Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.Robert J. Alter was appointed to the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on the Tax Court in March, 2009.Mr. Alter is also the chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association's Taxation Law Section. He is a member of the firm's Corporate Internal Investigations and Business Crimes Practice Group and resides in the firm's Newark...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Dan S. Brandenburg and Joanne G. Jacobson, partner and special counsel, respectively, have joined Saul Ewing's Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Practice Group. Both attorneys will operate out of the Firm's Washington. D.C. office.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Three new partners have joined Wiley Rein in its Communications, Food & Drug and Product Safety and Aviation Practices. Former Ambassador David A. Gross, the U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, joined the firm in its Communications Practice. A foremost expert on international telecommunications, Ambassador...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Duff & Phelps Corporation, a leading provider of independent financial advisory and investment banking services, announced that it has published the Duff & Phelps Risk Premium Report for 2009. The report is designed to assist finance professionals in making better cost of capital estimates for purposes of business valuation, capital budgeting,...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP partner, Stephen W. Stein, working through the International Senior Lawyers Project and in collaboration with fellow volunteers from Hogan & Hartson LLP, has been assisting the Ministry of Infrastructure of the Government of Rwanda over the last three-and-a-half years in developing projects to increase the power generation...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Jeffrey S. Bucholtz, formerly the Acting Assistant Attorney General and Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, returned to King & Spalding as a partner in its national appellate practice in March.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges is representing AIG in connection with the company's broad, ongoing global divestiture and restructuring program that has been highlighted by several recapitalizations led by the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve. Since early 2008, Weil Gotshal has worked with AIG to develop legal strategies addressing...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    John F. Sopko, a veteran of decades of congressional investigations and most recently the chief counsel for oversight and investigations at the House Energy and Commerce Committee, has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as a partner in Washington, D.C. Mr. Sopko will focus on congressional and federal investigations as a senior member of the...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Day Pitney LLP has announced that partner Stanley Twardy, Jr., a former Connecticut U.S. Attorney from 1985 to 1991, has been selected to a seven-member advisory board by U.S. Senators Christopher Dodd, (D-CT) and Joseph Lieberman, (I-CT), to help select the state's new U.S. Attorney and U.S. Marshal.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    WinScribe, the market innovator in digital dictation, transcription, and workflow management solutions announced that Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens and Cannada, PLLC has deployed WinScribe in an effort to boost support staff efficiency and allow the firm to do more with less.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Greg Shelton, Of Counsel in the Seattle office of Williams Kastner, is the author of an article published in the February 2009 edition of the IADC Committee Newsletter. The article, "Made in China: Consumer Product Lawsuits Imported to the United States," details the recent recalls by the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) of several Chinese...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Thompson & Knight LLP, through its affiliated office Tauil & Chequer Advogados, has announced the expansion of its Rio de Janeiro office with Senior Counsel Sandoval Amui and Associates Claudia Barros and Marienne Melo rejoining the Firm.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Stroz Friedberg, Inc., the leading global consulting firm for managing digital risk and uncovering digital evidence, has opened its newest U.S. office at 101 Montgomery Street in downtown San Francisco. Leading the firm's San Francisco operations is David E. Garrett, who joined Stroz Friedberg as a Managing Director. Mr. Garrett will supervise a specially...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    TRC Companies, Inc. creates and implements sophisticated and innovative solutions to the challenges facing America's environmental, energy, infrastructure, and real estate markets. It has announced the recent completion of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) prepared for the U.S. Minerals Management Service (MMS) for the first proposed offshore...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. has announced that Paula A. Tuffin, a member of the firm, has been honored as one of New Jersey's Best 50 Women in Business in 2009 by NJBIZ . The Best 50 Women in Business awards program recognizes New Jersey's most dynamic women business leaders who have been making headlines in their fields. Ms. Tuffin is a member of...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    King & Spalding has announced that it has significantly expanded its intellectual property practice with the addition of three new partners. The group brings with it in-depth capabilities related to patent licensing, technology transfer and patent and technology portfolio strategy analysis as well as experience in patent litigation and U.S....
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has formally opened its Dubai office, the firm's first in the Middle East.Weil Gotshal veteran Joseph Tortorici is Managing Partner of the Dubai office and Middle East operations. Tortorici first joined Weil Gotshal's Corporate Department in 1987. Prior to relocating to Dubai, he was based in Europe and was instrumental...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    The Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia (HBA-DC) has named Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as the recipient of its 2008 Leadership in Diversity Award.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Seattle Member Gabe Galanda was featured in a video depicting the noteworthy accomplishments of local minorities who best exemplify Martin Luther King, Jr.'s vision of being judged by "the content of their character" at King County's annual Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration. The video, one of the centerpieces of the 22nd annual King County event honoring...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Thompson & Knight LLP has announced the continued expansion of its México City office, Thompson & Knight Abogados, with the addition of Associate Jessica Yuritzi Espíndola Ayala. She joins the firm's Labor and Employment Practice Group thereby strengthening the firm's Global Labor and Employment Practice. Ms. Espíndola focuses her practice on...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, is pleased to recognize partner Norman M. Powell and associate Andrew A. Lundgren for their extraordinary efforts to bring pro bono legal service to the community and the bar. The attorneys are the 2008 recipients of the H. James Conaway Jr. and William F. Taylor Pro Bono Awards.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    RSM McGladrey has formed a Life Sciences Practice. The group, which focuses on providing services to life sciences companies in New York and New Jersey, is led by managing directors John Lanza and Patricia Baldowski.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Steven B. Epstein, co-founder of Epstein Becker & Green and one of the pioneers of U.S. health care law, has been honored with Columbia University Law School's "Medal of Excellence." The award ceremony took place in February at the Columbia Law School Alumni Association's annual winter luncheon held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Leader & Berkon announced the appointment of Alyssa Young and Joshua Leader as its new DuPont PLF account managers. In this role, they will interface with the other DuPont Preferred Law Firms (PLFs), Preferred Service Providers (PSPs) and with the DuPont attorneys who work with these firms. Josh Leader is a member of DuPont's Tort Practice Group...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, has announced that Greg Kubikowski CPA has joined the firm as an Audit Partner. Mr. Kubikowski has many years of public accounting experience. During his 23 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mr. Kubikowski worked with large, multi-national clients as well as many small and mid...