A report from Citi Private Bank and Hildebrandt Consulting found that firms progressively improved their financial performance after a slow start to 2019. That's a good sign for the coming year.
The accounting giant launches Shanghai SF Lawyers with a group from China's Grandall Law Firm, led by senior partner Paula Yu.
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Los Angeles associate Sherry William and Linklaters senior counsel Joshua Ashley Klayman withdrew their request to proceed anonymously in a lawsuit claiming that Morrison & Foerster discriminates against pregnant women and new mothers.
Avenatti claims he was merely doing his job as an advocate for his client, and said he plans to subpoena Nike over its payment practices. Trial in the case is set to begin Jan. 21.
The Swedish telecom giant appears to have placed the company's fate in the hands of its recently hired chief compliance officer along with chief legal officer Xavier Dedullen.
John Gately III is accused of murdering his brother-in-law, Mayer Brown appellate practice founder Stephen Shapiro, in August 2018.
Hueston Hennigan Sues to Revive Hotline for Detained Immigrants Featured on 'Orange Is the New Black'
The firm's lawyers write that in "the most perverse form of art imitating life imitating art" the government shut down free access to the hotline after it appeared in a plotline in the popular Netflix prison series.
"I don't think he wanted people in the legal industry knowing he sued his former clients," said a defense attorney in the breach of contract suit Partners Legal Search filed over a search fee.
Bumatay, whose nomination was opposed by California's Democratic senators, is the first openly gay appellate judge and the first of Filipino descent appointed by President Donald Trump.
"Why doesn't the government have to pay its contracts like everyone else?" Justice Stephen Breyer asked at one point during Tuesday's arguments.
Gottlieb Keller will retire in March after serving as GC for more than a decade. His successor, Claudia Bo ckstiegel, is being promoted from her post as legal head of Roche's diagnostics division.
Police say the former student at Oklahoma City University School of Law does not pose a physical threat to the campus.
Cities across the U.S., Europe and Asia were listed as emerging legal tech hot spots by a new report from the U.K.'s Law Society. But the list was equally notable for the localities it left out as those it included.
"This is the first attorney general in the history of presidential impeachment proceedings to enlist as a partisan warrior on behalf of a President," one former DOJ lawyer said in a statement issued by the conservative legal group Checks & Balances.
The decision came with one caveat, with Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Barry Ostrager saying the decision does not represent a vindication of Exxon Mobil's environmental stewardship. But he said the case implicated securities fraud, not the environmental footprint of the energy company.