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Full Story Christopher Carolan has joined BakerHostetler as a partner in the debt finance, private equity and venture capital practices. Carolan, based in New York, was previously at Seyfarth Shaw LLP.
Full Story Daniel J. Sobol joins Stevens & Lee’s labor and employment department as a shareholder in the Philadelphia office; and Fineman Krekstein & Harris has hired two new associates for its litigation and business practice groups.
Full Story Barclay Damon welcomes associate William M. Lemon and law clerk Ivan Zajicek to the firm’s Albany and Syracuse offices, respectively.
Full Story Akerman LLP bolstered its national M&A and Private Equity Practice with the addition of corporate partner Ted Rosen in New York.
Full Story Nathan Clukey has joined Sidley Austin LLP's Washington, D.C. office as a partner in its Tax Controversy practice. He was formerly a partner with King & Spalding LLP.
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Full Story Patrick Zheng, Clyde & Co's Beijing managing partner, has left the firm to join Shanghai-based Llinks Law Offices as head of dispute resolution.
Full Story Taylor Wessing advises Rutland Partners in the sale of Pizza Hut, represented by Cooley.
Full Story Baker McKenzie represented Atari in its private placement.
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Full Story Jonathan A. Ballan joins Cozen O’Connor as co-chair of its Public & Project Finance Practice Group.
Full Story Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom Of Counsel Gregory B. Craig has left the firm unexpectedly.
Full Story David Kelly has joined Barnes & Thornburg LLP as a partner in the Intellectual Property Department in the firm’s Atlanta office. He joins from Hunton & Williams LLP.
Full Story Greenspoon Marder welcomes Sharon Urias to its Litigation practice as a partner in the firm’s Phoenix and Scottsdale offices.
Full Story Experienced litigators John G. Beseau and B. Kyle Morley have joined Foley & Mansfield’s construction law and litigation team. Beseau will be based in the firm’s St. Louis office and Morley in its Miami office.
Full Story Michael Best bolstered its Intellectual Property Practice Group in Raleigh with the hires of Anthony Biller and Emily Haas. Biller joins as partner in addition to being named Managing Partner of the office, with Haas joining as a senior counsel.
Full Story Greenspoon Marder welcomes partner Kevin Galligan and associate Andrew Bechel to the firm’s Corporate & Business practice group.
Full Story Tamsen Leachman has joined Ogletree Deakins from Littler Mendelson as a shareholder in the firm’s Portland office.
Full Story Reed Smith to launch a new technology innovation training programme for summer associates.
Full Story McDermott Will & Emery nabs three London real estate partners from DLA Piper, following a raid of 20 partners from the firm’s US offices.
Full Story Goodwin cuts the ribbon on its new Silicon Valley space at 601 Marshall Street in downtown Redwood City.
Full Story Proskauer is advising Sky Betting & Gaming's senior executives and employee shareholders in its $4.7 billion sale to Stars Group Inc.
Full Story Cadwalader is advising Inglot Cosmetics in its collaboration with Jennifer Lopez in the launch of a limited-edition 70-piece cosmetics collection.
Full Story David McNeill has joined Faegre Baker Daniels’ as counsel in the firm's insurance practice, based in the Des Moines office.
Full Story Barnes & Thornburg has added Ronnie Miller to the Federal Relations Practice Group in Washington, D.C.. Miller previously served as the firm’s associate ethics counsel based in Indianapolis.
Full Story Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has hired M. Kendall Day, a former acting deputy assistant attorney general in the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, to join its Washington, D.C., office as partner on May 1.
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Full Story Martha F. Coultrap has joined Dorsey & Whitney LLP’s Corporate Group in New York as a Partner.
Full Story O’Melveny client, American Plastics, LLC, acwuires Centrex Plastics, LLC and Creative Plastic Concepts.
Full Story Robins Kaplan LLP promoted Chandra Kilgriff to Chief Talent and Diversity Officer.
Full Story Slaughter and May and Linklaters are advising on Takeda's £43bn takeover bid for Shire.
Full Story Gleiss Lutz loses Jan Bauer, co-head of private equity, to Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom.
Full Story Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, White & Case and Paul Weiss Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison have taken roles on the $4.7bn (£3.4bn) sale of Sky Betting & Gaming to Canadian betting company Stars Group.
Full Story Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is acting as lead advisor for CVC Capital Partners in its $5bn sale of Sky Betting and Gaming to Stars Group.
Full Story Mazzoni Regoli Carriello Pagni and Baker McKenzie advised Sky Italia in its agreement with Open Fiber for the launch of a fiber service starting from summer 2019.
Full Story Baker McKenzie assisted Nexi in its acquisition of Sparkling 18.
Full Story Dentons has named a new partner, two managing counsel and three counsel within its Europe Tax practice.
Full Story Fox Rothschild has added Kimberly Bennett to its Real Estate Team in the Princeton office.
Full Story Akin Gump advised Valiant Integrated Services in its acquisition of Cubic Corporation’s Cubic Global Defense Services.
Full Story Kleinbard LLC welcomes associate Leen Al-Alami to the business and finance department; and Deirdre E. Groenen has joined Bazelon Less & Feldman as a employment litigation and counseling attorney.
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Full Story Executive compensation partner Wendy Moore has left Jones Day to join Perkins Coie's corporate practice and tax, benefits and compensation subgroup in Palo Alto.
Full Story Herbert Smith Freehills and Sullivan & Cromwell are advising Weir on its billion-dollar acquisition of Esco.
Full Story Clyde & Co has promoted 12 lawyers to partners worldwide.
Full Story Choate represented G Treasury SS, LLC in its acquisition of Visual Risk Pty Ltd.
Full Story Jordan E. Pace has joined Fox Rothschild LLP as a partner in the Labor & Employment Department in the firm’s New York office.
