• One Less Female Managing Partner

    The list of female managing partners of law firms is shorter by one. Mercedes Colwin was removed from that post at Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani’s New York office after she appeared on Fox News to talk about...

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  • Sludge Surfers Spur Environmental Investigation

    U.S. Steel regularly dumps hexavalent chromium, a toxic byproduct of its production processes, into Lake Michigan, but a band of intrepid surfers who braved a dunking in the waste pond-like waters off Gary, Indiana, has caught the...

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  • Skadden Caught Up In Ukrainian Corruption Probe

    A special investigations unit of the Ukrainian general prosecutor’s office is investigating a 2012 report prepared for the Ukrainian government by Skadden, Arps, Meagher & Flom. The report was commissioned by Ukraine’s former president, Viktor Yanukovych, a...

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  • AT&T Threatens Litigation If DOJ Blocks Takeover

    AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson says his company has no intention of selling CNN as part of the Time Warner takeover and will fight any attempt to make that a condition of the $85 billion deal. Stephenson defended...

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  • Brand-Animal Brawl In Vermont

    No sooner had Fish IP Law and Fish & Richardson settled their litigation over fish logo rights, than a new legal scuffle broke out, this one featuring a moose. Moosehead Breweries Limited, the largest independent brewer in...

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  • Pardon Mueller Targets, Say BigLaw Partners

    David Rivkin Jr. and Lee Casey of BakerHostetler have written an editorial for the Wall Street Journal, in which they advocate blanket pardons covering any offense investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller. His investigation has “morphed into...

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  • Sex Accusations Spawning Lawsuits

    A lawyer who specializes in online defamation cases, Mark G. Clark, says he gets calls daily from people who say they’ve been defamed, but have no recourse with Twitter or Facebook, platforms that claim their neutrality doesn’t...

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  • Harvey Weinstein Sues To Get His Own Emails

    Ex movie-mogul Harvey Weinstein has sued his former company to regain access to his email account, as well as his own employment file. Weinstein is the founder and was co-chair of Weinstein Company Holdings LLC, until getting...

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  • Decision Time For Mega-Merger

    AT&T is determined to purchase Time Warner. Whether the Justice Dept. will allow it is up to Makan Delrahim, an early Trump supporter who is now the administration’s top antitrust official. Analysts expect a decision soon. In...

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  • Controversial Nominee Confirmed To 7th Circuit

    Amy Barret, the Notre Dame Law School professor whose orthodox Catholicism was the subject of some debate when she was vetted by the Senate Judiciary Committee, is on her way to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals....

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