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Jan 24, 2017 Energy Group Of The Year: Morgan Lewis, Law360

Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP helped to defeat a widely publicized class action concerning nuclear power and represented Anadarko Petroleum Corp. in connection with Deepwater Horizon disaster-related litigation, underscoring the law firm’s ability to counsel across the energy industry and securing a place among Law360's Energy Groups of the Year.

Jan 20, 2017 Appearing Dazed, Mexican Drug Kingpin 'El Chapo' Pleads Not Guilty to Sweeping 17-Count Indictment in NYC Court, NBC4 New York

Saying they were bringing the world's most notorious drug lord to justice, US prosecutors on Friday described Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman as the murderous architect of a three-decade-long web of violence, corruption and drug addiction and announced they were seeking a $14 billion forfeiture from him. Partner David Miller comments throughout the video report. Watch it here >>

Jan 19, 2017 9th Circ. Won't Revive HP Investors' Suit Over CEO Ethics, Law360

A lower court properly tossed a proposed shareholder class action alleging Hewlett-Packard Co. and its ex-CEO Mark Hurd committed securities fraud by touting their high ethical standards while Hurd hid an illicit relationship with a company contractor, a Ninth Circuit panel ruled Thursday. Hewlett-Packard Co. is represented by Morgan Lewis lawyers Marc J. Sonnenfeld, Karen Pieslak, Thomas M. Peterson, Joseph E. Floren, Robert E. Gooding, and Laura Hughes McNally. Read the full Law360 story >>

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Feb 13, 2017 Morgan Lewis Expands in China by Adding Lawyers in Hong Kong, Beijing, and Shanghai

HONG KONG, February 13, 2017: Morgan Lewis has expanded significantly its China corporate, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, and private equity practice with the addition of 13 partners in Hong Kong, Beijing, and Shanghai. All 13 partners arrived from another global law firm, joining Morgan Lewis’s current seven-partner team in mainland China. The move furthers Morgan Lewis’s commitment to Greater China and the Asia-Pacific region, deepening its presence there and adding some 40 lawyers to create a team of more than 70 lawyers and legal professionals in China. This team will also work closely with Morgan Lewis’s offices in Singapore and Tokyo.

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