Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, announced today that Andrew Hill has joined the firm’s corporate and securities practice as a partner in the Palo Alto office. Hill was most recently a partner at Goodwin Procter in that firm’s Menlo Park, Calif. office. He was also an associate at WSGR from 2008 to 2013. (more…)

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Jennifer L. Gray has joined LeClairRyan as a partner on the firm’s consumer financial services litigation and class action litigation teams and is resident in the national law firm’s Los Angeles office. (more…)

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Buchalter is pleased to welcome Shareholder Dawn Knepper as a member of the Labor & Employment Practice in the Orange County Office. Ms. Knepper joins Buchalter from Ogletree Deakins. (more…)

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Fisher Phillips, a national labor and employment law firm representing employers, is pleased to announce the addition of Cheryl Schreck as a partner in Los Angeles. Schreck joins the firm from Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart, P.C., where she was a shareholder in the firm’s employment practice. (more…)

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Hunton & Williams LLP announces the expansion of its national labor and employment practice with the addition of partners Michele J. Beilke and Julia Y. Trankiem and two associates in Los Angeles. All four came to the firm from Reed Smith LLP. (more…)

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Latham & Watkins LLP is pleased to announce that Jeffrey E. Bjork will join the firm’s Los Angeles office as a partner in the Restructuring, Insolvency & Workouts Practice within the Finance Department. In his practice, Bjork represents debtors and creditors in all aspects of restructurings across industries, and he has notable experience in major municipal restructurings. Bjork joins Latham & Watkins from Sidley Austin in Los Angeles where he was a partner. (more…)

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Buchalter is pleased to announce and welcome Intellectual Property Shareholder J. Rick Taché and his core team – Senior Counsel Erikson Squier and Senior Counsel Roger Scott. Mr. Taché will serve as the firm-wide Co-Chair of the Patent Litigation Group. All will be based in the Firm’s Orange County, California office. (more…)

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Los Angeles, CA. Nixon Peabody continues to expand its burgeoning West Coast intellectual property practice with the arrival of two patent litigation partners. (more…)

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DLA Piper announced today that Michael Garfinkel and Miles Cooley have joined the firm’s Media, Sport and Entertainment practice as partners in Los Angeles. (more…)

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Morrison & Foerster, a leading global law firm, is pleased to announce that Khoa Do has joined the firm’s Corporate practice and Mergers & Acquisitions Group as a partner in its Palo Alto office. Mr. Do comes to Morrison & Foerster from Jones Day. (more…)

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Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Richard J. McNeil as a partner in the firm’s Environment & Natural Resources Group in Orange County. McNeil brings more than 30 years of private practice experience litigating and counseling on environmental matters, much of it in California, for clients in the manufacturing, chemical, land development, aerospace, metal, and insurance industries. His deep knowledge of the California environmental landscape broadens the national reach of the ENR Group. He joins the firm from Snell & Wilmer LLP. (more…)

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Kimberley Chen Nobles has joined Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani as a partner in the firm’s Orange County office. Nobles is a member of the Intellectual Property, International Law, and Privacy and Data Security practice groups. (more…)

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