McDermott Will & Emery announced today that Erika Mayshar has joined the firm as a partner and will split time between the Los Angeles and Orange County offices. Ms. Mayshar will use her background as a tax lawyer to practice at the intersection of McDermott’s core practice areas of Tax, Health and Private Client. She will be a member of the Health Practice Group with a focus on tax-exempt representation of entities within the health care industry. (more…)

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Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce the expansion of its
Orange County office with the addition of John Della Grotta as a partner in the firm’s corporate and
securities group. Della Grotta comes to Snell & Wilmer from Paul Hastings, LLP. (more…)

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Troutman Sanders LLP announced today that Megan Gess has joined the firm’s Corporate practice as a partner in the Orange County office. She joins the firm from Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, where she was a partner. (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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O’Melveny & Myers LLP welcomes Tony Wang as a partner in the Newport Beach office. Wang’s practice focuses on corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on private equity, venture capital, merger and acquisition, and Asia-related media and entertainment transactions. Having spent his legal career in Silicon Valley and Shanghai, Wang is experienced in transactions with US and Chinese companies, an invaluable asset in today’s global economy. (more…)

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Morgan Lewis represented Andell Inc., a private investment firm, in the acquisition of Capital Vision Services (CVS) together with investment partners Altas Partners and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (more…)

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Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce the expansion of its Orange County office with the addition of Michael J. Baker as a partner in the firm’s commercial litigation group. Baker comes to Snell & Wilmer from Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo.

“We continually look for gifted lawyers and strategic growth opportunities that enhance our ability to serve our clients,” said Bill O’Hare, Administrative Partner of Snell & Wilmer’s Orange County office. “Mike is a proven litigator and trusted advisor with an outstanding reputation in the legal and business community. His addition to the firm further strengthens the commercial and construction litigation services we offer in Southern California. We are pleased to welcome Mike to our firm.” (more…)

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Theodora Oringher PC is pleased to welcome Jon Mower as a Senior Attorney in the firm’s Orange County office. Jon has over 30 years of experience in a wide array of litigation matters in federal and state courts including cases in California, Arizona, Florida, and New York. He has tried over 50 cases to verdict including contract and commercial disputes, employment claims, products liability and major personal injury cases, and professional liability claims. Jon’s current practice focuses on representing businesses and individuals in complex commercial disputes including partnership and business dissolution matters, class actions, and a variety of labor and employment disputes. He has also represented individual clients in major personal injury and business loss cases. (more…)

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Rutan & Tucker LLP, one of California’s leading full-service law firms, recently announced that seasoned attorney Bill Schaal has joined the firm as a partner in its Intellectual Property group and a member of its Corporate/Securities/Tax Section. He practices in the firm’s Orange County office. (more…)

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Global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Jay H. Im as a partner in its corporate/M&A practice. Im joins K&L Gates from Korean entertainment and media company CJ E&M Corporation, where he served as head of international legal affairs. He will initially be resident in the firm’s Seoul office before relocating to Orange County in the coming months to facilitate cross-border commercial activities and support the legal needs of the companies doing business there. (more…)

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Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, announced today that Yuri Mikulka has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property practice as a partner in its Orange County office. Mikulka joins from Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, where she chaired the Intellectual Property practice group. (more…)

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Michael G. McKinnon has joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the firm’s Corporate practice group, based in the firm’s Orange County office. McKinnon joins from Greenberg Traurig. (more…)

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