Firm and Provider News

  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Three attorneys, Barbara H. Gallo, Daniel H. Sherman IV and Kerry F. Nelson, have joined the Environmental Practice Group at EpsteinBecker & Green, PC.
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Lexis Nexis Martindale-Hubbell has announced that it has entered into a multimedia marketing agreement with the tax services firm H&R Block, in which Martindale-Hubbell's lawyers .com website will be promoted to more than 15 million H&R Block clients through the company's 9,000 tax offices nationwide.
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced that Allison V. Friend will join the firm in the newly created position of chief human resources officer. In this role, Ms. Friend will work closely with firm management to create a best-in-class organizational support structure, leveraging the skills of the firm's administrative directors and bringing new resources to...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Ray Thek, a prominent dealmaker, has joined the firm of Lowenstein Sandler, PC as a director, effective March 1. Mr. Thek's hiring gives Lowenstein Sandler another powerful corporate attorney who specializes in technology and life sciences deals. He joins directors Peter H. Ehrenberg, chair of the firm's 60-lawyer Corporate Department, and Edward M....
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    The firm of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP was cited in 13 categories in a recent survey conducted by The BTI Consulting Group, Inc. of Boston, a market research and management consulting firm. The survey, The Survey of Client Service Performance for Law Firms, was based on interviews with nearly 200 corporate counsel at Fortune 1000 companies.
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that New York Lawyers for the Public Interest has selected Richard J. Davis, a partner of the firm, as the recipient of the 2004 Law & Society Award for his distinguished service to the legal profession and community. The award annually honors an attorney who best combines outstanding legal skills with a long...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    The firm of Pitney, Hardin, Kipp & Szuch llp has signed a new lease totaling 46,339 square feet at Times Square Tower for its New York City office. The firm's new office is located on the south side of 42nd Street between Broadway and Seventh Avenue. Pitney Hardin will relocate from its current New York location at 685 Third Avenue, between 43rd and...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Holland & Knight LLP has announced that Neal N. Beaton, an attorney practicing in the areas of corporate and commercial transactions, intellectual property, international trade and business immigration law, has been named Practice Group Leader for the Business Law Practice Group in New York City. In addition to his new responsibilities, Mr. Beaton...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Jerome J. Shestack, a partner at WolfBlock and co-chair of the firm's Business Litigation Practice Group, has been appointed chairman of the American Bar Association's (ABA) Center for Human Rights by ABA President Dennis Archer. The Center for Human Rights coordinates many human rights activities, including sending observers to human rights trials, rule...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    The firm of Grotta, Glassman & Hoffman, P.A. has strengthened its New York presence by adding three principals from Rains & Pogrebin, P.C., a 56-year-old labor and employment law firm based on Long Island, which is dissolving. The three new principals are Bertrand B. Pogrebin, a founder of Rains & Pogrebin, Bruce Millman, managing partner,...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Bruce I. Goldstein, managing partner of Saiber Schlesinger Satz & Goldstein, Newark, NJ, announced recently that Ruth D. Kirshner has been promoted to Counsel. Ms. Kirshner's practice is focused on insurance and reinsurance coverage litigation, legal malpractice defense and complex commercial litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Kirshner was Law...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Weil Gotshal advised privately-held Interactive Search Holdings, Inc. in its agreement, announced last month, to be acquired by Ask Jeeves, Inc. The deal was led by Weil Gotshal's Silicon Valley office, in collaboration with the firm's New York and Washington, D.C. offices. "The synergy between the firm's Mergers & Acquisitions practice groups in New...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    The firm of McCarter & English, LLP has named Kimberly S. Penner as partner in the New York office and Debra M. Perry as partner in the Newark, NJ office. The naming of Ms. Penner and Ms. Perry is a reflection of the firm's growth strategy along the Northeast corridor and its increased activity in the life sciences industry.
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Integrity Interactive Corporation has announced that it has signed an agreement with Deere & Company to roll out Integrity Interactive's ethics and compliance training courses as part of Deere's enterprise-wide compliance and ethics program. The comprehensive online program will assist Deere & Company in its continuing efforts to raise employee...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Recently the New Jersey Appellate Division handed down a landmark decision reversing an administrative law judge (ALJ) decision that the commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) had approved. The firm of Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. represented the appellant.
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Keith R. Dutill and Kevin R. Boyle have been elected to three-year terms on the Board of Directors at Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP. Mr. Dutill, a partner since 1994, is the managing partner of the firm's Malvern, PA office. Mr. Boyle is chairman of the firm's Business Department, a group of more than 50 attorneys who assist clients in the...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Thomson Elite, part of the Thomson Corporation and a worldwide provider of business software to professional services firms, has announced that two of its products won "best of" honors in the inaugural Law Technology News Awards. The Reader's Choice Award for Best Timekeeping and Billing System for firms over 50 attorneys went to the Elite product...
  • Thursday, April 1, 2004
    Richard Rosenblatt, a partner in the Labor and Employment Practice group at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in Princeton and Philadelphia, recently was honored by NJBiz, a leading New Jersey business weekly, as one of its "40 Under 40" for 2004 in the March 1 edition. As reported by NJBiz, this honor is given annually to 40 men and women across the...
  • Monday, March 1, 2004
    Winston & Strawn has announced that James L. Malone III has joined its New York City and Chicago offices as a partner in the tax department. He focuses his practice on federal tax controversy matters. Mr. Malone previously was a senior partner at McDermott, Will & Emery and chairman of its Tax Controversy Practice. Most recently, he served as...
  • Monday, March 1, 2004
    Wiley Rein & Fielding LLP has announced the continued expansion of its insurance practice with the arrival of Kenneth E. Ryan as a partner. The addition of Mr. Ryan, an experienced insurance litigator from the Washington, DC office of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, reflect's the firm's ongoing commitment to enhancing its extensive insurance law...
  • Monday, March 1, 2004
    Bruce I. Goldstein, managing partner of Saiber Schlesinger Satz & Goldstein, Newark, NJ, recently announced that three of the firm's attorneys have been admitted to membership. Ernest E. Badway, a graduate of the Duke University School of Law (J.D., 1992), practices in the areas of securities law, regulatory matters, and white-collar criminal defense...
  • Monday, March 1, 2004
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the addition of Emanuel C. Grillo to its New York office. He has joined the firm's Insolvency & Business Reorganization Practice as partner. Mr. Grillo has broad-based experience representing secured and unsecured creditors, debtors and court-appointed trustees, as well as both sellers and purchasers in distressed...
  • Monday, March 1, 2004
    The firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP has announced that Gary B. Wilcox, deputy chief counsel (technical) for the Internal Revenue Service, rejoined the firm as a partner in the tax practice last month. He has offices in Philadelphia and Washington, DC and will work with clients in those cities, as well as in other offices in the U.S. and abroad.***
  • Monday, March 1, 2004
    Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. recently became one of the first major international law firms to implement LexisNexis Total Search, a web browser-based application that expands the boundaries of the LexisNexis Total Research System. The move, which will boost the firm's knowledge management capabilities, reflects Squire Sanders' tradition of using...
  • Monday, March 1, 2004
    Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. has announced that the firm has formally approved the opening of a Miami, FL office, which will be managed by nationally-known employment attorney Michael W. Casey III, who joined Epstein Becker in October as a member.