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Eighteen Nixon Peabody attorneys named “Lawyers of the Year” by The Best Lawyers in America© for 2020

August 15, 2019

Nixon Peabody represents Akelius in acquisition of Boston Seaport property

August 15, 2019

Nixon Peabody expands its Complex Commercial Disputes practice in Chicago

August 05, 2019

Nixon Peabody represents acclaimed artist Sterling Ruby in launch of his fashion line

August 02, 2019

Nixon Peabody team representing the University of California in groundbreaking patent enforcement campaign in LED lighting

July 30, 2019

Nixon Peabody represents Regional REIT Limited in its $78 million offering of shares

July 25, 2019

Court rules Nixon Peabody client did not act improperly in acquiring or attempting to sell two Schiele drawings; does not order a trial as to modern-day ownership

July 19, 2019

Nixon Peabody represents buyer of prime Boston Back Bay property

July 18, 2019

Nixon Peabody names new co-leader of Complex Commercial Litigation practice

July 11, 2019

Former DOJ attorney Adam Tarosky joins Nixon Peabody to focus on False Claims Act matters

July 09, 2019

Nixon Peabody earns recognition in IAM Patent 1000 and IAM Strategy 300

July 03, 2019

Nixon Peabody secures U.S. patent for client’s wheelchair accessory mounting system

July 02, 2019

Nixon Peabody appoints Amelia Charamba to lead the firm’s Global Finance practice

June 23, 2019

Daniel A. Schnapp joins Nixon Peabody’s Complex Commercial Disputes practice in New York City as partner

June 16, 2019

Monroe County Bar Association appoints Carolyn G. Nussbaum as president

June 12, 2019

U.S. District Judge rules in favor of Wells Fargo banker, Peter M. Cannava, completely dismisses the case and enters judgment on Mr. Cannava’s behalf

June 11, 2019

Nixon Peabody represents TEGNA in its $535M acquisition of top-ranked television and radio stations in Indianapolis, IN, and Columbus, OH, from Dispatch Broadcast Group

June 10, 2019

Nixon Peabody recognized as one of the world’s leading IP firms

May 21, 2019

Nixon Peabody adds seasoned health care attorney to nationally ranked practice

May 15, 2019

Erica F. Buckley, Nixon Peabody partner, named one of City & State New York’s “Power Law 50”

May 14, 2019

Media Clips

Nixon Peabody earns perfect ranking

The Daily Record | March 31, 2019

Nixon Peabody’s 100 percent Corporate Equality Index score is highlighted in this article, which notes the firm has received the honor from the Human Rights Campaign for 13 consecutive years.

Guatemalan seeking asylum sues for daughter’s return

Boston Globe | June 27, 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 18, 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.

Unintended consequences? The potential impact autonomous vehicles could have on your home

Forbes | June 17, 2018

Los Angeles Office Managing Partner Justin Thompson wrote this contributed column analyzing the potential impact of autonomous vehicles on residential real estate, including the possible end of the two-car garage.

The new civil right: How the LGBTQ community can knock down barriers to economic empowerment

San Francisco Business Times | June 14, 2018

Nixon Peabody and San Francisco office managing partner Tom Gaynor is featured in this article about the importance of making economic empowerment the next goal of the LGBTQ rights movement.

Crain's 5 coolest offices in New York 2018

Crain’s New York | June 10, 2018

Nixon Peabody’s New York City office is highlighted in Crain’s New York as one of the five coolest offices in the city. NP is the only law firm to be included in this year’s list.

New Hampshire, hospitals strike $1.7 billion reimbursement deal

Reuters | June 05, 2018

Litigation Department Chair Scott O’Connell is quoted in this article on a “significant breakthrough” the Nixon Peabody team achieved in its representation of a group of 26 New Hampshire hospitals seeking reimbursement from the state for indigent care costs.

Why remote working succeeds at some companies and not others

Chicago Tribune | October 03, 2017

Chicago labor and employment associate Brittany Bogaerts is quoted in this article about the growing number of employees working remotely in the U.S.

Heavy debt crushed owners of Toys ‘R’ Us

Wall Street Journal | September 18, 2017

San Francisco financial restructuring and bankruptcy partner Lou Cisz is quoted in this article on the factors that led to retailer Toys ‘R’ Us’ bankruptcy filing.

Nixon Peabody's on-site incubator a boost for LGBT entrepreneurs

American Lawyer, National Law Journal, Law.com | September 13, 2017

San Francisco office managing partner Tom Gaynor and IP counseling and transactions partner On Lu are quoted in this feature article about the StartOut Growth Lab, an LGBT startup accelerator based in Nixon Peabody’s San Francisco office.

Nixon Peabody brings back the sun in DC

The National Law Journal | August 26, 2017

This article features the Washington, DC office’s solar program and mentions partners Jeff Lesk and Herb Stevens, who manage grants for the firm’s nonprofit New Partners Community Solar Corp.

Hop on the Justice Bus: Next stop? Citizenship

NPR | August 26, 2017

Los Angeles office managing partner Seth Levy, partner Justin Thompson and associate Jessica Walker are quoted in this article about the Los Angeles office’s pro bono work with OneJustice’s Justice Bus to help low-income immigrant Green Card holders seeking U.S. citizenship.

The war inside Trump Village

Crain’s New York | August 20, 2017

New York City affordable housing partner Erica Buckley provides commentary on the complications that arise when apartments exit affordable housing programs.

Legal experts weigh in on the Gucci vs. Forever 21 stripe trademark battle

Hollywood Reporter | August 13, 2017

Los Angeles IP counseling and transactions partner and fashion practice group leader Staci Riordan is quoted in this article about dueling trademark lawsuits between Gucci and Forever 21.

Here's how businesses are welcoming nonprofits to share their space

San Francisco Business Times | July 19, 2017

San Francisco office managing partner Tom Gaynor is quoted extensively in this feature on the San Francisco office’s StartOut Growth Lab. The article highlights the program, the inspiration behind how it got started, and the synergies between Nixon Peabody and StartOut.

Billboard's 2017 top music lawyers revealed, led by Joel Katz

Billboard | July 16, 2017

Billboard Magazine has named Los Angeles IP counseling and transactions partner Julian Petty as a top music lawyer in 2017. 

Law firm lends office space support to new LGBTQ startout lab

San Francisco Chronicle | June 24, 2017

San Francisco M&A and corporate transactions partner Tom Gaynor is quoted throughout this feature about the San Francisco office’s StartOut Growth Lab. The article highlights the program, the reasons behind it, and the collaboration between Nixon Peabody and StartOut.

Ten legal issues to watch when it comes to eSports

Forbes | May 18, 2017

Associates Irene Scholl-Tatevosyan, Matt Morris, Chris Queenin and Brianna Howard co-authored this article about legal issues the booming eSports industry should consider.

Immigration in esports: Do gamers count as athletes?

Forbes | May 17, 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.

Rape changed her life—and New Hampshire law

New Hampshire Union Leader | May 12, 2017

This article is about Manchester government investigations and white collar defense partner and practice group leader Dave Vicinanzo’s pro bono client. Inspired by this case, Dave helped draft a bill, set to be signed into law, which changes how parental rights are terminated in situations when the pregnancy is a result of sexual assault.

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