Firm and Provider News

  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    The Best Lawyers in America 2007 has named 28 Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP attorneys as leaders in their respective fields.
  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    OnSite E-Discovery, a global e-Discovery and forensics firm serving law firms and corporations, has announced the launch of its new online on-demand document exchange and review tool, DXR, at the International Legal Technology Association's Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida. DXR is OnSite E-Discovery's web-based document review tool that provides...
  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    DataCert, Inc. has introduced new enhancements to Guide including the ability to prototype and deliver rules in a faster and more efficient manner. Guide, a business rules engine, automates the enforcement of corporate law department billing guidelines for legal electronic invoicing. With Guide, the tedious and time-consuming task of manually...
  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced that 25 attorneys have been electedto partnership effective October 1.
  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    Saul Ewing LLP has announced an agreement in principle to combine with the Washington, DC-based boutique firm of Schmeltzer, Aptaker & Shepard, P.C. (SAS), which specializes in labor and employment, corporate and public policy law. The combination is subject to final partner and shareholder approval by each firm, which is expected later this month.
  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    LexisNexis U.S. and NetDocuments have launched a new service that will allow law firms to better manage and archive email. With the addition of email management to NetDocuments from the LexisNexisdocument management system, law firms now have a single place to capture, store, organize, archive, and manage emails, documents and records.
  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    The firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that Peter D. Hutcheon, a member of the firm, has been selected for inclusion in the 24th edition of Marquis' Who's Who in the World for 2007. Who's Who in the World highlights the lives and careers of millions of leaders and achievers from around the world and from every significant field of...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Akerman Senterfitt's corporate practice has facilitated one of the largest land deals in Florida history, through a complex series of multi-party transactions and corporate restructurings. The deal ultimately results in the sale of the Florida Babcock Company, the company that owns Florida Babcock Ranch, a 91,361-acre land parcel in southwestern Florida...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    The firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that Guillermo Aguilar-Alvarez has joined the firm as a partner, resident in the New York office. Mr. Aguilar-Alvarez's practice in the Litigation/Regulatory Department will focus on international arbitration. Mr. Aguilar-Alvarez has counseled clients in dozens of international arbitrations...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP has announced the opening of its Phoenix office with two former Fennemore Craig partners, Karen McConnell, regarded as one of Phoenix's leading corporate lawyers, and Stephen Savage, the long-standing former chair of Fennemore Craig. Mr. Savage will serve as the managing partner of Ballard's Phoenix office....
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, certified public accountants and consultants, has announced that Edward A. Valaitis has been named the officer-in-charge of Amper Risk Advisors, which encompasses the departments of Internal Audit Services and Technology Risk Services. Mr. Valaitis has more than 20 years of experience in the areas of risk consulting,...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    For the fifth consecutive year, LexisNexishas been named the Favorite Legal Research Tool by members of TechnoLawyer, an online legal technology and practice management forum with more than 11,500 members. This recognition was part of the ninth annual TechnoLawyer @Awards. LexisNexis recognitions include: The lexis.com service - Favorite Legal...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    FTF Technologies Inc. (FTF), a leading provider of document management and storage solutions for the patent industry, under the brand name First to File, has announced that Corporation Service Company (CSC) has acquired a majority ownership interest.The new system will be marketed and sold by CSC and FTF.
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    The firm of Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt LLP has announced that three attorneys have become members of the firm. The new partners include Francis J. Sailer, Laurence M. Friedman and Arthur W. Bodek. The firm, which specializes in customs and international trade, also has announced the opening of an office in Hong Kong at...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Eisner LLP, a middle-market accounting and business advisory services firm, has announced that Lester Marks has joined the firm as a principal. Mr. Marks will provide clients with his considerable expertise in the sports, media and entertainment industries as well as in advising high net worth individuals and families. As one of the most experienced...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    West LegalEdcenter and CelesqAttorneysEd Center, both industry leaders in continuing legal education (CLE), have announced an innovative series of programs designedspecifically for in-house counsel: the Corporate Counsel Town Hall Series.
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Fios® Inc., a provider of electronicdiscovery services, has introduced anew Collection Planning Assessment(CPA) service to help corporationsunderstand their greatest areas of riskand cost when collecting electronicallystored information (ESI) in response todiscovery requests. The new service is an extension ofthe evidence collection services providedby Fios...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    The New York office of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG) recently welcomed Walter P. (Pat) Loughlin to its regulatory and litigation practices.
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Pitney Hardin LLP has announced that Scott W. Goodman, Jeffrey S. Mandel, and Randy K. Rutherford have been named counsel to the firm resident in the Morristown office. Mr. Goodman is a member of the firm's Corporate, Mergers & Acquisi-tions, and Capital Markets practice groups. Mr. Rutherford also is a member of the firm's Corporate, Mergers...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Suzanne S. Mayes, a partner in Saul Ewing's Public Finance Department, has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Bar Association House of Delegates as a voting member. The House of Delegates was established in 1966 and is charged with setting the policy of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Ms. Mayes concentrates her practice in municipal finance and...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Mitratech, a leading provider of software solutions for legal departments to manage matters, risks, and ensure compliance, has announced TeamConnect Collaborative Spend Management as an integral component of the TeamConnect Legal Suite. The enhanced solution combines TeamConnect's award-winning matter management technology with sophisticated electronic...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Richard Rowe, a nationally recognized expert in securities law and a partner in Proskauer Rose's Washington, DC office, has been appointed co-chair of the National Conference of Lawyers and Certified Public Accountants.
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP has ranked first in Delaware and seventh in the country when compared to other firms its size, according to the 2006 American Lawyer Midlevel Associates survey.
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Barrasso Consulting LLC, a leading discovery planning, collection and review firm, has announced the launch of its blog, Litigation Discovery Insight - Speaking From Experience, at www.barrassoconsulting.com/blog. The blog, authored by Barrasso Consulting founder Diane Barrasso, was created to provide the legal and litigation community a catalyst for...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Jeralyn L. Lawrence, a member of the Somerville law firm ofNorris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has been recognized by the New Jersey LawJournal as one of 40 Under 40 accomplished and promising attorneys in NewJersey. The New Jersey Law Journal has included these 40 lawyers in a supplemental magazine of its July 24 issue. The Journal profiles these...