Davis & Gilbert’s Advertising, Real Estate and Employment Law Practices Ranked in 2013 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Rankings - Press Release - 11/08/2012
New York, NY, November 5, 2012 - Davis & Gilbert is pleased to announce that its Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Practice Group achieved a first tier ranking, once again, in the categories “National - Advertising Law” and “New York City - Advertising Law” in the 2013 “Best Law Firms” rankings by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers. In addition, the Real Estate Practice Group was recognized for both the Nationwide (Tier 2) and New York City (Tier 1) categories. The firm was also recognized in the New York City category for “Employment Law – Individuals” (Tier 2).
2012 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars-Metro Edition Honors Nine Davis & Gilbert Partners - Press Release - 10/02/2012
New York, NY, October 1, 2012 – Nine Davis & Gilbert partners have been selected to appear on the 2012 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars-Metro Edition list in the areas of First Amendment/Media/Advertising, Employment & Labor, Intellectual Property Litigation, Business Litigation and Real Estate. In addition, Neal H. Klausner and Gerald R. Uram were ranked as Top 100 New York Super Lawyers. These lawyers received the highest point totals in the New York Metro nomination, research and review process.
Leading Advertising Attorney Ron Urbach Launches Industry Blog, Madison Ave Insights - Press Release - 09/28/2012
Since its inception, the world of advertising has been cloaked in magic: the industry is driven by creativity, business and innovation; is extremely fast-paced; and is often portrayed with a hint of glamour. Outsiders are eager to know more, and insiders thrive on industry buzz and constant change.Ron Urbach’s advertising industry blog, Madison Ave InsightsSM (www.madisonaveinsights.com), will peel back the curtains on Madison Avenue – the street that has long been synonymous with the world of advertising – and give readers a firsthand look into the fast-paced world of the industry.
Best Lawyers Distinguishes Nine Davis & Gilbert Partners in the Areas of Advertising, Employment, Litigation, and Real Estate - Press Release - 09/19/2012
Davis & Gilbert is proud to announce that nine of the firm’s partners have been recognized in the 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and most venerable peer-review publication in the legal profession.
Davis & Gilbert Sponsors 2012 Advertising Week Program:
Mission Impossible: Truth & Privacy - Press Release - 09/18/2012
Davis & Gilbert will host FTC Commissioner Julie Brill, and fraud and identity theft authority, Frank Abagnale – who was channeled by Leonardo DiCaprio in the Hollywood blockbuster, “Catch Me If You Can.” Davis & Gilbert is honored to sponsor the 2012 Advertising Week program, “Mission Impossible: Truth & Privacy,” which will be held at Manhattan’s Liberty Theater on October 4.
Davis & Gilbert LLP Represents Weather Underground in Recent Merger - Press Release - 07/24/2012
New York, NY, July 24, 2012 – Davis & Gilbert acted as lead counsel to the world’s first online weather service, Weather Underground, in its acquisition by industry leader and competitor, The Weather Channel Companies. The acquisition, which resulted in the combination of two of the largest and most revered weather outlets, was announced publicly on July 2, 2012 and closed on July 13, 2012. Weather Underground, which runs the website wunderground.com, is known for providing the most comprehensive and reliable weather information available.
Davis & Gilbert Counsel to WPP plc in AKQA Acquisition - Press Release - 07/17/2012
New York, July 17, 2012 – Davis & Gilbert acted as lead counsel to WPP Group plc, one of the world’s largest communications groups, in its acquisition of AKQA Holdings, Inc. AKQA is the world’s leading independent digital agency and recipient of numerous “Agency of the Year” awards, and the transaction represents one of the largest-ever acquisitions of a digital ad agency. AKQA will operate as an independent and standalone brand within WPP Group. AKQA had assets totaling $282 million at the end of 2011, and projects revenues of $230 million for 2012. It employs 1,160 people across offices in San Francisco, New York, Washington DC, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin and Shanghai.