Barnes & Thornburg LLP has added Gary Caris to its Los Angeles office as a partner in the Finance, Insolvency and Restructuring Department. He joins the firm from Diamond McCarthy LLP. (more…)

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Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Gabriel Ramsey as a partner in the firm’s Litigation and Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice groups in San Francisco. Ramsey is a leading California trial lawyer who brings more than 17 years of experience handling complex technology litigation, with a particular focus on intellectual property and cybersecurity. He advises clients on investigations and litigation concerning cybercrime, as well as enforcement matters involving patents, trade secrets, fraud, and other commercial disputes. (more…)

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Nossaman has expanded its Public Pensions and Investment Practice Group with the addition of Peter Mixon, who joins as a Partner. Mr. Mixon joins from K&L Gates, where he served as a Partner. Before joining K&L Gates, he was General Counsel for the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) for eleven years. (more…)

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Dentons, the global law firm, welcomes two more partners to its award-winning Intellectual Property and Technology practice. Randy Omid and Michael Swett join the firm’s San Francisco office. (more…)

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Lewis Brisbois is pleased to welcome Ryan Nilsen to its San Diego office as a partner in the Products Liability Practice. (more…)

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Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Robert L. Nelson, Jr. has joined the San Francisco office as a partner. Formerly a partner with Shearman & Sterling, he will continue his international energy and infrastructure practice. (more…)

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Seyfarth Shaw LLP announced today that Gregg Dulik has joined the firm’s Litigation department and Construction practice group as a partner in San Francisco. Dulik comes from Sedgwick LLP, where he served as a partner in its Construction practice group in San Francisco. (more…)

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Mintz Levin continues to expand its national intellectual property practice with the arrival of Marc Morley, who joins as a Member in the San Diego office. Mr. Morley, who previously was a partner with Foley & Lardner LLP, is the fourth IP Member to join the firm this year following the arrivals of Alex Trimble and Steve Akerley in San Francisco and Sean Grygiel in New York. Mintz Levin now boasts more than 120 IP professionals. (more…)

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The U.S. law firm of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is pleased to announce that Dennis N. Lueck Jr. has joined the firm as a partner in the downtown Los Angeles office. As a member of Hinshaw’s consumer financial services group, Lueck will focus his practice on representing financial institutions, loan servicers and debt collectors in consumer finance litigation defense, with particular focus on mortgage and student loan-related claims. (more…)

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Farella Braun + Martel is pleased to announce the addition of Julie Treppa to its San Francisco office. Treppa joins the firm as a partner in the Tax Group. (more…)

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Zheng Liu joins Rimon Law as a Partner in its Intellectual Property and Commercial Litigation groups. She regularly advises and represents clients in technology industries on a range of legal issues, particularly in intellectual property, technology law, commercial disputes, data privacy, product liability, and international trade. Zheng’s practice concentrates on Chinese technology companies and the issues they face in doing business outside of China; her Chinese clients include DJI, Tencent, Foxit, OPPO, UCWeb, and Ubtech. Before joining Rimon, she was at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP where she established and led Orrick’s Drone & UAV practice. With a background in both biology and physics, her experience covers a variety of industries, including UAVs, internet, telecommunications, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical devices. (more…)

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Nixon Peabody is expanding its West Coast corporate practice with the addition of seasoned tax attorney Shahzad A. Malik, who joins the Los Angeles office as a partner in the firm’s M&A and Corporate Transactions practice. Shahzad joins Nixon Peabody from Stradling, Yucca, Carlson & Routh, P.C., where he was chair of the firm’s tax practice. (more…)

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