In-house lawyers from Discover, T-Mobile and Microsoft give tips on how they are strengthening their pro bono programs. Also, a former CEO of two fashion companies discusses her journey from law firm partner to general counsel to CEO.
Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday that he is being represented by two partners at Pierce Bainbridge and an attorney at Davidoff Hutcher & Citron who previously represented Michael Cohen.
Will Big Tech's Antitrust Moment Swing Open Encryption Backdoors? + Facebook Faces Regulatory Disclosures + No 4th Amendment Protection for WiFi Moochers
Security policy experts disentangle encryption from the antitrust suspicion surrounding Silicon Valley.
In the hallways of a law firm, there is not much discussion about these struggles, and women attorneys are expected to handle the challenges in silence with grace and to continue working with very little support or understanding.
Defense attorney Bruce Rogow said Stone was answering questions before the House Intelligence Committee with Russia, not WikiLeaks, on his mind.
Because dementia is a growing problem as the population of older attorneys increases—17% of Texas' 103,300 attorneys are 65 or older—the State Bar of Texas in recent years has been teaching about what to do when attorneys face cognitive impairment.
If the order removing Judge John Laettner stands, he will be the second Contra Costa judge barred from office in the last 15 months. Laettner had disputed the claims.
A court petition for documents related to Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal marks Becerra's office's first public foray into the swirl of litigation against the company.
Funds from the round will be used to further develop new products, increase marketing, and expand the business in Australia and into Asia.
The California Consumer Privacy Act: Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask -- 100 Days Out, Part Two
Part Two of a Two-Part Article Part One of this article, last issue, covered how the CCPA applies to businesses — both in and outside California, the revenue threshold, proposed amendments and other open issues. Part Two continues with the rights that CCPA grants to Californians, the CCPA's impact on company privacy policies, how other states' privacy laws compare to the CCPA, exceptions and penalties for violating the Act.
Affinity groups at 13 elite law schools have pledged to stop accepting funding from any law firm that uses mandatory arbitration. They specifically noted Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher as a firm that continues to use it for certain employees.
Trump Nominates 2 for Southern District of NY Judgeships, Seeks to Elevate Ala. Judge to 11th Circuit
The White House offers another round of nominations to fill vacancies on federal courts in New York, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Arizona, Missouri and Washington, D.C., and on the U.S. Tax Court. According to the U.S. Courts, the Southern District of New York is currently operating with six official vacancies.
Managing Global Legal Departments, Risk and Gender Discrimination: A Q&A with Veteran General Counsel Susie Flook
As an in-house leader for Coca-Cola, Guinness, CPC UK Ltd. and The Body Shop, Flook became an expert at overseeing international legal teams and developing a rapport with business teams and the C-suite while also dealing with gender discrimination.
U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden said there is a "strong line of cases suggesting the House would have standing to bring this type of case."
Fourth Circuit Joins Others on Class Action Question and Clarifies Standard for Hostile Work Conditions
Can a business face a class action lawsuit when it has violated a law but may not have actually harmed anyone? And how do you measure whether racial harassment was severe enough for an employer to be liable for creating a hostile work environment?
For Covington, the transition caps a decadelong era of international expansion and revenue growth under Timothy Hester, an antitrust partner who was first named chairman in 2008.
Equifax Lawyers Want How Much in Fees? Today in Court: Purdue's Plan to Pause Lawsuits. Mich. AG Hires Outside Counsel.
Lawyers who got a $1.4 billion class action settlement this year over the Equifax data breach have asked for $77.5 million in attorney fees.
"They are screwed. At the end of the day, they are dependent on TrialWorks," said one cybersecurity expert. But lawyers say that were ways to prevent that dependence, and still may be a few ways to remedy the attack's damages.