version 4.0 during the recent LegalTech New York...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Joshua D. Shapiro has joined Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP as of counsel in the Philadelphia office. Mr. Shapiro, who is in his first term as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 153rd Legislative District in Montgomery County, will be a member of the firm's business law department. Mr. Shapiro's law practice focuses on...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    Holland & Knight LLP has announced that 28 attorneys were recently elected to the partnership effective January 1, according to Howell W. Melton Jr., the firm's managing partner. Of those named, 19 were associates and nine were senior counsel in various offices of the firm's locations nationwide.
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    Integrity Interactive has announced its latest service - Integrity Disclosuresm, which allows companies around the globe to solicit, process and document key information from their employees and use the results to better monitor, manage and report on the effectiveness of their overall compliance programs.
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    Winston & Strawn has announced the expansion of its Paris office with the addition of a team of three international arbitration and litigation attorneys from Salans. Highly regarded attorney Bruno Leurent joins as a partner, and Thomas Bevilacqua and Hery Frédéric Ranjeva join as associates. The arrival of Mr. Leurent and his close associates will...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP has announced that Jochen Winter has joined its Frankfurt office, effective February 1.Mr. Winter, most recently a partner at Linklaters, will become a member of the firm's Corporate and Financial Services Department.He will continue to focus his practice in the private equity and corporate M&A areas. Mr. Winter is...