Long-time readers may have noticed that a few things have changed around here in recent days.  And that brings us to our two exciting announcements.

First, I’ve moved my practice to the San Francisco office of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP.

I’ve known and respected Arnold & Porter for its brilliant lawyers and its long-term unwavering commitment to the rule of law since I started my career in Washington D.C. at Skadden Arps.  In the extraordinarily competitive D.C. bar, Arnold & Porter was regarded by everyone as representing the very best of our profession.   Today, the firm boasts great lawyers in a long list of different practice groups and most importantly (yes I’m biased) one of the preeminent appellate practice groups in the country.  The opportunity to join that practice group was an unmissable opportunity.

At Arnold & Porter, we are client-driven and industry-focused. Our lawyers practice in more than 40 areas across the litigation, regulatory and transactional spectrum to help clients with complex needs, stay ahead of the global market, anticipate opportunities, and address issues that impact the very value of their businesses. In particular, our top-ranked Appellate & Supreme Court group is well known for aggressively and successfully handling precedent-setting appeals. Our attorneys have won numerous landmark Supreme Court cases, most recently involving religious freedom, state sovereignty and tax fairness. We have also led high-stakes litigation in federal and state courts across the country, securing reversals of multimillion—and billion—dollar verdicts and precedent-setting victories that reshape the legal landscape. As a firm, our core values guide our approach to work, our clients and each other. We are committed to excellence in the practice of law; approaching our work with the highest standards of ethics and professionalism; respecting diversity and individuality among our colleagues; and maintaining our long-standing and deep commitment to public service and pro bono work.

With the switch to Arnold & Porter, we decided it was time for a thorough remodeling, both here and on the California Supreme Court Review.  First, the design of the blog has been completely reimagined to more closely match our Arnold & Porter sister blogs, BioSlice, QuiNotes and Enforcement Edge.  Our new design looks great no matter how our readers access it – desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile phone.  Also, we’ve completely rebuilt and simplified the category and tag structure for the blog’s entire archive, making our past analytics analysis easier for readers to find.

And speaking of our posts archive . . .

I published my first blog post at a predecessor blog, Appellate Strategist, in March 2010.  The Illinois and California analytics blogs joined the fold in January 2015 and April 2016, respectively.  I wrote 617 posts on Appellate Strategist, 604 before today here, 470 on the California Supreme Court Review and 308 on my personal (non-legal) blog – which makes these exciting announcements a fitting subject for post number 2,000!

Image courtesy of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP.