Quillen re-elected to Fisher & Phillips' management committee | LawFirmStaff.com


Date : 06-13-2006

Quillen re-elected to Fisher & Phillips' management committee

Partners in 16 offices of Fisher & Phillips have re-elected Roger Quillen to the firm's management committee for another three-year term. Having served as the firm's Chairman since 1999, Quillen has been on the committee since 1997. He specializes in federal appellate litigation involving issues related to employment discrimination, employee welfare benefit plans, and the Railway Labor Act. He has litigated issues arising before the National Labor Relations Board and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Quillen has a significant experience of arguing numerous cases in most federal courts. With more than 200 attorneys, Fisher & Phillips is a leading law firm in the field of labor and employment law and is based in Atlanta.

IT training for law firms

Keno Kozie Associates--a leading national provider of IT support, help desk, and training services for law firms--has established new training facilities and expanded its law firm training services in its Chicago and Orlando offices. Law firms dealing with complex legal documents, frequent technology upgrades, and state-of-the-art legal tools often find it helpful to solicit the assistance of a training firm such as Keno Kozie. Keno Kozie hopes to keep law firms competitive by providing professional, flexible, and cost-effective application-training alternatives.

MDM&C invests in Vemics

McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter (MDM&C), the third-largest law firm in New Jersey, has invested in Vemics, Inc., a major provider of real-time conferencing and collaboration applications. The law firm chose the company's Live Access™ "see, hear, and share" solution last year, which helps the law firm's employees and clients to share information by means of productive virtual meetings. The investment comes on the heels of other virtual collaboration efforts that the law firm undertakes. A fast-growing law firm with 200 lawyers, MDM&C offers a full range of legal services, including litigation, employment, insurance, and corporate transactions.

Ober|Kaler's Health Law practice tied for first place in Chambers USA state rankings

Chambers USA, a group of the nation's most widely recommended law firms and lawyers, has named Ober|Kaler's Health Law practice to first place in state rankings for the third consecutive year. The firm's healthcare team encompasses 32 lawyers, forming the largest health law practice in the country. Several of the firm's attorneys--such as Sanford Teplitzky, chair of Ober|Kaler's Health Law practice; Howard Sollins, Health Law principal; and Pamela White, chair of the Employment & Labor Group--have been ranked in the top slots in their related fields. With 125 attorneys and offices in Baltimore, MD; Washington, DC; and Falls Church, VA, Ober|Kaler provides services in areas including regulatory, litigation, financial, healthcare, and construction.

Winthrop & Weinstine selects Data Domain's data-protection solutions

Winthrop & Weinstine has chosen Tapeless Data Protection solutions provided by Data Domain to create backup and restore important information related to each case and client. The firm previously used a tape-drive solution, which proved costly, bore security liabilities, and was difficult to restore. By using the Data Domain DD430 restorer appliances, Winthrop & Weinstine has reduced its media costs by more than $10,000. Winthrop & Weinstine is a commercial law firm with diverse practice areas and the strength of 85 attorneys serving clients ranging from individuals to Fortune 500 companies. Data Domain is a major provider of capacity optimized storage (COS) solutions and 330 companies worldwide use its award-winning disk-based backup and recovery storage systems.

International law firm network boasts increasing membership

The MSI Legal and Accounting Network Worldwide has reported strong growth, adding new member firms in both established and emerging markets internationally. Jack Lyon & Jones, PA, an 18-attorney commercial law firm in Arkansas, will be the newest U.S. member. The network now boasts more than 240 law and accounting firms in 95 countries. MSI helps small and medium-sized companies by offering its managements services, including prevention of hostile takeovers.

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