Firm and Provider News

  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    PROXY Governance, a leading proxy advisory firm, has announced that Jim Melican, chairman of PROXY Governance, was included as one of the top Corporate Governance Watch Dogs in the inaugural list in Directorship’s September 2007 cover story. Directorship 100 was compiled by editors based on input from a reader poll and a panel of 12 corporate governance...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP continues to grow with the addition of several professionals to its offices worldwide. Penny Cobey has joined McKenna Long & Aldridge's real estate and finance practice as Of Counsel in the firm's Los Angeles office. Cobey will focus on transactional issues in complex private and public construction projects,...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    For the seventh consecutive year, corporate directors have recognized Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as one of America's top 20 law firms, according to a recent survey compiled by Corporate Board Member magazine ("America's Best Corporate Law Firms," July/August 2007).
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Continuing its rapid expansion, King & Spalding has announced that it is opening an office in Charlotte, NC, its third new office in the last year and its eighth worldwide location. The firm is immediately bringing on board four partners and an associate from the Charlotte-based law firm of Kennedy Covington. Joining King & Spalding as...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Holland & Knight LLP has announced the addition of three lawyers in the Tallahassee office. The firm's Florida Government Advocacy Practice is significantly expanded with the additions of Frederick R. Dudley and Mia L. McKown. In addition, Gigi Rollini joins the firm's Litigation Section.
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Stephen J. Dannhauser, chairman of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, is the 2007 recipient of the Root-Stimson Award for outstanding community service presented by the New York State Bar Association. The award was be presented to Mr. Dannhauser recently at the Association's meeting of the House of Delegates, its governing body, in Cooperstown, NY. Mr...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Day Pitney LLP has announced that it has been ranked in Chambers & Partners' Chambers USA 2007 as the number one law firm at the state level in seven practice areas: bankruptcy/ restructuring; employee benefits & executive compensation; environment; labor and employment; litigation: general commercial; real estate, and real estate: zoning/land use...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    The international law firm Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced that Michael E. Rigney has joined the firm as partner in the Litigation Department. Mr. Rigney will practice in the firm's Chicago office. Mr. Rigney's practice focuses on most aspects of general civil litigation, including commercial disputes, property contamination claims, general...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    LawyerLinks, L.L.C. has announced the launch of the Public Company ChannelSM . The Public Company Channel is the latest channel to be added to AdvantageSM , LawyerLinks' online source that helps in-house corporate counsel involved in compliance, filings, and finance conduct comprehensive legal research more expediently and thoroughly. According to...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Nixon Peabody LLP has announced the expansion of its public finance practice with the addition of Elizabeth D. Moore, partner in the firm's New York City and Albany offices. As a partner in the public finance practice, Ms. Moore will represent clients on government compliance issues which include ethics, government relations strategy, lobbying, and...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    The 2007 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business has ranked Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP a leader in seven practice areas, while recognizing 17 attorneys in their respective fields. Young Conaway ranked first in Delaware for its Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Employment, Real Estate and Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Bracewell & Giuliani LLP has announced the opening of its office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Dubai office will be led by partner David M. Stockwell, a 25-year resident and legal practitioner and a former senior United States diplomat in residence there.
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that Warren MacRae will join the firm's New York office as a partner in the firm's Intellectual Property Litigation Group. He joins the firm from Bryan Cave LLP's New York office. Mr. MacRae brings with him a strong background in chemical patent matters, with particular emphasis in the areas of pharmaceuticals,...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    ONSITE3 has announced the addition of voice-to-text conversion capabilities to its Electronic Evidence Enterprise (E3) Platform for fast Electronic Discovery processing. In addition to this new voice-to-text conversion feature, text transcripts and original media files can also be hosted within ONSITE3's eView document review platform in order to...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that BridgetD. Asplund has joined the firm as director of recruiting. Ms. Asplund previously worked at Haley Stuart LLC where shewas responsible for the recruitment of attorneys at top law firms and corporations.
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    In recognition of its efforts to educate, enlighten and inform the nonprofit community, the Community Advisory Boards of Thirteen/WNET and WLIW21 inducted the Pro Bono Partnership into their Community Hall of Fame on June 27 in a ceremony at the Thirteen/WNET studio in Manhattan. The Partnership was recognized for its exemplary efforts in addressing...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Helping lawyers find opportunities for meaningful pro bono work in their communities is the goal of a project jointly sponsored by the American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service, the ABA Center for Pro Bono and Pro Bono Net.
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Forty-one Akerman Senterfitt attorneys have been named to Florida Trend magazine's 2007 Legal Elite, a select list of the state's top attorneys, representing less than 1.5 percent of The Florida Bar. J. Thomas Cardwell, chairman and CEO of Akerman Senterfitt, was named among the Legal Elite's nine Top Managing Partners in the state. In addition, Akerman...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    The firm of Saul Ewing LLP has announced that Charles M. Lizza has joined the firm as a partner in the Litigation Department in the firm's Newark, New Jersey office. Mr. Lizza is an experienced litigator who handles complex commercial litigation, including products liability cases and insurance matters. He also concentrates his practice on patent...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Geoffrey E. Secol has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as a partner in the tax practice in New York. Mr. Secol will help lead an interdisciplinary corporate services group for the tax, investment funds and real estate practices in the firm's New York office.
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Prominent New Jersey lobbyist Andrew Weber has joined Stradley Ronon's Cherry Hill, NJ office as of counsel in the firm's government and public affairs practice group. With more than 25 years of experience in local, state and federal government, including representing clients before numerous government agencies, and assisting cities and municipalities with...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Day Pitney LLP has announced that it has been ranked in Chambers & Partners' Chambers USA 2007 as the number one law firm at the state level in seven practice areas: bankruptcy/ restructuring; employee benefits & executive compensation; environment; labor and employment; litigation: general commercial; real estate, and real estate: zoning/land use.
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    The international law firm Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced that Michael E. Rigney has joined the firm as partner in the Litigation Department. Mr. Rigney will practice in the firm's Chicago office. Mr. Rigney's practice focuses on most aspects of general civil litigation, including commercial disputes, property contamination claims, general...
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    Sixty-two partners at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP have been designated as leaders in their respective fields in the 2007 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. Based on market research and the recommendations of general counsel and lawyers in private practice, Chambers USA identifies the top practitioners in more...
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    King & Spalding has announced that Ethan Horwitz, a top-ranked trademark and patent litigator, has joined its New York office as a partner in the firm's intellectual; property practice. King & Spalding's intellectual property practice has grown at an average rate of one new partner a month since September 2006. Mr. Horwitz's arrival marks the...