Former Florida Representative Miguel De Grandy joined Holland & Knight LLP’s Miami office as a partner. De Grandy was a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 1989 to 1994 and most recently was the principal shareholder at his own boutique government affairs firm.
Steve Zipperstein prosecuted failed savings-and-loan associations in the 1980s and investigated the government's siege of the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas, in the '90s. Now the battle-hardened lawyer has joined Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry to fight its critics.
Orient-Express Hotels Ltd., the property owner that rejected a takeover offer from Indian Hotels Co. last year, is focusing on increasing profits and its share price before considering mergers, according to its chief executive officer.
I am a tuberculosis doctor. My patients and I inhabit a world of TB medications, diagnostic technology and public-health investigations. Together we have celebrated many triumphs over this deadly, but curable, disease.
California lawmakers rejected a bill that would have stopped drillers from using hydraulic fracturing to free oil and natural gas from shale beds until state regulators implement rules for the controversial practice.
During his civil lawsuit against the People’s Republic of China, Brian Milburn says he never once saw one of the country’s lawyers. He read no court documents from China’s attorneys because they filed none. The voluminous case record at the U.S. District courthouse in Santa Ana contains a single communication from China: a curt letter to the U.S. State Department, urging that the suit be dismissed.
Oracle Corp. Chairman Jeff Henley is giving $50 million to the University of California, Santa Barbara -- the largest donation in the school’s history -- to promote scientific research and help overcome budget cuts.
Detroit’s boom-and-bust history was built on a dependence on big, fuel-thirsty vehicles. Now, with freshly stocked showrooms of new cars and more-efficient trucks, U.S. automakers are gaining ground on their Asian competitors with the best lineup in a generation.