Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that it would return to the United Arab Emirates after an absence of 14 years and open an office in Dubai on May 1. The office will be led by Jack Greenwald, a former Chadbourne partner who has practiced law in Dubai since 1986. Initially, Mr. Greenwald will oversee a legal staff of eight other lawyers and...
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    On April 11, Holland & Knight hosted New York Times bestselling author and child advocate Ishmael Beah for a presentation and booksigning in its New York office. In his heartrending, courageously honest autobiography A Long Way Gone, Mr. Beah recounts how his idyllic childhood was obliterated when civil war broke out in Sierra Leone, and bands of...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Loeb & Loeb LLP is ranked in 11th place in PrivateRaise.com's Top 25 PIPE Investor Law Firms list for 2006. The firm was recognized for providing counsel on eight deals in 2006 totaling $92.1 million. The list was published in Private Raise's PIPES Scorecard for legal counsel in The PIPEs Report - News, Information and Analysis of Private...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Have you recently become new to the in-house practice or taken on management responsibilities? Do you want to you to learn how to make your game flawless plus help you and your company succeed? Then register for ACC's Corporate Counsel University (CCU)! Now in its 5th year, CCU has become the gold standard for best practices for attorneys who are new to in...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Don't miss the educational and networking event of the year for corporate practitioners. With over 100 programs providing practical advice on a broad range of legal specialties, the 2007 Annual Meeting (October 29-31, Hyatt Regency Chicago) has something for every in-house practitioner. No matter how well we map out our plans, each workday can present new...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the addition of Gary A. Beller as a partner to the firm's Financial Services practice in New York. Mr. Beller brings to the firm a combination of high-level experience at leading global financial organizations as well as financial services law expertise. Most recently, Mr. Beller served as legal advisor to Marsh...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Patton Boggs LLP continues to enhance its business law and core litigation capabilities by adding lateral partner hires to the firm's New York office. A business lawyer specializing in corporate governance and regulatory matters, Nick Simeonidis, helped establish the office and was soon joined by Jay Gladis, an international business transactions and...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that four attorneys formerly of the law firm Olshan Grundman Frome Rosenzweig & Wolosky LLP have joined Norris McLaughlin. The attorneys will work out of the Norris McLaughlin headquarters at 721 Route 202-206 in Bridgewater, NJ.
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Kenneth B. Mehlman, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee, will return to Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as a partner, the firm announced recently. Mr. Mehlman will focus on developing solutions for clients facing challenges in the legislative, regulatory, constituency, corporate and public relations arenas at the state, federal...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    George E. Pataki, the former Governor of New York, and his chief of staff, John P. Cahill, have joined the New York law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP as counsel in the firm's New York office. Mr. Pataki and Mr. Cahill plan to concentrate on energy, environmental and corporate matters.
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Lawyer Links, LLC, developers of The Advantage, a comprehensive online legal information resource, has announced the hiring of Michael Heal asvice president of marketing and sales.
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP (K&L Gates) recently welcomed Josefina Fernandez McEvoy as a partner in the firm's bankruptcy and insolvency practice. Ms. McEvoy comes to K&L Gates from Squire, Sanders & Dempsey LLP. Ms. McEvoy advises debtors, creditors, equity holders, investors and municipalities in connection with...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    The National Arbitration Forum reports that their domain name disputes resolutions increased by 21 percent in 2006 compared to 2005. The National Arbitration Forum handled 1,658 Internet trademark disputes in 2006, making it the largest filing year since the inception of their domain name dispute program. Notable disputes involved famous trademarks...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Attorneys Martin S. Lessner and D. Fon Muttamara-Walker have been recognized by their firm, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, for providing exemplary pro bono legal service to the community and the bar. Mr. Lessner, who received the H. James Conaway Jr. Pro Bono Award, is a partner in the firm's Corporate Counseling and Litigation section. Ms...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    The Thomson Corporation has strengthened its position in the insurance compliance and advisory markets, announcing the acquisition of Oden Insurance Services, Inc., a leading provider of insurance compliance and advisory information and workflow tools. Oden will be aligned with Thomson West in the company's Legal segment; terms of the acquisition were not...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    t1As law students prepare for graduation, they may be anxious for prospective employers to "show them the money." While it might be tempting to take the highest paying offer, job seekers should consider more than just salary when determining which law firm or corporation to join, advised Charles Volkert, executive director of Robert Half Legal, a leading...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    J. Kate Stickles, a partner in Saul Ewing LLP's Bankruptcy and Restructuring Department, has been appointed the firm's new marketing partner, effective immediately. In this capacity, Ms. Stickles will oversee the firm's 14-member Marketing Department.
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Akerman Senterfitt, the largest full-service law firm in Florida, has marked 25 years in its Miami office, and announced continued expansion of its office space to more than 125,000 square feet. The firm now occupies eight floors of the 31-story landmark SunTrust building downtown, where it has been located for the past 12 years. The firm recently...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia recently strengthened their commitment to their long-held marketing philosophy by hiring four new marketing professionals, bringing the total department to 10 people. "Our firm has grown tremendously in the past few years through the addition of more services, more specialties and an expanded geographic reach," explains...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    King & Spalding has announced that it has added two new partners to its Houston office: Todd Mattingly, in the intellectual property practice, and Steven D. Rubin, in the corporate practice. The additions bolster the capabilities of the firm's more than 100-lawyer Houston office to serve its clients' increasing needs for intellectual property and...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Proskauer Rose LLP has partnered with Practicing Attorneys for Law Students (PALS) to launch Campaign for PALS, an initiative designed to strategically grow and expand the services of the 22-year-old organization dedicated to mentoring and guiding minority law students and young attorneys in the New York City metropolitan area.
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    ONSITE3 has announced that it has moved its corporate headquarters to Arlington, Virginia. The new location, just miles from the nation's capital, also serves as the company's primary electronic data discovery, computer forensics and document processing center.
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Day Pitney LLP, formed by the January 1 merger of Pitney Hardin LLP and Day, Berry & Howard LLP, with offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Boston, and Washington, DC, last month relocated from its Third Avenue location to its 7 Times Square location in New York City. The new New York office will house more than 40 lawyers practicing in the...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP has announced that David A. Barksdale has joined the firm's Las Vegas office as a partner in its Real Estate Department. Mr. Barksdale, formerly a partner at McDonald Carano Wilson, LLP in Las Vegas, focuses his practice on real estate development, finance and construction, and secured finance. He has...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    The firm of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP has announced that Deborah T. Poritz, former chief justice of the New Jersey State Supreme Court, has joined the firm as of counsel. Chief Justice Poritz will practice as a member of the firm's Litigation Department, concentrating in government and corporate investigations, mediation and arbitration, and...