Partners

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US intends to call Akin Gump lawyer in Manafort trial; lawyers seek to block storage unit evidence

Lawyers for Paul Manafort learned Wednesday that the government plans to call a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld to testify in the trial of President Donald Trump’s…

Abbe Lowell among 15 lawyers leaving Norton Rose Fulbright

Abbe Lowell, the lawyer representing Jared Kushner in the Russia probe, is leaving Norton Rose Fulbright for Winston & Strawn.

Lowell is among 15 lawyers leaving the firm; the others…

Ex-Fisher & Phillips partner gets life sentence, says he spoke ‘telepathically’ with slain wife

Former Fisher & Phillips partner Claud “Tex” McIver was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday for the fatal shooting of his wife from the back seat of the SUV…

Federal judge scolds slow-moving BigLaw lawyers, enforces oral agreement to settle class action
A federal judge in New Jersey is requiring Samsung Electronics America to abide by an oral agreement to settle two would-be class actions involving drain pumps in washing machines.
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…

Self-proclaimed workaholic billed 3,600 hours last year
Lawyer Daniel Bliss has an explanation for the 3,600 hours he billed last year.
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.

Deborah Baker-Egozi…

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.
Kentucky Derby is a win for Frost Brown Todd and its chairman emeritus

Frost Brown Todd—the largest law firm in Louisville, Kentucky—entertained clients during a week of Kentucky Derby events, while its chairman emeritus had an even bigger stake in the Run for…

Amended complaint naming plaintiff filed in Proskauer gender discrimination case

Update: Retaliation claims have been added in an amended complaint to a gender discrimination and Equal Pay Act suit filed against Proskauer Rose.

Although the suit was initially filed by…

Partner percentages continue to decline in BigLaw; is in-house lure part of the reason?
The percentage of partners at the nation’s largest law firms is slowly but steadily declining.

The percentage of partners at the largest U.S. firms dropped from 42.2 percent of the lawyer headcount in 2013 to 40.8 percent at the end of 2017, Law360 reports.
Former Fisher & Phillips partner is convicted of felony murder in wife’s death

Former Fisher & Phillips partner Claud “Tex” McIver was found guilty of felony murder on Monday in the fatal shooting of his wife, Diane McIver, while they were riding in…

Rudy Giuliani joins Trump’s legal team along with 2 other lawyers

Rudy Giuliani says he has joined President Donald Trump’s legal team and is taking a leave of absence from Greenberg Traurig to handle the job.

Giuliani told the Washington…

Lawyer calls murder trial of former Fisher & Phillips partner ‘an accident in search of a motive’

Jurors in Fulton County, Georgia, began a second day of deliberations on Wednesday in the murder trial of former Fisher & Phillips partner Claud “Tex” McIver, who is accused of…

Former Dorsey & Whitney partner is disbarred for collecting fees from outside clients

A former nonequity partner at Dorsey & Whitney in Seattle has been disbarred for collecting more than $56,000 in fees from outside immigration clients without telling the firm about the…

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