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Full Story Cozen O'Connor snags former Virginia attorney general Jerry Kilgore from McGuireWoods.
Full Story Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP welcomes Roy Herrera as Of Counsel in the firm's Litigation practice group.
Full Story Adam M. Wenner has joined Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP as an associate in the firm’s Litigation department.
Full Story Cadwalader served as transatlantic adviser to the Ad Hoc Committee of Convertible Noteholders on a complex cross-border transaction on the $780m restructuring of an existing bond liabilities.
Full Story Berger Singerman has nabbed Petros & Elegant name partner and civil litigator Justin Elegant as a partner in the firm's dispute resolution team in Miami.
Full Story Holland & Knight advised Stoneway Capital Corporation in a $500 million bond offering for the development of a power plant in Buenos Aires.
Full Story Winston & Strawn's gross revenue bumped up half a percent in 2016, to $823 million. Revenue per lawyer topped $1 million and profits per partner rose 1.1 percent, to nearly $1.83 million.
Full Story Reed Smith LLP nabbed a five-member state tax team from Morrison Foerster, including partner Andres Vallejo, counsel Peter Kanter, counsel James Kratochvill, and associates Priscilla Parrett and Matt Rilla.
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Full Story Doriann Cain joins Faegre Baker Daniels' health care and life sciences groups as an associate in Indianapolis.
Full Story Mayer Brown has advised GBGI Limited on its AIM admission.
Full Story Pepper Hamilton LLP won a second victory for Volvo Trucks North America and Mack Trucks Inc. against the $1 billion truck transmission antitrust class action filed against them and several other truck manufacturers in 2010.
Full Story Sullivan & Cromwell has recruited Renata B. Hesse, who was head of the Antitrust Division at the Justice Department, as a partner in its Washington office.
Full Story DLA Piper Asia employment head Julia Gorham has joined Seyfarth Shaw to open a Hong Kong office.
Full Story Elizabeth Paulsen and Marc Lampkin have been named members of Brownstein’s Executive Committee.
Full Story Hogan Lovells advised Bank of America Merrill Lynch in a $250 million credit facility made available to U.S. subsidiaries of NLMK.
Full Story McDermott Will & Emery secured a decisive victory on behalf of Dalmatia Import Group, Inc. in a trademark suit.
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Full Story Thompson & Knight LLP has elected seven lawyers to partner: Andrew C. Cookingham, Melissa M. Davis, Robert P. Dougherty III, Adam B. Hill, Wade A. Johnson, Vishal H. Patel, and Ashley T. K. Phillips.
Full Story Thompson & Knight LLP elected nine Partners to the Firm’s Management Committee for 2017.
Full Story Archer & Greiner welcomes Michael E. Wachtel as an Associate in the firm’s Hackensack office.
Full Story Bond Dickinson to expand its presence in Scotland with the opening of an office in Edinburgh in spring 2017.
Full Story Robins Kaplan LLP to act as litigation co-counsel to the Chapter 7 Trustee for ITT Educational Services, Inc. and its affiliated debtors.
Full Story Slater and Gordon posted total revenues of A$322.7m, a decline of 33.8% for the second half of 2016.
Full Story Mayer Brown advised Cheyne Capital Management on the securitisation of £101 million mezzanine notes in the financing of Brookfield’s acquisition of CityPoint.
Full Story Ned Sherman has joined Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP in its Media, Technology and Advertising practice.
Full Story Former Head of U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division Renata Hesse has joined Sullivan & Cromwell LLP as a partner in the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office.
Full Story Hogan Lovells grew its gross revenue to $1.925 billion in 2016, a 6 percent increase. Revenue per lawyer also grew about 2 percent, to $738,000, while profits per equity partner stayed about flat at $1.253 million.
Full Story Alphabet has turned to Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan partner Charles Verhoeven in its self-driving cars suit.
Full Story Nine former Norton Rose Fulbright partners have joined Baker Botts L.L.P’s Houston office.
Full Story Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith nabbed four lawyers from Weinberg, Wheeler, Hudgins, Gunn & Dial to boost its new office in Coral Gables.
Full Story Bracewell's gross revenue declined 6.6 percent in 2016, to $277 million. Revenue per lawyer was $750,000, up 5.6 percent and profits per partner increased by 8.4 percent, to $1.29 million.
Full Story GrayRobinson, P.A. secured a funding on behalf of The Transition House in securing funding to expand their programming into Dothan, Alabama.
Full Story Holland & Knight successfully won a jury verdict for the estate of Subway restaurants co-founder Frederick DeLuca against a Delray Beach developer.
Full Story Goodwin Procter saw a boost in gross revenue in 2016 by 5.4 percent to $912 million. While, revenue per lawyer dropped 1.8 percent to $1.08 million and profits per partner slipped 0.5 percent to $1.98 million.
Full Story Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati posted a 2.7 percent rise in gross revenue in 2016, to $755 million. However, revenue per lawyer dipped 4.7 percent to $1,005,000 and profits per partner dropped 11.1 percent to $1.97 million.
Full Story Gordon & Rees successfully advised SmartMed, Inc. in a binding arbitration.
Full Story Dentons combines with with Costa Rica-based Muñoz Global, to be known as Dentons Muñoz.
Full Story Polsinelli saw solid revenue growth in 2016, up to $439 million, a 7.1 percent increase. Revenue per lawyer rose 1.8 percent to $580,000, while partner profits fell 4.1 percent to $695,000.
Full Story Thompson & Knight's gross revenue up 2.9 percent, to $213.5 million in 2016. Revenue per lawyer improved to $780,000, up 2.6 percent and profits per partner came in at $985,000, up 3.7 percent.
Full Story LeClairRyan has opened an office in Chicago, led by Philip Fluhr.
Full Story Ian Brooks has joined the Washington, DC office of McDermott as a partner.
Full Story Reed Smith saw gross revenue drop in 2016 with decreasing headcount, falling 4.3 percent, to $1.075 billion. Profits per equity partner and revenue per lawyer managed to remain steady.
Full Story Rob Bratby has joined Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP as a partner in the Telecommunications, Internet, and Media practice, resident in the London office.
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Full Story Covington & Burling's gross revenue increased 13 percent, to $838.5 million. Revenue per lawyer hit $1 million, while profits per partner rose 16 percent, reaching $1.475 million
Full Story Berger Singerman nabs intellectual property lawyer and commercial litigator Matthew S. Nelles from Broad and Cassel as a partner in the firm's Fort Lauderdale office.
Full Story Winstead PC elected eight new shareholders.
Full Story McGuireWoods relocates its expanding San Francisco office to Two Embarcadero Center in the city’s Financial District.
Full Story Choate prevailed the Third Circuit on behalf of Starr Surplus Lines Insurance Company regarding a $25 million product contamination insurance policy sold by Starr to H.J. Heinz Co.
Full Story Latham's revenue increased 6.5 percent, to $2.823 billion in 2016. Revenue per lawyer rose 1.9 percent, to $1.238 million and profit per equity partner climbed 5.3 percent, to $3.06 million.
Full Story Paul Hastings releases bonuses. Matches Cravath scale.
Full Story McDermott Will & Emery advised Fireman Capital and portfolio company Skip Hop, Inc. on the $140 million sale of Skip Hop to Carter’s, Inc.
Full Story Wilson Elser added a three-person team led by trial lawyer Michael Grady, partner, and includes of counsel Patricia Lacy and associate Siobhainin Funchion, to its New York−based Medical Malpractice group.
Full Story Razwana “Rosy” Fazil has joined Adams and Reese as an Associate in the Litigation Practice Group in its Houston office.
Full Story Patricia Volhard is joining Debevoise & Plimpton LLP as a partner in the Frankfurt and London offices.
