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Sonnenschein to close Charlotte office

Mar 3, 2009 Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal is closing its Charlotte office next month, the latest law firm the recession has squeezed out of the largest city in North Carolina. Sonnenschein's Charlotte office has eleven lawyers…

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King & Spalding opens eight offices in 18 months

Sep 11, 2008 Between 2000 and 2006, King & Spalding more than doubled the number of lawyers in its New York and Houston offices, the American Lawyer reports. Beginning with Dubai in 2007, King & Spalding went on to add offices in…

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Clifford Chance sends funds team to Dubai

Jul 23, 2008 Clifford Chance has highlighted the Middle East’s importance to the firm’s ­bottom line by relocating a funds team to the region. Partner Nigel Clark, who was made up this year, will relocate to Dubai in October…

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Smith Moore LLP set for merger with Leatherwood

Jul 21, 2008 Smith Moore LLP, a 130-attorney firm with offices in Charlotte, Raleigh, Greensboro, Wilmington, N.C., and Atlanta, will join operations with Leatherwood, which has more than 50 attorneys, to form Smith Moore Leatherwood…

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Former Governor Martin joins McGuireWoods

Jun 12, 2008 Jim Martin, former governor of North Carolina, has joined McGuireWoods Consulting, the government-relations arm of the Richmond, Va.-based law firm, and he will be based in the firm's Charlotte office. He will join the…

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DLA Piper kicks off laterals season in the US

Jan 27, 2008 The first few weeks of 2008 already have marked an abundance of lateral hires among partners making a switch for better opportunities at some of the nation's biggest law firms. In one of the more prominent switches to…

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Chicago law firms expand in Charlotte

Jan 11, 2008 In 1998, Chicago law firm Mayer Brown established an office in Charlotte to be close to that city's bankers. A decade later, its local rivals are trying to muscle in on what has become a lucrative financial-services…

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