Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, November 20, 2012
    November 1, 2012 – Proskauer has announced the promotion of six lawyers, three to partner and three to senior counsel, across the firm’s practices and offices.
  • Tuesday, November 20, 2012
      Stradley Ronon attorneys Brian P. Seaman and John Vassalotti spoke to Drexel OUTLaw, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Group at the Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University on October 10. They discussed the unique issues faced by LGBT lawyers in interviews and during summer clerkships.
  • Tuesday, November 20, 2012
    Stradley Ronon partner Danielle Banks was recognized by the National Diversity Council as one of the “2012 Most Powerful and Influential Women of Pennsylvania” at the 3rd Annual Philadelphia Diversity and Leadership Conference on October 18. The award honors women in the Philadelphia community who have displayed excellence in...
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  • Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that top-ranked finance lawyers Olivier Jauffret and James Clarke have agreed to join its Paris office to further strengthen one of the best-leveraged finance practices serving the French marketplace. The addition of these two outstanding lawyers complements Weil’s internationally recognized European...
  • Tuesday, November 13, 2012
      Shook, Hardy & Bacon partner Harvey Kaplan has been honored as one of the nation’s top defense attorneys in the 2012 edition of Lawdragon: The 500 Leading Lawyers in America, which recognizes his unique “expertise in bet-the-company litigation.”
  • Tuesday, November 13, 2012
    King & Spalding has recruited Merrick White, one of the most well-regarded oil and gas lawyers in Asia, as a partner in its energy practice, resident in the firm’s Singapore office. Mr. White has spent the last 16 years in Singapore and Indonesia handling a wide range of legal, commercial, business development and engineering matters in the...
  • Tuesday, November 13, 2012
    November 1, 2012 – Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has announced that Suedeen G. Kelly, a former commissioner of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and George D. “Chip” Cannon Jr. have joined the firm’s energy regulatory practice in Washington, DC, as co-chair and partner, respectively.  Ms. Kelly...
  • Monday, November 12, 2012
      November 2012 - Jones Day has reported the passing of retired partner Judge Robert M. Duncan, 85, on November 2. Judge Duncan grew up in segregated 1940s Urbana, Ohio, and became the first person in his family to graduate from college. He attended The Ohio State University, where he was elected class president and went on to graduate from the...
  • Tuesday, October 23, 2012
      Laura L. Chapman has joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the firm's Intellectual Property practice group, based in the firm's San Francisco office.  Chapman joins from Foley & Lardner.  "Laura has a broad IP litigation practice, which is an excellent fit for us given the breadth and...
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  • Friday, October 19, 2012
    On October 1, Thompson & Knight LLP opened a new office in Los Angeles, California. The firm has landed noted litigator Bruce J. Zabarauskas, who joins Thompson & Knight partner Shelly A. Youree to launch operations. The new office is located in Century City at 10100 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 950, Los Angeles, California 90067.
  • Thursday, October 18, 2012
    August 21, 2012 – EisnerAmper LLP has announced that Dana Smith has joined the firm as a partner in the firm’s Litigation Services practice. 
  • Thursday, October 18, 2012
    October 17, 2012 - Fruqan Mouzon, a director in the Business and Commercial Litigation Department of Gibbons P.C., was installed as the 50th president of the Garden State Bar Association, the African-American Bar Association of New Jersey, on Wednesday, October 10, 2012. The installation and reception took place at the Law Center in New...
  • Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    October 2012 – Jones Day has announced the establishment of the Jones Day Intellectual Property Agency (Beijing) Co., Ltd. (the "IP Agency"), a fully licensed domestic intellectual property agency in China. The IP Agency has been formed to meet growing demand for intellectual property consulting services, including trademark and...
  • Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    October 15, 2012 – Joseph A. Laroski, Jr., a former associate general counsel in the Office of the United States Trade Representative, has joined King & Spalding as a counsel in the firm’s international trade practice in Washington, DC. Mr. Laroski represented the United States in dispute settlement proceedings before the WTO and in...
  • Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Kevin M. Hogan, a partner with Phillips Lytle LLP, has been named to Super Lawyers magazine’s Top 50 Upstate 2012 list.  He was previously named to the Top 50 list in 2010. Mr. Hogan is also among 46 Phillips Lytle attorneys named to the Super Lawyers Upstate 2012 list, and one of 37 attorneys from the firm’s Buffalo office to be listed.
  • Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    October 12, 2012 –  Kelley Drye has been retained as counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Dickinson Theatres, Inc.  Based in Overland Park, Kansas, Dickinson Theatres operates 18 movie theatres with 210 screens across 7 states throughout Mid-America.
  • Friday, October 12, 2012
    October 11, 2012 – Guidance Software Inc. has announced the release of EnCase® Forensic version 7.05, the fastest, most comprehensive digital forensic investigations product available. This latest version of the industry-standard forensics software features key enhancements that enable investigators to work with data sets earlier and faster...
  • Thursday, October 11, 2012
    October 16, 2012 - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has announced that the firm’s partnership has elected Kim Koopersmith to serve as chairperson of the firm, effective April 1, 2013. Upon assuming the role, Ms. Koopersmith will become the first woman at Akin Gump - and one of very few women at a major, global law firm - to hold the...
  • Wednesday, October 10, 2012
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges has been ranked #1 by Bloomberg for Asia-Pacific private equity deals announced for the first three quarters of 2012 (based on value). Weil's market share was 23 percent, representing $17 billion in deal value year-to-date in the region. Weil also maintained its top spot for global private equity, with an 18 percent market...
  • Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Wiley Rein has announced that Richard W. Smith has joined the firm as a partner in its Litigation Practice.  His widely diverse practice focuses on trial and appellate litigation, First Amendment defamation, campaign finance and election law, trademark infringement and dram shop litigation.
  • Friday, October 5, 2012