Full Story Dentons client Nordian UK sells its Wick Farm solar PV project.
Full Story Clifford Chance rewards top performers with lockstep ‘super-point.’
Full Story Matthew D. Ray (Matt) has joined Robinson+Cole’s Finance Group as an associate in the firm’s Boston office.
Full Story King & Spalding advised Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. on its acquisition by Restaurant Brands International for $1.8 billion.
Full Story Richard M. Caron joins Greenberg Traurig, LLP's Corporate & Securities Practice as Of Counsel in the Orlando office.
Full Story Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer loses its entire Paris real estate team to Jones Day.
Full Story Akin Gump advised Novitex Holdings, Inc. in its $2.8 billion combination with SourceHOV, LLC and Quinpario Acquisition Corp. 2.
Full Story Thomas Nolan and Joshua Hamilton have joined Latham & Watkins LLP in its Litigation & Trial Department in the Los Angeles and Century City offices, respectively.
Full Story The Kraft Heinz Company withdrew its $143 billion unsolicited takeover bid for Cravath clients Unilever PLC and Unilever N.V.
Full Story Daniel B. Lange has joined Vedder Price from Dentons as a Shareholder in the Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits (ECEB) group in the Chicago office.
Full Story Allen & Overy has hired a three-partner finance and securities team from Paul Hastings, including former leveraged finance head Bill Schwitter, finance and high yield specialist Michael Chernick and capital markets partner Jeffrey Pellegrino.
Full Story Five Gibson Dunn cases have been featured on ​The Daily Journal's top verdicts in California for 2016.
Full Story Former State of Florida chief information officer Jason Allison joins Foley & Lardner as director of public affairs in the firm's Tallahassee office.
Full Story Dale Wainwright has joined Greenberg Traurig to chair its Texas appellate group. He comes to the firm from Bracewell.
Full Story Paul, Weiss advises Restaurant Brands International Inc. in its proposed $1.8 billion acquisition of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc.
Full Story Shearman & Sterling's gross revenue rose 6 percent to $912.5 million. Profits per equity partner spiked 18 percent, to $2.165 million and revenue per lawyer increased 5.9 percent to $1.085 million.
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Full Story Latham & Watkins has hired Thomas Nolan, chair of Skadden’s West Coast litigation department.
Full Story Skadden advised Five Point Capital Partners LLC on the formation of a joint venture with Matador Resources Company — called San Mateo Midstream, LLC.
Full Story Sidley Austin saw slight gains in 2016, with gross revenue climbing 3.4 percent to $1.928 billion. Profits per equity partner rose 3.1 percent, to $2.13 million, while revenue per lawyer held steady at $1.05 million.
Full Story Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton is advising Petroleos Mexicanos in a $4.8 billion-equivalent Regulation S offering of debt securities in euros.
Full Story Faegre Baker Daniels posted a 5 percent increase in gross revenue, to $489.5 million in 2016. Partner profits grew 7.5 percent, to $860,000 and revenue per lawyer rose 7.2 percent to $745,000.
Full Story Drinker Biddle & Reath saw a 6.1 percent increase in gross revenue in 2016, to $434.5 million. Profits per equity partner went up to $850,000, a 6.3 percent increase. Revenue per lawyer rose 3.3 percent, to $780,000.
Full Story Reed Smith strengthened its Houston office with four lateral hires: Bart Huffman from Locke Lord, Daniella Landers from Katten Muchin, Rodrigo Morales Draxl from King & Spalding and Paige Bennett from Bracewell.
Full Story Latham & Watkins bolstered its litigation practice in Los Angeles and Century City wit the addition of two partners. Thomas Nolan joined the firm from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, and Joshua Hamilton joined from Paul Hastings.
Full Story Erwan Le Douce-Bercot has joined Jones Day's Real Estate Practice as a partner in its Paris Office. Mr. Le Douce-Bercot will be joined at Jones Day by associates Flavia Poujade, Solène Maulard, and Alix Pallier.
Full Story Ropes & Gray and Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, advised Maple Leaf Foods Inc. in its $140 million acquisition of Lightlife Foods, Inc.
Full Story Willkie client SourceHOV Holdings, Inc. to combine with Novitex Holdings, Inc. and Quinpario Acquisition Corp. to form Exela Technologies for $2.8 billion.
Full Story Venable partners Andrew Olmem and Gary Cohn have joined Trump’s administration.
Full Story David Kott of McCarter & English, LLP defended Pep Boys-Manny, Moe, & Jack of Delaware, Inc. in a class action.
Full Story Kasowitz successfully advised a student with cerebral palsy, settling with the NYC Department of Education.
Full Story Laura Bader has joined Jones Day as a partner in its Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice in Chicago.
Full Story Ian B. Brooks joins the Washington DC office of McDermott Will & Emery as a partner in the Firm’s Intellectual Property Practice.
Full Story Cahill represented BofA Merrill Lynch and J.P. Morgan in a $1 billion senior notes offering by AECOM.
Full Story O’Melveny is representing SteelRiver Infrastructure Fund North America LP and affiliate PNG Companies LLC in its merger with Delta Natural Gas.
Full Story Morgan Advanced Materials plc turned to Baker McKenzie on the sale of its Rotary business to the US-headquartered Moog Inc.
Full Story Baker & McKenzie has advised Walter Meier AG on its merger with Tobler Haustechnik AG.
Full Story Shearman & Sterling posted a good year in 2016 with revenue rising rise 6% to $912.5m. Revenue per lawyer rose 5.9% to $1.085m and profits per equity partner went up 18% to $2.165m.
Full Story McGuireWoods bolstered its Data Privacy and Security Team with the addition of retired Navy Commander Michael J. Adams, who served as a top legal adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and as a national security point person on cyber threats, as a partner in the Charlotte office.
Full Story DLA Piper added David Sager to the firm's Litigation practice as a partner in the Short Hills, New Jersey, office.
Full Story U.S. Senate Commerce Committee senior aide Hap Rigby has joined Wiley Rein LLP’s Telecom, Media & Technology (TMT) and Public Policy practices as a senior policy advisor.
Full Story King & Spalding bolstered its energy practice in Houston with the hire of six laterals partners. David Runnels, Darren Inoff, Jason Peters and Cindy Lin have joined from Andrews Kurth. Stuart Zisman and Roxanne Almaraz come to the firm from Bracewell.
Full Story Dechert LLP welcomes Jeff Mackey as a financial services partner in Dublin from Dillon Eustace.
Full Story Dechert advised ECN Capital Corp. in the 1.253 billion sale of its US Commercial and Vendor Finance business to PNC Financial Services Group.
Full Story Dechert LLP advised Banque Centrale de Tunisie on its €850 million notes offering.
Full Story Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll has elected Washington, D.C.-based partners Betsy Miller and Victoria Nugent to head its public client practice.
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Full Story Technology litigator Neel Chatterjee has joined Goodwin Procter after nearly 20 years at Orrick.
Full Story Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. has named Christopher Moore as managing shareholder of the firm’s Louisiana offices in New Orleans and Lafayette. Moore succeeds Mark Mallery.
Full Story Bentham IMF nabs Eric Chenoweth from Yetter Coleman to expand its Texas operations.
Full Story Philadelphia has turned to Dechert and in talks with Hogan Lovells on its status as a sanctuary city.
Full Story Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry added Matthew S. Olesh to its Philadelphia office from Fox Rothschild and Dechert.
Full Story Founder of Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, Russell Munsch, passes away in a plane crash.
Full Story Willkie is advising Tronox Limited in its pending $1.673 billion acquisition of titanium dioxide, or TiO(2), business of Cristal.
Full Story Partner Luis F. Moreno Treviño and Associate Roxana Burciaga Contreras have joined Thompson & Knight LLP’s Mexico City office in the International Energy and Real Estate and Banking Practice Groups.
