Firm and Provider News

  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP has announced sizeable expansions of its labor, employment and employee benefits practice in Chicago and San Francisco.
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    Michael R. Nelson, chairman of Nelson Levine de Luca & Horst, LLC, has announced that Robert T. Horst, chair of the firm's Complex Litigation department, will assume the responsibilities of managing partner.
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    Alka Bahal has joined the firm of Grotta, Glassman and Hoffman, p.c. (GG&H) as a principal and serves as chair of the firm's Corporate Immigration Practice Group.
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    The firm of Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that Joel N. Jacobson, a member of the firm, has been named chairman of the Chatham Township (NJ) Planning Board. His term will expire on December 31, 2005. Mr. Jacobson, a resident of Chatham Township, has been a partner with Norris McLaughlin for more than 25 years, specializing in real...
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    Stuart M. Lederman, a partner with the Morristown, NJ-based firm of Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti, LLP, has been reappointed as a trustee of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation, an organization dedicated to promoting law-related education and giving all New Jersey residents a basic understanding of the legal system. Mr. Lederman has been a...
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    Former White House Counsel the Hon. Abner J. Mikva, a mediator and arbitrator with JAMS, The Resolution Experts, has been named as the Special Master who will decide how a $40 million fund, created by the recent settlement of a sex discrimination lawsuit between Morgan Stanley and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will be distributed.
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    The Justice Stewart G. Pollock Environmental American Inn of Court is accepting applications for its inaugural September 2004 - May 2005 term for pupils, associates and barristers (law students and attorneys with 10 years or less experience). The Inn will promote the study of environmental law and policy in New Jersey and collegiality and civility among...
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    International Product Liability Law Ñ A Worldwide Desk Reference, edited and co-authored by Greg Fowler, a partner in the law firm of Shook, Hardy & Bacon (SHB) L.L.P., was signed into the Law Library of Congress Special Collection recently. SHB is the only law firm to have a book included in the Law Library of Congress Special Collection. The signing...
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP (K&L) partner Stephen Glazier recently published Technology Deals: Case Studies for Officers, Directors, Investors, and General Counsels about Patent Strategies, IPOs, Mergers, Acquisitions, Venture Capital, Licensing, Litigation, Settlements, and Due Diligence, is the third in a series of acclaimed books he has written...
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    The firm of Kelley, Drye & Warren LLP has announced that the following former associates have become members of the firm:...
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP has named T. Mark Flanagan Jr. as national managing partner of the firm. Based in the firm's Washington, DC office, Mr. Flanagan assumed the Managing Partner role on July 1. In addition to continuing his role as a partner with the Litigation Practice representing clients in complex civil and criminalfraud matters, Mr....
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    The firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP recently won two awards at the prestigious Lawyer Awards 2004 presentation held at the Grosvenor Hotel in London. Weil Gotshal received the U.S. Law Firm of the Year (in London) 2004, and Michael Francies, managing partner of the firm's London office, was named Partner of the Year.
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, a leading client development company for the legal profession, has announced that it has expanded its successful relationship with the MSN network of Internet services to deliver access to Martindale-Hubbell's lawyers.com attorney database of lawyers and law firms from the MSN Spanish language site, www.latino.msn.com.
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    How has the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 affected corporate financing? What constitutes a contribution? What are political action committee formation requirements, contribution limits, reporting and record-keeping requirements and tax issues? The answers to these and other questions can be found in the new Election Law Primer for Corporations ,...
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP attorney Valentino F. DiGiorgio III recently was elected treasurer and finance chairman of the Chester County (PA) Republican Party. Mr. DiGiorgio is a member of the firm's Government and Public Affairs Practice Group.
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    Alka Bahal has joined the firm of Grotta, Glassman and Hoffman, p.c. (GG&H) as a principal and serves as chair of the firm's Corporate Immigration Practice Group.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that the Hon. E. Norman Veasey, former chief justice of Delaware, has joined the firm as a senior partner. Judge Veasey will serve as a strategic adviser to the firm's roster of prominent global clients on a wide range of issues across the firm's core competencies of mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Stephen J. Cabot, a leading labor relations attorney, has joined the firm of Saul Ewing LLP as co-chair of the firm's Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Practice Group. He comes to Saul Ewing with more than 30 years of labor law experience, helping clients, including many Fortune 500 companies, some union and some non-union.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Cozen O'Connor has announced the opening of the firm's 21st office, in Houston, Texas, at 1 Houston Center, 1221 McKinney St., Suite 2900. The firm also maintains another Texas office in Dallas, with 25 attorneys.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Forty-one WolfBlock partners have been named in Philadelphia magazine's "2004 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers." The June edition of the magazine features a variety of categories into which the lawyers were voted. Six of WolfBlock's attorneys were listed in the Top 100 Philadelphia Super Lawyers.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The firm of Proskauer Rose LLP has expanded to Boston. The opening of the new office, the firm's seventh, has been spearheaded by Steven M. Bauer, partner, Joseph A. Capraro Jr., partner, and Daniel J. Bernstein, senior counsel. Also joining the Boston office recently as a partner was Mark W. Batten, a prominent labor and employment attorney. Mr. Batten...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Stephen M. Sorett has joined McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP as a partner in the original and largest national government contracts practice in the country. He will be based in the firm's Washington, DC office. Mr. Sorett has extensive experience in numerous areas of government contracting, including privatization and outsourcing, project finance,...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    FindLaw has announced its Corporate Counsel Center has quickly grown to become the preferred source for online legal news and information among the nation's top in-house corporate counselors, according to a recent study. The FindLaw Corporate Counsel Center caters to the specific needs of in-house lawyers, offering cost-effective tools such as industry...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Roderick A. McLeod, a seasoned litigator who has tried and arbitrated a wide range of commercial disputes around the world, has joined the international law firm Jones Day as a partner in its fast-growing San Francisco office.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C., counsel to New Jersey and New York's premier hospital systems, is gearing up to better serve its expanding list of health care clients. The firm has announced the growth of its New York Offices at 399 Park Avenue with the expansion of its Health Care and Labor & Employment Groups and the arrival of an experienced...