Chadbourne & Parke and Norton Rose Fulbright to Combine

Chadbourne & Parke and Norton Rose Fulbright today announced that they will combine in the second quarter of 2017. The combination significantly strengthens both firms’ client offerings and practice capabilities, particularly in the areas of energy and infrastructure, banking and corporate finance, project finance, bankruptcy and financial restructuring, litigation, dispute resolution and regulatory law.

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Littler Adds Constance H. Weber, Shareholder, to West Virginia Office

Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, today welcomed Shareholder Constance (Connie) Weber to the firm’s West Virginia practice office, joining from Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC. Her arrival coincides with the firm’s relocation to Charleston from Morgantown, where the office was established in 2011. The firm’s new office will be located on the 10th floor of the Chase Tower in downtown Charleston.

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Baker Botts Bolsters Corporate, Tax and Global Projects Practices – Adds Group of Nine New Partners

Baker Botts L.L.P, a leading international law firm, today announced that nine partners, formerly with Norton Rose Fulbright, have joined the firm’s Houston office. Included in this group of lawyers is the former head of Norton Rose Fulbright’s U.S. Corporate and M&A Practice, the former head of their Houston Corporate and M&A Practice and the former head of Norton Rose Fulbright’s U.S. Tax Practice.

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Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Further Expands Corporate and Securities Practice

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, announced today that Katherine H. Ku has joined the firm’s corporate and securities practice as a partner in the Los Angeles office. Ku was previously a corporate partner in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP.

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Morgan Lewis Grows Global Structured Transactions Team With Addition of Two Partners

Morgan Lewis welcomes to its Washington, DC, office partners Mark R. Riccardi and Cory E. Barry, two lawyers with broad backgrounds in representing financial industry clients who will further strengthen the firm’s global structured transactions team. They formerly were partners at a firm focusing on financial services representations in the United States.

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Littler Adds Leading Global Privacy and Cybersecurity Shareholder Gary Clayton in Dallas

Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has added Gary Clayton as a shareholder in its Dallas office. Clayton joins from ADP, LLC, a global provider of cloud-based human resources management solutions, where he served as senior director of privacy programs. Clayton brings two decades of experience in privacy, data protection, data governance and cybersecurity.

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Labor Lawyer Glenn Smith Joins Seyfarth in New York

Seyfarth Shaw LLP announced today that Glenn J. Smith has joined the firm’s Labor & Employment department as a partner in New York. Smith joins Seyfarth following 11 years at Littler Mendelson PC, where he recently served as a member of the firm’s board of directors and served as the office managing shareholder of its Newark, New Jersey office.

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