Jul 12, 2013

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Law Firm Insider: 07/12/2013
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
Donald J. DeGabrielle, former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Texas, has joined Bracewell & Giuliani in Houston as a partner in its white-collar defense, internal investigations and regulatory enforcement practice. Ben James, Darren Spalding ...
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Privilege Covers Law Firms' Talks With In-House Counsel
The American Lawyer
In the Massachusetts case, the high court said the privilege applies when a law firm has designated in-house or ethics counsel within the firm. That counsel must have done no work for the client on matter at hand or any related matter, and no outside ...
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Cooley Ranked Top-Five Law Firm in ITC Cases
Wall Street Journal
PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 11, 2013) - Cooley LLP announced today that Corporate Counsel's ITC Section 337 litigation survey ranked it the fifth most active law firm overall and the fourth most active law firm for respondent representations.
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Colorado attorney general investigating law firms over foreclosure fees
The Republic
DENVER — The Colorado attorney general's office is investigating whether law firms specializing in foreclosures are inflating fees that homeowners must repay to avoid losing their houses. Among the allegations is that they pay as little as $25 for ...
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Investors in law firm chief's $1.2B swindle to get full repayment under OK'd ...
ABA Journal
As a bankruptcy judge on Thursday approved a liquidation plan for a South Florida law firm at a hearing attended by some 75 attorneys, those involved said at least some investors in the now-imprisoned former managing partner's $1.2 billion swindle are ...
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Legal Services Of Eastern Missouri Receives $20225 From Annual Simon Law ...
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (LSEM) has received $20,225 from The Simon Law Firm, P.C. following a Continuing Legal Education trial practice seminar that benefited the non-profit civil legal organization. The event was held on Tuesday, June 18 at ...
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Roetzel Named Among Top Law Firms in Real Estate
Fort Mills Times
Roetzel is proud to announce that Midwest Real Estate News has ranked the firm 12th on its list of "2013 Best of the Best Midwest Real Estate Law Firms." Roetzel has been ranked on this list for the past nine years. "We are honored to once again be ...
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Fire tax methodology: City switches law firms for fire assessment
Island Reporter
To better walk the city through potential legal ramifications associated with its plans to change how it will fund fire service operations, Cape Coral will use a lawfirm it says is more familiar with the proposed funding mechanism. Officials said this ...
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International Law Firm Freshfields Appoints Co-Head of Firm's India Law Group
Most recently a partner at Linklaters in Singapore with active involvement in the India capital markets practice and its US law practice in Southeast Asia, Arun is a highly experienced practitioner and a seasoned adviser on a wide range of transactions ...
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Zimmermann: Law Firm Partner Layoffs Should Be Routine
Bloomberg Law
July 11 (Bloomberg Law) — Strong law firms routinely lay off partners, having adopted the General Electric model of annually dismissing those individuals who are under-performing their colleagues, law firm consultant Kent Zimmermann of the Zeughauser ...
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Harlequin works with law firm to explore restructuring
FT Adviser
The embattled property investment firm is now in advanced discussions with the law firm to work towards securing a plan to "protect the future of Harlequin and its investors". The joint update to investors from Harlequin and Regulatory Legal states ...
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Swindon law firm Thrings plays key part in saving popular Bath music venue
Swindon Business News
Expert advice from lawyers at Thrings, the M4 corridor legal firm with its largest office in Swindon, has helped save an iconic Bath pub. The Bell Inn, a popular live music venue on the city's bohemian Walcot Street, was threatened with permanent ...
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City law firm raises cash to back research into disease
The Star
A Sheffield law firm has raised more than £27,000 for the British Heart Foundation in a year. The money raised by Nabarro, at Victoria Quays, will go towards the BHF's Mending Broken Hearts Appeal. The appeal is aiming to fund research to work out how ...
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Car crashes into downtown law firm
WWAY NewsChannel 3
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- A woman police say who ran a red light on 3rd Street in downtown Wilmington will not have to look far to find a lawyer. The driver of the Chevrolet slammed into another car before running up on the sidewalk. The car demolished ...
