David Kelly

  • Finnegan Henderson RF Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett  Dunner LLP

    Biglaw, Boutique Law Firms, Intellectual Property, Lateral Moves, Musical Chairs, Partner Issues, Partner Profits, Small Law Firms, Trademarks

    Five Trademark Lawyers Take Leave of Finnegan Henderson

    Where are the five departing trademark attorneys going? And what else is happening over at Finnegan Henderson?

    3 Comments / / Apr 15, 2013 at 2:12 PM
  • 'Do you seriously expect me to feed you?'

    Biglaw, Boutique Law Firms, Deaths, Department of Justice, Intellectual Property, Job Searches, Law Professors, Law Schools, Morning Docket, Paralegals, SCOTUS, Sexual Harassment, Supreme Court

    Morning Docket: 04.15.13

    * An attorney from Orrick with two SCOTUS clerkships under his belt will now be arguing a case before the high court. Seems standard, but the exciting part is that this guy’s still an associate. Congratulations! [Am Law Daily]

    * From Biglaw to Boutique, the Finnegan edition: five IP lawyers, including a member of the firm’s management committee, will be starting their own practice. We may have more on this later. [Thomson Reuters News & Insight]

    * Calling all wannabe government lawyers! Screw the sequester; the Department of Justice is planning to add more than 100 positions in 2014. Let’s hope these budget requests are approved. [Legal Times]

    * “I actually felt sick working him for him.” If you were a paralegal and your boss was allegedly trying to recruit you to be his “third wife,” you’d feel the same. Expect more on this on this later. [New York Post]

    * Here are 25 Northeast law schools ranked by employment rate. At least my school wasn’t ranked dead last on this list, and that’s something to be excited about… right? [Boston Business Journal]

    * Maybe more people will care about law schools when their credit ratings tank. Speaking of which, thanks to a 14% drop in enrollment, Standard & Poor’s has downgraded Albany Law. [Times Union]

    * Joseph Feller, an environmentalist and beloved professor at ASU College of Law, RIP. [ASU Law]

    4 Comments / / Apr 15, 2013 at 9:02 AM
  • Career Alternatives, Music, Non-Sequiturs, Plaintiffs Firms, United Kingdom / Great Britain

    Non-Sequiturs: 12.20.10

    * Looking for a last-minute gift idea for the civil-liberties-loving lawyer in your life? Kash recommends this underwear. [Forbes] * Actress Zooey Deschanel is suing footwear maker Steve Madden. Does her lawsuit have legs? [Fashionista] * Law professors might not excel at practicing law, but “they often are pretty good at the enterprise of being […]

    9 Comments / / Dec 20, 2010 at 5:06 PM