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- Year Over Year Change: -1
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In the News
Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : January 27, 2015
Thomas Skinner is heading to Louisiana State University as its new general counsel.
Andrew Ramonas and Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : January 26, 2015
Lawyers and lobbyists are recruiting clients for what they hope will prove a lucrative field.
Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : January 26, 2015
It has cost more than $1.07 million so far to defend Gov. Rick Perry against his felony charges of abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public servant.
Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : January 25, 2015
Former Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner John Viverito will be the firm's new managing partner in the city-state, while former Jones Day partner Joseph Bauerschmidt is now the head of Southeast Asia capital markets. Former Gibson Dunn of counsel Myles Hankin is also making the move.
Mary Welch : Daily Report : January 23, 2015
In 2002, the National LGBT Bar Association held its first job fair for gay and lesbian lawyers, and most of the time the aspiring lawyers sat around the table—waiting to be interviewed by someone.
Kathleen Baydala Joyner : Daily Report : January 23, 2015
The governor's Judicial Nominating Commission has picked 25 candidates to interview next week for two judicial vacancies in DeKalb County.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : January 22, 2015
Former Jones Day restructuring partner Kevyn Orr, who left the firm in 2013 to serve as emergency manager of Detroit, has been hired as a part-time consultant in Atlantic City by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Orr will advise Kevin Lavin, former FTI Consulting restructuring attorney, who will serve as emergency manager for Atlantic City, which has fallen on tough economic times since four casinos closed last year.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 20, 2015
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft and Kirkland & Ellis saw a pair of leading M&A partners depart for new roles on the business side; a former Bingham McCutchen practice leader lands at Willkie Farr; Skadden snags a leading trusts and estates lawyer; Squire Patton Boggs adds a retired Utah congressman; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Kathleen Baydala Joyner : Daily Report : January 20, 2015
Gov. Nathan Deal's commission charged with vetting potential judges is sorting through 56 applications for two vacancies on the DeKalb County bench.
Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : January 19, 2015
Expedia Inc.'s legal department has struck the right combination of in-house expertise and outside talent to help make the Internet travel company a top competitor in a fast-paced industry.
: The National Law Journal : January 19, 2015
Foley & Lardner is preparing "a thorough response" to the U.S. Supreme Court's unusual show-cause order last month that could result in sanctions against Foley partner Howard Shipley, the firm's general counsel says. Plus more in this week's column.
Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : January 16, 2015
So far, Gov. Rick Perry has paid more than $1.07 million to defend his felony charges of abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public servant. Which Texas law firms got the most?
: New Jersey Law Journal : January 15, 2015
The leading M&As of 2014, where the target or acquirer was based in NJ.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : January 15, 2015
Two of the country's top bankruptcy lawyers—Kirkland & Ellis' James Sprayregen and Jones Day's Bruce Bennett—are facing off in the Chapter 11 case of a subsidiary of casino and gaming giant Caesars Entertainment Corp.
David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : January 15, 2015
It proved to be a strong rebound year in 2014 for mergers and acquisitions in the U.S., and dealmaking involving New Jersey corporations was no exception. It's a long-awaited development M&A lawyers chalked up largely to a return of confidence to the marketplace.
: The Am Law Daily : January 14, 2015
New Orleans-based Jones Walker hopes to return to the Am Law 200 ranks by acquiring seven-lawyer banking and securities boutique Spidi & Fisch in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 1, picking up the Florida lobbyist Christopher Moya and bolstering its affordable housing and gaming practice.
Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : January 13, 2015
New deal responds to U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh's ruling in August that a $324.5 million deal was too low.
Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : January 13, 2015
A federal judge in Virginia has rejected Bob McDonnell's bid to remain free while he appeals his conviction. McDonnell, the former Virginia governor, was sentenced to two years in prison on corruption charges.
: The National Law Journal : January 12, 2015
Former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell's lawyers are wasting no time taking his public corruption conviction to a federal appeals court. Plus more in this week's column.
: The Recorder : January 12, 2015
New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 10, 2015
Davis Wright Tremaine and Dentons absorb two small shops; Cadwalader adds a seven-strong team from Latham & Watkins; a former senator signs on at DLA Piper; McDermott's European antitrust head goes in-house; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : January 09, 2015
Three partners and four counsel led by former Latham China practice co-head Michael Liu have defected to the New York-based firm.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : January 08, 2015
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom took the top spot in three separate, year-end M&A rankings based on deal value issued by Mergermarket, Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg. Other Am Law 100 firms filling the number two and three legal adviser spots, in varying order, include: Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Sullivan & Cromwell, Weil Gotshal & Manges and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett.
David Ruiz : The Recorder : January 08, 2015
A roundup of transactions involving Bay Area lawyers and companies.
Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : January 07, 2015
Former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell's lawyers are wasting no time taking his public corruption conviction to a federal appeals court. A lead member of McDonnell's defense team, Jones Day partner Henry "Hank" Asbill, spoke to The National Law Journal about what issues they intend to raise in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : January 07, 2015
Two months after losing a high-profile media and entertainment group to Latham & Watkins, two more top partners at O'Melveny & Myers have left the firm. IP partner Kenneth Nissly in Silicon Valley has retired, while London-based M&A partner Daniel Oates has defected for Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 06, 2015
An array of high-profile litigators from Irell & Manella and Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi are starting their own firms as January's annual “running of the laterals” begins. Also, Hinshaw & Culbertson hires Dewey & LeBoeuf's former general counsel; a Bingham McCutchen partner and ex-Cadwalader leader find new homes; Blank Rome opens in Pittsburgh; Greenberg Traurig goes to Tokyo; Quinn Emanuel heads to Seattle; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
Zoe Tillman and Mike Scarcella : Legal Times : January 06, 2015
A federal judge in Virginia on Tuesday sentenced former Gov. Robert McDonnell to two years in prison on public corruption charges.
Mike Scarcella : Legal Times : January 06, 2015
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will be sentenced Tuesday on public corruption charges. His lawyers filed hundreds of pages of letters in support of leniency. Here are a handful of letters, from lawyers, in support of McDonnell.
: Texas Lawyer : January 05, 2015
Jared Wood has joined Winstead as an associate in Fort Worth. He is in the firm's corporate and securities and mergers and acquisitions practice group.