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Pervychine Joins Clifford Chance
Nina Pervychine, formerly the European I.T. manager for The Coudert Brothers, has joined Clifford Chance's European I.T. staff.
Pervychine will manage support operations from the firm's Paris office, working with Jean-Luc Levy, who serves as head of technology for that office. Levy has been nominated as European I.T. director for Clifford Chance's 19 European offices. Based in London, Clifford Chance has 29 offices and more than 6,800 staff.
Terry Morton has joined eVelocity as vice chair of the board and chief executive officer, reports the Portsmouth, N.H. company. A certified public accountant, Morton most recently served as president of Granite Partners Ltd.
Richard Dwyer has been promoted to vice president, sales and marketing. Dwyer is a member of the Legal Electronic Data Exchange Standards (LEDES) Oversight Committee. The company offers ProvideIT, a secure, two-way billing system for corporate law departments and their outside firms.
Daniel Coolidge, a frequent contributor to LTN, has joined the Boston office of Fish and Richardson, as "of counsel," leaving Sheehan Phinney Bass and Green. A member of the firm's patent group, Coolidge provides patent prosecution and opinion counseling, as well as general corporate and transactional advice.
Coolidge earned a B.S. in Computer and Electrical Engineering from the University of Bridgeport and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He is registered to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office and a member of the Connecticut and New Hampshire bars.
ELF, creator of the Serengeti application service provider service, has promoted Tom Melling to vice president and general counsel. Melling will be responsible for analyzing legal issues arising in the emerging e-commerce sector, including security, licensing, digital signatures and privacy. Previously, Melling was in the e-commerce group at Perkins Coie L.L.P.
Adam Bendell has been named president of SV Technology Inc., joining the San Francisco from his position as chief technology counsel at Los Angeles-based Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher L.L.P. The company offers LawPort, a private label Web port for the legal industry.
Lex Mundi Ltd., an association of independent law firms, has named Carl Anduri Jr. full-time president. He is a partner at San Francisco-based Morrison & Forester L.L.P., where he is chair of its international practice group.
Lex Mundi provides for exchange of information about the legal and global practice and development of law, and includes 158 member firms representing about 14,000 lawyers.
NETworkALTernatives, of Langhorne, Pa., has named Robert Campbell as director of sales. He will be responsible for assisting customers in evaluating NAI's Application Service Provider (ASP) systems, as well as building its sales organization. Campbell worked in Philadelphia with Pitney Bowes Management Services before joining NAI.
Kerry Scott Boll is the new director of marketing; Sandra Krueger as customer service representative; and Brian Dean has joined the company as an account executive, NAI reports.
NAI's ASP is dedicated to serving the legal and professional services markets, the company reports. It hosts software applications and delivers them via secured communication lines from a data center.
Corpedia L.L.C., based in Phoenix, has announced that Michael Jordan and Gerald Rosenfeld have joined its advisory board. Jordan is chair and director of Luminant Worldwide Corp., consultants who offer Internet-oriented services. He is a former chair and CEO of CBS Broadcasting and Westinghouse Corp.
Rosenfeld is CEO of Rothschild North America, a banking concern. He has served as lead banker in several high-profile transactions, including ITT's defense of a takeover bid by Hilton; the sale of Lotus Development to IBM; and the restructuring of Tenneco,
He is an adjunct professor of finance at New York Univ.'s Stern School of Business.Corpedia specializes in Internet-based business and compliance education.
Costa Mesa,, Calif.,-based FileNET Corp. has named Sam Auriemma as chief financial officer. He served as executive vice president and CEO for Wonderware Corp., before joining FileNET.
Applied Discovery Inc.., of Bellevue, Wash., has named Paul Weber as its chief information officer. He will be responsible for internal systems and will lead the company's data center management and operations, the company reports.
Weber joins the company from Getty Images. Applied Discovery was formed in Jan. '99 to develop electronic document systems for the legal industry, the company notes.
Howard Barr has been named legal analyst of Broadband Industry News, a daily news source for broadband, telecom and wireless technologies.
A partner at Washington, D.C.'s Pepper & Corazzini L.L.P., he represents telecommunications enterprises in regulatory matters and business dealings.Broadband Industry News is a Web news portal from IndustryBusiness.Net.
Ericom Software Inc., which manufactures PowerTerm emulators and other connectivity systems, has named Ian Platt to launch its new U.K. office. Platt recently served as commercial and marketing director for U.K. System Software.
The new office is located in West Midlands. The U.K. division has already signed deals with Carphone Warehouse, Vodafone Paging and Aer Rianta, the company notes..
Eastman Kodak Co. has announced the creation of a new "Office of the President and Chief Operating Officer" position in its Kodak's document imaging division.
Brad Kruchten has been named COO; division president is Candy Obourn. The two will work in tandem to promote "greater synergies" between traditional and digital businesses, says Kodak.
Anthony Bishop has been named vice president and lead counsel of dotTV, a registry for second-level domain names in the .TV top-level domain names through an agreement with the country of Tuvalu.
Jack Casey has been named southwest regional sales manager for ALOS, which manufactures micrographic products and distributes electronic imaging products.
Princeton Softech has promoted Vira Rowley to vice president, Pacific Rim.
MTI Technology Corp. has appointed Peggy Ouimet as vice president of marketing. MTI also named Paul Emery II to be its chief operating officer. . The company manufactures storage systems.
Larry Bastanza has been named vice president, product development and product operations, for Minolta Information Systems Inc.
Connex, of San Jose, has named Donald Purkey as vice president of sales.
The company develops storage area networks and network attached storage systems.
San Francisco's AlphaDog Procurement Management has announced that Karla Usalis is its new senior vice president of industry partnerships.
Sunnyvale's SanDisk Corp. has promoted Nelson Chan to senior vice president of worldwide sales and marketing.