Foley & Lardner LLP announced today that Erik Swanholt has joined the firm’s Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice as a partner in the Los Angeles office. Prior to joining Foley, Mr. Swanholt was a partner at Jones Day. (more…)

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Lewis Brisbois is pleased to welcome Alan Schonfeld and Corinne Bertsche to its San Diego office as partners in the Professional Liability Practice. Schonfeld and Bertsche combined have more than 50 years of experience defending lawyers and other professionals from malpractice and other claims. Both Attorneys were previously founding partners of Schonfeld & Bertsche, LLP (more…)

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Troutman Sanders LLP announced today that James Diwik has joined the firm’s Litigation and Construction practices in the San Francisco office. He previously practiced at Sedgwick LLP. (more…)

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Troutman Sanders LLP announced today that James Diwik has joined the firm’s Litigation and Construction practices in the San Francisco office. He previously practiced at Sedgwick LLP. (more…)

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Polsinelli announced today the addition of another three health care attorneys to its Los Angeles office, continuing a wave of strategic hiring to expand the firm’s footprint in California. (more…)

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Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP announced today that David W. Fermino has joined the firm’s Investigations and White Collar Defense team as a partner in the firm’s San Francisco office. Mr. Fermino has over 25 years of experience representing individuals and corporations in white collar criminal defense, privacy and data security matters, including significant appellate experience. (more…)

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Kathryn M.S. Catherwood has joined Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani as a partner in the firm’s San Diego office. Catherwood is a member of the firm’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights, Commercial Litigation and Business Transactions Practice Groups. (more…)

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Terry Ahearn and Stuart Bartow have joined the Silicon Valley office of Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP to lead the firm’s growing Intellectual Property practice group in Northern California. (more…)

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Pillsbury announced today the arrival of intellectual property partners Howard Wisnia and James Conley in the firm’s San Diego office. Both have significant experience in patent litigation, adding to one of Pillsbury’s most active practices and one of its busiest offices. They come to the firm from Mintz Levin in San Diego. (more…)

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Morrison & Foerster, a leading global law firm, is pleased to announce the addition of six highly regarded IP litigators to its Intellectual Property (IP) Litigation group. The San Francisco-based team, which joins from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, consists of partners Stefani E. Shanberg and Jennifer J. Schmidt, of counsel Robin L. Brewer, and associates Eugene Marder, Madeleine E. Greene, and Michael J. Guo. (more…)

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DLA Piper announced today that Paul Wassgren has joined the firm’s Corporate practice as a partner in Los Angeles. Prior to joining DLA Piper, Wassgren was a partner at Fox Rothschild LLP in Los Angeles, where he counseled clients doing business around the world, including China, Australia, Mexico, Belize and India, in a range of corporate matters. He also previously worked in business development for a biotechnology research and development company. (more…)

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Catharina Min has joined Covington as a partner in its Corporate practice in Silicon Valley. Recently named among the “Top 50 Multicultural Leaders in Technology” by the National Diversity Council, Ms. Min handles a range of transactions for U.S. and international technology companies, including M&A, private financings, joint ventures, strategic alliances, corporate partnering, and securities offerings. She also represents early stage companies in general corporate matters and venture capital financings. In addition, she assists companies based in Korea and elsewhere in Asia with their U.S. business law needs. (more…)

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