Firm and Provider News

  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    KPMG LLP has unveiled a client version of its File Preservation Program (FPP) for organizations who use the audit, tax and advisory firm as their preferred e-discovery provider. KPMG, a Socha-Gelbmann-rated top provider of e-discovery services, said the client version will help bring targeted Electronically Stored Information (ESI) preservation and...
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman William H. Donaldson has joined the firm as chief corporate advisor, providing more than 40 years of business and government management experience to the Duff & Phelps team. He is also currently a member of U.S. President Barack Obama's Economic Recovery Advisory Board. In his role as...
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP announced that Darryl W. Jackson, former assistant secretary of commerce for export enforcement at the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has joined the firm as partner.
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Cozen O'Connor has announced that 66 attorneys from WolfBlock have joined the firm. Mark Alderman, former WolfBlock chairman will join the firm as a member of its government relations practice with a particular emphasis on federal public strategies. He will be splitting his time between the firm's New York, Philadelphia and DC offices.
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Thomson Reuters recently announced a major expansion of its global Westlaw Business platform, including the launch of the new Securities-UK Centre. The platform offers a first-of-its-kind business research and workflow tool geared to support business and transactional lawyers around the world.
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    The 2009 edition of Washington DC Super Lawyers has recognized Wiley Rein Managing Partner Richard E. Wiley as one of the capital area's "Top 100" lawyers, and Insurance Partner Laura A. Foggan as one of the area's "Top 50 Women Lawyers."
  • Thursday, April 9, 2009
    NorrisMcLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. will be presenting a breakfast seminar entitled The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”): Government Regulatory Oversightand Criminal Law Enforcement In The “Bailout” Economy on Thursday, April 30, from 8:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    TRC Companies, Inc. creates and implements sophisticated and innovative solutions to the challenges facing America's environmental, energy, infrastructure, and real estate markets. It has announced the recent completion of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) prepared for the U.S. Minerals Management Service (MMS) for the first proposed offshore...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Dan S. Brandenburg and Joanne G. Jacobson, partner and special counsel, respectively, have joined Saul Ewing's Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Practice Group. Both attorneys will operate out of the Firm's Washington. D.C. office.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.Robert J. Alter was appointed to the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on the Tax Court in March, 2009.Mr. Alter is also the chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association's Taxation Law Section. He is a member of the firm's Corporate Internal Investigations and Business Crimes Practice Group and resides in the firm's Newark...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    In a final decision issued by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), Goodwin Procter LLP achieved a major litigation victory for its client Pass & Seymour/Legrand (P&S), a leading supplier of electrical wiring devices. The ITC ruled that multiple China-based manufacturers and their U.S. distributors had infringed P&S patents and ordered...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Proskauer Rose LLP announced that Joshua W. Thompson, a leading corporate lawyer and former General Counsel and Secretary of Jefferies Finance, has joined the firm as a partner in New York. Mr. Thompson focuses on leveraged finance with a particular emphasis on acquisition finance and debt transactions for investment banks. As General Counsel at...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Daniel L. Kesten has joined Davis & Gilbert LLP as partner in the Private Client Services Practice. Mr. Kesten concentrates his trusts and estates practice on helping clients preserve and create wealth by mitigating income, estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer taxes. In addition to conventional estate planning approaches involving credit...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    LexisNexis has announced the introduction of Redwood Budgeting from its Redwood Analytics suite of industry-leading business performance analytics software tools for law firms.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Recommind, a leader in search-powered information risk management (IRM) software, announced that it has been named to KMWorld magazine's "100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management" list for the sixth year in a row. "This is a great honor and a wonderful testament to Recommind's ability to keep pace with a fast-changing market," said Robert...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Stroz Friedberg, Inc., the leading global consulting firm for managing digital risk and uncovering digital evidence, has opened its newest U.S. office at 101 Montgomery Street in downtown San Francisco. Leading the firm's San Francisco operations is David E. Garrett, who joined Stroz Friedberg as a Managing Director. Mr. Garrett will supervise a specially...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Thompson & Knight LLP, through its affiliated office Tauil & Chequer Advogados, has announced the expansion of its Rio de Janeiro office with Senior Counsel Sandoval Amui and Associates Claudia Barros and Marienne Melo rejoining the Firm.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Duff & Phelps Corporation, a leading provider of independent financial advisory and investment banking services, announced that it has published the Duff & Phelps Risk Premium Report for 2009. The report is designed to assist finance professionals in making better cost of capital estimates for purposes of business valuation, capital budgeting,...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP partner, Stephen W. Stein, working through the International Senior Lawyers Project and in collaboration with fellow volunteers from Hogan & Hartson LLP, has been assisting the Ministry of Infrastructure of the Government of Rwanda over the last three-and-a-half years in developing projects to increase the power generation...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Jeffrey S. Bucholtz, formerly the Acting Assistant Attorney General and Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, returned to King & Spalding as a partner in its national appellate practice in March.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges is representing AIG in connection with the company's broad, ongoing global divestiture and restructuring program that has been highlighted by several recapitalizations led by the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve. Since early 2008, Weil Gotshal has worked with AIG to develop legal strategies addressing...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    John F. Sopko, a veteran of decades of congressional investigations and most recently the chief counsel for oversight and investigations at the House Energy and Commerce Committee, has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as a partner in Washington, D.C. Mr. Sopko will focus on congressional and federal investigations as a senior member of the...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Day Pitney LLP has announced that partner Stanley Twardy, Jr., a former Connecticut U.S. Attorney from 1985 to 1991, has been selected to a seven-member advisory board by U.S. Senators Christopher Dodd, (D-CT) and Joseph Lieberman, (I-CT), to help select the state's new U.S. Attorney and U.S. Marshal.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    WinScribe, the market innovator in digital dictation, transcription, and workflow management solutions announced that Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens and Cannada, PLLC has deployed WinScribe in an effort to boost support staff efficiency and allow the firm to do more with less.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Greg Shelton, Of Counsel in the Seattle office of Williams Kastner, is the author of an article published in the February 2009 edition of the IADC Committee Newsletter. The article, "Made in China: Consumer Product Lawsuits Imported to the United States," details the recent recalls by the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) of several Chinese...