In-HouseEPR Properties GC Retires, Associate GC To Succeed Him
The general counsel of Kansas City, Missouri-based real estate investment trust EPR Properties plans to retire at the start of March, with the company's associate general counsel set to take over upon his departure from the firm, according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
California PulseSilicon Valley IP Ace Joins Squire Patton Boggs
A patent attorney specializing in representing clients producing cutting-edge software and technology has moved her practice to Squire Patton Boggs LLP's Silicon Valley office after seven years with IP boutique Artegis Law Group.
California PulseMeet The Ex-Fed. Prosecutor Tapped For Calif. District Court
A California state court judge recently nominated for a seat on California's federal bench is highly regarded for her experience as both a federal prosecutor and a state jurist, and for her dedication to justice and diversity, say attorneys who know her.
DC PulseSenate Confirms First Woman To Be Top IRS Attorney
The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed a former director at EY who previously served as associate chief counsel, international, at the Internal Revenue Service to be the agency's chief counsel, making her the first woman to be confirmed for the role.
California PulseBird & Bird Taps London IP Atty As Co-Head In San Francisco
Bird & Bird LLP is transferring a longtime patent litigator from its London office to be the new co-head of its representation office in San Francisco, the firm's only outlet in America.
Daily LitigationOusted Roche Freedman Atty Wants Ex-Partners Sanctioned
The ousted partner of the law firm formerly known as Roche Freedman LLP asked a New York federal judge to impose sanctions on his former colleagues, claiming the partners destroyed evidence when they communicated through an application that auto-deleted their messages in the lead-up to voting him out of the firm.
California PulseGov't Attys Must Mind Confidential Info Or Be DQ'd, ABA Says
Both current and former government attorneys who take on private clients should look out for instances where their possession of "confidential government information" calls for them to be disqualified from representing a client, according to the latest guidance from the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility, released Wednesday.
CourtsCoats Rose Atty Fired Over Threatening Letter To Judge
The Texas law firm Coats Rose PC terminated one of its attorneys believed to have sent intimidating messages on firm letterhead to an immigration judge running for a judgeship in the 151st Civil District Court of Harris County, the firm confirmed to Law360 on Wednesday.
Daily LitigationAnderson Kill Litigator To Co-Lead GRSM50 Antitrust Group
Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani LLP has tapped a former Anderson Kill PC litigator with more than three decades of civil and criminal experience to co-chair its antitrust practice group, the firm announced on Wednesday.
CourtsUS Trustee Taps Ex-Prosecutor To Be FTX Examiner
The U.S. Trustee's Office has urged a Delaware bankruptcy judge to allow Robert Cleary, a former U.S. attorney who is now with Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, to investigate FTX's finances as an examiner in the defunct cryptocurrency company's Chapter 11 case.