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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Law firm Pomerantz reminds shareholders who have suffered losses on their investment in MP Materials Corp. f/k/a Fortress Value Acquisition Corp. the class action and the upcoming deadline

NEW YORK, March 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against MP Materials Corp. f/k/a Fortress Value Acquisition Corp. (“MP Materials” or the “Company”) (NYSE: MP; FVAC; FVAC WS; FVAC.U) and certain of its officers. The class action, filed in United States …

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Why practice management software is critical to business success

When the COVID-19 pandemic burst into our lives in 2020, many US law firms saw increased demand for their services and a greater need for efficient operations. Some companies have creatively adapted to the new normal, launching coronavirus task forces and other initiatives to address what Amy Traub, partner at …

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New managing director for specialist Cardiff law firm

Cardiff-based personal injury and medical negligence law firm Novum Law and its sister firm Court of Protection, Hyphen Law, have appointed Sally Calverley as Managing Director. Sally brings extensive legal industry expertise and experience where she has held senior positions at law firms including Carbon Law Partners, Bevan Brittan and …

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Law firm ‘ethical infrastructure’ should assess whether to serve Russian market: ethicist

As more Western companies sever or reduce engagement with Russian markets in the wake of Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine, a leading Canadian legal ethicist says law firms should also work responsibly to end the provision of legal services to individuals or entities complicit in the outcast Russian President Vladimir …

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Global Law Firms in Russia Respond to Ukraine Invasion

People walk at the Moscow International Business Center, also known as the At least 20 international law firms operated in Moscow before Russia invaded Ukraine in February, triggering waves of Western sanctions. Some companies said they were closing their offices in Moscow due to the invasion. Others said they were …

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ROSEN, A LEADING FIRM IN INVESTOR RIGHTS LAW, encourages new

NEW YORK, March 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WHY: Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds buyers of securities of New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (NYSE:EDU) between April 24, 2018 and July 22, 2021 inclusive (the “ appeal period”), of the important April 5, 2022 …

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Latham employment partner joins company after stint at Freshfields

Maj Vaseghi returned to Latham & Watkins after a stint at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, which she joined in 2020 with the firm’s opening of an office in Silicon Valley. Vaseghi will work in the Latham’s Bay area offices as a partner in executive compensation, employment and benefits practice, the company …

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KidGlov Advertising Agency Podcast Hosts Jeana Goosmann of Goosmann Law Firm

KidGlov, a boutique marketing and advertising agency based out of Lincoln and Omaha, Neb., recently welcomed Jeana Goosmann, managing attorney and CEO of Goosmann Law, to its podcast, Agency for Change. The episode explores the women-founded law firm and Goosmann’s book, Worth It: Business Leaders: Ready. Executed. Deliver. “Goosmann Law …

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7 Best Practices for Law Firm Lead Nurturing Emails | Good2bSocial media

[author: Noreen Fishman] Well-planned lead nurturing strategies play an important role in securing new customers. Building a relationship with prospects and guiding them through each stage of the sales funnel requires multiple marketing tactics – with email lead nurturing at the forefront. A lead nurturing email is a message sent …

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Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP, a leading securities fraud law firm, announces an investigation into Butterfly Network, Inc. f/k/a Longview Acquisition Corp. (BFLY) on behalf of investors – Lawyer Monthly

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”), a leading national shareholder rights law firm, today announced that it has initiated an investigation on behalf of Butterfly Network , Inc. (“Butterfly” or the “Company”) f/k/a Longview Acquisition Corp. (“Longview”) (NYSE: BFLY) investors regarding the Company’s possible violations of federal securities …

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Three major law firms plotting $5.8 billion real estate purchase in Blackstone

Signage is seen outside the Blackstone Group headquarters in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 12, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Blackstone buys owner of rental apartment as property prices rise The deal comes on top of privatization deals Simpson Thacher has advised Blackstone …

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Lawyer blasts Sony for ‘misleading’ marketing of Horizon’s free PS5 upgrade

A lawyer has criticized Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) for what it considers to be deceptive and potentially illegal marketing practices related to Horizon Forbidden West. The practices questioned by Hoeg Law attorney Richard Hoeg focus on Sony’s commitment to offer players who purchase the PS4 version of the game a …

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Ex-DLA Piper chief Sir Nigel Knowles says big pay rises are not a solution to legal recruitment crisis

Monday, February 14, 2022 6:43 PM Sir Nigel Knowles, CEO of DWF, and former Co-CEO and Co-Chairman of DLA Piper Credit: DWF Group Sir Nigel Knowles, the former co-CEO and co-chairman of DLA Piper, said offering young lawyers huge pay rises would not solve the recruitment crisis in the legal …

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A plan with a goal: integrating ESG into your business strategy | Global Law Group

