Firm and Provider News

  • Monday, October 10, 2011
    Epiq Systems, Inc. has announced the expansion of its Expert and Professional Services Group to include legal consulting services. The expanded services include expert witness testimony, evidence management, case strategy development and case and project management, vendor management, technology review and selection, litigation readiness consulting...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has announced that it has expanded its project finance and renewable energy capabilities with the addition of partners Thomas B. Trimble and Jeremy R. Schwer, who have re-joined the firm's Washington, D.C., office from Hunton & Williams LLP, where both were partners. Mr. Trimble was co-head of the renewable...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Jones Day is pleased has announced the arrival in its Paris office of Hervé Castelnau as a partner in the Firm's Mergers & Acquisitions Practice. Mr. Castelnau joins Jones Day from Norton Rose's Paris office, along with counsel Thibaut Kazemi and Silvain Fock-Yee, and associate Alice Nepa. The team will work on all aspects of Corporate/M&A, with...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced that Raj R. Mahale has joined the firm as a partner in the India practice group. He is resident in the Stamford, Connecticut office.
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    King & Spalding's international arbitration team has secured a significant victory on behalf of long-time client Chevron Corporation and its subsidiary Texaco Petroleum Company, in a dispute with the government of Ecuador. A tribunal found that Ecuador's courts violated international law through their significant delays in ruling on disputes between...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP has announced that it has opened a Silicon Valley office, adding more depth and reach to its world-class intellectual property practice. The firm welcomes prominent IP partners Paul J. Andre and Lisa Kobialka, who both specialize in high-technology and life sciences litigation, to its new Silicon Valley office.These...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Lawrence S. Horn, Chair of the Business Crimes and Tax Litigation Practice Groups at Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. has been elected overseer of the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Board of Overseers.
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    David R. Lee has joined the Palo Alto office of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the firm's Corporate practice group.Since 1996, Lee practiced as a partner at White & Lee in Redwood City. Prior to co-founding that firm, he practiced as a partner at Cooley Godward in Menlo Park.
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP has announced the appointment of Barbara Camacho, Esq. as the firm's latest "Fragomen Fellow" effective August 29, 2011.The Fragomen Fellowship is a two-year rotating position the firm established to enhance the pro bono immigration services provided by the City Bar Justice Center, the pro bono affiliate of the...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    McCarter & English, LLPhas announced that 34 of its attorneys have been named to the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America as leaders in their field. Nine have been Best Lawyers for at least ten years and two for at least 25 years. Attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America were chosen as a result of peer-review surveys in which lawyers...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Johan Ysewyn is joining Clifford Chance's highly rated Antitrust Practice as a partner in the Brussels office. Prior to joining Clifford Chance, Mr. Ysewyn was a partner at Linklaters for 11 years.There, he held a number of senior positions including head of the Antitrust practice in Brussels and co-head of the Global Cartel group.
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Lowenstein Sandler continues to expand, adding venture capital and technology partner Charles Torres as a member of its growing New York venture practice. He joins the firm's Tech Group, one of the national leaders in representing venture-backed companies and their investors.
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Melissa Bayer Tearney, a partner in the Government Enforcement & Compliance Group at Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP, has been named a "Top Woman of Law" by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly for her outstanding accomplishments in the legal community. The prestigious award is given to a small group of women lawyers who have demonstrated outstanding leadership...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The New York office of Proskauer has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED is USGBC's leading rating system for designing and constructing the world's greenest, most energy efficient and high performing buildings.
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Gibbons has launched the Business Litigation Alert - www.businesslitigationalert.com - a wide-ranging online platform for analysis and practical perspectives on developing legal and business news in the area of business and commercial litigation.
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Randy Aliment has begun a one-year term as chair of the American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, concluding in August 2012.
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Sixteen Wiley Rein partners have been included among "The Best Lawyers in America" in the 2012 edition of the guide.
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    CaseCentral's Case-in-Point cartoon series will celebrate its third anniversary at the Annual ACC Meeting in Denver. The cartoon was started by Steve d'Alencon, chief marketing officer of CaseCentral, to help the company connect with potential clients and the industry at large without being a "me-too" program. To see the cartoons, which are...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Kara Baysinger, SNR Denton partner, is co-author of a just-released book Courageous Counsel: Conversations with Women General Counsel in the Fortune 500, the first full account of the rise and growing clout of women general counsel at Fortune 500 companies. Through in-depth interviews, Courageous Counsel weaves together up-close-and-personal interviews...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges has announced that Paul Bromfield will join Weil Gotshal's London Restructuring practice. The continued development of the London Restructuring practice is one of Weil's strategic goals, building upon the firm's premier global franchise in that area.
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed in its entirety a false advertising lawsuit against Proskauer client U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the developer of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system for environmentally sustainable commercial and residential buildings. The suit was...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    Fragomen LLP is set to grow further with the acquisition of CMS Cameron McKenna's UK immigration practice.As part of the transaction, Fragomen will become the preferred immigration provider to CMS in the UK for all immigration legal advice and related services. Partner, Caron Pope and her team will join Fragomen effective 1 October 2011.
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has advised leading international telecoms company VimpelCom Ltd on two Eurobond issues in 2011 with a combined value of US$3.7 billion.
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The global law firm Jones Day is pleased to announce that David Roger has joined the firm's Brussels Office as Of Counsel. He will lead the Brussels Banking & Finance Practice and reinforce the Corporate/M&A team. Mr. Roger, a lawyer at the Brussels Bar, has been practicing banking and finance and corporate/M&A law for 20 years. He...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011