Evidence Ex-Perkins Coie Atty Lied 'Pretty Weak,' Experts Say

By Justin Wise and Frank G. Runyeon

The indictment against former Perkins Coie LLP attorney Michael Sussmann for allegedly lying to the FBI in a meeting weeks before the 2016 election is on shaky legal footing and reads more like a political document than a criminal charge, legal experts told Law360.

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    'Indictments Are Coming' In Trump Org. Case, CFO's Atty Says

    An attorney for Trump Organization finance chief Allen Weisselberg told a New York state court Monday that he expects there will be additional indictments in the Manhattan district attorney's tax fraud case against former President Donald Trump's business.

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    DLA Piper Atty Joins Holland & Knight's Private Equity Team

    Holland & Knight LLP has brought on a former DLA Piper associate as a partner in Atlanta to advise clients on corporate, private equity, and mergers and acquisitions matters, leveraging his private sector experience as a former owner of a tax service franchise.

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    Legal Services Firm Latitude Opens Offices In Texas, Boston

    Legal industry staffing firm Latitude has announced the opening of offices in Boston and Austin, Texas, and has hired a pair of former BigLaw attorneys to run the new locations.

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    Goulston Adds Polsinelli Atty As Real Estate Partner In DC

    Goulston & Storrs PC has added a Washington, D.C.-based former Polsinelli PC shareholder as a director in its real estate practice.

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    T-Mobile Hires Cleary Atty To Serve As New GC

    T-Mobile US Inc. has tapped Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP veteran antitrust attorney Mark Nelson to become its new general counsel.

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    Hyundai Elevates Assistant GC To Chief Legal Officer

    Hyundai Motor North America has promoted its assistant general counsel to serve as the automotive company's chief legal officer, the company announced Friday.

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    Seton Hall Gaming Law 'Bootcamp' Aims To Better Industry

    Seton Hall University School of Law is gearing up for its second annual gaming law "bootcamp," and the university is betting that participants will come out of the four-day program having learned a thing or two.

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    Leaving BigLaw For Cannabis: 5 Attys Discuss The Switch

    Like other attorneys who left BigLaw for the cannabis sector, Travis Moyer wanted to grab the opportunity for early entry into a rapidly evolving industry. And while the shift has meant having to learn a lot on the fly, he said he has also found great professional growth — and personal happiness.

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    Legal Tech Roundup: Nuix, Relyance AI

    Consolidation in the legal technology and legal services industry continued this week with four new acquisitions.

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    Erica Grigg Wants To Help Attys Struggling In Texas

    Former litigator Erica Grigg has been named the new director for the Texas Lawyers' Assistance Program, a mental health support program run by the State Bar of Texas that helped her following a suicide attempt more than a decade ago.



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