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Main Office: New York
Participating Offices: Hong Kong; London; Menlo Park, CA; New York
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Silicon Valley Business Journal
Davis Polk & Wardwell's Sarah Solum | Women of Influence 2017Silicon Valley Business JournalInternational law firm Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP launched its Silicon Valley office in 1999, and Sarah Solum was there. Solum was then one year out of law school and has since led several of the firm's key multimillion and multibillion deals through …and more »
Davis Polk, Goodwin Steer $108M IT Outsourcing InvestmentLaw360 (subscription)Law360, New York (May 4, 2017, 3:54 PM EDT) -- Private equity outfit The Orogen Group has agreed to make a $108 million investment in consulting and IT outsourcing business Virtusa Corp., the companies said Wednesday, in a deal guided by respective ...and more »
Royal Gazette
Rhodes Scholar sets sights on global issuesRoyal GazetteHe has been contributing to the Yale Journal of Medicine and Law evaluating the impact of laws on various medical issues. He is currently working at JP Morgan and Davis Polk and Wardwell LLP in New York City. Peter was driven to learn about politics …and more »
Federal judge from Belleville mentioned as possible FBI directorSt. Louis Business JournalShe practiced law at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York City from 1990 to 1994 and was an associate independent counsel at Whitewater Independent Counsel's Office from 1994 to 1996, successfully prosecuting former Arkansas Gov. Jim Guy Tucker and ...
Report: Louisiana's public defender system violates rights of the poorSouthern Poverty Law Center... a review of records, and interviews with public defenders and other criminal justice stakeholders. The underlying lawsuit was filed in February by the SPLC; the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law; Davis, Polk & Wardwell LLP and Jones …and more »
Law Gazette
City firms make 'top employers' list for first timeLaw GazetteDavis Polk & Wardell, Watson Farley & Williams, Squire Patton Boggs and Weil Gotshal & Manges are also among 11 law firms to be featured in the list for the first time this year. The annual list reveals the 300 most popular employers as voted on by …
The American Lawyer
Proskauer Among Many Firms Drawn to Puerto Rico's Pseudo-BankruptcyThe American Lawyer... Susheel Kirpalani has been advising a group of other sales tax bondholders, according to a 2015 report by sibling publication The Litigation Daily, which noted that Puerto Rico's bondholder battles have also yielded roles for Davis Polk & Wardwell …and more »
Global Competition Review (subscription)
FTC and New York antitrust chiefs headline GCR Live LitigationGlobal Competition Review (subscription)Lipsky will speak following an introduction by conference chairs Ronan Harty from Davis Polk & Wardwell and W Todd Miller from Baker & Miller. Acting FTC chairman Maureen Ohlhausen appointed Lipsky to acting director of the FTC's bureau of competition, ...
EXCLUSIVE-London tries to lure Saudi Aramco with new listing structure - sourcesNasdaqThe source characterised the approach to accommodating Aramco as "bespoke treatment". In a note, law firm Davis Polk questioned whether the new listing segment was targeted at only those companies with the type of features that caused the past scandals ...and more »
The National Law Journal (registration)
Podcasts Abound for All Your Politics and Law Curiosities; Two More Laterals Pick Jenner; FBI Director Candidates ...The National Law Journal (registration)Earlier in his career, Blass worked at Davis Polk & Wardwell and Willkie Farr & Gallagher. • Cybersecurity expert Samir Jain joined this week, of all places, Jones Day as a partner in D.C. Previously a partner at Wilmer, Jain most recently worked in …
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