Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, announced that Jesse M. Brody has joined the Los Angeles office as a partner in the Advertising, Marketing and Media practice group. Brody comes to Manatt from Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, where he was a partner and co-chair of the firm’s Gaming practice group. (more…)
Sharpening its robust, national public infrastructure law practice, Nossaman LLP proudly welcomes Of Counsel Andrée Blais to its Infrastructure Practice Group. A Canadian with a wealth of experience in advising on the development and implementation of public-private partnerships (P3s), Blais led the crafting of legal services for several major P3 projects in Canada, advising public sector owners from project development through procurement, closing, and contract administration. (more…)
International law firm McDermott Will & Emery announced today that leading commercial litigator Richard K. Welsh has joined the Firm as a partner in its Los Angeles office. Mr. Welsh’s practice primarily focuses on complex commercial litigation in the energy sector.
Mr. Welsh joins McDermott from another international law firm, where his energy clients largely consisted of electric power providers and companies specializing in the production and distribution of renewable energy technologies. His experience, which also includes complex commercial litigation in the entertainment, finance, retail and real estate sectors, serves an important niche for the Firm’s California-based practice. (more…)
Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that Beni Surpin has joined the firm as a partner in the San Diego office, where he will help lead the firm’s Technology and Commercial Transactions practice. Mr. Surpin was previously a partner at DLA Piper, where he was part of the Technology, Sourcing, and Commercial group. (more…)
Clint D. Robison has joined LeClairRyan as a shareholder on the firm’s Labor and Employment and Commercial Litigation teams. He will be resident in the national law firm’s Los Angeles office.
Robison focuses his practice on advising and defending employers regarding employment law issues in several industries including financial services, hospitality, restaurants, healthcare, manufacturing, defense/aerospace, staffing and legal services. (more…)
Jeffrey J. Lokey and Shawn G. Hansen are the latest additions to Nixon Peabody’s Palo Alto office as the law firm expands its IP litigation talent. Located in the heart of the world’s innovation capital, our Palo Alto office represents many of the most dynamic and creative companies. (more…)
The global law firm Jones Day has announced that Taylor L. Stevens has joined the Firm as a partner in the San Diego Office, where he is now a member of Jones Day’s M&A Practice. Mr. Stevens moved to Jones Day from the San Diego Office of Morrison & Foerster, where he was a partner in the Corporate Practice. (more…)
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, is pleased to announce that Sean M. Moran and Michael P. Joyce have joined the firm as new partners. Formerly with Sidley Austin, Moran and Joyce are focused on high-level energy and infrastructure finance and will be based in the firm’s Los Angeles office. (more…)
Peter L. Haviland, an accomplished civil trial lawyer, has joined Ballard Spahr as a litigation partner, firm Chair Mark Stewart announced today.
Mr. Haviland has tried cases in state, federal, and bankruptcy courts throughout the country and has argued a wide range of appeals. His arrival is the latest development in the continuing expansion of Ballard Spahr’s national trial practice and of its Los Angeles office. He joins the firm from Kaye Scholer, where he was Engagement Partner for E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. (more…)