Choate, Hall & Stewart is a Boston-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Choate, Hall & Stewart has 152 attorneys and is the 255th largest firm in the United States. With $178,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 155th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking. The firm has offices in LA, MA and NH.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 11, 2014
Choate Hall, DLA Piper, Weil and Vancouver's McCullough O'Connor Irwin are advising on an $845 million deal that sees Dennis "Chip" Wilson, the billionaire founder of Lululemon Athletica, sell half of his 27.7 percent stake in the yoga apparel retailer to private equity firm Advent International. The move averts a potential proxy fight at Lululemon and comes nine months after Wilson made controversial comments about the body size of the company's predominantly female customers.
Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : January 07, 2014
Prudential Insurance Co. has agreed to donate more than $20 million to veterans' charities, and pay $8 million to survivors of veterans and service members who died, to settle a class action that alleged the insurance giant profited by not paying lump sum death benefits to the families.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 06, 2014
Edwards Wildman Palmer and Polsinelli poach toxic tort team on opposite coasts, the newly combined Squire Patton Boggs makes its first lateral hire, Foley & Lardner gets a new COO and more lateral moves from across The Am Law 200.
: The National Law Journal : January 19, 2014
New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 03, 2014
K&L Gates is serving as lead debtors' counsel to the specialty gadget retailer, which filed for Chapter 11 protection in Delaware on Thursday as part of a plan to sell itself to Spencer Spirit Holdings. The proposed $146.3 million deal has pulled in Am Law 200 firms Stroock, Greenberg Traurig, and Choate, Hall & Stewart, as well as two regional shops.