Winston & Strawn Expands Corporate Practice

Mar 11, 2015 NEW YORK, NY — Winston & Strawn LLP is pleased to announce that six partners have joined the firm across two offices. This latest acquisition underscores Winston’s commitment to expand its corporate practice to meet the evolving needs of its diverse clientele. “We are placing an emphasis on strategically expanding our corporate practice in key markets including New York, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D.C.,” said Tom Fitzgerald, Winston’s firmwide managing … [Read more...]

Skadden Mourns Loss of Harold Moore

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP mourns the death of our partner and friend Harold F. Moore, 67. As the founder and longtime leader of our project finance practice, Hal played an important role in our development as an international firm, representing underwriters, banks, borrowers, issuers and project sponsors in major matters across the globe. Hal joined Skadden in 1989 and was promoted to partner the following year. In his two and a half decades with the firm, he led more than 160 project and corporate financings, representing … [Read more...]

Blank Rome Adds Labor and Employment Attorneys

Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that Rory J. McEvoy has joined the Firm as a Partner in the Labor and Employment group. For nearly four decades, Mr. McEvoy has represented clients in a wide variety of management-side labor and employment matters, including employment litigation in federal and state courts and before federal, state, and local anti-discrimination agencies; collective bargaining; arbitrations; and unfair labor practices before the National Labor Relations Board. In addition, Mr. McEvoy represents clients in all aspects of … [Read more...]

Former Federal Prosecutors Launch New Firm

(New York, NY) February 23, 2015 – Three former federal prosecutors, Jim Walden, Timothy Macht, and Sean Haran, have joinedforces to form a new law firm specializing in government investigations, White Collar criminal defense, and complex civil litigation. Based in lower Manhattan, Walden Macht & Haran LLP marshals the founders’ diverse and extensive trial andother litigation experience, both as federal prosecutors and in private practice at major national and international law firms. All three partners served as Assistant … [Read more...]

Cravath Represents Mylan in Famy Care Acquisition

February 2, 2015 -- Mylan Inc. today announced that it has, through its Indian subsidiary Mylan Laboratories Limited, signed a definitive agreement to acquire certain female health care businesses from Famy Care Limited, a specialty women's health care company with global leadership in generic oral contraceptive products (OCPs) for $750 million in cash plus additional contingent payments of up to $50 million. Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP represented Mylan in connection with this transaction, which is expected to close in the second half … [Read more...]

Lawyer Limelight: Carlos Mendez-Penate

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President Obama’s Dec. 17 announcement on changes in U.S.-Cuba relations caught most Americans off guard. Carlos Méndez-Peñate, who lived in Havana until the age of nine, counts himself among those surprised by the full extent of the regulatory changes for U.S. individuals and businesses, but he was at least prepared. The Akerman LLP partner, a 1976 graduate of Yale Law School, has had an active Cuba practice for several years as part of his broader corporate finance work. He has been structuring deals throughout Latin … [Read more...]

Manatt Grows National Real Estate Practice

NEW YORK — Jan. 21, 2015 — Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, announced today that Andrew E. Schultz has joined the firm’s Real Estate and Land Use practice as a partner in the New York office. Schultz comes to Manatt from Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP. Schultz has more than 20 years of experience in real estate law, including sales, acquisitions, financings, leasing, joint ventures and real estate investment funds. His multifaceted practice focuses on developing, financing and acquiring office buildings, multifamily … [Read more...]

Cravath Represents AmerisourceBergen in Acquisition

January 12, 2015 ‹ AmerisourceBergen (NYSE:ABC) and MWI Veterinary Supply, Inc. (NASDAQ:MWIV) today announced that they have entered into a definitivemerger agreement for AmerisourceBergen to acquire MWI Veterinary Supply (MWI), the leading animal health distribution company in the United States. Under the terms and conditions of the merger agreement, AmerisourceBergen, through a new wholly-owned subsidiary, will make an all cash tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of MWI at a price of $190.00 per share, representing a $2.5 … [Read more...]

Vinson & Elkins Promotes Eight to Partnership

Vinson & Elkins Promotes Eight to Partnership   December 18, 2014 — Vinson & Elkins announces the promotion of eight lawyers to its partnership, effective January 1, 2015: David Cole, Devika Kornbacher and Kai Haakon Liekefett in Houston; Tirzah Lollar and Jeremy Marwell in Washington, DC; John Grand and Russell Oshman in Dallas; and Tzvi Werzberger in New York. “We are extremely appreciative of the hard work and outstanding leadership of each of these individuals and are pleased to welcome them to the … [Read more...]

Goodwin Procter Expands Tech & Life Sciences Group

January 05, 2015  NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Goodwin Procter, a leading Am Law 50 and Global 50 law firm, announced today that Andrew H. Goodman has rejoined the firm as a partner in its Technology & Life Sciences Group in New York. Goodman comes to the firm from Kean Miller LLP in New Orleans. He was previously a partner in Goodwin Procter’s Los Angeles office after practicing as an associate in its Boston office for five years. “Andrew’s public company, shareholder activism and M&A experience make him a … [Read more...]