Modern LawyerLoeb & Loeb, Norton Rose Latest Firms To Delay Reopening
Loeb & Loeb LLP and Norton Rose Fulbright are the latest BigLaw firms to delay their reopening processes, with Loeb declining to set a new return-to-office date, according to an internal memo obtained by Law360, and Norton Rose pushing its full reopening to early 2022.
Modern LawyerDavis Polk Can't Sink Associate's Bias, Retaliation Claims
A New York federal judge on Friday kept alive some remaining bias and retaliation claims a Black former Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP associate is pursuing against the firm, but again dismissed an allegation that race was a motivating factor in some partners' decision to fire him.
Modern LawyerWinston Names New Office Leaders, Exec Board Members
Winston & Strawn LLP has announced new members for its executive committee and new managing partners for seven offices, including New York, Paris and London.
CourtsAtty Gets 9-Month Suspension For Abusing Nonprofit Gig
A New York appellate court on Thursday handed out a nine-month suspension to an attorney found to have misappropriated funds over three years from a nonprofit organization she founded and whose finances she oversaw.
Mid-LawStradley Ronon's New Talent Director On Her Role At The Firm
As Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young LLP's new director of talent development, Lauren Sweeney sees an opportunity to create programs that are more personalized than the initiatives she developed at PwC.
Daily LitigationSaxena White Can't Lead FIFA Suit After Robbins Geller DQ
A New York federal judge who disqualified Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP from securities litigation related to the FIFA corruption scandal on Thursday rejected Saxena White PA's request to take over the case, chastising the firm for seeking continued advice from Robbins Geller.
CourtsHow Kasowitz Revived SAP, Deloitte Whistleblower Claims
After taking over a whistleblower case against Deloitte Consulting LLP and the American arm of SAP in a California state court appeal, attorneys from Kasowitz Benson Torres revived claims that the companies cheated the city of San Diego.
Modern LawyerLegal Tech Roundup: PandaDoc Obtains $1B Valuation
A document management company reaching a $1 billion valuation leads this recent recap of legal technology news.
CourtsEmery Celli Brings The Intercept's FOIA Battles To Court
Boutique firm Emery Celli Brinckerhoff Abady Ward & Maazel LLP has for years represented media organizations and publishers. But starting this year, the firm did something that perhaps was never done before: It forged an informal partnership with a news outlet and became its go-to shop for all their freedom of information requests.
Modern LawyerBeltway Moves: T-Mobile, DLA Piper, Mayer Brown
There was no shortage of moves in the Washington, D.C., legal scene in the latter weeks of September. Lawyers formerly with the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency landed at Jones Day and Covington & Burling LLP, respectively.