Full Story Cravath represented Credit Suisse AG and UBS AG in $920 million senior secured loan facilities to an affiliate of CVC Capital Partners Advisory (U.S.), Inc. and BA Glass B.V. It will be used to finance their acquisition of the shares of Glass Container Holdings, Inc.
Full Story McGuireWoods' gross revenue grew by about 4 percent, to $682 million in 2016. Revenue per lawyer increased by only 2 percent, to $689,000 and profits per equity partner decreased by about 4 percent, to $1.005 million.
Full Story Norton Rose Fulbright merging with Chadbourne & Parke.
Full Story Baker Botts bolstered its Houston office with the hire of a nine-partner team from Norton Rose Fulbright.
Full Story Greenberg Traurig, LLP welcomes former Texas State Supreme Court Justice Dale Wainwright as chair of its Texas Appellate Practice Group. He joins as a shareholder from Bracewell LLP where he was the managing partner of the Austin office.
Full Story Danny Kim joins Nixon Peabody's public finance practice as a partner in Los Angeles. He comes to the firm from Norton Rose Fulbright.
Full Story Yale Law School has named Heather Gerken as its first female dean. She will replace Robert Post, effective July 1.
Full Story Norton Rose Fulbright and Chadbourne & Parke are merging to form Norton Rose Fulbright, and Chadbourne with combined revenues of just under $2 billion.
Full Story Greenberg Traurig advised CVC Capital Partners in the acquisition of Żabka Polska from Mid Europa Partners.
Full Story McDermott Will & Emery successfully advised Biomed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. against Oxford Health Plans (NY), Inc. and United Healthcare Services, Inc.
Full Story Deborah P. Kelly has joined the Washington, D.C. office of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP as a partner in the employment and labor practice. Kelly joins from Blank Rome LLP, where she was a partner.
Full Story Hogan Lovells advised Kingdom Holding Company on the sale of shares in Euro Disney S.C.A.
Full Story GrayRobinson bolstered its Tampa office with the addition of Daniel Fleming and Philip Mokris. Fleming and Mokris join as shareholder and of counsel, respectively, from Melkus, Fleming & Gutierrez, PL.
Full Story Stephen J. Claeys has joined Wiley Rein LLP as a partner in the International Trade Practice.
Full Story Alastair Young has relocated to Dentons' Dubai office to join the Middle East Construction and Dispute Resolution. Alastair recently relocated from Dentons' London office.
Full Story Nine energy transactional partners have joined Baker Botts in the Houston office from Norton Rose Fulbright.
Full Story Bond, Schoeneck & King has elected Tracy E. Miller as a member.
Full Story Arbitration and public international law practitioner Wendy J. Miles is joining Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in early March as a partner in its London office.
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Full Story Norton Rose Fulbright and Chadbourne & Parke to merge in the second quarter.
Full Story Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe has hired four lawyers from Clifford Chance in Paris. The team is led by partner Patrick Hubert, counsel Marie-Laure Combet and two associates.
Full Story Dechert LLP client Cenexi acquires a manufacturing site from Schering-Plough.
Full Story Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe loses technology and intellectual property litigator, Neel Chatterjee, to Goodwin.
Full Story Weil successfully dismissed a challenge to JAB Holdings’ $14 billion acquisition of Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.
Full Story Linklaters and Paul Weiss landed lead roles on a since aborted $143 billion takeover bid for London-based Unilever plc by Pittsburgh-based Kraft Heinz Foods Co., a megamerger that would have united two of the world?s largest food companies. Two ex-Freshfields partners also took top financial roles on the ill-fated transaction.
Full Story King & Spalding expanded its energy practice in Houston with the hire of a team of six transactional partners from Bracewell: David Runnels, Darren Inoff, Jason Peters, Cindy Lin, Stuart Zisman and Roxanne Almaraz.
Full Story McGuireWoods has launched the Global Private Client Practice.
Full Story Baker McKenzie advised Polyphor Ltd on a CHF 2.3 million award from the Wellcome Trust.
Full Story Baker McKenzie advised the Crown Property Bureau on the sale of its majority stake in the Kempinski Hotels Group to a co-investor from the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Full Story Clifford Chance's head of the Paris Antitrust Group, Patrick Hubert, has joined Orrick’s Paris office as a partner. Coming along with him is of counsel Marie-Laure Combet.
Full Story Mayer Brown represented Vitruvian Partners in the $215 million acquisition of OAG Aviation Holdings Limited from AXIO Group.
Full Story Airbnb completes its acquisition of Paul, Weiss client Luxury Retreats.
Full Story Blank Rome secured a significant settlement for General Cable and American Premier Underwriters over a 21-acre industrial site in Los Angeles' Watts neighborhood.
Full Story Ballard Spahr bolstered its Boulder, Colo. office with the addition of three partners from the boutique law firm Gross Cutler Seiler Dupont: Carin M. Cutler, Nathan E. Seiler and Steven N. Dupont.
Full Story Timothy J. “Tim” Anzenberger has joined Adams and Reese as an Associate in the Litigation Practice Group in its Jackson office.
Full Story Steptoe & Johnson's gross revenue was basically flat, at $356 million in 2016. As well as RPL, at $955,000 and PPP, at $940,000.
Full Story Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr posted a 9.2 percent increase in gross revenue, reaching $65.5 million in 2016. Revenue per lawyer was $600,000, up 7.1 percent and profits per partner were $650,000­, an improvement of 8.3 percent.
Full Story Associates at Sheppard Mullin disappointed with bonuses.
Full Story McDermott Will & Emery adds Damian Watkin to the Litigation Practice Group in London as a partner.
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Full Story Gordon & Rees successfully defended the world’s largest security company in a breach of contract and fraud suit filed by an offender monitoring business.
Full Story Jason Allison is joining Foley & Lardner LLP as a director of public affairs in the Tallahassee office.
Full Story Holland & Knight posted a strong growth in 2016, with an increase in gross revenue of 8 percent to $803 million.
Full Story Willkie represented Morgan Stanley as financial advisor to Fortress Investment Group LLC in connection with its $3.3 billion merger with SoftBank Group Corp.
Full Story Haynes and Boone, LLP advised Benefit Street Partners L.L.C. in a joint venture with California Resources Corporation in a $250 million investment in CRC’s oil and gas properties in California.
Full Story Ropes & Gray represented Liberty Global on $8 billion bank and bond financings.
Full Story Cahill Gordon & Reindel rebounded financially in 2016, posting a 4.9 percent growth in gross revenue grew, to $382.5 million. Profits per partner were up 8.2 percent, to nearly $3.64 million, while revenue per lawyer climbed 10.3 percent, to $1.29 million.
Full Story Gross revenue at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison rose 10.12 percent in 2016, to $1.222 billion. Profits per partner went up 7.1 percent, to $4.38 million, and revenue per lawyer jumped 13.4 percent, to $1.27 million.
Full Story Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy's gross revenue jumped to $855.5 million in 2016, an increase of 11 percent. Profits per partner grew by 12.8 percent to $3.12 million, while revenue per lawyer increased by 8.4 percent to $1.29 million.
Full Story Gordon & Rees successfully represented the Vice President of the American subsidiary of Montag in a hotly contested litigation.
Full Story Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison and Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy posted double-digit revenue increases for 2016.
Full Story Paul Weiss advised Kraft Heinz on its multibillion-dollar bid for Unilever. Linklaters represented Unilever on the deal.
Full Story Dentons advised Enbridge on its investment in offshore wind farm EnBW Hohe See, located off the North Sea coast.
Full Story Ashurst loses project finance partner Matthias Schemuth to DLA Piper in Hong Kong.
Full Story Bond, Schoeneck & King has named Patrick K. Nicholson as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer.
