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Former Texas bankruptcy Judge David R. Jones wants more time to see whether the federal government will defend him against allegations he hid his romantic relationship with a Jackson Walker LLP attorney while her firm had major cases before him.
An Ohio appeals court reinstated a homeowners association's defense attorney in a dispute with a management company over legal fees, ruling that a lower court should not have granted the disqualification because there was no preexisting attorney-client relationship that prejudiced the parties.
Law360 reporters are providing live coverage from the courthouse as former President Donald Trump goes on trial in the New York attorney general's civil fraud case. Here's a recap from day 34:
Facebook and other social media platforms are facing massive multidistrict litigation accusing them of harming young people by purposely making their platforms addictive, and counsel for the suing school districts will have a seat at the leadership table, a California federal judge has ruled.
The Fourth Circuit ruled Wednesday that the lawyers who helped a Maryland attorney represent a medical malpractice victim's widow while he allegedly attempted to extort the University of Maryland Medical System for a $25 million payout must abide by grand jury subpoenas about the case.
Troubled Houston law firm McClenny Moseley & Associates PLLC won a preliminary victory on Wednesday as a federal magistrate judge recommended dismissing a putative class action over its allegedly illegal efforts to solicit clients in hurricane-related property damage cases.
A discrimination lawsuit against Alston & Bird LLP over a former aide's refusal to take a COVID-19 vaccine has pitted a solo practitioner with a history of pursuing similar claims against two firm attorneys whose clients have included the likes of famed ex-lawyer L. Lin Wood and NASCAR.
A California federal judge has turned down Slovakian software maker ESET's attorney fees request for $9.7 million that came after a jury held the company didn't infringe rival Finjan's anti-malware program patents, finding that Finjan's case was not baseless or unreasonable.
Brown Rudnick LLP agreed this week to a half-million-dollar settlement in a $1.3 million fee dispute with a fugitive former client the firm represented in multiple multimillion-dollar U.S. Securities and Exchange insider trading and fraud actions and who never paid the firm "a single dime" for its work.
Kaufman Dolowich co-managing partner Michael Kaufman discussed the firm's new name and renewed emphasis on private litigation, in addition to insurance work, in a conversation with Law360 Pulse.
Four former senior staffers at the Texas attorney general's office have asked a judge to require Attorney General Ken Paxton and three of his top deputies to sit for depositions in their retaliation lawsuit, calling the office's arguments that the case has been settled a "stall tactic" that should be rejected.
Social media posts by Donald Trump have led to an ongoing deluge of death threats and antisemitic slurs against a law clerk and the New York judge overseeing the ex-president's civil fraud trial, a court security official said Wednesday.
Delaware's chancellor has reprimanded attorneys for global automotive parts manufacturer First Brands Group LLC for their conduct during a deposition of the company's CEO amid Chancery Court litigation with engine parts manufacturer Walbro LLC, calling their behavior "inconsistent with what Delaware courts expect."
A New York federal judge has awarded $10 million to attorneys representing a class of Verizon workers suing the telecommunications giant over claims a shoddy investment option lost their 401(k) plan millions of dollars.
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has continued its growth in the Sunshine State with an 11-attorney team from Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP that joined a new downtown Miami office.
Epstein Becker Green will promote 12 attorneys to members of the firm at the start of the new year, the firm announced this week.
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP has hired an immigration attorney from Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC who will join the firm as a partner in Nelson Mullins' business immigration practice, the firm has said.
A New York law firm can't escape charges from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it aided and abetted an $8.4 million Ponzi scheme allegedly run by one of its clients, after a federal judge denied the firm's bid to be dismissed from the case.
Emerging court technologies must be supervised and controlled by the judiciary, a new paper from a group of professors argues, while also noting the potential benefits the justice system could glean from the tech.
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP has promoted 16 attorneys to partner — 11 of whom identify as members of historically underrepresented groups.
An Ohio state appeals court this week revived a former client's malpractice suit against McCamic Sacco and McCoid PLLC, finding that a dispute still exists over her mineral rights interest and what the firm's duty was in protecting it.
A Georgia federal judge on Monday cut a New York law firm from a lawsuit alleging it helped ex-Fugees rapper Prakazrel Samuel "Pras" Michel fraudulently sell his music catalog and warned the entire case may be dismissed if plaintiffs can't show it belongs in his courtroom.
A New York federal judge on Tuesday slashed Alcon Vision's $1.17 million fee request for its attorneys at Morrison Foerster LLP after securing sanctions against Lens.com over its bad faith counterclaims in a trademark dispute, instead awarding $227,000 after finding "glaring deficiencies" in the fee request.
A former Trump Organization executive testified in the former president's New York civil fraud trial Tuesday that he had to leave his position after getting caught up in the government investigations swirling around his former boss, but denied that he intentionally and fraudulently overvalued Donald Trump's real estate empire to give him a leg up in business deals.
A New York federal judge reprimanded accounting firm BDO and a Russian former employee Tuesday, saying they're both being "unreasonable" in an ongoing discovery dispute in the ex-worker's lawsuit accusing the company of disregarding a partner's repeated ridicule of him and others because of their ethnicities.