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Big Deals

  1. Law firm trio wheel in Goodyear's $2.5 billion acquisition of Cooper Tire - Reuters, (Paul Weiss; Covington & Burling), February 23, 2021
  2. loanDepot's $62 Million Initial Public Offering – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (Davis Polk), February 23, 2021
  3. Biogen's $1.75 Billion Exchange Offer – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (Davis Polk), February 23, 2021
  4. Youdao's $238 Million Equity Follow-on Offering – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (Davis Polk), February 23, 2021
  5. Sinch's $1140 Million Acquisition of Inteliquent – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (Latham & Watkins), February 23, 2021
  6. Carlyle's $4.1 Billion ESG-Linked Credit Facility – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (Latham & Watkins), February 23, 2021
  7. Steak 'n Shake Is Said to Repay March Debt to Avert Bankruptcy - Bloomberg, (Latham & Watkins), February 23, 2021
  8. Teays River Investments's Acquisition Of Grimmway Farms – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (Loeb & Loeb), February 22, 2021
  9. Artius Acquisition's $1.8 Billion Business Combination With Origin Materials - Global Legal Chronicle, (Cleary Gottlieb), February 22, 2021
  10. Novo Holdings to acquire Altasciences - PRNewswire, (Goodwin Procter), February 22, 2021
  11. Orrick Advises on CBRE’s Acquisition of a 35 Percent Interest in Industrious, Orrick, February 23, 2021
  12. Latham & Watkins Advises Eclipse Ventures in Connection with Enovix’s US$1.128 billion Merger with Rodgers Silicon Valley Acquisition Corp, Latham & Watkins, February 22, 2021
  13. Sheppard Mullin Advises Arlington Capital Partners in Acquisition of Triumph’s Red Oak, Texas Operations, Sheppard Mullin, February 22, 2021
Attorney Moves

  1. Paul Hastings Advances Growth in London with Addition of Leading Investigations and White Collar Defense Partner Duo, Paul Hastings, February 22, 2021
  2. Robins Kaplan Expands Health Care Litigation Group, Robins Kaplan, February 22, 2021
  3. Tony Lin joins DLA Piper's Telecom practice in Washington, DC, DLA Piper, February 22, 2021
  4. Brian Short Joins Ballard Spahr as Co-Leader of its Securities and Capital Markets Group, Ballard Spahr, February 22, 2021
  5. Jackson Walker Boosts Energy Transactions Group With Addition of Pat Knapp in Dallas, Jackson Walker, February 22, 2021
  6. IP Department Continues Expansion with Two New Members, Montgomery McCracken, February 22, 2021
  7. McNees Hires Construction and Administrative Law Attorney, McNees Wallace, February 22, 2021
  8. Nixon Peabody expands fund formation team on the West Coast with the addition of Richard Shamos, Nixon Peabody, February 22, 2021
  9. Foley Adds Business Law Attorney Michael Lappin in Milwaukee, Foley & Lardner, February 22, 2021
  10. Shearman & Sterling Expands Texas Capital Markets Offering with the Addition of Emily Leitch in Houston, Shearman & Sterling, February 22, 2021
  11. Prominent Data & Technology Transactions Partner Joins Latham in the Bay Area, Latham & Watkins, February 22, 2021
  12. King & Spalding’s New York Office Adds Financial Services Partner Russell Sacks, King & Spalding, February 22, 2021
  13. HFW secures second Reed Smith commodities partner this year in Singapore - The Global Legal Post, (Squire Patton Boggs; Clifford Chance; Bryan Cave), February 23, 2021
  14. Former Kirkland HK partner joins Sidley after four-year break - Legal Business Online, (Kirkland & Ellis; Sidley Austin), February 23, 2021
  15. InCloud Again Raids Kirkland, This Time for a General Counsel - Bloomberg Law, (Davis Wright; Paul Hastings; Kirkland & Ellis; Weil Gotshal; Dentons), February 22, 2021
  16. Davis Polk Makes Rare China Lateral Hire With Freshfields Beijing Partner - Law.com, (Davis Polk), February 22, 2021
  17. Ex-SEC Chair Jay Clayton returns to Sullivan & Cromwell - Compliance Week, (Sullivan & Cromwell), February 22, 2021
  18. SEC Enforcement Chief Returns to Wilmer to Lead Securities and Financial Services Practice | National Law Journal - Law.com, (Sullivan & Cromwell; Wilmer Hale), February 22, 2021
  19. Wilson Sonsini Builds in Boston with Ropes & Gray Hire - Bloomberg Law, (Ropes & Gray; Sidley Austin; Dechert; Hogan Lovells; Orrick), February 22, 2021
Technology

