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Biglaw, Screw-Ups

Simpson Thacher Sued In Two Class Actions

Biglaw firm allegedly cost lenders big bucks.

31 Comments / / Jul 31, 2015 at 1:26 PM
  • Morning Docket, SCOTUS Potential

    Morning Docket 05.14.09

    * The Supreme Court short list has been leaked. Surprise: There’s a man on the list! Under consideration are Solicitor General Elena Kagan, Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, U.S. Appeals Court judges Sonia Sotomayor and Diane Pamela Wood, and California Supreme Court Justice Carlos Moreno. [Associated Press] * Bill Gates is […]

    33 Comments / / May 14, 2009 at 8:56 AM
  • Rankings, U.S. News

    Open Thread: 2010 U.S. News Law School Rankings (The Third Tier)

    Well, here we are. The third-tier law schools. We’ve given students and alumni at the top 100 law schools a chance to sound off on the good (and bad) about their law schools. Hopefully prospective students will take note. We won’t list all the the third-tier schools, but you can refresh your memory here. Some […]

    257 Comments / / May 13, 2009 at 6:22 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.13.09

    * Should Facebook ban Holocaust denial groups? [The Cuban Revolution; The Lede] * What can be done to protect fashion designers from cheap imitations? Two law professors, including one-half of Feldsuk, opine (and give a shout-out to our sister site, Fashionista). [Slate] * “[A] paralegal used the Find/Replace feature on Word to make an old-timer […]

    21 Comments / / May 13, 2009 at 5:03 PM
  • Intellectual Property, Layoffs

    Nationwide Layoff Watch: Fish & Richardson Throws Associates/Staff Back

    Fish & Richardson conducted attorney and staff layoffs at the end of January. But it looks like it is already time for round two. The internal announcement just went out, Fish is laying off 120 people: The global recession has profoundly impacted many businesses. Continuing to face unprecedented levels of economic uncertainty in the marketplace, […]

    170 Comments / / May 13, 2009 at 4:01 PM