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Baystate Business: Climate Change, Labor Laws

Bloomberg Radio | April 23, 2019

In this radio segment, the hosts interview Boston Labor and Employment partner Jeff Gilbreth about Massachusetts’ new family and medical leave law and how it may impact employers.

Experts delve into Opportunity Zones and housing

Affordable Housing Finance | April 22, 2019

Boston Community Development Finance partner Forrest Milder discusses opportunity zones and housing in this video from the AHF Live Forum.

Opportunity zone rules leave out data reporting, penalty details

Bloomberg Tax | April 22, 2019

Boston Community Development Finance partner Forrest Milder is quoted in this article, discussing possible confusion stemming from the murky definition of “independent contractor” in proposed IRS rules governing opportunity zones.

Former Wynn Resorts GC Moves to Toss $1B RICO Suit

Law360 | April 22, 2019

Boston Government Investigations and White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly and associate Joshua Sharp are mentioned for their representation of Steve Wynn in this article that provides updates in an ongoing RICO suit in Massachusetts federal court.

Litigators of the Week

Law.com Litigation Daily | April 05, 2019

Manchester Complex Commercial Disputes partner Scott O’Connell, head of the Litigation Department, is named one of the Litigators of the Week for securing an award of legal fees for his clients, a group of 26 New Hampshire hospitals who sued the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The litigation team also included Boston Complex Commercial Disputes associates Morgan Nighan and Kierstan Schultz.

USA competent: Swedbank poorly out

Dagens Industri (Sweden) | April 05, 2019

In this article translated from Swedish, Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense counsel Rob Fisher is quoted about an ongoing investigation regarding Swedbank’s contacts with Mossack Fonseca.

Wells Fargo’s Cannava asks court to end 38 Studios case

Bond Buyer | April 02, 2019

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly and Providence Complex Commercial Disputes partner Steven Richard are quoted in this story on their representation of a Wells Fargo banker involved in Rhode Island’s bond placement with 38 Studios.

New hires and promotions

Mergers & Acquisitions | April 01, 2019

The promotions of Boston Global Finance partner Erik Schneider, Rochester Corporate partner Eric Tanck, and Albany Corporate partner Marissa Wiley are highlighted in this roundup of notable executive news.

Wellfleet housing ‘can happen here’

Wicked Local Provincetown | March 21, 2019

Boston Affordable Housing & Real Estate partner Jeff Sacks is quoted in this article about a proposed affordable housing development in Wellfleet.

Despite attorney’s review, disclosure still ‘inadvertent’

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | March 21, 2019

Boston partner Jon Sablone, who is co-leader of the Complex Commercial Disputes practice, is quoted in this article examining a judge’s decision that a plaintiff in a litigation matter should be allowed to claw back a privileged communication inadvertently provided to the defendant.

Why it’s important to encourage candor in the workplace

Chief Executive Magazine | March 18, 2019

Managing Partner and CEO Andrew Glincher wrote this contributed article outlining ways to promote wellness at work.

Planning agency can challenge foreclosure

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | December 27, 2018

Boston Affordable Housing & Real Estate partner Jeff Sacks is quoted in this article on the ability of municipal planning agencies to respond to possible foreclosure of affordable housing properties.

Once again, lawyers go above and beyond in ’18

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | December 20, 2018

Boston Complex Commercial Disputes counsel Ronaldo Rauseo-Ricupero is mentioned in this roundup of Massachusetts lawyers who gave back through pro bono service in 2018. This year, Ronaldo worked to halt the deportations of 50 Indonesian immigrants living in New Hampshire whose status had been jeopardized by the cancellation of an agreement with ICE.

What keeps you going?

Cheddar TV | December 19, 2018

Managing Partner and CEO Andrew Glincher talks to Cheddar TV about health and wellness, what it means to be a “go-getter,” and the one app he can’t live without.

Chapter 11 doesn't cancel TM contract, clothier tells high court

Law360 | December 12, 2018

Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy partners Lee Harrington of Boston and Dan Sklar of Manchester and Complex Commercial Disputes partner George Skelly of Boston are mentioned in this story for their representation of Tempnology in an ongoing licensing suit, which is now before the Supreme Court.

Constellation Brands/Canopy Growth Corp.

The American Lawyer | December 01, 2018

Nixon Peabody is mentioned as U.S. counsel for longtime client Constellation Brands in its acquisition of a 38 percent stake in Canopy Growth Corp., a Canadian distributor of cannabis products. The following attorneys were members of the deal team: Rochester Corporate partner Lori Green, Boston Global Finance partner Craig Mills, Washington, D.C. Corporate partner Lloyd Spencer, San Francisco Global Finance counsel Sarah Abel, Buffalo Global Finance associate Dan Fabian, Rochester Corporate associate Isaac Figueras, and Washington, D.C. Corporate associate Pierce Han.

Men who get it: Andrew Glincher, CEO/Managing Partner, Nixon Peabody

The Glass Hammer | November 29, 2018

Managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher is featured in this article discussing his personal belief in the value of diversity and inclusion, Nixon Peabody’s programs to promote equitable hiring and promotion, and how his own socioeconomic background has shaped his views.

INSIGHT: A dozen things you should know about setting up an opportunity fund

Bloomberg Tax | November 29, 2018

Boston Community Development Finance partner Forrest Milder wrote this contributed article outlining key details that investors and developers need to know as they utilize the opportunity zone provisions created by the 2017 tax law.

Making partner with kids in tow

Best of Both Worlds Podcast | November 27, 2018

Boston Complex Commercial Disputes partner Kathleen Burns was a guest on the Best of Both Worlds podcast, discussing her experience as a working attorney with four children and highlighting Nixon Peabody’s many family-friendly policies.

Simple strategies to promote diversity and inclusion

Huffington Post | November 27, 2018

Managing Partner and CEO Andrew Glincher wrote this contributed article about Nixon Peabody’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

How a mental health pledge is pushing BigLaw to do better

Law360 | November 21, 2018

Managing Partner and CEO Andrew Glincher is quoted in this article highlighting Nixon Peabody’s participation in an American Bar Association pledge to increase well-being in the legal profession.

Nevada judge grants restraining order in Wynn case

Boston Herald | November 20, 2018

Boston Government Investigations and White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in this article on a Nevada judge’s decision to temporarily prevent the release of a Massachusetts Gaming Commission report containing privileged information about Steve Wynn.

High court may upend TCPA litigation landscape

Law360 | November 14, 2018

Boston Intellectual Property associate Troy Lieberman is quoted in this article looking at possible FCC changes to the definition of “autodialer” in regard to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Boston lawyers argue with each other for a good cause Debate clubs

Boston Business Journal | November 09, 2018

Nixon Peabody is one of seven firms participating in a mock debate fundraiser tonight to raise money for the Boston Debate League, which runs debate competitions in middle and high schools in the Boston metro area.

Working to keep employees from being poached? Not so fast.

HR Dive | November 05, 2018

Washington DC partner Alycia Ziarno and associate Brian Whittaker, and Boston counsel Ricardo Rauseo-Ricupero, all of the Complex Commercial Disputes practice group, are quoted in this article about their recent webinar detailing key considerations and best practices regarding “no-poach” agreements.

