Firm and Provider News

  • Friday, August 1, 2008
    CPA, the leading provider of outsourced legal support services and the world's top intellectual property (IP) management specialist, has announced that the company has been awarded the number one ranking in the "Contract & Legal Document Review" category, and the number two overall position in the 2008 Black Book of Outsourcing's Top Legal Process...
  • Friday, August 1, 2008
    Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. is pleased and honored to announce that member Judge William A. Dreier has been awarded the prestigious 2008 Medal of Honor by the New Jersey State Bar Foundation (NJSBF) for his professional excellence as demonstrated by his accomplishments in the law and service to the profession and community throughout his career...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    King & Spalding has announced that it is representing Sprint Nextel Corporation in its agreement with Clearwire Corporation to combine their next-generation wireless broadband businesses to form a new wireless communications company. The new company, which will be named Clearwire, said it will focus on expediting the deployment of the first nationwide...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Three Proskauer Rose LLP attorneys, Peter Marathas, Robert Rachal and Yolanda Montgomery, have authored a Client Alert titled Pay-or-Play State Health Insurance Laws and ERISA Preemption.
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP's Corporate Department was recently honored with the "Law Firm of the Year" award by the nationally recognized publisher The M&A Advisor. The firm was acknowledged for its diverse and complex portfolio of debt and equity financing deals within the middle-market. Legal 500 and Chambers USA have also recently...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP (Fragomen) has announced that the New York office of Fragomen has recently moved to a more spacious office location which will allow the firm to better accommodate its growing staff and more efficiently serve the needs of its clients. The new office is located at 7 Hanover Square, New York, NY 10004-2756. The...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    James J. Vincequerra has joined WolfBlock as partner in the Bankruptcy Practice Group and will be resident in the firm's New York office. He was formerly an associate at Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner LLP in New York City.
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Wiley Rein is pleased to announce that Robert L. Walker, the chief counsel and staff director of the Senate Ethics Committee, joined the firm as Of Counsel in its Election Law & Government Ethics and White Collar Defense Practices. Mr. Walker formerly held a similar position with the House Ethics Committee. He is the only person to have led both...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    The global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP has been named one of the "Best Places to Work" in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex by the Dallas Business Journal for the fifth consecutive year.Thompson & Knight is the only law firm to be recognized as a five-time winner of this award.
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Legal Times has named Robert S. Strauss and Thomas C. Goldstein of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP to its list of The 90 Greatest Washington Lawyers of the Last 30 Years. Messrs. Strauss and Goldstein were recognized as "visionaries," lawyers whose "foresight and hard work have changed the business of law in Washington."
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Jones Day has announced that Jeffrey E. Gordon, a litigator focused on internal investigations and health care compliance and enforcement, has joined the Firm as a partner in the Washington office. Besides Mr. Gordon's defense of healthcare companies and others in white collar criminal investigations and prosecutions, his litigation practice has...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    The nine lawyers of the Taiwan firm J&J Attorneys-at-Law have joined the Taipei office of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP (K&L Gates), creating an office of more than 25 legal professionals. The addition strengthens K&L Gates' domestic and cross-border capabilities both in Taipei and throughout the Greater China region which...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Cozen O'Connor has announced that 18 of its associates have been named members of the firm:
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP has announced that eight practice areas and 16 partners were recognized in the 2008 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. The firm's employment law department stood alone as the top-ranked firm in Delaware,was rated in the top tier for bankruptcy/restructuring and real estate zoning/land...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Eileen D. Millett, partner in the New York offices of Gibbons PC, has been elected Member-at-Large of the Executive Committee of the NYS Bar. She previously served as General Counsel to the Interstate Environmental Commission, Assistant Deputy Commissioner on Legal Affairs and Trials for the New York City Police Department, and Department of Personnel...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    An Opportunity Not To be Missed by New Jersey Interns.  The New Jersey Chapter of ACC (NJCCA) invitescounsel and their interns to attend a summer event to NETWORK and LEARN.  Internswill see how lawyers began and developed their careers, and how careerdecisions are made, including the decision to join a corporate legal department.    Also, if tips are...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    CPA, the leading provider of outsourced legal supportservices and the world's top intellectual property (IP) management specialist,has announced that the company has been awarded the number one ranking in the“Contract & Legal Document Review” category,and the number two overall position in the 2008 Black Book of Outsourcing’s TopLegal Process...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP hosted Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter at the firm's diversity group event at the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia. Mayor Nutter praised Stradley Ronon's efforts and urged all law firms in Philadelphia to follow their example by working to increase minority-attorney retention rates. As a founding...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Adaptive Solutions, Inc. (ASI), a provider of IT support and consulting services for law firms and Fortune 500 company corporate legal departments, will sponsor its 10th Anniversary Gala and Benefit on July 17 at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts on North Broad Street in Philadelphia.The evening will commence at 6:30 p.m.; dinner is scheduled for 7:30...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced that the firm will be honored in Boston with the 2008 Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year Award, given annually by the Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project (PAIR). PAIR is a non-profit organization committed to providing legal services to secure the safety and freedom of asylum-seekers and to promote the rights of...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Orlan M. Johnson, a Partner in the Firm's Business Department in Washington, DC, was recently named to the Board of Directors for the National Aquarium in Baltimore. He will serve a three-year term. Mr. Johnson focuses his practice on general corporate and energy regulatory matters, complex business transactions and federal and state regulatory issues...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Protiviti Inc., a leading global provider of internal audit and risk and advisory services, has released the results of its second annual survey of internal audit professionals and their competencies in key knowledge areas. The study, 2008 Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey, found that in general technical knowledge three items ranked highest...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Recommind, a leading provider of automatic categorization, enterprise search and eDiscovery systems for law firms and enterprises, has announced that it has been named a leader in the May, 2008 Forrester Wave: Enterprise Search report, Q2 2008.
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Annmarie Simeone, Member with the law firm of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has been elected to serve on the New Jersey Women Lawyers' Association Board of Directors as Co-Director of the Women's Leadership Resources Committee for the 2008-09 term. The Women's Leadership Resources Committee engages in statewide efforts to support and promote...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    McKool Smith has announced the addition of intellectual property attorney Ann Schofield Baker to lead the firm's national trademark litigation practice. Ms. Schofield Baker joined the firm as a principal.She has extensive experience handling intellectual property litigation, including many trademark, infringement, unfair competition, and dilution...