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2 hrs ago | Business Journal

Local law firm ranks high in diversity survey

Carlton Fields Jorden Burt in Tampa ranked No. 3 among U.S. firms as the Best Law Firm for Overall Diversity, according to an annual diversity survey from Vault , a career information website.


Related Topix: Ropes and Gray

3 hrs ago | Business Journal

Smart Grid Oregon becomes Smart Grid Northwest

Elliot Mainzer, CEO of the Bonneville Power Administration, is one of the key note speakers for Thursday's launch of Smart Grid Northwest.


Related Topix: Energy, Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, OR, Stoel Rives

5 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

07/23: Progressions

James L. Bacchus , co-chair of Global Practice at Greenberg Traurig, was appointed by the United Nations as an adviser to the U.N. climate negotiations.


Related Topix: Greenberg Traurig

9 hrs ago | AME Info

Latham & Watkins advises Mobily on $200m murabaha facility

Under the supervision of the Water Supply Coordinator, the Water Borehole Monitor is in charge of monitoring and overseeing the water filling process starting from the borehole.


Related Topix: Latham & Watkins, Latham and Watkins, Marketing

13 hrs ago | University Business

Corinthian Colleges to be monitored by ex-U.S. Attorney Fitzgerald

Former federal prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald agreed to serve as an independent monitor of Corinthian Colleges Inc, the struggling for-profit education company that agreed to sell or close its campuses, the U.S. Department of Education said on Friday.


Related Topix: Corinthian Colleges, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher and Flom, Illinois, Illinois Government

Mon Jul 21, 2014

At 3, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Hits Stride

Lawyers who practice before the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau agree on one thing: "It's been good for law firms," said Ballard Spahr partner Alan Kaplinsky.


Related Topix: Seyfarth Shaw, Marketing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance


IPOs and Transactions: July 14 - 18

There were 45 transactions filed with the SEC last week. To view the full list, please visit our weekly listing: Registrant Symbol Form Law firm / advisor BDCA SENIOR CAPITAL, INC.


Related Topix: NeuroMetrix, Healthcare Industry, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC

JD Journal

Winston & Strawn Enjoying E-Discovery Group's Success

Winston & Strawn is experiencing fast growth in its e-discovery department, according to The Washington Post.


Related Topix: Winston and Strawn, Winston & Strawn, The Washington Post Company, Washington Post, Publishing

Business Journal

Barnes & Thornburg creates real estate practice with 5 from Squire Patton Boggs

Barnes & Thornburg LLP has created an instant real estate practice in Columbus through the hiring of five attorneys from Squire Patton Boggs.


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Business Journal

Bryan Cave names new KC managing partner

Perry Brandt has been chosen to lead Bryan Cave LLP's Kansas City office. Brandt, who joined the firm in 2005, will take over as the office managing partner.


Related Topix: Bryan Cave, Kansas City, MO

AME Info

Latham & Watkins Advises Aqaba Development Corporation on the Construction of the New Port of Aqaba

Latham & Watkins advised Aqaba Development Corporation on the procurement of the third and final construction package for the New Port of Aqaba - the JD50 million EPC arrangements for the onshore infrastructure works signed with MID Contracting Company LLC in June 2014.


Related Topix: Latham & Watkins, Latham and Watkins

Florida town stunned by news of police KKK ties

Residents of a small, central Florida town say they're shocked and disgusted by the recent disclosure that two members of its police force are accused of being members of the Ku Klux Klan.


Related Topix: Fruitland Park, FL, Southern Poverty Law Center

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Parsing NQ Mobile's Firing Of PwC

NQ Mobile fired auditor PwC and replaced them with Marcum Bernstein Pinchuk LLP .


Related Topix: Deloitte, Shearman and Sterling

The Claremont Institute

Announcing the 2014 John Marshall Fellows

Joel Alicea is a Clerk for Judge Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and he will join Cooper & Kirk, PLLC, as an Associate in Fall 2014.


Related Topix: US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Princeton University, Gibson Dunn and Crutcher, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Taylor University, Texas

Business Insurance

Supreme Court ruling will test range of health reforma s contraceptive mandate

The U.S. Supreme Court's pivotal ruling last month that the federal government cannot force family-owned, private employers to directly provide contraceptive coverage could have wider reaching implications for private companies and benefits administrators.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Retail, Hobby Lobby Stores, McDermott Will and Emery

The Las Vegas Sun

Radical right's 'patriot' movement is really just anarchy

In April, rancher Cliven Bundy created a dangerous standoff in Bunkerville, as he and a group of self-styled militiamen faced down federal law enforcement officers trying to carry out a handful of court orders.


Related Topix: Bunkerville, NV, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Southern Poverty Law Center

Sat Jul 19, 2014

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Vikings Respond To Kluwe Report

Eden Prairie, MN Immediately following the publication of the January 2, 2014, Deadspin article written by Chris Kluwe, the Minnesota Vikings retained former Chief Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court Eric Magnuson and former U.S. Department of Justice Trial Attorney Chris Madel, two partners of Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi, L.L.P., to ... (more)


Related Topix: Eden Prairie, MN, Littler Mendelson PC

The Charlotte Observer

Career almanac

Mehta will be joined by associate will relocate to Syska Hennessy Group, Inc.'s Charlotte office, where he will serve as the engineering firm's regional information and communication technology practice area leader.


Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, Troutman Sanders, Cornelius, NC, Mooresville, NC


Mayor Bill de Blasio Appoints Greenberg Traurig's Carmen Beauchamp...

Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick, former Senior Associate Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals, to serve as Chair of the Mayor's Advisory Committee on the Judiciary.


Related Topix: Greenberg Traurig, Business News

Why companies need to appoint more women to their boards of directors

Study after study shows that companies with women on their corporate boards are 42 percent more profitable, less likely to have problems with fraud, and more likely to have the kinds of healthy, productive board meetings that characterize successful companies.


Related Topix: Thompson Hine


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