The felony murder retrial of former Fisher Phillips partner Claud “Tex” McIver, who is accused of fatally shooting his wife, has been delayed to allow prosecutors to appeal an evidence ruling for the defense.
Updated: A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has said she has “zero tolerance for immature sniping and sharp litigation practices,” yet “that behavior continues” in a case involving Walgreens and its former law firm.
David Boies, the co-founder of Boies Schiller Flexner, is planning to leave his role as chairman at the end of next year, a time when he expects the law firm to be in better financial shape following a wave of lawyer exits and a decline in revenue.
Two energy companies allege that Winston & Strawn bungled two intertwined contracts involving the purchase of Southern California oil and gas wells, leading the two clients to give up a 25% equity stake in their businesses while receiving nothing in return.
A second Polsinelli defendant is denying sexual harassment claims in a lawsuit filed by a former international corporate attorney at the law firm who claimed that she was “repeatedly hounded” for after-hours drinks and hotel meetings.