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Steve Berman Appointed In Consolidated Toyota Litigation
Posted on 25 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SANTA ANA, Calif. - U.S. District Judge James V. Selna of the Central District of California on May 14 appointed class action lawyer Steve Berman, managing partner of Hagens Berman , to co-lead counsel in the massive multi-district litigation against... Read More

BP Oil Spill Litigation Law Firm Wesley J. Farrell Becomes Farrell & Patel
Posted on 18 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MIAMI - The Law Firm of Wesley J. Farrell has announced that Ricky K. Patel has been named partner, and the firm will now be known as Farrell & Patel Attorneys at Law. The firm currently represents 600 hotels and other Gulf Coast businesses negatively... Read More

McGuireWoods Adds Complex Commercial Litigator Brooks Gresham In Los Angeles
Posted on 25 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - McGuireWoods LLP, a full-service top 100 law firm, has announced that Brooks Gresham has joined the firm's Los Angeles office as a partner with the Complex Commercial Litigation group. Gresham has extensive experience in class action... Read More

Massive Toyota Litigation Keeps Its Ties To Arizona Attorney With Hagens Berman
Posted on 25 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - Rob Carey, a Phoenix attorney and former chief assistant attorney general, will continue to play a key role in the massive multidistrict litigation against Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. after U.S. District Judge James V. Selna of the Central District... Read More

Beasley Allen's Miles Appointed To Lead Toyota SUA Litigation
Posted on 25 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - U.S. District Judge James V. Selna of the Central District of California on May 14 appointed W. Daniel "Dee" Miles III, head of the Consumer Fraud section for Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis and Miles P.C., to the Liaison... Read More

Prominent Auto Industry Attorney John W. Forehand Joins Kurkin Brandes LLP
Posted on 30 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MIAMI — Prominent Tallahassee-based franchise attorney John W. Forehand has joined Miami’s Kurkin Brandes LLP as a partner. The firm, which currently represents auto dealerships throughout Florida and other states as well, has been renamed... Read More

Hezekiah Sistrunk Appointed To DePuy Hip Implant Discovery Committee
Posted on 2 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTA - Attorney Hezekiah Sistrunk Jr. of The Cochran Firm - Atlanta has been selected for a leadership position in the DePuy ASR Hip Implant mass tort multidistrict litigation. Federal Judge David A. Katz appointed Sistrunk to the Discovery Committee... Read More

Williams Kastner Welcomes New Associate Kristen M. Wilson
Posted on 30 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SEATTLE - The law firm of Williams Kastner has announced the addition of Kristen M. Wilson as an associate in the Seattle office. Wilson will focus her practice at Williams Kastner on product liability and business litigation . Before joining Williams... Read More

Lanier Named One Of 25 Greatest Texas Lawyers Of Past 25 Years
Posted on 9 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HOUSTON - Attorney Mark Lanier, founder of The Lanier Law Firm in Houston, has been selected by the editors of Texas Lawyer newspaper as one of "The 25 Greatest Texas Lawyers of the Past Quarter Century." Lanier is recognized in the publication's... Read More

Burg Simpson Leads National Litigation Against DePuy Orthopaedics
Posted on 2 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DENVER - Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine P.C., one of the nation's leading plaintiff litigation law firms, has announced that shareholder Seth. A. Katz has been appointed by Judge David A. Katz to serve as a member of the Plaintiffs'... Read More

West Virginia Attorney Ben Bailey Named Part Of Counsel Team In National Toyota Lawsuit
Posted on 25 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - U.S. District Court Judge James V. Selna of the Central District of California has appointed West Virginia attorney Benjamin Bailey as one of nine lawyers to the Plaintiffs' Counsel Committee for Economic Loss in the national lawsuit... Read More

Fried Frank Expands Litigation Practice Into UK
Posted on 29 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LONDON - Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP has announced that Nick Cherryman and James Kitching are joining the firm's litigation practice as partners based in the London office. These significant hires highlight the expansion of the... Read More

Weitz & Luxenberg’s Robin Greenwald Named To BP Oil Spill Litigation PSC
Posted on 14 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. has announced that Robin Greenwald, the head of Weitz & Luxenberg's environmental and toxic tort litigation unit, has been selected to serve on the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee in the BP oil spill litigation... Read More