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Goodwin Procter Names 12 New Partners

BOSTON - Goodwin Procter LLP, a national Am Law 50 law firm, has announced that 12 attorneys were elected to the firm's partnership, effective Oct. 1. Complete bios are available at http://www.goodwinprocter.com/2010newpartners.htm . The newly...

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Hagens Berman Opens New Office In Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP, a Seattle-based class action and complex litigation firm, has announced the opening of a Colorado office, led by class action attorney Rob Carey. Hagens Berman Managing Partner Steve Berman...

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Susan M. Finegan Named To Massachusetts Commission On Judicial Conduct

BOSTON - Susan M. Finegan , a member of the Litigation Practice and chair of the Pro Bono Committee of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. , has been appointed to the Massachusetts Commission on Judicial Conduct (CJC). Finegan, who was...

Tom Moylan
Abbott, B. Braun, Boehringer Ingelheim Settle Drug-Pricing Cases For $421M

BOSTON -- (Mealey's) Drug and medical supply makers Abbott Laboratories Inc., B. Braun Medical Inc. and Roxane Laboratories (now known as Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane Inc.) have agreed to pay a total of $421 million to settle False Claims Act allegations...

Timothy Raub
SEC Reaches $137M Settlement With Bank Of America Subsidiary In Municipal Bond Investigation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A former subsidiary of Bank of America Corp. that is now part of Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Smith LLP on Dec. 7 agreed to a $137 million settlement of a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into allegations...

Stephen Fisher, Janet Kim Lin, Gail Manuguid
Court Dismisses Viacom's $1 Billion Copyright Claims Against YouTube

In June 2010, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled in favor of YouTube by dismissing Viacom's claims for copyright infringement. The court held that general knowledge was not enough to bar YouTube from protection under...