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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 11, 2003 | From Times Staff Reports
The City Council agreed Friday to hire an outside law firm to represent the city in the bankruptcy proceedings of Adelphia Communications Corp., which officials say owes the city $3 million in cable television franchise fees. The council approved a $150,000 contract with the law firm of Mannatt, Phelps and Phillips to act for the city in Bankruptcy Court, which recently blocked city attempts to collect the unpaid fees.
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NEWS
November 17, 1991
The law firm of Bloom, Dekom and Hergott has donated a collection of contemporary artwork to Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. Nine pieces, including oil paintings, sculpture, three-dimensional wall hangings and a lithograph, will be added to the school's permanent collection. Bloom, Dekom and Hergott is an entertainment law firm in Beverly Hills.
NEWS
June 6, 1987 | Associated Press
Former Vice President Walter F. Mondale said Friday he is moving back to his native Minnesota to join a Minneapolis law firm, but that it is "highly unlikely" he will seek political office again. Mondale, the 1984 Democratic presidential nominee, said at a news conference that he will join the law firm of Dorsey & Whitney as a partner in September. He said he will specialize in international law, corporate and public finance and administrative law.
REAL ESTATE
August 21, 1988
The law firm of Sullivan, Walsh, Rossbacher & Wood has signed a $3.4-million, 10-year lease for 15,000 square feet of office space in Biltmore Towers, downtown, starting in August, according to the Charles Dunn Co.
NEWS
December 17, 1986 | United Press International
Sen. Paul Laxalt (R-Nev.) will join a New York law firm as a senior policy adviser but will remain in Washington to help President Reagan in any way he can, it was announced Tuesday. Laxalt will become a partner in Finley, Kumble, Wagner, Heine, Underberg, Manley, Myerson & Casey.
NEWS
November 24, 1988 | Associated Press
The prosecutor who won drug-trafficking indictments against Panamanian Gen. Manuel A. Noriega and top leaders of the Medellin, Colombia, cartel resigned Wednesday from the U.S. attorney's office. Richard Gregorie, 41, chief assistant to U.S. Atty. Dexter Lehtinen, said he will join a private law firm that specializes in civil cases.
BUSINESS
July 5, 1994
Michelle M. Fujimoto has been appointed a partner in the law firm of Palmieri, Tyler, Wiener, Wilhelm & Waldron in Irvine. She is a litigation attorney handling product liability defense, with an emphasis in medical devices, commercial disputes, employment and environmental defense work.
REAL ESTATE
March 13, 1988
The law firm of Haight, Dickson, Brown & Bonesteel has signed a five-year, $7.7-million lease for 50,000 square feet of office space in the 100 Wilshire Building, Santa Monica. Beitler Commerical Realty Services and Davis/Olson Corp. represented the tenants; Southmark Pacific Leasing Inc. represented the owner, an unidentified Japanese firm.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 27, 2004 | From Times Staff Reports
The City Council voted Wednesday to reject an increase in the Department of Water and Power's contract with a law firm from $5.3 million to $12.8 million. Councilman Antonio Villaraigosa cited a report in The Times that the city's payments to law firms had doubled in five years. He said the three-year extension for the Van Ness Feldman law firm was not needed because federal regulators had ruled in the city's favor on an electricity dispute that the firm was handling.
REAL ESTATE
September 7, 1986
The Los Angeles office of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, a Philadelphia-based law firm, will move Nov. 1 from 611 West 6th St. to 64,155 square feet of space on the top three floors of Chase Plaza at 8th Street and Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles. Cushman Realty Corp. represented the law firm in the $30-million transaction, which has a 15-year term, with 10-year renewal and expansion options. The expansion options could add another 42,768 square feet of space.
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