How Franchising and Licensing Can Be Avenues to Expand Your Fitness Business

Club Industry | November 01, 2018

In the second part of this two-part column, Nixon Peabody attorneys Kristin Jamberdino, Keri McWilliams, and Tarae Howell discuss potential avenues of expansion for fitness studios, including licensing and franchising. Click here to read Part Two.

Former federal prosecutor speaks out following Bulger’s death

NBC Boston | November 01, 2018

In the following coverage, Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly, who prosecuted Boston gangster ‘Whitey’ Bulger, discusses Bulger’s death this week inside a West Virginia prison.

Convicted killer James “Whitey” Bulger killed

WGBH-TV (PBS affiliate Boston) | November 01, 2018

In the following coverage, Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly, who prosecuted Boston gangster ‘Whitey’ Bulger, discusses Bulger’s death this week inside a West Virginia prison.

Bulger was killed when cells were unlocked for breakfast

The Wall Street Journal | November 01, 2018

In the following coverage, Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly, who prosecuted Boston gangster ‘Whitey’ Bulger, discusses Bulger’s death this week inside a West Virginia prison.

How Franchising and Licensing Can Be Avenues to Expand Your Fitness Business

Club Industry | November 01, 2018

In this column, Nixon Peabody attorneys Kristin Jamberdino, Keri McWilliams, and Tarae Howell discuss potential avenues of expansion for fitness studios, including licensing and franchising.

The federal circuit vacates the Alta Wind decision

International Energy Law Review | November 01, 2018

Boston Community Development Finance partner Forrest Milder authored this column about a recent Federal Court of Appeals ruling to overturn the Alta Wind decision, and its possible implications for the energy industry and projects involving government grants or tax credits.

How to expand your fitness business through brand management and careful investment

Club Industry | October 23, 2018

New York City Complex Commercial Disputes partner Kristin Jamberdino, Washington DC Corporate partner Keri McWilliams and Boston Complex Commercial Disputes associate Tarae Howell co-wrote a two-part contributed article advising boutique fitness entrepreneurs on best practices for expanding their brands. Click here to read Part One.

What Boston must do to get more black lawyers

Boston Business Journal | October 18, 2018

Boston Complex Commercial Disputes associate Tarae Howell is quoted in this article about his journey to practicing law and how he serves as a role model for young African Americans who are interested in legal careers.

To stay competitive law firms maintain technological edge

Rochester Business Journal | October 04, 2018

Boston Complex Commercial Disputes partner Jon Sablone and Director of eDiscovery Services Michael Swiatocha are quoted extensively in this look at how law firms are using technology to stay ahead of the competition.

Private investment fund terms and conditions: The relationship between GPs and LPs

Financial Poise | September 28, 2018

Corporate partners Kari Harris of Boston and Gary Levenstein of Chicago co-wrote this contributed article about the relationships between general partner and limited partners in the multi-trillion private equity industry.

Non-competes

Bloomberg BayState Business | September 26, 2018

Labor & Employment partner Jeff Gilbreth and Complex Commercial Disputes partner Matt McLaughlin, both of the Boston office, joined Bloomberg Radio to discuss the new Massachusetts law restricting the use of noncompete clauses by businesses.

FDA never saw birth-defect tests on GSK drug, families say

Law360 | September 13, 2018

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partners Mark Seltzer and Brian French are mentioned in this article for their ongoing representation of GlaxoSmithKline in a suit regarding their drug Zofran.

ABA calls on firms to pledge to tackle lawyer mental-health and substance-use issues

ABA Journal | September 10, 2018

The following coverage notes Nixon Peabody as one of the first law firms in the country to sign a pledge as part of the American Bar Association’s new health and wellness campaign to reduce substance use and improve mental health in the legal profession.

Movers & Shakers

iHeart Radio | September 08, 2018

Manchester private equity and family office partner Phil Taub was featured in this podcast discussing his career at Nixon Peabody and the success of the “Swim with a Mission” charity event he founded. He will also be featured in a chapter of the book that will be published based on this podcast series.

US officials conspired against, owe immigrant kids: suit

Law360 | September 06, 2018

This article is about a class action lawsuit filed in Massachusetts federal court against the Trump administration regarding the government’s policy of family separation. Boston Government Investigations and White Collar Defense associate Lauren Maynard and Manchester Complex Commercial Disputes associate Nate Warecki are mentioned as co-counsel for representing the children that have been separated from their parents at the border.

Post-acquisition dispute resolution challenges

Financier Worldwide | September 01, 2018

Boston Complex Commercial Disputes partner Jon Sablone is quoted in this article for his outlook on the most common disputes in transactions and the easiest way to avoid them.

According to a recent study/survey … End-of-August 2018 edition

Modern Restaurant Management | August 30, 2018

This end-of-month roundup of top restaurant news includes highlights from Nixon Peabody’s Food, Beverage & Agriculture team’s quarterly Crystal Ball outlook report. Boston Financial Restructuring and Bankruptcy partner Lee Harrington, Los Angeles Corporate partner Ellie Altshuler, Rochester Corporate partner Tyler Savage, and Buffalo Complex Commercial Disputes associate Tracey Scarpello are quoted.

Plaintiffs firms in State Street probe in talks to settle with special master

National Law Journal | August 22, 2018

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in this story on his ongoing representation of Thornton Law Firm in a dispute over billing in a securities class action case.

New immigration policy increases chances of removal proceedings

Rochester Business Journal | August 17, 2018

Rochester Corporate partner Jeremy Wolk and Boston Corporate of counsel Jason Gerrol co-wrote this contributed article outlining recent changes to USCIS guidance that will impact removal proceedings for some immigrants.

Uncertainty blows through tax equity market after inconclusive court decision

Power Finance and Risk | August 16, 2018

Boston Community Development Finance partner Forrest Milder is quoted in this story for his analysis of a recent U.S. Appeals Court decision that could negatively impact the reliability of valuations used in renewable project deals.

SJC limits public funding of church preservation

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | August 16, 2018

Boston Affordable Housing & Real Estate partner Jeff Sacks wrote this contributed article analyzing a recent decision by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court that “likely will lead to greater scrutiny of all historic preservation projects involving church properties.”

The Need for Significant Change in Educational Funding in Massachusetts

Medium | August 08, 2018

Nixon Peabody’s Andrew Glincher and Julie Hancock Stande are graduates of Brockton High School, one of the schools negatively impacted by the existing state education formula. They say it’s time for the Commonwealth to take action. Read the article here.

The Need for Significant Change in Educational Funding in Massachusetts

Medium | August 08, 2018

Nixon Peabody’s Andrew Glincher and Julie Hancock Stande are graduates of Brockton High School, one of the schools negatively impacted by the existing state education formula. They say it’s time for the Commonwealth to take action. Click here to read the full article.

Mass. top court nixes 911 suit, bars LLC whistleblowers

Law360 | August 07, 2018

Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Bill Codinha and Complex Commercial Disputes associate Chris Queenin are mentioned in this story as counsel to telephone provider Paetec Communications Inc. in an ongoing matter regarding emergency dispatch surcharges paid to Massachusetts.

Education funding

Bloomberg Radio | August 06, 2018

Managing Partner and CEO Andrew Glincher and Boston Affordable Housing and Real Estate associate Julie Stande participated in a news radio segment discussing Massachusetts’ education funding formula and why it needs to be updated. Both Andrew and Julie are graduates of Brockton High School, one of the school systems pushing for change. As a student, Julie was the named lead plaintiff in an equitable funding lawsuit (1998-2004) against the Commissioner of Education in Massachusetts.

