boat boating

Attorney Misconduct, Drinking

OUI Lawyer Accused In Drunken Boating Accident After Girl Loses Arm

You’ll never believe what this criminal defense attorney named his boat.

127 Comments / / Jun 2, 2015 at 11:30 AM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 12.18.08

    * I wonder what Jack Bauer would say about pardoning John Walker Lindh. If only we had a commenter that could channel Bauer and share his thoughts with us … [Legal Pad] * If you are thinking about going down to D.C. for the inauguration, you should listen to Kash’s sage guidance. [WYNC] * At […]

    17 Comments / / Dec 18, 2008 at 5:27 PM
  • Associate Bonus Watch 2008, Bonuses, Money, Skaddenfreude

    Associate Bonus Watch: Skadden Memos Are Out

    Individualized memos have been issued to Skadden Arps associates to inform them of their 2008 bonuses and 2009 base salaries. The Skadden base salaries reflect the customary annual pay raises — sorry, Lathamites. Because Skadden’s announced bonuses this year are so much higher than the Cravath-established market level, folks at other firms have wondered: Are […]

    99 Comments / / Dec 18, 2008 at 4:31 PM
  • Holidays and Seasons

    A Depressing “Happy Holidays” from Grodsky & Olecki

    California firm Grodsky & Olecki likes to have fun with its annual end-of-the-year holiday card. The firm likes them so much that it keeps cards dating back to 2003 archived on its site. In recent years, the firm has humorously touched on the Writers Guild strike, red state-blue state divide, and malfunctioning voting machines. Suffice […]

    38 Comments / / Dec 18, 2008 at 3:43 PM
  • Attorney Misconduct, Lawyer of the Day

    Ragin’ Cajun Courtroom Fracas

    Lawyer fight! The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports that competition for clients is heating up in the bayou: Two attorneys competing for clients, prestige and a bounty of legal fees opened a hearing at Orleans Parish Civil District Court on Monday with a schoolyard brawl that shocked the buttoned-up crowd and ended with one led away […]

    41 Comments / / Dec 18, 2008 at 2:56 PM
  • Drinking, Morning Docket, Pornography, Tax Law

    Morning Docket 12.18.08

    * A couple is suing United Airlines for “overserving” the husband by serving him red wine every 20 minutes on the flight. They say this is what caused him to beat his wife on the way to customs. [Chicago Tribune] * “Federal judges in some parts of the United States are delaying the swearing-in of […]

    32 Comments / / Dec 18, 2008 at 8:57 AM
  • Gunderson Dettmer, Layoffs

    Nationwide Layoff Watch: Gunderson Dettmer Says ‘Hello and Goodbye’

    To balance out word of the robust O’Melveny bonuses, here’s some bad news out of California. Earlier this week, Gunderson Dettmer (boy I miss “ad”venture capital) laid off a number of junior associates. As veterans of the heady dot-com days may recall, Gunderson put itself on the map back in 1999 by leading the charge […]

    171 Comments / / Dec 17, 2008 at 7:07 PM
  • Dreier

    Dreier LLP, RIP

    This should not come as a great surprise, but let’s go ahead and close the loop. From the WSJ Law Blog: Nearly two weeks ago, mere hours after Marc Dreier was arrested up in Canada for allegedly impersonating an in-house lawyer at a pension fund, lawyers at the eponymous law firm were heralding its doom. […]

    48 Comments / / Dec 17, 2008 at 6:15 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 12.17.08

    * What’s the reason for U.S. AG Michael Mukasey recusing himself from the Bernard Madoff investigation? It may be his synagogue. [Cityfile] * K&L Gates grand poobah Peter Kalis gripes about U.S. News & World Reports, gets all mushy about Pitt Law, and praises affirmative action. For minorities and kids from West Virginia. [TaxProf Blog] […]

    47 Comments / / Dec 17, 2008 at 5:39 PM