Global law firm K&L Gates LLP has added Sasha Burstein as a partner in the firm’s investment management, hedge funds and alternative investments practice. She joins K&L Gates from Paul Hastings LLP. (more…)

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To further expand its ability to provide legal services surrounding the ever-increasing amount of business conducted online, Los Angeles-based law firm TroyGould has added Daniel Rygorsky as a Partner. (more…)

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Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, today announced the expansion of its Los Angeles office with key additions to the firm’s Real Estate, Land Use, Corporate and Litigation Practices. Land use partners Ellen Berkowitz, Lisa Kolieb and Brady McShane, as well as senior urban planner Ellen Castillo join Akerman’s Real Estate Practice Group; partner Mark Liu joins the Corporate Practice Group, and partner Michael Weiss joins the Litigation Practice Group. With the addition of these five partners, Akerman has doubled the size of its Los Angeles office to 24 lawyers since 2015. (more…)

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Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, today announced that Wayne Stacy and Sarah Guske will be joining the firm’s San Francisco office as Partners in the Intellectual Property practice group. They will join Stuart Plunkett and Jonathan Shapiro who joined the firm in May. (more…)

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The highly regarded Haynes and Boone, LLP Insurance Recovery Practice proudly welcomes three new California-based lawyers led by Partner David P. Bender Jr., who brings 31 years of experience advocating for policyholder rights across a wide range of industries. (more…)

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Cooley is further expanding its patent counseling & prosecution practice with the addition of Mika Reiner Mayer’s team from Morrison & Foerster LLP. The team includes lawyer and licensed medical doctor Walter Wu, who joins the firm as a partner. Wu earned his MD from the University of California, Davis School of Medicine and his JD from UCLA School of Law. (more…)

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John A. McKinsey, formerly of Locke Lord LLP, has joined LeClairRyan as a partner on the firm’s Energy and Governance teams. He will be resident in the national law firm’s Sacramento office. (more…)

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Michigan-based law firm Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce the opening of its Los Angeles, California office late last week. Joining the firm and based in this new office are: Lisa I. Carteen and Ryan A. Ellis. (more…)

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The global law firm Jones Day has announced the arrival of John Wehrli, a veteran IP transaction lawyer, to the Firm’s global Intellectual Property Practice in San Diego.   (more…)

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Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo (“AALRR”) is pleased to announce that Harvinder (“Harv”) Anand has joined the firm as a partner. Mr. Anand will work out of AALRR’s Pasadena and Cerritos offices in the areas of complex and commercial litigation and white collar defense. (more…)

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Global law firm White & Case LLP announced today that Jason Tomita will join the Firm’s Global Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Practice as a partner in its Silicon Valley office. (more…)

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Venable LLP announced today that Meredith R. Bushnell has joined the firm’s San Francisco office as a partner in the Tax and Wealth Planning practice. Ms. Bushnell comes from Arnold & Porter, where she was counsel in the firm’s trust and estates practice. (more…)

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