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Report: BigLaw Attorney in Insider-Trade Case Didn’t Open Firm Docs, Allegedly Just Used Title Info

An attorney who allegedly obtained confidential information over a 17-year period while working at three major law firms before being charged earlier this year in an insider-trading case that allegedly…

Foley & Lardner Taps Firm Attorneys to Create $4M Venture Capital Fund

Foley & Lardner has reportedly turned to attorneys at the law firm to invest in a new venture capital fund intended to demonstrate to clients that it will go the…

7th Circuit Scolds Hogan Lovells for ‘Misleadingly’ Describing Case in Appellate Brief

In an opinion filed yesterday in redistricting dispute involving the Girl Scouts of the United States, the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals court took a well-known law firm…

NYT Learns of Goldman Trader’s Legal Defense from Discarded Laptop

The New York Times has learned about the legal defenses for a Goldman Sachs trader from a discarded laptop discovered in a garbage area of a New York apartment building.

Ex-Chicago Mayor Daley Joins Katten Muchin

Former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley will be joining Katten Muchin Rosenman.

Daley will be of counsel to the firm, the Chicago Tribune reports, citing a

A Big Play for BigLaw: Ethics 20/20 Considers Separate Conduct Rules for Large Firms

Ogilvy Jumps Gun on Tomorrow’s Merger with Norton Rose, Erases Name on Law Firm’s Doors

As of tomorrow, Canada’s Ogilvy Renault will officially merge with London-based Norton Rose.

But, at its Montreal headquarters, the firm jumped the gun and had a new sign installed several…

IPOs Bring Big Fees to BigLaw, Make One GC a Multimillionaire

Initial public offerings are keeping many large law firms busy.

Two law firms profiting from the IPO boom are Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and Cooley, the May 31, 2011 1:25 PM CDT

UK Law Firm Ex-Partner Probed re 7-Figure Sum

For the second time in less than two weeks, a prominent London lawyer is in the news concerning a seven-figure sum.

This time it’s a former partner of Ince &…

DLA Piper Takes Former UK Partner to Arbitration over Notice and ‘Gardening Leave’

DLA Piper has initiated arbitration proceedings against a former partner it accuses of leaving the law firm too quickly.

Neil Gerrard, DLA Piper’s litigation co-chair, gave notice in late March…

Drinker Biddle Patent Lawyer Helps Paul Simon with His Lyrics

A patent lawyer with Drinkle Biddle & Reath flaunted his knowledge at a Paul Simon concert Wednesday, but his demonstration had nothing to do with infringement or licensing.


Polsinelli Opens New Dallas Office with 3-Lawyer M&A Team from K&L Gates

Polsinelli Shughart has opened a new office in Dallas with a three-lawyer mergers and acquisitions team from K&L Gates and plans further growth there down the road.

The 530-attorney Kansas…

7 More Lawyers Leap from Epstein Becker, This Time for San Fran Office of Crowell & Moring

After news earlier this week that Epstein Becker & Green is losing its Houston office to Cozen…

Pepper Hamilton Hiring Partner: If Interview Hypo Scares You Off, This Isn’t the Place for You

Not everyone does well in Pepper Hamilton’s new interactive interviewing process.

The law firm puts job candidates through a three-part interview process that includes…

Ex-Ropes & Gray Lawyer Explains How He Snooped for Merger Information

One sign of a pending merger was attorney workload, according to a former Ropes & Gray lawyer who pleaded guilty in an insider trading case. Documents also provided a treasure…

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