The Orange County office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Spencer Hamer III as a partner in the labor, employment and workplace safety practice. Hamer joins K&L Gates from Michelman & Robinson, LLP. (more…)

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Akin Gump today announced that Terrence R. Allen, a public and private mergers and acquisition lawyer has joined the firm as a partner in its Irvine, Calif., office. He comes to Akin Gump from Pepper Hamilton after many years at Gibson Dunn’s Orange County office. (more…)

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The global law firm Jones Day has announced that four lawyers have joined the Firm in its Banking & Finance Practice and will be based in its Irvine Office. All four lawyers arrived from the Orange County office of Snell & Wilmer, where they were members of that firm’s Commercial Finance Practice. (more…)

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Michelman & Robinson, LLP (M&R), a national business law firm, today announced that a group of five intellectual property (IP) attorneys led by veteran IP litigator Jan Weir has joined the firm in its Orange County office. Four of the lawyers arrive from the Orange County office of K&L Gates. (more…)

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Troutman Sanders LLP announced today that Brad Wolf has joined the firm as a commercial finance partner in the Orange County office. He joins the firm from Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP. (more…)

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Troutman Sanders LLP announced today that Ronald I. Raether, Jr. has joined the firm as a partner in the Orange County office and will play a significant role in both the firm’s Cybersecurity, Information Governance and Privacy and Financial Services Litigation practices. He joins the firm from Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L, where he led the Technology Litigation and Information Compliance practice. (more…)

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Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Deepak Nanda has joined the Orange County office as a partner. A corporate partner who served as Managing
Partner of Foley & Lardner’s Los Angeles office, Nanda will continue to focus his practice on mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions. (more…)

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Greenberg Traurig, LLP has expanded its Tax Practice in California with the addition of property tax shareholders C. Stephen Davis and Cris O’Neall to the Orange County office.

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Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo (AALRR) is pleased to announce that Aaron Craig has joined as a partner in the firm’s Commercial and Complex Litigation Group. Mr. Craig brings more than 15 years of experience litigating high profile intellectual property, commercial and bankruptcy cases, with a focus on patent, trademark, entertainment and real property litigation. Last year, Mr. Craig won a seven-figure verdict in a three-week jury trial in Los Angeles Superior Court on behalf of a victim of a fraudulent mortgage brokerage scheme. Mr. Craig has prevailed for clients on both the plaintiff and defense side, in Federal District and Bankruptcy Courts and California Superior Courts, as well as federal administrative proceedings before the International Trade Commission and Trademark Trial and Appeals Board. (more…)

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Eudeen Y. Chang is returning to international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP as a shareholder in the Irvine office. In addition to his litigation practice, Chang, who is fluent in Mandarin, serves as outside general counsel for Chinese investors and companies and counsels clients in real estate, corporate structure, formation, and governance matters. (more…)

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Real estate attorney Roxana K. Chamouillé has joined the law firm Freeman Freeman & Smiley, LLP as a partner in its Irvine office.

Ms. Chamouillé handles commercial real estate transactions on behalf of local, regional and nationwide institutional lenders, with particular emphasis on financing, acquisitions, dispositions, and leasing. She was previously the Founder and President of RKC APC, a law firm specializing in real estate transactions and litigation. (more…)

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Troutman Sanders LLP announced today that J. David Bournazian has joined the firm’s litigation practice as a partner in Orange County. He joins the firm from Baker Hostetler LLP. Bournazian is the third litigation partner to join the firm’s Orange County office in the past six months, with Edward Kim and Peter Villar arriving last fall. (more…)

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