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Iloilo lawyer continues to help marginalized people a year after surviving screwdriver attack

Attorney Angelo Karlo “AK” Guillen (FILE PHOTO INVESTIGATOR/GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE) ILOILO CITY – The physical pain of human rights lawyer Angelo Karlo Guillen’s injuries still lingers a year after he narrowly escaped death when he was stabbed repeatedly with a screwdriver on 3 March 2021 in this city. “It’s still painful when pressure is applied […]

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Trump lawyer knew plan to delay Biden certification illegal, emails say | donald trump

The halt in certification of Joe Biden’s election victory on January 6 last year as part of the plan to return Donald Trump to power was known to be illegal by at least one of the former president’s lawyers, according to an email exchange about the potential conspiracy. Trump’s former lawyer John Eastman – who […]

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Apollo Quiboloy now in Davao City, not hiding – lawyer

Pastor Apollo Quiboloy (Photo from his Facebook account) MANILA, Philippines — Pastor Apollo Quiboloy, who was officially declared last month by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) as a suspected sex trafficker wanted in the United States, has not gone into hiding and remains in Davao City. During a virtual briefing on Sunday, one of […]

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Starbucks’ top lawyer’s salary topped $5 million last year

A Starbucks logo is pictured on the door of the green apron delivery service at the Empire State Building in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S. June 1, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Rachel Gonzalez received $5.3 million in total compensation She joined the coffee giant in […]

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McDermott adds DC lawyer Graham as head of government contracts

McDermott Will & Emery has hired former Vinson & Elkins partner Daniel Graham as the first president of the law firm’s government contracts practice in Washington. Graham officially joined the Houston-based firm on Monday after more than six years at Vinson & Elkins, where he was most recently vice president of the firm’s government contracts […]

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Power Moves: Penn has named its new president, a lawyer and a university principal who will succeed Amy Gutmann

Power moves is a section where we retrace the comings and goings of talents across the region. Got a new hire, gig, or promotion? Email us: [email protected] University of Pennsylvania appointed a new president to replace its longest-serving president, Amy Gutman. Mr. Elizabeth Magill, a lawyer and academic in administrative and constitutional law, will succeed […]

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Apple’s best lawyer earns 10 TIMES more than Magic Circle partners

Kate Adams won almost £ 20million in total compensation last year Apple’s top lawyer won ten times more than the average Magic Circle partner last year, taking home almost $ 27million (£ 20million) in total compensation. Kate Adams, 57, who is currently legal counsel and senior vice president of legal and global security at Apple, […]

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Bawumia gave more to the nuclear power plant than to the North

Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia An assistant to the Vice President of Ghana, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, Akbar Yussif Rohullah Khomeini argued that the contribution of the Vice President to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) goes beyond simply collecting votes in northern Ghana . He argues that the vice president did more than just increase the vote […]

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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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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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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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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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Will rate hikes jeopardize relationships with trusted advisors?

After years of clients working to whittle their list of businesses down to a trusted group that understands their businesses’ specific challenges, rate hikes threaten to upend those delicate relationships. New data from accounting and consulting firm Withum provides the latest signal that companies of all sizes intend to push rates higher in the year […]

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Lyft, facing numerous legal problems, is looking for a new high profile lawyer

Lyft Inc. has named a new chief legal officer as the ride-hailing company and competitor Uber Technologies Inc. continue to face litigation over its classification of drivers. Lindsay Llewellyn, the company’s vice president and associate general counsel, was promoted Nov. 1 to general counsel. Lyft revealed in a securities filing late Wednesday that Llewellyn had […]