Firm and Provider News

  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    The firm of Gibbons, Del Deo, Dolan, Griffinger & Vecchione, P.C. has announced that three attorneys have become directors of the firm and one attorney has become counsel to the firm. The new directors include:
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Represented by Newark's Saiber Schlesinger Satz & Goldstein, LLC, Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. has obtained New Jersey regulatory approval of its $9.3 billion acquisition of Caesar's Entertainment, Inc. to become the world's largest gaming company. On May 24, the New Jersey Casino Control Commission formally approved the merger. Harrah's will now own...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    An overwhelming majority of attorneys have no ambition of starting their own practice, a new survey shows. Ninety-three percent of lawyers polled said they would not establish a law firm even if they had the necessary capital. This is a steady increase from similar surveys conducted in 2002 and 1997, when 84 percent and 78 percent of lawyers, respectively...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    A pair of analytical treatises, one focusing on homeland security and one on employee benefits issues, are currently available from LexisNexis Matthew Bender. Matthew Bender rates the Homeland Security Deskbook as THE analytical book on homeland security. This comprehensive guide discusses and analyzes real problems that arise in the post-9/11 world and...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    LiveNote, Inc., maker of the LiveNote SRª and LiveNote Webª transcript management software products, has announced that it has acquired the litigation technology division of RealLegal, LLC, creator of the E-Transcriptª format - widely recognized as an industry standard for electronic transcript delivery.
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Pitney Hardin attorney Jeffrey S. Mandel recently received the Young Lawyer of the Year Award from the Young Lawyer's Division of the New Jersey State Bar Association at the organization's annual meeting in Atlantic City. The Young Lawyer of the Year designation is presented to a young lawyer whose personal and professional achievement merit special...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region recently announced the first nonprofit grantees of The Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP Greater DC Community Foundation - DC SCORES and Higher Achievement Program (HAP). DC SCORES and Higher Achievement will each receive a grant of $40,000 to support their work in youth development and academic...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Grant Aldonas has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as a partner in the international trade practice in Washington, DC. Immediately prior to joining Akin Gump, Mr. Aldonas served in the Bush administration as the Commerce Department's undersecretary for international trade. As head of the department's International Trade Administration, he...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Sixteen WolfBlock partners have ben named in New Jersey Monthlymagazine's 2005 New Jersey Super Lawyers. WolfBlock's New Jersey Super Lawyers include: Barry Bendes, Frank DiGiacomo, Burton Eichler, John Fanburg, Stuart Gladstone, Charles Gormally, Joseph Gorrell, William Greenbaum, James Greenberg, Alan Hammer, Hersh Kozlov, Gregory Lomax, Stuart Pachman...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    The firm of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP has announced that nine attorneys have been elected as partners of the firm. The new partners include: Jonathan H. Canter, Real Estate; Pamela M. Capps, Tax; Christopher A. Colvin, Intellectual Property; Ronald S. Greenberg, Litigation; Timothy P. Harkness, Litigation and White Collar Defense; Kerri Ann...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Todd J. Peterson has joined the national law firm Nixon Peabody LLP as a partner on the Private Equity Team of the Business Practice Group. He will be located in the New York office. Mr. Peterson was recently recognized as one of the World's Leading Private Equity Lawyersin the April 2005 issue of Euromoney Magazine . Previously, he was a partner with...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner LLP has announced that the firm earned four practice group rankings and nine attorney rankings in the national and New York State listings of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business . The 2005-2006 listing is the third annual edition of the Chambers USA Guide. The following practices are ranked in...
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    Cozen O'Connor has announced the opening of its newest international office - located in Toronto, Canada, at One Queen St. East, Suite 2000. All eight lawyers of Poss & Halfnight, Barristers & Solicitors, a Toronto insurance litigation boutique, are forming Cozen O'Connor's Toronto office, further expanding the firm's general litigation practice.
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    Winston & Strawn LLP recently announced that well-known corporate attorney Steven V. Napolitano, along with fellow partners Richard E. Ginsberg and Margaret E. Lomenzo, joined the firm as partners. Napolitano will serve as co-chair of Winston & Strawn's private equity practice.
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    Patrick C. Dunican Jr., managing director of the Newark, NJ-based firm of Gibbons, Del Deo, Dolan, Griffinger & Vecchione, P.C., recently announced the opening of a Philadelphia office and the naming of veteran Philadelphia lawyer David W. Marston and Gibbons director Timothy S. Susanin to lead the effort. The firm's new office is located at One Logan...
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    John J. Koeppel, an attorney inthe Buffalo office of NixonPeabody LLP, has been appointedChair of the Corporation Law Committee of the Bar Association of Erie County. Mr. Koeppel is an attorney in the Business Practice Group of Nixon Peabody, and is assigned to the Private Equity Team and the Mergers and Acquisitions Team. He advises clients on...
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Christopher Wolf, a partner in the firm's Washington, DC office, has been named a recipient of the prestigious Burton Award for Legal Achievement. He was given the award in recognition of his article, Regulating Hate Speech Qua Speech Is Not The Solution To The Epidemic Of Hate On The Internet, which appeared in two...
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    Fox Rothschild LLP, a full-service law firm with offices in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and New York, has announced that it has joined with the West Palm Beach, FL firmof August, Kulunas, Dawson & Siegel, P.A., a nationally recognized boutique law firm specializing in federal and state taxation, estate planning and administration, and tax...
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    Arent Fox PLLC has announced the additions of Lance Kotschwar and Gordon M. Taylor as senior counsel to the firm's Government Relations Practice.
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, a leading client development company for the legal profession, has introduced Group Profiles on martindale.com, a new web-only marketing tool that allows law firms to add detailed overviews of their various practice areas or industry groups to the firm's martindale.com listing. Martindale.com, which is powered by the...
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    Corporation Service Company, a provider of litigation management, entity management, IP, corporate governance and compliance services for business and attorneys, and Tripoint Systems Development Corporation, a provider of strategic cost management, matter management and law department software applications, have announced the XML integration of CSC's...
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    Law firms and corporate legal departments are optimistic about adding staff in the coming year, a new survey shows. Fifty-five percent of attorneys surveyed said they would be augmenting their teams in the next 12 months. Intellectual property, corporate law, real estate and litigation were practice areas experiencing consistent growth.
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    Special Counsel, the legal workforce solutions unit of MPS Group, Inc., has announced that Marion Lutrin has joined Special Counsel to direct the expansion of its direct hire services in the key markets of New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC. Ms. Lutrin will work in conjunction with Jodi Nadler, vice president of Special Counsel, who will provide an...
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham (K&LNG) has announced the opening of its newest office in Pal Alto, CA. With existing offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco, K&LNG's Palo Alto office will strengthen the firm's presence in California and will increase the firm's total number of offices to 12. Also new to the firm are Jon Michaelson...
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005