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Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. has replaced a BakerHostetler partner accused of “shaking his behind” in front of the opposing counsel during a mediation last summer.
In a Feb. 20 Feb 24, 2020 2:30 PM CST
The bankruptcy trustee for the dissolved Howrey law firm has lost another round in his bid to claw back profits from partners who took hourly matters with them to new law firms.
Feb 18, 2020 11:01 AM CST
A sanctions motion seeks the disqualification of a BakerHostetler partner defending Chevron in a discrimination suit because of alleged “abusive language and gestures” during a mediation in August 2019.
Feb 13, 2020 1:45 PM CST
Recent partner defections at Boies Schiller Flexner are a sign of the firm’s natural evolution, according to one of the law firm’s new managing partners, Nicholas Gravante.
Feb 12, 2020 10:46 AM CST
A former partner at Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker has been suspended after an ethics panel concluded that he wrote himself checks from the law firm’s operating account and then lied about a gambling addiction.
Feb 4, 2020 1:45 PM CST
Feb 1, 2020 12:55 AM CST
The District of Columbia Bar is considering changes to its ethics rules that could allow external ownership of law firms, as well as businesses in which lawyers and nonlawyers provide both legal and nonlegal services.
Jan 27, 2020 10:40 AM CST
The ousted CEO of the Grammys organization has accused a Greenberg Traurig shareholder of sexual harassment in a charge of discrimination filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Jan 22, 2020 11:18 AM CST
Contrary to popular belief, dissatisfaction with compensation is not the No. 1 reason why partners leave their law firms, according to a new survey of more than 1,300 lateral partners.
Jan 15, 2020 12:36 PM CST
A former nonequity partner at Kasowitz Benson Torres in San Francisco filed a lawsuit last Thursday alleging that the firm treated him differently because he is black and gay.
Jan 15, 2020 11:01 AM CST
A former Vedder Price partner in Chicago is accused in an ethics complaint of double billing for legal services and charging the firm for personal expenses.
Jan 15, 2020 10:26 AM CST
Lawyer for husband of missing woman is charged with murder conspiracy
A lawyer in Connecticut has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder in connection with the disappearance of Jennifer…
Jan 8, 2020 3:39 PM CST
In this new episode of Asked and Answered, Ripa Rashid of Culture at Work talks to the ABA Journal’s Stephanie Francis Ward about how can firms keep female and minority lawyers from leaving and the potentially high cost if and when they depart.
Dec 30, 2019 6:00 AM CST
Fox Rothschild has fired one of its lawyers after a lawsuit accused him of trying to sexually assault a legal administrative assistant and sending her a barrage of sexually explicit texts, some of which included pictures of his penis.
Dec 19, 2019 2:51 PM CST
The percentage of black associates in major law firms finally surpassed 2009 figures this year, according to a new diversity report by the National Association for Law Placement.
Dec 18, 2019 1:39 PM CST
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