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Edward BerlinFredericksburg.comMr. Berlin returned to Washington, D.C. in 1978 and joined the firm of Leva, Hawes, Symington, Martin and Oppenheimer until he formed Swidler, Berlin and Strelow, which later became Swidler & Berlin, in 1982. Mr. Berlin twice argued before the U.S. ...
Friedman Kaplan Adds Ex-Prosecutor To White Collar GroupLaw360 (subscription)Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman LLP has reclaimed its former partner Mala Ahuja Harker, a onetime federal prosecutor who will join the firm's white collar and litigation practice groups as a partner in its Newark, New Jersey, and New York City outposts.
Washington Post
Notable deaths in the Washington areaWashington PostSince 1991, he had practiced with the firms Venable; Swidler Berlin Shereff Friedman; and Pollock, Vande Sande & Priddy. He had volunteered with the Boy Scouts and was a youth soccer coach. Jerry Porter, S&L officer. Jerry Porter, 76, a savings and …
Washington Post
Franz M. and Margaret F. Oppenheimer, a lawyer and a teacher, die at 95 and 93Washington PostFranz M. Oppenheimer, a Washington lawyer for nearly 40 years who retired in 1999 as a senior counsel at the old law firm Swidler, Berlin, Shereff and Friedman, died Nov. 28 of heart disease. He was 95. His wife of 70 years, Margaret F. Oppenheimer, ...
Juridica Chief Used To Argue Lawsuits, Now He Invests In ThemForbesHe was trained at Arnold and Porter in Washington and was a partner at Howrey, Swidler Berlin and Dickstein Shapiro, specializing in dispute resolution and insurance, areas that put a premium on calculating what a case would cost to litigate and how …
Appleton Post Crescent
Who's news Oct. 18Appleton Post CrescentSchmidt previously practiced as a member of the Government Affairs team at Swidler Berlin LLP (n/k/a Bingham McCutchen LLP) in Washington, D.C. Thomas P. Trier has joined the Corporate Practice Group. Trier was an associate at a firm in Minneapolis.
Corzine Is Said to Hire Criminal LawyerNew York TimesHe joined Dechert in 2005 after it acquired Swidler Berlin Shereff Friedman, a small New York firm where he had worked. In addition to Mr. Levander, Mr. Corzine has hired another law firm to represent him in the Chapter 11 proceedings. According to a …and more »
Bloomberg Big Law Business
Updated: Blank Rome Acquires Dickstein Shapiro LawyersBloomberg Big Law BusinessAnd in 2005, Bingham itself had acquired Washington-based Swidler Berlin under essentially the same terms, according to people who worked there. Such “asset acquisitions” ensure that the acquiring firm doesn't take on obligations — such as real estate ...and more »
Detroit Free Press
Preet Bharara, GM's foe in ignition switch probe, rarely losesDetroit Free PressMeet Preet Bharara -- the man General Motors must ultimately appease as it works toward a settlement in an investigation into its ignition switch recall. Bharara, who oversees a staff of about 220 of the Justice Department's best attorneys, will …
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Jim DeLorenzoSportsBusiness Daily (subscription)... VP of Octagon Digital, founder of Twackle.com (2008-11); Qloud, general counsel and SVP, business development (2007-08); RIAA, VP (2006-07); America Online, senior counsel (2004-06); and Swidler Berlin Shereff Friedman, associate (1999-2004)
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