GM Report by Longtime Counsel a Mixed Bag for Auto Giant

In a 315-page investigative report submitted Thursday, Jenner & Block and King & Spalding—Am Law 100 firms closely tied to General Motors—detail a "pattern of incompetence and neglect" at the company, while absolving top executives at the auto giant of trying to cover up a mechanical flaw that has been linked to 13 deaths and sparked the recall of 2.6 million vehicles.

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