Firm and Provider News

  • 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...
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    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.
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    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...
  • Thursday, February 1, 2007
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP (K&L Gates) has announced the launch of its first continental European office in Berlin, Germany. The office will be staffed by partners who formerly practiced in the Berlin office of Taylor Wessing, an international firm of British and German origins. The expansion into Germany follows the landmark...
  • Thursday, February 1, 2007
    Eisner LLP, a middle-market accounting and business advisory services firm, has announced that Eric Altstadter has joined the firm as an audit partner. Mr. Altstadter brings to the firm more than 25 years of experience working with public companies and privately held businesses. He has helped numerous companies through the complex financial reporting and...
  • Thursday, February 1, 2007
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the addition of Stephen G. Mills and Janet Andolina as partners to the firm's Tax Practice in New York. Both attorneys have significant expertise with regard to tax considerations in corporate transactions. Mr. Mills and Ms. Andolina will be key members of Goodwin Procter's Tax Practice, allowing the firm to further...
  • Thursday, February 1, 2007
    Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP has announced the election of six new partners of the firm effective January 1.
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    The accounting and consulting firm of Amper, Politzer & Mattia has announced that four individuals have been promoted from manager to senior manager.
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    Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, acting as lead counsel, recently gained approval from the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware of the First Amended Joint Plan of Reorganization filed by SMART Papers, LLC and certain of its affiliates. Robert Brady, Joseph Malfitano, Sean Greecher and Ian Frederick handled the matter for...
  • Thursday, February 1, 2007
    Partners or senior attorneys depart from every law office at one time or another, yet most firms don't plan for this eventuality. In a recent survey, 53 percent of attorneys polled said their law firm or legal department does not have a formal succession plan in place for key positions.
  • Thursday, February 1, 2007
    The international law firm Gianni, Origoni, Grippo & Partners has announced the opening of its new office in Brussels. Mario Todino, former official of the Directorate General for Competition of the EC Commission, is the newly hired resident lawyer for the Brussels office. He will lead a team of four lawyers. The Brussels office will provide the firm'...