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Top Denver Airport Lawyer Resigns After Holiday Party Incident

The senior lawyer for Denver International Airport resigned this week amid a city investigation into his behavior during a recent holiday party for DIA executives. Scott McCoy, the DIA’s general counsel, admitted in an interview Thursday that he had been physically with another lawyer – one of his subordinates – during an impromptu demonstration of […]

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Mont Vernon lawyer convicted of using fraud to obtain $ 8 million in loans

December 27 — A Mont Vernon lawyer who federal officials say lied to get millions of dollars in five different loans has been convicted of bank fraud and other charges. Joseph Foistner, 67, of Mont Vernon, was convicted on Thursday of bank fraud, wire fraud, money laundering and misrepresentation in bankruptcy proceedings in U.S. District […]

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8 Reasons Law Students Should Choose To Become A Tax Lawyer

If you are planning what will happen after you graduate from law school, you might want to ask yourself the following question. Have you thought about specialization? If you haven’t thought about it, maybe you should. In fact, you should consider majoring in tax law. Here are 8 reasons why you should choose to become […]

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Disney Hires Spotify’s Top Lawyer Gutierrez As Chief Legal Officer (2)

Walt Disney Co. said on Wednesday it hired Horacio Gutierrez, who spent nearly six years as Spotify Technology AG‘s top lawyer, as the new legal director. Gutierrez, who also served as General Counsel for Microsoft Corp., will take over on February 1 from longtime general counsel Alan Braverman, who is retiring after nearly two decades […]

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Policy exclusions keep insurer out of attorney’s federal lawsuit

The lawsuit against an attorney seeking compensation for a malpractice claim against him will continue in federal court after a wrongfully joined secondary insurer was rightfully dismissed from the suit, the Fifth Circuit has said. Mark Ticer, a Texas attorney, was sued by a client in 2014 and 2018 over a fee dispute. In 2018, […]

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Disney’s top lawyer is up for grabs as longtime frontman leaves

The Walt Disney Co. has yet to appoint a new chief legal officer, with longtime general counsel Alan Braverman due to retire in two weeks. Braverman, who is one of the highest-paid legal department heads in the United States annually, will leave after nearly two decades at the iconic, publicly traded company. Disney, grappling with […]

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Trump Eastman’s lawyer should be punished, say 1,200 lawyers

A group of lawyers have filed the third ethics complaint against Trump’s attorney John Eastman with the California Bar, alleging misconduct when he colluded with others to try to quash the results of the 2020 presidential election and keeping Donald Trump in office for a second term. John Eastman “appears to have acted in concert […]

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Britney Spears’ lawyer slams dad again

Britney Spears’ father Jamie has dismissed his claims that he orchestrated his infamous 2003 interview with Diane Sawyer, and the singer’s attorney, Mathew Rosengart, responded. “Rather than intimidate and attack his daughter, even though he claims to ‘love her’, Rosengart began in an exclusive statement to Variety, “it would be far more appropriate for Mr […]

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Inside lawyer paints career twists and turns, one media post at a time

Few lawyers display a passion for social media more than in-house lawyer Colin Levy, who uses the platform to speak out on the ups and downs of his career, legal technology and the power of music. When Levy lost his job last year, he opened up about it on Twitter. For his thoughts on demystifying […]

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Lawyer burnout is ‘a real problem’ as demand for legal work outstrips growth in the number of lawyers

Homepage Daily News The professional burnout of lawyers is “a real problem” because the demand … Law firms Lawyer burnout is ‘a real problem’ as demand for legal work outstrips growth in the number of lawyers By Debra Cassens Weiss December 9, 2021, 1:12 p.m. CST Law firms will easily be able to absorb higher […]

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Chris Cuomo hires lawyer, seeks $ 18 million from CNN: reports

Chris Cuomo signed up after being fired from his CNN job, according to reports. The New York Post said Cuomo could claim the roughly $ 18 million remaining on his contract. He hired the lawyer who handled NBC’s lucrative exit of Megyn Kelly, Puck News reported. Loading Something is loading. Chris Cuomo has hired a […]

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Davis Polk says black lawyer fired for poor work, not his race

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP claim evidence gathered in racial discrimination and retaliation from former black associate shows he was fired for consistently poor work, which has not improved despite help , and that his federal lawsuit should be dismissed without trial. Senior lawyers from three of the firm’s independent practice groups had documented “increasingly […]

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Davis Polk equals Cravath and adds 20% “special bonus”

Davis Polk & Wardwell has entered the annual bonus fray, corresponding to the Standard set by Cravath, Swaine & Moore in late November and adding a 20% “special bonus” for all but the class of 2021, according to a memo obtained by Law.com. The memo details a year-end bonus structure that matches Cravath’s ladder, which […]

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Reason for celebration: the winners of the 2021 American Lawyer Industry Awards

The fourth annual American Lawyer Industry Awards, held Dec. 2 in New York City, recognized lawyers, executives and law firms that have made an impact on the legal industry, profession and society over the of a tumultuous period in the country’s history. At a time of so much stress and tension – for lawyers, for […]