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Boulder Judge Rejoining Law Firm
Law Week Colorado
Before entering private practice in 1996, Whalen was an assistant county attorney with the Boulder County Attorney's office specializing in child protection. She graduated from the University of Colorado School of Law in 1990 and Colgate University in ...
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Colorado attorney general investigates foreclosure law firms
Daily Camera
A review of public records by the Denver Post showed that some law firms charge $125 to $150 for posting each of two notices required by law -- one telling homeowners they have the right to appear at a court hearing and the other informing them that ...
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Paula Deen replaces legal team after racial slur admission prompts business ...
Washington Post
Court documents filed Thursday asked that all future documents in the case be sent to the Morgan Lewis & Bockius Law Firm and to the Weiner, Shearhouse, Weitz, Greenberg and Shawe law firm in Savannah. The Oliver Maner law firm and the Gillen Withers ...
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Stortford law firm staff enjoy trip to Brussels
Herts and Essex Observer
BISHOP'S Stortford-based Kain Knight, one of country's leading firms in the legal costs industry, treated 75 staff to a trip to Belgium. The team caught the 6.53am Eurostar train to Brussels' Central, and enjoyed first class travel and dining on the way.
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The Rosen Law Firm, PA Announces Class Action Settlement on Behalf of ...
Wall Street Journal (press release)
LOS ANGELES, July 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Rosen Law Firm, P.A. announces that the United States District Court Central District of California has approved the following announcement of a proposed class action settlement that would benefit ...
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Legal Aid Society to continue to provide services through local office
Brunswick Times Gazette
Virginia Legal Aid Society (VLAS) is a nonprofit law firm that provides legal information, advice and representation in civil cases to low-income individuals and families. Since 1977, VLAS has been the only institutional provider of such services in ...
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Paula Deen Switches Legal Teams
Wall Street Journal
A person close to the situation said Ms. Deen cut her relationship with Savannah, Ga., law firm Oliver Maner, characterizing the firm as "out of their depth." The attorneys on the new team, led by international firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, are ...
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From Across the Desk: Corporate-Centric Firms
Above the Law
Our third installment in the "Law Firm Taxonomy" series addresses corporate-centric firms. With malice towards none and candor towards all, I must confess that I find this species the most problematic of all seven in our taxonomy. I'll explain why in a ...
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Luvera Law Firm: Judge Awards $15.2 million after Doctors' Miscue Leaves ...
MarketWatch (press release)
"In all my years representing families dealing with medical malpractice, this is one of the most heartbreaking medical negligence cases I have seen," said Ralph Brindley, partner of The Luvera Law Firm and the attorney representing the Briant family ...
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Embattled St. Tammany coroner racking up legal costs; taxpayers footing the bill
The Advocate
The largest share of legal fees paid out over the past six months — $171,153 — went to the Bezou Law Firm in Covington, which has represented the Coroner's Office in the wrongful termination lawsuit brought against it by former employee Laura King.
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Vinson & Elkins Closing Its Shanghai Office
Texas-based law firm Vinson & Elkins has confirmed its plans of closing its Shanghai office and consolidating its China practice in Beijing and Hong Kong. This is in line with the law firm's plans to concentrate only on state-owned energy companies in ...
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The Aspiring Lateral: Money Talks
Above the Law
Popular thinking — which may not be far from the truth — holds that law firms, held in collective thrall by the American Lawyer's profit-per-partner numbers, focus on lateral hiring as the first step in a virtuous cycle that will increase their PPP ...
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Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Red Sox C: Pitchers have "trust in me"
On the Boucher law firm in Omaha Nebraska gen Tom -- joins us Jan Mike in Lou here in Boston power you. I actually -- -- on -- at Lincoln Nebraska as the Boucher law firm. Thank you for taking a few minutes because we have questions and we. We need ...
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Town seeks to control legal fees
Packet Online
Princeton, seeing its legal bills soar in the first half of 2013, struck a deal with its law firm to lower the cost of defending the town against lawsuits. For the first five months of the year, the town has paid Princeton-based Mason, Griffin ...
