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

June 17, 2019

Monroe County Bar Association appoints Carolyn G. Nussbaum as president

June 13, 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 12, 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 11, 2019

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

May 22, 2019

Nixon Peabody adds seasoned health care attorney to nationally ranked practice

May 16, 2019

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

May 15, 2019

Nixon Peabody appoints Christopher Keefe as leader of Corporate Group

May 13, 2019

Nixon Peabody Represents Boston Beer Company in Deal to Merge with Dogfish Head Brewery

May 10, 2019

Nixon Peabody advises TEGNA Inc. in its $77M acquisition of 24/7 multicast networks Justice Network and Quest

May 06, 2019

Nixon Peabody expands Cooperatives and Condominium practice team with the arrival of Shakti Rhys

May 01, 2019

Federal Judge Rules Nixon Peabody client, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation, is the Rightful Owner of Camille Pissarro Painting

May 01, 2019

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

April 29, 2019

Nixon Peabody represents titanium micro technologies client in acquisition

April 15, 2019

Nixon Peabody welcomes new Project Finance and Public Finance team to its New York offices

April 04, 2019

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ failed position on FAQs 33 & 34 results in attorneys’ fee award

April 03, 2019

Nixon Peabody earns 100 percent rating by Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index for the thirteenth year in a row

March 28, 2019

Nixon Peabody’s Elizabeth Baio appointed to the board of Women Entrepreneurs Grow Global™

March 26, 2019

Karen Ng named managing partner of Nixon Peabody’s San Francisco office

March 25, 2019

Nixon Peabody advises TEGNA in a $740M Deal to Acquire 11 local television stations, including Big Four affiliates in eight markets

March 21, 2019

Media Clips

Nixon Peabody earns perfect ranking

The Daily Record | April 01, 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 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.

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

Forbes | June 18, 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 15, 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 11, 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 06, 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 04, 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 19, 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 14, 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 27, 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 27, 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 21, 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 14, 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 20, 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 17, 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 25, 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 19, 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 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.

Rape changed her life—and New Hampshire law

New Hampshire Union Leader | May 13, 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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