Firm and Provider News

  • Friday, February 24, 2012
    On its first day of business, VeDISCOVERY LLC has hundreds of customers using its suite of proven e-Discovery applications and a forecast for significant growth in 2012. VeDISCOVERY is no startup. It has been developing and marketing e-Discovery systems for nearly a decade as part of Visual Evidence/eDiscovery LLC, a 25-year-old Cleveland-based litigation...
  • Thursday, February 23, 2012
    Datacert, Inc. has announced the opening of a new office in the Los Angeles area, which will serve the West Coast, where the company already has an established client base. Strong demand for Passport™, Datacert's patent-pending technology platform, from the area's high-tech companies drove Datacert to increase its presence in the...
  • Wednesday, February 22, 2012
    LexisNexis has announced the introduction of CaseMap® 10, a new version of the company’s award-winning fact and issue management software that now features full-text search capabilities and bulk importing of electronic documents into the CaseMap database. The significantly enhanced search capabilities allow CaseMap 10 users to conduct...
  • Tuesday, February 21, 2012
    Partner F. Traynor Beck has been appointed office managing partner of McCarter & English's Philadelphia office, succeeding partner Joel E. Horowitz. The position includes the responsibilities of overseeing the office’s business affairs. Mr. Beck will continue his practice while serving in this new role.
  • Monday, February 20, 2012
      Law360 has recognized Wiley Rein's Government Contracts, Insurance and International Trade Practices as being among the nation's best in 2011.  These "Groups of the Year" honors are based on each practice's notable work and significant litigation matters over the past 12 months. 
  • Monday, February 20, 2012
    David L. Balser, one of the leading trial lawyers in the southeast United States, and Lawrence A. Slovensky, a prominent litigator, have joined the business litigation practice of King & Spalding as partners in the Atlanta, GA office, the firm announced today. Their arrival continues the strategic global expansion of the firm’s litigation...
  • Monday, February 20, 2012
    David E. Bronston and Bruce T. Frankiewich have joined Phillips Lytle LLP as special counsel and partner, respectively, specializing in telecommunications.
  • Friday, February 17, 2012
    The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) honored Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP with its prestigious Thomas L. Sager Award for the Southwest Region on February 15, 2012. The presentation took place at the Houston Museum of Natural Science and was attended by 140 people. Accepting the award on behalf of Weil, Gotshal &...
  • Thursday, February 16, 2012
  • Thursday, February 9, 2012
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that Diane P. Sullivan and Kathleen O'’Connor have joined the firm as partners in the Litigation Department. Ms. Sullivan is widely recognized as a top trial lawyer with a remarkable track record. Together with Ms. O'Connor, they bring exceptional additional expertise to Weil'’s Litigation...
  • Thursday, February 9, 2012
    Ruth Epstein, a leading securities and investment management lawyer, has joined Stradley Ronon in its Washington office. Ms. Epstein was previously a partner in the financial services and investment management group at Dechert LLP. She is the fifth lawyer from a top 100 firm to join Stradley Ronon’s Washington office in the past 12 months.
  • Thursday, February 9, 2012
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  • Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has elevated 12 of its attorneys to partner.  The 12 new partners are Martin Bader (Del Mar), Will Chuchawat (Los Angeles), Jeffrey W. Forrest (San Diego), Darren Franklin (Los Angeles), Jenny Park Garner (San Francisco), Matthew W. Holder (Del Mar), Moe Keshavarzi (Los...
  • Monday, February 6, 2012
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has added two partners to its London funds practice. Tim Pearce and Ian Meade will join the firm from Simmons & Simmons. Their arrival at Akin Gump will significantly expand the firm’s London practice, which advises leading funds and fund managers on a broad range of issues, investment products and...
  • Monday, January 30, 2012
  • Monday, January 30, 2012
      Gibbons P.C. has expanded both its Employment & Labor Department and traditional labor practice. Mitchell Boyarsky, formerly of Jackson Lewis LLP, has joined the firm as a Director and will be resident in the firm’s New Jersey and New York offices. He has practiced employment and labor law in private practice, as in-house counsel, and...
  • Thursday, January 19, 2012
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  • Tuesday, January 17, 2012
    Jennifer A. Bensch has joined Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP  as a partner in its New York office. Ms. Bensch joins Weil's Capital Markets team from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, where she was a partner serving financial institutions, corporations and private equity clients on a broad range of capital markets...
  • Monday, January 16, 2012
    Frederick Attea has traveled to more than 20 countries in the last decade and it isn’t because he likes to sightsee. Mr. Attea is a partner in the Buffalo office of Phillips Lytle LLP and has spent the bulk of his 40-year career concentrating on international law. These days, he deals heavily with companies looking to export their products to such...
  • Monday, January 16, 2012
    Business Insurance magazine has named Laura A. Foggan, chair of Wiley Rein's Insurance Appellate Group, to its select list of "2011 Women to Watch" in the insurance industry. The award spotlights an "exceptional group of women who are doing extraordinary work" in risk management, benefits management, commercial insurance and the...
  • Monday, January 16, 2012
    Derek J. Hardesty, 41, a partner and the director of strategic projects at King & Spalding, has been appointed chief operating officer, King & Spalding announced today. He replaces Patrick C. Glisson, who retired at the end of 2011 after 12 years as the firm’s COO. In his new role, Mr. Hardesty will oversee the non-legal operations of...
  • Monday, January 16, 2012
    Stradley Ronon attorneys Kevin R. Casey and Bennett G. Picker were named Best Lawyers’ 2012 Philadelphia “Lawyers of the Year” in patent law and arbitration, respectively. The 2012 Best Lawyers in America is based on an exhaustive peer-review of legal abilities of other lawyers in their...
  • Monday, January 16, 2012
    Ivan Presant and Joseph Cosentino have joined Clifford Chance as M&A partners in New York.  The two were previously partners at Dewey & LeBoeuf, where they represented clients on a wide variety of acquisitions, dispositions and other mergers and acquisitions-related activity.