Firm and Provider News

  • 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.
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Kenneth B. Mehlman, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee, will return to Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as a partner, the firm announced recently. Mr. Mehlman will focus on developing solutions for clients facing challenges in the legislative, regulatory, constituency, corporate and public relations arenas at the state, federal...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that four attorneys formerly of the law firm Olshan Grundman Frome Rosenzweig & Wolosky LLP have joined Norris McLaughlin. The attorneys will work out of the Norris McLaughlin headquarters at 721 Route 202-206 in Bridgewater, NJ.
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Patton Boggs LLP continues to enhance its business law and core litigation capabilities by adding lateral partner hires to the firm's New York office. A business lawyer specializing in corporate governance and regulatory matters, Nick Simeonidis, helped establish the office and was soon joined by Jay Gladis, an international business transactions and...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the addition of Gary A. Beller as a partner to the firm's Financial Services practice in New York. Mr. Beller brings to the firm a combination of high-level experience at leading global financial organizations as well as financial services law expertise. Most recently, Mr. Beller served as legal advisor to Marsh...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Don't miss the educational and networking event of the year for corporate practitioners. With over 100 programs providing practical advice on a broad range of legal specialties, the 2007 Annual Meeting (October 29-31, Hyatt Regency Chicago) has something for every in-house practitioner. No matter how well we map out our plans, each workday can present new...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Have you recently become new to the in-house practice or taken on management responsibilities? Do you want to you to learn how to make your game flawless plus help you and your company succeed? Then register for ACC's Corporate Counsel University (CCU)! Now in its 5th year, CCU has become the gold standard for best practices for attorneys who are new to in...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Loeb & Loeb LLP is ranked in 11th place in PrivateRaise.com's Top 25 PIPE Investor Law Firms list for 2006. The firm was recognized for providing counsel on eight deals in 2006 totaling $92.1 million. The list was published in Private Raise's PIPES Scorecard for legal counsel in The PIPEs Report - News, Information and Analysis of Private...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Attorneys Martin S. Lessner and D. Fon Muttamara-Walker have been recognized by their firm, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, for providing exemplary pro bono legal service to the community and the bar. Mr. Lessner, who received the H. James Conaway Jr. Pro Bono Award, is a partner in the firm's Corporate Counseling and Litigation section. Ms...