Firm and Provider News

  • Friday, January 15, 2016
     
  • Friday, January 15, 2016
    January 11, 2016 AlixPartners, the global advisory firm, announces that Simon Freakley has become CEO. Simon was appointed Co-CEO of AlixPartners in August 2015 and has worked alongside previous CEO Fred Crawford in that role over the past five months. Simon will be based in both New York and London.
  • Friday, January 15, 2016
    SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UBIC, Inc. (Nasdaq:UBIC) (TSE:2158), a leading provider of international litigation support and big-data analysis services, announced today that it has hired two key executives to help the company expand its operations in North America and also globally.
  • Friday, January 15, 2016
    Kansas City, KS (January 14, 2016) — Epiq Systems (NASDAQ: EPIQ), a leading global provider of integrated technology and services for the legal profession, today announced the appointment of Deirdre McGuinness as managing director. A 28-year veteran of legal services, Ms. McGuinness will focus on enterprise-wide initiatives to strengthen and...
  • Friday, January 15, 2016
    LONDON,  Jan. 13, 2016 – King & Spalding announced today that Jules Quinn has joined the firm as partner to lead the employment law team in its London office as the firm continues to expand its English law offering. Quinn was previously a partner at Jones Day, where she was head of the labour and employment group in London. Kim Roberts,...
  • Thursday, January 14, 2016
    2015 was another year of evolution and dynamic growth in the social media and game industries.
  • Thursday, January 14, 2016
    Boston, MA, January 11, 2016 – Fish & Richardson announced today that Kurt Glitzenstein has been named the Practice GroupLeader (PGL) for its Litigation Group, the firm’s largest practice.  In his new role, Glitzenstein will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the firm’s premier intellectual property and commercial...
  • Thursday, January 14, 2016
    Detroit – January 11, 2016 — Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Frederick A. Fromm Jr. to its Corporate Finance Practice Group as a senior counsel in the firm’s Detroit office. Prior to joining Dykema, Fromm served as Vice President and General Counsel of GM International Operations, based in Shanghai and...
  • Thursday, January 14, 2016
    Boston, MA, January 7, 2016 – Fish & Richardson today announced that Gus P. Coldebella, a principal in the firm’s Commercial Litigation Group and former acting General Counsel of the U.S.
  • Monday, January 11, 2016
    NEW YORK: International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announced today that it has elected 8 new partners and 12 new counsel, effective January 1, 2016. 
  • Thursday, January 7, 2016
    STAMFORD, Conn., December 28, 2015 – Day Pitney announced today that seven attorneys have been elected as partners, effective January 1, 2016. “We congratulate all of the talented lawyers that were promoted,” said Day Pitney Managing Partner Stanley A. Twardy, Jr. “This group are outstanding attorneys who represent the diverse...
  • Thursday, January 7, 2016
    Join us for a unique and heartwarming program… The Americans with Disabilities Act was enacted 25 years ago, and workers with disabilities often to this day still experience challenges in the workplace. The Association of Corporate Counsel New Jersey feels that lawyers not only have the obligation, but the ability to help people to understand that...
  • Thursday, January 7, 2016
    Newark, NJ – Sills Cummis & Gross welcomes back Robert E. Schiappacasse to the Corporate Practice Group. He is a Member of the Firm and is resident in the Princeton office. Prior to rejoining Sills Cummis & Gross, he was a Partner at Archer & Greiner P.C. He received a B.S. from Rutgers College, Rutgers University in 1995 and a J.D. from...
  • Thursday, January 7, 2016
    January 4, 2016   (New York) – Akin Gump today announced the election of 12 new partners, effective January 1. The 12 individuals and their respective office locations are John A. Bain (Dallas), Daniel L. Cohen (Hong Kong), Sophie Jermine (London), Brad M. Kahn (New York), Andrew B. Lehman (Houston), Rubén H. Muñoz (Philadelphia),...
  • Thursday, December 31, 2015
    Paris – The global law firm Jones Day is pleased to announce the launch of the second edition of the Jones Day/ESSEC/Paris II Prize, which will be awarded to the best team of business law students in France. The Prize is organized in partnership with the French business school ESSEC and the University of Panthéon-Assas-Paris II to...
  • Thursday, December 31, 2015
    The global law firm Jones Day has announced that Julia E. McEvoy, former Deputy Associate Attorney General at the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), has rejoined the Firm's Washington Office as a partner in itsAntitrust & Competition Law Practice.
  • Thursday, December 31, 2015
    The American Lawyer honored Kelley Drye with an award for its commitment to diversity. The award was presented to firms at the top of The American Lawyer’s 2015 Diversity Scorecard, a special report about the number of African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic and multiracial/other attorneys in various law firm jobs.
  • Thursday, December 31, 2015
    Kelley Drye is included in the 2016 BTI Client Service A-Team report, an honor designated for a select group of law firms that deliver outstanding client service. Clients recognize the firm as a leader in client service based on in-depth interviews with corporate counsel, including more than 315 legal decision makers at Fortune 1000 companies and...
  • Thursday, December 31, 2015
    RIYADH, December 2015 — King & Spalding advised the ARC Real Estate Income Fund in the successful sale of its entire real estate portfolio in a transaction valued at SAR1.35 billion (US$359 million). The fund’s sponsors are Al Rajhi Capital Company and RA Bahrain B.S.C.(c) (formerly known as Arcapita Bank).
  • Thursday, December 31, 2015
    LONDON, December, 2015 – King & Spalding’s International Arbitration and Projects & Energy practices have earned Tier 1 rankings in the Singapore section of the newly released 2016 Legal 500 Asia Pacific directory. The firm also maintained its ranking in the India Foreign Firms category. In addition, several of the firm’s partners...
  • Thursday, December 31, 2015
    Sills Cummis & Gross is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as “an unparalleled leader in client service in the brand new BTI Client Service A-Team 2016.  Clients recognize Sills Cummis & Gross for superior client service--standing out in a field of more than 650 law firms serving the Fortune 1000.  This exclusive...
  • Thursday, December 17, 2015
    Over 150 families have been helped by an innovative partnership between Clifford Chance and The National Autistic Society's (NAS) Education Rights Service, providing pro-bono legal advice. The two organisations marked the 15th anniversary of their alliance last night (30 November) at an event involving families, volunteers and staff.
  • Thursday, December 17, 2015
    NEW YORK, — Clifford Chance has advised Global Jet Capital on a $2,310,000,000 secured credit facility used to finance the acquisition of General Electric Capital Corporation's corporate jet business. The facility is expected to finance the acquisition of lease and loan assets relating to more than 300 corporate jet aircraft – one of...
  • Thursday, December 17, 2015
    The Clifford Chance team was led by partner Dr. Bettina Steinhauer and comprised partner Barbara Mayer-Trautmann (Banking & Capital Markets, Munich), senior associate Anne Crayen and transaction lawyer Sabrina Radzki (all Banking & Capital Markets, Frankfurt).
  • Thursday, December 17, 2015
    An event celebrating the upcoming anniversary of renewed bilateral relations between the United States and Cuba that Akin Gump co-hosted with educational exchange organization Cuba Educational Travel received coverage in several media outlets.