Firm and Provider News

  • Friday, January 11, 2013
    December 2012 – Jones Day has announced that the following 45 lawyers have been named to the firm’s partnership, effective January 1, 2013. “The promotion of these new partners reflects Jones Day’s ongoing commitment to developing and advancing lawyers throughout the world who have achieved the highest levels of professional...
  • Friday, January 11, 2013
      Liquid Litigation Management, Inc.'s team of developers has announced  the release of its modernized email threading tool, the latest feature addition to e-discovery and case management system Liquid Lit Manager™. Providing a more advanced graphical approach to the grouping of email messages, LLM’s tool delivers a better user...
  • Thursday, January 10, 2013
    January, 2013 - Fragomen has announced the election of seven new partners. The knowledge, experience and commitment to client service from these new partners fortifies Fragomen’s position as the global leader in immigration law.
  • Monday, January 7, 2013
    Wiley Rein’s prominent Insurance and International Trade Practices have again been named among the best in the nation by Law360. The publication’s “Practice Groups of the Year” list recognized each group’s notable accomplishments and significant litigation matters in 2012.
  • Monday, January 7, 2013
    January, 2013 - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has announced the election of 11 new partners, effective January 1. The 11 individuals are Carlos Bermudez (Los Angeles), Stacey R. Eisenstein (Washington, DC), Tony D. Feuerstein (New York), Bernd G. Janzen (Washington, DC), Amanda R. Johnson (Washington, DC), Frederick T. Lee (New...
  • Friday, December 21, 2012
      Gibbons P.C. has announced that William J. Palatucci, one of the state's most prominent and widely respected attorneys, with a reputation for strategic planning and complex public policy and communications initiatives, has joined the firm as special counsel. 
  • Friday, December 14, 2012
    On December 13, 2012, a jury in the U.S. District Court in Delaware found in favor of MobileMedia Ideas (MMI) in a patent infringement case against Apple Inc. (AAPL). MMI was represented by global law firm Proskauer, whose team was headed by Proskauer partner and Patent Law Group co-head Steven M. Bauer.
  • Thursday, December 13, 2012
      On December 4, 2012, a petition for a writ of certiorari filed by Wiley Rein’s Appellate Practice, including co-chair Andrew G. McBride, and Brett A. Shumate, was named the “Petition of the Day” by the widely read Supreme Court publication SCOTUSblog.
  • Thursday, December 13, 2012
    Weil obtained a significant victory on behalf of client Zale Corporation on November 30, 2012, when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of the putative securities class action Rains v. Zale Corporation, et al.
  • Thursday, December 13, 2012
    Attorneys with the law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP represented Durango, CO-based Saddle Butte Pipeline LLC in the company’s recent sale of its crude oil pipeline and terminal and natural gas pipeline and processing systems in the Bakken Shale region of North Dakota to Targa Resources Partners LP of Houston.
  • Wednesday, December 12, 2012
    On October 25, 2012, Hervé Gouraige, a member of Sills Cummis & Gross P.C., was formally inducted into the Litigation Counsel of America at the LCA’s 2012 Fall Conference & Induction of Fellows, held in Palm Beach, Florida.
  • Monday, December 10, 2012
    For the eighth time in the 12 years of the survey, Jones Day topped BTI Consulting Group's 2013 "Client Service A-Team" ranking, which identifies the top law firms for client service through a national survey of corporate counsel. For all 12 years of the survey, the firm has won a place among BTI's "Client Service 30," the...
  • Friday, December 7, 2012
     
  • Friday, December 7, 2012
    On December 6, members of Akin Gump’s global energy industry team hosted a briefing for members of the media that included a forward-looking discussion of energy matters in the United States and globally.
  • Thursday, December 6, 2012
      Proskauer’'s Whistleblowing & Retaliation Group has launched a new blog, Whistleblower Defense, aimed at keeping companies ahead of the whistleblowing and compliance curve.
  • Thursday, December 6, 2012
      Stradley Ronon attorney Edith Penn has been appointed as counsel to the board of the Milton Hershey School Alumni Association and as a board member of YESPhilly. The Milton Hershey School Alumni Association is committed to the well-being of the Milton Hershey School, its students and alumni. YESPhilly is a nonprofit organization established to...
  • Monday, December 3, 2012
      David J. Freeman, a director in the Real Property & Environmental Department of Gibbons P.C., has been unanimously reelected to a second term as president of the New York City Brownfield Partnership, a public/private nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the cleanup and redevelopment of brownfields in New York City.
  • Wednesday, November 21, 2012
     
  • Tuesday, November 20, 2012
    November 1, 2012 – Proskauer has announced the promotion of six lawyers, three to partner and three to senior counsel, across the firm’s practices and offices.
  • Tuesday, November 20, 2012
      Stradley Ronon attorneys Brian P. Seaman and John Vassalotti spoke to Drexel OUTLaw, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Group at the Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University on October 10. They discussed the unique issues faced by LGBT lawyers in interviews and during summer clerkships.
  • Tuesday, November 20, 2012
    Stradley Ronon partner Danielle Banks was recognized by the National Diversity Council as one of the “2012 Most Powerful and Influential Women of Pennsylvania” at the 3rd Annual Philadelphia Diversity and Leadership Conference on October 18. The award honors women in the Philadelphia community who have displayed excellence in...
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  • Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that top-ranked finance lawyers Olivier Jauffret and James Clarke have agreed to join its Paris office to further strengthen one of the best-leveraged finance practices serving the French marketplace. The addition of these two outstanding lawyers complements Weil’s internationally recognized European...
  • Tuesday, November 13, 2012
      Shook, Hardy & Bacon partner Harvey Kaplan has been honored as one of the nation’s top defense attorneys in the 2012 edition of Lawdragon: The 500 Leading Lawyers in America, which recognizes his unique “expertise in bet-the-company litigation.”
  • Tuesday, November 13, 2012
    King & Spalding has recruited Merrick White, one of the most well-regarded oil and gas lawyers in Asia, as a partner in its energy practice, resident in the firm’s Singapore office. Mr. White has spent the last 16 years in Singapore and Indonesia handling a wide range of legal, commercial, business development and engineering matters in the...