Mark Shelton, formerly UBS AG’s Americas general counsel and global head of investigations, is joining Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in New York. He will practice financial institutions law with a focus on banking regulation and investigations.
Kirkland & Ellis LLP represented Madison Dearborn Partners LLC in its $1.6 billion purchase of hospital therapy provider Ikaria Inc. Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP and Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP represented Hampton, New Jersey-based Ikaria.
New York City commercial-property sales probably will reach a high this year as rising prices in Manhattan and growing interest in the outer boroughs pushes deals past 2007 levels, Massey Knakal Realty Services said.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. received legal advice from Kirkland & Ellis LLP on its plan to quit the diabetes-treatment business by selling its stake in a venture to partner AstraZeneca Plc for as much as $4.3 billion.
The percentage of female associates at law firms fell for the third straight year, even as women made gains in becoming partners, according to a survey by NALP, formerly known as The National Association for Law Placement.
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP advised Fidelity National Financial Inc., the largest U.S. title insurer, on an agreement to buy its former unit, Lender Processing Services Inc. Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP advised LPS.