Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP opened a Houston office led by former Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP partner Mark Farley, who is one of eight lawyers hired to expand its environmental and workplace safety practices.
Some assets from the Second Mile, the charity founded by convicted child molester and former Pennsylvania State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, will be transferred to Arrow Child & Family Ministries.
Eastman Kodak Co., the bankrupt photography pioneer, agreed to sell document-imaging assets to Japanese office-equipment company Brother Industries Ltd. for about $210 million, setting the minimum bid for an auction.
Several U.S. Supreme Court justices sought a compromise on the decades-old practice of granting patents on human genes, debating a case that could redefine rights throughout the biotechnology and agriculture industries.
Japanese stocks rose, paring a monthly loss for the Nikkei 225 Stock Average, on speculation Europe may be close to a deal that will allow cash-strapped Greece to roll over some of its debt, helping avert a default and a possible banking crisis.