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In the News
Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : April 16, 2015
The U.K. firm has announced it is now a so-called Qualified Foreign Law Firm, allowing it to advise clients on international law from the Southeast Asian country.
Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : April 15, 2015
The Chicago-based firm is teaming up with China's FenXun Partners to be the first joint operation between law firms in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone in a program that was introduced last year.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 11, 2015
J. Christopher Groobey spent 25 years in Big Law before heading for the high seas; Fried Frank makes more litigation hires; Latham & Watkins lures three from Sidley Austin; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : April 09, 2015
Min-tze Lean was most recently a director at the former Stamford Law Corp.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : April 09, 2015
Oil and gas tops off this week's list of billion-dollar deals, with Royal Dutch Shell plc's $70 billion acquisition of BG Group plc. Magic Circle and Am Law firms landed roles on the mega deal, with Slaughter and May, Cravath, Swaine & Moore and De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek advising Shell, and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer working on behalf of BG Group.
Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 09, 2015
McKenna Long & Aldridge and Dentons finally announced Wednesday that the two firms' partnerships have approved a merger, but it's not clear yet which lawyers from McKenna will be joining Dentons.
: The Am Law Daily : April 08, 2015
Africa is one of the world's final frontiers for large law firms, but despite a burgeoning market for legal services, some local leaders still reign supreme.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 08, 2015
A little more than a month after rekindling merger talks, Dentons and McKenna Long & Aldridge have agreed to a combination.
Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : April 06, 2015
International arbitration specialist Tan Chuan Thye joins the Singaporean firm as a partner.
Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : April 06, 2015
One of the biggest risks for a general counsel is a wrong definition of her own role and a belief that she is just a traditional lawyer who happens to work in-house.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 03, 2015
Crowell & Moring's environmental and natural resources chair decamps for a key client; Fried Frank hires a new litigation chief; McGuireWoods adds a former top Milbank litigator in Los Angeles; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : April 03, 2015
M&A partners Pagnani and Sawyer took the lead for UnitedHealth Group in its purchase of Schaumburg, Illinois-based pharmacy benefits manager Catamaran Corp. for $12.8 billion.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : April 02, 2015
This week's roundup of deals worth $1 billion or more features UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s $12.8 billion acquisition of Schaumburg, Illinois-based pharmacy benefits manager Catamaran Corp. Sullivan & Cromwell, Blake, Cassels & Graydon and Squire Patton Boggs advised UnitedHealth in the transaction, while Sidley Austin and Baker & McKenzie worked on behalf of Catamaran.
Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : April 01, 2015
In the run-up to the trial of former executives of Dewey & LeBoeuf, a Manhattan judge ruled Tuesday that the defense could argue that, if not for the departure of partners and publicity of the prosecutors' investigation, Dewey would have been able to "right itself and pay its debt."
Mary Welch : Daily Report : March 31, 2015
Joe Gaynor joined Columbian Chemicals Co. in 2010. It was acquired by the Aditya Birla Group in 2011 and now operates as Birla Carbon.
Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : March 30, 2015
Former Linklaters counsel Kyungseok Kim is the second PE partner to join White & Case from the Magic Circle firm's Hong Kong office this year.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : March 30, 2015
Norton Rose Fulbright has landed the lead position on Acritas' Canadian Law Firm Brand Index, bumping Blake, Cassels & Graydon, which slipped to second place.
Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : March 30, 2015
In April, the global firm acquires a substantial new footprint in Canada via a merger with Vancouver's 260-lawyer Davis.
: The American Lawyer : March 30, 2015
Energy Transfer Partners/Regency Energy; Deals in Brief
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 24, 2015
King & Spalding and Winston & Strawn continue their recent hiring sprees; Latham & Watkins lands one partner and lose two others; a longtime Reed Smith partner departs; Stroock snags a Goldman Sachs alum from Kirkland & Ellis; Wilmer brings back another former federal regulator; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Ed Silverstein : Law Technology News : March 24, 2015
The law is actually more far-reaching that some businesses may realize at first glance.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 20, 2015
Kutak Rock loses eight of its nine lawyers in Wichita to growing Am Law 200 firm Lewis Brisbois; Cahill makes a rare partner hire; Kasowitz and Polsinelli partners take entrepreneurial turns; musical chairs at McDermott; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : March 18, 2015
One way to compete in the Washington legal industry is to announce your practice with a significant hire. This week, the trumpet blast was for Rajesh De, the former NSA general counsel who is returning to Mayer Brown.
Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : March 16, 2015
Partners at McKenna Long & Aldridge voted on Monday afternoon to merge with global megafirm Dentons, according to a McKenna partner.
Richard Acello : The National Law Journal : March 16, 2015
"There are lots of alternative creative ways to bill, and the hourly fee is slowly but surely dying."
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 15, 2015
McKenna Long & Aldridge, poised to vote Monday on a union with Dentons, saw two new partners depart because of conflicts; Morgan Lewis lures eight partners in Dallas ahead of another merger in Singapore; Winston & Strawn poaches 10 more partners from Pillsbury; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : March 13, 2015
McKenna Long & Aldridge's partners will vote Monday on whether to merge with global megafirm Dentons, said a McKenna partner and three sources close to the firms on Friday.
Ed Silverstein : Law Technology News : March 12, 2015
Despite any drawbacks, many argue it is time for the new regulation given that the last directive was put into effect 20 years ago.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 10, 2015
Sidley Austin and Katten Muchin Rosenman snag Vinson & Elkins partners in Houston; Honigman adds a former U.S. senator; K&L Gates bags eight lawyers in two cities; Mayer Brown and Chadbourne & Parke make additions in Mexico City; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : March 10, 2015
Recent reforms to the energy industry in Mexico have prompted Mayer Brown to establish an office in the country's capital city. Last year, Mexico opened up exploration and production to foreign investment for the first time in 75 years.