Firm and Provider News

  • Monday, November 2, 2009
    Jeanne M. Hamburg, a member of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has been selected for inclusion in the New York Super Lawyers 2009 - Metropolitan Edition. She will be included in the Intellectual Property and Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Areas.She is one of 23 members of the firm who have been selected this year for Super Lawyers.
  • Monday, November 2, 2009
    The Cozen O'Connor summer associate program ranks #1 in the nation, according to an annual survey conducted by The American Lawyer magazine. The 2009 Summer Associates Survey generated feedback from nearly 5,000 first- and second-year law students at 151 firms, using nine job satisfaction questions. These ranged from work interest, to how much "real"...
  • Monday, November 2, 2009
    Day Pitney LLP has announced that six of the firm's attorneys in New York have been recognized by Super Lawyers as being leaders in their respective practices. Super Lawyers is a recognition based on peer nominations, a blue ribbon panel review and independent research on each of the candidates. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer...
  • Monday, November 2, 2009
    The law firm of Williams Kastner has been recognized with the Puget Sound Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (PSALA)'s Achievements in Diversity Award for 2009. The award, designated for law firms with 50 or more attorneys, was accepted by Managing Director Sheryl Willert at the PSALA Managing Partner's Dinner in downtown Seattle on October...
  • Monday, November 2, 2009
    The Cozen O'Connor summer associate program ranks #1 in the nation, according to an annual survey conducted by The American Lawyer magazine. The 2009 Summer Associates Survey generated feedback from nearly 5,000 first- and second-year law students at 151 firms, using nine job satisfaction questions. These ranged from work interest, to how much "real"...
  • Monday, November 2, 2009
    Jones Day ranked first globally in M&A league tables for the third quarter of 2009, maintaining a position it has held for 36 quarters in a row. Jones Day led all law firms for number of completed deals worldwide in the Q3 2009 M&A rankings released this month by Thomson Reuters. The firm received credit from Thomson for 211 completed deals...
  • Monday, November 2, 2009
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has earned a #8 ranking on Bloomberg's Global Legal Advisory M&A Ranking 2009 Q3. The firm advised clients on 17 announced global energy M&A transactions - valued at $15.3 billion - in the first nine months of 2009, capturing 11.4 percent of announced deals. Steven H. Schulman, leader of the pro bono...
  • Monday, November 2, 2009
    King & Spalding has announced that two experienced complex commercial litigators, Geoffrey R. Unger and Juan M. Alcalá, have joined the firm's business litigation practice as partners in the Austin office. Both lawyers will draw on their expertise to advise clients on a variety of disputes related to business transactions, organizational structures,...
  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    On September 1, it was announced that Willkie Farr &Gallagher partners Joel Goldberg and Rose DiMartino were nominated among a short list of candidates to receive "Ignites" 2009 Fund Titan Awards. Mr. Goldberg is nominated for the Fund Titan: Lifetime Achievement Award and Ms. DiMartino is nominated for the Fund Titan: Outside Counsel Award. Willkie is...
  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    Amid a continuing economic downturn, renewed government regulatory enforcement and with trillions of dollars of government money infused into the U.S. economy, nearly one-third of corporate executives expect fraud or misconduct to rise in their organizations, according to a survey by the audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP. In addition, two-thirds of...
  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    Lowenstein Sandler was named an Outstanding New Jersey Employer for 2009 by the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA). The honor is one of nine NJBIA "Awards for Excellence," which recognize a select group among the organization's 22,000 member companies for their outstanding achievements in expanding their business, protecting the...
  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP announced today that partner Robert M. Griffin has relocated to Abu Dhabi to head the firm's Middle East investment funds practice.Mr. Griffin was most recently based in the firm's London office. Mr. Griffin has 10 years of experience advising fund managers on the formation and operation of international private...
  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    The international law firm Proskauer Rose LLP was ranked the most active placement agent counsel in the U.S. Private Investments in Public Equity (PIPEs) market for the first half of 2009. The ranking, by independent investment research publisher Sagient Research Systems, reported that Proskauer led the nation by closing 12 PIPEs and/or Registered...
  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges has announced that the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey has decided in favor of firm client Merck & Co., Inc. in the company's patent infringement suit against Teva Pharmaceuticals. Filed in 2007, the lawsuit centered upon Merck's SINGULAIR® (montelukast sodium), one of the world's...
  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    Carrie Webb Olson has recently joined Day Pitney's Boston office from Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP. She is a well-regarded trademark and copyright lawyer and focuses her practice on the selection, use and protection of company trademarks, both in the United States and internationally. She is experienced in providing brand expansion guidance and...
  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    Protiviti Inc., a global business consulting and internal audit firm, has formed an advisory board to assist its clients, mainly Fortune 1000 companies, with navigating the changing economic and regulatory business environment. Coming on the heels of the global financial crisis, companies will face an increasing need to improve risk management practices...
  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    Wiley Rein LLP is adding to its ranks some of the nation's most accomplished young attorneys as they complete clerkships with the U.S. Supreme Court and federal appellate courts.William S. Consovoy, Claire J. Evans, Brendan T. Carr, Peter Jenkins and J. Michael Connolly join a distinguished cadre of firm attorneys who have had the privilege of clerking for...
  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    Stradley Ronon partner Mark Chopko presented at the 2009 Risk Management and Finance Summit for Nonprofits in Austin, Texas, on September 20-22, 2009. The event, hosted by the Nonprofit Risk Management Center, brought together nonprofit leaders and professional advisors to discuss trends and hot topics in risk management, finance and human resources. In...
  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    Congratulations to New York litigation associate Jacquie Arana who, for the second year in a row, is being honored by The Legal Aid Society with a Pro Bono Publico Award for her volunteer pro bono efforts. Ms. Arana is receiving the award for her - and the firm's - ongoing commitment to challenging the revocation of a client's federal parole.
  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP has announced that Paul H. Schoeman, most recently the Chief Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, has rejoined the firm's Litigation Department as a partner.
  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    On September 11, 2009, on behalf of itself and 12 other law firms, Jones Day filed an amicus brief in a major securities fraud case pending in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    Fios, Inc., a Socha-Gelbmann Top 5 provider of electronic discovery services, announced today that the company has been honored in KMWorld's Trend-Setting Products of 2009. Fios' e-Discovery Response Services were selected by KMWorld's judging panel as one of the "best solutions that exemplify the spirit of innovation demanded by the current economy."
  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    Haynes and Boone, LLP assisted client AMR Corporation, parent company of American Airlines and American Eagle, in negotiating $1 billion in liquidity and selecting important new equipment.
  • Thursday, September 10, 2009
    Akin Gump invites in-house counsel to an upcoming CLE eventtitled The Why’s and How’s of Debt Tender and Exchange Offers on Thursday,September 24, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at One Bryant Park, 6th avenue and 42nd Streetin New York. The seminar is free and includes a complimentary lunch.
  • Wednesday, September 9, 2009
    Nineteen Stradley Ronon attorneys were named to the recently released 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, regarded as a definitive guide to legal excellence in the U.S. Selection of this exclusive group is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which 16,000 attorneys throughout the country cast more than 500,000 votes on the legal abilities...