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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Nixon Peabody has added 11 attorneys from Thelen to its energy and environmental practice across three offices. Milwaukee-based Foley & Lardner has added three former Thelen partners in New York.
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
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
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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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
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
The path to merger appears a little rockier for Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner after the departure of another one of its name partners. Last week, Richard Raysman left for New York based institutional finance
Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner has announced the appointment of senior securities lawyer Woon-Wah Siu, formerly with Chicago’s Bell Boyd & Lloyd. Former associate Eva Wang will join US firm Wilson Sonsini