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Bear Stearns lawyers jump to law firms

Sep 23, 2008 Several lawyers at Bear Stearns have landed at major law firms after the takeover of the investment bank by JPMorgan Chase. David Strumeyer, former head of the legal and compliance department, shifted to Weil Gotshal;…

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Law firms line up for Lehman advisory work

Sep 18, 2008 Weil Gotshal & Manges, the New York corporate and insolvency specialist, is managing Lehman Brothers’ Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in the US. In the UK, a three-partner team from Linklaters has secured the key…

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US law firms continue China expansion

Aug 16, 2008 US firm Dechert has been granted a licence to open an office in Beijing, its first in mainland China, the firm has said in a statement. So far this year, ten US firms have obtained licences to open firms in China,…

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Weil Gotshal lawyer becomes rap superstar

Jul 26, 2008 A former Weil Gotshal lawyer has released an album called "Law and order" to become a rap superstar. Emeka Onyejekwe graduated from NYU in 2006 and worked at Weil Gotshal for a little less than a year. He said he left…

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Weil Gotshal to open in Beijing

Jun 9, 2008 Weil Gotshal & Manges has continued its emerging markets push after confirming that it has received a license to practise in Beijing. Steve Xiang – who heads up the New York law firm’s China practice and is…

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Weil Gotshal Helps Trump Dump Marina Hotel

Jun 2, 2008 The Trump Marina Hotel Casino is being sold to Coastal Marina, a subsidiary of New York-based Coastal Development LLC, in a $316 million deal. Weil, Gotshal & Manges advised Atlantic City-based Trump Entertainment…

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Reed Smith, Herbert Smith in as AOL buys $850m Bebo

Mar 16, 2008 The City arm of Reed Smith Richards Butler has picked up a profile-raising mandate on the $850m acquisition of social networking website Bebo by AOL. The firm’s London arm advised longstanding client Bebo on UK aspects…

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