Full Story Sidley advised Livongo Health in its $105 million Series E financing.
Full Story Dentons Morocco client, Lesaffre, acquires a majority stake in Rayen Food Industries
Full Story Pepper Hamilton advised Vartan Group in the development of a 59-acre mixed-use development project in Susquehanna Township, Pa.
Full Story Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP acted for Montrose Associates in its sale of 1514 First Avenue in Manhattan to Extell Development.
Full Story Akin Gump advised Bank of America, N.A. in the FilmNation Entertainment LLC’s refinancing of its existing credit facility.
Full Story With Bill Voge's surprising exit, Latham & Watkins has started the nomination process to elect the firm’s next global chair and managing partner.
Full Story Choate advised EnergySage, Inc. on its recent $2.7 million financing.
Full Story Jacques-Philippe Gunther and Adrien Giraud are joining Latham & Watkins as partners in the Antitrust & Competition Practice based in Paris and Brussels.
Full Story Dentons client C&C Group plc acquires Matthew Clark (Holdings) Limited and Bibendum PLB (Topco) Limited from Conviviality Brands Limited.
Full Story Baker McKenzie advised UBS on Link Administration Holdings Limited’s (Link) AUD$300 million placement of ordinary shares.
Full Story Baker McKenzie represented Servier on the acquisition of Shire's global oncology business for $2.4 billion.
Full Story Clifford Chance has named 26 new partners globally.
Full Story Blank Rome has added Brian P. O’Neil to the Philadelphia office as an associate in the real estate group. O’Neil was previously at Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg.
Full Story Janet Smith joins Williams Mullen as an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property practice.
Full Story Reed Smith welcomes Don Wellington and Jennifer (Jenni) Krengel as partners to the Global Corporate Group. Wellington joins the firm’s Los Angeles and Washington D.C. offices, while Krengel joins in San Francisco. Also joining the team in Los Angeles is litigator Ed Gregory as Senior Counsel.
Full Story G. Michael “Mike” Gruber has joined Dorsey & Whitney LLP as a partner in the Trial Group in Dallas.
Full Story Herbert Smith Freehills nabs four partners from Watson Farley & Williams in London and Singapore.
Full Story Kutak Rock has elected Hilary A. Jackler as Managing Partner of the firm’s Washington, D.C. and Richmond offices effective April 16, 2018.
Full Story Mintz Levin issues special bonuses of $1,000, on top of any merit-based bonuses to staff members.
Full Story Michael Haas has joined Latham & Watkins LLP’s New York office as a partner in the Finance Department and member of the Real Estate Practice.
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Full Story Clifford Chance is advising ZTE in an exports ban.
Full Story Allen & Overy promoted 20 attorneys to partner.
Full Story Goodwin has hired London-based Uli Kleinsteuber as its first managing director of international operations. Uli previously served as Linklaters' chief operating officer.
Full Story Herbert Smith Freehills represented Blackstone on the sale of the historic Devonshire Square.
Full Story Morrison & Foerster searches for a new London headquarters while its current lease nears its end.
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Full Story Nixon Peabody CWL represents Ying Kee Tea House Group Limited on its IPO.
Full Story David Segre is leaving Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati to join Cooley in San Francisco.
Full Story Kramer Levin is adivising Alliant Insurance Services in its acquisition of Crystal & Company.
Full Story DLA Piper won a significant victory for Maryland Reclamation Associates, Inc.
Full Story Vinson & Elkins Tokyo managing partner James Atkin has left the firm to join Orrick as co-head of the firm’s oil and gas practice.
Full Story Linklaters has promoted 30 attorneys to counsel.
Full Story Baker McKenzie represented Crédit Agricole Payment Services in its partnership with Wirecard.
Full Story Latham & Watkins has recruited Linklaters counsel Naiara Rodriguez-Escudero to join its Madrid office as a partner in the benefits, compensation and employment practice.
Full Story Baker McKenzie acted for Servier in its $2.4bn acquisition of Shire’s oncology business. Shire was represented by Davis Polk & Wardwell on the deal.
Full Story Ince & Co stalls its merger talks with Holland & Knight.
Full Story Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP welcomes Ryan Sakacs to the Commercial Litigation group as Special Counsel.
Full Story A Ballard Spahr deal team advised Tenura Holdings on a new partnership with Panorama Point Partners and Robert Jackson for the formation of a new independent title and escrow platform company called Nerio Group.
Full Story Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani has launched its 49th and 50th offices in Detroit, Michigan and Missoula, Montana. James "Jamey" Hiller will serve as the Office Managing Partner for the Detroit office and Thomas Quinn will serve as the Office Managing Partner for the Missoula office.
Full Story Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP welcomes Laura LoBianco to the Phoenix office as a Partner. LoBianco was previously a director and chair of the nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations practice at Fennemore Craig.
Full Story Vedder Price has promoted five attorneys to Shareholders in the firm.
Full Story Daniel J. Sobol has joined the Labor and Employment Department of Stevens & Lee as a Shareholder in the Philadelphia office.
Full Story Pepper Hamilton bolstered its Intellectual Property Department with the addition of Howard J. Shire and Paul M. Richter Jr. as partners in its , resident in the New York office.
Full Story Goodwin Procter nabs four lawyers from Dechert: London corporate partners Andrew Harrow and Graham Defries, alongside New York corporate partner Kristopher Brown and New York counsel Jonathan Schur.
Full Story Locke Lord has added Ronald Sum to the Hong Kong office as a Partner in the Firm’s International Arbitration Practice Group.
Full Story Silverpeak, advised by DLA Piper, acquires oil and gas assets in Utah’s Uinta Basin from LINN Energy, Inc. for $132 million.
