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Bienvenidos a miami pillsbury announced the opening

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Bienvenidos a Miami Pillsbury announced the opening of its newest office, in Miami, as well as the addition of a prominent six-lawyer team from Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP that will strengthen the firm’s highly regarded commercial litigation and tax practices in both Florida and New York. Partners Jennifer Altman, Shani Rivaux and senior counsel Aryeh Kaplan join the firm’s Litigation group, while partners Michael Kosnitzky, Keith Blum and special counsel Ivan Mitev join Pillsbury’s Tax practice.
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479 Vault Guide to the Top 100 Law Firms, 2018 Edition PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN LLP November 2016 Dude, You’re Getting a Dell! Pillsbury advised Japan-based NTT Data Corp. in its $3.06 billion purchase of Dell’s IT services arm, Dell Systems. Bloomberg reported that the transaction was NTT Data’s largest acquisition and that Dell is likely divesting some assets before its reported $67 billion acquisition of EMC Corp, a provider of software and storage systems. Securing the Cyber Spurred by the growing and often contradictory cybersecurity regulatory burden facing companies, Pillsbury has joined with Thomson Reuters and FireEye in an industry-first collaboration to help corporations manage cybersecurity compliance and risk in the face of new regulations. This alliance offers a holistic, multi-pronged approach to cybersecurity risk assessment and due diligence that combines legal counsel, technical assessments and legal managed services to help meet a variety of internal, external and regulatory standards. October 2016 How Innovating Three Pillsbury matters were honored by Financial Times for legal innovation in 2016. In the “Innovation in Unlocking and Delivering Value” category, Pillsbury’s Insolvency & Restructuring team took top honors for guiding nonprofit VCLF in its novel $860 million acquisition of bankrupt Patriot Coal. Pillsbury won the “Innovation in Changing and Influencing Regulation” award for its work with the state of Delaware and client Symbiont to create the Delaware Blockchain Initiative. Pillsbury’s Global Sourcing team achieved a “Highly Commended” ranking in the “Great Legal Ideas” category for its role in creation of the Golden Contract Coalition. GETTING HIRED Vault’s Verdict: Pillsbury attorneys are nice, and you should be too if you’re hoping for an offer. Of course, without good grades from a top law school, you won’t get the chance to show off your winning smile. Hiring Process • “Pillsbury is competitive with the other BigLaw firms and recruits primarily from the top 10-15 law schools, though applicants are considered from other schools as well. Grades are paramount, but Pillsbury recruiters also heavily consider prior work experience and personality. An attorney’s interpersonal skills, language abilities, range of interests, and desire to learn are key factors.” • “Pillsbury is looking for people who have excellent credentials and character. We aim to hire people who will have the commitment and capabilities to serve our clients with the highest levels of integrity and competence. Fit—i.e., are
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