Pryor Cashman is pleased to announce that entertainment industry veteran Ralph De Palma III has returned to the firm as Counsel in the Media & Entertainment Group. Based in New York, De Palma joins Pryor Cashman from Rayner Rowe LLP. Before entering private practice, he began his legal career in the Business Affairs Department of Sony Music, eventually becoming director of the group. (more…)

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Lewis Brisbois is pleased to announce a significant expansion of its Immigration Practice on the West Coast with the addition of the 13-person, San Francisco-based Meyer Law Group. (more…)

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Global law firm White & Case LLP announced today that Carrie LeRoy will join the Firm’s Global Intellectual Property (IP) Practice as a partner in its Silicon Valley office. LeRoy will work closely with the Firm’s Global Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Practice and will advise clients on technology transactional and IP matters. (more…)

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DLA Piper announced today that Ron Holland, Ellen Bronchetti and Pankit Doshi have joined the firm’s Employment practice as partners in the San Francisco office. (more…)

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The San Francisco office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP has added Buck Endemann as a partner in the energy and environmental law practices. He joins K&L Gates from Paul Hastings LLP. (more…)

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Greenberg Traurig, LLP has added Bill Gausewitz as a shareholder to its Government Law & Policy and Insurance Regulatory & Transactions practices in the firm’s Sacramento office. He focuses his practice on administrative law, insurance regulation, title insurance, and appellate law. Gausewitz joined the firm in November from Michelman and Robinson. (more…)

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King & Spalding announced today that former Assistant U.S. Attorney Anne Voigts has joined its Silicon Valley office as a partner in the firm’s Appellate, Constitutional and Administrative Law practice.
“Anne’s impressive expertise as a federal prosecutor and her work before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will add significant strength to King & Spalding’s appellate bench and to the firm’s West Coast litigation practice,” said Tim Scott, managing partner of King & Spalding’s Silicon Valley office. “She has already built a strong profile through her years in public service and in private practice, and her extensive experience working on legal issues in a trial-court setting in addition to handling appeals will be helpful to our litigation practice.” (more…)

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Dentons, the global law firm, has named Cynthia L. Jackson as partner. Resident in the Firm’s Silicon Valley office, Jackson has over three decades of experience in California and US domestic, as well as international employment counseling and litigation. In addition to handling the global coordination of human resources and personnel-related agreements, policies and initiatives, she defends companies and C-suite individuals in high-profile class actions and other high-stakes employment litigation. (more…)

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Nossaman has expanded its Healthcare Practice Group with the addition of veteran healthcare lawyers Scott Schoeffel and Julie Simer, who join as Partners in the Firm’s Orange County office. Mr. Schoeffel and Ms. Simer bring over sixty years of industry experience to Nossaman. They join from Buchalter Nemer. (more…)

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Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today the addition of distinguished attorney Nancy Stagg to the firm’s San Diego office. Ms. Stagg is joining as partner in the firm’s Complex Commercial Litigation Team in the firm’s Litigation Department. (more…)

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Anderson Kill has opened an office in Los Angeles, California to facilitate and expand the firm’s insurance recovery work on the west coast. (more…)

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Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced today that it represented Dick Clark Productions Inc (“Dick Clark Productions”), the world’s largest producer and proprietor of televised live event entertainment programming, on its agreement for the sale of Dick Clark Productions to Dalian Wanda Group (“Dalian Wanda”) for approximately US$1 billion. The transaction marks Dalian Wanda’s first move into the television business. (more…)

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