Firm and Provider News

  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, has announced that Steven J. Mayer CPA has joined the firm as the partner in charge of the New York City office. As such, Mr. Mayer is directly responsible for ensuring client service, quality and client relations. Prior to joining Amper, Mr. Mayer was the co-managing partner of...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Lori Landew has joined Cozen O'Connor as a member in the Business Law Department, expanding the firm's Entertainment and Sports Law Practice.She comes to Cozen O'Connor with more than 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry, both as a senior executive and as legal counsel.
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus has scheduled a discussion titled the Employee Free Choice Act: Where It Stands and What It Means to Employers for two days - Monday and Tuesday, February 23 and 24, at their office, 721 Route 202-206 in Bridgewater, New Jersey. The discussion will run from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. both days.
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Francie Cohen Spahn, an experienced green building attorney in Saul Ewing LLP's Real Estate Department, has earned her Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED® ) accreditation from the U.S. Green Building Council. As a LEED Accredited Professional, Ms. Spahn has a thorough understanding of the certification process for the LEED® Green...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    A strategic alliance has been formed between employee training provider Anderson-davis, Inc. and Epstein- BeckerGreen. Sexual harassment has become one of the most important human resource issues during the past decade and is now central to the training efforts of every organization in the United States. EpsteinBeckerGreen will team with Anderson-davis...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen and Loewy, LLP announced that Patrick Shen, a former senior official of the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security, has rejoined the firm as its director of Global Compliance. Prior to joining Fragomen, he was confirmed unanimously by the United States Senate as special counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Meiselman, Denlea, Packman, Carton and Eberz P.C., a litigation firm based in White Plains, New York continues to expand. Joining the firm are Russell Yankwill, Christine Ford and Rebecca Rogers Bates. Mr. Yankwill returns to the private sector after seven years with the U.S. Attorney's Office, S.D.N.Y. While there, he worked extensively on employment...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Is the mere fear of a possibility that personal information may be at an increased risk of improper use enough for a person to have a claim for emotional or consequential damages? On January 7, 2009, in Pinero v. Jackson Hewitt Tax Service, Inc., the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana ruled "No." Kelley Drye & Warren LLP partner...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Lowenstein Sandler PC announced that David B. Haber and John S. Stolz have been elected members of the firm, effective January 1, 2009.
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    James Chou, senior counsel in the litigation practice of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in New York, has been named by the National Asian Pacific Bar Association (NAPBA) as one of the best lawyers under the age of 40. Mr. Chou was honored at the NAPBA's annual gala, held in late November in Seattle. The Best Lawyers Under 40 Awards recognize...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    The international law firm K&L Gates LLP and Chicago-based Bell, Boyd & Lloyd LLP (Bell Boyd) are discussing a possible combination of firms, which, if approved, would occur in the first quarter of 2009. The combination would create a firm of approximately 2,000 lawyers in 30 offices throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Peter F. Garvin III, a partner in Jones Day's Washington Office, recently returned from Kabul, where he worked with California federal judge Stephen Larson, Harvard fellow,former Massachusetts Lt. Governor Kerry Healey, and U.S. Department of State rule-of-law advisor Temim Nusraty to further a series of pro bono efforts to help upgrade Afghanistan's...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    King & Spalding announced that Courtney D. Trombly, a former federal prosecutor, has joined the firm's special matters and government investigations practice as counsel in the Washington, D.C., office. She will focus her practice on internal investigations and corporate white-collar defense. Ms. Trombly joins King & Spalding from the U.S....
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    A group consisting of portfolio managers, the management team and senior professionals ("Management") have agreed to acquire a majority interest in Neuberger Berman and the fixed income and alternative asset management businesses of Lehman Brothers' Investment Management Division. The Proskauer Rose team that represented the winning bidders included James...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    This month, Goodwin Procter opens its first office in Asia. Located in Hong Kong, the office will focus on the firm's expertise in private equity, venture capital, technology companies and fund formation. Last fall, the firm registered to practice as a foreign law firm in Hong Kong and this month moves to permanent office space in the Bank of China...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    In a proceeding before the National Advertising Division (NAD) of the Better Business Bureau, Wiley Rein client Continental Products has successfully challenged the advertising claims of GP Plastics, a competing provider of plastic bags for the delivery of newspapers.
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Lowenstein Sandler has announced the establishment of the Lowenstein Center for the Public Interest, reaffirming and expanding the firm's dedication to addressing significant social issues and providing community assistance. The Center for the Public Interest was launched at Lowenstein's Third Annual Pro Bono Celebration recognizing the service and...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Responding to a flurry of product safety incidents and recalls in the last year and a half, President Bush on August 14 signed into law the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008. The new law is the most significant overhaul of consumer product safety laws in 40 years and signifies broad bipartisan support for enhanced federal and state efforts to...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus is sponsoring an UrgentEmployee Medical Leave 2009 Update at their main office on Friday, January 30.The offices are located at 721 Route 202-206 in Bridgewater, New Jersey. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m followed by the program anda question and answer period from 9 to 10:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    In one of the more entertaining cases Drinker's lawyers have handled recently, a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California granted summary judgment on all claims for Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP clients Midway Games Inc., Midway Home Entertainment Inc. and Midway Amusement Games, LLC in a copyright infringement case...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    New York Governor David Paterson has appointed Eileen D. Millett, a New York Director in the Real Property & Environmental Department of Gibbons P.C., to serve on the state's Sustainability and Green Procurement Advisory Council, created by Executive Order 4.
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., participated in the New York Cares' Winter Wishes for Kids and Families Program as part of its commitment to community.The program helps fulfill the holiday wishes of more than 31,000 disadvantaged New Yorkers.Children, teens, and families write letters to New York Cares requesting a gift that will make the holidays...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    The Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws (CSUSTL) filed written comments with the United States Trade Representative (USTR) on December 12, 2008 urging the U.S. government to vigorously defend its interests before the World Trade Organization (WTO) in a dispute settlement proceeding brought by China against the United States.
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Day Pitney LLP ranks #1 among law firms in New Jersey and received the second highest count of attorney rankings in Connecticut in The Best Lawyers in America 2009. Firmwide, 75 individual lawyers received "Top-listed" rankings. The firm also received ten #1 practice rankings in Connecticut, and five #1 practice rankings in New Jersey. The following...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Thompson & Knight LLP has congratulated the firm's eight "Top Attorneys" who were recognized in the December 2008 issue of Fort Worth, Texas magazine. In its eighth annual listing, Fort Worth, Texas magazine features Tarrant County's "Top Attorneys" in selected fields who were nominated by their peers. The nominated attorneysare R. Gordon Appleman, Tax...