John Oliver LF

9th Circuit, Celebrities, Television

The Ninth Circuit Hearts John Oliver

John Oliver gets cited in an appellate decision.

37 Comments / / Aug 27, 2015 at 10:27 AM
  • Uncategorized

    MoFo Associates, Are You At Work Yet? You So Better Be At Work Already!

    This morning (just after 8:00 a.m. EDT if you must know) Morrison Foerster associates received a whip-cracking message from the firm’s New York managing partner, Charles Kerr: As we move into the summer, I thought it would be a good time to remind everyone about the expectations in this office about when the work day […]

    278 Comments / / Jun 2, 2009 at 12:35 PM
  • Biglaw, Layoffs, Severance

    Nationwide Layoff Watch: Getting the Message Across to WilmerHale Associates

    Yesterday, we reported that Dorsey & Whitney laid off 55 staffers. Despite the staff layoffs, we mentioned that Dorsey had generally avoided the worst aspects of the economic recession. Well, “not so fast my friends.” After our report went up, associates at Dorsey & Whitney flooded the ATL inbox with news of a ten percent […]

    185 Comments / / Jun 2, 2009 at 11:03 AM
  • Sports

    Sports And The Law: Elena Kagan Punts Away American Needle v. NFL

    Back in February, the U.S. Supreme Court asked the acting solicitor general to file an amicus brief in the case American Needle Inc. v. National Football League — a move that seemed to indicate that the Supreme Court would soon hear oral arguments. Yesterday, however, U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan did her best Jeff Feagles […]

    20 Comments / / Jun 2, 2009 at 10:04 AM
  • Uncategorized

    Morning Docket 06.02.09

    * Mayer Brown joins the firms sending its associates away on sabbatical. Except their sabbaticals are corporate, according to Chicago Law. Associates can take $60K to work at a client’s office for a year. That’s quite the deal for Mayer’s corporate clients. [Chicago Law/Chicago Tribune] * The layoff scene in Maryland. [Baltimore Sun] * GM’s […]

    21 Comments / / Jun 2, 2009 at 9:02 AM
  • Summer Associates

    The Few, The Brave, The Lucky (Or: The 2009 Class of Summer Associates in New York)

    The New York Law Journal brings us a distillation of the numbers (subscription) for this year’s summer associate classes in New York. We wrote about SA programs back in March, when NALP numbers were first released. As firms deal with the cold water that is the recession, there’s been some serious shrinkage of the SA […]

    101 Comments / / Jun 1, 2009 at 6:38 PM