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May 27, 2010 12:46 PM

Another Age-Motivated Lateral Move Linked to Mandatory Retirement

Citing the firm's mandatory retirement policy, a prominent Washington, D.C, white-collar defense attorney is changing his work address.

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05/27/10 Posted by Brian Baxter

Another Suit Targeting JPMorgan's Pre-Bailout Actions

First it was WaMu, now it's the Lehman estate.

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05/27/10 Posted by Zach Lowe

May 26, 2010 6:23 PM

Four Firms Advise on Revised $15 Billion NYC Development Deal

A long-awaited development deal for a 26-acre tract of land on New York City's West Side was finally completed Wednesday, as a major new investor in the project announced it had taken on a new general partner and a binding contract with the city was signed. Paul Weiss, Fried Frank, Schulte Roth, and Carter Ledyard waded through the red tape to advise on the future of Hudson Yards.

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05/26/10 Posted by Brian Baxter

The Careerist: Associate Deferral Programs a Success, Report Concludes

The Pro Bono Institute's recently released report on the deferral programs implemented by law firms this past year concludes that they were a success. But what will life be like for young lawyers once they return to their law firms?

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05/26/10 Posted by Vivia Chen

Update: WaMu Bankruptcy Still Won't End

Now it's the shareholders--the shareholders!--who want their shot at additional recovery.

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05/26/10 Posted by Zach Lowe

Arguments: Tell Me No Lies

A federal law that requires government employees to lie? Really? Yes. The military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy institutionalizes dishonesty, writes contributor Richard Painter. A preview from the June 2010 issue of The American Lawyer.

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05/26/10 Posted by Ed Shanahan

Wachtell on the Case for Minority Firefighters

And guess who will lead the firm's team?

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05/26/10 Posted by Zach Lowe

Prominent Yale Donor and Former Outside Counsel Charged with Fraud

The New York County District Attorney's Office has charged James Mazzuto, former CEO of Industrial Enterprises of America, and James Margulies, an outside lawyer who also briefly served as the company's top executive, with running a $60 million stock scheme.

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05/26/10 Posted by Brian Baxter

Sonnenschein, Denton Wilde To Merge

The move, which is subject to a partnership vote next month, will create a 1,400-lawyer global behemoth.

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05/26/10 Posted by Zach Lowe

May 25, 2010 6:51 PM

AZ Governor Taps Snell & Wilmer's Bouma for Suits Over Controversial Immigration Law

Five legal challenges already await the chairman of the 400-lawyer firm, who told The Am Law Daily in a recent interview that Arizona's tough new law "really doesn't do anything more than the federal statute in making certain things illegal."

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05/25/10 Posted by Brian Baxter

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