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Litigation Leaders: Kirkland's Mark Filip on Lateral Hiring, 'Perry Mason' Moments and Training the Next Generation

5 hours 47 min ago

'Litigators here know the ultimate resolution of a dispute is in a courtroom, and we prepare cases so they can be successfully resolved in court and at trial if necessary.'


READ: 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.


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 Investigation 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.


In Facebook Privacy Derivative Suit, Plaintiffs Plan to Replead Federal Claims

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 17:52

U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr. dismissed all state law claims in the shareholder derivative lawsuit brought in the wake of Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal. But the judge gave the plaintiffs a chance to amend their claims brought under the federal securities laws.


Will Supreme Court Dunk on Ninth Circuit Copyright Ruling in Iconic Michael Jordan Photo?

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 17:33

With Oracle and Google on the horizon, SCOTUS may take up a more fun Ninth Circuit case involving a 35-year-old photo of Michael Jordan.


Ex-Kirkland Partner Robert Khuzami to Exit SDNY Deputy Role

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:42

Audrey Strauss, currently senior counsel in the office, will replace Khuzami as deputy U.S. attorney, and Craig Stewart, an Arnold & Porter partner, will serve as chief counsel.


Litigator of the Week: Boies Schiller's Dunn Scores in Clash of Tech Titans

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:35

Boies Schiller Flexner partner Karen Dunn led a team in scoring a win worth billions to Apple—a key battle in a larger fight against Qualcomm.


And the LOTW Runners Up...

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 01:33

A shout-out to our Litigator of the Week runners up from Clare Locke; Reed Smith and Beveridge & Diamond.


Gordon Caplan Scheduled to Appear in Court Alongside Lori Loughlin in College Admissions Case

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 19:09

Gordon Caplan will appear alongside the "Full House" actress for an initial appearance in Boston federal court on April 3.


DC Circuit Weighs 'Quickie' Election Rule in UPS Union Dispute

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 18:04

In an amicus brief, lawyers for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce warn a ruling could extend so-called "Auer deference."


How Did Gibson Dunn, Perkins Coie and Lowenstein Sandler Get Duped by a 20-Something Who Claimed to Be a Heiress?

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 17:58

The firms were stiffed for over $250,000 by an alleged socialite grifter, prosecutors say, raising a red flag about the need for client vetting.


11th Circuit OKs Strip Club's $10K Verdict--Plus $280K in Legal Fees

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 14:53

The jury found that a DeKalb County raid in 2013 violated the constitutional rights of Follies strip club.


Daily Dicta: Devin Nunes Messes With the Bull—and Gets the Horns

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 14:13

It seems the main result of the suit so far has been to amplify the voices that Nunes ostensibly wanted to suppress.


Venable Nabs Nine-Lawyer Litigation Team From Kelley Drye in LA

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 11:26

Venable has brought over Kelley Drye & Warren's Los Angeles entertainment and media group.


Hogan Lovells Joins Fight in Ninth Circuit Over Seized Hemp

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 01:21

Hogan Lovells partners Neal Katyal and Sean Marotta have signed on to represent a Colorado company trying to recover industrial hemp that Idaho police seized as contraband in January.


In $30M Hit for Cisco, Federal Circuit Fractures Again on Patent Eligibility

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 20:03

The ruling means most of the $8 million in attorney fees also stay in place.


Former Greenberg Traurig Shareholders Join Marc Mukasey to Launch Boutique

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 18:44

“We're going to stay lean, but we're going to recruit more people, Mukasey said of his new New York firm.


In Trump vs. George Conway, Could Wachtell Be Caught in the Crossfire?

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 18:00

President Donald Trump on Wednesday called Wachtell's Conway "a stone cold LOSER" and "husband from hell!" Conway's response? A retweet with the comment, "The President of the United States."


Citibank Pays $49M to Settle Fair Housing Charges in Mortgage Program

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 17:21

A consent agreement includes a $25 million civil penalty and $24 million in customer reimbursements for failures in a relationship lending program that was supposed to offer mortgage discounts and credits.