Firm and Provider News

  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    A group consisting of portfolio managers, the management team and senior professionals ("Management") have agreed to acquire a majority interest in Neuberger Berman and the fixed income and alternative asset management businesses of Lehman Brothers' Investment Management Division. The Proskauer Rose team that represented the winning bidders included James...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Kelley Drye &Warren LLP partner and litigation co-chair William A. Escobar was selected as one of 16 attorneys nationwide by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA). The November/December 2008 issue of Diversity & The Bar, the publication of MCCA, featured the top minority attorneys from leading law firms.An article, "Leading Law Firm...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus is sponsoring an UrgentEmployee Medical Leave 2009 Update at their main office on Friday, January 30.The offices are located at 721 Route 202-206 in Bridgewater, New Jersey. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m followed by the program anda question and answer period from 9 to 10:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    In one of the more entertaining cases Drinker's lawyers have handled recently, a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California granted summary judgment on all claims for Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP clients Midway Games Inc., Midway Home Entertainment Inc. and Midway Amusement Games, LLC in a copyright infringement case...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    New York Governor David Paterson has appointed Eileen D. Millett, a New York Director in the Real Property & Environmental Department of Gibbons P.C., to serve on the state's Sustainability and Green Procurement Advisory Council, created by Executive Order 4.
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., participated in the New York Cares' Winter Wishes for Kids and Families Program as part of its commitment to community.The program helps fulfill the holiday wishes of more than 31,000 disadvantaged New Yorkers.Children, teens, and families write letters to New York Cares requesting a gift that will make the holidays...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    The Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws (CSUSTL) filed written comments with the United States Trade Representative (USTR) on December 12, 2008 urging the U.S. government to vigorously defend its interests before the World Trade Organization (WTO) in a dispute settlement proceeding brought by China against the United States.
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Day Pitney LLP ranks #1 among law firms in New Jersey and received the second highest count of attorney rankings in Connecticut in The Best Lawyers in America 2009. Firmwide, 75 individual lawyers received "Top-listed" rankings. The firm also received ten #1 practice rankings in Connecticut, and five #1 practice rankings in New Jersey. The following...
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    In a proceeding before the National Advertising Division (NAD) of the Better Business Bureau, Wiley Rein client Continental Products has successfully challenged the advertising claims of GP Plastics, a competing provider of plastic bags for the delivery of newspapers.
  • Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Thompson & Knight LLP has congratulated the firm's eight "Top Attorneys" who were recognized in the December 2008 issue of Fort Worth, Texas magazine. In its eighth annual listing, Fort Worth, Texas magazine features Tarrant County's "Top Attorneys" in selected fields who were nominated by their peers. The nominated attorneysare R. Gordon Appleman, Tax...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    James Potts has joined Cozen O'Connor's business department bringing with him nearly 15 years of mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and restructuring, and governance and regulatory compliance experience. Mr. Potts will co-chair one of the firm's strategic business units that provides commercial, transactional and regulatory services to the firm's...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    Four Partners from Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP presented at the 14th annual Pennsylvania Bar Institute's Business Lawyers' Institute on November 12 and 13 at the CLE Conference Center in the Wanamaker Building, Philadelphia.
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    The Association of Corporate Counsel has elected a new chair and six new directors to its board. The international in-house representative group has appointed Ivan Fong, chief legal officer and secretary of Cardinal Health, as its new chair. Mr. Fong and the new directors were sworn in at the ACC annual meeting in October. New members of the...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced that it will open an office in Hong Kong focusing on the firm's expertise in private equity, venture capital, technology companies and fund formation. The Hong Kong office is being launched by Goodwin Procter partners Yash Rana and Brian McDaniel, who represent private equity and venture capital clients that are...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    Wiley Rein is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas J. Navin, a partner in the firm's Telecommunications Practice, as co-chair of the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Advisory Committee for the next World Radiocommunication Conference in 2011 (WRC-11). Along with fellow co-chair Paul Margie, the former senior director for Technology...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has promoted 15 of the firm's lawyers to the partnership, effective January 1, 2009: Scott L. Alberino (Washington), David Antheil (Los Angeles), Jessica Cherry (New York), Jeffery A. Dailey (Philadelphia), Andrei V. Danilov (Moscow), Robert M. Griffin Jr. (London), Leon B. Hirth (New York), Patrick J. Hurley (Houston...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    Thompson & Knight and its Brazil and Mexico offices were recognized in the inaugural edition of the 2009 Chambers Latin America "Leaders in their Field" legal directory. Additionally, Alexandre R. Chequer, Jorge G. De Presno-Arizpe, Antonio Bastos Sarmento, and Ivan Tauil were cited for their exceptional legal careers.
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    The Minority Corporate Counsel Association, Inc. (MCCA) has announced its 2008-2009 class of Fellows and Scholars under the Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program. The goal of the Scholarship Program is to promote academic excellence and diversity in law schools by awarding scholarships to newly accepted law students from disadvantaged backgrounds...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    TRC Companies, Inc., a leader in engineering, consulting and construction management that provides integrated services to the environmental, energy, infrastructure, and real estate markets, recently announced that it has been awarded a $3 million contract to serve as the engineering consultant on the Keene Road Substation Project for the Bangor Hydro-...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    Douglas S. Eakeley and Michael B. Himmel have been selected as "bet-the-company litigators" in the 2009 edition of Best Lawyers in America ® , an honor shared by a small, elite segment of litigators nationwide. Mr. Eakeley has a broad range of trial and appellate experience in complex civil litigation, including antitrust, consumer and securities...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP is pleased to announce that August Horvath has joined the firm as Special Counsel in the Advertising and Antitrust Practice Groups. Mr. Horvathrepresents clients before the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) Consumer Protection Bureau and the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus and in courts...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that the firm will open a Beijing office in Spring 2009 to service a rapidly growing number of Asian clients, particularly in corporate transactions. Securities lawyer Eric Doering, who will be one of the first attorneys in Loeb & Loeb's China office, recently joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate Department.He...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    LexisNexis announced that it has introduced CaseMap 8.0, a new version of the company's award-winning fact and issue management offering that now also includes a nimble self-managed email discovery solution for litigators who are handling smaller cases. In response to the trend of law firm and in-house attorneys desiring more control over their own...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    DataCert, Inc., the leading provider of legal operations management solutions, recently announced the release of budget collaboration capabilities for its legal spend management software, Advanced Invoice Management System (AIMS). Using the budget collaboration feature, corporate legal departments can enhance communications with their outside counsel...
  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    Stradley Ronon partner and Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association (PIPLA) President Kevin Casey hosted U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter and Hon. Paul Michel, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, at the association's Annual Judge's Dinner in Philadelphia. Sen. Specter presented PIPLA's Award for Outstanding IP Achievement to...