John DiMatteo, most recently co- chairman of the intellectual property department at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, joined New York litigation boutique Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP as a partner, the firm’s first lateral hire since its founding two years ago.
The reason Gus Christensen looks like an investment banker is that he was one until four months ago. A handshake reveals a shirt monogram over the wrist, an Omega watch and lapis cuff links he got on a JPMorgan Chase & Co. trip to Chile.
A Pablo Picasso painting must remain at the entrance to New York’s Four Seasons restaurant pending more hearings into a preservationist group’s claim that the artwork would be severely damaged in a move, a judge said.
A former Microsoft Corp. employee was charged with stealing the software maker’s trade secrets, including code for a program to protect against copyright infringement, and leaking them to a blogger in France.
Five former aides to Bernard Madoff who spent decades working for his firm were found guilty of helping run the biggest Ponzi scheme in U.S. history, a $17.5 billion fraud exposed by the 2008 financial crisis.
Daniel Bonventre, one of five former aides to Bernard Madoff on trial over the con man’s $17 billion Ponzi scheme, gambled big by choosing at the last minute to testify in his own defense, former prosecutors said.