Full Story Jenner & Block added Jason Yardley to the London office. He was previously a senior White & Case disputes partner.
Full Story Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised Universal Cargo Logistics Holding in the division of Volgo-Balt Transport Holding.
Full Story Gary Clayton joins Littler as a shareholder in its Dallas office. Clayton joins from ADP, LLC.
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Full Story Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation offers a $1.045 billion bid for Johnson & Johnson's Codman Neurosurgery business. Cravath is representing Johnson & Johnson.
Full Story After 11 years at Littler Mendelson PC, Glenn J. Smith has left the firm to join Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Labor & Employment department as a partner in New York.
Full Story Two separate Orrick trial team wins earned spots on the Daily Journal Top Defense Verdicts of 2016 in California. Orrick represented Boiron and SpaceX.
Full Story Dechert LLP advised Ipsen on the antitrust and regulatory aspects of its €83 million acquisition of five consumer healthcare products in Europe from Sanofi.
Full Story Cravath represented the arrangers, Goldman Sachs Bank USA and JPMorgan Chase Bank, in a $1 billion incremental revolving credit facility made available to Tesoro Corporation.
Full Story Cravath advised INOVYN Finance plc in the refinancing of its €775.0 million senior secured term loan facility.
Full Story Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney has launched Buchanan Labs.
Full Story Debevoise & Plimpton LLP client Evercore acts as financial advisor to the special committee of Fortress Investment Group LLC in the acquisition of Fortress Investment by SoftBank.
Full Story Matteo Daste has joined Orrick as a partner in its Technology Companies Group. Based in the San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices, he was formerly a partner with Squire Patton Boggs.
Full Story Gross revenue at Locke Lord came in at $559 million for 2016, down by 6.4 percent in 2016. Revenue per lawyer was $745,000, up 5.7 percent and profits per partner hit $950,00, an increase of 6.7 percent.
Full Story Pepper Hamilton saw a 10.6 percent decline in revenue in 2016, to $347.5 million. Profits per equity partner dropped 28.8 percent to $730,000 and revenue per lawyer was $610,000, a decline of 23.3 percent.
Full Story Burr & Forman has added Robert Shreve to the Mobile office as an associate in the firm’s Tort Trial & Insurance practice.
Full Story BuckleySandler earned $132 million in gross revenue in 2016. Revenue per lawyer came to $936,000 and profits per equity partner came in around $2.48 million.
Full Story Cravath advised Pinnacle Foods Finance LLC in its $2.262 billion seven‑year term loan facility and its $225 million five‑year revolving credit facility.
Full Story Cravath represented Northrop Grumman Global Holdings Limited and Northrop Grumman Corporation in a £120 million two‑year senior unsecured revolving credit facility by Lloyds Bank PLC.
Full Story Cravath advised Goldman Sachs Bank USA in arranging $360 million senior secured credit facilities for First American Payment Systems, L.P.
Full Story Slaughter and May has hired Daniel Schaffer, Herbert Smith Freehills' pensions head.
Full Story Fieldfisher to offer training contracts in Birmingham, effective September 1.
Full Story Greenberg Traurig has hired Kevin Greenberg from Flaster Greenberg.
Full Story Hogan Lovells represented Career Step in its acquisition of Panacea Healthcare Solutions.
Full Story Foley Hoag has launched a cannabis practice group led by Kevin Conroy.
Full Story Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe has nabbed Squire Patton Boggs technology partner Matteo Daste in San Francisco and Silicon Valley.
Full Story Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher partner Thomas J.P. McHenry to become Vermont Law School's next dean, effective July 1.
Full Story Cadwalader served as counsel to Oppenheimer & Co and Morgan Stanley on the $400 million notes offering by Aeropuertos Argentina 2000.
Full Story Following its recent merger, Eversheds Sutherland is to merge with Singapore’s Harry Elias Partnership to form Eversheds Harry Elias.
Full Story French law firm Bredin Prat is the main adviser to PSA Group on the potential acquisition of General Motors’ European subsidiary Opel. Linklaters is providing competition advice to PSA. Cleary is advising GM.
Full Story Dentons advised Al Anwar Holdings SAOG on the sale of its 20.35% stake in Falcon Insurance Company SAOC to Arabia Insurance Company S.A.L's affiliates, Arabia S.A.L. and Lawrence Investment LLC.
Full Story Cooley's London office took in $47m (£37.6m) in revenue during 2016.
Full Story The eight former Herbert Smith Freehills Australian partners who left the firm to join White & Case has turned to Seyfarth Shaw in a suit filed against them by their former firm.
Full Story Reed Smith advised Xafinity plc on its successful £190.3 million IPO.
Full Story Littler has appointed Peter B. Ajalat and Russell J. McEwan co-office managing shareholders of the Newark office.
Full Story Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised NLMK and its U.S. subsidiaries in a $250 million revolving credit facility.
Full Story Faegre Baker Daniels adds Griffin Foster to the Indianapolis office in the corporate group.
Full Story Revenue at Davis Polk & Wardwell rose 10.3%, reaching $1.18bn (£947m), while profit per equity partner grew 12.5% to $3.75m (£3m).
Full Story White & Case saw revenues rise 3.6% in its London arm in 2016. Revenue per lawyer rose 5% to $835,000 (£670,000), while profits per partner inched up 1.5% to $2.05m (£1.64m).
Full Story Brown Rudnick LLP has elevated Greg Sampson, Hervé Le Lay, Chloe Pawson-Pounds and Ravinder Thukral to Partner.
Full Story People in the News: Billet & Associates has renamed itselt to Billet Hillsley with the promotion of Christopher Hillsley to equity member; Blank Rome welcomes Asima J. Ahmad to the labor and employment group as an associate; Michael P. Zabel joined Rawle & Henderson as an associate in the Philadelphia ­office.
Full Story Cooley boosted its gross revenue to $974 million in 2016, an increase of 6.8 percent. Revenue per lawyer remained at $1.14 million, while profits per partner rose 4.2 percent, to nearly $1.97 million.
Full Story Becker & Poliakoff expanded its litigation offering with the acquisition of Fort Lauderdale litigation firm Polenberg Cooper­.
Full Story Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has hired corporate and securities partner Katherine Ku in Los Angeles from Munger, Tolles & Olson.
Full Story A Gordon & Rees environmental duo successfully defended a client’s local zoning special permit.
Full Story King & Spalding saw a slight increase of 3.8 percent in revenue to $1.06 million in 2016. However, due to a headcount increase, revenue per lawyer decreased by 3.7 percent to $1.05 million, and profits per partner declined 1.8 percent to $2.47 million.
Full Story White & Case saw its revenue grow 7.1 percent in 2016 to $1.63 billion. Revenue per lawyer rose 5 percent to $835,000 and profits per partner inched up 1.5 percent to $2.05 million.
Full Story Sidley Austin recruited eight corporate partners in Munich. Seven attorneys come from Kirkland & Ellis and one from Linklaters.
Full Story Tamer A. Soliman has joined Mayer Brown as a partner in its International Trade practice from Akin Gump. Mr. Soliman will be based in the firm’s Washington DC office as well as a substantial time in the Dubai office.
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Full Story Robert A. Wade joins the South Bend office of Barnes & Thornburg LLP as a partner in the Healthcare Department.
Full Story Andrews Kurth Kenyon saw its gross revenue drop by 2.7 percent to $289 million in 2016 and revenue per lawyer declined 4.8 percent to $885,000. However, profits per partner improved by 2 percent, to $1,260,000.
Full Story Cahill represented Credit Suisse, BofA Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Deutsche Bank Securities, and Citigroup in a $250 million senior secured notes offering by Aleris International, Inc.