Full Story Shane A. Brunner has joined Michael Best as a Partner in the Litigation Practice Group.
Full Story Squire Patton Boggs London managing partner Robert Weekes is stepping down as the office's managing partner. The firm’s global managing partner Stephen Mahon is relocating to London from Cincinnati to take over leadership of the office. Weekes will remain at the firm as a fruad partner, while Mahon will also maintain his role as the firm’s global managing partner.
Full Story Baker McKenzie welcomes Alan Darwin to the Sydney office.
Full Story Herbert Smith Freehills has promoted 17 attorneys to partnership worldwide, 14 of which are women.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis nabs Sandra Goldstein and Stefan Atkinson from Cravath Swaine & Moore, as a partner and associate, respectively.
Full Story Aline Doussin has joined Hogan Lovells to launch a trade practice in London. Doussin was previously at Squire Patton Boggs.
Full Story London-based real estate partner Jeremy Clay has been named a Mayer Brown's global managing partner.
Full Story Reed Smith advises Eelpower Limited on its investment from GCP Asset Backed Income (UK) Limited of £20 million.
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Full Story Weil represented Raiffeisen Bank International AG in the sale of the core business of Raiffeisen Bank Polska S.A. to Bank BGŻ BNP Paribas S.A.
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Full Story Milbank is representing the lead arrangers and underwriters on AkzoNobel's €10.1 billion sale of its specialty chemicals business to The Carlyle Group and GIC.
Full Story Patrick Gennardo has joined Alston & Bird'’s New York office as a partner. He joins from Eversheds Sutherland U.S. LLP.
Full Story Holland & Knight welcomes James R. Paine Jr. as a partner in the Atlanta office and will be leading the firm’s Outsourcing and Technology Transactions practice. Mr. Paine was previously a partner with Kilpatrick Townsend.
Full Story Richard Briansky has joined Eckert Seamans as a member (partner) in the Boston office and Litigation Division.
Full Story Baker McKenzie and Kirkland & Ellis have taken roles advising on the €950m sale of UN Ro-Ro to Det Forenede Dampskibs-Selskab.
Full Story DLA Piper represented Airbus S.A.S. on contractual matters on Google acting as digital workplace provider.
Full Story Baker McKenzie has advised DFDS on its acquisition of U.N. Ro-Ro.
Full Story Baker McKenzie is legal advisor to Sdiptech's AB in the sale of its stake in S. Professionals AB and its subsidiaries.
Full Story Patrick Gennardo joins Alston & Bird as an insurance litigation partner in the firm’s New York office.
Full Story Jaime Gatenio has joined Mayer Brown in Chicago as a Banking & Finance partner. Ms. Gatenio joins from Jones Day.
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Full Story Hg Capital, advised by Linklaters, invests in The Access Group, while Travers Smith represented its current majority shareholder TA Associates.
Full Story Ropes & Gray represented BigHand on its acquisition of DW Reporting.
Full Story Mayer Brown has recruited Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer banking partner Ryan Suda in New York.
Full Story Akerman LLP welcomes litigation partner Matthew “Matt” Schroeder to the Dallas office.
Full Story Clark Hill and Strasburger & Price are merging, effective April 11, 2018. The firm will operate as Clark Hill except in Texas, where it will operate as Clark Hill Strasburger.
Full Story Polsinelli has added Scott A. Berdan as a shareholder in the firm’s national Securities and Corporate Finance practice.
Full Story Baker McKenzie client Computer Task Group acquires Soft Company.
Full Story Dentons is advising Electroneum Ltd in its patent application.
Full Story Sonali P. Gunawardhana joins Shook’s renowned life science team in the Washington, D.C., office.
Full Story Shearman & Sterling has named Brussels managing partner and global competition head, Matthew Readings, to lead the London office. He succeeds Nick Buckworth.
Full Story Jessica L. Winski has joined Benesch as a partner in the Chicago office.
Full Story Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP has announced its new leaders.
Full Story Parker M. Sinclair has joined Dickinson Wright PLLC’s Columbus office as Of Counsel.
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Full Story Cravath represents Mylan Inc. in its $1.5 billion 144A/Reg. S senior notes offering.
Full Story Michael Best is advising a group of music publishing companies, including Broadcast Music Inc. and Against the Wind Publishing in a copyright suit against Cafe Cabana and Shovelhead Saloon LLC, along with the bar’s owners Morris Dean Trosper II and Lia Marie Trosper.
Full Story Melanie N. Aska has joined Murtha Cullina LLP as Counsel in the Employee Benefits Practice Group.
Full Story Banking regulatory and structured finance expert Michael Huertas joins Dentons as a partner in the Frankfurt office.
Full Story Rawle & Henderson LLP has added Craig D. Baron to the New York City office as a partner.
Full Story Chelsea Berger has joined Dickinson Wright PLLC’s Columbus office as Of Counsel.
Full Story Paul, Weiss represents Gamut Capital LP in its strategic investment in International Automotive Components Group S.A.
Full Story Baker McKenzie advised Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd. on the financing for SR Technics Switzerland AG.
Full Story Travers Smith, Linklaters and Taylor Wessing are advising on HG Capital invested about £30.9m in The Access Group.
Full Story Baker McKenzie saw its London revenue grow by 6% during the 2016-17 financial year, to £187.3m.
Full Story Reed Smith is launching a legal services hub in Leeds in early July.
Full Story Marcos D. Sasso has joined Ballard Spahr's Los Angeles office.
Full Story Ballard Spahr bolstered its Phoenix and Los Angeles offices with the hire of Mark S. Kokanovich, a former federal prosecutor.
Full Story Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Paris head Elie Kleiman has left the firm to join Jones Day.
Full Story Elie Kleiman has joined Jones Day's Global Disputes Practice in the Paris Office.
