Having added five new private equity-focused attorneys across its offices within the last two weeks, Maynard Cooper & Gale is again pleased to announce another new private equity Partner is joining the firm’s San Francisco office. (more…)

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David J. Gershon has joined the San Francisco office of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the firm’s Corporate practice group. Gershon joins from Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP. (more…)

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Troutman Sanders LLP announced today that Wynter Deagle and Justin Nahama have joined the firm’s Business Litigation practice as partners in the San Diego office. Deagle and Nahama previously practiced at Mintz Levin. With Deagle and Nahama, the firm has added three lateral partners to the San Diego office in the past eight months. (more…)

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The Orange County office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Spencer Hamer III as a partner in the labor, employment and workplace safety practice. Hamer joins K&L Gates from Michelman & Robinson, LLP. (more…)

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Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that Marcus Bagley has joined the firm’s Orange County and Los Angeles offices as a commercial finance partner. He was previously with Assayag Mauss’s Southern California office in Orange County. (more…)

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Latham & Watkins LLP1 is pleased to announce that Michael Rubin has joined the firm’s San Francisco office as a partner in the Litigation & Trial Department and member of the Information Law, Data Privacy & Cybersecurity practice. His practice focuses on defense of complex privacy and internet class action litigation and regulatory investigations on behalf of emerging and established companies, as well as providing strategic counsel. (more…)

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Kirkland & Ellis LLP is pleased to announce that David King has joined the Firm’s San Francisco office as a partner in the Investment Funds Group. Mr. King joins Kirkland from The Carlyle Group (“Carlyle”) where he was a Principal focused on Carlyle’s Global Real Assets business. (more…)

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Winston & Strawn LLP is pleased to announce that Esha Bandyopadhyay and Nimalka Wickramasekera have joined the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice as partners in the Silicon Valley and Los Angeles offices, respectively. Esha joins the firm from Turner Boyd and Nimalka from Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where she and Esha previously worked together. (more…)

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Farella Braun + Martel LLP served as real estate counsel to First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) with respect to the development and sale of First Solar’s 40 megawatt AC Cuyama solar project, located on approximately 320 acres of private land in Santa Barbara County, California. Farella’s work included land and gen-tie acquisition and real estate counsel and assistance with respect to the sale of the project to D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments (DESRI). (more…)

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Orrick announced today that L. Scott Oliver has joined the firm, adding another seasoned first-chair trial lawyer to Orrick’s top-ranking IP bench. Scott, who joins from K&L Gates, will be based in Orrick’s Silicon Valley office. (more…)

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Best Best & Krieger welcomes three new members to its growing Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation practice group. Partner Jeffrey Chang, Of Counsel Susan Neethling and Pension Consultant David Allen, all formerly of Chang Ruthenberg & Long, have joined BB&K’s Sacramento office. (more…)

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David N. Bregman has joined Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani as a partner in the firm’s San Diego office. He is a member of the Commercial Litigation, Construction, and Tort & Product Liability practice groups. (more…)

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