Firm and Provider News

  • Monday, May 3, 2010
    Stradley Ronon attorneys Fabio Battaglia, Aidan H. O'Connor and Christopher J. Zimmerman served as panelists on, "Operation and Regulation of Investment Vehicles: Open-end Funds, Closed-end Funds, Exchange-traded Funds and Hedge Funds," at the RISE: Redefining Investment Strategy Education forum in Dayton, Ohio. O'Connor also moderated a panel discussion...
  • Monday, May 3, 2010
    The global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP recently assisted the Center for Digital Inclusion ("CDI"), a Brazilian nonprofit organization that provides computer access and training in impoverished communities, in the acquisition of Jordan-based Shabakat Al Ordon ("Shabakat"), the largest nonprofit organization focused on digital inclusion in the...
  • Monday, May 3, 2010
    The M&A Advisor recognized the Chapter 11 reorganization of Z Gallerie with a Deal of the Year Award.The category was for 2009 reorganizations below $100 million.Kelley Drye represented Z Gallerie's official committee of unsecured creditors as bankruptcy counsel.The honor was part of the publication's 4th Annual Turnaround Awards.Roger Aguinaldo, CEO...
  • Monday, April 5, 2010
    Proskauer senior counsel Elaine Bucher has been named among the honorees of Business Leader magazine's eighth annual "Women Extraordinaire" awards, which recognize accomplished women business leaders in the South Florida community who exhibit the qualities of leadership, innovation and problem solving, and serve as inspirations and mentors to others while...
  • Monday, April 5, 2010
    Goodwin Procter announced today that Loretta Lau is joining the firm as a corporate finance partner in its Business Law Department. She will be resident in Hong Kong and will work closely with Goodwin Procter's corporate practice in the U.S. in continuing to grow the firm's presence and expand its client base in Asia. The addition allows Goodwin Procter to...
  • Monday, April 5, 2010
    Lowenstein Sandler was honored at Project Finance's Deal of the Year ceremony in New York City for its role as lead counsel to Lend Lease Americas Inc. in the first-ever privatization of hotels on U.S. Army bases, a deal that was named Project Finance's 2009 "North American Real Estate Deal of the Year." The award, which recognizes innovation and...
  • Monday, April 5, 2010
    An oil storage tank development deal King & Spalding had a key role in executing was named Latin American Refinancing Deal of the Year for 2009 by Project Finance magazine at an awards dinner in New York City. King & Spalding client Petroterminal de Panama S.A. (PTP) received the award for the development of crude oil storage tanks in the Republic...
  • Monday, April 5, 2010
    Lowenstein Sandler was honored at Project Finance's Deal of the Year ceremony in New York City for its role as lead counsel to Lend Lease Americas Inc. in the first-ever privatization of hotels on U.S. Army bases, a deal that was named Project Finance's 2009 "North American Real Estate Deal of the Year." The award, which recognizes innovation and...
  • Monday, April 5, 2010
    The global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP has assisted Mitsui & Co. Ltd. ("Mitsui"), through its subsidiary Mitsui E&P USA LLC, in a $1.4 billion deal with Anadarko Petroleum Corp. ("Anadarko") to jointly explore for and develop natural gas in the Marcellus Shale Formation. Under the terms of the agreement, Mitsui will participate with...
  • Monday, April 5, 2010
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has announced the expansion of its litigation practice with the arrival of Douglas A. Rappaport as a partner in New York.
  • Monday, April 5, 2010
    Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2010 has singled out 45 Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers for recognition in its annual law firm rankings. The firm has also been honored for having 15 leading practice areas at the state and national levels.
  • Monday, April 5, 2010
    CaseCentral has announced the blueprint for cloud-based eDiscovery. The blueprint provides corporations and law firms with an evaluation framework for eDiscovery security, privacy, control, risk and cost practices when considering cloud-based eDiscovery.
  • Monday, April 5, 2010
    Stradley Ronon senior counsel Bennett G. Picker was named a recipient of the "2010 American Bar Association's (ABA) Lawyer as Problem Solver Award." Mr. Picker was recognized for his unprecedented insight into new avenues of dispute resolution. The award is presented annually to an individual or institution that demonstrates profound creativity in problem...
  • Monday, April 5, 2010
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLPis advising American International Group (AIG) in the sale of American Life Insurance Company (ALICO), one of the world's largest and most diversified international life insurance companies, to Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. (MetLife) for about $15.5 billion.
  • Thursday, March 4, 2010
    Jeremy Silberman, a Member with the Bridgewater-based law firm of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., will be the speaker at the Business Dinner Meeting of the Franchise Law Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) on Wednesday, March 17, 2010, at 6:30 PM at the New Jersey Law Center in Newark, New Jersey.
  • Thursday, March 4, 2010
    DataCert, Inc., the leading global provider of legal operations management solutions, announced today that its hosted solutions provide clients end-to-end security and data privacy protection, critical requirements particularly when deploying legal operations management solutions in Europe. DataCert, which entered the European market in 2005, has seen its...
  • Thursday, March 4, 2010
    Four King & Spalding lawyers are co-authors of a new publication titled The SEC and Climate: Disclosure Requirements, part of the continuing series of LexisNexis global climate change special pamphlets that collectively address the law of global climate change. The pamphlet is published by Matthew Bender.The King & Spalding lawyers who contributed...
  • 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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.
  • Tuesday, March 2, 2010
    Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that Steven Tyrrell, Former Chief of the Department of Justice's Fraud Section, has joined its Investigations & Criminal Defense practice as co-chair of the group and is resident in the Washington, DC office.
  • Tuesday, March 2, 2010
    Kenneth H. Zimmerman, Member of the Firm at Lowenstein Sandler and Chair of the Lowenstein Center for the Public Interest, has been named an Advisor to Harvard Law School's new Public Service Venture Fund. The first program of its kind at a law school, the fund will offer "seed money" for start-up non-profit ventures and salary support to graduating J.D....