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Wednesday, October 13, 2021
 
Vol. 21, No. 203
 
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Mergers
Big Deals
Attorney Moves
General Counsel Moves
Technology
Coronavirus
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Lawyer News
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 US FIRM NEWS
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Boston
California
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Washington DC
Other, Eastern US
Other, Central US
Other, Western US
 INTERNATIONAL FIRM NEWS
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TOP NEWS

Law Firm Mergers and New Offices

  1. Dentons launches combination with elite law firm in Mozambique - Creamer Media's Engineering News, (Dentons), October 12, 2021
  2. Foley & Lardner Is Latest Big Law Firm Looking to Salt Lake City - Bloomberg Law, (Kirkland & Ellis; Dentons), October 12, 2021
Big Deals

  1. Top Life-Sciences Lawyers Advising Companies Amid Biotech IPO Craze - Business Insider, (Wilson Sonsini; Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer; McDermott Will; Ropes & Gray; Goodwin Procter; Dechert; Gibson Dunn & Crutcher; Covington & Burling), October 13, 2021
  2. PharmaCann and LivWell Enlightened Health Announce Planned Merger - WSIL TV, (Husch Blackwell; Perkins Coie), October 12, 2021
  3. Sullivan & Cromwell, Wachtell guide Columbia-Umpqua bank union - Reuters, (Sullivan & Cromwell; Wachtell Lipton), October 12, 2021
  4. Slinger Bag To Acquire PlaySight - SGB Media, (Dechert), October 12, 2021
  5. Dolphin Entertainment Acquires Ownership Stake in Midnight Theatre - Yahoo Finance, (Skadden Arps; Cravath Swaine & Moore), October 12, 2021
  6. 3Cloud Acquires Polaris Solutions - WKYT, (Kirkland & Ellis), October 12, 2021
  7. Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Represent Prolec GE Transformers, Inc., in Financing Transactions Related to Its $645M Acquisition of SPX Transformer Solutions, Inc. - Yahoo Finance, (Greenberg Traurig), October 12, 2021
Attorney Moves

  1. Mayer Brown adds renowned finance lawyer Joanne De Silva to Banking & Finance practice in New York, Mayer Brown, October 12, 2021
  2. Barnes & Thornburg Welcomes Pharma, Biochemistry Patent Litigator to Growing Atlanta Office, Barnes & Thornburg, October 12, 2021
  3. Baker Donelson Grows Health Law Practice and Geographic Reach, Adding Team of Six North Carolina Attorneys, Baker, Donelson, October 12, 2021
  4. Richard Donoghue, ex-U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Joins Pillsbury, Pillsbury Winthrop, October 12, 2021
  5. Tarter Krinsky & Drogin Elevates Sean Scuderi to Partner in Construction Practice, Tarter Krinsky, October 12, 2021
  6. King & Spalding Adds Six Partners to its Global Human Capital and Compliance Practice, King & Spalding, October 12, 2021
  7. Sheppard Mullin Adds Corporate Healthcare Partner In Chicago, Sheppard Mullin, October 12, 2021
  8. Willkie to launch London arbitration practice - ICLG.com, (Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Wilmer Hale), October 12, 2021
  9. Foley hires IP litigation team for Salt Lake City opening - The Global Legal Post, (Kirkland & Ellis), October 12, 2021
  10. Kirkland hires Freshfields private equity duo, unveils relocation plans for London base - The Global Legal Post, (Clifford Chance), October 12, 2021
General Counsel Moves

  1. Leafly hires new general counsel | Corporate Secretary - Corporate Secretary, (General Counsel), October 12, 2021
  2. Galera expands leadership team with new commercial chief, legal & compliance chief - Seeking Alpha, (General Counsel), October 12, 2021
Technology

  1. What Attorneys Should Know About Advanced AI in eDiscovery: A Brief Discussion - JD Supra, October 12, 2021
Coronavirus: Law Firm News

  1. US/UK COVID-19 Insurance/Reinsurance Update, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, October 12, 2021
  2. Akerman Partners Detail Strict OSHA Standards on COVID-19 that Affect Healthcare Facilities Nationwide, Akerman Senterfitt, October 12, 2021

