Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    The San Francisco office of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP has welcomed partner Remsen Kinne IV to the firm's corporate, mergers & acquisitions and securities practice. Mr. Kinne joins K&L Gates from Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Stradley Ronon attorney Frances Gauthier co-incorporated the Delaware Hispanic Bar Association, the first professional association in Delaware for Hispanic attorneys. The association was formed to promote the social, economic, professional and educational advancement of the Hispanic community in the state. Ms. Gauthier is a founding board member and vice...
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    King & Spalding has announced that it has established an office in Silicon Valley and will open a second California office in San Francisco. The offices will focus initially on the firm's strengths in intellectual property, FDA/healthcare, tort litigation, private equity, real estate capital markets, government and internal investigations, business...
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the addition of partner Robert J. McGahan, former Acting Deputy Chief for Major Frauds for the United States Attorney's Office for the Central District of California. He will practice in the downtown Los Angeles office.
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    The Pro Bono Initiative Committee of Proskauer Rose has named the recipients of its 2008 Pro Bono Golden Gavel Awards. This is the first year the Golden Gavels have been presented by the firm, recognizing lawyers and teams of lawyers who did exceptional pro bono work throughout 2007. Over all, 13 lawyers and two teams comprising an additional 16 lawyers...
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Lynn Axelroth, partner in the Real Estate Department at Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, has been appointed to a three-year term on The American College of Construction Lawyers' (ACCL) Board of Governors.ACCL is one of the premier organizations for U.S. real estate lawyers. It comprises the top 1 percent of lawyers admitted to the construction...
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Aetna has announced that it will delay a proposed policy that would stop covering the costs of using anesthesiologists during colonoscopies. A group of New Jersey doctors led the effort to prevent the policy from becoming enforced. John D. Fanburg, the Health Law Practice Group Chair at WolfBlock in Roseland, represented the physicians that led this effort...
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    The eBillingHub, the market leader in simplifying electronic billing for law firms, has announced a strengthening of its relationship with DataCert to enhance the connectivity between their respective electronic billing products. The automated bill submission capabilities of the eBillingHub, with seamless connectivity capabilities to Data-Cert's...
  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008
    Saul Ewing LLP has announced the addition of Karen L. Palestini as a partner in the Business Department and a member of the Health Law Practice Group in its Princeton, NJ office. She is the eighth attorney to join the firm's Princeton office since the beginning of the year.
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Chadbourne & Parke has announced that John Finnegan has joined the firm as a partner in the insurance and reinsurance practice, based in the New York office. Mr. Finnegan joined Chadbourne from the firm of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP in New York, where he had been a partner with a practice emphasizing dispute resolution.
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    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that its privacy law blog (privacylaw. proskauer.com) has been selected for inclusion in the Library of Congress historic collection of Internet materials. Launched in 2007, the blog is authored by lawyers in the firm's international Privacy and Data Security Practice Group and covers recent case law and regulatory activity...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. has announced that Bruce I. Goldstein, chairman of the law firm of Saiber Schlesinger Satz & Goldstein, became a member of the firm, effective February 1, and will continue his focus on complex litigation. Throughout his career as a litigator, Mr. Goldstein's expertise in business litigation, as well as in the defense...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced that Marlene Mitchell Gordon, former vice president, assistant general counsel for Burger King Brands, Inc., has joined the firm as of counsel. Ms. Gordon will practice with the firm's Advertising Law and Intellectual Property & Technology Practice groups.
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Partners of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP (K&L Gates) recently voted to elect 25 lawyers to the firm's partnership, effective March 1. In K&L Gates' Boston office, Gregg Cosimi, John Cushing and Rebecca Radford were named partner. Mr. Cosimi practices in the areas of real estate, finance, and land use planning and zoning....
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Cozen O'Connor announced that David Unkovic joined the firm's public and project finance practice in Philadelphia on Feb. 19. Mr. Unkovic left his position as managing director and chief compliance officer at PFM Asset Management, which manages approximately $30 billion in assets for government and non-profit entities. Prior to joining PFM, Unkovic...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    King & Spalding has announced that Jonathan Martin, a corporate lawyer with significant experience in corporate finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures, notably in the energy sector, and Peter J. Bowring, a cross-border project and acquisition finance specialist with extensive international experience in the gas, oil, power...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    WolfBlock has announced that seven of its attorneys have been elected as partners of the firm effective February 1. Newly elected partners Jennifer Biderman, Jennifer Blum Feldman, Elizabeth Grzywacz, Aliza Karetnick and Joshua Weinberger are resident in the firm's Philadelphia office; Christian Beltz is resident in the firm's New York office; and Mayeti...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that it has formed a Climate Change practice to help clients with the legal and economic impact of global warming. The team will be spearheaded by former New York Gov. George E. Pataki and John P. Cahill, former Commissioner of the New York Department of Environmental Conservation, both of whom joined Chadbourne in...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Holland & Knight LLP has announced that John S. Irving has joined Holland & Knight's Washington, DC office as a senior counsel in the firm's Litigation Section. Mr. Irving is a former federal prosecutor with significant trial and investigative experience. He focuses his practice on white collar defense, civil and criminal environmental matters,...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that 21 of its members have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers In America 2008 edition. Almost one-third of the members of Norris McLaughlin appear in this year's edition of Best Lawyers. The firm is ranked sixth among over 250 firms in New Jersey that participated. The firm ranks in...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, has announced that three individuals have been promoted from Manager to Senior Manager. Christine G. Pronek, CPA/MST, is a senior manager in the Trust and Estate Group at Amper, Politziner & Mattia, specializing in estate planning and estate and trust taxation. Ms. Pronek...
  • Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Stradley Ronon partner Danielle Banks has been appointed co-chair of the Women in the Profession Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association. The Committee focuses its efforts on issues related to the careers and advancement of women in the practice of law in the Philadelphia area including monitoring existing conditions and trends, conducting special...
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    Ms. Kittay, a former Assistant U.S. Attorney, is an experienced litigator with more than two decades of service in the U.S. Attorney's Office in Washington, DC and the U.S. Department of Justice's Criminal Division. She has tried hundreds of cases in state and federal court, including more than 20 trials in U.S. District Court, and has argued many appeals...