Firm and Provider News

  • 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Sixty-two partners at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP have been designated as leaders in their respective fields in the 2007 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. Based on market research and the recommendations of general counsel and lawyers in private practice, Chambers USA identifies the top practitioners in more...
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  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    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
    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.
  • 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
  • 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...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    The U.S. Department of Commerce has announced the appointment of Jane C. Luxton, a partner in the environmental practice of King & Spalding LLP as general counsel of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Ms. Luxton replaces James R. Walpole, who stepped down as the agency's general counsel last month.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Texas law firm Winstead PC recently welcomed Claude B. Anello, Harry B. Dollar and Nathan Block to the firm's Houston office. Mr. Anello comes to Winstead as an income shareholder, while Mr. Dollar and Mr. Block join the firm as associates. All three will practice in the Real Estate Development & Investments Practice Group. Mr. Anello's experience...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    In an age when criminals can digitally flash stolen money and intellectual property across the globe in an instant, corporations are often unprepared to investigate fraud promptly and effectively if it occurs in a country other than where they are headquartered, according to new research by KPMG International.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has been named as one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey for the second year in a row. The firm ranked among the top 20 mid-sized companies and first among mid-sized law firms for 2007.
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Akerman Senterfitt has created the office of president of the firm and the Board of Directors has appointed Robert A. Zinn to that position. As president, Mr. Zinn will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the firm. He will report to the chairman of the firm and Board of Directors, and his direct reports will include the executive director, office...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP continues the expansion of its Phoenix office with the addition of partners Julie A. Pace and David A. Selden, of counsel Eva Shih Herrera, and associates Jodi Hill and Heidi Nunn-Gilman, all formerly of Ogletree Deakins. William Hicks and Nancy Lashnits, formerly of Snell & Wilmer, also have joined the firm...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that Mark Waddell, a patent litigator, has joined the firm's New York office as a partner in the Litigation Department. He is the newest in a series of recent lateral partners to join the firm in the Patent Litigation Group.