Law Firms

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Some corporate clients are making ‘unpalatable’ demands in outside counsel guidelines, partner says
Corporate clients are increasingly making broad demands in outside counsel guidelines that restrict the type of work law firms can do for other clients, observers say.
Lawyer’s firm gets bad Yelp reviews after he is named as man in video ranting about Spanish-speakers
Updated: The response was swift after a man named as a New York lawyer was caught on video ranting about Spanish-speaking restaurant employees—and threatening to call U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement "to have each one of them kicked out of my country."
Did Reed Smith partner hang up on prosecutor for special counsel? Tensions erupt at hearing

A Reed Smith partner representing a Russian company in special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe took offense in a court hearing on Wednesday when a prosecutor said he hung up about…

New firm looks to embrace blockchain technology ethos
Blockchain technology had captured the imaginations of startups, financial institutions and government agencies. Angela Angelovska-Wilson and Lewis Cohen are taking a gamble that the law is next.
Self-proclaimed workaholic billed 3,600 hours last year
Lawyer Daniel Bliss has an explanation for the 3,600 hours he billed last year.
3 new plaintiffs join amended gender discrimination complaint against Ogletree Deakins
Three former partners have joined a gender discrimination lawsuit brought against the management-side labor and employment firm Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart.
Former New York Assembly speaker is convicted in retrial based on law firm referral fees
Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was convicted on federal corruption charges in his retrial Friday in connection with schemes that involved referral fees from law firms.
Nixon Peabody seeks to benefit the poor with its solar panels

Nixon Peabody lawyers Jeff Lesk and Herb Stevens are taking the lead on a project that sends energy credits from solar panels on the firm’s Washington, D.C., office to lower-income…

Morgan & Morgan apparently settles suit alleging its ads are misleading

A lawsuit alleging Morgan & Morgan was running misleading ads has apparently settled.

U.S. District Judge Mark Kearney of Philadelphia issued an order last Friday that dismissed the case based…

Michael Cohen brought top client to BigLaw firm; other consulting clients have regrets

Michael Cohen reportedly referred five possible clients to Squire Patton Boggs during his strategic alliance with the firm, including one that appears to be a top lobbying client. But some…

Former managing clerk at Simpson Thacher gets sentence reduced in insider trading scheme

A former managing clerk at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett had nine months shaved off his sentence for insider trading.

The former clerk, 44-year-old Steven Metro, was resentenced Wednesday to 37…

Rudy Giuliani resigns from Greenberg Traurig; was firm irked by hush-money comment?
Updated: Rudy Giuliani is no longer on unpaid leave from Greenberg Traurig while he works on President Donald Trump’s legal team in the special counsel probe.

The former New York City mayor announced Thursday that he is resigning from the law firm, report the New York Times, Politico and the National Law Journal. The resignation was effective Wednesday.
Greenspoon Marder partner intervenes after seeing cop kick driver who had hands in the air

A Greenspoon Marder partner intervened Wednesday after she saw a police officer forcefully kick a driver who had his hands in the air while standing outside his car.

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In an era of the vanishing trial, would-be litigators aren’t getting valuable experience, op-ed says
Edward McCarthy handled his first jury trial 55 years ago, just a few months after passing the bar. McCarthy was representing a taxi owner sued for property damage in a collision case. The judge and opposing counsel were patient and kind, and McCarthy won.
Suit claims ex-Bryan Cave partner hid client’s hack using FBI tools she supplied while a prosecutor
A former partner with Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner is accused of directing a client to hide from the Federal Trade Commission that his cybersecurity firm disclosed patient data obtained with spying software she had supplied while as a federal prosecutor battling child pornographers.

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