Partners

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

Business of Law

8 Pillsbury partners exit for Winston & Strawn; will other departures follow?

Law Practice Management

A possible trend? Some law firms are expanding leadership positions, consultants say

Criminal Justice

Suspended lawyer gets 5 years in money-laundering case; man who gave him the money gets 30 months