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A Bevy of New Hires at McDermott, Plus More Lateral Moves - McDermott Will & Emery adds 17 lawyers from K&L Gates and a Chicago-based IP boutique; three firms make additions through mergers; more McKenna Long & Aldridge partners peel away ahead of the latter?s deal with Dentons; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
McDermott Will & Emery adds 17 lawyers from K&L Gates and a Chicago-based IP boutique; three firms make additions through mergers; more McKenna Long & Aldrid...
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Juvenile Sentencing Bill Guarantees Parole Hearings - The General Assembly has passed legislation that would prevent courts from sentencing juveniles to life sentences without the possibility of a parole hearing.
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Brawls With League Yield More Big Legal Bills for NFL Players - The National Football League Players Association filed its annual financial report with the U.S. Department of Labor, which shows that the powerful professional sports union has paid big money to lawyers from five leading Am Law 100 firms.
The National Football League Players Association filed its annual financial report with the U.S. Department of Labor, which shows that the powerful professio...
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Dewey Defense Lawyers Suggest Lucrative Pay Deals Justified - As the second week of testimony in the criminal fraud trial of three former Dewey & LeBoeuf executives began Monday, defense lawyers attempted to put the most damaging evidence introduced by prosecutors into a context more favorable to their clients.
As the second week of testimony in the criminal fraud trial of three former Dewey & LeBoeuf executives began Monday, defense lawyers attempted to put the mos...
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Allegations Pile Up Against Attorney Who May Owe $1 Million to Clients - Former New Haven attorney Terence Hawkins, who resigned from the bar amid accusations of misappropriating client funds, is facing yet another claim of failing to pay money to a client. In all, a trustee for Hawkins' practice and court documents indicate that the onetime solo practitioner may owe nearly $1 million to former clients.
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Editorial: Med-Mal Cases Hampered By Vague 'Standards of Care' - In every medical malpractice case, the plaintiff has the burden of proving what the standard of care requires of a particular physician performing a particular procedure or diagnosis. Because modern medicine is based on the scientific method and empiricism, one would think that this would be a pretty easy task.
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High-Stakes Gamblers Accused of Cheating Lose $3 Million Suit Against Foxwoods - Three gamblers from China, including a woman known as the "Queen of Sorts" for her card-monitoring skills, have lost a legal challenge to reclaim nearly $3 million in winnings and deposits they say were kept by Foxwoods Resort Casino based on false cheating allegations.
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Dewey & LeBoeuf Defense Puts Hooks Into Ex-Partner on Cross - A lawyer for former Dewey & LeBoeuf chair Steven Davis got aggressive during his cross-examination of former firm tax partner John Salmon. Elkan Abramowitz sought to dispel the notion put forth by prosecutors that Dewey & LeBoeuf?s executives did not provide partners with financial information about the now-defunct firm as it struggled to remain profitable during the recession.
A lawyer for former Dewey & LeBoeuf chair Steven Davis got aggressive during his cross-examination of former firm tax partner John Salmon. Elkan Abramowitz s...
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The End of Lockstep? Not So Fast. - News that Linklaters is to finally modify its lockstep has raised fresh questions over the long-term future of the compensation system. But with some tinkering, lockstep may prove more durable than many think.
News that Linklaters is to finally modify its lockstep has raised fresh questions over the long-term future of the compensation system. But with some tinkeri...
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Hogan Lovells Hires on Three Continents, Plus More Lateral Moves - Three partners head to Hogan Lovells; Baker Botts shutters its Abu Dhabi base; Fried Frank raids Kirkland & Ellis in London; a partner duo join Jones Day; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Three partners head to Hogan Lovells; Baker Botts shutters its Abu Dhabi base; Fried Frank raids Kirkland & Ellis in London; a partner duo join Jones Day; an...
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New Law Restricts Employer Access to Job Seekers' Social Media Accounts - Starting in about 2012, tales of employers demanding that potential or current employees give up their login passwords for various social media platforms started to circulate on the Internet. Applicants were supposedly warned that they may not be considered for a job if they didn't comply.
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Conn. Firm Wins National Award for Facilitating Exports - When a business wants to start selling its products to other countries, navigating all the laws governing trade and exports can be tricky.
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