Firm and Provider News

  • Saturday, January 1, 2005
    The international law firm Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced the addition of an extensive patent practice to its nationally recognized intellectual property group. This expansion will allow Kelley Drye to provide a complete range ofintellectual property expertise. including multi-office patent capabilities.
  • Saturday, January 1, 2005
    The Northeast Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC-NE) proudly announces that Thomas Samoluk of John Hancock is the winner of its annual Pro Bono Award. The Chapter has given a check in the amount of $1.000 to the Boston Educators Development Foundation. earmarked for the Samuel Mason School account. in Mr. Samoluk's name.
  • Saturday, January 1, 2005
    Syngence LLC, the provider of Synthetixª linguistic pattern matching search technology and Syndexª automated indexing for law firms and corporate legal teams involved in litigation and investigations, has announced the appointment of Barry Seidner as director of product line management. Mr. Seidner assumes responsibility for the successful launch of new...
  • Saturday, January 1, 2005
    The international law firm Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced the addition of an extensive patent practice to its nationally recognized intellectual property group. This expansion will allow Kelley Drye to provide a complete range ofintellectual property expertise, including multi-office patent capabilities. The addition of a patent group...
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    Coudert Brothers LLP has completed the successful representation of client Nielsen Media Research in its groundbreaking contract negotiations with NBC Universal. Inc. On November 17. the two companies signed a seven-year landmark contract for Nielsen's audience measurement services covering all of NBC Universal's national and local television businesses...
  • Saturday, January 1, 2005
    Common Good. the bipartisan legal reform coalition. has announced the recipients of its second annual Gatekeeper Awards. The awards highlight the appropriate role of judges in determining who can sue for what. The Awards honor judges whose decisions restore public confidence that reasonable actions will be supported by the courts. even when they result...
  • Saturday, January 1, 2005
    Arent Fox PLLC has announced the election of Stephen M. Bellotti. Michael S. Cryan. Christopher J. Giaimo. and Christopher J. Grigorian as partners and Keith R. Marino. Jeffrey Rummel and Ernest A. Tuckett III as counsel. Mr. Bellotti specializes in the areas of business transactions and real estate. He represents both individuals and corporate entities...
  • Saturday, January 1, 2005
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the addition of Robin J.H. Maxwell to the firm's Financial Services Practice. Ms. Maxwell joins the firm as partner in its New York office.
  • Saturday, January 1, 2005
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has expanded its intellectual property litigation practice with the addition of partners Michael A. O'Shea and Frank C. Cimino Jr. and four associates. the firm has announced.
  • Wednesday, December 1, 2004
    Samuel J. Arena, a partner at Stradley Ronon Stevens and Young, LLP, has been named chair of the American Bar Association's Fidelity and Surety Law Committee. Mr. Arena is chair of Stradley Ronon's fidelity and surety practice group and represents insurance companies in complex fidelity and surety matters, and insurance coverage matters and related...
  • Wednesday, December 1, 2004
    The Altman Weil Law Department Compensation Benchmarking Survey of U.S. corporate law departments has just been released.The survey, published in partnership with the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), shows healthy increases in total cash compensation for most in-house lawyers.
  • Wednesday, December 1, 2004
    The international law firm Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has taken first place inThe American Lawyer 's annual Summer Associates Survey. With a focus on mentoring and high-quality work assignments, Kelley Drye's summer associates ranked the firm's program at the top of the list among more than 150 firms nationwide.
  • Wednesday, December 1, 2004
    Regina M. Pisa, chairman and managing partner with the law firm of Goodwin Procter LLP, became chair of the Easter Seals Massachusetts Board of Directors November 3 at the organization's annual meeting. Easter Seals provides services that help people with disabilities expand their independence. Ms. Pisa has been a member of the Easter Seals board since...
  • Wednesday, December 1, 2004
    Michael K. Ligorano, a member of the Somerville, NJ-based law firm Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has been selected by The Arc of New Jersey as the statewide winner of its Volunteer of the Year Award. Mr. Ligorano received the award at a ceremony on November 30 at the Westin Hotel in Princeton, NJ.
  • Wednesday, December 1, 2004
    Two widely recognized power and energy regulatory attorneys with decades of experience in the power, electricity and natural gas industries have joined Torys LLP in the firm's New York-based Energy and Power Group. "Our new partners Buz Barclay and Andrew Schifrin bring a distinguished record of advising clients in energy-related businesses and in all...
  • Wednesday, December 1, 2004
    "With increasing frequency, courts, lawyers, corporations, and others are turning to mediation to resolve disputes," says Stewart Pollock, retired New Jersey Supreme Court justice, of counsel to Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti LLP, and founding member of The Resolution Group. "Mediation generally is more efficient and economical than lengthy...
  • Wednesday, December 1, 2004
    Nixon Peabody LLP has named Richard F. Langan, who has been the leader of its Business Practice Group, as head of the firm's Business Department, which includes more than 260 attorneys in over 25 practice areas. Mr. Langan will be succeeded as head of the Business Practice Group by Jonathan R. Karis, who since joining Nixon Peabody in February 2003 has...
  • Wednesday, December 1, 2004
    Proskauer Rose LLP, a leading law firm with over 600 lawyers in the U.S. and Europe, announced that it has promoted seven associates to senior counsel. In New York, Herschel Goldfield was named senior counsel in the Health Care practice; Christopher Pennington was named senior counsel in the Real Estate practice; Amy B. Regan was named senior counsel in...
  • Wednesday, December 1, 2004
    AFIRE, the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate, announced that it has appointed Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner LLP, a nationally recognized law firm with one of NYC's fastest-growing real estate, capital markets and finance practices, as its general counsel. Founded in 1988 by a group of German and Dutch pension funds as well as...
  • Wednesday, December 1, 2004
    Doerner &Goldberg, a leading court reporting and litigation support organization, has announced D&G Access, an online deposition service enabling law firms to have secure online document repositories based upon court documents, exhibits and transcripts, the firm's working papers and any other case-specific documents.
  • Wednesday, December 1, 2004
    Robert Half Legal has published its annual survey of salaries in the legal profession. Average starting salaries for attorneys, paralegals and other legal professional in the United States are expected to increase 3.4 percent in 2005, according to the recently released Robert Half Legal 2005 Salary Guide. The fastest growing practice areas include...
  • Wednesday, December 1, 2004
    The international law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that it has agreed to provide a gift of $100,000 to the Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Service, located at the University of Southern Maine. Chadbourne wanted to honor its former partner for his many contributions to public service. The pledge will support the building of a new...
  • Wednesday, December 1, 2004
    "With increasing frequency, courts, lawyers, corporations, and others are turning to mediation to resolve disputes," says Stewart Pollock, retired New Jersey Supreme Court justice, of counsel to Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti LLP, and founding member of The Resolution Group. "Mediation generally is more efficient and economical than lengthy...