Firm and Provider News

  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    The Baltimore Daily Recordhas selected Saul Ewing attorney Nicole Pastore Klein, an attorney in the Litigation Department, as one of Maryland's Top 100 Women for 2005.
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    Carl D. Smallwood, a partner with the Ohio-based law firm of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, was recently named President of the Metropolitan Bar Caucus of the National Conference of Bar Presidents of the American Bar Association. Mr. Smallwood, a past president of the Columbus Bar Association, has been a member of the Metropolitan Bar Caucus...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    Cozen O'Connor recently announced that 25 associates have been elected to membership in the firm. The promoted attorneys, listed by department, include:
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    Prominent securities litigator Jonathan Polkes has joined the New York office of the firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. Mr. Polkes is part of an elite group of attorneys who handle both complex securities litigations and white collar and regulatory matters on behalf of the world's leading financial institutions and corporations. Mr. Polkes will...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP partner Victoria A. Morrison has been elected to the American College of Real Estate Lawyers. Ms. Morrison leads Riker Danzig's commercial real estate group and handles matters relating to the leasing, financing, acquisition, development and sale of commercial, retail, and industrial properties. She also has...
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    The Somerville, NJ-based law firm of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that 15 of its members have been selected for inclusion in the 2005-2006 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    Municipal authorities in Warren, PA recently settled a $2.5 million case with a food manufacturer after a Third Circuit ruling ( Pellegrino Food Products Companyv. City of Warren, Civil Action No. 00-153) confirming that the manufacturer had the right to pursue a jury trial alleging that local authorities unconstitutionally restricted the business' right...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    Despite the long road to their profession, attorneys are not immune to occasional thoughts of making a career change. When surveyed recently about related occupations they would consider if they were to leave their current jobs, attorneys cited mediator (54 percent), law school professor or lecturer (49 percent) and nonprofit or public interest legal...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    During a special presentation at the recent ABA Tech Show, Syngence LLC and LiveNote, Inc. announced their upcoming integration of their flagship offerings, respectively Synthetix linguistic pattern searching and LiveNote SRª, a transcript and evidence management tool. Once complete, litigators will be able to easily compare testimony to their collection...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    Biophage Pharma has announced the appointment of Dr. Diane L. Berry to its Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Berry is currently a senior advisor at the international law firm McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP. Dr. Berry is a skilled biochemical engineer. Her previous experience includes working at the U.S. Department of Defense Chemical and Biological Defense...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    Bracewell & Patterson has announced that former New York City Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani has joined the firm as a name partner. His arrival represents the entry of the 60-year-old firm - now known as Bracewell & Giuliani - into the New York market.
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    Holland & Knight LLP has announced that Tom Zimmer was named chair of the Finance Group in the firm's Business Law Section. Mr. Zimmer is executive partner of the firm's San Francisco office and practices in the areas of structured finance and the representation of companies in the financial, transportation, healthcare and technology industries. He...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    The firm of Arent Fox PLLC has announced that Ralph A. Taylor has joined the firm's intellectual property practice as partner in the Washington, DC office. Mr. Taylor has extensive experience in intellectual property, technology, employment and complex commercial, tax and antitrust litigation. His practice includes litigation risk-management counseling...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    The firm of Kelley, Drye & Warren LLP has announced that Stephen G. Hauck has joined the firm as a partner in the Real Estate Practice Group. Mr. Hauck will practice in the firm's New York and Parsippany, NJ offices.
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    Joseph Ginsberg has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in New York as a partner in the firm's real estate practice. Mr. Ginsberg's practice focuses on the acquisition, development and leasing of office, hotel, industrial and residential properties, and the structuring of various joint venture entities. His clients include developers, landlords...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    Two teams of Proskauer Rose LLP lawyers recently prepared and submitted two separate amicus briefs on behalf of numerous entities, trade associations and individuals that own copyrights or related rights, urging the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the Ninth Circuit's opinion in the Grokstercase, which held that unauthorized "P2P" services that foster...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    Coudert Brothers LLP has announced the addition of a white collar and antitrust criminal prosecutor with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in New York to its Global Antitrust Practice and its Global Litigation Practice. Douglas Tween, a trial lawyer with the U.S. Department of Justice for 14 years, joined the firm's New York office...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    Winston & Strawn LLP relocated its Washington, DC office to 1700 K Street NW, from 1400 L Street NW, effective April 4. The firm is occupying more than 150,000 square feet in the recently-constructed building overlooking Farragut Square on the corner of K and 17th streets. Local phone numbers will change as a result of the move.
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    Andrew A. Childs, Chancellor of the 13,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association and partner in the Philadelphia office of WolfBlock, last month received the Equality Forum Distinguished Service Award recognizing his contributions to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    Wiley Rein & Fielding LLP has announced that seasoned litigators Martin P. Willard and Kara M. Sacilotto have joined the firm's Government Contracts Practice from the Washington, DC office of Perkins Coie LLP. Both will counsel clients in a wide range of government contracts matters, including disputes, claim analysis and preparation, False Claims Act...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP has added a new of counsel to its litigation department. Based in the firm's Philadelphia office, James C. King focuses his practice on a diverse range of insurance company disputes including defense of bad faith, class action, pharmaceutical liability and motor vehicle claims. He has handled numerous complex cases...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Editor: Bill, please describe the purpose of the Conference and why it is timely now. Ide: Enough time has passed and experience accumulated since the post-Enron reforms to have a good feel for which reforms are working and which may need improvements. There is increased discussion in the in-house community that while many of the post Enron reforms...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    The international law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that Igor Muszyñski, previously the head of White & Case's energy practice in Warsaw, will be joining the Firm as an international partner in its Polish partnership. Three associates are also joining Chadbourne with Mr. Muszyñski.
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    The following statement was released by JAMS, The Resolution Experts: In November of 2004, JAMS announced a policy regarding the administration of arbitrations where there is a contract that contains a clause prohibiting consumers from joining class action arbitrations. JAMS is withdrawing its policy for the following reasons: