Firm and Provider News

  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP has announced that Gina M. Smith has joined the firm as of counsel in the White Collar Litigation Group in the Philadelphia office. Prior to joining Ballard Spahr, Ms. Smith served for 18 years in the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office as an assistant district attorney responsible for the investigation...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    Jorden Burt, an insurance and financial services regulatory and litigation law firm, has launched Reinsurance Focus (www.reinsurancefocus.com). Jorden Burt's Reinsurance Focus is an Internet blog containing a broad range of information relating to reinsurance, including: Public information about significant reinsurance and alternative risk...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    The American Arbitration Association (AAA) and Cybersettle, Inc. have announced a strategic alliance which will allow their clients to use both companies' alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and online dispute resolution (ODR) services.
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    King & Spalding LLP has announced the expansion in New York City of its intellectual property practice with the arrival of partner Kenneth H. Sonnenfeld, an authority on biotechnology, pharmaceutical and chemical patent prosecution, counseling and diligence. Mr. Sonnenfeld brings to the firm's New York office the new capability of patent...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    Kirkpatrick's New York office recently welcomed Sandy K. Feldman to its M&A practice. Mr. Feldman focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other business relationships and related financings. He also has experience representing purchases of distressed companies, including acquisitions of assets in Chapter 11 bankruptcy...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    Goodwin Procter LLP recently announced the addition of two directors to its professional staff: Marijane Benner Browne as director of lateral partner recruiting and Anne Stemlar as director of information resources. Ms. Benner Browne will oversee all aspects of the firm's lateral partner recruitment. She joins Goodwin Procter from Bingham McCutchen,...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    The international law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that Frank S. Vellucci, Robin Mizrahi, Ayse Yksel, Igor Muszynski and Konstantin O. Konstantinov have been named LLP partners in the firm. Mr. Vellucci, a member of the Corporate group in New York City, has extensive experience with corporate partnering in the life sciences field....
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    Akerman Senterfitt continues to grow in Tampa with the additions of L. Joseph Shaheen Jr., shareholder; Mitchell Robiner, of counsel, and Chaila Restall, associate, to the firm's Litigation practice. The three new attorneys join Akerman Senterfitt from Gardner Shaheen Tamargo.
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    Douglas R. Burnett, a partner with Holland & Knight LLP, has been appointed co-chair of the Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee of the New York County Lawyers' Association. Mr. Burnett practices primarily in the areas of telecommunications (submarine cables) and international and maritime law litigation. He has argued before the U.S. Supreme Court...
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    Michael Garrett recently joined the firm of Nixon Peabody LLP with the newly created title of general counsel in residence.
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    David H. Eisenstat, a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP and the chair of its national health industry practice, has been named one of 10 Outstanding Hospital Lawyers of 2006 by Nightingale's Healthcare News.
  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    Steven H. Schulman has been named as Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP's first full-time pro bono partner. Mr. Schulman will lead Akin Gump's pro bono practice.
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    Akerman Senterfitt LLP continues to expand its New York office, with the addition of Robert E. Fabricant, former USEPA general counsel, who joins as a shareholder.
  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    The firm of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced the addition of labor and employment partners John E. Kiley and Jean Y. Park to the firm's New York office. Mr. Kiley will co-chair the Labor and Employment Practice Group with partner Barbara Hoey. Mr. Kiley and Ms. Park have long-standing ties to Kelley Drye; prior to their recent return, Mr....
  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    The construction and environmental law firm of John E. Osborn P.C. has announced that Daniel H. Crow has become an attorney with the firm. Mr. Crow's practice will concentrate on the representation of large real estate owners, including school districts, libraries, universities and hotels. John E. Osborn P.C.'s practice concentrates in complex...
  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    Connell Foley LLP has announced that partner Stephen V. Falanga has been chosen by NJBIZ as a Forty Under 40 recipient. Mr. Falanga will be featured in the Nov. 13 issue of the magazine. The Forty Under 40 awards program honors men and women who have been making headlines in their field and who share a commitment to business growth, professional excellence...
  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    Wiley Rein & Fielding (WRF) has announced a major expansion of its communications practice with the addition of a team of professionals. On September 1, Henry M. Rivera, Mark N. Lipp, Edgar Class and Scott W. Woodworth joined the 80 attorneys who comprise the Wiley Rein communications practice. The group comes to WRF from the Washington, DC office...
  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP continues its expansion by opening a Bethesda, MD office with the addition of partners Roger Winston, Timothy Martin, and Marc DeCandia, and of counsel Shelah Lynn, formerly of Linowes and Blocher, LLP. Mr. Winston is a prominent Montgomery County, Maryland lawyer with a national reputation as counsel to real...
  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    Eleven Stradley Ronon partners were named to the recently released 2007 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Notably, Stradley Ronon Banking Practice Group Co-chair David F. Scranton was named for more than 10 years in his specialty of banking law. Selection for Best Lawyers, representing 80 specialties in all 50 states, is based on a peer-...
  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Paul Salvatore and Lawrence R. Sendak, partners in the firm's Labor and Employment Law Department, have been inducted into the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers as Fellows.
  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    The London office of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG) recently welcomed Trevor Beadle to its finance practice. Mr. Beadle has a wide-ranging lender practice. He acts for commercial and investment banks, fund managers and international financial institutions. His experience includes structured finance, secured senior and mezzanine...
  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    Demographic shifts, globalization and increased corporate governance are three key factors changing the way law offices operate, according to a just-released white paper from Robert Half Legal, a legal staffing service specializing in attorneys, paralegals and other skilled legal professionals.
  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    The firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that Peter D. Hutcheon, a member of the firm, has been selected for inclusion in the 24th edition of Marquis' Who's Who in the World for 2007. Who's Who in the World highlights the lives and careers of millions of leaders and achievers from around the world and from every significant field of...
  • Sunday, October 1, 2006
    LexisNexis U.S. and NetDocuments have launched a new service that will allow law firms to better manage and archive email. With the addition of email management to NetDocuments from the LexisNexisdocument management system, law firms now have a single place to capture, store, organize, archive, and manage emails, documents and records.