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Kirkland Takes 20-Lawyer Group From Proskauer in Los Angeles

3 hours 15 min ago

The half-dozen partners joining Kirkland include former leaders or co-leaders of key corporate practices at Proskauer Rose.


A Look Inside the City of Atlanta's Legal Department During the Biggest Ransomware Attack on a Local Government

4 hours 9 min ago

Roy Hadley, a former high-ranking in-house lawyer at several companies and the current outside counsel to the city of Atlanta called in to help the city respond to last year's massive breach, spoke with Corporate Counsel about how his time in-house informed his work on this matter and the role of the city's legal department during the crisis.


Facebook Investors Ask Delaware Court for Access to Ad Revenue, Executive Pay Records

4 hours 10 min ago

The books-and-records suit, filed March 22 by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority and Boston Retirement System, cited a steep decline in Facebook's market value after the company said last July that it expected to see a slowdown in revenue growth.


With Mueller Probe Complete, Eyes on NY State Investigations Into Trump Circle and Entities

4 hours 57 min ago

New York Attorney General Letitia James and two state agencies have launched their own, separate inquiries into president Trump, his inner circle and his business dealings over the past year.


With Kavanaugh, a Second SCOTUS Justice Is on Scalia Law School Faculty

5 hours 47 min ago

News of Justice Brett Kavanaugh's appointment as a distinguished visiting professor has caused a bigger stir than a similar announcement last year of fellow Justice Neil Gorsuch's new summer teaching gig at the law school.


Prosecutors Announce Charges Against Attorney Michael Avenatti

5 hours 51 min ago

Michael Avenatti is being charged in the Southern District of New York with four extortion-related counts connected to what prosecutors claim was an attempt to shake down Nike for millions.


'Stormy Weather Lies Ahead': What Lawyers Are Saying About Barr's Obstruction Call

7 hours 58 min ago

U.S. Attorney General William Barr's decision to resolve whether Trump committed obstruction of justice amid the Mueller probe set off a firestorm of debate among legal scholars and practitioners. Here's a snapshot of what lawyers are saying.


$775M Global Settlement Reached in Lawsuits Over Xarelto Blood Thinner

8 hours 12 min ago

All of the filed cases are based on claims that Bayer and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, failed to adequately warn that the drug could cause dangerous bleeding episodes.


Justices Uphold Mueller Subpoena in Mystery Company's Grand Jury Fight

9 hours 28 min ago

A Washington trial judge had imposed a $50,000 daily fine against the foreign-owned company resisting a Mueller grand jury subpoena.


Nadler Questions 'Discrepancies' Between Barr and Mueller on Obstruction Evidence

11 hours 1 min ago

Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, said his panel would call on Barr to testify before lawmakers “in the near future.


Wachtell Partner: 'We Are Not That Modern'

11 hours 28 min ago

The elite Manhattan outfit on the rise of global law firms and which U.K. operations it favours working with


The Monday After, Big Deals, Criminal Injustice: The Morning Minute

13 hours 21 min ago

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


The American Lawyer's 2019 Dealmakers of the Year

13 hours 51 min ago

From major mergers to high-stakes proxy fights, these lawyers made it all come together on the biggest deals of last year.


Los Angeles Lateral Hiring Frenzy Is Not Slowing Down

14 hours 22 min ago

Firms from outside of California continue to show interest in growing their LA presence.


Data Snapshot: What Criminal Justice Reform Looks Like for One Court

14 hours 22 min ago

As a national debate moves forward about how to confront the issue, we look at how policy changes by a reformist district attorney are shifting the day-to-day operations of Philadelphia court.


Dentons Hires Longtime Hogan Lovells Litigation Partner in Hong Kong

18 hours 32 min ago

Allan Leung was a 30-year Lovells veteran and served as Hong Kong office managing partner between 2004 and 2014.


Therium Announces $430M Fund, Pushing Investments Past $1B

19 hours 20 min ago

The litigation funder recently opened up a presence in Australia and invests in litigation and arbitration globally.


READ: Here Are Mueller's 'Principal' Findings in Russia Investigation

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 16:53

“The Special Counsel states that 'while this report does not conclude that the President committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him, Attorney General William Barr wrote in a letter to Congress.


New FOIA Lawsuit Demands Release of Mueller Report

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 19:57

"I remain committed to as much transparency as possible, and I will keep you informed as to the status of my review," Barr wrote in a letter to U.S. Senate and House judiciary leaders Friday.


The Mueller Probe Was a Gift to the White-Collar Bar

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 19:30

With plenty of work left to be done, the investigation has already been a career-defining event for scores of lawyers on both sides.