The percentage of women associates at law firms fell for the fourth straight year, even as the percentage of minority associates continued to rise, according to the latest figures from the National Association for Law Placement.
Michelle Lee, a former key lawyer for Google Inc. who runs the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Silicon Valley satellite office, has been tapped to become the agency's deputy director.
Chief Judge Diane Wood of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has dismissed an ethics complaint filed against Judge Diane Sykes for her appearance with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas at the Federalist Society's annual dinner Nov. 14.
The $265 million shareholder settlement with coal producer Massey Energy Co. came after the U.S. attorney's office in West Virginia, citing its criminal investigation into the Upper Big Branch Mine disaster, intervened to halt discovery in the civil case.
The move marks not only the start of a new streamlined approach to judicial nominations on Capitol Hill, but also the beginning of a period of change at the court—and at the appellate practice at the law firm she will leave behind.
Between 2003 and 2012, the percentage of African American and Hispanic attorneys inched up by a mere 0.8 percent, and they now account for just 8.4 percent of attorneys in the country, according to a study commissioned by Microsoft Corp.
Given the Volcker Rule's scope and magnitude, lawyers warn that legal challenges are practically inevitable. Regulators released the massive rule—which weighs in at 71 pages, plus another 882 pages of supporting documentation—on Tuesday.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a key Clean Air Act case on Tuesday, with justices displaying mixed feelings about the balance of power between the Environmental Protection Agency and the states in regulating air pollution that drifts across state lines.
A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit by the descendants of a woman whose painting by French impressionist Camille Pissarro was allegedly looted as she fled Nazi Germany.
A Hearst Corp. subsidiary's challenge to a Boston federal judge's refusal to slap an injunction on Aereo Inc. continues a copyright war between broadcasters and the Internet television distributor.
The verdict, awarded on Dec. 2 in Miami-Dade County, Fla., Circuit Court, came in a case against California real estate developer Nicolas Marsch III and his company, Briarwood Capital LLC.
A Boston federal magistrate judge has ruled that Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc. must pay opponent Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc.?s legal fees in a dispute over Amphastar?s failure to produce court-ordered documents.
Evolving privacy and confidentiality laws -- here and abroad -- are making the e-discovery process more delicate than ever. Caught unaware, businesses and the lawyers who serve them can run afoul of the rules and land on the losing side of the law.
Can a corporation claim to have religious beliefs and, if so, does it violate those beliefs to force the business to include contraceptive coverage in the health insurance it provides its employees? The U.S. Supreme Court has just granted review in two cases on the issue.
A second critical maxim of employment law litigation is illustrated by the Ropes & Gray lawsuit: Do not speak ill of the departed.
Magic Circle partners' rates are up to 850 pounds per hour, which is about $1,376. That represents an increase of 62 percent since 2005, but the Brits don't make as much as the Yanks.
Awarding traditional property damages in cases of injured or killed pets falls short.
Our annual survey of the law firms that work for the nation's largest companies takes a global focus.
These 19 firms are at the cutting edge of plaintiffs' work -- and are giving defense players a run for their money.
Our annual report on law firms and lobbying shops in the nation's capital.
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