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    5-Attorney IP Boutique Jumps To Womble Bond's IP Group

    Womble Bond Dickinson LLP has added the five attorneys who made up the boutique Moyles IP LLC after Womble Bond and Moyles helped a client defeat a nearly $1.7 million patent infringement suit this week, strengthening the firm's patent prosecution and litigation practice in Washington, New York and North Carolina.

  • Insurers Seek To Toss NJ Atty's Malpractice Coverage Suit

    A New Jersey attorney's amended bid for coverage of an underlying malpractice suit related to a cyberattack should be tossed, two Hanover units told a New Jersey federal court Thursday, saying the attorney has not pleaded viable claims for breach of contract or bad faith.

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    Pa. Injury Atty Gives Up Law License Amid Client Suits

    A Scranton attorney has resigned from the Pennsylvania bar as he faces mounting accusations of lying to more than a dozen clients about the progress of their civil cases.

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    Dorsey & Whitney Hires 8 From Now-Closed Groff Murphy

    Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced Tuesday that it had added three partners to its construction and design and government contracts practices, with three attorneys and two non-attorney professional staffers coming on as well. All eight join the firm's Seattle office from Groff Murphy PLLC, which closed on March 31.

  • Atty Fee Confusion Justifies FDCPA Suit, Debtor Tells 7th Circ.

    A Seventh Circuit judge on Wednesday pushed an Illinois man whose credit card debt went into collection to lay out exactly how he was harmed when a law firm tried to charge improper attorney fees on top of that debt, since he never actually had to pay those fees.

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    Kabat Chapman Attys Leave To Open National Boutique

    Two former Kabat Chapman & Ozmer LLP attorneys, including the former head of its commercial litigation and consumer class action defense practice, have launched a national boutique with headquarters in Atlanta and offices in Miami and Los Angeles.

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    Bleichmar Fonti & Auld Launches Delaware Office

    Another firm has established a footprint in Delaware's competitive legal market, with Bleichmar Fonti & Auld LLP announcing that it has opened an office in Wilmington by bringing on an experienced Chancery Court litigator who last worked at Labaton Sucharow LLP.

  • Las Vegas Attorney Indicted Over $460M Ponzi Scheme

    A Nevada attorney has been indicted on charges of wire fraud and money laundering for his alleged role in orchestrating a $460 million Ponzi scheme against thousands of victims who believed they were fronting money for borrowers who were awaiting payment for settlements.

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    Attys, Insurers Settle US Tax Court Coverage Dispute

    A law firm and its insurers and insurance brokers have settled a dispute over coverage of underlying litigation in the U.S. Tax Court and other jurisdictions alleging the firm participated in a tax scam by designing faulty captive insurance systems.

  • Ex-Ga. County Bar President, Wife Must Pay $1.6M Tax Bill

    A Georgia federal judge ruled Tuesday that a one-time Forsyth County Bar Association president and his wife must pay a $1.6 million tax bill, granting the Internal Revenue Service a quick win in its enforcement bid.

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    Barley Snyder Adds 8-Atty Pa. Law Firm

    Barley Snyder has picked up an eight-attorney firm in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, the second major acquisition the firm has made in the last 15 months.

  • Raines Feldman Enters Chicago With Local Firm Tie-Up

    Less than a year after opening an office in New York, California-based Raines Feldman LLP has expanded to Chicago following a combination with local firm Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger LLP.

  • Ill. Panel Nixes Contempt Order Over Settlement Disclosure

    An Illinois state appeals court has overturned a decision finding a Chicago attorney in contempt for disclosing confidential settlement information in a wrongful death case to a reporter, finding that the trial court could have tried the attorney for indirect criminal contempt but fell "woefully short of the standard required to prosecute."

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    Wilkins Gire Adds Insurance Partner From Lewis Brisbois

    Wilkins Gire announced the growth of its insurance coverage practice group with the addition of experienced insurer-side attorney and incoming senior member, Vanessa Durante, who joins the firm's Houston office from Lewis Brisbois, where she was a partner.

  • Mich. Tax Atty Disbarred For Allegedly Stealing Client's $6.5M

    An Oakland County, Michigan, tax attorney has been disbarred after pleading no contest to allegations of professional misconduct stemming from accusations he stole $6.5 million from a client he was representing in an Internal Revenue Service investigation.

  • Google Fights Data Request In NC Firm Client Money Probe

    Google pushed back Monday against a bankruptcy trustee's request to access the account data for a North Carolina-based real estate law firm that is facing an FBI investigation over more than $6 million in missing client money.

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    Legal Clients Demand More Work At Lower Cost, Report Says

    Around 70% of law firm professionals say that clients are demanding more output at lower cost in 2023, according to a survey published Monday from e-discovery provider IPRO, and around the same percentage of respondents aim to increase technology use to remain competitive this year.

  • Shub Law Adds New Name Partner, Launches Pa. HQ

    Three-year-old regional plaintiffs' firm Shub Law Firm has changed its name and moved its headquarters from New Jersey to Pennsylvania, the firm announced Monday.

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    This Is What Will Make Or Break ChatGPT-Like Legal Tech

    Several legal tech companies have released artificial intelligence-powered chatbots and assistants in recent months, and industry experts say the key to their success will be offering a unique product that solves work problems for law firms and attorneys.

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    In Merger, Abrams Garfinkel Adds Teitelbaum Gallagher Team

    Law firm Teitelbaum & Gallagher has merged with Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson LLP to boost the firms' commercial lending and banking practices, the firms said in a press statement.

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    Large Law Firm M&A Returned With A Bang In First Quarter

    After nearly three years during which large law firm combinations practically dried up, the industry's appetite for big acquisitions returned and even exceeded pre-2020 levels during the first quarter of 2023, according to data collected by Law360 Pulse.

  • Fee Award For Defective Toilet Settlement Plunges To $1.95M

    A Texas federal judge has awarded $1.95 million to attorneys representing U.S. consumers in cross-border class action settlements over allegedly defective toilets, following a Fifth Circuit decision last year tanking a $4.3 million fee award in the litigation.

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    Armstrong Teasdale Combines With Chicago Boutique

    Armstrong Teasdale LLP announced on Monday that it is expanding into Chicago by combining with a local litigation boutique.

  • NY AG Wants Eviction Firm's 'Vendetta' Claims Put To Bed

    The New York Attorney General's Office urged a state court to once and for all squash a real estate law firm's claims that the debt collection suit brought against it stems from a state attorney's personal vendetta against a firm partner.

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    The Firms Gearing Up To Battle Disney Over Florida Board

    Attorneys with deep ties to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis are among the legal muscle at four firms tapped by the governor's new appointees on the board of directors of The Walt Disney Co.'s formerly self-governing district to challenge agreements that largely erase much of the board's authority.

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