Firm and Provider News

  • Friday, May 4, 2018
    In a matter referred by the New York City Bar Justice Center’s Veterans Assistance Project, partner Yehudah Buchweitz and associate Kevin Kramer, working in tandem with CBS Vice President and Assistant General Counsel Joseph Richburg, successfully overturned a denial of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) disability benefits and...
  • Thursday, April 26, 2018
      The Anatomy of a Director of Legal Operations is the first deep-dive insight into one of the most recent but powerful positions in law and business. The Director of Legal Operations has had a dramatic impact on disrupting the $600 billion legal market. They are challenging law firms to achieve efficiencies, and power a rapidly-growing...
  • Monday, April 23, 2018
    Mitratech, a leading provider of legal and compliance software, announced the acquisition of ThinkSmart LLC, creating an end-to-end platform designed to transform legal operations into a center of innovation and excellence.
  • Friday, April 6, 2018
    LexisNexis® CounselLink® launched the new legal request feature, a dynamic new tool which allows business partners who do not use CounselLink to submit requests to corporate legal teams utilizing the software instead of emails or spreadsheets. This enables legal departments to effectively track the status of requests, evaluate requests and...
  • Friday, April 6, 2018
    Clifford Chance partner Jake Farquharson and senior associate Allein Sabel advised on the groundbreaking IPO of CFE FIBRA E, the first publicly traded 
  • Friday, April 6, 2018
    Clifford Chance advised Mondelēz International on the $18.7 billion merger of Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Keurig Green Mountain. New York partner Sarah Jones co-led on the matter with London partner Robert Crothers.
  • Friday, April 6, 2018
    The 2018 CounselLink® Enterprise Legal Management Trends Report is now available. Now in its sixth edition, the Trends Report pulled from an even larger stream of data this year.
  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018
    In a decision in Patchak v. Zinke, Secretary of the Interior, et al., the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the D.C. Circuit Court’s dismissal of a lawsuit filed against the Secretary of the Interior on the grounds that an act of Congress mandated the dismissal of the case. A team from Akin Gump briefed and argued the case on behalf of the Match-E...
  • Thursday, March 8, 2018
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  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    QuisLex, a leading legal services provider, has been selected to collaborate with the ACC Legal Operations in the development of the eDiscovery & Litigation Management Toolkit, one of 14 toolkits that are part of the recently launched ACC Legal Operations Maturity Model, Toolkit and Webinar Series. The eDiscovery & Litigation Management Toolkit...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    Burns & Levinson represented Harvard Bioscience, Inc. in its approximately $70 million acquisition of Data Sciences International, Inc. (DSI). The deal, which was announced on January 22, 2018, closed on January 31, 2018. Simultaneously, Burns represented Harvard Bioscience in its sale of its wholly-owned...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    As part of its ongoing policy work at the local, state and federal levels, the New York City Bar Association has released its 2018 New York State Legislative Agenda. This agenda represents only a portion of the dozens of positions generated by City Bar committees over the course of each legislative session.
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    Upon the recommendation of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas has appointed Jones Day partner Mark Rasmussen as receiver to manage the assets of a firm facing alleged securities laws violations related to an Initial Coin Offering (ICO); Jones Day will serve as...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    FTI Consulting, Inc. announced its Technology segment has teamed with Hogan Lovells to launch a combined offering for contract intelligence and other data governance solutions. Through the arrangement, FTI Technology and Hogan Lovells will collaborate to provide technical and legal expertise for the collection, review and analysis...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    FTI Consulting, Inc. announced the launch of readiness services to help companies prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which goes into effect in May 2018.  For companies with employee or customer data for European citizens, FTI Consulting can help with the practical implications of GDPR, including data protection and...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    Anderson Kill has launched a Blockchain and Virtual Currency Group to counsel businesses involved in these emerging technologies across the full spectrum of their legal needs, including litigation, tax, intellectual property, corporate/transactional, insurance coverage and employment law.
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) was one of the most important pieces of legislation to emerge from President Roosevelt’s New Deal. To this day, the FLSA impacts more than 130 million Americans by addressing the working conditions of men, women, and child laborers. These legal cases are now fraught with cost and delay, making the courts...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    McGuireWoods advised Biofrontera AG, an international biopharmaceutical company with corporate headquarters in Leverkusen, Germany, in its U.S. initial public offering of American Depositary Shares (ADSs), which began trading on The NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol “BFRA” on Feb. 14.
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC recently approved the acquisition of Capital Associates, Inc., a Harrisburg-based lobbying firm. While retaining the name and organizational structure, Capital Associates will operate under the umbrella of McNees Wallace & Nurick’s Community Networking Resources subsidiary. Capital Associates employees Jay Layman,...
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    Burns & Levinson partner Robert J. O’Regan recently won an important reversal from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Cooper vs. D’Amore in a far-reaching case that answered what constitutes termination of an Individual Retirement Account (IRA).
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions has added comprehensive spend management capabilities to its award-winning Passport Office Companion solution. ELM Solutions introduced Office Companion with matter management to legal and insurance claims professionals in 2017 to help enhance their user experience.
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    AccessData Group, a leading provider of integrated digital forensics and e-discovery software, last year released new versions of its suite of digital forensics software tools that feature seamless integration with the Project VIC database.  
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    AccessData Group, a leading provider of integrated digital forensics and e-discovery software, announced the launch of Quin-C, a pioneering new solution that supports and guides the unique workflows of investigators, corporate investigative and legal teams, and forensic labs of all sizes.  
  • Thursday, January 4, 2018
    McGuireWoods served as legal adviser to Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE: D) in a stock-for-stock merger with SCANA Corporation (NYSE: SCG) to create a combined company serving 6.5 million electric and natural gas distribution customers and operating in 18 states from Connecticut to California. The value of the transaction, which is subject to regulatory and...
  • Thursday, December 28, 2017
    Fish & Richardson announced on Wednesday, August 16th, that the firm has launched a partnership with Milk Stork to provide a breast milk delivery service for nursing mothers employed by the firm who are traveling on business. Through Milk Stork, mothers have access to no-fuss, refrigerated, express shipping or easy toting of breast milk...