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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Vol. 18, No. 187
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  1. Dechert Adds Eversheds Sutherland Partner in Latest DC Hire, September 18, 2018
  2. Possible Kavanaugh Witness Won't Testify, His Cozen O'Connor Lawyer Says, September 18, 2018
  3. Brett Kavanaugh Was a Bad Teenager, September 18, 2018
  4. New York's Lippes Mathias Lands in DC With Akin Gump Pair, September 18, 2018
  5. Mintz Adds Ex-Prosecutors in Boston, New York, September 18, 2018
  6. What's in a Name? Mintz Becomes Latest Big Firm to Rebrand, September 18, 2018
  7. Hughes Hubbard’s Long Lehman Brokerage Wind-Down Could End in 2019, September 18, 2018
  8. Is Kirkland Raiding the Big Four?, September 18, 2018
  9. Can a Big Law Private Equity Practice Play Matchmaker?, September 18, 2018
  10. Best Law Firm of the Year and Attorney of the Year Award Finalists, September 18, 2018
  11. 'It’s a Question of When, Not If'—Baker McKenzie Sets Sights on US Merger, September 18, 2018
  12. O’Melveny Helps Electric Car Startup Secure $1B Saudi Investment, September 18, 2018
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin (subscription)

  1. Ellis on writing thrilling briefs, brief thrillers, September 19, 2018
  2. Making the best of a cruddy client, September 19, 2018
  3. GOP lawmaker refuses to resign after harassment charges, September 19, 2018
  4. Criminal procedure — post-conviction counsel, September 19, 2018
  5. International parental kidnapping — parental rights, September 19, 2018
  6. Appeal time limit causes court error, September 19, 2018
  7. E-edition cover, September 18, 2018
  8. After 40 years at the Capitol, lobbyist keeps learning, September 18, 2018
  9. Second visit to SCOTUS on sovereign immunity fails, September 18, 2018
  10. Wisconsin jail released from $6.7M verdict, September 18, 2018
  11. Left-turn law is pretty straightforward, September 18, 2018
  12. 1st District vacates lesser gun charge in 2013 shooting, September 18, 2018
  13. Discipline board urges disbarment for client neglect, September 18, 2018
  14. Finance Committee approves $16M Bettie Jones settlement, September 18, 2018
  15. Kaepernick continues to make headlines amid collusion claims, September 18, 2018
  16. Bill Cosby’s wife wants ethics board to investigate judge, September 18, 2018
  17. ACLU: Facebook allows gender-biased job ads, September 18, 2018

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Largest Chicago Firms

  1. EIG Manabi Holdings Sàrl's Acquisition of an interest in MLog SA - Global Legal Chronicle (press release), (Baker & McKenzie), September 19, 2018
  2. Dentons completes Malaysian combination - Australasian Lawyer, (Dentons), September 18, 2018
  3. OMERS' $1.438 Billion Acquisition of 50% interest in BridgeTex - Global Legal Chronicle (press release), (Sidley Austin), September 18, 2018
  4. Goodwin Procter lands PE partner from Kirkland in HK - Legal Business Online, (Kirkland & Ellis), September 18, 2018
  5. Dentons adds Malaysia's Zain to its global network - Legal Business Online, (Dentons), September 18, 2018
  6. BakerHostetler adds veteran litigator in New York - Private Equity Wire (press release) (blog), (Katten Muchin Rosenman), September 18, 2018
Large Remote Offices in Chicago