  1. Legal Tech Adoption—Survival of the Fittest? | Legaltech News - Law.com, February 22, 2021
  2. Law firm takes stake in online legal services platform for SMEs - Legal Futures, February 22, 2021
Coronavirus: Law Firm News

  1. Latest Government guidance reaffirms voluntary COVID-19 vaccination policy, Clayton Utz, February 23, 2021

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PUBLICATIONS

AmLaw Daily (Law.com)

  1. Law.com Trendspotter: Not Having a Law Firm Succession Plan Is More Dangerous Than Ever, Law.com: Law Firm Management, February 23, 2021
  2. What Law Firms Learned About Digital Marketing in 2020 and What It Means For the Future, Law.com: Law Firm Marketing and Business Development, February 22, 2021
  3. Even With Growth in Patent Work, Fish & Richardson Sees Revenue Decline, Law.com: Law Firm Management, February 22, 2021
  4. Even With Growth in Patent Work, Fish & Richardson Sees Revenue Decline, Law.com: Law Firm Management, February 22, 2021
  5. What Law Firms Learned About Digital Marketing in 2020 and What It Means For the Future, Law.com: Law Firm Marketing and Business Development, February 22, 2021
  6. Lowenstein Sandler's Core Practices Responded 'Shockingly Well' in Pandemic Year, Law.com: Law Firm Management, February 22, 2021
  7. Putting 'Thought' Back Into Thought Leadership, Law.com: Law Firm Marketing and Business Development, February 22, 2021
  8. As Trials Stalled, Shook Hardy Found Other Ways to Drive Revenue, Profits, Law.com: Law Firm Management, February 22, 2021
  9. Move to Remote Working Causes Top 50 UK Firm to Close Regional Office, Law.com: Law Firm Management, February 22, 2021
  10. Pa. Supreme Court's Mail-In Ballot Rulings Stand, As SCOTUS Denies Review, Law.com: Law Firm Client Relationships, February 22, 2021
  11. At Supreme Court, Jones Day Loses Bid Challenging Pennsylvania Mail-In Ballots, Law.com: Law Firm Client Relationships, February 22, 2021
Legal Week

  1. Gibson Dunn Hits Quarter Century of Consistent Growth, February 22, 2021
  2. Linklaters Senior Partner Hopeful Shropshire Jumps to Diageo, February 22, 2021
  3. Reed Smith Boosts UK Pro Bono Hours By a Third, February 22, 2021
  4. HSF Becomes Latest Firm to Appoint Global ESG Leadership, February 22, 2021
  5. Is Clifford Chance Set to Leave Canary Wharf?, February 22, 2021
  6. DWF Looks to Financial Industry to Replace General Counsel, February 22, 2021
Lawyer News

  1. The new SQE courses shed more darkness than light, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, February 23, 2021
  2. BCLP’s New Law arm makes senior EMEA hire as revenue surpasses £1m, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, February 23, 2021
  3. Linklaters’ tech venture debuts first product under new leadership, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, February 23, 2021
  4. DMH Stallard aims to re-enter top 100 with family law merger, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, February 23, 2021
  5. Clifford Chance calls in advisers to rethink property strategy, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, February 23, 2021
  6. DWF recruits new legal chief after Ocado move, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, February 23, 2021
  7. Linklaters senior partner candidate quits firm for top GC role, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, February 22, 2021
  8. Australian law school mounts assault on UK market with new SQE courses, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, February 22, 2021
  9. Squire Patton Boggs promotes five in UK in 2021 partnership round, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, February 22, 2021
  10. Freeths closes Stoke office with staff going to full-time remote working, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, February 22, 2021
  11. What to know about BVI’s regulatory change for investment structures, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, February 22, 2021
  12. The employment lifecycle through a SMCR lens: Episode 6 – Culture, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, February 22, 2021
  13. Kids Company director disqualification proceedings – some initial thoughts, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, February 22, 2021
  14. nZEBs – what are they and will they affect my new building?, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, February 22, 2021
  15. VAT Reverse Charge to apply from 1 March 2021, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, February 22, 2021
  16. Fund finance in Ireland and Luxembourg: A comparative analysis, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, February 22, 2021
  17. The Carlyle case – the final chapter, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, February 22, 2021
  18. Estate experiences: administering an estate with Cayman Islands assets, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, February 22, 2021

