Arent Fox LLP is pleased to announce the addition of commercial litigator John S. Purcell as a partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office. Mr. Purcell joins the firm’s Complex Litigation practice and focuses on class actions, intellectual property, media, and commercial litigation.
Arent Fox is pleased to announce that once again Managing Partner Cristina A. Carvalho and Complex Litigation partner Hunter T. Carter have been named to the Latin America’s 2017 Top 100 Lawyers list by Latinvex.
Last week, Arent Fox LLP announced the recipients of the firm’s Marc L. Fleischaker and Albert E. Arent Pro Bono Awards, presented annually to lawyers and staff who demonstrate outstanding contributions to public service.
Partner Marylee Jenkins, a leader in the New York office’s Intellectual Property group, has been reappointed a member and designated Chairperson of the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Public Advisory Committee for a three-year term.
Arent Fox LLP is pleased to announce that the firm negotiated an exceptional carve-out on behalf of Volkswagen dealer Palisades Volkswagen in a nationwide VW dealer diesel scandal class action settlement – the largest ever of its kind.
On January 9, New York Intellectual Property leader Marylee Jenkins was named Chair of the Patent Public Advisory Committee by The US Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office. This will be Ms. Jenkins’ second full term as a PPAC Member.
As the newly-announced co-chair for the Institute for Representative Government (IRG), former Rep. Philip English, a senior advisor in the Government Relations practice at Arent Fox LLP, will help bring together elected officials from around the world to facilitate exchanging ideas and views.
On January 12, the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control granted Arent Fox LLP’s petition to have Zimre Holdings Limited removed from the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons list.
On December 29, 2016, the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit unanimously vacated two citations levied against Delek Refining Ltd. by the US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
A California federal court ruled in favor of the US Environmental Protection Agency and agricultural trade associations represented by Arent Fox LLP after a group of plaintiffs, including environmental activists, alleged that the federal agency had not done enough to regulate pesticide-coated seeds.
Last month, the president of the American Bar Association appointed Complex Litigation partner Ralph Taylor to the Federal Circuit seat on the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary.
On October 13, the United States Tax Court ruled in favor of Florida philanthropists Hugh and Eliza Culverhouse, saying the value of land the couple donated should remain at $28 million following a dispute with the Internal Revenue Service over a charitable deduction.
Arent Fox LLP announced today that it represented HMSHost on the purchase of all shares of leading travel venue retailer Stellar Partners Inc.
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