New Jersey Law Journal
The Joint Commission on Public Ethics said Assistant Attorney General David Ellenhorn improperly accepted a plane ride from an adversary without first obtaining permission from his boss. But the panel declined to impose a fine or sanction.
A biotechnology company in bankruptcy has brought malpractice claims against Nixon Peabody and Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo.
Neogenix Oncology Inc., a bankrupt would-be developer of cancer diagnostic and treatment products, blamed its outside lawyers for allowing the company to pursue an illegal fund-raising strategy for more than five years.
While Tidwell's sentence was probated for 10 years, a condition of that probation is that he spend 120 days in jail, according to Tidwell's attorney David Savoda.
The Florida Supreme Court allows Henry "Hank" Adorno, former head of Adorno Yoss, to resume practicing law.
The American Civil Trial Bar Roundtable recently issued a thoughtful, comprehensive and insightful white paper on increasing the professionalism of American lawyers.
In response to questions from the Daily Report about Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens' decision not to release a controversial ethics commission memo during prior wrongful termination litigation against the state, a noted law and ethics professor is calling on Olens to be more transparent.
The longtime head of Andrews Kurth's corporate governance and securities practice is preparing to leave the firm just weeks after it settled a malpractice case seeking $50 million in damages over its representation of an affiliate of convicted Ponzi schemer R. Allen Stanford.
To guard against malpractice claims, engagement letters should identify the client, outline the scope of the representation and confirm the fee.
"After the lawyers suspected a malpractice action, they successfully removed Gloria as the administratix of Mary Ann's estate in hopes that the statute of limitations would run before a new administratrix would take her place," plaintiff Gloria Cegielski alleges in the petition.