Thelen LLP

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    85-year old US law firm Thelen files for bankruptcy

    September 21, 2009 Thelen LLP, a US law firm founded in 1924 in San Francisco, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the Southern District of New York on Thursday night, almost a year after the firm voted to dissolve. The firm said…

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    Associates sue Thelen over lost wages

    November 26, 2008 Three Thelen associates and a staff member filed suit against Thelen in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, alleging that the firm violated the WARN Act by not giving 60 days' notice prior to…

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    Winston Strawn bags 19 lawyers from Thelen

    November 21, 2008 Chicago-based Winston & Strawn is the latest to profit from the demise of Thelen, hiring 19 Thelen lawyers into three of its offices, reports The Lawyer. The nine-partner, 10-associate haul is third largest to emerge…

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    Thelen chairman Stephen O’Neal job-hunting?

    October 27, 2008 According to the Recorder, Thelen's chairman Stephen O’Neal and 30 or so lawyers from Thelen’s construction and mass torts practice are currently in talks with Howrey, in the hopes of closing a deal within the next…

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    Some law firms hire in slump

    October 10, 2008 The economic downturn has forced many law firms to downsize and cut spending. But a smaller group is on the prowl, looking to expand even as their earnings are falling...

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    Thelen and Nixon Peabody Discuss Merger

    September 11, 2008 Thelen is the latest firm seeking a merger to shore up the firm in the wake of significant partner departures. According to sources close to the situation, Thelen and Nixon Peabody may have an agreement pending. A…

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    Following Losses, Thelen Renames Itself

    August 26, 2008 Following the departure of a third name partner, Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner announced today that it will rename itself "Thelen." The news followed word earlier today that Jeffrey Steiner and seven corporate…

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