Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    The Hon. George Bundy Smith, a partner in the law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP, received the Spirit of Excellence Award from the American Bar Association's Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in February in Los Angeles. After serving for 14 years as an associate judge on the Court of Appeals, New York's highest court, Judge Smith joined...
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    LexisNexis has expanded their Intellectual Property Solutions with a new product called IP DataDirect-Patents, and enhancements to TotalPatent and Patent Optimizer. TotalPatent was named "Best Online Science or Technology Service" finalist in Software & Information Industry Association's 2008 CODiE Awards.
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Holland & Knight has announced that Miami partner Steve Sonberg has been elected Managing Partner of the 1150-lawyer firm. Sonberg was elected during the firm's annual meeting in Orlando, and will begin his five-year term April 15. Mr. Sonberg will replace Howell W. Melton, Jr., who announced in February that he would not seek another term.
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    The Pro Bono Initiative Committee of Proskauer Rose has named the recipients of its 2008 Pro Bono Golden Gavel Awards. This is the first year the Golden Gavels have been presented by the firm, recognizing lawyers and teams of lawyers who did exceptional pro bono work throughout 2007. Over all, 13 lawyers and two teams comprising an additional 16 lawyers...
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, has announced that three managers have been promoted to senior manager.
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that the firm's Co-Chairs John Frankenheimer and Michael Beck have been reelected for another three year term.
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    The San Francisco office of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP has welcomed partner Remsen Kinne IV to the firm's corporate, mergers & acquisitions and securities practice. Mr. Kinne joins K&L Gates from Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    King & Spalding has announced that it has established an office in Silicon Valley and will open a second California office in San Francisco. The offices will focus initially on the firm's strengths in intellectual property, FDA/healthcare, tort litigation, private equity, real estate capital markets, government and internal investigations, business...
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the addition of partner Robert J. McGahan, former Acting Deputy Chief for Major Frauds for the United States Attorney's Office for the Central District of California. He will practice in the downtown Los Angeles office.
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Lynn Axelroth, partner in the Real Estate Department at Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, has been appointed to a three-year term on The American College of Construction Lawyers' (ACCL) Board of Governors.ACCL is one of the premier organizations for U.S. real estate lawyers. It comprises the top 1 percent of lawyers admitted to the construction...
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Aetna has announced that it will delay a proposed policy that would stop covering the costs of using anesthesiologists during colonoscopies. A group of New Jersey doctors led the effort to prevent the policy from becoming enforced. John D. Fanburg, the Health Law Practice Group Chair at WolfBlock in Roseland, represented the physicians that led this effort...
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    The eBillingHub, the market leader in simplifying electronic billing for law firms, has announced a strengthening of its relationship with DataCert to enhance the connectivity between their respective electronic billing products. The automated bill submission capabilities of the eBillingHub, with seamless connectivity capabilities to Data-Cert's...
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Saul Ewing LLP has announced the addition of Karen L. Palestini as a partner in the Business Department and a member of the Health Law Practice Group in its Princeton, NJ office. She is the eighth attorney to join the firm's Princeton office since the beginning of the year.
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Stradley Ronon attorney Frances Gauthier co-incorporated the Delaware Hispanic Bar Association, the first professional association in Delaware for Hispanic attorneys. The association was formed to promote the social, economic, professional and educational advancement of the Hispanic community in the state. Ms. Gauthier is a founding board member and vice...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, has announced that three individuals have been promoted from Manager to Senior Manager. Christine G. Pronek, CPA/MST, is a senior manager in the Trust and Estate Group at Amper, Politziner & Mattia, specializing in estate planning and estate and trust taxation. Ms. Pronek...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    John H. Estey, chief of staff to Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell from 2003 to 2007 and later senior adviser to the governor, left government service on February 15 to join Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP as a partner, leading a new Government Relations & Regulatory Affairs Practice that will serve as a strategic partner to business clients...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Recommind, a leading provider of enterprise search, automatic categorization and eDiscovery systems for law firms and enterprises, and iCONECT Development, LLC, a leader in litigation support and collaboration software, have announced a strategic alliance that will combine Recommind's Axcelerate eDiscovery application with iCONECT's nXT and eXT Web-based...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    UHY International has been named one of the first full members of the Forum of Firms after reporting it has implemented a globally coordinated quality assurance program, committed to the use of International Standards on Auditing (ISAs), and met other specific ethics requirements, the Forum announced today.
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    The National Arbitration Forum announces the release of the 2007 ADR Law & Policy Year in Review. The review names and summarizes what it considers the most significant arbitration and mediation cases of 2007. Cases included in the Year in Review are:
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    FiosInc. has announced that Dennis Kiker, Esq. has joined as a director in Fios Consulting.
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Haymarket Media Group, a global media company, has selected Corporation Service Companyto manage its entire domain name portfolio. CSCwill help Haymarket manage and secure its Web presence as well as protect its brands from infringement on the Internet. In addition to strategic brand protection advice, CSC also provides digital services to Haymarket...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Eric Korb, managing partner and COO of Lawyer Links, LLC (LLNX), was a featured speaker and Technology Trends panelist at the annual Western Regional Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals (SCSGP) Conference held recently in Huntington Beach, CA.
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Ms. Kittay, a former Assistant U.S. Attorney, is an experienced litigator with more than two decades of service in the U.S. Attorney's Office in Washington, DC and the U.S. Department of Justice's Criminal Division. She has tried hundreds of cases in state and federal court, including more than 20 trials in U.S. District Court, and has argued many appeals...
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    Stradley Ronon partner Danielle Banks has been appointed co-chair of the Women in the Profession Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association. The Committee focuses its efforts on issues related to the careers and advancement of women in the practice of law in the Philadelphia area including monitoring existing conditions and trends, conducting special...