Full Story James F. Coffey has joined Polsinelli as a corporate and transactional Shareholder in the Boston office.
Full Story Eckes-Granini turned to Reed Smith in its acquisition of a 35% stake in true fruits GmbH.
Full Story Holland & Knight bolstered its Austin office with the addition of environmental attorneys John Riley and Paul Sarahan as partners from Kelley Drye.
Full Story Eversheds Sutherland has promoted 20 lawyers to partner internationally.
Full Story Dentons welcomes partner Petra Brenner and counsel Verena Etzel to the Frankfurt office.
Full Story Dickinson Wright PLLC has added Chelsea Berger to the Columbus office as Of Counsel.
Full Story Samuel Waldon has joined Proskauer as a partner in the Litigation Department in DC.
Full Story O’Melveny welcomes Nicole Argentieri, an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York and Chief of the Public Integrity Section, to the New York office as a partner in the White Collar Defense & Corporate Investigations Practice.
Full Story Baker McKenzie expanded its London transactional practices with the addition of partners Michael Doran from White & Case, and Nick O'Grady & Bevis Metcalfe from Ropes & Gray.
Full Story Cravath represents Credit Suisse in Lineage Logistics, LLC's $550 million term loan facility.
Full Story Cravath is representing AveXis in its merger with Novartis AG.
Full Story Daniel Adams has joined Polsinelli's national sports industry group as a Shareholder in the Boston office.
Full Story Holland & Knight has added Jennifer Connors to its Financial Services Practice Group as a partner in the firm's New York office.
Full Story Dentons successfully advised Nistica, Inc. in a patent suit.
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Full Story Dubai head Mohammed Kamal has left the newly merged Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner to join Watson Farley & Williams.
Full Story Mayer Brown bolstered its new office in Tokyo with the addition of Shri Maski and Gordon Palmquist, who join as partners in the firm’s Banking & Finance and Corporate & Securities practices, respectively, and Tomo Adachi, who joins as a senior associate in the firm’s Banking & Finance practice. Mr. Maski and Mr. Adachi were previously at Ashurst, while Mr. Palmquist rejoins the firm from Shearman and Sterling.
Full Story Mayer Brown JSM advised on a Eurobond issuance.
Full Story Baker McKenzie acted as legal advisor to Bygghemma Group First AB on its IPO.
Full Story Amy B. Hackett joins Eckert Seamans' Boston office in the Litigation Division. Hackett was previously at McCarter & English, LLP.
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Full Story Foley & Lardner is advising Plantronics, Inc. in its $2 billion acquisition of Polycom Inc.
Full Story Milbank advised the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Breitburn Energy Partners LP in its $3.4 billion chapter 11 restructuring.
Full Story Nardello & Co. has hired Mark Califano as its chief legal officer and regional managing director of the Americas. Califano comes to Nardello from The American Express Co.
Full Story Scott Joachim and David Johanson have joined Goodwin Procter from Fenwick & West, where they were partners.
Full Story Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan represents PrivatBank over its $3bn claim against PwC's Cypriot and Ukraine branches.
Full Story Banking regulatory and structured finance expert Michael Huertas is joining Dentons as a partner in the Frankfurt office, effective April 10, 2018.
Full Story Baker McKenzie acted as legal advisor to ITB-Med AB on its $67 million equity investment.
Full Story Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP advised PT Supreme Energy Rantau Dedap in the $539 million development and financing of a geothermal facility in south Sumatra, Indonesia.
Full Story Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP recently advised the lenders in two separate renewable energy power projects in Mexico and the Dominican Republic, respectively.
Full Story Weil Gotshal & Manges partners John Fadely and Albert Cho have left the firm to join Gibson Dunn in Hong Kong.
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Full Story Baker Botts L.L.P. welcomes Craig Vogelsang to the Global Projects Group as a Partner in its Houston office.
Full Story Skadden has promoted 14 lawyers to partners worldwide.
Full Story Cooley trial lawyer James Brogan has left the firm to join King & Spalding, boosting its intellectual property practice in Northern California.
Full Story Akerman LLP welcomes corporate partners Todd Reed, Bentley Harris and associate Amy Simmons to the Austin office. Reed also will serve as Akerman’s Austin office managing partner.
Full Story Christopher Landau has joined Quinn Emanuel as a partner based in the Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Landau was previously a partner at Kirkland & Ellis.
Full Story Baker McKenzie bolstered its Competition Practice with the hire of three associates in Latin America. Crossby Buleje Diaz joined the firm's office in Peru, while Luis Castell and Carlos Castellanos are based in the firm's Colombia office.
Full Story Cynthia Harkness has joined Foley Gardere LLP’s Finance practice as Of Counsel in the Austin office. Harkness joins Foley from Haddad Legal Group, P.C.
Full Story McDermott advised DBV Technologies in its € 140.8 million public offering.
Full Story Arnold & Porter client, Host Hotels & Resorts, acquires three hotels from Hyatt Hotels Corporation for $1 billion.
Full Story Charles H. Wilson has joined Littler as a shareholder in the Houston office. Wilson previously served as Vice Chair, Office Managing Partner at Cozen O'Connor’s Houston office.
Full Story Cleary Gottlieb welcomes back former Acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Joon Kim, to the New York office as a partner in the enforcement and litigation group.
Full Story McDermott Will advised MBB SE in a €103.9 million private placement in Aumann AG.
Full Story Intellectual Property associate Matthew L. Shoger has joined Armstrong Teasdale in the Kansas City office.
Full Story Arnall Golden Gregory saw gross revenue increase 5.5 percent to $99.1 million in 2017.
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Full Story Reed Smith represented GlobalData Plc on the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Research Views Limited.
Full Story Allen & Overy to launch a hub office in Vauxhall next week.
