Summer is the season for cracking open a page-turner. Here, Law360 Pulse has rounded up six new books written by lawyers, ranging from legal thrillers to memoirs.
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6 Books By Lawyers To Dig Into This Summer

By Emily Lever

Summer is the season for cracking open a page-turner. Here, Law360 Pulse has rounded up six new books written by lawyers, ranging from legal thrillers to memoirs.
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Honigman Picks DEI Expert As 1st CFO

By Tracey Read

Honigman LLP has hired the founder of a nonprofit group focused on improving the lives of those with disabilities as its first chief financial officer.
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Norton Rose's Amsterdam Chief Takes On 'Great Challenge'

By Tracey Read

Saskia Blokland has taken over the leadership helm of Norton Rose Fulbright's Amsterdam office, which she first joined when the office opened in 2002, first as an associate and then as a partner starting in 2011.
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Ky. Trial Judge Vacancy Tees Up Likely Biden-McConnell Deal

By Khorri Atkinson

A Kentucky district judge's plan to take senior status has teed up what could be a bitter showdown over President Joe Biden's potential lifetime appointment of an anti-abortion, conservative Squire Patton Boggs attorney, who is reportedly being backed by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.
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Voir Dire: Law360 Pulse's Weekly Quiz

By Aebra Coe

In this week’s news, the legal industry saw one large law firm open up an office in Seattle, another appoint a new chair, and a third announce it is going fully remote for the month of August. Test your legal news savvy here with Law360 Pulse’s weekly quiz.
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SUPREME COURT

Breaking Down The Vote: The High Court Term In Review

By Jack Karp

The overturning of a long-standing precedent, the surprising leak of a draft opinion and the announcement of Justice Stephen Breyer's retirement all made for a tumultuous term at the U.S. Supreme Court. Here, Law360 takes a data dive into the numbers behind this court term.
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The Chattiest Justice Of The Term Is ...

By Andrew Strickler

While little felt “normal” at the U.S. Supreme Court, the justices were largely back to their pre-pandemic habits when it came to speaking up from the bench, with one justice again standing out as the court's chattiest member this term.
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LEGAL TECH

Arthur Cox, Clarilis And FromCounsel Launch M&A Doc Suite

By Matt Perez

Legal tech startups Clarilis and FromCounsel announced on Thursday a partnership with Dublin-based law firm Arthur Cox LLP for the launch of an automated mergers and acquisitions document suite specifically designed for the Irish legal market.
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LAW FIRMS

Morgan & Morgan's Jacksonville Boss On New Office, Growth

By Madison Arnold

In the 21 years since the Florida-based personal injury powerhouse Morgan & Morgan opened its Jacksonville office, it has grown from a single attorney and receptionist to a bustling office of more than 65 attorneys and 275 employees. Law360 Pulse recently caught up with Jacksonville managing partner Jason Miller to learn more about the firm's approach to growth.
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Norton Rose Fulbright Names Houston Office Leaders

By Jack Rodgers

Norton Rose Fulbright has tapped a new partner in charge and an administrative partner to take on leadership responsibilities at the firm's Houston office, the firm announced Thursday
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Hunton Adds Ex-Shearman Energy Deals Atty In New York

By Kevin Penton

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP added a project development and finance attorney previously with Shearman & Sterling LLP who has worked on various major international energy infrastructure projects as a counsel in New York, the firm has announced.
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Buchalter Adds Real Estate, Bankruptcy Attys To Calif. Offices

By James Mills

Buchalter PC is adding two attorneys from Best Best & Krieger LLP — one adept in real estate matters, the other in bankruptcy — as shareholders in its Los Angeles and Orange County offices.
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LITIGATION

Letting Atty Off Hook Will Weaken Disclosure, Ocado Warns

By Joanne Faulkner

An attorney for Ocado told a judge on Friday that failure to approve a committal application against a former senior Jones Day lawyer for instructing a client to delete a secure messaging system would "undermine" court search orders.
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K&L Gates Fights Health Center's Bid To Revive Billing Suit

By Emily Lever

K&L Gates LLP has urged a Utah federal judge not to revive a health center's lawsuit alleging the firm engaged in deceptive billing practices, saying its former client has tried to "forum shop" and failed.  
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RISING STARS

Rising Star: Latham's Alison Haggerty

By Madeline Lyskawa

Latham & Watkins LLP capital markets partner Alison Haggerty has steered some of the most intriguing and largest initial public offerings over the last few years, including Rivian Automotive's $11.9 billion IPO in 2021, earning her a spot as one of the capital markets attorneys under age 40 honored by Law360 as Rising Stars.
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Rising Stars: Latham's Justin Elliott

By Emma Whitford

Justin Elliott of Latham & Watkins LLP represented Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners in a $5.65 billion deal for the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and helped Oak Hill Advisors acquire a majority stake in a Chicago office tower valued at $1 billion, earning a spot among the real estate practitioners under age 40 honored by Law360 as Rising Stars.
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