[author: Beth Castro] ESG. CSR. Acronyms you see frequently, regardless of your industry. CSR (corporate social responsibility) is how companies integrate social and sustainability issues into their business operations. ESG (Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance) refers to the three key factors for measuring a company’s sustainability and ethical impact. While …

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Firm reappointed to largest public sector legal services consortium in the UK

Anthony Collins Solicitors (ACS), which has offices in Birmingham and Manchester, has been reappointed for the third time within East Midlands Lawshare (EMLS), the UK’s largest public sector legal services consortium , worth £70 million. . Originally launched in the East Midlands in 2006 with 13 members, EMLS now has …

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How to manage a law firm’s distribution of work

A key part of a job is the work that is assigned each day. In a law firm, this usually means that the partners assign the work to the partners and choose the best candidates for the most important tasks. However, to effectively manage the law firm’s distribution of work, …

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Legal software company that builds remote work systems for lawyers sold for $100 million

Bala Cynwyd-based Prosperoware, which builds software and “collaboration systems” allowing lawyers to work remotely, has been bought for more than $100 million by legal document management firm Litera. The deal aims to capitalize on the trend of law firms across the country to merge offices and improve digital communications and …

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New York law firms raise starting salaries to $215,000 as lawyer salary race continues

Milbank and Cadwalader will increase associate salaries by $10,000 or $20,000, depending on seniority The pay hike comes seven months after major U.S. law firms raised starting salaries past $200,000 The names of companies and law firms listed above are auto-generated based on the text of the article. We are …

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Indiana’s Combined Law Firm Market Sees Activity Despite Pandemic

Lawyers Josh Levin and Michael Diehl had two choices when deciding whether to open a new law firm: wait out the pandemic or take a leap of faith. The partners decided to jump – and did not regret it. Joshua Levin “Since no one knew, and still doesn’t know, when …

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January 2022 Law Firm Relocations, Hiring and Recognition

Saturday, January 15, 2022 Happy New Year 2022 to all our readers! We hope you all had a safe and healthy New Year. Read on for more legal industry updates. Law Firm Recent Moves and Hires Law firm Van Ness Feldman has elected three new partners to its Seattle office: …

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Summer partners at law firms were more diverse than ever in 2021, report says

New data from NALP shows proportion of summer color associates increased by 5% But progress has been much slower among the associate and partner ranks. (Reuters) – Law firms recruited a historically diverse cohort of summer partners in 2021, new data from the National Association for Law Placement (NALP) shows, …

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Why are lawyers more powerful than the police? – The 6 best reasons

In terms of time and investment, becoming a lawyer is a colossal task. Law school and passing the bar are two difficult tasks. Understanding what’s great about this career and being able to see it on the horizon can help you stay motivated at times. Moreover, when you compare this …

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Solicitors Journal – Lawtech: the miracle solution to solving the legal needs of SMEs

The integrity, quality and accessibility of legal services are essential to the long-term success of businesses. Across all industries, from a humble small and medium-sized business (SME) to a global business, the use of legal services provides valuable strategic support throughout the lifecycle of an organization. business. Access to affordable …

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Launch of Gowling WLG on PartnerVine

NEW YORK, December 14, 2021 / CNW / – Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP (“Gowling WLG”) officially launched Contest creator, an automated self-help solution that creates a set of rules for a promotional contest in Canada, on PartnerVine. Last week, Contest creator won a 2021 Precedent Innovation Award from Precedent magazine. …

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Delaware judge sends warning to zealous lawyers

Corporate lawyers always prefer to hide in the background, putting the spotlight on clients and their game-changing deals. Yet in a trio of recent rulings, a prominent Delaware judge, Vice Chancellor Travis Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancellery, not only burned corporate executives for wrongdoing in mergers and acquisitions …

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Legal Departments Expect Busy 2022, With Law Firm Spending To Measure Up

Total spending on corporate legal services increased during the pandemic Poll Shows Inside Executives Predict 7% Increase in External Consulting Spending Next Year (Reuters) – Total spending on in-house legal departments has grown at a moderate pace since the start of the pandemic, according to a pair of recent surveys …

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Lawyers and professionals: email management tips

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 Managing emails for lawyers and professionals in most industries is a constant battle. In fact, the average professional spends 28 percent of work day reading and responding to emails, according to McKinsey. A lawyer should pay close attention to their inbox as they often receive lucrative …

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Facebook sued for $ 150 billion for violence against Rohingya in Myanmar

(CNN) – Rohingya refugees are suing Facebook for its own acknowledged failure to stop the spread of hate speech that has contributed to the violence in Myanmar. This week, law firms in the United States and the United Kingdom launched a legal campaign against Meta, the parent company of Facebook, …

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Supervisors approve plan to provide legal aid for eviction of Pima County tenants

