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Unanimous federal jury finds that Jersey Boys musical infringes unpublished book
After nearly nine years of legal wrangling and a four-week trial a decision has been made.

RENO, Nev. – After nearly nine years of legal wrangling and a four-week trial, a federal jury found this week that the writers, director, and producers of Jersey Boys, the blockbuster hit musical about Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, committed copyright infringement by using and copying portions of an unpublished manuscript in developing and writing the script for the play.

Freeman elected as Conferee to National Bankruptcy Conference
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie partner joins group advising Congress on bankruptcy and related laws

PHOENIX – Susan M. Freeman, a partner at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP, is one of two attorneys invited in 2016 to participate as a Conferee in the National Bankruptcy Conference (NBC), the association announced this week.

Rutledge named Gaming Law Committee chair of ABA Business Law Section
Nevada-based partner provides leadership in growing area of economic impact

LAS VEGAS – Karl Rutledge of Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP has been appointed as chair of the Gaming Law Committee of the American Bar Association Business Law Section.

McGuinness talks gaming on Nevada Newsmakers
Japanese officials considering opening market to casino operators

RENO – Nevada Newsmakers, the state’s top commentary and political television news program, featured Sean McGuinness of the firm’s Reno office to discuss what’s new in gaming.

Schorr named Founders Award recipient by Greater Tucson Leadership
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorney recognized for lifetime of community service

TUCSON – Greater Tucson Leadership announced that S.L. “Si” Schorr, senior partner at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP, is recipient of its 64th annual Founders Award recognizing long-term achievements in the community. Last year’s awardee, Bishop Gerald Kicanas, will present the award at a gala event at Loews Ventana Canyon on Feb. 11, 2017.

True named president-elect of MCBA Young Lawyers Division
Litigation associate at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie serves on group's board of directors

PHOENIX – The Young Lawyers Division of the Maricopa County Bar Association has selected Nicole True as its president-elect. True is a member of the Litigation practice group at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP.

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