Google Inc. Chief Legal Officer David Drummond is among the six people chosen by Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson to serve on the committee that will help pick the next executive director of the National Basketball Association players’ union.
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.
Dentons, a 2,600-lawyer international firm formed a year ago through the combination of Salans LLP, Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP and SNR Denton, is interested in expanding further through a combination with Patton Boggs LLP.
Proskauer Rose LLP is advising American Realty Capital Properties Inc. on the company’s plans to spin off most of its multitenant shopping-center business into a publicly traded real estate investment trust valued at more than $2.2 billion.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom held on to the top spot among U.S. legal advisers on global mergers and acquisitions in the first half of this year, as deal-making sputtered after a brief recovery.