Thomas M. Boyd joins DLA Piper
Finalists announced for "Consumer Attorney of the Year" and "Street Fighter of the Year"
Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC), an organization whose 3,000 members "represent plaintiffs/consumers who seek responsibility from wrongdoers," recently announced its list of finalists for its "Consumer Attorney of the Year" and "Street Fighter of the Year" awards. The awards are bestowed annually upon individuals who have established precedents that will positively impact Californians and who epitomize the struggle of small practitioners in California in their attempts to create a more just society, respectively. The winners of these awards will be announced in November at the CAOC Annual Installation & Awards Dinner.
Greenberg Traurig expands global international property practic
Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has expanded its global international property practice group with the addition of three international intellectual property attorneys to the firm's Washington, DC, office. The new attorneys, shareholder Eric Smith and of counsel Maria Strong and Michael Schlesinger, previously ran a boutique firm, Smith, Strong & Schlesinger, LLP, that focused on international IP law and enforcement, as well as trade policy.