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Law Firms Hang Tight in Russia, Millennials "Meh" on Bar Associations, Andrew Yang Called Out: The Morning Minute

Law.com - 5 hours 21 min ago

Here's the news you need to start your day.

         

Amid Sanctions and Defections, International Law Firms Hang On in Moscow

Law.com - 6 hours 21 min ago

A year after a Moscow rainmaker set out from Akin Gump to start his own firm, international firms are facing challenges but mainly sticking tight.

         

Survival of the Fittest: Millennial Lawyers Are Skipping NY Bar Association Events. We Wanted to Know Why.

Law.com - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 22:00

Dues are too expensive. The events aren't cool. Everyone in the room is twice my age. No one listens to me. I don't feel like I'm part of the clique. These are the complaints of millennial lawyers who are much less likely to show up at bar association events than lawyers in their 50s or older.

         

Failure Is Inevitable—and Invaluable

Law.com - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 20:00

Good things don't happen despite the bad ones. They happened because of them. Put another way, the only way to succeed is to fail.

         

Emory Investigating Reports That 2 More Law Profs Used Racial Slur in Class

Law.com - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 20:15

Both incidents allegedly occurred in classes this week with adjunct professors.

         

Quinn Notches Win as Judge Tosses Trainer's Suit Against Naomi Osaka

Law.com - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 17:56

Quinn Emanuel New York partners Luke Nikas and Alex Spiro represented the tennis star and her family.

         

Federal Circuit Withholds Design Patent Salvation + Peloton Avoids IP Road Rash

Law.com - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 17:50

Federal Circuit sounds ready to punt—at least in part—on design patent damages.

         

Jones Day Apologizes to Judge for Botched Filing That Revealed Grand Jury Info

The Litigation Daily RSS - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 17:44

"We very much regret that this incident occurred and can assure the court that it will not happen again," Jones Day lawyers told a Virginia federal court.

        

Jones Day Apologizes for Botched Filing That Revealed Grand Jury Info

Law.com - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 17:44

"We very much regret that this incident occurred and can assure the court that it will not happen again," Jones Day lawyers told a Virginia federal court.

         

What's Up With Andrew Yang and the Asian Stereotype?

Law.com - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 17:20

All this fuss also shows that jokes shared within certain racial/ethnic groups won't translate well to a larger audience.

         

Fire Victims Intend to Fight $11 Billion Settlement PG&E Reaches With Insurers

The Litigation Daily RSS - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 16:03

PG&E and insurers announced the proposed settlement of claims arising from the 2017 Northern California wildfires and 2018 Camp Fire on Friday morning. The deal requires sign-off from the federal bankruptcy judge overseeing PG&E's Chapter 11 reorganization.

        

Fire Victims Vow to Fight $11 Billion Settlement PG&E Reaches With Insurers

Law.com - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 16:03

PG&E and insurers announced the proposed settlement of claims arising from the 2017 Northern California wildfires and 2018 Camp Fire on Friday morning. The deal requires sign-off from the federal bankruptcy judge overseeing PG&E's Chapter 11 reorganization.

         

Podcast: Inside Quinn Emanuel's Plan to Dominate Cannabis Litigation

The Litigation Daily RSS - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 15:29

As players in the fledging industry grow, they are going to see business disputes that end up in court. Quinn wants to be the first law firm that comes to mind.

        

Inside Quinn Emanuel's Plan to Dominate Cannabis Litigation

Law.com - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 15:29

As players in the fledging industry grow, they are going to see business disputes that end up in court. Quinn wants to be the first law firm that comes to mind.

         

2nd Circuit Revives Suit by Parents of Slain DNC Staffer Against Fox News

The Litigation Daily RSS - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 15:11

The court said it had "no trouble," construing the facts in the best light for plaintiffs, following the murder of Seth Rich during a botched robbery in 2016.

        

2nd Circuit Revives Suit Against Fox News Filed by Parents of Slain DNC Staffer

Law.com - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 15:11

The court said it had "no trouble," construing the facts in the best light for plaintiffs, following the murder of Seth Rich during a botched robbery in 2016.

         

US Judge Orders Hearing Over Teny Geragos Conflict Issue in NXIVM Case

Law.com - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 14:43

The man found guilty in June of sex trafficking, racketeering and other offenses in connection with the so-called cult NXIVM will not be sentenced until 2020.

         

Texas Lawyer's 'Death Threat' Tweet to Beto O'Rourke Unlikely to Bring Legal Repercussions

Law.com - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 14:20

"This is a death threat, Representative. Clearly, you shouldn't own an AR-15—and neither should anyone else," Beto O'Rourke tweeted to attorney and Texas Rep. Briscoe Cain.

         

Florida Coastal Says Student Loan Problems Are Resolved

Law.com - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 12:45

Officials said the school was required to submit a letter of credit to the U.S. Department of Education before it would release federal student loans to the Jacksonville institution.

         

College General Counsel Struggling With Issues of Tainted Money From Questionable Donors

Law.com - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 11:36

Funding from disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, a convicted sex offender who took his own life while imprisoned, has raised questions for general counsel at universities about how to handle reputational risks from tainted donors.

         

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