Firm and Provider News

  • Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has announced the launch of an international litigation and arbitration practice in London with the hire of Linklaters' head of energy disputes, Justin Williams.
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Recommind, a leader in search-powered information risk management (IRM) software, recently announced that it has been named to JMP Securities' "Hot 100" list. JMP Securities, a San Francisco-based investment bank, recently included Recommind in a published report entitled, "The Hot 100: The Best Privately Held Software Companies." The report profiles...
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Richard A. Norris of the law firm of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has been named the recipient of the 2009 Daniel J. O'Hern Award by the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law. The O'Hern Award is presented annually to an attorney who exemplifies commitment to the highest standards of professional conduct, career achievement, and...
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Kelley Drye has been retained as counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Bender Shipbuilding & Repair. Bender Shipbuilding is the fourth maritime creditors' committee engagement awarded to the firm over the past year. A Kelley Drye team led by partner Craig A. Wolfe, who is the former head of a marine transport company and shipyard...
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Michael L. Rodburg, chairman of Lowenstein Sandler, has been named to The American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL), a professional association of lawyers who practice environmental law. ACOEL membership is by invitation and members are chosen by their peers for being preeminent in their field.
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Phillips Lytle LLP has been included in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for outstanding capabilities in environmental law. Considered the most widely used legal directory by in-house counsel for retaining outside counsel, Chambers is released by U.K. legal publisher Chambers and Partners, and is based on extensive independent research...
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    For one week in October, law schools, law firms, bar associations and other legal groups from New York to New Orleans and Boston to Seattle will recognize accomplishments on behalf of the poor and underserved. The American Bar Association Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service is sponsoring this first pro bono recognition from October 25 through...
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Mark Davidson, member in the Seattle office of Williams Kastner, has been appointed to a three-year term as co-chair of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation Business Torts Committee. The committee is the third largest of the Litigation Section's 40 committees, with over 2,400 members. As co-chair, Mr. Davidson will oversee the committee's...
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Wiley Rein LLP is pleased to welcome Adam H. Gordon as Of Counsel in its nationally recognized International Trade Practice. Mr. Gordon has represented a variety of U.S. manufacturing and agricultural interests in international trade matters including antidumping litigation, enforcement actions, customs and export control issues, and other federal and...
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Stradley Ronon partner Kevin Casey co-led a roundtable discussion, "Practical Strategies for Handling Disputes of All Sizes," at the American Bar Association (ABA) Annual Meeting in Chicago. Casey is the incoming chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Committee of the Intellectual Property Law section of the ABA. The discussion focused on...
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    TRC Companies, Inc. has been awarded a $5.1 million Exit Strategy®contract to provide a comprehensive environmental liability transfer solution to a manufacturing client in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    WinScribe, the market innovator in digital dictation, transcription, and workflow management solutions announced today the release of the newest version of its award-winning digital dictation workflow management suite: WinScribe Dictation Version 4.0.
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Equivio, a provider of software for managing data redundancy, has announced that it has launched Equivio>Relevance, an expert-guided system that enhances the e-discovery process through automated document prioritization. Traditionally, attorneys use keywords to pre-filter documents prior to detailed review. According to the TREC (Text Retrieval...
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Amper, Politziner & Mattia, LLP is pleased to announce that Jim Mack has joined the firm as a Partner in its Financial Services Industry group. Mack will be located in the Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, office. In this role, Jim will build a greater Financial Services Industry presence in and around Philadelphia.
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2009
    Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. has once again been ranked #1 in New Jersey by Best Lawyers in America in the areas of: Appellate Law and International Trade and Finance Law.
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    Kelley Drye has been selected in the India Business Law Journal (June 2009) list of "Top 10 Foreign Firms of 2009." The publication noted that more than 200 law firms worldwide have worked on India-related deals, transactions, litigation, arbitration and cases during the past two years. "Nevertheless, India Business Law Journal has identified 100 law firms...
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    Weil, Gotshal & Manges' Employment Litigation Practice Group recorded superlative rankings in the latest Chambers USA and The Legal 500 legal directories. Overall, the practice group's New York-based contingent was named a "Leading" firm in the Labor and Employment category and the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation category. The directory...
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    Stroz Friedberg has announced the appointment of three top business and legal leaders to important executive positions in the company. Tom Antisdel, formerly senior manager of Business Development for Discovery at Deloitte LLP, has been named managing director in Stroz Friedberg's Washington, DC, office.
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    Protiviti Inc., a global business consulting and internal audit firm, announced the release of the Governance Portal version 3, a software solution to manage governance, risk and compliance (GRC). The Governance Portal integrates Protiviti's proprietary content and consulting expertise with commonly accepted governance frameworks to establish a...
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    Equivio, a provider of software for managing data redundancy, has announced that it has launched Equivio>Relevance, an expert-guided system that enhances the e-discovery process through automated document prioritization. Traditionally, attorneys use keywords to pre-filter documents prior to detailed review. According to the TREC (Text Retrieval...
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    A team of Haynes and Boone, LLP attorneys has been awarded the Global M&A Network's 2009 Turnaround Atlas Award of the Year for deals above $100 million. The award, presented at the network's gala and dinner at the Hotel Allegro, honored the law firm's performance in the complex asset purchase and reorganization of Marcal Paper Mills, Inc., a...
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    Mortimer Caplin, age 92, a founding partner of the firm of Caplin & Drysdale, was made a Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor (France's highest civilian award). On March 2, 2009, the award was presented to Mr. Caplin at the French Embassy in Washington, DC by French Minister of Defense Hervé Morin. It recognizes Mr. Caplin's service as a U.S. Navy...
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    The Dubai office of Weil, Gotshal & Manges has advised KIPCO and Showtime Arabia in one of the largest cross-border mergers in the UAE region. The KIPCO Group is one of the largest diversified holding companies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), with consolidated assets of US $19 billion. Satellite broadcast company Showtime Arabia and...
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    Wiley Rein is pleased to announce the launch of its newly designed website, www.wileyrein.com.Visitors will find the latest information on the firm and its practices, emerging legal issues, upcoming events and attorney speaking engagements, as well as the firm's most recent publications and newsletters.
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2009
    During a speech to the American Council of Chief Defenders (ACCD), a section of the National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA), U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder opened a new era of dialogue with the nation's indigent defense leaders and made a historic gesture to improve the quality of indigent defense in this country by proposing steps for...