Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the addition of Annemarie Hassett to the firm's Intellectual Property and Litigation practices. She joins the firm as a partner in its New York Office.
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Despite long hours at the office, many attorneys continue to burn the midnight oil once they leave, according to a new survey. Attorneys polled said they give themselves homework assignments an average of nine days per month, or more than twice a week.
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Christopher S. Porrino, member of the Roseland, NJ-based law firm Lowenstein Sandler PC, was named recently to serve on the New Jersey Supreme Court's Committee on Model Civil Jury Charges.Mr. Porrino will serve the committee through August 31, 2006.
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Torys LLP, a firm with offices in Toronto and New York City, has announced that Bernays T. (Buzz) Barclay and Andrew D. Schifrin have joined the firm as partners. Mr. Barclay has worked extensively in the United States and Canada, and has advised developer and financial advisers on project structuring and development in North America and around the world...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    G. Joseph Votava Jr., a partner at Nixon Peabody LLP, will expand the firm's Private Clients Practice in its Washington, DC Office.
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    James H. Laskey, a member of the Somerville, NJ-based firm of Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has been appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court to the position of trustee for the New Jersey Lawyers Fund for Client Protection.
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham's (K&LNG) Boston office has welcomed partners Michael H. Brodowski, David J. Byer, Deborah J. Peckham, Thomas A. Turano and Christine C. Vito to its intellectual property practice group and Mark D. Pomfret to its labor and employment group. These six new partners come to K&LNG from the firm of Testa,...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Westlaw has again received top honors in the Law Technology News Awards, presented at a ceremony in New York City on January 31. Readers of Law Technology News - legal professionals and technologists in law firms across the country - selected Westlaw as Best Practice Tool.
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Holland & Knight LLP has boosted its presence in the China market with the addition of two attorneys to its International Business Practice. Richard "Tad" Ferris, partner, and Hongjin Zhang, senior counsel, will spearhead the expansion of the firm's client services in the areas of regulatory and government relations issues affecting clients with...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    The international law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that Adrian Mecz, Christopher Cardona, Michelle George, John Barlow and Mark Pring will be joining the insurance and reinsurance practice as partners in the London office of Chadbourne & Parke, the affiliated multinational partnership of Chadbourne & Parke LLP. Mr. Mecz, Mr....
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Edward A. Kwalwasser, former group executive vice president for regulation at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), has joined the firm as senior regulatory counsel.
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP has announced that Christopher S. Augustine has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate Department. Mr. Augustine joins the firm from the Corporate and Securities Practice Group at Jenkins & Gilchrist Parker Chapin LLP, where he was a shareholder. Mr. Augustine is being joined by associate David J. Levine...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Paul Williams, of counsel in Bryan Cave's New York office, was honored by Sen. Hillary Clinton at her Fifth Annual African-American Heritage Celebration, Sunday last month at the Harlem Children's Zone. The event paid tribute to distinguished members of the community and honored African-American culture and achievement in New York.
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Winston & Strawn LLP announced that a team of leading attorneys in the field of international arbitration recently joined its Washington, DC office. The team, which has extensive experience in Latin America, includes partner Paolo Di Rosa, counsel Gaela Gehring Flores and associates Tomás Leonard and Manuel Garcia. The team followed partner Ronald...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP, has named Jeffrey A. Lutsky managing partner. He will be responsible for managing more than 140 attorneys in six offices. He will also oversee strategic growth initiatives for the firm, while continuing his litigation practice. He replaces Jane Landes Foster, who served in the position for the past six years. At...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Wiley Rein & Fielding (WRF) has announced that Edward P. Faberman, a partner of the Chicago/Washington, DC law firm of Ungaretti & Harris and the executive director of the Air Carrier Association of America, has joined the firm as a partner in its Aerospace & Aviation and Government Affairs Practice Groups.
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Davis & Gilbert LLP, a leading advertising, marketing and communications law firm, has announced the appointment of Robert H. Cohen, Ashima A. Dayal, Daniel A. Feinstein and James L. Johnston as partners and Brooke Erdos Singer as counsel effective January 1. Mr. Cohen concentrates his practice in labor and employment law and is involved with...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Arent Fox PLLC has announced that U.S. Representative Chris John (D-LA) has joined the firm's government relations practice as senior government relations advisor. Mr. John, a four-term congressman, led efforts in the House to combat the erosion and marsh destruction affecting Louisiana's coastline, worked to make the state a part of the "digital economy...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    WolfBlock recently announced that Lani A. Adler has joined the firm as a partner in the New York City office. Ms. Adler joins the Business Litigation Practice Group from Becker, Glynn, Melamed & Muffly in New York. She counsels an extensive array of foreign and domestic clients and is experienced in handling a variety of litigation and arbitration...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Bryan Cave LLP has elected 16 new partners effective January 1. The new partners are located in offices from St. Louis, Phoenix, New York City, Kansas City, Santa Monica, Irvine and Chicago. The new partners are:
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    The Somerville, NJ-based law firm of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that members of another Somerville firm, Schacter, Trombodore, Offen & Stanton, P.A., have joined the firm effective January 1. Richard J. Schacter, Stephen M. Offen, Michael J. Stanton, Timothy P. McKeown and Jerry S. D'Aniello have joined Norris McLaughlin as...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Grotta, Glassman & Hoffman, P.C. (GG&H), a national labor and employment law firm exclusively representing management, has announced the elevation of associate Russell J. McEwan to principal status. Mr. McEwan is resident in GG&H's Roseland, NJ office, but also spends substantial time in the firm's Manhattan office. Mr. McEwan is licensed in...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the addition of Anthony R.G. Nolan to the firm's Business Law Department. He joins the firm as partner in its New York office. In his new position at Goodwin Procter, Mr. Nolan brings 10 years of experience in public and private securitization and structured finance, warehouse facilities, asset-backed commercial paper...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, a leading client development company for the legal profession, has announced the launch of law firm diversity profiles on martindale.com, a new online marketing offering that helps law firms improve their business development outreach to prospective clients and enhance their recruiting efforts for fresh legal talent.
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti LLP has announced that Arthur R. Sypek Jr. has joined the firm's government affairs office in Trenton.Mr. Sypek, who joins the firm as counsel, is the Mercer County (NJ) Counsel, was counsel to the successful election campaign of Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes and previously served as counsel to the...