Last month, Steve Filarsky earned our Lawyer of the Day title after he sent a letter to a losing SCOTUS litigant, advising him to read the opinion “eternally from hell.” As it turns out, Filarsky wasn’t quite done with his vicious letter-writing campaign…
Sometimes, lawyers can go a little overboard with their victory dances. Sometimes, lawyers will think up some really outside-the-box ways to shame the losing litigant — and in the process, themselves.
It has long been the case in Hong Kong that most UK law firms and a very small minority of US law firms have three month notice periods for their US associates built into their employment contracts. But until about 18 months ago it was not common for any firm to enforce a three month notice period when a US associate left solo[…]