Could the trial of former campaign chair Paul Manafort spell legal trouble for President Trump?

WGBH TV (Boston PBS affiliate) | July 31, 2018

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly appeared on the WGBH program Greater Boston, discussing what Paul Manafort’s trial could mean for President Trump.

Senate approves legislation to crack down on patent trolls

The Boston Globe | July 28, 2018

Boston Intellectual Property co-practice group leader Jason Kravitz is quoted in this article analyzing legislation approved by the Massachusetts Senate to reduce patent infringement claims made by “patent trolls.”  Jason says such legislation is important in a state with a strong entrepreneurial economy.

Senate approves limits on ‘noncompete’ clauses

The Boston Globe | July 26, 2018

Boston Complex Commercial Disputes partner Matt McLaughlin is quoted in this article for his view on the “garden leave” provision in the Massachusetts Legislature’s proposed bill restricting noncompete clauses.

The Law Firm Leadership Podcast

Law Firm Leadership Podcast | July 18, 2018

Managing Partner and CEO Andrew Glincher talked about leadership with Chris Batz, host of the Law Firm Leadership podcast. “One of the things that I’ve always believed in leadership is that everybody is a leader,” he said. “It doesn’t matter what your role is in an organization.”

Government begins returning migrant children to their parents

Boston Globe | July 06, 2018

Complex Commercial Disputes counsel Ronaldo Rauseo-Ricupero and Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Julia Lippman, both of the Boston office, are mentioned as co-counsel on a lawsuit that prompted the reunification of client Angelica Gonzalez-Garcia and her 8-year-old daughter.

Local law firms help reunite family separated under Trump policy

Boston Business Journal | July 06, 2018

Complex Commercial Disputes counsel Ronaldo Rauseo-Ricupero and Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Julia Lippman, both of the Boston office, are mentioned as co-counsel on a lawsuit that prompted the reunification of client Angelica Gonzalez-Garcia and her 8-year-old daughter.

Markets, platelets and jazz

Bloomberg Radio | June 29, 2018

Boston Labor and Employment partner Jeff Gilbreth appeared on Bloomberg Radio to discuss a Massachusetts equal pay law.

Mother pleads to be reunited with child

Boston Herald | June 28, 2018

In the following coverage, Nixon Peabody is mentioned as co-counsel, with the ACLU for an asylum applicant from Guatemala who is suing the U.S. government after she was forcibly separated from her 8-year-old daughter at the border.

Guatemalan seeking asylum sues for daughter’s return

Boston Globe | June 28, 2018

In the following coverage, Nixon Peabody is mentioned as co-counsel, with the ACLU for an asylum applicant from Guatemala who is suing the U.S. government after she was forcibly separated from her 8-year-old daughter at the border.

Drug testing in the workplace

Bloomberg Radio | June 19, 2018

Boston labor and employment partner Jeff Gilbreth spoke to the hosts of Bloomberg Radio on the challenges of drug testing in the workplace in Massachusetts.

Attorneys reflect on Escobar's FCA impact 2 years later

Law360 | June 18, 2018

Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Hannah Bornstein is quoted in this article discussing how the Supreme Court’s ruling in Universal Health Services v. Escobar has impacted False Claims Act litigation.

One more arrow in the government’s anti-corruption quiver: the Global Magnitsky Act

The Anti-Corruption Report | May 30, 2018

Corporate partners Alexandra Lopez-Casero and Isabelle de Smedt are quoted in this article discussing the business consequences of the Global Magnitsky Act, a new anti-corruption statute.

Outlawing sexual harassment

HR Executive.com | May 16, 2018

Boston partner and labor and employment practice group leader David Rosenthal is quoted in this story on the possibility of states passing tougher laws against workplace sexual harassment as a result of the #MeToo movement.

Law360 names attorneys who moved up the firm ranks in Q1

Law360 | May 07, 2018

In this roundup of promotions to partner and firm management positions, 14 attorneys from Nixon Peabody are highlighted. The 11 attorneys promoted to partner are Ellie Altshuler, Mark Beaudoin, Erik Birkeneder, Hannah Bornstein, Chris Browning, Barry Carrigan, Keri McWilliams, Matt Mullen, Steven Richard, Charles Tamuleviz and Alison Torbitt. In addition, Kenneth C. Lind was promoted to leader of the firms’ public finance practice group, Justin Thompson was promoted to office managing partner in LA, and Aaron Yowell was promoted to chief innovation officer.

Franchisee fraud: When fraud threatens a franchisor's good name

Journal of Corporate Renewal | May 01, 2018

Boston financial restructuring and bankruptcy partner Rick Pedone and New York City counsel Chris Desiderio authored this article about the steps and strategies franchisors and franchisee lenders must take to mitigate exposure to potential fraud.

GSK Zofran users bicker over scope of patient discovery

Law360 | April 25, 2018

Boston government investigations and white collar defense partners Mark Seltzer and Brian French are mentioned in this story for their representation of pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline in a lawsuit brought by users of its anti-nausea medication Zofran.

The International Comparative Legal Guide to Lending & Secured Finance

Loan Syndication and Trading Association | April 20, 2018

New York City global finance partner Alexandra Margolis and public company transactions partner Dick Langan, and Boston global finance associate Mary Beth Ciullo co-wrote a chapter in the 2018 edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to Lending & Secured Finance, which offers insight into lending and secured finance in 54 countries.

J&J won't get high court look at FCA 'particularity' rule

Law360 | April 16, 2018

In the following coverage, Boston government investigations and white-collar defense partners Mark Seltzer and Hannah Bornstein are mentioned for their ongoing representation of Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. in a False Claims Act case. The Supreme Court recently declined to review the First Circuit’s ruling in the case.

U.S. Supreme Court declines to review whistleblower case against J&J's DePuy

Reuters Legal | April 16, 2018

In the following coverage, Boston government investigations and white-collar defense partners Mark Seltzer and Hannah Bornstein are mentioned for their ongoing representation of Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. in a False Claims Act case. The Supreme Court recently declined to review the First Circuit’s ruling in the case.

J&J unit wants whistleblower docs in hip implant FCA suit

Law360 | April 12, 2018

Boston government investigations and white-collar defense partners Mark Seltzer and Hannah Bornstein are mentioned in this article for representing Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. and its subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics in a suit alleging violations of the False Claims Act.

Massachusetts Gaming Commission looking into whether Steve Wynn still has 'residual influence' on Wynn Resorts

MassLive.com | April 12, 2018

In the following coverage, Boston government investigations and white-collar defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in several stories discussing his representation of Steve Wynn, the founder of Wynn Resorts LLC, which is building a casino in Everett.

Mass. regulator to probe Steve Wynn’s remaining influence on company

Boston Business Journal | April 12, 2018

In the following coverage, Boston government investigations and white-collar defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in several stories discussing his representation of Steve Wynn, the founder of Wynn Resorts LLC, which is building a casino in Everett.

Steve Wynn wants his name cut from Massachusetts casino license

Bloomberg News | April 12, 2018

In the following coverage, Boston government investigations and white-collar defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in several stories discussing his representation of Steve Wynn, the founder of Wynn Resorts LLC, which is building a casino in Everett.

