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Davis Polk Not Liable for Malpractice

New York’s highest court has ordered a real-estate investment company to pay the $1.4 million outstanding balance of a “success fee” charged by Davis Polk & Wardwell.

The

Philadelphia Lawyer to Join White House Staff

A partner in the white-collar practice group at Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads is leaving to become an associate counsel to President Bush, according to the Legal…

Lawyers’ Conduct ‘Reeks,’ Judge Says

A federal judge in San Francisco is criticizing a plaintiffs law firm, saying its conduct in a lawsuit against a vacuum cleaner company “reeks.”

Wall Street Journal’s Apr 26, 2007 4:40 PM CDT

Lawyer Raps ‘Paralyzed’ Client, Opposing Counsel

A lawyer whose medical malpractice client claimed paralysis, then was caught on videotape walking with a cane, questions why defense lawyers waited almost two years to disclose the tape.

John…

Another Dewey Ballantine Lawyer Leaves

The latest lawyer to leave Dewey Ballantine’s Silicon Valley office is the managing partner.

Jeannine Yoo Sano will join the East Palo Alto, Calif., office of Howrey on May 1,…

Sidley to Open Australia Office

When Sidley Austin opens its first office in Australia, it will be headed by a lawyer who jumped from a job as managing partner at the Sydney office of Pillsbury…

Business Boom Looms for Subprime Attorneys

Law firms representing subprime mortgage lenders will see a boost in business as they help with bankruptcy filings and fend off government investigations and class action lawsuits, the

Post-Shakeout Move by Mayer Brown Dept. Head

The musical chairs game continues at Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw, following the demotion and/or outright dismissal of 45 partners last month.

New York City-based Gary Friedman, who was chair…

N.J. Law Firm Acquires Stake in Minority Firm

New Jersey-based McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter is acquiring a 49 percent stake in a minority-owned law firm, according to the Newark Star-Ledger.

Managing partner Edward Deutsch…

Real-Estate Lawyers Move to Luce, Forward

Timothy Tosta and four other real-estate attorneys will be moving to Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps to help build its San Francisco office.

The Recorder reports Tosta is…

Did Bad Morale Send DOJ Lawyers Packing?

Several lawyers have left the U.S. Department of Justice as the controversy continues over the firing of eight U.S. attorneys.

None of the attorneys contacted by the Apr 24, 2007 12:51 PM CDT

Minority Boutique Partners With Day Pitney

Minority Boutique Partners With Day Pitney

Day Pitney based in Hartford, Conn., and Morristown, N.J., is forming a “strategic alliance” with a minority-owned law firm.

Day Pitney hopes the alliance…

Business Booming for Lobbying Law Firms

Business is booming at lobbying law firms in Washington, D.C., as clients seek help reaching out to the new Democratic-controlled Congress, the Washington Post reports.

Patton Boggs…

Lateral Makes an Unusual Move to Wachtell

For just the third time in 42 years, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz will be hiring a lateral partner, the American Lawyer reports.

Joining the firm on…

Law Firms Profit From Hedge Fund Work

Hedge funds’ legal fees are boosting the bottom line at law firms, the New York Times reports.

Business is booming because activist shareholders are bringing…

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