AgnewBrusavich Opens Orange County Office

LOS ANGELES/ORANGE COUNTY, CA – AgnewBrusavich, a serious personal injury law firm, has announced the opening of its Irvine office after celebrating 30 years in business in May 2014. Headquartered in Torrance, the firm recently filed two widely-publicized lawsuits, including one suit against the University of Southern California and former head football coach Lane Kiffin for severe personal injuries sustained by football player Brian Baucham, as well as one suit against California and Newport Beach for a dangerous intersection on Pacific … [Read more...]

Senate President Pro Tempore to Join Greenberg Traurig

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 22, 2014) – Greenberg Traurig, LLP is pleased to announce that former California State Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg will join the firm as Chair of its California Government Law & Policy Practice on December 1st after his final term expires. Senator Steinberg will be located in the Sacramento office, where he has represented the region in the state legislature 14 of the past 16 years, including the last six years as leader of the Senate. Before he was first elected to the Assembly in 1998, … [Read more...]

Kramer Levin Names New White Collar Co-Chairs

NEW YORK, October 22, 2014 – Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP announced today that Paul H. Schoeman and Eric A. Tirschwell have been named co-chairs of the firm’s White Collar Defense and Investigations Group. Both are former federal prosecutors. They will take over leadership of a group that has handled many of the nation’s most high-profile white-collar cases and significant trials and has long ranked as among the best in the country. “I’ve enjoyed watching Paul and Eric develop into two superb and highly … [Read more...]

Kesselman, Brantly & Stockinger Launched

Los Angeles, CA – Combining their significant antitrust and business litigation expertise, litigators David Kesselman, Amy Brantly and Trevor Stockinger announce the launch of Kesselman, Brantly & Stockinger LLP (KBS).  Representing family owned to publicly traded companies, the firm specializes in antitrust and unfair competition disputes, competition counseling, complex business litigation, and employment litigation. The three name partners, who spent years at Blecher & Collins, Susman Godfrey and Irell & Manella, … [Read more...]

Mortgage Banking Attorney Joins Ballard Spahr

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 17, 2014) – Anne E. Sutherland, an attorney well known in the mortgage banking industry for her work with mortgage loan origination and servicing clients, has joined Ballard Spahr as of counsel in the Mortgage Banking and Consumer Financial Services Groups, firm Chair Mark Stewart announced today. Ms. Sutherland brings to the firm more than 20 years of experience, both in-house as general counsel and chief compliance officer for several national mortgage banking companies as well as in private practice. At … [Read more...]

John Bouma to Step Down as Chair of Snell & Wilmer

PHOENIX (October 21, 2014) – Snell & Wilmer today announced that after more than 30 years as chairman, John J. Bouma will step down from the position on March 1, 2015. Matthew P. Feeney, a partner in the firm’s Phoenix office, will assume the chairmanship at that time. Following the transition, Bouma will remain active in his practice and continue to serve on the firm’s executive and compensation committees. During Bouma’s tenure, the firm has experienced significant expansion and now employs more than 1,000 … [Read more...]

Seyfarth Adds Corporate Team in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (October 20, 2014) -- Seyfarth Shaw LLP announced today the arrival of partners Doug Mancino and Ofer Lion to the firm’s Corporate department in Los Angeles. They join from Hunton & Williams LLP, where Mancino served as co-head of the firm’s health care practice. With more than 40 years of experience, Mancino is recognized as one of the country’s top health care and tax-exempt organization lawyers. He has represented all types of health care and nonprofit organizations on tax, business and financial … [Read more...]

Jackson Lewis Continues Denver Growth

DENVER, CO (October 14, 2014) -- Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the largest workplace law firms in the world representing management, is pleased to announce Erik Dullea has joined the firm’s Denver office as Of Counsel.  Mr. Dullea, a Commander in the United States Navy Reserve who joins the firm from Squire Patton Boggs LLP, brings to Jackson Lewis almost a decade of experience in safety and health law with a focus on the mining and transportation industries as well as on issues facing government … [Read more...]

Former SEC General Counsel Joins Sidley Austin

Former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission General Counsel, International Affairs Chief Counsel and Commodity Futures Trading Commission Enforcement Chief Joins Sidley Austin LLP Washington, D.C.  — Sidley Austin LLP announced today that Geoffrey F. Aronow, former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) general counsel and International Affairs chief counsel, who previously served as director of the Division of Enforcement at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), has joined the firm as a partner in its global … [Read more...]

McNicholas & McNicholas Files Lawsuit Against City of LA

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Los Angeles-based plaintiff trial law firm, McNicholas & McNicholas filed a lawsuit against the City of Los Angeles on behalf of female Los Angeles police officer, Laura Jackman for gender discrimination, retaliation and harassment. Officer Jackman alleges she was subjected to numerous acts of gender-based and sexual-based harassment. The complaint also alleges she was denied promotions and was further subjected to punishment when she complained about her improper treatment. Lead attorney Matthew McNicholas … [Read more...]