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Are You A Flashlight Or A Laser Beam?

Are You A Flashlight Or A Laser Beam?

Likening your life to different types of light might strike you as dumb. But who knows? The post Are You A Flashlight Or A Laser Beam? appeared first on Above the Law.First, let me save a few of you a little time. I Googled my prospective title of this column before...

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Morning Docket: 02.01.23

Morning Docket: 02.01.23

* Demand for legal services dropped in 2022. Which you already knew, but now there's a report! [Reuters] * Look to your left, look to your right... one of these law firms won't be here next year. [Law.com] * Federal Circuit strikes down Quinn Emanuel's class action...

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Critical Mass With Law.com’s Amanda Bronstad: Third Circuit’s Talc Dismissal ‘Setback’ and ‘Major Victory,’ Science Lab Spurring Consumer Product Recalls Under Attack

Critical Mass With Law.com’s Amanda Bronstad: Third Circuit’s Talc Dismissal ‘Setback’ and ‘Major Victory,’ Science Lab Spurring Consumer Product Recalls Under Attack

Welcome to Law.com Class Actions: Critical Mass, a weekly briefing for class action and mass tort attorneys. With this subscription you will receive unlimited access to high quality, online, on-demand premium content from well-respected faculty in the legal industry....

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McGlinchey Adds Financial Litigator in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, AL—McGlinchey Stafford is pleased to announce the hire of Jon-Kaden Mullen as an associate in the firm’s Financial Services Litigation practice group resident in Birmingham. He primarily represents financial institutions such as mortgage and loan...

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McGlinchey Adds Financial Litigator in Cleveland

CLEVELAND,, OH—McGlinchey Stafford is pleased to announce the hire of associate Richard Sykora, who has joined the firm’s Financial Services Litigation practice group in the Cleveland office. Richard advocates for mortgage loan servicers, banks, and others in complex...

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McGlinchey Adds Experienced Litigator in Houston

HOUSTON, TX—Alexander Cochran has joined the McGlinchey’s Houston office. With trial and multi-district litigation experience, Alex has represented clients in complex matters involving products liability, premises liability, and catastrophic accidents. Alex earned his...

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Brown Rudnick Elevates 11 Lawyers to Partnership

BOSTON, MA—Brown Rudnick is pleased to announce that 11 lawyers have been elected to the Firm’s partnership, effective Feb. 1. The newly promoted partners are Tristan Axelrod, Josh Dunn and Jonathan Nye in Boston; Gerard Cicero, Jonathan Fitzsimons and Jessica Meyers...

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Where The Most Wannabe Lawyers Live

Where The Most Wannabe Lawyers Live

So this is where all the law school applications are coming from. The post Where The Most Wannabe Lawyers Live appeared first on Above the Law.Ed. Note: Welcome to our daily feature Trivia Question of the Day!According to analysis by law firm Oberheiden P.C. of law...

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Dallas’ New Dr. Death?

If there is anyone out there reading this who hasn’t heard of “Dr. Death,” I suggest you listen to the Podcast, watch the documentary “Dr. Death Undoctored,” watch the “American Greed” episode about the case, or heck … just Google him. You’ll likely catch me on there...

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Morning Docket: 01.31.23

Morning Docket: 01.31.23

* Trump sues Bob Woodward claiming copyright on all the stuff he told Woodward during interviews Trump granted for the purpose of letting Woodward write a book. This is not going in the magical "Trump keeps winning cases" bucket his lawyer talks about. [Courthouse...

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FTC Proposed Ban on Noncompetes Compels Discussion

On January 5, the Federal Trade Commission announced a proposed rule to ban non-compete agreements nationwide, citing that they violate Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act. As the proposed rule enters the 60-day comment period, we sat down with Martin...

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