Partners

Business of Law

Patent team exits Womble Carlyle to open new Silicon Valley office for Downey Brand

Constitutional Law

LA lawyer makes federal case out of ‘stealth towing’ charge imposed on his own vehicle

Business of Law

Slater & Gordon makes $947M offer to acquire major UK personal injury law firm

Legal Ethics

Plea deal rejected for 3 partners in claimed DUI set-up of opposing trial counsel

Business of Law

Receiver appointed for law firm $10M in debt; loans taken out by partner before suicide contested

Business of Law

3 IP partners leap from Faegre to WilmerHale; more growth expected in Denver office

Trials & Litigation

Former Willkie partner accused of defrauding her firm faces scrutiny in credit-card cases

U.S. Supreme Court

BigLaw partner won’t be sanctioned for jargon-filled SCOTUS petition; others are forewarned

Law Firms

Judge sees ‘self-congratulatory blather’ in BigLaw brief; paralegals blamed for error

Business of Law

Five-partner health-care group exits Nelson Mulllins to open new office in Raleigh for Chicago firm

Trials & Litigation

Ex-client sues law firm, says it withheld ‘fugly’ assessment of $12M case while billing $1.3M

Trials & Litigation

Ex-president sues Penn State and Louis Freeh over published report of Sandusky investigation

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer and wife win $26M jury verdict; defendant cab company immediately files bankruptcy

Business of Law

Study: Not only law school prestige but proximity points graduates to BigLaw partnership

Law Firms

Average partner at Paul Weiss earns $3.85M; tops list of 17 financially outperforming firms

Trials & Litigation

Family sues BigLaw firm, says ex-partner funneled $60M from its trusts

Business of Law

Lewis Brisbois raids Kutak Rock to open in Wichita; 8 of 9 lawyers join the Los Angeles firm

Legal Ethics

Former Sidley partner who faked $69K in cab receipts is suspended

White-Collar Crime

Disbarred attorney charged in claimed $44M foreclosure rescue scheme; bail is set at $17.8M

Business of Law

Law firm is dissolving after nearly 60 years; senior partner points finger at retirement plan