Firm and Provider News

  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    What's the best strategy for lawyers who want to get ahead in their field? Make a good impression on clients say attorneys surveyed recently. Forty-three percent of those polled said focusing on client service is the area most critical to success. Becoming more specialized within a practice area and networking to market one's services followed, each...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    The Somerville, NJ-based law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that Peter D. Hutcheon and Michael K. Ligorano, both members of the firm, have been selected for inclusion in the 61st Edition of Marquis' Who's Who in America.
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Todd M. Galante, a partner at St. John & Wayne, LLC, Newark, NJ, has become a certified life member in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Brent S. Lipschultz has joined the accounting and business advisory firm of Eisner LLP as a principal. Mr. Lipschultz will be responsible for growing and managing Eisner's International Wealth Advisory Services Practice.
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Thomson West has introduced Westlaw Watchª, a new tool designed to make managing information easier. Westlaw Watch is a new tool for clipping, organizing and categorizing information on Westlaw. An evolution of the former Westlaw Integration Solutions offerings, Westlaw Watch uses enhanced technology to deliver user-selected Westlaw content to...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    At the 25th Annual LegalTech Show, LiveNote, Inc. unveiled its new technology for streaming live deposition media to any remote participant with a broadband Internet connection, the next generation of LiveNote's longstanding Internet Realtime Serviceª, LiveNote Streamª. Developed in responseto the industry's growing adoption of technology as a means to...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Super Lawyers Magazine has named Jorden Burt partners Diane Duhaime and James M. Sconzo as 2006 Connecticut Super Lawyers. In addition, Mr. Sconzo was named one of the Top 50 Lawyers in the state.
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that Walter Curchack joined its Corporate and Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors' Rights Groups as a Partner in the New York office. Mr. Curchack joins the firm from Bryan Cave LLP where he was a partner. Mr. Curchack's practice is focused on bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors' rights, as well as complex...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced that its director of marketing, Jasmine Trillos-Decarie, has been elected president of the New England Chapter of the Legal Marketing Association (LMA) for the 2006 term. Ms. Trillos-Decarie joined Goodwin Procter in 1999 as marketing manager and was promoted to marketing directorin 2005.
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP has announced that Nathaniel Lampley Jr. has been namedmanaging partner of the firm's Cincinnati office. Mr. Lampley has been with Vorys since 1992. During that time, his work as a trial lawyer has helped build the firm's litigation practice and its reputation for excellence. Mr. Lampley has worked on contract and...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that 12 attorneys have been named partners of the firm. The new partners include: S. Scott Parel and Angela C. Zambrano, Dallas; Beatriz Azcuy-Diaz, Miami; Thomas Schmid, Munich; David R. Fertig, Benjamin E. Marks, Salvatore A. Romanello, Soo-Jin Shim and Scott M. Sontag, New York; Kyle C. Krpata, Silicon...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    King & Spalding has announced the election of Robert E. "Bobby" Meadows as managing partner of its Houston office. Mr. Meadows is a trial lawyer with extensive experience handling business disputes and defending oil and gas, construction and engineering and product manufacturing companies in environmental and other complex tort litigation. Mr....
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    Winston & Strawn LLP has announced that its executive committee has unanimously approved the selection of Thomas P. Fitzgerald as managing partner of the firm. The executive committee also named Thomas J. Frederick to head its litigation practice globally and Rex L. Sessions to lead the labor and employment practice group. Mr. Fitzgerald will assume...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    The firm of Akerman Senterfitt has assembled a disaster recovery task force to help clients navigate the effects of increasingly active hurricane seasons within Florida, the Gulf region and in international waters. Fifteen practice areas and specialties are represented by the 30 attorneys and consultants comprising the task force. The group will assist...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Nixon Peabody LLP has announced that the following attorneys have been elected to the partnership of the firm: Stephen A. Aschettino, Insurance, Garden City, NY; H. Bryan Brewer III, Business, Washington, DC; Stacie Collier, Labor & Employment, Providence, RI; David A. Feldman, Business Litigation, New York City; Mark M. Foster, Business, San Francisco...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Connell Foley LLP has announced the debut of its Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) Law & Regulation Weblog. The site can be accessed at http://www.connellfoley.com/hselaw/. With a focus on federal, New Jersey and New York laws and regulations, it will cover developments pertaining to health & safety, construction, environment, homeland &...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Gregg A. Ilardi of Pitney Hardin LLP's Litigation Group has been designated as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court, Board of Attorney Certification. The designation Certified Trial Attorney, criminal or civil, is granted by the New Jersey Supreme Court to attorneys who demonstrate a significant level of experience, education...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C. has announced that three attorneys have joined the firm. Sills Cummis recently welcomed back former associate Lori M. Waldron who joins the Corporate Practice Group. Prior to her return to Sills Cummis, she worked at BusinessEdge Solutions. David M. Dugan also has joined the Litigation Practice Group. He previously...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    John P. Lavelle Jr., a partner in the Litigation Department at Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, was recently elected as a sustaining member of the Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc. (PLAC) in recognition of his experience and leadership in product liability litigation.
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    On the heels of being recognized in January as the Top Law Firm for Hispanic Americans by MultiCultural Law magazine, Akerman Senterfitt was presented last month with the Thomas L. Sager Award by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA), along with the MCCA's two corporate honorees, Wal-Mart and Mary Kay, as employers of choice.
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced that Avery Fischer and Adam Kokas have become partners in the firm's Corporate Department, practicing in the New York office.
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Lowenstein Sandler PC recently announced that Mary J. Hildebrand has become a member of the firm in the Tech Group.
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    The London office of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG) recently welcomed Kevin Dean as a partner. He joins the firm from Stephenson Harwood where he was head of mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Dean focuses his practice on international M&A, takeovers and corporate finance. He has particular experience in the fund management,...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Lawyer Links, LLC has announced that McCarter & English, LLP, the largest law firm in New Jersey, has signed on to utilize the company's uniquely thorough and time-saving online corporate law resource, LawyerLinks Advantagesm . The industry's first topic-oriented research tool, LawyerLinks Advantage provides corporate attorneys with instant access to...