Legal Roundup

THOMPSON COBURN LLP: Los Angeles office receives top 10 city ranking in Am Law’s Midlevel Associates Survey

By | Sep 30, 2018

Thompson Coburn’s Los Angeles office has received a top 10 ranking in the city-specific rankings for The American Lawyer’s Midlevel Associates Survey, which evaluates the satisfaction levels of third-, fourth- and fifth-year associates at Am Law 200 firms.

BUCHALTER NEMER: Buchalter Welcomes Managing Shareholder and Three Attorneys from Archer Norris in San Francisco

By Buchalter Nemer | Sep 30, 2018

Buchalter is pleased to announce a team of former Archer Norris attorneys, including the Firm’s former Managing Shareholder, have joined the Firm.

SHEPPARD MULLIN RICHTER & HAMPTON LLP: Sheppard Mullin Adds IP Pros in Palo Alto

By | Sep 30, 2018

Sheppard Mullin is pleased to announce that a team of three attorneys, led by partner Harper Batts, has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property practice group in Palo Alto.

PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN: Steven Knott and Joan Cotkin Join Pillsbury’s Highly Regarded Insurance Recovery Practice

By | Sep 30, 2018

Pillsbury has recruited well-known California insurance litigators Steven Knott and Joan Cotkin to join the firm’s Los Angeles office and the firm’s market leading national Insurance Recovery & Advisory practice.

MAYER BROWN: Technology Transactions partner Michelle Gross joins Mayer Brown in Northern California

By | Sep 30, 2018

Mayer Brown announced today that Michelle Ontiveros Gross has joined the firm as a Technology Transactions partner in Northern California.

GREENBERG & TRAURIG: Greenberg Traurig Hosts Seminar Series: 2018 Trends & Legal Developments in Consumer Products Class Action Litigation

By | Sep 21, 2018

Greenberg Traurig, LLP shareholders Rick L. Shackelford and Daniell K. Newman present on the latest trends and legal developments in consumer products class action litigation at Greenberg Traurig’s Los Angeles office and broadcast via webinar.

FARELLA BRAUN + MARTEL LLP: Ryan Lowther Named Among Daily Journal’s Top 100 Lawyers in California

By Farella Braun + Martel LLP | Sep 21, 2018

Farella Braun + Martel LLP announces that partner Ryan Lowther was named to the Daily Journal’s 2018 list of the “Top 100 Lawyers” in California.

MASTAGNI HOLSTEDT APC: Governor Signs Bill Barring Suits To Recover Pre-Janus Agency Shop Or Fair Share Fees

By Mastagni Holstedt, APC | Sep 21, 2018

In the wake of Janus, groups such as the National Right to Work Foundation have been promoting litigation against public employee unions to recoup agency shop and fair share dues paid prior to Janus.

BAKER MCKENZIE LLP: Baker McKenzie Global Chair and Two Partners Named Among Top Champions of Women in Business

By Baker & McKenzie LLP | Sep 21, 2018

Paul Rawlinson, Global Chair of leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has been named as a Male Champion of Women in Business while Partners Joanna (Jo) Ludlam and Sue McLean have been named Female Champions by the Financial Times and HERoes, a gender-equality initiative.

FARELLA BRAUN + MARTEL LLP: Five Farella Braun + Martel Partners Named to Benchmark Litigation’s 40 & Under Hotlist

By Farella Braun + Martel LLP | Sep 21, 2018

Farella Braun + Martel LLP’s Carly O. Alameda, Sarah Peterman Bell, Eugene Y. Mar, Jessica K. Nall, and Erica Villanueva have been named to Benchmark Litigation’s “40 & Under Hotlist” for 2018.

DLA PIPER: Holly Lake to join DLA Piper's Employment practice in Los Angeles

By | Sep 21, 2018

Lake represents both private and public employers in all aspects of employment law and related litigation, including discrimination, harassment, wrongful discharge, and wage-and-hour matters.

KOREIN & TILLERY: Millennials in the Court Room: Judges Ready to Hear from Younger Attorneys

By | Sep 17, 2018

Law firms are no longer the bastions of old, white men that they used to be, but most courtrooms don’t reflect the updated statistics.

LEWIS BRISBOIS BISGAARD & SMITH LLP: George Nowotny elected to ABOTA Medical Legal Committee

By Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP | Sep 13, 2018

Los Angeles Partner George Nowotny has been elevated to the rank of Advocate within the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and elected to membership in the exclusive California Medical Legal Committee, a group limited to 60 California-based attorneys specializing in medical malpractice defense trial experience.

GORDON & REES LLP: Gordon & Rees Elevates 25 to Partnership

By | Sep 13, 2018

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani has elevated 25 attorneys to partnership.

GREENBURG & TRAURIG: Greenberg Traurig Continues Strategic Growth of Litigation and Trial Practices, Adds J. David Bournazian in Orange County, California

By | Sep 5, 2018

The Orange County office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has added J. David Bournazian as a shareholder.

ABRAHAM WATKINS NICHOLS SORRELS AGOSTO & AZIZ: $289 Million Verdict Against Monsanto Roundup Weed Killer

By | Aug 30, 2018

Dwayne Johnson, 46, sued Monsanto at the Superior Court of California, alleging that the popular weed killer Roundup gave him terminal cancer.

FARELLA BRAUN + MARTEL LLP: Farella Braun + Martel’s Daniel Cohn Named Chairman of Hospice by the Bay Board of Directors

By Farella Braun + Martel LLP | Aug 30, 2018

Farella Braun + Martel LLP Business Transactions Partner Daniel E. Cohn was named chairman of the Hospice by the Bay Board of Directors.

ELIOT REINER APLC: What is Negligent Security?

By Eliot Reiner, APLC | Aug 30, 2018

Eliot Reiner APLC issued the following announcement on Aug. 28.Whether you visit a private or public property, it is important to feel safe and secure.

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