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  • White Collar & Investigations
    Chief Compliance Officers on SEC’s Radar

    As the SEC enforcement actions against CCOs are on the
    rise, what is the best way to prevent unwanted regulatory
    scrutiny? Learn risk-reduction actions to take now from a
    former SEC chief litigation counsel.

    Drone Law Takes Flight

    What was legal and permissible in unmanned aerial vehicles
    last year may no longer apply. From safety and product
    liability to privacy and IP issues, Perkins Coie advises
    commercial drone users on safe flight amid a shifting legal
    landscape. Find out more in our drone-shot video.

  • Emerging Companies & Venture Capital

    Promoting Gender Equality
    in Business Leadership

    To help make equality in business leadership a reality,
    Perkins Coie proudly launches Le[a]dBetter, an innovative
    program that supports startups with women in senior
    executive roles.  LEARN MORE
    Concierge-Level Hotel Counsel
    Whether leading Chicago’s top hotel deals or keeping leisure industry brand leaders ahead of the competition, Perkins Coie attorneys handle virtually every aspect of hotel ownership and operations.

    More about our full-service hotel legal counsel here.
  • Interactive Entertainment
    Virtual Reality Law
    Virtual and augmented reality technology is
    triggering new legal challenges for gaming
    and interactive entertainment companies.
    Perkins Coie is in the forefront of guiding
    clients through their current and
    anticipated legal issues.

    Read more
    An Innocent Man Goes Free
    After 18 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, Teshome Campbell gives a victorious thumbs-up during his first moments of freedom. Learn how a Perkins Coie team helped to vacate the murder conviction in the 2015 Pro Bono Annual Report. More.
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Perkins Coie Marks 14 years on FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies To Work For® List
Perkins Coie is proud to announce that it has been named among the 2016 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies To Work For® for the 14th consecutive year. This year the firm ranks 37 an improvement over last year’s ranking of 46.
The Public Company Handbook: A Corporate Governance and Disclosure Guide for Directors and Executives - New Edition
Our just-released fifth edition of The Public Company Handbook:  A Corporate Governance and Disclosure Guide for Directors and Executives, provides a “plain English” guide for directors, officers and other executives seeking to familiarize themselves with legal and other board and management issues facing public or soon-to-be-public companies.
Perkins Coie Announces 2016 Partner Class
Perkins Coie announced that 22 counsel and senior counsel have been promoted to partner.
Perkins Coie Represents Planar in Acquisition by Leyard
Perkins Coie represented Planar Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLNR), a global leader in display and digital signage technology, in its acquisition by Leyard American Corporation, a subsidiary of Leyard Optoelectronic Co., Ltd., which designs, produces, and distributes a range of LED display products and its ancillary systems.



New Defend Trade Secrets Act Creates Powerful Protection Options
The United States House of Representatives passed the Defend Trade Secrets Act, S. 1890 on April 27, 2016, in identical form to that previously passed by the Senate on April 4, 2016.
Supreme Court Poised to Resolve Circuit Split on False Claims Act Liability Under Theory of Implied Certification
The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to resolve a circuit split over the False Claims Act (FCA) that could have broad implications for those that do business with the federal government.
Specialty Wage-and-Hour Policies Offer New Protection for Companies Facing Lawsuits
Traditional employment practices liability (EPL) and directors’ and officers’ (D&O) insurance may not apply today to cover wage-and-hour liabilities, an issue we detailed in the first and second installments of this series.
ABA Antitrust Section’s Spring Meeting—What You Need to Know
The American Bar Association held its 64th annual Antitrust Law Spring Meeting April 5–8, 2016, in Washington, D.C.  Over 3,000 practitioners, enforcers, economists and academics from around the world came together to discuss and share views on the hottest antitrust topics of the day.