Chicago Lawyer Wins Battle over George Lucas Museum - After the the efforts of attorney Thomas Geoghegan, Chicago sci-fi fans hoping to pore over Star Wars memorabilia may have to travel to a city far, far away.
Deal Watch: London Falls, But M&A Must Carry On - While Friday?s Brexit vote has likely cast a potential shadow over cross-border M&A activity, a number of timely billion-dollar tie-ups were announced amid the U.K.?s decision to leave the European Union.
Brexit Vote Clouds Big Firm Lawyers' M&A Crystal Balls - As top transactional lawyers sought to calm nervous clients Friday after Britain's vote to leave the EU, several said they were bracing for the possibility of a two-year drought in their most highly leveraged, profitable business: advising on cross-border M&A deals.
Legal Recruiting Giant Buys Rights to Legal Department Reports - Major, Lindsey & Africa has acquired three analytical reports on in-house law departments that were previously owned by General Counsel Metrics LLC, a consulting firm owned by Altman Weil principal Rees Morrison.
Dentons' Africa Head Leaves Global Giant for New Boutique - Thomas Laryea, co-chair of Dentons' global government sector and former head of the firm's Africa initiative, has joined a new shop specializing in the diverse legal needs of African governments and diaspora from the continent.
Where in the World Is Your Fenwick & West Lawyer? - Fenwick & West announced the launch of its fifth office in New York this month to a bit of fanfare. But thanks to a firm policy, there are actually Fenwick lawyers working in offices all over the country, from Williston, Vermont, to Boise, Idaho.
Reed Smith Rebuilds Partner Ranks, Plus More Lateral Moves - Several new recruits join Reed Smith; Latham & Watkins welcomes a former Sullivan & Cromwell partner in New York; Gibson Dunn grabs one and loses another; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Brexit Vote Clouds Big-Firm Lawyers' M&A Crystal Balls - As top transactional lawyers sought to calm nervous clients Friday after Britain's vote to leave the EU, several said that they were bracing for the possibility of a two-year drought in their most highly leveraged, profitable business: advising on cross-border M&A deals.
Foley & Lardner Lands Leading Kaye Scholer Chicago Litigator - Zaldwaynaka ?Z? Scott, a well-connected co-chair of Kaye Scholer?s Chicago white-collar litigation and internal investigations practice, is headed to Foley & Lardner in the Windy City.
Foley & Lardner Lands Kaye Scholer Chicago Litigation Leader - Zaldwaynaka ?Z? Scott, a well-connected co-chair of Kaye Scholer?s Chicago white-collar litigation and internal investigations practice, is headed to Foley & Lardner in the Windy City.
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