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MCDERMOT WILL EMERY: McDermott Bolsters Class Action and Complex Commercial Litigation Capabilities with Addition of Bill Donovan

By Press release submission | Nov 15, 2018

McDermott Will & Emery today announced the addition of William (“Bill”) Donovan, Jr. to the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group in Los Angeles.

Court denies in part, grants in part motion to amend patent infringement case

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 9, 2018

A networking company sued by a cybersecurity company over patent infringement had a motion to amend its counterclaims denied in part and granted in part.

GREENBERG & TRAURIG: Greenberg Traurig’s Dan Black Named to Variety500 for Second Consecutive Year

By Press release submission | Nov 5, 2018

Daniel H. Black, Vice Chair of Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Global Entertainment & Media Practice and Chairman of the West Coast Entertainment & Media Practice, has been recognized for the second consecutive year in Variety500, an annual list of the 500 global leaders shaping the $2 trillion entertainment industry.

SCHIFF HARDIN LLP: Two Attorneys Listed in Super Lawyers’ 2018 Northern California Women’s Edition

By Press release submission | Nov 5, 2018

chiff Hardin is pleased to announce that Jean Bertrand and Erin Daly have been included in the 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Northern California Women’s Edition.

BAKER MCKENZIE LLP: Baker McKenzie Global Chair and Two Partners Named Among Top Champions of Women in Business

By Press release submission | Sep 21, 2018

Paul Rawlinson, Global Chair of leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has been named as a Male Champion of Women in Business while Partners Joanna (Jo) Ludlam and Sue McLean have been named Female Champions by the Financial Times and HERoes, a gender-equality initiative.

Ninth Circuit Court reverses dismissal of NFL players' claims of illegally supplied drugs

By Charmaine Little | Sep 7, 2018

A group of retired NFL players can pursue claims the National Football League illegally supplied players with opioids and other prescription drugs, a federal appeals court ruled.

Former personal assistant for Dough Boy alleges she resigned because of sexual harassment

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 7, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Pennsylvania woman alleges she was forced to resign her job from a Beverly Hills business because of sexual harassment.

Moldex-Metric alleges Michigan company interfered with a contract

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 24, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Culver City company who manufactures earplugs alleges a Michigan corporation convinced another company to manufacture earplugs and breach an agreement.

FOX ROTHSCHILD: 115 Fox Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers 2019

By Press release submission | Aug 16, 2018

Fox Rothschild LLP is pleased to announce that 115 firm attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 issue of “Best Lawyers in America” in their respective fields, and 10 have been named “Lawyers of the Year.” Founded in 1983 and published in 70 countries and all 50 states, "Best Lawyers in America" is a peer-review source for legal referrals with its annual compilation of leading lawyers from across the nation.

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Boulder got things rolling, but momentum for suing Big Oil lacking in the rest of Colorado

By John O'Brien | Aug 7, 2018

The rest of Colorado seems to have little interest in following the lead of three communities in the state that have sued Big Oil over the alleged effects of global warming.

Released inmates say Alameda County and ankle bracelet monitoring company are guilty of 'extortion'

By Charmaine Little | Aug 1, 2018

A private company responsible for monitoring GPS and alcohol tracking devices on recently released inmates faces accusations of extortion and civil rights violations.

From Legal Newsline

Climate change roundup: NYC appeals loss, Big Oil attacks Wash. county’s lawsuit

By John O'Brien | Jul 30, 2018

New York City and the private lawyers it hired to sue the fossil fuel industry over alleged effects of climate change will not accept a federal judge’s recent decision to throw the lawsuit out of court.

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California ordered to immediately return subprime crisis money 'unlawfully diverted' to general fund

By John Breslin | Jul 25, 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – California must immediately return more than $300 million transferred to the state's general fund from its share of billions of dollars paid by the country's largest mortgage services companies for their alleged roles in the subprime mess.

From Legal Newsline

Losing streak emerges as NYC, hired guns lose climate change case against Big Oil

By John O'Brien | Jul 20, 2018

Federal judges continue to reject the efforts of private lawyers who hold a financial stake in lawsuits brought by government officials against the oil industry over the alleged effects of climate change.

Colgate-Palmolive settles lawsuit claiming cancerous fibers in baby powder

By Angela Underwood | Jul 17, 2018

A Southern California man claiming Colgate-Palmolive baby powder caused him cancer has reached a settlement with the major brand before the trial even started.

California Bar Court recommends disbarment for New York attorney imprisoned in bribery scandal

By Karen Kidd | Jul 6, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) — New York attorney Benjamin Yu, admitted to the bar in California 12 years ago and disbarred in New York in 2016, faces disbarment by default following a California State Bar Court recommendation over Yu's alleged part in an East Coast bribery scandal.

From Legal Newsline

'They're always wrong': NYC's hired guns cite overturned case as authority for climate change lawsuit

By Daniel Fisher | Jun 19, 2018

It was a surprising opening move, to say the least. Arguing for the City of New York in its climate lawsuit against five major oil companies, attorney Michael Pawa cited AEP v. Connecticut, a 2009 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, as “persuasive authority” in his clients’ favor.

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NYC's climate change lawsuit faces scrutiny from judge during dismissal arguments

By Daniel Fisher | Jun 14, 2018

A clearly skeptical federal judge questioned the basic premise behind New York City’s lawsuit against five of the world’s biggest oil companies over climate change on Wednesday

Insurance company alleges Purpose Driven Personnel owes more than $100,000 for premiums

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 5, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Whittier employer is alleged to have refused to pay additional premiums owed to an insurance company.

From Legal Newsline

States against climate change lawsuits ask for dismissal of NYC's

By John O'Brien | Jun 5, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The top lawyers of 15 states are again asking a federal judge to reject the legal strategy used by public officials and the private attorneys with whom they’ve teamed to sue the energy industry over alleged effects of climate change.

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