Corporate Law

Corporate Law

Company whose business plan includes marijuana gets SEC approval of share registration

The Modern Law Library

Author tells tangled tale of the $19B verdict against Chevron in ‘Law of the Jungle’

Trials & Litigation

Feinberg OKs payment for 50 deaths from $400M GM ignition fund; compensation starts at $1M

Labor & Employment

McDonald’s sued by former employees over ‘racist’ franchise in Virginia

Cybersecurity

After Sony hack attack, companies are curtailing email use and storage

Law Firms

Cooley launches in London with more than 55 lawyers from MoFo and Edwards Wildman

Consumer Law

Debt buyer will seek to vacate 4,500 judgments, pay $675K to settle AG suit

Trademark Law

Craft brewers find good beer names are limited; one conflict creates ‘Collaboration Not Litigation’

Report from Governmental Affairs

ABA urges the Treasury Department to exempt law firm clients from certain reporting rules

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer pleads guilty in money-laundering case, admits getting $390K from client drug-trafficker

Labor & Employment

Top state court OKs $151M jury verdict against Wal-Mart over off-the-clock work by employees

Evidence

Law firm appeals ruling that ex-client can discover communications with in-house counsel

Entertainment & Sports Law

Sony Pictures cancels ‘Interview’ movie release, cites ‘unprecedented criminal assault’ by hackers

Corporate Law

Controversial American Apparel chief is fired after years of litigation against the company

Cybersecurity

Hackers who attacked Sony Pictures posted employee medical info online

Securities Law

2nd Circuit reverses 2 insider-trading convictions, narrowing scope of future prosecutions

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge axes suit against law firm in sunken-treasure hoax, sets sanctions hearing for partner

Antitrust Law

Does $350M case at trial against Apple have a lead plaintiff? Judge hasn’t yet ruled

Trials & Litigation

Former in-house patent lawyer admits $5M billing scheme, will reimburse Hunter Douglas

Appellate Practice

66 lawyers have outsize influence on cert grants; are they part of an elite SCOTUS ‘echo chamber’?