Firm and Provider News

  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Raymond H. Seitz and Paul B. Zuydhoek, partners with Phillips Lytle LLP, have been named "Lawyers of the Year" by Best Lawyers. Mr. Seitz has been named the Best Lawyers' 2009 Buffalo Banking Lawyer of the Year and Mr. Zuydhoek has been recognized as the Best Lawyers' 2009 Buffalo Bet-the-Company Litigator of the Year.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    The Bridgewater, New Jersey law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. is pleased to announce that 22 of its members have been selected for inclusion in New Jersey Super Lawyers 2009. Only five percent of New Jersey attorneys are given this honor.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, has announced that Andrew Barfuss has joined the firm as a partner in Amper's Risk Advisory Group, which covers risk management, internal control and process improvement. Mr. Barfuss supports clients in the areas of financial reporting, information technology, compliance and...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Goodwin Procter announced that Kenneth J. Parsigian, a partner in the firm's Litigation Department and chair of its Pro Bono Committee, was honored by the American Bar Association with the John Minor Wisdom Public Service and Professionalism Award, which he received on May 1 at a ceremony in Atlanta. Mr. Parsigian was chosen for that honor based on his...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Jeff Carton, named partner at Meiselman, Denlea, Packman, Carton & Eberz P.C., recently has been selected to become a Fellow in The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    In a matter receiving national press attention, New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli has retained Day Pitney to assist the $122 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund ("CRF") in connection with its review of CRF investments with firms under investigation by NY Attorney General Andrew Cuomo and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) has named CPA Global as one of the world's top outsourcing providers in their 2009 Global Outsourcing 100 rankings. Placing 60th overall, CPA Global was the highest ranked pure-play Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) provider on the list, which includes major business process and IT outsourcing...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. member, Bruce I. Goldstein was appointed to the New Jersey Special Supreme Court Committee on Telephonic and Electronic Search Warrants. Mr. Goldstein is a member of the firm's Litigation Practice Group and is a certified civil and criminal trial attorney.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    On May 5, 2009, Chrysler LLC received court approval to proceed with proposed bidding procedures regarding its announced restructuring and strategic alliance with Fiat. Jones Day is acting as Chrysler's restructuring counsel. After a seven-hour hearing, Judge Arthur J. Gonzalez, a federal bankruptcy judge in New York, set May 27 as the date of the...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Twelve of Stradley Ronon's attorneys were recommended as leaders in their field in the upcoming 2009 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. Also, three Stradley Ronon practice areas were ranked among the top in Pennsylvania. Chambers USA recognized the following individual attorneys who were recommended by clients and peers...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Wiley Rein managing partner and former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Richard E. Wiley has been selected for induction into The Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame, an honor that recognizes his "pivotal role in the development of HDTV, serving as chairman of the FCC's Advisory Committee on Advanced Television Service for nine years...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    For the second consecutive year, Weil Gotshal's Prague office has been recognized as the leading international law firm in the Czech Republic by Chambers Europe 2009: Guide to Europe's Leading Lawyers for Business. The award was presented at the Chambers Europe Awards event held in London in late April.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Mark Lutes, a member of the firm in the Health Care and Life Sciences Practice in the Washington, DC office of EpsteinBeckerGreen, has been chosen to receive the Monsignor Geno Baroni Caritas Advocacy Award for 2008. This award - the highest award of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington - is given annually to individuals who have been strong...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Each year, Key Professional Media, Inc. undertakes research to identify each state's "Super Lawyers" - those the publisher considers are among the state's top 5 percent with regard to "peer recognition and professional achievement." Results of the research for the New York metro area announced that 19 Kelley Drye attorneys were named "Super Lawyers" for...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    David Girard-diCarlo, former U.S. ambassador and former chairman of Blank Rome, has joined Cozen O'Connor as a member of the firm's business law department and government relations practice. Prior to his recent appointment by President George W. Bush as U.S.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    TRC Companies Inc.'s Energy Services division, a 2008 Energy Star Partner of the Year, announced two new contract awards, totaling $15 million, for the expansion of its award-winning energy efficiency programs with NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) and the New Jersey Office of Clean Energy.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Recommind, a leader in search-powered information risk management (IRM) software, released survey results recently showing that corporate data is as inaccessible to employees and risk-laden to enterprises as ever. Even with the global recession forcing enterprises to increase productivity with fewer workers, employees still spend an average of 38 minutes...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    A federal appeals court has affirmed the dismissal of a patent-infringement case that could have cost Haynes and Boone, LLP client Electronic Transaction Consultants Corporation (ETC) more than $60 million and jeopardized the vehicle identification system used to electronically collect a significant portion of tolls in the U.S.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Matthew D. Roazen, the former deputy general counsel and chief international counsel at Alfa Bank in Moscow, has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld in Moscow as a partner in the international corporate transactions practice. A transactional lawyer by training, with an emphasis on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and private equity, Mr...
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    For the fourth consecutive year, Lowenstein Sandler has earned an A+ rating from New Jersey Law Journal for its pro bono work. The firm ranks first in New Jersey for the number of pro bono hours per attorney, donating a total of 19,117 hours firmwide in 2008, or more than 78 hours per attorney.
  • Monday, June 1, 2009
    Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy partner at Kramer Levin, Philip Bentley, will chair an upcoming conference titled Madoff and Ponzi Scheme Litigation Conference. The seminar will be held on Wednesday, June 8, beginning at noon with registration and lunch, continuing until 5:00 p.m. with a reception. The event will take place at the University of...
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Mitratech, the market-leading provider of Collaborative Accountability Applications for businesses and their trusted partners, recently announced a sharp increase in sales for its legal and compliance management solutions. As C-level executives seek to balance corporate responsibility and ethics with growth and profitability, Mitratech has witnessed a 15...
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    KPMG LLP has unveiled a client version of its File Preservation Program (FPP) for organizations who use the audit, tax and advisory firm as their preferred e-discovery provider. KPMG, a Socha-Gelbmann-rated top provider of e-discovery services, said the client version will help bring targeted Electronically Stored Information (ESI) preservation and...
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman William H. Donaldson has joined the firm as chief corporate advisor, providing more than 40 years of business and government management experience to the Duff & Phelps team. He is also currently a member of U.S. President Barack Obama's Economic Recovery Advisory Board. In his role as...
  • Monday, May 4, 2009
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP announced that Darryl W. Jackson, former assistant secretary of commerce for export enforcement at the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has joined the firm as partner.