Making our debut onto The National Law Journal's annual survey of the biggest U.S. firms by headcount, Bowman and Brooke lands at #221! "The NLJ 250" was published on Monday, March 26th, including short profiles of the 15 firms that entered (or rejoined) the list. The National Law Journal described Bowman and Brooke and its 181 attorneys in the following write up.
"The firm is one of the lead defense counsels for Toyota Motor Corp. in the sudden-acceleration multidistrict litigation. It's the lead firm in multidistrict litigation against Yamaha Motor Corp. alleging defects of its Rhino all-terrain vehicle and helmet manufacturer Riddell Inc. in the National Football League concussion cases. The caseload prompted the firm to open Austin and Dallas, Texas, offices in February 2011. Other offices are in Columbia, S.C.; Gardena and San Jose, Calif.; Phoenix; Richmond, Va.; and Troy, Mich. In 2011, the firm added 15 partners and had a net gain of eight nonpartner lawyers. "There are a lot of opportunities with our existing clients, our new clients…[and] for partners at other firms," said executive managing partner Paul Cereghini."
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