Firm and Provider News

  • 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:
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the addition of Alyssa Grikscheit to the firm's Corporate and Private Equity practices. She joins the firm as a partner in the New York office. Ms. Grikscheit focuses her practice on representing domestic and foreign clients making investments in the United States and other countries. She also represents buyers and...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    WolfBlock has announced that it is opening a new office in Boston. The larger, regional presence will allow the firm to offer legal and government relations services from Maine to the nation's capital with stops in Boston, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware.
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    The firm of Cozen O'Connor recently named managing attorneys for nine of its regional offices. They include:
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    King & Spalding LLP has announced that former Sen. Connie Mack (R-FL) and former Sen. Dan Coats (R-IN) have joined the firm's Washington, DC office as co-chairs of the firm's Government Relations Group. Sen. Mack retired in 2001 after serving 18 years in Congress. At the time of his retirement, he was chairman of the Senate Republican Conference and...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Coudert partner Owen Nee, a trailblazer in legal and business circles in the People's Republic of China, has been named Legal Personality-of-the-Year by Asian Legal Business .
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Syngence, a document retrieval and analysis software firm, has announced the addition of Peter T. Lutz as a corporate accounts manager. Mr. Lutz will be responsible for corporate accounts in the western United States including California, Washington, Arizona and Utah. The Corporate Accounts Program was established to meet the needs of corporations and...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell has announced the debut of a legal fellowship program to promote education, the practice of public interest law and diversity in the legal profession. The LexisNexis Martindale Hubbell Legal Fellowship will award two grants each year, one in the summer and one in the winter, to individuals or associations whose applications...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Thomsen West, a leading provider of integrated information solutions to the legal profession, recently launched significant enhancements of West LegalEdcenter, the company's online continuing legal education service. New features will give legal professionals more powerful tools for gaining knowledge and managing CLE participation. The improved site...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Thomson Elite, part of The Thomson Corporation and a worldwide provider of business software to professional services firms, has announced that KMWorld , the leading publication serving the knowledge management market, has again named Thomson Elite among the "100 Companies that Matter in Knowledge Management."
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Richard A. Norris, a member of the Somerville, NJ law firm Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., last month was presented the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Somerset County Bar Association (SCBA). Mr. Norris concentrates his practice on litigation with an emphasis on family law, criminal and professional liability and malpractice matters.
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Fox Rothschild LLP announced that effective April 1 a new leadership team will be in charge of the management and strategic growth of the approximately 300-attorney practice. The members of the new leadership team consist of four partners who have spent a significant portion of their legal careers at Fox Rothschild and who have served in various...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Corporation Service CompanySM (CSC), a leading provider of litigation management, entity management, IP, corporate governance and compliance services for business and attorneys, and Tripoint Systems Development Corporation, a leading provider of strategic cost management, matter management and law department software applications, have announced the XML...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    The new Westlaw Corporate Litigation package recently announced by Thomson West offers resources specifically tailored to the needs of corporate attorneys who manager outside counsel in litigation or manage some aspects of litigation in-house. The increasing rate of corporate litigation, compounded by the need to control legal spending and limit corporate...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    Practicing Law Institute is now offering Groupcasts - live streaming video that an entire group can access in any location simultaneous to the actual program taking place. Users watch PLI's faculty discuss legal developments and practice trends and opportunities. "Watching as a group allows a team to share ideas, solve problems, interact with each other,...