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PUBLICATIONS

AmLaw Daily (Law.com)

  1. Origination Credit Is Mysterious at Many Firms, and It's a Retention Problem, Law.com: Law Firm Management, October 13, 2021
  2. Law.com Trendspotter: Law Firms Are Trying Everything to Make Office Returns Palatable—But It Still May Not Be Enough, Law.com: Law Firm Management, October 13, 2021
  3. Law Firms Struggle to Stave Off Mass Attrition, Law.com: Law Firm Management, October 13, 2021
  4. 'There Are No Advantages': Post-Brexit Rules Are Hampering European Firms In London, Law.com: Law Firm Management, October 13, 2021
  5. Who Got the Work?℠: Boston Scientific's $1.75B Buy, IBM's Employment Class Action and More, Law.com: Law Firm Client Relationships, October 12, 2021
  6. Will the New Normal Include Naptime?: The Morning Minute, Law.com: Law Firm Management, October 12, 2021
  7. Law Firms Struggle to Stave Off Mass Attrition, Law.com: Law Firm Management, October 12, 2021
  8. Who Got the Work?℠: Boston Scientific's $1.75M Buy, IBM's Employment Class Action and More, Law.com: Law Firm Client Relationships, October 12, 2021
Legal Week

  1. India's Elite Firms Flourish in IPO Bonanza, October 13, 2021
  2. Should Law Firms Pay Recruiters More For Diverse Talent?, October 12, 2021
  3. Violent Attacks, Racist Clients and Being Told to Take Elocution Lessons: One Black Lawyer's Journey Into Law, October 12, 2021
  4. McDermott Swoops On Deloitte For New London Practice Head, October 12, 2021
  5. Latest Magic Circle Partner to Lead UK Government Review, October 12, 2021
  6. Wilson Sonsini Makes Rare London Hire With Kirkland Partner Addition, October 12, 2021
Lawyer News

  1. Greenberg lures seven-strong team from Mishcon, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, October 13, 2021
  2. Bakers wards off misconduct claims in spat over costs, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, October 13, 2021
  3. Tesco to settle shareholder claims for £193m, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, October 13, 2021
  4. Eversheds’ disputes turnover rises to £180m, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, October 13, 2021
  5. We’re in a litigation bubble – so make the most of it, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, October 13, 2021
  6. Irish regulatory framework for real asset depositaries, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, October 13, 2021
  7. How to improve efficiency with key Netdocuments features, part 1 of 2: Saving time and clicks, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, October 12, 2021
  8. The rise of the disability agenda, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, October 12, 2021
  9. Cayman: The Regulatory 15/15: September 2021, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, October 12, 2021
  10. Employment Law Series: The protected disclosures regime in Ireland, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, October 12, 2021
  11. Natasha’s Law now in force – are you compliant?, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, October 12, 2021
  12. The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides: Angola – Tax, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, October 12, 2021
  13. Cayman Islands funds: Economic substance notification filings for partnerships, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, October 12, 2021
  14. Carrying out works in pharmacies, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, October 12, 2021
  15. Duty of care: Accountants as introducers, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, October 12, 2021
  16. Second Network and Information Security Directive proposal: What do you need to know?, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, October 12, 2021

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US FIRM NEWS

Boston

  1. Willkie to launch London arbitration practice - ICLG.com, (Wilmer Hale), October 12, 2021
  2. Top Life-Sciences Lawyers Advising Companies Amid Biotech IPO Craze - Business Insider, (Ropes & Gray; Goodwin Procter), October 12, 2021
California

  1. Top Life-Sciences Lawyers Advising Companies Amid Biotech IPO Craze - Business Insider, (Wilson Sonsini; Gibson Dunn & Crutcher), October 13, 2021
  2. Sheppard Mullin Adds Corporate Healthcare Partner in Chicago - Business Wire, (Sheppard Mullin), October 12, 2021
Chicago

