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BCG News - 10/24/04


Piper Rudnick involved in major merger
Piper Rudnick and Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich will merge by year's end and will thereafter be known as Piper Rudnick Gray Cary. Its stature will expand to include 1,300 attorneys across 20 offices. It will become the sixth-largest firm, based on revenue. Gray Cary's current clients will now be closer to major financial centers. New York Times, 10/19/04

BCG News - 10/24/04

Charles Jacobs to lead Nixon Peabody's Private Equity Team
Charles Jacobs has been appointed head of Nixon Peabody's Private Equity Team. As part of the deal, he will have to move freely between the firm's locations in New York, Boston, and San Francisco. Jacobs had previously been on the Management Committee and chaired the Business Department. Jacobs, who often speaks at industry conferences, has more than 15 years' experience in this arena. Firm press release, 10/13/04

Coudert Brothers packing up its Palo Alto office
Coudert Brothers will be moving its Silicon Valley staff to San Francisco. Firm press release, 10/20/04

Jones Day bolsters its Paris practice
Denton Wilde Sapte has been raided of four attorneys by Jones Day. The move means that an unlucky 13 partners remain at Denton Wilde. Firm press release, 10/19/04

Michael Salsbury joins Chadbourne & Parke as partner
Michael Salsbury, former executive vice president and general counsel at MCI, will enter Chadbourne & Parke as a partner in its Washington, DC, office. The firm feels his knowledge of the telecommunications industry will serve its corporate practice well. Firm press release, 10/18/04

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