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Riker Danzig Partners with Red Bulls
Morristown-based law firm Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP is pleased to announce it has established a sponsoring relationship with the New York Red Bulls soccer team as an Official Marketing Partner. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) July 11, 2013.
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Hong Kong firms poised to advise on PRC law in China as liberalisation gathers ...
Legal Week
The Law Society of Hong Kong has submitted proposals to the mainland authorities asking for Hong Kong firms to be allowed to advise on the ground in China by setting up joint ventures with mainland outfits in the new Qianhai Special Economic Zone (SEZ ...
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Injury Law Firm Releases Informational Graphic about Nursing Home Safety in ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)
The law offices of d'Oliveira & Associates have released a new infographic about the signs of nursing home abuse and neglect. (PRWEB) July 12, 2013. The 2010 Census revealed that the United States currently has the largest population of senior citizens ...
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What lies beneath – the politics of law firm financial transparency
Legal Week
When K&L Gates published comprehensive financial results on its website back in February it marked a rare bid for transparency by a major US law firm. Without the disclosure requirements foisted on their UK counterparts by regulations governing limited ...
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Tom E Curran, CSNNE: on the DUI arrest of Dennard
Jen Tomka from Boucher Law Firm in Nebraska joins Mut and Merloni to discuss the different possible outcomes that can happen from Dennard violating his probation. lincoln nebraska found at 0:40, 2:52. know that sound again next hearing will be August ...
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25 Years of Human Rights Law
AS THE only public interest law firm in Namibia, the Legal Assistance Centre has a unique insight into the trends and needs of the human rights situation in Namibia. This has been fine-tuned by 25 years of working on the frontline in Namibia. We are ...
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Law Librarians to the Rescue: Fixing Firm Pain Points
Texas Lawyer
Of all the lingering effects of the recent recession on the legal industry, none has been so dramatic as client demand for efficiencies. Headcounts are down, and the billable hour model is under attack, as alternative fee arrangements become more common.
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Creditors of Brazil's Eike Batista to Discuss Legal Actions
Wall Street Journal
About 200 bond creditors are expected to participate in an investor conference call on Thursday afternoon organized by U.S. law firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, FTI Consulting and Brazilian law firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados, according to a person ...
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Warrants Say Qur'an, Other Muslim Material Seized From Shooting Suspect's ...
Officials say Faust shot one person in the parking lot of the Kellum Law Firm then walked across Greenville Boulevard and shot 3 more in the Walmart Shopping Center parking lot. The man had been at Vidant Medical Center and was arraigned in his ...
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Paula Deen replaces legal team after admitting racial slurs
A spokeswoman for the Morgan, Lewis & Bockius law firm said Thursday that Washington-based attorney Grace Speights has been retained as lead counsel for Paula Deen Enterprises Inc.The Associated Press/2012. SAVANNAH, Ga. — Paula Deen is ...
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Pinnacle renovates new Dowd Bennett office
Clayton-based Pinnacle Contracting Inc. completed renovating the 19th floor at the Pierre Laclede Building, 7733 Forsyth Avenue in Clayton, for the law firm tenant Dowd Bennett LLP. The law firm had previously made its offices on the building's 14th floor.
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IndusLaw moved to a bigger office in Hyderabad and promoted a principal associate and three senior associates in Bangalore, but made no new partners this year.
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Paula Deen dumps her legal team | News Briefs | EW.com
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The Oliver Maner law firm and the Gillen Withers and Lake firm in Savannah had been representing Deen, Hiers and their businesses. Calls to each of the firms were not immediately returned. Food NetworkLegalPaula Deen · Share on Tumblr ...
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Law firm defending high-profile whistleblower looted in Texas ...
In Dallas, Texas burglars were caught on camera breaking into the Law Offices of Schulman ...
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July 11 (Bloomberg Law) -- Strong law firms routinely lay off partners, having adopted the General Electric model of annually dismissing those individuals wh...
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Governor Rick Scott of Florida is beginning to get the reputation of a man whose battle cry is "Ready, Fire, Aim." Scott loves nothing more than to give voters the ...
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