Firm and Provider News

  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    Winston & Strawn recently announced that six lateral partners have joined its corporate practice - five in the firm's Chicago office and one in New York. Wesley G. Nissen, the lead partner in the capital markets practice group, along with Milton K. Buckingham, Basil V. Godellas, Marla J. Kreindler and Michael M. Philipp will work in the Chicago office...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    Stradley Ronon of counsel Frances Gauthier was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the First State Community Loan Fund (FSCLF). The FSCLF is a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution that specializes in supporting small businesses, microenterprises and affordable housing in the state of Delaware.
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    To help attorneys prepare for an electronic discovery request, LexisNexis is currently offering Applied Discovery Consulting Services that provide guidance required to navigate electronic discovery issues. The Consulting Services Group's activities fall into two categories: technical consulting services and litigation preparedness and electronic...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Holland & Knight LLP has announced that 58 of the firmÆs attorneys have been named to Florida Trend magazine's 2005 Florida Legal Elite. The Florida Legal Elite are the top lawyers practicing in Florida, according to the results of the magazine's statewide attorney surveys. Holland & Knight's Managing Partner, Howell W. Melton Jr., was also...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Thomas Penfield Jackson, a partner with Jackson & Campbell in Washington DC, has been appointed to the American Arbitration Association's (AAA) Panel of Neutrals, according to William K. Slate II, president and CEO of the AAA.
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Cozen O'Connor CEO Patrick O'Connor recently announced that three senior members of the firm were elected to serve on Cozen O'Connor's Executive Committee. The three members are Lawrence T. Bowman (Dallas), Camille M. Miller (Philadelphia) and William B. Moffitt (Washington, DC).
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Integrity Interactive, a leading provider of web-based corporate ethics and compliance services, has announced its new Corporate Citizenship course covering the principles of good citizenship wherever a company does business in the world. This latest course identifies what it means to be a corporate citizen and addresses key "corporate citizenship" issues...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    King & Spalding LLP successfully represented Humphreys (Cayman) Limited, developer of The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman, in a breach of contract action against Fluor Daniel Caribbean, Inc. and Fluor Enterprises, Inc. in a three-week jury trial in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Humphreys was awarded $28.8 million,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced that the following attorneys, who were formerly associates, have become members of the firm. They include:
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Connell Foley LLP has enhanced its presence in New Jersey's second largest city by relocating its Jersey City law office to the Harborside Financial Center, a waterfront district at the heart of redevelopment along the Hudson River in Jersey City. The firm retains its other offices in Roseland, NJ, Philadelphia and New York City.
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    John P. Blasko, a special counsel with Fox Rothschild LLP and co-chair of the firm's Intellectual Property Practice Group, last month spoke at three seminars. These Advanced Patent Cooperation Treaty Practice seminars, sponsored by the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), addressed changes to the Patent Cooperation Treaty rules and...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Corporation Service Company(CSC) has announced that it has executed a stock purchase agreement to acquire 100 percent of the stock of Diligenz, Inc., headquartered in Mukilteo, WA. Closing is subject to regulatory approval.
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Arent Fox PLLC has seen rapid growth of their New York City office since the beginning of 2005. The firm plans to continue growing the office in the near future and is completing construction on two additional floors adjacent to its existing offices at 1675 Broadway. Among the new attorneys in New York:
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    The Hon. William A. Dreier, a member of the Somerville, NJ law foirm Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., last month participated as a panelist at the Commercial Mediation Workshop sponsored by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education. The four-hour woprkshop presented strategies to help resolve conflicts between parties in a commercial...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell is funding a new scholarship for law students associated with Equal Justice Works who have done an exceptional job practicing public interest law. Equal Justice Works (formerly the National Association for Public Interest Law) was founded in 1986 by law students dedicated to working for equal justice on behalf of underserved...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Paul W. Butler has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as a partner in the firm's white collar criminal defense practice in Washington, DC. In addition to representing clients in Department of Justice and other criminal and civil investigations and litigation, Mr. Butler will counsel clients on national security and Department of Defense-related...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    TyMetrix recently announced the release of TyMetrix 360º version 1.3, the newest upgrade to TyMetrix's integrated suite of powerful web-based tools. This new release features a refined invoicing tool for greater reporting and enhanced matter grouping capabilities designed to automate business processes for increased management efficiencies in corporate law...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Seyfarth Shaw LLP has announced that Charles M. Modlin has joined the firm as partner in the CorporatePractice Group. He will be resident in the firm's New York office. Previously, Mr. Modlin was a partner in the corporate department of Morrison Cohen LLP.
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Grotta, Glassman & Hoffman, p.c. recently welcomed three new attorneys to the firm. Steven J. Luckner is a memberof the firm'sEmployment Litigation Team representing employers in federal, state and administrative courts throughout the country. Kenneth A. Rosenberg represents both public and private employers in all aspects of labor relations and...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Winstron & Strawn LLP announced the hiring of four attorneys from Kahn & Associés, including Sébastien Ducamp, who joins the firm as a partner and head of the office's labor law department. Joining as associates are Barbara Hart, Blaise Deltombe and Vanessa Lerner. Mr. Ducamp, who was co-chair of the labor practice at Kahn, and his team have...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Proskauer Rose has announced a significant expansion of its Paris office with the addition of six partners from Rambaud Martel, one of France's largest and most well-regarded law firms. It is anticipated that they will be joined by up to 15 associates.
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the addition of Allan S. Brilliant to the firm's Insolvency and Business Reorganization Practice. He joins the firm as a partner in theNew York office and will co-chair the Insolvency and Business Reorganization Practice with Emanuel C.Grillo. Mr. Brilliant concentrates his practice in bankruptcy reorganizations and non-...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Matthew Bender LexisNexis is currently offering a pair of analytical treatises, one focusing on homeland security and one on employee benefits. Matthew Bender rates the Homeland Security Deskbook as THE analytical book on homeland security. This comprehensive guide discusses and analyzes real problems that arise on the post-9/11 world and provides the...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    The firm of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP has announced that Gerald J. Pappert, former attorney general of Pennsylvania, has joined the firm's Government Enforcement/White Collar Crime Group. Mr. Pappert, resident in the Philadelphia office, focuses his practice on counseling clients on government and regulatory enforcement issues and...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Even if candidates ace the first interview, they should be prepared to go a few more rounds to prove they're a contender for the job. In a new survey, attorneys polled said that on average they interview candidates four times before extending an employment offer. They cited having little or no knowledge of the company or firm (37 percent) and uncertainty...