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) – The Pima County Supervisory Board has approved a one-year framework agreement worth up to $ 425,000 with four law firms to provide legal services to eligible tenants who are threatened with deportation in Pima County as of his December date. 7 meeting. The purpose …

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#DoneWithDunn: Environmental law students launch boycott of US law firm Gibson Dunn for “protecting polluting companies”

Open letter expresses concern over “climate change outfit record” Environmental law students have launched a boycott of the US law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher for “protecting polluting companies from climate liability.” The pledge is made by members of Law Students for Climate Accountability (LSCA), a US-based group that produces …

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How to successfully run your law firm through a merger

Derek Rodgers, Managing Partner at Gardner Leader Law Firm, reflects on his experience growing his firm through mergers and acquisitions. Founded in Newbury in 1895, Gardner Leader has grown rapidly over the past decade, beyond its roots in West Berkshire. The acquisition of Heath Buckeridge from Maidenhead in 2014 kicked …

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Is the copper ring of partnership tarnished for young lawyers?

Legal careers can take many directions, and lawyers have different career goals. Traditionally, however, most lawyers in private practice in law firms have aspired to partnership. This makes sense given the hierarchical structure of most law firms and the ‘up or out’ system that firms often employ, whereby junior lawyers …

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Tamer Law Corp, The Outstanding Law Firm That Takes Landowner Rights Seriously, Business News

This law firm bravely fought for homeowner fairness during the pandemic and continues to fight for justice Los Angeles, United States – November 29, 2021 – Known for their old-fashioned customer service using cutting edge technology, Tamer Law Corp provides unparalleled service to their clients while charging the most affordable …

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Divina named Managing Partner of the year

DIVINA LAW Nilo Divina was recently named Managing Partner of the Year at the 2021 Philippine Law Awards of Asian Legal Business (ALB) in a virtual ceremony held on November 19, 2021. Divina Law, who celebrated her 15th birthday earlier this year, was also a finalist in nine other categories. …

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Profits rise in Akerman, Florida as law firms expect record year

Miami-based company says it saw profitability and revenue increase in fiscal 2021 U.S. Legal Industry Overall Ready for Strong 2021, Experts Say The company and law firm names listed above are generated automatically based on the text of the article. We are improving this functionality as we continue to test …

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Law firm hits £ 5.2million for northeast counterpart

X Sign up for free to receive the latest news straight to your inbox Register now Midlands-based law firm Knights paid £ 5.2million to buy out Archers Law, its Stockton-on-Tees counterpart. Founded in 1860, Archers is one of the leading independent full-service law firms operating in the Teesside area. The …

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Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP, a Leading Securities Fraud Law Firm, Announces Investigation of CareDx, Inc. (CDNA) on Behalf of Investors – Lawyer Monthly

LOS ANGELES– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”), a leading national shareholder rights law firm, today announced it has opened an investigation on behalf of CareDx, Inc. ( “CareDx” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CDNA) investors regarding possible violations by the Company of federal securities laws. If you …

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Financial Planning Tips for Retiring Law Firm Partners

By Michael Delgass (October 20, 2021, 4:17 p.m. EDT) – In 2020, more baby boomers retired than any previous year, and since the start of the pandemic, at least 1.7 million more people than expected have retired.[1] As the pandemic continues, more people than average may retire earlier than expected …

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Legal Compliance Update – October 2021

SRA thematic journals During our recent legal panel session on Access to All Areas, the Lawyers Regulatory Authority was asked about thematic reviews it plans to conduct over the next 12-18 months. Law firm culture Immigration work Proxies / substitute work Mental health work Problems related to the performance of …

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Zayed Law Offices Announces New Partner Jeremy D. Lee

CHICAGO, October 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Zayed Law Offices, a leading personal injury law firm, has announced the promotion of Jeremy D. Lee to the partner. “Jeremy has proven to be an exceptionally talented litigator and a staunch advocate for injury victims,” ​​said Adam J. Zayed, Founder and …

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Banbury Law Firm Celebrates Qualification Of Two Lawyers

Spratt Endicott Solicitors, based at South Bar Street in Banbury, celebrates the qualification of two lawyers through its successful Trainee Lawyer program and the arrival of two new trainees joining the program. Spratt Endicott Solicitors, based at South Bar Street in Banbury, celebrates the qualification of two lawyers through its …

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Leadership tactics law firms can use to win the war for talent

Pedestrians walk through an office building in Tokyo on January 8, 2009. Growing economic problems are forcing the government to prioritize spending to support the economy over measures to restore its shattered finances. REUTERS / Yuriko Nakao (JAPAN) – GM1E5181FTI01 Quality talent has been and always will be a law …

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Should your daughter be a lawyer?

