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LeBron's Lawyer Elated About Return of King James Frederick Nance, a Cleveland-based regional managing partner at Squire Patton Boggs, has been the longtime personal and business lawyer to NBA star LeBron James, who on Friday announced that he would return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, a team he left four years ago this month. Nance admits that the advice he gave his star client about his the next stop in his playing career wasn't exactly unbiased.
Frederick Nance, a Cleveland-based regional managing partner at Squire Patton Boggs, has been the longtime personal and business lawyer to NBA star LeBron Ja...
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Big Law Finds its Inner Rock Star in Battle of the Bands Morrison & Foerster emerged the winner in Tuesday's Battle of the Bands event in Los Angeles to raise money for domestic violence victims. Band Morrison edged out Proskauer Rose's Legally Blonde and Norton Rose Fulbright's Hostile Witness.
Morrison & Foerster emerged the winner in Tuesday's Battle of the Bands event in Los Angeles to raise money for domestic violence victims. Band Morrison edge...
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The American Lawyer Chooses 2014 Global Legal Award Winners The American Lawyer unveils the 36 winners of its second annual Global Legal Awards. Four grand prizewinners—in Global M&A, Global Finance, Global Disputes, and Global Citizenship—will be announced at the awards dinner on September 15, 2014, at Gotham Hall in New York City.
The American Lawyer unveils the 36 winners of its second annual Global Legal Awards. Four grand prizewinners-in Global M&A, Global Finance, Global Disp...
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Goodwin Procter Names New Chairman David Hashmall will become only the sixth chairman in the firm's 102-year history, replacing Regina Pisa—the first woman ever to lead an Am Law 100 firm.
David Hashmall will become only the sixth chairman in the firm's 102-year history, replacing Regina Pisa-the first woman ever to lead an Am Law 100 firm.
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Smolen, Kluger Speak About Careers Gone Awry Two Am Law 100 lawyers who fell on hard times—Lee Smolen and Matthew Kluger—have recently discussed their trials and tribulations in vastly different venues.
Two Am Law 100 lawyers who fell on hard times-Lee Smolen and Matthew Kluger-have recently discussed their trials and tribulations in vastly diffe...
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Undeterred, AbbVie Makes Another Play for Shire After being rebuffed three times by Shire, AbbVie announced a sweetened bid of $51.5 billion for the Irish pharmaceutical company. Advising AbbVie are Herbert Smith Freehills and Sullivan & Cromwell while Shire turned to Slaughter & May and Davis Polk & Wardwell.
After being rebuffed three times by Shire, AbbVie announced a sweetened bid of $51.5 billion for the Irish pharmaceutical company. Advising AbbVie are Herber...
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The Roberts Court: Playing the Long Game What will be the legacy of the Roberts Court? It's way too soon to tell.
What will be the legacy of the Roberts Court? It's way too soon to tell.
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Kirkland's $5 Million Man Leads on Texas Energy Deal A little more than two months after Kirkland & Ellis made waves by heading to Houston with its hire of Andrew Calder from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, the firm has snagged a key role advising longtime Simpson private equity client KKR on its creation of an oil and gas joint venture with Riverstone Holdings that will be one of the largest operators in Texas' Barnett Shale formation.
A little more than two months after Kirkland & Ellis made waves by heading to Houston with its hire of Andrew Calder from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, the fir...
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Cadwalader Takes Corporate Inversions to Another Level Several Am Law 100 firms have sought to carve out a niche in the corporate inversion space, but Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft may have found another way to help U.S. companies use the maneuver to lower their tax bills. Raleigh-based Salix Pharmaceuticals has retained the firm, as well as Covington & Burling and leading Irish shop A&L Goodbody, for its $2.7 billion acquisition of patents to gastrointestinal drugs owned by an Irish unit of Italy's Cosmo Pharmaceuticals.
Several Am Law 100 firms have sought to carve out a niche in the corporate inversion space, but Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft may have found another way to h...
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Confidence in Legal Industry Mixed Among Firm Leaders Confidence remained relatively steady for law firm managing partners in the second quarter, but their outlook on revenues and the overall economy dampened from the first quarter, according to Citi Private Bank Law Firm Group's latest survey.
Confidence remained relatively steady for law firm managing partners in the second quarter, but their outlook on revenues and the overall economy dampened fr...
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THE LEGAL INTELLIGENCER BLOG: Former Mifflin County Judge Joins Tucker Arensberg Tucker Arensberg has added a former Mifflin County Court of Common Pleas president judge, causing the firm to revive its inactive outpost in Lewistown, Pa.
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The Churn: Venable Expands in L.A., Plus More Lateral Moves A day after Hogan Lovells and Squire Patton Boggs started the third quarter with mergers abroad, Venable has gotten into the tie-up game by picking up seven lawyers from Los Angeles litigation boutique Weingarten Brown. The Am Law Daily looks at those moves and more in our latest tally of Am Law 200 hires.
A day after Hogan Lovells and Squire Patton Boggs started the third quarter with mergers abroad, Venable has gotten into the tie-up game by picking up seven ...
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