Ex-Solicitor General Don Verrilli to Join Munger Tolles

Ending months of speculation, former U.S. solicitor general Donald Verrilli Jr. will join Los Angeles-based Munger, Tolles & Olson and open an office for the firm in Washington, D.C.

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  • Paul Hastings Stunned Over Shock Partner U-Turn, But Firm's Not Alone

    By Chris Johnson

    Well, that's embarrassing. Two weeks ago, Paul Hastings issued a release touting its hire of “pre-eminent” finance partner Nigel Ward from Ashurst in London. The firm was rightly pleased with its capture: Ward is one of the U.K.'s leading leveraged finance experts and previously led Ashurst's banking and capital markets practice.

  • Wait, How Is Dentons a More ‘Fearsome’ Litigation Opponent Than Quinn Emanuel?

    By Jenna Greene

    For three years in a row, the same quartet of firms topped BTI Consulting Group's “Fearsome Foursome” list of most-feared opponents in court: Jones Day, Kirkland, Quinn Emanuel and Skadden. Until now. In BTI's latest litigation survey, Dentons pushed Quinn Emanuel two rungs to the not-nearly-so-special “honor roll” category.

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