Firm and Provider News

  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    How has the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 affected corporate financing? What constitutes a contribution? What are political action committee formation requirements, contribution limits, reporting and record-keeping requirements and tax issues? The answers to these and other questions can be found in the new Election Law Primer for Corporations ,...
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP attorney Valentino F. DiGiorgio III recently was elected treasurer and finance chairman of the Chester County (PA) Republican Party. Mr. DiGiorgio is a member of the firm's Government and Public Affairs Practice Group.
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    Alka Bahal has joined the firm of Grotta, Glassman and Hoffman, p.c. (GG&H) as a principal and serves as chair of the firm's Corporate Immigration Practice Group.
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    Former White House Counsel the Hon. Abner J. Mikva, a mediator and arbitrator with JAMS, The Resolution Experts, has been named as the Special Master who will decide how a $40 million fund, created by the recent settlement of a sex discrimination lawsuit between Morgan Stanley and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will be distributed.
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    Stuart M. Lederman, a partner with the Morristown, NJ-based firm of Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti, LLP, has been reappointed as a trustee of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation, an organization dedicated to promoting law-related education and giving all New Jersey residents a basic understanding of the legal system. Mr. Lederman has been a...
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP (K&L) and English law firm Nicholson Graham & Jones (NGJ) have announced that they have begun discussions aimed at a possible combination of the firms later in 2004. If the combination occurs between K&L, with 800 lawyers located in 10 offices across the United States, and NGJ, with 135 lawyers in London, it...
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    John A. Brunjes, a private equity and venture capital transactional lawyer, and Thomas J. Finn, a litigator with a focus in the financial institutions industry, have joined McCarter & English, LLP as partners in the Hartford (CT) office.
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    Michael N. Sheetz has joined Nixon Peabody LLP as a partner in the firm's Business Litigation and Labor and Employment Practice Groups. He will be located in the firm's Boston office. Doran Rymes also has joined the Manchester, N.H. office of Nixon Peabody as a member of the firm's Business Litigation Group. Mr. Sheetz focuses his practice on general...
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the addition of Kingsley L. Taft, Ph.D. to the firm's Life Sciences, Technology & Emerging Companies, and Intellectual Property practices. He joins the firm as partner in its Boston office.
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    Proskauer Rose LLP has announced that Vincenzo Paparo, a veteran corporate attorney, has joined the firm's New York office as a partner. Mr. Paparo, who represents regional, national and international financial institutions, was previously a shareholder at Buchanan Ingersoll. Mr. Paparo has represented financial institutions as counsel for the agent in...
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP has announced sizeable expansions of its labor, employment and employee benefits practice in Chicago and San Francisco.
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    Alka Bahal has joined the firm of Grotta, Glassman and Hoffman, p.c. (GG&H) as a principal and serves as chair of the firm's Corporate Immigration Practice Group.
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    WolfBlock has announced a significant expansion of its Harrisburg, PA office with the addition of six attorneys from Reed Smith. Four partners and two associates from Reed Smith's Harrisburg office will join WolfBlock this month, bringing the office's complement to 11 attorneys.
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    The firm of Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that Joel N. Jacobson, a member of the firm, has been named chairman of the Chatham Township (NJ) Planning Board. His term will expire on December 31, 2005. Mr. Jacobson, a resident of Chatham Township, has been a partner with Norris McLaughlin for more than 25 years, specializing in real...
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    Lauren Reiter Brody and Frances K. Browne, two experienced litigators who focus on employment and entertainment law, have joined Torys LLP as partners. "Lauren Brody and Fran Browne enhance our litigation practice in significant ways," said Charles E. (Trip) Dorkey III, the firm's New York managing partner. "Their many years of combined experience as...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Roderick A. McLeod, a seasoned litigator who has tried and arbitrated a wide range of commercial disputes around the world, has joined the international law firm Jones Day as a partner in its fast-growing San Francisco office.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Stephen M. Sorett has joined McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP as a partner in the original and largest national government contracts practice in the country. He will be based in the firm's Washington, DC office. Mr. Sorett has extensive experience in numerous areas of government contracting, including privatization and outsourcing, project finance,...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The firm of Proskauer Rose LLP has expanded to Boston. The opening of the new office, the firm's seventh, has been spearheaded by Steven M. Bauer, partner, Joseph A. Capraro Jr., partner, and Daniel J. Bernstein, senior counsel. Also joining the Boston office recently as a partner was Mark W. Batten, a prominent labor and employment attorney. Mr. Batten...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Cozen O'Connor has announced the opening of the firm's 21st office, in Houston, Texas, at 1 Houston Center, 1221 McKinney St., Suite 2900. The firm also maintains another Texas office in Dallas, with 25 attorneys.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Stephen J. Cabot, a leading labor relations attorney, has joined the firm of Saul Ewing LLP as co-chair of the firm's Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Practice Group. He comes to Saul Ewing with more than 30 years of labor law experience, helping clients, including many Fortune 500 companies, some union and some non-union.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that the Hon. E. Norman Veasey, former chief justice of Delaware, has joined the firm as a senior partner. Judge Veasey will serve as a strategic adviser to the firm's roster of prominent global clients on a wide range of issues across the firm's core competencies of mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The firm of Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti LLP has announced the election of two attorneys as partners and the naming of four others as counsel. The new partners are:...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Forty-one WolfBlock partners have been named in Philadelphia magazine's "2004 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers." The June edition of the magazine features a variety of categories into which the lawyers were voted. Six of WolfBlock's attorneys were listed in the Top 100 Philadelphia Super Lawyers.
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    FindLaw has announced its Corporate Counsel Center has quickly grown to become the preferred source for online legal news and information among the nation's top in-house corporate counselors, according to a recent study. The FindLaw Corporate Counsel Center caters to the specific needs of in-house lawyers, offering cost-effective tools such as industry...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C., counsel to New Jersey and New York's premier hospital systems, is gearing up to better serve its expanding list of health care clients. The firm has announced the growth of its New York Offices at 399 Park Avenue with the expansion of its Health Care and Labor & Employment Groups and the arrival of an experienced...