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Prosecutor Joins Proskauer Rose

A high-profile prosecutor is joining Proskauer Rose in New York CIty as a member of its white-collar defense and internal-investigations group.

Dietrich “Dieter” L. Snell had prosecuted cases involving terrorism,…

Garnished Grandmas Unaware of Protections

Some debt collectors are garnishing Social Security payments in violation of federal law.

Banks earn a range of fees on garnishment orders and don’t check the source of funds when…

Milberg Lawyer Challenges ‘Kickback’ Charge

A lawyer who once worked at Milberg Weiss Bershad & Schulman in New York is taking issue with the government’s definition of the term “kickback.”

Steven G. Schulman is seeking…

Am Law 100: Most Top Partners Earn $1 Million or More

Equity partners at most of the 100 largest U.S. law firms are making an profit of at least $1 million a year.

Pay Goes Up for Some London Associates

Pay is going up for new lawyers at some London law firms.

Starting pay will be $130,000 a year at Allen & Overy and $127,000 at Clifford Chance, according to…

Simpson Thacher Opens in China

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett’s new Beijing office will be headed by a lawyer from a British law firm, the New York Law Journal reports.

Douglas…

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…

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