Firm and Provider News

  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    Douglas R. Burnett, a partner with Holland & Knight LLP, has been appointed co-chair of the Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee of the New York County Lawyers' Association. Mr. Burnett practices primarily in the areas of telecommunications (submarine cables) and international and maritime law litigation. He has argued before the U.S. Supreme Court...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    Michael Garrett recently joined the firm of Nixon Peabody LLP with the newly created title of general counsel in residence.
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    David H. Eisenstat, a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP and the chair of its national health industry practice, has been named one of 10 Outstanding Hospital Lawyers of 2006 by Nightingale's Healthcare News.
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Timothy L. Porter, a veteran attorney with extensive experience in all types of labor and employment matters and government relations, has joined the firm as a senior labor and employment counsel. He was previously chief counsel for labor, employment and environment and vice president-law at AT&T, where he worked...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    The Thomson Corporation has announced that it has acquired LiveNote Technologies, a leading provider of transcript and evidence management software to litigators and court reporters. LiveNote, based in San Francisco, will be aligned with Thomson West, and is seen as a powerful complement to West's suite of litigation solutions. Terms of the...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    CT and Serengeti have announced the successful integration of CT's service of process system with Serengeti's matter management system for greater automation, easier collaboration and more efficiency in responding to and managing litigation.
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    What would cause attorneys to jump ship? According to a new survey, a bigger title and more money are the chief enticements. Twenty-six percent of attorneys polled said they would leave their current positions for opportunities to advance professionally. Twenty-one percent said a pay increase would be their primary motivation.
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    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in late July adopted the most significant reforms to executive compensation in the past 14 years. CCH is now publishing Executive Compensation and Related-Party Disclosure: SEC Rules and Explanation, a comprehensive book providing the latest practical guidance to help securities compliance officers and other...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in late July adopted the most significant reforms to executive compensation in the past 14 years. CCH is now publishing Executive Compensation and Related-Party Disclosure: SEC Rules and Explanation, a comprehensive book providing the latest practical guidance to help securities compliance officers and other...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP has announced that Gina M. Smith has joined the firm as of counsel in the White Collar Litigation Group in the Philadelphia office. Prior to joining Ballard Spahr, Ms. Smith served for 18 years in the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office as an assistant district attorney responsible for the investigation...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    DataCert, Inc., a leading provider of electronic invoicing and legal spend management solutions, announced that General Counsel Mark Poag was selected as the 2006 Outstanding Solo Corporate Counsel by the Association of Corporate Counsel and the Houston Business Journal. The award, previously categorized as 'Best Solo General Counsel,' recognizes expertise...
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    Stradley Ronon attorneys Steven B. Davis and David T. Garnes were recently selected as 2006 Pennsylvania 'Lawyers on the Fast Track' by The Legal Intelligencer, a Philadelphia-based daily legal newspaper. Mr. Davis and Mr. Garnes were recognized, along with 43 other Pennsylvania attorneys under the age of 40, as future leaders of the state's legal...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    King & Spalding LLP has announced the expansion in New York City of its intellectual property practice with the arrival of partner Kenneth H. Sonnenfeld, an authority on biotechnology, pharmaceutical and chemical patent prosecution, counseling and diligence. Mr. Sonnenfeld brings to the firm's New York office the new capability of patent...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    Kirkpatrick's New York office recently welcomed Sandy K. Feldman to its M&A practice. Mr. Feldman focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other business relationships and related financings. He also has experience representing purchases of distressed companies, including acquisitions of assets in Chapter 11 bankruptcy...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    Goodwin Procter LLP recently announced the addition of two directors to its professional staff: Marijane Benner Browne as director of lateral partner recruiting and Anne Stemlar as director of information resources. Ms. Benner Browne will oversee all aspects of the firm's lateral partner recruitment. She joins Goodwin Procter from Bingham McCutchen,...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    The international law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that Frank S. Vellucci, Robin Mizrahi, Ayse Yksel, Igor Muszynski and Konstantin O. Konstantinov have been named LLP partners in the firm. Mr. Vellucci, a member of the Corporate group in New York City, has extensive experience with corporate partnering in the life sciences field....
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    Akerman Senterfitt continues to grow in Tampa with the additions of L. Joseph Shaheen Jr., shareholder; Mitchell Robiner, of counsel, and Chaila Restall, associate, to the firm's Litigation practice. The three new attorneys join Akerman Senterfitt from Gardner Shaheen Tamargo.
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    Douglas R. Burnett, a partner with Holland & Knight LLP, has been appointed co-chair of the Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee of the New York County Lawyers' Association. Mr. Burnett practices primarily in the areas of telecommunications (submarine cables) and international and maritime law litigation. He has argued before the U.S. Supreme Court...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    Michael Garrett recently joined the firm of Nixon Peabody LLP with the newly created title of general counsel in residence.
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    David H. Eisenstat, a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP and the chair of its national health industry practice, has been named one of 10 Outstanding Hospital Lawyers of 2006 by Nightingale's Healthcare News.
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    The American Arbitration Association (AAA) and Cybersettle, Inc. have announced a strategic alliance which will allow their clients to use both companies' alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and online dispute resolution (ODR) services.
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    Jorden Burt, an insurance and financial services regulatory and litigation law firm, has launched Reinsurance Focus (www.reinsurancefocus.com). Jorden Burt's Reinsurance Focus is an Internet blog containing a broad range of information relating to reinsurance, including: Public information about significant reinsurance and alternative risk...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    SPi's Legal Division has announced that Sally Lockett has joined the company as Regional Sales Manager for the Western region. Ms. Lockett is heading the SPi office in Los Angeles and is responsible for marketing SPi's suite of e-Discovery services as well as the company's new hybrid coding solution. She will also coordinate regional trade shows and...