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Jan 21, 2019 10 Most-Read Tax Law360 Guests Of 2018, Law360

In a year-end wrap-up, Law360 highlights the 10 most-read tax columns, including an article by partner Alex Reid about how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act fundamentally impacts nonprofits and charities, as certain key provisions affect their operations and tax incentives for potential contributors have changed.

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Press releases

Feb 19, 2019 Former EEOC Commissioner and Chief of Staff Join Morgan Lewis Employment

WASHINGTON, DC, February 19, 2019: Chai R. Feldblum, most recently a commissioner of the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and a leading voice on workplace diversity, inclusion, harassment prevention, and disability rights issues, and her former chief of staff, Sharon Perley Masling, are joining Morgan Lewis as labor and employment partners and directors of the firm’s workplace culture consulting and training practice, resident in Washington, DC.

Feb 12, 2019 Morgan Lewis Partner to Receive Los Angeles Jewish Federation Torch of Justice Award

Morgan Lewis partner Nathan Hochman will receive the prestigious Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles’s Bruce I. Hochman Maimonides Torch of Justice Award for his lifetime of civic leadership, legal excellence, and service to the Jewish and greater community. The recognition was renamed after Nathan’s late father, who served as chairman of the federation and also received the award, following his passing in 2002.

Feb 12, 2019 Morgan Lewis Advises on Acquisition of Abercrombie & Kent

Morgan Lewis is advising Heritage Capital on its acquisition of a controlling interest in luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent, Group of Companies S.A., and a strategic partnership with Geoffrey J.W. Kent, its founder, chairman, and CEO. Following the acquisition, Heritage Capital will own 85% of Abercrombie & Kent and Mr. Kent will own 15%.

Feb 11, 2019 Morgan Lewis Expands Global Legal Hackathon into Philadelphia

Morgan Lewis is hosting the Global Legal Hackathon (GLH) on February 22-24 in our Philadelphia office, bringing the world’s largest legal hackathon to the city for the first time. The goal of the GLH is to crowdsource the legal industry to create innovative ideas and propose new technologies to improve both the business of law and access to the law.

Feb 11, 2019 Morgan Lewis Represents Vets First Choice in Merger with Henry Schein

BOSTON, February 11, 2019: Morgan Lewis advised Direct Vet Marketing, Inc. (also known as Vets First Choice) in its merger with the animal health business of Henry Schein Inc., which was spun off as a separate publicly traded company, Covetrus. The company will trade on the Nasdaq Global Select Market as CVETV. The transaction, which was announced in the spring of 2018, closed on February 7, 2019. Partners Mark Stein and Gitte Blanchet, of counsel Bryan Keighery, and associate Zachary Zemlin led the Morgan Lewis team advising Vets First Choice.

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