Full Story Skadden represents Hologic, Inc. on the tax aspects of its acquisition of Cynosure, Inc. for $1.65 billion.
Full Story Davis Polk & Wardwell saw a healthy growth in profits in 2016. Gross revenue rose about 10.3 percent, reaching $1.18 billion. Profits per partner grew about 12.5 percent to $3.75 million and revenue per lawyer reached $1.3 million from $1.196 million.
Full Story Fortress Investment Group LLC turned to Skadden in its $3.3 billion acquisition by SoftBank Group Corp.
Full Story Hinckley Allen has added Stephanie J. Baton as a Partner in the Corporate & Business practice.
Full Story Paul, Weiss represented the underwriters on Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.'s public common share offering.
Full Story Greenberg Traurig, LLP welcomes Kevin Greenberg to the Philadelphia office as a shareholder in the firm’s Government Law & Policy, Corporate, and Real Estate practices.
Full Story Kilpatrick Townsend has added Harrison Taylor to the Charlotte office as an associate on the Employee Benefits Team.
Full Story Gerard Catalanello and James Vincequerra have joined Alston & Bird as partners in the New York office. Both join from Duane Morris LLP.
Full Story Jennifer Lombardo has joined Blank Rome LLP’s New York office as Of Counsel in the Matrimonial and Family Law group.
Full Story Dentons has advised KKR on its $407 million acquisition of Travelopia.
Full Story Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer nabs a five-partner private equity team from Ashurst.
Full Story Carin M. Cutler, Nathan E. Seiler, and Steven N. Dupont have joined Ballard Spahr in Boulder as partners.
Full Story Ropes & Gray acts as legal counsel to Equity International in its joint venture with GuardeAqui, and Kipit Self Storage.
Full Story Greenberg Traurig, LLP adds David W. Black to the Corporate & Securities Practice as a Shareholder in the Dallas office. Most recently, Black was a Partner at Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, L.L.P
Full Story Gregory C. Hill joins Hogan Lovells’ Corporate practice as a partner in the Houston office. He was previously a partner at Locke Lord.
Full Story Greenberg Traurig, LLP welcomes Kevin Greenberg to the Philadelphia office as a shareholder in the firm’s Government Law & Policy, Corporate, and Real Estate practices.
Full Story Maryelena Zaccardelli joins Michael Best in Washington, D.C. as Senior Director of Affirmative Action Plans & Contractor Compliance.
Full Story Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP has launched its new Aerospace and Related Technologies Industry Group.
Full Story Timothy P. Ryan to step down as chief executive officer of Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, effective March 1. He will be replaced by a pair of co-chief executive officers, firm members Dorothy A. Davis and Timothy Q. Hudak.
Full Story Kramer Levin attorneys successfully obtained a tax exempt status for Sam & Devorah Foundation for Trans Youth, Inc.
Full Story Joe Hill is joining Cozen O’Connor as a government relations professional in Philadelphia.
Full Story Ali A. Zaidi has joined Morrison & Foerster as a Senior Advisor.
Full Story David R. Brown has been appointed managing partner of Nixon Peabody LLP’s Chicago office. David succeeds Thomas Fahey.
Full Story Thomas E. Hanson, Jr. joins the Wilmington office of Barnes & Thornburg LLP as a partner in the Litigation Department. Hanson joins from Morris James LLP.
Full Story Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Allergan plc in its $2.475 billion acquisition of ZELTIQ.
Full Story Eric Barstad has joined Robins Kaplan LLP as an Associate in the Minneapolis office.
Full Story Debevoise & Plimpton LLP welcomes back Mary Jo White from her stint as as Chair of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
Full Story Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld has signed a lease at 2001 K St. and rechristening the building as "Robert S. Strauss Tower." The firm will move to the new DC office in 2019.
Full Story Rebecca Kacaba and Mat Goldstein have joined Dentons' Corporate group in Toronto.
Full Story DLA Piper advised Cole Office & Industrial REIT (CCIT II), Inc. in its subsidiary's acquisition of the Dow Chemical Company's administration building in Lake Jackson, Texas.
Full Story Baker McKenzie acted as legal counsel to OHL Industrial S.L. and OHL Industrial Colombia S.A.S. in the construction of a new cement plant near Sonsón, Columbia in agreement with Colombian firm, Corona, and the Spanish cement group, Cementos Molins.
Full Story Baker McKenzie advised Nouvago Capital AB in its divestment of Lifestyle HK Ltd. to Hubert Burda Media.
Full Story Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has signed a 20-year lease at 100 Bishopsgate. The firm will move to its new London office in the summer of 2021.
Full Story Sidley Austin nabbed a seven-partner team from Kirkland & Ellis, as well as a Linklaters partner, for its Munich office.
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Full Story Sidley Austin LLP is pleased to announce that Stephen L. Cohen has joined the Securities & Derivatives Enforcement and Regulatory practice.
Full Story Weil secured a major victory for Credit Suisse AG and several of its subsidiaries in a real estate loan dispute.
Full Story Winston & Strawn LLP has added Deepak Reddy to the Transportation Finance Practice as a partner in the New York office. Mr. Reddy was most recently a partner at Dentons.
Full Story Dickinson Wright saw a 13 percent jump in gross revenue in 2016, to $209 million. The firm also saw its profits per equity partner jump 7 percent, to $550,000, and revenue per lawyer increased by $10,000, to $510,000.
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Full Story Mark R. Spivak has joined Baker Botts L.L.P.’s Global Projects Practice in Washington, D.C. Spivak was the previously a Co-Chair of the Project Development and Finance Practice at Vinson & Elkins.
Full Story Brownstein has launched the American Indian Law & Policy Group.
Full Story Davis Polk represented the Special Committee of Independent Directors of Fortress Investment Group LLC in the company's $3.3 billion acquisition by SoftBank Group Corp.
Full Story Baker Botts advises the underwriters in Foundation Building Materials, Inc.'s IPO.
Full Story Dallas-based transactional boutique firm, Condon Thornton Sladek, has hired Anderson Tobin name partner Aaron Tobin and six other litigators from the firm. The firm will change its name to Condon Tobin Sladek Thornton.
Full Story Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A., and Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP advised Shurtape Technologies, LLC on its acquisition of Syntac Coated Products, LLC.
Full Story Hogan Lovells has advised Numis Securities on a £40 million equity placement in RWS Holdings plc.
Full Story Sidley Austin has added Stephen Cohen, a former SEC Associate Enforcement Director, as a securities and derivatives enforcement and regulatory partner in Washington, D.C.
Full Story Davis Polk is advising Heineken N.V. on its €664 million acquisition of Brasil Kirin Holding S.A. from Kirin Holdings Company, Limited.
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Full Story McNees Wallace & Nurick has added Stephen C. Gierasch and Meera R. Modi.
Full Story Weil Gotshal & Manges to close Dubai office this summer.
Full Story Morgan Lewis & Bockius has hired four more lawyers from Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe for its new Hong Kong office.
Full Story Newly joined Reed Smith partner Laura Brunnen and senior counsel Martin Bowen successfully advised Graphite Capital and Micheldever Group on their first deal for the firm since joining from King & Wood Mallesons.
Full Story Haynes and Boone CDG, LLP has added three partners to its London office, strengthening the firm’s finance, shipping, and energy practices.
Full Story Cozen O'Connor boosted revenue by more than 10 percent in 2016, to $376 million. Profits per equity partner grew by 3.4 percent, to $770,000 and revenue per lawyer increased 3.9 percent, to $665,000.
Full Story Gross revenue rose by $4 million to $151 million in 2016­ at Shutts & Bowen. Profits per equity partner rise to $760,000 and revenue per lawyer was $600,000.
Full Story Crowell & Moring saw a $71 million increase in revenue last year, to $434.3 million. PPP reached $1.448 million and Revenue per lawyer went up to $987,000.
