Firm and Provider News

  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Have you recently become new to the in-house practice or taken on management responsibilities? Do you want to you to learn how to make your game flawless plus help you and your company succeed? Then register for ACC's Corporate Counsel University (CCU)! Now in its 5th year, CCU has become the gold standard for best practices for attorneys who are new to in...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Loeb & Loeb LLP is ranked in 11th place in PrivateRaise.com's Top 25 PIPE Investor Law Firms list for 2006. The firm was recognized for providing counsel on eight deals in 2006 totaling $92.1 million. The list was published in Private Raise's PIPES Scorecard for legal counsel in The PIPEs Report - News, Information and Analysis of Private...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    Attorneys Martin S. Lessner and D. Fon Muttamara-Walker have been recognized by their firm, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, for providing exemplary pro bono legal service to the community and the bar. Mr. Lessner, who received the H. James Conaway Jr. Pro Bono Award, is a partner in the firm's Corporate Counseling and Litigation section. Ms...
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    The Thomson Corporation has strengthened its position in the insurance compliance and advisory markets, announcing the acquisition of Oden Insurance Services, Inc., a leading provider of insurance compliance and advisory information and workflow tools. Oden will be aligned with Thomson West in the company's Legal segment; terms of the acquisition were not...
  • 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....
  • 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    J. Kate Stickles, a partner in Saul Ewing LLP's Bankruptcy and Restructuring Department, has been appointed the firm's new marketing partner, effective immediately. In this capacity, Ms. Stickles will oversee the firm's 14-member Marketing Department.
  • Sunday, April 1, 2007
    t1As law students prepare for graduation, they may be anxious for prospective employers to "show them the money." While it might be tempting to take the highest paying offer, job seekers should consider more than just salary when determining which law firm or corporation to join, advised Charles Volkert, executive director of Robert Half Legal, a leading...
  • 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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...