Gordon & Rees to Add Second Practice Group from Sedgwick LLP

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani today announced the forthcoming addition of another practice group from Sedgwick LLP in its California offices. The new attorneys (who will be joining Gordon & Rees as of the first of the new year) will practice primarily in the firm’s Maritime Group, and will reunite with other former Sedgwick lawyers who had previously moved to join Gordon & Rees’s Commercial Litigation Group.

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International Tax Attorney, Ajay Whittemore, Joins Rimon as Partner in its San Francisco Office

Ajay Whittemore joins Rimon Law as a Partner in its Tax and Trust and Estate groups. Mr. Whittemore’s practice focuses on international tax planning and controversies. In the planning area, Mr. Whittemore advises clients regarding both inbound and outbound matters, including tax treaty analysis, transfer pricing, tax deferral opportunities, and the architecture and implementation of tax-efficient business structures. He also advises private clients regarding pre-immigration planning, expatriation issues, foreign trust issues, investment in U.S. businesses and real estate, and global succession planning.

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Seyfarth Adds Construction Litigator Gregg Dulik in San Francisco

Seyfarth Shaw LLP announced today that Gregg Dulik has joined the firm’s Litigation department and Construction practice group as a partner in San Francisco. Dulik comes from Sedgwick LLP, where he served as a partner in its Construction practice group in San Francisco.

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New Partner Deepens Schiff Hardin’s Product Liability and Mass Torts Capabilities

Schiff Hardin LLP today announced the addition of Steven E. Swaney as a partner in the Product Liability and Mass Torts Practice in the San Francisco office. Swaney represents companies in product liability, class action, and multidistrict matters arising out of product defect, breach of warranty, toxic tort, and consumer fraud claims. As former assistant U.S. attorney (AUSA), he also advises on commercial and white collar criminal matters. Prior to joining Schiff Hardin, Swaney was a partner at Squire Patton Boggs.

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Prominent Privacy and Data Protection Partner Joins Latham’s San Francisco Office

Latham & Watkins LLP1 is pleased to announce that Michael Rubin has joined the firm’s San Francisco office as a partner in the Litigation & Trial Department and member of the Information Law, Data Privacy & Cybersecurity practice. His practice focuses on defense of complex privacy and internet class action litigation and regulatory investigations on behalf of emerging and established companies, as well as providing strategic counsel.

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