Full Story Alston & Bird posted solid revenue and profit gains in 2016. Revenue increased 6.2 percent, to $730.5 million, and profit per equity partner went up to $1.81 million. Revenue per lawyer increased 2.2 percent to $935,000.
Full Story Loeb & Loeb LLP represented Northwell Health in the formation of Formativ Health, a joint venture with Pamplona Capital.
Full Story Damian Watkin has joined McDermott Will & Emery as partner in its Litigation Practice Group in London.
Full Story Ashurst has hired Linklaters China capital markets partner Chik Pui Hong in Hong Kong, and recruited John Brewster and Shane Kyriakou from Clayton Utz and Herbert Smith Freehills, respectively, in Melbourne.
Full Story Hogan Lovells has hired Andrew Lee, an Asia-focused antitrust partner, to its Washington, D.C., office. He was previously at Steptoe & Johnson LLP.
Full Story Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP has acquired Balber Pickard Maldonado & Van Der Tuin, expanding it Real Estate and Litigation Practices.
Full Story Two former Sutherland Asbill & Brennan lawyers have formed their own Houston-based firm, Johnson Garcia, focusing on plaintiffs' work.
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Full Story Cahill successfully dismised fraud claims against clients McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. and Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC.
Full Story Morrison & Foerster LLP matched Cravath associate bonus scale, and associates with 2500+ hours get an extra $5,000 to $10,000, depending on seniority.
Full Story Eric Foster rejoins Dentons as a partner in its Corporate group in Toronto.
Full Story Judge tapped five plaintiffs firms to oversee Yahoo Inc.'s massive data breach case: Morgan & Morgan; Milberg; Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd; Casey Gerry Schenk Francavilla Blatt & Penfield; and Lockridge Grindal Nauen.
Full Story Haynes and Boone, LLP overturned a $500 million verdict for clients ZeniMax Media Inc. and idSoftware.
Full Story People in the News: White and Williams joins Linda Perkins as counsel; Patrick J. Wesner and Stephen Luttrell has joined Parker McCay as associates in Mount Laurel; Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott adds David B. Gornish to the Philadelphia office as a member of the intellectual property group.
Full Story Cravath represented Becle, S.A.B. de C.V. in its $790 million IPO.
Full Story Reckitt Benckiser Group plc has turned to Davis Polk & Wardwell and Linklaters to handle its $17.9 billion acquisition of Mead Johnson Nutrition. Kirkland & Ellis and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton have also landed roles on the transaction, which is the largest in Reckitt?s history.
Full Story K&L Gates lays off staff across its offices in order to cut costs.
Full Story Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft saw its revenue decline in 2016. Gross revenue fell by 2.5% to $452m. However, profits per partner rose 2.7% to $2.115m and revenue per lawyer held steady at about $1.03m.
Full Story Co-operative Bank turned to Clifford Chance in its process to find a buyer.
Full Story Cravath represented JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. in a $150 million revolving credit facility for New York Rangers, LLC.
Full Story Dorsey & Whitney LLP has opened an office in Dallas, Texas with hires from Schiff Hardin.
Full Story Sarah R. Khouri and Justine M. Tate has joined Adams and Reese as associates in the Columbia office.
Full Story Former Dechert client able to proceed in its fee dispute against the firm.
Full Story Reckitt Benckiser Group plc, advised by Davis Polk, acquires Mead Johnson Nutrition Company for $17.9 billion.
Full Story Dorsey & Whitney is opening an office in Dallas with lawyers from Schiff Hardin, which in turn will close its Dallas office.
Full Story Greenspoon Marder saw its gross revenue climb 17.2 percent, to $122.5 million in 2016. Profits per partner also rose to $595,000, while revenue per lawyer dipped 5 percent, to $620,000.
Full Story Davis Polk advised Michel Seydoux in the sale of LOSC.
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Full Story M. Roxana “Roxy” Rudolph has joined Adams and Reese's Litigation Practice Group as an Associate in the Memphis office.
Full Story Ballard Spahr's gross revenue was $341.5 million in 2016, up 1.2 percent from the previous year. Profits per equity partner were up very slightly, by 0.8 percent, to $605,000, while revenue per lawyer fell to $645,000, a decrease of 3 percent.
Full Story Blank Rome LLP has hired Asima J. Ahmad from Jackson Lewis P.C. and Story E. Cunningham from Paul Hastings LLP. They both join the Firm as associates in the Labor and Employment group. Ms. Ahmad is based in the Philadelphia office and Ms. Cunningham is based in the Firm’s Los Angeles office.
Full Story Lori Wisniewski Azzara and Maria Panichelli have been promoted to partner at Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman.
Full Story O’Melveny advised ForceShield Software in its Series B financing.
Full Story Armstrong Teasdale has hired Cristian Stevens, the former assistant U.S. attorney who led the Ferguson case.
Full Story Herbert Smith Freehills files suit against eight former Australian partners, who are leaving to join White & Case.
Full Story GrayRobinson saw total revenue increase by 3.4 percent, to $153.5 millio­n in 2016, but profits per partner fell by 2.2 percent, to $445,000. Revenue per lawyer also fell by 2 percent, to $510,000.
Full Story Herbert Smith Freehills posted a revised revenue figure almost £40m lower than previously reported.
Full Story Hogan Lovells represented Dutch NXP Semiconductors N.V. on the sale of its standard products division to Beijing Jianguang Asset Management Co., Ltd and Wise Road Capital LTD.
Full Story Mayer Brown has advised H.I.G Capital on the sale of Fibercore Limited to Humanetics Innovative Solutions, Inc.
Full Story Seyfarth Shaw bolstered its employment practice with the hire of Leon Rodriguez, who most recently served as director of U.S. Citizens and Immigration Services at the Department of Homeland Security.
Full Story McGuireWoods has added Jennifer Kafcas to the London office's debt finance and derivatives practice as a partner.
Full Story Baker Botts saw revenue go up 20.2 percent to 846.5 million for 2016. Profits per partner went up 36.6 percent to $2,465,000 and revenue per lawyer came in at $1,195,000 in 2016, up 18.3 percent.
Full Story Reed Smith welcomes back Paul Mohun, an associate general counsel and assistant corporate secretary at The Gap Inc.
Full Story Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised B&M in its £250 million senior secured notes offering.
Full Story Priceline Group acquires Momondo Group for $550m. Latham is representing Momondo, while Baker McKenzie is advising Priceline.
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Full Story Paul, Weiss client, ShawKwei & Partners, sells its YongLe Tape Company Ltd. to Avery Dennison for around $220 million.
Full Story Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the $2.3 billion sale of Mauser Group N.V. to Stone Canyon Industries, LLC.
Full Story Willkie represented Bridge Growth Partners and Salient CRGT in the acquisition of Information Innovators, Inc.
Full Story Winston & Strawn has hired Lawrence Hill, Shearman & Sterling’s global head of tax controversy practice in New York.
Full Story Alexandra Villarreal O’Rourke has joined McGuireWoods as a partner in its financial services litigation practice in Charlotte.
Full Story McGuireWoods welcomes Cynthia Guerin to the Financial Services Litigation Practice as a partner in Dallas.
Full Story Davis Polk represents Millicom International Cellular S.A. on the sale of its business in Senegal to Wari Group S.A. for $129 million.
Full Story Winston & Strawn picked up tax partner Lawrence Hill in New York from Shearman & Sterling.
Full Story Cahill represented the intial purchasers in a $1bn Senior Notes Offering by Charter Communications.
Full Story Blake Angelino has joined Faegre Baker Daniels’ Chicago office an associate in its product liability group.
Full Story Greenberg Traurig, LLP represented Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 in its $400 million senior secured note offering.
