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Nixon Peabody achieves Mansfield Certification Plus for third consecutive year, affirming commitment to diversity and inclusion

September 15, 2020

Nixon Peabody advises TEGNA in strategic refinancing during low interest-rate environment

September 10, 2020

Nixon Peabody expands groundbreaking patent enforcement campaign for UC Santa Barbara

August 31, 2020

Nixon Peabody intellectual property attorneys earn recognition in IAM Strategy 300

August 26, 2020

Nixon Peabody advises TradeHelm in its cross-border acquisition by The Acacia Group

August 26, 2020

Nixon Peabody advises on New York City affordable housing property for seniors and homeless during time of crisis

August 25, 2020

The Best Lawyers in America© names 14 Nixon Peabody attorneys as “Lawyers of the Year” for 2021

August 20, 2020

Appellate court unanimously affirms trial court decision recognizing Spain’s Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation as the owner of Pissarro painting

August 17, 2020

Nixon Peabody named as Consumer, Retail, Food & Beverage Law Firm of the Year

August 12, 2020

Nixon Peabody advises Hebrew SeniorLife on a pair of financing transactions

July 21, 2020

Nixon Peabody advises in U.S. expansion of first-ever urine screening test for colon cancer

July 09, 2020

U.S. District Judge Grants Motion to Dismiss in Favor of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Twenty Dutch Museums

July 09, 2020

IAM Patent 1000 recognizes Nixon Peabody and several of its IP attorneys as leaders in their field

July 08, 2020

Nixon Peabody intellectual property attorneys recognized as “IP Stars” for 2020

June 30, 2020

Nixon Peabody and LatinoJustice create civil rights fellowship for Latinx community

June 25, 2020

NYSBA taps Nixon Peabody partner Erica Buckley as co-chair of its Condominiums & Cooperatives Committee

June 15, 2020

Nixon Peabody advises in New York City’s first-ever Housing Development Fund Corporation cooperative reconstitution to free-market status

June 08, 2020

Appeals court reverses trial court and hands big win to H&M in copyright case

May 29, 2020

Nixon Peabody represents Bourbon Marble in recovery of damages and fees

May 12, 2020

Nixon Peabody attorneys recognized as leaders in their field by Chambers USA

April 23, 2020

Recent Media Highlights

A Spanish Museum Can Keep a Looted Camille Pissarro Painting, an Appeals Court Rules

Artnet News | August 18, 2020

This article discusses a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that unanimously affirms that NP’s Spanish client, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation, is the rightful owner of a prominent artwork by Impressionist painter Camille Pissarro. The article quotes Los Angeles Complex Commercial Disputes partner and Arts & Cultural Institutions team leader Thaddeus Stauber on the decision. The NP team also includes Complex Commercial Disputes partner Sarah Andre, Intellectual Property counsel Aaron Brian, and Labor & Employment associate Irene Scholl-Tatevosyan, all of Los Angeles. Click here to read the article.

Has Covid-19 And Its Accelerated Work-From-Home Experiment Permanently Changed The Future Of Cities?

Forbes | July 31, 2020

In this contributed article, Los Angeles Project Finance & Public Finance partner Rudy Salo discusses how COVID-19 and the forced work-from-home experiment may have permanently changed the future of cities as the epicenters of the economy.

'Not a black-and-white issue:' Legal, business implications of facial recognition tech

Boston Business Journal | July 30, 2020

Boston Intellectual Property associate and deputy leader of the Data Privacy & Cybersecurity practice group Troy Lieberman was featured in a Q&A for his outlook on facial recognition technologies in light of Boston Mayor Martin Walsh recently signing into law a ban on government use of these technologies in the city.

5 ERISA Cases To Watch In The 2nd Half Of 2020

Law360 | July 29, 2020

San Francisco office managing partner and Corporate partner Karen Ng was quoted in this article for her outlook on the federal government’s interest in Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association v. California Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program, and the rise in ERISA privacy and cybersecurity lawsuits in Harmon et al. v. Shell Oil Co. et al.

Hospitals can transfer patients’ medical debt to RIP Medical Debt, regulators say

Modern Healthcare | July 28, 2020

In this article on the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General’s advisory opinion that will expand national nonprofit and client RIP Medical Debt’s services, Long Island Health Care partner Michele Masucci is quoted on the legal nuances of the advisory opinion and anti-kickback concerns.

ANALYSIS | 42 CFR Part 2 Rules Changes a Welcome Sign for Many Providers

Behavioral Healthcare Executive | July 22, 2020

This story features New York City Health Care associate Jena Grady for her outlook on the Department of Health & Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s final rule to 42 CFR Part 2 relating to substance use disorders.

