Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, November 1, 2005
    Lisa A. Peterson has joined Akin Gump as a partner in the investment funds and private equity practice.She will divide her time betweenDallas and Fort Worth. Ms. Peterson provides counsel to businessentities and high-net-worth individuals in all facets of their businesses.In particular, she represents private investment funds in the full rangeof their...
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2005
    Fox Rothschild LLP has announced that six of its attorneys have been elected partner. They are: Elaine C. Britt, Lawrence Cohen, Frank E. Derby, Patrick H. Higgins, Burton J. Jaffe and David Restaino have been elected partners. Ms. Britt practices primarily in the areas of estate planning, probate, estate and trust administration, and general corporate...
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2005
    Stradley Ronon partner Lawrence P. Stadulis will speak at the Hedge Fund Advisers Compliance Conference: What You Should Know about Investment Adviser Regulation, in Washington, DC in November.Mr. Stadulis will take part in a panel discussion reviewing SEC staff expectations and potential solutions to valuation issues. As a member of Stradley Ronon's...
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    Thomas J. Jennings, Special Counsel in the Environmental Department in the Philadelphia office of Saul Ewing LLP, was elected vice chair of the Bucks County International Trade Council (BCITC), at the annual meeting held at the Keystone Industrial Port Complex in Fairless Hills.
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2005
    Fox Rothschild LLP has announced that six of its attorneys have been elected partner. They are: Elaine C. Britt, Lawrence Cohen, Frank E. Derby, Patrick H. Higgins, Burton J. Jaffe and David Restaino have been elected partners. Ms. Britt practices primarily in the areas of estate planning, probate, estate and trust administration, and general corporate...
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2005
    For human resources managers, in-house counsel, risk managers and small business owners, employment law issues are among the most serious challenges. Because the frequency and severity of Employment Practice Liability (EPL) claims continue to rise, public and private companies of all sizes face catastrophic losses with shocking regularity. With this in...
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2005
    The Houston Bar Association this month is planning several CLE seminars covering issues of interest to corporate counsel. The November schedule includes: Thursday, November 10, Hospital Planning for Public Health Emergencies, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Junior League of Houston 1811 Briar Oaks Lane, Houston, with Glen Van Slyke, Harris County Attorney'...
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2005
    Stradley Ronon partner Lawrence P. Stadulis will speak at the Hedge Fund Advisers Compliance Conference: What You Should Know about Investment Adviser Regulation, in Washington, DC in November.Mr. Stadulis will take part in a panel discussion reviewing SEC staff expectations and potential solutions to valuation issues. Mr. Stadulis handles matters...
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2005
    Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP has announced that seven lawyers from Kenney & Kearney, a Cherry Hill, NJ-based law firm, joined the firm's Voorhees office, effective October 15. The group is led by Joseph H. Kenney and John B. Kearney, two litigation practitioners.
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2005
    The Hon. James H. Coleman, retired justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court, and Melville D. Miller Jr., president of Legal Services of New Jersey, presented the Somerville law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. with an Equal Justice Medal at the recent Equal Justice Awards Reception.
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The international law firm Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced that partner Glenn Manishin has been named chair of the firm's litigation practice in the Washington, DC and Tysons Corner, VA offices. The creation of this new role is reflective of Kelley Drye's commitment to and focus on further expanding the litigation practice firm-wide.
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    Thomson Corporation has created a new unit, Business Intelligence Services, to help businesses get a clear first-move information advantage.
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    On Site, an Atlanta-based provider of paper discovery, electronic discovery and computer forensics for corporations and law firms, announced that they have expanded operations by opening an office in Century City, CA The new office will offer digital imaging electronic data discovery, computer forensics, coding, litigation copying, digital and offset...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    Csc Corporate Domainsm, an ICANN accredited registrar, was recently named an official .eu domain name registrar. This new extension is designed to provide a European identity in the Domain Name System for European Internet users and is expected to become the second largest domain extension behind the .com domain space. At the end of August, CSC began...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    Jeffrey Marley Zalkin has become associated with St. John & Wayne, Newark, and will be practicing in the Business Litigation/Creditors Rights Department. He joins the firm from Unity Bank, Clinton, NJ, where he was a vice president and the chief liquidation officer. Mr. Zalkin has extensive experience in the financial services industry with a focus...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the addition of Benjamin Hershkowitz to its Intellectual Property Litigation Practice.Mr. Hershkowitz joins the firm as partner in its New York office. Mr. Hershkowitz concentrates his practice on intellectual property litigation, focusing on high tech matters involving computer networking equipment, cellular telephony,...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    Kelly Law Registry, the legal staffing business unit of Kelly Services, has announced it has received DuPont Legal's 2004 Challenge Award for providing outstanding and cost-efficient legal services. Through its use of creative cost-saving solutions, Kelly Law Registry saved DuPont more than $15 million in legal services in 2004. Kelly Law Registry is the...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    Twenty-one partners at Saul Ewing LLP have been recognized for legal excellence in the 12th edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a prestigious biennial list published by Woodward/ White, Inc.
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    Continuing its rapid growth, NEXTRA Litigation Solutions, LLC opened a fourth customized attorney review facility last month to keep pace with the increasing demand for attorney review services in complex document-intensive litigation and compliance matters. Located between Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, the 16,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility will...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    The accounting firm of Eisner LLP recently welcomed back Michael Weiss to partnership in the firm.
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    EEOC General Counsel Eric S. Dreiband joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP on September 12 as a partner in the firm's Labor and Employment Practice in Washington, DC. Mr. Dreiband will defend companies in employment litigation, handle appeals of complex employment cases, and counsel clients on compliance with fair employment and wage and hour...
  • Saturday, October 1, 2005
    This year, 171 Holland & Knight attorneys representing 38 specialties were named by their peers to the latest edition of The Best Lawyers in America 2006for delivering the highest quality legal services possible. Fifty-four Holland & Knight lawyers are included in this year's edition for the first time, joining dozens of Best Lawyers veterans as...
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    Six lawyers from Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG) have been named among The New York Area's Best Lawyers by New York Magazine. The listing names the top 1,371 lawyers in the New York Metro area, covering 51 practice areas, and is featured in a special section of the magazine published in cooperation with The Best Lawyers in...