  1. Dentons launches combination with elite law firm in Mozambique - Creamer Media's Engineering News, (Dentons), October 12, 2021
  2. Foley hires IP litigation team for Salt Lake City opening - The Global Legal Post, (Kirkland & Ellis), October 12, 2021
  3. Foley & Lardner Is Latest Big Law Firm Looking to Salt Lake City - Bloomberg Law, (Kirkland & Ellis; Dentons), October 12, 2021
  4. 3Cloud Acquires Polaris Solutions - WKYT, (Kirkland & Ellis), October 12, 2021
  5. Top Life-Sciences Lawyers Advising Companies Amid Biotech IPO Craze - Business Insider, (McDermott Will), October 12, 2021
New York

  1. Willkie to launch London arbitration practice - ICLG.com, (Willkie Farr & Gallagher), October 12, 2021
  2. Sullivan & Cromwell, Wachtell guide Columbia-Umpqua bank union - Reuters, (Sullivan & Cromwell; Wachtell Lipton), October 12, 2021
  3. Kirkland hires Freshfields private equity duo, unveils relocation plans for London base - The Global Legal Post, (Clifford Chance), October 12, 2021
  4. Dolphin Entertainment Acquires Ownership Stake in Midnight Theatre - Yahoo Finance, (Skadden Arps; Cravath Swaine & Moore), October 12, 2021
Philadelphia

  1. Slinger Bag To Acquire PlaySight - SGB Media, (Dechert), October 12, 2021
  2. Top Life-Sciences Lawyers Advising Companies Amid Biotech IPO Craze - Business Insider, (Dechert), October 12, 2021
Washington DC

  1. Top Life-Sciences Lawyers Advising Companies Amid Biotech IPO Craze - Business Insider, (Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer; Covington & Burling), October 12, 2021
  2. Willkie to launch London arbitration practice - ICLG.com, (Wilmer Hale), October 12, 2021
Other - Eastern US

  1. Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Represent Prolec GE Transformers, Inc., in Financing Transactions Related to Its $645M Acquisition of SPX Transformer Solutions, Inc. - Yahoo Finance, (Greenberg Traurig), October 12, 2021
Other - Central US

  1. PharmaCann and LivWell Enlightened Health Announce Planned Merger - WSIL TV, (Husch Blackwell), October 12, 2021
Other - Western US

  1. PharmaCann and LivWell Enlightened Health Announce Planned Merger - WSIL TV, (Perkins Coie), October 12, 2021

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INTERNATIONAL FIRM NEWS

United Kingdom

  1. HSF advises FoodStorm on its sale to Instacar - Mirage News, (Herbert Smith), October 13, 2021
  2. Howden to Acquire UK Broker Aston Lark From Goldman Sachs - Insurance Journal, (Norton Rose; Eversheds), October 13, 2021
  3. Dentons launches combination with elite law firm in Mozambique - Creamer Media's Engineering News, (Dentons), October 12, 2021
  4. Kirkland-led Blackstone forms $1 bln partnership to invest in music - Reuters, (Freshfields), October 12, 2021
  5. Foley & Lardner Is Latest Big Law Firm Looking to Salt Lake City - Bloomberg Law, (Dentons), October 12, 2021
  6. Kirkland hires Freshfields private equity duo, unveils relocation plans for London base - The Global Legal Post, (Clifford Chance), October 12, 2021
  7. AIPUT buys Fleming Business Centre for £22.4 million - Construction Global - The Global Construction Platform, (Eversheds), October 12, 2021
  8. HSF advises Ennismore on Joint Venture with Accor - Mirage News, (Herbert Smith), October 12, 2021
Australia

  1. HSF advises FoodStorm on its sale to Instacar - Mirage News, (Freehills), October 13, 2021
  2. HSF advises Ennismore on Joint Venture with Accor - Mirage News, (Freehills), October 13, 2021

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Legal Vendor / Consultant News

  1. 2021 State of the Legal Market in Europe report shows growth amid change for region, Legal Resource Center: Thomson Reuters, October 13, 2021
  2. Consistency in Vendor Risk Management: Build a Defensible Program You Can Put Your Name Behind, Mitratech: Press Releases, October 12, 2021
  3. Machine learning in cybersecurity, Open Text: Press Releases, October 12, 2021

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