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When big law firms crumble

Feb 9, 2009 Wall Street lawyers whose businesses falter find their bankers promptly at the door asking for repayment of loans. BusinessWeek article by Michael Orey about the fall of Thacher Proffitt & Wood

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King & Spalding out of proposed Thacher acquisition

Dec 22, 2008 King & Spalding no longer is in the running to acquire a part of Thacher Proffitt & Wood, writes The American Lawyer. In the past week, when King & Spalding neared a deal with Thacher for the structured finance group,…

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Cleary appeals sanctions over Congo witness row

Jun 27, 2008 Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton attemps to reverse a stinging sanctions order by Southern District of New York Judge Loretta Preska last August saying the firm had shown "a willingness to operate in the murky area…

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Simpson Thacher hires Akin partner Tristan Brown

Jun 14, 2008 Simpson Thacher & Bartlett has ramped up its executive compensation capabilities, snaring a partner from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. Tristan Brown will join the firm as partner in Simpson Thacher’s Palo Alto,…

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Chadbourne & Parke launches in Brazil

Jun 6, 2008 Chadbourne & Parke has confirmed that it is to follow its recent opening in Mexico with an office launch in Brazil. As According to The Lawyer, the firm has confirmed that it was working towards a launch in Sao Paulo…

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