10521 ABA Journal Practice Management articles.
May 17, 2021 10:08 AM CDT
Transgender employee failed to show discrimination in case against T-Mobile, appeals court says
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans has dismissed claims brought by Elijah Anthony…
May 14, 2021 2:40 PM CDT
May 13, 2021 3:44 PM CDT
Emails from the city of Chicago and its police department are among the documents stolen from Jones Day in a hack of its file transfer vendor, Accellion. The emails reveal that Chicago started a drone program using money from forfeiture proceeds.
May 13, 2021 9:43 AM CDT
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Judge tosses NRA bankruptcy petition
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Harlin D. “Cooter” Hale of Dallas has dismissed a Chapter 11 petition filed by the National Rifle Association in its bid…
May 11, 2021 4:32 PM CDT
DNA suggests murder was carried out by someone other than executed man
DNA tests on a murder weapon and a bloody shirt are not a match with the man executed…
May 7, 2021 4:12 PM CDT
May 6, 2021 11:12 AM CDT
Former Minneapolis police officer seeks new trial
Lawyers have filed a motion seeking a new trial for Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer convicted in the May…
May 5, 2021 4:41 PM CDT May 5, 2021 2:06 PM CDT Former music executive sues Trump lawyer Marc Kasowitz Litigator Marc Kasowitz, known for his representation of former President Donald Trump, is facing a malpractice lawsuit by a former Universal…
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Law firm can sue competitor for allegedly using case runners to poach clients, appeals court says
A New York appeals court is allowing a personal injury law firm to pursue a tortious interference claim against competitors who allegedly used case runners to poach its clients.
Afternoon Briefs: Former music executive sues Trump lawyer; attorney charged with sex trafficking minors
Judge gets public warning over eating for free at law firm’s luncheon before awarding it $2M in legal fees
A Houston judge has received a public warning for awarding $2 million in attorney fees to a law firm after she ate for free at its celebratory luncheon for new lawyers.
Why do female lawyers leave law firms? ‘Blatantly unfair’ compensation often cited, new ABA report says
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.
3 BigLaw firms will give back $1M in Purdue Pharma legal fees in settlement with trustee
Three large law firms have agreed to reduce fee applications by $1 million in their bankruptcy representation of Purdue Pharma, the maker of the prescription pain medication OxyContin, after the U.S. trustee alleged a failure to disclose a common interest agreement.
May 5, 2021 4:41 PM CDT
May 5, 2021 2:06 PM CDT
Former music executive sues Trump lawyer Marc Kasowitz
Litigator Marc Kasowitz, known for his representation of former President Donald Trump, is facing a malpractice lawsuit by a former Universal…
May 4, 2021 4:33 PM CDT
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