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2255 ABA Journal Large Firm articles.

Report of Trump plot to oust acting attorney general precedes internal DOJ probe, lawyer condemnation
The U.S. Department of Justice’s internal watchdog is investigating whether any department official improperly tried to change the outcome of the 2020 presidential election.
Morgan Lewis ordered to turn over Trump docs in tax probe; firm will end representation
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius announced Wednesday that it will be dropping former President Donald Trump and the Trump Organization as tax clients.
BigLaw firm underpaid female partner, allowed male peers to ostracize and obstruct her, lawsuit says
A former nonequity partner at Reed Smith has alleged in a lawsuit that her male colleagues treated her unfairly, and the law firm allowed it to happen.
BigLaw firm cuts more than 130 jobs in offices overseas
Norton Rose Fulbright has cut 132 jobs in a restructuring affecting offices in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Riot fallout leads 1 law firm to dump Trump businesses, others to suspend PAC contributions
Law firms are responding to the Jan. 6 riot on the U.S. Capitol with pledges to pause or review contributions by their political action committees and, in one case, a decision to dump Trump businesses as clients.
18 law firms join Crowell & Moring in calling for Trump’s removal; NYC bar also seeks ouster
Eighteen law firms have joined Crowell & Moring in calling on Vice President Mike Pence to use the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office.
COVID-19 spurred more than a thousand workplace lawsuits in 2020, class action report says
At least 1,005 workplace lawsuits filed in 2020 stemmed from the COVID-19 pandemic, and more are expected in 2021, according to Seyfarth Shaw’s 17th Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report.
Angry BigLaw lawyer goes viral as #guyonporch during riot
Perkins Coie senior counsel Peter Tracey has gone viral as #guyonporch for his angry denunciation of Trump supporters marching toward the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.
Foley & Lardner announces partner has resigned after her involvement in Trump’s Georgia call went public
Updated: A Foley & Lardner partner who participated in the Saturday phone call between President Donald Trump and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is no longer with her law firm.
BigLaw firm expands presence in Midwest with latest merger
Cincinnati-based Dinsmore & Shohl started the new year by announcing that it acquired Wooden McLaughlin, a 47-attorney firm that has offices in three Indiana cities.
Afternoon Briefs: Dentons merges with another firm; dad can’t be banned from procreating, court rules

Dentons will combine with Alabama law firm

Dentons has announced that it will combine with Sirote & Permutt, an Alabama law firm with 86 lawyers and offices in five locations.…

Former Skadden associate is among 20 people granted clemency by Trump
Among those pardoned by President Donald Trump on Tuesday is a former associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, who pleaded guilty in the special counsel probe of Russian election influence in 2016.
More law firms are announcing bonuses, and some are giving above-market money to top performers

Law firms are continuing to roll out their bonus announcements with some differentiation emerging. Baker McKenzie kicked off BigLaw bonus season in November, when it announced plans to pay bonuses to its U.S. associates ranging from $15,000 to $100,000.

Top 10 stories of 2020

When we look back at our most-read stories every year, there is usually a pretty eclectic mix. Our readers tend to like unusual headlines, lawyer discipline stories and legal education news. But this year’s most-read stories were fittingly more serious.

Afternoon Briefs: New ACLU lawyer gets arrested; top Chicago lawyer resigns after video uproar

New ACLU lawyer is accused of firing gun at ex-wife’s car

A newly hired lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union of Utah was arrested for allegedly firing a gun…

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