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  • Blank Rome, Musical Chairs

    Musical Chairs: 09.11.06

    Here are the highlights from the latest collection of job moves: New Firms: * Eve Rachel Markewich and Lawrence Rosenstock are leaving Blank Rome’s New York office to set up their own shop, to be called Markewich and Rosenstock. They will focus on Surrogate’s Court and general commercial litigation. Markewich was an unsuccessful candidate for […]

    0 Comments / / Sep 11, 2006 at 2:31 PM
  • Lawsuit of the Day, Ridiculousness, Sean Combs

    Lawsuit of the Day: Diddy or Didn’t He?

    Over the years, rap impresario Sean Combs has tried on monikers like designer sneakers. He’s gone by “Puffy,” “Puff Daddy” (our personal favorite), “P. Diddy,” and, most recently, “Diddy.” But on the other side of the pond, Sean Combs will have to find another nonsensical name to call himself. From the BBC: Rap star Sean […]

    0 Comments / / Sep 11, 2006 at 1:45 PM
  • Money, Supreme Court Clerks

    Will Review Cert Petitions for Food

    The brilliant young lawyers who clerk at the Supreme Court, after hanging out with the justices for a year, can head to the private sector and collect signing bonuses of $200,000 (and up). Former SCOTUS clerks get these bonuses just for showing up to work — they’re in addition to the six-figure salaries they’ll earn […]

    1 Comment / / Sep 11, 2006 at 12:41 PM
  • Contests, ERISA, Hotties

    ERISA Hotties: The Current Standings

    Just 24 hours remain in our ERISA Hotties Contest. As we previously announced, we’re closing the polls tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. Eastern time. So if you haven’t done so already, you need to get out there and vote. Click here to vote on the men, and here to vote on the women. Since our last […]

    0 Comments / / Sep 11, 2006 at 12:04 PM
  • Musical Chairs

    Musical Chairs: 09.08.06

    Lots of job changes to report today. We’ve reviewed them, so you don’t have to. Here are the highlights: In House Counsel: * AIG, the troubled insurance giant, has named Anastasia Kelly as its general counsel and senior regulatory and compliance officer. Kelly is no stranger to choppy waters, having previously served as GC of […]

    0 Comments / / Sep 8, 2006 at 2:25 PM
  • Contests, ERISA, Hotties

    ERISA Hotties: When the Polls Will Close

    Our ERISA Hotties Contest is definitely steaming up the windows at pension law offices around the country. Our email inbox is overflowing with ERISA erotica. Apparently, many of you want to engage in some “prohibited transactions” with our bevy of ERISA beauties… (If you haven’t done so already, you can vote on the ERISA women […]

    0 Comments / / Sep 8, 2006 at 1:36 PM
  • Contests, ERISA, Hotties

    ERISA Hotties: Your Female Nominees

    With apologies for the delay, here’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for: announcement of the female nominees in our first annual ERISA Lawyer Hotties Contest. (You can review and vote upon the male nominees here.) We originally planned on having ten women as finalists. But as we did with the men, due to the […]

    23 Comments / / Sep 8, 2006 at 11:42 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 09.08.06

    * Larry Sonsini (at right), Zeus of the Silicon Valley bar, finds himself at the center of the scandal surrounding the Hewlett-Packard boardroom leak investigation. We’ll definitely have more to say about this later. [Wall Street Journal; WSJ Law Blog] * President Bush’s decision to transfer 14 terror detainees from CIA secret prisons to the […]

    0 Comments / / Sep 8, 2006 at 10:02 AM