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David Fawcett Joins Reed Smith Commercial Litigation Group

PITTSBURGH - International law firm Reed Smith LLP has announced the addition of litigator David B. Fawcett as a partner in the Eastern Commercial Litigation Group. Fawcett will be resident in the firm's Pittsburgh office. Fawcett was formerly...

Tracy Coenen
Significant Change To Federal Rules For Expert Witness Reports Takes Effect

Beginning this month, there has been a significant change to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure for expert witness reports. Following this change, Rule 26 dictates that draft reports of experts will no longer be discoverable. Draft reports will be protected...

Cheryl Keely
Liberty University's Challenge Of Health Care Law Dismissed

LYNCHBURG, Va. - (Mealey's) A Virginia federal judge on Nov. 30 dismissed a lawsuit brought by group of plaintiffs in Virginia, including a private Christian university, challenging the recently enacted Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care...

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Hagens Berman: Judge Agrees Consumers Deserve To Pursue Lawsuit Against Toyota

SANTA ANA, Calif. - A federal judge has rejected Toyota's efforts to dismiss a class action lawsuit that seeks damages related to unintended acceleration by Toyota vehicles, the law firm Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP announced Dec. 1 ( In Re: Toyota...

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Squire Sanders And Hammonds Law Firms To Combine

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Partners with U.S.-based Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. and UK-based Hammonds LLP have approved a combination agreement that creates a new top-tier global legal practice to provide clients worldwide with comprehensive legal counsel...

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McGuireWoods Announces Texas Expansion

HOUSTON - McGuireWoods LLP has announced that it has finalized an agreement to combine operations with the Houston-based firm of Nickens Keeton Lawless Farrell & Flack LLP (Nickens Keeton). The agreement, pending final approval of the partnerships...