Venture Fund AccelFoods Hires General Counsel (New York)

Christopher Konieczny joins venture fund, AccelFoods as General Counsel in New York.  Prior to joining AccelFoods, Chris was an attorney at Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, where he was a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and Capital Markets practice groups. While there, Chris advised buyers and sellers, including public and private … Continue reading “Venture Fund AccelFoods Hires General Counsel (New York)”

Leading White-Collar Defense Lawyer Daniel A. Saunders Joins Kasowitz (Los Angeles)

Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP announced today that Daniel A. Saunders, a leading trial and appellate attorney, has joined the firm’s Investigations and White-Collar Defense team as a partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office. Mr. Saunders spent 14 years in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles, serving in a number of positions, … Continue reading “Leading White-Collar Defense Lawyer Daniel A. Saunders Joins Kasowitz (Los Angeles)”

Litigation Partner Daniel W. Bir Joins Polsinelli as Growing West Coast Presence Continues (Los Angeles)

National law firm Polsinelli announced today it has expanded its presence on the West Coast with the addition of Daniel W. Bir, the latest in the series of recent hires. Bir joined the firm’s national Products Liability and Toxic and Mass Tort litigation teams as a principal in its Los Angeles office. “It’s a rare opportunity … Continue reading “Litigation Partner Daniel W. Bir Joins Polsinelli as Growing West Coast Presence Continues (Los Angeles)”

Holland & Knight Snags Real Estate Partner Douglas A. Praw from Goodwin (Los Angeles)

Holland & Knight LLP announced it has brought on board a lateral real estate partner from Goodwin Procter LLP to help grow its Los Angeles general real estate group as well as its project finance and land use practices. Douglas A. Praw joined Holland & Knight earlier this month from Goodwin Procter, where he had worked for the … Continue reading “Holland & Knight Snags Real Estate Partner Douglas A. Praw from Goodwin (Los Angeles)”

Mintz Levin Expands West Coast Litigation with Addition of Antony Nash (San Diego)

Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, P.C. announced that Antony Nash has joined the firm as a Member in the Litigation Practice.  He is based in the firm’s San Diego office.  Prior to joining Mintz Levin Mr. Nash was a partner with McKenna, Long & Aldridge. Mr. Nash’s practice focuses on both business and … Continue reading “Mintz Levin Expands West Coast Litigation with Addition of Antony Nash (San Diego)”

Sheppard Mullin Acquires Employment Trial Group led by Nancy E. Pritikin (Silicon Valley)

Nancy E. Pritikin and partners have joined Sheppard Mullin in Silicon Valley. Ms. Pritikin joins from Littler Mendelson where she served as co-chair of the firm’s Complex Litigation and Jury Trials and Practice Group. Her background also includes work as an attorney for the National Labor Relations Board and the Federal Labor Relations Authority. “Nancy … Continue reading “Sheppard Mullin Acquires Employment Trial Group led by Nancy E. Pritikin (Silicon Valley)”

Troutman Sanders Adds Patent Specialist David Devernoe (San Diego)

The placement of an intellectual property team led by David Devernoe. Mr. Devernoe and Chris Franich join Troutman in San Diego from Gordon & Rees. David Devernoe focuses his practice on intellectual property (IP) counseling and portfolio strategy, patent licensing, post-grant USPTO administrative proceedings, trade secret counseling, patent prosecution, and intellectual property litigation. He performs … Continue reading “Troutman Sanders Adds Patent Specialist David Devernoe (San Diego)”

Polsinelli Nabs Labor & Employment Duo Charles O. Thompson & Michele Haydel Gehrke from Seyfarth Shaw (San Francisco)

Polsinelli LLP has hired a pair of prominent former Seyfarth Shaw LLP employment attorneys, who bring wide-ranging expertise in labor law, to join its growing San Francisco office as shareholders. Shareholders Charles O. Thompson and Michele Haydel Gehrke have joined Polsinelli in its year-old San Francisco office, where they will bring to bear years of expertise relating … Continue reading “Polsinelli Nabs Labor & Employment Duo Charles O. Thompson & Michele Haydel Gehrke from Seyfarth Shaw (San Francisco)”

Commercial Finance and Real Estate Group led by Joseph Coleman and Greg Carpenter Join Jones Day (Orange County)

Joe Coleman and Greg Carpenter have joined Jones Day in Orange County. Both are formerly partners with Snell & Wilmer and will practice in Jones Day’s Irvine office. Carol Su is also joining Jones Day as Counsel and formerly with Snell & Wilmer. Joe Coleman’s practice is concentrated in commercial finance and real estate. His … Continue reading “Commercial Finance and Real Estate Group led by Joseph Coleman and Greg Carpenter Join Jones Day (Orange County)”

Real Estate Partner Jarrett L. Fugh Joins Squire Patton Boggs (Los Angeles)

Squire Patton Boggs is pleased to announce that Jarrett L. Fugh has joined the firm as partner in its Global Real Estate and Corporate Practices. He will be based in the firm’s San Francisco and Los Angeles offices. Mr. Fugh joins from Duane Morris. “We are thrilled to have a lawyer of Jarrett’s caliber join … Continue reading “Real Estate Partner Jarrett L. Fugh Joins Squire Patton Boggs (Los Angeles)”

* Deals done before March 15, 2018 were completed prior to HGB.