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The former general counsel for the defunct law firm LeClairRyan
has pleaded guilty to obstructing an official proceeding for trying to thwart an investigation into his misconduct as a bankruptcy trustee.
Jul 23, 2021 12:22 PM CDT
Many law firms are making counteroffers to keep on board rainmakers who are planning lateral moves. But is the enticement effective?
Jul 8, 2021 12:34 PM CDT
Perkins Coie wins suit dismissal because of ‘stateless’ partners
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Chicago has ruled that former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page can’t sue Perkins…
Jun 22, 2021 4:53 PM CDT
A federal judge overseeing 3M earplug litigation
in Pensacola, Florida, has sanctioned a Dechert lawyer $10,000 for showing jurors a slide on the devices’ effectiveness in closing arguments without making clear that the information could be considered for impeachment purposes but not for truthfulness.
Jun 22, 2021 2:31 PM CDT
Did a former Freeborn & Peters partner create a sham creditor to help his client shield assets in a bankruptcy? Or did he engage in a legitimate legal strategy to try to save a struggling business and help out a neighbor?
Jun 14, 2021 2:11 PM CDT
A Connecticut real estate lawyer is under police investigation following a fatal shooting Monday evening in the parking lot outside his law firm's office in Litchfield, Connecticut.
Jun 11, 2021 12:52 PM CDT
Dentons and former corporate partner Jinshu “John” Zhang are both alleging misconduct in litigation over Zhang’s firing and a dispute over contingency fees.
Jun 10, 2021 1:24 PM CDT
A lawsuit filed in Minnesota state court has alleged that the leader of a law firm ordered the firing of two employees for supporting former President Donald Trump and then ousted three partners who told him that his actions violated state law.
Jun 10, 2021 9:16 AM CDT
Federal judge strikes down ban on assault weapons
Citing the Second Amendment, U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez of the Southern District of California struck down California’s ban on assault weapons…
Jun 7, 2021 4:03 PM CDT
Barnes & Thornburg partner Alec Beck has left the law firm after filing a lawsuit on behalf of MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell alleging that voting machine companies are “weaponizing the litigation process to silence political dissent.”
Jun 7, 2021 9:53 AM CDT
Many law firms that ranked relatively well on the American Lawyer’s 2021 Diversity Scorecard have no Black partners, including an immigration law firm ranked No. 1 for diversity.
May 28, 2021 10:35 AM CDT
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz health care partner Jon Darrell Seawright has been charged along with a former lobbyist at the firm for their roles in an alleged Ponzi scheme involving fake timber purchases.
May 24, 2021 9:51 AM CDT
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has admonished Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison and one of its former partners for unsupported claims that an opposing counsel’s demeanor was agitated, combative and “unhinged.”
May 13, 2021 3:44 PM CDT
Compensation systems that are “blatantly unfair” and “rife with gender bias” were most often cited as the reason female attorneys left their law firms, according to a new ABA report based on focus groups and interviews with experienced female lawyers.
May 3, 2021 3:45 PM CDT
3 men face federal hate crimes charges in Ahmaud Arbery’s death
Three Georgia men facing state charges of murder in the 2020 death of Black jogger Ahmaud Arbery have…
Apr 29, 2021 4:17 PM CDT
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