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Mueller Cooperator Rick Gates, Awaiting Sentencing, Testifies Against Greg Craig

2 hours 32 min ago

In his testimony in Washington court, Rick Gates said Craig, then a Skadden partner, had been involved in the public relations strategy of the report at the center of the criminal charges.

         

Chief Compliance Officer Edward Hanover Leaves FIFA to Join DLA Piper in California

4 hours 16 min ago

Hanover said he left the world's largest sports organization to be a partner in the firm's sports, media and entertainment law practice group. He added he and his wife were also ready to return to the U.S. after almost 10 years abroad.

         

What's Next: Porn, Privacy and Alleged Fraud in the Digital Age + 9th Circuit Narrows Phone Searches at the Border + Verizon Sues Over 5G Fees

4 hours 22 min ago

This week, we catch up with John O'Brien of The O'Brien Law Firm as he takes GirlsDoPorn.com to trial this week in San Diego.

         

Ex-Trademark Law Guru at Amazon Launches IP Boutique

4 hours 33 min ago

Stephen Coates said opening his own firm has been a dream of his for many years. His new boutique, Coates IP, specializes in intellectual property, marketing and advertising, social media, privacy and data protection and product counseling.

         

Michael Avenatti's Attorney Says He'll Subpoena Nike in Defense Against Extortion Case

5 hours 16 min ago

The lawyer who has represented foes of President Donald Trump is facing a November 12 trial date on charges he tried to shake down the shoe company.

         

Weedmaps Changes Advertising Policy Before Class Action Suit Is Filed

5 hours 33 min ago

The lawsuit would have been filed by the Los Angeles-based cannabis firm, Zuber Lawler, and would have sought relief under California's Unfair Competition Law. The law prohibits false advertising and illegal business practices.

         

CA Judge Calls Sexual Harassment Allegations at Trial 'Insulting' and Racist

5 hours 39 min ago

Second District Court of Appeal Justice Jeffrey Johnson denied sexual harassment allegations on Thursday, testifying: "I'm at risk of losing my job, because someone's saying I'm talking about the color and size of my penis. It's insulting."

         

Higher Law: Akerman LLP & Florida Cannabis Scene | Credit Union Guidance | 'Weedmaps' Changes Advertising Policy | Big 9th Circuit Argument Next Week

6 hours 10 min ago

Catch up with an Akerman lawyer about the Florida landscape, and scroll down for the latest court action, headlines and more. Thanks for reading!

         

As NY 'Red Flag' Law Takes Effect, Judges Face Duty to Eye Fitness for Gun Ownership

6 hours 27 min ago

"I think the courts are set up to deal with a very wide range of petitions and procedures. I've spoken personally with Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence Marks and they have been actively preparing," state Sen. Brian Kavanagh said.

         

Court Paves Path for Donation of Janet Reno's Home to Miami Dade College

7 hours 3 min ago

The Third District Court of Appeal's ruling followed an appeal from the former U.S. Attorney General's niece, Janet Meliha, who sought to stop the endowment of the property to the school.

         

Burford Slapped With Class Action Securities Suit After Muddy Waters Dustup

7 hours 8 min ago

The Rosen Law Firm in New York seeks to represent investors who claim they were damaged by Burford Capital's allegedly false and misleading statements that artificially inflated securities.

         

Big Law Billed Republicans Millions to Sue Obama. Against Trump, Firms Are Working for Free

7 hours 10 min ago

House Republicans struggled to find lawyers willing to work on their challenges to the Obama administration due to the unpopularity of the stances.

         

Nokia Seeks to Dismiss Former In-House Attorney's Sex, Age Discrimination Suit

7 hours 11 min ago

In the motion to dismiss filed by Reed Smith lawyers on behalf of Nokia, the company says Sharan Rene Boudreau's claims are barred because she did not file her claims with the EEOC and the Texas Workforce Commission within the required time frame.

         

DLA Piper's Ilana Eisenstein Will Co-Lead Penn Law's New Appellate Clinic

7 hours 15 min ago

Eisenstein, a former federal prosecutor and assistant to the U.S. solicitor general, will share leadership duties with Penn Law professor Jean Galbraith.

         

'My Wife Is Dying': Lawyer's Complaint Claims Judge Demanded Court Appearance

7 hours 22 min ago

"It almost brought tears to my eyes that anybody, any elected official, much less a judicial officer, would behave in such a manner," said Waco solo practitioner Doug Froneberger, who filed a judicial complaint against Bell County Justice of the Peace Pct. 4, Place 1 Judge Daryl Peters.

         

What Should I Do With All These Life Insurance Policies? Inquiring Lawyers Want to Know

7 hours 39 min ago

It's not uncommon for an attorney to have a hodgepodge collection of life insurance policies.

         

How I Made Partner: Latham & Watkins' Erin Brown Jones

10 hours 48 min ago

"If something feels weird, it's probably the wrong approach for you. Being yourself resonates with clients. It helps you develop real long-lasting connections."

         

Will Private Equity's Diversity Problem Improve as Clients Grow?

10 hours 49 min ago

The private equity space is rapidly growing. Will the diversity infrastructure come with it? And will law firm private equity practices follow?

         

Big Law Partners in Seoul Are Shifting Toward Local Firms

12 hours 10 min ago

Seoul-based partners at international firms didn't see joining a Korean firm as a comparable option. But that has changed.

         

Trump DOJ Gets an Emoluments Win, How Lawyers are E-Duped, Aussie Infrastructure Boom: The Morning Minute

16 hours 9 min ago

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