Firm and Provider News

  • Monday, February 17, 2014
    Bradford Taylor has been named National Valuation Practice Leader by Marcum LLP. He is based in Marcum’s Boston office, where he is a director in the firm’s Advisory Services Division.
  • Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Eric T. Fingerhut, member and leader of the Dykema's Trademark Practice, has been recognized by World Trademark Review (WTR) for inclusion in its 2014 edition of WTR 1000, the first and only stand-alone ranking publication to focus exclusively on trademark practices and practitioners. This is the fourth consecutive year – every year that WTR...
  • Tuesday, February 11, 2014
    Anderson Kill has announced that Daniel J. Healy, a litigator in the firm’s Washington, DC office, has been named a partner.  Mr. Healy represents policyholders only in insurance coverage disputes. He obtains coverage in claims relating to health and welfare benefits, D&O liabilities, business interruptions, property damage, asbestos...
  • Tuesday, February 4, 2014
    Proskauer has announced today that three nationally acclaimed labor and employment lawyers – Zach Fasman, Allan Bloom and Erika Collins – have joined the firm as partners in New York. The combined depth of their experience advising multinational corporations, financial services firms and corporate boards on a range of U.S. and...
  • Tuesday, February 4, 2014
    Mitratech has published its latest research in the white paper, General Counsel: The Global Corporation’s Next Agent of Change. 
  • Friday, January 31, 2014
    On January 29, 2014, Kramer Levin Litigation partner and firm co-chairman Gary P. Naftalis received the Lifetime Achievement Award from Benchmark Litigation at the 2014 Benchmark Litigation Awards Gala at the Essex House in New York. Mr. Naftalis was recognized for his accomplishments during his career spanning over four decades.   
  • Friday, January 31, 2014
    Evidence Exchange has announced that for the third consecutive year, they have been recognized as a Relativity Best in Service partner. Best in Service recognizes those Relativity partners that are providing an exceptional Relativity experience, and high levels of service and support to their customers.
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2014
    UBIC, Inc. will exhibit its new suite of data analytics-based legal discovery and risk management solutions at LegalTech New York. This year, UBIC is at the forefront with technology developed to bring the speed, power and accuracy of machine-driven analytics to the fast-changing requirements of large-volume legal discovery and risk-management practices...
  • Tuesday, January 28, 2014
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has announced the opening of a new office in Orange County, expanding the firm’s presence in this vital West Coast economic region while launching its fourth office in that state and 20th worldwide.
  • Tuesday, January 28, 2014
    Leader & Berkon LLP, based in New York and with an office in Philadelphia, has announced the opening of its Los Angeles office on February 1, 2014. The firm is taking its distinctive combination of business-oriented problem solving and client-service philosophy to the West Coast as it continues to expand its practice. Representing some of the largest...
  • Tuesday, January 28, 2014
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges has announced that Chris McLaughlin will join its London office as a partner in the Banking & Finance practice. Mr. McLaughlin, who was most recently a partner at Hogan Lovells, has extensive experience acting for banks and borrowers on the financing of cross-border private equity buyouts, European real estate acquisitions,...
  • Tuesday, January 28, 2014
    Plaintiffs filed 166 new federal securities class actions in 2013, a 9 percent increase over 2012, according to Securities Class Action Filings – 2013 Year in Review, an annual report prepared by Cornerstone Research and the Stanford Law School Securities Class Action Clearinghouse. The 2013 filings, although boosted by a second-half surge, are...
  • Monday, January 27, 2014
    Marcum LLP, a top national accounting and advisory firm, secured more net new Securities and Exchange Commission clients in the fourth quarter of 2013 than all other national audit firms, including the Big Four. According to Audit Analytics data published today in Accounting Today, Marcum’s SEC practice had a net gain of five new...
  • Saturday, January 25, 2014
    Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP has announced that it has awarded associate Gray Buccigross the firm's 2013 Bob Gerber Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award.  This award honors and recognizes the important community service work done by Sheppard Mullin attorneys. Mr. Buccigross, a 2004 cum laude graduate of Harvard...
  • Friday, January 24, 2014
    Stradley Ronon has announced that Amy C. Fitzsimmons, Alycia M. Vivona and Ranan Z. Well have been elected to the firm’s partnership.
  • Friday, January 24, 2014
    King & Spalding advised Varel International Energy Services, Inc., on its sale to Sandvik AB, a Swedish high-technology engineering group publicly traded on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. The transaction, which is valued at approximately $740 million, was announced earlier today.
  • Thursday, January 23, 2014
    DTI, the nation’s largest private independent provider of facilities management, legal support services and knowledge solutions, announces Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP has signed a three-year agreement for DTI to provide on-site management services to the firm. Per the agreement, DTI is delivering services to five Sutherland offices...
  • Friday, January 17, 2014
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP and Navigant co-hosted the first event in a five-part speaker series called PowerUP – Energy Thought Leaders Quarterly Forum. The first program was held on December 5, 2013 in Chicago, IL on the topic of Commercializing Energy Resources. 
  • Friday, January 17, 2014
    Proskauer has announced that David Chu will join the firm as a partner to lead its Asia litigation practice, resident in Hong Kong.  Mr. Chu is both U.S. and Hong Kong qualified and has a wealth of experience advising on securities-related litigation, regulatory compliance and commercial litigation.  His addition expands the firm's prominent...
  • Friday, January 17, 2014
    Justin Herdman, a former assistant United States attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, has joined Jones Day’s Cleveland office as of counsel in the firm’s Business and Tort Litigation Practice. Mr. Herdman served as deputy chief of the National Security, Human Rights, and Organized Crime Unit, where he was responsible for...
  • Friday, January 17, 2014
  • Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Kenneth R. Meyer, a product liability defense practitioner, has joined McCarter & English as a partner after 28 years at Porzio, Bromberg & Newman. His 28 years at Porzio included 16 years as chair of the product liability and then life sciences practice groups. 
  • Thursday, January 9, 2014
    Gibbons P.C. has announced that two outstanding attorneys have been named firm directors in 2014: Kevin S. Evans, a member of the firm’s Corporate Department in its New York office, and Jason R. Tuvel, who practices in the firm’s Real Property & Environmental Department out of the Newark office.
  • Tuesday, January 7, 2014
    Mitratech, the leader in end-to-end enterprise legal management (ELM) solutions for the corporate legal industry, has announced that it has acquired LT Online Corporation, whose flagship product Lawtrac has been a leading provider of legal management software for mid-sized legal departments for almost 30 years. This strategic acquisition further...
  • Friday, January 3, 2014
    Kiersted has announced that it has achieved ISO/IEC 27001 certification of its information security management system (ISMS) supporting all systems, processes, procedures and technology involved in e-discovery data processing, online document review with Relativity and iConect, consulting, and forensic data collection, and in accordance with the statement...