Firm and Provider News

  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Seven neutrals previously with ADR Associates, LLC have formally joined the panel of JAMS, The Resolution Experts. JAMS and ADR Associates, LLC combined their companies January 1 to offer expert dispute resolution services nationally.
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Bryan Cave LLP has announced the election of 17 new partners, including three in the New York office. The new partners are located in offices around the world - from New York to London and St. Louis to Santa Monica - reflecting the firm's international scope. The new partners in the New York office are: • James R. DeVita, a trial lawyer who...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Winston & Strawn has announced the election of its largest partner class in the firm's 150-year history. Thirty-five attorneys across five offices were promoted to partner. "We're very pleased that there were so many deserving partner candidates, and that the firm was in a position to give these attorneys the recognition they earned and deserved,"...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Lowenstein Sandler PC has announced that five attorneys have become members of the firm effective January 1. They include:...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The international trade and customs law firm Barnes Richardson & Colburn has launched its new web site (www.barnesrichardson.com) as a free service to the global trade community. Importers, exporters and others seeking information, news and analysis relating to global trade regulation have, since 1997, looked to the Barnes Richardson site as a...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Sills Cummis Radin Tischman Epstein & Gross P.A. hasannounced that the firm's name has been changed to Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C., effective January 1.Michael B. Tischman, one of its founding partners, has been named Senior Counsel to the firm. With offices in New Jersey, New York and San Francisco, the firm, founded in 1971, has grown to...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C. has announced that Edwin W. Weinberg has joined its Real Estate Practice Group as a member of the firm and will be resident in the New York Office. Mr. Weinberg started his career at Skadden Arps in New York City and most recently was a partner in his own New York City practice. He has focused on sophisticated...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Andrew J. Stamelman, a partner at Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti LLP, was honored with the 2003 Endowment Achievement Award by the United Jewish Communities of MetroWest New Jersey.The award was presented at the meeting of the General Assembly in Israel. As a leader with the Jewish Community Foundation (JCF) of MetroWest New Jersey for a...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Grotta, Glassman & Hoffman, P.A. (GG&H), a national labor and employment law firm exclusively representing management, has announced the elevation of three attorneys to principal status: Tedd Kochman, Keith McMurdy and Glenn Smith. All three principals are resident in GG&H's Roseland, NJ office, but also spend substantial time in Manhattan.
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The firm of Goodwin Procter LLP has announced that Arthur Greenberg has been promoted to chief operating officer of the firm. Mr. Greenberg joined the firm in 1996 as executive director. In his expanded role, Mr. Greenberg will be responsible for overseeing business, financial and administrative operations of Goodwin Procter firmwide. He will continue to...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The firm of Cozen O'Connor is continuing to expand its national commercial litigation practice group. Five litigators from Hill, Betts & Nash recently joined the firm and are now practicing in Cozen O'Connor's New York office, bringing the national practice group to nearly 90 attorneys. Peter J. McHugh, Geoffrey D. Ferrer and John F. Keating join...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    Panelists at a New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association seminar produced recently by Budd Larner included, from left, Joseph J. Schiavone, Budd Larner; Mark S. Laska, Great Eastern Ecology, Inc.; Kathleen Marchetti, Budd Larner, and Geoffrey J. Alexander, CNA Insurance Companies. They discussed the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's new...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    It's the start of a new year and professionals everywhere are re-evaluating their goals. In the legal industry, some attorneys may be experiencing a mid-career crisis says Sheron Hedley-Smith, executive director of The Affiliates, a leading staffing firm specializing in the placement of attorneys, paralegals and other highly skilled professionals.
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The firm 20/20 Speech, the equity venture between NXT plc and QinetiQ, has announced that it will adopt Aurix aligner technology. With this integration, RealLegal will expand its comprehensive product range to include video-to-text synchronization software. RealLegal, a leading provider to the U.S. legal community of litigation and practice management...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The Somerville, NJ law firm of Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that Christina Hildebrand, Jeralyn L. Lawrence and Scott M. Baach have been named partners of the firm. Ms. Hildebrand advises clients on all aspects of U.S. and international patent and trademark matters, including obtaining, defending, asserting and maintaining...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    With thousands of cases pending against pharmaceutical manufacturers of cold/cough medicines containing PPA (phenylpropanolamine), McCarter & English, LLP and Kaye Scholer LLP recently succeeded in refuting a plaintiff's claim that the PPA contained in Switzerland-based Novartis Consumer Health, Inc.'s Tavist-D caused her hemorrhagic stroke. This was...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The firm 20/20 Speech, the equity venture between NXT plc and QinetiQ, has announced that it will adopt Aurix aligner technology. With this integration, RealLegal will expand its comprehensive product range to include video-to-text synchronization software. RealLegal, a leading provider to the U.S. legal community of litigation and practice management...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    As companies gear up for the annual Delaware franchise tax filing season, they now have the opportunity to significantly streamline the process using the enhanced Delaware e-filing tool on CTAdvantage.com, CT Corporation's web-based suite of tools to support corporate legal professionals. CT Corporation's Delaware e-filing tool, introduced earlier this...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Stradley Ronon is pleased to announced that William R. Sasso, chairman of the firm, has been elected to the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PCVB) 2004 Executive Committee for a one-year term. The PCVB, a private, non-profit corporation, is the City of Philadelphia's primary marketing and sales organization. The mission of the PCVB is to...
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    Christine L. Albright, a partner in the international law firm Winston & Strawn LLP, has been named Vice Chair of the American Bar Association's Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section during the association's recent annual meeting.
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Joseph C. Crawford, a partner at WolfBlock, has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. The induction ceremony at which Mr. Crawford became a Fellow took place recently before an audience of 1,150 people during the 2003 Annual Meeting of the College in Montreal.
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Philip Allen Lacovera, a former senior partner with Mayer Brown Rowe & Mawe in New York and former executive with General Electric and Morgan Stanley, has joined JAMS, The Resolution Experts as a mediator and arbitrator in New York effective January 1. A former U.S. deputy solicitor general, Mr. Lacovera is known for his work as counsel to the...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Penn-America Group, Inc., which includes the nationally recognized insurance operations of Penn-America Insurance Company and Penn-Star Insurance Company, has selectedthe TyMetrix' electronic invoicing solution across its claims services group. Designed to increase internal operating efficiencies, for both its litigation management staff and its retained...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Special Counsel, the legal staffing and solutions unit of MPS Group, Inc., has acquired LawCorps, one of the leading full-service legal staffing companies in the eastern United States. This acquisition adds significantly to Special Counsel's client base and strength of personnel in the New York City, Washington, DC and Boston markets.