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NYC Bar Details Complaints, Calling for 'Full' Attorney-Discipline Investigation of Giuliani

1 hour 32 min ago

"The complaints against Mr. Giuliani allege serious misconduct," said the city bar association in an 11-page report, and they "appear to be substantiated by extensive evidence—consisting in large part of Mr. Giuliani's own statements."

       

Boies Schiller Partner Joshua Schiller Continued Working Through Leave of Absence After Arrest: Sources

1 hour 49 min ago

Boies Schiller also announced Wednesday that the firm has hired an investigator following Joshua Schiller's arrest.

       

Talking Trendspotter: Readers Agree That Virtual Litigation Is 'Here to Stay'

3 hours 10 min ago

Law.com Litigation Trendspotter readers say the proverbial toothpaste is out of the tube when it comes to the time- and cost-savings virtual proceedings provide courts, lawyers and litigants.

       

Compliance Hot Spots: Covid-19 Litigation Report | Catching Up With O'Melveny's Petrocelli | Gibson Dunn's Enforcement Predictions | Who Got the Work | So Many New Moves: The Latest Roundup

5 hours 56 min ago

Welcome to Compliance Hot Spots, our weekly snapshot on white-collar, regulatory and compliance news and trends.

       

Barnes & Thornburg 'Plods' Ahead With Growth, Increasing Revenue and Profits

6 hours 19 min ago

The pandemic didn't stop the Indianapolis-based firm from opening a New York office, hiring laterals and increasing revenue by 8.5%.

       

My Weekday Workout: 'The Results I Have Seen Motivate Me,' Says Steve Nadel of Seward & Kissel

7 hours 40 min ago

"The results I have seen motivate me, and I know I'll feel gratified after working out. And when I don't work out for a while, I regret it."

       

A Big Law Trial Lawyer's Story of Pain, Loss and Healing

9 hours 13 min ago

What if you had to walk away from your career, right at its height, because of a debilitating disease? Vern Winters, who is in the process of retiring from Sidley Austin, writes about having to face those facts—and to find a way past them.

       

Sneak Peek at the 2021 Go-To Law Schools: Nos. 21-30

12 hours 43 min ago

Here's an early look at Law.com's 2021 Go-To Law School Big Law hiring report, featuring schools 21-30 on our annual ranking of the 50 law campuses that sent the highest percentage of recent graduates on to large firm associate jobs.

       

'Shutdown Orders Do Impose a Physical Limit': Why a Federal Judge Allowed Plaintiffs to Proceed in Bellwether Business Interruption Cases

Tue, 2021-03-02 18:14

The detailed opinion by U.S. District Judge Edmond Chang focused largely on two key elements found in the relevant policy language issued by Society Insurance: causation and the meaning of "direct physical loss" as applied to the plaintiff businesses that saw their business and profits crater as the coronavirus took grip.

       

Judge Refuses to Approve $92M TikTok Privacy Class Action Settlement

Tue, 2021-03-02 15:59

At a preliminary approval hearing on Tuesday, U.S. District Judge John Lee, of the Northern District of Illinois, wanted more information as to why class members would not receive notice of the settlement through TikTok's own app, which might improve the predicted claims rate of less than 2%.

       

'You Need To Speak Up': Legal Giants Mourn the Death of Powerhouse Vernon Jordan

Tue, 2021-03-02 15:33

"Hard to even find words at this moment," Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund tweeted.

       

How Lawyer Professional Development Went Virtual, and Why Some Programs Fall Flat

Tue, 2021-03-02 14:17

Virtual training is here to stay. But running a successful remote program requires time and expertise that many firms don't have.

       

Fortress, Irell Win $2.175B Patent Verdict Against Intel

Tue, 2021-03-02 14:01

The mammoth verdict comes in the second patent trial before U.S. District Judge Alan Albright and represents a ringing validation of Fortress Investment Group's patent assertion model.

       

Law.com Radar: What's Happening in New Jersey Litigation?

Tue, 2021-03-02 13:00

Lawyers from Fox Rothschild step in to defend Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in wage-and-hour litigation, and more items flagged in New Jersey by Law.com Radar.

       

McDermott Set to Reenter Asia With Singapore Office Launch

Tue, 2021-03-02 09:52

The firm said it is applying for a license to practice in the city-state.

       

Is Remote Working Actually Improving Client Confidentiality?

Tue, 2021-03-02 04:51

The lack of physical meetings has meant brewing M&A and litigation can be kept secret more easily.

       

Sneak Peek at the 2021 Go-To Law Schools: Nos. 31-40

Tue, 2021-03-02 03:00

Here's an early look at Law.com's 2021 Go-To Law School Big Law hiring report, featuring schools 31-40 on our annual ranking of the 50 law campuses that sent the highest percentage of recent graduates on to large firm associate jobs.

       

Ahead of the Curve: One Law School Goes Mobile and Two Get New Homes

Mon, 2021-03-01 23:46

This week's Ahead of the Curve features the University of South Carolina School of Law's custom bus that serves as a mobile law office, plus Atlanta's John Marshall Law School and the University of Cincinnati College of Law are moving to new digs.

       

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