Massachusetts asked to remove Steve Wynn from casino license

Associated Press | April 12, 2018

In the following coverage, Boston government investigations and white-collar defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in several stories discussing his representation of Steve Wynn, the founder of Wynn Resorts LLC, which is building a casino in Everett.

Montana Highlights

Big Sky Business Journal | April 09, 2018

Nixon Peabody is mentioned in this roundup of major Montana business news for its representation of Eagle Bancorp Montana, Inc., in its acquisition of Ruby Valley Bank in Twin Bridges, Montana. Nixon Peabody’s deal team was led by Public Company Transactions partner Lloyd Spencer and senior counsel Ray Gustini and included Public Company Transactions partner Sean Clancy, Real Estate partner Colette Dafoe, Energy & Environmental Group partner Jean McCreary, and Labor & Employment partners Jeff Gilbreth, Yelena Gray and Tom McCord.

March Madness brackets toeing a thin legal line

Long Island Business News | April 09, 2018

Boston commercial litigation associate Chris Queenin also provides commentary about sports gambling regulations in this article about how certain March Madness bracket contests could violate federal and state laws.

A 9th Circ. warning for game apps with micro-transactions

Law360 | April 09, 2018

Boston commercial litigation associate Chris Queenin authored this column about the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit’s recent determination that a mobile app’s social casino violated Washington state’s consumer protection act and gambling loss recovery statute, and what it means for developers with apps that include micro-transactions.

Higher Education Should Note Recent Title VII Rulings

Law360 | April 05, 2018

This expert analysis of recent circuit court decisions involving claims of discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation at colleges and universities was co-written by Albany government investigations and white-collar defense partner Tina Sciocchetti, Boston government investigations and white-collar defense associate Julianna Malogolowkin and Rochester commercial litigation associate Zachary Osinski.

Mass. Asbestos Removal Co. Owes Union $700K, Judge Says

Law360 | March 30, 2018

This article focuses on recent developments in a federal case involving the pay of unionized construction workers and quotes government investigations and white collar defense partner Brian Kelly.  The article also mentions associate Eric Walz for representing asbestos-removal company SMI Demolition Inc.

“You Have More Control Over Your Career Than You Think.”

Thrive Global | March 30, 2018

CEO and Managing Partner Andrew Glincher shares five leadership lessons and stories from his legal career in a Q&A with Thrive Global.

Long ordeal continues for local Indonesians

Seacoastonline.com | March 20, 2018

This op-ed discusses the Indonesian Christian immigrants in New Hampshire facing deportation and mentions Nixon Peabody’s work to successfully halt the deportations in order to reopen the individuals’ immigration cases. The pro bono team includes Manchester commercial litigation partner Dan Deane and associate Nate Warecki, and Boston government investigations and white collar defense associate Ronaldo Rauseo-Ricupero.

DQ Sues W.B. Mason over Use of “Blizzard”

Boston Herald | March 18, 2018

In the following coverage, Boston IP litigation partner Jason Kravitz is mentioned as lead attorney for W.B. Mason in its countersuit against Dairy Queen, about a trademark case over the use of the term “Blizzard.” “We obviously don’t think we’re in the wrong, at all,” Kravitz said. “These are fundamentally different business lines—fundamentally different channels of trade. We don’t think any reasonable person is ever going to confuse a bottle of water with W.B. Mason on the label and a Dairy Queen frozen dessert.”

DC Circuit Delivers Relief, but Not Clarity, with TCPA Ruling

Law360 | March 16, 2018

Boston IP litigation associate Troy Lieberman is quoted in this article explaining how the DC Circuit Court’s ruling on the FCC’s telemarketing rules will provide some relief for businesses.

Office Supplier Fires Back at Dairy Queen in Trademark Spat

Courhouse News Service | March 16, 2018

In the following coverage, Boston IP litigation partner Jason Kravitz is mentioned as lead attorney for W.B. Mason in its countersuit against Dairy Queen, about a trademark case over the use of the term “Blizzard.” “We obviously don’t think we’re in the wrong, at all,” Kravitz said. “These are fundamentally different business lines—fundamentally different channels of trade. We don’t think any reasonable person is ever going to confuse a bottle of water with W.B. Mason on the label and a Dairy Queen frozen dessert.”

WB Mason Strikes Back Against Dairy Queen 'Blizzard' Suit

Law360 | March 15, 2018

In the following coverage, Boston partners Jason Kravitz and Gina McCreadie, senior counsel Deborah Thaxter, and associate Leslie Hartford are mentioned for representing W.B. Mason in a trademark infringement case against Dairy Queen over the use of the word “blizzard.”

Buffett's Dairy Queen sues W.B. Mason over 'Blizzard'

Law360 | March 15, 2018

In the following coverage, Boston partners Jason Kravitz and Gina McCreadie, senior counsel Deborah Thaxter, and associate Leslie Hartford are mentioned for representing W.B. Mason in a trademark infringement case against Dairy Queen over the use of the word “blizzard.”

Nixon Peabody leasing four floors at 53 State Street

Boston Globe | March 08, 2018

This article highlights Nixon Peabody’s lease signing for the new Boston office location—planned for January 2019—and quotes managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher.

Developers Cool to Downtown Boston Sites the State Sees as Hot Properties

Boston Globe | February 22, 2018

Boston real estate partner Chris Froeb is quoted in this article for his view on why the state has struggled to sell two pieces of prime real estate in downtown Boston.

Nixon Peabody Sees Partner Profits Surge; With a continued focus on delivering better value to clients, firm saw gains in gross revenue and profits per partner in 2017

American Lawyer | February 22, 2018

Nixon Peabody Managing Partner and CEO Andrew Glincher is quoted in this article discussing the firm’s strong performance in fiscal 2017.

Local M&A Activity Heats Up in Early 2018, but Will It Last?

Boston Business Journal | February 12, 2018

Boston M&A and corporate transactions deputy practice group leader Chris Keefe is quoted in this article for his outlook on the pipeline of M&A deals involving Massachusetts businesses, saying it’s “fuller than it’s been in several years.”

Waterfront Developers Prepare for a Sea Change

The Boston Globe | February 11, 2018

Removal of 50 Indonesian Christian immigrants put on hold

Law360 | February 02, 2018

Nixon Peabody’s pro bono team, which includes Manchester commercial litigation partner Dan Deane and associate Nate Warecki, and Boston government investigations & white collar defense associate Ronaldo Rauseo-Ricupero, is featured in this article noting a judge’s decision to halt immigration officials from deporting a group of Indonesian Christians living in New Hampshire.

Federal Judge Blocks Deportation of Indonesians Living Illegally in NH

Reuters | February 01, 2018

In the following coverage, Manchester commercial litigation partner Dan Deane and associate Nate Warecki, and Boston government investigations and white collar defense associate Ronaldo Rauseo-Ricupero are mentioned for their pro bono work representing Indonesian Christians in New Hampshire who face possible deportation by ICE.

U.S. To Seek Dismissal of 'Meritless' Whistleblower Cases: Memo

Reuters | January 25, 2018

Boston government investigations and white-collar defense partner Brian French is quoted in this article for his outlook on how the Department of Justice will act upon a memo encouraging its attorneys to seek dismissal of “meritless” whistleblower suits filed under the False Claims Act.

