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NY Federal Judge Throws Out Democratic National Committee's Suit Over Russian Hacking

Tue, 2019-07-30 17:34

Koeltl said the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act shielded the Russian Federation from being sued in federal court, and 'second-level participants' were protected under the First Amendment for their roles in sharing information that had been illegally obtained.


Let's Ride, Walmart's Compliance Chief (and Cyclist) Urges Company Employees

Tue, 2019-07-30 17:03

“I love cycling because I think you can get to so many places, explore so many places, and it's really good at helping with the life/work balance. Especially when you have stressful jobs, Daniel Trujillo told Corporate Counsel.


Boies, Boutrous and Chemerinsky Back California's Squeeze on Trump's Tax Returns

Tue, 2019-07-30 16:30

"No other constitutional provision is implicated or violated by a state's requirement that a Presidential candidate disclose tax returns," David Boies said in a statement that was part of Gov. Newsom's press announcement.


Allegations Fly Against Lawyers on Both Sides of 3M's Bair Hugger Lawsuits

Tue, 2019-07-30 16:13

Three lead plaintiffs attorneys accused in a sanctions motion of disclosing sealed documents in lawsuits over Bair Hugger surgical blankets have brought their own motion for sanctions, claiming 3M's lawyers "resorted to fabricating facts."


Father-Son Attorneys Fight Over Family Trust With Claims of Dementia, Fraud

Tue, 2019-07-30 15:22

A prominent Miami attorney-philanthropist is fighting claims that he has dementia and is a vulnerable victim of financial fraud. The assertions come from his son, a former Bush administration general counsel and U.N. representative.


Teetering LeClairRyan Faces Claims Over Shuttered Office, Gender Bias

Tue, 2019-07-30 15:06

The firm has failed to make payments to the landlord of its shuttered Williamsburg, Virginia, office and stands accused of paying a female marketing professional less than her male subordinate.


Capital One Hit With First Civil Suit Over Data Breach, in DC Federal Court

Tue, 2019-07-30 13:47

Capital One is facing a class action lawsuit over a major data breach said to have exposed sensitive information of more than 100 million customers and card applicants.


Akerman Adds Four Partners to Nascent Atlanta Office

Tue, 2019-07-30 11:48

Rapidly expanding beyond its Florida base, Akerman wants to make its Atlanta office full-service. “What we've been doing in Chicago and Texas, we are now doing in Atlanta, said the firm's managing partner.


NY AG James Launches Investigation Into Capital One Data Breach

Tue, 2019-07-30 11:30

James, who's office recently co-led a massive settlement with Equifax over its own data breach from 2017, was critical of Capital One in a statement announcing the probe Tuesday.


Ahead of the Curve: A Law School and an Assassin

Tue, 2019-07-30 11:06

This week's Ahead of the Curve looks at the University of North Texas Dallas College of Law's new campus and its ties to presidential assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, as well as Yale Law School's decision to accept the GRE and what that means.


Allegations Revealed Against Ex-Baker McKenzie Leader Gary Senior

Tue, 2019-07-30 06:12

The former London head caused the woman to be alone with him and 'attempted to embrace and kiss' the complainant, according to the ethics body filing.


Nearly 50K Sit for the Bar Exam, EU Gives a Thumbs-Down, Jones Day Pushes Back: The Morning Minute

Tue, 2019-07-30 06:00

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My Weekday Workout: DLA Piper's Ferlillia Roberson

Tue, 2019-07-30 00:49

"Exercising helps me maintain an emotional balance and enhances my overall productivity along with positive thinking."