Contributor Spotlight: New on JD Supra…

We’re happy to welcome the following new contributors to the JD Supra network. Expect terrific commentary, news, and analysis on legal topics of the day from:

Perkins Coie

“With more than 850 lawyers in 19 offices across the United States and Asia, Perkins Coie represents great companies across a wide range of industries and stages of growth—from start-ups to FORTUNE 50 corporations…” read on>>

[Recent update: Insurance Coverage for Businesses Affected by Hurricane Sandy]

Carlton Fields

“Carlton Fields was founded in 1901 in Tampa, Florida. Its 300-plus attorneys and government consultants practice in eight offices located in Atlanta, Miami, New York, Orlando, St. Petersburg, Tallahassee, Tampa, and West Palm Beach. The firm represents numerous Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies in litigation and business matters of national and international dimension…” read on>>

[Recent update: The Standard Fire Insurance Company v. Knowles – Supreme Court Update]

Mintz Levin – Venture Capital & Emerging Companies

The latest Mintz Levin practice group to start publishing on JD Supra. “Mintz Levin represents early-stage companies in biotechnology, energy and clean technology, IT, digital media, and many other industries. Our Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice clients also include venture capital firms, private equity investors, and a large number of venture capital-backed companies…” read on>>

[Recent: Opportunities Under New Private Placement Rules]

Bennett Jones LLP

“One of Canada’s premier business law firms. With a 90-year history and unparalleled depth in energy, natural resources and project development, the firm has over 360 lawyers advising clients on corporate, commercial and restructuring mandates and litigation matters…” read on>>

[Recent: Alberta Privacy Law Decision to be Reviewed by the Supreme Court of Canada]

Sterne Kessler

“Founded in 1978 and based in Washington, DC, Sterne Kessler is dedicated exclusively to the protection, transfer and enforcement of intellectual property rights. Our team of attorneys, registered patent agents, students and technical specialists include some of the country’s most respected practitioners of intellectual property law…” read on>>

[Recent: Video – Registering Trademarks & Copyrights with U.S. Customs]

Sherman & Howard L.L.C.

“A super-regional firm with a national practice. Our approximately 190 lawyers serve a broad range of clients, including individuals, privately held businesses, multi-national corporations and government entities. We also provide counsel to in-house legal departments and to other law firms that require our distinctive experience…” read on>>

[Recent: Taking a Security Interest in a Closely Held Business]

Lane Powell PC – D&O Discourse

“Lane Powell’s securities litigators are among the most respected and experienced practitioners in the profession. We were recently ranked the second busiest securities litigation practice in the nation, as published in the Law360 Litigation Almanac. Although our securities litigation practice is active, our Firm has a culture of hands-on case management…” read on>>

[Recent: M&A Litigation: A Potential Partial Solution to a Big Problem]

Burr & Forman

“A a century old full-service law firm with a forward-thinking approach to providing legal solutions. We have nearly 300 attorneys and offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee. Burr & Forman offers a wide range of business and litigation services to diverse clients with local, national and international interests…” read on>>

[Recent: Veil Piercing – “It’s not personal, Sonny. It’s strictly business.”]

Scott Legal Services, P.C.

“Offers legal services in Immigration, New Business Set-Up, Contract Development & Review, Bankruptcy, Adoptions, Surrogacy, and Estate Planning/Wills. We believe that you should not have to break the bank to obtain effective legal representation and we are here to solve your legal problems at a price you can afford…” read on>>

[Recent: Do I Really Need A Formal Will? Can’t I just Write Down My Wishes?]

Law Offices of Marlo Van Oorschot, APLC

“The restructuring of your most intimate relationship to an adversarial or, at best, a business relationship, is hugely disorienting. My job is to help you understand what you can expect, set realistic goals and then help you finalize your divorce as quickly and fairly as possible…” read on>>

[Recent: You Must Preserve Your Social Media]

“A subscription-fee-based daily online/newsletter service from Inside Washington Publishers, a company with nearly three decades of experience publishing inside news from Washington, DC…” read on>>

[Recent: Internal Emails Reveal FDA’s Concerns With Voluntary Animal Antibiotic Policies]

Buchalter Nemer

“A full-service business law firm with offices in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco and Scottsdale. Built on 65 years of practice, the firm’s 150 attorneys are experts in the areas of bank and finance, corporate, health care, insolvency and financial solutions, litigation, labor and employment, intellectual property, real estate, and tax and estate planning…” read on>>

[Recent: You “Built” It, So Don’t Lose It! Estate Tax Laws to Change Dramatically on December 31, 2012]

Pepper Hamilton

“A multi-practice law firm with more than 500 lawyers nationally. The firm provides corporate, litigation and regulatory legal services to leading businesses, governmental entities, nonprofit organizations and individuals throughout the nation and the world…” read on>>

[Recent: In Wake of Hurricane-Related Closures and Absences Surface Various Issues for Employers]

Bean, Kinney & Korman, PC

“…celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2009 and is one of the most recognized independent law firms in Northern Virginia. With approximately 40 lawyers and a comprehensive array of practice areas, the firm works on some of the most sophisticated legal matters throughout the region and is continually growing and diversifying to meet the complex legal needs of its expanding community of clients” read on>>

[Recent: Providing WARN Act Notification To Employees As Sequestration Approaches]

Archer Norris PLC

“California law is unique, and our experience with growth-driven business results gives us a clear perspective on laws in other states too. A leading California-based law firm with more than 100 attorneys in four offices statewide, Archer Norris delivers solid, affordable legal counsel that is direct and on point. We resolve commercial disputes, steer groundbreaking deals, reduce risks and maximize opportunities wherever our clients need us…” read on>>

[Recent: An Open Letter To Our Mobile Home Park Clients]

Bernstein Shur

“One of northern New England’s largest multi-service law firms, with more than 100 attorneys in Maine and New Hampshire. Established in 1915, the firm provides practical legal counsel to a diverse group of public and private clients throughout the region and around the world…” read on>>

[Recent: Commission: bankruptcy reform could mean ‘starting from scratch’]


“We are the leading strategic communications firm that establishes and protects trust. LEVICK deploys uniquely qualified teams – armed with the instincts, influence, and experience needed to win your battles in an increasingly complex and challenging world…” read on>>

[Recent: The Communicators: Leadership in the Age of Crisis]

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