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Fieldfisher Records Third Successive Year of Double-Digit Revenue Growth

Thu, 2019-06-20 09:13

Revenue at the firm has grown 17% in the financial year 2018-19 but marks an overall slowdown in growth since last year.

         

Fancy Funding, Help Online, Safety Concerns: The Morning Minute

Thu, 2019-06-20 06:00

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

         

Hogan Lovells Launches Mandatory Anti-Bullying and Harassment Training in UK

Thu, 2019-06-20 04:03

The firm is the latest to ramp up its efforts to manage behavior expectations.

         

Gap's Associate General Counsel Grew Her Legal Skills In-House, Straight Out of Law School

Thu, 2019-06-20 00:55

Gap Inc. associate general counsel Marie Ma joined the company's legal department straight out of law school. "Don't close yourself off to alternative paths to get where you want to go," she said.

         

IMF Bentham Launches $500M Non-US Fund

Thu, 2019-06-20 00:28

The fund is the Australian litigation funder's second focused on disputes outside the U.S.

         

Labor of Law: Big Law Backs Employment Arbitration | EEOC's Pay-Data Update | Female NY Anchors Sue | Wall Street Dads | Who Got the Work

Thu, 2019-06-20 00:00

Welcome to Labor of Law: Ropes & Gray backs Winston & Strawn's pro-arbitration fight at SCOTUS against a former partner. Plus: the EEOC updates a trial judge on the status of reinstated pay-data collection. Thanks for reading!

         

Lawyers at Global Law Firms Questioning Hong Kong's Stability

Wed, 2019-06-19 19:49

Are the escalating tensions between Hong Kong's citizens and the central Chinese government a sign of instability that could jeopardize the city's position as a global financial hub?

         

Ex-Kavanaugh Clerk Justin Walker Gets Trump Nod for Kentucky Court

Wed, 2019-06-19 19:32

Walker, a litigator at Dinsmore & Shohl who also teaches at Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville, was part of the wave of former Kavanaugh clerks who spoke out in support of his Supreme Court nomination.

         

Admissions, Sex Abuse Scandals: University General Counsel to Tackle Hot-Button Issues

Wed, 2019-06-19 18:11

Jerry Blakemore, National Association of College and University Attorneys chair-elect of the board of directors, spoke with Corporate Counsel about the legal issues facing higher education lawyers today.

         

Be Prepared For The Next Recession. Plus, Getting Rid Of Gender Bias.

Wed, 2019-06-19 18:08

A recent survey found 97% of general counsel feel another recession is in the near future but only 14% are prepared for it while female managers see more gender bias from subordinates. Also, Aramark chief compliance officer talks about how she found herself focusing on compliance after her time as a labor and employment litigator.

         

Senate Confirms Texas Federal Judge Amid Controversy Over His Alleged Anti-LGBTQ Bias

Wed, 2019-06-19 16:23

Matthew Kacsmaryk rose to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, amid criticism, after a vote Wednesday. “[Sen. Mitch] McConnell has his own way of celebrating Pride, which is to put on the floor this horrific nominee, Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, said in a Tuesday press call.

         

Arbiters Pushing for More Disclosure as Litigation Funding Expands Into Their Venue

Wed, 2019-06-19 15:56

Arbitration specialists dish on the developments they're seeing as the two worlds collide.

         

After Alex Jones Threatens Lawyer, Attorneys Discuss Personal Safety

Wed, 2019-06-19 15:46

Several attorneys discuss the threats lawyers often get just doing their job.

         

American Petroleum Institute GC Jumps to Stoel Rives

Wed, 2019-06-19 15:43

Stacy Linden is the second API alum to take up a new Big Law perch this month.

         

Michael Dreeben, Deputy Solicitor and Top Mueller Lawyer, Ends DOJ Career

Wed, 2019-06-19 15:27

Dreeben, who argued his 100th Supreme Court case in 2016, had earned a reputation as the U.S. Justice Department's preeminent expert on criminal law.

         

Law Firm Targets Trivago in Helms-Burton Lawsuit

Wed, 2019-06-19 15:24

The suit is the fifth such action filed in the U.S. and the sixth worldwide since Cuban Americans were given the green light to sue for land seized by the Cuban government after the country's revolution in 1959.

         

In Wake of Marijuana Legalization Bill Failure, NY Lawmakers Eye Decriminalization

Wed, 2019-06-19 15:01

The measure would replace criminal charges for small amounts of marijuana with violations and allow low-level convictions to be expunged.

         

Lawsuit Against Church of Scientology Alleges Human Trafficking, Intimidation

Wed, 2019-06-19 14:55

The action claims the church engaged in human trafficking, child abuse, forced labor, exploitative commercial practices and intimidation campaigns aimed at anyone who spoke out against the church or its leader.

         

Dentons Hires Corporate Partner in Italy to Launch U.S.-Italy Cross-Border Practice

Wed, 2019-06-19 13:39

Michael Bosco will focus on cross-border inbound and outbound M&A transactions for Italian and U.S. companies and also support the European capital markets practice on the U.S. law side.

         

Dentons Hires Corporate Partner in Italy to Launch U.S.-Italy Cross-Border Practice

Wed, 2019-06-19 13:39

Michael Bosco will focus on cross-border inbound and outbound M&A transactions for Italian and U.S. companies and also support the European capital markets practice on the U.S. law side.

         

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