Firm and Provider News

  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Akerman Senterfitt, the largest full-service law firm in Florida, has marked 25 years in its Miami office, and announced continued expansion of its office space to more than 125,000 square feet. The firm now occupies eight floors of the 31-story landmark SunTrust building downtown, where it has been located for the past 12 years. The firm recently...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia recently strengthened their commitment to their long-held marketing philosophy by hiring four new marketing professionals, bringing the total department to 10 people. "Our firm has grown tremendously in the past few years through the addition of more services, more specialties and an expanded geographic reach," explains...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    King & Spalding has announced that it has added two new partners to its Houston office: Todd Mattingly, in the intellectual property practice, and Steven D. Rubin, in the corporate practice. The additions bolster the capabilities of the firm's more than 100-lawyer Houston office to serve its clients' increasing needs for intellectual property and...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Proskauer Rose LLP has partnered with Practicing Attorneys for Law Students (PALS) to launch Campaign for PALS, an initiative designed to strategically grow and expand the services of the 22-year-old organization dedicated to mentoring and guiding minority law students and young attorneys in the New York City metropolitan area.
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    ONSITE3 has announced that it has moved its corporate headquarters to Arlington, Virginia. The new location, just miles from the nation's capital, also serves as the company's primary electronic data discovery, computer forensics and document processing center.
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Day Pitney LLP, formed by the January 1 merger of Pitney Hardin LLP and Day, Berry & Howard LLP, with offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Boston, and Washington, DC, last month relocated from its Third Avenue location to its 7 Times Square location in New York City. The new New York office will house more than 40 lawyers practicing in the...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP has announced that David A. Barksdale has joined the firm's Las Vegas office as a partner in its Real Estate Department. Mr. Barksdale, formerly a partner at McDonald Carano Wilson, LLP in Las Vegas, focuses his practice on real estate development, finance and construction, and secured finance. He has...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    The firm of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP has announced that Deborah T. Poritz, former chief justice of the New Jersey State Supreme Court, has joined the firm as of counsel. Chief Justice Poritz will practice as a member of the firm's Litigation Department, concentrating in government and corporate investigations, mediation and arbitration, and...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    WolfBlock has announced that Leslie J. Levinson has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate and Securities practice group and Health Law practice group. He will be resident in the firm's New York office and chair of the New York Corporate and Securities practice group. During his more than 26 years representing public and private companies, Mr....
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Akerman Senterfitt recently welcomed back Michael Francis to the firm's Corporate practice. Mr. Francis was an associate in the firm's Corporate group from 1997 through 2004. Since then he has served as deputy general counsel at Miami-based national homebuilder Lennar Corporation, a NYSE-listed, Fortune 200 company. At Lennar, Mr. Francis headed up the...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that Edward Zaelke and Adam Umanoff have joined the firm's renewable energy practice as partners in the Los Angeles office. Their focus is on wind power and other alternative energy sources, bolstering Chadbourne'spractice in this market.
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia has announced that Peter R. Bible has joined the firm as officer in charge of the firm's New York office. Mr. Bible has a diverse background in both public and private accounting. Prior to joining Amper, he served as chief accounting officer for General Motors Corporation. At GM, he held worldwide responsibility for...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Thomson West has announced that lawyers using West km now have a new level of power, functionality and flexibility when drafting documents using content from multiple sources thanks to the integration of West km with Microsystems D3 (Dynamic Document Drafting). The integration greatly improves lawyer productivity by making it easy to find the best...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Drinker Biddle & Reath litigator Michael W. McTigue, Jr. has been named to BTI's 2007 Client Service All-Star Team. BTI interviewed more than 250 corporate counsel at large and Fortune 1000 companies. This year, the annual survey singled out 113 lawyers whom clients identified, unprompted, as delivering "unsurpassed excellence in client service."...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    The law firm, formerly known as Winstead Sechrest & Minick P.C., has officially changed its name to Winstead PC. and has named Denis Braham as the firm's new chairman and CEO.
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    The law firm of Jorden Burt LLP has announced that Enrique D. Arana, Marvin C. (Chip) Lunde, III and Shaunda Patterson-Strachan have been elected partners of the firm. Mr. Arana, resident in the Miami office, focuses his practice on major litigation. Mr. Lunde, resident in the Washington, DC office, focuses his practice on investment company and...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Fourteen attorneys from Proskauer Rose LLP have been named to Southern California Super Lawyers 2007, a guide to the top attorneys in the area. The Proskauer attorneys named span eight different practice areas. Southern California attorneys are selected for the list based on nominations by their peers and independent research by the editors of Law...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Legal 500, a law firm referral guide, includes Loeb & Loeb LLP in their inaugural U.S. edition among its list of "top tier" mergers and acquisitions (M&A) practices at U.S.-based law firms. Legal 500 U.S. 2007 Edition results were based on deals and interviews from 2006. The M&A list is included in Volume 1, the Corporate & Finance Edition...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    LexisNexis U.S. has announced new matter handling features to LexisNexisCounselLink, which complements its best-in-class e-billing capabilities. LexisNexis CounselLink is a hosted web-based application that does not require additional software, or hardware, or in-house maintenance. With these new enhancements, users can now: • Manage...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Lawyer Links, LLC has announced that two law firms, Day Pitney LLP and Pepper Hamilton LLP, have signed on to utilize the company's time-saving online resource, the Advantage. The industry's only topic-oriented research tool, the Advantage - Corporate Collection, provides corporate advisors with instant access to essential legal precedent, practice and...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP (K&L Gates) recently welcomed Timothy L. Pierce as a partner in the firm's construction litigation practice. Mr. Pierce comes to K&L Gates from Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner LLP.
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    King & Spalding has named Lovita Tandy chair of the firm's diversity committee. Ms. Tandy will be responsible for continuing to improve and implement the firm's diversity strategies and training, working with minority and female attorneys on specific development and advancement plans, and working with practice group leaders to ensure execution of...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Effective February 1, Wiley Rein & Fielding LLP became Wiley Rein LLP. The change coincides with the departure of name partner Fred Fielding, who has left the firm to serve once again as Counsel to the President. Wiley Rein's Managing Partner Richard E. Wiley commented: "While our name has changed, it is business as usual in all other ways. We...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Connell Foley has announced that Brad Shalit, an associate with the firm for seven years, has been named as Partner. Mr. Shalit focuses his practice area in taxation and corporate law including tax planning for individuals, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and estates and trusts, with a particular emphasis on estate planning and asset protection...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Fios Inc. has unveiled new, strategic consulting services that lower the costs and risks associated with electronic discovery response. Fios' new Review Management Services help clients assess and identify gaps in existing or proposed review strategies, identify opportunities for process improvement, and implement recommendations to eliminate errors and...