Full Story Baker McKenzie represented Claranova agrees to takeover a group of three companies.
Full Story Pinsent Masons global corporate crime head Barry Vitou has left the firm to join Greenberg Traurig to launch and lead a white collar defence and special investigations practice in London.
Full Story Dentons advised Rio Tinto on the $345 million sale of its three European assets to Norsk Hydro.
Full Story Morrison & Foerster has named Joseph Palmore as managing partner of its Washington, D.C. office.
Full Story Baker Botts L.L.P. represented Sunnova Energy Corporation on a $100 million equity financing investment with Quantum Strategic Partners Ltd.
Full Story Littler expanded its Nashville office with the relocation of two attorneys and the addition of a new associate. Eric Cook and Elise Hofer McKelvey have relocated from the firm’s Los Angeles and Charlotte offices, respectively. And, Levy Leatherman joins the firm as a new associate from Baker Donelson.
Full Story McDermott Will & Emery launches an employment law practice group. The new group starts with 10 new partners and one counsel from DLA Piper.
Full Story Leading land use attorney, David C. Smith, has joined Manatt's San Francisco and Costa Mesa offices as a partner. Smith comes to the firm from Stice & Block LLP.
Full Story Cravath advised Barclays, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citigroup and US Bancorp, in the $600 million registered notes offering of Brown‑Forman Corporation.
Full Story Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP advised the lenders, CIFI Panamá, S.A. and CIFI Latam, S.A., on a $10 million secured revolving loan facility for Thesan Clean Energy Latam S.A.S. in Colombia and Thesan USA Corp.
Full Story Dentons expanded its New York office with the addition of Gerry Bender, Gary Gartner, Jeffrey Scheine, Michael Smith and Walter Van Dorn.
Full Story Hinckley Allen has named Michael P. Kiskinis as Chief Operating Officer of the firm, effective April 2, 2018. Kiskinis joins the firm from Sullivan & Worcester LLP.
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Full Story Alison Saunders, UK’s outgoing Director of Public Prosecutions, is joining Linklaters after her term as DPP ends in October.
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Full Story Dentons has advised on Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited's follow-on share offering.
Full Story Jeremy Naylor has joined Proskauer as a partner in the Tax Department in New York.
Full Story Ian Storer has resigned as Allen & Overy's chief technology officer to join Swiss bank UBS.
Full Story Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani welcomes J. Daniel Holsenback to the firm's San Diego office as a partner in the Commercial Litigation practice group.
Full Story Cravath is representing White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. in its acquisition of a majority equity stake in NSM Insurance Group.
Full Story Littler, the world has added Craig M. Borowski to the Indianapolis office as a shareholder. Borowski was previously a partner at Faegre Baker Daniels LLP.
Full Story Leading IP lawyer Roberta Jacobs-Meadway has joined Baker & Hostetler as of counsel.
Full Story Jeffrey N. Townes has joined Cozen O’Connor, bolstering its Intellectual Property Department. Townes comes to the firm from LeClairRyan and will reside in the Washington D.C. office.
Full Story Fisher Phillips has appointed David S. Jones as the new managing partner of the firm's Memphis office, succeeding Jeff Weintraub.
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Full Story Bracewell LLP client, Rockland Capital, LLC, acquires the Peaker Assets from AES Ohio Generation, LLC.
Full Story Bracewell LLP is representing NRG Retail LLC in its acquisition of XOOM Energy Global Holdings, LLC.
Full Story Norbert Knapke has joined Honigman as a partner in the Chicago office.
Full Story Latham & Watkins LLP advised Promecap Acquisition Company, S.A.B. de C.V. in its IPO.
Full Story AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc. has named John Saia as its new general counsel, effective April 16. Saia joins AcelRX from McKesson Corp.
Full Story Husch Blackwell nabbed 14 lawyers in Texas from from Gardere Wynne Sewell, prior to Gardere's its merger with Foley & Lardner.
Full Story Foley Gardere welcomes Craig P. Chick to the Government Solutions Practice Group in its Austin, Texas office as Director of Public Affairs.
Full Story Sarah Walters has joined Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck as as of counsel in the Natural Resources Department.
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Full Story Foley & Lardner LLP and Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP has officially combined. The firm will be known as Foley Gardere in Austin, Dallas, Denver, and Houston and as Foley Gardere Arena in Mexico City. All other offices will operate as Foley & Lardner LLP.
Full Story CME Group Inc. turned to Skadden, in its acquisition of NEX Group plc for $6 billion.
Full Story Faegre Baker Daniels welcomes Bryan Washburn to the litigation and advocacy group in the firm's Minneapolis office.
Full Story Skadden has recently represented iQiyi, Bilibili Inc. and OneSmart International Education Group on three separate IPOs.
Full Story Jonathan Russell has joined Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP’s Global Transport Practice in London.
Full Story Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP client, Sixt SE, sells of its shares in DriveNow to BMW AG.
Full Story McDermott Will & Emery bolstered its real estate finance capabilities with the addition of partners Jeffrey Steiner, Scott Weinberg, Dino Fazlibegu and Robert Unger.
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Full Story Mina Azimi joins Goldberg Segalla as special counsel in the Workers’ Compensation Practice Group in New York City.
Full Story Bernie Graves has joined Baker Donelson's Nashville office as a member of the Intellectual Property Group. He comes to the firm from Eastman Chemical Company, where he was vice president and deputy general counsel for .
Full Story Dentons advised on a $195,000,000 secured revolving facility to Ferrexpo.
Full Story Dentons is representing Bojer Innovativ Ingeniør Rådgivning on a property dispute in Odessa, Ukraine.
Full Story Morgan, Lewis & Bockius litigator Thomas Sullivan has left the firm to join Shook, Hardy & Bacon's Philadelphia office.
