Sheppard Mullin New York Adds Entertainment Partner Dan Schnapp

Daniel E. Schnapp has joined the New York office of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the Entertainment and Digital Media practice and as co-leader of the firm’s Technology Transactions Team. Schnapp joins from Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP where he was Chair of the firm’s New Media, Entertainment and Technology practice. Joining Schnapp are former Hughes Hubbard associates Alexis Robinson and Genevieve Perez.

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Latham Further Expands Litigation & Trial Department in New York, Adding Two Complex Commercial Litigators

Latham & Watkins LLP continues to add firepower to its litigation bench and strengthen its team of esteemed trial lawyers in New York, welcoming partners Joseph Serino and Eric Leon to the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department, in the Complex Commercial Litigation Practice. Both are seasoned litigators, with wide-ranging experience in complex commercial litigation as well as antitrust, securities and trade secret matters, among others. Serino and Leon join Latham from Kirkland & Ellis in New York. While most of their representations are defense-side oriented, Serino and Leon have also together handled several high-profile plaintiff-side cases and won VerdictSearch Top 100 jury trial awards in back-to-back years.

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Hughes Hubbard Adds Alexandra Poe to Corporate Practice

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP announced that Alexandra Poe joined the firm as a partner in its Corporate Department. Poe joins from Reed Smith, where she was the co-chair of the Private Fund Formation and Counseling practice in that firm’s Global Corporate Group.

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Katten Gains Employment Law Practitioner Daniel Doron in New York

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP announced today that Daniel J. Doron has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate practice. Doron, who represents clients in connection with labor and employment-related aspects of M&A transactions on both the buy- and sell-side, will be based in the firm’s New York office. Mr. Doron Joins Katten Muchin from Goodwin Proctor.

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Foley Adds Intellectual Property Partner in New York

Foley & Lardner LLP announced today that Karen Mangasarian has joined the firm’s Chemical, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Practice as a partner in the New York office. Prior to joining Foley, Mangasarian was a partner at Ropes & Gray LLP.

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Mass Torts ‘Star’ Gaudreau Joins Greenberg Traurig’s Pharma, Med Device & Health Care Litigation Practice in NY

Russell (Chip) A. Gaudreau III has joined the award-winning Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP as a shareholder in the firm’s New York City office. He joins from Reed Smith where he had been a partner since 2010, and member of the firm’s Life Sciences and Health Industry practice group.

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