Andrew Ramonas and Katelyn Polantz
National Law Journal
The U.S. business community is largely divided on the benefits of rapprochement between the United States and Cuba, with industries including cigar retailers hesitant to embrace President Barack Obama's diplomatic opening.
The corporate partner led a team from the firm representing a BC Partners-backed investment group as it beat out several rival private equity bidders for its $8.7 billion acquisition of PetSmart, the largest leveraged buyout in the U.S. so far this year.
Lawyers for the student-athletes, led by Hagens Berman's Steve Berman, would have gotten at least $15 million in fees and up to $750,000 for out-of-pocket expenses under the settlement, all of which would have come out of a $70 million medical monitoring fund.
A defense contractor on Thursday moved to seal a Washington's judge's public court ruling that compels the company to disclose contested documents in a whistleblower's suit alleging a kickback scheme. The presiding judge issued a redacted ruling.