Bankruptcy Court Refuses to Dismiss Proposed Class Action Suit by Former Dewey Employees

On Monday, Judge Glenn at the federal bankruptcy court in Manhattan, denied the motion of the Dewey estate to dismiss a proposed class action seeking to represent about 450 former employees of the law firm.

While the lawsuit by Victoria Conn, a former employee of the law firm’s document production ...

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Law Firms Urged to Create Succession Plans

A principal from the firm of Altman Weil said that the fear of alienating clients since the recession has become a major fear of law firms, causing them problems with implementing succession plans within their firms. The principal, Alan R. Olson, said, “I’m still seeing firms planning only effec...

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Jennifer Cona Awarded the Long Island Business News “Leadership in Law” Honor

A managing partner from Genser Dubow Genser & Cona in Melville, Jennifer Cona, has been honored with the Long Island Business News “Leadership in Law” Award, according to the Half Hollow Hills Patch in New York.

Cona received her award on November 29 at the Crest Hollow Country Club ...

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North Carolina Super Lawyers List Features Founders of Yates, McLamb & Weyher

The law firm of Yates, McLamb & Weyher, LLP, has announced via a press release that nine of its partners have been honored by North Carolina Super Lawyers. This is the seventh straight year that the firm’s founding partner, Dan McLamb, is on the “Top 10 North Carolina Super Lawyers...

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SNR Denton Received Millions from Seneca Nation

The Buffalo News reported recently that the SNR Denton law firm received millions of dollars in fees from the Senecas while former Seneca Nation President Robert Odawi Porter worked a leader with the tribe. He has since been hired as senior counsel at the firm in D.C.

A partner with SNR Dent...

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Former General Counsel of the EPA, Scott Fulton to Join Beveridge & Diamond

On Tuesday, Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. announced on its website that Scott Fulton, the former General Counsel of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), is joining the law firm’s Washington, DC office, from March, as a Principal. Fulton had been appointed by President Obama in 2009 as the Acting...

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DLA Piper Adds Robert Connolly to Philadelphia Office

It was announced via a press release on Tuesday by the law firm DLA Piper that Robert Connolly joined the Litigation practice in the firm’s Philadelphia office. Connolly will be working as counsel to the firm.

Until recently, Connolly worked as the Chief of the Middle Atlantic Office of th...

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Former Dewey Partner Sues Barclays over Fraudulent Loan Claims

On Tuesday, Londell McMillan, the former head of Dewey’s entertainment, media and sports group, sued Barclays Bank in the US District Court in New York over a loan which McMillan says he did not take, and that the loan agreement was fraudulent. McMillan has been sued by Barclays Bank in the United Kingdom ...

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College Degree Becoming More Important for All Levels of Jobs

College degrees are becoming the new high school diploma when it comes to requirements for obtaining jobs, even low-level jobs, according to the New York Times.

The managing partner for the law firm of Busch, Slipakoff & Schuh, Adam Slipakoff, said, “College graduates are just more car...

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Appleby Reports an Encouraging Fourth Quarter for Offshore Markets in 2012

Appleby, the world’s largest provider of offshore services, has released its latest report for Offshore M&A activity for the fourth quarter of 2012 and found some reason for optimism. They reported the largest quarter-to-quarter rise in M&A transactions in three years, with a volume up 27 percent a...

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Loeb & Loeb Adds Thomas F. Hanley III To National Real Estate Department In Los Angeles

Loeb & Loeb LLP announced today that Thomas F. Hanley, III has joined the firm’s Los Angeles office as a partner in the Real Estate Department. Previously, Hanley was a partner at Dykema Gossett, where he led the firm’s Los Angeles Real Estate Practice Group.

“Tom brings a wealth of experie...

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Chadbourne & Parke Appoints Four Counsel to its International Practice

Firm Continues to Strengthen Established Practice Areas in New York and Washington, DC.

The international law firm Chadbourne & Parke announced today that it has promoted four attorneys to counsel in New York and Washington, DC.  Raquel Bierzwinsky, Ikenna Emehelu and David San...

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Top IP Litigators Join King & Spalding

Two top IP litigators, Kenneth Steinthal and Joseph Wetzel have left Greenberg Traurig to join King & Spalding. Kenneth Steinthal used to head the San Francisco office of Greenberg Traurig and has joined as a partner in King & Spalding. Wetzel was a counsel for media licensing and related intellectua...

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