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Thelen law firm faces threat of closing

Oct 29, 2008 Thelen LLP, a 400-attorney San Francisco firm founded in 1924, is poised to be the latest corporate-law firm forced out of business amid an industrywide slowdown. The partnership council of the firm has confirmed that…

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Heller Ehrman law firm to dissolve Friday

Sep 26, 2008 The San Francisco law firm Heller Ehrman will formally vote Friday to dissolve, ending a legal partnership that survived the 1906 earthquake, a depression, wars and social upheavals but was, in the final analysis, unable…

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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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Thelen Lays Off 26 Associates, 85 Staffers

Mar 20, 2008 Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner laid off 26 associates and 85 staff on Wednesday afternoon, the most dramatic step in a package of moves reacting to tough economic times. The firm is also trimming its summer…

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Foley & Lardner LLP elects 24 new partners

Feb 8, 2008 Foley & Lardner LLP announced today that 24 of the firm's senior counsel have been elected to partnership. This includes attorneys from the firm's Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Madison, Milwaukee, Orlando, San Diego,…

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Sanofi-Aventis Faces Purported Class Action

Nov 14, 2007 Sanofi-Aventis SA (SNY) faces a purported class-action lawsuit for allegedly making misleading statements regarding its Zimulti obesity drug, according to San Diego-based law firm Coughlin, Stoia, Geller, Rudman &…

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