Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    Clifford Chance hosted a discussion with the UK Attorney General, Rt Hon Jeremy Wright QC MP, on the post-Brexit UK legal landscape. In attendance at the firm’s New York offices were senior representatives from international companies in the banking, fund management, automotive, media, telecoms and insurance sectors. The session was moderated by the...
  • Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    Joe Daniels, a pre-eminent New York lawyer representing emerging companies,  has joined the New York office of McCarter & English as co-chair of the firm’s burgeoning start-up practice. 
  • Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    Deborah M. Shelton, who for two decades has represented companies in the biopharmaceutical, medical device, food, dietary supplement, and cosmetics sectors, has joined the law firm of McCarter & English, where she will lead the firm’s FDA regulatory practice.
  • Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    The Bridgewater-based law firm of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., is pleased to announce that it participated in the 2016 Holiday Gift Drive as part of its commitment to the community. Sponsored by Safe+Sound Somerset, the gift drive helps fulfill the holiday wishes of many local families.   
  • Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    The global law firm Jones Day represented Idenix Pharmaceuticals, LLC (Idenix), a subsidiary of Merck & Co (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, in trial before a jury in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, which ordered Gilead Sciences, Inc. to pay $2.54 billion in damages for sales of sofosbuvir-...
  • Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    FRONTEO, Inc., a leading provider of global eDiscovery and big data analysis services utilizing artificial intelligence technology, announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Idea Capital Group (“ICG”), a Chinese investment and advisory group, in order to expand its eDiscovery services in China....
  • Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    McNees Wallace & Nurick Chairman David M. Kleppinger was unanimously confirmed as a member of The Pennsylvania State University Board of Trustees on Wednesday, November 16. The 48-0 vote from the Pennsylvania State Senate gives Kleppinger a three-year term on the board. “I am humbled and honored by the Governor’s nomination and the Senate...
  • Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    Universal Hospital Services, Inc. (“UHS”), a leading, nationwide provider of health care technology management and service solutions, announced it has acquired Radiographic Equipment Services (“RES”), a San Diego-based provider of medical imaging solutions. Sheppard Mullin partner Steve LaSala and associate Ashley Roberts led...
  • Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    Jones Day has announced that 47 lawyers have been named to the Firm's partnership, effective January 1, 2017. The new partners are:
  • Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    PJSC “LUKOIL” has announced the completion of the issuance of $1 billion of Rule 144A/Regulation S notes. The offering consists of 10-year notes with a coupon of 4.75 percent per annum.The notes have been issued by LUKOIL International Finance B.V. and guaranteed by PJSC “LUKOIL.” A team from Akin Gump advised LUKOIL in the offering...
  • Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    Kurt W. Meyers, who led criminal trials and managed complex investigations as a federal prosecutor in the Western District of North Carolina, has joined McGuireWoods’ Government Investigations and White Collar Litigation Department as a partner in Charlotte. Meyers served for 11 years in the U.S. Attorney’s Office, most recently as chief of its...
  • Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    Akin Gump has won a “bet-the-industry” case on behalf of Propel Financial Services in Billings et al. v. Propel Financial Services, which arose from multiple class-action lawsuits brought against the company. After the 5th Circuit denied rehearing en banc, Akin Gump successfully defended against a certiorari petition in the U.S. Supreme Court...
  • Friday, January 13, 2017
    Managing Director Julian Ackert to co-present “Privacy by Design” on Jan. 16 iDiscovery Solutions (iDS), an award-winning legal technology consulting and expert services firm, announced today that Managing Director Julian Ackert will be a featured moderator of “Privacy by Design” at the Sedona Conference Working Group 11 (WG11) Annual Meeting. The event...
  • Wednesday, January 4, 2017
    Akin Gump today announced that Seth D. Slotkin, a highly regarded trusts and estates lawyer, has joined the firm’s tax practice in New York, where he will be a partner in its private client services group. Mr. Slotkin was previously a partner at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan.
  • Thursday, December 8, 2016
    The Financial Times has ranked McGuireWoods among the top 10 law firms in its prestigious North America Innovative Lawyers report for 2016. The firm earned honors in the categories of social responsibility; changing and influencing regulation; data, analytics and intelligence; and integrated solutions. FT recognized the legal innovators in a...
  • Wednesday, December 7, 2016
    Jonathan L. Lewis has joined McGuireWoods’ Antitrust and Trade Regulation Department as a partner in Washington, D.C., bringing 17 years of experience advising clients on antitrust and commercial litigation matters, merger reviews, and managing business risk.
  • Tuesday, December 6, 2016
    International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announced today that it has elected 13 new partners and 11 new counsel, effective January 1, 2017.
  • Tuesday, December 6, 2016
    The global law firm Jones Day has announced that Lisa M. Ropple has joined the Firm's Boston Office as a partner in its Cybersecurity, Privacy & Data Protection and Government Regulation practices.
  • Tuesday, November 29, 2016
    Kurt W. Meyers, who led criminal trials and managed complex investigations as a federal prosecutor in the Western District of North Carolina, has joined McGuireWoods’ Government Investigations and White Collar Litigation Department as a partner in Charlotte.  
  • Sunday, November 27, 2016
    FRONTEO USA, Inc. (“FRONTEO USA”), a wholly-owned direct subsidiary of FRONTEO, Inc. (“FRONTEO”) (formerly known as UBIC, Inc.) (NASDAQ:FTEO) (TSE:2158)), a leading provider of global eDiscovery, managed review solutions and big data analysis services utilizing artificial intelligence technology, today announced the acquisition of...
  • Monday, November 21, 2016
    Fish & Richardson announced today that Kristin McKinney, a national leader in law firm professional development, diversity and inclusion, and women's initiatives, has joined the firm in the newly-created role of Chief Professional Development Officer.  McKinney will be based in the Twin Cities office and will have broad...
  • Saturday, November 19, 2016
    Akin Gump announced today two significant additions to its public law and policy practice in Washington, D.C.: Hunter Bates, who previously served as legal counsel and chief of staff to current Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and Justin J. McCarthy, who formerly served in the George W. Bush administration as Special Assistant to the...
  • Wednesday, November 16, 2016
    McGuireWoods on Monday announced its largest class of new partners, elevating 18 associates to partnership in the firm effective Jan. 1, 2017. The new partners span 11 U.S. offices and a dozen litigation and corporate practice areas, illustrating the firm’s depth and strength.
  • Monday, November 14, 2016
    Lawyers Alliance for New York proudly announces that two leading law firms – Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP and Dentons US LLP – are recipients of the 2016 Cornerstone Awards.  These awards, the highest business law pro bono honor in New York, recognize outstanding pro bono legal services to nonprofit organizations that are improving...
  • Wednesday, November 9, 2016
    iDiscovery Solutions, Inc. (iDS), is pleased to announce the addition of Matthew L. Smith to its growing staff of highly experienced professionals. Mr. Smith comes on board as Director of Sales & Business Development based at their Washington, D.C. headquarters.  iDS is an award-winning, legal technology and information governance (IG) consulting...