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US FIRM NEWS

Boston

  1. Even With Growth in Patent Work, Fish & Richardson Sees Revenue Decline | The American Lawyer - The American Lawyer, (Fish & Richardson), February 23, 2021
  2. SEC Enforcement Chief Returns to Wilmer to Lead Securities and Financial Services Practice | National Law Journal - Law.com, (Wilmer Hale), February 22, 2021
  3. Novo Holdings to acquire Altasciences - PRNewswire, (Goodwin Procter), February 22, 2021
  4. Wilson Sonsini Builds in Boston with Ropes & Gray Hire - Bloomberg Law, (Ropes & Gray), February 22, 2021
California

  1. High Court Turns Away Hawaii Zoning Dispute, Spurring Thomas Dissent - Courthouse News Service, (Manatt Phelps), February 23, 2021
  2. Herbert Smith Freehills steps up sustainability focus with new practice group - The Global Legal Post, (Fenwick & West), February 23, 2021
  3. Sinch's $1140 Million Acquisition of Inteliquent – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (Latham & Watkins), February 23, 2021
  4. Carlyle's $4.1 Billion ESG-Linked Credit Facility – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (Latham & Watkins), February 23, 2021
  5. Steak 'n Shake Is Said to Repay March Debt to Avert Bankruptcy - Bloomberg, (Latham & Watkins), February 23, 2021
  6. Teays River Investments's Acquisition Of Grimmway Farms – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (Loeb & Loeb), February 22, 2021
  7. Finance Guru, Lawyer Splits from Wells Fargo for Big Law | Corporate Counsel - Law.com, (Paul Hastings), February 22, 2021
  8. Wilson Sonsini Builds in Boston with Ropes & Gray Hire - Bloomberg Law, (Orrick), February 22, 2021
  9. HSF Becomes Latest Firm to Appoint Global ESG Leadership - Law.com, (Gibson Dunn & Crutcher; Orrick), February 22, 2021
  10. Supreme Court Weighs Blame in Bitter Georgia, Florida Water War - Bloomberg Law, (Latham & Watkins), February 22, 2021
  11. InCloud Again Raids Kirkland, This Time for a General Counsel - Bloomberg Law, (Paul Hastings), February 22, 2021
  12. Refinement and Clarity - Legal Business Online, (Paul Hastings), February 22, 2021
Chicago

  1. Former Kirkland HK partner joins Sidley after four-year break - Legal Business Online, (Kirkland & Ellis; Sidley Austin), February 23, 2021
  2. Wilson Sonsini Builds in Boston with Ropes & Gray Hire - Bloomberg Law, (Sidley Austin), February 22, 2021
  3. Refinement and Clarity - Legal Business Online, (Mayer Brown), February 22, 2021
  4. InCloud Again Raids Kirkland, This Time for a General Counsel - Bloomberg Law, (Kirkland & Ellis; Dentons), February 22, 2021
  5. HSF Becomes Latest Firm to Appoint Global ESG Leadership - Law.com, (Seyfarth Shaw), February 22, 2021
  6. How Investors Can Play The One Clear Winner From Texas’ Electric Grid Collapse: Battery Storage - Forbes, (McDermott Will), February 22, 2021
New York

  1. loanDepot's $62 Million Initial Public Offering – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (Davis Polk), February 23, 2021
  2. Biogen's $1.75 Billion Exchange Offer – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (Davis Polk), February 23, 2021
  3. Youdao's $238 Million Equity Follow-on Offering – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (Davis Polk), February 23, 2021
  4. HFW secures second Reed Smith commodities partner this year in Singapore - The Global Legal Post, (Clifford Chance), February 23, 2021
  5. Herbert Smith Freehills steps up sustainability focus with new practice group - The Global Legal Post, (Clifford Chance), February 23, 2021
  6. Law firm trio wheel in Goodyear's $2.5 billion acquisition of Cooper Tire - Reuters, (Paul Weiss), February 23, 2021
  7. Davis Polk Makes Rare China Lateral Hire With Freshfields Beijing Partner - Law.com, (Davis Polk), February 22, 2021
  8. Ex-SEC Chair Jay Clayton returns to Sullivan & Cromwell - Compliance Week, (Sullivan & Cromwell), February 22, 2021
  9. SEC Enforcement Chief Returns to Wilmer to Lead Securities and Financial Services Practice | National Law Journal - Law.com, (Sullivan & Cromwell), February 22, 2021
  10. Linklaters Senior Partner Hopeful Shropshire Jumps to Diageo - Law.com, (Sullivan & Cromwell), February 22, 2021
  11. Artius Acquisition's $1.8 Billion Business Combination With Origin Materials - Global Legal Chronicle, (Cleary Gottlieb), February 22, 2021
  12. NFL Players' Painkiller Class Action Gets Green Light - Bloomberg Law, (Skadden Arps), February 22, 2021
  13. Oak Hill Invests in American Veterinary Group - Mergers & Acquisitions, (Paul Weiss), February 22, 2021
  14. Refinement and Clarity - Legal Business Online, (Debevoise & Plimpton), February 22, 2021
  15. InCloud Again Raids Kirkland, This Time for a General Counsel - Bloomberg Law, (Weil Gotshal), February 22, 2021
Philadelphia

