Firm and Provider News

  • 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
    WinScribe, the market innovator in digital dictation, transcription, and workflow management solutions announced today the release of the newest version of its award-winning digital dictation workflow management suite: WinScribe Dictation Version 4.0.
  • 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...
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges' Employment Litigation Practice Group recorded superlative rankings in the latest Chambers USA and The Legal 500 legal directories. Overall, the practice group's New York-based contingent was named a "Leading" firm in the Labor and Employment category and the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation category. The directory...
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    Kelley Drye has been selected in the India Business Law Journal (June 2009) list of "Top 10 Foreign Firms of 2009." The publication noted that more than 200 law firms worldwide have worked on India-related deals, transactions, litigation, arbitration and cases during the past two years. "Nevertheless, India Business Law Journal has identified 100 law firms...
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    Goodwin Procter has announced that the legal directory Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized the firm for excellence in numerous practice area categories in its 2009 edition. Ninety-nine of the firm's attorneys have been named as leading lawyers. Goodwin Procter's practice groups garnered a top-tier ranking in 14 categories...
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    Cozen O'Connor has announced the launch of a capital markets group to counsel issuers, underwriters, investors and other market participants in connection with the issuance of fixed income and equity securities, including high yield debt, investment grade securities, preferred equity, leveraged and hybrid capital, and equity-linked notes programs.
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    LexisNexis has announced that membership in Martindale-Hubbell®Connected has surpassed 10,000 lawyers.Launched on March 31, 2009 with 3,000 beta members, Martindale-Hubbell Connected is the premier global online network for corporate counsel and other legal professionals and is the latest innovation from martindale.com® . The network has since grown to...
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    Managing Partner, R. Max Crane, served on Fox Coaching Associates and Metrosearch Network's Managing Partners Roundtable titled "The Art of the Merge: What works and what doesn't" in June, at The Princeton Club in New York City. Charles Gasparino, CNBC on-air commentator, moderated the discussion. Other panelists included Dom Esposito, chief operating...
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    The US Legal 500 has recommended 61 Jones Day lawyers (up from 51 in 2008) and 20 Jones Day practices in its 2009 edition. Additionally, among U.S. recommended firms, the following Jones Day practices were recognized as among the "Top Ranked Practices":Labor & Employment Litigation; Litigation/Product Liability & Mass Tort Defense - Consumer...
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    Stroz Friedberg has announced the appointment of three top business and legal leaders to important executive positions in the company. Tom Antisdel, formerly senior manager of Business Development for Discovery at Deloitte LLP, has been named managing director in Stroz Friedberg's Washington, DC, office.
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    Protiviti Inc., a global business consulting and internal audit firm, announced the release of the Governance Portal version 3, a software solution to manage governance, risk and compliance (GRC). The Governance Portal integrates Protiviti's proprietary content and consulting expertise with commonly accepted governance frameworks to establish a...
  • Wednesday, August 5, 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...
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    Lisa G. Beckerman - Bankruptcy/ Restructuring; Kerry E. Berchem - Corporate/M&A; Rick L. Burdick - Corporate/M&A & Private Equity; P. John Burke - Media & Entertainment; David R. Clonts - Intellectual Property; Murry B. Cohen - Appellate; Joel M. Cohn - Labor & Employment; David L. Comerford - Securities Litigation; Catherine A. Conway...
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    During a speech to the American Council of Chief Defenders (ACCD), a section of the National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA), U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder opened a new era of dialogue with the nation's indigent defense leaders and made a historic gesture to improve the quality of indigent defense in this country by proposing steps for...
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    Wiley Rein is pleased to announce the launch of its newly designed website, www.wileyrein.com.Visitors will find the latest information on the firm and its practices, emerging legal issues, upcoming events and attorney speaking engagements, as well as the firm's most recent publications and newsletters.
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    The Dubai office of Weil, Gotshal & Manges has advised KIPCO and Showtime Arabia in one of the largest cross-border mergers in the UAE region. The KIPCO Group is one of the largest diversified holding companies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), with consolidated assets of US $19 billion. Satellite broadcast company Showtime Arabia and...
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    Mortimer Caplin, age 92, a founding partner of the firm of Caplin & Drysdale, was made a Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor (France's highest civilian award). On March 2, 2009, the award was presented to Mr. Caplin at the French Embassy in Washington, DC by French Minister of Defense Hervé Morin. It recognizes Mr. Caplin's service as a U.S. Navy...
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    Stradley Ronon Chairman Bill Sasso and Executive Director Gillian Facher participated in the Philadelphia Academies, Inc.'s, "Shaping the Future Through 21st Century Skills" event. Former President Bill Clinton spoke on the importance of ensuring that young people are prepared for a 21st century economy. The event was put on by WorkReady, a Philadelphia...
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    A team of Haynes and Boone, LLP attorneys has been awarded the Global M&A Network's 2009 Turnaround Atlas Award of the Year for deals above $100 million. The award, presented at the network's gala and dinner at the Hotel Allegro, honored the law firm's performance in the complex asset purchase and reorganization of Marcal Paper Mills, Inc., a...
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
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  • Tuesday, June 30, 2009
    Susan M. Marriott, an attorney with Phillips Lytle LLP, is a contributor to the American Bar Association Year in Review 2008 for the Section of Environment, Energy and Resources. Published in April, Ms. Marriott contributed to the section on Renewable Energy Resources.
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2009
    CPA Global has partnered with Casewerx Development, LLC to provide corporate legal departments and law firms with a new industry standard for managed document review services. The partnership enables CPA Global to further enhance its document review services with a customized version of Casewerx's DiscoveryMetrics - one of the industry's first platform...
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2009
    Goodwin Procter announced that Mark J. Abate, partner in the firm's Litigation Department and member of the firm's Intellectual Property Litigation Practice, has been named president of the New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA). Mr. Abate assumed the leadership position at the organization's annual meeting held on May 20 at the University...
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2009
    John H. Martin has recently been named president-elect of Lawyers for Civil Justice, a national organization of defense lawyers and corporate counsel dedicated to fairness and improvements within the civil justice system. Mr. Martin will become president of the organization in May 2010.