Experienced Emerging Company Lawyer Joins the San Francisco Office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Stephen Knute Gregg, an experienced emerging company lawyer, has joined the San Francisco office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP as a partner.

Gregg brings to the firm over 15 years of experience in venture financing, M&A, securities, and general corporate work for emerging growth companies in a range of industries, inside and outside the technology sector. He focuses on M&A and private placement financings, both debt and equity.

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Healthcare Team in California to Join King & Spalding

King & Spalding announced today that Stephen Goff, Marcia Augsburger, John Barnes and Leslie Murphy, four highly regarded lawyers in California focused on healthcare litigation, investigation and regulation, will join the firm’s Healthcare Practice Group. All four will join King & Spalding from DLA Piper’s Health Care Sector practice, of which Goff served as co-chair.

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Leading Emerging Company Lawyer Joins MoFo San Francisco

Morrison & Foerster is pleased to announce that Murray Indick has joined the firm’s San Francisco office as a partner in the Corporate Department. With more than three decades of experience both in private practice and as general counsel to investment firms, he brings a wealth of knowledge on a wide range of corporate matters, including venture financings, fund formation, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, private equity financings, corporate restructurings, and corporate governance.

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Two Highly Experienced Employment Lawyers Join the San Francisco Office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Two highly experienced employment lawyers have joined the expanding labor and employment practice at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP in San Francisco.

Tracy Thompson comes to the firm as partner and brings over three decades of experience representing employers in all areas of labor and employment law. M. Michael Cole joins as counsel. Both practiced together most recently at Miller Law Group.

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Lynn Cadwalader Joins DLA Piper’s Real Estate Practice in Northern California

DLA Piper announced today that Lynn Cadwalader has joined the firm’s Real Estate practice as a partner in the San Francisco office.

Cadwalader focuses on real estate investment, acquisition and development, with a particular emphasis in the hospitality sector. She has extensive experience advising clients in the US and internationally, including in the Caribbean and Latin America, as well as working with Chinese and other foreign real estate investors. She represents hotel and mixed-use project developers, owners, operators and lenders, and works with all facets of resort and real estate development and operations.

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Cooley Adds Four Prominent Corporate Partners in New York and San Francisco

Cooley is further boosting its corporate capability in New York and San Francisco with the addition of four new partners. The well-regarded group, which joins Cooley from Reed Smith, will be led by New York-based partner Yvan-Claude Pierre, head of Reed Smith’s global corporate and securities group and chair of its US capital markets group, who will arrive after completion of his notice period. Cooley’s New York office also gains corporate and capital markets partners Daniel Goldberg and William Haddad; corporate and M&A partner Garth Osterman joins Cooley’s San Francisco office. The four partners will transition to Cooley their full-spectrum, globally-oriented corporate practices.

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Holland & Knight Real Estate Lawyers Advise Digital Realty in $1.886 Billion Acquisition of Telx

Holland & Knight represented Digital Realty on the real estate component of its $1.886 billion acquisition of Telx Holdings, Inc. from private equity firms ABRY Partners and Berkshire Partners. Digital Realty, a San Francisco-based real estate investment trust, is a leading provider of data center and colocation solutions. Telx is a data center colocation and interconnection company based in New York. The deal is expected to be completed later this year.

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Senior Global Transactional Attorney, Chris Terry, joins Rimon as a Partner in San Francisco Office

Mr. Terry joins Rimon from Gunderson Dettmer, a Silicon Valley law firm specializing in representing emerging growth companies, where he co-launched the firm’s first international office in Beijing. Previously we was a partner at DLA Piper, one of the world’s largest law firms.

Mr. Terry has extensive experience representing his clients on cross-border investments, market entry, outsourcing, technology transactions, joint ventures and M&A transactions. Mr. Terry’s experience spans a wide range of industry sectors, from mobile Internet, medical devices, digital advertising, and online gaming to clean-tech, semi-conductors, medical devices and education. Mr. Terry’s practice is truly global, having advised on hundreds of venture investments and M&A transactions involving the Americas, Asia and Europe, with a particular expertise in the U.S. and China markets.

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McKenna Long & Aldridge Adds Five New Partners in June Heading into its Merger with Dentons

New partners in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington and Atlanta – including three lawyers returning to firm; latest additions to government contracts, complex tort and corporate practices

Los Angeles/San Francisco/Washington (June 25, 2015) – McKenna Long & Aldridge heads into its pending merger with leading global law firm Dentons with a strong burst of momentum. The firm announced it has added five new partners in the month of June – in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington and Atlanta – including three lawyers who previously practiced at McKenna.

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Nossaman Expands Environment and Land Use Practice Group In San Francisco With Prominent Attorney Michael Durkee

Nossaman LLP has expanded its Environment and Land Use Practice Group with the addition of Michael Durkee as a partner in the Firm’s San Francisco office. He joins from McKenna Long & Aldridge.

Mr. Durkee practices land use, elections, and local government law in both administrative and judicial proceedings. He represents developers, builders, property owners, cities, counties, special districts, and interest groups in all aspects of California local government, elections, and land use entitlement, review, approval processes and litigation. He has transactional and litigation expertise in the laws and processes regarding the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), local governance, general plans, specific plans, planning, zoning and development, vested rights (common law, development agreements, vesting maps), exactions (fees/dedications), the Subdivision Map Act, Williamson Act, and local elections (initiative, referendum, recall).

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