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Nelson Mullins hires 31 partners from midsize firm Bowman and Brooke

Jan 24 2022

South Carolina-based firm Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough said on Monday that it has poached at least 31 partners from midsize trial firm Bowman and Brooke to grow its litigation ranks and launch several new offices.

Plaintiffs' employment firm Wigdor hires ex-Cuomo ethics lawyer

Jan 21 2022

A former high-ranking ethics lawyer in the office of ex-New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has joined Wigdor, the law firm said Friday.

New York midsize firm Olshan taps industry vet to lead tax practice

Jan 20 2022

New York-based midsize firm Olshan Frome Wolosky has added longtime Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle partner Eduardo Cukier as chair of its tax practice, the firm said Thursday.

Small D.C. law firm Mitchell Sandler adds nine attorney hires

Jan 13 2022

Washington, D.C.-based financial services and fintech-focused law firm Mitchell Sandler said Thursday that it has hired nine attorneys and six staff members, several of whom join from Offit Kurman.

Snell & Wilmer turns to Texas with Dallas office opening

Jan 11 2022

Snell & Wilmer said on Tuesday it has opened its first Texas office in Dallas, following a growing group of out-of-town law firms that have entered the city in recent months.

Midsize law firm Michelman & Robinson bets on Texas with Dallas office

Jan 11 2022

Los Angeles-based midsize law firm Michelman & Robinson said Tuesday that it has opened its first Texas office, absorbing a small data privacy and cybersecurity-focused firm in Dallas.

Ex-MPAA top lawyer sentenced to one year in prison in sex abuse case

Jan 07 2022

The former top lawyer for the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), Steven Fabrizio, was sentenced to about a year in prison for sexually abusing and blackmailing a woman, a Washington, D.C., Superior Court judge said Friday.

Va. court upholds suspension for lawyer in shipwreck gold disputes

Jan 07 2022

The Supreme Court of Virginia in a Thursday ruling upheld a state bar board's four year-suspension of an attorney who a federal court said concealed inventories of gold discovered by his ex-client in a shipwreck.

Loeb & Loeb snags Philadelphia-based White and Williams' corporate chair

Jan 05 2022

Former corporate and securities group chair at Philadelphia-based White and Williams, Alexandria Kane, has joined Loeb & Loeb as a partner, the firm said Wednesday.

New co-managing partner elected at Texas-based trial firm Susman Godfrey

Jan 04 2022

Vineet Bhatia has been elected as the next co-managing partner at Houston-based litigation firm Susman Godfrey, taking over for Neal Manne, who held the position for more than 10 years, the firm said Tuesday.

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