Commercial. Legal news and articles for September 30 - 30, 2011

Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Lead Plaintiff Deadline In The Class ...The General Who Would Try KSM2011 Canastota Wall of Distinction honorees thrive in different environmentsKodak Hires Lawyers, Weighs Bankruptcy FilingThe Score: Fox Sports Takes Cut at Dodgers Over Media Rights DealGovernor scraps medical marijuana plan for Rhode IslandIndian and U.S. Law Firms Join Forces to Improve Global Business Climate at ...Baron & Budd, P.C. Files Lawsuit Against Food Companies Over Elevated Levels ...A turnaround in commercial real estate?US HOT STOCKS: Arch Coal, Kodak Active In Late TradingCAREER TRACKER: Lawyers on the move - Sept. 30, 2011What if Ecocide Were a Punishable Crime?Calif. political watchdog agency to weigh options for Dem candidates after ...Calif. Dems seek waivers after embezzlement schemeKeating Muething & Klekamp Helped U.S. Government Recover $65 Million in One ...

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Peter S. Reinhart Joins Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla as Of Counsel
PR Web (press release)September 1, 2011

Mr. Reinhart currently teaches courses in real estate law, real estate development, lease negotiations, redevelopment, and business law at Monmouth University. A graduate of Franklin and Marshall College and an honors graduate of Rutgers Law School in ...more »

Bushnell brightens portfolio with Night Optics acquisition
Bizjournals.comSeptember 1, 2011

This acquisition brings premium night vision and thermal lines that particularly serve commercial, law enforcement and military users. The companies did not disclose the price of the deal, which closed Wednesday. Night Optics is expected to continue ...more »

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Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Lead Plaintiff Deadline In The Class ...
MarketWatch (press release)September 30, 2011

BENSALEM, Pa., Sep 30, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that all purchasers of the common stock of Penson Worldwide, Inc. ("Penson Worldwide" or the "Company") /quotes/zigman/97840/quotes/nls/pnsn PNSN -19.44% between ...more »

The General Who Would Try KSM
Wall Street JournalSeptember 30, 2011

In July of 1999, I met a young Army lawyer on a muddy farm field in southern Kosovo. His résumé (first in his class at West Point, Rhodes Scholar, Harvard Law) suggested that Major Mark Martins had his pick of private-sector jobs. ...more »

2011 Canastota Wall of Distinction honorees thrive in different environments
Oneida DispatchSeptember 30, 2011

In 1984, she became an associate with the prestigious law firm of Hancock Estabrook LLP in Syracuse, where she has been a trial lawyer for 28 years. Callahan became a partner at Hancock Estabrook, a 60-attorney firm with 135 employees, in 1989. ...more »

Kodak Hires Lawyers, Weighs Bankruptcy Filing
OcalaSeptember 30, 2011

Bloomberg reported that Kodak was considering a bankruptcy. Investment firm Lazard, which is advising Kodak on its patent sale, declined to comment. James L. Wamsley III, a lawyer at Jones Day, also declined to comment.more »

The Score: Fox Sports Takes Cut at Dodgers Over Media Rights Deal
The Am Law DailySeptember 30, 2011

However, US district judge Charles Breyer wrote in his ruling in support of Antonick's claims that he was not aware of EA's alleged breach of contract and fraud until 2009. Breyer also writes that Antonick's claims of EA's misappropriation of ...more »

Governor scraps medical marijuana plan for Rhode Island
ReutersSeptember 30, 2011

By Zach Howard CONWAY, Mass (Reuters) - State-run medical marijuana dispensaries will not be coming to Rhode Island after Governor Lincoln Chafee scrapped the plan for fear it was illegal under federal law. Chafee, who had earlier vowed support for the ...more »

Indian and U.S. Law Firms Join Forces to Improve Global Business Climate at ...
EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)September 30, 2011

NEW DELHI--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--As fiscal challenges in the Euro Zone threaten to slow economic growth, US and Indian law firms this week gathered at the US-India Business Council's 3 rd Annual Legal Services Conference in New Delhi to forge ...more »

Baron & Budd, P.C. Files Lawsuit Against Food Companies Over Elevated Levels ...
EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)September 30, 2011

Baron & Budd's size and resources enable the firm to take on large and complex cases. The firm represents individuals, governmental and business entities in areas as diverse as water contamination, Gulf oil spill, Qui Tam, California Proposition 65 ...more »

A turnaround in commercial real estate?
Philadelphia Inquirer (blog)September 30, 2011

Talk of an impending recession aside, can a recovery in commercial real estate be far behind if a Center City law firm that for the past few years has been touting its distressed real estate practice announces that it has established a new “real estate ...more »

US HOT STOCKS: Arch Coal, Kodak Active In Late Trading
Wall Street JournalSeptember 30, 2011

US stocks closed lower Friday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 2.2% to 10913, the Standard & Poor's 500 fell 2.5% to 1131 and the Nasdaq Composite declined 2.6% to 2415. Among the companies whose shares are actively trading in the after-hours ...more »

CAREER TRACKER: Lawyers on the move - Sept. 30, 2011
Thomson Reuters News & InsightSeptember 30, 2011

In Palo Alto, K&L Gates has added Michele Floyd as a partner in the firm's commercial disputes practice. Floyd joined from Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovskyand Popeo and was previously senior legal director for commercial litigation at Yahoo Inc. Jones ...more »

What if Ecocide Were a Punishable Crime?
Care2.com (blog)September 30, 2011

The ecocide law is the brainchild of British environmental lawyer-turned-campaigner, Polly Higgins, who proposes that under the new law heads of states and directors of corporations be required to take individual and personal responsibility for their ...more »

Calif. political watchdog agency to weigh options for Dem candidates after ...
Washington PostSeptember 30, 2011

A criminal complaint says she acknowledged misappropriating her clients' money for years, using the funds to pay her credit cards, a mortgage, business bills and her mother's care at an assisted-living facility. She then shifted money from other ...more »

Calif. Dems seek waivers after embezzlement scheme
ForbesSeptember 30, 2011

A criminal complaint says she acknowledged misappropriating her clients' money for years, using the funds to pay her credit cards, a mortgage, business bills and her mother's care at an assisted-living facility. She then shifted money from other ...more »

Keating Muething & Klekamp Helped U.S. Government Recover $65 Million in One ...
Business Wire (press release)September 30, 2011

KMK was named the Commercial Litigation Firm of the Year— USA by Finance Monthly's Law Awards 2011. The 2011 Super Lawyers ® Business Edition named KMK the Top Large Law Firm in Ohio in Business and Transactions law. KMK received 12 first tier ...more »

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