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BCG News - 02/07/06


Jones Day
elects two new partners

Jones Day has promoted Erin L. Burk (civil trial practice) and Jason C. Murray (antitrust and competition law) to partner level. Burk has been a litigator with the firm for her entire legal career, while Murray joined several years ago as an antitrust lawyer. Jones Day is an international law firm with 30 locations in centers of business and finance throughout the world.
BCG News - 02/07/06

Fortune names Nixon Peabody one of its best places to work
Nixon Peabody, LLP, has been named one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" by Fortune. The firm will be holding special events in its offices to celebrate its recognition. With more than 600 attorneys in 16 offices across the United States, Nixon Peabody, LLP, is a full-service law, ranked second in the U.S. for the formation of new private equity funds and in the top 25 for patent litigation.

Sughrue Mion adds attorneys to open San Diego office
In a bid to strengthen the litigation group and increase its presence in California, Sughrue Mion, PLLC, has hired experienced trial lawyers John Scherling and Jane Hahn and has opened an office in San Diego. Scherling previously served as a prosecutor in the criminal and civil division and has a strong technical background in chemistry, as well as biochemistry and microbiology. Hahn has experience in business litigation, intellectual property, unfair competition, and white-collar criminal cases. Sughrue Mion, PLLC, is one of the largest law firms practicing exclusively in the field of intellectual property law.

Feldstein joins Sullivan & Cromwell
Hydee R. Feldstein will join Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP's general practice group as counsel, effective January 17, 2006. Feldstein possesses 20 years of experience in leveraged lending and insolvency-related financings. Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP, is a global law firm specializing in corporate, finance, tax, and estate planning matters.

Greenwoods Solicitors enhances its business defense team
On of the U.K.'s leading law firms, Greenwoods Solicitors, LLP, has enhanced its business defense team by appointing a new solicitor, Sara Young. Specializing in regulatory, fraud and white-collar crime matters, Young will be enhancing the team's capabilities in health and safety defense work, corporate, food safety, trading standards, products liability, and products recall issues.

McDonald Hopkins acquires Detroit firm
Headquartered in Cleveland, OH, McDonald Hopkins Co.
has acquired Detroit-based Lindahl Gross Lievois. This merger will enable McDonald Hopkins to serve Detroit-based clients efficiently. Lindahl Gross focuses on corporate law, restructuring business transactions, and commercial matters.

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