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Stradling Moves into Texas Market to Facilitate Western District Patent Litigation

Austin, Texas – June 2, 2021 – Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth LLP announced today that it is bolstering its national Intellectual Property practice with a full time office in Texas and the addition of seasoned IP litigator Bill Parrish, who has been based in Austin for over 30 years. Parrish has over 40 years of experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in IP cases throughout Texas and other parts of the country. Parrish was named Austin’s “Lawyer of the Year” for Patent Litigation in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers®. Read more…

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Torres Law Named Trade & Customs Law Firm of the Year

WASHINGTON and DALLAS, June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — We are delighted to announce that the 2021 Global Law Experts Annual Awards named Torres Law, PLLC as its 2021 Trade & Customs Law Firm of the Year in the United States.

Since 2010, the Global Law Experts annual awards have celebrated excellence, innovation, and performance in legal communities around the world. Global Law Experts selects winners through a vigorous process, soliciting votes, and researching firms, and collecting supporting evidence gathered by their own in-house research team. This comprehensive selection process ensures that award recipients – local, regional, and global firms – truly represent their markets and are at the cutting edge of the practice. Read more…

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14 Practices, 13 Lawyers and "Lawyer of the Year" Award – Lidings Recognized by Best Lawyers 2022

Best Lawyers, an international legal directory annually identifying the most prominent lawyers around the world by analyzing their professional skills and achievements during the year, once again lists Lidings’ experts among the best lawyers in Russia. Based on the results of the new Best Lawyers 2022 research published on June 10th, 2021, 13 Lidings’ lawyers are recognized among the top legal advisors in 14 key practice areas in Russia:

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Neil M. Willner, Co-Chair of Royer Cooper’s Cannabis Industry Group, has been appointed to the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Cannabis Law

We are pleased to announce that Neil M. Willner, Co-Chair of our Cannabis Industry Group, has been appointed to the New York State Bar Association‘s Committee on Cannabis Law. #NYSBA #cannabislaw

Neil is a member of the RCCB Corporate & Business and Litigation Groups. With a focus on the cannabis industry, he counsels hemp and marijuana companies across all parts of the supply chain on regulatory and compliance issues. Neil also handles regulatory compliance, investigatory due diligence, mergers and acquisitions and litigation matters for firm clients. As Regulatory Counsel to a national hemp and marijuana trade association, Neil helps dictate policy at the state and federal level. Neil’s background includes malpractice defense experience, having represented hospitals and medical device manufacturers in medical malpractice and products liability lawsuits. He co-authored a chapter in the 2020 edition of Thomson Reuters Health Law Handbook, as well as a chapter in the American Health Law Association’s Health Care and the Business of Cannabis Questions and Answers book.

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Howard & Howard Welcomes Back George M. Cobane

ROYAL OAK, Mich., June 8, 2021 – Howard & Howard is pleased to welcome back George M. Cobane. He first joined Howard & Howard in 2019 as a summer associate and will practice out of the firm’s Royal Oak, Michigan office.

“I am a corporate attorney who develops efficient solutions tailored to my clients’ needs.”

–George M. Cobane

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Arthur G. Connolly III Named “IP Star” by Managing IP

Arthur G. Connolly III Named “IP Star” by Managing IP

Managing Intellectual Property released its 2021 Managing IP – IP Stars Guide naming Arthur G. (“Chip”) Connolly III as an IP Star for Delaware.

Managing IP is a global magazine, and the “IP Stars” feature recognizes highly recommended IP practitioners in private practice. The research is conducted over a six-month period by an experienced team of research analysts in the Managing IP offices in Hong Kong, London and New York and covers a variety of IP practice areas and more than 70 jurisdictions.

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Ahlawat & Associates – Award Announcement

Ahlawat & Associates have been recognized by India Business Law Journal (IBLJ) for our excellence in legal advice to startups, globally. IBLJ quotes that “The winning law firms in this area have shown their nuanced understanding of startup culture and know how to operate nimbly while offering competitive pricing.”

A&A’s startup legal team continues to assist start-up company’s to adhere to the regulatory compliances and skillfully draft appropriate contracts for them to maintain good working relationships with customers, vendors, employees and others while simultaneously protecting their intellectual property rights. We aim to revolutionize the approach taken by Startups, in a way that our clients seek our services at every step without having to worry about exorbitant legal costs.

The results of India Business Law Journal’s 2021 Indian Law Firm Awards could be accessed here.

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Chambers USA 2021 Recognizes RCCB Corporate/M&A & Private Equity Practice and Two Distinguished RCCB Lawyers Among Leaders

Philadelphia, PA – May 26, 2021

We are pleased to report that, for the first time, RCCB has been ranked as a leading law firm in the 2021 Chambers USA guide for our work in Corporate/M&A & Private Equity in Pennsylvania: Philadelphia & Surrounds. RCCB is considerably smaller and younger than the other firms so ranked, making this recognition particularly meaningful. The Chambers USA guide, in existence since 1989, is considered to be the leading directory in the legal profession. Additionally, the guide recognizes highly-regarded Managing Partner John E. Royer, Jr., for the first time, for Corporate/M&A & Private Equity, and esteemed Partner David Gitlin returns to the guide for the 14th year as a top-ranked attorney in Corporate/M&A & Private Equity.

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Marcel-Olivier Nadeau Takes Part in the Barreau’s Continuing Education Activities

May 26, 2021 — Marcel-Olivier Nadeau is among the speakers who will be presenting the online continuing education activity on Recent developments in construction law 2021 (in French), hosted by the Bar of Quebec on Friday, June 4. He will be speaking on recent cases in insurance law applicable to the construction industry.

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Torres Law’s Olga Torres Named to Chambers USA Guide to Country’s Top International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions Lawyers in 2021

WASHINGTON and DALLASMay 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Olga Torres, Managing Member of Torres Law, an international trade and national security law firm, has been named among the country’s top international trade and economic sanctions lawyers by Chamber USA.

Recognized for her “strong practice in the export controls and sanctions space” and her work advising clients on OFAC regulations, Ms. Torres – founder and Managing Member of her own law firm, Torres Law – is one of only three lawyers on the prestigious list who hail from boutique trade law firms. Read more…

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