Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, December 17, 2013
    Bruce A. Colbath has joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the firm’s Antitrust and Trade Regulation practice group, based in the firm's New York office. Mr. Colbath joins from Weil, Gotshal & Manges.
  • Friday, December 13, 2013
  • Thursday, December 12, 2013
    Business Insurance magazine has named Kimberly M. Melvin, a partner in Wiley Rein’s Insurance Practice, to its select list of 2013 “Women to Watch” in the insurance industry. The award spotlights “women leaders doing outstanding work” in risk management, benefits management, commercial insurance, and the legal field. The 25...
  • Thursday, December 12, 2013
    Stradley Ronon Chairman William R. Sasso has been named by Philadelphia Business Journal readers as one of the “most influential business people in Philadelphia.” Mr. Sasso was the only lawyer in private practice to make the list, which is composed of 23 business leaders in Philadelphia whose contributions to the city were lauded in an online...
  • Wednesday, December 11, 2013
    Akin Gump has announced that Patricia A. Millett, co-head of the firm’s Supreme Court practice and of its national appellate practice, has been confirmed by the United States Senate to serve as a federal appeals court judge for the DC Circuit. Ms. Millett’s confirmation follows her nomination by President Obama in June of this year.
  • Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    Thomas Hawk, a partner at King & Spalding, has been named one of Atlanta’s premier young business leaders by the Atlanta Business Chronicle in its annual “40 Under 40” list published in a supplement to the newspaper’s November 8 edition. Mr. Hawk, a 36-year-old healthcare lawyer in King & Spalding’s Atlanta office,...
  • Monday, December 9, 2013
  • Wednesday, December 4, 2013
    Marcum LLP has released the 2013 Marcum Year-End Tax Guide. The annual guide provides a roadmap regarding major changes in tax law during the year and important planning opportunities for businesses and individuals in the remaining weeks of 2013 and going forward into 2014.
  • Wednesday, December 4, 2013
    E. Norman Veasey, Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court (1992-2004), has retired as a senior partner of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, where he had offices in Wilmington, Delaware, and New York City. As of January 1, 2014, he will concentrate on serving as arbitrator, mediator, special master, and consultant. He will be special counsel to the...
  • Wednesday, December 4, 2013
    ZyLAB has launched an extensive protection program to protect Intellectual Property (IP). The new program includes components of the ZyLAB eDiscovery and Information Risk Management Platform, best practice templates, implementation guidelines, and customizable, multilingual libraries to localize and protect intellectual property. 
  • Wednesday, November 27, 2013
  • Tuesday, November 19, 2013
    Wiley Rein has announce dthat John B. (Jay) Watkins has joined the firm as a partner in its Corporate Practice. At Wiley Rein, he will advise clients on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, and financing and capital formation transactions for private equity and other investment funds and for public and private companies.
  • Monday, November 18, 2013
    Wiley Rein chairman Richard E. Wiley and Insurance Appellate Group chair Laura A. Foggan were named to Lawdragon’s list of the “500 Leading Lawyers in America” in its annual magazine released in October.  Lawdragon’s “500 Leading Lawyers in America” were chosen from a combination of factors, including votes and...
  • Thursday, November 14, 2013
    Recommind, the leader in unstructured data management, analysis and governance technology, has released the findings of independent research into policies adopted for information governance (IG) in the United States and United Kingdom. The surveys were designed to discover what companies currently have in place to govern their growing data reserves and...
  • Thursday, November 14, 2013
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. has been ranked in the 2014 "Best Law Firms" list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® regionally in 59 practice areas, including 20 Metropolitan Tier 1 Rankings. Firms included in the 2014 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with...
  • Thursday, November 14, 2013
    Law360 has recognized ten Weil partners as 2013 MVPs in their respective practice areas and industries – the most of any law firm this year. The Weil partners recognized are Michael Aiello (Mergers & Acquisitions); Michael Bond (Real Estate) Daniel Dokos (Banking); Keith Flaum (Technology); Matthew Gilroy (Healthcare); Stephen Karotkin (...
  • Wednesday, November 13, 2013
    Akin Gump has announced that six of its attorneys have been selected to receive a 2013 MVP award from Law360.  The awards, now in their third year, recognize “the elite law firm partners whose exemplary work on critical litigation, mammoth deals and first-of-their-kind global matters earned them a spot on this year's list.” The...
  • Tuesday, November 12, 2013
  • Tuesday, November 12, 2013
    King & Spalding successfully represented Johnson Research and Development Co., Inc., in a licensing dispute against Hasbro Inc. over the Nerf line of toy guns. Hasbro has been ordered to pay Johnson Research, the licensor of the line, $72.9 million in royalties. Johnson Research filed a claim against Hasbro in February, charging that the toymaker...
  • Tuesday, November 12, 2013
    Proskauer has announced that it represented Grifols, together with Grifols’ general counsel Osborne Clarke SLP, in its $1.675 billion agreement to acquire the transfusion diagnostics unit of Novartis. The assets acquired include diagnostic products and technology for transfusion medicine and immunology, a manufacturing plant in the U.S., and...
  • Tuesday, November 12, 2013
    DTI, the nation’s largest private independent provider of e-discovery, legal process outsourcing and facilities management services, has announced that it now employs 30 Relativity Certified Administrators (RCAs). DTI is a heavy user of the Relativity e-discovery platform, and the firm’s extensive in-house expertise represents a...
  • Thursday, November 7, 2013
    The Honorable Jack L. Lintner (retired), a member of the New Jersey-based law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., received the 2013 Trial Attorneys of New Jersey Professional Lawyer of the Year Award from the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law.  The award is to honor attorneys whose character, competence, and commitment to the...
  • Friday, November 1, 2013
    Gibbons P.C. and Patrick C. Dunican Jr., the firm’s chairman and managing director, were honored by the Women’s Association of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) with the 2013 Vagelos Award for Corporate Commitment to the Arts at the 18th Annual Spotlight Gala on Saturday, October 5, 2013, at the NJPAC.
  • Friday, November 1, 2013
    Marcum LLP won three 2013 Edge Awards at the annual luncheon of LEA Global: Leading Edge Alliance in San Francisco.  Marcum took top honors for Outstanding Marketing Initiative, New Frontiers Innovation and Outstanding Community Service.
  • Friday, November 1, 2013
    Phillips Lytle LLP  has earned a prestigious National First-Tier Ranking for its Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants Practice for a second year in a row on the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2014 “Best Law Firms” list. Phillips Lytle also received 28 Metropolitan First-Tier rankings across 24 practice areas in its...