Firm and Provider News

  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Suzanne S. Mayes, a partner in Saul Ewing's Public Finance Department, has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Bar Association House of Delegates as a voting member. The House of Delegates was established in 1966 and is charged with setting the policy of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Ms. Mayes concentrates her practice in municipal finance and...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Mitratech, a leading provider of software solutions for legal departments to manage matters, risks, and ensure compliance, has announced TeamConnect Collaborative Spend Management as an integral component of the TeamConnect Legal Suite. The enhanced solution combines TeamConnect's award-winning matter management technology with sophisticated electronic...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Richard Rowe, a nationally recognized expert in securities law and a partner in Proskauer Rose's Washington, DC office, has been appointed co-chair of the National Conference of Lawyers and Certified Public Accountants.
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP has ranked first in Delaware and seventh in the country when compared to other firms its size, according to the 2006 American Lawyer Midlevel Associates survey.
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Barrasso Consulting LLC, a leading discovery planning, collection and review firm, has announced the launch of its blog, Litigation Discovery Insight - Speaking From Experience, at www.barrassoconsulting.com/blog. The blog, authored by Barrasso Consulting founder Diane Barrasso, was created to provide the legal and litigation community a catalyst for...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Jeralyn L. Lawrence, a member of the Somerville law firm ofNorris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has been recognized by the New Jersey LawJournal as one of 40 Under 40 accomplished and promising attorneys in NewJersey. The New Jersey Law Journal has included these 40 lawyers in a supplemental magazine of its July 24 issue. The Journal profiles these...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP has announced that Georgia Bullitt has joined the firm as a partner in the Securities Practice and the Investment Management Practice. Ms. Bullitt will focus on securities, derivatives, equity sales and trading, and private wealth management. Her experience includes mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, SEC...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    King & Spalding has announced that Jesse R. Pierce, a litigator with more than 30 years of experience trying complex cases for energy industry clients, has joined the firm as a partner in its Houston litigation group. Pierce has extensive trial and appellate experience in a wide variety of energy litigation matters, ranging from traditional oil and gas...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Holland & Knight LLP has announced that a former partner and associate are rejoining the firm's Chicago office.Francis (Frank) L. Keldermans and Janet Wagner Jelen are both returning to Holland & Knight from the Chicago office of Sinar, Keldermans, Miller & Friedman, LLC. Mr. Keldermans rejoins Holland & Knight as a partner and Ms. Jelen...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Fios Inc. will host a CLE seminar on new federal e-discovery rules for the Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America. The program, titled Zubulake, the Federal Rules, Ethics and Beyond: Perspectives for Corporate Counsel, will take place on Tuesday, October 3 from 8:15 to 11 a.m. at the House of the Association, 42 West 44th...
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Daniel J. Eisner, who has vast expertise in private equity and complex corporate transactions of all types, has joined the firm as a partner and Nigel Austin, whose practice focuses on corporate and private equity transactions, has joined as a senior counsel. Both will be based in the firm's New York office. Mr....
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    The firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP recently obtained a unanimous decision from the Supreme Court in favor of Mid Atlantic Medical Services, a United Health Group company that administers self-funded ERISA welfare plans.
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP has announced that F. Daniel Balmert has been elected to the Executive Council of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA). Mr. Balmert, the managing partner of Vorys's Akron office, has been a member of ADTA since 1995.
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that prominent, corporate attorney Angela M. Santoro Dowd will join the firm as partner in the Corporate Department. Ms. Dowd joins the firm from Golenbock, Eisemen, Assor, Bell & Peskoe, LLP.
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    The executive partner of Holland & Knight's Chicago Office, Steven M. Elrod, recently announced today that Jonathan Furr, the former general counsel to the Illinois State Board of Education, will join Holland & Knight's Chicago Office. Mr. Furr will practice in the Illinois Land Use and Government Group alongside an established team of...
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    With 17 named storms and nine hurricanes predicted for 2006, Akerman Senterfitt's Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Group is busy assisting clients with their preparations for this year's active season.
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    The Somerville law firm of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that Michael K. Ligorano, a member of the firm, has been selected for inclusion in the 2007 Edition of Marquis' Who's Who in the World. Mr. Ligorano focuses his practice on land use and immigration law.
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP has announced the opening of its new Las Vegas office and the election of three new partners, including Las Vegas legal community leaders William P. Curran and Stanley W. Parry who were name partners of Curran & Parry. Joining Curran and Parry in this transaction are partner Josh Reisman, of counsel Susan...
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    Eisner LLP has announced that Christal McElroy has been admitted to partnership in the firm. Ms. McElroy is an audit partner in the firm's New Jersey office. She brings to the firm nearly 20 years of experience providing services to public companies, including initial public offerings, as well as privately held entities.
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    SPi has announced the promotion of Sara Wood to the position of director of electronic data discovery (EDD) project management in the firm's legal division. She will oversee the management of all the firm's EDD projects. Ms. Wood will have responsibility for design, implementation and oversight of the Project Management Office (PMO) and for ensuring...
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    Cozen O'Connor President and CEO Patrick J. O'Connor has been selected for fellowship in the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL) Membership in the IATL is limited to 500 fellows under the age of 70 from the United States and 100 fellows from more than 30 countries. Members are engaged in civil and criminal trial practice from both the...
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    It's meaningful work, not money, that motivates legal professionals most, a new survey shows. Forty-two percent of lawyers polled recently said that challenging assignments provide the greatest job satisfaction. Compensation packages ranked second, receiving 22 percent of the responses.
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    Frances Gauthier, chair of Stradley Ronon's diversity group and an attorney in the firm's Wilmington, DE office, served on the planning committee for the National Conference for the Minority Lawyer, held in Philadelphia recently. During the conference sponsored by the ABA Section of Business Law and the ABA Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the...
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    Stradley Ronon partner and Intellectual Property (IP) Group Chair Kevin R. Casey was recently appointed president of the Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA) at the association's Eighth Bench and Bar Conference.
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    The Newark, NJ office of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG) recently welcomed Frank L. Politano as a partner in its intellectual property practice. Politano came to the firm from AT&T Corp.