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Manhattan Judge Sets Dec. 23 Deadline for Trump Deposition in Defamation Suit

Mon, 2021-10-04 15:40

The judge also set an Oct. 18 deadline for Trump's attorney, Alina Habba of Habba Madaio & Associates, and Wilkinson Stekloff partner Moira Penza, who represents plaintiff Summer Zervos, to submit a stipulation setting dates for all depositions or to notify the court that they have not reached an agreement on scheduling.


As Vacancies Linger and Applicants Dwindle, Courthouse Workers in Pa. Are Stretched Thin

Mon, 2021-10-04 13:41

"Of course it's more stressful," Schuylkill County Sheriff Joseph Groody said. "We're busy just trying to cover everything."


How Defense Firm Shook, Hardy & Bacon Pursued a Class Action—and Won

Mon, 2021-10-04 13:19

Chicago partner Gary Elden brought the class action prior to his firm's 2015 merger with Shook, Hardy & Bacon, but the firm continued to pursue the case on behalf of a group of doctors suing a hospital system in Tennessee.


Sentencing Jan. 6 Defendant, Judge Slams Comparisons Between Capitol Riot and George Floyd Protests

Mon, 2021-10-04 13:15

U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan rejected federal prosecutors' recommendation for home confinement. "There has to be consequences for participating in an attempted violent overthrow of the government beyond sitting at home," she said.


Would You Buy That Attorneys Can Sell Legal Tech?

Mon, 2021-10-04 10:30

Some lawyers have changed careers and become legal tech sales professionals. But old habits can be hard to shed, leading to instances where a pitch meeting can feel like deposition, or the word "malpractice" is thrown around all a bit too liberally.


Skilled in the Art with Scott Graham: Why Cisco Systems Should Be Thanking the Wall Street Journal + VLSI Accuses PTAB Petitioner of 'Shakedown' + After Further Review, Diagnostic Patents Are Ineligible

Mon, 2021-10-04 09:44

"While I admire the work the Journal produced, I think it glossed over at times how judicial stock ownership can actually cut against judicial rulings and reputation," Graham writes.


'Banana Performance': GCs Complain That Law Firms Often Lose Interest After Initial Engagement

Mon, 2021-10-04 06:58

Showering a prospective client with attention is normal, but once a firm gets a coveted panel spot the treatment changes, GCs say.


Will the UK's Decision to Suspend Competition Law to Solve the Fuel Crisis Set a Bad Precedent?

Mon, 2021-10-04 06:32

Lawyers from A&O, Slaughter and May and Baker McKenzie calm fears over the U.K.'s "rare" legislative move.


Law Firms Aren't Moving Enough Young Talent Into Leadership Roles: The Morning Minute

Mon, 2021-10-04 06:00

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Leaking Talent a 'Growing Threat' to Law Firms

Mon, 2021-10-04 05:30

More and more, firm leaders are worried about losing too much homegrown talent.