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Shearman, Baker, Weil advise on $2.8bn chicken deal

Sep 17, 2009 Shearman & Sterling and Baker & McKenzie took lead roles in the acquisition of a majority stake in the bankrupt Kentucky Fried Chicken supplier Pilgrim's Pride by Brazilian beef company JBS. Weil, Gotshal & Manges is…

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Weil Gotshal's Lehman bankruptcy fees exceed $100m

Aug 19, 2009 Weil Gotshal & Manges is set to pass the $100m mark in total billings on the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy, reports legalweek. Weil Gotshal's first request for $55m for the period of September 2008 to January 2009 has…

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GM paid Weil Gotshal $54m before bankruptcy

Jun 16, 2009 Before General Motors sought Chapter 11 protection, it paid $54 million legal fees to the restructuring team at New York law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, which includes bankruptcy star Harvey Miller and partners…

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Weil Gotshal cuts staff despite strong results

Jun 2, 2009 Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, which has about 43 lawyers in Boston and 1,215 lawyers firm-wide, has laid off 79 non-legal staff across all of its U.S. offices. The staff cuts come despite a rise in profits per partner in…

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