Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, March 2, 2010
    The BTI Consulting Group Inc. has announced that David M. Hashmall, a partner at Goodwin Procter LLP and leader of the Litigation Department in the firm's New York office, was cited as a BTI Client Service All-Star. This year only 165 attorneys were named to the list nationwide. This elite group of attorneys was selected by corporate counsel in an...
  • Tuesday, March 2, 2010
    The response by many Americans to the earthquake in Port-au-Prince, Haiti has been to make a charitable donation . . . by sending a text message. Since the disaster, donations via text message have combined to raise more than $30 million and the total is increasing daily for all the campaigns supporting Haitian relief.
  • Tuesday, March 2, 2010
    Kelley Drye & Warren LLP is pleased to announce that Andrea L. Calvaruso has joined the firm as a partner in its New York City office and chair of the Trademark and Copyright practice group. Previously, Ms. Calvaruso was a named partner at a well-respected intellectual property boutique firm, where she represented clients in consumer products, fashion...
  • Tuesday, March 2, 2010
    In the third of a series of publications addressing environmental issues high on the Obama administration's agenda, Wiley Rein's Environment & Safety Practice has released a compilation of articles, "Obama Year Two: Environment and Energy Initiatives Accelerate." The timely new analysis covers a range of topics that are of particular interest to...
  • Tuesday, March 2, 2010
    Stradley Ronon partner Kevin R. Casey was named Best Lawyers' 2010 Philadelphia Area Intellectual Property "Lawyer of the Year."As chair of the firm's IP Practice Group and co-chair of its IP Litigation and ADR Practice Groups, Kevin has counseled clients for more than 20 years in all aspects of the IP field, encompassing patent, trademark, copyright, trade...
  • Tuesday, March 2, 2010
    The International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR Institute) has awarded its 2009 James F. Henry Award to Kenneth R. Feinberg. The award, named for the organization's founder, was presented at CPR Institute's Annual Meeting on January 14 at the Barclay InterContinental in New York City. Enjoying an illustrious career working on...
  • Tuesday, March 2, 2010
    Partner Al Zakarian has been named Hartford Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers. New Jersey's Mary Lou Parker has also been named a Lawyer of the Year for Trusts and Estates. The New York Area's Best Lawyerslist was published in New York Magazine as an excerpt from the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
  • Tuesday, March 2, 2010
    Allen & Overy has reinforced its long term commitment to the Middle East with the announcement that it is to open a new office in Qatar, giving the firm a presence in four of the major financial centres in the region. The move follows the firm's successful application to the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority for a licence to practise...
  • Tuesday, March 2, 2010
    CaseCentral, the leader in secure, on-demand eDiscovery software for corporate counsel and law firms to simplify and take control of eDiscovery, today announced a new connector that integrates Symantec Enterprise Vault Discovery Accelerator with the cloud-based CaseCentral eDiscovery Platform. The integration between these two solutions eliminates the need...
  • Tuesday, March 2, 2010
    Willkie recently advised Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc. as co-lead investor in connection with a complex transaction in which a group of nine investors acquired $350 million of Series B Preferred Stock of Better Place, LLC.Better Place, a start-up company and the world's leading electric vehicle (EV) services provider, aims to reduce global...
  • Tuesday, March 2, 2010
    It is with profound sadness that we report the death of Clive Cummis, a towering member of the New Jersey bar who specialized in administrative law, casino law, and complex and multi-district litigation. He died on February 15 at the age of 81.
  • Monday, February 1, 2010
    Kelly Mooney Lester, a partner, and Marc H. Goldberg, an associate with Phillips Lytle LLP, one of the region's best known law firms, will serve as presenters for an upcoming Lorman teleconference titled "Planning to Avoid Estate Litigation" on February 12. The presentation will provide participants with an understanding of how to build an estate plan...
  • Monday, February 1, 2010
    Lowenstein Sandler PC served as primary legal advisor to ID Systems Inc., a leading provider of wireless asset management solutions, in its acquisition of Asset Intelligence, LLC, a business unit of General Electric Co. The cash deal is valued at $15 million, with an additional cash consideration of up to $2 million payable upon the achievement of certain...
