Lawyers at Wigdor LLP previously alleged that former DLA Piper partner Louis Lehot assaulted partner Vanina Guerrero, leading to his departure from the firm. The Wigdor lawyers now represent a second woman, an unnamed former human resources manager, who claims she was fired after complaining she was physically afraid to be near Lehot.
The patent lawyer is the eighth partner to leave the premium boutique in the last two months for firms with global reach.
FisherBroyles leaders said the firm's lack of overhead expenses allows it to deliver fixed-fee rates on par with the small IP shops that are also partnering with Amazon.
Kim Sinatra is accused of playing a role in a plan to send spies posing as clients to a hair salon of a former Wynn Resorts employee who had spoken out about casino mogul Steve Wynn.
Vance Agrees to Stay Enforcement of Grand Jury Subpoena for Trump Tax Docs, in Exchange for Expedited Review Process
Arguments are set to be heard at 10 a.m. Wednesday by Chief Judge Robert Katzmann, Senior Judge Christopher Droney and Judge Denny Chin of the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
The firm's combination with Bingham McCutcheon and a rapid expansion in Asia are in the rear-view mirror, but challenges in maintaining culture and keeping up with the pace of change remain ahead.
"This isn't victim-blaming or victim-shaming. She's not a victim here," Louis Lehot said of partner Vanina Guerrero.
Federal prosecutors can admit a transcript of the scene, where Frank Pentangeli lies during congressional testimony.
Your U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit brief is due in a few days and your attention turns to what to put in the appendix. The Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure are not much help.
The lawsuit against Schulte and Susan Frunzi, a partner concentrating on estate planning, among other areas, was lodged in 2018 by Jordan Seaman, who alleged that he incurred millions of dollars in damages based on being misled by Frunzi. The appeals court dismissed the malpractice action, saying no attorney-client relationship had been established for the work in question.
In this week's Ahead of the Curve, friends of slain Florida State law professor Dan Markel share their views of the verdict, and we take a look at why people love to stage mock trials centered on Shylock from Shakepeare's The Merchant of Venice.
An analysis by The American Lawyer found that big-name firms, including Vinson & Elkins, Goodwin Procter, and Quinn Emanuel, show wide disparities in the percentage of white and minority lawyers in their nonequity partnership tier.
The revelations come just weeks after former restructuring partner Ryan Beckwith was found by a tribunal to have acted inappropriately.
Paul Hanly of New York's Simmons Hanly Conroy said co-lead counsel were finalizing details of a deal until 1 a.m. on Monday.