New York Law Journal
Two New Jersey attorneys who admitted to selling their law practice without informing their dozens of clients about it are having their law licenses lifted. According to the Disciplinary Review Board, there has been only one other disciplinary case in New Jersey involving this type of ethical breach.
Through dogged detective work, the oil giant's lawyers pieced together the clues that pointed to fraud in an Ecuadorean court.
A Southern District judge has ordered partners in a law firm he sanctioned to attend a legal education program, after one of the attorneys improperly removed a suit from state to federal court.
Experts say growing job stress may be taking a toll on lawyers these days. Evidence in the field suggests more problems. A national study is underway.
The feud between the founder of the popular Grotto Pizza chain and retired federal Judge Joseph J. Farnan Jr. has expanded from the Delaware Superior Court to the Court of Chancery.
As I have noted here before, in addition to my usual bag of tricks, I am presently serving as president of the Connecticut Bar Association. The job comes with a requirement of infinite patience and a thick skin.
Morgan Lewis & Bockius was entitled to withdraw from representing a Turkish arms manufacturer that still owes $25 million on a three-decades-old products liability and civil contempt judgment, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ruled.
When a client's professional life is on the line, Fox Rothschild's professional liability department seeks to ensure that his or her needs are met with sensitivity as well as tenacious representation.
A unanimous Appellate Division, First Department, panel last Thursday disbarred Manhattan attorney Shigetaka Ogihara, who pleaded guilty earlier this year to stealing $1.8 million that he was supposed to hold in his IOLA account for a client.
Two suspended attorneys who did not respond to the disciplinary proceedings filed against them have been disbarred by a Brooklyn appellate court.