For Judge These Immigrants in US are Like Jews Fleeing Nazis

Boston Globe | January 18, 2018

This front-page story recaps a federal court hearing for a group of Indonesian Christians seeking to reopen their immigration cases because they fear persecution back home. Manchester commercial litigation partner Dan Deane, Boston government investigations and white collar associate Ronaldo Rauseo-Ricupero, and Manchester commercial litigation associate Nate Warecki are representing this group pro bono.

Castanea Backs Yasso to Meet Market Demand for Better-for-You Greek Yogurt

Mergers & Acquisitions | January 17, 2018

Nixon Peabody is mentioned in this article for advising the Massachusetts-based frozen dessert maker Yasso in its deal with private equity firm Castanea Partners.

Indonesian Case to Be Heard Wednesday

Foster’s Daily Democrat | January 15, 2018

The story previews a hearing in federal court in Boston about a group of Indonesian Christians living in New Hampshire who are attempting to delay deportation while they reopen their asylum claims.  Manchester commercial litigation partner Dan Deane, Boston government investigations and white collar associate Ronaldo Rauseo-Ricupero, and Manchester commercial litigation associate Nate Warecki are representing this group pro bono.

9 Ways New Tax Law Could Affect Clients’ Estate Plans

ThinkAdvisor | January 10, 2018

ThinkAdvisor published a write-up on estate tax changes based on the client alert written by Boston private clients counsel Sarah Richards, associate Sarah Roscioli, and paralegal Mary-Benham Nygren.

ICE: No cause to delay Indonesian deportations

Foster’s Daily Democrat | December 22, 2017

This article mentions Manchester commercial litigation partner Dan Deane and associate Nate Warecki, and Boston government investigations and white collar defense associate Ronaldo Rauseo-Ricupero for representing the Indonesian immigrants facing possible deportation and covers recent developments in the ongoing case.

What New Brunswick companies should know about New England’s building sector

Opportunities NB Blog | December 15, 2017

This Q&A features Boston M&A and Corporate Transactions partner Chris Keefe and recaps his presentation about doing business in the U.S. at Greenbuild, a conference focused on sustainable building and design.

The CEO Parent Trap: Producing Productive, Caring Kids

Chief Executive | December 07, 2017

Managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher is quoted in this article on how to instill good values in children. His advice includes the need for consistency, planning ahead and parenting as a team.

Judge blocks deportation about-face by U.S. government

Courthousenews.com | November 29, 2017

Manchester commercial litigation partner Dan Deane and associate Nate Warecki, and Boston government investigations and white collar defense associate Ronaldo Rauseo-Ricupero were mentioned in this article for their key court victory representing Indonesian immigrants who faced possible deportation.

Federal judge affirms right to halt Indonesian deportations

Seacoast Online | November 28, 2017

Manchester commercial litigation associate Nate Warecki talks about a favorable ruling in U.S. District Court on a pro bono matter that will ensure due process for 51 immigrants from Indonesia. Nate, along with Manchester commercial litigation partner Dan Deane and Boston government investigations and white collar defense associate Ronaldo Rauseo-Ricupero  teamed with the ACLU to represent the immigrants, who fled religious persecution in their home country but were threatened with deportation by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Billionaire Insys founder can remove ankle monitor: judge

Reuters (also picked up in U.S. News and World Report) | November 28, 2017

This coverage quotes Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Brian Kelly, who successfully argued that his client, Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor, is not a flight risk and should not have to wear an ankle bracelet with GPS monitoring.

NH Indonesian community celebrates legal victory in deportation case

New Hampshire Union Leader | November 28, 2017

Manchester commercial litigation partner Dan Deane and associate Nate Warecki, and Boston government investigations and white collar defense associate Ronaldo Rauseo-Ricupero were mentioned in this article on the 51 Indonesian immigrants who fled their home country due to religious persecution but faced possible deportation by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

NH hospitals fight to keep CMS suit win at 1st Circ.

Law360 | November 22, 2017

This article mentions Boston commercial litigation associate Morgan Nighan and Manchester commercial litigation partner and litigation department head Scott O’Connell for representing New Hampshire hospitals in an ongoing dispute involving a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid services reimbursement policy. Scott is also quoted.

Children’s health org backs hospitals in 1st Circ. CMS row

Law360 | November 17, 2017

This article quotes Manchester commercial litigation partner and litigation department head Scott O’Connell and mentions him and Boston commercial litigation associate Morgan Nighan as counsel representing New Hampshire hospitals in a dispute involving a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid services reimbursement policy.

Billionaire pharmaceuticals entrepreneur indicted in alleged fentanyl fraud scheme

Wall Street Journal | October 26, 2017

This article quotes Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Brian Kelly for representing John Kapoor, the former chief executive of pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics, Inc. in an ongoing investigation.

Shaheen pleased by Sununu’s letter on Indonesians

Foster’s Daily Democrat | October 24, 2017

Manchester commercial litigation partner Dan Deane, associate Nate Warecki and Boston government investigations and white collar defense associate Ronaldo Rauseo-Ricupero were quoted in the following coverage of a hearing regarding their pro bono class action case involving Indonesian Christians facing deportation.

Sununu asks Trump to stop deportations

Foster’s Daily Democrat | October 22, 2017

Manchester commercial litigation partner Dan Deane, associate Nate Warecki and Boston government investigations and white collar defense associate Ronaldo Rauseo-Ricupero were mentioned in the following coverage for their pro bono class action case involving Indonesian Christians facing deportation.

Hearing held to address concerns of Indonesian immigrants facing deportation

WMUR | October 20, 2017

Manchester commercial litigation partner Dan Deane, associate Nate Warecki and Boston government investigations and white collar defense associate Ronaldo Rauseo-Ricupero were quoted in the following coverage of Friday’s hearing regarding their pro bono class action case involving Indonesian Christians facing deportation.

Court battle continues for Indonesians

Foster’s Daily Democrat | October 20, 2017

Manchester commercial litigation partner Dan Deane, associate Nate Warecki and Boston government investigations and white collar defense associate Ronaldo Rauseo-Ricupero were quoted in the following coverage of a hearing regarding their pro bono class action case involving Indonesian Christians facing deportation.

Sen. Shaheen questions Trump nominee on Indonesian immigration policy

Foster’s Daily Democrat | October 05, 2017

This article on Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, Trump nominee to ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom, includes the court win by Manchester commercial litigation partner Dan Deane, associate Nate Warecki and Boston government investigations and white collar defense associate Ronaldo Rauseo-Ricupero to delay the deportation of dozens of Indonesian immigrants.

Focusing on climate resiliency and adaptation in Mass

Law360 | September 27, 2017

Boston office managing partner and energy and environmental partner Ruth Silman authored this article about Massachusetts’ plans and strategies for addressing climate change.

Expanding in-person interviews

HR Executive | September 26, 2017

This article focuses on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services decision to expand in-person interviews for certain immigration applicants.  Boston labor and employment counsel Courtney New provides commentary about the impact on the green card process.

Judge puts deportations of local Indonesians on hold

Portsmouth Herald | September 26, 2017

This article recaps a federal court decision to delay the deportation of dozens of Indonesian immigrants living in New Hampshire.  Manchester commercial litigation partner Dan Deane, associate Nate Warecki and Boston government investigations and white collar defense associate Ronaldo Rauseo-Ricupero are providing pro bono representation to these immigrants.

Suit filed to halt deportation of local Indonesians

Foster's Daily Democrat | September 26, 2017

This article is about Manchester commercial litigation partner Dan Deane, associate Nate Warecki and Boston government investigations and white collar defense associate Ronaldo Rauseo-Ricupero’s pro bono class action case involving Indonesian Christians facing deportation.

