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Struggling Firm Will Close Its Doors By Year’s End, Leave All Lawyers Jobless

Which firm will be shuttering all of its offices for good?

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  • 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

    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 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
  • Bruce Wolk, Contests, ERISA, Hotties, Michael Maricco

    ERISA Hotties: Messages from Your Male Nominees

    Our ERISA Hotties Contest is in full swing (at least on the male side; female nominees coming soon). To review the field and cast your vote, click here. Last night, like the responsible journalists that we are, we contacted all of the nominated male hotties for comment: Dear ERISA lawyer: Congratulations. You have been selected […]

    1 Comment / / Sep 8, 2006 at 9:42 AM
  • Food, Internal Memos

    Fun With Internal Memos: Submissions, Please

    We know we ask a lot of you: salary information for Skaddenfreude, legal celebrity sightings for The Eyes of the Law, and funny summer associate stories (which you’ve been slow to deliver thus far). But please, indulge us yet again. One of the (few) pleasures of working in a large law office is receiving silly […]

    2 Comments / / Sep 8, 2006 at 9:12 AM
  • Fashion, Kramer Levin, Non-Sequiturs, UVA Law

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.07.06

    * That’s interesting: crossword guru Will Shortz is a UVA Law alum. And we love the opening question of this interview — even if it’s not terribly PC. [TJ’s Double Play] * The saucy blog commenter who (unintentionally) got Lee Siegel’s TNR blog taken down: Kramer Levin associate Joseph Schwartz, self-described “reluctant lawyer” and “frustrated” […]

    0 Comments / / Sep 7, 2006 at 8:10 PM
  • Antonin Scalia, Contests, ERISA, Eugene Scalia, Hotties, Porn Names

    ERISA Hotties: Your Male Nominees

    This was absolutely agonizing; but after hours of deliberation, we managed to do it. We reviewed the male side of the field in our ERISA Lawyer Hotties Contest, then painstakingly winnowed it down to twelve deserving finalists. (Yes, we previously said we’d have ten finalists. But picking even a dozen, from so many worthy competitors, […]

    31 Comments / / Sep 7, 2006 at 4:52 PM
  • FTC, Kronish Lieb, LeBoeuf Lamb, Musical Chairs

    Musical Chairs: 09.07.06

    A few moves to report today: Lateral Moves: * Antitrust attorney Jeffrey Brennan, to Dechert (DC), from the FTC (where he was Associate Director of the Bureau of Competition and Assistant Director of the Bureau’s Health Care Services and Products Division). * Capital markets lawyer Rachel Coan, to Morrison & Foerster (NY), from LeBoeuf, Lamb, […]

    0 Comments / / Sep 7, 2006 at 2:43 PM