The high court ruled that litigation finance could be used for claims against third parties in insolvency proceedings.
Paul Weiss' Brad Karp said he wants to form "a consortium of leading law firms and public interest organizations" across the U.S. to help achieve racial justice and eradicate systemic racism.
US Judge Orders Release of Furloughed Pryor Cashman Associate on $250,000 Bond in Molotov Cocktail Case
U.S. District Judge Margo Brodie upheld U.S. Magistrate Judge Steven Gold's ruling that Colinford Mattis, on furlough from Pryor Cashman since April because of the coronavirus pandemic, could be released to confinement in his Brooklyn home on a $250,000 bond.
Nearly all jurisdictions are planning to hold in-person bar exams in July or September, but the entity that creates the bar exam has unveiled plans for a backup online test—one it hopes states don't have to use.
George Floyd Killing Sparks University of Miami Law Webinar on Racist Police Brutality: Here's How to Attend
The University of Miami School of Law will host an interactive Zoom seminar Tuesday titled "Racist Police Brutality and the Role of Law, Lawyers and Law Enforcement in the Problem and its Solutions."
"Given the serious allegations in Mr. Flynn's most recent sworn statement, further proceedings in the district court will ensure the integrity of the judicial process and serve the public interest," lawyers from Wilkinson Walsh, representing U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan, told the D.C. Circuit on Monday.
Stanley Brand recently left Akin Gump after five years to return to his roots of working for a small firm. "I still like the work," he said.
As leaders slowly pave ways to restart the economy, lawyers and law firms are looking for the safest route to getting back to work supporting clients who are trying to do the same. At the center of these discussions, an important quandary is brewing: How do we go back to conducting productive business without seeming callous to the harsh realities many people are experiencing?
Professor Michael McConnell, who was recently named as a co-chair of Facebook's Oversight Board, has been criticized by students and faculty for quoting the racial epithet in a class last week.
Rodriguez's ex-brother-in-law alleges the former baseball star squeezed him out of profits in their real estate partnership, while Rodriguez counters it's Scurtis who took unauthorized funds from the joint venture.
"We didn't think of this necessarily as a political issue," said Minority Corporate Counsel Association chair Stuart Alderoty, general counsel of fintech firm Ripple Labs Inc.
Among new COVID-19-related measures announced Monday, the firm's 350-attorney London office will see "targeted redundancies" of both lawyers and professional staff.
Lawyers from global firms are nervously waiting for more detail on how the Trump administration's move will affect the city and their clients.
Having to transition from LIBOR, which will potentially require numerous contract revisions and negotiations, can be significantly more complicated than meeting other regulatory demands, such as the GDPR or CCPA.
Justice Clarence Thomas, joined by Justice Neil Gorsuch, said the court should have taken up the bar fee case.
Three attorneys who sued the State Bar of Texas over mandatory membership and dues requirements have lost their case and now must pay the bar's costs.
Ellison, who is Minnesota's first African American attorney general, has a background in civil rights law and previously led the Legal Rights Center in Minneapolis.
Colinford Mattis, a corporate lawyer, was accused of driving a van from which an occupant emerged to throw an incendiary device at an unoccupied NYPD vehicle in an act that was caught on camera, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.