Firm and Provider News

  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    Regina M. Pisa, chairman and managing partner, Goodwin Procter LLP, is one of five women who will be honored this month by the Colonel Daniel Marr Boys and Girls Club of Dorchester, MA with a New England Women's Leadership Award (NEWLA). Ms. Pisa will receive the NEWLA Pioneer Award. The presentation will take place at a reception on Thursday, May 13 from...
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    Alison L. Galer, a partner with the Somerville, NJ-based firm of Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has been named to the Board of Directors of the Somerset Valley YMCA.
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP has announced that, upon the approval of the Paris Bar, it will open a Paris office. Jean Leygonie and 14 other lawyers from leading French firm De Pardieu Brocas Maffei & Leygonie plan to join Morgan Lewis. The new team would strengthen Morgan Lewis's European services, particularly in the areas of corporate, mergers...
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    Bridgeway Software, Inc. has announced the availability of its new integration engine, Bridgeway SmartLinkTM, powered by Tsunami's Data Routing Technology. Smartlink allows corporate legal departments to communicate information instantly between Bridgeway's matter management and corporate governance software and virtually any other software system. The...
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    Holland & Knight LLP has announced that Charles Welch (Chad) Tiedemann has been named head of the firm's Real Estate Section, resident in the Washington, DC office. Mr. Tiedemann has practiced in the areas of commercial real estate development and finance for more than 20 years. He replaces Holland & Knight partner Stephen Moss, who will return to...
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    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the addition of Victoria E. Schonfeld to the firm's Financial Services Practice. She joins the firm as partner in its New York office. Ms. Schonfeld has wide-ranging investment management experience, with specific expertise helping clients structure, document and operate retail advisory products, mutual funds and private...
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    WolfBlock has announced that five of the firm's attorneys have been elected to partnership and one other attorney has joined the firm as a partner. Three new partners in the firm's Philadelphia office are Nathan E. Kase, Laura E. Krabill and Peter T. Wakiyama. New partners elected at the Roseland, NJ office are Matthew M. Collins and Mark E. Manigan....
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    The law firm alliance Herbert Smith, Gleiss Lutz, Stibbe placed first in Mergemarket's tabulation of legal advisers for the period January 1 through March 26, advising on just under 75 billion euros worth of M&A transactions. The alliance has advised on some of the major European M&A deals in the first quarter. Herbert Smith had an initial role...
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    Winston & Strawn LLP continues growth in San Francisco with the addition of real estate lawyer Stephen I. Berkman, a partner in the real estate practice. The trend of growth for Winston & Strawn began with last year's merger with local insolvency firm Murphy, Sheneman, Julian & Rogers. At the end of last year, partners Charles S. Birenbaum and...
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    Reston, VA-based Cricket Technologies, a digital forensics and electronic discovery company that provides technology tools and services to manage complex litigation documents for law firms and corporate legal departments, has added three offices nationwide and three new regional sales managers. The new offices are located in Richmond, VA, managed by Peter...
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    Law firms and corporate legal departments will be hiring more attorneys in the next 12 months, a new survey shows. Sixty-two percent of lawyers polled said they will be adding staff in the coming year. This is an increase over last year when 52 percent of attorneys polled said they planned to increase hiring activity.
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Bruce L. Lieb and Ronald R. Papa have been named co-chairs of the firm's Corporate Department, and that Rory Judd Albert and Howard L. Ganz have been named co-chairs of the firm's Labor & Employment Law Department.
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    The International Bar Association (IBA), a global organization consisting of more than 16,000 individual members and 190 bar associations around the world, has become the first major organization to enroll in the new Martindale.com Affiliate Program, an initiative that enables organizations around the world to add the Martindale.com Lawyer Locator and...
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    A three-lawyer team headed by Douglas B. Glass, widely recognized in Europe as an energy attorney, has moved to Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP from Vinson & Elkins LLP. Mr. Glass will lead Akin Gump's energy projects development practice in its growing London office. Listed by his peers since 1995 in The Best Lawyers in America, Mr. Glass also...
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    Mediator and Arbitrator James E. McGuire, former Chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Practice Group at Brown Rudnick Berlack Israels LLP in Boston, has joined JAMS, The Resolution Experts.
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    The national law firm of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP (K&L) has announced that Mark I. Peroff, founding partner of Trademark & Patent Counselors of America, P.C. (TM&P), and Darren W. Saunders, also a partner at TM&P, have joined the New York office of K&L as partners. Joining Mr. Peroff and Mr. Saunders are Keith E. Danish as...
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP has announced that Robert E. Fabricant, former general counsel of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has joined the firm in the Environmental Department as special counsel in the New York office. Providing counsel to former EPA Administrator Christine Todd Whitman, Mr. Fabricant was the EPA's chief legal officer and...
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    Morristown, NJ-based law firm Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti LLP has announced that counsel Debra Tama and associate Marc D'Angiolillo have been elected partners with the firm and that associates Stephanie D. Edelson, Craig L. Steinfeld, Mary Ellen Burke and Craig H. Feldman have been elected counsel with the firm.
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    WolfBlock has announced that five of the firm's attorneys have been elected to partnership and one other attorney has joined the firm as a partner. Three new partners in the firm's Philadelphia office are Nathan E. Kase, Laura E. Krabill and Peter T. Wakiyama. New partners elected at the Roseland, NJ office are Matthew M. Collins and Mark E. Manigan....
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    Jay A. Dubow, a partner in WolfBlock's Business Litigation Practice Group and chair of the firm's Securities Litigation Group, has been elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    Lawrence P. Stadulis, managing partner for the Washington, DC office of Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP, has been nominated by a firm client to the BTI Client Service All-Star Team. Only attorneys whose clients have mentioned them by name, in an unprompted manner, earn a place on this exclusive list. The BTI Client Service All-Star Team is...
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    Wiley Rein & Fielding LLP (WRF) is pleased to announce that Jonathan M. Jacobs has joined the firm's insurance and litigation practices as of counsel. Mr. Jacobs, an experienced litigator, joins the firm from the Washington, DC office of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP. His arrival further enhances the capabilities of one of the...
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    Seyfarth Shaw has announced the election of 22 new partners in offices around the country. Four new firm partners in Atlanta include C. Clay Hayden, a member of the Litigation Practice Group; Steven L. Kennedy, a member of the Real Estate Practice Group; Joseph V. Myers III, a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group, and Michael S. Rodgers, a...
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    Margaret Gallagher Thompson, chair of Cozen O'Connor's trusts and estate planning practice group, was recently elected as a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), a professional association of approximately 2,700 lawyers and law professors from the United States and abroad. ACTEC Fellows are selected on the basis of...