Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP hired John Rhie as chairman of the firm’s Asian international arbitration practice and to open a Hong Kong office.
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP will open an office in Sydney next month with Michael Mills and Michelle Fox of Herbert Smith Freehills.
Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP co-chairmen Jeffrey Kessler and Richard Shutran left to join rival law firms, leaving just two members of Dewey’s new chairman’s office in place.
Prudential Plc, the U.K.’s biggest insurer, agreed to buy a life insurance unit from Swiss Re AG for 398 million pounds ($621 million) in cash to expand in the U.S.
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP represented Lenovo Group Ltd. in its purchase of Google Inc.’s Motorola Mobility phone unit for $2.91 billion. Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP advised Google on the deal.
Apple Inc. has spent at least $32 million in one patent-infringement dispute with Google Inc.’s Motorola Mobility unit -- one among many legal fights on four continents.
"Paris is one of the global centers of international arbitration, and Philippe Pinsolle is one of the leaders of that bar."
- Quinn Emanuel on Dec 04, 2012