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  • n. a firm of lawyers


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  • Apache Corp.'s successful lawsuit against Mr. Chevedden, filed last year, marked the first time a company has sued to block a shareholder proposal on procedural grounds, according to Keir Gumbs , a partner at the law firm Covington & Burling LLP, who advised the energy producer.

    Firms Try New Tack Against Gadflies

  • Vance, a partner at the venerable New York law firm of Simpson, Thacher E Bartlett, was broadly liked and respected.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • That leaves 362 proposed, facing a future deadline or having missed due dates for completion, according to the law firm Davis Polk.

    GOP uses budget, other tools to weaken financial overhaul

  • Host, which is represented by law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, alleges in the suit that it was defrauded in its sale of three hotels in 2009 and 2010.

    Host Hotels Sues Brokerage Firm

  • Then, after Lyn Redwood teamed up with a Dallas-based law firm that specialized in class action lawsuits, the floodgates opened.45 “Attorneys began to start focusing on it,” Redwood says.

    The Panic Virus

  • But the recent court rulings could embolden more companies to bypass the SEC, said Marty Dunn , a partner at law firm O'Melveny & Myers LLP and former deputy director of the SEC's corporation finance division.

    Firms Try New Tack Against Gadflies

  • Both those times, our quarterback, Ron Rodriguez—a computer technician that I worked with at a midtown law firm by day—called my number, and I came up with two clutch grabs.

    One Season

  • The Waite, Schneider, Bayless & Chesley law firm has represented the plaintiffs from the beginning of this lawsuit and provides continuity and knowledge based on its years of involvement in a case that should be resolved promptly and on fair terms.

    Ohio Is Right to Seek Fraud Redress From Fannie Mae

  • How was Dawbarns, the law firm at which Richard Barr worked, involved?

    The Panic Virus

  • One regular mail stop was at the highly respected law firm of John and Jacob Koenig.

    First Man


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