Firm and Provider News

  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., participated in the New York Cares' Winter Wishes for Kids and Families Program as part of its commitment to community.The program helps fulfill the holiday wishes of more than 31,000 disadvantaged New Yorkers.Children, teens, and families write letters to New York Cares requesting a gift that will make the holidays...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    The Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws (CSUSTL) filed written comments with the United States Trade Representative (USTR) on December 12, 2008 urging the U.S. government to vigorously defend its interests before the World Trade Organization (WTO) in a dispute settlement proceeding brought by China against the United States.
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Day Pitney LLP ranks #1 among law firms in New Jersey and received the second highest count of attorney rankings in Connecticut in The Best Lawyers in America 2009. Firmwide, 75 individual lawyers received "Top-listed" rankings. The firm also received ten #1 practice rankings in Connecticut, and five #1 practice rankings in New Jersey. The following...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Thompson & Knight LLP has congratulated the firm's eight "Top Attorneys" who were recognized in the December 2008 issue of Fort Worth, Texas magazine. In its eighth annual listing, Fort Worth, Texas magazine features Tarrant County's "Top Attorneys" in selected fields who were nominated by their peers. The nominated attorneysare R. Gordon Appleman, Tax...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Kelley Drye &Warren LLP partner and litigation co-chair William A. Escobar was selected as one of 16 attorneys nationwide by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA). The November/December 2008 issue of Diversity & The Bar, the publication of MCCA, featured the top minority attorneys from leading law firms.An article, "Leading Law Firm...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has promoted 15 of the firm's lawyers to the partnership, effective January 1, 2009: Scott L. Alberino (Washington), David Antheil (Los Angeles), Jessica Cherry (New York), Jeffery A. Dailey (Philadelphia), Andrei V. Danilov (Moscow), Robert M. Griffin Jr. (London), Leon B. Hirth (New York), Patrick J. Hurley (Houston...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. has announced it has been ranked number one in New Jersey by Best Lawyers in America ®2009 for the following practice groups: Appellate Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law and International Trade and Finance Law. Sills Cummis & Gross also has more listed attorneys in Best Lawyers ®in these practice groups than...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    Strengthening its position as one of New Jersey's premier firms, Gibbons P.C. announced the addition of three attorneys with extensive public service experience: Fruqan Mouzon, Bill Castner and Noreen Giblin.Mr. Mouzon was most recently an Assistant Counsel to New Jersey Governor Jon S. Corzine. He has joined Gibbons as a director and brings hisexperience...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    Stroz Friedberg, LLChas announced the opening of its new Dallas office and cutting-edge computer forensics lab. Leading the firm's Dallas operations is former federal prosecutor Erin Nealy Cox, who joins Stroz Friedberg as managing director and deputy general counsel. With six offices in major U.S. cities, Stroz Friedberg is a leading consulting and...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges advised ENEA S.A on its listing on the Warsaw Stock Exchange, initial public offering in Poland and international offering of shares to institutional investors, which closed on 13 November 2008. ENEA, the fourth largest energy generator, distributor and supplier in Poland in 2007, was previously wholly owned by the State Treasury...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    K&L Gates LLP will celebrate the worldwide launch of the book Real Estate Finance: Law, Regulation and Practice, which includes content from 20 K&L Gates lawyers and more than 30 industry specialists on key topics relating to real estate finance and investment and the underlying effects of the credit crisis.
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    Most multinational U.S. companies have programs to meet Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) guidelines, but many executives surveyed by the audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP acknowledge they still may not know enough about those with whom they do business in other countries. Of 103 executives surveyed, 85 percent said their company had a formal...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    The SEC published its proposed IFRS Roadmap on November 14, 2008.The plan outlines milestones that would give a narrow group of companies the option to early adopt beginning with their fiscal years ending on or after December 15, 2009. The U.S. issuers that have the option to early adopt the transition rules to IFRS would need to be among the 20 largest...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    King & Spalding has announced that former United States Solicitor General Paul Clement will rejoin the firm's Washington, D.C., office to establish an expanded national appellate practice and a strategic counseling practice.
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    A small team of Jones Day lawyers on behalf of the National Security Archive has successfully survived a government motion to dismiss a case seeking restoration of millions of missing White House emails. The Archive's eight count complaint, which was filed by Jones Day in September 2007, seeks an order under the Federal Records Act compelling the Executive...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    WolfBlock, in cooperation with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, will be hosting its 5th Annual Israel Venture Conference in the firm's Philadelphia, PA office. WolfBlock partner David Gitlin, chair of the firm's Corporate/ Securities Practice Group, and Beth Cohen, director of the firm's Emerging Growth Program, are hosting the event.
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    Wiley Rein is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas J. Navin, a partner in the firm's Telecommunications Practice, as co-chair of the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Advisory Committee for the next World Radiocommunication Conference in 2011 (WRC-11). Along with fellow co-chair Paul Margie, the former senior director for Technology...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced that it will open an office in Hong Kong focusing on the firm's expertise in private equity, venture capital, technology companies and fund formation. The Hong Kong office is being launched by Goodwin Procter partners Yash Rana and Brian McDaniel, who represent private equity and venture capital clients that are...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    Stradley Ronon partner and Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association (PIPLA) President Kevin Casey hosted U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter and Hon. Paul Michel, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, at the association's Annual Judge's Dinner in Philadelphia. Sen. Specter presented PIPLA's Award for Outstanding IP Achievement to...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    DataCert, Inc., the leading provider of legal operations management solutions, recently announced the release of budget collaboration capabilities for its legal spend management software, Advanced Invoice Management System (AIMS). Using the budget collaboration feature, corporate legal departments can enhance communications with their outside counsel...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    LexisNexis announced that it has introduced CaseMap 8.0, a new version of the company's award-winning fact and issue management offering that now also includes a nimble self-managed email discovery solution for litigators who are handling smaller cases. In response to the trend of law firm and in-house attorneys desiring more control over their own...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that the firm will open a Beijing office in Spring 2009 to service a rapidly growing number of Asian clients, particularly in corporate transactions. Securities lawyer Eric Doering, who will be one of the first attorneys in Loeb & Loeb's China office, recently joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate Department.He...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    Amid the turmoil in today's financial markets, money laundering remains a serious global issue that adversely impacts financial institutions and a multitude of other companies. To assist organizations in navigating the myriad and complex regulatory guidelines designed to curtail money laundering activities, Protiviti has updated and issued the third...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP is pleased to announce that August Horvath has joined the firm as Special Counsel in the Advertising and Antitrust Practice Groups. Mr. Horvathrepresents clients before the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) Consumer Protection Bureau and the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus and in courts...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    Douglas S. Eakeley and Michael B. Himmel have been selected as "bet-the-company litigators" in the 2009 edition of Best Lawyers in America ® , an honor shared by a small, elite segment of litigators nationwide. Mr. Eakeley has a broad range of trial and appellate experience in complex civil litigation, including antitrust, consumer and securities...