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Oct 09, 2015, 17:47 ET White House Senior Director of Cybersecurity, Ari Schwartz, Joins Venable

 Venable announced today that Ari Schwartz, Senior Director for Cybersecurity at the White House, will join the firm as Managing Director of...


Oct 09, 2013, 15:07 ET Venable Announces Opening of San Francisco Office with Veteran Bay Area Attorneys

 Venable LLP, one of the nation's oldest and most respected law firms, announced today that it has opened a second West Coast office in San...


Jun 25, 2013, 11:47 ET Po Yi Joins Venable as Partner in Firm's Top-Ranked Advertising and Marketing Practice

 Adding a major talent to its top-ranked Advertising and Marketing group, Venable LLP announced that Po Yi, formerly Vice President and Chief...


Feb 07, 2013, 15:34 ET Former FCC Public Safety/Homeland Security Chief Jamie Barnett Joins Venable to Lead Firm's Cybersecurity Initiatives

 Enhancing its leadership in communications and cybersecurity law, Venable LLP announced that James Arden Barnett, Jr., Rear Admiral, USN...


Oct 16, 2012, 17:14 ET Venable Successfully Represents Paraguay in International Arbitration

Venable LLP has obtained an important victory for the Republic of Paraguay in an international arbitration before a three-person tribunal of the...


Sep 21, 2011, 13:37 ET Leading White Collar Attorney Jan Handzlik Joins Venable as Partner in Los Angeles Office

Venable LLP announced that Jan L. Handzlik, one of the nation's foremost white-collar crime defense lawyers, has joined the firm's Los Angeles...


Jan 20, 2011, 10:53 ET Outgoing Prince George's County State's Attorney Glenn Ivey Joins Venable

Expanding its roster of prominent former elected and appointed officials, Venable LLP announced that Glenn Ivey, the two-term outgoing State's...


Oct 04, 2010, 08:00 ET Major Marketing / Media Trade Groups Launch Program to Give Consumers Enhanced Control Over Collection and Use of Web Viewing Data for Online Behavioral Advertising

A group of the nation's largest media and marketing trade associations, with support from the Council of Better Business Bureaus, today announced...


Sep 22, 2010, 09:45 ET Venable Practices Named Among Country's Best in New Rankings Guide by U.S. News and Best Lawyers

Venable LLP has been included among the country's leading law firms in a just-published ranking by U.S. News & World Report and Best...


Sep 08, 2010, 14:53 ET Leading Class Action Defense Counsel Thomas Gilbertsen Joins Venable's Washington Office

Thomas Gilbertsen, a highly-regarded commercial trial and appellate attorney who regularly defends major companies in antitrust and consumer class...


Jun 11, 2010, 09:57 ET Venable's Advertising & Marketing Practice Wins Chambers USA Award for Excellence

If TV's "Mad Men" fast-forwarded to 2010, the producers might have to shoot more than a few scenes in Washington, DC.  For the...


May 07, 2010, 12:18 ET Venable, Small Businesses from Across Nation, Launch Small Business Coalition for Fair Contracting

Venable LLP announced today that the firm, in conjunction with a group of clients and other government contractors, is launching the Small Business...


Nov 04, 2008, 11:49 ET Venable's 'Election Watch Group' Assesses Presidential Election's Impact on Multiple Industries

Former U.S. Senator, Cabinet Secretary and other members of bipartisan group of Capitol Hill veterans anticipate major shifts in financial...


Aug 06, 2008, 01:00 ET Statement from Venable Attorneys Representing Dr. Bruce Ivins Responding to Justice Department Press Conference Naming Dr. Ivins as Sole Suspect in 2001 Anthrax Attacks

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorneys at law firm Venable LLP representing Dr. Bruce Ivins issued the following statement...


Aug 01, 2008, 01:00 ET Statement from Attorneys Representing Dr. Bruce Ivins During Anthrax Investigation

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement issued by Venable LLP attorneys Paul F. Kemp and Thomas M. DeGonia in...


Jan 05, 2007, 00:00 ET Asa Hutchinson, Former Arkansas Congressman and First Under Secretary for Department of Homeland Security, Returns to Venable

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Venable LLP announced that Asa Hutchinson, former Arkansas Congressman and the Department of Homeland...


Sep 26, 2005, 01:00 ET Tiger Woods Wins Important Victory Against Christensen Shipyard, Ltd.

MIAMI and WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -. A federal court in Miami has ruled that golfer Tiger Woods' lawsuit against Christensen Shipyards,...


Sep 16, 2005, 01:00 ET SSDA Files Patent Infringement Suit Over Unauthorized Use of Structural Steel Seismic Connections in Building of Constellation Place

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction engineering firm Seismic Structural Design Associates, Inc. (SSDA) has filed a patent...


Jun 16, 2005, 01:00 ET Venable Expands into New York Market, Combines with Premier Commercial and White-Collar Litigation Firm Heard & O'Toole LLP

WASHINGTON and NEW YORK, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- To better serve its clients, Washington-based Venable LLP is entering the New York market with...


Mar 15, 2005, 00:00 ET John Muleta, Chief of FCC's Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, Joining Venable

WASHINGTON, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As the telecommunications industry gears up for a new leader at the Federal Communications Commission,...


Mar 02, 2005, 00:00 ET Asa Hutchinson, Under Secretary for Dept. of Homeland Security, Joins Venable as New Chair of Firm's Homeland Security Practice

WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the leading homeland security law firm practices will now be headed by one of the founding members of...


Jan 05, 2005, 00:00 ET Venable Patent and Consumer Product Attorneys Available to Discuss Digital Rights and Other Intellectual Property Issues Surrounding Consumer Electronics Show

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Attendees at this year's International Consumer Electronics Show (January 6-9/Las Vegas) in need of help...


Sep 28, 2004, 01:00 ET Ralph E. Sharpe Joins Venable; Senior Bank Regulatory Lawyer was Deputy Comptroller at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Ralph E. Sharpe has joined Venable LLP from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, where he was a...


Sep 21, 2004, 01:00 ET New Homeland Security Deskbook by Venable Provides Businesses With Roadmap for Operating in Post-9/11 Legal and Regulatory World

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the September 11 attacks, Congress has passed dozens of laws that have collectively caused a major...


Sep 07, 2004, 01:00 ET Steve Garvey Walks on Celebrity Pitch; Ninth Circuit Affirms Former Baseball Star Not Liable in FTC Action

LOS ANGELES and WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- In a decision that limits the circumstances under which an advertising spokesperson can be...