The number of women and minorities within partnerships in Big Law has increased slightly, but a report by the National Association for Law Placement found that their numbers in the associate ranks has slipped below pre-recession figures.
Website accessibility lawsuits continue to increase nationwide and here in Florida. Nearly every business sector has faced such lawsuits. Florida ranks first in the number of website accessibility suits filed in federal court this year.
Gibson Dunn will work with Sacramento-based Van Dermyden Maddux Law Corp. and that firm's senior partner, Deborah Maddux, on the two-year contract. The firms will field complaints from a newly established telephone hotline and an online portal, investigate allegations and report their findings to the Senate Rules Committee.
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