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PIMCO Hires Bolten as Adviser

Newport Beach’s Pacific Investment Management Co. added Joshua Bolten, former White House Chief of Staff to U.S. President George W. Bush, to its Global Advisory Board.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was flat at 2,714.51.

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Midday Stock Roundup

Indices plunged in midday trading amid a tech sector sell-off and expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates four times this year instead of three.

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Law Firms Boost Lawyers 2.7%; Employment Flat

Same Firms Top Annual List Of County’s Biggest

Orange County’s biggest law firms grew their attorney count by 3% while promoting partners at a slower pace and keeping employment flat, based on the Business Journal’s annual list of legal firms operating here. Last year, the attorney count was flat.


What’s been new in the legal field in the past year? To start off, the #MeToo movement exploded onto the nation’s front pages in October, and sexual harassment classes are top of mind at many companies.

Legal Malpractice Boosts Klein & Wilson in NB

Lawyers Explain How To Find Good Law Firms

How do you know if you should sue your lawyer for legal malpractice?

Alorica’s Chief Legal Officer Begins to Make Mark

Prepares Company To Manage Future Growth

Tania King is chief legal officer for a company with more employees than Newport Beach has residents.

Expert Advises on the Art of an Open IPO Window

OC-Based Lawyer Helps Firms Go Public

What does Wall Street mean when it discusses “a window” for initial public offerings?

Roth Conference Draws 4,710 People

FINANCE: Popular event highlights AI, blockchain, pot

Roth Capital Partners, the Newport Beach-based investment banking firm, completed its 30th annual flagship investor conference with 4,710 in attendance, similar to a year ago.

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Expert Specializes in Valuing Sites Tinged By Disasters

FINANCE: Bell’s analysis can mean millions for owners

Randall Bell has earned the nickname Dr. Disaster for a good reason.

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