What if your daughter wanted to become a lawyer? In last week’s column, I wrote about tuition and other very substantial law school costs and the crushing law school debts that many lawyers owe after graduating from the school. by right. But assuming you and she can cover the tuition: …

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Exhibit A: Impact of Legaltech on Startup Nation

You have heard of the usual suspects: Fintech, Contech, Medtech and Insurtech have largely taken center stage with regard to the innovative sectors of the Startup Nation. However, the field of Legaltech has been mostly ignored or sidelined when we note sectors undergoing digital transformation. But why? According to 2018 …

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Global Law Firm launches an international arbitration firm in

TORONTO, Sep 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Wasel & Wasel Arbitrator Services Inc. (WWAS) is the leading global provider of arbitrators focusing on the Canadian and Middle Eastern markets, providing unlimited access to arbitrators and high-end services to referees. Operating out of Toronto, Canada, WWAS has become home to elite …

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Silicon Valley Law Firms Keep DC Lawyers On The Move

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe Washington, DC offices REUTERS / Andrew Kelly Capital Newcomer Fenwick Continues Rapid Growth in Washington Orrick, Wilson Sonsini and MoFo Strengthen DC’s Regulatory Practices Big tech companies have come under bipartisan scrutiny The names of companies and law firms shown above are generated automatically based on …

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“Entrepreneurial” law firms dive into litigation financing

Mishcon de Reya and Gateley have both started partnerships with litigation funds Help them take advantage of any wave of insolvency In 2019, Carson Block’s fund Muddy Waters took a short position against litigation funder Burford capital (BUR) and accused him of misreporting the value of the business he financed. …

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Data scoop: Law firm rankings remain stable in Northeast Ohio

Following what turned out to be an unpredictable but ultimately profitable year for the entire legal services industry in 2020, net employment of lawyers and support staff has remained relatively stable year over year. the other in and around Greater Cleveland, according to an analysis of Crain’s 2021 Law Firms …

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Profitability of law firms soars, leading to record for Thomson Reuters Peer Monitor index

“The law firm market has largely recovered after persevering through unprecedented challenges.” Tweet this “The law firm market has largely recovered after persevering through unprecedented challenges,” said Paul Fischer, President, Legal Professionals, Thomson Reuters. “Demand, measured in billable hours, increased a remarkable 7.3% in the second quarter, which more than …

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Varnum LLP chooses Aderant Expert Practice Management Software

ATLANTA – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Aderant®, a leading global provider of business management software for law firms, today announced that prestigious Michigan-based Varnum LLP (“Varnum”) has purchased Aderant Expert . The firm chose Expert, a Business Law Practice Management System (PMS), because of its unmatched time and billing capabilities. In …

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Law firms choose regulatory minds for niche advice

Increasingly complex and overlapping regulations and guidelines are prompting law firms and headhunters to consider hiring regulators. This is different from the tendency of retired senior civil servants to join boards as advisers as a gesture of goodwill due to their long relationship and broad understanding of a particular industry. …

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LexaGene Selects Intellectual Property Law Firm Wolf Greenfield Announces Attendance at National Investor Conference and Webcast Thursday, July 15

BEVERLY, Mass., July 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – LexaGene Holdings, Inc., (OTCQB: LXXGF; TSX-V: LXG) (the “Company“), a molecular diagnostics company developing a fully automated rapid pathogen detection system, today announced its strategic relationship with Wolf Greenfield, an intellectual property (IP) law firm specializing in patents, license and royalty transactions, …

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New framework helps organizations measure cybersecurity culture

Details Posted: Tuesday July 06 2021 08:11 AM Infosec, the cybersecurity training company, has released the results of a new research report, “Cybersecurity Culture – Quantified”. Designed to assess employee perceptions and feelings about cybersecurity best practices and policies, the study found significant variation in security culture across industry, department, …

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It’s a good time to be a city lawyer

July 3, 2021 reDESPITE THEIR reputation for thriving in a crisis, the city’s lawyers were going through an uncomfortable time in early 2020. At the start of the pandemic, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), the engine of much of the financial sector’s legal activity, seemed set to stop. UK law firms …

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Flexible lawyers challenge their stereotype

“However, the pandemic has clearly demonstrated our capacity for flexibility and creativity in the delivery of our services to clients and in mutual support. Empowerment and Confidence: Amber Matthews of DLA Piper. Louise Kennerley “We’ve learned that if you empower people and trust your staff, they can be as – …

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Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP, a Leading Securities Fraud Law Firm, Announces Investigation of Athira Pharma, Inc. (ATHA) on Behalf of Investors

LOS ANGELES–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”), a leading national law firm specializing in shareholder rights, today announced that it has opened an investigation on behalf of Athira Pharma, Inc. (“Athira” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ : ATHA) investors regarding possible violations by the Company of federal securities laws. …

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