Kris Fischer, the New York Law Journal's longtime editor-in-chief, is retiring July 1. Fischer has been with ALM, the Law Journal's parent company, for 31 years in several different roles, spending the last 15 as the Law Journal's top editor.
Jennifer Henderson, Nell Gluckman and Gina Passarella
The United Kingdom's historic vote to leave the European Union came among one of the busiest lateral hiring sprees by U.S. law firms in London, but that growth may be put to the test as clients themselves ponder exiting the market.
The office of Attorney General Eric Schneiderman received the "best brief award" from the National Association of Attorneys General for an amicus brief joined by 20 other states in the U.S. Supreme Court case of .
Samuel N. Fraidin and Douglas J. Pepe of Joseph Hage Aaronson write: The Second Circuit should adopt a single statement of the doctrine concerning whether a court may consider documents attached to a motion to dismiss, define its terms, and warn against the use of the doctrine for any purpose other than determining if a document may be considered without converting a motion to dismiss into a motion for summary judgment.
Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos may think they have fresh ammunition for their appeals on political corruption charges following a major U.S. Supreme Court decision today, but prosecutors beg to differ.
Imagine if every time a client hired you for advice, you had to file a publicly available report with the government revealing the engagement, what you did and how much you were being paid. Until a federal judge in Texas stepped in on Monday, this was about to become reality for labor lawyers retained by companies facing unionization drives.