Firm and Provider News

  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    Veteran attorney Vernon Johnson III has joined Nixon Peabody as a litigator in the firm's Business Litigation Practice. He will be based in the firm's Washington, DC office.
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    Bono, left, is welcomed by Stradley Ronon Chairman and World Affairs Council of Philadelphia Chairman William R. Sasso at a recent World Affairs Council of Philadelphia event, where Bono was the featured speaker. The U2 frontman and political activist spoke to more than 1,200 attendees about his work in Africa, calling for action to help aid the country's...
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    Peter J. Kalis, chairman and managing partner of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG), has been appointed as Chair of the American Bar Association's (ABA) National Law Day 2006. Law Day commemorates the rule of law and the ways in which our legal system has contributed to American freedoms.
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    Pitney Hardin llp has announced that Cecelia Kehoe Dempsey has joined the firm as counsel in the Intellectual Property Department, resident in New York. Ms. Dempsey's practice includes counseling with respect to trademarks, including mark clearance, U.S. and International prosecution; licensing of trademarks and technology; counseling with respect to the...
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    O'Melveny & Myers LLP has announced that Michael Moser has joined the firm as a partner in its Asia practice and will reside in the firm's Hong Kong and Beijing offices. Mr. Moser, one of the leading international lawyers in China, was formerly the head of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer's greater China practice. Mr. Moser will serve as co-head of the...
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    Corporation Service Company announces that it has formed CSC Trust Company of Delaware (CSC Trust) in connection with its recent acquisition of the corporate and institutional trust business of The Capital Trust Company of Delaware.
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    The National Arbitration Forum has announced the appointment of Stacie Otte as Senior Legal Counsel and Ryan Chandlee as Staff Counsel. Ms. Otte brings five years of law firm experience to NAF with a broad range of litigation, arbitration and mediation experience. She was formerly a staff attorney with Dunlap & Ritts, P.A., where she handled all...
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    Suzanne S. Mayes, a partner in the Public Finance Department of Saul Ewing LLP, last month hosted Ladies First: 2nd Annual Mid-Atlantic Women's Public Finance Forum at the Rittenhouse in Philadelphia. The forum was sponsored by Saul Ewing and was attended by prominent women in the public finance industry, including bankers, financial advisers, issuers and...
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    Stradley Ronon has added Catherine M. Ward as of counsel to its environmental and real estate practice groups.
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    Corporation Service Company announces that it has formed CSC Trust Company of Delaware (CSC Trust) in connection with its recent acquisition of the corporate and institutional trust business of The Capital Trust Company of Delaware.
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    The National Arbitration Forum has announced the appointment of Stacie Otte as Senior Legal Counsel and Ryan Chandlee as Staff Counsel. Ms. Otte brings five years of law firm experience to NAF with a broad range of litigation, arbitration and mediation experience. She was formerly a staff attorney with Dunlap & Ritts, P.A., where she handled all...
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced that Paul W. Lee has been recognized by the Cornell University Law School for his many public service contributions.Mr. Lee is a partner in the firm's Financial Services and Private Equity practices, with an active practice focused on corporate and securities law and on representing financial services and technology...
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    OnSite E-Discovery, a global e-discovery and forensics firm serving law firms and corporations, has been named the leading litigation support service bureau used by AmLaw 200 law firms in The American Lawyer's 2005 Litigation Department of the Year Survey.OnSite also ranked fourth among electronic evidence providers.
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    The firm of Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C. has announced the further expansion of our New York office with the addition of Mitchell D. Haddad, member of the firm's Litigation Practice Group and Mark J. Rosenberg, of counsel with the Firm's Intellectual Property Practice Group. Mr. Haddad joins the firm from Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and Mr....
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG) announces the creation of its Stem Cell Technology practice. This new practice combines the knowledge and experience of lawyers from diverse areas of the firm, including its international corporate, food and drug, and intellectual property practice groups, to response to legal issues unique to...
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    Legal professionals now can access practice-specific information even more quickly, as Thomson West expands Westlaw Practitioner to offer four new practice-specific suites of information. The Westlaw Practitioner suite allows customers to combine practice area-specific information and task-based applications they use most into a convenient, customizable...
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    Following the successful launch of LexisNexis Total Litigator 1.0 just weeks ago, LexisNexis U.S. has announced the availability of LexisNexis Service of Process, the latest addition to the company's suite of litigation services.
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    Can chairs with lumbar support, frosted cubicle walls that let in more light, and shorter employee commutes all add up to happier customers? Yes, says Gary Levine, president and founder of Two Step Software, Inc., whose product, Corporate Focus, helps the nation's leading law firms and corporate legal departments track the countless details that flow from...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced that its director of marketing, Jasmine Trillos-Decarie, has been elected president of the New England Chapter of the Legal Marketing Association (LMA) for the 2006 term. Ms. Trillos-Decarie joined Goodwin Procter in 1999 as marketing manager and was promoted to marketing directorin 2005.
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP has announced that Nathaniel Lampley Jr. has been namedmanaging partner of the firm's Cincinnati office. Mr. Lampley has been with Vorys since 1992. During that time, his work as a trial lawyer has helped build the firm's litigation practice and its reputation for excellence. Mr. Lampley has worked on contract and...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that 12 attorneys have been named partners of the firm. The new partners include: S. Scott Parel and Angela C. Zambrano, Dallas; Beatriz Azcuy-Diaz, Miami; Thomas Schmid, Munich; David R. Fertig, Benjamin E. Marks, Salvatore A. Romanello, Soo-Jin Shim and Scott M. Sontag, New York; Kyle C. Krpata, Silicon...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    King & Spalding has announced the election of Robert E. "Bobby" Meadows as managing partner of its Houston office. Mr. Meadows is a trial lawyer with extensive experience handling business disputes and defending oil and gas, construction and engineering and product manufacturing companies in environmental and other complex tort litigation. Mr....
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    Winston & Strawn LLP has announced that its executive committee has unanimously approved the selection of Thomas P. Fitzgerald as managing partner of the firm. The executive committee also named Thomas J. Frederick to head its litigation practice globally and Rex L. Sessions to lead the labor and employment practice group. Mr. Fitzgerald will assume...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that Walter Curchack joined its Corporate and Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors' Rights Groups as a Partner in the New York office. Mr. Curchack joins the firm from Bryan Cave LLP where he was a partner. Mr. Curchack's practice is focused on bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors' rights, as well as complex...