Five attorneys, including Partners Michael R. Nelson and Kymberly Kochis, have joined Sutherland’s Insurance Litigation Group in New York, expanding the firm’s service offerings in insurance class action defense and complex litigation.
On July 21, 2015, Sutherland will host a one-day symposium with former Congressman Barney Frank as the keynote speaker at its Washington, D.C., office to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act’s enactment.
Sutherland’s latest blog, the Cybersecurity and Privacy Insights blog, provides timely perspectives on the legal issues and regulatory developments surrounding cybersecurity, privacy and data security. For more information, please visit www.sutherlandcybersecurity.com.
Law360 named Sutherland Tax Practice Group of the Year, calling the firm a "tax powerhouse" for its complex audit and litigation work. The award is given annually to firms that have the biggest wins and work on the most important deals over a one-year period.
Captive Review named Sutherland Tax Advisory Firm of the Year for the second consecutive year in its 2014 U.S. Captive Service Awards. Judged by a panel of captive owners and risk managers and presented by the leading trade publication focused on risk management and captive insurance, the awards celebrate innovation, commitment and expertise in the captive insurance field.
In the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2015 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP scored 100% for the sixth year in a row in the study benchmarking important employer benefits and protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees and their families.
Sutherland represented Kimberly-Clark Corporation, as insurance counsel, in agreements with Prudential and Massachusetts Mutual for group annuity contracts that will transfer payment responsibility for retirement pension benefits owed to approximately 21,000 Kimberly-Clark retirees in the United States to the two insurers.
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