Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, June 30, 2009
    EpsteinBeckerGreen has announced that it has been ranked among the top ten firms in the nation for its percentage of women lawyers in a new study by The American Lawyer. The American Lawyer's inaugural "Women in Law Firms" study ranked EpsteinBeckerGreen eighth among the 200 largest law firms in the United States for its percentage of women...
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2009
    Akin Gump announced that former U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for Industry and Security Mario Mancuso has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in Washington, DC, as a partner in the international corporate transactions practice.
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2009
    CPA Global has partnered with Casewerx Development, LLC to provide corporate legal departments and law firms with a new industry standard for managed document review services. The partnership enables CPA Global to further enhance its document review services with a customized version of Casewerx's DiscoveryMetrics - one of the industry's first platform...
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2009
    Goodwin Procter announced that Mark J. Abate, partner in the firm's Litigation Department and member of the firm's Intellectual Property Litigation Practice, has been named president of the New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA). Mr. Abate assumed the leadership position at the organization's annual meeting held on May 20 at the University...
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2009
    John H. Martin has recently been named president-elect of Lawyers for Civil Justice, a national organization of defense lawyers and corporate counsel dedicated to fairness and improvements within the civil justice system. Mr. Martin will become president of the organization in May 2010.
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2009
    Stephen A. Cozen, chairman and founder of Cozen O'Connor, one of the nation's 100 largest law firms, was recently inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL).
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2009
    The Bridgewater, New Jersey-based law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. and Allentown-based law firm Tallman, Hudders & Sorrentino, P.C. will merge to form the largest independent business law firm in the region, fulfilling each firm's long-term strategy.The combined firm will leverage synergies to expand the breadth and depth of its services...
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2009
    Titled Section 403(b) Plans: Relieving the Pain of Compliance, sponsored by Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., this seminar will take place in two locations on two dates. On Wednesday, July 22, the program will be held in the offices of Norris McLaughlin in Bridgewater NJ. On Thursday, July 30 it will take place at The Harvard Club, NY City. It will...
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2009
    Stradley Ronon Chairman Bill Sasso kicked off the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia's 60th Anniversary event with a toast to guest speaker, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Ms. Rice presented on the importance of democracy, the war on terror and the need for vigilance by the United States. Earlier in the day, she visited students at Bodine...
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2009
    King & Spalding recently announced that a transatlantic team of lawyers from its international arbitration practice secured a $133 million award against the Egyptian government in a high-profile, long-running dispute involving the expropriation of a 161-acre resort property on the Red Sea. The award is the largest ever granted to individual claimants...
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2009
    Proskauer Rose LLP has again been named one of the top law firms in the United States - with 27 practices noted as being among the best in their fields - in The Legal 500 2009 rankings of the top U.S. corporate and finance law firms. In addition, 79 lawyers were individually recognized. The rankings show a 42 percent increase in the number of Proskauer...
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2009
    A significant ruling was recently issued in The Equal Rights Center v. AvalonBay Communities, Inc., a case involving allegations of discrimination against persons with disabilities. Kelley Drye and its co-counsel, The Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Deckert LLP, argued that AvalonBay Communities, Inc., a developer of residential real...
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2009
    Lowenstein Sandler PC has officially begun work at the Lowenstein Center for the Public Interest. The Center is devoted to expanding the impact of Lowenstein Sandler's pro bono work and increasing the participation of the firm's attorneys and staff, as reflected in its mission statement. The Center is led by member of the firm Kenneth H. Zimmerman and...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) has named CPA Global as one of the world's top outsourcing providers in their 2009 Global Outsourcing 100 rankings. Placing 60th overall, CPA Global was the highest ranked pure-play Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) provider on the list, which includes major business process and IT outsourcing...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    For the fourth consecutive year, Lowenstein Sandler has earned an A+ rating from New Jersey Law Journal for its pro bono work. The firm ranks first in New Jersey for the number of pro bono hours per attorney, donating a total of 19,117 hours firmwide in 2008, or more than 78 hours per attorney.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Matthew D. Roazen, the former deputy general counsel and chief international counsel at Alfa Bank in Moscow, has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld in Moscow as a partner in the international corporate transactions practice. A transactional lawyer by training, with an emphasis on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and private equity, Mr...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    A federal appeals court has affirmed the dismissal of a patent-infringement case that could have cost Haynes and Boone, LLP client Electronic Transaction Consultants Corporation (ETC) more than $60 million and jeopardized the vehicle identification system used to electronically collect a significant portion of tolls in the U.S.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Recommind, a leader in search-powered information risk management (IRM) software, released survey results recently showing that corporate data is as inaccessible to employees and risk-laden to enterprises as ever. Even with the global recession forcing enterprises to increase productivity with fewer workers, employees still spend an average of 38 minutes...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    TRC Companies Inc.'s Energy Services division, a 2008 Energy Star Partner of the Year, announced two new contract awards, totaling $15 million, for the expansion of its award-winning energy efficiency programs with NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) and the New Jersey Office of Clean Energy.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    David Girard-diCarlo, former U.S. ambassador and former chairman of Blank Rome, has joined Cozen O'Connor as a member of the firm's business law department and government relations practice. Prior to his recent appointment by President George W. Bush as U.S.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Each year, Key Professional Media, Inc. undertakes research to identify each state's "Super Lawyers" - those the publisher considers are among the state's top 5 percent with regard to "peer recognition and professional achievement." Results of the research for the New York metro area announced that 19 Kelley Drye attorneys were named "Super Lawyers" for...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    For the second consecutive year, Weil Gotshal's Prague office has been recognized as the leading international law firm in the Czech Republic by Chambers Europe 2009: Guide to Europe's Leading Lawyers for Business. The award was presented at the Chambers Europe Awards event held in London in late April.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Wiley Rein managing partner and former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Richard E. Wiley has been selected for induction into The Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame, an honor that recognizes his "pivotal role in the development of HDTV, serving as chairman of the FCC's Advisory Committee on Advanced Television Service for nine years...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Twelve of Stradley Ronon's attorneys were recommended as leaders in their field in the upcoming 2009 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. Also, three Stradley Ronon practice areas were ranked among the top in Pennsylvania. Chambers USA recognized the following individual attorneys who were recommended by clients and peers...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy partner at Kramer Levin, Philip Bentley, will chair an upcoming conference titled Madoff and Ponzi Scheme Litigation Conference. The seminar will be held on Wednesday, June 8, beginning at noon with registration and lunch, continuing until 5:00 p.m. with a reception. The event will take place at the University of...