2139 ABA Journal Large Firm articles.
In its push to become the first truly national U.S. law firm, 10,000-plus lawyer firm Dentons has announced that it is combining with Utah firm Durham Jones & Pinegar.
Aug 11, 2020 10:26 AM CDT
The wife of Scott Hassan, a tech entrepreneur who helped write Google’s original code, is suing Morrison & Foerster for allegedly breaching its fiduciary duty to her by representing her husband's interests after she filed for divorce.
Jul 31, 2020 3:18 PM CDT
Allen & Overy reveals its ‘stay gap’
Allen & Overy is the first major law firm to disclose its “stay gap”—the difference in retention between minority and white lawyers. Black,…
Jul 30, 2020 4:39 PM CDT
Winston & Strawn partner Abbe Lowell
blamed Zoom videoconference delays for speaking over a Massachusetts federal judge during a Tuesday hearing.
Jul 29, 2020 4:34 PM CDT
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett has filed a lawsuit contending that it is entitled to return of rent on unoccupied New York City offices during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jul 29, 2020 10:24 AM CDT
U.S. District Judge Sam Lindsay of the Northern District of Texas slammed Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and its co-counsel Wednesday for calling his interpretation of an arbitration clause “nonsensical.”
Jul 23, 2020 3:11 PM CDT
Holland & Knight is facing a lawsuit alleging that it failed to prevent the transfer of more than $3 million to a fraudster’s account in Hong Kong.
Jul 23, 2020 9:47 AM CDT
At least two large law firms are resuming partner distributions after trimming them in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jul 22, 2020 9:47 AM CDT
87 protesters charged with trying to intimidate prosecutor
Eighty-seven protesters arrested at the home of Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron have been charged with felony intimidation for trying to influence…
Jul 16, 2020 6:25 PM CDT
Judge won’t block publication of Mary Trump’s book
Judge Hal Greenwald of New York ruled Monday night that a confidentiality agreement couldn’t be used to stop publication or promotion of…
Jul 14, 2020 4:05 PM CDT
A Dorsey & Whitney blog post about a lawyer's failed class action lawsuit wasn't defamatory, the New York-based 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Thursday.
Jul 13, 2020 10:50 AM CDT
Large law firms and legal clinics are partnering with the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana in its campaign "to dismantle racially discriminatory policing practices."
Jul 10, 2020 3:31 PM CDT
These BigLaw firms have no Black partners
Two of the country’s top law firms stand out for the wrong reason—they have no Black partners. The firms are Cravath, Swaine &…
Jul 8, 2020 4:49 PM CDT
Some BigLaw firms will earn big bucks in retail bankruptcies
Several large law firms will likely earn millions of dollars representing retailers such as Neiman Marcus, J. Crew and J.C.…
Jul 7, 2020 4:27 PM CDT
Hughes Hubbard & Reed has laid off some associates and staff members after receiving a paycheck protection loan from the federal government.
Jul 7, 2020 2:14 PM CDT
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