Firm and Provider News

  • Thursday, December 3, 2015
    Weil’s Antitrust team is advising Allergan plc, a global pharmaceutical company in its definitive merger agreement with Pfizer Inc., a global biopharmaceutical company, in a deal valued at approximately $160 billion. Under the terms of the proposed transaction, the businesses of Pfizer and Allergan will be combined under Allergan plc, which will be...
  • Thursday, December 3, 2015
    On Friday, November 13, 2015, Weil secured a total victory for Morgan Stanley after a New York federal jury issued a verdict of no liability in a trial of private insider trading claims asserted by a Russian billionaire and his Netherlands-based investment vehicle, Veleron Holdings. The jury reached its verdict after two weeks of trial in the Southern...
  • Wednesday, December 2, 2015
    McCarter & English Partner Seeks Pendulum Swing Toward Invention-Facilitating IP Protection to Benefit Economy, Society Erik Paul Belt, an intellectual property litigator who represents rights-holders and alleged infringers alike, has become president of the Boston Patent Law Association (BPLA), one of the largest, most powerful and most prestigious...
  • Wednesday, November 18, 2015
    Partner Shannon McCue Strengthens Firm’s Patent and Trademark Footprint 
  • Wednesday, November 18, 2015
    Partner Benjamin Hsing Brings ANDA Experience to the New York Office NEW YORK, Nov. 17, 2015 — BakerHostetler is proud to announce that Partner Benjamin Hsing has joined the firm, resident in the New York office, as a member of the Intellectual Property Group and Biotechnology, Chemical, and Pharmaceutical team. He is recognized as a leading patent...
  • Wednesday, November 18, 2015
    LANCASTER, PA  (Nov. 17, 2015) - Kiandra Bair joins McNees as an Associate in the firm's Litigation Practice Group, focusing her practice in the areas of commercial litigation and Orphans' Court litigation. Bair will reside in the firm's growing Lancaster office. The McNees Lancaster office offers a full range of legal services and, in...
  • Wednesday, November 18, 2015
    Firm’s Antitrust & Competition Practice Group Continues Major Expansion   SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 16, 2015 — Michael P. A. Cohen has joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the firm’s Antitrust and Competition practice group, based in the firm's San Francisco office.  Cohen joins from Paul Hastings...
  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015
    NEW YORK, November 10, 2015 – Following its expansion earlier this year to Los Angeles, CA and Cleveland, OH, with the inauguration of state-of-the-art Managed Document Review Centers, RVM Enterprises, Inc. is pleased to add Shelley Brown to its team of experts. Ms. Brown has joined as the Director of Managed Review Services, where she...
  • Thursday, November 12, 2015
    Firm’s Life Sciences Practice Also Receives Top Rankings 
  • Wednesday, November 11, 2015
    NEW YORK - RVM Enterprises, Inc. has expanded its presence in Cleveland, Ohio, opening a state-of-the-art Managed Document Review Center. With its long history of serving a diverse corporate clientele with expansive global operations and eDiscovery demands, RVM remains dedicated to innovation to address the ever-changing...
  • Wednesday, November 11, 2015
    NEW YORK – Greg Cancilla, Director of Forensics at RVM Enterprises, Inc., has once again taken top honors in the New York Law Journal Reader Rankings as Best Expert Witness in Technology. Mr.
  • Wednesday, November 11, 2015
    NEW YORK – Marking yet another milestone in its commitment to security, RVM Enterprises, Inc., a leader in the eDiscovery industry, has re- certified under the ISO 27001:2013 standard. RVM was originally certified under the ISO 27001:2005 standard in August of 2012 and has undergone a battery of stringent tests and audits to...
  • Wednesday, November 11, 2015
    NEW YORK – The New York Law Journal has announced that RVM Enterprises, Inc., a leader in the eDiscovery industry, has been recognized as a top service provider in six categories across its service offerings, garnering three first place rankings and three second place rankings.
  • Wednesday, November 11, 2015
    NEW YORK – Inc. magazine has ranked RVM Enterprises, Inc., a leader in the eDiscovery industry, on its 34th annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest- growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy – America’s...
  • Tuesday, November 10, 2015
    NEWARK, N.J. – The New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law and the New Jersey Defense Association have recognized Edward J. Fanning, Jr. of McCarter & English as a 2015 Professional Lawyer of the Year.
  • Thursday, November 5, 2015
    Dykema has announced that Bonnie Mayfield, a Bloomfield Hills-based member in Dykema’s Litigation practice, was named vice chair of Diversity Programs for the Diversity Committee of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC).
  • Thursday, November 5, 2015
    King & Spalding announced today that it has named 24 new partners and 16 new counsel. The partner elections span 10 offices (Abu Dhabi, Atlanta, Charlotte, Dubai, Frankfurt, Houston, London, New York, Paris, and Washington) with more than half of the new partners beginning their careers as first years at the firm. The following lawyers will be partners...
  • Wednesday, November 4, 2015
    Law Business Media, LLC, owner of Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, today announced that it has entered into a formal alliance with Good2BSocial, LLC, which provides content marketing, social media and digital marketing strategy and support to law firms, lawyers and legal marketers. The terms of the alliance were not disclosed.
  • Friday, October 23, 2015
    Weil has received the Pro Bono Partnership Champion Award in recognition of the firm’s service to the community and outstanding commitment to pro bono. The award was presented October 14 at the 2015 Pro Bono Partnership Gala in New York. Weil Executive Partner Barry Wolf, who also served as dinner chair, accepted the award on the firm...
  • Tuesday, October 20, 2015
    Financial Times, in its 2015 FT Europe Innovative Lawyers competition, selected Akin Gump for recognition in three categories.
  • Tuesday, October 20, 2015
    Akin Gump has announced that James E. Fitzgerald has joined the firm as a partner in its litigation practice in Los Angeles. Fitzgerald, who has tried more than 40 trials in federal and state courts over the course of his career and handled more than 20 arbitrations, comes to Akin Gump from Stroock & Stroock & Lavan.
  • Tuesday, October 20, 2015
    Akin Gump public law and policy partner Scott Parven, who leads the firm’s Cuba policy initiative, has been named to the board of directors of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Cuba Business Council. Additionally, Parven will co-chair the USCBC’s Legislative Working Group. Akin Gump is the only law firm currently represented on the...
  • Tuesday, October 20, 2015
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP is pleased to announce that John F. Ward and Michael J. Zinna, the principals of intellectual property boutique Ward & Zinna, LLC, have joined the firm as partners.
  • Monday, October 19, 2015
    Epiq Systems, a leading global provider of integrated technology solutions for the legal profession, announced on October 19 that kCura’s Relativity® – a best-in-class eDiscovery review platform – is now available through Epiq in Hong Kong. kCura’s Relativity, which includes Relativity Analytics and Relativity Assisted Review, is...
  • Monday, October 19, 2015
    The American College of Bankruptcy announced on October 15 that Sheppard Mullin partner Ori Katz will be inducted as a Fellow of the College on March 18, 2016 in Washington, D.C.  The ceremony will take place at the Smithsonian Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture and will be presided over by Michael L. Cook, chair of the...