Midsize Firm

648 ABA Journal Midsize Firm articles.

Clark Thomas & Winters Closes Office in San Antonio; Fate of Houston Office Isn’t Known

Once the largest law firm in Austin, Texas, the venerable Clark Thomas & Winters apparently may have closed its doors after Apr 4, 2011 7:47 PM CDT

Fed’l Judge Says Chase Must Post $4M Surety Bond to Get Its Foreclosure Files Back From Law Firm

A federal judge in Florida has ruled that Chase Home Finance must post a $4 million surety bond before the Ben-Ezra & Katz law firm is required to return to…

Local Firm Snags Megadeal: Case Doesn’t Faze Midsize Law Office
Freddie Mac Pulls Foreclosure Files from Another Law Firm, by Mutual Consent

Without explaining why, Freddie Mac has added another law firm to its list of those that it no longer authorizes to handle its foreclosure files.

The move concerning Shapiro &…

Federal Court Fines Lawyer $1K for ‘Extensive Use of Improper Confidentiality Markings’

There’s no Federal Rule of Civil Procedure that explicitly governs the use of the “confidential” stamp.

But, finding that FRCP 26 and 28(d) implicitly require disclosure unless documents are designated…

‘Decent Burial’ for Yoss Law Firm May Be Via Chapter 7; Partners Probably Will Lose Capital

A Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing may be required to achieve a “decent burial” for the dissolving law firm once known as Adorno & Yoss, an observer tells the

2 Ex-Partners Battle Former Law Firm Over 300 Allegedly Swiped Case Files

Two former senior partners are battling their well-known former law firm in Scotland over more than 300 lucrative Legal Aid case files that they are accused of swiping when they…

Chase Sues Its Former Foreclosure Counsel, Seeks Turnover of Files in $400M Worth of Cases

Saying that its former mortgage foreclosure counsel, Ben-Ezra & Katz, has effectively called a halt to some $400 million in litigation by refusing to turn over the case files, Chase…

Fla. Foreclosure Law Firm to Pay $2M to Settle Attorney General Complaint

One of eight mortgage foreclosure law firms reportedly being investigated by the Florida attorney general over claims of dubious paperwork has agreed to pay $2 million and change its business…

Former Office Manager to Get 7 Years in Theft of Over $400K from NJ Law Firm

A former office manager of a northern New Jersey law firm has agreed to a plea bargain that includes a seven-year prison sentence for her admitted theft of over $400,000…