Irish law firm Matheson has announced the opening of an office in San Francisco. With over 650 staff headquartered in Dublin, this expansion represents the firm’s third US office – and its fifth office globally. The opening is in response to the continually increasing client demand on the West Coast for Irish legal services, and it builds upon the firm’s presence in the region through its existing West Coast office in Palo Alto.

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Matt Poppe joins Rimon Law as a Partner in its Palo Alto and San Francisco offices. His litigation experience spans a wide range of patent, other intellectual property, and commercial cases. Key clients include Varian Medical Systems, Dell EMC, eBay, Baidu, and Brocade. He has also represented a variety of Asia-based clients in U.S. litigation arising out of troubled business relationships. (more…)

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Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to welcome Tracie Childs as a shareholder in the firm’s Orange County office. Childs joins Ogletree Deakins from Manning & Kass in San Diego, where she was a partner and handled a broad range of labor and employment matters. (more…)

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Nossaman LLP has expanded its Litigation Practice Group in its San Francisco office with the addition of renowned litigation attorneys William Adams, David Lee and Ilse Scott, who join the Firm as Partners. They join from Michelman & Robinson, where Mr. Adams served as Managing Partner of the Firm’s San Francisco office, led the Firm’s Commercial and Business Litigation Practice Group and served on its Executive Committee; Mr. Lee served as the Chair of the Firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group; and Ms. Scott served as a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group. (more…)

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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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