Firm and Provider News

  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    Saul Ewing LLP has announced an agreement in principle to combine with the Washington, DC-based boutique firm of Schmeltzer, Aptaker & Shepard, P.C. (SAS), which specializes in labor and employment, corporate and public policy law. The combination is subject to final partner and shareholder approval by each firm, which is expected later this month.
  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced that 25 attorneys have been electedto partnership effective October 1.
  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    DataCert, Inc. has introduced new enhancements to Guide including the ability to prototype and deliver rules in a faster and more efficient manner. Guide, a business rules engine, automates the enforcement of corporate law department billing guidelines for legal electronic invoicing. With Guide, the tedious and time-consuming task of manually...
  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    OnSite E-Discovery, a global e-Discovery and forensics firm serving law firms and corporations, has announced the launch of its new online on-demand document exchange and review tool, DXR, at the International Legal Technology Association's Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida. DXR is OnSite E-Discovery's web-based document review tool that provides...
  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    The Best Lawyers in America 2007 has named 28 Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP attorneys as leaders in their respective fields.
  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    Holland & Knight LLP has announced that a prominent group of health care lawyers has joined the firm's Miami office as partners. Maria T. Currier, Alberto M. Hernandez and Roberto Pupo join Holland & Knight's nationally regarded Health Law Team, one of the largest health law practices in the country. Previously, the new Holland & Knight...
  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C. has announced the arrival of two new attorneys, Paula Tuffin and David Arrick, both of whom will practice in the Newark office. Ms. Tuffin joins the firm with the Litigation Practice Group. She most recently served as project director in the President's Office at Hunter College where she worked with the College's...
  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that Michael L. Molinaro will join the firm's Chicago office as a partner and will practice with the firm's Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors' Rights Group. Mr. Molinaro has a national bankruptcy practice. He represents insurance companies, secured and unsecured lenders, financial institutions, and other clients...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    The firm of Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt LLP has announced that three attorneys have become members of the firm. The new partners include Francis J. Sailer, Laurence M. Friedman and Arthur W. Bodek. The firm, which specializes in customs and international trade, also has announced the opening of an office in Hong Kong at...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Eisner LLP, a middle-market accounting and business advisory services firm, has announced that Lester Marks has joined the firm as a principal. Mr. Marks will provide clients with his considerable expertise in the sports, media and entertainment industries as well as in advising high net worth individuals and families. As one of the most experienced...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    West LegalEdcenter and CelesqAttorneysEd Center, both industry leaders in continuing legal education (CLE), have announced an innovative series of programs designedspecifically for in-house counsel: the Corporate Counsel Town Hall Series.
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Fios® Inc., a provider of electronicdiscovery services, has introduced anew Collection Planning Assessment(CPA) service to help corporationsunderstand their greatest areas of riskand cost when collecting electronicallystored information (ESI) in response todiscovery requests. The new service is an extension ofthe evidence collection services providedby Fios...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    FTF Technologies Inc. (FTF), a leading provider of document management and storage solutions for the patent industry, under the brand name First to File, has announced that Corporation Service Company (CSC) has acquired a majority ownership interest.The new system will be marketed and sold by CSC and FTF.
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    For the fifth consecutive year, LexisNexishas been named the Favorite Legal Research Tool by members of TechnoLawyer, an online legal technology and practice management forum with more than 11,500 members. This recognition was part of the ninth annual TechnoLawyer @Awards. LexisNexis recognitions include: The lexis.com service - Favorite Legal...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, certified public accountants and consultants, has announced that Edward A. Valaitis has been named the officer-in-charge of Amper Risk Advisors, which encompasses the departments of Internal Audit Services and Technology Risk Services. Mr. Valaitis has more than 20 years of experience in the areas of risk consulting,...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP has announced the opening of its Phoenix office with two former Fennemore Craig partners, Karen McConnell, regarded as one of Phoenix's leading corporate lawyers, and Stephen Savage, the long-standing former chair of Fennemore Craig. Mr. Savage will serve as the managing partner of Ballard's Phoenix office....
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    The firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that Guillermo Aguilar-Alvarez has joined the firm as a partner, resident in the New York office. Mr. Aguilar-Alvarez's practice in the Litigation/Regulatory Department will focus on international arbitration. Mr. Aguilar-Alvarez has counseled clients in dozens of international arbitrations...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Akerman Senterfitt's corporate practice has facilitated one of the largest land deals in Florida history, through a complex series of multi-party transactions and corporate restructurings. The deal ultimately results in the sale of the Florida Babcock Company, the company that owns Florida Babcock Ranch, a 91,361-acre land parcel in southwestern Florida...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    The New York office of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG) recently welcomed Walter P. (Pat) Loughlin to its regulatory and litigation practices.
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Pitney Hardin LLP has announced that Scott W. Goodman, Jeffrey S. Mandel, and Randy K. Rutherford have been named counsel to the firm resident in the Morristown office. Mr. Goodman is a member of the firm's Corporate, Mergers & Acquisi-tions, and Capital Markets practice groups. Mr. Rutherford also is a member of the firm's Corporate, Mergers...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Fios Inc. will host a CLE seminar on new federal e-discovery rules for the Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America. The program, titled Zubulake, the Federal Rules, Ethics and Beyond: Perspectives for Corporate Counsel, will take place on Tuesday, October 3 from 8:15 to 11 a.m. at the House of the Association, 42 West 44th...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Holland & Knight LLP has announced that a former partner and associate are rejoining the firm's Chicago office.Francis (Frank) L. Keldermans and Janet Wagner Jelen are both returning to Holland & Knight from the Chicago office of Sinar, Keldermans, Miller & Friedman, LLC. Mr. Keldermans rejoins Holland & Knight as a partner and Ms. Jelen...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    King & Spalding has announced that Jesse R. Pierce, a litigator with more than 30 years of experience trying complex cases for energy industry clients, has joined the firm as a partner in its Houston litigation group. Pierce has extensive trial and appellate experience in a wide variety of energy litigation matters, ranging from traditional oil and gas...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP has announced that Georgia Bullitt has joined the firm as a partner in the Securities Practice and the Investment Management Practice. Ms. Bullitt will focus on securities, derivatives, equity sales and trading, and private wealth management. Her experience includes mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, SEC...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Jeralyn L. Lawrence, a member of the Somerville law firm ofNorris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has been recognized by the New Jersey LawJournal as one of 40 Under 40 accomplished and promising attorneys in NewJersey. The New Jersey Law Journal has included these 40 lawyers in a supplemental magazine of its July 24 issue. The Journal profiles these...