Perkins Coie is pleased to announce that Julie L. Hussey has joined the firm’s San Diego office as a partner in the Product Liability practice. Prior to joining Perkins Coie, Hussey was a partner with DLA Piper in its San Diego office. Hussey is the fourth partner to join Perkins Coie’s San Diego office this year, following the additions of Tom Millikan, Joe Reid and Laura Zagar in February. (more…)

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King & Spalding has recruited highly-regarded Bay Area corporate transactional lawyer Thomas Duley as a partner in the firm’s Silicon Valley office to anchor its growing technology transactions practice dedicated to the life sciences industry. Duley joins King & Spalding from DLA Piper. (more…)

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Carlton Fields Jorden Burt announced today that it has opened an office in Los Angeles, California.

“We have substantial clients, cases, and transactions in California. So opening an office in Los Angeles is a natural progression of our growth,” said Gary L. Sasso, President and CEO of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt. (more…)

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The Palo Alto office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes L. Scott Oliver as a partner in the intellectual property litigation practice. Oliver joins K&L Gates from Morrison & Foerster LLP. (more…)

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Bankruptcy and transactional finance attorneys Mikel R. Bistrow and Christopher Celentino have joined Ballard Spahr as partners in San Diego, firm Chair Mark Stewart announced today. Ms. Bistrow and Mr. Celentino have extensive experience in insolvency and finance matters and are consistently ranked at the top of their profession for their work in business reorganizations and financial transactions. (more…)

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Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, announced today that Katherine J. Blair has joined the firm’s Capital Markets practice as a partner in its Los Angeles office. Previously a partner at K&L Gates LLP, Blair reconnects with her former partner Thomas J. Poletti, who joined Manatt’s Capital Markets practice in Orange County last month. (more…)

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Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP has announced the addition of eight partners to the firm’s Insurance and Business Trial practices: Peter H. Klee, Ronald D. Getchey, Charles A. Danaher, John T. Brooks, Nathan S. Arrington, R. Randal Crispen, Marc J. Feldman and Theona Zhordania. The group will join Sheppard Mullin’s San Diego office, except for Zhordania who will join the firm’s Los Angeles office. They previously practiced together at McKenna, Long & Aldridge. (more…)

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TroyGould PC, a nationally recognized law firm for business, is pleased to welcome Aaron Bloom as a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group.  Bloom began his legal career 13 years ago at Greenberg Glusker, where he advanced from summer clerk to partner.  He has extensive experience handling a wide variety of entertainment, real estate and general business disputes for high-profile clients.  Bloom has first chair bench and jury trial experience, and his clients look to him to handle all aspects of litigation including discovery and the enforcement of judgments.   (more…)

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National law firm Wilson Elser is pleased to announce that Bill Hake, founder of Bay Area–based Hake Law, and 15 members of his team, including attorneys, paralegals and staff, have joined the firm’s San Francisco office effective April 1 (more…)

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Norton Rose Fulbright’s employment and labor team is expanding its roster with the addition of three lawyers in the Los Angeles office (more…)

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Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy announced that experienced corporate finance lawyer Eric Reimer has joined the firm’s Los Angeles office as a partner. (more…)

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Simpson Thacher is representing Siris Capital Group in connection with its announced agreement to acquire Stratus Technologies Bermuda Ltd.  Stratus Technologies is a privately held company, owned primarily by Investcorp, Intel Capital, MidOcean Partners, and NEC.  The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2014, subject to customary closing conditions (more…)

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