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Trump Foundation Agrees to Dissolve Under Stipulation With NY AG

1 hour 10 min ago

The stipulation does not affect the rest of the litigation, which seeks $2.8 million in restitution from the Trump Foundation and to ban Trump and his children from serving on the board of a nonprofit for a number of years.

         

DC Circuit Won't Force IRS to Release Trump's Tax Returns

3 hours 52 min ago

"Confidentiality protections extend to the ordinary taxpayer and the President alike," the D.C. Circuit said in a ruling Tuesday that upheld the dismissal of a suit seeking Trump's tax records.

         

My Life Now: 1L Finals at a T14

5 hours 2 min ago

A sense of panic lurks in the background of every class, every passing hello in the hallways and even every weekend night at the bars.

         

Getting Partner Profitability Right

5 hours 44 min ago

Many firms take approaches that undervalue leverage; it's time to fix them.

         

Flynn's Fate, Creepy Clients, Howrey Hangover: The Morning Minute

8 hours 27 min ago

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

         

Midsize Merger Brings Arent Fox to Booming Boston

9 hours 27 min ago

Washington, D.C.-based Arent Fox is joining forces with 55-lawyer Posternak Blankstein & Lund, and becoming the latest Am Law 200 firm to build a Boston beachhead.

         

Ahead of the Curve: The Bar Exam of the Future

Mon, 2018-12-17 23:54

The head of the National Conference of Bar Examiners' Testing Task Force discusses its work looking at the exam's future, and pundits weigh in on what the new enrollment data from the American Bar Association says about the state of legal education.

         

Lawyers Duel Over $503M Fee Award in Syngenta Corn Settlement

Mon, 2018-12-17 18:50

Lawyers from 15 law firms, including Texas plaintiffs attorney Mikal Watts, tussled in court Monday over who should get what in the GMO corn settlement with Syngenta.

         

Mutual of Omaha Promotes Deputy GC to Lead Legal Team

Mon, 2018-12-17 16:18

Mutual of Omaha promoted its deputy general counsel to be its next legal leader starting Jan. 1, succeeding Richard Anderl, who intends to retire at the end of the first quarter, according to the company.

         

Apple Sued Over 'False Pixel Counts' in iPhone X Models

Mon, 2018-12-17 15:54

Filed in California, the lawsuit proposes nationwide, New York and California classes in going after Apple for allegedly overstating features of iPhone X, XS and XS Max phones.

         

Big Law Firms Urge DC Court to Reject 'Unfinished Business' in Howrey Bankruptcy

Mon, 2018-12-17 15:32

A D.C. appeals court is looking at the "unfinished business" doctrine after Howrey's bankruptcy trustee sued several law firms, saying the defunct firm is entitled to fees from matters that departed partners brought with them to their new firms.

         

Who Is Emmet Sullivan, the Judge Who Will Sentence Michael Flynn?

Mon, 2018-12-17 14:24

U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan made headlines recently when he ordered the U.S. government to turn around a plane that was carrying a woman whose asylum case was still pending in court. Here's a lot more to know about the judge.

         

Mahanna, NY AG Chief of Staff, Set to Join Wilmer as Partner

Mon, 2018-12-17 14:08

Brian Mahanna, who also once served as senior adviser to former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, will be a member of the firm's Regulatory and Government Affairs Department, where he will help clients manage high-profile crises and other challenges involving regulators.

         

Harassment From Clients Can Stunt Women's Careers, but Few Firms Are Trying to Stop It

Mon, 2018-12-17 14:03

Women lawyers said harassment from clients is not uncommon and can impact business development opportunities. But many firms don't have policies against client harassment or procedures to support impacted attorneys.

         

Law Firms 'Innovate for Show,' Says Ex-SeyfarthLean CEO

Mon, 2018-12-17 13:51

Too many law firms fail to measure the results of their innovation efforts, says a former leader of a well-known Big Law innovation department.

         

Never Work in Big Law Again with These Holiday Party Tips

Mon, 2018-12-17 13:50

Your firm's blowout this season can provide the perfect opportunity for you to “pursue other interests if you handle yourself right.

         

Study Aims to Gauge Litigant Satisfaction in Women's Health MDLs

Mon, 2018-12-17 13:39

University of Georgia School of Law professor Elizabeth Chamblee Burch is performing a study focusing on women's health MDLs, including the pelvic mesh litigation, the talc litigation and the litigations involving birth control drugs, like Yasmin/Yaz.

         

Williams-Sonoma Sues Amazon Over Name Use, Furniture Knockoffs

Mon, 2018-12-17 13:22

Williams-Sonoma claims that Amazon.com has set up an "unauthorized" store using its famous housewares name and that the online retail giant engaged in a "systemic campaign" of copying patented designs for its West Elm-brand furniture.

         

'Embarrassingly Bad,' 'Unmoored': Legal Scholars Bash Texas Judge's ACA Takedown

Mon, 2018-12-17 10:54

"A ruling this consequential had better be based on rock-solid legal argument. Instead, the opinion by Judge Reed O'Connor is an exercise of raw judicial power," two legal scholars said.

         

New Financial Order: How 5 Countries Addressed Cryptocurrency in 2018

Mon, 2018-12-17 08:30

The year 2018 has been a big one for the regulation of virtual currencies. Here's a look at how countries such as Malta, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Australia and South Korea are approaching their cryptocurrency markets.

         

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