How fashion companies can reduce litigation risks and strengthen compliance

New York Law Journal | July 22, 2020

New York City Complex Commercial Disputes partner Dan Schnapp and Los Angeles Intellectual Property partner, Litigation Department vice chair, and Fashion practice leader Staci Riordan co-authored this article on developing robust compliance programs for fashion companies, especially as COVID-19 has created disruptions in supply chain management.

Microbiome therapeutics and patent protection

Nature Biotechnology | July 08, 2020

Boston Intellectual Property partner Mark FitzGerald co-authored this journal article on microbiome therapeutics, and how two U.S. Supreme Court decisions have redefined the scope of which natural phenomena—including microbiome therapeutics—are patent eligible.

“Execution Mode” – Tax equity scopes out carbon capture

Power Finance & Risk | July 02, 2020

New York City Project Finance & Public Finance partner and Energy & Infrastructure Projects co-leader Ellen Friedman is quoted in this article for her outlook on how the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service’s recent guidance on 45Q tax credits will launch innovative carbon capture projects. Ellen is also mentioned for advising OGCI Climate Investments LLP to develop a large-scale carbon capture facility.

Investigators target fraud that exploits rural hospitals

Modern Healthcare | July 01, 2020

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian French is quoted in this article for his outlook on why rural hospitals are easy targets for billing fraud, and which communities are at most risk to be targeted.

More U.S. Employers Move to Observe Juneteenth

Wall Street Journal | June 18, 2020

Nixon Peabody is included in this article, along with major companies across the U.S., for observing Juneteenth—commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S. and celebrated on June 19 each year—by declaring it a firm holiday and paid day off for employees.

Higher Ambition: Moving the Needle on Law Firm Diversity

Washington Lawyer | June 05, 2020

This feature article on the Move the Needle Fund and law firm diversity spotlights Nixon Peabody’s MTN participation and quotes Washington, D.C. office managing partner Colette Dafoe, of the Affordable Housing & Real Estate group, and director of Diversity & Inclusion Rekha Chiruvolu on why it’s vitally important to increase diversity in the legal profession.

9th Circ. Says Suit Against H&M Hinges On Copyright Validity

Law360 | May 29, 2020

This article mentions Intellectual Property partner, Litigation Department vice-chair, and Fashion practice leader Staci Riordan, Intellectual Property counsel Aaron Brian and Labor & Employment senior counsel Dale Hudson, all of Los Angeles, for representing H&M in a dispute involving allegations of fabric design copyright infringement. The NP team secured a unanimous decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth District to reverse the trial court’s decision.

Artists vs. influencers: Why That Street Art Selfie Could Get You Sued

The Hollywood Reporter | August 06, 2019

This article quotes Los Angeles Corporate partner Ellie Altshuler on why social media influencers could become the next crop of celebrities to face copyright infringement claims from street artists whose work appears on their social channels.

Ikea, Amazon, and the billion-dollar war over light bulb design

Fast Company | August 02, 2019

This article highlights the University of California’s campaign to protect its rights related to filament LED technology developed at the university. An NP team led by Los Angeles Intellectual Property partners Seth Levy and Shawn Hansen is representing UC in this campaign.

DC affordable housing building gets solar panels, 'resilience center'

NBC 4 Washington | July 25, 2019

This broadcast news clip highlights New Partners Community Solar, the Nixon Peabody-adjacent nonprofit creating innovative sustainability projects throughout Washington, DC. New Partners helped to develop a ‘resilience center’ in a DC-area affordable housing complex, which will keep residents connected to key services and emergency resources in the event of a power grid disruption.

Hawkins holds onto top underwriters counsel 1H ranking and Orrick once again on top of bond counsel 1H rankings

The Bond Buyer | July 17, 2019

Nixon Peabody is featured among the top 10 bond counsel and underwriter counsel in The Bond Buyer’s 2019 first-half rankings.

Direct listings open new avenues for institutions

Pensions & Investments | July 08, 2019

In this story, Washington, DC, Corporate partner and Securities team leader John Partigan discusses the opportunities and challenges of the direct listing process as an alternative for companies looking to avoid a traditional IPO.

CEO Radio with Ray Hoffman

WCBS 880 (New York) | July 05, 2019

Three new segments of CEO and Managing Partner Andrew Glincher’s appearance on CEO Radio with Ray Hoffman are now available: Leading by Listening, Natural Light for One, Natural Light for All, and The Surprising Stats About Lawyer Burnout. All of them are available on the CEO Radio page.

CEO Radio with Ray Hoffman

WCBS 880 (New York) | July 02, 2019

In today’s segment of this CEO Radio series with Ray Hoffman of WCBS 880 in New York City, CEO and Managing Partner Andrew Glincher discusses the value of recruiting attorneys from outside the circle of Ivy League law schools.

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