Full Story Nixon Peabody welcomes Matthew A. Werber to its Intellectual Property Litigation practice in Chicago as counsel.
Full Story Sidley is advising Pandora on $145 million acquisition of AdsWizz.
Full Story Faegre Baker Daniels welcomes Richard Tall to the corporate practice as a partner in London.
Full Story Baker McKenzie acts as legal adviser to Immunovia in its Nasdaq Stockholm listing.
Full Story Dentons has named 36 new partners.
Full Story Daniel Wu has joined Fox Rothschild LLP as a Partner in the Corporate Department in the firm’s Los Angeles office.
Full Story McDermott Will & Emery represented Constantin Medien AG on the sale of 12.4 million shares in Highlight Communications AG to Highlight Event and Entertainment AG.
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Full Story Slaughter and May associate Simon Osborn-King has left the firm to join Willkie Farr & Gallagher's London office.
Full Story Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP represented the German office of Pemberton on the financing for the acquisition of Swyx Solutions.
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Full Story Covington is launching an office in Frankfurt, Germany on April 3 led by eight partners.
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Full Story Dentons has promoted 5 lawyers to partners in the UK.
Full Story White & Case nabs M&A partner Steven Tredennick from Paul Hastings.
Full Story Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP welcomes bankruptcy and restructuring lawyer Steven J. Reisman as head of its bankruptcy and restructuring practice.
Full Story Ballard Spahr has appointed Amy L. Arndt as the Managing Partner of the Sioux Falls office.
Full Story Baker Botts client, Tallgrass Energy GP, LP, has proposed to acquire Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP.
Full Story Dentons is advising FreeAgent Holdings plc on its proposed £53 million acquisition by The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc.
Full Story Dentons is advising BofA Merrill Lynch, Citi, Morgan Stanley, SMBC Nikko, ABN AMRO and RBC Capital Markets on RELX PLC's €500 million bond issuance.
Full Story Latham & Watkins LLP represents The Carlyle Group in its acquisition of AkzoNobel's Specialty Chemicals business.
Full Story Robert Kouchoukos has joined Dickinson Wright PLLC’s Music Row office as Of Counsel.
Full Story Latham & Watkins and Proskauer Rose are advising on the Carlyle Group’s €10.1bn acquisition of Akzo Nobel’s speciality chemicals business.
Full Story Burges Salmon and Gowling WLG have promoted seven attorneys to partner.
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Full Story Baker McKenzie client, BGEO Group PLC, demerges its investment business from the banking business.
Full Story Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Slaughter and May are advising on a GlaxoSmithKline's $13bn purchase of a 36.5% stake in its consumer health joint venture with pharma giant Novartis.
Full Story Julia C. Mandell and David B. Williams have joined GrayRobinson, P.A. as shareholder and of counsel in its Tampa office.
Full Story Latham & Watkins LLP represents ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC and Leeward Renewable Energy, LLC in the sale of Leeward to OMERS Infrastructure Management, Inc.
Full Story Baker McKenzie represented on the project financing of the Bulgana Green Power Hub (BGPH) in Victoria.
Full Story Baker Botts represented Moriah Properties, Ltd. in Legacy Reserves LP's corporate transition to Legacy Reserves Inc.
Full Story Michael Best & Friedrich LLP expanded its intellectual property group in Denver with the addition of four former Lathrop Gage attorneys.
Full Story Michael Poulos, co-managing partner of the Americas at DLA Piper, and Michael Sheehan, co-chair of the firm's global employment practice and chair of the US employment practice, are leaving the firm to join McDermott, Will & Emery.
Full Story Day Pitney advised Systematic Alpha in the launch of the Systematic Alpha Cryptocurrency Funds.
Full Story Hughes Hubbard advised Grab in its acquisition of Uber Technologies Inc.
Full Story Jeff Tsai has joined DLA Piper's Litigation, White Collar and Investigations practices as a partner in the San Francisco and Los Angeles offices.
Full Story Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP advised the initial purchasers in the $940 million offering of senior notes by PERU LNG S.R.L.
Full Story Daniel Wu joins Fox Rothschild LLP as a Partner in the Corporate Department, based in the firm’s Los Angeles office.
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Full Story Barnes & Thornburg, Dechert, DLA Piper and Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan have expanded their presence in Los Angeles with the hire of new partners.
Full Story Cleary Gottlieb advises Suzano Papel e Celulose S.A. with its merger with Fibria Celulose S.A.
Full Story GrayRobinson, P.A. bolstered its Tampa office with the addition of Julia C. Mandell and David B. Williams as shareholder and of counsel, respectively.
Full Story Benton B. Bodamer has joined Dickinson Wright PLLC’s Columbus office as a Member.
Full Story A 14-attorney team splits from litigation boutique Manion Gaynor & Manning to join Hunton & Williams and open its Boston office.
Full Story Timothy Clark has rejoined Dechert's New York office as a partner. He was previously at O’Melveny & Myers and Proskauer Rose.
Full Story Linklaters promotes 27 lawyers to partner, effective May 1.
Full Story Stephen Knight has joined Dentons' Abu Dhabi office, strengthening its Banking and Finance practice in the Middle East. Stephen was previously at Allen & Overy.
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Full Story Andrews Kurth Kenyon saw a 3 percent decline in gross revenue in 2017, to $280,232,000.
Full Story Michael D. Hornback joins Littler as special counsel in the firm’s Lexington, Kentucky, office. He was previously an attorney with Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP.
Full Story David J. Passey joins the Tax Group of Schulte Roth & Zabel as a partner in the New York office. Mr. Passey comes to SRZ from Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton.
Full Story Barnes & Thornburg advised SwedishAmerican Hospital obtain an approval for a $126 million modernization and expansion of its hospital in Rockford, Illinois.
