The American Lawyer http://www.americanlawyer.com/index.jsp The daily source for legal business news, analysis and intelligence from the editors and reporters at The American Lawyer. en-us Copyright 2016. ALM Media Properties, LLC. All rights reserved. http://www.americanlawyer.com/terms.jsp The American Lawyer http://www.law.com/img/tal_12/tal_rss_icon.gif http://www.americanlawyer.com/index.jsp The Churn: Nixon Lands Bulger Prosecutor, Plus More Lateral Moves hflynn@alm.com (Hillary Flynn) Nixon Peabody hires the assistant U.S. attorney who prosecuted mobster James "Whitey" Bulger; a top lawyer with the White House Council on Environmental Quality joins Covington & Burling; and the head of Cozen O'Connor's real estate practice becomes general counsel of a real estate investment trust. The Churn is constant. Please send all announcements and news releases to thechurn@alm.com. http://www.americanlawyer.com/id=1202631767683?rss=rss_tal Tue, 10 Dec 2013 14:25:15 EST 1202631767683 The Churn: In and Out at Kaye Scholer, Plus More Lateral Moves hflynn@alm.com (Hillary Flynn) Kaye Scholer loses a partner on each coast while hiring senior attorneys in its Chicago and Frankfurt offices; the former director of the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Competition returns to Boies, Schiller & Flexner; and Gardere Wynne Sewell expands by three in Dallas. The Churn is constant. Please send all announcements and news releases to thechurn@alm.com. http://www.americanlawyer.com/id=1202630971302?rss=rss_tal Fri, 06 Dec 2013 19:02:22 EST 1202630971302 The Churn: Lateral Moves in The Am Law 200 hflynn@alm.com (Hillary Flynn) Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi hires The Beatles' longtime U.S. lawyer; a former U.S. ambassador to Australia rejoins Munger, Tolles & Olson; and Sidley Austin hires two new partners. The Churn is constant. Please send all announcements and news releases to thechurn@alm.com. http://www.americanlawyer.com/id=1202630453566?rss=rss_tal Tue, 03 Dec 2013 18:12:31 EST 1202630453566 KWM Parters Agree to Plough Over $18 Million into the Firm King & Wood Mallesons' European and Middle East arm will recieve a major boost in capital as partners commit over $18 million to the firm. http://www.americanlawyer.com/id=1202763851197?rss=rss_tal Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT 1202763851197 Firms Elbow Each Other for Growth as Denver Market Stays Hot As national and regional law firms continue to expand in the Mile-High City, the growth is creating winners and losers. http://www.americanlawyer.com/id=1202762537820?rss=rss_tal Thu, 14 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT 1202762537820 MoFo Suit Would Block Sale of Storied Plum Island Federal property off Long Island coast houses an animal disease research lab long shrouded in mystery. http://www.americanlawyer.com/id=1202762151238?rss=rss_tal Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT 1202762151238 Legal Sector Added 800 Jobs in December thuddleston@alm.com (Tom Huddleston Jr.) The legal industry ended 2013 in upbeat fashion by adding 800 jobs last month, according to seasonally adjusted preliminary data released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The latest BLS data also showed that in 2013, the sector recorded its highest average monthly employment figures since the onset of the fiscal crisis in 2008. http://www.americanlawyer.com/id=1202637625702?rss=rss_tal Fri, 10 Jan 2014 15:39:49 EST 1202637625702 Report: DLA Piper Expanding African Network to Algiers bbaxter@alm.com (Brian Baxter) Racing to capitalize on deal work tied to Africa's abundance of natural resources, Am Law 100 firms are opening offices and forging alliances across the booming continent. Now DLA Piper, the world's largest firm by gross revenue and attorney head count, is headed Algiers, the capital of energy-rich Algeria. http://www.americanlawyer.com/id=1202637581600?rss=rss_tal Fri, 10 Jan 2014 14:24:10 EST 1202637581600 New Fellowship Aims to Restart Dormant Legal Careers srandazzo@alm.com (Sara Randazzo) Four Am Law 100 firms—Baker Botts, Cooley, Hogan Lovells, and Sidley—have signed on to a new pilot program designed to put women lawyers who have stepped away from the profession for one reason or another back into a law firm setting. http://www.americanlawyer.com/id=1202637699883?rss=rss_tal Fri, 10 Jan 2014 17:25:21 EST 1202637699883 The Churn: Another Patton Boggs Loss, Plus More Lateral Moves srandazzo@alm.com (Sara Randazzo) A banking partner leaves Patton Boggs in New York to join Greenberg Traurig; McGuireWoods hires a onetime counsel to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush; and Latham poaches a Weil partner in London.The Churn is constant. Please send all announcements to thechurn@alm.com. http://www.americanlawyer.com/id=1202637488917?rss=rss_tal Fri, 10 Jan 2014 10:33:16 EST 1202637488917 No New Women Partners at Five Am Law Firms This Year srandazzo@alm.com (Sara Randazzo) With the 2014 partner promotion season in full swing across The Am Law 200, a handful of firms—Cleary, Edwards Wildman, Gibson Dunn, Locke Lord and Stroock—stuck out by failing to elevate a single female attorney to their respective partnership ranks. http://www.americanlawyer.com/id=1202637372423?rss=rss_tal Thu, 09 Jan 2014 17:54:43 EST 1202637372423 Wilson Sonsini, Skadden Advise as Singer Makes Moves bbaxter@alm.com (Brian Baxter) Elliott Management, the hedge fund founded by billionaire Harvard Law School graduate Paul Singer, has mounted a $3.1 billion takeover bid for Riverbed Technology. Elliott, an activist investor advised by Paul Weiss and New York's Kleinberg Kaplan, has also agreed to drop its opposition to the $8.3 billion sale of Celesio and reached an agreement with Compuware on the removal of a Dickinson Wright chairman emeritus and Honigman Miller partner from its board of directors. http://www.americanlawyer.com/id=1202637303609?rss=rss_tal Thu, 09 Jan 2014 15:41:44 EST 1202637303609 Fort Lauderdale Bridge Club Seeks Bankruptcy As Refuge From 'Serial Litigator' jpacenti@alm.com (John Pacenti) The Fort Lauderdale Bridge Club has sought refuge in bankruptcy court from Samuel "Sandy" Rosen, a retired attorney described by a court-appointed trustee as a "serial litigator." http://www.americanlawyer.com/id=1202635974938?rss=rss_tal Mon, 06 Jan 2014 18:00:00 EST 1202635974938