Preston Gates & Ellis
We’ve previously discussed the trend of partners leaving Biglaw to launch their own firms. We’ve seen a lot of this action in New York and D.C., home to such well-regarded boutiques as MoloLamken, started by former Shearman & Sterling and Baker Botts partners, and BuckleySandler, started by former Skadden partners. It’s happening out on the […]
We summarized the past week in non-bonus news back in this post. Now, we provide a recap of last week in Biglaw and associate bonus news: * In merger news, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart and Preston Gates & Ellis are combining to form “K&L Gates.” * Meanwhile, the Dewey-Orrick merger will be delayed in its consummation. […]
With its critical impact on the world economy and global trade, privacy legislation in Asia has been extremely active in the last several years. A recently released report, Privacy Laws in Asia, written by Cynthia Rich of Morrison & Foerster LLP for Bloomberg BNA, analyzes commonalities and differences in the privacy and data security requirements in countries including Australia, India, Hong Kong and more.
This report gives you at-a-glance access to a side-by-side chart comparing four key compliance areas, a country-by-country review of the differences and special characteristics in the law, and explanations of the common elements of the privacy laws in 11 jurisdictions.
As helpfully noted by a commenter, the news is now official. As previously rumored, the law firms of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham and Preston Gates & Ellis are getting hitched. The merger will be effective January 1, 2007. According to the official press release, the new entity will be called “Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston […]