Firm and Provider News

  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    Stradley Ronon partner and investment management/mutual funds practice group chair Bruce G. Leto was recently appointed to the advisory board of BoardIQ, a twice-a-month online publication providing news about mutual fund governance and perspective and industry analysis for mutual fund trustees.
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    West Monitor Suite has added West IP Monitor, the only advanced analytical tool available in the market for tracking and mapping U.S. Patent and Trademark Office actions and patent litigation activity in support of law firm business development.
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    Shannon Sentman, an attorney in Holland & Knight's Washington, DC office, has earned the elite Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) accreditation by the U.S. Green Building Council, a coalition committed to transforming the building industry to sustainability.
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    SPi, a leading provider of electronic discovery and document coding services to the legal industry, has announced the official opening of its New York office located in the Lincoln Building at 60 East 42nd Street. The facility serves as a hub for SPi's legal sales and consulting operations - which concentrate on providing litigation support to law...
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    ONSITE3 has announced the release of its new eView Review Platform for automated document review and online repository hosting. The platform is designed for law firms and corporations that need improved efficiency and effectiveness for handling large and complex document review projects.
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    On June 11, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit published its opinion in Ali Saleh Kahlah Al-Marri vs. Commander S.L. Wright, in which the Gibbons Fellowship prevailed in upholding the constitutional law of the country.
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    Business is healthy for many law firms, a new survey shows. Sixty-nine percent of lawyers polled said their firms are handling more projects and cases compared to one year ago; just 6 percent said their current workloads have decreased.
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    Eighteen Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP partners were identified by the publishers of Law & Politics, Inc. for inclusion in Delaware Super Lawyers 2007. The Super Lawyers list highlights the top 5 percent of attorneys in each state, as chosen by their peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics.
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    Cozen O'Connor recently announced fundamental changes to the firm's governance structure to carry the firm forward as it transitions from its first generation leadership. The new governance is based on a continuation of the firm's strong executive culture, with broad powers to the CEO, a management committee to lead day-to-day practice and business...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    The U.S. Department of Commerce has announced the appointment of Jane C. Luxton, a partner in the environmental practice of King & Spalding LLP as general counsel of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Ms. Luxton replaces James R. Walpole, who stepped down as the agency's general counsel last month.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Texas law firm Winstead PC recently welcomed Claude B. Anello, Harry B. Dollar and Nathan Block to the firm's Houston office. Mr. Anello comes to Winstead as an income shareholder, while Mr. Dollar and Mr. Block join the firm as associates. All three will practice in the Real Estate Development & Investments Practice Group. Mr. Anello's experience...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    In an age when criminals can digitally flash stolen money and intellectual property across the globe in an instant, corporations are often unprepared to investigate fraud promptly and effectively if it occurs in a country other than where they are headquartered, according to new research by KPMG International.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has been named as one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey for the second year in a row. The firm ranked among the top 20 mid-sized companies and first among mid-sized law firms for 2007.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Akerman Senterfitt has created the office of president of the firm and the Board of Directors has appointed Robert A. Zinn to that position. As president, Mr. Zinn will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the firm. He will report to the chairman of the firm and Board of Directors, and his direct reports will include the executive director, office...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP continues the expansion of its Phoenix office with the addition of partners Julie A. Pace and David A. Selden, of counsel Eva Shih Herrera, and associates Jodi Hill and Heidi Nunn-Gilman, all formerly of Ogletree Deakins. William Hicks and Nancy Lashnits, formerly of Snell & Wilmer, also have joined the firm...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that Mark Waddell, a patent litigator, has joined the firm's New York office as a partner in the Litigation Department. He is the newest in a series of recent lateral partners to join the firm in the Patent Litigation Group.
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    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Dietrich L. Snell, the former New York deputy attorney general responsible for the investigation, litigation and regulatory activities performed by the Division of Public Advocacy under former Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, has joined the firm as a partner in the New York office. Mr. Snell will be a member of the firm...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP (K&L Gates) recently welcomed partners Tom Bassett and Philip J. Carstens and of counsel Jody K. Hamilton to the firm's business and corporate practices. All three come to K&L Gates from Lukins & Annis P.S.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the expansion of its intellectual property (IP) practice with the addition of six partners to the firm's Washington, DC office. The new partners, joiningfrom Hunton & Williams, include Thomas J. Scott Jr., Scott L. Robertson, Jennifer A. Albert, Patrick A. Doody, David M. Young and Stephen T. Schreiner.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Alan V. Lowenstein, one of New Jersey's most prominent attorneys, passed away Tuesday, May 8 at the age of 93. Mr. Lowenstein has been recognized for his professional excellence, leadership, integrity, and passion for the underprivileged. He set a standard of "meritocracy" for Lowenstein Sandler, one that welcomes lawyers of character and ability regardless...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C. has announced that Lester Aron, a member of the firm, has been named senior vice president and general counsel of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Richard S. Nachmias has joined Eisner LLP, an accounting, tax and advisory services firm, as an audit partner in the Sports, Media and Entertainment practice.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    On May 16, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP hosted its second Women-to-Women Mentoring Dinner at the New York Public Library in New York City. The event was held as a mentoring and networking event for the firm's female partners, counsel and fifth-year-and-above female associates and clients; all invitees were encouraged to bring a female...