Firm and Provider News

  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. has announced it has bolstered its wage-and-hour litigation group with the additional of Douglas Weiner, Senior Trial Attorney with the U.S. Department of Labor's New York Regional Solicitor's Office, for New York, New Jersey and Puerto Rico.
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Day Pitney LLP has consolidated its Individual Clients Department (ICD) for central Connecticut in West Hartford at the new office center in Blue Back Square's Lexicon building. The office houses 11 lawyers and 19 other professional staff.
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that it has launched a nanotechnologies practice, with a transdisciplinary approach bringing together the expertise of long-established Chadbourne practices. The strategy reflects the needs of clients developing or directly interested in nanotechnology-based products and services in multiple sectors of the global...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    WolfBlock has announced that Jonathan Segal will join James Redeker as co-chair of the firm's Employment Services Practice Group. John Nixon will continue to serve as vice-chair of the group.
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has recently announced the election of Kevin Ban and Anthony Wang, both in the Firm's Shanghai office, to partnership. Both attorneys focus on cross-border private equity and M&A transactions and are fluent Mandarin speakers.
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP has announced the formation of an Office of the Chairman, to be led by current Chairman Jack H. Nusbaum. The office will include two newly appointed vice chairmen, New York corporate partners Thomas M. Cerabino and Steven J. Gartner. Mr. Cerabino and Mr. Gartner are currently members of the firm's Executive Committee...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Jose Valera, a partner in the global transactions practice of King & Spalding, has been named a winner of the 2008 Burton Awards for Legal Achievement. Mr. Valera was chosen for his article "Changing Oil and Gas Fiscal and Regulatory Regimes in Latin America." The article appeared in the December 3, 2007, edition of Oil & Gas Journal. Mr...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Highly experienced trial lawyer and investigator Todd Harrison has joined the partnership at Patton Boggs LLP in its New York office.Mr. Harrison will concentrate his practice in white-collar criminal defense, internal investigations, compliance matters, and complex civil litigation.
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. has selected Jared Heady, a first-year student at Rutgers School of Law-Newark, as the second Charles J. Walsh Scholar. In 2006, Sills Cummis & Gross established the Scholar Fund on behalf of the family, friends and colleagues of the late Judge Charles J. Walsh who, prior to his appointment to the Superior Court of...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Louise C. Adamson, a partner in the San Francisco office of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP (K&L Gates), has been certified by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED-AP), making Ms. Adamson one of only six California lawyers and 52 lawyers nationwide to...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    After more than five years of litigation and 22 months of negotiations, the federal government has agreed to pay $666 million to more than 660 hospitals that sued for back payments related to Medicare disproportionate share hospital funds. Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, whose lead counsel was John R. Jacob, represented 70 of the hospitals and...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    The firm of Thompson & Knight LLP has announced that partner and Chief Diversity Officer Pauline E. Higgins has been named president of the Association of Law Firm Diversity Professionals (ALFDP). The ALFDP was established in 2006, and Ms. Higgins will serve a term of two years.
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Loeb & Loeb has announced that Jeremy D. Margolis and Robert M. Andalman have joined the firm's Chicago office as partners in the Litigation Department and in the White Collar Criminal Defense, Corporate Compliance and Investigations Group. Both join from Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP where they were partners and Mr. Margolis served as co-chair...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Saul Ewing LLP has announced the addition of L. Oliver Frey to its Philadelphia office as a partner in the Litigation Department. He will concentrate his practice in complex commercial litigation and employment law. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Frey was a shareholder in, and founding member of a Philadelphia-based, mid-sized firm. During his 19-year...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Integreon Managed Solutions, Inc., a global leader in diversifiedknowledge process outsourcing has announced that it has acquired Datum Legal, Inc.,a leading litigation support and electronic data discovery (EDD) company in New York City.Chris Egan, Datum Legal’s founder and CEO, has been named an Integreon SeniorVice President and will oversee the company’...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Recommind, a leading provider of enterprise search, automatic categorization and eDiscovery systems for enterprises and law firms, has announced that Top 15 UK law firm Addleshaw Goddard has chosen its MindServer Enterprise Search platform to facilitate search and information access for 1,500 employees across its offices in London, Leeds and Manchester....
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Forthright, a global provider of transaction processing and resolution solutions, has announced its formal entrance into the marketplace as an independent company. Spun off from the National Arbitration Forum in late 2007, Forthright is the nation's premier provider of transaction processing and claims administration services in the dispute resolution...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Eversheds LLP and Tyco International Ltd announced on May 19 that they have further expanded their ground-breaking multi-jurisdiction engagement. In this next phase, innovative new mutual-profit arrangements will be applied to the management of the company's most complex and highest-priority matters.
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    The Legal Times has named Wiley Rein LLP Copyright Practice Chair, Bruce G. Joseph, one of the capital region's ten "Leading Intellectual Property Lawyers" in the areas of copyright and trademark law. A profile of Mr. Joseph in the paper highlights an impressive career that includes his central participation in legislative and inter-industry policy debates...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    William R. Sasso was appointed vice-chair of the Pennsylvania Board of Law Examiners. The Board emphasizes the importance of professional responsibility and character in the legal profession, and evaluates the likelihood of an aspiring lawyer's ability to uphold, and commit to, the standards of the profession. It is empowered by the Supreme Court of...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has recently welcomed four new attorneys. Bryan Blaney joined the firm as a member of the Litigation and Criminal/White Collar Groups; Jill Lebowitz as senior counsel with the Estate Planning & Administration and Taxation Groups; Brian C. Anscomb as an associate with the Intellectual Property Law Group, and Oren M....
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, CPAs, one of the area's largest regional accounting firms, has announced that it is combining with Goldenberg Rosenthal LLP, a Top 100 firm. The combination creates, nationally, a Top 25 firm with 84 partners, 600 total employees and annual revenues of $113 million. The name of the combined firm will be Amper, Politziner...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Holland & Knight will partner with Fordham Graduate Business School to establish and sponsor the Fordham Institute for Family & Private Enterprise. The new Institute is the first university-based center devoted to assisting family-owned businesses located in the New York City area achieve their business goals through educational seminars,...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Goodwin Procter has announced that Michael D. Maline and Martin C. Glass will join as partner and counsel, respectively, in the firm's 200-lawyer New York office.Both are corporate attorneys focused on equity and debt capital markets transactions, as well as generally counseling on securities law matters.
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named TRC's (NYSE: TRR) Energy Services division as a 2008 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for outstanding energy management and reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. TRC's accomplishments were recognized at an awards ceremony in Washington, DC on April 1, 2008.