California PulseGov't Attys Must Mind Confidential Info Or Be DQ'd, ABA Says
Both current and former government attorneys who take on private clients should look out for instances where their possession of "confidential government information" calls for them to be disqualified from representing a client, according to the latest guidance from the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility, released Wednesday.
CourtsCoats Rose Atty Fired Over Threatening Letter To Judge
The Texas law firm Coats Rose terminated one of its attorneys believed to have sent intimidating messages on firm letterhead to an immigration judge running for a judgeship in the 151st Civil District Court of Harris County, the firm confirmed to Law360 on Wednesday.
Daily LitigationAnderson Kill Litigator To Co-Lead GRSM50 Antitrust Group
Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani LLP has tapped a former Anderson Kill PC litigator with more than three decades of civil and criminal experience to co-chair its antitrust practice group, the firm announced on Wednesday.
CourtsUS Trustee Taps Ex-Prosecutor To Be FTX Examiner
The U.S. Trustee's Office has urged a Delaware bankruptcy judge to allow Robert Cleary, a former U.S. attorney who is now with Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, to investigate FTX's finances as an examiner in the defunct cryptocurrency company's Chapter 11 case.
California PulseHusch Blackwell Launches AI Practice Group
Husch Blackwell has launched a cross-practice artificial intelligence group focused on advising clients on regulatory and legal matters related to the burgeoning technology.
California PulseSmall Calif. Firm Goes All In On AI
A California plaintiff's boutique announced Wednesday that it will integrate artificial intelligence into "every aspect" of its practice as legal tech startup Eve's first "AI-native law firm."
Mid-LawLippes Mathias Hires 4-Atty Offit Kurman IP Team In NYC
Buffalo, New York-based Lippes Mathias LLP has hired a team of intellectual property attorneys from Offit Kurman Attorneys At Law in New York City, growing the firm's bench of IP lawyers to more than 30 practitioners, the firm has announced.
CourtsDOJ Atty, University Of Chicago Prof Returns To MoloLamken
National boutique firm MoloLamken said Tuesday that legal scholar and University of Chicago law professor Eric Posner will return to the firm after a stint as counsel in the Justice Department's Antitrust Division.
CourtsNY Judge In Trump Case Receives Suspicious White Powder
A suspicious white powder spilled out of an envelope addressed to the judge who ruled against Donald Trump in his New York civil fraud case, prompting emergency personnel to flood the courthouse at 60 Centre St. in Manhattan on Wednesday.
California PulseCooley Brings On Baker McKenzie Litigation Vet In LA
Cooley LLP has continued the expansion of its Southern California litigation team, announcing Wednesday it is bringing in a Baker McKenzie commercial trial attorney as a partner in its downtown Los Angeles office.