Firm and Provider News

  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Mitratech, a leading provider of software solutions for legal departments to manage matters, risks, and ensure compliance, has announced TeamConnect Collaborative Spend Management as an integral component of the TeamConnect Legal Suite. The enhanced solution combines TeamConnect's award-winning matter management technology with sophisticated electronic...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Suzanne S. Mayes, a partner in Saul Ewing's Public Finance Department, has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Bar Association House of Delegates as a voting member. The House of Delegates was established in 1966 and is charged with setting the policy of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Ms. Mayes concentrates her practice in municipal finance and...
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP has announced the opening of its new Las Vegas office and the election of three new partners, including Las Vegas legal community leaders William P. Curran and Stanley W. Parry who were name partners of Curran & Parry. Joining Curran and Parry in this transaction are partner Josh Reisman, of counsel Susan...
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    The Somerville law firm of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that Michael K. Ligorano, a member of the firm, has been selected for inclusion in the 2007 Edition of Marquis' Who's Who in the World. Mr. Ligorano focuses his practice on land use and immigration law.
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    With 17 named storms and nine hurricanes predicted for 2006, Akerman Senterfitt's Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Group is busy assisting clients with their preparations for this year's active season.
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    The executive partner of Holland & Knight's Chicago Office, Steven M. Elrod, recently announced today that Jonathan Furr, the former general counsel to the Illinois State Board of Education, will join Holland & Knight's Chicago Office. Mr. Furr will practice in the Illinois Land Use and Government Group alongside an established team of...
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that prominent, corporate attorney Angela M. Santoro Dowd will join the firm as partner in the Corporate Department. Ms. Dowd joins the firm from Golenbock, Eisemen, Assor, Bell & Peskoe, LLP.
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP has announced that F. Daniel Balmert has been elected to the Executive Council of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA). Mr. Balmert, the managing partner of Vorys's Akron office, has been a member of ADTA since 1995.
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    The firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP recently obtained a unanimous decision from the Supreme Court in favor of Mid Atlantic Medical Services, a United Health Group company that administers self-funded ERISA welfare plans.
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Daniel J. Eisner, who has vast expertise in private equity and complex corporate transactions of all types, has joined the firm as a partner and Nigel Austin, whose practice focuses on corporate and private equity transactions, has joined as a senior counsel. Both will be based in the firm's New York office. Mr....
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    Eisner LLP has announced that Christal McElroy has been admitted to partnership in the firm. Ms. McElroy is an audit partner in the firm's New Jersey office. She brings to the firm nearly 20 years of experience providing services to public companies, including initial public offerings, as well as privately held entities.
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    SPi has announced the promotion of Sara Wood to the position of director of electronic data discovery (EDD) project management in the firm's legal division. She will oversee the management of all the firm's EDD projects. Ms. Wood will have responsibility for design, implementation and oversight of the Project Management Office (PMO) and for ensuring...
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    The international law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that partner and Pro Bono Committee member Phoebe A. Wilkinson has been named chair of the committee. Ms. Wilkinson succeeds partner Bernard W. McCarthy, who has retired as a partner.
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    President George W. Bush recently appointed Wiley Rein & Fielding partner Helgi C. Walker to serve as a member of the District of Columbia Judicial Nomination Commission.
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    Neil Cummings, a partner at Proskauer Rose LLP, has been named a Contributing Editor of International Financial Law Review (IFLR) , one of the world's top publications for in-house counsel and practitioners in the financial markets. Mr. Cummings was given the appointment for his legal expertise in banking and sophisticated financial transactions. One of...
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    The Newark, NJ office of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG) recently welcomed Frank L. Politano as a partner in its intellectual property practice. Politano came to the firm from AT&T Corp.
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    Stradley Ronon partner and Intellectual Property (IP) Group Chair Kevin R. Casey was recently appointed president of the Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA) at the association's Eighth Bench and Bar Conference.
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    Frances Gauthier, chair of Stradley Ronon's diversity group and an attorney in the firm's Wilmington, DE office, served on the planning committee for the National Conference for the Minority Lawyer, held in Philadelphia recently. During the conference sponsored by the ABA Section of Business Law and the ABA Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the...
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    It's meaningful work, not money, that motivates legal professionals most, a new survey shows. Forty-two percent of lawyers polled recently said that challenging assignments provide the greatest job satisfaction. Compensation packages ranked second, receiving 22 percent of the responses.
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    Cozen O'Connor President and CEO Patrick J. O'Connor has been selected for fellowship in the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL) Membership in the IATL is limited to 500 fellows under the age of 70 from the United States and 100 fellows from more than 30 countries. Members are engaged in civil and criminal trial practice from both the...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    New York Justice Betty Weinberg Ellerin (ret.), a pioneer for women in the judiciary who has presided over the settlement of more than 2,500 cases has joined JAMS, The Resolution Experts. Justice Ellerin, who retired from the New York Appellate Division last December after more than 20 years and currently is senior counsel at Alston & Bird, will be...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Three attorneys at the law firm of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. have formed an immigration crisis team to assist individuals with matters involving Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) inspections or raids. Immigration attorney Michael Ligorano, Labor & Employment attorney Patrick Collins, and Theodore Margolis, who practices in the area...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced its recognition in the new edition of Chambers USA, an annual directory of America's leading business lawyers. Forty-one Proskauer attorneys and 24 practice areas were included in this years edition of Chambers USA, widely acknowledged as one of the world's top arbiters of legal achievement. These rankings reflect a 30...
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C. is pleased to announce the arrival of three new attorneys to the Newark Office. Leslie Gladstone Restaino, formerly a partner with Thelen Reid & Priest LLP in Florham Park, NJ, has joined the firm as a member of the Intellectual Property and Life Sciences Practice Group.
  • Saturday, July 1, 2006
    Thomas Sykes Schaufelberger, a highly regarded attorney in the area of insurance law, has joined Saul Ewing as a partner in the Litigation Department. Paul A. Fitzsimmons, who has practiced with Mr. Schaufelberger, has joined the Litigation Department as special counsel. Both attorneys are members of the firm's Insurance Practice Group and will...