Full Story Wiley Rein has filed an amicus brief on behalf of the Generic Pharmaceutical Association in TC Heartland v. Kraft Foods.
Full Story Sherman & Howard has elected David Frommell to membership.
Full Story Seyfarth Shaw LLP welcomes Leon Rodriguez, former director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services at the Department of Homeland Security, as a partner in the firm’s Labor & Employment department in Washington, D.C.
Full Story Blank Rome LLP has nabbed Jonathan A. Clark, Andrew J. Rudolph, and Michael A. Kadlec from Pepper Hamilton LLP as partners in the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice.
Full Story Patterson Belknap successfully advised Sistemas Automotrices de Mexico S.A. de C.V. against Meritor Heavy Vehicle Systems, LLC.
Full Story BA Vidro S.A., represented by Skadden, is acquiring the glassware manufacturing business of Yioula Glassworks S.A.
Full Story Skadden client Banco Comercial Português, S.A. completed its €1.33 billion rights offering.
Full Story Paul R. Mohun joins Reed Smith LLP as a partner in the firm’s global Real Estate Group in San Francisco.
Full Story Kasowitz represented Paramount Group’s Real Estate Fund III in the sale of Deutsche Bank’s headquarters for $1bn.
Full Story Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP has opened an office in Miami with the hire of four partners and two special counsel attorneys from Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP.
Full Story Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised One Equity Partners in the formation of its fund, One Equity Partners VI L.P.
Full Story US-qualified partner Amy C. Kläsener has joined Dentons' Frankfurt office in the International Arbitration practice.
Full Story John Faber has joined Williams Mullen’s Finance & Real Estate practice. He is based in the Virginia Beach office.
Full Story Seyfarth Shaw signs a licensing deal with Blue Prism to automate mundane tasks.
Full Story Holland & Hart represented QEP Energy Company and Wexpro Company in the reversal of a $31 million jury verdict.
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Full Story Greenberg Traurig, LLP recruited Daniel P. Filor, a former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, to the New York City office; and Nathan Muyskens, former Co-Chair of the White Collar Criminal Defense and Investigations Practice at Loeb & Loeb, to the Washington, D.C. office.
Full Story Cahill represented JPMorgan Chase Bank in a term loan for Team Health Holdings, Inc.
Full Story Hogan Lovells is advising the Department for Education on its proposed sale of a £12bn student loan debt to the private financial sector.
Full Story Covington has hired Mónica Ramírez Almadani to the Litigation and White Collar Defense and Investigations practices in Los Angeles.
Full Story Clive Thorne has joined the London office of Baker Botts L.L.P. as Special Counsel in the Intellectual Property department.
Full Story Baker Botts is representing Kimbell Royalty Partners, LP in its IPO.
Full Story Winston & Strawn LLP opened a new office in Dallas with the addition of 23 prominent partners from eight different firms.
Full Story Winston & Strawn LLP welcomes renowned tax attorney Lawrence Hill to the New York office as a partner. Mr. Hill was previously a partner in the Tax Group of Shearman & Sterling.
Full Story Weil represented MOL in its majority stake acquisition of OT INDUSTRIES Group.
Full Story Mark Zisholtz has joined Morris, Manning & Martin to head its Contingent Labor Practice Group.
Full Story Holland & Knight recruited Javier Fernández, who served as chief of staff to former City of Miami Mayor Manuel A. Diaz, as a partner in the South Florida Government Advocacy & Development Group. He was previously a shareholder with Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A.
Full Story Ashurst saw operating profit drop by 21% to £152.1m in 2016, while net profit fell 22% from £186.6m to £144.8m, as revenue dropped 10% from £560.9m to £505.2m.
Full Story Latham & Watkins represents The Carlyle Group in the acquisition of Golden Goose Deluxe Brand by Carlyle Europe Partners IV.
Full Story Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP partner Rowan D. Wilson has been confirmed to serve as an associate judge of the New York State Court of Appeals.
Full Story Former federal prosecutor Joshua Hill Jr. hsa joined Morrison & Foerster to lead its white-collar defense practice in San Francisco.
Full Story Hogan Lovells has advised Brookfield Business Partners on its majority stake acquisition of Greenergy Fuels Holdings Limited.
Full Story Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman has launched a Miami office with the hire of six lawyers from Boies Schiller Flexner.
Full Story Hogan Lovells has advised Allianz Global Investors in its EUR 450 billion AUM global outsourcing.
Full Story Dentons launches its second office in Saudi Arabia with a new office in Jeddah.
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Full Story Antitrust partner Howard Shelanksi has joined Davis Polk & Wardwell in Washington, D.C. He was most recently served in the White House Office of Management and Budget as administrator of its Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.
Full Story Gibson Dunn & Crutcher and Winston & Strawn have opened new offices in Texas with large lateral hires from several biglaw firms.
Full Story Herbert Smith Freehills to close its Qatar office this summer.
Full Story Cozen O’Connor has launched the Institutional Response Group with the hire of five nationally renowned attorneys in the field of sexual and gender-based harassment and violence and child protection. Gina Maisto Smith, Leslie M. Gomez, Megan L. Traversari, and Lauren C. Carella, all join the firm from Pepper Hamilton LLP; along with Maureen P. Holland, formerly of Hamburg & Golden, P.C.
Full Story Weil, Gotshal & Manges' revenue jumped almost 9 percent in 2016 to $1.27 billion, and profits per partner rose more than 22 percent to $3.1 million.
Full Story Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP opens Houston office.
Full Story American Bar Association has rejected a stricter bar-pass proposal.
Full Story Mayer Brown and the Legal Aid Justice Center advised a Yemeni family during immigration ban.
Full Story Venable's gross revenue grew almost 5 percent, to $498.5 million in 2016. Profits per equity partner hit $1.1 million, an almost 4 percent.
Full Story Holland & Knight successfully assisted several families defending the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program.
Full Story Cahill represented the initial purchasers in a $3 billion senior notes offering by Park Aerospace Holdings Limited.
Full Story Cahill represented Morgan Stanley Senior Funding in a $400 million term loan for Calpine Corporation.
Full Story Rachel Hold-Weiss returns to Arent Fox LLP as a health care regulatory partner in the firm’s New York office.
Full Story McGuireWoods bolstered its Financial Services Litigation Practice with the addition of Alexandra Villarreal O’Rourke, former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) senior counsel, and Cynthia Guerin, former associate general counsel and senior vice president at Bank of America.
Full Story Dechert LLP advised Travel Leaders Group in four recent deals.
Full Story Winston & Strawn launched a Dallas office with 21 lateral partners from eight firms: seven from Locke Lord, six from Fish & Richardson, three from Jones Day, and one each from Norton Rose Fulbright, Greenberg Traurig, Squire Patton Boggs, K&L Gates, and Miller, Egan, Molter & Nelson. Additionally, two other partners from Locke Lord joined Winston & Strawn's Houston office.
Full Story Morrison & Foerster added Joshua Hill to the Securities Litigation, Enforcement and White-Collar Defense Practice Group as a partner in San Francisco. Mr. Hill joins the firm from Sidley & Austin.
Full Story Clifford Chance to close its Qatar office with the relocation of office head Jason Mendens to Dubai.
Full Story Michael A. Scodro rejoins Mayer Brown as a partner in the Supreme Court & Appellate practice in Chicago. Previously, Mr. Scodro was a partner at Jenner & Block LLP.
Full Story Andrew Lee will join Hogan Lovells' Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation practice as a partner in its Washington, D.C. He joins the firm from Steptoe & Johnson LLP.
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Full Story Covington welcomes Jacqueline C. Charlesworth to the Intellectual Property Rights and Media and Communications practices in the New York office.
