For U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli, the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Obama administration’s health-care overhaul meant vindication.
Herbert Smith LLP of London and Freehills, Australia’s third-largest law firm, will merge to create a 2,800-lawyer firm, with plans to open offices in New York, Seoul and Africa.
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP hired a Washington team of white collar attorneys formerly of White & Case LLP and led by former acting U.S. Attorney General and Deputy Attorney General George J. Terwilliger III.
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP partner Justin D’Agostino was appointed global head of dispute resolution for a four-year term beginning in May.
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP will open a German branch and hired Ralf Thaeter, a corporate partner from Gleiss Lutz, its former alliance partner in the country.
Herbert Smith LLP hired a team of six commercial litigation partners from Chadbourne & Parke LLP, five of whom will open a New York office in September, the firm’s first in the U.S.