The American Lawyer The daily source for legal business news, analysis and intelligence from the editors and reporters at The American Lawyer. en-us Copyright 2017. ALM Media Properties, LLC. All rights reserved. The American Lawyer The Churn: Nixon Lands Bulger Prosecutor, Plus More Lateral Moves (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 Tue, 10 Dec 2013 14:25:15 EST 1202631767683 The Churn: In and Out at Kaye Scholer, Plus More Lateral Moves (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 Fri, 06 Dec 2013 19:02:22 EST 1202630971302 The Churn: Lateral Moves in The Am Law 200 (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 Tue, 03 Dec 2013 18:12:31 EST 1202630453566 Securities Defense Bar Praises Trump SEC Pick In the hours after Donald Trump tapped Sullivan & Cromwell dealmaker Jay Clayton to lead the SEC, securities litigators and others said he could usher in a new era for the agency. Wed, 04 Jan 2017 17:18:55 EST 1202776083097 Saul Ewing, Arnstein & Lehr in Merger Talks The deal would create a firm with about 400 lawyers in the Northeast, Midwest and Florida. Tue, 23 May 2017 15:36:47 EDT 1202787088104 Akin Gump Snags Baker & McKenzie International Trade Pro in Europe Jasper Helder, the chair of Baker & McKenzie's Europe, Middle East and Americas international trade practice group, has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld's London office. Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:28:58 EST 1202773561749 Cleary Gottlieb Elects New Managing Partner Michael Gerstenzang will succeed Mark Leddy at the start of 2017. Mon, 12 Sep 2016 16:38:49 EDT 1202767187180 Kirkland Raises Another 'W' Flag for Cubs in Rooftop Owners' Row Whether it's on the baseball diamond or in the courtroom, Major League Baseball's Chicago Cubs are on a roll. The team and its lawyers from Kirkland & Ellis won another fight in the long-running battle with the rooftop owners across the street from Wrigley Field. Thu, 01 Sep 2016 16:35:05 EDT 1202766559523 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. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT 1202763851197