Partners

3550 ABA Journal articles on Partners.

Judge says ex-Sutherland partner is competent for trial, cites ‘snowball effect’ in prior diagnoses

A federal judge in Atlanta has ruled a that a former partner at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan is competent to stand trial on charges that he stole $2 million from…

Former BigLaw partner, an alleged ‘prolific money launderer,’ sentenced to 7 years in prison

A former BigLaw partner has been sentenced to seven years in prison for laundering $2.1 million through multiple accounts, including his attorney trust accounts.

Raymond Juiwen Ho, a 48-year-old Washington,…

Milberg Weiss founder Melvyn Weiss dies at 82

Melvyn Weiss, a founder of securities class-action law firm Milberg, Weiss, Bershad, Hynes & Lerach, has died at the age of 82.

Weiss, “a giant of the plaintiffs bar,” had…

11th Circuit blasts BigLaw partner for remand argument against its mandate; ‘We really did mean it’
A federal appeals court is blasting a Troutman Sanders partner for a successful argument on remand in a dispute between Winn-Dixie and competitors Big Lots and Dollar General.
Former Winston partner appeals decision sending her gender bias case to arbitration

A former Winston & Strawn partner is asking a California appeals court to vacate a judge’s order that sends her gender bias case against the firm to arbitration.

Constance Ramos’…

11th Circuit refuses to reinstate fired Dolphins coach’s defamation suit against Paul Weiss law firm

A federal appeals court has refused to reinstate a lawsuit by a fired Miami Dolphins coach who claimed the law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison defamed…

2 top partners among group of Quinn Emanuel lawyers leaving to start new firm
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan announced Thursday that two top partners and a “handful” of other lawyers are leaving to form their own firm.
Shareholder’s $300M suit accuses employment firm Ogletree Deakins of gender bias

A nonequity shareholder at Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart claims in a $300 million lawsuit that the defense-side labor and employment firm discriminates against female partners in pay, promotions…

Lawyer agrees to censure for padding internal billing records to look busy

A Manhattan lawyer has agreed to a censure for padding internal billing records at his law firm to look busy to his partners.

Jeffrey Alan Leighton had removed the false…

Ex-BigLaw partner who represented Shkreli faces possible 20-year sentence

A former income partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman faces a sentence of up to 20 years in prison when he is sentenced for his role in a securities fraud scheme…

Former managing partner is suspended for ‘ditto mark’ overbilling, taking credit for associate work
A former managing partner of Ohio law firm Weston Hurd has been suspended for billing misconduct discovered after he was accused of taking credit for an associate’s work.
Consensus tax bill includes law firms in pass-through tax relief, with limits
Law firms and other professional service entities won’t be entirely excluded from tax relief for pass-through entities in the final version of the tax bill that is awaiting passage.
Ex-BigLaw partner who claimed he was duped by in-house counsel is suspended for altered bills
The Georgia Supreme Court has suspended a former BigLaw partner for submitting altered bills to a corporate client that included work done for personal clients of an in-house lawyer.
Critics ask why Dowd and Cobb have failed to assemble a ‘battalion of lawyers’ for the president
Donald Trump’s legal response to a well-staffed effort by special counsel Robert Mueller is led primarily by John Dowd and Ty Cobb, leading critics to question why they have not “assembled a battalion of lawyers” for the president, according to a Washington Post story.
BigLaw partner breaks a record held by Thurgood Marshall

Neal Katyal has broken the record held by Thurgood Marshall for the minority lawyer with the most oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Katyal, a Hogan Lovells partner, broke…

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