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Skilled in the Art: Some Big Patent Players Give Peace a Chance + VLSI and Intel Stick to the Same Playbook in Round 2 April has been a busy month for high-stakes patent trials and for settlements. | Apr 16, 2021 10:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
California Court of Appeal Rules on Formerly Licensed Attorney Who Continued as Talent Manager Conflict of interest is a red-flag concern when an attorney becomes a talent manager. But what happens when a formerly licensed attorney continues to provide management services for talent? | Apr 16, 2021 9:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Covington's Eric Holder Bills at $2,295 Hourly, New Legal Services Contract Shows Covington and other firms have long been hired to conduct internal investigations at companies and other institutions, but in many instances the engagement letters, revealing rates and the scope of legal services, are not matters of public record.&# | Apr 16, 2021 7:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Afternoon Briefs: 2 firms give special bonuses; immigrant leaves church sanctuary for first time in 3 years Paul Hastings, Sheppard Mullin provide special bonuses to staff and paralegals As many large firms continue to reward young lawyers for their work in the…
ABA Journal | Apr 16, 2021 7:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How This Am Law 200 Firm Committed to Diversity in Partner and Associate Hiring Most of Thompson Hine's lateral partners in 2021 are diverse women. And to purge bias from the associate hiring process, the firm has implemented a three-stage interviewing process. | Apr 16, 2021 4:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Threats of sham lawsuit against well-known singer constitute a crime, 9th Circuit says Threats of baseless litigation can amount to extortion under the Hobbs Act, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at San Francisco ruled Tuesday. In…
ABA Journal | Apr 16, 2021 4:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'The Stigma of Working From Home Has Lifted.' How the Pandemic Is Bolstering Associate Development Legal recruiter Keith Wetmore discusses how the shift to remote work may help associates on their path to partnership, and why that change has been particularly tough on lawyers who are just starting their Big Law careers.&nb | Apr 16, 2021 4:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Texas court tosses sentence of states longest-serving death row inmate The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has overturned the sentence of the states longest-serving death row inmate. Raymond Riles has been on death row in…
ABA Journal | Apr 16, 2021 3:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Way Back: How Law Firms Are Planning for Post-COVID Office Life Office returns, vaccination policies and long-term effects of the pandemic on the law firm workplace. | Apr 16, 2021 3:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tomorrow's Associates (and) Today Changes in practice may impact the size of future classes and the work they'll be doing | Apr 16, 2021 3:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend