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Ninth Circuit Rules District Attorney Can Retain Private Counsel To Pursue Civil Penalty Claims
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that an agreement between a district attorney and private law firms to litigate actions in the name of the district attorney based on a contingency fee ...
United States
22 Mar 2018
High School Students Deliberate At A Trial Workshop
Education is the springboard to a better life for children from underserved communities. Through Proskauer's education initiatives, we aim to inspire students with the critical thinking and problem solving skills ...
United States
15 Mar 2018
California Supreme Court Deals Death Blow To Jewel V. Boxer For Hourly Fee Cases In State
The California Supreme Court has decided the fate of the unfinished business rule for hourly fee cases in the state with its long-awaited decision in Heller Ehrman LLP v. Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.
United States
8 Mar 2018
Families Find Free Legal Help With LIFT
The fast pace of technological change has left the poor and unrepresented behind in many parts of America.
United States
8 Mar 2018
Conflicts 101: Identifying And Handling Conflicts
By combining a knowledge of the legal requirements with practical considerations, attorneys can help ensure that they don't get into hot water over conflicts issues.
United States
6 Mar 2018
What Makes a Super Lawyer?
Sara details personal litigation and trial experiences, where she had to stand tall and show true "woman power." Throughout her professional career, she has continuously made courageous decisions – this is particularly noted in her launch of and belief in the success of her women-owned and managed legal practice: Lincoln Derr.
United States
15 Feb 2018
Five Tips For Law Firm Associates In Complying With Their Professional Duties
Associates in law firms have a unique role. Sometimes, they bear the laboring oar of completing legal services under the direction and supervision of partners and other senior attorneys.
United States
8 Feb 2018
Weathering Storms (Video)
I'm not exactly enjoying the weather so far in 2018. Here in the Northeast, as elsewhere, it's been pretty darn cold.
United States
1 Feb 2018
Embarking On A Career With A Tradition Of Public Service
Tradition is a funny thing. It can be tempting to dismiss it as something static and fixed, when in fact, it is a dynamic and ever-evolving creature.
United States
31 Jan 2018
Mayer Brown Secures Political Asylum For Pro Bono Client
Mayer Brown litigators in Washington DC successfully secured a grant of political asylum for Mr. X, a pro bono client, after a two-day individual merits hearing before the Arlington Immigration Court.
United States
30 Jan 2018
Who Can Sue An Attorney—And How To Stop Them
Unlike some other torts, the class of plaintiffs who can bring legal malpractice claims against attorneys is fairly limited.
United States
19 Jan 2018
Learning From 2017 And Looking Forward To 2018
The end of the year is an ideal time for attorneys to look back on the recent developments in legal malpractice law that may impact their practices for years to come.
United States
11 Jan 2018
Joshua Hess Completes Cross-Border Transaction For NCR Corporation
ATLANTA—Womble Bond Dickinson client NCR Corporation recently completed the sale of its remaining Interactive Printer Solutions Division assets to Interactive Printer Solutions FZCO (IPS FZCO) ...
United States
10 Jan 2018
Pro Bono Efforts
In addition to serving clients via traditional caseloads, many law firms make pro bono work a central part of its mission and identity.
United States
8 Jan 2018
The New ABA Opinion On The "Generally Known" Exception To Former-Client Confidentiality And Disqualification: An Attempt To Put A Pin In A Moving Target?
In Formal Opinion 479, the American Bar Association (ABA) Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility recently sought to define the important term of "generally known" information.
United States
4 Jan 2018
Shechtman Reveals Challenges & Advantages Of Being A Midsize Firm In A Supersized City
Recently, Ronald Shechtman, Managing Partner of Pryor Cashman, spoke with the New York Law Journal about the advantages and challenges of operating a midsize law firm in a city where everything is supersized
United States
2 Jan 2018
2017 Highlights (Video)
A recap celebrating some of Ropes & Gray's achievements in 2017, including awards and accolades for the high quality, innovative services we provide to our clients; our groundbreaking...
United States
29 Dec 2017
You're Facing A Malpractice Claim; Don't Make A Bad Situation Worse
Receiving a legal-malpractice claim threatening potential litigation can be scary. While many attorneys take steps to avoid such claims, few have a plan for what to do after they receive one.
United States
28 Dec 2017
Tips For Ensuring Compliance With Ethical Obligations
Most attorneys are aware of the ethical obligations owed to clients and take them seriously. However, instead of simply assuming that their attorneys are in compliance ...
United States
27 Dec 2017
Skadden Antitrust Partner James A. Keyte To Join The Brattle Group
The Brattle Group is pleased to announce that Skadden partner James A. Keyte will join the firm as the Global Director of Development, effective January 1.
United States
18 Dec 2017
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