Exclusive: Prosecutors identify Insys founder as unindicted co-conspirator in opioid case

Reuters | September 14, 2017

This article quotes Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Brian Kelly for representing John Kapoor, the former chief executive of pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics, Inc.

Improper robocall consent revocation lets Kohl’s off the rack

Bloomberg BNA | August 18, 2017

In an article about a class action complaint against Kohl’s Department Stores, Boston IP litigation associate and TCPA team co-leader Troy Lieberman is quoted on opt-out mechanisms for consumers.

First-half muni issuance was down in the Northeast

The Bond Buyer | August 18, 2017

This coverage notes Nixon Peabody’s jump from ninth to fourth place in Thomson Reuters’ list of top bond counsel for Northeast bond issuance for the first half of 2017.

Another fast-growing tech firm heads into downtown Boston

Boston Globe | August 16, 2017

Managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher is quoted in this article about the availability of office space in the Boston area.

Why Silver is taking a case he won to the Supreme Court

Law360 | July 31, 2017

Boston government investigations and white collar defense counsel Rob Fisher is quoted in this article about what may happen if  former New York State Assembly Sheldon Silver’s recent legal victory is reviewed by the Supreme Court.

Former rep Fernandes joins law firm Nixon Peabody

MetroWest Daily News | July 21, 2017

This article features the arrival of Boston public finance counsel John Fernandes to Nixon Peabody. The coverage mentions that John was introduced to the firm through public finance partner Jim Vallee and quotes Boston office managing partner Ruth Silman.

If John Hancock becomes independent, it'll need its next David D’Alessandro

Boston Business Journal | July 17, 2017

In this article about a potential report about John Hancock being spun off from Manulife, Boston public company transactions partner Kelly Babson is quoted discussing what Manulife will need to have a successful IPO if it goes that route vs. a spinoff.

Top Boston law firms to offer free advice to small businesses

Boston Business Journal | July 12, 2017

Nixon Peabody is mentioned in this article for participating in #BizGrowBoston, a daylong forum hosted by large corporate law firms in Boston that features workshops and one-on-one counseling sessions for small businesses.

IRS publishes regulations to apply the new post-2017 audit rules

Novogradac & Company | July 10, 2017

Boston tax credit finance and syndication partner Forrest Milder authored this column about the Internal Revenue Service’s proposed audits regulations.

Revolving-door roundup

Law360 | July 06, 2017

This article includes the arrival of Boston government investigations and white collar defense counsel Rob Fisher to Nixon Peabody.

Interior Department wants one more go at Mashpee Wampanoag land ruling

Taunton Gazette | July 02, 2017

This coverage is about recent developments in the case involving the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s bid for land to build a casino in Taunton, Massachusetts, and the U.S. Department of Interior’s next steps. Rochester commercial litigation partner David Tennant and Boston labor and employment associate Matt Frankel are included for representing the Massachusetts residents.

Interior letter renews hope for Mashpee tribe’s plans

The Cape Cod Times | July 01, 2017

The following coverage is about recent developments in the case involving the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s bid for land to build a casino in Taunton, Massachusetts and the U.S. Department of Interior’s next steps. Rochester commercial litigation partner David Tennant and Boston labor and employment associate Matt Frankel are included for representing the Massachusetts residents.

Should judiciary limit PACER access to protect informants?

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | June 29, 2017

Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in this article about public access to criminal dockets on PACER.

Mass. tribe pulls casino land-into-trust bid from DOI

Law360 | June 28, 2017

This article is about recent developments in the case involving the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s bid for land to build a casino in Taunton, Massachusetts.  Rochester commercial litigation partner David Tennant and Boston labor and employment associate Matt Frankel are included for representing the Massachusetts residents.

Millennials are changing the legal profession in an unexpected way

Forbes | June 28, 2017

Managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher provides input about the importance of people combining their personal passions with their profession in this article about how millennials are impacting the legal industry.

Former Massachusetts chemist to pay $2M to wrongly convicted man

WBUR-FM (Boston NPR affiliate) | June 22, 2017

In this radio segment, Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Brian Kelly discusses the latest developments in the case of former Massachusetts lab worker Annie Dookhan.  This week, a federal judge ordered Dookhan to pay more than $2 million to a man who was wrongly convicted as a result of Dookhan’s role in falsifying evidence.

Ex-Fed. prosecutor joins Nixon Peabody's Boston office

Law360 | June 19, 2017

This article focuses on the arrival of Boston government investigations and white collar defense counsel Rob Fisher to Nixon Peabody, highlighting his experience as a former federal prosecutor.

4 key elements supply chain managers should bear in mind when reviewing commercial contracts

Supply Chain Management Review | June 19, 2017

Boston M&A and corporate transactions partner Haydon Keitner authored this column about four things supply chain managers should consider when reviewing commercial contracts.

Round up: newly appointed gcs, growing litigation teams and other moves

Bloomberg Law: Big Law Business | June 19, 2017

This article includes the arrival of Boston government investigations and white collar defense counsel Rob Fisher to Nixon Peabody.

4 essential questions leaders must ask to recreate growth

Forbes | June 17, 2017

Managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher discusses his leadership philosophy on creating growth

Criticism mounts on Madoff compensation fund

The Wall Street Journal | June 16, 2017

Boston partner and commercial litigation co-leader Jon Sablone provides third party commentary in this article about criticism around how the Justice Department is handling the payout of the Madoff’s Victim Fund.

Meet the managing partner: Nixon Peabody’s Ruth Silman

BBA Week | June 14, 2017

This profile features Boston office managing partner Ruth Silman. The article highlights her career, practice focus and vision for the Boston office.

Evidence in Gardner Museum thefts that might bear DNA is missing

Boston Globe | June 12, 2017

Boston government investigations and white collar defense counsel Robert Fisher is quoted in this article discussing how modern-day forensic analysis could be the key in solving the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum art theft that took place 27 years ago.

Illegal immigrant cases on docket

The Boston Herald | May 30, 2017

Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in this article about the recent media blitz from the Massachusetts U.S. attorney’s office publicizing its work with illegal immigration cases.

Immigration in esports: Do gamers count as athletes?

Forbes | May 18, 2017

Boston labor and employment counsel Courtney New contributed this article about how the U.S. immigration system’s lack of a definition for “athlete” in the P-1 visa category presents challenges for the booming esports industry.

3 federal prosecutors in Mass. seek US attorney post

Boston Globe | May 13, 2017

Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Brian Kelly was quoted in this article about the three possible replacements for the US Attorney for Massachusetts position.

The current: What is ‘back leverage’ and what do I need to know about it?

Novogradac & Company | May 09, 2017

Boston tax credit finance and syndication partner Forrest Milder authored this column about the increasing use of back leverage in renewable energy tax credit projects and its implications.

Law360 names attys who moved up the firm ranks in Q1

Law360 | April 28, 2017

This article mentions recent leadership promotions at the firm including David Brown, Jared Lusk, Jim Vallee, Graham Beck, Kathleen Ceglarski Burns, Emily Crandall Harlan, Daniel Gibbons, Linda Huber, Ilana Kameros, Haydon Keitner, Darren Miller, Neal Pandozzi, Edward Puerta, Stephen Reil, and Elizabeth Young.

