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  • Sheppard Mullin Gets 10 McKenna Partners: Business of Law

    Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP hired 10 partners from McKenna, Long & Aldridge LLP’s real estate group and insurance and business trial practice, mostly in San Diego.

  • Comcast Talks From Sochi Win Time Warner Cable in Six-Day Sprint

    On Feb. 4, executives of cable operators Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications Inc. gathered at the Manhattan offices of law firm Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz to discuss Charter’s bid to buy Time Warner Cable Inc. It proved to be the final straw for Comcast and its chief executive officer, Brian Roberts.

  • Ex-Prime Minister Chretien Joins Dentons: Business of Law

    Jean Chretien, Canada’s prime minister from 1993 to 2003, joined Dentons Canada LLP as counsel from Heenan Blaikie LLP.

  • Sullivan & Cromwell, Wachtell, Milbank: Business of Law

    Sullivan & Cromwell LLP advised Perrigo Co., a U.S. maker of over-the-counter medicines, which agreed to buy Irish drug company Elan Corp. for $8.6 billion, gaining a low-tax base for international expansion. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is providing Perrigo with counsel on antitrust/competition. Elan was advised by A&L Goodbody and Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP.

  • Fox Rothschild, Wachtell Lipton, Norton: Business of Law

    Fox Rothschild LLP poached a team of eight attorneys from Day Pitney LLP to open a Morristown, New Jersey, office this summer that specializes in real estate.

  • S&C Advises on American Realty Deal: Business of Law

    Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, Morris Manning & Manning LLP, Venable LLP, Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz and Proskauer Rose LLP advised on American Realty Capital Properties Inc.’s agreement to buy Cole Real Estate Investments Inc. for about $6.85 billion as it seeks to become the largest owner of U.S. single-tenant buildings.

  • Greenhill Hires Wachtell's Solotar as General Counsel

    Greenhill & Co., the advisory firm founded by Robert Greenhill, hired Gavin Solotar from Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz as general counsel.

  • Munger, Kirkland, Davis Polk, Latham, Weil: Business of Law

    Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and Jorge Paulo Lemann’s 3G Capital agreed to buy HJ Heinz Co. for about $23 billion as the billionaires increased their bets on consumer products. Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP represented Berkshire Hathaway. Kirkland & Ellis LLP represented 3G Capital, and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP provided legal counsel to the ketchup maker.

  • Levine on Wall Street: Drugs, Hookers and Icahn

    "What will we do when robots take all our jobs" is a surprisingly active subject of discussion on the internet these days, possibly just because economics bloggers are deeply insecure.

  • 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.

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