Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP (K&L Gates) recently welcomed W. David Shenk to its intellectual property and patent litigation practice. Mr. Shenk comes to the firm from Christensen O'Connor Johnson Kindness.
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that two of its attorneys have been elected to the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Executive Committee. Claire P. Gutekunst, a partner in Proskauer's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department, was elected a vice president, and Peter J.W. Sherwin, partner and chair of the firm's International Arbitration Practice,...
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    More than 35 attorneys representing over 20 law firms in the tri-state area attended a diversity program, Pathways to Partnership for Associates of Color, hosted by Gibbons and the New Jersey State Bar Association's Minorities in the Profession Section (MIPS).
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced that Siobhan McCleary has joined the firm as Partner in the Corporate Department, specializing in the area of private equity.Ms. McCleary will practice in the firm's New York office.
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Hoffmann & Baron, LLP has announced the relocation of its New Jersey office to 6 Campus Drive, Parsippany, NJ effective March 26. Now in its 23rd year as a full-service intellectual property (IP) law firm, Hoffmann & Baron specializes in the procurement of patent, trademark, and copyright rights, and prosecution, counseling, licensing, and...
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, has announced that the following individuals have been promoted from supervisor to manager.
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    The Swedish Government has announced the intention to privatize several State-owned companies. ( See, Article, "Opportunities In Sweden &Norway For U.S. Strategic Buyers: Part I - Sweden," by Constance R. Barnhart, previous page). U.S. and other foreign companies are invited to bid in the coming privatizations, and many have started actively preparing...
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Akerman Senterfitt LLP continues to expand its New York office with the addition of Howard J. Finkelstein, who joins the firm's national Corporate practice as a shareholder.
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that Thomas A. Guida has joined the firm's Intellectual Property and Entertainment Groups as a partner. Mr. Guida, who will reside in the New York office, formerly practiced law at Baker & Hostetler LLP in New York.
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    On April 11, Holland & Knight hosted New York Times bestselling author and child advocate Ishmael Beah for a presentation and booksigning in its New York office. In his heartrending, courageously honest autobiography A Long Way Gone, Mr. Beah recounts how his idyllic childhood was obliterated when civil war broke out in Sierra Leone, and bands of...
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that it would return to the United Arab Emirates after an absence of 14 years and open an office in Dubai on May 1. The office will be led by Jack Greenwald, a former Chadbourne partner who has practiced law in Dubai since 1986. Initially, Mr. Greenwald will oversee a legal staff of eight other lawyers and...
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that two of its attorneys have been elected to the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Executive Committee. Claire P. Gutekunst, a partner in Proskauer's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department, was elected a vice president, and Peter J.W. Sherwin, partner and chair of the firm's International Arbitration Practice,...
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced that Siobhan McCleary has joined the firm as Partner in the Corporate Department, specializing in the area of private equity. Ms. McCleary will practice in the firm's New York office.
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Hoffmann & Baron, LLP has announced the relocation of its New Jersey office to 6 Campus Drive, Parsippany, NJ effective March 26. Now in its 23rd year as a full-service intellectual property (IP) law firm, Hoffmann & Baron specializes in the procurement of patent, trademark, and copyright rights, and prosecution, counseling, licensing, and...
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, has announced that the following individuals have been promoted from supervisor to manager.
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Stradley Ronon partner Andrew S. Levine received the Pennsylvania Bar Association's annual award for Distinguished Service to the Profession during this year's Environmental Law Forum held in Harrisburg. Mr. Levine and Saul Ewing partner Joel R. Burcat were honored for their commitment to the development and implementation of the Environmental, Mineral...
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    King & Spalding has announced that it has expanded its Middle East practice throughout Saudi Arabia through an affiliation agreement with The Law Offices of Mohammed Al-Ammar in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. King & Spalding, whose lawyers have been handling client matters in the Arabian Gulf for more than 20 years, established an office in Dubai, United...
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Twenty-four attorneys from Winstead PC were recognized as Texas Rising Stars and were featured in the April 2007 Texas Monthly magazine.
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP will be the first-ever business to receive WOMEN'S WAY's prestigious Leadership Award for its 30-year history of support for the organization. The award will be presented at the organization's 30th Annual Event on May 3 from 5-8:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Hotel in Philadelphia City Center.
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    LexisNexis has announced an expanded alliance with State Net by adding state legislative history content to the LexisNexis services. State legislative history gives legal and government affairs practitioners' insights as to the legislative intent behind proposed and enacted legislation.
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2007
    The Washington, DC office of McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP continues to expand its Government Affairs practice with the addition of Mac Campbell as a partner. Mr. Campbell joins the firm after more than six years as a tax counsel to U.S. Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-AR), a member of the Senate Finance Committee.
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    The National Arbitration Forum reports that their domain name disputes resolutions increased by 21 percent in 2006 compared to 2005. The National Arbitration Forum handled 1,658 Internet trademark disputes in 2006, making it the largest filing year since the inception of their domain name dispute program. Notable disputes involved famous trademarks...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP (K&L Gates) recently welcomed Josefina Fernandez McEvoy as a partner in the firm's bankruptcy and insolvency practice. Ms. McEvoy comes to K&L Gates from Squire, Sanders & Dempsey LLP. Ms. McEvoy advises debtors, creditors, equity holders, investors and municipalities in connection with...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Lawyer Links, LLC, developers of The Advantage, a comprehensive online legal information resource, has announced the hiring of Michael Heal asvice president of marketing and sales.
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    George E. Pataki, the former Governor of New York, and his chief of staff, John P. Cahill, have joined the New York law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP as counsel in the firm's New York office. Mr. Pataki and Mr. Cahill plan to concentrate on energy, environmental and corporate matters.