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Nixon Peabody advises Chinese companies in investments in U.S. senior housing and assisted living facilities

February 23, 2017

Nixon Peabody continues Southern California expansion with public finance partner

February 21, 2017

Nixon Peabody litigators receive top honors from Benchmark Litigation

February 16, 2017

Nixon Peabody names David R. Brown new managing partner for Chicago office

February 13, 2017

Nixon Peabody litigation attorney named BTI Client Service All-Star

February 08, 2017

Media Clips

These law firms made the most women partners in 2016

Bloomberg Big Law Business | January 12, 2017

This article focuses on the diversity of partner classes in AmLaw100 firms. Nixon Peabody is mentioned as one of the few law firms who had a partner class in 2016 with at least 50% women.

Pitbull, The-Dream, Gallant & music insiders share 2017 predictions

Billboard | January 09, 2017

Los Angeles IP counseling and transactions partner Julian Petty is quoted in this roundup of music industry predictions for 2017.

An open letter to Dr. Ben Carson: Nixon Peabody’s Deborah VanAmerongen shares her thoughts for the next HUD secretary

Affordable Housing Finance | January 04, 2017

In this open letter to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) secretary nominee Dr. Ben Carson, New York City affordable housing strategic policy advisor Deborah VanAmerongen shares her insights on working with HUD and advice for the future.

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.

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.

When starting a business, consider the liabilities

The New York Times | November 17, 2016

Long Island Health Care partner Allan Cohen is quoted in this article about legal challenges entrepreneurs can face when starting a business. Allan’s comments focus on areas start-ups should keep in mind such as patent, ownership and copyright issues, and what companies should consider to avoid being sued.

A Tribe Called Quest signs with CAA

Billboard | November 14, 2016

Los Angeles IP Counseling & Transactions partner Julian Petty is mentioned as legal representative for A Tribe Called Quest in this article about the group’s signing with Creative Arts Agency for worldwide representation.

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.

Here's how labor and employment might change under Trump

Fast Company | November 11, 2016

Providence Labor & Employment partner and office managing partner Andrew Prescott is quoted discussing how President-elect Trump may reshape the National Labor Relations Board and the ways it could affect employers.

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.

Justices struggle with cheerleader uniform case that holds big implications for fashion

Forbes | October 31, 2016

This story discusses a Supreme Court case about whether design elements on a cheerleader uniform can have intellectual property protection. Los Angeles partner and fashion practice leader Staci Riordan talks about the potential impact of this case on the fashion industry.

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.

How one law firm is tackling diversity

Forbes | October 24, 2016

This feature Q&A with Managing Partner and CEO Andrew Glincher highlights Nixon Peabody’s diversity and inclusion efforts in the legal industry.

‘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.

These Work-Life Balance Strategies Help Even in the Most Demanding Jobs

Fast Company | September 28, 2016

San Francisco office managing partner Tom Gaynor is quoted throughout this feature article on tips and best practices from people in many time demanding professions about how they best manage their time.

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).

Nixon Peabody’s New San Francisco Managing Partner Talks the Firm, Bringing and Growing Talent

The Recorder | September 19, 2016

This feature story highlights a conversation with San Francisco office managing partner Tom Gaynor. The article notes the firm’s willingness to let lateral partners take on leadership positions, how Tom has kept his M&A practice growing, and why he objects to Nixon Peabody being called an out-of-town firm.

Top Women in Law 2016

New York Law Journal | September 16, 2016

Rochester office managing partner Carolyn Nussbaum, nominated by the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York, was selected by New York Law Journal among the 2016 “Top Women in Law.” The list shines a light on the outstanding work and notable achievements of female attorneys across New York State.

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