Firm and Provider News

  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Dr. Anamah Tan, a noted international women's rights advocate, scored a significant success when a jury returned a verdict in her favor after a week-long trial in federal court in Manhattan. Dr. Tan was represented by lawyers from the Labor and Employment Law Department of Proskauer Rose LLP. The case, Zeballos v. Tan, was brought by a woman who worked...
  • 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...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    Stroz Friedberg, the leading technical consulting and services firm specializing in digital forensics, electronic discovery, data breach and online fraud incident response, and commercial investigations, has acquired Data Genetics International, Ltd. (DGI), the U.K.'s largest independent digital forensics technology company.DGI brings special expertise in...
  • 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...
  • 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
    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
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, has announced that Steven J. Mayer CPA has joined the firm as the partner in charge of the New York City office. As such, Mr. Mayer is directly responsible for ensuring client service, quality and client relations. Prior to joining Amper, Mr. Mayer was the co-managing partner of...
  • 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
    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
    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
    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.
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    James Chou, senior counsel in the litigation practice of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in New York, has been named by the National Asian Pacific Bar Association (NAPBA) as one of the best lawyers under the age of 40. Mr. Chou was honored at the NAPBA's annual gala, held in late November in Seattle. The Best Lawyers Under 40 Awards recognize...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    The international law firm K&L Gates LLP and Chicago-based Bell, Boyd & Lloyd LLP (Bell Boyd) are discussing a possible combination of firms, which, if approved, would occur in the first quarter of 2009. The combination would create a firm of approximately 2,000 lawyers in 30 offices throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Peter F. Garvin III, a partner in Jones Day's Washington Office, recently returned from Kabul, where he worked with California federal judge Stephen Larson, Harvard fellow,former Massachusetts Lt. Governor Kerry Healey, and U.S. Department of State rule-of-law advisor Temim Nusraty to further a series of pro bono efforts to help upgrade Afghanistan's...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    King & Spalding announced that Courtney D. Trombly, a former federal prosecutor, has joined the firm's special matters and government investigations practice as counsel in the Washington, D.C., office. She will focus her practice on internal investigations and corporate white-collar defense. Ms. Trombly joins King & Spalding from the U.S....
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    A group consisting of portfolio managers, the management team and senior professionals ("Management") have agreed to acquire a majority interest in Neuberger Berman and the fixed income and alternative asset management businesses of Lehman Brothers' Investment Management Division. The Proskauer Rose team that represented the winning bidders included James...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    This month, Goodwin Procter opens its first office in Asia. Located in Hong Kong, the office will focus on the firm's expertise in private equity, venture capital, technology companies and fund formation. Last fall, the firm registered to practice as a foreign law firm in Hong Kong and this month moves to permanent office space in the Bank of China...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    In a proceeding before the National Advertising Division (NAD) of the Better Business Bureau, Wiley Rein client Continental Products has successfully challenged the advertising claims of GP Plastics, a competing provider of plastic bags for the delivery of newspapers.
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Lowenstein Sandler has announced the establishment of the Lowenstein Center for the Public Interest, reaffirming and expanding the firm's dedication to addressing significant social issues and providing community assistance. The Center for the Public Interest was launched at Lowenstein's Third Annual Pro Bono Celebration recognizing the service and...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Responding to a flurry of product safety incidents and recalls in the last year and a half, President Bush on August 14 signed into law the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008. The new law is the most significant overhaul of consumer product safety laws in 40 years and signifies broad bipartisan support for enhanced federal and state efforts to...