Firm and Provider News

  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    Winston & Strawn has announced the expansion of its Paris office with the addition of a team of three international arbitration and litigation attorneys from Salans. Highly regarded attorney Bruno Leurent joins as a partner, and Thomas Bevilacqua and Hery Frédéric Ranjeva join as associates. The arrival of Mr. Leurent and his close associates will...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP has announced that Jochen Winter has joined its Frankfurt office, effective February 1.Mr. Winter, most recently a partner at Linklaters, will become a member of the firm's Corporate and Financial Services Department.He will continue to focus his practice in the private equity and corporate M&A areas. Mr. Winter is...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    Duff & Phelps, a leading provider of independent financial advisory services, has announced that Michael T. Dougherty and Lucy Clark Dougherty have joined the company's Dispute Counseling & Forensic Advisory Services practice, concentrating in fraud, forensic and investigative services. The new Managing Directors bring unique government and...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP has announced that Mark J. Maichel has joined the firm as of counsel in the Financial Planning & Management Department. Mr. Maichel, similar to his colleagues Wayne H. Hykan and Ellen O'Brien Kauffmann, who recently joined the firm's Denver office, will also be a member of Ballard's national Housing Practice...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Arthur T. Gurwitz, a veteran manager and financial officer with particular expertise in managing international law firms, has been named the firm's Executive Director. With 18 years experience in the legal community, Mr. Gurwitz will help direct Proskauer's national and international growth as the firm continues to...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    Practising Law Institute (PLI) has announced the release of the second edition of Insider Trading, a comprehensive guide to the legal standards that determine insider trading liability and to proven compliance procedures that help individuals avoid insider trading violations.
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    John Horn has recently been elected to the California Dispute Resolution Council Board of Directors. Mr. Horn, Western regional director for the National Arbitration Forum, was among four candidates nominated to fill available CDRC board seats. CDRC, founded in 1994, serves as an educational advocate in support of good policy making surrounding dispute...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    The law firm of St. John & Wayne, LLC has established a scholarship/ stipend for the immediate family member of any employee of thefirm who served on active dutyin the United States military during 2005. "The award was established as a means of recognizing, in a tangible way, the sacrifice of those family members who serve in the military to defend...
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    Leanne Stewart, an Australian attorney who previously served as general counsel to the Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation, the governmental agency that regulates wine and brandy in Australia, has joined Nixon Peabody's Beverage Alcohol Team as a professional specialist. She will be based in Washington, DC and New York City.
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    The international law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP announced recently that Laura Hegedus has been named counsel in the tax practice group, resident in the firm's Washington, DC office.
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    Fox Rothschild LLP has announced that Jeffrey M. Pollock, a partner in the Litigation Practice in the firm's Princeton, NJ office, has been chosen by his fellow attorneys for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America2006. The Best Lawyers in America is widely regarded as the pre-eminent referral guide to the legal profession in the United States.
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    LexisNexis U.S. has introduced LexisNexis PatentOptimizerª v2.0, an enhanced version of the revolutionary service for the drafting and analysis of patent applications and granted patents. The service is part of the growing portfolio of intellectual property (IP) offerings from LexisNexis that give users the precise and relevant information to make informed...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    Barrasso Consulting LLC, a leading discovery planning, collection and review firm, has announced the opening of an additional office at 241 North Avenue, West in Westfield, NJ, only a few blocks from Barrasso's two other Westfield locations.
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    Karen Giannelli, chair of the Financial Restructuring & Creditor's Rights Department at Gibbons, Del Deo, Dolan, Griffinger & Vecchione, P.C., recently was elected president of the New Jersey Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association (NJTMA). The Turnaround Management Association, which has its national base in Chicago, is the only...
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    King & Spalding LLP has announced a number of key appointments as part of a strategic expansion of the firm's London business. These appointments will result in a significant increase in the range of services King & Spalding can offer its clients out of London.
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that Joseph Sverchek has joined its New York office as a partner. Mr. Sverchek is an experienced capital markets attorney who also has expertise in corporate, international, banking and financial services law. Mr. Sverchek regularly represents sponsors and placement agents in connection with the structuring of asset-...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG) has released the findings of its third Top of Mindª: A Survey of Senior In-House Counsel. The survey continues its research into the concerns of corporate decision makers and addresses the most important issues facing in-house counsel to Fortune500 and 1000 companies in the United States.
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    Pitney Hardin llp has announced that four attorneys have been elected to the partnership, effective January 1. They are: Paul J. Halasz of the Litigation group and, from the Corporate group, Michael J. Guerriero, Michael T. Rave, and David A. Sussman. Mr. Halasz counsels clients in a variety of business contexts, including, distribution and marketing law...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    Cozen O'Connor was recently recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania for the fourth consecutive year. The firm placed 11th out of 50 in the large employer category, which included only organizations with 250 or more employees. Cozen O'Connor was one of five Philadelphia companies named and the only law firm named to the list. "It is...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    The chief counsel for the Pennsylvania Insurance Department rejoined Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP as a partner in the Philadelphia office last month. Steven B. Davis, who has headed the Insurance Department's Office of Chief Counsel since 2003, will co-chair the firm's nationally recognized insurance practice group with current chair Craig R....
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    Wiley, Rein & Fielding LLP (WRF) has announced the election of six new partners to the firm effective January 1. Joining the partnership are Thomas W. Antonucci, John D. Cole, Karalee C. Morell, Daniel B. Pickard, Benjamin B. Reed and Kathryn Comerford Todd. Mr. Antonucci, a member of WRF's Business & Finance, Communications and Election Law...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner LLP has announced the opening of a Silicon Valley office. Located in Redwood Shores, the new office expands Brown Raysman's presence in California, where the firm currently maintains a 20-attorney office in Los Angeles. Two new Brown Raysman partners, Marc Sockol, previously with Squire Sanders, and Leah...
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