Firm and Provider News

  • Sunday, March 5, 2017
    Fish & Richardson announced that J. Kevin Gray, a leading intellectual property transactional and patent attorney at the firm, has been named managing principal of its Dallas, Texas office. Gray will also continue his role as national chair of Fish’s Licensing group, which was recently named by Intellectual Asset Management as one of the best...
  • Monday, February 20, 2017
  • Friday, February 10, 2017
    McGuireWoods London has added firepower to its debt finance and derivatives practice with the arrival of partner Jennifer Kafcas, who brings 17 years of experience advising lenders and borrowers in complex structured and cross-border transactions in Europe and the United States. She has specialist knowledge of the bond, leverage finance and derivatives...
  • Tuesday, February 7, 2017
      FRONTEO USA, Inc., a leading provider of global eDiscovery, managed review solutions and big data analysis services utilizing artificial intelligence technology, announced that FRONTEO has been named a RelativityOne Certified Partner by kCura, developers of the eDiscovery software Relativity.   The RelativityOne Certified Partner program...
  • Tuesday, February 7, 2017
      ACC Chief Legal Officers 2017 Survey Tracks Prevalence of Compliance Investigations at Multinational Law Departments, Trends in Outside Counsel Hiring   More than one-in-three chief legal officers (CLOs) and general counsel (GCs) say their companies adjusted plans to enter new markets following geopolitical events in the last year, and nearly...
  • Monday, February 6, 2017
      McGuireWoods continues to expand and diversify its nationally recognized Financial Services Litigation Practice with the addition of Alexandra Villarreal O’Rourke, former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) senior counsel, and Cynthia Guerin, former associate general counsel and senior vice president at Bank of America.   
  • Monday, February 6, 2017
      Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) is pleased to announce that it’s Next Generation (N-Gen) Advisory Board will hold its inaugural meeting in New York City.  The N-Gen Advisory Board will assist MCCA and drive the conversation about diversity and inclusion to inspire the next generation of lawyers.     MCCA welcomed...
  • Tuesday, January 31, 2017
    Law Business Media, an integrated digital and print media and marketing company, announced today that David Hechler, an award-winning former executive editor of ALM’s Corporate Counsel magazine, has joined the company as editor-in-chief of its flagship publication, Metropolitan Corporate Counsel.
  • Monday, January 30, 2017
    Survey Results Show Nascent Demand for Visual Dashboard Capabilities for eDiscovery Management, Business Decision Support 
  • Sunday, January 29, 2017
    McNees Wallace & Nurick has elected Julia Coelho, James J. Franklin, Timothy J. Horstmann, Kelley E. Kaufman, and Adam L. Santucci as new members of the law firm, effective January 1, 2017.
  • Sunday, January 29, 2017
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has announced that Andrew D.Linden, Rebecca J. Price, and R. Nicholas Nanovic have been promoted from Associates to Members of the firm, effective January 1, 2017.  
  • Sunday, January 29, 2017
    Anderson Kill is pleased to announce that Vianny M. Pichardo, an attorney practicing in the firm's New York office, has been elected President of the Dominican Bar Association for the term 2017-2018.  She was sworn in on January 17 at the SDNY Ceremonial Courtroom.
  • Sunday, January 29, 2017
    Fish & Richardson announced that 10 attorneys have been named principals at the firm.  The new principals in the firm’s Intellectual Property (IP) Litigation Group are: Dr. Mike Gaddis (Dallas); Joseph Herriges (Twin Cities); Dr. Proshanto Mukherji (Boston); Dr. Carsten Schulte (Munich); Andy Schwentker (Washington, D.C.); and Joseph Warden (...
  • Sunday, January 29, 2017
    Anderson Kill is pleased to announce that Luma Al-Shibib, an attorney based in the firm's New York office, and Andrew M. Walsh, an attorney in the firm’s Stamford and New York offices, have been promoted to shareholder.
  • Sunday, January 29, 2017
    The global law firm Jones Day has announced that 14 lawyers will serve within the Trump Administration, the federal government, and also with the State of Illinois. "We are proud of the Firm's heritage of having lawyers serve in the government, are gratified for those who have the chance to again serve in such critical capacities, and...
  • Sunday, January 29, 2017
    The global law firm Jones Day has announced that Hilda C. Galvan, Partner-in-Charge of the Firm's Dallas Office, has been named the Chair of the Board of the Dallas Regional Chamber for 2017. 
  • Sunday, January 29, 2017
    The global law firm Jones Day has announced that Victor S. Chang has joined the Firm's Washington Office as a partner in its Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice. 
  • Sunday, January 29, 2017
    The global law firm Jones Day has announced that Richard M. (Rick) Martinez has joined the Firm's Minneapolis Office as a partner in its Cybersecurity, Privacy & Data Protection Practice. 
  • Sunday, January 29, 2017
    The largest mergers & acquisitions (M&A) law practice group in Central Pennsylvania registered another strong year as McNees assisted clients in successfully closing over $3 billion in transactions during 2016.
  • Sunday, January 29, 2017
    McNees Wallace & Nurick attorney Jim DeAngelo received the Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year Award in recognition of his timeless commitment to serving individuals who cannot afford legal counsel. The Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year Award was presented to DeAngelo at the Dauphin County Bar Association Annual Membership Meeting at the Hilton Harrisburg on January...
  • Sunday, January 29, 2017
    Akin Gump announced that Kambiz Larizadeh is to join the firm in London as a partner in its dispute resolution practice. Mr. Larizadeh, who focuses on high-value, cross-border commercial litigation and international arbitration matters, comes to Akin Gump from Addleshaw Goddard.
  • Sunday, January 29, 2017
    Anderson Kill is pleased to announced that a trio of attorneys deeply experienced in corporate transactional practice and complex litigation have joined the firm's Corporate and Litigation groups. Jeremy E Deutsch joins as a shareholder and will chair the firm's Corporate group, working in the firm's New York and Stamford, CT offices. Herbert I...
  • Sunday, January 29, 2017
    Raphael A. Prober, who most recently served as an Associate Deputy Attorney General at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), has rejoined Akin Gump as a partner in its white collar and government investigations practice and as co-head of its congressional investigations practice, the firm announced today. Prior to his tenure at DOJ, Mr. Prober had been a...
  • Sunday, January 29, 2017
    Sanchez Energy Corporation has announced that it and funds managed by Blackstone Energy Partners have entered a strategic 50/50 partnership and together they have signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Anadarko Petroleum Corporation’s working interest in approximately 318,000 gross operated acres in the Western Eagle Ford for approximately...
  • Sunday, January 29, 2017
    Sanchez Energy Corporation has announced that it and funds managed by Blackstone Energy Partners have entered a strategic 50/50 partnership and together they have signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Anadarko Petroleum Corporation’s working interest in approximately 318,000 gross operated acres in the Western Eagle Ford for approximately...