Snell & Wilmer Add Two Intellectual Property Attorneys

LOS ANGELES – July 28, 2014 – Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce the continued expansion of its intellectual property group with the addition of patent prosecution partner Jonathan Jaech and intellectual property litigation counsel Glenn Trost to the firm’s Los Angeles office. Along with patent prosecutor Grant Langton, who joined the firm earlier this month, Jaech and Trost were previously with the law firm Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg LLP. “We continually look for strategic growth opportunities that make … [Read more...]

Life Sciences Lawyer Shane Albright Joins DLA Piper

July 28, 2014 – DLA Piper announced today that Shane Albright has joined the firm’s Corporate and Finance practice as a partner in the Silicon Valley office. Albright represents life sciences companies in a range of corporate and financial matters, including corporate partnering transactions, strategic alliances, technology licenses, and commercial contracts. In addition, he represents companies and investors in connection with venture financings, other funding transactions, and general corporate matters and frequently advises … [Read more...]

Glaser Weil Adds Partner

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles-based law firm Glaser Weil announced that Joseph Brajevich has joined the firm’s Government & Regulatory Group. Mr. Brajevich brings a blend of private and public sector experience to the practice, working proactively with clients to develop and implement effective strategies to navigate the complexities of operating within governmental and regulatory litigation.  His more than two decades of experience encompasses general operation issues including drafting, advocacy, lobbying, developing … [Read more...]

Barnes & Thornburg Welcomes Litigator

CHICAGO –Darren VanPuymbrouck, a nationally-known trial lawyer with vast experience in commercial litigation, toxic tort, class action and complex product liability matters, including catastrophic fire and explosion cases, has joined Barnes & Thornburg LLP’s Chicago office as a partner in the Litigation Department. Previously, VanPuymbrouck was a partner with Schiff Hardin LLP. VanPuymbrouck, who joins the firm’s national Commercial Litigation Practice Group, has litigated and tried lawsuits in state and federal courts … [Read more...]

Auto Finance Attorney Joins Ballard Spahr

Ballard Spahr is pleased to announce that Peter N. Cubita has joined its Consumer Financial Services Group in the New York office. Mr. Cubita is one of the leading consumer financial services attorneys in the country, with extensive experience in auto finance and leasing.  Mr. Cubita is a Co-Chair of the Legal Committee of the Association of Consumer Vehicle Lessors (ACVL), a member of the Governing Committee of the Conference on Consumer Finance Law, and a member of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers, an … [Read more...]

Andre Fiebig Joins Quarles & Brady

CHICAGO, IL (July 23, 2014) — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Andre Fiebig has joined the firm’s Chicago office as a partner in the Corporate Services Practice Group. Prior to joining the firm, Fiebig was a partner at Baker & McKenzie LLP. His practice focuses on corporate and antitrust law with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, international joint ventures, and commercial law. He has extensive experience representing foreign clients doing business in the United States in corporate, … [Read more...]

Espinosa Trueba Drafts IP Legal Services Model

Miami, FL, July 21, 2014 – The law firm of Espinosa | Trueba P.L. has drafted and worked with other law firms to develop a Collaboration Agreement which provides a novel model for legal services in the intellectual property field.  This Collaboration Agreement has been approved by the Intellectual Property Practice Area Committee of the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) for adoption by its members.  Thus far, 11 member law firms of the IP Practice Area Committee have now signed unto the … [Read more...]

Loeb & Loeb Adds Patent Litigator

CHICAGO (July 21, 2014) – Loeb & Loeb LLP announced today that David Newman has joined the firm’s Patent Litigation and Counseling Practice as senior counsel in the Chicago office.  Most recently, he was a member of the Intellectual Property Practice in the Chicago office of Arnstein & Lehr LLP.  Newman brings more than 20 years’ experience in intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. He handles a wide range of IP litigation matters, and prepares and prosecutes … [Read more...]

Jackson Lewis Adds Shareholder

RALEIGH-DURHAM, NC (July 14, 2014) -- Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the largest workplace law firms in the world representing management, is pleased to announce Amy R. Worley has joined the firm’s Raleigh-Durham office as Shareholder. Ms. Worley, who formerly served as Counsel at McGuireWoods, has extensive experience representing companies in all types of employment-related litigation as well as in regulatory matters involving data privacy and security. “We are thrilled to welcome Amy to our Raleigh team,” said Rick McAtee, … [Read more...]

Appleby Releases CLO Report

CAYMAN — 2 July 2014 — The total value of US-based collateralised loan obligations priced in the first half of 2014 was at its highest level in recent years, surpassing the total for the last half of 2013 by USD22bn, according to Appleby, one of the world’s largest providers of offshore legal, fiduciary and administration services. The 119 deals priced in the first half of the year represented a total value of USD63.2bn and indicate a flourishing market. These are among the findings of Appleby’s latest CLO Insider … [Read more...]