Firm and Provider News

  • Friday, June 1, 2007
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Dietrich L. Snell, the former New York deputy attorney general responsible for the investigation, litigation and regulatory activities performed by the Division of Public Advocacy under former Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, has joined the firm as a partner in the New York office. Mr. Snell will be a member of the firm...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP (K&L Gates) recently welcomed partners Tom Bassett and Philip J. Carstens and of counsel Jody K. Hamilton to the firm's business and corporate practices. All three come to K&L Gates from Lukins & Annis P.S.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the expansion of its intellectual property (IP) practice with the addition of six partners to the firm's Washington, DC office. The new partners, joiningfrom Hunton & Williams, include Thomas J. Scott Jr., Scott L. Robertson, Jennifer A. Albert, Patrick A. Doody, David M. Young and Stephen T. Schreiner.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Alan V. Lowenstein, one of New Jersey's most prominent attorneys, passed away Tuesday, May 8 at the age of 93. Mr. Lowenstein has been recognized for his professional excellence, leadership, integrity, and passion for the underprivileged. He set a standard of "meritocracy" for Lowenstein Sandler, one that welcomes lawyers of character and ability regardless...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C. has announced that Lester Aron, a member of the firm, has been named senior vice president and general counsel of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Richard S. Nachmias has joined Eisner LLP, an accounting, tax and advisory services firm, as an audit partner in the Sports, Media and Entertainment practice.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    On May 16, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP hosted its second Women-to-Women Mentoring Dinner at the New York Public Library in New York City. The event was held as a mentoring and networking event for the firm's female partners, counsel and fifth-year-and-above female associates and clients; all invitees were encouraged to bring a female...
  • 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
    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...
  • 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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 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
    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...