Morris Kramer, the longtime Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP partner who died Friday, is remembered by colleagues as a quick-thinking tactician who helped shape the law firm and the sharp-elbowed dealmaking world it came to rule.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP will soon join the ranks of other major law firms that have been opening their doors in China when it launches its Shanghai branch with the help of a former DLA Piper partner, the firm announced Wednesday.
Labor and employment firm Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC will open an office in Richmond, Va., this week with three attorneys formerly with Troutman Sanders LLP and LeClairRyan, making it the firm’s 44th location worldwide, it announced Wednesday.
A Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP partner and former U.S. prosecutor has been nominated by President Barack Obama to a judgeship in the Southern District of New York, the White House announced Monday.
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP has formed a new energy, environment and resources department in its Washington office, creating a "bipartisan" team drawing on new hires as well as current partners, the firm announced Thursday.
Sidley Austin LLP's strength in overlapping areas of interest to securities defense lawyers was the motivating factor for a mass Bingham McCutchen LLP partner defection this week, one of the outgoing partners told Law360 on Wednesday.
K&L Gates LLP has jumped into Delaware's corporate practice market with four lateral hires from Wilmington stalwart Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP, the firm announced Monday.
Lanny Breuer — the former U.S. Department of Justice Criminal Division chief who drew criticism for a lack of indictments against Wall Street executives — has rejoined Covington & Burling LLP to serve as vice chairman, the firm said.
President Barack Obama on Friday withdrew his D.C. Circuit nomination for Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP lawyer Caitlin Halligan after nearly two and a half years of Republican opposition in the U.S. Senate and called the filibuster “unjustified.”
Pennsylvania Secretary of Environmental Protection Mike Krancer will step down from his position to rejoin Blank Rome LLP as chair of the firm's energy, petrochemical and natural resources practice, he announced Friday.
Philadelphia-based Dilworth Paxson LLP on Tuesday announced it has opened a New York City office under the helm of a new partner who focuses on business litigation and representation of creditors, shareholders and official committees in complex bankruptcy cases.
President Barack Obama has nominated the general counsel of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management and the chief special master of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims to judgeships on that court, the White House said Wednesday.
White & Case LLP on Tuesday expanded into Spain with a new financial center office and the addition of two local lawyers from Latham & Watkins LLP specializing in mergers and acquisitions and capital markets.
Cozen O'Connor has nabbed six Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP real estate, insurance and estate planning attorneys to open the firm's new West Palm Beach, Fla., office, Cozen announced Monday.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission said Monday that its general counsel Dan M. Berkovitz, who guided the commission through the passage and implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act, will leave the agency at the end of March after 30 years of service in the federal government.
Nixon Peabody LLP has lured former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., to its Boston office, significantly boosting its government relations and government affairs practice, particularly for its financial services and commercial real estate clients, the firm said Monday.
Covington & Burling LLP has brought aboard former U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., as a senior public policy adviser in its Washington office, the firm announced Wednesday, giving corporate clients access to a seasoned attorney with insider expertise on patent law, health reform and a potential tax code overhaul.
Venable LLP has expanded its bankruptcy practice and mid-Atlantic presence by branching out into Delaware, opening a Wilmington office headed up by a veteran restructuring pro from crosstown firm Bayard PA, Venable announced Tuesday.
Rochester, N.Y., commercial and employment litigator Elizabeth A. Wolford's name has been sent to the White House as a possible candidate to become the first female judge to sit in the Western District of New York, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said Tuesday.
Reed Smith LLP has opened its first Texas office in Houston with a new team of 12 partners — many hired from rival firms — specializing in energy, commercial litigation, life sciences, employment, corporate finance and intellectual property, the firm said Tuesday.