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The parent company of Carter's and OshKosh B'Gosh children's clothing failed to promote its manager of legal and corporate affairs because of her age and gender, the employee contends in a newly filed lawsuit in Georgia federal court.
For two weeks, a Minnesota state court vetted 76 people to sit on the jury that will decide whether or not to convict former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd. Here are some of the biggest issues that cropped up during voir dire in an unusual case with national significance.
A Georgia state senator has had to resign as the chief information officer of Fisher Phillips after he was publicly criticized in tweets from the Lincoln Project for backing legislation the group says is targeted at suppressing minority votes, the senator confirmed Wednesday to Law360 Pulse.
The Supreme Court of Georgia has moved the state's summer bar exam online due to the pandemic, Chief Justice Harold D. Melton said Wednesday, also announcing a new task force to assess bar exam alternatives and how the state evaluates licensed attorneys.
During a year when COVID-19 transformed the legal work environment, BigLaw firms including Jones Day, DLA Piper and Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP stood out as leaders when it came to serving large corporate clients, according to a report released Wednesday by the BTI Consulting Group.
Strong lateral hiring, transaction-focused practices, and long-held client relationships in the technology, health care and life sciences sectors were among the factors that allowed a few large law firms to outperform the crowd and hit double-digit top-line revenue growth last year.
Silicon Valley's own Fenwick & West LLP jumped on the midyear bonus bandwagon Tuesday, reportedly announcing that associates will get checks totaling from $4,500 to $64,000.
Hall Booth Smith PC has added an Atlanta-based former Axiom Law in-house counsel to its intellectual property team who brings more than a decade of legal experience, including in patent law, after working as an engineer for Lockheed Martin, General Motors and NASA, the firm has announced.
The Georgia Court of Appeals on Tuesday revived a lawsuit by a family who invested $600,000 in a company that makes high-interest loans to active military personnel, saying there are questions about whether the owner of General Finance Inc. misrepresented the company's financial situation.
At a time when the usefulness of the bar exam is hotly debated, with some calling it an antiquated hurdle for new lawyers, one law professor is contending that the industry would benefit from making practicing lawyers retake the bar midcareer.
The owner of the popular attorney search site Martindale.com is being sued in Georgia, accused of reneging on a deal to provide exclusive leads to a law firm and refusing to refund payments.
Robin Cohen led McKool Smith LLP's insurance recovery group before spinning that practice off into a standalone firm, Cohen Ziffer Frenchman & McKenna LLP. Here, she talks to Law360 Pulse about what it was like to start a new firm amid a pandemic and a new wave of women leaving BigLaw to start boutiques.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday asked Adam Mortara, one of the lead lawyers in the anti-affirmative action lawsuit against Harvard, to step in as amicus counsel in a case over sentence reductions for offenses involving crack — his third time filling such a role at the court.
A year into COVID-19, associates at both BigLaw and Mid-Law firms told Law360 Pulse that firms have made good efforts to ensure that associates have the same career and mentoring opportunities they would have had in person, but the pandemic has still been rough for many younger lawyers.
Cox Enterprises has shifted an associate general counsel from its corporate and strategic transactions sector to leading the conglomerate's new Center of Excellence for corporate law, the company has announced.
Two Arizona firms partially owned by nonlawyers got the greenlight Wednesday to offer legal services, making them the first nonlawyer-owned businesses in the state to benefit from a rule change that went into effect this year.
Companies should strive to have their in-house counsel and communications teams work together on their communication strategies, according to a survey released by the Georgia chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel.
Few areas of the law are more white and more male than the patent bar, says Harrity & Harrity's Elaine Spector, who spoke with Law360 Pulse about the need for patent law to be more diverse and what can be done to make that happen.
Law firm profits soared in 2020, many firms report they are the busiest they've ever been, and competition for associate talent is at an all-time high, according to recruiters. The industry could very well be in for another round of associate raises.
Georgia's recently elected Democratic U.S. senators have picked a diverse and left-leaning group to vet candidates for federal district judge and U.S. attorney, underlining how the Peach State could see a major shift in nominations after 15 years with two Republican senators.
The corporate law firms that have distinguished themselves amid the coronavirus pandemic have done so by eliminating red tape and quickly moving to answer client questions with detailed, pointed advice, according to a new analysis published Wednesday from the BTI Consulting Group.
Atlanta Housing Authority said it has tapped a seasoned real estate executive and affordable housing advocate as its next general counsel.
Recruiting efforts both inside the federal government and among major corporate defense firms are beginning to provide a snapshot of what the antitrust space could look like during President Joe Biden's tenure in the White House.
From diversity data to staffing ratios to productivity levels, law firms are tracking and relying on more and more data than in years past, but industry experts say that Mid-Law may not be keeping up with larger firms.
The federal judiciary last year saw a nearly 60% jump in civil case filings, but the narrow reasons for that spike were small potatoes for the courts compared to the global pandemic and security issues, according to a report published Tuesday.