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Winston & Strawn Adds More Than 40 Howrey IP and Commercial Litigation Atttorneys, Establishes Houston Office


“We are delighted to welcome these Howrey colleagues and practices to Winston,” said Dan K. Webb, the firm’s chairman. “The synergies for our existing IP and litigation practices are outstanding.”
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Winston’s Elizabeth Papez Updates SCOTUS Business Cases


As Papez explained in that broadcast, “The Supreme Court’s ruling in Kirk could significantly impact the many multi-billion dollar industries that do business with the federal government because the decision will help define the circumstances in which plaintiffs who are not government lawyers, and would otherwise lack standing to sue, can use the federal courts to pursue large financial bounties for proving fraud on the Government.”
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Federal Prosecutors Pierce Corporate Attorney-Client Privilege


“The conviction creates deeply troubling implications for the attorney-client privilege in the corporate setting,” said Bill Sullivan, a partner at Winston & Strawn’s DC Office, with a robust white collar crime practice. Continue reading

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Winston & Strawn Bolsters Advertising, Marketing and Regulatory Investigations Practice With Addition of Anthony E. DiResta to its Washington, D.C. Office


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SCOTUS “HALFTIME” FREE WEBCAST ON APRIL IP CASES


U.S. Supreme Court Mid-Term Briefing On 3 Intellectual Property Cases That Remain On Docket into April Discussed By Three Supreme Court Heavyweights at FREE Webcast 2/16/11 @9:30 a.m. Moderator is former PA Governor, Dick Thornburgh. REGISTER NOW! Continue reading

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Patent Trolls Attack Business — Tomorrow, 9/22 FREE Webcast 10 a.m. EDT


“It’s not a monkey on businesses’ back — it’s a patent troll, and if not handled properly it can hurt your client’s business,” said Gene Schaerr, firm-wide chair of Winston & Strawn’s Appellate and Critical Motions practice.
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U.S. House & Senate Maritime Bills Will Impact All Maritime Commerce


Few Reporters Realize that The Cleanwater Act Sailing Through Congress, which Congressmen and Congresswomen hope to pass before mid-term elections will impact every single person in Maritime Commerce. Continue reading

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Litigator, U.S. Supreme Court Clerk & Former DOJ Deputy Assistant AG Elizabeth Papez joins Winston & Strawn in DC


“Few lawyers with such experience have clerked for the Roberts Court and that distinction, combined with Elizabeth’s understanding of Washington, D.C. and her success in advising on legal and enforcement issues of recent and high-level importance, are unquestionable assets to our office and to our national litigation services,” added Thomas Mills, managing partner of Winston’s Washington, D.C. office. Continue reading

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Forbes Reports on Meritor Savings Bank v. FDIC Case


Dodd-Frank establishes an “Orderly Liquidation Authority” with members including the Treasury Secretary and heads of the financial agencies. If the authority so decides, the FDIC can seize institutions that pose a threat to the financial security of the U.S. Heady stuff for an agency that isn’t even part of the government. Continue reading

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Winston & Strawn Files U.S. Supreme Court Brief Urging Court To Allow Prisoners Monetary Damages for Religious Rights Abuses


“Texas’ solution typically has been to simply move prisoners filing religious freedom lawsuits from prison to prison, thus making prisoners’ pending cases moot. Poof! Problem solved,” said Gene Schaerr, firm-wide chair of Appellate and Critical Motions practice at Winston & Strawn LLP. Continue reading

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