Firm and Provider News

  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Cricket Technologies, a national e-forensics and discovery company serving corporate counsel and law firms, has announced the selection of Dr. Bruce V. Hartley to serve as the company's Chief Technology Officer. Dr. Hartley is a recognized expert in electronic forensics and security. He has more than 22 years of senior managerial experience in...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Legal Media Group has named Holland & Knight LLP America's leading law firm in shipping and maritime law. According to independent research carried out by the Legal Media Group (LMG), Holland & Knight has more independently verified shipping legal experts than any other American firm. The firm's New York partners Juan Anduiza, Nancy Hengen,...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Retired Chief U.S. Magistrate Judge James R. Melinson has joined JAMS, The Resolution Experts. He will be based in the company's new Resolution Center at 1700 Market Street where his title will be Chief of Arbitration and Mediation Services, JAMS Philadelphia. Judge Melinson, who while on the bench devoted much time and energy to settling cases, began...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Cricket Technologies, a national e-forensics and discovery company serving corporate counsel and law firms, has announced the selection of Dr. Bruce V. Hartley to serve as the company's Chief Technology Officer. Dr. Hartley is a recognized expert in electronic forensics and security. He has more than 22 years of senior managerial experience in developing...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Legal Media Group has named Holland & Knight LLP America's leading law firm in shipping and maritime law. According to independent research carried out by the Legal Media Group (LMG), Holland & Knight has more independently verified shipping legal experts than any other American firm. The firm's New York partners Juan Anduiza, Nancy Hengen,...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    Marc A. Lieberstein has been named a Partner of the firm. Mr. Lieberstein is a member of the firm's Intellectual Property and Technology Practice Group and is located in Pitney Hardin's New York office. His practice focuses on intellectual property litigation in the areas of patents, trademarks and copyrights, including related e-commerce, domain name,...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP (K&L) has been selected to receive CIOmagazine's annual CIO 100 Award, given to 100 companies for their advancements, innovations and leadership in business and technology. K&L, the only law firm to earn this mention for three consecutive years, is being recognized for its role as an agile enterprise-defined by...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    Richard L. Morningstar, a former U.S. Ambassador to the European Union and adviser to the president and the State Department during the Clinton Administration, has joined the Boston office of the national law firm Nixon Peabody LLP as Senior Counsel and will be a member of the firm's Business Practice Group.
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced it has formed a new Law Firm Advisory Practice Group, which will provide full-service representation to law firms. The group includes a substantial number of lawyers from the firm's labor, corporate and litigation departments who have extensive experience representing and advising law firms in employment matters, ethical...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell has announced the introduction of its Lawyers.com Affiliate Program, an initiative that enables qualified organizations around the world to add the lawyers.com attorney search engine to their own web sites in just minutes and at no cost. After filling out a simple online contract, third party affiliates can access the lawyers....
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    The firm of Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C. has announced the expansion of its Health Care and Labor & Employment Practice groups in New York City with the arrival of a team of lawyers formerly with Phillips Nizer. The new team is headed by James M. Franks who joins Sills as a partner in both the Labor & Employment Practice Group and the...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that Alexander J. Hadjis has joined the firm's Washington, DC office as a partner and will be responsible for building and leading a patent litigation practice in that office. Mr. Hadjis specializes in patent litigation, with particular expertise in actions before the International Trade Commission. He joins...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    Integrity Interactive has announced that it has opened an office in London, expanding its European base, which includes a location in Brussels. The new London office will allow Integrity Interactive to enhance its service to clients based in the UK and provides yet another gateway for Integrity Interactive into Europe. Headquartered in Waltham, MA,...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    The American Arbitration Association (AAA) has announced that Elizabeth J. Shampnoi has been promoted to New York district vice president. Ms. Shampnoi will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with the AAA's Advisory Council, Board of Directors, and panelists, promoting the benefits of the AAA's conflict management services to...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    Theodore (Ted) Ruthizer and Mark Koestler and their team of business immigration attorneys have joined Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP in its New York office. This group, is comprised of six attorneys dedicated full-time to corporate immigration matters involving the transfer of foreign executives, managers, professionals and performing artists to...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation recently announced that it has authorized a grant of $60,000 over 18 months to the Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution, a Maryland-based not-for-profit organization, for general support of ACCESS ADR, an initiative to increase the number of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) professionals of color and to...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    Lucas F. Torres has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as a partner in the corporate practice in New York, the firm has announced. Mr. Torres represents issuers and underwriters in capital markets transactions, with a focus on the energy sector. In addition to public and private offerings of traditional debt and equity securities, his recent...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    Holland & Knight LLP has announced that Edward F. Koren, partner and chair of the firm's Private Wealth Service's Section, has been elected chair of the American Bar Association's Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law (RPPT). His election comes after serving for two years as head of the ABA's Probate and Trust Division and one year as chair-...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    Richard K. DeScherer, a partner at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP and president of the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation in New York City, recently joined Dr. Robert Lahita, chairman of the International Lupus Congress, in accepting a proclamation from New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg declaring 2004 as the Year of Lupus Awareness in New York City. The...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    Winston & Strawn LLP has announced today that Kurt Stitcher has joined the firm's Chicago office as a partner in the litigation practice. Since the beginning of the year, Winston has added 13 partners and numerous associates across its five North American offices. Mr. Stitcher has experience in all areas of general litigation, but focuses his...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    Andrew F. Palmieri, a counsel inthe Alexandria (VA) office of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, has been named a Fellow of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys (ACMA). Fellowship in ACMA is by nomination only and is limited to preeminent lawyers with extensive experience in real estate law and demonstrated dedication to the profession. Mr....
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    Frank E. Ferruggia, a partner in the law firm of McCarter & English, Newark, NJ, has been elected chairman of the Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce, the largest regional business association in Northern New Jersey with a membership of over 1,500 businesses.
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    The Practising Law Institute (PLI) has announced that it has renewed an agreement to make its CLE programs available online at West LegalEdcenter (www.westlegaledcenter.com). PLI and West Legal Edcenter have been partners for four years, providing PLI's CLE programs to legal professionals online. The partnership has contributed more than 3,000 hours of...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    J. Anthony Manger, a member of the Somerville, NJ-based law firm of Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has been elected co-chair of the Meritas Health Law Section Group. Meritas is a closely integrated group of more than 200 full-service law firms that provides business clients with worldwide access to comprehensive legal services. Norris McLaughlin...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    On July 27, the government of Ontario (Canada) issued a new policy that invites private-sector investment, according to the firm of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP. According to the new policy, "The government envisages the private sector taking a leading role in the following areas: overall procurement management of major infrastructure initiatives;...