Firm and Provider News

  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    Legal professionals now can access practice-specific information even more quickly, as Thomson West expands Westlaw Practitioner to offer four new practice-specific suites of information. The Westlaw Practitioner suite allows customers to combine practice area-specific information and task-based applications they use most into a convenient, customizable...
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    Following the successful launch of LexisNexis Total Litigator 1.0 just weeks ago, LexisNexis U.S. has announced the availability of LexisNexis Service of Process, the latest addition to the company's suite of litigation services.
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    Can chairs with lumbar support, frosted cubicle walls that let in more light, and shorter employee commutes all add up to happier customers? Yes, says Gary Levine, president and founder of Two Step Software, Inc., whose product, Corporate Focus, helps the nation's leading law firms and corporate legal departments track the countless details that flow from...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced that its director of marketing, Jasmine Trillos-Decarie, has been elected president of the New England Chapter of the Legal Marketing Association (LMA) for the 2006 term. Ms. Trillos-Decarie joined Goodwin Procter in 1999 as marketing manager and was promoted to marketing directorin 2005.
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP has announced that Nathaniel Lampley Jr. has been namedmanaging partner of the firm's Cincinnati office. Mr. Lampley has been with Vorys since 1992. During that time, his work as a trial lawyer has helped build the firm's litigation practice and its reputation for excellence. Mr. Lampley has worked on contract and...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that 12 attorneys have been named partners of the firm. The new partners include: S. Scott Parel and Angela C. Zambrano, Dallas; Beatriz Azcuy-Diaz, Miami; Thomas Schmid, Munich; David R. Fertig, Benjamin E. Marks, Salvatore A. Romanello, Soo-Jin Shim and Scott M. Sontag, New York; Kyle C. Krpata, Silicon...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    King & Spalding has announced the election of Robert E. "Bobby" Meadows as managing partner of its Houston office. Mr. Meadows is a trial lawyer with extensive experience handling business disputes and defending oil and gas, construction and engineering and product manufacturing companies in environmental and other complex tort litigation. Mr....
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    Winston & Strawn LLP has announced that its executive committee has unanimously approved the selection of Thomas P. Fitzgerald as managing partner of the firm. The executive committee also named Thomas J. Frederick to head its litigation practice globally and Rex L. Sessions to lead the labor and employment practice group. Mr. Fitzgerald will assume...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that Walter Curchack joined its Corporate and Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors' Rights Groups as a Partner in the New York office. Mr. Curchack joins the firm from Bryan Cave LLP where he was a partner. Mr. Curchack's practice is focused on bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors' rights, as well as complex...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Super Lawyers Magazine has named Jorden Burt partners Diane Duhaime and James M. Sconzo as 2006 Connecticut Super Lawyers. In addition, Mr. Sconzo was named one of the Top 50 Lawyers in the state.
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    At the 25th Annual LegalTech Show, LiveNote, Inc. unveiled its new technology for streaming live deposition media to any remote participant with a broadband Internet connection, the next generation of LiveNote's longstanding Internet Realtime Serviceª, LiveNote Streamª. Developed in responseto the industry's growing adoption of technology as a means to...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Thomson West has introduced Westlaw Watchª, a new tool designed to make managing information easier. Westlaw Watch is a new tool for clipping, organizing and categorizing information on Westlaw. An evolution of the former Westlaw Integration Solutions offerings, Westlaw Watch uses enhanced technology to deliver user-selected Westlaw content to...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Brent S. Lipschultz has joined the accounting and business advisory firm of Eisner LLP as a principal. Mr. Lipschultz will be responsible for growing and managing Eisner's International Wealth Advisory Services Practice.
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Todd M. Galante, a partner at St. John & Wayne, LLC, Newark, NJ, has become a certified life member in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    The Somerville, NJ-based law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that Peter D. Hutcheon and Michael K. Ligorano, both members of the firm, have been selected for inclusion in the 61st Edition of Marquis' Who's Who in America.
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    What's the best strategy for lawyers who want to get ahead in their field? Make a good impression on clients say attorneys surveyed recently. Forty-three percent of those polled said focusing on client service is the area most critical to success. Becoming more specialized within a practice area and networking to market one's services followed, each...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Two lawyers from Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP (FMC) were elected in the recent Canadian federal election. The successful candidates are Jim Prentice and Peter Van Loan from FMC's Calgary and Toronto offices, respectively, and both represent the Conservative party. The successful candidates bring a range of expertise to Ottawa.
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    The firm of Akerman Senterfitt has assembled a disaster recovery task force to help clients navigate the effects of increasingly active hurricane seasons within Florida, the Gulf region and in international waters. Fifteen practice areas and specialties are represented by the 30 attorneys and consultants comprising the task force. The group will assist...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Nixon Peabody LLP has announced that the following attorneys have been elected to the partnership of the firm: Stephen A. Aschettino, Insurance, Garden City, NY; H. Bryan Brewer III, Business, Washington, DC; Stacie Collier, Labor & Employment, Providence, RI; David A. Feldman, Business Litigation, New York City; Mark M. Foster, Business, San Francisco...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Joshua D. Shapiro has joined Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP as of counsel in the Philadelphia office. Mr. Shapiro, who is in his first term as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 153rd Legislative District in Montgomery County, will be a member of the firm's business law department. Mr. Shapiro's law practice focuses on...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    As law firms continue to strive for more efficiency and effectiveness across their practices, LexisNexis U.S. ishelping their cause with the introduction of LexisNexisTotal Search v.4.0, the latest version of the company's award-winning information and content management tool. LexisNexis formally introduced version 4.0 during the recent LegalTech New York...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Syngence LLC, the provider of Synthetix linguistic pattern search technology and Blue Trace EED review software for law firms and corporations, has announced that Image Capture Engineering, Inc. (ICE) users can now create Blue Trace load files for use with Dataflight's Concordance 8 suite of products.
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Thomson Elite, part of The Thomson Corporation, earned a prestigious Best in Class honor for its EliteBilling Manager product, awarded by the readers of Law Technology News .
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Fish & Richardson P.C. recently was ranked number one in IP Law360's first annual survey of the most frequently hired patent litigation law firms in the U.S. According to the survey, Fish & Richardson "was by far the most in-demand patent litigation firm last year."