Firm and Provider News

  • Friday, January 17, 2014
    Justin Herdman, a former assistant United States attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, has joined Jones Day’s Cleveland office as of counsel in the firm’s Business and Tort Litigation Practice. Mr. Herdman served as deputy chief of the National Security, Human Rights, and Organized Crime Unit, where he was responsible for...
  • Friday, January 17, 2014
    Proskauer has announced that David Chu will join the firm as a partner to lead its Asia litigation practice, resident in Hong Kong.  Mr. Chu is both U.S. and Hong Kong qualified and has a wealth of experience advising on securities-related litigation, regulatory compliance and commercial litigation.  His addition expands the firm's prominent...
  • Friday, January 17, 2014
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP and Navigant co-hosted the first event in a five-part speaker series called PowerUP – Energy Thought Leaders Quarterly Forum. The first program was held on December 5, 2013 in Chicago, IL on the topic of Commercializing Energy Resources. 
  • Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Kenneth R. Meyer, a product liability defense practitioner, has joined McCarter & English as a partner after 28 years at Porzio, Bromberg & Newman. His 28 years at Porzio included 16 years as chair of the product liability and then life sciences practice groups. 
  • Thursday, January 9, 2014
    Gibbons P.C. has announced that two outstanding attorneys have been named firm directors in 2014: Kevin S. Evans, a member of the firm’s Corporate Department in its New York office, and Jason R. Tuvel, who practices in the firm’s Real Property & Environmental Department out of the Newark office.
  • Tuesday, January 7, 2014
    Mitratech, the leader in end-to-end enterprise legal management (ELM) solutions for the corporate legal industry, has announced that it has acquired LT Online Corporation, whose flagship product Lawtrac has been a leading provider of legal management software for mid-sized legal departments for almost 30 years. This strategic acquisition further...
  • Friday, January 3, 2014
    Kiersted has announced that it has achieved ISO/IEC 27001 certification of its information security management system (ISMS) supporting all systems, processes, procedures and technology involved in e-discovery data processing, online document review with Relativity and iConect, consulting, and forensic data collection, and in accordance with the statement...
  • Wednesday, December 18, 2013
  • Wednesday, December 18, 2013
    International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that it has elected nine new partners and nine new counsel, effective January 1, 2014.
  • Tuesday, December 17, 2013
    Bruce A. Colbath has joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the firm’s Antitrust and Trade Regulation practice group, based in the firm's New York office. Mr. Colbath joins from Weil, Gotshal & Manges.
  • Tuesday, December 17, 2013
  • Tuesday, December 17, 2013
    Anderson Kill has announced formation of the Foreign Investment Recovery Group. In addition to representing clients in a full spectrum of corporate, securities and bankruptcy litigation worldwide, the new practice group will help asset managers and other investors deploy innovative litigation strategies to monetize distressed debt and equity...
  • Friday, December 13, 2013
  • Thursday, December 12, 2013
    Business Insurance magazine has named Kimberly M. Melvin, a partner in Wiley Rein’s Insurance Practice, to its select list of 2013 “Women to Watch” in the insurance industry. The award spotlights “women leaders doing outstanding work” in risk management, benefits management, commercial insurance, and the legal field. The 25...
  • Thursday, December 12, 2013
    Stradley Ronon Chairman William R. Sasso has been named by Philadelphia Business Journal readers as one of the “most influential business people in Philadelphia.” Mr. Sasso was the only lawyer in private practice to make the list, which is composed of 23 business leaders in Philadelphia whose contributions to the city were lauded in an online...
  • Wednesday, December 11, 2013
    Akin Gump has announced that Patricia A. Millett, co-head of the firm’s Supreme Court practice and of its national appellate practice, has been confirmed by the United States Senate to serve as a federal appeals court judge for the DC Circuit. Ms. Millett’s confirmation follows her nomination by President Obama in June of this year.
  • Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    Thomas Hawk, a partner at King & Spalding, has been named one of Atlanta’s premier young business leaders by the Atlanta Business Chronicle in its annual “40 Under 40” list published in a supplement to the newspaper’s November 8 edition. Mr. Hawk, a 36-year-old healthcare lawyer in King & Spalding’s Atlanta office,...
  • Monday, December 9, 2013
  • Wednesday, December 4, 2013
    ZyLAB has launched an extensive protection program to protect Intellectual Property (IP). The new program includes components of the ZyLAB eDiscovery and Information Risk Management Platform, best practice templates, implementation guidelines, and customizable, multilingual libraries to localize and protect intellectual property. 
  • Wednesday, December 4, 2013
    E. Norman Veasey, Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court (1992-2004), has retired as a senior partner of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, where he had offices in Wilmington, Delaware, and New York City. As of January 1, 2014, he will concentrate on serving as arbitrator, mediator, special master, and consultant. He will be special counsel to the...
  • Wednesday, December 4, 2013
    Marcum LLP has released the 2013 Marcum Year-End Tax Guide. The annual guide provides a roadmap regarding major changes in tax law during the year and important planning opportunities for businesses and individuals in the remaining weeks of 2013 and going forward into 2014.
  • Wednesday, November 27, 2013
  • Tuesday, November 19, 2013
    Wiley Rein has announce dthat John B. (Jay) Watkins has joined the firm as a partner in its Corporate Practice. At Wiley Rein, he will advise clients on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, and financing and capital formation transactions for private equity and other investment funds and for public and private companies.
  • Monday, November 18, 2013
    Wiley Rein chairman Richard E. Wiley and Insurance Appellate Group chair Laura A. Foggan were named to Lawdragon’s list of the “500 Leading Lawyers in America” in its annual magazine released in October.  Lawdragon’s “500 Leading Lawyers in America” were chosen from a combination of factors, including votes and...
  • Thursday, November 14, 2013
    Law360 has recognized ten Weil partners as 2013 MVPs in their respective practice areas and industries – the most of any law firm this year. The Weil partners recognized are Michael Aiello (Mergers & Acquisitions); Michael Bond (Real Estate) Daniel Dokos (Banking); Keith Flaum (Technology); Matthew Gilroy (Healthcare); Stephen Karotkin (...