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  • Litigator of the Week: When Insurers Refused to Pay Verizon’s $48M Legal Bill, This Lawyer Hit Back
    McKool Smith insurance recovery practice head Robin Cohen won big in Delaware, forcing insurers to pay Verizon's massive legal bill to several elite firms that successfully defended the company after a failed spin-off.        
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Mar 17, 3:35pm -
  • Cagey Comey’s Silence Could Speak Volumes
    In one way, FBI Director James Comey did Donald Trump a favor on Monday when he testified that he found “no information” to back up the president’s claims that Barack Obama wiretapped his phones.        
    - 2 days ago, 21 Mar 17, 4:57pm -
  • Foul Shot: Gibson Dunn Slams NBA Agent
    Sometimes you encounter a complaint of such breathtaking nastiness—like this beauty by Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher that evokes the movie "Jerry Maguire"—that you just have to stop and marvel.        
    - 3 days ago, 21 Mar 17, 3:35pm -
  • Neil Gorsuch: The Yelp Reviews
    If appellate lawyers wrote Yelp reviews, Neil Gorsuch would get five stars. At least that's the impression from lawyers who shared their memories of arguing before the Supreme Court nominee at the Tenth Circuit.        
    - 5 days ago, 19 Mar 17, 1:16pm -
  • The Hogan Associate (and Partner) Who Knocked Out the Travel Ban
    Colleen Roh Sinzdak only had a half a cup of coffee the morning before she argued against President Donald Trump’s newest immigration executive order in the U.S. District Court of Hawaii. But the Hogan Lovells associate knows she talks too fast whe…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Mar 17, 3:57pm -
  • This is the Most Terrifying Lawsuit Ever
    It’s like something out of “The Terminator.” A Michigan woman who worked in an auto parts factory was killed by a robot that inexplicably left its section and came into hers, where it “hit and crushed [her] head between a hitch assembly.” …
    - 9 days ago, 15 Mar 17, 12:33pm -
  • A New Way to Get Inside a Juror's Mind
    When I first sat down to meet Rosanna Garcia, the CEO and co-founder of an AI jury selection software startup called Vijilent, she already knew I grew up in Seattle. I hadn’t told her that yet. But she knew anyway.        
    - 9 days ago, 15 Mar 17, 5:52am -
  • This Latham Partner Had a Very Good Day
    Five. That’s how many wins Latham & Watkins partner Matthew Moore racked up in a single day before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit last week        
    - 9 days ago, 15 Mar 17, 5:21am -
  • This New Litigation Boutique Has Big Law-Size Ambitions
    For a firm that’s barely two months old, litigation boutique Pierce Sergenian is making some bold projections. “I’m a bold guy,” said co-founder John Pierce, a former partner at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan and Latham & Watkins, and—br…
    - 9 days ago, 14 Mar 17, 4:42pm -