Florida 'black box' ruling: Game changer for vehicle tech

Law360 | April 26, 2017

Albany government investigations and white collar defense partner Tina Sciocchetti and Boston associate Charles Dell’Anno co-authored this article about a decision in a Florida state appellate court regarding search warrants for automobiles’ electronic data recorders (EDR), also known as “black boxes.”

Judge keeps fraud claims against GSK alive in Zofran MDL

Law360 | April 24, 2017

Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Mark Seltzer and commercial litigation associate Josh Barlow are mentioned in this article about their client, GlaxoSmithKline PLC, in a case regarding labeling related to the use of the anti-nausea drug Zofran during pregnancy.

Sky-high nonprofit Meet the man who steers Above the Clouds

Boston Business Journal | April 21, 2017

This profile features Boston labor and employment senior counsel Gary Oberstein and his nonprofit Above The Clouds which takes seriously ill, disabled, and other inner-city Boston children and teens facing adversity on small plane flights.

Exercise of property right, or zoning by another name?

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | April 20, 2017

Boston affordable housing partner Jeff Sacks and Manchester commercial litigation associate Chris Minue were included in this article which focuses on a legal battle to bring new affordable housing units to the city of Newton, a suburb of Boston.

Trump moves to limit visa program for tech workers

The Boston Globe | April 19, 2017

Boston immigration counsel Courtney New provides commentary on President Trump’s executive order relating to the H-1B visa program and its likely impact on the number of overseas workers coming to the U.S. for entry-level technical jobs.

Prosecutors submit shortened list of Dookhan convictions they want upheld

WBUR (NPR Boston affiliate) | April 18, 2017

Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Brian Kelly provided third-party commentary about the ramifications of former state chemist Annie Dookhan’s falsification of tens of thousands of drug tests.

What do you love about the Boston Marathon?

BBA Week | April 13, 2017

Boston government investigations and white collar defense associate Hannah Bornstein is quoted in this column asking attorneys what they like best about the Boston Marathon.

What’s up with this M&A materiality scrape?

Bloomberg Law Mergers & Acquisitions Law Report | April 03, 2017

Boston M&A and corporate transactions partner Haydon Keitner authored this column about materiality scrapes in M&A agreements.

RI Commerce agrees to $50K penalty to SEC for role in 38 Studios deal

Providence Journal | March 29, 2017

Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in this article about an SEC matter regarding a 2010 bond-offering.

Cosi files new creditor-backed reorganization plan

Law360 | March 24, 2017

Boston financial restructuring and bankruptcy partner Lee Harrington is mentioned in this article as representing the creditors in Cosi Inc.’s new Chapter 11 reorganization plan.

Real win for virtual casino: lessons for game developers

Law360 | March 24, 2017

Boston commercial litigation associate Chris Queenin authored this column about a Fourth Circuit decision related to a mobile video game and the implications this decision may have for video game developers.

SJC decision on EMC lawsuit could have broad implications for Mass. Boards

Boston Globe | March 23, 2017

Boston government investigations and white collar defense associate Eric Walz, commercial litigation partner George Skelly and M&A and corporate transactions senior counsel Bill Kelly provided insight about how legal decisions can have broader business implications for clients in this article about a Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision involving former EMC corporation chief executive Joe Tucci and EMC’s shareholders.

Recent merger ruling is good for Massachusetts directors

Law360 | March 17, 2017

Boston commercial litigation partner George Skelly, M&A and corporate transactions senior counsel William Kelly and government investigations and white collar defense associate Eric Walz contributed this article about the Massachusetts SJC’s guidance regarding fiduciary duties of directors of publicly traded Massachusetts corporations.

3 Firms Steer $1B Real Estate Portfolio Deals Through Feb.

Law360 | March 09, 2017

Boston M&A and corporate transactions partners Linda Ji and Jack Fainberg were noted as representing Chinese companies Cindat Capital Management Ltd. and Union Life Insurance Co. in a joint venture to invest $930 million in a real estate portfolio held by U.S. health care company Welltower Inc. The full deal team included partners Allen Lynch, Colette Dafoe, and Sean Clancy, and associates Dustin Hawks, Julia Walcott, and Alexander Rosso.

Nixon Peabody's profit pie continues to grow

American Lawyer | March 02, 2017

Nixon Peabody managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher is quoted throughout this article that focuses on the firm’s FY2016 results.  The story highlights Nixon Peabody’s Asia expansion, key client work, strong practices, new office spaces and the benefits from the Chicago merger.

Lahey Clinic embroiled in Bermuda’s ongoing political tumult

Boston Globe | February 15, 2017

This article is about a federal lawsuit filed by the government of Bermuda alleging civil racketeering charges against Massachusetts-based Lahey Clinic.  Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Brian Kelly provides third party commentary on the unusual case.

Meet the judge who will hear the Boston legal challenge of Trump’s ban

Boston Globe | February 03, 2017

This article focuses on the judge who will hear Boston’s challenge of the Trump administration’s recent executive order regarding the immigration ban. Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted discussing Judge Gorton’s judicial style.

GSK says no basis for fraud claims in Zofran MDL

Law360 | January 27, 2017

Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Mark Seltzer and commercial litigation associate Josh Barlow are noted as representing GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in this article about recent developments in a multidistrict litigation (MDL) about GSK’s anti-nausea drug Zofran.

Wheelchair Superhero

NBC Boston & New England Cable News | January 27, 2017

This media clip highlights the Wheelchair Man book launch party hosted at the Nixon Peabody Boston office and features pro bono client, Mohammed Sayed (AKA Wheelchair Man). Boston IP counseling & transactions partner David Resnick and public company transactions associate Tevia Pollard helped Mohammed create his new non-profit RimPower.

The current: ten things to know when combining renewable energy and low-income housing tax credits

Novagradac: Journal of Tax Credits | January 10, 2017

Boston tax credit finance and syndication partner Forrest Milder authored this article about ten things people should keep in mind when combining low-income housing tax credits (LIHTC) and renewable energy tax credits (RETC).

Cyber hack exposes law firms’ weak spots

The Wall Street Journal | December 29, 2016

This article highlights the most recent cyber attack on major U.S. law firms and how firms are addressing cyber security. Managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher is quoted describing how Nixon Peabody is working to improve data security and training.

The commanding presence of quiet leaders

TechTarget | December 29, 2016

This article highlights the recent Massachusetts Institute of Technology CFO Summit that focused on the effects introverted leaders can have on an organization.  Boston office managing partner Ruth Silman is noted for moderating a panel discussion on leadership at the event.

The sleigh is packed and ready for takeoff

Boston Globe | December 23, 2016

This article is about Globe Santa, a charitable program in Massachusetts that helps children in need during the holidays.  The story highlights Nixon Peabody’s $3,700 donation this year and includes Boston office managing partner Ruth Silman and practice assistant Pam DiBella who led the fundraising efforts.

Swedish investor pays $64.25M for South Boston apartment tower

Banker & Tradesman | December 20, 2016

Boston real estate partner Christopher Froeb and associate Christina Ricotta are mentioned as counsel representing the buyer in the sale of a South Boston, Massachusetts apartment building.

J&J asks 1st Circ. to halt hip implant FCA suit

Law360 | December 06, 2016

Boston government investigations and white collar defense partners Mark Seltzer and Danielle Pelot and associate Hannah Bornstein are listed as counsel representing Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary DePuy in a First Circuit case. This article notes their argument to uphold the dismissal of a False Claims Act lawsuit.

