Legal Roundup

GREENBERG TRAURIG, LLP: Advised CA Immo on the acquisition of Warsaw Spire Building C

By Greenberg Traurig, LLP | Oct 12, 2018

Lawyers from the Greenberg Traurig Warsaw office advised CA Immo in connection with the acquisition of Warsaw Spire Building C for ca. EUR 100 million.

LIEFF CABRASER HEIMANN & BERNSTEIN, LLP: Announces Securities Class Action Against Microchip Technology Inc.

By | Oct 12, 2018

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP announces that class action litigation has been filed on behalf of investors who purchased or otherwise acquired the publicly traded securities of Microchip Technology Inc.

HOLLAND & KNIGHT, LLP: Political Law Attorneys Charles Borden and Samuel Brown Move to Holland & Knight

By | Oct 12, 2018

Nationally recognized political law attorney Charles Borden has joined Holland & Knight as a partner in its Public Policy & Regulation Group in Washington, D.C.

DEUTSH KERRIGAN LLP: The Jones Act: Protecting U.S. Vessels and Seamen

By | Oct 12, 2018

The Merchant Marine Act of 1920 is the federal statute that promotes, regulates and maintains maritime commerce in U.S. waters and between U.S. ports.

PEPPER HAMILTON LLP: General Contractor’s Unjustified Threats to Assess Delay Damages Against Subcontractor Are a Material Breach of Contract

By | Oct 12, 2018

Randy Kinder Excavating, Inc. v. JA Manning Constr. Co. 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 21878 (8th Cir. Aug. 7, 2018)

HOLLAND & KNIGHT: Eminent M&A Lawyer Howard Shecter Joins Holland & Knight

By Holland & Knight | Oct 7, 2018

Senior mergers and acquisitions lawyer Howard Shecter has joined Holland & Knight as of counsel in the firm's Philadelphia and New York offices.

GREENBURG TRAURIG LLP: Attorneys and Practices Recognized in Inaugural IFLR1000 United States

By | Oct 7, 2018

Greenberg Traurig, LLP attorneys and practices were recognized in the inaugural edition of IFLR1000 United States. Five practices and 12 attorneys were recognized across eight jurisdictions.

ORRICK: Advises GE Energy Financial Services on Sale of Stake in 3 GW Portfolio

By | Oct 7, 2018

Orrick represented GE Energy Financial Services (GE EFS) in a sale of its 24.95% share in Southeast PowerGen Holdings (Southeast) to co-investor The Carlyle Group (Carlyle). Southeast owns a 3.2 GW portfolio of six generation assets in Georgia.

DYKEMA, GOSSETT PLLC: Robert C. Freed and Conrad A. Hansen of Minneapolis IP Firm Moore & Hansen Join Dykema

By | Oct 5, 2018

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced that Robert C. Freed and Conrad A. Hansen of the intellectual property law firm Moore & Hansen have joined its Minneapolis office, both as Senior Counsel.

LIEFF CABRASER HEIMANN & BERNSTEIN LLP: Humane Society Announces Reconciliation Process as Latest of Multiple Efforts to Improve Workplace Culture

By | Oct 5, 2018

Lieff Cabraser attorney Kelly M. Dermody notes clients are pleased HSUS is committed to providing healthy and safe environment to fulfill its mission

LIEFF CABRASER HEIMANN & BERNSTEIN LLP: Kathleen Konopka Joins Lieff Cabraser’s New York Office as Of Counsel

By | Sep 30, 2018

New York attorney Kathleen Konopka has joined the New York City office of national plaintiffs’ firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP as Of Counsel.

GREENBERG & TRAURIG: Lori G. Cohen Named LMG Life Sciences 2018 Product Liability Attorney of the Year; Inducted into Life Sciences Hall of Fame

By Greenberg Traurig, LLP | Sep 30, 2018

Greenberg Traurig, LLP issued the Lori G. Cohen, Co-Chair of the Global Litigation Practice at Greenberg Traurig, LLP, was named “2018 Product Liability Attorney of the Year” by LMG Life Sciences, the definitive guide to leading North American law firms and lawyers specialized in the life sciences industry. announcement on Sept. 26.Lori G.

ORRICK: Aravind Swaminathan Joins Seattle’s New Innovation Advisory Council

By | Sep 30, 2018

The City of Seattle is launching its first ever Innovation Advisory Council to bring together the most innovative thinkers from Seattle’s tech community to help solve the City’s most pressing problems.

ALASKA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Alaska Attorney General announces $148 million settlement with Uber over data breach

By Alaska Attorney General | Sep 30, 2018

Alaska Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth announced that she, along with the other 49 states and the District of Columbia, has reached an agreement with California-based ride-sharing company Uber Technologies, Inc. (Uber) to address the company’s one-year delay in reporting a data breach to its affected drivers.

VERMONT OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: Vermont to Receive $600,000 in Settlement With Uber Over Data Breach

By Vermont Office of the Attorney General | Sep 30, 2018

Attorney General T.J. Donovan announced that Vermont and 49 states and the District of Columbia have reached an agreement with California-based ride-sharing company Uber Technologies, Inc. (Uber).

ARKANSAS ATTORNEY GENERAL: Rutledge welcomes fall law clerks

By Arkansas Attorney General | Sep 30, 2018

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge welcomed a new class of law clerks for the fall session to the Attorney General’s office.

HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP: Three Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named to KC Techweek 100

By | Sep 30, 2018

Husch Blackwell’s Jeff Simon, Nathan Oleen and Ed Wilson have been named to the 2018 Kansas City Techweek 100.

TRESSLER LLP: Anthony Tessitore Joins Tressler’s New Jersey Office

By | Sep 30, 2018

Tressler LLP is proud to welcome Anthony M. Tessitore as a partner in our Newark, New Jersey office.

GREENBERG & TRAURIG: Investment Funds Attorney Peter Tsirigotis Joins GT’s Growing Corporate Practice

By Greenberg Traurig, LLP | Sep 30, 2018

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP continues to strategically expand its Corporate and Investment Funds practices with the addition of Petros (Peter) L. Tsirigotis as shareholder in its Washington, D.C. and New York City offices.

MCGUIRREWOODS LLP: Top-Ranked Environmental Lawyer Dave Franchina Joins McGuireWoods in Charlotte

By | Sep 30, 2018

McGuireWoods has bolstered its significant regulatory and compliance capabilities with the arrival of Dave Franchina, one of North Carolina’s top-ranked environmental lawyers.

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