Firm and Provider News

  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus will present FiduciaryOversight: Timely Topics for Employee Benefit Plan Sponsors on Thursday, March19 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at its offices, 721 Route 202-206, Bridgewater, NJ. Charles A.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    The Honorable Al Gore, former U.S. Vice President, discussed the importance of governance and the sustainability of financial investments in the current economy during, "A Conversation on the Economy." The forum - held in Philadelphia - served as an educational event for the city's leaders and was organized by Pennsylvania State Treasurer Robin Weissman...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Wiley Rein LLP has announced that Tyrone Brown, a former FCC commissioner and respected lawyer, businessman and entrepreneur, has rejoined the firm's preeminent Communications Practice. His business and legal experience also includes the founding of a cable television system, serving as regulatory counsel for a wireless company, and serving as director and...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Liquid Discovery Manager and Liquid Litigation Manager provide enhanced solutions for discovery and case management. The newest releases from Liquid Litigation Management, Inc. (LLM), feature near-duplicate technology, optimized document management functionality and comprehensive and speedy search options.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has announced the launch of a distressed real estate asset services practice to help clients control the risks and take advantage of the opportunities presented by the unparalleled disruptions in the real estate markets and the rapidly evolving federal regulatory and legislative environment.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Pro bono work by America's lawyers is on the increase, with nearly three-fourths of lawyers providing free legal services to disadvantaged individuals or to the organizations that serve them. That's one of the significant findings of a new study done by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Brian M. Pinheiro, partner in the Philadelphia office of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, has been named to lead the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group. Mr. Pinheiro, previously vice chair of the group, will lead a team of attorneys that is based in Ballard's Philadelphia office and serves a range of business clients, from...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Since the announcement of the Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities scandal, Lowenstein Sandler has counseled Madoff investors on a number of emerging issues and is monitoring developments closely.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Proskauer Rose LLP announced the continuation of its Asian expansion with the firm's move into office space in the heart of Hong Kong's central business district.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Schirrmeister Diaz-Arrastia Brem recently served as a platinum corporate sponsor of the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and their 25th Annual Triunfando Awards Gala which honored Hispanic business owners and corporate executives for their leadership and service to the community. The firm also honored the Mexican American Bar Association of Texas...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Davis & Gilbert LLP has announced that Brian R. Gallagher has joined the firm as a tax partner. Mr. Gallagher's diverse practice focuses on a wide range of domestic and international tax issues arising in the areas of mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, and corporate restructurings, as well as transactions involving investment, operating, and...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Duff & Phelps Corporation, a financial advisory and investment banking firm, announced that World Finance magazine has named Duff & Phelps the "Best Transfer Pricing Team" in the United States for 2009. The award was determined by a World Finance readership polling process during which over 40,000 industry decision-makers were invited to cast their...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    American International Group (AIG) has named Anastasia D. Kelly vice chair, reporting to AIG chair and CEO Edward J. Liddy. Ms. Kelly, who currently serves as executive vice president, general counsel and senior regulatory and compliance officer for the carrier, will take on the additional responsibilities of communications, corporate affairs and human...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    A strategic alliance has been formed between employee training provider Anderson-davis, Inc. and Epstein- BeckerGreen. Sexual harassment has become one of the most important human resource issues during the past decade and is now central to the training efforts of every organization in the United States. EpsteinBeckerGreen will team with Anderson-davis...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen and Loewy, LLP announced that Patrick Shen, a former senior official of the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security, has rejoined the firm as its director of Global Compliance. Prior to joining Fragomen, he was confirmed unanimously by the United States Senate as special counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Meiselman, Denlea, Packman, Carton and Eberz P.C., a litigation firm based in White Plains, New York continues to expand. Joining the firm are Russell Yankwill, Christine Ford and Rebecca Rogers Bates. Mr. Yankwill returns to the private sector after seven years with the U.S. Attorney's Office, S.D.N.Y. While there, he worked extensively on employment...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Is the mere fear of a possibility that personal information may be at an increased risk of improper use enough for a person to have a claim for emotional or consequential damages? On January 7, 2009, in Pinero v. Jackson Hewitt Tax Service, Inc., the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana ruled "No." Kelley Drye & Warren LLP partner...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Lowenstein Sandler PC announced that David B. Haber and John S. Stolz have been elected members of the firm, effective January 1, 2009.
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Francie Cohen Spahn, an experienced green building attorney in Saul Ewing LLP's Real Estate Department, has earned her Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED® ) accreditation from the U.S. Green Building Council. As a LEED Accredited Professional, Ms. Spahn has a thorough understanding of the certification process for the LEED® Green...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus has scheduled a discussion titled the Employee Free Choice Act: Where It Stands and What It Means to Employers for two days - Monday and Tuesday, February 23 and 24, at their office, 721 Route 202-206 in Bridgewater, New Jersey. The discussion will run from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. both days.
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Lori Landew has joined Cozen O'Connor as a member in the Business Law Department, expanding the firm's Entertainment and Sports Law Practice.She comes to Cozen O'Connor with more than 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry, both as a senior executive and as legal counsel.
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    King & Spalding has expanded its Middle East property practice with the deployment of two senior lawyers to its Abu Dhabi office. The move brings to 27 the number of King & Spalding lawyers and legal assistants in the Middle East, strengthening the firm's position as one of the largest U.S. law firms in the region. Partner W. Clay Gibson and...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    In November 2008, two hundred volunteers, clients, and supporters gathered at Pfizer Conference Center in New York City to help Lawyers Alliance honor 2008 Cornerstone Awardees. This impressive group of two law firms, one accounting firm, and nine individual attorneys showcased the outstanding pro bono legal work so essential to nonprofit organizations...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. has announced the expansion of its New York office with the addition of the lawyers of Silverberg Stonehill Goldsmith & Haber, P.C. Steven E. Gross, chairman of Sills Cummis, stated, "Silverberg complements our practice areas with a broad-based general civil practice and noted expertise in corporate and commercial...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    In recent public decisions issued by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), Goodwin Procter LLP achieved a significant litigation victory for its client Pass & Seymour (P&S), a leading supplier of electrical wiring devices. In a 172-page initial determination, the ITC noted numerous violations of P&S's patents by the importation and...