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Blank Rome opens Los Angeles office

Mar 3, 2009 Philadelphia law firm Blank Rome will open an office in Los Angeles with five new partners, Lawrence Hinkle, Andrew Kim, Warren Koshofer, Glen Rothstein and William Small. The new partners will join Blank Rome from four…

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Latham & Watkins cuts 190 associates, 250 staff

Feb 27, 2009 Latham Watkins has cut 440 employees. 190 associates - 12 per cent of the firm's total associate headcount - and 250 staff will be layed off. The cuts represent the largest to date by a U.S.-based firm. According to…

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Orrick announces 13 new partners

Feb 3, 2009 Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP has announced the admission of 13 lawyers to the partnership, effective January 1, 2009. Orrick currently has 415 partners, including the partners announced today. Twelve promotions…

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Dreier law firm hit by further departures

Jan 22, 2009 Just days after Dreier lost high-profile litigator Stanton "Larry" Stein announced to Liner Yankelevitz, Stein's former partners Michael Plonsker, Mark Passin and Yakub Hazzard are decamping to Robins Kaplan Miller &…

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Mayer Brown loses three partners to Sheppard Mullin

Jan 6, 2009 Mayer Brown partners Bryan Daly, Charles Kreindler and Peter Morris are joining the Los Angeles office of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton. The trio joins Sheppard Mullin's Business Trial and Government Contracts…

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Job cuts at O'Melveny & Myers

Oct 28, 2008 O'Melveny & Myers has laid off five associates in its Los Angeles office, according to the blog Above the Law. The National Law Journal reports that O'Melveny is reducing its staff and associate headcount amid…

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