Firm and Provider News

  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The firm of Linklaters has elected Adam Glass, a leading U.S. structured finance and derivatives lawyer, as a partner in the New York office. Mr. Glass joins Linklaters from Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP. He brings extensive experience and strong market standing in his area of expertise.
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    John D. Cline, a highly regarded trial attorney who specializes in white-collar criminal defense and complex civil litigation, has joined the international law firm Jones Day as a partner in its fast-growing San Francisco office. Also joining the Jones Day San Francisco office is Martha Boersch, a former assistant U.S. attorney and chief of the...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Recently, WolfBlock attorneys James Redeker, Caroline Austin and David Gollin were successful in obtaining an award of counsel fees and nontaxable costs for a client, the Pennsylvania Rural Electric Association (PREA). The total amount requested - $411,020.60 - was awarded.
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C. has announced that Peter G. Verniero, former New Jersey Supreme Court Justice, has joined the firm as of counsel. He will co-chair the Corporate Internal Investigations and Business Crimes Practice Group. He also will chair the firm's Appellate Practice Group.
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The U.S. firm of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP (K&L) and the English firm of Nicholson Graham & Jones (NGJ) have announced that their partners have voted in favor of a combination that will become effective on January 1. The combined firm will be known as Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP. Once the combination is finalized,...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    PLI-Corpedia, the web-based, interactive e-learning company, has announced that it has implemented its 250th client. Corporate scandals, Sarbanes-Oxley, and changes in the Federal Sentencing Guidelines have propelled the need for workforce-wide legal compliance training to the forefront of issues facing organizations in America.
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that Lisa Cuevas has joined the firm as director of global diversity. In this position, Ms. Cuevas is responsible for enhancing and overseeing the firm's diversity and inclusion initiatives.
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The international law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP represented Fonkoze Financial Services in structuring an international offering to investors interested in promoting social and economic development in Haiti, including an offering by a domestic limited liability company to high net worth American investors. The offering closed on September 13....
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced the opening of a new office in Shanghai in the Peoples Republic of China. Steven Xiang will be joining the firm as managing partner of the Shanghai office. The Shanghai office will initially focus on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity and international securities offerings....
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The Boston Bar Association has announced that Holland & Knight LLP is the recipient of the BBA's 2004 Thurgood Marshall Award in recognition of the firm's extraordinary pro bono contributions. BBA President M. Ellen Carpenter presented the award at the BBA Annual Meeting Luncheon on September 22. J.D. Smeallie, the firm's pro bono partner, accepted...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced that nine attorneys have been elected to the partnership, effective October 1. The newly-elected partners are: Elaine Herrmann Blais, Litigation Department; Anna E. Dodson, Business Law Department; Christopher T. Holding, Litigation Department; James W. McGarry, Litigation Department; Alexander B. Temel, Business Law...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Mark A. Montana, a member of the Somerville, NJ-based law firm of Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has been elected to the board of directors of the Rotary Club of Somerville and Bridgewater for the 2004-2005 year. Mr. Montana is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Cozen O'Connor has announced that firm member Denise H. Houghton has transferred from the insurance department to the firm's health law practice group, expanding the firm's ability to represent the full range of profit and nonprofit health care organizations in all types of transactional and regulatory matters, and health care-related litigation.
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    S. Gerald Litvin, considered by many to be the dean of the Philadelphia trial bar, is joining the firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in the new position of senior counsel. Mr. Litvin has tried more than 200 cases to verdict and has trained more than 1,000 trial lawyers in the art of courtroom persuasion. He has a national reputation as a trial...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    In response to the 2003 Amendments to Uniform Commercial Code Article 2-Sales and Article 2A-Leases, LexisNexis Matthew Bender has announced the publication of a new title, Analysis of the 2003 Amendments to Uniform Commercial Code Articles 2 and 2A. Written by two leading figures in the process to amend Articles 2 and 2A, Henry Deeb Gabriel and...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Cricket Technologies, a national e-forensics and discovery company serving corporate counsel and law firms, has announced the selection of Dr. Bruce V. Hartley to serve as the company's Chief Technology Officer. Dr. Hartley is a recognized expert in electronic forensics and security. He has more than 22 years of senior managerial experience in...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Legal Media Group has named Holland & Knight LLP America's leading law firm in shipping and maritime law. According to independent research carried out by the Legal Media Group (LMG), Holland & Knight has more independently verified shipping legal experts than any other American firm. The firm's New York partners Juan Anduiza, Nancy Hengen,...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Retired Chief U.S. Magistrate Judge James R. Melinson has joined JAMS, The Resolution Experts. He will be based in the company's new Resolution Center at 1700 Market Street where his title will be Chief of Arbitration and Mediation Services, JAMS Philadelphia. Judge Melinson, who while on the bench devoted much time and energy to settling cases, began...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Cricket Technologies, a national e-forensics and discovery company serving corporate counsel and law firms, has announced the selection of Dr. Bruce V. Hartley to serve as the company's Chief Technology Officer. Dr. Hartley is a recognized expert in electronic forensics and security. He has more than 22 years of senior managerial experience in developing...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Legal Media Group has named Holland & Knight LLP America's leading law firm in shipping and maritime law. According to independent research carried out by the Legal Media Group (LMG), Holland & Knight has more independently verified shipping legal experts than any other American firm. The firm's New York partners Juan Anduiza, Nancy Hengen,...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    Marc A. Lieberstein has been named a Partner of the firm. Mr. Lieberstein is a member of the firm's Intellectual Property and Technology Practice Group and is located in Pitney Hardin's New York office. His practice focuses on intellectual property litigation in the areas of patents, trademarks and copyrights, including related e-commerce, domain name,...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP (K&L) has been selected to receive CIOmagazine's annual CIO 100 Award, given to 100 companies for their advancements, innovations and leadership in business and technology. K&L, the only law firm to earn this mention for three consecutive years, is being recognized for its role as an agile enterprise-defined by...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    Richard L. Morningstar, a former U.S. Ambassador to the European Union and adviser to the president and the State Department during the Clinton Administration, has joined the Boston office of the national law firm Nixon Peabody LLP as Senior Counsel and will be a member of the firm's Business Practice Group.
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced it has formed a new Law Firm Advisory Practice Group, which will provide full-service representation to law firms. The group includes a substantial number of lawyers from the firm's labor, corporate and litigation departments who have extensive experience representing and advising law firms in employment matters, ethical...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell has announced the introduction of its Lawyers.com Affiliate Program, an initiative that enables qualified organizations around the world to add the lawyers.com attorney search engine to their own web sites in just minutes and at no cost. After filling out a simple online contract, third party affiliates can access the lawyers....