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In Case You Missed It: Loeb News From May 2021

 Have you heard how Loeb is moving the needle? Loeb’s lawyers are always advising on the latest trends, issues, and legislation to help our clients and communities succeed. Here are some highlights and firm news from the past few weeks!

  • Loeb is pleased to announce its participation, alongside the nation’s leading law firms and corporate legal departments, in The Alliance for Asian American Justice, a national pro bono initiative to aid victims and prevent acts of violence against Asian Americans. The Alliance for Asian American Justice will coordinate and deploy law firm pro bono resources to help victims obtain legal remedies such as filing a lawsuit for compensatory or other civil remedies. Click here to read more.
  • The sports collectibles market is hot — again. NFL tight end Rob Gronkowski recently auctioned off a set of five trading cards valued at more than $1.6 million, including one card that sold for a reported $435,000. While high, the values weren’t top-of-thecollectibles-market high. What’s newsworthy about Gronk’s auction is that the five cards were digital trading cards in the form of a nonfungible token — or NFT, as most people know them. Click here to read this Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article written by partners Doug Masters and Seth Rose discussing NFTs in the sports industry.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP advised Earth Island in its sale to leading food company Danone. Earth Island is the maker of Follow Your Heart Brands and U.S. pioneer in plant-based foods. Click here to learn more about the deal and the Loeb team that made it possible.
  • We are proud to announce that four partners were selected for inclusion in the 2021 edition of Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers. Each year, no more than 5 percent of attorneys in D.C. are selected as “Super Lawyers.” Read on to learn more about Super Lawyers and the recognized lawyers.