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  1. AG-elect James taps transition teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Albany Times Union

    Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former state Attorney General Robert Abrams are two of the five co-chairs Letitia James tapped to oversee her transition to the state's top legal post. James also selected former state Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman, attorney Julissa Reynoso and Syracuse University College of Law Dean Craig Boise to be part of her move into the office of sate attorney general.


  2. Wind Point-backed Vee Pak buys Cosmetic Essence InnovationsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 14 | PE Hub

    ... the beauty and personal care industry. Lazard Middle Market served as financial adviser to Vee Pak, while Winston & Strawn and Kirkland & Ellis acted as legal counsel to Vee Pak and Wind Point. Houlihan Lokey was financial adviser to CEI and ...


  3. Provisions Limiting Relief and Requiring Strict Confidentiality Doom Arbitration AgreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | JD Supra

    Seyfarth Synopsis : The Court of Appeal has invalidated an arbitration agreement between a law firm and its "partner" because the agreement restricted the scope of arbitral relief available and made pre-arbitration proceedings "strictly confidential." Constance Ramos, a former partner of the Winston & Strawn law firm, sued Winston under California statutes addressing discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, and unfair pay.


  4. The 'Gayby Boom' and the Rise of Gender-Neutral Leave PoliciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 |

    ... including the recognition of same-sex marriage, more and more LGBT couples are forming families. In 2016, Winston & Strawn was one of the first law firms to announce a gender-neutral parental leave policy that provided its attorneys with 20 weeks of ...


  5. Ex-Winston Partner Defeats Arbitration Bid in Gender Bias SuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 |

    Siding with former Winston & Strawn income partner Constance Ramos, a California appellate panel has set aside an arbitration agreement that would have kept a gender bias case against the law firm out of court. A three-judge panel at the first appellate district of the California Court of Appeal held on Friday that an arbitration pact Winston had tried to enforce as part of its partnership agreement was "unconscionable" and that the entire arbitration pact should be considered void.


  6. David Sakowitz, Eddie TorresRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 27 | The New York Times

    David Allen Sakowitz and Eddie Nelson Torres Jr. were married Oct. 27 at Owls Hoot Barn, an events space in West Coxsackie, N.Y. Rabbi Joel M. Mosbacher officiated. Mr. Sakowitz , 48, is a partner in Winston & Strawn, a law firm in Manhattan.


  7. Baker McKenzie Keeps Calm, Carries On at DC Leadership Retreat Ryan...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 |

    ... that divide the firm's profit pool-the Americas, EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) and Asia-Pacific. Winston & Strawn recruited Tom Trimble and John David Bryant from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld to join the firm's corporate practice in ...


  8. Winston & Strawn bolsters EM team with LatAm hiresRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 24 | Latin Finance

    Winston & Strawn has bolstered its LatAm focus with two hires in its emerging markets team based in Washington D.C. Thomas Trimble joins as a partner and John David Bryant as a counsel in the law firm's corporate practice.


  9. We Should Double Year-End Associate BonusesRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2018 |

    ... they did not make the increase nationwide, excluding their Newark, New Orleans, and Boca Raton offices. Winston & Strawn also matched on Tuesday; as most of their lawyers are in Chicago, it's not obvious why they moved so quickly. They had no carve ...


  10. Chicago Police Board clears cop in controversial fatal shooting of 15-year-old boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | The Janesville Gazette

    ... be held to decide if Ternand should be disciplined. Under police board rules, Flores, a partner at the Winston & Strawn law firm, had to recuse himself from the final vote since he previously reviewed the case. Ternand and his partner, Officer ...


  11. Kainos to exit SlimFast in $350 mln saleRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2018 | PE Hub

    ... and wellness products. Harris Williams and Sawaya Partners served as financial advisers to SlimFast, while Winston & Strawn acted as legal counsel. DALLAS, Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Kainos Capital ("Kainos"), a leading food and consumer-focused ...


  12. Winston & Strawn Adds DLA Piper's Fund Formation Head to Lead Venture PracticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2018 | American Lawyer

    Winston & Strawn is poised to hire Richard "Rick" Ginsberg, the former co-chair of DLA Piper 's U.S. fund formation and operations practice, to head its technology and emerging companies group. As the go-to lawyer for Groupon Inc. co-founders Eric Lefkofsky and Brad Keywell, Ginsberg is a top dealmaker in Chicago's startup and venture capital scene.


  13. Former Illinois Gov. James Thompson relists Gold Coast condo for $1.85 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    ... U.S. attorney, Thompson, 82, had a long law career after leaving the governor's mansion, joining law firm Winston & Strawn, where he was chairman and CEO from 1993 until 2006. He formally retired from the firm in 2015. Thompson and his wife are ...


  14. Winston & Strawn Names New Houston Head, Aims to Expand Energy Transactional PracticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 |

    Winston & Strawn, which is focused on building up its energy and transactional practice, has named partner Douglas Atnipp as managing partner in Houston. "Putting me in the position is a signal to the market we are focused on that [practice]," Atnipp said.


  15. What's in a Name? Mintz Becomes Latest Big Firm to RebrandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | American Lawyer

    ... practice will get a shot in the arm from Brian Heidelberger, the former leader of that practice at Winston & Strawn, who is leading a team of up to 12 lawyers joining the firm. The most successful firms take the care to make necessary fundamental ...


  16. PE-backed Talus buys Prolific Business SolutionsRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2018 | PE Hub

    ... No financial terms were disclosed. The Strawhecker Group served as portfolio adviser to Talus with Winston & Strawn providing legal advice. And, May Potenza Baran & Gillespie provided legal advice to Prolific Business Solutions on the deal. DALLAS ...


  17. MidOcean Partners Acquires Florida Food Products, a Leading...Read the original story

    Sep 10, 2018 | Venture Capital Access Online

    ... Dunn & Crutcher acted as legal advisor to MidOcean. Houlihan Lokey acted as exclusive financial advisor and Winston & Strawn acted as legal advisor to Florida Food Products. About Florida Food Products Based in Eustis, Florida, Florida Food ...


  18. MidOcean buys Florida Food ProductsRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2018 | PE Hub

    ... and pet nutrition industries. Houlihan Lokey provided financial advice to Florida Food Products and Winston & Strawn served as legal adviser. DALLAS, Sept. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Kainos Capital ("Kainos"), a leading food and consumer-focused ...


  19. Morgan Lewis Continues Asia Expansion With Clifford Chance Add in BeijingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 |

    ... the firm hired at least 13 partners last year, 11 from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe , and one each from Winston & Strawn and Chinese firm Fangda Partners. In Shanghai, Morgan Lewis took over Dentons' legacy Shanghai office of 23 lawyers, including ...


  20. Morgan Lewis Continues Its Expansion in Asia With Simmons DuoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 |

    ... firm added two more partners in Hong Kong before the year ended, hiring litigation partner Charles Mo from Winston & Strawn and fund formation partner Alice Huang from Chinese firm Fangda Partners . John Kang covers the business of law in Asia and ...