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Judge criticizes Gibson Dunn and Facebook for alleged effort to ‘obstruct and delay’ discovery

A federal judge wants additional briefing on the type of sanctions that he could consider against Facebook and its law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in multidistrict litigation alleging privacy violations by the social media platform.

Suit against Williams & Connolly partner seeks nearly $7M in unpaid taxes

A U.S. government lawsuit contends that a Williams & Connolly partner and another person in his household owe $6.985 million in unpaid taxes.

Meet M. Evan Corcoran, a former BigLaw partner who now represents Trump

One of the lawyers representing former President Donald Trump in his documents battle with the federal government is M. Evan Corcoran, a former partner at Wiley Rein, who once took about six years off from practicing law.

More law firms appear to ease mandatory retirement policies

The median age for all lawyers in the United States is increasing, as more law firms appear to be easing mandatory retirement policies.

Weekly Briefs: Ex-officer pleads guilty in Breonna Taylor case; ex-BigLaw partner can’t shield 401(k) cash

Ex-officer pleads guilty in Breonna Taylor case

Former Louisville, Kentucky, detective Kelly Goodlett pleaded guilty to a federal conspiracy charge Tuesday for helping falsify an application for a…

Lawyer faces 5-month suspension for lying about capital contribution to law firm

The founder of an Illinois law firm is facing a five-month suspension for “engaging in conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit or misrepresentation.”

What makes associates happy? Partners and billable-hour expectations are key

On some measures, midlevel associate satisfaction is about the same as—or slightly better than—last year.

Weekly Briefs: Go-between sentenced in law prof’s murder; $4.25B opioid settlement announced

Convicted go-between gets life sentence in law prof’s murder

Katherine Magbanua was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole for acting as the go-between in the murder of…

Buchalter’s product-liability chair used sexually harassing acronyms, lawsuit alleges

A staff member at Buchalter has filed a lawsuit against the law firm and the chair of its product-liability practice alleging that the partner made sexually inappropriate comments and used acronyms to convey sexually harassing messages.

Law firm partner’s ‘disgusting and dirty’ behavior at strip club constituted sex harassment, lawyer’s suit says

A lawsuit accuses the managing director of a Fresno, California, law firm of taking firm employees to a strip club, where he simulated oral sex, paid for alcohol with a corporate credit card and encouraged an associate to place dollar bills in strippers’ panties.

Murder conviction of former Fisher Phillips partner is reversed; he claimed wife’s shooting was an accident

The Georgia Supreme Court has reversed the murder conviction of former Fisher Phillips partner Claud Lee “Tex” McIver III because the trial judge failed to allow jurors to consider a lesser misdemeanor charge.

Winning SCOTUS litigators say Kirkland gave them a choice: Abandon gun clients or leave

The appellate litigators who established a Second Amendment right to carry guns outside the home in the U.S. Supreme Court are leaving Kirkland & Ellis because of a decision by the law firm.

Meet Greg Jacob, Pence lawyer who opposed ‘made up’ election theory, sent ‘furious message’ Jan. 6, 2021

Greg Jacob is back at O'Melveny & Myers as a partner handling Employee Retirement Income Security Act and labor and employment issues after his star turn as the top lawyer for former Vice President Mike Pence.

The gap between the highest- and lowest-paid BigLaw partners is expanding

Law firms seeking to hold on to top lawyers appear willing to pay higher amounts that increase the gap between their highest- and lowest-paid equity partners.

Lawyer David Boies bills $1,950 per hour, court filing says

A court filing seeking legal fees in privacy litigation against Google indicates that one of the plaintiffs’ lawyers—David Boies—is making $1,950 per hour.

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