Firm and Provider News

  • Monday, May 2, 2016
    Attorneys from the Houston Bar Association will answer questions and provide legal advice over the phone for those in the Houston area affected by the recent floods and severe weather. From May 2-May 6, the public can call 713-759-1133 from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. to speak to an attorney knowledgeable in insurance matters, property, landlord/tenant law,...
  • Monday, May 2, 2016
    Adam Rosenthal has joined the Del Mar (San Diego) office of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the firm's Labor and Employment Practice Group.  Rosenthal joins from Littler Mendelson. “Adam is a talented and versatile labor and employment practitioner.  He has both a robust litigation and a dedicated counseling...
  • Friday, April 29, 2016
    McNees Wallace & Nurick, LLC, a Harrisburg-based law firm, celebrates a victory for our clients in the Commonwealth Court.  Judge Jonathan D. Grine and Magistrate Judge Kelley Gillette-Walker filed actions against the County of Centre alleging that the county had violated the Right to Know Law (RTKL) and Grine’s and Walker’s rights by...
  • Friday, April 29, 2016
    Fish & Richardson announced today the addition of 38 associates across the firm’s 12 offices.  Associates joining the Intellectual Property (IP) Litigation Group include: Rachel Bandli (Twin Cities), Ashley Bolt (Atlanta), William B. Collier, Jr. (Dallas), Dr. Sarah Cork (Washington, D.C.), Andrew Goldberg (Silicon Valley), Jared Hartzman (...
  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016
    Attorneys from the Houston Bar Association will answer questions and provide legal advice over the phone for those in the Houston area affected by the recent floods and severe weather. From May 2-May 6, the public can call 713-759-1133 from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. to speak to an attorney knowledgeable in insurance matters, property, landlord/tenant law,...
  • Monday, April 25, 2016
    The Board of Directors of Pro Bono Institute (PBI) is pleased to announce that Eve Runyon, Director of Corporate Pro Bono (CPBO), has been named the organization’s new President and CEO. Runyon succeeds Esther Lardent, who founded PBI and held the roles of President and CEO for 19 years before stepping down for health reasons in 2015.
  • Friday, April 22, 2016
    Day Pitney's Individual Clients Department partner Barbara Freedman Wand has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Boston Estate Planning Council Excellence Award. The Boston Estate Planning Council (BEPC) is a multi-disciplinary community of over 700 estate and wealth planning professionals.
  • Friday, April 22, 2016
    Executive compensation consultancy Pearl Meyer has released key details from its annual director compensation survey, produced in conjunction with the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). The 2015-2016 NACD/Pearl Meyer Director Compensation Report is based on data from Pearl Meyer's annual analysis covering 1400 public...
  • Friday, April 22, 2016
    Recommind, a leader in advanced analytics, today announced that Deloitte Discovery will deploy Recommind’s industry-leading Axcelerate platform, offering clients new choices in the way they address large data eDiscovery and investigation challenges.
  • Friday, April 22, 2016
     Recommind, a leader in information intelligence, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner Inc. as a “Leader” in its 2015 Magic Quadrant for E-Discovery Software* report for the fourth consecutive year.
  • Friday, April 22, 2016
    Weil represented CEE Stock Exchange Group AG (CEESEG), a holding company with controlling stakes in the Vienna, Prague, Ljubljana and Budapest stock exchanges, and Oesterreichische Kontrollbank (OeKB) in connection with the sale of their combined shareholding of approximately 70% in the Budapest Stock Exchange to the National Bank of Hungary. The...
  • Friday, April 22, 2016
    Weil Patent Litigation partner Anne Cappella has been profiled in “2016 Women of Influence” by Silicon Valley Business Journal. She discusses her career path, beginning as an engineer, and how that has helped her succeed as an intellectual property attorney. The profile also detailed Ms.
  • Friday, April 22, 2016
    International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announced today that Jill Frizzley has joined the Firm as counsel. She is part of the Business Finance & Restructuring Department and is based in New York.
  • Friday, April 22, 2016
    International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announced today that Jill Frizzley has joined the Firm as counsel. She is part of the Business Finance & Restructuring Department and is based in New York.
  • Friday, April 22, 2016
    Sheppard Mullin represented Oxford Capital in the $315 million sale and 25 year lease-management back of LondonHouse Chicago to Germany’s Union Investment Real Estate. The deal team included Managing Partner Larry Eppley, Mike Roth, Jeff Gardner, Terry Budny, Paul Metzger and John Sample. 
  • Friday, April 22, 2016
    Sheppard Mullin represented Integrated Development Group in the $130 million sale of the iconic 850 N Lake Shore, Chicago building to J.P. Morgan.  The deal team included Managing Partner Larry Eppley, Mike Roth and John Sample. 
  • Wednesday, April 20, 2016
    LegalLine is Wednesday, April 20, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Attorneys can answer legal questions for Harris County residents who were affected by the recent floods, as well as general legal questions.  LegalLine is a Public Service of the Houston Bar Association where attorneys offer free legal advice over the...
  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016
    Akin Gump today announced that Jeffrey A. Wertkin, a former trial attorney in the Commercial Litigation Branch of the Civil Division at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), has joined the firm as a partner in its litigation practice. Mr. Wertkin is an experienced False Claims Act (FCA) litigator who will add significant depth to Akin Gump’s...
  • Monday, April 18, 2016
    Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is pleased to announce that the Firm's Chairman of the Executive Committee, Guy N. Halgren, has been re-elected to a sixth consecutive, three-year term leading the Firm.  Halgren was first elected to this management role in 2001.  Halgren is the first Sheppard Mullin Chairman to hold this position...
  • Monday, April 18, 2016
    Fish & Richardson’s appellate and post-grant teams won a major victory for client Cutsforth, Inc. with an April 6, 2016 Federal Circuit judgment reversing an inter partes review (IPR) proceeding that had erroneously declared Cutsforth’s claims unpatentable.  The victory clears the path for Cutsforth to proceed with infringement...
  • Monday, April 18, 2016
    Two intellectual property partners with extensive experience at large national firms have joined McCarter & English, bolstering the firm’s already nationally recognized IP practice.
  • Thursday, April 14, 2016
    Judge Jonathan D. Grine and Magistrate Judge Kelley Gillette-Walker filed actions against the County of Centre alleging that the county had violated the Right to Know Law (RTKL) and Grine’s and Walker’s rights by disclosing judicial records in response to RTKL requests. They requested injunctive relief stopping the county from releasing records...
  • Wednesday, April 6, 2016
    Fish & Richardson today announced the appointment of three new Managing Principals: Susan Morrison Coletti in Wilmington, Delaware, Dr. J. Patrick Finn III in Twin Cities, and Michael Headley in Silicon Valley.  As managing principals, they are responsible for the management and leadership of their respective offices.  Fish has 11 U.S. offices...
  • Wednesday, April 6, 2016
    Fish & Richardson today announced that Adam Aquino, Sarah Jack, Juyoung “Jay” Kim, and James Yang were selected as the firm’s 2016 1L Diversity Fellows.  Fish’s 1L Diversity Fellowship Program provides annual fellowships to diverse first-year law students across the U.S., and the four recipients were selected from over 420...
  • Wednesday, April 6, 2016
    McNees Wallace & Nurick’s David M. Kleppinger has been elected Chair of the United Way of the Capital Region Board, effective April 1.  David will serve a one-year term. David, Chairman of McNees, served as Vice Chair for the 2012 United Way campaign and Chair for the 2013 United Way campaign.