Firm and Provider News

  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The firm of Proskauer Rose LLP has expanded to Boston. The opening of the new office, the firm's seventh, has been spearheaded by Steven M. Bauer, partner, Joseph A. Capraro Jr., partner, and Daniel J. Bernstein, senior counsel. Also joining the Boston office recently as a partner was Mark W. Batten, a prominent labor and employment attorney. Mr. Batten...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Stephen M. Sorett has joined McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP as a partner in the original and largest national government contracts practice in the country. He will be based in the firm's Washington, DC office. Mr. Sorett has extensive experience in numerous areas of government contracting, including privatization and outsourcing, project finance,...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    FindLaw has announced its Corporate Counsel Center has quickly grown to become the preferred source for online legal news and information among the nation's top in-house corporate counselors, according to a recent study. The FindLaw Corporate Counsel Center caters to the specific needs of in-house lawyers, offering cost-effective tools such as industry...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Roderick A. McLeod, a seasoned litigator who has tried and arbitrated a wide range of commercial disputes around the world, has joined the international law firm Jones Day as a partner in its fast-growing San Francisco office.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C., counsel to New Jersey and New York's premier hospital systems, is gearing up to better serve its expanding list of health care clients. The firm has announced the growth of its New York Offices at 399 Park Avenue with the expansion of its Health Care and Labor & Employment Groups and the arrival of an experienced...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Holland & Knight Partner Jorge L. Hernandez-Toraño has been named chairman of the Miami Business Forum, a 30-year-old organization of civic and corporate leaders dedicated to promoting social welfare and enhancing civic life in Miami Dade County. He assumes the chairmanship from Joe Lacher, president of BellSouth Florida, who chaired the Forum for 28...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Alexander D. Lynch has joined the firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP as a capital markets partner in the Corporate Practice in the firm's New York office. Prior to joining Weil Gotshal, he was the managing partner and co-founder of the New York office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Two attorneys have recently joined the firm of Nelson Levine de Luca & Horst, LLC. Timothy W. Stalker joined Nelson Levine as partner, heading up the Reinsurance Practice in the firm's Recovery Group. Arnold Braun has joined Nelson Levine in the Reinsurance Practice group where he will continue his practice of reinsurance litigation and insurance...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced that F. Dennis Saylor, a partner of the firm, was confirmed by the United States Senate to be a United States district judge for the District of Massachusetts. Mr. Saylor fills the vacancy created by the retirement of U.S. District Court Judge Robert E. Keeton.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Matthew S. Dunn, an attorney with the New York office of Bryan Cave LLP, has been elected chairman of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) New York Chapter. Mr. Dunn will be AILA's senior immigration lawyer in New York, running the chapter working with immigration, state department and labor department officials.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    McCarter & English, LLP, a regional law firm, has named Kenneth R. Levonaitis as its first chief information officer. Mr. Levonaitis formerly held a similar position at New York's Pennie & Edmonds LLP, a large intellectual property law firm which dissolved recently.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Peter B. Ajalat has joined the firm of Grotta, Glassman & Hoffman, P.A. (GG&H) in the position of Of Counsel. Mr. Ajalat's practice focuses on all aspects of traditional labor law, which includes all manner of counseling and advice, administrative proceedings and litigation arising within that context.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP (Vorys), headquartered in Columbus, OH, has been ranked as one of the top law firms in the world in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions for the first quarter of 2004. The firm ranks 23rd among U.S. and international law firms including top firms in New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, London and Frankfurt.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The firm of Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti LLP has announced the election of two attorneys as partners and the naming of four others as counsel. The new partners are:...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Richard M. Strassberg, a partner at Goodwin Procter LLP, and Sarah E. Walters, a former associate at Goodwin Procter, have been selected to receive the prestigious Burton Award for Legal Achievement, which honors excellence in legal writing.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Herbert Smith has advised Harbin Brewery Group Limited in relation to an unprecedented takeover battle for a listed company with its business in the People's Republic of China. Harbin is China's fourth largest beer maker and is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. On May 4, SABMiller plc launched a hostile bid for Harbin. Anheuser-Busch, a leading U.S...
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    Two four-color ads that promote Saul Ewing's ability to think ahead earned top awards at the 2004 Philly Gold ceremony, a creative competition open to all companies in the Greater Philadelphia region. Another top award also was presented to Deardorff Associates in the "Mixed-Media" category, which covered the entire campaign, combining Saul Ewing ads,...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced the addition of intellectual property partners Steve Szczepanski and Mary Jo Boldingh to the firm's Chicago office. Mr. Szczepanski and Ms. Boldingh previously were shareholders of the firm Jenkens & Gilchrist.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    JAMS, The Resolution Experts, last month opened a dispute resolution center in downtown Philadelphia. According to JAMS President and CEO, Steve Price, local mediators and arbitrators Judith Meyer, Barry E. Ungar, and Stephen G. Yusem will form the JAMS Philadelphia panel of Resolution Experts where they will resolve complex and multi-party disputes full-...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Started in 1983, Medical Research Consultants (MRC), recognized as the first nurse-owned medical-legal litigation support firm in the United States, last month opened its second office. Located in downtown Philadelphia, the office's new address is 1616 Walnut Street, Suite 900.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Ringtail Solutions, a leading provider of knowledge management and litigation support solutions, will be previewing the latest release of the Ringtail CaseBook application - Ringtail CaseBook Version 7, due out late in the fourth quarter this year. Ringtail will be releasing some new product modules based around the V7 release.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP has announced that David F. Scranton has been selected as part of the Best Lawyers in America Real Estate Law. Mr. Scranton, a partner in the firm's Business Department, focuses his practice on financial services and real estate and is resident in the Malvern, PA office. Before joining Stradley Ronon, he was counsel...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Gabriel L.I. Bevilacqua, Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association, was honored by the American Immigration Law Foundation at its 16th Annual Benefit, A Salute to Italian Americans, on June 11 at a dinner reception at the Philadelphia Marriott. Mr. Bevilacqua is a partner with the law firm of Saul Ewing LLP. Each year the Foundation selects a...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    Winston & Strawn partner Dan K. Webb recently was honored with the Judge Learned Hand Human Relations Award, one of the most distinguished awards given by the American Jewish Committee to an individual whose contributions demonstrate a commitment to justice and excellence in the legal system. Governor James R. Thompson, chairman of Winston & Strawn...