Ex-Calif. High Court Justice Heads To Irell & Manella

Law360, New York (March 3, 2011, 1:08 PM EST) -- A former justice of the California Supreme Court is joining Irell & Manella LLP to focus on appellate cases and class actions, among other areas, the firm announced Tuesday.

Former Associate Justice Carlos Moreno will join the firm’s Los Angeles office as of counsel.

Moreno, the only Democrat on the state’s high court, retired Monday — with another Democratic governor recently voted into office, which Moreno said made the timing of his departure appropriate.

The justice cast the only dissenting vote in the court’s ruling upholding...
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