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Casey Gerry’s Gayle Blatt Assumes Leadership Role In Hydroxycut MDL Litigation

SAN DIEGO — Gayle M. Blatt, a partner with San Diego-based Casey Gerry Schenk Francavilla Blatt & Penfield LLP, has been appointed by U.S. District Judge Barry Ted Moskowitz to serve on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee as liaison counsel for the growing number of Hydroxycut personal...

Perkins Coie Opens San Diego Office

SAN DIEGO - Perkins Coie has announced that it has opened an office in San Diego. Four new partners are joining the firm and will serve as the core of the new office. Partner Thane Bauz has joined the firm from Paul Hastings and partners John Schnurer, Brian Wacter and Bing Ai have joined from Fish...

Ballard Spahr Opens 13th Office

SAN DIEGO - Ballard Spahr opened its 13th office and significantly expanded its white collar and general litigation capability in the West with the addition of a group of attorneys from the San Diego litigation boutique La Bella & McNamara LLP, Ballard Spahr Chair Arthur Makadon announced. The transition...

Ross A. Epstein Joins TechLaw LLP As Partner

SAN DIEGO - Ross A. Epstein has joined TechLaw LLP, a boutique intellectual property law firm based in Southern California, as a partner. Epstein will continue his role as legal advisor to businesses and individuals seeking to protect, manage and leverage their intellectual property assets, as well...

Stradling Adds Prominent Southern California IP Litigator As Shareholder

SAN DIEGO - Alexandra ("Alex") Mahaney, an IP litigation shareholder, has joined Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth as a shareholder, in its San Diego office and as a member of Stradling's Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group. Mahaney was formerly a partner at the San Diego...

Goodwin Procter Names David E. Kleinfeld To Head San Diego Office

SAN DIEGO - Goodwin Procter LLP , a national Am Law 50 firm, has announced the appointment of partner David E. Kleinfeld as chair of the firm's San Diego office. Kleinfeld, who joined Goodwin in 2010, is a partner in the Litigation Department and a member of the Intellectual Property Group. He...

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Further Expands IP Litigation Practice

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences and other growth enterprises worldwide, has announced that Douglas H. Carsten has become a partner at the firm. Carsten's practice focuses on complex patent litigation in...

Goodwin Procter Expands Litigation Practice With Addition Of Chad R. Fuller In San Diego

SAN DIEGO - Goodwin Procter LLP , a national Am Law 50 firm, has announced that Chad R. Fuller has joined the firm's Litigation Department in its San Diego office as a member of Goodwin's Business Litigation Practice. He will focus on general business litigation, including defense work related...