Adams And Reese Law Firm Names New Head Of Houston Office

6 Law Firms Make Fortune’s List Of The ‘Best Companies to Work For’

and Washington, DC. An experienced litigator, Ferrera has first-chair experience at both the trial and appellate levels, the firm said in a recent statement, adding that he has achieved "significant financial results for clients in patent infringement disputes, and represents major corporate interests in a wide variety of intellectual property, tax, licensing and other business matters." Ferrera is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Texas, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Federal Circuits, and the United States Supreme Court. He also is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office . Ferrera is an active member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association , Attorneys' Liability Assurance Society, Houston Bar Association , Houston Intellectual Property Law Association and International Trademark Association, according to Adams and Reese's statement. Adams and Reese had 33 Houston-area lawyers as of Dec. 31, 2012, according to Houston Business Journal research. The firm ranked No. <br>visit

The Social Law Firm Index: Biglaw’s New Media Mavens

Thats not exactly thrilling. But its worth noting that while three of those five firms sank like stones in the Fortune ranking, two of them rose to the top. Congratulations to the following six firms on being fun enough for Fortune: Baker Donelson : ranked #31, up from #45 last year Alston & Bird : ranked #40, down from #23 last year Perkins Coie : ranked #41, down from #33 last year Bingham McCutchen : ranked #60, up from #82 last year Arnold & Porter : ranked #81, down from #62 last year Cooley : ranked #100, new to the list Given that most firms dropped, maybe a recently laid-off secretary in search of sweet revenge sent in a nasty review of her former firm. On the bright side, four of these firms news landed on the Fortune list of the 10 top-paying companies: Bingham (average base pay for associates of $222,231), Cooley ($215,861), Perkins Coie ($175,787), and Arnold & Porter ($160,000). Baker, Bingham McCutchen, and Cooley are on the rise; whats so great about them? Baker has an attorney dedicated solely to doing pro bono work without an hours requirement be jealous. <br>visit

Engagement. Measures the actual interaction with the firms content via social media. This would include comments or likes (for status updates) on Facebook, RTs or mentions on Twitter, and likes on LinkedIn. Owned Media. An assessment of the firms own site (including microsites) based on, among other things, the proportion of non-promotional content, frequency of updates, and shareabiity of content. Here are the top 10 firms for Reach, Engagement and Overall: Congratulations to DLA Piper for sweeping all the categories by a considerable margin. Aside from their membership in the Am Law 50, the firms on these lists dont fall into any easily identifiable category based on geographical locations or practice strengths. (One might guess, for example, that Silicon Valley-focused firms would do particularly well by these metrics, but thats not the case.) One thing many of these firms with strong social media presences have in common is that they feature specialized social media practice groups. <br>visit

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