Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    The international law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that Clara Krivoy, a Latin America counsel based in the New York office, has been named president of the Venezuelan American Association of the United States (VAAUS). She will be the first woman to serve as the president of the association, which was founded in 1936.
  • Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Elise M. Bloom, a partner in the firm's Labor & Employment Law Department, has been inducted into the YWCA of New York City's Academy of Women Leaders (AWL), a network of more than 3,000 women professionals noted for their professional achievement, civic commitment, and demonstrated leadership.
  • Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Lucretia C. Clemons and Benita Collier, associates in the Litigation Department at Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, have been selected to the Stakeholder 100 Class of 2007.
  • Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus,P.A. has announced that Edward G. Sponzilli, a member of the firm, has been selected for inclusion in the 30th Anniversary Edition of Marquis'Who's Who in American Law. His biography has appeared in previous editions of this publication, as well as Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the East. Mr. Sponzilli is a New...
  • Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    As the one year anniversary of the amended Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) approaches, Kroll Ontrackhas announced a list of the year's top five most significant discovery cases. Focusing primarily on interpreting the new FRCP, common topics recurring in judicial opinions issued in 2007 included: the importance of early case conferences, the...
  • Saturday, December 1, 2007
    The editors of Worth magazine have announced that Jerome K. Grossman, a partner in the Business and Tax Section of Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, has been named as one of the Top 100 Attorneys in the country by Worth Magazine. According to Worth, the editors sought individuals with more than just exceptional legal expertise. Those selected...
  • Saturday, December 1, 2007
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the addition of partner Brian D. Hail, a lawyer with extensive experience in commercial litigation. Mr. Hail has advised clients on complex litigation involving securities fraud claims, mass torts, insurance disputes and contract disputes. Previously a partner at Haynes & Boone, Mr. Hail has represented both...
  • Saturday, December 1, 2007
    Gibbons has announced the opening of its new office in Wilmington, DE. With five offices in four states, Gibbons has continued to expand its presence in the region. The Wilmington office will focus on business and commercial litigation, products liability and financial restructuring and creditors' rights matters, and will eventually expand to become a...
  • Saturday, December 1, 2007
    AvreaFoster, a Dallas-based advertising firm, recently completed an integrated re-branding campaign for Texas law firm Winstead PC. The new, more contemporary look symbolizes the firm's next evolution as a leading law firm in Texas, focused on the future and new opportunity.AvreaFoster re-designed all of the firm's marketing products including the new...
  • Saturday, December 1, 2007
    Saul Ewing LLP has announced that Orlan Johnson has joined its Washington, DC office as a partner in the Business Department and a member of the Securities Transactions and Utility Practice groups.
  • Saturday, December 1, 2007
    The Norris McLaughlin & Marcus Women's Forum raised more than $19,000 at its inaugural Fall Festival of the Arts in October. All proceeds from the Fall Festival of the Arts, a cocktail reception and live and silent charity auctions, were donated to the Lung Cancer Circle of Hope and Somerset County's Resource Center for Women and Their Families...
  • Saturday, December 1, 2007
    Arthur Makadon, chairman of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, has announced that the firm has retained Colleen F. Coonelly to direct its expanded Professional Development Department.
  • Saturday, December 1, 2007
    Nixon Peabody LLP has announced the opening of an office in London, England, through the affiliated entity Nixon Peabody International LLP. The office is opening with seven lawyers (including three UK qualified partners) who practice primarily in the areas of leveraged and project finance, and corporate trust. In addition, the London office will serve...
  • Saturday, December 1, 2007
    Stradley Ronon Chairman William R. Sasso was recently recognized by the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia for his outstanding service as chairman of the council's board of directors (2005-2007) and for his strong commitment to global education of the future citizens of the community.
  • Saturday, December 1, 2007
    Cozen O'Connor has been honored with the 2007 Philadelphia Bar Association Citizens Bank Pro Bono Award.
  • Saturday, December 1, 2007
    ONSITE3has announced the founding of a Client Advisory Board which will serve as a forum for sharing ideas and cultivating innovation for the company's eView review platform and related proprietary technologies. Following six years of experience in providing document review solutions, ONSITE3has seen significant market adoption for its eView review...
  • Saturday, December 1, 2007
    Connell Foley partner Anthony Vitiello has been named a "Top 100" attorney by the editors of Worth magazine for the third straight year. Published in the December, 2007 issue, this list results from The magazine's recognition of those who have earned this distinction for their outstanding expertise, insight, trustworthiness and commitment to their clients...
  • Saturday, December 1, 2007
    Kroll Ontrack announces the acquisition of TrialGraphix , a leading litigation consulting firm specializing in trial consulting and presentation services.
  • Saturday, December 1, 2007
    The BTI Consulting Group's 7th annual national Survey of Client Service Performance for Law Firms reveals that Jones Day ranks first among the top 30 law firms - the firms that perform 4 to 15 times better than all others in client service.Jones Day, at the pinnacle of client service, is a four-time winner and client hall-of famer.Sidley Austin, a three-...
  • Saturday, December 1, 2007
    Average starting salaries for legal professionals in the United States are projected to rise 4.2 percent, according to the just-released Robert Half Legal 2008 Salary Guide. The largest increases in base compensation are expected for first year associates and attorneys with one to three years of experience at large law firms.
  • Thursday, November 1, 2007
    Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that Edward D. Russell has joined the firm's Nashville office as of counsel in the Litigation Department where his practice focuses primarily on title insurance and real estate litigation, as well as the representation of creditors in bankruptcy in connection with enforcement of their rights and their protection from...
  • Thursday, November 1, 2007
    Winstead PC, responding to stepped up efforts by government officials and regulatory agencies to enforce consumer protection statutes and industry regulations, has established a new practice group.The firm's new Government Enforcement and Regulated Industries Litigation Practice Group brings together skilled legal counsel who can lead the defense for...
  • Thursday, November 1, 2007
    Paul M. Ritter has joined the firm of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP as a partner in the Employment Law Department and will head the firm's executive compensation practice. Mr. Ritter specializes in the areas of executive compensation, qualified and nonqualified retirement plans and equity compensation. He represents both companies and senior...
  • Thursday, November 1, 2007
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that 80 of its lawyers in 97 practice categories have been selected in The Best Lawyers in America 2008, an annual peer-ranked guide that will be published in December. This year's rankings mark a 70 percent increase in the number of Proskauer lawyers named since the 2006 edition.
  • Thursday, November 1, 2007
    The firm of Mayer Brown has announced that it has formed a Subprime Lending Response Team to help clients address the issues resulting from the continuing distress in the subprime lending market. The impact of the subprime lending markets is reverberating worldwide and regulatory scrutiny in the U.S. and Europe is increasing. Recognizing the global...