Bankruptcy Law

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer gets 4 months for stealing from law firm, is ordered to pay $160K

Contracts

University to pay $480K to remove convicted embezzler’s name from stadium scoreboard

Bankruptcy Law

Clawback suit seeks $420K from US transportation secretary concerning in-house counsel pay

Law Firms

Bankruptcy trustee seeks clawback of bonuses paid before before law firm closed

Legal Technology

In potential job threat to associates, ‘artificially intelligent attorney’ gets BigLaw gig

Trials & Litigation

Unbowed by 9th Circuit contempt order, ex-billionaire’s lawyer says he ‘feels like Gandhi’

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: These 4 lesser-known SCOTUS decisions are sure to spawn more litigation

Law Firms

Suits blame Simpson Thacher and JPMorgan for $1.5 billion error

Constitutional Law

Bank has standing to challenge constitutionality of federal consumer agency, appeals court says

Bankruptcy Law

Law firm submits latest $40M bill in Madoff case, cites $553M recovery

Trials & Litigation

Bankruptcy firm chief sues ex-associate for $1M over alleged software conspiracy

Contract Law

Law firm owes $35M to car dealers because it also represented government in GM talks

Business of Law

Once-mighty real estate boutique files for bankruptcy, a year after claimed $30M embezzlement

Bankruptcy Law

Will the Affordable Care Act lead to fewer personal bankruptcy filings?

U.S. Supreme Court

Law firms can’t collect fees for defending bankruptcy fee applications, Supreme Court rules

Legal Ethics

‘Unclean hands’ doesn’t bar medical pot biz from recovering $25K taken by lawyer, 9th Circuit says

U.S. Supreme Court

Bankruptcy judges may decide related issues with parties’ consent, SCOTUS rules

Criminal Justice

Nonlawyer accused of running law offices and $1.6M in thefts faces bankruptcy and tax charges

Bankruptcy Law

New bankruptcy clawback concept: Trustee pushes college, student to cough up tuition paid by parents

Trials & Litigation

Bankruptcy judge threatens to send 2 lawyers to the slammer for 30 days for ignoring $49K sanction