Firm and Provider News

  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    The international law firm Proskauer Rose LLP was ranked the most active placement agent counsel in the U.S. Private Investments in Public Equity (PIPEs) market for the first half of 2009. The ranking, by independent investment research publisher Sagient Research Systems, reported that Proskauer led the nation by closing 12 PIPEs and/or Registered...
  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges has announced that the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey has decided in favor of firm client Merck & Co., Inc. in the company's patent infringement suit against Teva Pharmaceuticals. Filed in 2007, the lawsuit centered upon Merck's SINGULAIR® (montelukast sodium), one of the world's...
  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    Carrie Webb Olson has recently joined Day Pitney's Boston office from Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP. She is a well-regarded trademark and copyright lawyer and focuses her practice on the selection, use and protection of company trademarks, both in the United States and internationally. She is experienced in providing brand expansion guidance and...
  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    Protiviti Inc., a global business consulting and internal audit firm, has formed an advisory board to assist its clients, mainly Fortune 1000 companies, with navigating the changing economic and regulatory business environment. Coming on the heels of the global financial crisis, companies will face an increasing need to improve risk management practices...
  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    Stradley Ronon partner Mark Chopko presented at the 2009 Risk Management and Finance Summit for Nonprofits in Austin, Texas, on September 20-22, 2009. The event, hosted by the Nonprofit Risk Management Center, brought together nonprofit leaders and professional advisors to discuss trends and hot topics in risk management, finance and human resources. In...
  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    Congratulations to New York litigation associate Jacquie Arana who, for the second year in a row, is being honored by The Legal Aid Society with a Pro Bono Publico Award for her volunteer pro bono efforts. Ms. Arana is receiving the award for her - and the firm's - ongoing commitment to challenging the revocation of a client's federal parole.
  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP has announced that Paul H. Schoeman, most recently the Chief Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, has rejoined the firm's Litigation Department as a partner.
  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    On September 11, 2009, on behalf of itself and 12 other law firms, Jones Day filed an amicus brief in a major securities fraud case pending in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    Wiley Rein LLP is adding to its ranks some of the nation's most accomplished young attorneys as they complete clerkships with the U.S. Supreme Court and federal appellate courts.William S. Consovoy, Claire J. Evans, Brendan T. Carr, Peter Jenkins and J. Michael Connolly join a distinguished cadre of firm attorneys who have had the privilege of clerking for...
  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    Fios, Inc., a Socha-Gelbmann Top 5 provider of electronic discovery services, announced today that the company has been honored in KMWorld's Trend-Setting Products of 2009. Fios' e-Discovery Response Services were selected by KMWorld's judging panel as one of the "best solutions that exemplify the spirit of innovation demanded by the current economy."
  • Thursday, September 10, 2009
    Akin Gump invites in-house counsel to an upcoming CLE eventtitled The Why’s and How’s of Debt Tender and Exchange Offers on Thursday,September 24, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at One Bryant Park, 6th avenue and 42nd Streetin New York. The seminar is free and includes a complimentary lunch.
  • Wednesday, September 9, 2009
    On August 6, 2009, FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg spoke at an event sponsored by the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) about the Agency's enforcement priorities. In her speech, the Commissioner outlined a number of initiatives that FDA believes will improve its enforcement efforts. The most significant element of Commissioner Hamburg's speech was...
  • Wednesday, September 9, 2009
    In a significant victory for our client Neutrogena Corp., United States District Judge Susan Robinson (D. Del.) today denied Schering-Plough's motion to enjoin Neutrogena from advertising that its new sunscreen line, Neutrogena Ultimate Sport, provides the "best line of sport sun protection," has the "best average UVA/UVB protection versus leading sport...
  • Wednesday, September 9, 2009
    King & Spalding recently announced that it advised Sprint Nextel Corporation in its definitive agreement to acquire Virgin Mobile USA for a total equity value of approximately $483 million, which includes the value of Sprint's current 13.1 percent fully diluted ownership interest in Virgin Mobile USA. In addition, at closing Sprint will retire all of...
  • Wednesday, September 9, 2009
    Goodwin Procter has been named as a "Best Law Firm for Women" in the 2009 Working Mother & Flex-Time Lawyers survey.The firm will be profiled in the August/September issue of Working Mother as part of a special report that highlights 50 firms for their efforts to advance and retain female attorneys.The results will also be published at www....
  • Wednesday, September 9, 2009
    Eisner LLP, one of the nation's leading accounting and business advisory services firms, today announced the formation of its FBAR VCR Task Force to assist investors and other parties to 1) comply with U.S. Treasury Department Form 90-22.1 FBAR filing requirements and 2) assess their participation in the Internal Revenue Service's related VCR program.
  • Wednesday, September 9, 2009
    Nineteen Stradley Ronon attorneys were named to the recently released 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, regarded as a definitive guide to legal excellence in the U.S. Selection of this exclusive group is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which 16,000 attorneys throughout the country cast more than 500,000 votes on the legal abilities...
  • Thursday, September 3, 2009
    This year’s conference will focuson the latest developments in the area of privacy. Jessica Rich, ActingAssociate Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Division of Privacy andidentity Protection will be the keynote speaker. The program will be held onOctober 8 at the Grand Hyatt in NewYork, Manhattan Ballroom, 109 East 42nd Street, startingat 8 a.m....
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. has once again been ranked #1 in New Jersey by Best Lawyers in America in the areas of: Appellate Law and International Trade and Finance Law.
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, LLP is pleased to announce that Jim Mack has joined the firm as a Partner in its Financial Services Industry group. Mack will be located in the Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, office. In this role, Jim will build a greater Financial Services Industry presence in and around Philadelphia.
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Equivio, a provider of software for managing data redundancy, has announced that it has launched Equivio>Relevance, an expert-guided system that enhances the e-discovery process through automated document prioritization. Traditionally, attorneys use keywords to pre-filter documents prior to detailed review. According to the TREC (Text Retrieval...
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    TRC Companies, Inc. has been awarded a $5.1 million Exit Strategy®contract to provide a comprehensive environmental liability transfer solution to a manufacturing client in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Phillips Lytle LLP has been included in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for outstanding capabilities in environmental law. Considered the most widely used legal directory by in-house counsel for retaining outside counsel, Chambers is released by U.K. legal publisher Chambers and Partners, and is based on extensive independent research...
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Stradley Ronon partner Kevin Casey co-led a roundtable discussion, "Practical Strategies for Handling Disputes of All Sizes," at the American Bar Association (ABA) Annual Meeting in Chicago. Casey is the incoming chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Committee of the Intellectual Property Law section of the ABA. The discussion focused on...
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Wiley Rein LLP is pleased to welcome Adam H. Gordon as Of Counsel in its nationally recognized International Trade Practice. Mr. Gordon has represented a variety of U.S. manufacturing and agricultural interests in international trade matters including antidumping litigation, enforcement actions, customs and export control issues, and other federal and...