  1. Finance Guru, Lawyer Splits from Wells Fargo for Big Law | Corporate Counsel - Law.com, (Pepper Hamilton), February 22, 2021
  2. Wilson Sonsini Builds in Boston with Ropes & Gray Hire - Bloomberg Law, (Dechert), February 22, 2021
Texas

  1. HSF Becomes Latest Firm to Appoint Global ESG Leadership - Law.com, (Hunton Andrews Kurth), February 22, 2021
  2. NFL Players' Painkiller Class Action Gets Green Light - Bloomberg Law, (Akin Gump), February 22, 2021
Washington DC

  1. Law firm trio wheel in Goodyear's $2.5 billion acquisition of Cooper Tire - Reuters, (Covington & Burling), February 23, 2021
  2. HFW secures second Reed Smith commodities partner this year in Singapore - The Global Legal Post, (Squire Patton Boggs), February 23, 2021
  3. SEC Enforcement Chief Returns to Wilmer to Lead Securities and Financial Services Practice | National Law Journal - Law.com, (Wilmer Hale), February 22, 2021
  4. Has Biden poisoned the well with GOP moderates? - Politico, (Covington & Burling), February 22, 2021
  5. Wilson Sonsini Builds in Boston with Ropes & Gray Hire - Bloomberg Law, (Hogan Lovells), February 22, 2021
  6. NFL Players' Painkiller Class Action Gets Green Light - Bloomberg Law, (Akin Gump), February 22, 2021
Other - Eastern US

  1. Reed Smith Boosts UK Pro Bono Hours By a Third - Law.com, (Reed Smith), February 22, 2021
  2. HFW Makes Second Singapore Partner Hire Of 2021 - Law.com, (Reed Smith), February 22, 2021
Other - Central US

  1. HFW secures second Reed Smith commodities partner this year in Singapore - The Global Legal Post, (Bryan Cave), February 23, 2021
  2. Business demands furlough and loans extensions as Johnson lays out roadmap – live updates - Telegraph.co.uk, (Bryan Cave), February 22, 2021
  3. MPE Partners Announces the Recapitalization of MSHS Group - WFMZ Allentown, (Baker Hostetler), February 22, 2021
Other - Western US

  1. InCloud Again Raids Kirkland, This Time for a General Counsel - Bloomberg Law, (Davis Wright), February 22, 2021

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United Kingdom

  1. Linklaters' US head, Tom Shropshire, to succeed Siobhán Moriarty as general counsel of Diageo - The Global Legal Post, (Linklaters), February 23, 2021
  2. Herbert Smith Freehills steps up sustainability focus with new practice group - The Global Legal Post, (Herbert Smith; Clifford Chance), February 23, 2021
  3. Pro-invest's $130 Million Acquisition Of Sydney's Primus Hotel - Global Legal Chronicle, (Herbert Smith), February 23, 2021
  4. HFW secures second Reed Smith commodities partner this year in Singapore - The Global Legal Post, (Norton Rose; Clifford Chance), February 23, 2021
  5. DWF Looks to Financial Industry to Replace General Counsel - Law.com, (Slaughter and May), February 22, 2021
  6. Wilson Sonsini Builds in Boston with Ropes & Gray Hire - Bloomberg Law, (Hogan Lovells), February 22, 2021
  7. InCloud Again Raids Kirkland, This Time for a General Counsel - Bloomberg Law, (Dentons), February 22, 2021
Australia

  1. HSF Becomes Latest Firm to Appoint Global ESG Leadership - Law.com, (Freehills), February 23, 2021
  2. Bishop DiMarzio Denies Abuse Allegation as Lawsuit is Filed Nearly a Year After Claim is Made - The Tablet Catholic Newspaper, (Freehills), February 23, 2021

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