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The Irvine office of New York-based advertising agency Wunderman will no longer handle the Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards account after the end of the year, according to Regional Managing Director Dan Olson.
University of California-Irvine will get $8 million from the National Institutes of Health to study human cellular response and develop disease treatments.
Aliso Viejo-based Johnny Rockets said it had licensed its name for private label grocery distribution under an effort called Johnny Rockets At Home.
Huntington Beach-based Confie Seguros Insurance Services has made two more acquisitions, the latest in a recent string of buys.
Edwards’ Weisner Kept Legal Aligned With Business Strategy in $1B+ Medtronic Case
Aimee Weisner was setting the strategy that led to Edwards Lifesciences Corp.’s $1 billion-plus patent lawsuit settlement against rival Medtronic Inc.
Credit some of Orange County’s biggest insurance brokers with quick adjustments to shifts in California’s corporate landscape.
MARKETING: Estimates of boost to Janus brand range upward of $300M
The $1 billion increase in market value that Janus Capital Group Inc. got on news that Bill Gross had joined the company wasn’t the only windfall for the Denver-based fund manager.
ECONOMY: Most OC execs expect revenue gains; 42% plan to add jobs
Orange County company executives started the fourth quarter with improved expectations for overall business activity, according to the latest quarterly index of business sentiments published by the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at California State University-Fullerton.
Allergan GC Takes Team Approach for Near-Perfect Case Record
William Scarff Jr. concentrates on protecting the driving force in the drug industry: patents on major medications.
Work at O’Melveny, Other Companies, Prepared Him for Role
A glance at Christopher Lal’s appointment book for a recent Monday shows a man who has his hands in many pots at Irvine-based Tilly’s Inc.
Palace Entertainment GC Expects the Unexpected
Michael Baroni’s legal career has been like a roller coaster, with twists and turns and unexpected outcomes.
Tabaddor Took Reins of IP, Turned Department Into Profit Center
Moving from defense to offense has paid dividends for the intellectual property legal team at Irvine-based CoreLogic Inc.
Device Maker Puts $60M Into Venture to Hire 500
Abbott Laboratories, the parent of Santa Ana-based Abbott Medical Optics, is spending $60 million on an intraocular lens plant in Malaysia.
Shops’ Offerings Pictured in Old South Settings
South Coast Plaza’s Fall Portfolio, featuring Gucci model Nadia Bender, highlights a different sort of south.