Dewey Jury Keeps Quiet After Partial Verdict - After throwing out part of the criminal case against Dewey & LeBoeuf's former leaders on Wednesday and getting a jolt from the judge, the jury went home Thursday without a peep.
Depressed? Anxious? This Quiz Aims to Help Lawyers - Mental health advocacy groups are working to remove stigmas and barriers to treatment in the legal industry. National Depression Screening Day is Thursday.
Jury Clears Dewey & LeBoeuf Execs on Multiple Counts - The Manhattan jury hearing the the criminal case against Dewey & LeBoeuf's former leaders acquitted them of several counts before they were asked to resume deliberations.
Milberg Notifies New York of 32 Layoffs - Milberg LLP, a once high-flying plaintiffs firm, has notified New York State of its intention to let go of 32 employees by December. The cutbacks are the latest by a big firm coping with a drop-off in high-stakes litigation tied to the 2008 financial crisis.
King & Spalding Touts State AG Practice with New Alliance - K&S became the latest defense firm to trumpet its state AG expertise and its connections with top state law enforcers this week, announcing a partnership with former Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen.
Judge To Seek Partial Verdict as Dewey Trial Takes Its Toll - The Manhattan judge presiding over the Dewey & LeBoeuf criminal trial said Wednesday morning that he?d ask the jury to render a verdict on at least some charges.
K&L Gates Partner Nominated as VA Watchdog, Plus More Lateral Moves - The Obama administration nominates a K&L Gates litigator to clean up the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; Pillsbury brings on a Bitcoin expert; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.