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2 min ago | Billboard

Diplo's Lawyer Joins Manatt, Phelps & Phillips As...

Attorney David Rappaport , whose clients include Diplo and Mad Decent, Phantogram , Cold War Kids and Dirty Projectors , among others, has joined the law firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips as a partner in the New York office.

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Related Topix: Manatt Phelps and Phillips, The Dirty Projectors, Pop/Rock, Dirty Projectors

3 min ago | Business Journal

Dallas-bound Omnitracs to acquire XRS Corp. for $178M

Omnitracs LLC, a San Diego software company with plans to relocate to Dallas early next year, is buying up rival XRS Corp. for $178 million.

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Related Topix: Logistics, Kirkland and Ellis, Vista Equity Partners

3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

DOJ's top criminal fraud prosecutor joins law firm

Jeffrey Knox, the former head of the Justice Department's criminal fraud section, has joined Simpson Thacher & Bartlett as a Washington-based partner in the law firm's government and internal investigations group, the firm announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Simpson Thacher and Bartlett

5 hrs ago | Business Journal

Ascension Health names chief advocacy officer

Ascension Health has named Peter Leibold , a former Bryan Cave attorney who also served on U.S. Sen. John Danforth 's staff, as its chief advocacy officer.

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5 hrs ago | Business Journal

Ascension Health names chief advocacy officer

Ascension Health has named Peter Leibold, a former Bryan Cave attorney who also served on U.S. Sen. John Danforth's staff, as its chief advocacy officer.

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Related Topix: Bryan Cave

7 hrs ago | JD Supra

CMS Makes Global Offer to Settle All Acute Care Inpatient Claims on Appeal

On August 29, 2014, CMS issued settlement terms to acute care hospitals with pending appeals of denials for inpatient claims.

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Related Topix: King and Spalding

10 hrs ago | JD Journal

Leading UK Private Equity Lawyer Leaving Travers Smith to Join Ropes & Gray

Summary: Phil Sanderson, the former head of Travers Smith's London private equity team is joining Ropes & Gray as a partner in its London office.

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10 hrs ago | JD Journal

Leading UK Private Equity Lawyer Leaves Ropes & Gray to Join Jones Day

Global law firm Jones Day announced this week that Jonathan Bloom is joining the Firm as a Capital Markets Practice partner in its London Office.

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Related Topix: White and Case, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

10 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

Seattle Attorney Killed in Bicycle Accident

A well-known Seattle attorney who litigated a case leading to the overturn of the military's "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy was killed in a bicycle accident Friday.

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Related Topix: Perkins Coie, US Military, US Air Force

14 hrs ago | Reuters

FOREX-Dollar jumps against yen, euro struggles on QE speculation

The dollar hit its highest since January against the yen on Tuesday while a struggling euro sank to a one-year low against the greenback on expectations of a more aggressive easing programme in the euro zone.

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Related Topix: The Data Company

17 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

Competition spurs firms to eye salary increases for first-year associates

First-year associate salaries are on the rise at some Pennsylvania firms, with at least one firm that has a presence in the state paying out $160,000 to new associates this year.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Dechert, Duane Morris

Mon Sep 01, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Ethics Expert Critiques High Bridgegate Bills

The bills, released late Friday , show that more than $9 million has been spent so far on legal bills for New Jersey state workers and Port Authority employees wrapped up in the scandal.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, Gibson Dunn and Crutcher

Hispanic Business

Euro Mixed After Eurozone Manufacturing PMI

Data from Markit Economics showed that Eurozone manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 50.7 in August from 51.8 in July.

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Related Topix: The Data Company, Financial Markets

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Bloomberg

Dollar Near One-Year High Against Euro on U.S. Economy, Ukraine

The dollar reached the highest level in almost a year against the euro as signs of U.S. economic growth and tensions in Ukraine boosted demand for the currency.

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Related Topix: The Data Company, Washington

Business Journal

Perkins Coie attorney killed in Friday bicycle-truck crash helped overturn Don't Ask Don't Tell

Sher Kung, a litigation attorney with Perkins Coie, was killed Friday while riding her bicycle to work.

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Related Topix: Perkins Coie, Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Ravenna (Seattle, WA), West Seattle (Seattle, WA)

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Hispanic Business

Greenberg Traurig Serves as Lead Counsel in Grupo Bio Pappel's...

The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Closing is scheduled for November. GBP controls the leading paper producer in and is committed to sustainability and the environment.

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Hispanic Business

Five Greenberg Traurig EB-5 Attorneys Author Chapters in AILA's...

Immigration Options for Investors and Entrepreneurs book. According to the publisher, the book elucidates legal considerations for attorneys representing investors and entrepreneurs in the EB-5 industry and provides guidance for those representing small business owners as part of the USCIS Entrepreneur in Residence Initiative.

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Related Topix: Greenberg Traurig

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Reuters

What to Watch in the Week Ahead and on Tuesday, Sept. 2

WEEK AHEAD Equity and bond markets are likely to see more action next week as traders return from vacation, but the focus will still be on weak euro zone data and the European Central Bank meeting, which should keep driving funds toward the U.S. bond market and U.S. dollar.

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Related Topix: The Data Company, Housing

NorthJersey.com

Gov. Chris Christie

The state released new bills Friday totaling about $780,000 for three months work by the law firm Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, bringing the firm's total billing for hours spent on the George Washington Bridge scandal to more than $7.2 million.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Gibson Dunn and Crutcher, Fort Lee, NJ

Philly.com

Christie's Bridgegate legal bills at $7.2M

The law firm hired by the Christie administration to investigate last year's George Washington Bridge lane closures has billed the state more than $7.2 million through July, invoices released late Friday show.

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Related Topix: Gibson Dunn and Crutcher

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