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Labor of Law: Pay-Data Collection Is Ongoing, As DOJ Opens Appeal | NYC Whistleblower Wins | Gibson Dunn's New Investigations Work | L&E Headlines & Notable Moves

21 hours 26 min ago

The US Justice Department files its opening brief for the EEOC challenging a judge's pay-data collection order, as the collection process is underway. Plus: a federal labor appeals panel has ruled for a NYC subway whistleblower, and scroll down for our latest Who Got the Work, and much more.


Critical Mass: Two Attorneys To Lead Talks For Possible Opioid Class. Flint Lawyers Float Settlement Counsel. Capital One Brings in Top Privacy Lawyer.

Wed, 2019-08-21 20:26

Find out the two attorneys who got appointed—and who did not—to lead a potential class settlement over opioids.


Skilled in the Art: Who's Afraid of a Big, Bad Injunction? + 10x Genomics Presses Ahead With IPO

Wed, 2019-08-21 20:12

Gene sequencing company 10x Genomics files to go public, despite that little injunction thingy.


'We Will Leave': Drama Over Skadden's Ukraine Billing Gets Close Up at Greg Craig Trial

Wed, 2019-08-21 19:23

“This is not right and it is a serious problem for me. All was clear between us," Craig, a former Skadden partner, said in one email exchange that prosecutors showed jurors Wednesday at trial in Washington.


Inside Track: Get Tariff Exclusion Requests In. Plus, Remembering A Diversity & Inclusion Advocate.

Wed, 2019-08-21 18:08

How in-house counsel can navigate the China Tariff Exclusion Requests process. Also, a McDonald's lawyer is remembered for helping lawyers of color start their legal careers.


Composer Ennio Morricone Wins Rights to Italian Film Scores

Wed, 2019-08-21 17:58

The ruling, a clear appellate win for Morricone and his attorney Jane Ginsburg, ended a seven-year dispute over rights to the musical scores and nearly three years of litigation that touched on U.S. and Italian property law.


Lawyer Says, Contrary to Belief, Consumer Enforcement Is Alive and Well

Wed, 2019-08-21 17:28

Co-leader of Ballard Spahr's consumer financial services group said his law firm has not seen any continued drop in the number of investigations under President Donald Trump's administration.


Judge Hands Off Emoluments Case to DC Circuit in Win for Trump DOJ

Wed, 2019-08-21 17:10

U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan granted the Justice Department's request to stay the lawsuit and allow the circuit court to review his previous rulings that allowed the case to proceed.


Former Orbitz, Kayak Lawyer Joins Jobcase as General Counsel

Wed, 2019-08-21 17:05

Ben Berman joins the social media platform and job marketplace after having served as an in-house leader in the online travel industry for more than a decade.


Meet the Former Supreme Court Clerks Suing Jones Day

Wed, 2019-08-21 16:08

It's easy to say Mark Savignac and Julia Sheketoff were a mismatch with the firm now, but I can't help asking this question: How did Jones Day's Supreme Court and appellate practice group win them over, when they could have gone to any firm that their heart desired?


4 Phishing Tactics That Dupe the Legal Profession

Wed, 2019-08-21 15:41

Hackers are studying lawyers' practice areas, social media presence and their firm's hierarchies to craft subtle but destructive phishing schemes, cybersecurity experts say.


‘Moral Delinquency and Incompetence:' Interim Emory Law Dean Wanted Prof Fired Over Racial Slur

Wed, 2019-08-21 14:59

Suspended law professor Paul Zwier is scheduled to appear before a faculty committee that could determine whether the university can fire him.


In GirlsDoPorn Trial, Jane Doe Law Grad Emerges as Central Figure

Wed, 2019-08-21 14:00

As trial in the fraud suit against gets underway, the defendants describe Jane Doe No. 1, now graduated from law school, as the "ringleader" of 22 former actresses who are suing the adult film site.


Schulte Roth Ex-Employee Sues, Alleging Sexist, Homophobic Remarks Made in Office

Wed, 2019-08-21 13:40

Sebastian Alonzo said he endured abuse from Schulte co-workers for years, while managers and the firm's human resources department did nothing to stop it.


US Judge Sets Hearing on Dismissal of Jeffrey Epstein Indictment

Wed, 2019-08-21 11:34

"The public may still have an informational interest in the process by which the prosecutor seeks dismissal of an indictment," U.S. District Judge Richard Berman wrote.


Wheelhouse Group Names General Counsel as President

Wed, 2019-08-21 10:59

Rob Lia joins the growing list of top in-house lawyers who have been tapped to serve nonlegal executive leadership roles. As president and GC, he will oversee the business affairs for Wheelhouse and its subsidiaries, which includes entertainment and content, marketing, investment and real estate deals.


Battle Heats Up Over Trump's Finances, Higher Law and You, Boutrous for Playboy: The Morning Minute

Wed, 2019-08-21 06:00

Here's the news you need to start your day.


Jones Day Gets Extra Time to Respond to Ex-Associates' Bias Suit Over Parental Leave

Wed, 2019-08-21 00:29

The plaintiffs had argued Jones Day shouldn't be allowed to "try this case on social media" while putting off its response in court.


US Labor Board Upholds NYC Transit Whistleblower's Win

Wed, 2019-08-21 00:27

Lawyers for New York had argued the National Transit Systems Security Act doesn't protect workplace safety complaints, only matters affecting the general public.


Compliance Hot Spots: Skadden Watches, And Testifies, At Greg Craig Trial | CFTC Yanks Press Releases Amid Companies' Complaints | New IRS Warning Letters | Davis Polk Snags SEC Cyber Lawyer

Tue, 2019-08-20 21:00

Who's testifying at the Greg Craig trial in Washington? Plus: the CFTC yanked down press releases in the Kraft and Mondelez settlement, as a judge weighs the two companies' complaints. Scroll down for all the new moves, and thanks for reading!