* Dechert Chairman and CEO Bart Winokur holds the firm line. The money quote: Winokur says “this is all such bull, if you don’t mind my saying so,” in response to the layoff rumors. [Legal Intelligencer] (subscription).
* Simpson Thacher is doing their bailout work on the cheap. Expect to be reminded of that come bonus time. [WSJ Law Blog]
* If Obama wins, can I get my Scarface on? [Drug and Device Law]
* Shameless plug: Lat at Columbia Law School tomorrow. [Columbia Law School Federalist Society]