Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    An Opportunity Not To be Missed by New Jersey Interns.  The New Jersey Chapter of ACC (NJCCA) invitescounsel and their interns to attend a summer event to NETWORK and LEARN.  Internswill see how lawyers began and developed their careers, and how careerdecisions are made, including the decision to join a corporate legal department.    Also, if tips are...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    CPA, the leading provider of outsourced legal supportservices and the world's top intellectual property (IP) management specialist,has announced that the company has been awarded the number one ranking in the“Contract & Legal Document Review” category,and the number two overall position in the 2008 Black Book of Outsourcing’s TopLegal Process...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP hosted Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter at the firm's diversity group event at the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia. Mayor Nutter praised Stradley Ronon's efforts and urged all law firms in Philadelphia to follow their example by working to increase minority-attorney retention rates. As a founding...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Adaptive Solutions, Inc. (ASI), a provider of IT support and consulting services for law firms and Fortune 500 company corporate legal departments, will sponsor its 10th Anniversary Gala and Benefit on July 17 at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts on North Broad Street in Philadelphia.The evening will commence at 6:30 p.m.; dinner is scheduled for 7:30...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced that the firm will be honored in Boston with the 2008 Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year Award, given annually by the Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project (PAIR). PAIR is a non-profit organization committed to providing legal services to secure the safety and freedom of asylum-seekers and to promote the rights of...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Orlan M. Johnson, a Partner in the Firm's Business Department in Washington, DC, was recently named to the Board of Directors for the National Aquarium in Baltimore. He will serve a three-year term. Mr. Johnson focuses his practice on general corporate and energy regulatory matters, complex business transactions and federal and state regulatory issues...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Protiviti Inc., a leading global provider of internal audit and risk and advisory services, has released the results of its second annual survey of internal audit professionals and their competencies in key knowledge areas. The study, 2008 Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey, found that in general technical knowledge three items ranked highest...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Recommind, a leading provider of automatic categorization, enterprise search and eDiscovery systems for law firms and enterprises, has announced that it has been named a leader in the May, 2008 Forrester Wave: Enterprise Search report, Q2 2008.
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Annmarie Simeone, Member with the law firm of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has been elected to serve on the New Jersey Women Lawyers' Association Board of Directors as Co-Director of the Women's Leadership Resources Committee for the 2008-09 term. The Women's Leadership Resources Committee engages in statewide efforts to support and promote...
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    McKool Smith has announced the addition of intellectual property attorney Ann Schofield Baker to lead the firm's national trademark litigation practice. Ms. Schofield Baker joined the firm as a principal.She has extensive experience handling intellectual property litigation, including many trademark, infringement, unfair competition, and dilution...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Jon Baumgarten, a partner in the firm's Washington, DC office, has been named one of the area's top copyright and trademark lawyers by Legal Times magazine.
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Mark Kesslen, member of Lowenstein Sandler PC and chair of the Intellectual Property section of the firm's Tech Group, has been named among the nation's top 50 IP attorneys under age 45. The annual list, published by IP Law and Business magazine, recognizes professionals who have made the biggest impact on intellectual property and IP law.
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. has announced it has bolstered its wage-and-hour litigation group with the additional of Douglas Weiner, Senior Trial Attorney with the U.S. Department of Labor's New York Regional Solicitor's Office, for New York, New Jersey and Puerto Rico.
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Day Pitney LLP has consolidated its Individual Clients Department (ICD) for central Connecticut in West Hartford at the new office center in Blue Back Square's Lexicon building. The office houses 11 lawyers and 19 other professional staff.
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that it has launched a nanotechnologies practice, with a transdisciplinary approach bringing together the expertise of long-established Chadbourne practices. The strategy reflects the needs of clients developing or directly interested in nanotechnology-based products and services in multiple sectors of the global...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    WolfBlock has announced that Jonathan Segal will join James Redeker as co-chair of the firm's Employment Services Practice Group. John Nixon will continue to serve as vice-chair of the group.
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has recently announced the election of Kevin Ban and Anthony Wang, both in the Firm's Shanghai office, to partnership. Both attorneys focus on cross-border private equity and M&A transactions and are fluent Mandarin speakers.
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP has announced the formation of an Office of the Chairman, to be led by current Chairman Jack H. Nusbaum. The office will include two newly appointed vice chairmen, New York corporate partners Thomas M. Cerabino and Steven J. Gartner. Mr. Cerabino and Mr. Gartner are currently members of the firm's Executive Committee...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Jose Valera, a partner in the global transactions practice of King & Spalding, has been named a winner of the 2008 Burton Awards for Legal Achievement. Mr. Valera was chosen for his article "Changing Oil and Gas Fiscal and Regulatory Regimes in Latin America." The article appeared in the December 3, 2007, edition of Oil & Gas Journal. Mr...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Highly experienced trial lawyer and investigator Todd Harrison has joined the partnership at Patton Boggs LLP in its New York office.Mr. Harrison will concentrate his practice in white-collar criminal defense, internal investigations, compliance matters, and complex civil litigation.
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. has selected Jared Heady, a first-year student at Rutgers School of Law-Newark, as the second Charles J. Walsh Scholar. In 2006, Sills Cummis & Gross established the Scholar Fund on behalf of the family, friends and colleagues of the late Judge Charles J. Walsh who, prior to his appointment to the Superior Court of...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Louise C. Adamson, a partner in the San Francisco office of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP (K&L Gates), has been certified by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED-AP), making Ms. Adamson one of only six California lawyers and 52 lawyers nationwide to...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    After more than five years of litigation and 22 months of negotiations, the federal government has agreed to pay $666 million to more than 660 hospitals that sued for back payments related to Medicare disproportionate share hospital funds. Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, whose lead counsel was John R. Jacob, represented 70 of the hospitals and...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    The firm of Thompson & Knight LLP has announced that partner and Chief Diversity Officer Pauline E. Higgins has been named president of the Association of Law Firm Diversity Professionals (ALFDP). The ALFDP was established in 2006, and Ms. Higgins will serve a term of two years.
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Loeb & Loeb has announced that Jeremy D. Margolis and Robert M. Andalman have joined the firm's Chicago office as partners in the Litigation Department and in the White Collar Criminal Defense, Corporate Compliance and Investigations Group. Both join from Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP where they were partners and Mr. Margolis served as co-chair...