Grain Management to Acquire Largest Privately Owned Telecommunications Provider in Nebraska
Alston & Bird client Grain Management, LLC, a leading private equity firm focused on the communications sector, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Great Plains Communications, the largest privately owned telecommunications provider in Nebraska.
Press ReleaseJune 14, 2018
Seacoast to Acquire First Green Bancorp
Alston & Bird client Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida, the holding company for Seacoast National Bank, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire First Green Bancorp, Inc., the holding company for First Green Bank.
Press ReleaseJune 14, 2018
U.S. Lumber Acquires Midwest Lumber
Alston & Bird client U.S. Lumber Group, LLC, a leading building materials distributor, has acquired Midwest Lumber.
Press ReleaseJune 13, 2018
Alston & Bird Earns Broad Recognition in 2018 IAM Patent 1000
Alston & Bird has been recognized as a global leader in patent law in the 2018 edition of the Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, marking the seventh consecutive year that the firm has earned this recognition.
Press ReleaseJune 11, 2018
Federal Circuit Rules in Favor of McWane in PTAB Appeal
Alston & Bird client McWane Inc. secured a major victory before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in a ruling upholding a decision by the USPTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) that invalidated a reissue patent relating to centrifugally cast utility poles.
Press ReleaseJune 8, 2018
Jason Cooper: A “World-Leading IP Strategist”
Jason Cooper, partner and co-chair of Alston & Bird’s Intellectual Property Practice, has once again been named one of the world’s foremost intellectual property (IP) strategists.
Press ReleaseJune 6, 2018
Alston & Bird Continues California Growth with New Products Liability Partner in San Francisco
Alston & Bird continues to expand its California presence with the addition of Steven Selna as products liability and commercial litigation partner in San Francisco. Selna joins from Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, where he was regional partner in charge of the firm’s San Francisco office and vice chair of the products liability and mass tort group.
Press ReleaseMay 7, 2018
Alston & Bird Widely Recognized in Chambers USA 2018
Alston & Bird has earned wide recognition in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
Press ReleaseMay 2, 2018
Alston & Bird Named One of “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes
For the second year in a row, Alston & Bird has been selected by Forbes magazine as one of the country’s top employers, one of only four law firms recognized by the publication in its annual listing of the best places to work.
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