Arrival of Lior Nuchi as New San Francisco Partner

The arrival of Lior Nuchi — a new San Francisco partner in McGuireWoods’ Corporate Practice who represents companies on the leading edge of information technology and life sciences — received media coverage Tuesday in The Recorder, a publication covering the Bay Area legal industry.

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Vanessa Gage Joins Pillsbury’s Global Transportation Finance Team

Pillsbury today announced the addition of highly regarded financial transactions lawyer Vanessa Gage as partner. Gage’s extensive experience, especially working with transportation industry clients, aligns seamlessly with the ongoing expansion of the firm’s offering in asset-based lending while also strengthening Pillsbury’s finance group generally. She joins the transportation finance practice from Reed Smith and will reside in the San Francisco office.

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Morgan Lewis Adds Former IRS Trial Lawyer To San Francisco Tax Team

Strengthening its tax litigation capabilities in California and across the United States, Morgan Lewis has added prominent tax litigator Wendy Abkin to its team in San Francisco. Ms. Abkin, a former trial lawyer with the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS), joins Morgan Lewis from her own San Francisco tax firm.

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Noted IP Litigators Wayne Stacy and Sarah Guske Join Baker Botts

Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, today announced that Wayne Stacy and Sarah Guske will be joining the firm’s San Francisco office as Partners in the Intellectual Property practice group. They will join Stuart Plunkett and Jonathan Shapiro who joined the firm in May.

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Recognized Construction Attorney Further Expands Sedgwick Practice Group

Sedgwick LLP is pleased to announce that Kathryn Richter has joined the firm as a partner in its San Francisco office. Richter focuses her practice on leveraging her litigation and alternative dispute resolution experience to counsel clients on matters that cover every facet of real estate, engineering and construction litigation; environmental and energy engagements; and manufacturing and product liability matters domestic and international. She also is experienced in the representation of debtors, secured and unsecured creditors and Chapter 11 Trustees in complex bankruptcy cases involving these issues.

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High-Profile M&A/Private Equity Team Joins Paul Hastings in San Francisco

Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that a team of three M&A/private equity partners and a senior M&A counsel have joined the firm. Mike Kennedy, Steve Camahort, and Dana Kromm have joined the firm as partners, and Jeffrey Wolf has joined the firm as senior counsel. These partners have an average of 25 years of experience working on high-profile M&A and private equity transactions.

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