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PROCOPIO MAKES MULTIPLE TOP LAW FIRM LISTS

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Procopio in the last week has been named to two top national law firm lists compiled by influential media publications. On May 25, Procopio joined for the first time the 2017 Am Law 200 list, compiled by The American Lawyer magazine ranking firms by revenue. On May 30 the media publication Law360 again named Procopio a Top 400 law firm Read More

USF’s Tampa Bay Technology Incubator Welcomes Hutchison PLLC

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New Incubator tenant delivers innovative legal and strategic counsel to established and emerging companies Hutchison PLLC, a boutique firm providing strategic legal and business advice to the innovation ecosystem, has joined USF’s Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI). Read More

LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT ATTORNEY TYLER PAETKAU JOINS PROCOPIO AS PARTNER

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Tyler M. Paetkau has represented employers in labor and employment law matters for more than 25 years. He has handled numerous litigation cases and has extensive employment counseling experience. Tyler’s areas of practice include defending employers against claims of wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, defamation, wage and hour violations, unpaid commissions, collective and class actions, and unfair labor practice Read More

Holding Redlich appoints M&A partner to its Corporate & Commercial team

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Holding Redlich has appointed a new partner to its Corporate and Commercial practice group in Brisbane: Esteban Gomez, an experienced corporate, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets lawyer. Esteban, a fluent Spanish speaker, has M&A and capital markets experience both in Australia and overseas. National Managing Partner Ian Robertson welcomed Esteban to the firm, saying he will be a major Read More

Edward Macharia joins Anjarwalla Collins & Haidermota as an Associate

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Edward is a corporate and commercial lawyer. He is also a CPA Finalist, Kenya. He is proficient in mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, corporate finance, private equity & venture capital, hospitality transactions, public private partnerships and joint ventures. He has regularly advised listed companies, market intermediaries, private equity firms, financial institutions and high net worth individuals in complex commercial transactions. Read More

Gould & Ratner sponsors Real Estate Forum on Chicago’s vitality as magnet for corporate headquarters

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Gould & Ratner was the exclusive law firm sponsor of the May 18 Crain's Chicago Business Real Estate Forum that featured an interview with Lori Healey, the CEO of the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority.  The more than 200 breakfast attendees were particularly interested in the discussions about how the city of Chicago has used its economic development tools to Read More

Kristiaan Caluwaerts as speaker on new collections procedure

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Last month Kristiaan Caluwaerts, of Caluwaerts Uytterhoeven, was guest speaker at a seminary on the new collection procedures in Belgium at BAB-BKR. Together with an established bailiff of Antwerp he presented this subject for the accountants and tax advisors. Read More

Round table discussion of the Flemish Architects Organisation

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Kristof Uytterhoeven, of Caluwaerts Uytterhoeven, participated in an around the round table discussion organised by the NAV, the Flemish Architects Organisation. The seven relevant interlocutors discussed to what extent the role of the architect must be reviewed in the light of the new forms of contract and cooperation in the construction sector. A summary of the discussion was published in Read More

4 Boxes To Check Before Firing An Offensive Employee

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Mark Brookstein, a partner in Gould & Ratner’s Human Resources and Employment Practice, discussed with Law360.com the Second Circuit Court of Appeals case where the court ruled an employee was wrongly fired after posting profanity-filled social media updates about his boss. “It’s a great illustration of how difficult it is [to decide what is protected],” Mark comments. Multiple factors need to Read More