Firm and Provider News

  • Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) has named the Law Function of Chevron Corporation its 2012 Employer of Choice Award winner for the Western Region. Chevron was selected from law department applicants of corporations across the Western United States for demonstrating a commitment to diversity and creating and maintaining an...
  • Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    For the fourth year in a row, Gibbons P.C. was ranked the #1 lawyer-lobbying firm in New Jersey, according to the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, which has just released its report on 2011 lobbying expenditures in the state. Gibbons also ranked fifth among all multi-client lobbying firms in New Jersey.
  • Wednesday, March 21, 2012
  • Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    King & Spalding has been recognized as one of the top four global law firms serving as arbitration counsel in the latest edition of Global Arbitration Review’s annual GAR 30 survey. The firm moved up three spots in this year’s rankings and was listed as counsel on 54 pending arbitration matters with an aggregate value of more than $66...
  • Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has announced that Stephen D. Davis has joined the firm’s Houston office as a partner in its energy and global transactions practice.  Previously, Mr. Davis was a partner in the Houston office of Vinson & Elkins LLP, where he was a founding member of its worldwide project finance and development...
  • Friday, March 9, 2012
    Thompson & Knight LLP has announced the addition of Michael Blumenthal as a partner and Vivian Arias and Noam Greenberg as associates in the firm’s New York office, where they will serve clients in complex business transactions and restructuring and bankruptcy matters. 
  • Friday, March 9, 2012
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that Washington, DC-based Arif Hyder Ali joins London-based Juliet Blanch as co-head of Weil’s International Arbitration practice. Mr. Ali joins the firm together with partners Alexandre de Gramont, Theodore R. Posner and Samaa A.F. Haridi. “This group of partners helps further position our...
  • Friday, February 24, 2012
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP represented pro bono client FC Harlem in entering into a three-year sponsorship and retail licensing agreement with Umbro Corp., a division of Nike, Inc. which designs, distributes and licenses athletic and casual footwear, apparel and equipment, primarily for the sport of soccer. This agreement possibly makes FC Harlem the...
  • Friday, February 24, 2012
    On its first day of business, VeDISCOVERY LLC has hundreds of customers using its suite of proven e-Discovery applications and a forecast for significant growth in 2012. VeDISCOVERY is no startup. It has been developing and marketing e-Discovery systems for nearly a decade as part of Visual Evidence/eDiscovery LLC, a 25-year-old Cleveland-based litigation...
  • Thursday, February 23, 2012
    Datacert, Inc. has announced the opening of a new office in the Los Angeles area, which will serve the West Coast, where the company already has an established client base. Strong demand for Passport™, Datacert's patent-pending technology platform, from the area's high-tech companies drove Datacert to increase its presence in the...
  • Wednesday, February 22, 2012
    LexisNexis has announced the introduction of CaseMap® 10, a new version of the company’s award-winning fact and issue management software that now features full-text search capabilities and bulk importing of electronic documents into the CaseMap database. The significantly enhanced search capabilities allow CaseMap 10 users to conduct...
  • Tuesday, February 21, 2012
    Partner F. Traynor Beck has been appointed office managing partner of McCarter & English's Philadelphia office, succeeding partner Joel E. Horowitz. The position includes the responsibilities of overseeing the office’s business affairs. Mr. Beck will continue his practice while serving in this new role.
  • Monday, February 20, 2012
      Law360 has recognized Wiley Rein's Government Contracts, Insurance and International Trade Practices as being among the nation's best in 2011.  These "Groups of the Year" honors are based on each practice's notable work and significant litigation matters over the past 12 months. 
  • Monday, February 20, 2012
    David L. Balser, one of the leading trial lawyers in the southeast United States, and Lawrence A. Slovensky, a prominent litigator, have joined the business litigation practice of King & Spalding as partners in the Atlanta, GA office, the firm announced today. Their arrival continues the strategic global expansion of the firm’s litigation...
  • Monday, February 20, 2012
    David E. Bronston and Bruce T. Frankiewich have joined Phillips Lytle LLP as special counsel and partner, respectively, specializing in telecommunications.
  • Friday, February 17, 2012
    The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) honored Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP with its prestigious Thomas L. Sager Award for the Southwest Region on February 15, 2012. The presentation took place at the Houston Museum of Natural Science and was attended by 140 people. Accepting the award on behalf of Weil, Gotshal &...
  • Thursday, February 16, 2012
  • Thursday, February 9, 2012
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that Diane P. Sullivan and Kathleen O'’Connor have joined the firm as partners in the Litigation Department. Ms. Sullivan is widely recognized as a top trial lawyer with a remarkable track record. Together with Ms. O'Connor, they bring exceptional additional expertise to Weil'’s Litigation...
  • Thursday, February 9, 2012
    Ruth Epstein, a leading securities and investment management lawyer, has joined Stradley Ronon in its Washington office. Ms. Epstein was previously a partner in the financial services and investment management group at Dechert LLP. She is the fifth lawyer from a top 100 firm to join Stradley Ronon’s Washington office in the past 12 months.
  • Thursday, February 9, 2012
  • Wednesday, February 8, 2012
  • Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has elevated 12 of its attorneys to partner.  The 12 new partners are Martin Bader (Del Mar), Will Chuchawat (Los Angeles), Jeffrey W. Forrest (San Diego), Darren Franklin (Los Angeles), Jenny Park Garner (San Francisco), Matthew W. Holder (Del Mar), Moe Keshavarzi (Los...
  • Monday, February 6, 2012
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has added two partners to its London funds practice. Tim Pearce and Ian Meade will join the firm from Simmons & Simmons. Their arrival at Akin Gump will significantly expand the firm’s London practice, which advises leading funds and fund managers on a broad range of issues, investment products and...
  • Monday, January 30, 2012
  • Monday, January 30, 2012
      Gibbons P.C. has expanded both its Employment & Labor Department and traditional labor practice. Mitchell Boyarsky, formerly of Jackson Lewis LLP, has joined the firm as a Director and will be resident in the firm’s New Jersey and New York offices. He has practiced employment and labor law in private practice, as in-house counsel, and...