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    Jackson Lewis Adds Business Immigration Principal In DC

    Employment law firm Jackson Lewis PC bolstered the ranks of its Washington, D.C., region office with the addition of a new principal who brings with her more than 20 years of experience aiding employers with business-related immigration matters.

  • MVP: Wiley Rein's Joshua S. Turner

    Wiley Rein LLP partner Joshua S. Turner scored a huge win for the wireless industry by persuading the Ninth Circuit to uphold federal orders aimed at paving the way for thousands of "small cell" sites, landing him a spot among Law360's 2021 Telecommunications MVPs.

  • MVP: Pillsbury's Tamara Bruno

    Pillsbury's Tamara Bruno represented a Northrop Grumman unit in securing more than $100 million in coverage for an underlying securities class action, a leading accomplishment for the institutional policyholder representative, earning her a spot among Law360's 2021 Insurance MVPs.

  • MVP: Troutman Pepper's Aaron Abraham

    Aaron Abraham of Troutman Pepper has helped represent JP Morgan Chase in the ongoing construction of its new skyscraper in Manhattan and SL Green Realty's One Vanderbilt tower next to Grand Central Terminal, earning him a spot among Law360's 2021 Construction MVPs.

  • MVP: Debevoise & Plimpton's Jonathan Adler

    Jonathan Adler co-led a Debevoise & Plimpton LLP team that advised Clayton Dubilier & Rice on a $16 billion buyout fund, CD&R's most recent and largest to date, landing him a spot among Law360's 2021 Fund Formation MVPs.

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    Trust And 'Hard Talk' Key To Inside-Outside Counsel Relations

    Try as you might to hide them, broken personal relationships between in-house lawyers and outside counsel will reveal themselves in bad strategic decisions, wasted effort and general team anxiety.

  • MVP: Simpson Thacher's Kevin Kennedy

    Shepherding multibillion-dollar initial public offerings for companies like Airbnb and managing a switch from an IPO to a direct listing for Roblox, which was valued at $47 billion, during the COVID-19 pandemic are among the accomplishments that have earned Kevin Kennedy of Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett LLP a spot as one of Law360's 2021 Technology MVPs.

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    Davis Polk Can't Sink Associate's Bias, Retaliation Claims

    A New York federal judge on Friday kept alive some remaining bias and retaliation claims a Black former Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP associate is pursuing against the firm, but again dismissed an allegation that race was a motivating factor in some partners' decision to fire him.

  • MVP: Manatt's Barry S. Landsberg

    Barry S. Landsberg of Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP has secured key victories on behalf of hospitals in California, including one that clarified guidance on selecting hearing officers in peer review proceedings, earning him a spot as one of Law360's 2021 Health Care MVPs.

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    Winston Names New Office Leaders, Exec Board Members

    Winston & Strawn LLP has announced new members for its executive committee and new managing partners for seven offices, including New York, Paris and London.

  • MVP: Mayer Brown's A. John P. Mancini

    A. John P. Mancini of Mayer Brown LLP secured the reversal of hiked streaming royalty rates on behalf of Spotify and won a quick dismissal of a sprawling antitrust suit against the music streaming industry, earning him a spot as one of Law360's 2021 Media & Entertainment MVPs.

  • MVP: Skadden's Agnesine 'Nesa' R. Amamoo

    Agnesine "Nesa" Amamoo of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP is co-leading a team representing the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in the multibillion-dollar redevelopment of John F. Kennedy International Airport and is co-leading a team that represents the Las Vegas Sands Corp. on a $6.25 billion sale, earning her a spot among Law360's 2021 Real Estate MVPs.

  • 3 Tech Areas Legal Leaders Should Focus On, Report Says

    Foundational systems of record, digitally enabled workflows and digital management of risk are where legal leaders should focus their technology efforts, a research firm said in a report Thursday.

  • MVP: Covington & Burling's Heather Finstuen

    Heather Finstuen of Covington & Burling LLP leveraged her experience working with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States to land approval for Peugeot and Fiat Chrysler's $52 billion merger and a litany of other transactions, landing her a spot among Law360's 2021 International Trade MVPs.

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    Will Biden Vax Mandates Prompt Run On Employment Attys?

    Already busy labor and employment lawyers are bracing for another influx of work as the Biden administration plans widespread employer vaccine and testing mandates.

  • Legal Tech Roundup: PandaDoc Obtains $1B Valuation

    A document management company reaching a $1 billion valuation leads this recent recap of legal technology news.

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    Squire Patton's Global Leaders On DEI And Change

    Squire Patton Boggs LLP announced this week that it had promoted a new global managing partner, Michele L. Connell, and that the previous managing partner Fred Nance would head up a new diversity, equity and inclusion office. Law360 Pulse caught up with Nance and Connell to talk about goals for the firm and the new diversity office.

  • Beltway Moves: T-Mobile, DLA Piper, Mayer Brown

    There was no shortage of moves in the Washington, D.C., legal scene in the latter weeks of September. Lawyers formerly with the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency landed at Jones Day and Covington & Burling LLP, respectively.

  • Trump Org Ordered To Comply With NY AG's Subpoenas

    A New York state court ordered the Trump Organization to comply with state attorney general subpoenas for information related to former President Donald Trump as part of a civil probe over whether he inflated the value of his assets.

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    Real Estate Tax Law, Or Poetry? This Atty Chose Both

    Neither real estate tax law nor poetry would appear to be for everyone. Thomas Zampino manages to embody both.

  • Ex-Dechert Atty Defends His 'Professional' Probe For ENRC

    Neil Gerrard's "dogged" efforts to probe serious allegations of fraud within Eurasian Natural Resources Corp. reflects his professionalism and determination to do his job despite stubborn resistance from the mining company, counsel for the former Dechert partner told a trial Friday.

  • MVP: Mayer Brown's Richard E. Nowak

    Partner Richard E. Nowak successfully led a Mayer Brown LLP team representing Northrop Grumman in a case in which the Ninth Circuit found that calculating benefits is not a fiduciary function, earning him a spot among Law360's 2021 Benefits MVPs.

  • Biden Picks Ex-Davis Polk Atty, Law Prof For OCC Chief

    President Joe Biden has tapped a former Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP lawyer turned academic to head up the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in a move that could position the national bank regulator for a continued shift toward crypto-skepticism.

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    How Firms Are Surviving A Hot Lateral Partner Market In LA

    While firms across the country are vying frantically for associates in a cutthroat legal market, in Los Angeles the hot competition for partners might be the bigger story.

  • MVP: Cohen Milstein's Sharon K. Robertson

    Sharon Robertson of Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC has waged a number of legal battles in pay-for-delay schemes this year, earning her a spot among Law360's 2021 Life Sciences MVPs.

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