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Dolphins Protect British Long Distance Swimmer From Great White Shark

Dolphins Protect British Long Distance Swimmer From Great White Shark In Greek stories and some old sea stories, there are dozens of claims of dolphins helping drowning sailors, rescuing people from sharks, and making themselves useful as guides through the treacherous waters. British long-distance swimmer Adam Walker was on a…>read more

No Comment April 28, 2014

SEC Thwarts Ponzi Scheme Involving New Zealand Based Companies

SEC Thwarts Ponzi Scheme Involving New Zealand Based Companies The US Securities and Exchange Commission announced on Monday that it had ordered an emergency asset freeze to block a Ponzi scheme that involved New Zealand based and US based companies that had been selling false investment opportunities. The sham…>read more

No Comment November 6, 2013

New Zealand Legalizes Gay Marriage, Spectators Break Out Into Song

New Zealand Legalizes Gay Marriage, Spectators Break Out Into Song The New Zealand Parliament voted to redefine the nation’s terms of marriage to include same-sex marriages on Wednesday. The bill, which was approved 77-44, grants same-sex couples the right to marry on the small island nation and entitles them to…>read more

No Comment April 18, 2013

Coca-Cola Named as Possible Cause in Death of New Zealand Woman

Coca-Cola Named as Possible Cause in Death of New Zealand Woman It has been reported by experts that a woman from New Zealand more than likely suffered her deadly heart attack because of a 2-gallon-a-day Coca-Cola habit. Natasha Harris, 30, was a stay-at-home mom of eight children in Invercargill. She died…>read more

No Comment April 23, 2012

U.S. Files Extradition Papers in New Zealand for Four Megaupload Administrators

U.S. Files Extradition Papers in New Zealand for Four Megaupload Administrators The paperwork for extradition of Kim Dotcom, the Megaupload founder, has been filed by United States federal prosecutors in New Zealand. Extradition papers have also been filed for three of Dotcom’s colleagues, who have been accused of helping people share…>read more

No Comment March 5, 2012

Lane Neave Opens Second Office; Will Hire 15

Lane Neave Opens Second Office; Will Hire 15 Christchurch, New Zealand law firm Lane Neave has opened an office in Queenstown. It is the firm’s first major expansion outside of Christchurch in its 140-year history. The new office will be headed by Jim Castiglione. Another 15 people will…>read more

No Comment June 16, 2009

Norton Rose Hires Lawyers for Dubai Office

Norton Rose Hires Lawyers for Dubai Office Norton Rose has brought on two laterals for its Dubai office. Andrew Lewis, formerly of New Zealand’s Simpson Grierson, and Andrew Abernethy of Bell Gully, also in New Zealand, join the firm’s commercial practice at its Dubai office. Lewis was…>read more

No Comment May 18, 2009

DLA Phillips Fox Lays Off 12 Lawyers; CEO Steps Down [Update]

DLA Phillips Fox Lays Off 12 Lawyers; CEO Steps Down [Update] DLA Phillips Fox, an affiliate of DLA Piper, has cut 12 lawyers from its offices in Australia and New Zealand. In addition, CEO Tony Crawford will step down after 10 years as chief executive at DLA Phillips Fox, and almost…>read more

No Comment May 15, 2009

Russell McVeagh Avoids Layoffs, Ups Pro Bono Work

Russell McVeagh Avoids Layoffs, Ups Pro Bono Work Rather than lay off under-productive attorneys, New Zealand law firm Russell McVeagh is encouraging its lawyers to increase their pro bono work until the global economy picks up. Russell McVeagh has been providing lawyers for one day a week at…>read more

1 Comment April 23, 2009

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Sr. Legal Specialist - Labor & Employment Practices
USA-VA-Richmond

Altria Group is a FORTUNE 200 company that owns the premier tobacco companies in the United States including Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, John Middleton and Nu Mark. The companie...