Firm and Provider News

  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Thomson Elite, part of The Thomson Corporation and a worldwide provider of business software to professional services firms, has announced that KMWorld , the leading publication serving the knowledge management market, has again named Thomson Elite among the "100 Companies that Matter in Knowledge Management."
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Richard A. Norris, a member of the Somerville, NJ law firm Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., last month was presented the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Somerset County Bar Association (SCBA). Mr. Norris concentrates his practice on litigation with an emphasis on family law, criminal and professional liability and malpractice matters.
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Fox Rothschild LLP announced that effective April 1 a new leadership team will be in charge of the management and strategic growth of the approximately 300-attorney practice. The members of the new leadership team consist of four partners who have spent a significant portion of their legal careers at Fox Rothschild and who have served in various...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Corporation Service CompanySM (CSC), a leading provider of litigation management, entity management, IP, corporate governance and compliance services for business and attorneys, and Tripoint Systems Development Corporation, a leading provider of strategic cost management, matter management and law department software applications, have announced the XML...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    The new Westlaw Corporate Litigation package recently announced by Thomson West offers resources specifically tailored to the needs of corporate attorneys who manager outside counsel in litigation or manage some aspects of litigation in-house. The increasing rate of corporate litigation, compounded by the need to control legal spending and limit corporate...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Practicing Law Institute is now offering Groupcasts - live streaming video that an entire group can access in any location simultaneous to the actual program taking place. Users watch PLI's faculty discuss legal developments and practice trends and opportunities. "Watching as a group allows a team to share ideas, solve problems, interact with each other,...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    The Morristown law firm of Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP has announced that its client, Vitaquest International LLP, has sold a majority stake in its company to MidOcean Partners.Vitaquest is a leading value-added custom contract manufacturer, marketer and multi-channel distributor of specialty nutritional products in the United States....
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Proskauer Rose has announced the opening of an office in New Orleans devoted exclusively to the provision of legal services in the labor, employment and employee benefits law areas. The New Orleans office is led by Howard Shapiro, an ERISA litigator who has defended some of the country's largest employers in highly complex ERISA class action cases. He...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in partnership with the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants and the American Immigration Lawyers Association, held a private reception in March, hosted by Holland & Knight LLP, to announce a new pro bono opportunity with the National Center for Refugee and Immigrant Children.
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Eisner LLP, an accounting, tax and advisory services firm, has announced that Walter J. Pagano has joined the firm as a partner and Deborah L. Kovalik has joined as a director. Mr. Pagano brings more than 30 years of forensic accounting experience to his role as a partner in Eisner's legal support services group. He formerly served as director,...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Former U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G. Thompson has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as a partner and will become the independent chair of the Deloitte Center for Health Care Management and Transformation, the two firms have announced. As a partner at Akin Gump and as a senior advisor and independent chairman...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG) has announced that the following lawyers have been elected to join the law firm's partnership, effective March 1. Gail Howie Conenello and David S. Kwon have been named partners in the Newark, NJ office. Ms. Conenello concentrates her practice on matters relating to the environment and natural...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    In a strategic move to strengthen Winston & Strawn LLP's litigation capabilities, the firm has announced the formation of an Appellate and Critical Motions practice group.
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Torys, a Toronto-based law firm, has celebrated the fifth anniversary of its United States office at 737 Park Avenue, New York City.Tory's New York office has become well-known for the quality and creativity of its representation and for its proactive, hands-on partnership with a tradition of cooperation across practices.
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP has announced that it is expanding its Denver office with the addition of eight new attorneys and substantially expanding their client services there. The Denver office will include 17 attorneys and add a corporate transactional, real estate finance and state and local public policy practice. The firm also will expand its...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Nixon Peabody LLP was ranked second by Dow Jones & Company's Private Equity Analyst among leading law firms nationally for the number of private equity or venture capital funds they have negotiated and closed for general partners and limited partners in 2004. The firm moved up four positions from last year's rating with 169 funds closed, up from 103 in...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Stradley Ronon partner Bennett G. Picker has been selected as a member of the mediation panel of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR). A division of the American Arbitration Association, the ICDR is a leader in resolving international and cross-border disputes. The ICDR mediation panel is comprised of specialists in international...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    International Law Firms (ILF), a business law firm referral network, recently announced that it has chosen attorney Howard G. Slavit, managing partner of Saul Ewing LLP's Washington Office, as its new chairman.
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Goodwin Procter LLP last month announced the addition of 24 partners to its Boston office - nineteen from Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault and five from McDermott, Will & Emery. Subsequent to the arrival of the first 24 new partners, nine other attorneys from Testa Hurwitz agreed to join Goodwin Procter. The majority of the partners joining the firm...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Cozen O'Connor attorneys Arthur J. Abramowitz, Neal D. Colton, Henry A. Gladstone, H. Robert Fiebach, Mark A. Gallant and William J. Winning were recently selected for inclusion inThe Best Lawyers in America 2005-2006. The Best Lawyers list, published by Woodward/White, Inc., is compiled through an exhaustive peer-review survey in which thousands of...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    WolfBlock has announced that seven of its attorneys have been elected as partners in the firm. Four of the seven, Charles Hart, Michael Rosenberg, Adam Silverman and William Wright, are resident in the Philadelphia office. Brooks Clarke and Dov Goldman are resident in the New York office and Susan Dromsky-Reed is in the firm's Roseland, New Jersey office...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has added two new partners to its Global Projects Practice. Scott J. Arrington has joined as a partner in the global projects practice in Houston. Gavin B. Watson has joined the Global Projects Practice as a partner in London. Mr. Arrington focuses on international infrastructure development projects in the oil...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Practising Law Institute (PLI), a leading provider of continuing legal education, and American Management Association (AMA), a leading membership-based management education and development organization, have announced a new partnership to bring AMA's management and business training to the legal community. Under the new partnership, PLI privileged members...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP (Vorys) announced that nine attorneys have been named partners as of January 1. Joining the Vorys partnership in the Columbus office are Craig R. Auge, Sheila Nolan Gartland, Mary L. Garceau, Kimberly W. Herlihy, Melinda R. McAfee, Joseph R. Miller and Scott J. Ziance. In the Cincinnati office, William D.G. Baldwin...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Fox Rothschild LLP, a full-service law firm with offices in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, has announced that it is the new professional home of the attorneys from Geron & Associates, P.C., a New York City-based law firm. The New York lawyers will join Fox Rothschild's financial services practice group to provide specialized bankruptcy,...