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An attorney accusing his former firm of electronic surveillance of employees, clients and others can move on with his illegal wiretap claims after an Illinois federal judge ruled that the proposed class action is not time-barred.
The Supreme Court of Georgia on Wednesday suspended an attorney who failed to show up for a State Disciplinary Review Board reprimand imposed for two admitted professional conduct violations.
A Carr Blackwell & Associates PC family law and personal injury attorney has been appointed, along with two others, to fill judicial vacancies in North Carolina's district court, according to the governor's office.
An Ohio attorney could face a misconduct case over a widely circulated text he allegedly sent to a female associate in which he said she took a salary "while sitting on your ass" during her maternity leave, a lawyer who frequently represents peers facing sanctions said Tuesday.
A New York state appeals court has refused to resurrect Lil Wayne's $20 million suit against his longtime lawyer and representative, finding that the rapper hasn't adequately alleged his attorney tricked him into retaining him or caused the rapper any harm during the 14 years they worked together.
Law firms and departing lawyers can take steps to avoid costly litigation and disputes over attorney fees when clients change hands following spinoffs and splits, according to experts who stress the importance of communication in sidestepping any legal battles over bills.
General counsel can take preventive measures now to avoid panicking when their outside counsel is hacked, like knowing the kinds of data the company shares with external lawyers and how it's stored and writing data security requirements into their contracts, experts say.
The attorney representing a high-end wedding photographer who sued competitors in Texas court alleging a conspiracy to restrict trade should have known better than to bring the suit, a Fifth Circuit panel concluded, reversing a district court order that placed his client on the hook for the "groundless" suit.
A New Jersey attorney who alleges she was fired for refusing to lie in an affidavit is fighting to keep her suit alive, arguing her former employer's motion to dismiss relies on outside evidence he introduced in "self-serving" affidavits.
A Connecticut attorney is facing discipline after he had a network administrator search a former employee's computer and download personal emails without permission, as well as violating other rules of professional conduct, according to an ethics complaint filed Friday.
A former Girardi Keese attorney shadowed by the firm's embezzlement scandal has left his job at Dordick Law Corp., the firm said Tuesday, weeks after a recent client sued alleging the lawyer illegally withheld settlement funds.
Complex Appellate Litigation Group, a San Francisco-based appellate boutique, has added a former appeals practice group chair from Buchalter PC to launch an office in Orange County.
Third Circuit judges on Friday were the latest to tear into the legal practices of suspended attorney Richard Liebowitz, ruling that a former client can't revive a copyright lawsuit that sank because of the attorney's "distracting antics" and "repeated exercises of bad faith" — citing a "damning" email showing the company's CEO was well aware of Liebowitz's misfortunes in court.
The Florida Bar has claimed the Florida Supreme Court should not second-guess the disbarment of a Miami insurance attorney after the court revoked his license last month for mismanaging his firm, saying a rehearing is not simply a mechanism for an unhappy attorney to "reargue the same points previously presented."
Kreindler & Kreindler LLP can't hold off sanctions leveled against the firm in connection with the leak of a deposition transcript in the 9/11 multidistrict litigation that seeks to hold various countries responsible for the terrorist attacks, a New York federal judge has ruled.
The New Jersey attorney general unveiled the newest fraud and financial crimes unit and named a white-collar expert with deep experience in New York and New Jersey to be its inaugural leader.
While the story of Cleveland-based intellectual property law firm Fay Sharpe LLP dates to the 19th century, the 21st century brings a new chapter thanks to its merger at the beginning of the year with the New York-based Lippes Mathias LLP.
The legal technology industry followed its record-setting year of investments in 2021 with a big drop in funding in 2022, resulting in more mergers and acquisitions, according to a Law360 Pulse analysis.
A Jersey City, New Jersey, attorney was indicted in New Jersey federal court on charges he defrauded a family of more than $2 million in an alleged scheme to funnel their inheritance into his private bank accounts.
The legal industry saw another action-packed week as dozens of BigLaw attorneys were promoted to partner and the U.S. Department of Justice named a special counsel to head up a probe into classified documents found at two locations linked to President Joe Biden. Test your legal news savvy here with Law360 Pulse’s weekly quiz.
In an effort to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion among the Golden State's legal community, which is still predominantly white and male, the California State Bar is launching a program to recognize legal employers that take steps to improve DEI within their ranks.
While 2022 saw diversity gains in the legal profession, similar progress has been elusive at higher-level positions, a recent report by the National Association for Law Placement revealed.
Plaintiffs' law firm Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman PC has changed its name to Wisner Baum LLP to reflect the name of its new managing partner and most successful attorney at a firm known for packing a powerful punch in product liability litigation.
Maryland's outgoing lieutenant governor, Boyd K. Rutherford, plans to join Maryland law firm Davis Agnor Rapaport & Skalny LLC and launch a new practice in government relations and lobbying at the local, state and federal levels, the firm announced.
An insurance company has told a Tennessee federal court it shouldn't have to honor the $1 million liability policy it sold to a law firm because when the firm president renewed the policy, he didn't disclose that a malpractice claim could be coming.