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Full Story Baker McKenzie advises Sundance Energy Australia Limited on its A$331 million capital raising.
Full Story BakerHostetler tax partner Paul M. Schmidt has been appointed to succeed R. Steven Kestner as chair, effective next Jan. 1.
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Full Story Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani has named Franz Hardy as co-managing partner of the firm's Denver office. Hardy succeeds Tom Quinn and joins John Palmeri in the role.
Full Story Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom Paris M&A heavyweight Olivier Diaz has left the firm to join Gide Loyrette Nouel.
Full Story DLA Piper has reported that male staff are, on average, paid bonuses 53.6% higher than women.
Full Story Baker McKenzie acts as legal advisor to Pareto Securities in Green Landscaping's IPO.
Full Story Baker McKenzie advises Nordic Capital Fond IX in its acquisition of Trustly AB.
Full Story Dave Fenley has joined Dentons as counsel in the Kansas City office.
Full Story Fisher & Phillips has launched lobbying subsidiary, FP Advocacy.
Full Story Faegre Baker Daniels bolstered its finance and restructuring group with the addition of Kaela McCabe in the Minneapolis office.
Full Story Hogan Lovells advised 21 Partners in the joint venture with Aberdeen Standard Investments on a new €1bn private equity fund.
Full Story Thomas H. “Tom” Johnson, Jr. has joiend Williams Mullen as a partner in the firm’s Finance & Real Estate section. Tom was previously at Nexsen Pruet.
Full Story DLA Piper advised Industrious in a $80 million Series C funding round.
Full Story Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP welcomes U.S. State Department Foreign Service Officer, Christopher M. Richardson, to the International and Immigration team as of counsel in Atlanta.
Full Story McDermott associates in class years 2010 to 2015 will receive annual bonuses that exceed Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP's bonuses.
Full Story Kelley Drye & Warren LLP is acting as counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of The Walking Company in its bankruptcy proceedings.
Full Story Savannah Law School to shutter its doors, effective at the end of the spring semester.
Full Story Morris, Manning & Martin posted a 8.4 percent jump in gross revenue in 2017, to $129.8 million.
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Full Story Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A. bankruptcy and corporate restructuring practice chair, Mark D. Collins, has taken the lead on Weinstein Co.'s bankruptcy filing.
Full Story Paul Hastings LLP welcomes Andres Mena as a partner in the leveraged finance group in New York from Kirkland & Ellis.
Full Story Latham & Watkins advised Telenor in the sale its assets in Central and Eastern Europe to PPF Group for EUR 2.8 billion.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis beat Latham & Watkins as the world’s largest law firm by gross revenue after growing by 19% to $3.165bn in 2017.
Full Story Brian J. Lohan has joined the Chicago and New York offices of Arnold & Porter as a partner in the Bankruptcy and Restructuring practice.
Full Story Kristine Seymour joins Michael Best Strategies as partner.
Full Story Eversheds Sutherland is expanding its Munich office with a ten-lawyer employment team from Beiten Burkhardt.
Full Story Hogan Lovells advised The Bank of New York Mellon in the restructuring of CGG.
Full Story Drew F. Chesanek has joined Adams and Reese as an associate in the litigation practice team, based in Sarasota.
Full Story Herbert Smith Freehills re-elects James Palmer as the firm’s senior partner for a second term.
Full Story Baker McKenzie client, Tencent, acquires a 27.3% stake in Ubisoft for around 2.1 billion euros, from Vivendi.
Full Story Jenny Kramer has joined Alston & Bird, boosting the firm's litigation capabilities as partner in the New York office. Kramer arrives from Norton Rose Fulbright U.S. LLP.
Full Story Willkie advised Extant Components Group Holdings, Inc. in is acquisition by TransDigm Group Incorporated.
Full Story Paul, Weiss advised AM Conservation Group, Inc. in its acquisition of PlanetEcosystems, Inc.
Full Story Cravath advised Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, SMBC Nikko, Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan Securities and Wells Fargo Securities on the $750 million notes offering of Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc.
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Full Story Hunton & Williams (Thailand) Limited represented Banpu Infinergy Co., Ltd. in its SGD 45.10 million investment in New Resources Technology Pte. Ltd.
Full Story Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough reported $405.4 million in revenue in 2017, up 3.9 percent.
Full Story Tobias Larisch joins Latham & Watkins LLP as a partner in the Düsseldorf office.
Full Story Dentons has made 39 counsel promotions across continental Europe in 2018.
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Full Story Hogan Lovells Partner Sharon Lewis is stepping down as Finance Practice Group Leader to become the head of the Financial Institutions Sector industry sector group. Partner Rachel Kent will also be stepping down from her Financial Institutions Sector role to head the Financial Services Regulation.
Full Story Dimitar Hristov has joined DLA Piper in its Tax practice.
Full Story Paul Hastings is launching a second Los Angeles office in Century City with the hire of Loeb & Loeb partner Erik Hyman, along with 5 other lawyers.
Full Story Blank Rome announces its leadership change, effective January 2019.
Full Story A Holland & Knight team in Miami advised Seven Real Estate Holdings LLC on a $20.16 million loan for the development of new Burger King locations throughout Florida.
Full Story DLA Piper client, Asahi Shuzo Co., Ltd., acquires the site for the company's first sake brewing facility outside of Japan.
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Full Story Choate represented Mainsail Partners in the sale of its portfolio company, nCourt, LLC, to Government Brands, LLC
Full Story Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, on behalf of client Horn & Associates Inc., has achieved a $15 million settlement in a dispute with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Full Story Bennett Wong has joined Dentons as a partner in the Corporate, Securities and Corporate Finance, and Mergers and Acquisitions practice groups.
