sports: AEG plays hardball after former execs team up with rival.
SPORTS: AEG claims that a competitor and departed exec are making a play for its employees.
EMPLOYMENT: Kirkland limits hunt to corporate, private equity hires.
Chicago’s Winston & Strawn has been on a hiring spree in Los Angeles, netting a dozen attorneys in the last year.
InSURANCE: Self-insured group in $80 million hole.
INSURANCE – Member restaurants in self-insured group find it tough to stomach surprise payments to cover debt.
Last summer, Bryan Brown took 100 days off work and did what he says no human has ever done before: paddled the entirety of the Colorado River watershed by himself in a kayak.
FOOD: Middleman says he was boxed out by Trader Joe’s.
Broker of peanut butter-filled pretzels claims he’s left holding bags after Trader Joe’s conspired with supplier.
EMPLOYMENT: Move by Blank Rome adds 15 lawyers to its Century City office.
Philadelphia’s Blank Rome has absorbed two boutique L.A. firms, its biggest hiring move here since opening an office in Century City nearly five years ago.
ENERGY: Former oil exec tries to make case to recover billions.
U.S. courts may be powerless to help oil magnate Tiangang Sun recover billions he claims he is owed by China.
Health care: Mann wins $131 million for implant devices.
Health care: Alfred E. Mann Foundation sees its victory in a patent case over implantable hearing devices as a sound judgment.
Law: Exit of Marshall Grossman seen as as blow to Bingham.
One of the biggest trial lawyers in Los Angeles has a new home.
Technology: Lin Miao gets family loan to keep incubator alive.
Former executive charged in cellphone scheme is allowed to get line on loan from parents to keep his incubator online.