2771 ABA Journal Corporate Law articles.
Case management software for bankruptcy lawyers has been a burgeoning legal software category for a number of years, and there are now a few products available that cater to this practice area, writes lawyer Nicole Black of MyCase.
Apr 27, 2021 9:01 AM CDT
The Federal Trade Commission will have to follow a more cumbersome procedure to obtain restitution or disgorgement as a result of a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday.
Apr 23, 2021 9:34 AM CDT
Three Democratic lawmakers are asking U.S. Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett to recuse herself in a First Amendment dispute because a group related to a plaintiff launched a seven-figure ad campaign in support of Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation.
Apr 22, 2021 9:48 AM CDT
Legal woes are mounting for Kossoff name partner Mitchell Kossoff, who is facing lawsuits from clients alleging the theft of millions of dollars in escrow funds and the resignations of multiple lawyers from his New York City real estate law firm.
Apr 20, 2021 12:02 PM CDT
Threats of baseless litigation can amount to extortion under the Hobbs Act, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at San Francisco ruled Tuesday.
Apr 16, 2021 11:56 AM CDT
Departing lawyers who downloaded a “treasure trove” of proprietary materials from their Boston law firm may be liable for unfair or deceptive business practices, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has ruled.
Apr 15, 2021 3:09 PM CDT
As the founders of a company that provides AI-powered contract analysis software, Kira Systems' Noah Waisberg and Alexander Hudek are used to facing skepticism, fear and doubt from attorneys. Will AI steal their jobs? Would using it violate ethics rules? How can it be good for a business model that relies on the billable hour to cut down on the amount of time that it takes to review a contract?
Apr 7, 2021 9:17 AM CDT
A California appeals court has revived a lawsuit alleging that Drinker Biddle & Reath broke its promise to retain a lawyer as long as she "performed as an average associate."
Apr 6, 2021 11:02 AM CDT
Uber must pay $1.1M after drivers discriminated against woman who is blind, arbitrator says
Uber has been ordered to pay a San Francisco woman—who is blind and uses a…
Apr 1, 2021 4:18 PM CDT
A former bankruptcy partner at Polsinelli claims that the firm denied him associate and administrative support, lowered his compensation, de-equitized his partnership, and replaced him with a younger, heterosexual woman, all because of his sexual orientation and age.
Apr 1, 2021 3:44 PM CDT
Law firms are offering signing bonuses and quickly extending job offers in a bid to lure corporate-transactions associates in a hot hiring market, according to a report by Law.com.
Apr 1, 2021 9:43 AM CDT
California judges must consider defendant’s ability to pay when setting bail, ruling says
The California Supreme Court ruled Thursday that it is unconstitutional to keep criminal defendants behind bars simply…
Mar 26, 2021 3:14 PM CDT
Selective opportunities for law students, including law review membership, judicial clerkships and large law firm association positions, are largely based on first-year grades. And the tradition leaves out many "exceptional students," according to a March 22 working paper that studied classes between 1979 and 2019 at an unnamed top 20 law school.
Mar 24, 2021 11:07 AM CDT
ACLU seeks dismissal of lawyer’s libel suit
The Georgia Supreme Court has agreed to consider whether a lawyer’s libel lawsuit against the American Civil Liberties Union may go to trial.…
Mar 17, 2021 4:03 PM CDT
Tesla’s board of directors failed to secure a general counsel who could curtail “erratic” tweeting Tesla CEO Elon Musk, according to a shareholders’ derivative lawsuit unsealed Friday.
Mar 17, 2021 1:41 PM CDT
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