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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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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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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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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