Firm and Provider News

  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    It's the start of a new year and professionals everywhere are re-evaluating their goals. In the legal industry, some attorneys may be experiencing a mid-career crisis says Sheron Hedley-Smith, executive director of The Affiliates, a leading staffing firm specializing in the placement of attorneys, paralegals and other highly skilled professionals.
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The firm 20/20 Speech, the equity venture between NXT plc and QinetiQ, has announced that it will adopt Aurix aligner technology. With this integration, RealLegal will expand its comprehensive product range to include video-to-text synchronization software. RealLegal, a leading provider to the U.S. legal community of litigation and practice management...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The Somerville, NJ law firm of Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that Christina Hildebrand, Jeralyn L. Lawrence and Scott M. Baach have been named partners of the firm. Ms. Hildebrand advises clients on all aspects of U.S. and international patent and trademark matters, including obtaining, defending, asserting and maintaining...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    With thousands of cases pending against pharmaceutical manufacturers of cold/cough medicines containing PPA (phenylpropanolamine), McCarter & English, LLP and Kaye Scholer LLP recently succeeded in refuting a plaintiff's claim that the PPA contained in Switzerland-based Novartis Consumer Health, Inc.'s Tavist-D caused her hemorrhagic stroke. This was...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2004
    The firm 20/20 Speech, the equity venture between NXT plc and QinetiQ, has announced that it will adopt Aurix aligner technology. With this integration, RealLegal will expand its comprehensive product range to include video-to-text synchronization software. RealLegal, a leading provider to the U.S. legal community of litigation and practice management...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    As companies gear up for the annual Delaware franchise tax filing season, they now have the opportunity to significantly streamline the process using the enhanced Delaware e-filing tool on CTAdvantage.com, CT Corporation's web-based suite of tools to support corporate legal professionals. CT Corporation's Delaware e-filing tool, introduced earlier this...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Stradley Ronon is pleased to announced that William R. Sasso, chairman of the firm, has been elected to the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PCVB) 2004 Executive Committee for a one-year term. The PCVB, a private, non-profit corporation, is the City of Philadelphia's primary marketing and sales organization. The mission of the PCVB is to...
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    Christine L. Albright, a partner in the international law firm Winston & Strawn LLP, has been named Vice Chair of the American Bar Association's Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section during the association's recent annual meeting.
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Joseph C. Crawford, a partner at WolfBlock, has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. The induction ceremony at which Mr. Crawford became a Fellow took place recently before an audience of 1,150 people during the 2003 Annual Meeting of the College in Montreal.
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Philip Allen Lacovera, a former senior partner with Mayer Brown Rowe & Mawe in New York and former executive with General Electric and Morgan Stanley, has joined JAMS, The Resolution Experts as a mediator and arbitrator in New York effective January 1. A former U.S. deputy solicitor general, Mr. Lacovera is known for his work as counsel to the...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Penn-America Group, Inc., which includes the nationally recognized insurance operations of Penn-America Insurance Company and Penn-Star Insurance Company, has selectedthe TyMetrix' electronic invoicing solution across its claims services group. Designed to increase internal operating efficiencies, for both its litigation management staff and its retained...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Special Counsel, the legal staffing and solutions unit of MPS Group, Inc., has acquired LawCorps, one of the leading full-service legal staffing companies in the eastern United States. This acquisition adds significantly to Special Counsel's client base and strength of personnel in the New York City, Washington, DC and Boston markets.
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    The law firm of McCarter & English, LLP has named Samuel J. Abate Jr. as partner in the New York office and Peter J. Boyer and R. Nicholas Gimbel as partners in the Philadelphia office. The elevation of the three reflects the firm's growth strategy along the Northeast corridor and its activity in key industries in the region such as life sciences,...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Ringtail Solutions, a leading provider of knowledge management and litigation support solutions, has announced the enhancement of Ringtail Casebook that supports some significant extended features for electronic document discovery.
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    In an unusual move, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) sided with a manufacturer, Pitney Hardin Kipp & Szuch LLP's client, Rubie's Costume Co., Inc., contradicting a major consumer magazine's report, which stated that a Halloween costume from Rubie's did not meet federal flammability regulations. This prompted a retraction by the...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Bruce I. Goldstein, managing partner of Saiber Schlesinger Satz & Goldstein in Newark, NJ, has announced that two new attorneys have joined the firm. They are Joyce Raspa-Gore and Phoebe Sorial. Ms. Raspa-Gore previously was an associate at the firm of Fellig, Feingold & Schwartz in Hackensack, NJ.Her practice is focused on real estate and land...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Breaking the mold of traditional law firm services, Bryan Cave LLP has formed an international Risk Management Team, drawing on the talents of 50 lawyers in nine offices throughout the firm to counsel clients in risk retention and risk transfer techniques.
  • Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Francesca Morris, an associate in the New York office of Holland & Knight LLP was awarded the prestigious John K. Geiger Award at InMotion's Fifth Annual Commitment to Justice Awards. The ceremony took place on December 1 at the Fordham University School of Law.
  • Monday, December 1, 2003
    The Department of Homeland Security recently issued the first ever certifications under the Support Anti-Terrorism By Fostering Effective Technologies Act (SAFETY Act) for Teledyne Brown Engineering's (Teledyne) WaterSabreª and Michael Stapleton Associates' (MSA) SmartTechª and Explosive Detection Teams (EDT) anti-terrorism products and services.McKenna...