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    Law Professor On What's Reshaping The Business Of Law

    William “Bill” Henderson has launched two ventures studying the legal industry and teaches courses on leadership, legal innovation, and the economics of the legal profession at Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law. Here, he talks to Law360 Pulse about his Legal Evolution blog and the business innovations that are reshaping the legal industry.

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    Counteroffers Gain Popularity As Law Firms Eye Retention

    Even as many law firms face the prospect of declining profits this year, they are still willing to throw substantial amounts of money at counteroffers to keep their attorneys from being poached, according to legal recruiters.

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    The Coordinated Effort Behind Opioid Defeat Of Walgreens

    The team representing San Francisco in a recent bellwether opioid trial against Walgreens faced a massive volume of evidence and testimony, a shortened window to present it all and a last-minute switch from a jury trial to a bench trial, but ultimately prevailed with a landmark victory.

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    From The Courtroom To The Whisky A Go Go: Attys Who Rock

    In June, intellectual property partner Cynthia J. Cole ditched her blazer and pearls for a leather jacket and a band T-shirt. She stood onstage at the Chapel, a historic San Francisco venue where many indie and rock 'n' roll artists have played, from Toro y Moi to Elvis Costello.

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    Anderson Kill Corporate Atty Jumps To Greenspoon Marder

    Greenspoon Marder LLP announced Tuesday it has added a corporate and business partner from Anderson Kill PC who focuses on cannabis and blockchain companies, among other industries.

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    Whiteford Taylor Adds Trio Of Eckert Seamans Litigators In Pa.

    Whiteford Taylor & Preston has continued its expansion of the firm's Pittsburgh office by attracting three experienced litigators from Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott LLC to join its team, doubling the number of Eckert Seamans attorneys added to the Pittsburgh office in the last year.

  • Attys' Challenge To Conn. Conduct Rule Tossed For Standing

    A Connecticut federal judge nixed two attorneys' challenge to the state's new professional conduct rule aimed at reducing discriminatory or harassing actions by attorneys, finding the plaintiffs lacked standing.

  • Edelson Can Add Fraud Claims In Ill. Girardi Keese Fee Case

    An Illinois federal judge on Tuesday granted Edelson PC's bid to add fraud claims to its lawsuit against ex-Girardi Keese partners David Lira and Keith Griffin, despite concerns from the former partners that it would force them to litigate the same issues in two different states.

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    Legal Business Travel May Never Make A Full Comeback

    Despite the flight disruptions and airport chaos, lawyers are traveling for business once again, but as law firm leaders keep a close eye on expenses amid inflation and economic uncertainty, experts say a return to pre-pandemic levels of travel remains far off.

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    Meet The Ex-Immigration Atty Who Writes 'Star Wars' Comics

    When immigration, corporate and entertainment lawyer Charles Soule decided to leave the legal world in 2016, it wasn't a choice he made lightly.

  • Minn. Judge Tosses Half Of Claims In Horse Breeder Suit

    Citing a one-year Ohio statute of limitations for legal malpractice claims, a Minnesota federal judge on Monday slashed in half a horse breeder's claims against an attorney he hired to file a malpractice suit against three other firms that represented him in previous litigation.

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    Office Snapshot: Shumaker To Stay At Tampa Space Till 2037

    Shumaker Loop & Kendrick LLP recently announced that it signed a new lease for its Tampa, Florida, office location, extending its commitment to its longtime home in the Bank of America building for another 12 years and making the 60,739 square foot office space its home until 2037.

  • NY Law Firm Hit With Malpractice Suit By Health Care Co.

    Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP and one of its senior partners have been hit with a suit by a home care provider alleging that the New York law firm bungled a medical malpractice suit and allowed the company's CEO to be unfairly pressured by opposing counsel and coerced into an unfavorable settlement.

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    Koster Brady Liability Attys Join Hall Booth

    A team of attorneys who all previously worked at the New York boutique firm Koster Brady & Nagler LLP have moved to Hall Booth Smith PC to help launch a general liability practice group, the firm recently announced.

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    Saxton & Stump Adds 2 Attys To IP Team In Philly Suburbs

    Saxton & Stump has beefed up its intellectual property services in the Philadelphia area by adding two attorneys specializing in licensing and franchising.

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    In Their Words: Hiring Partners Reveal Candidates' Mistakes

    As the legal hiring market slows, it’s becoming more important than ever for lateral job candidates to put their best foot forward in order to snag desirable associate positions at top law firms. Here, hiring partners share their biggest pet peeves and the red flags they often see during interviews.

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    GrayRobinson Adds Ex-Morgan & Morgan Atty In Orlando, Fla.

    GrayRobinson PA has added an of counsel to its litigation practice in Orlando, Florida, from Morgan & Morgan in Atlanta.

  • Tucker Ellis Adds Jones Day, Kronenberg Attys

    Tucker Ellis LLP continues to expand its ranks by adding a Kronenberg Law civil litigation attorney as counsel in its San Francisco office and a Jones Day LLP financial attorney as counsel in its Cleveland office.

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    For Attys Of Color, There's Not Enough Help On The Way Up

    When Joan Haratani was a young lawyer, there was a white partner at her old law firm who would drop in to her office every year on the same day, Dec. 7, the anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

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    Law360 Pulse's Spotlight On Mid-Law Work

    A shareholder's suit handled by Robbins Geller and three other plaintiffs firms that challenged a special purpose acquisition company transaction and Gunster's work on the merger of a Florida bank lead this edition of Law360 Pulse's Spotlight On Mid-Law Work, recapping the top matters for Mid-Law firms from Aug. 12 to 26.

  • Stevens & Lee Launches Strategy, Communications Divisions

    Stevens & Lee PC has grown its roster of affiliated companies with the launch of two new consulting divisions that will advise clients on government relations and communications, adding a deep bench of veteran professionals experienced in Pennsylvania's state government.

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    Employment Boss Joins Jackson Lewis In California

    Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis PC has hired a former Ropers Majeski PC partner and employment practice group chair as a principal in its Silicon Valley office.

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    McGlinchey Atty On Co-Chairing Women's Diversity Group

    McGlinchey Stafford PLLC counsel Helen Mosothoane was recently named co-chair of the National Association of Women Lawyers' Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Here, Mosothoane speaks with Law360 Pulse about her new role and the organization, McGlinchey's work in DEI and the current environment for women in law.

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    Phillips Lytle Taps Ex-Kirkland Atty To Launch Chicago Office

    Upstate New York firm Phillips Lytle LLP has opened a new location in Chicago, bringing in a former Kirkland & Ellis LLP litigation partner to lead the office.

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    How CLMs Can Be Used To Negotiate Flat Fee Arrangements

    When it comes to negotiating alternative fee arrangements with outside law firms, in-house counsel and legal tech leaders tell Law360 Pulse, data from contract life cycle management platforms can be used to persuade firms to scrap their hourly rates.

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