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Patton Boggs Taps Top Tax Attorney to Run NY Office

New York, NY , June 15, 2010 - Patton Boggs LLP has tapped veteran tax attorney Richard E. Andersen to serve as managing partner of its New York office, citing his extensive experience in the nation's leading business and financial market to spur further growth. ... In his new role, Mr. Andersen...

Mortgage Litigation Rises, According To Report

DALLAS -- A surge in legal actions tied to foreclosures and investors-related cases helped push the Mortgage Litigation Index to an all-time high during the first quarter. Criminal cases more than doubled and mortgage insurance is emerging as an area of growing litigation. Active cases from Jan. 1...

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 July 1 through Sept. 30 in the report, which is...

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. Formerly a member of Patton Boggs, Silver brings...

Trial Attorney Jonathan L. Rubin Announces Launch Of Rubin PLLC

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Well-known Washington, D.C., trial attorney, economist and expert in antitrust law Jonathan L. Rubin has launched a new law firm, Rubin PLLC. Rubin was formerly antitrust partner at Patton Boggs LLP in Washington. Rubin specializes in antitrust litigation, most notably monopolization...

Foreclosure Lawsuits Push Mortgage Litigation Index Higher

DALLAS - The Mortgage Litigation Index from MortgageDaily.com climbed to its highest level during any quarter since it was introduced in 2007. Cases challenging the foreclosure process accelerated, though investor actions were higher and criminal activity shot up. The Second Quarter 2011 Mortgage...