Full Story Bond, Schoeneck & King has elected James J. Rooney as the managing member of the firm’s Buffalo office and Mitchell J. Banas, Jr. has been named deputy managing member.
Full Story Alexander M. Lee and Alejandro Ruiz has joined McDermott Will & Emery’s Tax Practice Group. Mr. Lee will be based in Los Angeles and Mr. Ruiz will be based in Silicon Valley.
Full Story Christopher M. Russo joins Gibbons P.C.’s Newark office as an associate in the Corporate Department. Previously, Mr. Russo was a corporate associate at Paul Hastings LLP.
Full Story Cristian M. Stevens joins Armstrong Teasdale as a Litigation partner.
Full Story Gibbons P.C. has named five Directors and Counsel.
Full Story Wenchi Hu resumes her private practice career as a partner at Latham & Watkins in New York after leaving the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Full Story Haynes and Boone wins appellate ruling for Aruba Petroleum Inc. in a $2.9 million nuisance case.
Full Story Vanguard Natural Resources LLC has turned to Paul Hastings in its Chapter 11 case.
Full Story Ropes & Gray has added leading finance lawyer Malcolm Hitching to the London office as a partner.
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Full Story Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan is advising BT shareholders and funders against the company over its Italian business accounting scandal.
Full Story Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer's management took home £18.1m during the 2015-16 financial year.
Full Story Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia has added Matthew A. Kelly III; Cohen & Grigsby welcomes Andrew M. Paris to the government affairs group in its Harrisburg office as senior policy manager.
Full Story Paul Scrivano leaves O’Melveny & Myers for Ropes & Gray.
Full Story Brendan Delany has joined Blank Rome LLP as a Partner in the Finance, Restructuring and Bankruptcy group. Based in the Washington, D.C., office, he joins the firm from Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP.
Full Story Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck added Bob Weiss to the real estate department and will be based in the firm’s Los Angeles office.
Full Story Dentons has advised Lucara Diamond Corp. in the appointment of Aveng Moolmans as the new mining contractor in Botswana.
Full Story Erin Eiselein has joined the Denver office of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck in the Health Care Group as a shareholder. Erin was previously a partner at Davis Graham & Stubbs.
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Full Story Richard G. Liskov joins Dentons as senior counsel in the Insurance Regulatory practice in New York.
Full Story Cooley is advising Snap Inc., creator of Snapchat, in its $3bn IPO. Goodwin represents Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, the underwriters.
Full Story Martin Davies will join Latham & Watkins' London office in the Litigation & Trial Department from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan.
Full Story Dechert LLP advised Ares Management Limited in the acquisition of Park Leisure 2000 Limited.
Full Story Paul Scrivano is joining Ropes & Gray LLP as a partner and global head of the firm’s mergers & acquisitions practice. He joins the firm from O’Melveny & Myers LLP.
Full Story O’Melveny advised Ultratech, Inc. in its $815 million sale to Veeco Instruments Inc.
Full Story Latham & Watkins LLP represents Entercom Communications Corp. in its merger with CBS Corporation.
Full Story Holland & Knight advised KeyW Holding Corporation in its 8.5 million common stock public offering.
Full Story Mark Irion has joined Hogan Lovells to create a communications group inside the firm.
Full Story Russell Genet, a top partner at Nixon Peabody, has joined Longford Capital Management LP.
Full Story Marc Siegel, a DOJ Senior Council, has joined the San Francisco Office of Jones Day as a partner in its Antitrust & Competition Law Practice.
Full Story Andrew Keller is joining Hogan Lovells' International Trade and Investment practice as a partner in its Washington, D.C. office.
Full Story Saul Ewing elected four to the partnership: Alexander R. Bilus, Andrew T. Bockis, Matthew S. Draper, and Christina D. Riggs.
Full Story Philadelphia litigator Timothy Katsiff joins Ballard Spahr as a partner from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius.
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Full Story Gordon & Rees bolstered its Raleigh Office with the addition of Of Counsel are Gregory T. Bryant, Brian A. Lemon and Gary M. Wells in the Business Taxation, Business Transactions and International Practice Groups.
Full Story Willkie advised Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. in its $250 million acquisition of Social Point S.L.
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Full Story Skadden is advising ONEOK, Inc. in its $9.3 billion acquisition of ONEOK Partners, L.P.
Full Story Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott is merging with Pittsburgh-based trusts and estates boutique, Tener, Van Kirk, Wolf and Moore.
Full Story Latham advised Great Hill Partners in the closing of its Great Hill Equity Partners VI, L.P. at $1.5 billion.
Full Story Lane Powell has announced the admittance of Hans Huggler to the Washington State Bar.
Full Story Loeb & Loeb LLP advised Leadon Investment Inc. in the CAD $1.1 billion acquisition of SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts from British Columbia Investment Management Corporation.
Full Story Facebook-owned Oculus hit with a $500 million verdict for infringing on a virtual reality technology owned by ZeniMax Media, advised by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.
Full Story Thomas C. Havens has joined the New York office of Loeb & Loeb LLP as a partner in the Capital Markets and Corporate Department. Prior to joining Loeb & Loeb, Havens was a partner in the Energy and Utility Law Department at Day Pitney LLP.
Full Story Greenberg Traurig Germany adds Martin Dressel as Counsel in the energy sector from Linklaters.
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Full Story Dechert LLP advised Chrysaor Holdings Limited on its $3 billion acquisition of the UK North Sea assets of Shell UK Limited and its affiliates.
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Full Story Covington welcomes back Matthew S. DelNero as a partner in its Communications and Media Practice Group in Washington. Mr. DelNero most recently served as Chief of the Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau.
Full Story Irell & Manella LLP successfully advised Take-Two Interactive Software in securing a dismissal with prejudice of a biometric privacy class action.
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Full Story Cleary Gottlieb represented the underwriters in 23 Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and Ginnie Mae mortgage-backed transactions.
Full Story Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP advised Inter-American Investment Corporation, Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V., and and Canadian Climate Fund For The Private Sector In The Americas on a $78 million secured loan facility to Hidronormandia S.A.
Full Story Greenspoon Marder has signed a lease at 590 Madison Avenue. The firm expects to move to the new office in March.
Full Story Dentons has launched a second Poplaw Legal Advice Clinic in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
Full Story Capehart & Scatchard added Cameron R. Morgan as a shareholder in the school law department in Mount Laurel.
Full Story Caroline H. Catchings has joined Adams and Reese as Special Counsel in its Baton Rouge office.
Full Story Corporate partner Rogelio "Roy" J. Carrasquillo has joined Cozen O'Connor from Fox Rothschild.
Full Story Holland & Hart Denver Tech Center partner Maureen Witt has been appointed Practice Group Leader of the Commercial Litigation practice. She replaces Denver partner Craig Stewart.
Full Story Sean A. Newland has joined Greenberg Traurig, LLP in the Sacramento office as an associate in the firm’s Government Law & Policy and Litigation practices.
Full Story The Municipality of Anchorage has settled with Davis Wright Tremaine's client, PND Engineers, Inc., for $750,000 regarding the failed Port of Anchorage Intermodal Expansion project.
Full Story Cravath is representing DHT Holdings, Inc. in its proposed acquisition by Frontline Ltd.
Full Story Jenner & Block has elevated partners Matthew S. Hellman, Jessica Ring Amunson and Michael T. Brody to co-chairs of its appellate and Supreme Court practice in Washington, D.C.
Full Story Sidley has advised the underwriters in Morgan Stanley’s $7 billion senior notes offering.
Full Story Christoph Crützen joins Mayer Brown as a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property practice in Düsseldorf. He joins from Clifford Chance.
Full Story Eversheds Sutherland, a merger between Atlanta-based Sutherland Asbill & Brennan and U.K. firm Eversheds, officially debuts.