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A Boon to Big Firms as Corinthian Colleges Goes Bust - A week after shuttering its last 28 campuses in the aftermath of a crippling settlement with the U.S. Department of Education last year, Corinthian Colleges filed for bankruptcy Monday in Delaware. The for-profit company?s Chapter 11 filing marks the largest collapse of a higher education provider in U.S. history and reveals some of Corinthian?s mounting legal bills ahead of its demise.
A week after shuttering its last 28 campuses in the aftermath of a crippling settlement with the U.S. Department of Education last year, Corinthian Colleges ...
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Suspended Gibson Dunn Partner Confirms His Departure - Dubai-based partner Peter Gray, who was suspended from Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher after being accused of knowingly submitting false evidence against a Djibouti businessman, has confirmed to The Am Law Daily that he has left the firm.
Dubai-based partner Peter Gray, who was suspended from Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher after being accused of knowingly submitting false evidence against a Djibouti ...
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K2 Intelligence Pushes Into Cyber Defense - The company is making a major foray into the fast growing field of cyber protection. K2 Intelligence, which often works in tandem with Am Law 100 firms, recently secured an investment from AIG to do cybersecurity work and on Tuesday announced the hire of the FBI agent who investigated the JPMorgan Chase security breach.
The company is making a major foray into the fast growing field of cyber protection. K2 Intelligence, which often works in tandem with Am Law 100 firms, rece...
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Firms Seek New Ways to Respond to Shrinking Bankruptcy Filings - With bankruptcy filings down 12 percent at the end of March compared with a year ago, firms with bankruptcy practices are increasingly working with clients on out-of-court restructurings as well as targeting financially troubled industries.
With bankruptcy filings down 12 percent at the end of March compared with a year ago, firms with bankruptcy practices are increasingly working with clients o...
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Arent Fox Adds Real Estate Team, Plus More Lateral Moves - Another batch of lawyers departs McKenna Long & Aldridge ahead of its merger with Dentons; several Edwards Wildman Palmer legacy partners find new homes; Boies, Schiller & Flexner brings on a Justice Department veteran and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Another batch of lawyers departs McKenna Long & Aldridge ahead of its merger with Dentons; several Edwards Wildman Palmer legacy partners find new homes; Boi...
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Jury Selection Begins in Dewey Trial - The much-anticipated trial of Dewey & LeBoeuf?s three former top executives is likely to last until October, and the process of selecting jurors who can devote enough time to the case will be long and arduous. Over 100 potential jurors filled out questionnaires Monday, but lawyers don?t expect to select anyone before Friday.
The much-anticipated trial of Dewey & LeBoeuf’s three former top executives is likely to last until October, and the process of selecting jurors who can devo...
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Wilmer Bolsters Denver Office With Hogan Lovells Energy Partner - Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr made another addition to its year-and-a-half-old Denver office with the hire of energy partner Andrew Spielman, former co-head of Hogan Lovells? energy practice.
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr made another addition to its year-and-a-half-old Denver office with the hire of energy partner Andrew Spielman, former ...
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Skadden and Kirkland Advise on $4 billion Outsourcing Company Merger - A merger between a pair of international outsourcing and consulting companies tops the list of billion-dollar deals this week, with Paris-headquartered Capgemini agreeing to acquire iGate, based in Bridgewater, New Jersey, for $4 billion.
A merger between a pair of international outsourcing and consulting companies tops the list of billion-dollar deals this week, with Paris-headquartered Capge...
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Norton Rose Fulbright Names New Global Chair - Corporate partner Ken Stewart assumes the one-year position of global chairman, succeeding Johannesburg-based Sbu Gule.
Corporate partner Ken Stewart assumes the one-year position of global chairman, succeeding Johannesburg-based Sbu Gule.
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K2 Intelligence Pushes Into Cyberdefense - The company, a reincarnation of the well-known corporate intelligence firm Kroll, is making a major foray into the fast growing field of cyberprotection. K2 Intelligence, which often works in tandem with Am Law 100 firms, recently secured an investment from AIG to do cybersecurity work and on Tuesday announced the hire of the FBI agent who investigated the JPMorgan Chase security breach.
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Aspirational Legal Weed Company Sparks Up With Drinker Biddle - Drinker Biddle & Reath has been retained as corporate and securities counsel to CannaPharmaRx, an early-stage pharmaceutical company focused on advancing research and discovery in the cannabinoid industry.
Drinker Biddle & Reath has been retained as corporate and securities counsel to CannaPharmaRx, an early-stage pharmaceutical company focused on advancing res...
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McKenna Long Tax Chief Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves - The head of McKenna Long & Aldridge's national tax group leaves ahead of a merger with global legal giant Dentons; Arnold & Porter and Cozen O'Connor both make bulk hires from smaller firms; a Jones Day bankruptcy baron returns; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
The head of McKenna Long & Aldridge's national tax group leaves ahead of a merger with global legal giant Dentons; Arnold & Porter and Cozen O'Connor both ma...
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The National Law Journal provides timely legal information of national importance to attorneys that other publications don't, including:

  • Federal Circuit Court Decisions. The Circuit court is the appellate level of the federal court system. Decisions of the 11 circuits and the D.C.circuit often become the law of the land and can be cited by attorneys throughout the nation. A decision in one circuit may be cited by attorneys arguing a case in a different circuit completely across the country.

  • Verdicts. Hand picked verdicts of national consequence appear weekly in The National Law Journal. Attorneys throughout the country are informed through our verdicts page of the year's Top 10 verdicts as well as unique and important verdicts that cross state boundaries.

  • Practitioners Columns. Each week, The National Law Journal features in-depth analyses of critical issues affecting today's legal profession from well known practioners. 

  • Coverage of legislative issues. The National Law Journal features experts' interpretations of how laws affect business and the courts so that attorneys in law firms and in house counsel are kept well informed.

  • Legal news from the business and private sectors. Each week The National Law Journal reports on the significance of law related events from Corporate America to hometown USA.


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