  • Monday, February 1, 2010
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP received top honors in two categories - "Law Firm of the Year" and "Energy Deal of the Year" - at The M&A Advisor's Eighth Annual M&A Awards Gala.
  • Monday, February 1, 2010
    Columbia Law School student Van Ann Bui has been named the first recipient of Proskauer's Diversity Scholarship, a new tuition reimbursement award that seeks to enhance diversity in the legal profession by recognizing the academic achievements, work ethic and individual character of an aspiring lawyer.
  • Monday, February 1, 2010
    Cozen O'Connor brought 2009 to a close with the addition of another group of high-profile attorneys. Melissa H. Maxman, Ronald F. Wick and Marcela B. Stras have moved to Cozen O'Connor's Washington, D.C. office from Baker Hostetler. The addition of these attorneys marks more than 100 high-level lateral hires in the past year and the continued...
  • Monday, February 1, 2010
    Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP has announced that effective January 1, 2010, partners Thomas M. Cerabino and Steven J. Gartner have become co- chairmen of the firm.Mr. Cerabino and Mr. Gartner have been serving as co-vice chairmen since April 2008, when the firm announced its succession plan.Both Mr. Cerabino and Mr. Gartner have been with Willkie for...
  • Monday, February 1, 2010
    Fish & Richardson has been named a top IP law firm in the prestigious "Who Protects Innovation in America" survey, which identifies law firms that Fortune 100 companies use to protect their intellectual property. Fish ranked #2 overall - with one less mention than the top firm - meaning that the firm is one of the most sought-after firms for both...
  • Monday, February 1, 2010
    Sills Cummis & Gross is proud to announce that Kevin J. Moore, a member of the firm, has been appointed Chair of the Legislative Committee of the New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NJ-NAIOP). NJ-NAIOP is the trade association for office and industrial developers and property owners in New Jersey and is...
  • Monday, February 1, 2010
    Nicholas F. Pellitta, a member of the Bridgewater, NJ-based law firm of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has been named President of Hunterdon Prevention Resources (HPR) Board of Trustees. He will serve a two-year term. Hunterdon Prevention Resources is a non-profit organization affiliated with the New Jersey Prevention Network and is dedicated...
  • Monday, February 1, 2010
    New Jersey partner Dennis LaFiura has taken the helm as the chairman of the Executive Committee. Hartford and Washington, DC Energy partner David Doot has also joined the firm's four-member Executive Committee, which manages the firm.
  • Monday, February 1, 2010
    Wiley Rein has announced the election of four new partners and two new of counsel to the firm, effective January 1, 2010.Joining the partnership are William S. Consovoy, Adam H. Gordon, Brendon M. Pinkard and Dylan G. Trache. Promoted to of counsel are Thomas R. McCarthy and Cari N. Stinebower. William S. Consovoy returns to the firm's Communications...
  • Monday, February 1, 2010
    Stradley Ronon partner Andrew Stutzman presented "Truth-in-Lending: Responding to the Continuing Evolution of TILA and its Case Law" at the Consumer Finance Class Actions & Litigation Conference presented by the American Conference Institute in New York on Jan. 27-28, 2010. The conference - attended by in-house counsel, plaintiff, defense and private...
  • Monday, February 1, 2010
    Weil Gotshal clients Pilgrim's Pride Corp. and Nortek, Inc. have successfully restructured and emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy. This follows Weil client SemGroup®Corporation's exit from Chapter 11 as a newly reorganized public company in late November.
  • Tuesday, January 5, 2010
    Washingtonian magazine has named eight partners at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP to its list of "Top Lawyers." John M. Dowd, Thomas C. Goldstein, Terence J. Lynam, Mark J. MacDougall, Patricia A. Millett, Michele A. Roberts and Valerie A. Slater were recognized in their respective practice areas. In addition, Akin Gump's founder, Robert S....