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Friday Roundup

Friday Roundup Good morning everyone, and TGIF! An army reservist has won his summary judgement against SUBWAY… Ropes & Gray is opening a London office soon… WilmerHale laid off some of its staff… and there is a new class of partners at…>read more

No Comment October 23, 2009

Army Reservist Wins Legal Fight with SUBWAY

Army Reservist Wins Legal Fight with SUBWAY Lt Colonel Battie, US Army reservist and owner of two SUBWAY sandwich franchises, was called up in 2005 to serve in Iraq. When his deployment ended, he returned home to find that SUBWAY had terminated the leases on both of…>read more

No Comment October 22, 2009

Ropes & Gray Opening London Office

Ropes & Gray Opening London Office Ropes & Gray is launching a new office in London, slated to open in January of next year. The office will be led by Maurice Allen and Michael Goetz who are moving over from White & Case. Two senior partners…>read more

No Comment October 22, 2009

Staff Layoffs at WilmerHale

Staff Layoffs at WilmerHale WilmerHale laid off 57 staff members across 4 offices today, with the biggest cuts coming in Washington DC and Boston. The company says the decision was made to be able to “respond to a changed business landscape and provide the…>read more

No Comment October 22, 2009

New Partner Class at Sullivan & Cromwell

New Partner Class at Sullivan & Cromwell Sullivan & Cromwell announced its latest class of partners and four of the five promotions are women. The firm highlighted family friendly policies like flex time and maternity leave, which are aimed at recruiting and retaining more female lawyers. Three…>read more

No Comment October 22, 2009

Morning Roundup

Morning Roundup Good morning one and all! The weekend draws ever closer, but before it gets here let’s take a look back at yesterday’s news… Civilian defense attorneys for Blackwater guards accused of Iraqi atrocity have asked a judge to compel the…>read more

No Comment October 22, 2009

Defense Attorneys for Blackwater Guards Ask for Military Escort

Defense Attorneys for Blackwater Guards Ask for Military Escort Defense attorneys for five former servicemen accused of indiscriminately firing on a group of citizens in Iraq while working for Blackwater Worldwide, a private security company hired by the US government, have formally requested a military escort while investigating the…>read more

No Comment October 21, 2009

“Survivor” Meets “The Practice”, Coming to a Cable Station near You

“Survivor” Meets “The Practice”, Coming to a Cable Station near You New York trial lawyer Joseph Tacopina is in discussions to lead a reality TV show called “Legal Ease”. Tacopina says he was first approached about doing a legal based reality TV show several years ago but was uneasy with the…>read more

No Comment October 21, 2009

Crowell & Moring – No Comment on Merger Rumors

Crowell & Moring – No Comment on Merger Rumors Is Crowell & Moring in negotiations to merge with Folger Levin & Kahn? That’s the buzz, but the firm’s response has been noncommittal. Folger, which is based out of San Francisco and has an additional office in Los Angeles, has…>read more

No Comment October 21, 2009

More Deferrals at Foley & Lardner

More Deferrals at Foley & Lardner Earlier this month tipsters alerted us to layoffs at Foley & Lardner, which the firm later confirmed. Like many firms, Foley & Lardner deferred its incoming associate class, but now it appears that some of those associates are being deferred…>read more

No Comment October 21, 2009

Job of the Day
Executive Compensation Associate
USA-TX-Dallas

My client is an AmLaw 100 International law firm who is seeks a mid level Executive Compensation Associate to join the Dallas, Texas office.  To be considered you must have at least 3 years and n...