Firm and Provider News

  • Thursday, June 30, 2016
    UBIC North America, Inc. (“UBICNA”) and EvD, Inc. (“Evolve Discovery”) each a wholly-owned direct subsidiary of UBIC, Inc. (the “Company”) (to be re-named FRONTEO, Inc.) (NASDAQ:UBIC) (TSE:2158), a leading provider of global eDiscovery support and big data analysis services, announced today that on July 1, 2016 they will...
  • Thursday, June 30, 2016
    TOKYO, June 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — UBIC, Inc. (Nasdaq:UBIC) (TSE:2158) (“UBIC” or “the Company”), a leading provider of international litigation support and big-data analysis services, announced today that its corporate name will be changed to FRONTEO, effective July 1, 2016, following approval given to a relevant revision...
  • Thursday, June 30, 2016
    Seong Hwan Kim and Rebecca Edelson have joined the Century City office of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as partners in the firm's Intellectual Property practice groups.  Kim and Edelson join from Steptoe & Johnson, where Kim was head of the firm’s Korea Commercial Litigation practice, co-head of the Korea practice group, and...
  • Thursday, June 23, 2016
    Akin Gump today announced that Neal R. Marder has joined the firm in Los Angeles as a partner, adding significant depth to its West Coast litigation team. Mr. Marder, whose practice focuses on class and mass actions, bet-the-company litigation, and complex business and commercial litigation, comes to Akin Gump from Winston & Strawn, where he helped...
  • Thursday, June 23, 2016
    Washington, D.C. - The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) has announced the top three finalists for the 2016 Thomas L. Sager Award, which is presented to a law firm that has demonstrated a sustained commitment to improve the hiring, retention and promotion of diverse attorneys. The winner of the national Sager Award will be announced at MCCA...
  • Monday, June 20, 2016
    On June 16, 2016, Weil obtained a complete appellate victory for Marsh & McLennan before the Second Circuit in a dispute with two former executives whose employment Marsh terminated in connection with the New York Attorney General’s 2004 investigation into the insurance industry and Marsh’s parallel internal investigation. The former...
  • Saturday, June 18, 2016
    HARRISBURG, PA (June 16, 2016) – Attorneys Randy L. Varner and Paul R. Morcom will co-present “Assessment Law and Procedure in Pennsylvania.”
  • Friday, June 17, 2016
    Herrick is very pleased to welcome Stephen C. Jacobs to the firm, as partner and co-chair of our Corporate Department. Stephen is a senior hedge fund and private equity fund executive, and former corporate partner and associate for three Am Law 100 law firms.
  • Thursday, June 16, 2016
    Purchase, NY (June 16, 2016) – Leading accounting, tax and advisory firm, Marks Paneth LLP, officially inaugurated its new Westchester County office on June 9 with an open house and ceremonial ribbon cutting led by Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino.  Mr. Astorino also proclaimed June 9 as Marks Paneth Recognition Day.  Joining him...
  • Thursday, June 16, 2016
    HARRISBURG, PA (June 10, 2016) – McNees Member James Patrick Dougherty was recently named to the Penn State Harrisburg Board of Advisers. 
  • Thursday, June 16, 2016
    Washington, DC (June 9, 2016) – iDiscovery Solutions, Inc. (iDS), recognized on the Inc. 5000 list as one of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies, is pleased to announce the addition of Business Development Associates Pete Collard and Cheryl Platt to its growing staff of professionals. iDS is an award-winning, legal technology and...
  • Thursday, June 16, 2016
    BALTIMORE – The Maryland State Bar Association’s Litigation Section has named McGuireWoods Baltimore office managing partner Ava Lias-Booker as its 2015-2016 “Litigator of the Year,” recognizing her professional achievements and her contributions to the community. Lias-Booker received the award at the MSBA’s annual meeting in...
  • Thursday, June 16, 2016
    The global law firm Jones Day announced today that the Firm has opened an office in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Like all Jones Day offices, the Firm's Minneapolis Office will be fully integrated with all other offices and practices of the Firm, providing clients with access to the highest quality legal advice across the nation and the globe. Minneapolis is...
  • Thursday, June 16, 2016
    Sills Cummis & Gross is pleased to announce that Galit Kierkut, a Member of the Employment and Labor Practice Group, has been chosen as one of a select group of high-achieving women to be honored at the Executive Women of New Jersey’s “Salute to the Policy Makers” Awards Dinner to be held on May 5, 2016.  According to the...
  • Tuesday, June 14, 2016
    Lucas & Mercanti, LLP announced today that Elizabeth Lee D’Amore has been elected partner.
  • Tuesday, June 14, 2016
    BALTIMORE (June 13, 2016) – Associated Black Charities (ABC) honored Ballard Spahr Chair Mark Stewart with the Change Agents Award at its Annual Gala in Baltimore on Saturday. ABC is a Maryland foundation that works to create healthier, more prosperous communities through responsible leadership and philanthropic investment. The ultimate goal of ABC is...
  • Monday, June 13, 2016
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 13, 2016) – Shook, Hardy & Bacon announced today that its partners elected Madeleine McDonough to a five-year term as chair. Shook is nationally recognized as a preeminent firm for complex litigation, particularly in science, medicine and technology; McDonough, a former clinical pharmacist, is widely known in the legal...
  • Friday, June 10, 2016
    McGuireWoods is among a handful of law firms named to BTI’s Most Recommended Law Firms list — a rare and prestigious distinction based on unprompted responses from top corporate counsel willing to bet their reputations when recommending specific firms to their peers.
  • Wednesday, June 8, 2016
    Pro Bono Institute (PBI) today announced the members of its Esther F. Lardent Fund for Innovation in Pro Bono National Leadership Committee. The committee consists of the following prominent leaders in the legal community.   Hilarie Bass, Co-President, Greenberg Traurig Ivan Fong, Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Counsel, 3M Company Ken...
  • Wednesday, June 8, 2016
    Rosen Livingston & Cholst LLP, a full-service New York law firm known primarily for its boutique real estate practice and niche specialty representing the boards and management companies of cooperatives, condominiums and home owners' associations (HOAs), today combined operations with Anderson Kill P.C., a national law firm headquartered in New York...
  • Wednesday, June 8, 2016
    McNees Member Brian Gregg graduated from the Leadership Cumberland, Class of 2016.
  • Wednesday, June 8, 2016
    Clifford Chance's Ari Kahn has been chosen by the New York State Bar Association as its 2016 Outstanding Lawyer of the Year. The award is presented annually by the Bar Association's Law Youth & Citizenship Committee (LYC) to a lawyer that has made a significant commitment to serving students in a volunteer capacity.
  • Wednesday, June 8, 2016
    Prominent Fortune 500 Corporate Counsel Brings Decades of Executive Legal & Business Experience to Firm in Innovative Advisory Role Designed to Further Expand Sheppard Mullin’s Client Service & Diversity Initiatives
  • Friday, June 3, 2016
    Art Chong has joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a special advisor to the firm.  Chong is a seasoned in-house attorney with more than 30 years of experience in corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, finance, securities law, intellectual property and litigation. He has been the general counsel of two Fortune 500 companies and...
  • Friday, June 3, 2016
    Rosen Livingston & Cholst LLP, a full-service New York law firm known primarily for its boutique real estate practice and niche specialty representing the boards and management companies of cooperatives, condominiums and home owners' associations (HOAs), today combined operations with Anderson Kill P.C., a national law firm headquartered in New York...