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Andrew J. (A.J.) Thomas Joins Jenner & Block as a Partner

CHICAGO - Intellectual property, media and entertainment litigator Andrew J. (A.J.) Thomas has joined Jenner & Block as a partner in its Los Angeles office. Thomas has significant experience in copyright, trademark, misappropriation, theft-of-ideas, First Amendment and complex business litigation...

San Fernando Valley's Largest Law Firm Opens Office In Tel Aviv

LOS ANGELES - Wasserman, Comden, Casselman & Esensten (WCC&E), a full service law firm headquartered in Los Angeles, has announced the opening of an office in Tel Aviv, Israel. WCC&E's new office has been established to meet the needs of existing U.S.-based clients expanding their...

Lanier Law Firm Expands Los Angeles Office With Latest Additions

LOS ANGELES - The Lanier Law Firm is expanding the firm's Toxic Exposure and Asbestos practice and adding two attorneys to the firm's recently expanded Los Angeles office. Trey Jones and Alexandra Shef have joined the firm in Los Angeles, where they will focus on mesothelioma and asbestos...

Baron & Budd P.C. Announces Expansion Of California Presence

LOS ANGELES - Baron & Budd P.C. has announced the expansion of the firm's California office. Previously located in Beverly Hills, the California office has been moved to Century City. The new office focuses on complex litigation, including the representation of businesses and individuals in commercial...

Goodwin Procter Expands California Commercial Litigation Presence With Addition Of Steven Ellis

BOSTON - Goodwin Procter, a national Am Law 50 firm, has announced that Steven A. Ellis has joined the firm as a partner in its Consumer Financial Services Litigation practice, in its Los Angeles office. Ellis' practice will focus on complex commercial litigation, defense of class action lawsuits...

Gibson Dunn Launches Transnational Litigation And Foreign Judgments Practice Group

LOS ANGELES - Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP has announced the formation of its new Transnational Litigation and Foreign Judgments Practice Group , which focuses on defending multinational corporations against torts and other related claims originating from or involving non-U.S. jurisdictions. The multidisciplinary...

Ron Sittler Joins Stroock As Partner In Entertainment Litigation Group

LOS ANGELES - Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, a national law firm with offices in Los Angeles, New York and Miami, has announced that Ron Sittler has joined the firm as a partner in its entertainment and media litigation group. Sittler joins a prestigious group of partners, including Hollywood...

Nick G. Saros Joins Jenner & Block As A Partner In Los Angeles Office

CHICAGO - Jenner & Block has announced that experienced intellectual property litigator Nick G. Saros has joined the firm as a partner in its Los Angeles office. Saros' practice focuses primarily on patent infringement litigation and he also has experience in matters involving trademark, trade...

Greenberg Glusker Elevates 3 To Partnership

LOS ANGELES - Greenberg Glusker has announced the elevation of three attorneys to the firm's partnership: Aaron B. Bloom, Darryl W. Cluster and Julia R. Haye. Bloom is a member of the firm's Litigation group. Bloom handles a variety of litigation matters in the areas of real property, business...

Top Insurance Coverage Litigator Linda Kornfeld Joins Jenner & Block's Los Angeles Office

LOS ANGELES - Jenner & Block has announced that nationally recognized insurance coverage litigator Linda D. Kornfeld has joined the firm as a partner in its Los Angeles office, where she is reuniting with her former colleague and Chambers -recognized "dean" of the policyholder bar, Jerry...

2 Experienced Litigators Join Fulbright's Los Angeles Office

LOS ANGELES- A nationally-recognized trial lawyer known for her courtroom representation of clients in products liability and pharmaceutical/medical device litigation, and an accomplished labor and employment litigator with years of experience helping clients navigate California employment laws, have...

Silver & Freedman Law Firm Announces Growth/Changes

LOS ANGELES - Silver & Freedman, a highly-regarded business law firm in Los Angeles, has recruited three high-profile attorneys - all partners from a well-known L.A. firm - to further strengthen their ensemble of legal professionals. It also has named several current partners to new positions, according...

Insurance Policyholder Litigator Mary Craig Calkins Joins Jenner & Block's L.A. Office

CHICAGO - Highly regarded insurance coverage lawyer Mary Craig Calkins has joined Jenner & Block's Los Angeles office as a partner, bolstering the firm's national Insurance Litigation and Counseling Practice. A longtime leader in the organized bar, Calkins currently is national co-chair...

