Locke Lord Adds IP Litigation Partner Robert Harkins (San Francisco)

Locke Lord Edwards LLP has bolstered its intellectual property department and its IP litigation practice group in its San Francisco office with the addition of a Sedgwick LLP attorney who has experience serving clients in the life sciences, technology and telecommunications sectors. Robert Harkins, who has extensive experience representing clients in patent litigation with a particular focus on … Continue reading “Locke Lord Adds IP Litigation Partner Robert Harkins (San Francisco)”

Dorsey Expands Consumer Financial Services Practice with Litigation Group led by Eric J. Troutman (Orange County)

International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that litigator Eric J. Troutman has joined the Firm’s Consumer Financial Services practice as a Partner in Southern California. Dorsey continues to expand its Consumer Financial Services (CFS) practice with the additions of Eric Troutman, as a partner, plus four associates on his team. With a … Continue reading “Dorsey Expands Consumer Financial Services Practice with Litigation Group led by Eric J. Troutman (Orange County)”

Vedder Price Opens San Francisco Office

Vedder Price is pleased to announce its entry into the California market with an office in San Francisco. The firm’s California presence is centered on strengths in employment law and finance. It follows an extensive market analysis of potential office locations that best suit the firm’s existing client-base, while supporting the firm’s strategic plan for … Continue reading “Vedder Price Opens San Francisco Office”

Employment Litigator John Viola Joins Thompson Coburn (Los Angeles)

Thompson Coburn is pleased to announce that John Viola has joined the firm in our Los Angeles office and will be practicing in our Labor and Employment group. John previously was a member at Dykema. John has more than 35 years of experience defending clients in trial and appellate courts across the country and counseling them on … Continue reading “Employment Litigator John Viola Joins Thompson Coburn (Los Angeles)”

Loeb & Loeb Adds Thomas F. Hanley III to National Real Estate Department (Los Angeles)

Loeb & Loeb LLP announced today that Thomas F. Hanley, III has joined the firm’s Los Angeles office as a partner in the Real Estate Department. Previously, Hanley was a partner at Dykema Gossett, where he led the firm’s Los Angeles Real Estate Practice Group. “Tom brings a wealth of experience and expertise in the Los Angeles … Continue reading “Loeb & Loeb Adds Thomas F. Hanley III to National Real Estate Department (Los Angeles)”

IP Litigation Partner Thomas J. Speiss Joins Stradling Yocca (Los Angeles)

The placement of Thomas J. Speiss with Stradling Yocca in its Los Angeles office. Mr. Speiss’ practice focuses on trademarks, copyrights and domain names, intellectual property litigation, and intellectual property. Mr. Speiss is lead outside intellectual property counsel for several companies, principally handling global intellectual property portfolios. He specializes in branding strategy, IP portfolio management, trademark prosecution, due diligence … Continue reading “IP Litigation Partner Thomas J. Speiss Joins Stradling Yocca (Los Angeles)”

Media and Entertainment Attorney Greg Perleberg Joins Venable (Los Angeles)

The placement of Greg Perleberg with Venable LLP. Mr. Perleberg specializes in media, entertainment and privacy law and was previously a partner with Buchalter Nemer in Los Angeles. Mr. Perleberg has over 20 years of legal and private sector experience handling a variety of IP related matters. He represents a broad array of clients in … Continue reading “Media and Entertainment Attorney Greg Perleberg Joins Venable (Los Angeles)”

Litigation Partner Mindy Morton Joins Procopio Cory (Silicon Valley)

The placement of Mindy Morton with Procopio Cory in Menlo Park. Ms. Morton was a partner with Bergeson in their Silicon Valley office. Mindy’s practice focuses on internet and intellectual property litigation. She litigates cutting-edge cases at the intersection of technology and free speech issues. She defends internet companies against defamation, copyright, trademark and related … Continue reading “Litigation Partner Mindy Morton Joins Procopio Cory (Silicon Valley)”

IP Partner Carina M. Tan Joins Sheppard Mullin (Palo Alto)

Carina M. Tan has joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property practice group, based in the firm’s Palo Alto office.  Tan joins from Reed Smith. Tan counsels clients on intellectual assets design and protection, enforcement of intellectual property rights in U.S. Federal District Courts and the U.S. … Continue reading “IP Partner Carina M. Tan Joins Sheppard Mullin (Palo Alto)”

Securities Litigation Lawyer Diana Maltzer Joins Morrison Foerster (San Francisco)

Diana Maltzer has joined Morrison Foerster’s top ranked securities litigation practice in San Francisco. Diana was previously with DLA. Diana Maltzer is a litigator with nearly a decade of experience representing multinational corporations in securities and derivative litigation, related white-collar matters, internal investigations, and adjacent commercial litigation. Ms. Maltzer has served as the lead associate … Continue reading “Securities Litigation Lawyer Diana Maltzer Joins Morrison Foerster (San Francisco)”

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