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Former Foley & Lardner partner is suspended for falsifying documents

A former partner at Foley & Lardner has been suspended for two years for misleading the IRS with falsified documents.

The Wisconsin Supreme Court suspended former trusts and estates partner…

GOP senator questions 4th Circuit nominee’s experience in hearing held during Senate recess

Only a few members of the Senate Judiciary Committee attended the confirmation hearing for a 36-year-old federal appeals court nominee on Wednesday after Democrats boycotted the session.

One of the…

New leader of Justice Department’s civil rights division had defended companies accused of bias

A former Jones Day partner who has represented companies in discrimination lawsuits was confirmed last Thursday to lead the Justice Department’s civil rights division.

The Senate vote to confirm Eric…

Suspended lawyer is convicted of embezzling $26M from his now-bankrupt law firm

A suspended Atlanta lawyer was convicted Friday for embezzling $26 million from the law firm where he once served as managing partner.

Nathan Hardwick IV was convicted on 21 counts…

Former BigLaw partner is sentenced to five years in prison in $7.8M scheme

A former partner at Hunton & Williams and Willkie Farr & Gallagher has been sentenced to five years in prison for a phony invoice scheme that bilked her firms out…

Former LeClairRyan partner who sued for gender bias asks court to confirm $1M arbitration award
A former LeClairRyan partner who claimed the firm unfairly favors males in compensation decisions has asked a federal court to confirm a $1 million arbitration award that includes more than $700,000 in attorney fees.
Sedgwick declares bankruptcy in filing that traces the law firm’s downfall

The move for the dissolved law firm comes just six years after posting more than $200 million in gross revenue.

Lawyer accused of $26M embezzlement will be proven ‘a thief and a liar,’ prosecutor says

The former managing partner of Morris Hardwick Schneider lived a lavish lifestyle financed by $26 million taken from his law firm, a prosecutor alleged in his opening statement on Monday.

Suit: Blank Rome tried to ‘play cute’ in de facto merger to defraud Dickstein partners

Sixteen former partners at Dickstein Shapiro allege in a lawsuit that Blank Rome structured a merger of the two law firms as an “asset sale” to avoid repaying money in…

Stephen Manning: Replicating immigrant assistance

In the summer of 2014, as unaccompanied minor immigrants arrived at the border en masse, Stephen Manning was focused on a lesser-noticed but equally pressing problem: representing mothers with young children in family detention.

Patent partner at Perkins Coie writes novel that is a ‘wild success’

Inspired by his own extensive work travel, a Perkins Coie patent partner in San Diego has published a debut novel about an air marshal who is ambushed while protecting a…

Former BigLaw partner gets prison sentence for work on behalf of Martin Shkreli

A former income partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Friday for conspiracy to commit wire and securities fraud in connection with his representation…

Brother-in-law charged in shooting death of Mayer Brown partner Stephen Shapiro
Updated: Police have charged a suburban Chicago man in the shooting death of Mayer Brown partner Stephen Shapiro, the founder of the law firm’s Supreme Court and appellate practice. The suspect is Shapiro's brother-in-law.

John Gately III, 66, of Winnetka, Illinois, was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder and attempted murder, report the American Lawyer, Patch, the Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Tribune. A press release is here.
Founder of Mayer Brown’s Supreme Court practice is shot and killed at his home
Updated: The lawyer who founded Mayer Brown’s Supreme Court practice has been shot and killed at his suburban Chicago home in a domestic dispute, police say.
Ex-Stoel Rives partner drops age bias suit; law firm says he got firing date wrong by over a year
Former Stoel Rives partner Roger Rosendahl dropped his age bias suit against the law firm last Wednesday in a filing posted to Pacer the same day the law firm asserted that he got the date of his firing wrong—by more than a year.

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