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    J-M Amici Want 'Paternalistic' Conflict Rule, Sheppard Says

    A band of companies and others opposing Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP’s appeal at the California Supreme Court of a $3.8 million fee forfeiture over an undisclosed conflict are “divorced from the realities of the modern legal marketplace”...

    J-M Amici Want 'Paternalistic' Conflict Rule, Sheppard Says

    A band of companies and others opposing Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP’s appeal at the California Supreme Court of a $3.8 million fee forfeiture over an undisclosed conflict are “divorced from the realities of the modern legal marketplace”...

    Drug Cos. Aim To Force Market Discovery In Loestrin MDL

    Warner Chilcott PLC and other defendants in multidistrict litigation challenging alleged pay-for-delay settlements over contraceptive Loestrin moved Friday in Rhode Island federal court to force a group of buyers to give up information that may shed light...

    Venable Beats DQ Bid In EB-5 Hopeful's Contract Fight

    A California judge on Tuesday refused to disqualify Venable LLP from defending a Los Angeles restaurateur in a Chinese EB-5 visa hopeful's suit alleging the restaurateur mismanaged his $1 million investment in two restaurants, saying Venable's...

    Venable Beats DQ Bid In EB-5 Hopeful's Contract Fight

    A California judge on Tuesday refused to disqualify Venable LLP from defending a Los Angeles restaurateur in a Chinese EB-5 visa hopeful's suit alleging the restaurateur mismanaged his $1 million investment in two restaurants, saying Venable's...

    Uber Sues Seattle To Stop New Driver Unionization Rule

    Uber sued the city of Seattle in Washington state court Tuesday to block rules permitting for-hire drivers to participate in collective bargaining opportunities, alleging they run afoul of the state’s constitution. ...read more

    'Apprentice' Contestant Hits Trump With Defamation Suit

    A former “The Apprentice” contestant who publicly accused Donald Trump of having made unwanted sexual advances toward her filed a defamation lawsuit against the president-elect in New York court Tuesday for asserting in Twitter posts and campaign rallies...

    'Apprentice' Contestant Hits Trump With Defamation Suit

    A former “The Apprentice” contestant who publicly accused Donald Trump of having made unwanted sexual advances toward her filed a defamation lawsuit against the president-elect in New York court Tuesday for asserting in Twitter posts and campaign rallies...

    Capital One Says $57M Loan Guarantee Is Enforceable

    Capital One told a New York appellate panel Tuesday that a lower court should have forced loan guarantors to cough up $57 million for a defaulted loan for taxi medallions, saying that the contract language calling the guarantees absolute, irrevocable...

    Capital One Says $57M Loan Guarantee Is Enforceable

    Capital One told a New York appellate panel Tuesday that a lower court should have forced loan guarantors to cough up $57 million for a defaulted loan for taxi medallions, saying that the contract language calling the guarantees absolute, irrevocable...

    Capital One Says $57M Loan Guarantee Is Enforceable

    Capital One told a New York appellate panel Tuesday that a lower court should have forced loan guarantors to cough up $57 million for a defaulted loan for taxi medallions, saying that the contract language calling the guarantees absolute, irrevocable...

    U.S., Jacksonville Settle Firefighter Promotion Policy Row

    The federal government and the City of Jacksonville, Florida, have reached a settlement over the city fire department's promotion policies that allegedly have a disproportionately adverse effect on black firefighters, according to documents filed...

    Holland & Hart Adds Alaska Office To Boost Enviro Practice

    Holland & Hart announced on Tuesday that it has launched an office in Anchorage, Alaska and has snagged two partners, three other lawyers and a policy expert from Crowell & Moring, in an effort to strengthen its environmental and natural resources...

    Pa. Court Revives Med Mal Suit Over Patient's Suicide

    A Pennsylvania appellate court on Tuesday reversed a trial court's dismissal of a medical malpractice suit filed in connection with a mental health patient's suicide, saying the evidence showed that the hospital may have been grossly negligent...

    Egg Contamination Shouldn't Lead To Jail, High Court Told

    Quality Egg LLC executives Austin “Jack” DeCoster and his son Peter DeCoster have asked the Supreme Court to review their jail sentences related to a national salmonella outbreak, saying individuals cannot get jail time for vicarious liability...

    Dish Network Must Undo Wage Cut During NLRB Case

    Dish Network Co. must restore a 50 percent pay cut to unionized employees at two Texas facilities while the National Labor Relations Board determines if the company’s action was illegal, a Texas federal judge ruled Saturday. ...read more

    Del. Poses Bill To Limit Unclaimed Property Collection

    Amid a high court battle between Delaware and several other states over who gets to keep abandoned MoneyGram checks, a Delaware state senator has introduced a bill that claims to make the state’s unclaimed property laws fairer and more in line with those...

    Trump's Interior Pick Says Climate Change 'Undisputable'

    Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Mont., Donald Trump's nominee for Interior Secretary, parted ways with earlier comments by the president-elect by saying during Senate confirmation hearings on Tuesday that he doesn’t believe climate change is a hoax, but...

    Trump's Interior Pick Says Climate Change 'Undisputable'

    Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Mont., Donald Trump's nominee for Interior Secretary, parted ways with earlier comments by the president-elect by saying during Senate confirmation hearings on Tuesday that he doesn’t believe climate change is a hoax, but...

    Allergan Pays $15M For Failing To Disclose Merger Talks

    Allergan has agreed to pay a $15 million fine and admit wrongdoing for failing to disclose it was negotiating a potential acquisition and white knight offer with Actavis in efforts to escape a hostile takeover from Valeant and Pershing Square, the U.S...

    Major Merger Probes Hit Record Delays In 2016, Report Finds

    Significant merger investigations by the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission in 2016 lasted nearly 10 months, on average, longer than any time in the past six years, according to law firm Dechert LLP. ...read more

    Major Merger Probes Hit Record Delays In 2016, Report Finds

    Significant merger investigations by the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission in 2016 lasted nearly 10 months, on average, longer than any time in the past six years, according to law firm Dechert LLP. ...read more

    Energy Transfer Investor Seeks To Stop $21B Sunoco Merger

    A unitholder of Energy Transfer Partners LP filed a lawsuit late Friday in Delaware federal court seeking to put a stop to a proposed $21.3 billion stock-for-stock merger with Sunoco Logistics Partners LP, saying that filings related to the deal omit...

    Energy Transfer Investor Seeks To Stop $21B Sunoco Merger

    A unitholder of Energy Transfer Partners LP filed a lawsuit late Friday in Delaware federal court seeking to put a stop to a proposed $21.3 billion stock-for-stock merger with Sunoco Logistics Partners LP, saying that filings related to the deal omit...

    Mintz Levin Nabs Ex-Dechert IP Partner In Silicon Valley

    Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC has hired a Silicon Valley veteran intellectual property trial attorney who specializes in international IP law from Dechert LLP to bolster its IP practice, the firm said Tuesday. ...read more