The placement of partner Alex Jackins from Seyfarth Shaw into Nossman. Mr. Jackins will start that firm's D.C. Real Estate practice.
The placement of IP partner Sigmund Gutman from Bingham McCutchen into the Los Angeles office of Proskauer. Mr. Gutman is an accomplished litigation partner with 20 years of industry experience. He will serve as Chair of Proskauer's Life Sciences Patent Practice.
The placement of highly regarded environmental partner Geoff Willis, from Sheppard Mullin into the Orange County office of Brown Rudnick. Mr. Willis will start Brown Rudnick's environmental practice on the West Coast.
The placement of nationally recognized life sciences partner, Robert C. Funsten, into Brown Rudnick's Orange County office. Mr. Funsten will assume the position of Co-Chair of Brown Rudnick's Global Life Sciences Group. Previously, Mr. Funsten served as Co-Chair of the Life Sciences practice group at Bingham McCutchen.
The placement of leading corporate partner, Numan Siddiqi, into Brown Rudnick's Orange County office. Mr. Siddiqi is Brown Rudnick's first transactional attorney on the West Coast. He joined the firm from Stradling Yocca.
The placement of well respected, white collar and government enforcement partner, Stephen A. Best, into the Washington, D.C. office of Brown Rudnick. Mr. Best was previously a partner at Brownstein Hyatt, where he was Chair of that firm's White Collar Criminal Defense and Investigations Group. Prior to joining Brownstein Hyatt, Mr. Best Co-Chaired the Global White Collar and Government Investigations Group at Dewey LeBeouf.
The combination of Rus, Miliband & Smith, a highly respected commercial litigation/bankruptcy boutique in Orange County with Brown Rudnick, a Boston-based, AMLAW 200 firm. With this affiliation, Brown Rudnick opens their first California office.