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Who Are the Lawyers Representing Michael Avenatti Fighting Nike Extortion Charges?

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 16:43

Jose Quinon, a Miami attorney with a colorful past, and criminal defense lawyer Scott Srebnick are representing Avenatti in the Southern District of New York.


David Pressman Brings Diplomacy to Boies Schiller Flexner

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 16:41

No longer in government, the litigator-turned-ambassador and back again is still focused on matters of state.


Justice Thomas Leads Pro-Consumer Ruling Against Home Depot

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 16:15

The rare pro-consumer ruling in a class action was even more unusual because of the uncommon allies who joined Justice Clarence Thomas.


Were Paul Hastings' Flat-Fee Bills to City of Atlanta Merely Vague--or Something Worse?

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 15:56

Criminal defense lawyers weigh in on the ongoing federal probe of former Mayor Kasim Reed's administration that has now reached his former firm, Paul Hastings.


Former AG Loretta Lynch Joins Paul Weiss

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 15:25

Lynch was appointed U.S. attorney general by President Barack Obama after serving as U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York.


Opening Statements: Oklahoma AG Asks for $13B as First Opioid Trial Kicks Off

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 14:34

A lawyer for the state of Oklahoma opened the bench trial with: "If you oversupply, people will die."


Daily Dicta: J&J (and O'Melveny) Roll the Dice as Oklahoma Opioid Trial Begins

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 12:40

For J&J lawyers to win this trial—representing a giant out-of-state corporation before an elected judge in an area hit hard by opioid addiction—seems like a long shot, but the company's legal lineup suggests it's playing the long game.


Widow of Reed Smith Partner Loses Supreme Court Appeal in Suicide Case

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 11:29

A Chicago federal jury awarded $3 million to the widow of lawyer Stewart Dolin after finding GlaxoSmithKline was liable for his suicide. An appeals court overturned that decision, and the justices have denied review.


Justices in Indiana Abortion Case Issue Split Ruling, Blocking Part of State Law

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 11:14

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Indiana's law imposing new requirements on the disposal of aborted or miscarried fetal remains, but the justices left in place the invalidation of restrictions on the ability of women to terminate previability abortions.