Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

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URL: www.orrick.com
Main Office: San Francisco
Participating Offices: Irvine, CA; Los Angeles; Menlo Park, CA; New York; Portland, OR; Sacramento; San Francisco; Washington, D.C.
AveryIndex Popularity: #18 out of 795
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Comment by: Baxter Posted: November 7, 06
The reputation is that this is a laid back firm. But, everyone works extremely hard and the quality is high. Very few mean people or jerks.
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The American Lawyer
Orrick Ushers in New Parental Leave PolicyThe American LawyerJust in time for Father's Day, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe is expanding the relatively generous parental leave policy the firm introduced two years ago. Orrick is tweaking its "onramping" period—the first month after lawyers return from primary …and more »
Embattled Orrick continues M&A growth with Davis Polk hire in HKLegal Business OnlineOrrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe has added Mark Lehmkuhler as an M&A and private equity partner at its Hong Kong office from Davis Polk & Wardwell. Lehmkuhler's appointment is Orrick's fifth partner hire for its global M&A practice since June 2016. It …
Above the Law
Leader In Biglaw Parental Leave Further Expands Its Already Unprecedented BenefitsAbove the LawOrrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, the law firm that in 2015 began offering the unprecedented benefits of 22 weeks of primary caregiver leave to U.S. attorneys with the option of taking up to nine months of total leave before returning to work full-time …
Even Disparaging Trademarks are RegisterableJD Supra (press release)The Supreme Court recently ruled 8-0 that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) can no longer refuse to register trademarks because it deems them “disparaging” pursuant to a section of the federal trademark statute. (Newly appointed Justice ...Opinion - Supreme Court of the United StatesSupreme Court of the United Statesall 272 news articles »
International Law
Orrick Hires Ex-Davis Polk Partner in Hong KongInternational LawOrrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe has made its first partner hire in Hong Kong since losing a seven-partner team to Morgan, Lewis & Bockius earlier this year. Former Davis Polk & Wardwell Hong Kong partner Mark Lehmkuhler has joined Orrick, making him the ...
Former Orrick CEO, Ralph Baxter, Considers Congressional RunWheeling IntelligencerIt was in 2002 that Baxter announced the global operations center for the Orrick, Herrington and Sutcliffe law firm — with legal offices throughout the world — would be locating in Wheeling. A native of the Ohio Valley, Baxter became a resident of …
The American Lawyer
Ex-Orrick CEO Reportedly Mulling Congressional RunThe American LawyerFour years after considering a potential U.S. Senate bid, former longtime Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe leader Ralph Baxter Jr. is pondering running on the Democratic ticket for a West Virginia seat in Congress. The Wheeling News-Register reported …and more »
The Recorder
Meet the Orrick Lawyer Behind Death Penalty Foes Prop 66 FightThe RecorderLawyers at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe filed a petition to block the law the day after the election and convinced the state's Supreme Court to put off implementing the law until their constitutional challenge to the proposition could be heard …and more »
Legal News Line
Orrick firm alleges client owes $1.5 millionLegal News LineSACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — A California law partnership is suing a Florida client, alleging breach of contract. Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP filed a complaint June 2 in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California …
The News Journal
Delaware bill could legalize fantasy sports bettingThe News JournalSome 150,000 Delawareans enjoy the sites today, said Orrick, Herrington and Sutcliffe LLP attorney Scott Ward, who represents DraftKings and FanDuel. "That will bring income into the state," Potter said. "If you imagine you have 150,000 people that are ...and more »
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