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Lowenstein Sandler launches new D.C. office

Aug 13, 2014 New York-based law firm Lowenstein Sandler has launched a new office in Washington D.C., after the hire of a four-lawyer insurance coverage team from Dickstein Shapiro. Three partners are also set to relocate to the…

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Ropes & Gray hires federal prosecutor in NY

Jul 29, 2014 Federal prosecutor Marc P. Berger has joined the New York office of Ropes & Gray in the government enforcement practice. Berger is a veteran federal prosecutor who helped lead the Southern District of New York’s…

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Skadden Cadwalader and LKP lead Forbes media sale

Jul 29, 2014 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom has taken a leading role, along with Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft and LKP Global Law, on Forbes’ sale of a majority stake of its media business to a Hong Kong-based group of…

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Sidley Austin hires former Treasury GC

Jul 18, 2014 Sidley Austin has announced the hire of George W. Madison, who was the general counsel of the Department of the Treasury from September of 2009 to June 2012. Madison joins the firm as a partner in the global Banking…

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Baker & McKenzie promotes 65 to partnership

Jun 28, 2014 Baker & McKenzie has promoted 65 lawyers and other professionals to partnership rank across its global network of 32 offices. This promotions round is down slightly from last year’s figures, when 71 partners were made…

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Who's entitled to fees after law firm failure?

Jun 6, 2014 The question of who is entitled to the profits from lawyer fees after the collapse of a law firm is a hotly contested one, and the issue is currently playing out in the New York Supreme Court. Also at issue is…

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