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Delaware Vice Chancellor Dismisses Derivative Action Against Goldman Sachs Directors
Posted on 18 Oct 2011 by Francis G.X. Pileggi

In the case of In Re The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Shareholder Litigation , C.A. No. 5215-VCG (Oct. 12, 2011), read opinion here , Vice Chancellor Glasscock, in his first major corporate law decision, granted defendants' motion to dismiss a derivative... Read More

William A. Ruskin: Strong Contractual Terms Can Deflect Tort Liability
Posted on 30 Nov 2012 by William A. Ruskin

By William A. Ruskin Well drafted contracts provide an effective means to mitigate tort liability. In particular, contractual risk allocation provisions can assist companies in better controlling their litigation disposing of claims when they arise... Read More

Not A Delaware Lawyer? Here's A Delaware Practice And Procedure Guide
Posted on 8 Aug 2012 by Francis G.X. Pileggi

These guidelines for collaboration between Delaware counsel and non-Delaware lawyers were prepared by Francis G.X. Pileggi, Kevin F. Brady and Jill Agro. This is a compilation of selected key Delaware court decisions, rules, and customs to guide Delaware... Read More

Joseph Callister Joins Wick Phillips Litigation Team
Posted on 2 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DALLAS - Wick Phillips Gould & Martin LLP, a full-service business law firm, has announced the hire of Joseph Callister as an associate in the firm's commercial litigation group. Specializing in complex disputes, Callister represents clients... Read More

Anthony H. Lowenberg, Eric Chartan Join Goldfarb Branham
Posted on 12 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DALLAS - Anthony H. Lowenberg and Eric Chartan have joined Goldfarb Branham LLP as the law firm continues to emerge as one of the premier complex commercial litigation firms in Texas. Joining the firm as a senior associate, Lowenberg brings 11 years'... Read More

Prominent Delaware Litigator Francis G.X. Pileggi Joins Eckert Seamans In Wilmington
Posted on 3 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WILMINGTON, Del. - Eckert Seamans Cherin and Mellott LLC, a full-service national law firm, has announced that Francis G.X. Pileggi , a leading Delaware attorney and law blogger, has joined the firm as member-in charge of the Wilmington office. Pileggi... Read More

Ashley A. Weaver Joins Ulmer & Berne’s Litigation Department
Posted on 15 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CLEVELAND — Ulmer & Berne LLP has announced the addition of Ashley A. Weaver to its Litigation Department. Before joining Ulmer & Berne, Weaver worked for several years as a litigator in Boston. She also served as a judicial law clerk to... Read More

David Fawcett Joins Reed Smith Commercial Litigation Group
Posted on 3 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PITTSBURGH - International law firm Reed Smith LLP has announced the addition of litigator David B. Fawcett as a partner in the Eastern Commercial Litigation Group. Fawcett will be resident in the firm's Pittsburgh office. Fawcett was formerly... Read More

Partner Robert D. Owen Joins Sutherland's Litigation Practice In New York
Posted on 22 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP has announced that Robert D. Owen has joined the firm as a partner in the Litigation Practice Group in New York. Previously a partner with Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, Owen has more than 35 years of experience... Read More

Elarbee Thompson Announces Partnership Decisions
Posted on 7 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTA - Elarbee, Thompson, Sapp & Wilson LLP, the award-winning Atlanta labor, employment and complex litigation firm, has announced that Amy Auffant and Glianny Fagundo have been elevated to partner status. Auffant's practice includes the... Read More

Litigator Sherry C. Dickman Joins Miami Office Of McDonald Hopkins Law Firm
Posted on 14 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CLEVELAND - Sherry C. Dickman has joined the new Miami office of McDonald Hopkins LLC, a business advisory and advocacy law firm with more than 130 attorneys. Dickman is a seasoned litigator who specializes in international litigation and arbitration... Read More

Winston & Strawn Adds More Than 40 Howrey IP And Commercial Litigation Attorneys
Posted on 3 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHICAGO - Winston & Strawn LLP has announced that it is being joined by more than 40 Howrey intellectual property and commercial litigation attorneys whose groups complement Winston's own global IP and litigation practices. A sizeable percentage... Read More

Michael Socarras Joins Chadbourne & Parke Commercial Litigation, International Dispute Resolution & Investigations Practices
Posted on 13 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - The international law firm Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that Michael Socarras has joined the firm as a partner in the Washington, D.C. office. Socarras has extensive experience in resolving disputes through negotiation, arbitration... Read More

Bass, Berry & Sims PLC Expands Business Litigation Practice In Memphis With Addition Of J. Brook Lathram
Posted on 20 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Bass, Berry & Sims PLC , a blue-chip law firm based in Tennessee, has announced the addition of J. Brook Lathram as a new partner in the firm's Memphis office. Lathram joins Bass, Berry & Sims' Commercial Litigation... Read More

Gov. Rick Scott Appoints Greenberg Traurig Attorney Phillip H. Hutchinson To 15th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
Posted on 13 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.- Phillip H. Hutchinson , shareholder in the West Palm Beach office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig P.A. , has been appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to the 15th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission. Hutchinson was appointed... Read More