Firm and Provider News

  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    In an age when criminals can digitally flash stolen money and intellectual property across the globe in an instant, corporations are often unprepared to investigate fraud promptly and effectively if it occurs in a country other than where they are headquartered, according to new research by KPMG International.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has been named as one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey for the second year in a row. The firm ranked among the top 20 mid-sized companies and first among mid-sized law firms for 2007.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Akerman Senterfitt has created the office of president of the firm and the Board of Directors has appointed Robert A. Zinn to that position. As president, Mr. Zinn will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the firm. He will report to the chairman of the firm and Board of Directors, and his direct reports will include the executive director, office...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP continues the expansion of its Phoenix office with the addition of partners Julie A. Pace and David A. Selden, of counsel Eva Shih Herrera, and associates Jodi Hill and Heidi Nunn-Gilman, all formerly of Ogletree Deakins. William Hicks and Nancy Lashnits, formerly of Snell & Wilmer, also have joined the firm...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Holland & Knight has announced that seven of the firm's partners in South Florida were recognized as either "winners" or "finalists" for the Daily Business Review's "Top Dealmaker of the Year." According to the publication, the editors strive to "recognize the people who made the biggest, most complex and meaningful deals happen."
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Members of the Connell Foley law firm descended on Jersey City's Liberty State Park, armed with hammers, nails and saws, to participate in Rebuilding Together/Christmas in April. The target of their rehab efforts was Camp Liberty, a summertime haven for local children. Since 1974, Camp Liberty has provided area children with cross-cultural arts and...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Herbert S. Riband Jr., a retired Saul Ewing LLP personal wealth, estates and trusts attorney, was recently honored by the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts by having a scholarship fund named for him and his wife. The Herb & Leah Riband Scholarship Fund was established to recognize Mr. Riband for his 30 years of service to the Academy, and his most...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Professionals now have a comprehensive new resource to guide them through the complex world of buying and selling with Solicitations, Bids, Proposals and Source Selection: Building a Winning Contract, published by CCH as part of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. "This is a one-of-a-kind book that offers both breadth and depth of practical guidance," said...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    ONSITE3 has announced that its Consulting Practice Group is targeting legal and regulatory compliance with an expanded range of offerings in the discovery and technology arenas. ONSITE3's Consulting Practice Group is geared to provide immediate assistance or advice on recommended best practices and solutions, such as creative solutions to problems that...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP has announced that it has opened a New York office. The office, which is located in Midtown Manhattan, will provide clients and co-counsel with convenient access to the lawyers in Young Conaway's national practice areas and increase the firm's ability to serve as a resource to other law firms.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Nixon Peabody LLP has named Paul Schrier as managing partner of its San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices. Mr. Schrier is a 20-year veteran of Nixon Peabody, with a practice focusing on secured lending involving real estate and other asset-based financings, real estate acquisitions and dispositions of commercial, retail, industrial, and hotel properties...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Law firms and corporate legal departments will be adding to their teams in the year ahead, a new survey shows. Litigation, corporate governance and intellectual property were identified as the areas of law expected to experience the most growth. The survey was developed by Robert Half Legal, a leading staffing service specializing in attorneys, paralegals...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    The National Arbitration Forum recently welcomed new Director of Marketing Aimee Egan and Senior Business Development Executive Mike Bjellos. In her role as director of marketing, Ms. Egan will plan and execute all marketing and communications initiatives. She succeeds Curtis Brown, former director of marketing. Ms. Egan comes from Thomson West where she...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    DataCert, Inc. has announced that it now offers matter management capabilities with its acquisition of Corprasoft, Inc., a Dallas-based provider of matter management solutions. The acquisition will combine two products to law departments (legal spend management and matter management) and broaden DataCert's existing product capabilities of legal and...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    The firm of Winston & Strawn has announced recent accomplishments of a number of its women partners. Liisa M. Thomas was featured in a Crain's Chicago Business profile titled She Stops Them from Crossing the (On)Line. In the profile, Ms. Thomas discusses her work on "hot" issues such as text messaging and the Children's Online Privacy Act.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Cozen O'Connor has announced that 17 of its associates have been named members of the firm. "We are extremely proud to welcome these highly qualified attorneys into membership in the firm," said Patrick J. O'Connor, president of Cozen O'Connor. "Their individual and combined contributions reflect the talent and strength of our firm."
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Rosemary E. Ramsey, a partner in the Lowenstein Sandler PC Products Liability Practice Group, recently was confirmed by the New Jersey State Senate as a Superior Court judge assigned to Morris County.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Corporation Service Company (CSC ) and FTF Technologies Inc. (FTF) jointly announced today the release of the First to File EFR document management system integrating patent management workflows.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, certified public accountants and consultants, has announced that Martin I. Blaustein and the staff of Blaustein and Co. LLP have joined Amper. Blaustein & Co. LLP has been actively involved in the areas of litigation support, business valuation, income and estate tax and financial planning and has offices in White Plains...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP has added the former assistant chief counsel in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Investment Management, Alison M. Fuller, as a partner in the firm's investment management/mutual funds practice group.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Gray Haile LLP and Day Pitney LLP have announced a strategic alliance that will enable each firm to expand its client base and provide clients with a team of diverse lawyers with sophisticated business law experience. The strategic alliance is designed to accomplish two important goals for law firms: (i) attaining manageable growth and (ii) meeting the...
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    The Swedish Government has announced the intention to privatize several State-owned companies. ( See, Article, "Opportunities In Sweden &Norway For U.S. Strategic Buyers: Part I - Sweden," by Constance R. Barnhart, previous page). U.S. and other foreign companies are invited to bid in the coming privatizations, and many have started actively preparing...
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, has announced that the following individuals have been promoted from supervisor to manager.
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Hoffmann & Baron, LLP has announced the relocation of its New Jersey office to 6 Campus Drive, Parsippany, NJ effective March 26. Now in its 23rd year as a full-service intellectual property (IP) law firm, Hoffmann & Baron specializes in the procurement of patent, trademark, and copyright rights, and prosecution, counseling, licensing, and...
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced that Siobhan McCleary has joined the firm as Partner in the Corporate Department, specializing in the area of private equity.Ms. McCleary will practice in the firm's New York office.