Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP partner, Stephen W. Stein, working through the International Senior Lawyers Project and in collaboration with fellow volunteers from Hogan & Hartson LLP, has been assisting the Ministry of Infrastructure of the Government of Rwanda over the last three-and-a-half years in developing projects to increase the power generation...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Jeffrey S. Bucholtz, formerly the Acting Assistant Attorney General and Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, returned to King & Spalding as a partner in its national appellate practice in March.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges is representing AIG in connection with the company's broad, ongoing global divestiture and restructuring program that has been highlighted by several recapitalizations led by the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve. Since early 2008, Weil Gotshal has worked with AIG to develop legal strategies addressing...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    John F. Sopko, a veteran of decades of congressional investigations and most recently the chief counsel for oversight and investigations at the House Energy and Commerce Committee, has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as a partner in Washington, D.C. Mr. Sopko will focus on congressional and federal investigations as a senior member of the...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Day Pitney LLP has announced that partner Stanley Twardy, Jr., a former Connecticut U.S. Attorney from 1985 to 1991, has been selected to a seven-member advisory board by U.S. Senators Christopher Dodd, (D-CT) and Joseph Lieberman, (I-CT), to help select the state's new U.S. Attorney and U.S. Marshal.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    WinScribe, the market innovator in digital dictation, transcription, and workflow management solutions announced that Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens and Cannada, PLLC has deployed WinScribe in an effort to boost support staff efficiency and allow the firm to do more with less.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Greg Shelton, Of Counsel in the Seattle office of Williams Kastner, is the author of an article published in the February 2009 edition of the IADC Committee Newsletter. The article, "Made in China: Consumer Product Lawsuits Imported to the United States," details the recent recalls by the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) of several Chinese...
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Thompson & Knight LLP, through its affiliated office Tauil & Chequer Advogados, has announced the expansion of its Rio de Janeiro office with Senior Counsel Sandoval Amui and Associates Claudia Barros and Marienne Melo rejoining the Firm.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    Stroz Friedberg, Inc., the leading global consulting firm for managing digital risk and uncovering digital evidence, has opened its newest U.S. office at 101 Montgomery Street in downtown San Francisco. Leading the firm's San Francisco operations is David E. Garrett, who joined Stroz Friedberg as a Managing Director. Mr. Garrett will supervise a specially...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Schirrmeister Diaz-Arrastia Brem recently served as a platinum corporate sponsor of the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and their 25th Annual Triunfando Awards Gala which honored Hispanic business owners and corporate executives for their leadership and service to the community. The firm also honored the Mexican American Bar Association of Texas...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Davis & Gilbert LLP has announced that Brian R. Gallagher has joined the firm as a tax partner. Mr. Gallagher's diverse practice focuses on a wide range of domestic and international tax issues arising in the areas of mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, and corporate restructurings, as well as transactions involving investment, operating, and...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Jones Day's defense victory for Chevron Corporation in a highly publicized human rights case has been recognized as California's top defense verdict for 2008 by a leading legal publication, The Daily Journal. The December verdict, which capped a decade of litigation, exonerated Chevron Corporation and two of its U.S. subsidiaries against charges by...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Duff & Phelps Corporation, a financial advisory and investment banking firm, announced that World Finance magazine has named Duff & Phelps the "Best Transfer Pricing Team" in the United States for 2009. The award was determined by a World Finance readership polling process during which over 40,000 industry decision-makers were invited to cast their...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    American International Group (AIG) has named Anastasia D. Kelly vice chair, reporting to AIG chair and CEO Edward J. Liddy. Ms. Kelly, who currently serves as executive vice president, general counsel and senior regulatory and compliance officer for the carrier, will take on the additional responsibilities of communications, corporate affairs and human...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    James G. Murphy has joined Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP as counsel in the Labor and Employment Practice Group.Murphy will be the first lawyer in the firm's New York office to focus his practice on employment litigation.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    WolfBlock partner Harvey C. Johnson was selected as the recipient of the 2009 Martin Luther King, Jr. Champion of Social Justice Award by The Black Law Students' Association of Rutgers University School of Law in Camden, New Jersey. In celebration of the life and spirit of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Black Law Students Association honors...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Proskauer Rose LLP announced the continuation of its Asian expansion with the firm's move into office space in the heart of Hong Kong's central business district.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Since the announcement of the Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities scandal, Lowenstein Sandler has counseled Madoff investors on a number of emerging issues and is monitoring developments closely.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Brian M. Pinheiro, partner in the Philadelphia office of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, has been named to lead the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group. Mr. Pinheiro, previously vice chair of the group, will lead a team of attorneys that is based in Ballard's Philadelphia office and serves a range of business clients, from...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Pro bono work by America's lawyers is on the increase, with nearly three-fourths of lawyers providing free legal services to disadvantaged individuals or to the organizations that serve them. That's one of the significant findings of a new study done by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Liquid Discovery Manager and Liquid Litigation Manager provide enhanced solutions for discovery and case management. The newest releases from Liquid Litigation Management, Inc. (LLM), feature near-duplicate technology, optimized document management functionality and comprehensive and speedy search options.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Wiley Rein LLP has announced that Tyrone Brown, a former FCC commissioner and respected lawyer, businessman and entrepreneur, has rejoined the firm's preeminent Communications Practice. His business and legal experience also includes the founding of a cable television system, serving as regulatory counsel for a wireless company, and serving as director and...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    The Honorable Al Gore, former U.S. Vice President, discussed the importance of governance and the sustainability of financial investments in the current economy during, "A Conversation on the Economy." The forum - held in Philadelphia - served as an educational event for the city's leaders and was organized by Pennsylvania State Treasurer Robin Weissman...
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus will present FiduciaryOversight: Timely Topics for Employee Benefit Plan Sponsors on Thursday, March19 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at its offices, 721 Route 202-206, Bridgewater, NJ. Charles A.
  • Sunday, March 1, 2009
    Titled Strategies to Minimize Damage from Madoff and OtherRecent Investment Scandals, the law firm of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus,P.A. has planed this program to be held in its offices at 721 Route 202-206, Bridgewater, NJ,starting at 8 a.m. with registration and breakfast and concluding at 10:30 a.m.