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In addition to health concerns, coronavirus a legal and employment issue

Nixon Peabody partner Kim Harding and Monroe County Health Commissioner Michael Mendoza. (Velvet Spicer)

Although coronavirus, or COVID-19, has not yet caused major disruptions in Rochester, it’s simply a matter of time before it does. And business and community leaders need to be prepared, officials say. “The most important message I can impart to ...

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Nixon Peabody earns perfect rating from Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index


For the 13th year in a row, the Nixon Peabody law firm has earned a perfect Corporate Equality Index score from the Human Rights Campaign, an LGBTQ advocacy group. The Index evaluates LGBTQ-related policies and practices, including non-discrimination workplace protections, ...

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M&A survey reflects optimism

Nixon Peabody has released its 15th annual study of M&A deals.

Nixon Peabody’s annual review of large mergers and acquisitions depicts a generally healthy market that may have been slightly dampened by the tumultuous political season. “In terms of cyclical trends, the M&A market continues to be strong,” said Nixon Peabody ...

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Ron Fondiller | Nixon Peabody LLP

Ron Fondiller

Ron Fondiller, formerly senior vice president and general counsel of Constellation Brands’ wine and spirits division, has joined the Rochester office of Nixon Peabody LLP as counsel.  At Constellation, Fondiller and his team were responsible for a variety of legal matters, ...

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Nixon Peabody elects 12 partners

Jeremy J. Wolk, of the Rochester office of Nixon Peabody LLP, is one of 12 new elected partners announced this week. Wolk came to Nixon Peabody after serving as general counsel for iVillage Inc. and NBC Universal Inc. He works ...

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Nixon Peabody merges with Chicago firm

Nixon Peabody LLP and Chicago’s Ungaretti & Harris LLP will merge, effective Feb. 1. A statement from the firm says the move reaffirms Nixon Peabody’s position as a major law firm in Chicago and the Midwest with the addition of ...

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Nixon Peabody gets perfect score

For the ninth consecutive year, Nixon Peabody LLP has demonstrated its diversity leadership by scoring 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index. The index is a national benchmarking tool for corporate policies and practices related to LGBT ...

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Nixon Peabody announces layoffs

Boston-based Nixon Peabody LLP has eliminated 38 staff positions across its 16 offices, at all levels of tenure. Eight of the positions were in the Rochester office and one in Buffalo. “Nixon Peabody manages our business in the U.S. and ...

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Nixon Peabody recognized for women leaders

Nixon Peabody LLP was recognized with a Gold Standard Certification Award from the Women in Law Empowerment Forum, an organization dedicated to advancing the interests of women at law firms. Achieving this distinction means that a significant number of women ...

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