Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    The Somerville, NJ-based law firm of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that members of another Somerville firm, Schacter, Trombodore, Offen & Stanton, P.A., have joined the firm effective January 1. Richard J. Schacter, Stephen M. Offen, Michael J. Stanton, Timothy P. McKeown and Jerry S. D'Aniello have joined Norris McLaughlin as...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Grotta, Glassman & Hoffman, P.C. (GG&H), a national labor and employment law firm exclusively representing management, has announced the elevation of associate Russell J. McEwan to principal status. Mr. McEwan is resident in GG&H's Roseland, NJ office, but also spends substantial time in the firm's Manhattan office. Mr. McEwan is licensed in...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the addition of Anthony R.G. Nolan to the firm's Business Law Department. He joins the firm as partner in its New York office. In his new position at Goodwin Procter, Mr. Nolan brings 10 years of experience in public and private securitization and structured finance, warehouse facilities, asset-backed commercial paper...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, a leading client development company for the legal profession, has announced the launch of law firm diversity profiles on martindale.com, a new online marketing offering that helps law firms improve their business development outreach to prospective clients and enhance their recruiting efforts for fresh legal talent.
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti LLP has announced that Arthur R. Sypek Jr. has joined the firm's government affairs office in Trenton.Mr. Sypek, who joins the firm as counsel, is the Mercer County (NJ) Counsel, was counsel to the successful election campaign of Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes and previously served as counsel to the...
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    U.S. law firm Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP (K&L) and English firm Nicholson Graham & Jones (NGJ) announced that, effective January 1, they have combined forces to become Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG). The firm comprises 950 lawyers practicing in 10 U.S. offices and London.
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Powell A. Moore, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs, joined McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP's Washington, DC office in the firm's national Government Affairs practice as Managing Director of Federal Government Relations on February 1.
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    The firm of Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C. has announced the continued expansion and relocation of its New York City offices to 30 Rockefeller Plaza. Attorneys there may be reached by phone at (212) 643-7000 or by fax at 212-643-6550.
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Wiley Rein & Fielding (WRF) has announced the election of five new partners and two of counsel to the firm, effective January 1. Joining the partnership are Scott E. Bain, Martha E. Heller, Eric W. Leonard, Mark A. Pacella and Sandra Tvarian Stevens. James D. Phipps and Kathryn Comerford Todd are the firm's newest of counsel.
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Thomson Elite, part of the Thomson Corporation and a worldwide provider of business software to professional service firms, has announced the availability of EliteWebView 5.0 WebView, part of the Elite Financial and Practice Management system, is increasingly used by professional service firms that require convenient and user-friendly Internet access to...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    When you think of words to describe a law firm's culture, what comes to mind? Formal? Competitive? Not so, say attorneys. When surveyed recently about their work environment, the top adjectives used were "team oriented" (76 percent), "family friendly" (36 percent) and "casual" (30 percent).
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Holland & Knight LLP has announced that retired U.S. Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-CO) will join the firm's Government Section as a senior policy advisor working out of its Washington, DC office. A champion for Native Americans for nearly two decades on Capitol Hill, Mr. Campbell will also serve as a member of the firm's Indian Law Practice Group.
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Mike Wilens has been appointed president and CEO of the newly created Thomsen Legal & Regulatory North American Legal organization. In this role, Mr. Wilens will oversee growth and integration opportunities for the Thomsen portfolio of legal information, law practice software and marketing businesses including Thomsen West, Thomsen Elite and Thomsen...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has announced that 16 of the firm's lawyers have been elected to the partnership: in Austin, Michael J. Biles; in Dallas, Keith M. Aurzada, Joseph L. Motes III and Scott T. Williams; in Houston, Gregory V. Brown and Carlos A. Soléé III; in Los Angeles, Gregory W. Knopp; in New York, Wendy Friedman Dulman, Christopher M...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the addition of 24 partners to its Boston office. Nineteen of the partners join the firm from Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, and five of the partners join from McDermott, Will & Emery. The majority of the partners joining the firm specialize in serving clients in the technology industry, with 10 of the new partners...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Forrest David Milder has joined Nixon Peabody LLP as a partner in the firm's Syndication Practice Group. He will be located in the firm's Boston office. Mr. Milder has more than 25 years of experience in affordable housing, tax credits and other tax-related fields, including partnerships and LLCs; tax-exempt organizations; business formation, operation,...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Howard Shapiro, long recognized as one of the "deans"of the ERISA litigation bar, and a team of senior attorneys have joined the firm, further expanding Proskauer's national employee benefits and ERISA litigation practice. The New Orleans-based group created Proskauer's second new office last year, following Boston,...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced that Harry Davidow, who has served for nearly 10 years as AT&T's chief counsel for the Northeast Region of the United States, has joined the firm's New York office as a partner in the Telecommunications Practice Group. This expansion will allow Kelley Drye to provide clients with regional telecommunications...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Winston & Strawn LLP has announced that Gregory S. Shatan has joined the New York office as a partner in the intellectual property practice. Mr. Shatan focuses his practice on transactional and counseling matters involving trademarks, copyrights, technology, the Internet and media law. He joins the firm from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP where he...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    The international law firm Coudert Brothers LLP has announced the appointment of New York corporate partner Barry Metzger to the Advisory Board of the Hills Program on Governance at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). The Hills Program is an initiative of Roderick M. Hills, who served as chairman of the Securities and Exchange...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    The firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP recently announced that it has named 12 new partners and two new counsel to the firm. The new partners include, in Boston, Andrew M. Troop; in Dallas, Gayle E. Rosenstein; in Frankfurt, Germany, Britta Grauke; in New York, Morgan Bale, Vernon S. Broderick, Boris Dolgonos and Adam C. Hemlock; in London, Dominic T...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Roberts & Holland, the nation's largest tax boutique law firm, recently announced the introduction of a bi-monthly series in The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel called "Tax Insights by Roberts & Holland." The first article in the series will appear in the March 2005 issue. Designed to focus on critical elements of tax law, each essay will provide...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Eric W. Smith has joined the Labor and Employment practice of the international law firm of Bryan Cave LLP.
  • Saturday, January 1, 2005