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Ulmer & Berne Grows With Addition Of 3 Attorneys

CLEVELAND - Ulmer & Berne LLP has announced the addition of two new attorneys to the firm, Matthew T. Wholey and Joy F. Forster, and the return of Rebecca B. Jacobs to the firm's Columbus office. Wholey joins the firm's Cleveland office, while...

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Hooper, Lundy & Bookman Expands Washington, D.C., Office

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Hooper, Lundy & Bookman PC (HLB) has announced that Harry R. Silver has joined the firm as a partner and Patricia H. "Tish" Wirth has joined the firm as an associate in the firm's growing Washington, D.C., office....

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Mortgage Litigation Up 41 Percent, Index Shows

DALLAS - Legal actions tied to mortgage lending jumped by more than 40 percent in the third quarter of the year based on the Mortgage Litigation Index out Dec. 13. Activity on more than 100 civil and criminal mortgage-related cases was tracked from...

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Bonus Money Flows At Susman Godfrey Litigation Firm

HOUSTON - Susman Godfrey LLP, the 90-lawyer litigation boutique with offices in Houston, New York, Los Angeles, Dallas and Seattle, has paid annual bonuses to full time associates ranging from $45,000 to more than $100,000, the firm has announced. Ten...

Michael Lefkowitz
$30 Million Verdict In Engle Progeny Suit Survives Florida Appeal

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - (Mealey's) A $30 million verdict to the widow of a longtime smoker of Lucky Strikes, the largest post- Engle verdict when it was announced, was affirmed Dec. 14 in a Florida appeals court ( R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company v. Matilde...

Tom Moylan
Zicam Maker Settles 2,100 Smell/Taste Injury Claims For $15.5M

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- (Mealey's) Zicam maker Matrixx Initiatives Inc. on Dec. 14 said it has agreed to settle about 2,100 claims by people who claim to have lost their sense of smell or taste from the company's zinc-based nasal cold remedy gel...