The state’s Department of Corrections and Community Supervision has been reviewing parole appeals handled that were handled by an Albany resident who was convicted for fraudulently posing as a lawyer. Antonia Barrone, who is not a licensed attorney, was sentenced to one-and-a-half to three years in state prison on criminal charges earlier this month.
The Am Law 200's decision to wind down its operations by early January may be the beginning of a long and costly ordeal for its former partners and potentially for the law firms where they resume their careers.
The threat of cyberattack looms large for law firms. In 2016, the year of the breach," a seemingly endless barrage of law firm security incidents were front and center in industry news and the pace hasn t slowed.
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