Firm and Provider News

  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that it has promoted six attorneys to partner and three to senior counsel. In the firm's Corporate Department, Yuval Tal and Janice Smith were named partner in the New York office and Monica Shilling in the Los Angeles office. In the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department, Anthony Pacheco was named partner in...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that it has elected 12 of the firm's attorneys to the partnership, effective January 1.
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    The firm of Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C. has announced that Adrian V. White has joined the firm as a principal. Ms. White is a member of the Intellectual Property Department and will be resident in the firm's New York office. She concentrates her practice in the areas of intellectual property and business counseling in the music entertainment...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    The Maryland State Constitution: A Reference Guide, written by Saul Ewing LLP attorney Dan Friedman, was released November 30. It is the first book-length treatment of Maryland's state constitution since 1915. This must-have resource for law firms, law libraries, and academic institutions describes Maryland's rich constitutional history, and provides a...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    The National Arbitration Forum (NAF) is launching a national education campaign to heighten awareness about alternative dispute resolution (ADR), its benefits and the importance of exploring alternative options when deciding how to resolve legal disputes. The National Arbitration Forum's campaign will include a redesigned educational web site, the launch...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Stradley Ronon partner Bennett G. Picker has been appointed as a member of the newly formed Executive Advisory Committee of the CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR Institute). The new Executive Advisory Committee will oversee strategic planning for CPR's bi-yearly Executive Committee meetings, ensuring that issues...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Integrity Interactive has announced its latest service - Integrity Disclosuresm, which allows companies around the globe to solicit, process and document key information from their employees and use the results to better monitor, manage and report on the effectiveness of their overall compliance programs.
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    For the second year in a row, Holland & Knight LLP is listed as the number one bankruptcy law firm in the U.S. by The Deal. Holland & Knight had 267 active bankruptcy cases as of September 30, 2005, the highest number of any law firm. Holland & Knight partners Robert Labate, John Monaghan, Rudy Pittaluga and associate Lynne Xerras were...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Arent Fox has announced promotions for 14 lawyers at the firm, 13 as partners and one as counsel. The promotions were effective January 1.
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Two attorneys from the Philadelphia office of Nixon Peabody have been recognized by the publishers of Philadelphia Magazine and Pennsylvania Super Lawyer magazine, an annual listing of the best lawyers in over 20 states. Craig Tractenberg, a Nixon Peabody partner focusing on franchise litigation, insolvency matters and trademark enforcement litigation...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Gibbons, Del Deo, Dolan, Griffinger & Vecchione, P.C. has announced the expansion of its Philadelphia office with the addition of 25 attorneys from Hecker Brown Sherry and Johnson, a Philadelphia civil litigation boutique. The expansion is a key aspect of Gibbons' strategic plan to enhance its ability to serve clients from offices throughout the region...
  • Thursday, December 1, 2005
    Holland & Knight LLP has named veteran business leader Darrell Kelley as its chief operating officer. This appointment further enhances the firm's strategic focus on exceptional client service. Kelley brings Holland & Knight a wealth of experience in economic development and business innovation in both the public and private sectors.
  • Thursday, December 1, 2005
    Stacey Slater, who has been a litigator at Nixon Peabody for the past 10 years, has been named the firm's first pro bono partner. She will administer the firm's expanding pro bono program, and head Nixon Peabody's Pro Bono Committee, which meets regularly and consists of at least one partner from most of the firm's 16 offices. In a statement announcing...
  • Thursday, December 1, 2005
    Anthony F. Vitiello, chairman of the Taxation and Estate Planning Group at Connell Foley LLP, has been named by the editors of Worthmagazine in its list of the nation's Top 100 Attorneys. The list, which is featured in the December issue, is the culmination of a year of extensive research by Worth 's editorial staff. The editors reviewed hundreds of...
  • Thursday, December 1, 2005
    The Somerville, NJ law firm of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that Peter D. Hutcheon, a member of the firm, has been selected for inclusion in the 60th Diamond Anniversary Edition of Marquis' Who's Who in America . Mr. Hutcheon also appears in the following other Marquis publications for 2006: the 2nd edition of Who's Who in the World,...
  • Thursday, December 1, 2005
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced that 71 of its partners were named to Law & Politics 2005 Super Lawyers ranking. The survey honors the top 5 percent of Massachusetts attorneys.
  • Thursday, December 1, 2005
    Cozen O'Connor member and director of strategic expansion Elaine M. Rinaldi was named to the Philadelphia Business Journal and National Association of Women Business Owners 2005 Women of Distinction list. Rinaldi was honored along with 24 of the region's most dynamic women who are making headlines in their professional field and in their community at the...
  • Thursday, December 1, 2005
    Robyn M. Gnudi, a partner at St. John & Wayne, Newark, NJ, has been invited to join the Justice Marie L. Garibaldi American Inn of Court for Alternative Dispute Resolution. The Garibaldi Inn of Court was established in 1998 by the American Inns of Court Foundation. Ms. Gnudi is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney. Her...
  • Thursday, December 1, 2005
    Duplicating USA, a leading litigation support company headquartered at 219 East 44th Street, New York City, has announced that it will be changing its company name to Datum Legal as of January 1, 2006 . The new name reflects the company's transformation over the last five years from a paper-based services company into the highly technical, state-of-the-art...
  • Thursday, December 1, 2005
    Proskauer Rose LLP announced that David Pratt has been named a partner in the firm's Boca Raton office. The founder and head of Pratt & Bucher LLP, a Boca Raton estate and tax planning firm, Mr. Pratt joins Proskauer's Personal Planning Department and will focus his practice on estate, trust and tax planning.
  • Thursday, December 1, 2005
    Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP has announced that effective January 1, Bernard A. Nigro, Jr., the Federal Trade Commission's Deputy Director of the Bureau of Competition, will be joining the firm's Washington office.
  • Thursday, December 1, 2005
    WolfBlock has announced that real estate lawyer Susan R. Rubright has joined the firm as a partner in the Environmental and Land Use practice group in the Roseland, NJ office. Ms. Rubright represents public entities in general land use, real estate and municipal matters and represents private applicants before planning and zoning boards. Lynne Z. Gold-...
  • Thursday, December 1, 2005
    Barry Y. Greenberg has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as a partner in the firm's Private Equity and Investment Funds Practice in Dallas. A transactional lawyer, Mr. Greenberg will advise clients on a variety of matters related to the firm's investment funds practice, with particular emphasis on matters affecting investment advisors and...
  • Thursday, December 1, 2005
    The international law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that it has opened an office in St. Petersburg, Russia. The office initially is being staffed by three attorneys all of whom have been previously associated with Coudert Brothers in St. Petersburg. The St. Petersburg team includes counsels Alexander A. Kalinov and Konstantin A. Osipov...
  • Thursday, December 1, 2005
    Twenty attorneys from Fox Rothschild LLP have been chosen as "the best" in the nation by their fellow attorneys for publication in The Best Lawyers in America 2006. TheBest Lawyers lists, representing 57 specialties in all 50 states and Washington, DC, are compiled through an exhaustive peer-review survey in which thousands of the top lawyers in the U.S....