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  • Sacramento Mayor to Head Committee Seeking NBA Union Chief

    Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson will lead a new committee created to find the next leader of the National Basketball Association players’ union, a process that will aim to hire an executive director before next season.

  • Davis Polk, Willkie Advise Comcast: Business of Law

    Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP advised Comcast Corp. on its agreement to acquire Time Warner Cable Inc. for $45.2 billion, combining the two largest U.S. cable companies in an all-stock transaction.

  • Weil Gotshal Tax Partner Sontag Joins Paul Weiss in N.Y.

    Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP said Scott M. Sontag, formerly of Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, joined the firm as a partner in the tax department in the New York office.

  • Goldman Said to End Talks to Hire Law Firm Paul, Weiss

    Goldman Sachs Group Inc. , facing a fraud lawsuit from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, ended talks to hire Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP to bolster its legal team.

  • Keker & Van Nest, Wachtell, Paul Weiss: Business of Law

    Major League Baseball hired San Francisco Attorney John W. Keker to be lead counsel in the suit brought by the city of San Jose, California, accusing it of improperly keeping the Oakland Athletics from moving there to shield the nearby San Francisco Giants from competition.

  • Law Firms Paul Weiss, Lowenstein Sandler Sanctioned in Perelman Case

    A New Jersey judge ordered two law firms to pay $1.96 million in legal fees after sanctioning them for filing frivolous litigation they pursued on behalf of billionaire Ronald Perelman .

  • Cravath, Latham Advise Carlyle on J&J: Business of Law

    Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and Latham & Watkins LLP worked on Carlyle Group LP’s agreement to buy the Ortho Clinical unit of Johnson & Johnson for $4.15 billion.

  • Goldman in Talks to Bolster Legal Team as Probe Deepens

    Goldman Sachs Group Inc., buffeted by a fraud lawsuit from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and a 21 percent decline in market value, is in talks to hire Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP to bolster its legal team, said a person briefed on the discussions.

  • Skadden, Davis Polk, Paul Weiss, Dewey: Business of Law

    Deal lawyers are having a busy week, especially at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. The firm is involved in six acquisitions that were announced yesterday, ranging in value from $850 million to $1.7 billion.

  • Goodwin Procter, Latham, Paul Weiss: Business of Law

    Goodwin Procter LLP advised Cole Credit Property Trust II Inc. on its agreement to merge with Spirit Realty Capital Inc. in a stock transaction that would create a company with 2,012 properties in 48 U.S. states. Ropes & Gray LLP represented the Special Committee of CCPT II. Latham & Watkins LLP advised Spirit.

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