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  • Jeffrey Toobin, John Roberts, Morning Docket, Twittering

    Morning Docket 05.20.09

    * Struggling to compete for business in a shrinking market, law firms are hiring image and marketing consultants to improve their chances–one Philadelphia-based image consultant even tells them how to dress for the courtroom. Lay-off problem solved–apparently all you need is a makeover. [The Wall Street Journal] * Not only that, but in an effort […]

    25 Comments / / May 20, 2009 at 9:12 AM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.19.09

    * Donald Trump argues that calling him anything less than a God is defamatory. Okay, that’s not true. But make sure you call him a billionaire. Or you’re fired. [Popsquire] * The market will provide … incentives for Somali pirates to keep you alive. [The Volokh Conspiracy] * Crispin is selling its intern on Ebay. […]

    39 Comments / / May 19, 2009 at 5:22 PM
  • Reality TV, The Bachelorette

    Lawyers Losing at Love: Bounced from The Bachelorette, Cut from The Cougar

    Lawyers tend to do well on reality TV shows. Siblings Victor and Tammy Jih, both California lawyers, just won a million dollars on The Amazing Race. Back in 2006, another Asian attorney, Yul Kwon, snagged a seven-figure prize on Survivor: Cook Islands. (By the way, May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. Yay Asians! Two of […]

    69 Comments / / May 19, 2009 at 4:20 PM
  • Musical Chairs

    Musical Chairs: Paul Maher Officially Leaves Mayer Brown

    Have you ever been passed over for a promotion and decided: “screw you guys, I’m going home.” That may be what is happening at Mayer Brown. The National Law Journal reports: Mayer Brown Vice Chairman Paul Maher, who had been on sabbatical at the law firm as of last month when he was passed over […]

    23 Comments / / May 19, 2009 at 3:26 PM
  • Guantanamo Bay, Morning Docket, Paralegals, Sarbanes-Oxley / Sarbox / SOX, SCOTUS

    Morning Docket 5.19.09

    * A word of advice to the new summer associates: Paralegals can’t be trusted. [Legal Intelligencer] * SCOTUS dismissed the lawsuit that sought to punish top Bush officials, including former Attorney General John Ashcroft, for detaining Muslims that were not involved in 9-11. [Christian Science Monitor] * Military commission trials for Guantanamo detainees present many […]

    32 Comments / / May 19, 2009 at 8:50 AM
  • Summer Associates

    Welcome to Linklaters!

    Earlier today, we welcomed summer associates to Above the Law. It looks like Linklaters had the same idea. Here is today’s welcome memo from the firm. We offer some more “frequently asked questions” after the jump.

    110 Comments / / May 18, 2009 at 6:02 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.18.09

    * Yeah, if I saw a bottle of vodka on the shelf, and it had a Russian looking name on it, I’d assume that I was purchasing Russian vodka. Or at least Soviet vodka. [What About Clients?] * Are we really going to start suing strip joints for age discrimination? I mean really? [The Legal […]

    40 Comments / / May 18, 2009 at 5:02 PM
  • Biglaw

    Cleary Partner Never Wants You To Be ‘Out-of-Office’

    A Cleary Gottlieb partner thinks that an automated “out-of-office” reply send the wrong message to clients. AmLaw Daily reports: Raj Panasar, a partner in Cleary’s London office, apparently sent an e-mail to London-based lawyers suggesting that they should always be available to answer e-mails or at least arrange for a colleague to answer messages when […]

    172 Comments / / May 18, 2009 at 4:00 PM