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Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard announces that 15 lawyers have been recognized in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America©, the oldest peer-review guide to the legal profession worldwide and a highly respected industry publication.

Read more: Fifteen Lugenbuhl Attorneys Included in 2019 ‘Best Lawyers’ Edition


Australian TAGLaw member, Piper Alderman, has advised five bus operators on contract negotiations with the Queensland Government for the provision of public passenger bus services across South East Queensland for the next seven years.

The SEQ Translink Contract negotiations were the culmination of negotiations in excess of four years between the Queensland Government and Bus Operators.

Read more: Piper Alderman advises Queensland bus operators on major public transport contracts


On behalf of its client, Kia Motors America, Dykema won a major victory in the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, which granted Dykema's petition for en banc review of the court's three-judge panel decision throwing out a $210 million nationwide class-action settlement for certain vehicle owners. The Ninth Circuit convenes its 11-judge en banc panel to rehear only a small handful of cases each year. Oral arguments are set for the week of September 24.

Member and West Coast Chair of Dykema's Nationwide Appellate Practice, James Azadian, led the Kia appeal team, supported by Members Dommond Lonnie, Brian Newman, and Michael Wippler.


 

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that Dan Webster, senior counsel in the firm’s San Antonio office, was selected by the San Antonio Bar Association (SABA) as the 2018 recipient of its highest honor, the Joe Frazier Brown, Sr. Award of Excellence. Dan will receive the award at the San Antonio Bar Foundation’s annual Gala Benefit & Awards on September 15, 2018, at the Valero Event Center.

Read more: Dan Webster to Receive San Antonio Bar Association’s Joe Frazier Brown, Sr. Award of Excellence


Blake Morgan partner Alison McClure has been awarded the prestigious title of ‘Professional of the Year’ at the 2018 Venus Awards National Finals on 12 July.

Held at the Audleys Wood Hotel, Basingstoke, the awards ceremony and gala lunch celebrates, recognises and rewards local businesswomen across the country. Described by Channel 4 as “The Working Women’s Oscars”, the Venus Awards aims to empower women to reach their professional potential. The ‘Professional of the Year’ category is awarded to inspirational women who have demonstrated success in the business community.

Read more: Blake Morgan Partner wins 'Professional of the Year' at the Venus Awards National Finals