Corporate Law

Trials & Litigation

SEC spent $8.6M collecting $3.7M from former corporate raider in $62M case

Trials & Litigation

Man convicted in supermarket checkout line dispute files suit against shopper he shot and store

In-house Counsel

Companies shift legal spending in-house as more embrace ‘in-sourcing’

Constitutional Law

US threatened $250K daily fine to get Yahoo to turn over users’ email information

International Law

9th Circuit resurrects alien tort suit claiming companies aided child slavery overseas

Cybersecurity

Home Depot confirms data breach

Environmental Law

BP grossly negligent in Gulf oil spill, federal judge rules; company could face $18B in penalties

Energy Law

Record $1.4B fine levied against gas company in fatal explosion and fire

Trials & Litigation

Prominent law firm says it knew nothing of claimed sunken treasure fraud, wasn’t counsel of record

Legal Ethics

Lawyer who billed corporate client for his sanctions is reprimanded

Opening Statements

California court decision lets retailers breathe easy

National Pulse

Do janitorial firms cash in by misclassifying workers as independent contractors?

Labor & Employment

‘Seismic’ 9th Cir. rulings nix FedEx claim its drivers aren’t employees, could cost company millions

Injury & Accident Law

Over 100 died from GM ignition-switch issues, survivors claim

In-House Counsel

Is Delaware decision a sensible ‘chip in the attorney-client privilege’?

In-house Counsel

GM legal department is reportedly under scrutiny by prosecutors

Energy Law

Solar power towers are igniting birds in midair; wildlife protection groups are concerned

Corporate Law

In business for a decade, global Wi-Fi venture once valued at $2B got financing based on fake work

Labor & Employment

Home Depot sued over off-site slaying of pregnant woman by her supervisor

Corporate Law

Lawyer, business owner and CEO are criminally charged with usury over payday lending operation