BakerHostetler today announced the addition of Partner Michael L. Lawhead to the firm’s Business and Corporate Group, and its healthcare and life sciences industry teams. Resident in the Costa Mesa office, Lawhead comes to BakerHostetler from Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth. (more…)

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Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, continued the expansion of its Los Angeles office with intellectual property partner Caroline Mankey and commercial litigation partner Kanika Corley. They join from a prominent national law firm, where Mankey chaired its Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Group. The lawyers join Akerman’s Los Angeles team at a time when it has more than doubled in size since 2015 to 32 lawyers. In recent months, the office relocated to the CalEdison DTLA to accommodate continuing growth. (more…)

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Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP today announced that six attorneys have joined the firm’s Los Angeles and San Francisco offices. The group, previously with Sedgwick LLP, includes five partners and an associate. The new arrivals add depth to the firm’s California and national capabilities in a number of key litigation areas, including healthcare, ERISA, product liability and commercial litigation. (more…)

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hook, Hardy & Bacon ushers in the New Year with the addition of three attorneys from Sedgwick LLP, including the former Chair Michael Healy. Healy, along with two others, will complement Shook’s Product Liability Litigation, Business Litigation and Class Action teams. The three attorneys will serve clients in the health, science and technology sectors. (more…)

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Goldberg Segalla, a law firm known for its game-changing service model and unmatched record of dynamic, natural growth, kicked off 2018 with the opening of an office in Los Angeles, its 20th location. (more…)

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Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli has expanded its national Intellectual Property Department with the addition of five new attorneys, Lucas Dahlin, Barrington Dyer, Nitin Gambhir, Teri H.P. Nguyen and Fabio Marino. The group of IP litigators builds on the firm’s west coast momentum and expands the firm’s capabilities in Silicon Valley. (more…)

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Holland & Knight’s West Coast Land Use and Environment Group has added Marne S. Sussman as a partner in the firm’s San Francisco office. Ms. Sussman focuses on a range of environmental issues, including climate change and air quality matters, permitting, land use projects and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Prior to joining Holland & Knight, she was a counsel with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman in San Francisco. (more…)

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Global law firm Clyde & Co is pleased to announce further growth in the United States with the hire of 15 insurance and litigation partners from Sedgwick LLP, a California origin law firm. (more…)

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Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani today announced the forthcoming addition of another practice group from Sedgwick LLP in its California offices. The new attorneys (who will be joining Gordon & Rees as of the first of the new year) will practice primarily in the firm’s Maritime Group, and will reunite with other former Sedgwick lawyers who had previously moved to join Gordon & Rees’s Commercial Litigation Group. (more…)

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VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Craig P. Wood has joined the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group as a partner based in Los Angeles, California. Prior to joining VLP, Mr. Wood was a sole practitioner and before that a partner and West Coast Chair of the Real Estate Practice Group at Foley & Lardner LLP. (more…)

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Allen Matkins, a California-based full service business and real estate law firm, announced today the addition of securities and corporate governance litigation partner Richard S. Horvath, Jr. to its San Francisco office. Rick brings to the firm’s Litigation Department and Corporate Governance & Compliance Group a diverse practice focused on representing directors and public companies in complex litigation involving alleged corporate misconduct or violations of federal securities laws. (more…)

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International law firm McDermott Will & Emery announced today that Roger Kuan and Jason Novak have joined as partners in the Firm’s Intellectual Property (IP) Practice. Roger and Jason will be resident in the firm’s Silicon Valley office. (more…)

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