1389 ABA Journal Contracts articles.
A federal appeals court has refused to revive a lawsuit claiming that Polsinelli breached a flat-fee agreement to provide “legal counsel” by sending work covered by the agreement to another law firm that billed Polsinelli’s client for its trial work.
Sep 28, 2023 12:30 PM CDT
Proskauer Rose has settled a lawsuit
claiming that a clause that the law firm added to a contract in a “botched cut-and-paste” caused a client’s losses of around $636 million.
Sep 27, 2023 11:21 AM CDT
A man who called off his engagement is entitled to the return of a $70,000-plus engagement ring and a wedding band, the Massachusetts Appeals Court has ruled in a 2-1 decision.
Sep 14, 2023 10:48 AM CDT
Law firm Alston & Bird has resolved a federal lawsuit over its regulatory advice on the imports of hand sanitizing wipes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aug 21, 2023 10:55 AM CDT
Lady Gaga doesn’t have to pay a promised $500,000 reward for the safe return of her stolen French bulldogs to a woman arrested in connection with the theft.
Jul 14, 2023 4:00 PM CDT
A Canadian judge has ruled a farmer’s thumbs-up emoji constituted approval of a contract texted to him by a grain buyer.
Jul 13, 2023 9:00 AM CDT
Crowell & Moring may pursue its lawsuit seeking a $30 million rent refund because of government orders that interfered with its use of its property during the COVID-19 pandemic, a Washington, D.C., judge has ruled.
Jun 29, 2023 9:20 AM CDT
A future law student who played basketball as a child at summer camp became eligible for the NBA draft after learning that he met the simple criteria.
Jun 22, 2023 12:38 PM CDT
Ari Kaplan recently spoke with Marc Zamsky and Marla Crawford, the CEO and general counsel, respectively, for Cimplifi, an integrated legal services provider that aligns e-discovery and contract analytics for corporate legal departments and law firms.
May 25, 2023 9:03 AM CDT
A Massachusetts judge has refused to toss a $636 million malpractice lawsuit contending that a botched contract drafted by Proskauer Rose caused its client’s loss of a minority interest in a hedge fund.
May 17, 2023 2:48 PM CDT
Lawyer Rudy Giuliani offered $1 million in annual pay to a woman he hired as the director of business development for his companies in 2019, but it was “a sham motivated by his secret desire to pursue a sexual relationship,” according to a lawsuit filed Monday.
May 16, 2023 12:24 PM CDT
Proskauer Rose is arguing that a bad business partner—and not a drafting mistake—is to blame for a client’s losses, which are alleged to be around $636 million.
May 11, 2023 2:56 PM CDT
A would-be class action lawsuit has been filed against the American Bar Association for an alleged failure to safeguard members' data that was exposed in a security breach.
Apr 25, 2023 8:34 AM CDT
MyPillow founder and CEO Mike Lindell must make good on his offer to pay $5 million to anyone who could disprove his election-fraud data, an arbitration panel ruled Wednesday.
Apr 20, 2023 10:54 AM CDT
Former President Donald Trump has filed a $500 million lawsuit against his former lawyer Michael Cohen for allegedly revealing client confidences and spreading falsehoods about him.
Apr 13, 2023 8:43 AM CDT
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