Mark A. Berman, a partner at Ganfer & Shore, has been appointed co-chair of the New York State Bar Association's Committee on Social Media, part of its Commercial and Federal Litigation section.
After a four-year tenure marked by an increased focus on privacy and aggressive consumer protection, Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz announced Friday that he is stepping down on February 15.
Daegis CEO Todd Wille is resigning in February and will be temporarily replaced by executive chairman Timothy Bacci, officials said Tuesday. E-discovery president Deborah Jillson is a candidate for the job.
John Sanchez, formerly of Black Letter Discovery, this month joined Advanced Discovery as executive vice president of document review.
Alston & Bird announced that Kimberly Peretti, a former director of cyberforensics for PricewaterhouseCoopers and a former cybercrimes prosecutor, had joined the firm as a partner in the Washington office.
Dean Gonsowski, formerly of Symantec's Clearwell Systems division, recently moved to competitor Recommind as the associate general counsel and senior director of business development.
Three women Saundra Brown Armstrong, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, and Kandis Westmore cut very different paths to the federal bench in the Northern District of California where they are a part of a historic moment when female judges hold all the seats in a single branch.
There has been a a lot of movement this fall in legal technology executive suites. Here's a quick look at new hiress and promotions at Microsystems, CMS Intelliteach, DocAuto, Navigant Consulting, and Mitratech.
Joseph Sweeney, GC of Applied Materials, manages a 100-lawyer department for the company, which makes equipment and software used to design and build computer chips and other products. He made the decision nearly 20 years ago to join the company because it is "the foundation for the whole computer industry."