Tom DeFilipps has joined Covington as a partner in the Silicon Valley office and will serve as chair of the West Coast Corporate practice. (more…)

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San Francisco, CA, and Washington, DC. Nixon Peabody continues its West Coast expansion with the addition of a patent counseling and IP transactions team. Led by San Francisco–based partner On Lu, the team includes attorneys Dr. Eduardo (Ed) Quiñones and Dr. Zhou Lu each of whom bring a deep knowledge of technology issues and the challenges and opportunities facing high-tech companies. (more…)

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DLA Piper announced today that Brandee Fernandez has joined the firm’s Corporate practice as a partner in the Silicon Valley office. (more…)

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The global law firm Jones Day has announced that Daniel (Dan) Cody has joined the Firm’s Health Care Practice as a partner in the San Francisco Office.   (more…)

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Buchalter is pleased to announce that Eric M. Kennedy has joined as Chair of the firm’s Automotive Industry Group in Los Angeles. Kennedy was previously a partner at Payne & Fears. (more…)

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Global law firm K&L Gates LLP has added Sasha Burstein as a partner in the firm’s investment management, hedge funds and alternative investments practice. She joins K&L Gates from Paul Hastings LLP. (more…)

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To further expand its ability to provide legal services surrounding the ever-increasing amount of business conducted online, Los Angeles-based law firm TroyGould has added Daniel Rygorsky as a Partner. (more…)

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Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, today announced the expansion of its Los Angeles office with key additions to the firm’s Real Estate, Land Use, Corporate and Litigation Practices. Land use partners Ellen Berkowitz, Lisa Kolieb and Brady McShane, as well as senior urban planner Ellen Castillo join Akerman’s Real Estate Practice Group; partner Mark Liu joins the Corporate Practice Group, and partner Michael Weiss joins the Litigation Practice Group. With the addition of these five partners, Akerman has doubled the size of its Los Angeles office to 24 lawyers since 2015. (more…)

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Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, today announced that Wayne Stacy and Sarah Guske will be joining the firm’s San Francisco office as Partners in the Intellectual Property practice group. They will join Stuart Plunkett and Jonathan Shapiro who joined the firm in May. (more…)

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The highly regarded Haynes and Boone, LLP Insurance Recovery Practice proudly welcomes three new California-based lawyers led by Partner David P. Bender Jr., who brings 31 years of experience advocating for policyholder rights across a wide range of industries. (more…)

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Cooley is further expanding its patent counseling & prosecution practice with the addition of Mika Reiner Mayer’s team from Morrison & Foerster LLP. The team includes lawyer and licensed medical doctor Walter Wu, who joins the firm as a partner. Wu earned his MD from the University of California, Davis School of Medicine and his JD from UCLA School of Law. (more…)

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John A. McKinsey, formerly of Locke Lord LLP, has joined LeClairRyan as a partner on the firm’s Energy and Governance teams. He will be resident in the national law firm’s Sacramento office. (more…)

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