Orrick announced today that L. Scott Oliver has joined the firm, adding another seasoned first-chair trial lawyer to Orrick’s top-ranking IP bench. Scott, who joins from K&L Gates, will be based in Orrick’s Silicon Valley office. (more…)

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Goodwin, a leading Global 50 law firm, announced today that Jason Vollbracht has joined its Tax Group as a partner in the firm’s San Francisco office. Vollbracht joins Goodwin from Simpson Thacher, where he served as counsel in its tax department. (more…)

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Matt Poppe joins Rimon Law as a Partner in its Palo Alto and San Francisco offices. His litigation experience spans a wide range of patent, other intellectual property, and commercial cases. Key clients include Varian Medical Systems, Dell EMC, eBay, Baidu, and Brocade. He has also represented a variety of Asia-based clients in U.S. litigation arising out of troubled business relationships. (more…)

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Terry Ahearn and Stuart Bartow have joined the Silicon Valley office of Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP to lead the firm’s growing Intellectual Property practice group in Northern California. (more…)

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Catharina Min has joined Covington as a partner in its Corporate practice in Silicon Valley. Recently named among the “Top 50 Multicultural Leaders in Technology” by the National Diversity Council, Ms. Min handles a range of transactions for U.S. and international technology companies, including M&A, private financings, joint ventures, strategic alliances, corporate partnering, and securities offerings. She also represents early stage companies in general corporate matters and venture capital financings. In addition, she assists companies based in Korea and elsewhere in Asia with their U.S. business law needs. (more…)

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Winston & Strawn LLP is pleased to announce that prominent technology patent litigator, Kathi Vidal, will join the firm as managing partner of its Silicon Valley office and will be proposed as a member of its firmwide Executive Committee. (more…)

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Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, announced today that Wendy Huang Waszmer has joined the firm’s antitrust practice as a partner in the New York office. Waszmer was previously a litigation partner in the New York office of King & Spalding.

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Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, announced today that Wendy Huang Waszmer has joined the firm’s antitrust practice as a partner in the New York office. Waszmer was previously a litigation partner in the New York office of King & Spalding. (more…)

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Troutman Sanders LLP announces the addition of Michael Heafey to its Intellectual Property practice as a partner in the San Francisco office. Heafey joins Troutman Sanders from King & Spalding’s Silicon Valley office. (more…)

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Pillsbury today announced the addition of prominent litigator David Lisi, who joins the firm’s Silicon Valley office as a partner. Well-known for his work representing technology and cyber-focused companies, Lisi’s addition expands Pillsbury’s litigation capabilities in Silicon Valley, where the firm has long offered a full line of sophisticated corporate legal services. He comes to the firm from Greenberg Traurig. (more…)

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Davis Polk advised Comcast Corporation in connection with an SEC-registered offering in Taiwan of $1 billion aggregate principal amount of 4.450% notes due 2047. The notes are listed on the Taipei Exchange and offered to professional institutional investors in Taiwan. (more…)

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Davis Polk advised Equinix, Inc. on its SEC-registered follow-on public offering of 6,069,444 shares of common stock including 791,666 shares that the underwriters purchased pursuant to their option to purchase additional shares. Equinix, Inc. intends to use the proceeds from the offering, together with the proceeds from its concurrent notes offering and existing term loan B borrowings, to finance the previously announced proposed acquisition of the colocation services business of Verizon Communications Inc. at 24 data center sites in the United States, Brazil and Colombia and related transaction fees and expenses and for general corporate purposes. (more…)

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