Full Story Baker McKenzie has appointed Senior Associate, Oleksiy Stolyarenko, as the head and coordinator of the IT/TMT industry group in firm's Kyiv office.
Full Story Reed Smith publishes details of its UK gender pay gap, including partner figures.
Full Story David P. Wales has joined Skadden’s Antitrust and Competition Group as a partner in its Washington, D.C. office.
Full Story Hunton & Williams greatly bolsters its Boston office with the hire of 14 attorneys from Manion Gaynor & Manning.
Full Story VF Corporation turned to Davis Polk on its sale of the Nautica® brand business to Authentic Brands Group (ABG), LLC.
Full Story Davis Polk advises Stewart Information Services Corporation on its acquisition by Fidelity National Financial, Inc. for approximately $1.2 billion.
Full Story John D. Sullivan has joined Thompson & Knight LLP’s Houston office as Counsel in the Trial Practice Group.
Full Story GrayRobinson, P.A. welcomes Luis E. Rivera as a shareholder in Fort Myers. Rivera formerly worked at Henderson Franklin.
Full Story Lewis Jones has joined Baker Botts L.L.P. as an energy partner in the London office.
Full Story Debevoise associate, Christopher Tripp Zanetis, was killed in a helicopter crash.
Full Story Weil represented Novalpina Capital in its voluntary takeover offer for Olympic Entertainment Group AS.
Full Story Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer M&A partner Tobias Larisch has left the firm to join Latham & Watkins in Duesseldorf.
Full Story Nixon Peabody client, SP Investment Fund LLC, to rehabilitate two Upstate New York affordable housing communities in Saratoga Springs and the Village of Ilion.
Full Story Bracewell LLP expanded its project finance group with the addition of Nicolai J. Sarad and Fernando J. Rodriguez Marin as partners in the New York office. They join from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, where Sarad was co-head of the firm’s projects team.
Full Story Tobias Larisch is joining Latham & Watkins LLP as a partner in the Düsseldorf office.
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Full Story Hallam Chow has joined the Mayer Brown JSM’s Banking & Finance practice as our Head of Projects, China, to be based in Beijing.
Full Story Former US Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Paul Fishman, is joining Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer as a partner in New York to lead its crisis management and strategic response team.
Full Story Ben Regnard-Weinrabe has joined Allen & Overy as a banking partner from Paul Hastings.
Full Story Trademark lawyer Julia Anne Matheson has left Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP after nearly 24 years to join Hogan Lovells as a partner in Washington, D.C.
Full Story McDermott Will & Emery advised Principia SGR and its Principia Health Fund in the University of Milan’s spin-off of the Milan Statale.
Full Story McDermott is advising CVS Health in its acquisition of Aetna for $77 billion.
Full Story Michael V. Colvin has joined Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP's Broker-Dealer Litigation and Arbitration team.
Full Story DLA Piper client ICV Partners, LLC acquires Outpatient Imaging Affiliates, LLC.
Full Story Diego Martínez has joined DLA Piper's Corporate practice as a partner in the Mexico City office.
Full Story Dentons advised Statoil Group in the 50% stake acquisition of two offshore projects from Polenergia.
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Full Story Bracewell LLP represents Apache Corporation in a $4 billion senior revolving credit facility.
Full Story Nixon Peabody is representing W.B. Mason Co., Inc., in a trademark infringement suit against American Dairy Queen Corporation regarding the “Blizzard” trademark.
Full Story Intellectual property partner Steven Carlson joins Robins Kaplan from Kasowitz Benson Torres.
Full Story A team from Dentons’ Baku office has advised PASHA Bank in a $15 million syndicated loan facility.
Full Story Allen & Overy strengthened its Johannesburg office with the hire of 12 lawyers from Baker McKenzie, including five partners.
Full Story Walker Morris has added Victoria Bradley to the Energy, Infrastructure & Government Team as a Director.
Full Story Two corporate lawyers from Bilzin Sumberg has joined Holland & Knight in Miami.
Full Story Nathaniel “Tani” Weiner joined Polsinelli in the San Francisco office.
Full Story Littler launches an office in Greenville, South Carolina with the addition of William H. Foster as a founding shareholder of the office.
Full Story Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr saw a modest growth in gross revenue in 2017, climbing less than 1 percent to $1.137 billion.
Full Story Cravath represented advised on the $125 million senior notes offering of Garda World Security Corporation.
Full Story Akerman LLP bolstered its Fraud and Recovery Practice Group with the addition of Dallas partners Eduardo “Eddy” Espinosa and Michael Napoli.
Full Story Dentons has announced its plan to combine with seven other firms located in Africa, the Caribbean and Southeast Asia, expected to launch later this year.
Full Story McGuireWoods acted on behalf of Endomines AB in its $31.25 million acquisition of TVL Gold and five gold mines it held in Idaho.
Full Story Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin welcomes trial attorney John R. Ninosky to the Camp Hill office as a shareholder in the firm’s health care department.
Full Story Covington has hired Robin Mizrahi as a partner and Laure Berthelot as special counsel in the Project Development and Finance practice in London.
Full Story Steven Carlson has joined Robins Kaplan LLP’s Intellectual Property and Technology Litigation Group as partner.
Full Story Thomas V. Chorey has joined Taylor English Duma LLP as a partner in the Corporate Practice Group. He joins the firm from Barnes & Thornburg LLP.
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Full Story Allen & Overy welcomes senior litigator Gerhard Rudolph as a partner in Johannesburg.
Full Story Albert B. “Al” Deaver, Jr. has joined Jones Walker LLP's Intellectual Property team as a partner in the Houston office.
Full Story Christina Renner has joined Morgan Lewis as an antitrust partner in the Brussels office.
Full Story Debevoise & Plimpton LLP represents The Carlyle Group on its strategic minority investment in DiscoverOrg.