  1. Possible Kavanaugh Witness Won't Testify, His Cozen O'Connor Lawyer Says, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  2. Brett Kavanaugh Was a Bad Teenager, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  3. After N-Bomb, Emory Law Prof's 1L Students May Choose Whether to Take His Classes, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  4. Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn Agrees to Record $27.5M Settlement With Sex Abuse Victims, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  5. More Tariffs, More Problems: GCs Seek Answers in the Fray, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  6. Class Action Filed Over Deadly Gas Explosions in Massachusetts, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  7. Will This Crypto Case Push Federal Regulators to Tackle More ICO Fraud?, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  8. Visa, Mastercard Agree to Pay $6.2B to Merchants in Settlement of Antitrust Litigation, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  9. Lawyers for Ex-Skadden Partner Deny He Shared Ukraine Report With US Officials, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  10. African-American Law Prof Arrested During Traffic Stop Plans Civil Rights Suit, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  11. Experts See Few Parallels as Skadden's Ukraine Work Comes Under Fire, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  12. Ahead of the Curve: Election Law Is Hot, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  13. Trio of Law Firms in UK Buck Trend of Big Four Threat With EY Hires, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  14. Judge Finds Ga. Elections at Risk of Hacking, Declines to Order Paper Ballots, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  15. Law firms need to consider a range of options for achieving their aspirations, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  16. 'It's a Question of When, Not If'—Baker McKenzie Sets Sights on US Merger, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  17. Female Clerks Stand by Kavanaugh Despite Assault Allegation, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  18. Dentons Completes 30-Lawyer Malaysian Combination, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  19. Lawyers Who Guided Anita Hill Offer Advice to Kavanaugh's Accuser, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  20. Musk Hit With Defamation Suit by British Caver He Called 'Pedo Guy' on Twitter, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  21. Is Kirkland Raiding the Big Four?, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  22. After Hurricane Florence, Legal Community Considers Next Steps, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  23. Can a Big Law Private Equity Practice Play Matchmaker?, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  24. Amid Sanctions, Global Law Firms Face Russian Reckoning, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  25. Uber Judge Steers Data Breach Cases to Arbitration, Cutting the MDL in Half, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  26. Multistate Bar Exam Scores Sink to 34-Year Low, Pass Rates Sag, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  27. Kavanaugh, Amid Sexual Assault Claim, Reportedly Hires Beth Wilkinson, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  28. Police Find Body of Berkeley Law Student Who Fell Down Oregon Waterfall, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  29. Rimon Reels in 8-Strong Silicon Valley IP Team, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  30. Six-Lawyer Team Leaves Hong Kong's Oldham Li & Nie to Form New Firm, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  31. Debra Katz: Kavanaugh Accuser Is Willing to Testify About Misconduct Claims, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  32. Viet Dinh Will Be CLO for Spun-Off Fox Company After Disney Merger, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  33. Proskauer Partner Behind $50M Gender Bias Suit Jumps to Polsinelli, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  34. IVC Filter Trials Forging Ahead, With Another Case Set for Sept. 18, Newswire, September 18, 2018
  35. New York's Lippes Mathias Lands in DC With Akin Gump Pair, American Lawyer, September 18, 2018
  36. Hughes Hubbard’s Long Lehman Brokerage Wind-Down Could End in 2019, American Lawyer, September 18, 2018
  37. Can a Big Law Private Equity Practice Play Matchmaker?, American Lawyer, September 18, 2018
Press Releases

  1. Dentons launches first transgender legal service in Australia, Dentons, September 19, 2018
  2. Katten Lands New Trusts and Estates Partner in Chicago, Katten Muchin Rosenman, September 18, 2018
  3. Mayer Brown advises Nestlé on $1.55 billion sale of Gerber Life Insurance, Mayer Brown, September 18, 2018
  4. Campos Mello Advogados advises Starboard in investment in Maquina de Vendas, DLA Piper, September 18, 2018
  5. Dentons and BDO Canada LLP partner to ensure clients are GDPR compliant, Dentons, September 18, 2018
  6. Kirkland & Ellis Represents Cerberus Capital Management in Acquisition of SubCom, Kirkland & Ellis, September 18, 2018
  7. Kirkland & Ellis represents Univar in financing for $2B Nexeo acquisition, Kirkland & Ellis, September 18, 2018
  8. Women’s Development Initiative Sponsors ACC’s Women Lawyers’ Networking Reception, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, September 18, 2018
  9. Stacy Paz and Louis Lehot named co-managing partners of DLA Piper's Silicon Valley office, DLA Piper, September 18, 2018
  10. Holly Lake has joined DLA Piper's Employment practice in Los Angeles, DLA Piper, September 18, 2018
  11. Andrew Sherman quoted in Mergermarket, Seyfarth Shaw, September 18, 2018

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Legal Vendors

  1. Hispanic National Bar Association Honors Sonya Olds Som, Partner at MLA, as Ally of the Year, MLA Global in the News, September 18, 2018
  2. Risk Management in the Cryptosphere: A Talk with Gibson Dunn’s Judith Alison Lee, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, September 18, 2018
  3. 3 Key Takeaways from CLOC Institute Australia, Mitratech: Press Releases, September 18, 2018
  4. Berkeley College Implements Legal Files Software for General Counsel’s Office, Legal Files Software: Press Releases, September 18, 2018


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