Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, announced today that Andrew Hill has joined the firm’s corporate and securities practice as a partner in the Palo Alto office. Hill was most recently a partner at Goodwin Procter in that firm’s Menlo Park, Calif. office. He was also an associate at WSGR from 2008 to 2013. (more…)

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Boies Schiller Flexner today announced that Quyen Ta is joining the firm to help lead its growing practice in Northern California. Recognized for her winning litigation track record and significant contributions to the legal community, Ta will continue to focus her practice on consumer class action defense, intellectual property, and other high-stakes litigation. (more…)

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hook, Hardy & Bacon ushers in the New Year with the addition of three attorneys from Sedgwick LLP, including the former Chair Michael Healy. Healy, along with two others, will complement Shook’s Product Liability Litigation, Business Litigation and Class Action teams. The three attorneys will serve clients in the health, science and technology sectors. (more…)

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Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli has expanded its national Intellectual Property Department with the addition of five new attorneys, Lucas Dahlin, Barrington Dyer, Nitin Gambhir, Teri H.P. Nguyen and Fabio Marino. The group of IP litigators builds on the firm’s west coast momentum and expands the firm’s capabilities in Silicon Valley. (more…)

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Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani today announced the forthcoming addition of another practice group from Sedgwick LLP in its California offices. The new attorneys (who will be joining Gordon & Rees as of the first of the new year) will practice primarily in the firm’s Maritime Group, and will reunite with other former Sedgwick lawyers who […]

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VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Craig P. Wood has joined the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group as a partner based in Los Angeles, California. Prior to joining VLP, Mr. Wood was a sole practitioner and before that a partner and West Coast Chair of the Real Estate Practice Group at Foley & Lardner LLP. (more…)

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International law firm McDermott Will & Emery announced today that Roger Kuan and Jason Novak have joined as partners in the Firm’s Intellectual Property (IP) Practice. Roger and Jason will be resident in the firm’s Silicon Valley office. (more…)

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Fenwick & West announced today that Idan Netser has joined the firm as a tax partner. Netser joins Fenwick’s highly recognized tax group which numerous organizations rank as one of the top international tax and corporate practices. (more…)

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Simpson Thacher represented the underwriters, led by J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Lloyds Securities Inc., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Mizuho Securities USA LLC, in connection with the public offering by Air Lease Corporation of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 2.75% Senior Notes due 2023 and $500 million aggregate principal amount of 3.625% Senior Notes due 2027. The net proceeds of the offering will be used for general corporate purposes, which may include, among other things, the purchase of commercial aircraft and the repayment of existing indebtedness. (more…)

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Davis Polk is advising J.P. Morgan Securities LLC as financial adviser to Cavium, Inc. in connection with its $6 billion acquisition by Marvell Technology Group Ltd. The transaction is subject to the approval of the shareholders of Cavium and Marvell, as well other customary closing conditions and receipt of required regulatory approvals. (more…)

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Zheng Liu joins Rimon Law as a Partner in its Intellectual Property and Commercial Litigation groups. She regularly advises and represents clients in technology industries on a range of legal issues, particularly in intellectual property, technology law, commercial disputes, data privacy, product liability, and international trade. Zheng’s practice concentrates on Chinese technology companies and the issues they face in doing business outside of China; her Chinese clients include DJI, Tencent, Foxit, OPPO, UCWeb, and Ubtech. Before joining Rimon, she was at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP where she established and led Orrick’s Drone & UAV practice. With a background in both biology and physics, her experience covers a variety of industries, including UAVs, internet, telecommunications, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical devices. (more…)

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Winston & Strawn LLP is pleased to announce that Esha Bandyopadhyay and Nimalka Wickramasekera have joined the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice as partners in the Silicon Valley and Los Angeles offices, respectively. Esha joins the firm from Turner Boyd and Nimalka from Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where she and Esha previously worked together. (more…)

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