Welcome to “Who Got the Work?℠,” a weekly column that highlights the law firms and lawyers who are being brought in to handle key California cases and close major deals for their clients.

In this week’s column, Squire Patton Boggs steps into a defamation dispute over an academic linking a therapy association to conversion therapy, a type of practice seeking to change a patient’s sexual orientation that has been the target of legislative bans; Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr defends the parent companies of Chinese social networking site Sina Weibo in a breach-of-contract suit over user location data; and Davis Wright Tremaine helps Cher sue Sonny Bono’s fourth wife over the rights to songs such as “I Got You Babe.”