Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP has announced that Matthew A. Feldman has rejoined the firm after serving as the Chief Legal Advisor to the Obama administration's Presidential Task Force on the Auto Industry.Mr.
  • Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Kramer Levin, along with Litigation associatesDarren Laverne and Jennifer Diana, were among those honored at the Legal Aid Society's 2009 Pro Bono Awards. The firm and associates were recognized for helping to launch the Society's Criminal Defense Pro Bono Project - an innovative program that allows Legal Aid to stretch its limited resources while...
  • Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Proskauer Rose LLP is proud to announce the continued expansion of its global labor and employment practice and London office with the addition of Daniel Ornstein as a partner. He joins the firm from Herbert Smith. Mr. Ornstein is the latest addition to Proskauer's London office, which also recently announced that Robert Barry, the former head of...
  • Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Phillips Lytle LLP has announced Martin V. Schwartz has joined the firm's commercial practice group as special counsel in its New York City office. He joins Phillips Lytle from the Siemens Corporation, where he had previously worked for the past 23 years, most recently serving as general counsel of Siemens Financial Services, Inc.
  • Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    CaseCentral, the leader in secure, on-demand e-discovery software for corporate counsel and law firms to simplify and take control of e-discovery, today announced that CaseCentral led all vendors with the largest gain in usage by Am Law 200 law firms in the 2009 Am Law Tech Survey. The survey, released in the November issue of The American Lawyer, showed a...
  • Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Cozen O'Connor member Lynette D. Espy has been elected treasurer of the Gate City Bar Association, the oldest African-American bar association in the state of Georgia. Gate City was organized in 1948 by ten African-American lawyers to provide the educational, social and community involvement of a professional association for African American lawyers, who...
  • Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    International law firm Eversheds has announced that it has signed its third groundbreaking contract to advise Tyco on its legal needs across Europe, Middle East and Africa, extending the relationship for a further two years. Eversheds ongoing partnership with Tyco has set a new standard for the provision of legal services and client relationship excellence...
  • Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Human Rights Initiative of North Texas (HRI) has presented Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld with a 2009 Angel of Freedom Award.The award was presented at the Annual HRI Thanksgiving Event on November 2 at the Trammell & Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art in downtown Dallas.
  • Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Two Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers have been named to the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission, the powerful 12-member panel that advises the legislature whether state agencies should be continued or phased out. Partners Rafael Anchia of the Dallas office of Haynes and Boone and Lamont Jefferson of San Antonio were among the new house-appointed commission...
  • Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Shawn Wooden, a partner in Day Pitney's Private Equity and Investment Funds practice, will be honored by the Connecticut State Conference of the NAACP as one of the 100 Most Influential Blacks in the State of Connecticut.
  • Monday, November 2, 2009
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. is pleased to announce that Boris I. Mankovetskiy has been elected Member of the Firm, effective October 1, 2009.Mr. Mankovetskiy is a Member of the Firm's Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy Reorganization Practice Group. He has represented secured creditors, banks, insurance companies and investment funds in New Jersey and a...
  • Monday, November 2, 2009
    Phillips Lytle LLP continues to grow its Buffalo office with the addition of Alisa A. Lukasiewicz as special counsel. She most recently served as corporation counsel for the City of Buffalo.
  • Monday, November 2, 2009
    Joan (Jodie) Z. Bernstein and Dana B. Rosenfeld, two of the country's preeminent consumer protection experts, have joined Kelley Drye & Warren LLP.Both will advise clients across the spectrum of privacy and consumer protection law, and Ms. Rosenfeld will serve as chair of Kelley Drye's Privacy and Information Security practice. They will practice in...
  • Monday, November 2, 2009
    At the Annual Meeting of the Texas Association of Defense Counsel ("TADC") held in Montreal, Canada, on October 2, 2009, Greg W. Curry, a Thompson & Knight Partner and Energy Litigation Practice Group Leader in the Firm's Dallas office, was named President of the organization for 2009-2010.Mr. Curry has served on a number of committees and leadership...
  • Monday, November 2, 2009
    The American College of Trial Lawyers has announced that Joseph F. Savage, Jr., a partner at Goodwin Procter LLP, has been inducted as a Fellow. Widely considered to be the premier organization of trial lawyers in North America, The American College of Trial Lawyers extends Fellowships only to active trial lawyers who have demonstrated exceptional skill as...
  • Monday, November 2, 2009
    Lowenstein Sander has announced the addition of Warren K. Racusin as member of the firm and chair of its Trusts & Estates practice group. Mr. Racusin joins from McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP, where he was a partner and chair of its Private Client Services group.
  • Monday, November 2, 2009
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges has been designated a top tier national firm in Benchmark Litigation 2010. A publication of Euromoney/Legal Media Group, the guide focuses exclusively on the leading U.S. law firms and attorneys.
  • Monday, November 2, 2009
    King & Spalding has announced that two experienced complex commercial litigators, Geoffrey R. Unger and Juan M. Alcalá, have joined the firm's business litigation practice as partners in the Austin office. Both lawyers will draw on their expertise to advise clients on a variety of disputes related to business transactions, organizational structures,...
  • Monday, November 2, 2009
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has earned a #8 ranking on Bloomberg's Global Legal Advisory M&A Ranking 2009 Q3. The firm advised clients on 17 announced global energy M&A transactions - valued at $15.3 billion - in the first nine months of 2009, capturing 11.4 percent of announced deals. Steven H. Schulman, leader of the pro bono...
  • Monday, November 2, 2009
    Jones Day ranked first globally in M&A league tables for the third quarter of 2009, maintaining a position it has held for 36 quarters in a row. Jones Day led all law firms for number of completed deals worldwide in the Q3 2009 M&A rankings released this month by Thomson Reuters. The firm received credit from Thomson for 211 completed deals...
  • Monday, November 2, 2009
    The Cozen O'Connor summer associate program ranks #1 in the nation, according to an annual survey conducted by The American Lawyer magazine. The 2009 Summer Associates Survey generated feedback from nearly 5,000 first- and second-year law students at 151 firms, using nine job satisfaction questions. These ranged from work interest, to how much "real"...
  • Monday, November 2, 2009
    The law firm of Williams Kastner has been recognized with the Puget Sound Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (PSALA)'s Achievements in Diversity Award for 2009. The award, designated for law firms with 50 or more attorneys, was accepted by Managing Director Sheryl Willert at the PSALA Managing Partner's Dinner in downtown Seattle on October...
  • Monday, November 2, 2009
    Day Pitney LLP has announced that six of the firm's attorneys in New York have been recognized by Super Lawyers as being leaders in their respective practices. Super Lawyers is a recognition based on peer nominations, a blue ribbon panel review and independent research on each of the candidates. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer...
  • Monday, November 2, 2009
    The Cozen O'Connor summer associate program ranks #1 in the nation, according to an annual survey conducted by The American Lawyer magazine. The 2009 Summer Associates Survey generated feedback from nearly 5,000 first- and second-year law students at 151 firms, using nine job satisfaction questions. These ranged from work interest, to how much "real"...
  • Monday, November 2, 2009
    The law firm of Williams Kastner has been recognized with the Puget Sound Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (PSALA)'s Achievements in Diversity Award for 2009. The award, designated for law firms with 50 or more attorneys, was accepted by Managing Director Sheryl Willert at the PSALA Managing Partner's Dinner in downtown Seattle on October...