A team of seven health-care policy attorneys and advisers are joining Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP’s Washington office from Patton Boggs LLP. The group, which includes four partners, is led by John F. Jonas.
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP , chief bankruptcy counsel for old General Motors Corp ., was docked almost $140,000 by the fee examiner for time spent reviewing the firm’s own time records. At a hearing tomorrow, the bankruptcy judge will pass on $14.7 million in fee requests by all professionals in the case for the period from Oct. 1 through Jan. 31.
Latham & Watkins LLP’s Zachary Fardon was nominated by President Obama to be U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois in Chicago. He would replace Patrick Fitzgerald, who left last June and joined Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP.
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.
Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. will pay its lead bankruptcy law firm Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP $1 million for expenses in the four months from June 1 to Sept. 30, on top of fees of $42.6 million, according to a court filing.
The townhouse in London’s Mayfair neighborhood where Michael and Yoel Zaoui have their offices is much more modest than the sprawling financial-district headquarters where they spent most of their careers.