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Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP guided data center real estate investment trust CyrusOne in its acquisition by two private equity firms for $15 billion and is aiding Johnson & Johnson in its planned spinoff of its consumer health business, landing it a spot among Law360's Mergers & Acquisitions Groups of the Year.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP has chosen longtime New York-based partner Elise Wagner to serve as co-chair of the firm's land use practice, the firm said Wednesday.
Employment and labor law firm Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP is bulking up its cybersecurity and data privacy practice with a 32-attorney team from Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP, the firm announced Tuesday.
Norton Rose Fulbright's Frankfurt office was the subject of an investigation by German authorities Tuesday, as a probe into the European cum-ex tax evasion scandal continues.
Law firms and departing lawyers can take steps to avoid costly litigation and disputes over attorney fees when clients change hands following spinoffs and splits, according to experts who stress the importance of communication in sidestepping any legal battles over bills.
General counsel can take preventive measures now to avoid panicking when their outside counsel is hacked, like knowing the kinds of data the company shares with external lawyers and how it's stored and writing data security requirements into their contracts, experts say.
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP has reelected its managing partner for Europe, the Middle East and Asia to a second term, the firm announced Monday.
Former U.S. District Judge Katherine B. Forrest of the Southern District of New York has left Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP to become a partner in Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP's antitrust litigation department in New York, effective Tuesday.
BakerHostetler has added a former U.S. congressman who most recently worked as a Sidley Austin LLP partner, to head its federal policy practice team, the firm announced Tuesday.
WilmerHale has hired a 23-year veteran of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as a partner in its financial institutions group, the firm said Tuesday.
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP's tax team last year helped broker the largest merger deal ever in the video gaming industry, between independent studio Activision Blizzard and tech giant Microsoft, earning the firm a spot among Law360's 2022 Tax Groups of the Year.
Littler Mendelson PC helped net big wins for IT company Wipro and convenience store chain Circle K, as well as for Viking River Cruises in a case before the U.S. Supreme Court, earning the firm a spot among Law360's 2022 Employment Groups of the Year.
Securities law practitioners at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP secured a precedential appellate victory on behalf of hotel chain Marriott International Inc., and successfully argued for the dismissal of shareholder claims on behalf of Facebook's parent company Meta, earning the group a place among Law360's 2022 Securities Groups of the Year.
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP defended BMW against patent infringement claims before the U.S. International Trade Commission, and also took Amazon to task over counterfeits sold on its platform, earning the firm a spot as one of Law360's 2022 Intellectual Property Groups of the Year.
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP announced Tuesday it is expanding its global reach with a new antitrust practice based in Brussels focused on disputes concerning European Union competition law.
After serving two terms as the first elected attorney general in Washington, D.C., Karl Racine has been rehired by Hogan Lovells as a litigation partner, rejoining the firm where he began his legal career, the firm announced Tuesday.
DLA Piper is growing its corporate practice by adding a former Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP attorney as a partner in its Silicon Valley office in Palo Alto, California.
An attorney who served as White House counsel during former President Barack Obama's first two years in office is now representing President Joe Biden in the U.S. Department of Justice's probe into the handling of classified documents found in the president's home and in one of his old offices.
A pair of Boston-area attorneys who focus on life sciences have made the jump from Brown Rudnick LLP to Withers, adding to its bench of partners in the Bay State.
Law360 would like to congratulate the winners of its Practice Groups of the Year awards for 2022, which honor the attorney teams behind litigation wins and major deals that resonated throughout the legal industry this past year.
The justices kicked off the new year with arguments in four cases that tackled attorney-client privilege, employee bargaining with the National Guard, the immunity of Puerto Rico's financial oversight board and the destruction of property during a labor dispute. Here, Law360 Pulse takes a data-driven dive into the week that was at the U.S. Supreme Court.
The International Bar Association announced on Thursday that it has elected its new president, the first woman in 20 years to serve in the role.
More than a dozen attorneys at Duane Morris LLP have been promoted to partner level at the firm, representing eight offices in the U.S. and London, the firm announced this week.
As BigLaw firms operate more like corporations, hiring nonlawyer executives and developing their own legal tech, they could get embroiled in more trade secrets litigation similar to Proskauer Rose LLP's recent suit against its former chief operating officer, experts say.
The legal technology industry followed its record-setting year of investments in 2021 with a big drop in funding in 2022, resulting in more mergers and acquisitions, according to a Law360 Pulse analysis.