Firm and Provider News

  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Andrea Ascher has joined the firm as a partner in its New York office. She brings significant experience in domestic and cross-border real estate finance and is a national leader in construction lending.
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Lowenstein Sandler once again leads New Jersey with the most top ranked practices and attorneys, according to the 2007 Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business. The firm's Corporate, Litigation, and Environmental practices maintained top standing over all other firms in the state, a ranking that has held true since the Guide's inception...
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Holland & Knight LLP has announced that Dianne Smith has joined the firm's Washington, DC office as a partner in the Public Policy & Regulation group and Telecommunications team. Ms. Smith, a former communications executive and in-house counsel, provides legislative and regulatory counsel to clients in the telecommunications industry. She has...
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Eisner LLP, a diversified accounting, tax and advisory services firm, has named Sidney Schwartz as a partner in the firm. Mr. Schwartz is a tax partner in Eisner's financial services practice. He brings to the firm and its clients his expertise in tax issues relating to hedge funds, private equity funds, broker-dealers, and wealthy executives. He regularly...
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP has ranked first in Delaware and 11th in the country when compared to other firms its size, according to the 2007 American Lawyer Midlevel Associates survey. "The firm is pleased that Young Conaway is continually recognized as a great place to practice law," said firm chairman James L. Patton Jr.
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    The CCH Commodities & Derivatives Law Integrated Library combines the expert resources of Aspen Publishers and CCH to provide a convenient, all-inclusive online resource that will help users navigate the complex legal issues that arise in this highly regulated area of the law and minimize risk for their clients. Aspen Publishers and CCH are part of the...
  • Saturday, September 1, 2007
    The international law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that Edouard S. Markson has joined the firm as tax partner in the New York office. Mr. Markson most recently served as a director in the Tax Advisory group at Credit Suisse in New York. In this role, he was tax counsel for the Investment Banking, Alternative Investments and Global...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    The international law firm Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced that Michael E. Rigney has joined the firm as partner in the Litigation Department. Mr. Rigney will practice in the firm's Chicago office. Mr. Rigney's practice focuses on most aspects of general civil litigation, including commercial disputes, property contamination claims, general...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Day Pitney LLP has announced that it has been ranked in Chambers & Partners' Chambers USA 2007 as the number one law firm at the state level in seven practice areas: bankruptcy/ restructuring; employee benefits & executive compensation; environment; labor and employment; litigation: general commercial; real estate, and real estate: zoning/land use.
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Prominent New Jersey lobbyist Andrew Weber has joined Stradley Ronon's Cherry Hill, NJ office as of counsel in the firm's government and public affairs practice group. With more than 25 years of experience in local, state and federal government, including representing clients before numerous government agencies, and assisting cities and municipalities with...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Geoffrey E. Secol has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as a partner in the tax practice in New York. Mr. Secol will help lead an interdisciplinary corporate services group for the tax, investment funds and real estate practices in the firm's New York office.
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    LawyerLinks, L.L.C. has announced the launch of the Public Company ChannelSM . The Public Company Channel is the latest channel to be added to AdvantageSM , LawyerLinks' online source that helps in-house corporate counsel involved in compliance, filings, and finance conduct comprehensive legal research more expediently and thoroughly. According to...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    The international law firm Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced that Michael E. Rigney has joined the firm as partner in the Litigation Department. Mr. Rigney will practice in the firm's Chicago office. Mr. Rigney's practice focuses on most aspects of general civil litigation, including commercial disputes, property contamination claims, general...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Day Pitney LLP has announced that it has been ranked in Chambers & Partners' Chambers USA 2007 as the number one law firm at the state level in seven practice areas: bankruptcy/ restructuring; employee benefits & executive compensation; environment; labor and employment; litigation: general commercial; real estate, and real estate: zoning/land use...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Stephen J. Dannhauser, chairman of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, is the 2007 recipient of the Root-Stimson Award for outstanding community service presented by the New York State Bar Association. The award was be presented to Mr. Dannhauser recently at the Association's meeting of the House of Delegates, its governing body, in Cooperstown, NY. Mr...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Holland & Knight LLP has announced the addition of three lawyers in the Tallahassee office. The firm's Florida Government Advocacy Practice is significantly expanded with the additions of Frederick R. Dudley and Mia L. McKown. In addition, Gigi Rollini joins the firm's Litigation Section.
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Continuing its rapid expansion, King & Spalding has announced that it is opening an office in Charlotte, NC, its third new office in the last year and its eighth worldwide location. The firm is immediately bringing on board four partners and an associate from the Charlotte-based law firm of Kennedy Covington. Joining King & Spalding as...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    For the seventh consecutive year, corporate directors have recognized Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as one of America's top 20 law firms, according to a recent survey compiled by Corporate Board Member magazine ("America's Best Corporate Law Firms," July/August 2007).
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP continues to grow with the addition of several professionals to its offices worldwide. Penny Cobey has joined McKenna Long & Aldridge's real estate and finance practice as Of Counsel in the firm's Los Angeles office. Cobey will focus on transactional issues in complex private and public construction projects,...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Nixon Peabody LLP has announced the expansion of its public finance practice with the addition of Elizabeth D. Moore, partner in the firm's New York City and Albany offices. As a partner in the public finance practice, Ms. Moore will represent clients on government compliance issues which include ethics, government relations strategy, lobbying, and...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    The 2007 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business has ranked Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP a leader in seven practice areas, while recognizing 17 attorneys in their respective fields. Young Conaway ranked first in Delaware for its Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Employment, Real Estate and Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    The firm of Saul Ewing LLP has announced that Charles M. Lizza has joined the firm as a partner in the Litigation Department in the firm's Newark, New Jersey office. Mr. Lizza is an experienced litigator who handles complex commercial litigation, including products liability cases and insurance matters. He also concentrates his practice on patent...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Forty-one Akerman Senterfitt attorneys have been named to Florida Trend magazine's 2007 Legal Elite, a select list of the state's top attorneys, representing less than 1.5 percent of The Florida Bar. J. Thomas Cardwell, chairman and CEO of Akerman Senterfitt, was named among the Legal Elite's nine Top Managing Partners in the state. In addition, Akerman...
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    Helping lawyers find opportunities for meaningful pro bono work in their communities is the goal of a project jointly sponsored by the American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service, the ABA Center for Pro Bono and Pro Bono Net.
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2007
    In recognition of its efforts to educate, enlighten and inform the nonprofit community, the Community Advisory Boards of Thirteen/WNET and WLIW21 inducted the Pro Bono Partnership into their Community Hall of Fame on June 27 in a ceremony at the Thirteen/WNET studio in Manhattan. The Partnership was recognized for its exemplary efforts in addressing...