How one law firm CEO empowers millennial lawyers to use their strengths

Forbes | December 05, 2016

Nixon Peabody managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher is quoted throughout this article talking about the entrepreneurial and collaborative culture at Nixon Peabody and highlights examples of associates who have carved out niche practices.

Cooper Levenson, client ditch NJ racketeering claims

Law360 | November 28, 2016

The article covers recent developments in a case involving a New Jersey company’s lawsuit against Cummins Inc., a backup generator provider.  Boston commercial litigation partner Kurt Mullen is noted as representing Cummins in the lawsuit.

Affordable senior housing coming to Boston suburb

Multi-Housing News | November 22, 2016

Nixon Peabody is mentioned as legal counsel representing the developers of Hearth at Four Corners, a 54-unit affordable senior community in Dorchester, MA. Boston affordable housing partner Jeff Sacks is lead counsel on this project.

Kochs and other Madoff investors are winners in fight over profits held abroad

The New York Times | November 22, 2016

Boston partner and co-leader of the commercial litigation practice Jon Sablone is quoted in this article about a recent ruling in federal bankruptcy court in favor of Madoff fund investors.

Federal prosecutors launch probe of law firm over donations

The Boston Globe | November 16, 2016

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in this article about the opening of a grand jury investigation of a Massachusetts law firm for its contributions to political candidates.

Trump’s tax overhaul could make history, but can it work?

The Boston Globe | November 13, 2016

This piece focuses on a prospect of a tax overhaul in a Trump administration. Boston private clients partner Sarah Connolly comments on how the political climate (now a Republican Senate, Republican House, and Executive Office) is well positioned to repeal the estate tax given the Congressional majority is Republican.

Trumps changes to the tax codes may encourage dynastic wealth

The New York Times | November 12, 2016

This article discusses President-elect Trump’s tax code proposals and how he plans to repeal the estate tax. Boston Private Clients partner Sarah Connolly is quoted discussing how changes to the estate tax likely won’t impact Trump’s supporter base.

Judge will hear GSK's arguments to dismiss Zofran MDL

Law360 | November 11, 2016

This story covers a recent decision by a Boston federal judge to hear GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK) arguments to discuss some cases and claims from its multidistrict litigation focused on the anti-nausea medication Zofran.  Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Mark Seltzer and Commercial Litigation associate Josh Barlow are noted as representing GSK.

Manufactured triggering of right of first refusal upheld

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | November 10, 2016

Boston Affordable Housing partner Jeffrey Sacks was quoted in this article about a homeowner’s rehab case regarding the exercise of right of first refusal under Section 42(i)(7).

Boston business leaders react to news of President-elect Donald Trump

Boston Business Journal | November 09, 2016

This article is a roundup of Boston-area business leaders’ reactions to the outcome of the U.S. presidential election. Boston Real Estate partner Chris Froeb comments on the impact the Trump administration may have on the Boston real estate community.

Mass. justices reverse bank's win against insurance fund

Law360 | November 03, 2016

Boston Commercial Litigation partners Greg Deschenes and Kurt Mullen, and Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Charles Dell'Anno are mentioned as counsel successfully representing the Massachusetts Insurers Insolvency Fund in this article about a Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision regarding whether the fund can recover workers’ compensation claims.

More calls for a probe of Thornton law firm’s political donations

The Boston Globe | November 02, 2016

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in regarding his representation of a Massachusetts law firm and its contributions to political candidates.

Persistent Energy Ghana raises $1.5 million to support distribution of solar home systems in Ghana

Tech Moran | November 01, 2016

This story is about Persistent Energy Ghana’s $1.5M debt round financing that will be used as capital to buy solar home systems for low-income households in Ghana. New York City public company transactions partners Dan McAvoy and Richa Naujoks, and Boston global finance partner Frank Hamblett are working on this matter.

Spotlight: Law firm ‘bonuses’ tied to political donations

Boston Globe | October 29, 2016

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is included in this article about a high-profile client matter involving a Massachusetts law firm and its political contributions.

A Better City’s power play

The Boston Globe | October 25, 2016

This article highlights an energy deal with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston Medical Center, and the Post Office Square Redevelopment Corporation. Boston office managing partner Ruth Silman is mentioned in the article for representing A Better City in facilitating this innovative solar power purchase agreement.

Learning how to keep staff at 40 hours per week; new labor laws are expanding who must be paid extra for working more than 40 hours

Fast Company | October 19, 2016

Boston Labor & Employment partner Jeffrey Gilbreth is quoted throughout this article about the labor laws going into effect in December 2016, and ideas for employers to keep their staff members at 40 hours a week.

Trump, Clinton robocalls rising as Election Day looms

Bloomberg Law: Privacy & Data Security | October 19, 2016

Boston Intellectual Property Litigation associate Troy Lieberman is quoted throughout this article about increased robocalls as Election Day approaches and the TCPA implications. Click here to read the full article.

Beyond the billable: Pro bono spotlight: Nixon Peabody associates volunteer with PAIR project

BBA Week | October 13, 2016

This piece profiles Nixon Peabody’s pro bono work and highlights Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Hannah Bornstein and IP Litigation associate Troy Lieberman’s involvement with the Political Asylum/Immigration Representation (PAIR) project and why they’re both passionate about it.

‘Wheelchair Man’ tells a real-life superhero story

Boston Globe | October 07, 2016

Boston Intellectual Property partner David Resnick is mentioned in this article as legal counsel to Mohammad Sayed, a young inventor from Afghanistan who is developing adaptive products and a comic book series to inspire people with disabilities and to raise awareness in cultures that keep disabled individuals hidden from view. Boston Public Company Transactions associate Tevia Pollard and Labor & Employment associate Matt Frankel work with David on this pro bono matter.

Why Boston's One of the Toughest Places to Develop Affordable Housing

Bisnow | October 05, 2016

Boston Affordable Housing partner Jeff Sacks is mentioned in this article about a recent panel he moderated focused on the challenges of affordable housing in the Boston area.

Swedish Investor Adds To Cambridge Multifamily Portfolio

Banker & Tradesman | October 04, 2016

Boston real estate partner Christopher Froeb and associate Christina Ricotta are mentioned in this article representing Akelius US LLC in its acquisition of Forest Court Apartments in Massachusetts.

Cannava Fighting SEC's Effort to Put Him Back in 38 Studios Suit

The Bond Buyer | October 03, 2016

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted throughout this piece that follows the ongoing developments in the fight between Peter Cannava and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Boston commercial litigation partner Steve LaRose and associate Kathleen Ceglarski Burns are also part of the legal team representing Cannava.

Corner Offices: Once Prized, Gone at Some Law Firms

Bloomberg Law | September 22, 2016

The feature story looks at how law firms are transforming their office spaces—especially efforts to eliminate the corner offices. The article notes Nixon Peabody among the number of big law firms that have already moved into new spaces. CEO & Managing Partner Andrew Glincher provides commentary.

Lawyers Flocking to Social Media Find Old Rules Don’t Hold Up

Law360 | September 19, 2016

Nixon Peabody CEO & Managing Partner Andrew Glincher is quoted, and digital marketing manager Lauren Iacono is referenced, in this article about the increasing use of social media among the legal industry and how long-standing ethical rules apply (or don’t).

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