Firm and Provider News

  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    The U.S. Department of Commerce has announced the appointment of Jane C. Luxton, a partner in the environmental practice of King & Spalding LLP as general counsel of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Ms. Luxton replaces James R. Walpole, who stepped down as the agency's general counsel last month.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Texas law firm Winstead PC recently welcomed Claude B. Anello, Harry B. Dollar and Nathan Block to the firm's Houston office. Mr. Anello comes to Winstead as an income shareholder, while Mr. Dollar and Mr. Block join the firm as associates. All three will practice in the Real Estate Development & Investments Practice Group. Mr. Anello's experience...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    In an age when criminals can digitally flash stolen money and intellectual property across the globe in an instant, corporations are often unprepared to investigate fraud promptly and effectively if it occurs in a country other than where they are headquartered, according to new research by KPMG International.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has been named as one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey for the second year in a row. The firm ranked among the top 20 mid-sized companies and first among mid-sized law firms for 2007.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Akerman Senterfitt has created the office of president of the firm and the Board of Directors has appointed Robert A. Zinn to that position. As president, Mr. Zinn will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the firm. He will report to the chairman of the firm and Board of Directors, and his direct reports will include the executive director, office...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP continues the expansion of its Phoenix office with the addition of partners Julie A. Pace and David A. Selden, of counsel Eva Shih Herrera, and associates Jodi Hill and Heidi Nunn-Gilman, all formerly of Ogletree Deakins. William Hicks and Nancy Lashnits, formerly of Snell & Wilmer, also have joined the firm...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that Mark Waddell, a patent litigator, has joined the firm's New York office as a partner in the Litigation Department. He is the newest in a series of recent lateral partners to join the firm in the Patent Litigation Group.
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    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Dietrich L. Snell, the former New York deputy attorney general responsible for the investigation, litigation and regulatory activities performed by the Division of Public Advocacy under former Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, has joined the firm as a partner in the New York office. Mr. Snell will be a member of the firm...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP (K&L Gates) recently welcomed partners Tom Bassett and Philip J. Carstens and of counsel Jody K. Hamilton to the firm's business and corporate practices. All three come to K&L Gates from Lukins & Annis P.S.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the expansion of its intellectual property (IP) practice with the addition of six partners to the firm's Washington, DC office. The new partners, joiningfrom Hunton & Williams, include Thomas J. Scott Jr., Scott L. Robertson, Jennifer A. Albert, Patrick A. Doody, David M. Young and Stephen T. Schreiner.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Alan V. Lowenstein, one of New Jersey's most prominent attorneys, passed away Tuesday, May 8 at the age of 93. Mr. Lowenstein has been recognized for his professional excellence, leadership, integrity, and passion for the underprivileged. He set a standard of "meritocracy" for Lowenstein Sandler, one that welcomes lawyers of character and ability regardless...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C. has announced that Lester Aron, a member of the firm, has been named senior vice president and general counsel of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Richard S. Nachmias has joined Eisner LLP, an accounting, tax and advisory services firm, as an audit partner in the Sports, Media and Entertainment practice.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    On May 16, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP hosted its second Women-to-Women Mentoring Dinner at the New York Public Library in New York City. The event was held as a mentoring and networking event for the firm's female partners, counsel and fifth-year-and-above female associates and clients; all invitees were encouraged to bring a female...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Holland & Knight has announced that seven of the firm's partners in South Florida were recognized as either "winners" or "finalists" for the Daily Business Review's "Top Dealmaker of the Year." According to the publication, the editors strive to "recognize the people who made the biggest, most complex and meaningful deals happen."
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Members of the Connell Foley law firm descended on Jersey City's Liberty State Park, armed with hammers, nails and saws, to participate in Rebuilding Together/Christmas in April. The target of their rehab efforts was Camp Liberty, a summertime haven for local children. Since 1974, Camp Liberty has provided area children with cross-cultural arts and...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Gray Haile LLP and Day Pitney LLP have announced a strategic alliance that will enable each firm to expand its client base and provide clients with a team of diverse lawyers with sophisticated business law experience. The strategic alliance is designed to accomplish two important goals for law firms: (i) attaining manageable growth and (ii) meeting the...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP has added the former assistant chief counsel in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Investment Management, Alison M. Fuller, as a partner in the firm's investment management/mutual funds practice group.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, certified public accountants and consultants, has announced that Martin I. Blaustein and the staff of Blaustein and Co. LLP have joined Amper. Blaustein & Co. LLP has been actively involved in the areas of litigation support, business valuation, income and estate tax and financial planning and has offices in White Plains...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Corporation Service Company (CSC ) and FTF Technologies Inc. (FTF) jointly announced today the release of the First to File EFR document management system integrating patent management workflows.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Rosemary E. Ramsey, a partner in the Lowenstein Sandler PC Products Liability Practice Group, recently was confirmed by the New Jersey State Senate as a Superior Court judge assigned to Morris County.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Cozen O'Connor has announced that 17 of its associates have been named members of the firm. "We are extremely proud to welcome these highly qualified attorneys into membership in the firm," said Patrick J. O'Connor, president of Cozen O'Connor. "Their individual and combined contributions reflect the talent and strength of our firm."
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    The firm of Winston & Strawn has announced recent accomplishments of a number of its women partners. Liisa M. Thomas was featured in a Crain's Chicago Business profile titled She Stops Them from Crossing the (On)Line. In the profile, Ms. Thomas discusses her work on "hot" issues such as text messaging and the Children's Online Privacy Act.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    DataCert, Inc. has announced that it now offers matter management capabilities with its acquisition of Corprasoft, Inc., a Dallas-based provider of matter management solutions. The acquisition will combine two products to law departments (legal spend management and matter management) and broaden DataCert's existing product capabilities of legal and...