Ellis Kim | May 20, 2019
"Trump cannot block the subpoena to Mazars,” U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta said in a ruling Monday, dealing a blow to the president and a win for House Democrats.
Ellis Kim | May 20, 2019
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Phillip Bantz | May 20, 2019
A London-based in-house counsel noted that the EU's decision includes broad language and appeared to be deliberately styled to “grant more flexibility” in imposing sanctions.
Dan Packel | May 20, 2019
The firm, representing itself, says a federal judge erred in letting four female former associates hide behind pseudonyms when they leveled accusations of widespread gender discrimination.
Caroline Spiezio | May 20, 2019
Julie Brill, Microsoft's deputy general counsel and top privacy lawyer, reflected on GDPR as its one-year anniversary approaches. She offered suggestions for a U.S. federal privacy law in a blog post Monday.
R. Robin McDonald | May 20, 2019
Richard S. "Rick" Thompson, who served as U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Georgia from 2001 to 2004, surrendered his law license after he was convicted of two felony counts of the aggravated stalking of a former girlfriend, given two consecutive 10-year sentences that included three years in prison followed by 17 years on probation, and banished from the South Georgia counties where he grew up and practiced law.
Frank Ready | May 20, 2019
The law firm and blockchain company have released the Automated Convertible Note, a document generator to help startups create convertible notes with customizable market standard terms and distribute digital tokens.
Dan M. Clark | May 20, 2019
Democrats in New York plan to refine a bill that would allow Congress to obtain copies of President Donald Trump’s state tax returns, making its power more narrow as to whose financial documents federal lawmakers could request.
Hannah Roberts| May 20, 2019
A nondisclosure agreement was in spotlight after former lawyer Anna Christie appealed a tribunal's decision stopping her from calling another woman as a witness.
Tony Mauro | May 20, 2019
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The proposed Duke settlement, filed Monday, is the first time the U.S. Justice Department has gotten involved in the injunctive relief provisions of a private class action settlement over alleged illegal poaching of employees.
CKR Law, which is struggling to pay partners, now says it's taking steps to "right-size." Sources say some there have gone at least three months without regular partner draws.
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