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David Lat
Worked at Breaking Media
Attended Yale Law School
Lives in New York, New York
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Note the UPDATE to this story (criminal charges are also being brought, by the U.S. Attorney's Office where I used to work).
At which elite law firm did the defendant work, and from which school did he receive his law degree?
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Here's the personal injury lawyer ad that aired last night during the Super Bowl, which everyone is talking about today.
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Some holiday cheer from the law firm world.
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It's always a pleasure to interview David Boies.
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Back from vacation & back on the Dewey & LeBoeuf beat, covering a handsome young law clerk under indictment.
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Jim Stewart has an interesting piece in today's New York Times on a Biglaw partner who filed for personal bankruptcy. Here's our earlier story on the subject.
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A shocking and sad story from within the legal profession.
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Biglaw bonus season is here, kicked off by Cravath!
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Here's a book review I wrote for today's Wall Street Journal.
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  • Breaking Media
    Managing Editor, Above the Law
  • Gawker Media
    Editor, Wonkette
  • U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Jersey
    Assistant U.S. Attorney
  • Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
    Associate
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
    Law Clerk, Judge Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain
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Legal blog impresario: founder of Above the Law & Underneath Their Robes.
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Legal blog impresario: founder of Above the Law & Underneath Their Robes. Freelance writer. Public speaker. Lawyer. More active on Twitter and Facebook (presumably Google Plus doesn't want me to mention this).
Education
  • Yale Law School
    Law
  • Harvard College
    English
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