Firm and Provider News

  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Proskauer Rose LLP has planned a webinar for Thursday,October 30 from 1 to 2 pm EST titled Employee Free Choice Act: Are You aTarget? The program has been approved for I.0 credit hour for Areas ofProfessional Practice. The speakers are partners at Proskauer Rose LLP – Peter D.Conrad, Marvin M. Goldstein, and Lawrence Z. Lorber.  They will be joined by...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Proskauer Rose LLP has planned a webinar for Thursday,October 30 from 1 to 2 pm EST titled Employee Free Choice Act: Are You aTarget? The program has been approved for I.0 credit hour for Areas ofProfessional Practice. The speakers are partners at Proskauer Rose LLP – Peter D.Conrad, Marvin M. Goldstein, and Lawrence Z. Lorber.  They will be joined by...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    TRC's Energy Services division, a 2008 Energy Star Partner of the Year, is expanding its award winning energy efficiency programs with NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) and the New Jersey Office of Clean Energywith contract awards totaling $2.5 million.
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    On Tuesday, October 28, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP will host a program designed to address the many questions and issues surrounding the PERM recruitment regulations. The seminar will take place at the Kramer Levin offices, 1177 Avenue of the Americas, Concourse Level One, New York, New York, beginning at noon with registration and adjourning...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    In its highly selective ranking of the most distinguished individuals in Corporate Governance, Directorship Magazine has named three Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP attorneys, Holly J. Gregory, Ira M. Millstein and E. Norman Veasey, to its roster of the 100 influentials with greatest impact on boardrooms and the governance field overall. In addition, Ira...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    In a move that bolsters its Islamic finance and investment funds, private equity, energy and infrastructure transactions capabilities, King & Spalding, is adding three counsel and three associates in the firm's Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Riyadh offices, bringing the number of King & Spalding lawyers and paralegals in the Middle East to 24 and solidifying...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Tamara "Tami" Carmichael has joined Loeb & Loeb LLP in the firm's New York office as a partner in the Intellectual Property Litigation Group and will work closely with the firm's rapidly expanding Emerging Media and Advertising and Promotions Practice Groups. Ms. Carmichael regularly provides counsel to and litigates on behalf of clients in the...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Chadbourne & Parke has bolstered its Dubai office by transferring two partners from its London office and hiring a new international partner. The moves expand Chadbourne's project finance, insurance and arbitration capabilities in the Middle East, a region of increasing importance to the firm. Chadbourne has to date serviced its Gulf projects practice...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Sean J. Bellew has joined Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP as of counsel in the Litigation Department and the Commercial Litigation Practice Group and David A. Felice has joined as an associate in the Litigation Department.
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Lowenstein Sandler has received top honors in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2008).The firm's Corporate, Litigation, and Environmental practices maintained their tier-one standing for another consecutive year and Lowenstein Sandler's Bankruptcy/Restructuring Practice earned tier-one ranking for the first time. The firm's Corporate...
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Rolf Zaiss has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as a partner in the ERISA practice in New York. Mr. Zaiss' practice focuses on the employee benefits and executive compensation-related aspects of mergers & acquisitions transactions. A veteran of hundreds of public and private mergers, leveraged buyouts and asset deals, Mr. Zaiss also...
  • Monday, September 1, 2008
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has announced that partner Burke McDavid has returned to the firm's Moscow office to head their market-leading Russian investment funds practice. He was most recently based in the firm's Dallas office. Mr. McDavid has nearly a decade of experience advising international clients in relation to the formation and...
  • Monday, September 1, 2008
    Proskauer Rose LLP has recently announced that Anthony Pacheco, a partner in the Los Angeles office, has been re-elected to a second consecutive term as President of the Los Angeles Police Commission. As head of the Los Angeles Police Commission, Mr. Pacheco will continue to lead the five-member panel, which directs and maintains policy for the Los...
  • Monday, September 1, 2008
    Accepting the arguments made by two Gibbons P.C. lawyers, a federal judge has dismissed a class action brought against a Pennsylvania engineering firm hired by the owners of a Reading, PA manufacturing plant to test air quality and beryllium levels at the plant. The lawsuit sought medical monitoring for thousands of local residents exposed to particles the...
  • Monday, September 1, 2008
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia LLP, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, has announced that two incumbents have been promoted to partner. Dianne Batistoni, a partner in the firm's Insurance Industry Services Group, has more than 20 years of public accounting experience both with an international and a regional accounting and consulting firm...
  • Monday, September 1, 2008
    The partners of the law firm K&L Gates have voted to change the firm's formal name from Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP to K&L Gates LLP.The change has been effective since July 1, 2008. The New York office of K&L Gates welcomes Eric A. Prager and Israel E. Kornstein as partners in the firm's intellectual property and...
  • Monday, September 1, 2008
    Thomson & Knight LLP moved its office to a new location in Dallas in late July. The new address is One Arts Plaza, 1722 South Street, Suite 1500, Dallas, Texas 75201-2533.All phone numbers and email addresses remain the same.
  • Monday, September 1, 2008
    Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has recently announced that it is "going green" by joining in the American Bar Association/United States Environmental Protection Agency (ABA/EPA) Climate Challenge as an Energy Star Partner. The ABA/EPA Climate Challenge encourages law offices to reduce energy use by at least 10 percent through the implementation...
  • Monday, September 1, 2008
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges secured summary judgment for long-time client ESPN in its litigation with boxing promoter Don King and Don King Productions in connection with a documentary television program broadcast in 2004. King's lawsuit charged ESPN and affiliated networks and broadcasters with defamation and false light invasion of privacy over statements...
  • Monday, September 1, 2008
    During the annual meeting of the American Bar Association in New York City, the ABA Young Lawyers Division presented its 2008 Fellows Award for Public Service to Helaine M. Barnett, president of the Legal Services Corporation.
  • Monday, September 1, 2008
    WolfBlock partner David Gitlin recently presented a seminar titled "Going Private - Should You Remain a Public Company?" at the Federation of Chambers of Commerce in Tel-Aviv, Israel. The program was co-sponsored by the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce and the Israel-America Chamber of Commerce. Speakers at the seminar discussed whether a...
  • Monday, September 1, 2008
    Law school graduates take note: 24 percent of attorneys recently polled said corporate and securities law will offer the greatest number of employment opportunities over the next 10 years. Litigation also is expected to generate job growth; the practice area received 21 percent of the response.
  • Monday, September 1, 2008
    Members of Sills Cummis & Gross P.C., Lawrence S. Horn, Richard J. Sapinski and Robert J. Alter, recently briefed seminar participants on "Strategies for Avoiding IRS Criminal Investigations" at a meeting of the New Jersey State CPA Society. Topics that were discussed included the voluntary disclosure policy, issues relating to foreign bank accounts in...
  • Monday, September 1, 2008
    Raymond P. Thek, Member of Lowenstein Sandler PC, has been named among the industry's leading corporate attorneys by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2008), a guide to the nation's top lawyers and law firms.
  • Monday, September 1, 2008
    CPA, a leading provider of outsourced legal support services and a leading intellectual-property management specialist, has announced the appointment of Geoffrey Grime as chairman to succeed Chris Gibson who will remain a non-executive director of the company.