In this week's episode, Law.com business of law reporter Patrick Smith spoke with Zeughauser Group's Kent Zimmermann about how client demands to return to the office could force law firms to choose between clients and talent—and how the COVID-19 Delta variant could foil their plans.
U.S. District Judge James V. Selna agreed prosecutors were entitled to explain the purpose of government meetings with Avenatti's paralegal after the pro se defendant questioned her about them in cross-examination.
Pestana, who has spent 33 years working for the Law Department, also becomes its first leader "in modern history to be drawn from the ranks of the extraordinary career lawyers" who work there, according to Zachary Carter, a former Law Department head.
Justin King of The Law Offices of Justin H. King has four discovery tips his team used in a police negligence case where he secured a $750,000 settlement from the city on behalf of the victim's family.
A federal jury in Oakland sided with Daralyn Durie, Eugene Novikov, Kira Davis and their client, Berkeley, California-based Plexxikon, finding that Novartis willfully infringed patents for the first FDA-approved targeted therapy for metastatic melanoma.
A Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher team lands this week's first runner-up spot for fending off a preliminary injunction in a closely watched trade secret case in the nascent market for electric vertical takeoff and landing, or eVTOL, aircraft.
From Thomas to Kavanaugh to Cosby, politics must be removed from decisions related to sexual violence allegations, according to Golden Gate University School of Law's Sonia Bakshi and Rachel Van Cleave.