Firm and Provider News

  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    Pitney Hardin llp has announced that four attorneys have been elected to the partnership, effective January 1. They are: Paul J. Halasz of the Litigation group and, from the Corporate group, Michael J. Guerriero, Michael T. Rave, and David A. Sussman. Mr. Halasz counsels clients in a variety of business contexts, including, distribution and marketing law...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    Cozen O'Connor was recently recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania for the fourth consecutive year. The firm placed 11th out of 50 in the large employer category, which included only organizations with 250 or more employees. Cozen O'Connor was one of five Philadelphia companies named and the only law firm named to the list. "It is...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    The chief counsel for the Pennsylvania Insurance Department rejoined Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP as a partner in the Philadelphia office last month. Steven B. Davis, who has headed the Insurance Department's Office of Chief Counsel since 2003, will co-chair the firm's nationally recognized insurance practice group with current chair Craig R....
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    Wiley, Rein & Fielding LLP (WRF) has announced the election of six new partners to the firm effective January 1. Joining the partnership are Thomas W. Antonucci, John D. Cole, Karalee C. Morell, Daniel B. Pickard, Benjamin B. Reed and Kathryn Comerford Todd. Mr. Antonucci, a member of WRF's Business & Finance, Communications and Election Law...
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2006
    Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner LLP has announced the opening of a Silicon Valley office. Located in Redwood Shores, the new office expands Brown Raysman's presence in California, where the firm currently maintains a 20-attorney office in Los Angeles. Two new Brown Raysman partners, Marc Sockol, previously with Squire Sanders, and Leah...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP has announced that Lynn Rzonca, a partner in the Litigation Department, has been appointed managing partner of the Philadelphia office, effective January 1. Of the top 15 AmLaw firms in the Philadelphia region, Ballard is one of only three firms with a female managing partner in an office.
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Goodwin Procter LLP recently announced the three recipients of the Goodwin Diversity Fellowship. All of the recipients are minority second-year law students. The Fellowship provides $15,000 to each recipient in recognition of his/her exceptional academic performance, outstanding leadership, a commitment to community service, interest in the private...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Connell Foley LLP recently announced that Clarence Smith Jr.has joined the firm as partner in its Roseland, NJ office. Mr. Smith brings to the firm expertise in immigration law and homeland security.
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    The New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) recently presented an educational program for lawyers titled Tips for Handling Complex Litigation at the Wellesley Inn in Fairfield, NJ. The program covered the types of cases involved in complex litigation and how to prepare for them if you are a solo practitioner or a member of a small firm...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Eisner LLP, a middle-market accounting and business advisory services firm, has announced that it has added Timothy P. Speiss as the partner-in-charge of the firm's new Personal Wealth Advisors practice group. Mr. Speiss brings to the firm his experience as co-practice leader of the national private client advisory services practice at a big four firm.
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. has established a permanent presence in the Southwest with a new office in Austin, TX. The office, located in the San Jacinto Center at 98 San Jacinto Boulevard was founded by directors Madeleine Kadas and Laura LaValle. Additionally, former Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Deputy Director Lydia Gonzalez Gromatzky is...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Edward A. Hogan, a partner at Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has been selected for inclusion in the 2006 edition of The International Who's Who of Environmental Lawyers.
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Cozen O'Connor members Arthur J. Abramowitz, William D. Lavery, Jr. and Ira G. Megdal were recently named Awesome Attorneys 2005 in South Jersey Magazine . The Awesome Attorneys list was compiled from The Best Lawyers in America 2006, which includes listings for more than 23,000 lawyers in virtually every major specialty of law in all 50 states and the...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Integrity Interactive has announced its latest service - Integrity Disclosuresm, which allows companies around the globe to solicit, process and document key information from their employees and use the results to better monitor, manage and report on the effectiveness of their overall compliance programs.
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    King & Spalding LLP has announced that Robert D. Hays Jr. has been elected chairman of the firm. He succeeded Walter W. Driver Jr. on the conclusion of Mr. Driver's second three-year term at the end of 2005. A trial lawyer in product liability and mass tort litigation, Mr. Hays joined King & Spalding in 1983 and since 1999 has served two terms as...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Two attorneys from the Philadelphia office of Nixon Peabody have been recognized by the publishers of Philadelphia Magazine and Pennsylvania Super Lawyer magazine, an annual listing of the best lawyers in over 20 states.
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    For the second year in a row, Holland & Knight LLP is listed as the number one bankruptcy law firm in the U.S. by The Deal. Holland & Knight had 267 active bankruptcy cases as of September 30, 2005, the highest number of any law firm. Holland & Knight partners Robert Labate, John Monaghan, Rudy Pittaluga and associate Lynne Xerras were...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Arent Fox has announced promotions for 14 lawyers at the firm, 13 as partners and one as counsel. The promotions were effective January 1.
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    The National Arbitration Forum (NAF) is launching a national education campaign to heighten awareness about alternative dispute resolution (ADR), its benefits and the importance of exploring alternative options when deciding how to resolve legal disputes. The National Arbitration Forum's campaign will include a redesigned educational web site, the launch...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that it has elected 12 of the firm's attorneys to the partnership, effective January 1.
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    The Maryland State Constitution: A Reference Guide, written by Saul Ewing LLP attorney Dan Friedman, was released November 30. It is the first book-length treatment of Maryland's state constitution since 1915. This must-have resource for law firms, law libraries, and academic institutions describes Maryland's rich constitutional history, and provides a...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    The firm of Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C. has announced that Adrian V. White has joined the firm as a principal. Ms. White is a member of the Intellectual Property Department and will be resident in the firm's New York office. She concentrates her practice in the areas of intellectual property and business counseling in the music entertainment...
  • Sunday, January 1, 2006
    The Wall Street Journal Online in association with LexisNexis will launch this month. Under the agreement, LexisNexis will become the exclusive distributor of enterprise subscriptions to The Wall Street Journal Online to law firms in North America. To strengthen the alliance, The Wall Street Journal Online will enhance its coverage of the legal industry...