Firm and Provider News

  • 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...
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    Bettina B. Plevan, a partner at Proskauer Rose LLP, has been named one of the 50 most influential women lawyers in America by National Law Journal magazine. Ms. Plevan, who serves as co-chair of Proskauer's International Labor & Employment Practice, was cited for her work promoting diversity and pro bono initiatives while president of the New York City...
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    Holland & Knight LLP has been named among the nation's leading law firms, earning top rankings in multiple practice areas and markets. Nationally, the firm ranked No. 1 in food & beverages: alcohol; Native American law; transportation: road (carriage/commercial); transportation: aviation litigation; transportation: shipping litigation; and...
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    Fentress Bracewell, one of the founders of what is currently Bracewell & Giuliani LLP, died on June 13 in Houston after suffering from Alzheimer's disease for many years. He was 85. Mr. Bracewell attended Baylor University, where the man known as "Brace" to his friends met his future wife, Muriel, to whom he was married for 54 years. After...
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C. has announced that Jeffrey J. Greenbaum, a Member of the firm and chair of the Class Actions Practice Group, was sworn in as President of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey on June 7. Mr. Greenbaum is an active litigator and trial attorney in the federal and state courts with a specialty in complex...
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced that five attorneys have been elected to partnership in the firm. They include: Christie Grymes, in the Advertising group in Washington, DC; Michael Lynch in the Litigation group in New York City; Andrew Pillsbury in the Corporate group in Chicago; Philip Robben in the Litigation group in New York City, and...
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced the launch of the NMM Women's Forum, a group comprised of approximately 30 women attorneys who excel in nearly every area of law. The mission of the NMM Women's Forum is to promote the advancement of women while drawing on the particular legal expertise of its members in cooperationwith other women leaders...
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    Nixon Peabody LLP has announced that Mark Greene has joined the firm as chief marketing officer. Dr. Greene, who has been working in legal marketing since 1984, will be based in the firm's Washington, DC office. Dr. Greene brings marketing practices of global corporations to the legal industry with an approach to marketing strategy and tactics...
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP (K&L Gates) recently welcomed partner Stephan Mallenbaum to its New York office. Mr. Mallenbaum counsels clients on issues relating to capital formation, mergers and acquisitions and the growth of entrepreneurial ventures. He is experienced in handling complex global, multiparty transactions.
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    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, has announced that two principals have been promoted to officers of the firm. Paula Young, CPA, has been named an officer in the firm's Audit & Assurance Department. Ms. Young has more than 16 years of experience serving both public and private companies in various...
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    Cozen O'Connor recently announced fundamental changes to the firm's governance structure to carry the firm forward as it transitions from its first generation leadership. The new governance is based on a continuation of the firm's strong executive culture, with broad powers to the CEO, a management committee to lead day-to-day practice and business...
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    Eighteen Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP partners were identified by the publishers of Law & Politics, Inc. for inclusion in Delaware Super Lawyers 2007. The Super Lawyers list highlights the top 5 percent of attorneys in each state, as chosen by their peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics.
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    Business is healthy for many law firms, a new survey shows. Sixty-nine percent of lawyers polled said their firms are handling more projects and cases compared to one year ago; just 6 percent said their current workloads have decreased.
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    On June 11, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit published its opinion in Ali Saleh Kahlah Al-Marri vs. Commander S.L. Wright, in which the Gibbons Fellowship prevailed in upholding the constitutional law of the country.
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    ONSITE3 has announced the release of its new eView Review Platform for automated document review and online repository hosting. The platform is designed for law firms and corporations that need improved efficiency and effectiveness for handling large and complex document review projects.
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    SPi, a leading provider of electronic discovery and document coding services to the legal industry, has announced the official opening of its New York office located in the Lincoln Building at 60 East 42nd Street. The facility serves as a hub for SPi's legal sales and consulting operations - which concentrate on providing litigation support to law...
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    Shannon Sentman, an attorney in Holland & Knight's Washington, DC office, has earned the elite Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) accreditation by the U.S. Green Building Council, a coalition committed to transforming the building industry to sustainability.
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    West Monitor Suite has added West IP Monitor, the only advanced analytical tool available in the market for tracking and mapping U.S. Patent and Trademark Office actions and patent litigation activity in support of law firm business development.
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    Stradley Ronon partner and investment management/mutual funds practice group chair Bruce G. Leto was recently appointed to the advisory board of BoardIQ, a twice-a-month online publication providing news about mutual fund governance and perspective and industry analysis for mutual fund trustees.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    On May 16, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP hosted its second Women-to-Women Mentoring Dinner at the New York Public Library in New York City. The event was held as a mentoring and networking event for the firm's female partners, counsel and fifth-year-and-above female associates and clients; all invitees were encouraged to bring a female...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Richard S. Nachmias has joined Eisner LLP, an accounting, tax and advisory services firm, as an audit partner in the Sports, Media and Entertainment practice.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C. has announced that Lester Aron, a member of the firm, has been named senior vice president and general counsel of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Alan V. Lowenstein, one of New Jersey's most prominent attorneys, passed away Tuesday, May 8 at the age of 93. Mr. Lowenstein has been recognized for his professional excellence, leadership, integrity, and passion for the underprivileged. He set a standard of "meritocracy" for Lowenstein Sandler, one that welcomes lawyers of character and ability regardless...