Winston & Strawn Expands IP Litigation Practice By Adding David Enzminger To Los Angeles Office

LOS ANGELES - Winston & Strawn LLP has announced that David Enzminger joined its intellectual property litigation practice in Los Angeles as a partner. Enzminger brings more than 20 years of experience in IP and technology litigation, with a particular emphasis on patent, trade secret, trademark...

Manatt Strengthens Insurance Recovery Practice With Addition Of Litigation Partner

LOS ANGELES - Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP has announced that Susan Page White has joined the Los Angeles office as a partner in the Insurance Practice Group and Litigation Division. White comes to the firm from Dickstein Shapiro LLP, where she was a partner. White has more than 22 years of experience...

Partner, Senior Associate Join Fulbright's Environmental Practice

LOS ANGELES - A lawyer known for her adept handling of environmental and toxic tort cases involving hazardous waste, Superfund, air and water issues for the past three decades has joined Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.'s environmental practice as a partner. Elizabeth M. Weaver comes to Fulbright's...

Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi Adds Business Litigation, Real Estate, Financial Institution, Employment, Franchise And Corporate Depth In Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES - Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P. has brought aboard all lawyers to its Los Angeles office from the full service litigation and transactional boutique Reeder Lu LLP, including partners Christopher S. Reeder and Richard Schloss. With the move, the firm now has close to 50 attorneys...

American Association For Justice Announces Gary M. Paul As President For 2011-2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Gary M. Paul was announced as the new president of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) at their annual convention in New York City. Paul will lead AAJ in its continued mission to protect the legal rights of Americans when they are injured by negligence or misconduct, even...

Goodwin Procter Expands Securities Litigation Practice With Addition Of Daniel J. Tyukody In Los Angeles

BOSTON - Goodwin Procter LLP , a national Am Law 50 firm, has announced that Daniel J. Tyukody has joined the firm's Litigation Department in Los Angeles as a member of its Securities Litigation & White Collar Defense Practice. He will focus on all aspects of securities litigation and regulatory...

AlderLaw Scores Victory With Addition Of Skilled Civil Trial Lawyer Stephen McElroy

LOS ANGELES - AlderLaw, a leading Los Angeles plaintiff's law firm, has announced that Stephen McElroy, a highly regarded lawyer who has tried and arbitrated more than 100 Superior Court cases, has joined its team of litigators. McElroy has litigated on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants for more...

Paul & Hanley LLP Welcomes New Partners

LOS ANGELES - The partners of Paul & Hanley LLP, Jerry Neil Paul, Dean A. Hanley, Anthony E. Vieira and Mark A. Swanson, have announced their partnership with their longstanding associates David L. Amell , Carole M. Bosch , Campbell W. Filmer , Benjamin D. Goldstein , Selby Lighthill , Kelly A. McMeekin...

Miller Barondess Adds Leading Internet Attorney Erik Syverson

LOS ANGELES - Miller Barondess has added a new partner, Erik Syverson, expanding the Century City litigation boutique by adding an Internet and technology law practice. Syverson is a trial lawyer specializing in Internet and e-commerce related issues. Syverson is one of America's leading internet...

2 Of Nation's Finest Trial Firms Unite: Hennigan Dorman Joins McKool Smith

DALLAS - McKool Smith and Los Angeles-based trial firm Hennigan Dorman have announced that they joined effective Sept. 12, 2011. The combination solidifies a national litigation powerhouse with more than 165 trial lawyers in seven offices nationwide. The combined firm, McKool Smith, will conduct business...

Greenberg Traurig's Expansion Continues In California; Adds Former Federal Prosecutor Mathew Rosengart

LOS ANGELES - Former federal prosecutor Mathew S. Rosengart has joined the Los Angeles office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP. He joins as a shareholder in the Litigation Practice and will focus on commercial, media and entertainment, and white collar defense litigation. Rosengart...

Manatt Grows National Litigation Practice In Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES - Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP has announced that Kristin Escalante has joined the Los Angeles office as a partner in the Litigation Division. Previously a partner at Munger, Tolles & Olson, Escalante has more than a decade of experience as a commercial litigator. Escalante's...