Pillsbury Takes Over Thelen's China Practice

Law360, New York (September 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- New York's Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP said Monday it had snapped up Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner LLP's 20-attorney China practice, a move that follows a spate of departures from the San Francisco-based firm in recent months.

The acquisition includes Thelen partners Tom Shoesmith, Meg Utterback, Joe Tiano and Lou Bevilacqua, who will be based in Pillsbury’s Shanghai, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco offices, according to Pillsbury, which first made inroads into the China market when it opened a small Shanghai office about a...
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