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Loss of money in Grab Holdings? – Monthly Lawyer

Gibbs Law Group investigates potential violations of securities law OAKLAND, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$GRAB #TO INPUT–Gibbs Law Group is investigating a potential class action lawsuit against Grab Holdings on behalf of investors who lost money in Grab Holdings (NASDAQ:GRAB). Shares of Grab Holdings fell more than 37% on Thursday, March 3, 2022, after shocking news broke that […]

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Lawyer reprimanded by DC Ethics Committee for ‘frivolous’ sanctions offer

DC Disciplinary Lawyer Says John Lillard Filed Unsubstantiated Penalties Motion He was found guilty of breaching several rules of professional conduct (Reuters) – The Office of Disciplinary Counsel in Washington, DC, has issued an informal reprimand to a lawyer who it says sought sanctions against opposing counsel without a legal basis to do so. The […]

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At least eight more babies sickened by recalled formula, lawyer says

Powdered infant formula can be combined with at least five childhood diseases, including possibly two deaths, the Food and Drug Administration warned earlier this week. But there may be more cases than have been reported, CBS News has learned. Natalie Coselli and Tyler Rowland say their son, Hayes, suddenly had a fever and had blood […]

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Florida prison system wants to end calls between lawyers and inmates that may reveal cruel conditions

By Noreen Marcus, FloridaBulldog.org Florida prison officials want to change a rule to prevent attorneys from talking to inmates who might need their help; the new rule would put detainees who might be defense witnesses completely out of earshot. In response, criminal defense attorneys and prisoner advocates are protesting to anyone willing to listen. They […]

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Ottawa protest lawyer hints at possibility of quieter nights amid legal challenge and growing resident anger

A lawyer representing some organizers of ongoing protests in Ottawa said protesters could stop honking overnight, as protests face growing resident anger, a class action lawsuit and uncertain finances. During discussions of an injunction sought by an Ottawa firm on behalf of downtown residents, a lawyer representing three protest organizers said protesters on Saturday were […]

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Ex-DWP attorney pleads guilty in investigation into botched billing scheme – Santa Monica Daily Press

city ​​news service An attorney hired by the city attorney’s office pleaded guilty Friday to a federal bribery charge in a scheme involving $2.2 million in bribes and kickbacks to the top Department of Los Angeles water and electricity in exchange for a lucrative contract. Paul O. Paradis, who represented the city of Los Angeles […]

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Biden wants Chevron lawyer who helped jail Steven Donziger to remain federal judge – Liberation News

In a blatant insult to climate and Indigenous rights activists, President Biden has reappointed Jennifer Rearden, a lawyer for multibillion-dollar polluter Chevron, for a federal judgeship. Rearden worked at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP when they took on Chevron as a client in their notorious legal campaign against environmental lawyer Steven Donziger after he challenged […]

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Lawyer admits bribery in DWP billing scandal

LOS ANGELES, CA – An attorney hired by the City Attorney’s Office pleaded guilty Friday to a federal bribery charge in a scheme involving $2.2 million in bribes and kickbacks to the executive superior of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power in exchange for a lucrative contract. Paul O. Paradis, who represented the […]

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Ex-LA DWP lawyer pleads guilty in investigation into botched billing scheme – Daily News

An attorney hired by the city attorney’s office pleaded guilty Friday, Jan. 28, to a federal bribery charge in a scheme involving $2.2 million in bribes and kickbacks to the top executive from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power in exchange for a lucrative contract. . Paul O. Paradis, who represented the city […]

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Money lost in Gatos Silver Inc.? – Monthly Lawyer

Gibbs Law Group investigates potential violations of securities law OAKLAND, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$GATO #GATO– Shares of Gatos Silver, Inc. fell 70% following the company’s disclosure that it had identified errors in a technical report and that its existing resource model included overestimates. The company said it now expects a potential reduction in the metal content of […]

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Review: “The Farmer’s Lawyer”, by Sarah Vogel | Entertainment

Half-memoir, half-story of a lawyer who fought foreclosures on family farms in the 1980s. “Farmer’s Lawyer: The North Dakota Nine and the Fight to Save the Family Farm” by Sarah Vogel; Bloomsbury Editions (432 pages, $ 28) Agriculture has never been an easy job. The work is physically demanding and sometimes dangerous, the prices of […]

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Exelon’s ComEd hires new top lawyer as corruption prosecution continues

Commonwealth Edison, Illinois’ largest electric utility, has hired former Jenner & Block attorney Glenn Rippie as its new general counsel as the company and parent Exelon Corp. seek to turn the page on a corruption scandal. Rippie, who had worked as ComEd’s acting general counsel since August 2021, took office effective Jan. 1. He will […]

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The Global Lawyer: Why the war for talent is different in Europe

Last week I hosted a webinar with legal industry experts from across Europe and the week before I helped chair a discussion between heads of top independent European law firms. In both cases, a subject of debate was particularly lively: the war for talent. The continental European market is not the only one fighting this […]