Firm and Provider News

  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Legal 500, a law firm referral guide, includes Loeb & Loeb LLP in their inaugural U.S. edition among its list of "top tier" mergers and acquisitions (M&A) practices at U.S.-based law firms. Legal 500 U.S. 2007 Edition results were based on deals and interviews from 2006. The M&A list is included in Volume 1, the Corporate & Finance Edition...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    LexisNexis U.S. has announced new matter handling features to LexisNexisCounselLink, which complements its best-in-class e-billing capabilities. LexisNexis CounselLink is a hosted web-based application that does not require additional software, or hardware, or in-house maintenance. With these new enhancements, users can now: • Manage...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Lawyer Links, LLC has announced that two law firms, Day Pitney LLP and Pepper Hamilton LLP, have signed on to utilize the company's time-saving online resource, the Advantage. The industry's only topic-oriented research tool, the Advantage - Corporate Collection, provides corporate advisors with instant access to essential legal precedent, practice and...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP (K&L Gates) recently welcomed Timothy L. Pierce as a partner in the firm's construction litigation practice. Mr. Pierce comes to K&L Gates from Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner LLP.
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    King & Spalding has named Lovita Tandy chair of the firm's diversity committee. Ms. Tandy will be responsible for continuing to improve and implement the firm's diversity strategies and training, working with minority and female attorneys on specific development and advancement plans, and working with practice group leaders to ensure execution of...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Effective February 1, Wiley Rein & Fielding LLP became Wiley Rein LLP. The change coincides with the departure of name partner Fred Fielding, who has left the firm to serve once again as Counsel to the President. Wiley Rein's Managing Partner Richard E. Wiley commented: "While our name has changed, it is business as usual in all other ways. We...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Connell Foley has announced that Brad Shalit, an associate with the firm for seven years, has been named as Partner. Mr. Shalit focuses his practice area in taxation and corporate law including tax planning for individuals, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and estates and trusts, with a particular emphasis on estate planning and asset protection...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Fios Inc. has unveiled new, strategic consulting services that lower the costs and risks associated with electronic discovery response. Fios' new Review Management Services help clients assess and identify gaps in existing or proposed review strategies, identify opportunities for process improvement, and implement recommendations to eliminate errors and...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP has announced that Dean T. Fournaris will join Benjamin A. Levin as co-partner in charge of the firm's Franchise and Distribution Group. Mr. Fournaris is a partner in the Litigation Department.His practice focuses on commercial litigation and business transactions with emphasis on franchising, licensing,...
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    Eisner LLP has announced that Jeffrey M. Bacsik has joined the firm as an audit partner.
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    John F. Stoviak, partner in Saul Ewing's Litigation and Environmental departments, has been appointed to the firm's Executive Committee. The six-attorney committee serves as the firm's managing body. Mr. Stoviak is the outgoing chair of the Litigation Department and a former two-term managing partner of Saul Ewing. He concentrates his practice in...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that 19 of its members have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2007 edition. More than one-third of the firm's members appear in this year's edition of Best Lawyers, positioning Norris McLaughlin among the highest percentage of major firms in New Jersey to receive this honor...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    DataCert, Inc. has announced that it is planning to open an office in France. The office, based in Paris and managed by Jerome Raguin, DataCert's regional sales manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), is located at 27 avenue de l'Opera, 75001 Paris, France. DataCert initially launched its expansion into the European market with the opening...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    ONSITE3 and Iron Mountain Incorporated have announced a new partnership to provide businesses with a streamlined process of collection and review of relevant hard copy and electronically-stored information (ESI) for litigation purposes.
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Holland & Knight has announced that the firm will increase salaries for new and existing associates in all of its offices throughout the country, retroactive to January 1. Salary increases for new first-year associates in larger markets will be as much as $20,000. Current associates in all offices will also receive salary increases. The move...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Nixon Peabody LLP has announced it is bringing in a new group of business attorneys from Silicon Valley Law Group to help initiate its new office in Silicon Valley. The addition of a Silicon Valley location boosts the network of offices Nixon Peabody has in California to three markets - Los Angeles, San Francisco and Silicon Valley.
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    UHY Advisors NY, Inc. has announced the hiring of three senior professionals specializing in enterprise risk advisory services in the firm's New York City office. The new hires recognize the growth of the firm's expertise in the financial services industry as well as their clients' increasing need for high-quality thought leadership, project management,...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Increased demand for legal services is fueling steady hiring activity in the legal industry, according to the 2007 Salary Guide from Robert Half Legal, a leading staffing service specializing in positions in the legal field. "Opportunities abound in a variety of practice areas in industries," said Charles Volkert, executive director of Robert Half...
  • Thursday, February 1, 2007
    The American Bar Association Litigation Section's Committee on Corporate Counsel this month will present its annual CLE Seminar. The conference will take place Thursday-Sunday, February 15-18 at the Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island, FL. Sessions will run from 5 to 6:15 p.m. on the first day, 8 to 10:30 a.m. on the second, 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on the...
  • Thursday, February 1, 2007
    Day, Berry & Howard LLP and Pitney Hardin LLP last month completed the merger of the two firms into Day Pitney LLP. This merger creates a firm of approximately 400 attorneys, operating in nine offices located in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Boston, and Washington, DC.
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    Michael Vincent Hodge, director of the District's Revenue Bond Program and chief operating officer for Planning and Economic Development with the Office of the Deputy Mayor, is joining the law firm of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP as a partner in its Washington, DC office. Mr. Hodge played a pivotal role in many of the District's economic...
  • Thursday, February 1, 2007
    The firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that 20 attorneys have recently become partners.
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    Gibbons, Del Deo, Dolan, Griffinger & Vecchione, P.C., will shorten its name and launch a new logo to coincide with the firm's move to One Gateway Center in February 2007. The firm's new name will be Gibbons P.C. and the new Gibbons logo will be used on all firm materials, including on a sign that will join the Newark skyline upon the firm's move to its...